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Posted on Thursday 16th November 2023 at 16:00

Jimi Arundell

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Jimi Arundell


Gigantic is the home of live music – bringing you the best selection of gigs and festival tickets. This week sees even more essential shows added to the site, including a thrilling fusion of dance beats and epic orchestra at Ministry Of Sound Classical – Live In Somerset, tour announcements from songwriters Jane Weaver and Shawn James – plus much more!

Keep scrolling to discover the hot new ticket releases coming your way!



Ministry Of Sound Classical – Live In Somerset

An epic mash-up of dance anthems played by a full orchestra

Ministry Of Sound Classical re-imagines the biggest club bangers and rave anthems from the world-famous dance label to be played by the 50-piece London Concert Orchestra. Swapping glow sticks for a conductor’s baton – prepare to experience your favourite tracks like you’ve never heard them before!

This summer sees Ministry Of Sound Classical – Live In Somerset hit Vivary Park in Taunton, including special guests Tall Paul, Ellie Sax and K-Klass.


📆 Tour Dates:

Ministry Of Sound Classical tickets are released at 09:00 on Friday 17th November.



Jane Weaver

The unique folk songwriter announces tour and festival appearance

The work of Jane Weaver sees the experimental musician blend folk, electronica and quirky psyche rock to create an idiosyncratic sound of her very own. Having just dropped her new single “Love In Constant Spectacle”, she announces a Spring 2024 tour.

Jane Weaver will also appear at Bearded Theory next year, playing alongside many more essential artists including Jane’s Addition, Amy and the Sniffers, Sleaford Mods and more.


📆 Tour Dates:

Get your Jane Weaver tickets with Gigantic today!



Shawn James

Heading to the U.K. to show off new concept album Honor & Vengeance

Drawing on a wide range of influences, including folk, blues, gospel and even metal; Chicago born singer/songwriter Shawn James is an impressive live performer. The innovative musician has just released his concept album Honor & Vengeance which he shows off at a handful of U.K. headline dates during March next year.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 14 March 2024: Shawn James – The Jazz Cafe, London
  • 15 March 2024: Shawn James – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
  • 16 March 2024: Shawn James – Thekla, Bristol
  • 23 March 2024: Shawn James – Boiler Shop, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Shawn James tickets are released at 09:00 on Friday 17th November.



Joanne Shaw Taylor

Award-winning blues rock guitarist announces her tour

British blues rock guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor is a huge hit on both sides of the pacific. She topped the charts in 2021 with The Blues Album and took home the trophy for Best Female Vocalist at the British Blues Awards two years in a row.

Following the release of her Nobody's Fool album last year, Joanne Shaw Taylor now prepares to kick off 2024 with an epic tour in February. Tickets are released on Friday with Gigantic.


📆 Tour Dates:

Joanne Shaw Taylor tickets are released at 10:00 on Friday 17th November.



Peter Hook & The Light

Playing all tracks on both Substance records

Peter Hook & The Light is led by the legendary bassist from Joy Division and New Order. Next year sees him play every track on the Substance compilation albums.

We recently took a deep dive into Peter Hook’s career with both groundbreaking bands. CLICK HERE to check out our Spotlight On: Peter Hook & The Light blog.


📆 Tour Dates:

Peter Hook & The Light tickets are released at 10:00 on Friday 17th November.


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