Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun - also known as the iconic Nigerian afrobeat star Wizkid - will be performing a monumental show at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this July. After headlining the Other Stage at Glastonbury this June, we're certain fans will be in for an unforgettable night in London - grab tickets today!
29/07 WIZKID – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London
Releasing his latest album Is It? just days before his appearance at Glastonbury Festival, Ben Howard is at the top of his game right now and we love to see it! Don't fret if you missed seeing the man himself at Glasto this year - you can still grab tickets for his huge show at Cardiff Castle on 23rd July.
23/07 Ben Howard – Cardiff Castle, Cardiff
Rising pop star Tom Grennan has had a busy 2023, in support of his latest album What Ifs & Maybes. He's headlined arenas, performed in the most stunning outdoor settings as part of Forest Live, and now adds an incredible Glastonbury performance to his list. But, he's not done yet. See him perform his latest tracks, plus all the hits, at Newcastle Racecourse and Singleton Park, Swansea this summer.
01/07 Tom Grennan – Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle Upon Tyne
23/07 Tom Grennan – Singleton Park, Swansea
Queens of the Stone Age made their much anticipated comeback this year with their new album In Times New Roman... . In addition to their headline slot on Glasto's Other Stage, they've so far performed to sold out crowds at Dreamland in Margate and Cardiff Castle. There's still chance to catch them live if you missed out (or are up for another show!). Tickets are available for their show at Birmingham's Resorts World Arena this November.
15/11 Queens of the Stone Age – The O2 Arena, London
19/11 Queens of the Stone Age – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy has, in a short time, acquired an impressive reputation for being an esteemed live performer. One of our customers, who rated his Bristol show in 2017 five stars, said: "Such a great show. Music was so much better live than studio; having a full-band sound to it definitely helped." Missed seeing him at Glastonbury? He's performing in Edinburgh later this summer! Limited tickets remain.
13/07 Dermot Kennedy – Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
Mahalia's new album IRL is due out on 14th July and we cannot wait! Having gone from strength to strength since being named YouTube's One to Watch in 2018, Mahalia enters this new chapter with a West Holts Stage performance now ticked off the bucket list. But, there's plenty more to come from Mahalia this year, including a headline show in Brighton, and an appearance on the line-up for Hatfield's Corona Sunsets this September.
18/10 Mahalia – Brighton Dome, Brighton
Jamaican reggae fusion band Third World have been performing since the 70s and are showing no sign of slowing down! This year at Glastonbury Festival, they performed on the West Holts Stage, and next will be heading to London for a show at The Jazz Cafe. Then, on Saturday 8th July, they'll be in Telford supporting the incredible UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell. Don't miss it!
25/06 Third World – The Jazz Cafe, London
06/07 Third World – The Jazz Cafe, London
08/07 UB40 feat. Ali Campbell (Third World support) – QEII Arena, Telford
Taking inspiration from Nile Rodgers & CHIC for their name, the infectiously soulful Say She She blew us away at Glastonbury Festival, opening up the West Holts Stage on Saturday lunchtime. We already can't wait to see them again, and if you're in the market for tickets then look no further! You can see them in Nottingham and London later this year - grab your tickets soon before they're gone!
28/08 Say She She – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
31/08 Say She She – Village Underground, London
Award-winning drum and bass outfit Rudimental are some of the best in the business, and are notorious for their high energy live shows. As much was true at this year's Glastonbury; they brought the party to Pilton and shut down the West Holts Stage with their headlining set on Sunday night. Later this summer they'll be bringing the same energy to Nottingham's Splendour Festival, before heading to Crystal Palace Bowl to celebrate 10 years of their debut album Home in their hometown of London.
22-23/07 Splendour Festival (Rudimental) – Wollaton Park, Nottingham
05/08 Rudimental – Crystal Palace Bowl, London
South African born, but Doncaster raised - Skinny Pelembe is a multi-genre maestro and has been on the radar of the music press for many years now. In 2018, The Guardian claimed him as a One to Watch and since then he's been doing the work and honing his craft. His spot on the West Holts Stage at this year's Glastonbury was well earned, and his set a career-defining moment. Catch him in Leeds and Bristol later this year.
08/10 Skinny Pelembe – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
12/10 Skinny Pelembe – Crofters Rights, Bristol
Since winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021, and previously coming in second place on Italy's The X Factor, Italian rock band Måneskin have become a global success story, with an impressive fan following in all corners of the world. Their Woodsies set at Glastonbury attracted a formidable crowd, and they're sure to impress audiences of an even bigger size when they headline Manchester's AO Arena later this year - tickets are flying out, be sure to grab yours soon!
19/12 Maneskin – AO Arena, Manchester
Irish post-punk band The Murder Capital have drawn comparisons to such iconic bands as Joy Division, Pixies and PJ Harvey, while being compared in a more contemporary setting to the likes of IDLES, Soft Play, Shame and Fontaines D.C.. As a result, they've acquired a dedicated fan base who enabled the band to have both of their studio albums chart in the top 20 in the UK, and the top 2 in Ireland. This year, see them live in Leeds, and at festivals including Derbyshire's Y Not and Sheffield's Float Along.
28-30/07 Y Not 2023 (Maneskin) – Pikehall, Derbyshire
23-24/09 Float Along Festival (Maneskin) – Various Venues in Sheffield, Sheffield
08/11 Maneskin – Project House, Leeds
Songwriter Jacob Slater has a storied and varied past, which includes previous band Dead Pretties, a job as a surfing instructor in Cornwall, and an acting role in a Danny Boyle mini-series. These days, Slater enjoys success in rock band Wunderhorse, which began as a solo project during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their debut album was named one of NME's best albums of 2022, so it's no surprise to learn that the band's first Glastonbury set was a huge success too. See them in Dublin this year - tickets on sale now!
28/10 Wunderhorse – The Button Factory, Dublin
Known professionally by her initials, CMAT (also known as Ciara Mary-Alice Thompson) has taken the music world by storm over the last couple of years. Her debut album - If My Wife New I'd Be Dead - garnered widespread praise, including being named "undoubtedly one of the most thrilling Irish pop debuts of the century." by Hot Press Magazine. As she looks forward to the release of her upcoming album Crazymad, For Me, now's the time to see CMAT before she blows up. Catch her in Brighton or supporting First Aid Kit this summer.
15/11 CMAT – Chalk, Brighton
Tor Maries, better known by stage name Billy Nomates, has made a huge impact on the music industry in such a short time. She recorded her first album with Portishead's Geoff Barrow; since its release, Billy Nomates has featured on a Sleaford Mods song and seen recognition from the likes of BBC Radio 6 Musics Amy Lamé and The Guardian's Laura Snapes. Having just blown away an audience at Glastonbury Festival, don't wait around to see her live for yourself. Billy Nomates is headed for even bigger and better things.
31/07 Billy Nomates – Boiler Shop, Newcastle Upon Tyne
American singer-songwriter Weyes Blood has been releasing music since 2011 and broke through with her last album And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow, released in 2022. The album - which was ranked multiple times last year in the end of year best albums lists - got an incredible outing at Glastonbury Festival alongside all the artist's greatest hits. We can't wait to see her again when she comes to Nottingham later this year. Will you be there? Tickets on sale now!
14/11 Weyes Blood – Rock City, Nottingham
Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman is a true pleasure to watch. Having been releasing music for over 20 years, he is an expert performer and acclaimed songwriter, so needless to say his performance on the Acoustic Stage at this year's Glasto left us stunned. Later this year, you can see Seth live in Leeds as he showcases a career-spanning set that will leave you wanting more.
30/11 Seth Lakeman – Rock City, Nottingham
English indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Badly Drawn Boy, known also as Damon Michael Gough, has been active in the industry since his first album - the Mercury Prize-winning The Hour of Bewilderbeast (2000). Now having released nine studio albums, Badly Drawn Boy is an essential live act, having been named one of Q Magazine's 50 Bands to See Before You Die. If you didn't catch him on the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury this year, then be sure to grab a ticket to see him in Carlisle, Blackpool, or Sheffield.
07/09 Badly Drawn Boy – Old Fire Station, Carlisle
08/09 Badly Drawn Boy – The Blackpool Tower Ballroom, Blackpool
10/09 Badly Drawn Boy – The Crescent, York
12/09 Badly Drawn Boy – Sheffield Memorial Hall, Sheffield
15/09 Badly Drawn Boy – The Bullingdon, Oxford
17/09 Badly Drawn Boy – Exeter Phoenix, Exeter
The Bootleg Beatles are a Glastonbury regular, and this year appeared on the Acoustic Stage to delight audiences with their renditions of all your favourite Beatles tracks. As "the world's premier Beatles cover band", The Bootleg Beatles have earned their reputation not only through their stellar live performances, but their tireless gigging (having performed over 4,000 times since their inception in 1980) and convincing impressions of The Beatles band members. See them as part of Heritage Live this summer when they visit Audley End in Essex.
21-27/07 Heritage Live 2023 (The Bootleg Beatles) – Englefield House, Berkshire
Sarah Joyce, known also as Rumer, has enjoyed a fruitful career so far with backing from industry legends such as the late Burt Bacharach, Elton John, Carly Simon and Jools Holland. The award-winning artist has released five acclaimed albums and showcased her very best hits at Glastonbury last weekend. See her transcendent live performance for yourself in London when she plays Indigo at The O2 this December.
07/12 Rumer – Indigo at The O2, London
North London pop folk star Freya RIdings is a confident and well-versed performer, having spent the last six years since her debut single "Blackout" developing her craft. She's supported the likes of Tears for Fears, Tash Sultana and Lewis Capaldi on tour, and her shows have left our customers saying "her voice was stunning and her presence inspiring." Her Avalon Stage set was no different, and you can see it for yourself when she plays Nottingham & Cardiff in October, or at Hardwick Festival in August.
08/10 Freya Ridings – Rock City, Nottingham
12/10 Freya Ridings – Cardiff University Great Hall, Cardiff
Chart-toppers Lottery Winners have found a whole new level of success this year with their latest album Anxiety Replacement Therapy, when it topped the Official UK Album Chart in April. They're active on the festival circuit this summer, having just performed on the Avalon Stage at Glastonbury, plus they'll be appearing at Hardwick Festival in August. But, if you fancy a full headline show then they'll be touring the country later this year too!
16/11 Lottery Winners – Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth
18/11 Lottery Winners – Rock City, Nottingham
19/11 Lottery Winners – SWX, Bristol
Vintage Trouble are an American rhythm & blues band who were formed in California in 2010. Over the years, they've shared the stage with so many iconic, global acts including Dave Matthews Band, The Who, Paloma Faith, and AC/DC. Their set on the Avalon Stage at this year's Glastonbury was an incredible showcase of their back catalogue and talent, and we can't wait for their UK tour in July & August.
26/07 Vintage Trouble – Epic Studios, Norwich
28/07 Vintage Trouble – Stylus, Leeds
29/07 Vintage Trouble – The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh
02/08 Vintage Trouble – SWX, Bristol
Immensely talented singer-songwriter Will Young, graced the Avalon Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival, captivating the audience with his soulful voice and stage presence. He will be performing at the iconic Warwick Castle later this year, where you can witness his mesmerising performances and chart-topping hits in a truly enchanting setting.
23/06 Will Young – Dreamland, Margate
23/07 Will Young – Warwick Castle, Warwick
Elvana, the electrifying tribute band merging the spirit of Elvis Presley with the raw energy of Nirvana, left audiences in awe during their performance at the Avalon Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival. Their unique fusion of rock 'n' roll classics is not to be missed. If you missed them at Glastonbury, you can catch them on their thrilling UK tour in winter 2023 and spring 2024, with an exciting performance also lined up at the Beautiful Days Festival this summer. Prepare for a high-octane experience that will leave you wanting more.
06/10 Elvana – Chalk, Brighton
07/10 Elvana – The 1865, Southampton
16/02 Elvana – The Engine Shed, Lincoln
30/03 Elvana – Rock City, Nottingham
Legendary singer-songwriter and political activist, Billy Bragg, delivered a powerful performance at the Left Field Stage, a regular haunt for him at Glastonbury. Known for his heartfelt lyrics and captivating stage presence, Bragg continues to inspire and engage audiences with his socially conscious music. Fans can catch him live at the upcoming Shrewsbury Folk Festival this summer, and on his The Roaring Forty Tour across the UK. Prepare for an unforgettable musical experience with a touch of activism.
15/11 Billy Bragg – Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth
28/11 Billy Bragg – Usher Hall, Edinburgh
02/12 Billy Bragg – Rock City, Nottingham
Benefits, the dynamic musical collective, left a lasting impact with their performance at the Left Field Stage during Glastonbury. Fusing elements of hip-hop, jazz, and soul, they deliver an immersive and energetic live experience. Their UK run of shows doesn't end with Glastonbury this year, as you can see them in London, Nottingham, and Bristol this October, where they promise to ignite the stage with their infectious beats and soulful vocals.
19/10 Benefits – Oslo, London
20/10 Benefits – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
21/10 Benefits – Thekla, Bristol
Up-and-comers Deadletter made a stunning impact with their performance on the Left Field Stage at Glastonbury. Their unique blend of alternative rock and electronic soundscapes is gaining attention. They'll be out showcasing their music on their anticipated UK tour this autumn/winter, where they promise to deliver unforgettable performances and raw talent.
27/10 Deadletter – YES Basement, Manchester
29/10 Deadletter – Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield
31/10 Deadletter – The Bodega, Nottingham
10/11 Deadletter – Jericho Tavern, Oxford
12/11 Deadletter – Patterns, Brighton
14/12 Deadletter – Scala, London
Buzzworthy band Crawlers made waves with their viral hit "Come Over (Again)" on TikTok. Their infectious grungy rock sound has caught the attention of music lovers. Having graced the Left Field Stage at Glastonbury this June, Liverpool will be welcoming them to Invisible Wind Factory in September, plus they're on the line-up at 110 Above Festival in August. Don't miss their dynamic live shows!
23/09 Crawlers – Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool
Cavetown, also known as Robin Skinner, is much loved due to his introspective and heartfelt songwriting, garnering a dedicated fanbase. He enchanted audiences when he took the stage at Glastonbury's Left Field last week, but if you missed it then don't worry! As part of his own Bitter Daze Festival, Cavetown will be headlining Alexandra Palace in September, joined by a stellar lineup including Dodie, Alfie Templeman, Tessa Violet, and Cafuné. Prepare for an unforgettable evening of soul-stirring music and incredible performances.
24/09 Cavetown – Alexandra Palace, London
The Chemical Brothers, renowned for their groundbreaking electronic music, took Glastonbury's Arcadia stage by storm with a massive DJ set. Continuing their summer escapades, they are set to deliver an electrifying outdoor show at Alexandra Head in Cardiff Bay. Expect an unforgettable experience with support from stellar acts 2MANYDJS, Hot Chip, Erol Alkan, and James Holroyd. THis promises to be a night of pulsating beats and euphoric rhythms that will leave you craving more.
09/09 The Chemical Brothers – Alexandra Head at Cardiff Bay, Cardiff
Dreadzone, the trailblazing band, mark their 30th anniversary in 2023 and will be Celebrating 30 Years of Dread on tour later this year. They graced Glastonbury's Truth Stage last weekend, wowing the crowd with their genre-blending sound and infectious combination of dub, reggae, and electronic music. As well as embarking on a monumental UK tour in September, delivering their signature electrifying performances, you can catch them at the Beautiful Days Festival and join in the celebration of three decades of musical brilliance and innovation.
Skindred, the unstoppable Welsh heavy metal band, is gearing up for the release of their eighth record, "Smile." Their high-energy performance on Glastonbury's Truth Stage left a lasting impression and if you want to see them live later this year, anticipate an explosive experience as they hit UK venues in October and November. Get ready for an electrifying blend of rock, reggae, and metal, as they continue to captivate audiences with their signature sound and infectious stage presence.
Coach Party, the indie band hailing from the Isle of Wight, is set to release their anticipated debut album, KILLJOY on 8th September. Their irresistible sound caught the attention of Queens of the Stone Age, leading to a support slot on their tour this summer. With a performance on the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury, they are poised for even greater success. See them across the UK in September and October, experiencing their energetic live shows firsthand.
West Sussex-born singer-songwriter Maisie Peters has just released her second studio album The Good Witch, and at just 23 year-old, she's making huge waves so early into her career. You won't want to miss seeing her live. Maisie is making a number of appearances at UK festivals this summer, and following on from her set on Glastonbury's iconic Pyramid stage you'll be able to see her at Derbyshire's Y Not Festival this July!
28-30/07 Y Not (Maisie Peters) – Pikehall, Derbyshire
Duo Royal Blood are due to release their fourth studio album Back to the Water Below later this year, and have been active on the festival circuit this summer in the UK. Did you catch their storming set on the Pyramid Stage? They will be bringing their own unique brand of rock music to Y Not Festival later in the summer.
28-30/07 Y Not (Royal Blood) – Pikehall, Derbyshire
Pop sweetheart and Kitchen Disco diva Sophie Ellis-Bextor guarantees a good time at her shows, and this year you'll have plenty of opportunities to catch her live for yourself. Following on from her appearance at Glastonbury, she'll be performing at Derbyshire's Y Not Festival and Suffolk's Latitude Festival.
20-23/07 Latitude (Sophie Ellis Bextor) – Henham Park, Southwold
28-30/07 Y Not (Sophie Ellis Bextor) – Pikehall, Derbyshire
04/08 Sophie Ellis Bextor – Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow
The unforgettable Lightning Seeds appeared on the Other Stage at Glastonbury last weekend, and it was an incredible set to witness! Make sure you see the "Three Lions" hitmakers live this year, as they appear at Latitude Festival in Suffolk and as support to The Who when they headline a major outdoor show at Sandringham Estate this August.
20-23/07 Latitude (Sophie Ellis Bextor) – Henham Park, Southwold
Formed out of Edinburgh in 2008, Mercury Prize-winning band Young Fathers have an impressive back catalogue, and a live reputation that earned them the title of "most exciting live band in Britain right now" by The Spectator earlier this year. They're not one to miss, and you can catch them alongside a stellar line-up of talent at this year's Latitude Festival.
20-23/07 Latitude (Young Fathers) – Henham Park, Southwold
Synthpop pioneers Hot Chip are something of a Glastonbury staple at this point, and they never disappoint. Over the last 20-plus years, Hot Chip have released eight iconic studio albums and have collaborated with some huge artists, including Jarvis Cocker and Questlove. This summer they'll be appearing in support of the legendary Nile Rodgers & CHIC when they perform at Brighton's Stanmer Park.
09/07 Nile Rodgers & CHIC (Young Fathers support) – Stanmer Park, Brighton
Indie legends and BRIT Award-winners Editors have a career that now spans over two decades, and 2023 will mark 15 years since the band first played a set at the world-famous Glastonbury Festival. Now with seven albums under their belt, and a huge amount of experience and respect earned, they performed a huge set at Glastonbury's Woodsies and it was magnificent to witness. See them as they support james in Darlington later this year - you won't be disappointed.
05/08 james (Editors support) – Darlington Arena, Darlington
In less than ten years, The Big Moon have enjoyed an illustrious career which has included a Mercury Prize nomination, Top 10 charting album, and support slots for the likes of Pixies and George Ezra. After their amazing set at Glasto's Woodsies Stage, we're certain that they're headed for even bigger and better things. If you are itching to see The Big Moon live - for the first time, or again! - then you can catch them at this year's Latitude Festival or supporting Paolo Nutini in Brighton.
08/07 Paolo Nutini (The Big Moon support) – Henham Park, Southwold
20-23/07 Latitude (The Big Moon) – Henham Park, Southwold
London based jazz outfit The Comet is Coming performed an unforgettable Park Stage set this year at Glastonbury Festival. We can't wait to see them when they head to Reading's Down at the Abbey festival later this year. Speaking to Gigantic ahead of their appearance at Down at the Abbey, band member Danalogue said: "It’s a killer show and we're super proud of it. And we want to we want people to experience it!" You heard it here first... grab a ticket today.
08/09 Down At The Abbey (The Comet Is Coming) – Reading Abbey Ruins, Reading
Jazz musician Alabaster DePlume performed an incredible set on The Park Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival, and it left us wanting more. Fortunately, the acclaimed and eccentric musician will be performing again this November as part of the Pitchfork Music Festival London, taking place in venues across the capital. You can catch Alabaster DePlume & friends in the spectacular KOKO on 10th November 2023.
10/11 Pitchfork Festival (Alabaster DePlume) – KOKO, London
Adwaith are a Welsh language indie rock group, who this year graced the stage at Glastonbury Festival and brought their incredible sound to The Park. Later this year, they'll be performing at The Gate, in Cardiff on Saturday 30th September to mark twenty years since the God Is In The TV Zine started. Alongside the two-time Welsh Music Prize winners will be emerging artist The Honest Poet, and ones to watch Half Happy.
30/09 GIITTV 20th Anniversary (Adwaith) – The Gate Arts Centre, Cardiff
Irish singer-songwriter Gavin James has been writing and performing music since the age of eight. Now 31, Gavin has released four albums since 2016 - all of which have charted in the top five of the Irish Album Charts - and supported the likes of Kodaline, Tori Kelly, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran on tour. His tenure in live music has established him as an incredible performer, and his set at Glastonbury this year was no exception. Thankfully, this wasn't your final chance to see him perform this year in the UK - he'll be supporting Jack Savoretti at Kew The Music this summer in London. Tickets on sale now!
13/07 Kew The Music : Jack Savoretti (Gavin James) – Royal Botanic Gardens, London
"Dream Catch Me" star Newton Faulkner has been wowing audiences since 2007 when his debut album Hands Built by Robots was released, going on to achieve double platinum certification. Six albums later, Newton Faulkner has performed numerous UK tours and countless festivals all over the world - from Lollapallooza in Chicago, to the world-renowned Glastonbury Festival. This year he played the Acoustic Stage, and later in 2023 the folk musician will be heading to Corona Sunsets festival in Hatfield to do exactly what he does best.
02/09 Corona Sunsets (Newton Faulkner) – Hatfield House, Hatfield
The Mary Wallopers are a contemporary Irish folk group, famed for their anti-capitalist stance and the political subject matter of their music. They released their self-titled debut album in October 2022 and have since gained a loyal following. Their festival run of 2023 doesn't end with their Acoustic Stage set at Glastonbury - you can see the band at Scotland's Belladrum later this year!
27-29/07 Latitude (The Mary Wallopers) – Henham Park, Southwold
In his relatively short career so far, former electrician turned musician Jamie Webster has achieved great things, with both of his studio albums so far breaking the top ten on the Official UK Album Charts. He is also known as "the semi official musician of [Liverpool F.C.]" according to The Guardian and thanks to his appearances at events related to the football club. He appeared at Glastonbury Festival for the first time last year, having been disappointed to have missed it for the previous two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He returned this year with a great set, and will also be performing this summer at Y Not Festival in Derbyshire.
18/08 Martin Stephenson – High Forest Community Centre, Sinderhope, Nr Allendale
30/10 Martin Stephenson – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
30/10 Martin Stephenson – Thekla, Bristol
From her origins in the Spice Girls to her full and distinguished solo career, Melanie C has become a festival favourite over the years and never disappoints with her energetic and entertaining shows. Fresh from her Avalon Stage performance last weekend at Glastonbury, Melanie C will be heading back out into festival season when she performs at Hardwick Festival this August.
18-20/08 Hardwick Festival (Melanie C) – Hardwick Hall Hotel, County Durham
Scissor Sisters founder Jake Shears has made such a huge impact as a solo artist since his eponymous debut album released in 2018. In early June this year, he released his latest LP Last Man Dancing, and you'll be able to see his new songs live on stage at Nottingham's Splendour Festival, just weeks after his electric Avalon Stage set at Glastonbury.
22-23/07 Splendour Festival (Jake Shears) – Wollaton Park, Nottingham
Beans on Toast is a charismatic artist who effortlessly blends folk and protest music with a delightful sense of humour. His recent performance at the Avalon Stage during this year's Glastonbury Festival left audiences in awe of his infectious energy and heartfelt lyrics. Fans can look forward to catching his captivating live show at Nottingham's Foolhardy Folk Festival this summer, where he promises to deliver an unforgettable experience filled with soulful tunes and thought-provoking storytelling.
27/08 Foolhardy Folk Festival 2023 (Beans on Toast) – The Arboretum, Nottingham
Holy Moly & The Crackers are an explosive and genre-bending band that mesmerized audiences at the Avalon Stage during this year's Glastonbury Festival. Their unique fusion of folk, gypsy, and rock sounds is a true delight. Fans can catch them live at various venues, including Metronome in Nottingham, The Fleece in Bristol, Cambridge Junction 2, and Omeara in London. Prepare for an electrifying experience filled with irresistible rhythms and infectious energy.
30/11 Holy Moly & The Crackers – Band on the Wall, Manchester
Enchanting folk singer Cara Dillon, captured the hearts of her audience at the Avalon Stage during this year's Glastonbury Festival with her soul-stirring vocals. Her recent releases have showcased her exquisite talent and heartfelt storytelling. Experience her incredible performance live for yourself in Cambridge and London this October, and be treated to an evening filled with her hauntingly beautiful melodies and timeless folk compositions.
05/10 Holy Moly & The Crackers – Cambridge Junction 2, Cambridge
19/12 Holy Moly & The Crackers – Union Chapel, London
N'Famady Kouyate, a masterful kora player and vocalist, wowed the crowds on the Avalon Stage at Glastonbury. His performances seamlessly blend traditional West African rhythms with modern influences. His spellbinding live show will be making an appearance at the upcoming Shrewsbury Folk Festival this summer, where he will transport listeners to a world of transcendent melodies and infectious grooves.
28/08 Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2023 (N'Famady Kouyate) – West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury
Lime Garden have previously toured with the likes of IDLES, Sunflower Bean and Yard Act, and are festival regulars having performed at Latitude, Reading and Leeds, Green Man and Standing Calling over the years. This year, they brought their captivating sound and evocative, introspective music, to the Left Field stage at Glastonbury, which left a lasting impression on audiences. If you want to catch them live, grab a ticket to Float Along Festival in Sheffield, where Lime Garden's performance promises to create an affecting musical experience.
23-24/09 Float Along Festival (Lime Garden) – West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury
Sunderland-based Tom A Smith has achieved praise from the likes of Elton John and BBC Radio 1's Jack Saunders in his relatively short career so far. A captivating new artist, he left a lasting impression with his performance on the Left Field stage at Glastonbury Festival. As one of 2023's Ones to Watch, Smith continues to stun audiences and if you want to be in the crowd for the next one, you can catch his upcoming performance at Duffy's in Leicester on 16th November.
16/11 Tom A. Smith – Duffy's, Leicester
Alternative music sister duo, Nyrobi and Chaya - known better as Alt Blk Era - are an emerging band, who shook the Truth Stage at Glastonbury this summer with their high octane sound. In September, they will continue their musical journey, delivering thrilling performances in London and Nottingham with their unique blend of genres and infectious energy.
13/09 Alt Blk Era – The Grace, London
16/09 Alt Blk Era – Beta, Rock City, Nottingham
Dynamic indie and alt band Prima Queen rocked the Croissant Neuf stage at Glastonbury in 2023, alongside four other performances across the festival. In October, they are set to support Dream Wife during their electric performance at Electric Brixton in London. Fans can anticipate an electrifying night of powerful vocals and mesmerizing melodies as Prima Queen showcases their unique sound and undeniable stage presence. Get ready for a memorable evening of musical prowess.
19/11 Dream Wife (Prima Queen support) – Electric Brixton, London
Panic Shack, dubbed "the wildest - and funniest - live band you'll see all year" by NME, brought their raucous energy to Glastonbury's The Truth stage on Thursday and Strummerville on Friday. Their electrifying performances left audiences in awe. Fans can catch them later this year as they support Bob Vylan on tour, ensuring a night of punk-infused mayhem and unforgettable antics.
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Smoove & Turrell, the acclaimed British group hailing from Gateshead, delivered a sensational performance on Glastonbury Festival's Truth Stage, showcasing their diverse discography spanning seven albums. Their upcoming shows in London, Leeds, Nottingham, and Sheffield later this year are set to be some of the best of their career, where they promise to bring their infectious blend of funk and soul to the stage. Don't miss their appearance at Hardwick Festival this summer for a truly unforgettable musical experience.
19/08 Smoove & Turrell – The Jazz Cafe, London
09/09 Smoove & Turrell – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
13/10 Smoove & Turrell – The Bodega, Nottingham
25/11 Smoove & Turrell – Foundry, Sheffield
Showhawk Duo, renowned for their boundary-breaking fusion of acoustic and electronic music, were a huge hit when they performed at Glastonbury Festival's Croissant Neuf stage last weekend. From trance classics to funk and house, their versatile repertoire showcases something incredibly unique. Catch their upcoming shows across the UK, where they will be sure to deliver electrifying performances. Or, catch them on the Hardwick Festival line-up this summer - you won't regret it!
04/08 Showhawk Duo – Stramash Live Music Bar, Edinburgh
05/08 Showhawk Duo – Stramash Live Music Bar, Edinburgh
06/08 Showhawk Duo – Stramash Live Music Bar, Edinburgh
10/11 Showhawk Duo – The Limelight, Belfast
11/11 Showhawk Duo – The Button Factory, Dublin
Henge, the electrifying electronic rock artist from Manchester are known for their infectious energy and genre-bending sound. Did you catch them making waves at Glastonbury Festival's Croissant Neuf? If not, never fear. They are set to embark on a series of UK shows from September to November 2023. Brace yourself for a mind-bending sonic journey as Henge delivers their unique blend of rock and electronic music, promising an unforgettable live experience.
27/09 Henge – South Street Arts Centre, Reading
19/09 Henge – O2 Academy2 Leicester, Leicester
01/11 Henge – Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield
02/11 Henge – The Crescent, York
Kettering's Gaz Brookfield has already had a packed summer, entertaining audiences of new and existing fans at Glastonbury Festival and Bristol Sounds last weekend. With his unique blend of acoustic, folk, and rock, he creates an enchanting musical experience. He'll be touring again this winter in Southampton and Nottingham, where he will undoubtedly enthrall with his heartfelt performances and showcase his storytelling prowess.
24/11 Gaz Brookfield – The 1865, Southampton
01/12 Gaz Brookfield – The Bodega, Nottingham
London-based pop musician Gemma Rogers managed an impressive three performances across the weekend at Glastonbury, on the Strummerville, Lizard, and Rabbit Hole stages. Building on her success, Gemma is set to release her new single 'New World Order' soon. If you want to see her live, she'll be supporting Paolo Nutini in Brighton this July, where she will undoubtedly impress new audiences with her soulful voice and engaging stage presence. TIckets on sale now!
08/07 Paolo Nutini (Gemma Rodgers support)– Stanmer Park, Brighton
Soul singer Olivia Dean, celebrated as Amazon Music's 2021 breakthrough artist of the year, draws inspiration from legendary voices like Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, Carole King, and The Supremes. Her recent single "The Hardest Part" featuring Leon Bridges highlighted her remarkable talent. Following a spellbinding performance at Glastonbury, fans can anticipate an unforgettable show as she supports Bastille in Exeter on 2nd July, where she is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.
02/07 Bastille (Olivia Dean support) – Powderham Castle, Exeter
Cable Street Collective, lauded by BBC 6Music's Steve Lamacq, have left their mark on the UK festival circuit, having graced stages at the likes of Latitude, Secret Garden Party, Electric Picnic, and more. With recent notable support slots for Molotov Jukebox and The Dualers, the band are going from strength to strength in the live arena. Their debut album "Battle Lines" made waves in 2022, and riding off the success of this album the band performed and electrifying set at Glastonbury's Avalon stage this year. Catch them this summer at Belladrum Festival!
27-29/07 Belladrum – Belladrum Estate, Inverness