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The Next Best Thing: Unmissable Tribute Acts

Posted on Monday 20th November 2023 at 16:00

Jimi Arundell

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Jimi Arundell


Tribute acts offer you the chance to see and hear your favourite pop arena anthems and stadium rock songs played at a fraction of the price at a stage near you. Sharing the same passion as the fans, they tirelessly devote themselves to perfecting their covers and recreating the persona of the greatest performers in the world.

Join us, as we bring you our top-choice tribute acts currently on tour!



Slade UK


For over twenty years, Slade UK have packed out venues playing the classic glam rock hit of Noddy Holder and his wonderfully eccentric band.

Slade UK are touring in December with a Christmas Special at Southbank Bar in Nottingham, plus further headline shows announced for 2024 – tickets on sale with Gigantic!


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 19 December 2023: Slade UK – The Birdwell Venue, Barnsley
  • 20 December 2023: Slade UK – The Flowerpot, Derby
  • 24 December 2023: Slade UK – Southbank Bar - Nottingham City, Nottingham
  • 27 December 2023: Slade UK – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
  • 25 May 2024: Slade UK – Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth
  • 28 September 2024: Slade UK – The Live Rooms, Chester

Get your Slade UK tickets with Gigantic today!



Dirty DC

Let there be rock!

Adored by diehard AC/DC fans; Dirty DC capture the raucous energy of the original band. They formed in 1988 and the veterans have a strong presence around the U.K., in Ireland and right across mainland Europe.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 28 December 2023: Dirty DC – KKs Steel Mill, Wolverhampton
  • 15 June 2024: Dirty DC – Leamington Spa Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa
  • 06 July 2024: Dirty DC – The Live Rooms, Chester
  • 07 September 2024: Dirty DC – Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth

Get your Dirty DC tickets with Gigantic today!



Pink by Vicky Jackson

Getting the party started!

Backed by an amazing five-piece touring band; Pink by Vicky Jackson has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over a decade with her stunning and authentic tribute to Pink. Her energy and enthusiasm to portraying the pop-rock princess is second to none, covering all her major hits.


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Bootleg Blondie

A tribute to the new wave pop-punk of Debbie Harry and co.

Bootleg Blondie are the only tribute act to have performed with original Blondie members – drummer Clem Burke and bassist Gary Valentine. They were even thanked in the liner notes of the Pollinator album.


📆 Tour Dates:

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Bootleg ABBA

Mamma Mia – here we go again!

Formed in 1996, Bootleg ABBA pledged to recreate the look and feel of the perfect Swedish pop group ABBA. Travelling the world, they have impressed with their high-quality stage production and flawless performances.


📆 Tour Dates:

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Johnny 2 Bad

The U.K.’s No. 1 UB40 tribute band

See Johnny 2 Bad take over Weymouth Pavilion next summer. The huge show will include two hours of such classic reggae pop anthems as “Baby Come Back”, “Can't Help Falling in Love” and “Red Red Wine”. All endorsed by Ali Campbell!


📆 Tour Dates:

10 August 2024: Johnny 2 Bad – Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth

Get your Johnny 2 Bad tickets with Gigantic today!



Ultimate Coldplay

You won't believe your eyes and ears!

Ultimate Coldplay look and sound exactly like the real thing. Performing such hits as "Fix You", "Viva la Vida", “Yellow” and "Paradise" – they bring the stadium experience to a stage near you.


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From The Jam

Join them for the All Mod Cons anniversary tour!

Featuring former members of The Jam, including bassist Bruce Foxton; From The Jam is the authentic experience recalling the mod revivalists' heyday. Next year will see them celebrate the 45th anniversary of the classic album All Mod Cons.


📆 Tour Dates:

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Get your From The Jam tickets with Gigantic today!




Go Madferrit!

Combining the immense talents of Absolute Stone Roses, Oasis Supernova and The Smiths Tribute Band – The Joneses; Madchester is a must-attend event for all indie fans.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 29 December 2023: Madchester – KKs Steel Mill, Wolverhampton

Get your Madchester tickets with Gigantic today!



Antarctic Monkeys

I bet they look good on the dancefloor

Antarctic Monkeys play all of Alex Turner’s indie bangers with impeccable attention to detail and tremendous skill. A guaranteed good night out whenever they play.


📆 Tour Dates:

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Letz Zep

Take a stairway to heaven with this awesome tribute acts

Letz Zep are an all-female Led Zeppelin tribute act. Festival favourites, they have appeared at Download plus Rock am Ring and Rock im Park in Germany and New Orleans’ Voodoo Festival.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 09 February 2024: Letz Zep – The Crescent, York
  • 24 February 2024: Letz Zep – The Birdwell Venue, Barnsley
  • 03 May 2024: Letz Zep – Yardbirds Rock Club, Grimsby
  • 17 May 2024: Letz Zep – Anarchy Brew Co , Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • 18 May 2024: Letz Zep – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
  • 25 October 2024: Letz Zep – The Picturedrome, Holmfirth
  • 26 October 2024: Letz Zep – Hangar 34, Liverpool

Get your Letz Zep tickets with Gigantic today!



Clearwater Creedence Revival

Get tickets for the Bayou tribute band with Gigantic

Clearwater Creedence Revival recreates the music of the iconic swamp rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival. The No. 1 tribute to John Fogerty tour extensively in the new year.


📆 Tour Dates:

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Get your Clearwater Creedence Revival tickets with Gigantic today!



Fleetwood Bac

Mac is Bac!

Fleetwood Bac were the first band created in tribute to pop-rock greats Fleetwood Mac. They remain the best way to experience the classic Rumours lineup.

Fleetwood Bac – are even endorsed by Mick Fleetwood!


📆 Tour Dates:

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Get your Fleetwood Bac tickets with Gigantic today!



Livewire The AC/DC Show

High voltage excitement

Livewire The AC/DC Show goes big with the onstage theatrics, boasting a wall of Marshall amps and even cannons. Expect classics “Back in Black”, “Rosie”, “Highway To Hell” and many more tracks for true fans.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 17 November 2023: Livewire – HMV Empire, Coventry
  • 15 December 2023: Livewire – Parr Hall, Warrington
  • 16 December 2023: Livewire – The Sugarmill, Stoke-on-Trent
  • 19 January 2024: Livewire – The Picturedrome, Holmfirth
  • 26 January 2024: Livewire – TramShed, Cardiff
  • 13 April 2024: Livewire – The Old Woollen, Farsley
  • 19 April 2024: Livewire – O2 Academy Sheffield, Sheffield
  • 18 May 2024: Livewire – O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol
  • 13 September 2024: Livewire – The Robin, Wolverhampton

Get your Livewire The AC/DC Show tickets with Gigantic today!



T Rextasy

The world's only 'official' tribute to Marc Bolan

Blow your mind with T Rextasy! Endorsed by Marc Bolan family and estate – it’s an essential show for anyone who loves glam rock. Tickets on sale with Gigantic right now!


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 15 December 2023: T Rextasy – The Robin, Wolverhampton
  • 16 December 2023: T Rextasy – The Picturedrome, Holmfirth
  • 25 May 2024: T Rextasy – The Robin, Wolverhampton
  • 06 July 2024: T Rextasy – St Gregory's Church, Sudbury
  • 07 September 2024: T Rextasy – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
  • 14 September 2024: T Rextasy – O2 Academy Islington, London

Get your T Rextasy tickets with Gigantic today!



New Purple Celebration

The Music Of Prince

New Purple Celebration is a nine-piece band dedicated to the genius of the one and only Prince. The non-stop, high-energy two-hour show dives into his prolific back catalogue, playing deep cuts plus such popular hits as “Little Red Corvette”, “Purple Rain”, “Kiss”, and “Nothing Compares 2 U”.


📆 Tour Dates:

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UK Foo Fighters

World-famous tribute to Grohl and the gang

Dave Grohl approved, UK Foo Fighters announce a mammoth tour for Spring 2024. Expect endless rock anthems including such massive hits as “My Hero”, “Everlong”, “The Pretender”, “All My Live” plus many more Foos favourites.


📆 Tour Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your UK Foo Fighters tickets with Gigantic today!



Limehouse Lizzy

The world's number one tribute to Thin Lizzy

Limehouse Lizzy keep the spirit of rock legend Philip Lynott alive. Playing worldwide, their energetic shows have gathered an international audience packing out venues wherever they play.


📆 Tour Dates:

Get your Limehouse Lizzy tickets with Gigantic today!




The Music Of Kate Bush

Cloudbusting is an experience that no true fan of Kate Bush will want to miss. Their passion for live performances captures the drama and excitement of the world’s most unique pop star.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 07 December 2023: Cloudbusting – The Flowerpot, Derby
  • 03 February 2024: Cloudbusting – The Old Woollen, Farsley
  • 12 April 2024: Cloudbusting – The Robin, Wolverhampton
  • 16 August 2024: Cloudbusting – The Devils Arse at Peak Cavern, Castleton
  • 17 August 2024: Cloudbusting – The Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Get your Cloudbusting tickets with Gigantic today!




Tonight, I’m a rock n, roll star

The music of Manchester brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher lives forever with Noasis – the nation’s favourite tribute band. Definitely Maybe better than the real thing, return to peak 90s Britpop whenever they play.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 01 December 2023: Noasis – Southbank Bar - Nottingham City, Nottingham
  • 23 February 2024: Noasis – The Robin, Wolverhampton
  • 12 April 2024: Noasis – Concorde 2, Brighton

Get your Noasis tickets with Gigantic today!



The Killaz

See what the Hot Fuss is about

The Killaz are an exciting recreation of Bradon Flowers and his iconic indie band.  Look forward to such incredible anthems as “Mr. Brightside”, "Smile Like You Mean It", "Human", "Somebody Told Me" and many more.


📆 Tour Dates:

  • 15 December 2023: The Killaz – The Birdwell Venue, Barnsley
  • 06 January 2024: The Killaz – Lens Studio, Portsmouth
  • 28 June 2024: The Killaz – Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester
  • 14 September 2024: The Killaz – The Arch, Brighton

Get your The Killaz tickets with Gigantic today!



Transmission (The sound of Joy Division)

Celebrating the talent of Ian Curtis and the seminal post-punk group

Transmission (The sound of Joy Division) recreates the brooding atmospheric feel of the post-punk pioneers. Playing music from LPs Unknown Pleasure and Closer plus singles "Love Will Tear Us Apart" and "She's Lost Control".


📆 Tour Dates:

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Jersey Boys by The Ragdolls

Celebrating the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Sheffield-based tribute band The Ragdolls four vocalists perfectly recreate Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' repertoire of hits. Plus, full live band and brass section.


📆 Tour Dates:

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Go Your Own Way

The Fleetwood Mac Legacy

Fleetwood Mac’s rock n’ roll legacy is unleashed at the Octagon Centre, Sheffield with Go Your Own Way! The highly talented artists and the acclaimed ensemble of musicians take you on a musical journey through their incredible songbook.


📆 Tour Dates:

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The Rocket Man

A tribute to Sir Elton John

Strap in for the ride of your life with The Rocket Man! Jimmy Love recreates the music and flair of flamboyant megastar Elton John playing such huge hit singles as “Saturday Night’s Alright”, “Crocodile Rock”, “I Guess That’s Why They Call it the Blues”, “Daniel”, “I’m Still Standing, Philadelphia Freedom”, “Your Song” plus many more!


📆 Event Dates:

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Lost In Music

Boogie on down to Adelphi Theatre to celebrate the 70s

Lost In Music recreates the magic of the 70s, featuring the best funk, pop, and disco from the glamorous era. It features some of the greatest songs of all time, including such superstar artists as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge, and CHIC.


📆 Event Dates:

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TINA: The Tina Turner Musical

See the transformation from humble beginnings to global superstar

TINA: The Tina Turner Musical tells the inspirational true-life story of strength and resilience. It shows how church choirgirl Anna Mae Bullock grew into international singing sensation Tina Turner whilst daring to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race. A truly remarkable tale now showing at the Aldwych Theatre in London.


📆 Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your TINA: The Tina Turner Musical tickets with Gigantic today!



Jersey Boys

The award-winning show returns to the West End

Smash hit musical Jersey Boys charts the rise of fame of 60’s rock 'n' roll group The Four Seasons.

Winner of over 65 international awards, including Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award. Shows conclude on Thursday 04 January at Trafalgar Theatre in Trafalgar Square.


📆 Tour Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your TINA: Jersey Boys tickets with Gigantic today!

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