Thu 3 Nov 2022

Christmas Gig Guide 2022


The Christmas countdown begins!

It’s officially time to get into the festive spirit so we have put together a guide for all the upcoming Christmas performances happening this winter…

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Live

Hollywood composer and songwriter, Danny Elfman, brings the iconic ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ to life. Danny Elfman, the original singing voice of the film’s main character, Jack Skellington, and writer of all the films songs leads this unique live cine-concert production.

Accompanied by the incredible BBC Concert Orchestra and featuring recently announced special guests, Phoebe Bridgers as Sally and Ken Page as Oogie Boogie performing live alongside the full-length film.

This rare, magical experience is only available for two dates this winter. Since its release, this beloved family film has become a world-wide classic and staple part of the extended holiday season and stands out as a seminal creative triumph from the legendary film making duo of director Tim Burton and composer Danny Elfman.

Friday 9th December 2022 – OVO Arena Wembley, London

Saturday 10th December 2022 – OVO Arena Wembley, London

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Emma Bunton’s Christmas Party

This December, Emma Bunton will embark on her festive UK tour performing Christmas classics plus her solo and Spice girls hits. Accompanied by special guests, Emma will be performing in iconic venues such as Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and ending her tour in London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Having sold over 85 million records as a member of the most successful girl band of all time, The Spice Girls, Emma Bunton’s solo career reached great success with seven UK top 10 hits and two UK top 10 albums to date. Her most recent releases include her 2019 album My Happy Place and her 2019 Christmas release ‘Coming Home For Christmas’.

Emma Bunton 2022 UK tour dates:

Monday 12th December – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tuesday 13th December – Brighton Dome, Brighton

Friday 16th December – York Barbican, York

Saturday 17th December – Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Monday 19th December – London Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

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Il Divo

Embarking on their Christmas tour in December 2022, the multinational operatic pop vocal group Il Divo are performing 9 dates around the UK in venues such as the OVO Arena Wembley and The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Debuting in 2004, Il Divo have sold over 20 million records and have performed in front of world leaders such as Barack Obama and the Queen Elizabeth II. Their hit’s include “Regresa a Mi” (Unbreak My Heart) and “The Time Of Our Lives” (“The Official Song of the 2006 FIFA World Cup) and have released 12 studio albums, their most recent being For Once In My Life: A Celebration of Motown released in 2021. Their recent single ‘Maitechu Mía’ is in collaboration with Spanish vocal group, Mocedades.

Tickets for Il Divo’s Christmas tour are available now.

Il Divo 2022 Winter Tour Dates :

Friday 2nd December – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

Saturday 3rd December – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tuesday 6th December – Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth

Thursday 8th December – Birmingham Utilita Arena, Birmingham

Friday 9th December – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Saturday 10th December – Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate

Monday 12th December – Bonus Arena, Hull

Wednesday 14th December – Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Friday 16th December – OVO Arena Wembley, London

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Rick Astley’s Swinging Christmas

Multi-million selling global star Rick Astley will be performing swing and festive classics for three dates only. These big band performances will see Rick bring the much loved classics to life as he performs at the stunning Liverpool Philharmonic and London’s Royal Albert Hall.

The ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ singer has released nine hugely successful studio albums, and in 2020 released his beautiful Christmas single ‘Love This Christmas’.

What better way to get into the festive spirit than a true celebration of Rick’s love of music, the roaring swing sound, classic tracks and many more at these exclusive shows.

Rick Astley’ Swinging Christmas is not to be missed this festive season!

Tuesday 13th December 2022- Liverpool Philharmonic

Thursday 15th & 16th December 2022 – London’s Royal Albert Hall

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