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From pop and rock to comedy, we’ve got it all covered! See below for some of the best gigs of 2024…
Wigan Robin Park
Wigan has a long, illustrious music history. In 2024, the next chapter will be written with a huge outdoor concert series, featuring some of the UK’s most beloved and acclaimed live acts.
Across 5 nights in 2024, Richard Ashcroft, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, James Arthur and The Lathums will perform at 11,500 capacity Robin Park, Wigan.
Comedy superstar John Bishop is getting Back At It – doing what he does best – with a new UK stand-up tour for 2024. After two years spent TV presenting, stage acting, podcast hosting, dog walking and decorating the spare room, John is getting back to the thing he loves most; standing on stage and making people laugh. His huge tour kicks off in Bromley on 9 March and will play 57 dates at a host of venues throughout next year, including two nights at the iconic London Palladium.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds has announced four huge outdoor shows for summer 2024 including Wigan’s Robin Park, London’s Alexandra Palace Park, as well as returning to Cardiff Castle, and Halifax’s The Piece Hall, following sell out shows at these venues in 2022.
Fans can look forward to a set of songs including a wide selection of Oasis classics, as well as featuring a cross section of material from the past dozen years of Noel Gallagher’s highly successful career as a solo artist with his band, the High Flying Birds.
Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics
DJ, broadcaster and global dance music legend Pete Tong has announced that his critically acclaimed Ibiza Classics will return for a brand-new show in winter 2024. He will once again be joined by long time collaborator Jules Buckley and The Essential Orchestra. Special guest vocalists will be announced in the new year.
James & Razorlight
James will head out on a UK arena tour with Razorlight as Special Guests. Following on from a hugely successful 40th Anniversary year, the band will head out on a run of dates in June next year which includes the Co-Op Live Arena in their hometown of Manchester, and culminates at London’s 02 on 15th June.
Middlesbrough-born and Brit Billion-certified artist James Arthur has announced a massive homecoming show at Riverside Stadium on Saturday 8th June 2024. This will be James’ biggest headline show to date and will see him joined by special guests McFly and Lauran Hibberd.
To celebrate their momentous 50th anniversary, British music legends Squeeze will set out on a massive UK tour for 2024. With a half-century distinguished by some of the smartest and sweetest guitar-pop made during the rock & roll era, Squeeze will be performing an impressive list of hits and rare gems from their extensive back catalogue. They will be joined by special guest Badly Drawn Boy.
Almost two decades in the game, and armed with an extensive back-catalogue of stadium belters, and record-breaking success, Kaiser Chiefs return with their brand new studio album, the aptly titled ‘Kaiser Chief’s Easy Eighth Album’, out March 1st 2024.
Beverley embarked on her biggest ever UK tour to date this year, having performed twenty very special headline dates across the UK to over 30,000 people. New dates have also been added for 2024 due to phenomenal demand. Back together with her live band, expect fun-filled nights where she will perform all of her classic hits, fan favourites along with brand new songs.
Bombay Bicycle Club
The band have announced a new headline tour across the UK and Ireland for January and February 2024, as well as a huge summer show at London’s Alexandra Palace Park next July.
Their new album ‘My Big Day’ is out now! The record features an eclectic host of guest vocalists that perfectly encapsulates the breadth of the band’s widespread appeal, including Damon Albarn, Jay Som, Nilüfer Yanya, Holly Humberstone and now Chaka Khan.
The Mary Wallopers
The Mary Wallopers have announced their biggest UK dates so far due to massive public demand for tickets. Currently on a massive sold out tour of the UK and Ireland, the band have added five dates in March 2024.
Jake Bugg has announced his Your Town Tour for 2024, which will see him play 15 headline dates across the UK at some of the country’s smaller towns and venues, bringing live music back to the heart of communities.
With local venues constantly under threat of closure, and grassroots music scenes dwindling, the Your Town Tour is Jake’s bid to bring a high profile live show back to some of the country’s towns that have seen drop offs in big touring artists visiting in recent years.