You won’t want to miss some of the bands that playing in 2017, but it can be painful to figure out who you actually want to see. So if you’re struggling to find a gig you fancy going to over the next few months, we’ve shortlisted the biggest and best acts so you don’t have to.
12th Jan – 20th Jan
Meshuggah’s much anticipated album, The Violent Sleep of Reason was released in October- and the popular tech-metal band will be returning to the stage in January to promote it. Their tour will begin in Bristol and round off in London.
A Day To Remember
22nd Jan – 28th Jan
For those who are still clinging to their alternative music roots, the boys are starting their UK tour in Cardiff and rounding it off in Leeds to promote their sixth studio album Bad Vibrations.
29th Jan- 1st March
The boys are back, and everyone’s inner 13 year old is screaming for a chance to see them live. They’ll be playing 21 ‘intimate’ shows to support their album, Night Driver- starting in Norwich and finishing in Dublin after a short break.
22nd Feb – 4th March
After releasing their latest album Stay Together in October, the Chiefs are beginning their arena tour in Llandudno and finishing it in Leeds. Tickets are selling fast- so grab yours before it’s too late.
1st March- 21st March
This will be Elbow’s biggest tour since 2008, so if you’re a fan of Elbow, you won’t want to miss this. The tour comes alongside the announcement of the release of their 7th studio album on the 3rd of February. It’ll be starting with two Birmingham dates and rounding off with three dates in Manchester.
4th March – 17th March
After waiting 2 years for The XX’s album I See You to be completed, fans will be pleased to know that the trio are finally returning for their first shows since 2014. They’ll be rounding their European tour off in the UK, starting in Nottingham and completing it on the 17th in Cardiff.
20th April – 13th May
This popular Brighton band are making a comeback with an eclectic mix of their greatest hits, b-sides and unheard new material. They’re playing a huge 17 shows, their first being in Manchester and their last in London.
Sir Elton John
3rd June – 24th June
Sir Elton has dubbed this absolute mammoth tour as the Wonderful Crazy Night tour, and it sure seems like it’ll be both wonderful and crazy. The tour is to support the musical legends 32nd studio album, and has 10 confirmed dates for England.
The Stone Roses
17th June – 24th June
These Manchester lads have been instant stadium fillers for many years now, so it’s not surprising that it’s a vicious struggle to get hold of a ticket. They’ll be playing Belfast, London, Leeds and Glasgow – if you’re interested, good luck trying to get in.
June 28th – July 1st
The dynamic punk rock band Green Day hold a place in most people’s hearts. They’ll only be playing at two venues this time around, Ormeau Park, Belfast on the 28th and Hyde Park, London on the 1st
Join us later in the year to see who else is playing near you during the autumn/winter time!