What's On - Music & Dance

April

Soldiers of the Empire
Saturday, April 28, 2018

The acclaimed troupe Annapurna Indian Dance pays homage to the forgotten soldiers, more than 74,000 of them, who sacrificed their lives for Britain in the First World War. Their show is a combination of music, dance and storytelling performance.

Don McLean
Monday, April 30, 2018

In an ultra-rare appearance, Don McLean, the man behind one of the most popular songs in the world, will be playing from his extensive back catalogue at York Barbican. The highlight of the night will be American Pie, the best-known ballad that marks the day the music died.

May

Manic Street Preachers
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The Manics make their return to Leeds, ably supported by The Coral, and promising big things: this is their biggest live show for more than a decade, and they’ve lined up all the classics on their setlist.

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - Saturday, May 12, 2018

Set to Prokofiev’s classic score, Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale is set in London during the height of the Second World War. It’s just the latest production by Bourne, whose version of The Red Shoes was hugely acclaimed when it last toured.

The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
Pinkshinyultrablast
Sunday, May 13, 2018

This Russian indie rock band have spread from St Petersburg all the way to Leeds, where they’ll play Brudenell in May. Expect something out of the ordinary from their vaulting vocals and gorgeous guitars.

Shepley Spring Festival
Friday, May 18, 2018 - Sunday, May 20, 2018

Last year the Shepley Spring Festival celebrated 10 years of entertaining people around Yorkshire, and it enters its second decade in the South Pennines with a bang. Artists will descend from around the world on Shepley to perform at a number of local venues.

Venues across Shepley
Father John Misty
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Grammy award winner Father John Misty is making a rare foray over to the UK to perform a headline gig with support from local bands including Leeds and Halifax-based psychedelic rock band Hookworms, and Halfiax’s up-and-coming The Orielles.

Piece Hall, Halifax

June

Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra
Friday, June 8, 2018

One of the hardest-working bands operating on the UK roots circuit, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra have coined a new style of music that they call ‘North Eastern Swing’. Find out what it all means when you see them live.

Grassington Festival
Friday, June 15, 2018 - Saturday, June 30, 2018

More than two weeks of music and arts takes over the Yorkshire Dales at the height of summer, providing local residents and those who travel from miles around with a smorgasbord of culture. With previous festivals featuring Jools Holland, Toyah Wilcox and Billy Ocean, you’re assured of big name performers.

Venues across Grassington
Gary Barlow
Friday, June 22, 2018

The Take That lead singer and songwriter is renowned for his singalong classics, and this special performance at Scarborough Open Air Theatre is just one of a handful of dates where Gary will be playing different venues. Throw Patience out the window and get tickets – fast.

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

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