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The Week Ahead: New Order, Australian Pink Floyd, Belle and Sebastian, Cornbury Festival, Truckfest and more

Posted: 25th June 2013
The Week Ahead from Monday 1st July also includes: Bristol Comedy Garden 2013, Taking Hayley, Beat-Herder Festival, Faster Pussycat, Goldheart Assembly, Relative Values and more

The first two bands in our headline above feature as part of Live From Jodrell Bank 2013, with other key outdoor festivals including Cornbury, Beat-Herder and more.

Although tours traditionally quieten down for the summer, there are some crackers from Goldheart Assembly, Taking Hayley, Tift Merritt, a rescheduled Faster Pussycat tour and a rare Inverness show from Belle and Sebastian amongst others.

Shows and comedy also offer up a varied assortment, including a rare acting stint from comedian Rory Bremner in Relative Values - plus Truckfest returns for the young at heart!

All prices are exclusive of booking fees.

This week:

Festivals

Live from Jodrell Bank 2013 Australian Pink Floyd on Saturday 6th July, and New Order on the 7th. Tickets available.
Cornbury Festival 2013 Squeeze, Keane, Van Morrison and more. VIP tickets sold out. Standard tickets are £160/£190.
Beat-Herder Festival 2013 Norman Jay, Booka Shade, TOY, The Lancashire Hotpots, Jimmy Cliff etc.. £105.
Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival 2013 Bonobo, Candi Staton and Soul II Soul, among others. Sunday tickets sold out, others available.

Tours

Belle and Sebastian Inverness on Monday 1st July.They last toured 2 years ago. £25.
The Blind Boys of Alabama are in London on Monday and Tuesday night. Tickets for both shows are £25.
Taking Hayley Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Glasgow, Sheffield, Islington, and more. From £8 upwards.
Faster Pussycat Rescheduled from January. Ipswich, London, Grimsby, Belfast, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, £10 upwards.
Goldheart Assembly will be performing in Glasgow, Manchester, Westminster and Bristol. Tickets from £7 upwards.
David Kitt Liverpool, Oldham, Sheffield, and more plus two nights in Islington. Tickets from £12.50.
Tift Merritt Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and more in 2013.Tickets from around £14.
Ultramagnetic MCs London, Brighton, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester and Dublin. Tickets from £14.50 upwards.

Shows

Sofia National Ballet Giselle, Don Quixote and Swan Lake for summer tour. £15 upwards.
Relative Values Starring Patricia Hodge, Caroline Quentin and Rory Bremner. Brighton/Richmond upon Thames from £34.90.
Truckfest Various Truckfests will take place over the next couple of weeks. Family tickets £30 (or £12/£6 each).
Bristol Comedy Garden 2013 with Ed Byrne, Alan Davies, Mark Watson, Omid Djalili and more. £18.50.
Paul Pledger