The Week Ahead: Kendal Calling, Global Gathering, Taj Mahal, Wu-Tang Clan, Midnight Tango and more

Posted: 16th July 2013
The week ahead from Monday 22nd July 2013 also includes: Rewind Scotland, James Rhodes, Anvil, Senser, Justin Live, Ennio Morricone, Six by Seven, Burnout Festival, Lemuria and more

There are handfuls of music (and comedy) festivals scattered across the UK and Ireland during the coming week, including Kendal Calling, Global Gathering, Bournemouth's Burnout Festival and more - hurry as many people will start thinking about going to these as time passes.

Some superb gigs are looming - a rare treat for London blues fans as Taj Mahal takes to the stage at the apt Under the Bridge (near the Blues' Stamford Bridge stadium, no less). Wu-Tang Clan will lend some heavyweight 20th anniversary hip-hop bangers on tour, plus there's shows from classical luminary James Rhodes, established rockers Anvil and Uli Jon Roth and master-composer Ennio Morricone.

Your kids will be delighted to learn of Justin Live and Milkshake Live shows taking place in the coming weeks while the grown-ups can see some Shakespeare in his hometown or shake a leg to Midnight Tango.

All prices are exclusive of booking fees.

This week:


Kendal Calling 2013 from 26th to 27th July in and Penrith from £115.00. Some tickets available
Burnout Festival 2013 on 28th and 29th July in Bournemouth with We Are The Ocean, Bleed From Within etc - available
Global Gathering 2013 from 26th to 27th July in Stratford-upon-Avon. Tickets priced from £120
Rewind Scotland - the '80s Festival 2013 from 26th - 28th July in Perth and Kinross. Weekend camping and Sunday Day tickets left


Taj Mahal from 28th to 29th July in Fulham (Under the Bridge) from £27.50
Wu-Tang Clan '20th Anniversary Tour' from 25th to 26th July in Manchester, Brixton - from £34.00 (still available)
Six by Seven from 22nd to 28th July in Cardiff, Bristol, London, Exeter, Manchester and more from £8.00 to £12.00.
Beardyman presents: One Album per Hour (preview) shows from 22nd July to 1st August in London from £8.00
James Rhodes from 25th July to 3rd August in London. Tickets available from £20
Senser from 26th July to 3rd August in Southampton, Guildford, Bristol, Wolverton, Glasgow and more from £10.00
Uli Jon Roth from 28th July in Worcester from £15.00 to £18.00. Some tickets available for this and autumn tour
Lemuria from 22nd July to 3rd August in Camden, Stoke-on-Trent, Leeds, Bristol, Nottingham and more from £6.00 to £16.50.
Nightingales from 26th July to 11th August in Suffolk, Islington and Brighton from £8.00
Ennio Morricone 'Ennio Morricone & Orchestra Roma Sinfonietta' from 27th to 28th July in Dublin and . Some tickets available for 27th
Anvil from 28th to 30th July in Glasgow, Manchester and Highbury from £16.50 to £17.50.
My Jerusalem from 28th July to 1st August in Nottingham, Edinburgh and more. Tickets available


Justin Live from 28th July in Dartford from £10.00 plus he's appearing on a huge CBeebies Live! on tour in 2014
Milkshake! Live 'Come Out to Play! '1pm & 3.30pm' from 22nd to 24th July in Scunthorpe, Blackburn and Kettering from £12.00 to £13.00
All's Well That Ends Well is directed by Nancy Meckler and runs from 23rd July to 26th September in Stratford-upon-Avon from £14.00
Midnight Tango from 23rd to 27th July in Manchester. Limited tickets for all shows available

Paul Pledger