The Week Ahead: Ronan Keating, Boardmasters Festival, Runrig, Lucy Ward, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical and more

Posted: 30th July 2013
The week ahead from Monday 5th Aug 2013 also includes: Wilderness Festival, Junction 16, Polyphonic Spree, Hatebreed, Cold Cave, Art Brut, West Side Story, The Datsuns and more

Summer continues apace with plenty more festivals coming up, including Newquay's annual Boardmasters Festival and Status Quo, Happy Mondays and more lining up for Junction 16 near Crewe. Tours and gigs come from chart-toppers Ronan Keating and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, plus upcoming starlet Lucy Ward, rockers Hatebreed and an intimate show from The Datsuns.

Shows-wise, Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical will soon be careering its way across the country, while another classic musical, West Side Story, tackles a similarly sized tour from next week onwards.

Happy clicking!

All prices are exclusive of booking fees.

This week:


Boardmasters Festival 2013 from 7th to 11th August in Newquay w/Basement Jaxx, Ben Howard, The Vaccines and more. Tickets available.
Wilderness 2013 on 8th August nr Chipping Norton w/Empire Of The Sun, Martha Wainwright, Noah And The Whale, Rodriguez etc. Limited tickets available.
Junction 16 2013 from 9th to 11th August in Staffordshire from £15.00 to £35.00. Status Quo, Union J and Happy Mondays - only standard tickets left.
Runrig - Party on the Moor from 9th to 10th August in Muir Of Ord. Only Saturday tickets remain from £45.

Tours and Concerts

Ronan Keating both his 'EWM Ultimate Ladies Night' in Carlisle and his Audley End shows from 5th to 10th August are on sale from £20.00 to £32.00.
Cold Cave from 8th to 11th August in Islington, Liverpool, Glasgow and Manchester from £8.00 to £10.00. Some tickets available.
Lucy Ward 'Lucy Ward Band - CD Launch' from 7th August onwards in Camden, North Yorkshire, Durham and more from £8.00 to £12.00. Limited tickets left.
10cc from 8th August onwards in West Yorkshire and Wolverhampton from £24.00 to £38.50. Some tickets available.
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas from 6th to 10th August in Edinburgh and Manchester from £25.00 upwards.
Polyphonic Spree on 6th August in Shoreditch from £15.00. Some tickets remain.
Datsuns on 6th August in Islington at The Islington. Tickets from £15 upwards, still available.
Last in Line from 8th to 11th August in Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow and Islington from £17.50 to £19.50. Tickets available.
Art Brut from 10th August onwards in Edinburgh (next week - still available) then full autum tour in Manchester, Glasgow, etc and many more from £10.00 to £12.00.
Little Louie Vega on 10th and 11th August in London from £26.50. Tickets remain for the Sunday Jazz Cafe show only.
Hatebreed from 5th to 7th August in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Dublin and Liverpool from £15.00. Some tickets available
Misfits from 9th to 11th August in Highbury, at Rebellion Festival in Blackpool and Cardiff. From £15.00 to £20.00.


Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical from 5th August onwards in Blackpool, Woking, Dublin, Aylesbury, Brighton and more. Some tickets available.
West Side Story from 7th August to June 2014 in London, Liverpool, Sunderland, Oxford, Dublin and many more. Some tickets available
Pitmen Painters from 5th to 10th August in Richmond upon Thames. Seats available at various prices.
Film 4 Summer Screen at Somerset House 2013 from 8th to 21st August in Westminster from £14.50 to £22.50. All sold out except Throne of Blood (15th) and Badlands (17th).
Paul Pledger