The Week Ahead: Reading Festival 2013, Franz Ferdinand, Suede, Creamfields, Nine Inch Nails, Frank Turner and more

Posted: 13th August 2013
The week ahead from Monday 19th Aug 2013 also includes: Editors, South West Four 2013, The Blackout, Bad Religion, Imagine Dragons, Todd Terry, We Are the in Crowd, Trevor Nelson, Siro-A, Brendan Benson, Notting Hill Carnival and many more

We approach one of the busiest times of the year for live events - the August Bank Holiday weekend. The Reading Festival 2013, Leeds Festival, Creamfields 2013 and South West Four festivals spearhead the entertainment, while London's Notting Hill Carnival will come alive once more with the biggest street-party Europe has to offer.

Big tours and gigs from Franz Ferdinand, Suede, Frank Turner, Editors and Nine Inch Nails are the highlights in the musical calendar while the exciting Siro-A theatre performance group begin a London residency. Don't miss out!

Happy clicking!

All prices are exclusive of booking fees.

This week:


Reading Festival 2013 System of a Down, Skrillex, Frank Turner, Bring Me The Horizon, New Found Glory, Major Lazer, Peace etc. Tickets for Reading now sold out - there still a few available for Leeds.
South West Four 2013 London clubbing weekender from £47.50 upwards. Some Sunday tickets available for Example, Nicky Romero, Baauer, Andy C etc.
Creamfields 2013 The Prodigy (only UK performance for 2013), Tiesto, David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso etc from 23rd August onwards in Warrington. Some Saturday and weekend tickets available.
Summercamp Festival 2013 from 24th to 25th August in Liverpool with Ghostpoet, Mount Kimbie, Merchandise, Martha Wainwright etc. From £20.00.


Franz Ferdinand ' Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action' warm-up show in Brixton from £25.00 upwards. some tickets available
Suede Live By The Lake at Kenwood House on 23rd August plus October tour-dates. Some tickets available
Editors on 24th August in Edinburgh plus November shows in Belfast and Dublin available
Nine Inch Nails from 20th to 25th August in London, Belfast (Belsonic) and the Reading/Leeds Festivals. Belfast tickets available.
Bad Religion on 19th and 20th August in Manchester (available) and Camden (sold out) from £18.50 to £19.50.
The Blackout on 22nd August in Bristol, then autumn tour-dates in Southsea, Exeter, Cardiff and many more from £12.50 to £17.00. Some tickets available.
Frank Turner 'Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls at Hatfield, pre-Reading warm-up show on 22nd August. Last few tickets available.
Imagine Dragons from 19th August onwards in Belfast, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds and many more from £16.00 upwards. Some tickets available
Nick Oliveri 'Death Acoustic Show' from 20th to 22nd August in Bristol, Manchester and Camden from £10.00 upwards.
Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings from 24th August onwards in Leicestershire, Dartford, Manchester, Harrogate, Stoke-on-Trent and many more from £32.50 to £33.50. Some tickets available
Ben Watt 'Solo Acoustic' from EBTG songwriter on 20th to 21st August in Clerkenwell from £15.00. No tickets available, call venue.
Duckworth Lewis Method 'An Evening with' from 20th August onwards. Dates in Fulham, Brighton, Shepherds Bush, Norwich, Glasgow and more from £10.00 to £24.00. Some tickets available.
Brendan Benson from 21st to 24th August in Camden, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Edinburgh from £12.00 to £17.50.
Lonnie Liston Smith 'Lonnie Liston Smith & Cosmic Echoes' tour-dates from 22nd to 31st August in Dublin, London, Leeds and more from £12.00 to £20.00.
Claire Martin 'Claire Martin and Joe Stilgoe at British Vocal Jazz Festival'. from 19th August onwards from £17.00 upwards.
Nick Harper from 23rd August onwards in Preston, York, Leeds, Hertford, Northampton and many more from £6.00 to £12.50. Some tickets available
Rutles from 25th to 31st August in Westminster, Edinburgh, Wolverhampton, Leeds and Bristol from £17.00 to £26.50.
Todd Terry 'Hard Times 20th Birthday' from 25th August onwards in Leeds and Manchester from £8.00 to £10.00.
Tim Westwood 'The Summer Showcase' on 25th August in Birmingham from £10.00
Front Line Assembly on 21st August in Highbury, London from £15.00. Available.
We Are the in Crowd from 20th August onwards in Belfast and Edinburgh from £12.00 upwards.
Blitz Kids from 20th August to 3rd November in St. Albans, Rugby, Southampton, Sheffield, Chester and more from £5.00 to £17.00. Some tickets available.
Crocodiles from 22nd August onwards in Chester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds and more from £6.50 to £10.00.
Lydia Lunch 'Retrovirus' show on 19th August in London. Priced from £15.00 upwards.

Notting Hill Carnival

Good Times, Notting Hill Carnival Party 'Good Times Carnival after Party' on 25th August at a secret location in London with Norman Jay etc. Some tickets available.
Trevor Nelson, Notting Hill Carnival Party 'Collections Live Carnival Party' on 25th August at Foundations in London. Some tickets available.
Ashley Walters, Notting Hill Carnival Party 'The O2 Carnival After Party' at INC club, The O2 in Greenwich.
Notting Hill Carnival from 25th to 26th August in London. Other events available.

Theatre, Comedy and Arts

Siro-A from 21st August to 2nd November in London. £25.00 with some tickets for the Japanese spectacular available.
Postman Pat 'Postman Pat Live! from 25th to 31st August in Stockport and Scarborough from £12.50.
Mrs Barbara Nice from 19th to 21st August in Edinburgh from £10.00
Lesley Garrett 'Wrest Park Concerts 2013' on 25th August in Luton - from £32.00. Still available.
Paul Pledger