The Week Ahead: Boyzone, Example, Olly Murs, Basement Jaxx, Christmas with the Rat Pack and more

Posted: 19th November 2013
The Week Ahead from 25th November also includes: Joe McElderry, Ocean Colour Scene, Wild Beasts, The Snowman, Flux Pavilion, Mogwai, The Damned, Papa Roach, Diversity and more

Christmas is starting to draw nearer with plenty of festive-inspired events in the coming weeks. There are a few major pop shows in Leeds, Birmingham and around the UK starring Boyzone, Example and Olly Murs, plus a wealth of family theatre shows including Christmas with the Rat Pack, Diversity and pantomimes galore.

In addition, Flux Pavilion, Mogwai, Basement Jaxx and The Damned are also in action.

Happy clicking!

All prices are exclusive of booking fees.

This week:


Boyzone from 28th November to 22nd December in Dublin, Belfast, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Birmingham and many more from £35.50. Some tickets available.
Example, Saturdays, Vamps, Eliza Doolittle, McFly etc 'Xmas Party Live 2013' on 1st December in Leeds from £25 upwards.
Free Radio Live 2013 with Olly Murs, Pixie Lott on 30th November in Birmingham from £25. Some tickets available.
Joe McElderry 'Driving Home for Christmas' from 29th November onwards across the UK from £18. Some tickets available.
Basement Jaxx from 28th November to 7th December in Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and more from £25 to £30. Some tickets available.
Ocean Colour Scene 'The Marchin' Already Tour' from 26th November to 21st December in Bedford, Nottingham, Norwich, Cardiff, Oxford and many more from £25 to £29. Tickets available.
Wild Beasts from 26th to 30th November in Liverpool, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield and Norwich from £13.50 to £14.
Flux Pavilion, Datsik 'Freeway Tour' from 30th November to 14th December - numerous dates, tickets available.
Mogwai from 28th November to 28th January 2014 in Cambridge, Newcastle, Lambeth, London and Manchester from £20 to £25. A few tickets remain.
Buzzcocks from 28th November to 4th May 2014 in Chelmsford, Nuneaton, Leeds, Leamington Spa, Warrington and more from £16 to £20. Some tickets available
Damned numerous shows headlining, with The Dickies or with Theatre Of Hate from 29th November to 28th March 2014 in Portsmouth, Leamington Spa, Flintshire, Wolverhampton, Edinburgh and more from £16.50 to £22.
Howard Jones '30th Anniversary' from 28th November to 12th July 2014 in Norwich, Shepherds Bush and Birmingham from £12 to £28.50. some tickets available
Deacon Blue from 1st to 20th December in Brighton, Southend, Manchester, Sheffield, Cambridge and many more from £26.50 to £30.
Papa Roach from 1st to 10th December in Portsmouth, Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin and more from £18.50 to £22.50.
Bullet for my Valentine 'Temper Temper' from 1st to 6th December in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Wembley and Cardiff from £25.
Oysterband 'The Homecoming Tour' from 27th November and throughout the winter in Milton Keynes, Cardiff, West Yorkshire, Congleton, Stroud and many more from £15 to £20. Some tickets available.
Electric Six from 28th November to 14th December in Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, Liverpool, Birmingham and many more from £12 to £15.
Reverend and the Makers with The Enemy on 29th November. Tickets also available for their 2014 tour in Doncaster, Leeds, Hull, Birmingham, Preston and many more from £13.50.
Chameleons Vox from 29th November to 21st December in Cork, Dublin, Nottingham, Bristol, Islington and more from £14 to £17.50. A few tickets available.
Roddy Frame 'High Land, Hard Rain - High Land, Hard Rain - ' from 1st to 4th December in London, Manchester and Glasgow. Almost sold out.

Theatre, Comedy and Arts

Christmas with the Rat Pack, Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas from 29th November to 14th December in Oxford, Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham, Nottingham and many more from £22 upwards.
The Snowman from 27th November to 5th January 2014 in London and Dublin. Some tickets available.
A Christmas Carol 'Talkwood Productions present' from 25th November to 24th December in Whitley Bay and Plymouth from £18.50 to £35. Tickets available.
Seussical the Musical from 30th November to 5th January 2014 in London. Some tickets available.
Duck House stars Ben Miller from 27th November to 29th March 2014 in London and from £20 upwards.
Diversity 'Limitless' from 30th November to 16th December in Dublin, Newcastle, Liverpool, Nottingham, Bournemouth and many more. Great family show.
Russian State Ballet of Siberia 'The Nutcracker ' from 26th November onwards in Portsmouth, Brighton, Guildford, Watford, Cardiff and many more.
Trevor Noah 'The Racist' from 26th November to 31st January 2014 in Coventry, Birmingham, Nottingham, Brighton, Swindon and many more from £14 upwards.
Paul Pledger