The Week Ahead: Wireless Festival with Kanye West, Pharrell Williams etc, Sonisphere with Iron Maiden, Prodigy etc, La Roux, Peter Hook, Extreme and more

Posted: 24th June 2014
Also taking place from 30th June: Barclaycard British Summer Time in Hyde Park with Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath etc, Beth Orton, Paul Carrack, Hall & Oates, We Are Scientists, The Stranglers, Ben Folds, Naked and Famous, John Shuttleworth and more

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This week:


Wireless Festival Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Drake, Bruno Mars, Basement Jaxx, 2 Chainz, Iggy Azalea, Giorgio Moroder and lots more from 4th to 6th July in Birmingham and London - limited spaces
Sonisphere Prodigy, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Limp Bizkit, Band of Skulls, Anti-Flag, Defiled, Electric Wizard, 65daysofstatic, Bam Margera
Barclaycard British Summer Time in Hyde Park Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, The Libertines etc from 3rd July onwards - some tickets available
Cornbury Festival The Feeling, Arrested Development, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jools Holland, Suzanne Vega, Simple Minds, Jon Allen on 4th to 6th July in Oxfordshire - tickets available
Maverick Festival Mary Gauthier, Danny and the Champions of the World, Larkin Poe, Peter Bruntnell, Wynntown Marshals, Flats And Sharps, Dreaming Spires from 4th July in Suffolk - some tickets available
National Forest Folk Festival with Steeleye Span, Shooglenifty, The Shee, Lady Maisery, Pete Morton, The Young'uns, Sunjay Brayne and more - tickets available
Hop Farm Music Festival with Brian Wilson, James Blunt, Grace Jones, Caro Emerald, Squeeze, Eliza Doolittle, Ray Davies, Deacon Blue, Nerina Pallot, Bellowhead etc from 4th to 6th July in Kent
Love Supreme Jazz Festival with Jamie Cullum, Laura Mvula, Gregory Porter, De La Soul, Imelda May, Incognito, Soul II Soul, Dave Holland's Prism, Christian McBride Trio, Snarky Puppy, Curtis Stigers, Courtney Pine from 4th to 6th July in Lewes from £99 upwards - tickets available


La Roux from 1st July onwards from £16.50 to £19.50. some limited tickets available
Peter Hook 'Peter Hook and the Light: A Celebration Of New Order' from 3rd July onwards throughout the UK in Nottingham, West Yorkshire, York - from £20 to £26.50 with some tickets available
Extreme from 4th to 9th July in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and Kentish Town from £28.50 to £34.50 - some tickets available
Beth Orton from 1st to 3rd July in Glasgow, Manchester and London from £22.50 to £26.50. Some tickets available
Brian Wilson on 4th July in Cork and also at Hop Farm (see above)
Paul Carrack from 4th July onwards across the UK, also performing a tour in 2015 from £25 to £36.50 - some tickets available
Hall & Oates from 6th to 22nd July in Nottingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Hammersmith, Dublin and more from £35 - some tickets available
Fisherman's Friends 'Sundowner Session' on 4th July and 15th November in Newquay, Birmingham, Frome and Islington from £18 to £21.50 - tickets available
Dream Theater pre-Sonisphere show on 5th July in Sheffield from £27.50 - also Sonisphere (see above)
We Are Scientists from 6th to 10th July in Bath, Reading, Swansea and Blackburn from £15
New Model Army on 4th July onwards in Southend, Kentish Town and Nottingham from £20 to £22.50 - some tickets available
Soulfly from 5th to 12th July in Brighton, Wolverton, Newcastle from £15 to £21 - tickets available
Ben Folds 'The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience' from 6th to 12th July in London, Dublin, Bristol, Manchester, Gateshead and more from £35 - some tickets available
The Stranglers from 6th July to 17th August in Preston, St. Albans, Reading and Hull from £23 to £25 - last few tickets available
Naked and Famous from 30th June to 2nd July in Brighton, Cambridge and Shepherds Bush from £15 to £18 - some tickets available
Ruarri Joseph on 2nd July and 25th November in Newton Abbot, Newbury, Westminster, Bristol, Leicester and many more from £8 to £12 - some tickets available

Theatre, Comedy and Arts

Monty Python Live with Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Terry Jones, Michael Palin from 1st to 20th July in Greenwich, , Crawley, Lambeth, Glasgow and many more at various prices. Limited tickets available
Rhys Darby 'Mr Adventure' from 6th to 24th July in St. Albans, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Newcastle from £20 to £22.50
John Shuttleworth from 30th June onwards in Hebden Bridge, Aldershot, Newcastle from £11 to £13.20 - some tickets available
What the Ladybird Heard from 1st July to 11th September in Torquay, Richmond. some tickets available (for the whole family)
Paul Pledger