The Week Ahead: V Festival featuring The Killers, James Blunt, The Charlatans, Squeeze, Belsonic feat Queens Of The Stone Age and more

Posted: 5th August 2014
Also taking place from 11th August onwards: The Dead Kennedys, Twin Atlantic, The Damned, Slint, Gruff Rhys, Hevy Fest, Chris Ramsey, Sean Hughes, Flashback Festival feat Billy Ocean and more

All prices are exclusive of booking fees. Click on the images for more details and to buy tickets!

This week:

Tours and Concerts

James Blunt on 16th August in Doncaster. some tickets available also available for his autumn Moon Landing tour.
Charlatans on 14th August in Dublin - some tickets are available
Squeeze on 16th August and 16th November in Glasgow from £25 to £37.50. some tickets available for this rare date
Twin Atlantic from 11th to 13th August in Edinburgh, Inverness and Dundee from £16.50 - on sale now
Damned on 16th August in Kentish Town from £36.50. some tickets available. The Damned are touring with Motorhead in the autumn.
Dead Kennedys from 11th to 17th August in Newcastle etc from £17.50 to £20
Slint from 12th to 19th August in Hove, Brixton, Leeds, Glasgow, Belfast and more from £20 to £25
Sister Sledge on 12th August in Camden (sold out) and 7th September in Norfolk (tickets available)
Derrick May, A Guy Called Gerald on 16th August in Camden - James Lavelle has JUST been added to the line-up!!
Hookworms on 15th August in Brighton from £7.70
Stanley Brinks, Wave Pictures from 15th to 26th August in Cambridge, Stockton-on-Tees, Newcastle from £7 to £12, 9. some tickets available
Ólafur Arnalds on 15th August in Camden from £22.50
Neko Case on 15th August in Islington from £19. limited tickets available
Gruff Rhys on 15th August and 19th September in Liverpool, Glasgow, Birmingham, Southsea, Brighton and more from £12.50 to £16.50. some tickets available
Stornoway from 12th August onwards in Southsea, Camden and Edinburgh from £14 to £19
Train from 14th to 17th August in Westminster from £35. some tickets available
Teenage Fanclub on 15th August in Glasgow from £25
Jesca Hoop, Josephine, Liz Green, Matthew Whitaker, Travelling Band 'Undressed' on 16th and 17th August in Manchester - some tickets available
Defiled from 15th August onwards in Corby, Nottingham, Glasgow, Stoke from £11 to £12.50. some tickets available
William Control from 13th August to 11th December in Liverpool, Southampton, Westminster, Plymouth, Manchester and more from £7 to £17.50. some tickets available


V Festival from 16th to 21st August from £49.50 - some tickets available. feat The Killers, Lily Allen, Train, M People, Chic, Nile Rodgers, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Jason Derülo, Childish Gambino, Aloe Blacc, Chase and Status - DJ Set, Rita Ora, Cee-Lo Green, Embrace, Howling Bells and more
Flashback Festival Billy Ocean, Kim Wilde, ABC, Jimmy Somerville, Midge Ure etc on 16th August in Worksop (and Chelmsford in Sept - different line-up) from £37.95. some tickets available
Belsonic from 15th to 22nd August in Belfast from £30 - Example, Queens Of The Stone Age, Chic etc. NB - Biffy Clyro, sold out.
Hevy Fest from 14th to 16th August in Kent - Brutality Will Prevail, The Catharsis, Deez Nuts, Devil Sold His Soul, Empire, Empress Ad, The Hell, Iwrestledabearonce. Tickets available.

Theatre, Comedy and Arts

Chris Ramsey from 14th August onwards in Barnard Castle, Wrexham, Aberystwyth, Kendal, Swindon and many more from £15 to £17.50. some tickets available
Sean Hughes 'Work in Progress' from 12th August onwards in London, Islington and Salford. some tickets available
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat from 12th August to 25th October in Dublin, Woking, Stoke. some tickets available
Top Hat from 12th August to 21st February 2015 in Wimbledon, Milton Keynes, Bristol, Glasgow, Oxford and more. some tickets available
Paul Pledger