The Week Ahead: Paul McCartney, James, Brandon Flowers, Years and Years, Slam Dunk Festival, The Vaccines and more,

Posted: 12th May 2015
Other events taking place from Monday 18th May: Fatboy Slim at Common People, Ash, Bearded Theory Festival, Nils Frahm, The Cribs, Young Fathers, The Proclaimers, ESG, Hozier, Drum & Bass Arena, Clarkson, Hammond and May Live, Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular and more

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This week:

Tours and Concerts

Paul McCartney 'Out There' from 23rd to 28th May in London, Liverpool and Birmingham. Limited tickets available
James on 22nd May in Scarborough from £25 to £40
Brandon Flowers from 19th to 28th May in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh, Manchester and more from £30 to £31
Years and Years from 19th May to 30th August in Exeter, Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh and York from £40. Limited tickets available
The Vaccines at Liverpool SoundCity on 22nd May in and Liverpool from £25, to £27.50. Limited tickets available
Ash from 22nd May to 12th June in Belfast, Dublin and Montrose from £17.50 to £20. Limited tickets available
The Cribs from 18th May in Norwich, Belfast and Dublin from £18.50 to £21
Echo and the Bunnymen from 22nd May in Blackburn and Manchester (w/ Gang of Four) from £25 to £57.50
Nils Frahm from 21st to 25th May in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Bristol from £17.50 to £21.50. Limited tickets available
Young Fathers from 20th May to 7th June in London, Liverpool, Sheffield, Stoke from £10 to £13
Wet Wet Wet on 20th May in London from £45 to £46.75
Toto 'An evening with' from 21st to 26th May in London, Manchester, Dublin and Glasgow from £38.50
Jah Wobble from 23rd May to 25th July in London, Manchester, Leicester and Derby from £15 to £17.50
Buzzcocks from 21st May and throughout 2015 in Sunderland, Edinburgh, Nuneaton, Southampton and Chatham from £15 to £32.50
The Proclaimers from 21st May onwards in Southend, Hastings, Bournemouth, Perth and Scottish Borders from £9.99 to £29.50. Limited tickets available
KRS-One from 19th to 30th May in London, Brighton, Glasgow and Bristol from £15 to £20. Limited tickets available
Swans from 20th to 25th May in London, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow and Bristol from £18.50 to £25
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis from 20th May to 20th June in Dublin, Galway and Belfast from £15.50 to £75
Coal Chamber, SOiL, American Head Charge from 20th to 31st May in London, Manchester, Wolverhampton, Brighton, Exeter and many more from £20. Limited tickets available
Voivod on 20th May in London from £16.50
Chas and Dave from 22nd May onwards in Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle from £20 to £40. New December show just announced for London.
Pop Will Eat Itself from 22nd to 30th May in London, Leamington Spa, Southampton, Bristol, Derby and more from £15.50 to £20
ESG on 22nd and 23rd May in London and Bristol from £20 to £22.50
Hozier from 22nd May onwards in London, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. Limited tickets available
Misty in Roots May in Bristol from £16.50. Limited tickets available
F*cked Up May in Bristol from £13 to £16. Limited tickets available
Flotsam And Jetsam from 18th to 20th May in London, Glasgow and Nuneaton from £15 to £18
Twin Shadow on 20th May in Manchester from £13.75. Limited tickets available


Fatboy Slim at Common People on 23rd May in Southampton from £52.50 - Limited tickets available
Wytches, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Josef Salvat, Menace Beach, Riptide Movement at Dot to Dot from 22nd May onwards in Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham and more. Limited tickets available
Drum & Bass Arena on 24th May in London at the Forum - last few tickets available for this massive club-fest in the capital - Alix Perez, A.M.C, Blu Mar Ten, Culture Shock, Foreign Concept, Frankee, InsideInfo, Nu:Tone etc..
Slam Dunk Festival from 23rd to 25th May in Wolverhampton, Hatfield and Leeds from £37 to £39. Limited tickets available - with You Me at Six, Architects, Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Don Broco etc..
Bearded Theory Festival from 21st to 24th May in Derbyshire - James, The Mission, Buzzcocks, The Skints, Gun, The Beat, British Sea Power etc..
Sunrise Celebration from 21st to 24th May in Monmouthshire - Sian Evans (Kosheen acoustic), Sam and the Womp, GMS, Krafty Kuts etc..
Happy Days Festival on 23rd and 24th May in Surrey - Lisa Stansfield, Happy Mondays, Roy Ayers, From The Jam, Alison Limerick, CeCe Peniston, The Selecter, The Beat etc..
Plymouth VolksFest STOP PRESS: Volksfest has just been cancelled..

Comedy, Theatre and Arts

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular from 23rd to 29th May in London, Glasgow, Newcastle from £20 to £30
The Bodyguard from 19th May through to 2016 in Stoke, Dublin, Edinburgh, Sunderland etc..
Clarkson, Hammond and May Live previously Top Gear Live from 23rd May to 29th November in Sheffield and Belfast from £35
Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer on 20th May in Northern Quarter from £11
Paul Pledger