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The Week Ahead with The Beach Boys, Billy Joel, Elvis Costello, George Benson, Belsonic, Shakira, Katy Perry, Pearl Jam, Meltdown Festival and more

Posted: 4th June 2018

All prices are exclusive of booking fees and correct at the time of publication.

Line-ups for festivals subject to last-minute changes.

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This Week:

The Beach Boys in Dublin and Belfast from 17th June
Billy Joel in Manchester and Dublin from 16th June
Elvis Costello in Nottingham, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Southend and Plymouth from 15th June, priced from £55. Last few tickets
George Benson in London, Bournemouth, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Gateshead and more from 17th June, priced £63. Last few tickets
Shakira in London on 11th June. Last tour was 7 years ago
Katy Perry in London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle from 14th June. Last tour was 4 years ago
David Byrne 'American Utopia' with Laura Mvula in London, Oxford, Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester from 14th June. Last few tickets. Last tour was 5 years ago
Jeff Beck in Nottingham and Glasgow from 12th June, priced £45. Last tour was 4 years ago
Flight of the Conchords Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords Tour in London, Dublin, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester from 15th June, priced from £25. Last few tickets
Nile Rodgers with Chic in London, Belfast, Dublin, Brighton, Surrey and Newmarket from 15th June, priced from £20
Pearl Jam in London from 18th June. Last few tickets. Last tour was 4 years ago
Liam Gallagher with Belsonic in London, Dublin, Belfast and Manchester from 15th June, priced from £44. Last few tickets
Passenger with Festival of Voice in London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham and more from 14th June, priced from £24. Last few tickets
Belsonic with Nile Rodgers, Liam Gallagher, Picture This, Timmy Trumpet, Carl Cox and more in Belfast from 17th June, priced £33
Live at Chelsea 'Andrew Lloyd Webber - A Musical Celebration' with Jeff Beck, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt, Mica Paris, Ben Forster, Imelda May, Joe McElderry in London from 14th June, priced £35
Meltdown Festival with Death Cab for Cutie, Vessels, 65daysofstatic, Loop, The Psychedelic Furs, Alcest, The Notwist, The Libertines, Placebo, Emma Ruth Rundle, God is an Astronaut, The Church [Aus] in London from 15th June. Limited availability
Nocturne Live with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Elvis Costello, Chic, Gary Barlow, The Coral, The Waterboys, Nile Rodgers, Rumer, Nick Lowe, Soul II Soul, Ferris and Sylvester, MF Robots in Oxford from 14th June. Last few tickets
Let's Rock Leeds in Leeds on 16th June, priced £42 - Adam Ant, The Boomtown Rats, Marc Almond, ABC, Nik Kershaw and more.
Levellers in London, Margate, Caerphilly, Leicester, Cambridge, Basingstoke, Hereford and more from 14th June, priced from £15. Last few tickets
A Perfect Circle in London, Manchester and Glasgow from 12th June, priced from £32.50. Last few tickets
Stone Sour in London, Manchester and Nottingham from 17th June, priced from £35
Bad Manners with UK Subs in London, Limerick, Dublin, Belfast, Newcastle, Devon, Ashbourne and many more from 14th June, priced from £14
Billy Ocean with Five Star, Roland Gift, The Blow Monkeys, Howard Jones, Alexander O'Neal in London, Coventry, Inverness, Taunton, Bedford, Belfast, Dublin and many more from 16th June, priced from £30
Una Healy 'Voice Inside of Me' in London, Kerry, Galway, Dublin, Glasgow and Manchester from 15th June
The Wave Pictures in London, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham, Cardiff, Brighton and more from 14th June, priced from £8.80
Future Islands in Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh, Argyllshire, Dublin and Bristol from 11th June, priced from £20
Kristin Hersh in London, Glasgow, Newcastle, Cambridge and Brighton from 18th June, priced from £20
And So I Watch You From Afar in York, Guildford, Sheffield, Wolverton, Edinburgh and Brighton from 14th June, priced from £15
Waxahatchee in London, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Kings Heath and Brighton from 11th June, priced from £12
The Psychedelic Furs in Leicester, Cardiff and Liverpool from 12th June, priced £27.50
The Church [Aus] in London, Sheffield, Newcastle and Glasgow from 16th June, priced from £18. Last tour was 3 years ago
C.W. Stoneking in London, Nottingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Dublin, Sheffield and more from 13th June, priced from £15
Kyle Falconer in Newcastle, Dundee, Aberdeen, Falkirk, Inverness, Aberdeenshire, Stoke and more from 16th June, priced £15
Ferocious Dog in Falmouth, Rhyl, Blackpool, Derby, Bedford, Hull, Newcastle and more from 16th June, priced from £15. Last few tickets
65daysofstatic in London, Leicester, Cardiff, Nottingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds and more from 13th June, priced from £15. Last few tickets
Karma to Burn 'Karma to Burn with Desert Storm' in London, Exeter, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Wolverton and more from 18th June, priced from £12
Luke Jackson in London, Stoke, Coventry, Bath, Cardiff, Dorchester and North Shields from 13th June, priced from £11
Lucy Ward in London, Leicester, Kings Heath and York from 15th June, priced from £11
Neal Morse in London, Sheffield, York and Glasgow from 18th June, priced from £19.50
Omni in London, Leeds, Manchester, Coventry, Oxford, Liverpool, Glasgow and more from 11th June, priced from £9.50
AJJ 'AJJ, Toodles & the Hectic Pity and Dogeyed' in London, Brighton, Bristol, Southampton and Manchester from 15th June, priced from £10
Riverdance in Dublin and Kerry from 12th June
Heathers The Musical in London from 12th June
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Chapterhouse Theatre Company in Ashby de la Zouch, Cambridge, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Edgbaston, Clitheroe, Northumberland and more from 12th June, priced from £14. Last tour was 5 years ago
Elixir [circus] in London from 12th June
Little Women in Somerset, Lancashire, Kilkenny, Gateshead, West Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire and more from 15th June, priced from £14
Lonely Planet in London from 12th June
This is Elvis in Manchester, Sunderland, Dublin, Brighton, Bristol and Torquay from 11th June
Flight of the Conchords 'Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords Tour [rescheduled from March], Sing Flight of the Conchords' in London, Dublin, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester from 15th June, priced from £25. Last few tickets
Andrew Maxwell in Glasgow, Belfast, Worcestershire, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, Bridgwater and many more from 16th June, priced from £14
Birmingham Royal Ballet 'Mixed Programme' in London, Birmingham and Bristol from 15th June
La Boheme [Royal Opera] in London from 16th June. Last tour was 4 years ago
Ideal Home Show in London and Manchester from 14th June, priced from £7
Taste of London in London from 13th June
BBC Gardeners' World Live in Birmingham from 14th June, priced £50
BBC Good Food Show in Birmingham from 14th June, priced £50
Paul Pledger