The Fortnight Ahead from Monday 17th December with UB40, Richard Ashcroft, George Ezra, Aled Jones, Thunder, Adam Ant, Hannah Wants, NYE-related events and more
Also taking place this fortnight: Neville Staple, High Contrast, Sway DaSafo, Danny Rampling, The Blackbyrds, The Brand New Heavies, Digitalism, Dubfire, DJ Slipmatt, Hot Since 82, Ash, Glen Hansard, Solstafir, Romesh Ranganathan, Walking with Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular and more
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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Events subject to availability or last-minute cancellations - check first before booking accommodation or travelling.
|UB40 '40th Anniversary' in London, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Folkestone, Margate, Hastings, Poole and many more from 21st December, priced from £35. Last few tickets||Richard Ashcroft in London, Manchester, Portsmouth, Cardiff, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Hull and more from 22nd December, priced from £42.50||George Ezra 'George Ezra and Friends - in aid of Mind' with Mind [charity] in London, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Brighton, Nottingham, Cardiff and more from 18th December, priced £35. Last few tickets||Aled Jones in London, Coventry, Llandudno, Blackpool, Northampton, Southend, Eastbourne and many more from 17th December, priced £25|
|Thunder in London, Cardiff, Ipswich, Manchester, York, Gateshead, Glasgow and more from 21st December, priced £28.50||Adam Ant in London from 19th December, priced £38. Last few tickets||Hannah Wants 'In:Motion NYE' with DJ Redlight, Todd Edwards, Sub Focus, TC, Annix, Kenny Ken, Remarc in London, Bristol, Belfast, Newcastle, Leeds and Brighton from 31st December, priced from £15||Steve Harley 'Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Christmas Show' in London, Sussex, Norwich, Southampton, Stockton-on-Tees, Whitley Bay, Leeds and many more from 19th December, priced from £27.50|
|London's New Year's Day Parade Concert Series in London from 29th December, priced £10||Neville Staple with Laid Blak in London, Frome, Derby, Cheltenham, Irvine, Tunbridge Wells and Rotherham from 21st December, priced from £15||The Blackbyrds in London from 21st December, priced £25||The Brand New Heavies in London and Bedford from 19th December, priced £35. Last few tickets|
|High Contrast 'A Weird and Wonderful New Year's Eve 2018' with Dimension, DJ Zinc, New Year's Eve Party in Digbeth from 31st December||Sway DaSafo in Glasgow from 31st December, priced from £5. Last tour was 4 years ago||Danny Rampling 'Mixtape Fridays Pres Danny Rampling' in Southampton and Aberdeen from 28th December, priced £9||Joe Goddard [Hot Chip] 'All Night Long' in London and Kings Heath from 29th December, priced £10|
|Digitalism in London on 21st December, priced £5||Dubfire 'Five Years of Haus22' in Manchester on 28th December. Last tour was 3 years ago||DJ Slipmatt 'Logic Hardcore V Logic Xtra Hard' in Swansea on 26th December, priced £5||Dave Angel in Swindon on 31st December, priced £6|
|Hot Since 82 'End of an Era: Boxing Day with Hot Since 82' in Leeds on 26th December||Ash in Dublin and Belfast from 19th December, priced £22.50||Glen Hansard in Dublin and Londonderry from 19th December||Brian Kennedy in County Louth, Down, Belfast, Dublin and Perth from 22nd December, priced from £23.50|
|Akercocke with Acid Reign in London and Manchester from 21st December, priced from £10||In Memory Of Chas Hodges 'An evening of music and entertainment in memory of Chas Hodges. Proceeds from the show will go to Chas's favourite charity, WaterAid' with Dave Peacock, Joe Brown, Albert Lee, Paul Whitehouse, Matt Lucas, Martin Taylor, Ralph McTell, Ed Tudor Pole, Water Aid in London on 17th December||CoCo and the Butterfields in London, Aldershot, Nottingham, Oxford, Northern Quarter, Birmingham, Cardiff and many more from 21st December, priced from £10||Gavin James in London, Kerry, Castlebar, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Limerick and more from 28th December, priced from £12|
|James Yorkston in London, Kings Heath, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Durham, Bristol and more from 19th December, priced from £11||Solstafir in Bristol, Kings Heath, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin from 17th December, priced from £15.50||Misty's Big Adventure in London, Bristol, Leeds and Kings Heath from 17th December, priced from £8||Lady Bird in London, Tunbridge Wells, Bristol, Nottingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle and more from 23rd December, priced from £7.50|
|Romesh Ranganathan 'Hip Hop Saved My Life in aid of CALM' with CALM [charity] in London, Southend, Brighton, Nottingham, Sheffield, Stoke, Southampton and many more from 19th December, priced from £23. Last few tickets||Andy Zaltzman in London and Glasgow from 18th December, priced £12||Lazy Susan 'Forgive Me, Mother!' in London from 19th December. Last few tickets||Kiri Pritchard-Mclean with Phil Nichol, Mick Ferry, Andy Askins in London, Manchester and Leicester from 31st December, priced from £10|
|Jersey Boys in Oxford, Manchester, Edinburgh and Dublin from 18th December||Walking with Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular in London and Dublin from 19th December||Mr Popper's Penguins in Glasgow from 18th December, priced £12.50||Polly And The Magic Lamp in Dublin from 21st December - last few spaces|