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Following the UK Government advice in relation to non-essential social contact, we are liaising with promoters and event organisers to reschedule our events calendar.  Read more

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POSTPONED - Jack Dee: Off The Telly

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Join Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment (food and beverages not included) in his brand new stand-up tour.

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Thu 8 Oct 2020

The Hairy Bikers

Thu 8 Oct 2020

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak and the government measures implemented to limit its spread, The Hairy Bikers autumn 2020 shows have been cancelled. Customers will be given a refund on their ticket purchase from their ticket agent.

Sat 10 Oct 2020

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Sat 10 Oct 2020

Bringing the best live stand-up to York, featuring comedians from shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more.

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POSTPONED - Rob Beckett: Wallop!

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Rob Beckett, the self-proclaimed Mouth of the South, is back on tour with a brand new stand up show!

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Rescheduled Date - The Boomtown Rats & Special Guests

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The Boomtown Rats head to York Barbican on their 'Citizens of Boomtown' tour in 2020.

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POSTPONED - Rob Beckett: Wallop!

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Rob Beckett, the self-proclaimed Mouth of the South, is back on tour with a brand new stand up show!

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Sat 7 Nov 2020

Katie Melua

Sat 7 Nov 2020

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak and the government measures implemented to limit its spread, Katie Melua’s October & November 2020 shows have been cancelled. Customers will be given a refund on their ticket purchase from their ticket agent.

Sat 14 Nov 2020

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Sat 14 Nov 2020

Bringing the best live stand-up to York, featuring comedians from shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more.

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24 Nov - 6 Dec 2020

Betway UK Snooker Championship 2020

24 Nov - 6 Dec 2020

The Betway UK Snooker Championship returns in 2020, with Ronnie O'Sullivan, Judd Trump and many more.

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POSTPONED - Joel Dommett: Unapologetic (If That's Okay?)

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Join Joel as he brings you bang up to date on his life since his last live show!

16 - 19 Dec 2020

Alan Carr: Not Again, Alan!

16 - 19 Dec 2020

Join Alan as he muses upon the things that make his life weird and wonderful.

Sun 20 Dec 2020

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Sun 20 Dec 2020

Bringing the best live stand-up to York, featuring comedians from shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more.

Thu 7 Jan 2021

Rescheduled Date - Forbidden Nights

Thu 7 Jan 2021

The new Forbidden Nights tour celebrates their 5th year, and it’s bigger and better than ever.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Rescheduled Date - Ronan Keating: Twenty Twenty

Wed 13 Jan 2021

One of the best-loved singers of our generation returns with an album that encapsulates his many musical achievements since the millennium.

Fri 15 Jan

Rescheduled Date - From The Jam: Setting Sons 40th Anniversary Tour

Fri 15 Jan

From the Jam will tour the UK celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Jam’s 4th studio album ‘Setting Sons’.

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Rescheduled Date - Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Scotland’s international comedy star returns to York Barbican with his all-new, 11th solo show.

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Cancelled - Katherine Jenkins

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Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak and the government measures implemented to limit its spread, the Katherine Jenkins date at York Barbican on the 5th February has unfortunately been cancelled. Customers for the concert will be given a refund on their ticket from the point of purchase.

Sun 14 Feb 2021

The Musical Box Presents: A Genesis Extravaganza - Part III

Sun 14 Feb 2021

As the only band ever licensed and supported by Genesis and Peter Gabriel, The Musical Box presents a new, never performed show in 2021.

Mon 15 Feb 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jason Donovan: Even More Good Reasons

Mon 15 Feb 2021

Jason can’t wait to play his first music concert tour in four years with his ‘Even More Good Reasons’ tour, don’t miss it!

17-18 Feb 2021

Jason Manford: Like Me

17-18 Feb 2021

‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’, mixed with ‘comic gold’.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Anton & Erin: Showtime

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Join the nation’s favourite ballroom couple on their brand new tour for 2021.

Sun 21 Feb 2021

Rescheduled Date - Lisa Marie Performing Arts 20th Year Anniversary Show

Sun 21 Feb 2021

Lisa Marie Performing Arts celebrate their 20th anniversary this March with a spectacular show!

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Sun 28 Feb 2021

Rescheduled Date - Russell Watson: 20th Anniversary of The Voice

Sun 28 Feb 2021

Russell will celebrate 20 years since his debut album was released.

Wed 3 Mar 2021

Rescheduled Date - Friends! The Musical Parody

Wed 3 Mar 2021

Friends! The Musical Parody is a hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show.

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Tue 9 Mar 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jerome Remblance

Tue 9 Mar 2021

Jerome Remblance is a local businessman from Pocklington, who aside from business has always been a musical talent.

Wed, 10 March 2021

Clannad

Wed, 10 March 2021

The multi-award winning Clannad have without doubt done more than any other group to take Irish music and the Irish language to a worldwide audience. Fusing elements of traditional Irish music with more contemporary folk, new age, and rock they have created a beautifully unique and ethereal sound which combines haunting melodies and mesmerising vocals to transcend the sands of time whilst appealing to a worldwide audience of all ages.

Wed 17 Mar 2021

Rescheduled Date - Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

Wed 17 Mar 2021

Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice is back with a brand new show, Giovanni Pernice: This is Me!

Wed 24 Mar 2021

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

Wed 24 Mar 2021

Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ many endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the very limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration with an unparalleled story to tell.

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Thu 25 March 2021

Rescheduled Date - BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Thu 25 March 2021

Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival.

Fri 26 Mar 2021

Rescheduled Date - Paul Smith: Changed

Fri 26 Mar 2021

Comedian Paul Smith returns to York Barbican with his brand new live show!

Sun 28 Mar 2021

Rescheduled Date - Military Wives Choir

Sun 28 Mar 2021

Our Miltary Wives Choir Concert has now been rescheduled for 28 March 2021. Please click for more information

Sat 3 Apr 2021

Rescheduled Date - Soul II Soul: Club Classics

Sat 3 Apr 2021

Iconic British band Soul II Soul take their acclaimed Club Classics tour back on the road, paying tribute to their legendary debut album, ‘Club Classics Vol 1’.

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Thu 08 April 2021

Gary Meikle: Surreal

Thu 08 April 2021

After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal.

Fri 9 Apr 2021

The King Is Back

Fri 9 Apr 2021

Internationally renowned as one, if not the best Elvis tribute in the world today, Ben Portsmouth will bring his unique style and charisma and will show audiences why he is regarded as the best in the business.

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Rescheduled Date - Bootleg Beatles

Tue 13 Apr 2021

The world’s Premier Beatles band continues to draw critical acclaim with their flawless recreation of the greatest songbook of all time.

Fri, 16 April 2021

The Best Of Bowie

Fri, 16 April 2021

David Bowie’s former producer/ bassist Tony Visconti and drummer Woody Woodmansey get ready to launch their new Bowie project ‘The Best Of Bowie’ featuring long time fan and friend Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory plus the all-star Holy Holy band in April 2021.

Sat 17 Apr 2021

Rescheduled Date - The ELO Experience

Sat 17 Apr 2021

The sensational tribute celebrating the great music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light Orchestra

Wed 21 Apr 2021

Rescheduled Date - Remembering The Oscars

Wed 21 Apr 2021

Fresh from another sell-out tour, Aljaz and Janette will be returning with their brand new show Remembering The Oscars.

Thu 22 Apr 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jeff Beck

Thu 22 Apr 2021

Legendary guitarist and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Beck will take to the York Barbican stage in 2021.

Sun 25 Apr 2021

Diversity: Connected

Sun 25 Apr 2021

After nine sell-out UK tours, Diversity have announced one of their biggest UK tour to date.

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Thu 29 Apr 2021

Rescheduled Date - Showaddywaddy

Thu 29 Apr 2021

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ return to York Barbican on 29 April 2021.

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Sun, 02 May 2021

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Sun, 02 May 2021

Jimmy will be talking about terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.

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Tuesday 4th May 2021

Rescheduled Date - Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets

Tuesday 4th May 2021

The 2021 tour will see the band further expand their repertoire and will play songs from Pink Floyd's early catalogue up to the 1972 album ‘Obscured by Clouds’.

Mon, 10 May 2021

Jason Fox: Life At The Limit

Mon, 10 May 2021

Jason Fox is a former Royal Marine Commando and Special Forces Sergeant.

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Sat 15 May 2021

Rescheduled Date - Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynics Mixtape

Sat 15 May 2021

Romesh Ranganathan returns to York Barbican with his most brutally honest show yet, The Cynics Mixtape.

Tue 18 May 2021

Rescheduled Date - Sandi Toksvig Live: The National Trevor Tour

Tue 18 May 2021

The Sandi Toksvig event at York Barbican has been rescheduled to 18th May 2021.

Wed 19 May 2021

Rescheduled Date - YES: The Album Series Tour

Wed 19 May 2021

YES, one of the most innovative of all prog-rock bands, and true legends of the genre have announced The Album Series Tour.

Thu 20 May 2021

Rescheduled Date - The Bowie Collective

Thu 20 May 2021

The amazingly accurate Bowie Collective make it their mission to give you the Bowie show you always wanted - and will never forget.

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Fri 21 May 2021

Rescheduled Date - Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac

Fri 21 May 2021

The world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac returns with a brand new show celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac,

Sat 22 May 2021

Rescheduled Date - Boyzlife

Sat 22 May 2021

Two of the world’s biggest bands, Boyzone and Westlife, come together for the very first-time featuring Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy.

Sun 23 May 2021

Rescheduled Date - The Shires

Sun 23 May 2021

The UK’s best-selling country act returns with their eagerly awaited forthcoming album ‘Good Years’.

Sat 29 May 2021

Rob Lamberti - A Celebration of the Songs and Music of George Michael

Sat 29 May 2021

The tribute artist that turns a different corner

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Wed 16 June 2021

Rescheduled- Shagged. Married. Annoyed. With Chris & Rosie Ramsey

Wed 16 June 2021

For the first time ever Chris and Rosie Ramsey are bringing their smash-hit podcast live to York for one show only.

Tue 29 June 2021

Rescheduled Date - Paul Weller

Tue 29 June 2021

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic situation and continued restrictions on public gatherings, Paul Weller's 2020 autumn York Barbican date has had to be rescheduled to Tuesday 29th June 2021

Wed 30 Jun 2021

Rescheduled Date - Here Come The Boys

Wed 30 Jun 2021

Here Come the Boys returns with three Strictly dance superstars, a brand-new cast and a brand-new dazzling production.

Sun 4 Jul 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jane McDonald: Let The Light In

Sun 4 Jul 2021

After her sell-out tours of 2018 and 2019, you’ll need to book early to secure your seat for this fabulous evening of music and laughter.

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Thu 15 Jul 2021

Rescheduled Date - Illegal Eagles

Thu 15 Jul 2021

The Illegal Eagles visit York Barbican, bringing their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail and incredible showmanship.

Fri 30 Jul 2021

Rescheduled Date - George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Fri 30 Jul 2021

George Thorogood & The Destroyers head to York on their acclaimed Good To Be Bad: 45 Years Of Rock tour.

Sat 31 Jul 2021

Rescheduled Date - Coldplace

Sat 31 Jul 2021

Coldplace are the ultimate tribute band to Coldplay, giving audiences the nearest experience to seeing Coldplay themselves.

Sat 07 August 2021

Rescheduled Date - A Country Night In Nashville

Sat 07 August 2021

Spend A Country Night in Nashville and celebrate the very best of country music

Sat 11 Sep 2021

Rescheduled Date - Northern Live: Do I Love You

Sat 11 Sep 2021

The world’s greatest and most authentic touring Northern Soul show heads to York Barbican.

Fri 17 Sep 2021

Rescheduled Date - Kim Wilde: The Greatest Hits Tour

Fri 17 Sep 2021

Kim Wilde and her incredible band are heading back on the road with Kim’s Greatest Hits Tour.

Fri 24 Sep 2021

Rescheduled Date - Go West & Paul Young

Fri 24 Sep 2021

English pop-duo Go West & 80s everyone's favourite 80’s crooner Paul Young visit York Barbican on their 2020 UK tour!

1 - 3 Oct 2021

New Show added & Rescheduled Dates - Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

1 - 3 Oct 2021

The 25th Anniversary show catapults Riverdance into the 21st century and will completely immerse you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance.

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Wed 13 Oct 21

Rescheduled Date - Rufus Wainwright: Unfollow The Rules Tour

Wed 13 Oct 21

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has announced a run of UK dates next winter.

Thu 14 Oct 2021

Belinda Carlisle: The Decades Tour

Thu 14 Oct 2021

Belinda Carlisle returns to York in winter 2021 to mark 35 years as a solo artist.

Tue, 19 October 2021

Leo Sayer

Tue, 19 October 2021

British music legend Leo Sayer will be touring the UK in 2021 celebrating his 50th anniversary in music. With this performance, Leo and his band bring boundless energy, exuberance and a hit packed show to some of his favourite venues across the country.

Thu, 21 October 2021

Daniel O'Donnell

Thu, 21 October 2021

Daniel O'Donnell has announced a huge show at York Barbican on the 21st of October 2021.

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Sun 24 October 2021

Level 42: From Eternity To Here

Sun 24 October 2021

Level 42 return to York Barbican in 2020 on the 'From Eternity To Here' tour.

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Wed, 27 October 2021

Rescheduled Date - Chris Ramsey: The 20/20 Tour

Wed, 27 October 2021

Chris Ramsey's performance at York Barbican has had to be rescheduled due to the ongoing issues surrounding the coronavirus. 23rd October 2020 – rescheduled to 27th October 2021 All original tickets remain valid.

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Thu, 28 October 2021

Rescheduled Date - Chris Ramsey: The 20/20 Tour

Thu, 28 October 2021

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020.

Fri 29 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - Dionne Warwick ‘She’s Back: One Last Time’ Tour 2021

Fri 29 Oct 2021

Dionne Warwick is a six-time Grammy Award-winning singer, actress & television host.

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Sat 30 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - The Bon Jovi Experience

Sat 30 Oct 2021

Looking for the ultimate Bon Jovi tribute? Look no further than The Bon Jovi Experience, the official tribute band to Bon Jovi, endorsed by the man himself.

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Fri 05 November 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jools Holland

Fri 05 November 2021

Jools Holland and The Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will once again take their much-loved annual tour around the UK.

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Sat, 06 November 2021

Rescheduled Date - Swan Lake

Sat, 06 November 2021

Swan Lake returns to York Barbican, presented in classic Russian style with a full orchestra.

Wed 10 November 2021

Rescheduled Date - Gabrielle: Rise Again Tour 2021

Wed 10 November 2021

Gabrielle returns to York Barbican

Sat 11 Dec 2021

Rescheduled Date - Levellers

Sat 11 Dec 2021

The Levellers are heading to York Barbican in 2021!

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Sun 20 Dec 2021

Kate Rusby

Sun 20 Dec 2021

Folk singer Kate Rusby will return to York Barbican in December 2021 for another edition of her Christmas tour.

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Fri 21 Jan 2022

Rescheduled Date - From The Jam + The Selecter

Fri 21 Jan 2022

From the Jam are celebrating the 40th anniversary of 'Sound Affects', the 5th studio album by The Jam, by performing it in full plus more classics by The Jam.