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Rescheduled Date - The Bowie Collective

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

Mon 4 Oct 2021

Manic Street Preachers

Mon 4 Oct 2021

Following Manic Street Preachers longest enforced break from playing live, the group will take the album on a 14 date cross-country tour.

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Tue 5 Oct 2021

Roger Taylor: Outsider Tour

Tue 5 Oct 2021

Rock icon Roger Taylor made the surprise announcement today that he will play a UK solo tour this Autumn, introducing brand new material and revisiting some of his very own Queen classics.

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Fri 8 Oct 2021

The King Is Back

Fri 8 Oct 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.

Sat 9 Oct 2021

An Evening With The Waterboys + Support

Sat 9 Oct 2021

Few bands have as great a live reputation as The Waterboys, who hit the road once again in 2021.

Sun 10 Oct 2021

Scouting For Girls

Sun 10 Oct 2021

Scouting For Girls has announced the upcoming release of their new studio album ‘Easy Cover’ alongside a huge 42 date UK tour.

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Wed 13 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - Rufus Wainwright: Unfollow The Rules Tour

Wed 13 Oct 2021

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

Fri 15 Oct 2021

Thank You For The Music: The Ultimate Tribute To ABBA

Fri 15 Oct 2021

Calling all Dancing Queens, this is your night to say, thank you for the music!

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Sat 16 Oct 2021

York Guildhall Orchestra

Sat 16 Oct 2021

York Guildhall Orchestra presents a concert that combines the forces of the York Guildhall Orchestra and Leeds Festival Chorus.

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Sun 17 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - Boyzlife

Sun 17 Oct 2021

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

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Thu 21 Oct 2021

Cancelled - Daniel O'Donnell

Thu 21 Oct 2021

Daniel O'Donnell has announced a huge show at York Barbican next October 2021.

Fri 22 Oct 2021

You Win Again: Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees

Fri 22 Oct 2021

Direct from London’s West End, now in its 8th spectacular year, welcome to the stage – You Win Again!

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Sun 24 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - Level 42: From Eternity To Here

Sun 24 Oct 2021

Level 42 return to York Barbican in 2021 with the 'From Eternity To Here' tour.

Mon 25 Oct 2021

Richard Thompson

Mon 25 Oct 2021

Grammy award-nominated legend Richard Thompson heads to York Barbican this autumn as part of his 2021 UK headline tour.

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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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Sun 31 Oct 2021

Beth Hart

Sun 31 Oct 2021

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart and her band will return to the UK in 2021.

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Wed 3 Nov 2021

Rescheduled Date - Clannad

Wed 3 Nov 2021

The multi-award-winning Clannad has without doubt done more than any other group to take Irish music and the Irish language to a worldwide audience.

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Fri 5 Nov 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jools Holland

Fri 5 Nov 2021

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

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Sun 7 Nov 2021

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

Sun 7 Nov 2021

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

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Wed 10 Nov 2021

Rescheduled Date - Gabrielle: Rise Again Tour 2021

Wed 10 Nov 2021

Gabrielle returns to York Barbican

Thu 11 Nov 2021

Seasick Steve

Thu 11 Nov 2021

Seasick Steve returns for a headline show in support of his latest album, ‘Blues in Mono’. For these special, intimate shows entitled the “Just Steve, A Guitar and You Tour”, Steve will be performing solo.

Fri 10 Dec 2021

The Overtones

Fri 10 Dec 2021

Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group, The Overtones are delighted to announce their 10th Anniversary Tour!

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Sat 11 Dec 2021

Rescheduled Date - Levellers

Sat 11 Dec 2021

The Levellers are heading to York Barbican in 2021!

Sun 12 Dec 2021

Christmas Carol Concert

Sun 12 Dec 2021

Organisers of York’s Annual Community Carol Concert are delighted to announce that the festive event will make a welcome return this December.

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Mon 13 Dec 2021

The Magical Music of Harry Potter: Live in Concert With The Weasleys

Mon 13 Dec 2021

The award-winning film music of the Harry Potter films and the stage show is now coming to UK as a unique concert for the first time!

Wed 15 Dec 2021

Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love: The Meat Loaf Story

Wed 15 Dec 2021

Critically acclaimed Steve Steinman brings you his smash hit production Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story: It’s all about the music!

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Mon 20 Dec 2021

Rescheduled Date - Kate Rusby

Mon 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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Sat 8 Jan 2022

Rescheduled Date - York Rocks Against Cancer

Sat 8 Jan 2022

York Rocks Against cancer is back for it’s fifth instalment. Bigger, better and a brand new venue!

Thu 13 Jan 2022

Big Girls Don't Cry

Thu 13 Jan 2022

Travel back in time with Big Girls Don’t Cry, celebrating the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

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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.

Sat 22 Jan 2022

Calling Planet Earth

Sat 22 Jan 2022

A new romantic symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical era’s of all time – the electrifying ’80s!

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Sun 23 Jan 2022

Rescheduled Date - Ronan Keating: Twenty Twenty

Sun 23 Jan 2022

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

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Fri 4 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - The Musical Box Presents: A Genesis Extravaganza - Part III

Fri 4 Feb 2022

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

Sun 6 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - Rob Brydon: A Night of Songs & Laughter

Sun 6 Feb 2022

Featuring a sensational live band, 'A Night of Songs & Laughter' tells Rob's personal musical journey from South Wales to Hollywood and back.

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Sat 12 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - Fascinating Aïda

Sat 12 Feb 2022

They’re back at last! Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman are heading on tour in 2022.

Mon 14 Feb 2022

Pasión de Buena Vista

Mon 14 Feb 2022

Escape into a hot Cuban night on one of the most exciting Caribbean islands with Pasión de Buena Vista.

Thu 17 Feb 2022

Paul Carrack

Thu 17 Feb 2022

One of the most revered voices in music and will return to the delight his legions of admirers on the Good and Ready tour 2022.

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Fri 25 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - Soul II Soul: Club Classics

Fri 25 Feb 2022

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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Mon 28 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - Jason Donovan: Even More Good Reasons

Mon 28 Feb 2022

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!

Thu 3 Mar 2022

Genesis Visible Touch

Thu 3 Mar 2022

Genesis Visible Touch is the ultimate celebration of Phil Collins-era Genesis! Join them to celebrate the greatest hits plus classic oldies.

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Fri 4 Mar 2022

Rescheduled Date - Showaddywaddy

Fri 4 Mar 2022

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ return to York Barbican on Fri, 04 March 2022

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Sat 5 Mar 2022

The Best Of Bowie

Sat 5 Mar 2022

David Bowie’s former bandmates Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey get ready to launch their new Bowie project, featuring Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory plus the all-star Holy Holy band.

Tue 15 Mar 2022

Big Big Train

Tue 15 Mar 2022

Big Big Train are set to embark on their most extensive ever run of live dates in 2022 visiting York Barbican in 2022!

Thu 17 Mar 2022

Joe Jackson

Thu 17 Mar 2022

Joe Jackson is launching a new tour with the same band as his successful Four Decade Tour of 2019.

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Tue 22 Mar 2022

Rescheduled Date - Jerome Remblance

Tue 22 Mar 2022

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

Fri 25 Mar 2022

Foy Vance: Signs Of Life Tour

Fri 25 Mar 2022

Foy Vance has announced details of his fourth studio album 'Signs Of Life' and a 2022 UK tour.

Sat 26 Mar 2022

10CC The Ultimate Greatest Hits Tour

Sat 26 Mar 2022

10cc have announced a new UK tour for 2022, where they will celebrate the hits which have seen them recognised as one of the most inventive and influential bands in popular music.

Sun 27 Mar 2022

House Classics with The National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Sun 27 Mar 2022

The best 90s house tracks are reimagined in this brand new show that pairs the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra with original, authentic vocalists live on stage.

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Sat 2 Apr 2022

Heather Small: The Voice of M People

Sat 2 Apr 2022

Heather Small returns to York Barbican in 2022! Click for more information.

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Tue 5 Apr 2022

Rescheduled Date - Paul Weller

Tue 5 Apr 2022

Paul Weller gets back on the road in 2021 to play a further 19 dates across the UK and Ireland.

Wed 6 Apr 2022

Imelda May

Wed 6 Apr 2022

Globally revered Irish artist Imelda May has announced her first major UK tour in over five years in support of her highly anticipated new album ‘11 Past The Hour’.

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Fri 8 Apr 2022

Rescheduled Date - Bootleg Beatles

Fri 8 Apr 2022

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

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Sat 16 Apr 2022

Rescheduled Date - Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets

Sat 16 Apr 2022

The 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’.

Sat 30 Apr 2022

The Divine Comedy

Sat 30 Apr 2022

Having now completed his third full decade as a recording artist, The Divine Comedy announces his 2022 UK Tour.

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Fri 6 May 2022

Rescheduled Date - The Shires

Fri 6 May 2022

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

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Sun 15 May 2022

Rescheduled Date - Paul Young and Go West

Sun 15 May 2022

English pop-duo Go West & 80s everyone's favourite 80’s crooner Paul Young visit York Barbican on their 2022 UK tour!

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Sun 22 May 2022

Tony Hadley

Sun 22 May 2022

One of the most renowned voices in British music, Tony Hadley, has announced a huge UK tour for 2022, celebrating a remarkable 40 years in music.

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Mon 23 May 2022

Rescheduled Date - The Hollies

Mon 23 May 2022

Catch legendary icons of British rock, The Hollies, performing their best-known hits in May 2022

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Sun 5 Jun 2022

Rescheduled Date - Illegal Eagles

Sun 5 Jun 2022

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

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Fri 10 Jun 2022

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

Fri 10 Jun 2022

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

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Sat 18 Jun 2022

Rescheduled Date - The ELO Experience

Sat 18 Jun 2022

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

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Wed 22 Jun 2022

Rescheduled Date - YES: The Album Series Tour

Wed 22 Jun 2022

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

Thu 23 Jun 2022

ABBA Party Night

Thu 23 Jun 2022

Don’t miss the unforgettable Agnetha, Frida, Benny, and Bjorn from the 1974 ABBA Tribute Show, who have been delighting audiences for over 20 years, performing the greatest hits of ABBA in their own fun and unique style.

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Sun 3 Jul 2022

Rescheduled Date - Coldplace

Sun 3 Jul 2022

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

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Fri 22 Jul 2022

Rescheduled Date - Jane McDonald: Let The Light In

Fri 22 Jul 2022

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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Sun, 24 July 2022

Rescheduled Date - George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Sun, 24 July 2022

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

Thu 15 Sep 2022

Rescheduled Date - Chris De Burgh

Thu 15 Sep 2022

Chris de Burgh & his band are proud to announce they will be embarking on an eight-date UK tour, ‘The Legend of Robin Hood’.

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Sat 17 Sep 2022

Rescheduled Date - Kim Wilde: The Greatest Hits Tour

Sat 17 Sep 2022

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

Thu 22 Sep 2022

Queen Machine

Thu 22 Sep 2022

The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated UK tour.

Wed 28 Sep 2022

Don McLean: 50th Anniversary of American Pie

Wed 28 Sep 2022

Don McLean returns to York Barbican to celebrate 50 years of the iconic album, 'American Pie'.

Fri 30 Sep 2022

Dexys

Fri 30 Sep 2022

DEXYS tour the UK and are reworking their classic album ‘Too Rye Ay, as it could have sounded’, in what will be the 40th Anniversary of the original album.

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Fri 7 Oct 2022

Rescheduled Date - Leo Sayer

Fri 7 Oct 2022

British music legend Leo Sayer will be touring the UK in 2022 celebrating his 50th anniversary in music. With this performance, Leo and his band bring boundless energy, exuberance, and a hit-packed show.

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Sat 26 Nov 2022

Rescheduled Date - A Country Night In Nashville

Sat 26 Nov 2022

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

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Mon 20 Feb 2023

Rescheduled Date - Belinda Carlisle: The Decades Tour

Mon 20 Feb 2023

With ‘The Decades Tour’ the internationally acclaimed recording artist will celebrate her rich musical catalogue and chameleonic musical prowess.