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The Skiddle Gig List: The latest and greatest gigs, concerts and tours

Our selection of some of the best and most recently announced gigs - with tickets now on sale - taking place in live music venues across the UK throughout the rest of the year

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 14th Jun 2021

Yes, that's right, it's that time again - revealing our draft of some of the finest and most recently added shows on Skiddle - this week's Skiddle Gig List is here and features a plethora of flipping corking live gigs, all courtesy of your favourites bands, musicians, solo artists and more!

It's finally time to put that hard-earned cash to use, as live events look set to return imminently. Give yourself something to look forward to throughout the mundane working week, and grab yourself a couple of tickets to one or more of the following gigs...

 

(Click or tap on the event titles, artist or venue names below for tickets and more)

 

Hot Chip - Pictish Trail | Glasgow

When: Friday 3rd June 2022

Where: Junction 1 in Glasgow

English electro-pop outfit, Hot Chip are set to bring their dazzling live show to the people of Glasgow next summer.

Performing at Glasgow's Junction 1 venue, the quirky five-piece, who have recently issued a handful of remixes of 'Straight to the Morning' featuring Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker (See video above), will be joined on stage by native Johnny Lynch AKA Pictish Trail.

The Scottish songwriting recluse, who's appeared live at every single instalment of the coveted Green Man Festival since it began, will showcase some of his best-known tracks, such as 'Far Gone (Don't Leave)', 'Dream Wall' and 'Slow Memories'.

 

Find tickets for Hot Chip in Glasgow here

 


 

Bess Atwell | Liverpool

When: Monday 15th November 2021

Where: Leaf in Liverpool

Brighton musician, talented singer-songwriter Bess Atwell takes her delicate acoustic sound out on the road throughout November this year, on the 'Already, Always' UK tour.

Performing on a total of fifteen dates, the young songstress will begin her extensive tour of the British Isles at independent Liverpool venue, Leaf on Monday 15th November 2021, before moving onto Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and more. 

Support throughout the entirety of the tour comes from up and coming folk name, Londoner Eve Owen

 

Find tickets for Bess Atwell in Liverpool here

 


  

Los Bitchos | Liverpool 

When: Sunday 20th February 2022

Where: District in Liverpool

Cumbia party-starters Los Bitchos will bring their Latin-American inspired sound to Liverpool early next year, for a special psych-rock performance. 

The multi-national quartet and renowned psychedelic instrumental band, have been busy making their mark on the world since breaking out of the underground scene back in 2019. Championed by the likes of the NME, influential Seattle-based live music platform KEXP, and SXSW, to name a few, the group has achieved cult-like status, acquiring opening slots on tours for the likes of Ty Segall, Mac Demarco and many more...

Set to hit the recording studio later this year with in-demand indie producer Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand, the group will document and issue their first-ever LP, with a string of live dates to follow in support. 

 

Find tickets for Los Bitchos in Liverpool here

 


  

The Belishas | Bristol

When: Thursday 24th June 2021

Where: The Louisiana in Bristol

Summoning the diminishing spirit of former English indie-rock names the like of The Libertines, and combining with elements of an on-trend post-punk revival sound, up and comers The Belishas have been causing quite a stir in their home town of Bristol for going on five years.  

Finding themselves on support slots for the many eminent names that regularly come through the city, and even headlining events at venues such as the Bristol O2 Academy, it looks certain that this refreshing young band are destined for great things in years to come. 

Catch them live at The Louisiana in Bristol before they make it big!

 

Find tickets for The Belishas in Bristol here

 


 

Horace Andy | Manchester

When: Sunday 4th July 2021

Where: The Blues Kitchen in Manchester

Reggae legend, Horace Andy arrives at one of Manchester's hottest new eateries and live music venues, The Blues Kitchen on Sunday 4th July. 

The influential Jamaican roots superstar and distinctive falsetto vocalist, who's collaborated with a plethora of respected music names, the likes of Phil Pratt, King Tubby, Prince Jammy and more contemporary acts such as Massive Attack and Dub FX, will entertain those lucky few in attendance with a set bursting with unforgettable reggae and trip-hop classics.

Hear the singer-songwriter and devout Rastafari performing 'Skylarking', 'Government Land', 'Spying Glass' and more live in Manchester this summer. Get your tickets now below...

 

Find tickets for Horace Andy in Manchester here

 


 

Echobelly | Sheffield

When: Sunday 10th October 2021

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

One of Britains most influential Britpop outfits, Echobelly are returning to the stage this year, recently announcing a post-lockdown tour to take place throughout the autumn. 

The highly regarded band caught the attention of music fans and artists alike with their storming debut album Everybody’s Got One album released back in 1994. High profile names the likes of Madonna, Morrissey and Brett Anderson of Suede are all said to be huge fans, with Michael Stipes of rock band R.E.M going as far as to say the band were directly responsible for inspiring them to get back into the studio.

Catch the remaining original members of Echobelly guitarist Glenn Johansson and singer-songwriter, Sonya Aurora Madan performing hits 'King of the Kerb', 'Great Things and 'Insomniac' live in Sheffield this October. 

 

Find tickets for Echobelly in Sheffield here

 


  

Skinnyman presents Council Estate of Mind | Manchester

When: Thursday 29th July 2021

Where: The Blues Kitchen in Manchester

Hip hop legend, Skinnyman will showcase all fifteen tracks from his one and only acclaimed album release, 2004's Council Estate of Mind live in Manchester this July, backed by a band full of some of London's finest jazz musicians.

The rapper, born and raised in Leeds, now living in the English capital, is widely acknowledged as one of the UK's most versed MC's and witty wordsmiths, with a penchant for scrutinising modern life, politics and social injustice here in Britain.

Releasing a number of celebrated EP's as part of seminal rap group, Mud Family before going solo, the now veteran performer, at forty-six years old, has enjoyed a long and successful career, maintaining a cult-like status amongst fans of the scene throughout. 

Witness this icon of British rap doing what he does best at the Blues Kitchen Bar in Manchester this summer.

 

Find tickets for Skinnyman in Manchester here

 


  

Smoove and Turrell | Manchester

When: Thursday 15th July 2021

Where: The Blues Kitchen in Manchester

British soul-funk collective, Newcastle's Smoove and Turrell returned last year with a brand new record, their sixth studio album, Stratos Bleu.

The sextet, who when not busy in the studio can usually be found out on the road winning over swathes of music fans at live music venues and festivals, the likes of Glastonbury, have enjoyed a quick rise to the top since the release of their debut breakthrough album, Antique Soul back in 2009.

Following LP's Eccentric Audio, Mount Pleasant and the aforementioned Stratos Bleu have all equally added to the bands growing success, gaining the attention of radio stations and broadcasters across Europe, and particularly of the BBC's Funk and Soul show radio host, Craig Charles who is a strong supporter of the North East based band. 

Don't miss your chance to see these advocates of Northern Funk live this July.

 

Find tickets for Smoove and Turrell in Manchester here

 


 

Aswad | Manchester 

When: Sunday 25th July 2021

Where: The Blues Kitchen in Manchester

Prolific UK reggae act, Aswad will bring their extensive back catalogue of chart smashing hits to the people of Manchester on Saturday 25th July.

Original founding members, singers Tony Robinson and Brinsley Forde, and Angus Gaye AKA Drummie Zeb, formed the group back in 1975 and had their very first breakthrough single covering Tina Turner's 'Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now'.

The beginning of what would be and is still a bountiful and long-lasting career, the trio has since released an impressive twenty-one studio albums, containing a long list of hit singles such as 'Don't Turn Around' and celebrated reggae anthem, 'Shine'. 

Catch this internationally lauded, Grammy-nominated reggae outfit performing some of their biggest records live this July.

 

Find tickets for Aswad in Manchester here

 


 

The Flaming Lips | Glasgow

When: Friday 27th May 2022

Where: Junction 1 in Glasgow

Eccentric psych-rockers, Grammy award-winning rock band The Flaming Lips will bring their exuberant and bubbly, quite literally, live show to Glasgow's Junction 1 next spring.

Confirmed to deliver their usual unconventional and theatrical live performance at one of Scotlands newest outdoor music venues, ticket holders are set to be bewildered by the band's bizarre get-up, stage show, and almost trademark giant inflatable space bubbles. Nothing quite prepares you for experiencing a Flaming Lips sang by frontman Wayne Coyne as he floats over the top of your head.

Support on the night comes from legendary comedy-alt-rock group, Scotland's own Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5.

 

Find tickets for The Flaming Lips in Glasgow here

 



 

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