The Skiddle Gig List: Upcoming gigs and tours across the UK

Check out this month's Skiddle Gig List to discover all the best touring artists over the summer months and beyond!

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 7th Jul 2023

We're aware that it's festival season, but, while everyone is getting ready to spend a weekend sitting in a field (although it's to see some incredible live music), there are still plenty of fantastic live gigs happening all over the country that could use your support!

Below, you'll discover some iconic 90s indie bands performing all their classic hits for their adoring fans; a recently reformed girl band who just want to push your buttons; One of the 90s seminal punk bands, headed up by the genres king; And let's not forget about one of the UKs most creative and cool underground Hip-hop artists. No matter what kind of music you're into, we can guarantee that Skiddle has a gig in the upcoming months to satisfy your cravings.

Take a look at the latest edition of the Skiddle Gig List below and make sure to secure your tickets before they sell out!


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



James with special guests Razorlight

When: Friday 28th July 2023

Where: Slessor Gardens in Dundee

Having one of Britain’s most enduring success stories, James have released 16 studio albums, selling over 25 million copies with their recent run of Top 5 albums proving to be a golden era for the band. Joining them at this momentous gig in Dundee is none other than the recently reformed Razorlight, who look set to bring their golden touch to the stage, for a double-headed gig for the ages.

So don't sit down, stand up, get over to your laptop, and get those tickets booked asap!


Tickets for James with special guests Razorlight at Slessor Gardens

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When: Sunday 9th July 2023

Where: Rochester Castle in Kent

One of the most successful British girl bands of the 21st century, and newly reformed to their original trio, Sugababes are back and ready to bring their multiple platinum-selling records to the masses for a pure pop party. Joining them will be New Hope Club, who we are sure will be bringing just as much of a vibe.

Oh, and did we mention, the gig is going to be on the grounds of Rochester Castle? This means all you kings and queens will be feeling right at home in the historic surroundings... we can't think of much better places to see the Sugababes in action. It's this weekend, so grab your tickets now!


Tickets for Sugababes at Rochester Castle 

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Public Image Ltd

When: Friday 8th September 2023

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

If you're a huge punk fanatic, love the Sex Pistols, or just love the actual and you'll be seeing, the seminal post-punk outfit Public Image Ltd (fronted by the godfather of punk John Lydon) mark a noteworthy Leadmill debut this September. The iconic Sheffield venue has hosted some heroes throughout the years, and this one looks set to add yet another name to its illustrious history. 


Tickets for Public Image Ltd at The Leadmill

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Lime Cordiale

When: Tuesday 5th September 2023

Where: Engine Rooms in Southampton

Lime Cordiale’s 2022 UK tour saw audiences pack out venues up and down the country including two sold-out nights at London’s Electric Ballroom and Festival appearances at Latitude Festival and Electric Picnic. Garnering huge plaudits for their insanely fun and infectious performances and genuine, generous interactions with their fans.

The Aussies are coming back in 2023, and you simply can't miss them, get your tickets below!


Tickets for Lime Cordiale at Engine Rooms 

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Lord Apex

When: Monday 23rd October 2023

Where: 24 Kitchen Street in Liverpool

The underground West London lo-fi hip-hop icon is travelling up North for the first time in a while, and bringing with him his laid-back vibe and introspective lyrics to the people of Liverpool this October. For those in the know, you've already got tickets, but for those who don't, once you give him a listen you'll be booking within the hour. He is wildly original and one of the coolest on the UK Hip-Hop scene at the minute. Sort them asap!


Tickets for Lord Apex at 24 Kitchen Street

This event has been cancelled
Due to unforeseen circumstances



Sundara Karma

When: Friday 24th November 2023

Where: The Mill in Birmingham

With their third album coming in October, Sundara Karma are heading back out on the road, and this stop at The Mill in Birmingham looks set to be one of the very best. Having been around for years and a consistent hidden gem of the UK indie scene, their third album will look to see to break them finally into the forefront f everyone's minds and ears. We're so excited to see what the album sounds like, as their first two are quite different. To see for yourself, in person, grab those tickets below!


Tickets for Sundara Karma at The Mill 

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Circa Waves

When: Wednesday 11th October 2023

Where: MK11 in Milton Keynes

Circa Waves are back on the road have recently released their new album Never Going Under to high praise across press and radio and have a summer of headlining festival stages to look forward to. Recognising their position in being able to help charities close to their hearts however, they made the decision to bring Never Going Under to intimate venues in eight UK towns and cities for the benefit of a foodbank in each area, at a time when donations are needed more than ever.

Do some good and hear some belting tunes in Milton Keynes this October, tickets below!


Tickets for Circa Waves at MK11

This event has been cancelled
Due to artist illness.



The Reytons

When: Saturday 23rd September 2023

Where: Eventim Olympia in Liverpool

The Reytons have revealed their biggest-ever tour, alongside an intense announcement video featuring boxing royalty John Fury. Adding to their landmark headline at Sheffield’s Utilita Arena, these latest dates up and down the UK open up the band’s high-energy live show to over 40,000 people this autumn.

Born from the streets of South Yorkshire, The Reytons have risen through the ranks to become one of the UK’s most exciting indie acts, with an official number-one album and an all-but-sold-out arena headline under their arm. They're also coming to the Olympia in Liverpool, so get yourself down and get in the pits.


Tickets for The Reytons at Eventim Olympia

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When: Thursday 7th December 2023

Where: New Century in Manchester

The Berlin-based electronic maestro Roosevelt is coming to Manchester this December, and we quite simply can't wait to be there. The 80s-synth-inspired cinematic soundscapes he produces will be beaming into the eyes and ears of those in attendance, New Century Hall will be alive with a disco fervour, and there will be a night-long boogie of epic proportions, get on it now before it sells out!


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Rianne Downey

When: Monday 27th November 2023

Where: Hope And Ruin in Brighton

Following her guest appearance alongside Paul Heaton at Neighbourhood Weekender in Manchester (filling in for Jaquie Abbott), Rianna Downey will have earnt a legion of new fans who may want to discover her music. Well, if this sounds like you then this gig is one you simply have to get on. 

Her tracks are worl-wise but effortlessly singable and hit the sweet spot between poignant and fun ina way few are capable. Get tickets now and have the night of your life!


Tickets for Rianne Downey at The Hope and Ruin

This event has been cancelled
Due to illness



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.