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Sept – Oct

Thurs 2nd Sept

HIGHEST POINT FESTIVAL
Williamson Park, Quernmore Road, Lancaster. Rag ‘N’ Bone Man and Rudimental, each set to make their Lancashire debut in September 2021 at the region’s biggest music festival, Highest Point. 2nd – 5th Sept. Various prices. skiddle.com

Fri 3rd Sept

THE BRITISH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Winter Gardens, Blackpool. The British Country Music Festival celebrates the best of UK country and Americana and is unique in concept because 99% of the artists are from the UK and provides a platform for over 100 singers and musicians on five different stages throughout the weekend. 3rd – 5th Sept. wintergardensblackpool.co.uk

THE CHRISTIANS
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Renowned for an endless string of soulful yet socially aware hits Forgotten Town, Ideal World, Born Again, Harvest for the World, What’s in a Word, Hooverville, Words, Father, The Bottle and many more The Christians enjoyed huge acclaim in the late 80s and early 90s both in the UK and Europe. 8pm. £25. theatkinson.co.uk

Sat 4th Sept

JOSH HINDLE AND HIS LIVE SWING BAND
The Muni, Albert Road, Colne. Join us for a full live show and be part of this special evening with the incredible Josh Hindle and his live swing band, as we bring you this ‘One Night Only’ live show and raise money for Pendleside Hospice. 7.30pm. £16.50. themuni.co.uk

Wed 8th Sept

THE BOOTLEG BEACH BOYS
The Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster. The Bootleg Beach Boys perform all the hits & favourites from sunny California’s most famous band. This fully live show consists of a well seasoned line up of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists. A show not to be missed. 7.30pm. £20. lancastergrand.co.uk

Thurs 9th Sept

SUPREME QUEEN
King George’s Hall, Blackburn. Closely following the ethos of the original band, they have always strived to create the Original Queen Live Experience. Simply, a stage show designed to provide the most memorable of evenings for Queen’s millions of fans worldwide. 7.30pm. £26.50. bwdvenues.com

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Fri 10th Sept

THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER
King’s Hall Ilkley. Some Kinda Wonderful, The Music of Stevie Wonder features Noel McCalla & The Derek Nash Band. 7.30pm. £25.50. bradford-theatres.co.uk

Sat 11th Sept

WEST YORKSHIRE SAVOYARDS – HMS Pinafore
Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate, Settle. A firm fixture in the Victoria Hall calendar, the West Yorkshire Savoyards return with their autumn touring production of HMS Pinafore, one of the most successful of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operas, loved for its dynamite songs, gleefully entertaining story and saucy satire. 7.30pm. £15. settlevictoriahall.org.uk

BAT OUT OF HELL
The Opera House, Manchester. Bringing to life the legendary anthems of Jim Steinman & Meat Loaf, this critically acclaimed production uniquely combines the magic and excitement of a musical with the immense energy of rock ‘n’ roll. 11th Sept – 2nd Oct. Thurs & Sat mat 2.30pm. Various prices. atgtickets.com

Sun 12th Sept

MICHAEL BALL AND ALFIE BOE
Darwen Library Theatre, Knott St, Darwen. The world’s ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are ‘Back Together’ and set to delight cinema audiences up and down the country with the final show of their UK tour at the O2 Arena. 3pm. £15.50 – £16.50. bwdvenues.com

Tues 14th Sept

RUMOURS OF FLEETWOOD MAC
Opera House, Blackpool. Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2021 with a brand new show celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac. 7.30pm. £29.15. wintergardensblackpool.co.uk

Fri 17th Sept

HOT LEGS – Rod Stewart Tribute
The Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton. A tribute to Mr Gravel Voice himself, Paul incorporates everything you would expect to see and hear at a genuine Rod concert. 7.30pm. £13. alberthalls-bolton.co.uk

FRANKIE’S GUYS – A Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
The Victoria Theatre, Fountain St, Halifax. Voted the UK’s best tribute in 2020, this award winning celebration of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons . 7.30pm. £26. victoriatheatre.co.uk

RE-TAKE THAT IN CONCERT
Blackburn Empire Theatre, Aqueduct Rd, Blackburn. Join the UK’s favourite tribute act Re-Take That for the ultimate Take That party night. 7.30pm. £23.50. blackburnempire.com

THE MUSIC OF JOHN DENVER
Ilkley Playhouse, Weston Rd, Ilkley. After a sell out show in 2019 Chris Bannister returns with his show ‘The Music of John Denver’ for what is always a very special evening. 7.30pm. ilkleyplayhouse.co.uk

Sat 18th Sept

THE HISTORY OF SOUL
The Muni, Albert Road, Colne. A celebration of Soul music through the decades. Experience this iconic music brought back to life by an exceptional nine piece band consisting of some of the finest musicians and performers from around the world. 8.30pm. £17 – £21. themuni.co.uk

Sun 19th Sept

GARY & ROBBIE IN CONCERT
Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham St Annes. The world’s definitive Gary Barlow and Robbie Williams Tribute production has to be seen to be believed. Bringing back all the memories of ‘Take That’ and more recently the hits from Gary and Robbie’s solo career. 7.30pm. £21.50. lowtherpavilion.co.uk

Mon 20th Sept

THE CAVERN BEATLES
King’s Hall Ilkley. The band is one of only a handful worldwide, which executes their entire show completely live with just the four musicians. 7.30pm. £26.50. bradford-theatres.co.uk

Fri 24th Sept

THE FUNK INSTITUTE
Burnley Mechanics, Manchester Rd, Burnley. In 1855, The Mechanics Institute was opened to educate and inspire the working class people of Burnley. In 2021 we aim to reinvigorate this spirit by bringing The Funk Institute. The very best funk, soul. Disco, hip-hop sounds. 7pm – midnight. £5. burnleymechanics.ticketsolve.com

SCARBOROUGH JAZZ FESTIVAL
Scarborough Spa, Grand Hall, Scarborough. Alongside some of our favourite festival performers we have many new faces, the ground breaking pianist Fergus McCreadie, violinist John Pearce and gypsy jazz from Djanco. 24th – 26th Sept. ticketmaster.co.uk

LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU
The Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster. JK has been recognised as the greatest tribute to Robbie Williams throughout the world. 7.30pm. £25. lancastergrand.co.uk

ONE NIGHT ONLY MAGIC OF MUSICALS
Pendle Hippodrome Theatre, New Market Street, Colne A selectionsof your favourite tunes from popular musicals perfromed bt the Pendle Hipprodome Theare Company. 7.30pm. phtheatre.co.uk

Sun 26th Sept

BIG COUNTRY
The Bowdon Rooms, The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham. Big Country perform classic hits. 7pm. £29.15. quaytickets.com

Mon 27th Sept

KIKI DEE AND CARMELO LUGGERI
Barnoldswick Music & Arts Centre, Barnoldswick. For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience. 8pm. £31. barnoldswickmusicandartscentre.com/

Tues 28th Sept

CALENDAR GIRLS THE MUSICAL
Grassington Devonshire Institute, Grassington. A Yorkshire Dales born world premiere; Grassington Players is the first amateur company to perform Gary Barlow & Tim Firth’s ‘Calendar Girls Musical’. 7.30pm £16 ticketsource.co.uk

Fri 1st Oct

KEEP ON MOVIN’ – An Evening With Soul II Soul’s Jazzie B
City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds. Join Jazzie B for a unique evening of music, conversation and more as he brings to life the sounds and stories of Soul II Soul. 7.30pm. £29.60 – £71.60. leedsheritagetheatres.com

80’s MANIA
Burnley Mechanics, Manchester Rd, Burnley. Europe’s official long standing premier 1980’s multi-tribute concert show. 28 chart topping artistes from the 80’s are authentically recreated to look and sound as they did back in the day with a full live band. 8pm. £23, burnleymechanics.ticketsolve.com

A DIVA AND A PIANO – With Lesley Garrett
Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham St Annes. Join Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat. Accompanied by Anna Tilbrook, Lesley’s behind the scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage. 7.30pm. £39.50. lowtherpavilion.co.uk

Sat 2nd Oct

OPERA NORTH’S CARMEN
Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds. This scorching new production of one of the most popular operas ever written will take you deep down into a world where desire and hot blooded passion reign supreme. 2nd Oct 2021-18th Feb 2022. £15 – £77.50. leedsheritagetheatres.com

THE SWING COMMANDERS
Blackburn Empire Theatre, Aqueduct Rd, Blackburn. The Swing Commanders take well crafted songs from the thirties to the fifties, from American Songbook classics to Western Swing and Novelty songs, and overlay them with lush vocal harmonies and hot solos. 7.30pm. £11.50 – £13.50. blackburnempire.com

Sun 3rd Oct

MARTIN TAYLOR AND MARTIN SIMPSON
Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate, Settle. Award winning Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor teams up with acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson. 7.30pm. £20.50. settlevictoriahall.org.uk

Tues 5th Oct

STEELEYE SPAN – 50th Anniversary Tour
King George’s Hall, Blackburn. Pioneers of folk-rock, Steeleye Span changed the face of folk music forever, taking it out of small clubs and into the world of gold discs and international tours. 7.30pm. £28. theatkinson.co.uk

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
Palace Theatre, Manchester. Following two smash hit record breaking London West End seasons, Heathers The Musical embarks on its first national tour. This high octane, black comedy rock musical based on the 1988 film of the same name is back with a bang, missing out might just be the death of you. 5th – 9th Oct. 7.30pm. Thurs & Sat mat 2.30pm. £13 – £56. atgtickets.com

Fri 8th Oct

KEVIN SIMM – Acoustic Show
Darwen Library Theatre, Knott St, Darwen. An unmissable chance to see a world class vocalist up close and personal performing classic hits from across the decades. 7pm. £16. bwdvenues.com

Sun 10th Oct

AMERICAN FOUR TOPS – Motown Show
Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham St Annes. American Four Tops Show, live in concert. 7.30pm. £25 – £27.50. lowtherpavilion.co.uk

SOUTHPORT BLUES – Rhythm & Rock Festival
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Featuring Sari Schorr, Dana Gillespie, Kyla Brox, The Cinelli Brothers, Connor Selby, The Mojo Preachers. 2pm – 10pm. £29 – £33. theatkinson.co.uk

Thurs 14th Oct

WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT
Opera House, Blackpool. What’s Love Got To Do With It is the joyous new show celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner. 7.30pm. £30.25. wintergardensblackpool.co.uk

Fri 15th Oct

RADIO GA GA
Oldham Coliseum, Fairbottom St, Oldham. The ultimate celebration of one the biggest bands ever, Queen. Radio Ga Ga recreates the magic, fun and showmanship of the band’s touring days, playing to millions of people every year. 7.30pm. £26. coliseum.org.uk

Sat 16th Oct

FASTLOVE
Burnley Mechanics, Manchester Rd, Burnley. Direct from London’s West End, the UK’s finest George Michael tribute show. 7.30pm. £28. burnleymechanics.ticketsolve.com

THE LARK ASCENDING WITH SKIPTON CAMERATA
Skipton Town Hall, Skipton. A bio-diversity of nature themed music fills the air in this environmentally aware orchestral concert. As we consider how, post Covid, post lockdown, our lives are to return to a ‘new normal’, the orchestra focuses on music that reflects on the natural world and our relationship with it. 7.30pm. £15.50, under 25s £5.50. ticketsource.co.uk

Thurs 21st Oct

PAULA RANDELL AS DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY
Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes. Live concert by the UK’s No.1 Dame Shirley Bassey impersonator. This promises to be the most glamorous and sparking event with a 3 course dinner included in the price of only £25 per person. Tel: 01253 736652.

THE ELVIS YEARS – The Story of the King
St, George’s Hall, Bradford. The Elvis Years brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ Elvis Presley. 7.30pm. £25. bradford-theatres.co.uk

MANCHESTER FOLK FESTIVAL 2021
Home, 2Tony Wilson Place, Manchester. Manchester Folk Festival is an urban folk festival. It takes place from 21st – 23rd Oct, in and around Home and the city centre. Over the autumn weekend, they present an exhilarating range of events, with the spotlight on contemporary and traditional English folk music. manchesterfolkfestival.org.uk

Fri 22nd Oct

FROM GOLD TO RIO
The Muni, Albert Road, Colne. From Gold To Rio celebrates the music of Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran, two of the most iconic bands from the 1980s. 8.30pm. £20 – £23. themuni.co.uk

THE ART OF SIMON
Ilkley Playhouse, Weston Rd, Ilkley. It’s an opportunity to lose yourself in nostalgia as Bryan and Jeremy perform the classic hits of Simon and Garfunkel. 7.30pm. £12. ilkleyplayhouse.co.uk

STEVE HACKETT GENESIS REVISITED – Seconds Out
Royal Hall, Ripon Rd, Harrogate. The set features some of the most thrilling Genesis material, this time all numbers played in full, plus additional surprises.” 7.45pm. £47. harrogatetheatre.co.uk

Sun 24th Oct

A BEAUTIFUL NOISE
The Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster. Celebrating the music and tribute to Neil Diamond. Led by Fisher Stevens, his full live band and fresh from London’s West End. A Beautiful Noise, the internationally acclaimed production celebrates the music of Neil Diamond. 7.30pm. £24. lancastergrand.co.uk

Mon 25th Oct

SCHOOL OF ROCK
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford. School of Rock is the global hit musical based on the iconic movie starring Jack Black. 25th – 30th Oct. 7.30pm. Wed mat 2pm, Sat mat 2.30pm. £20 – £50. bradford-theatres.co.uk

HAIRSPRAY THE MUSICAL
Palace Theatre, Manchester. The international musical phenomenon Hairspray returns to Manchester this year! 25th Oct – 13th Nov. 7.30pm. Thurs & Sat mat 2.30pm. £13 – £66. atgtickets.com

Tues 26th Oct

THE STYLISTICS
King George’s Hall, Blackburn. The Stylistics remain the real deal, fabulously entertaining and musically breathtaking, plying audiences with the hits that made them a household name. 7pm. £34. bwdvenues.com

Thurs 28th Oct

TONY CHRISTIE
St, George’s Hall, Bradford. This exciting new tour sees Tony perform all of his greatest hits. 7.30pm. £24.50. bradford-theatres.co.uk

Fri 29th Oct

SIMPLY DYLAN – Celebrating Bob Dylan’s 80th Birthday
The Bowdon Rooms, The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham. Led by front man John O’Connell, the band delivers a tribute to celebrating the rich and diverse work of the award winning artist. 7pm. £30.25. quaytickets.com

Sat 30th Oct

THE SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN
Blackburn Empire Theatre, Aqueduct Rd, Blackburn. Brings their years of live performances and recording to rock you with Bruce Springsteen’s greatest hits and deep cuts. 7.30pm. £24. blackburnempire.com

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