Put something different in the diary this month with our list of must-see gigs kicking off in August and beyond. From Lana Del Ray to The Libertines, here are the best music concerts to book now…
To celebrate the launch of their new album, Everything Now, the Canadian disco-electro rockers will be kicking off a tour in the UK next April, with dates in Manchester, London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Dublin.
Various dates and locations April 2018; tickets from £63.80
In June, '80s synth-pop performers Depeche Mode reunited for their first UK stadium tour in over 20 years. As a follow up to the successful tour, the band will be rocking a handful of dates in November, in Manchester, London and Birmingham.
17th November Manchester Arena; 19th November Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham; 22nd November The O2, London; tickets from £73.70
Electronic duo Goldfrapp will be bursting back onto the music scene with a series of live shows in October and November. If their Sydney reviews are anything to go by – they gave an electrifying performance at the Carriageworks back in June – fans are in for a real treat.
Various dates and UK locations in October and June 2017; tickets from £32.60
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of their seminal debut album Turn On The Bright Lights, indie rock veterans Interpol will be kicking off a UK and European tour, where they’ll perform the LP in full every night. Tickets have sold out for the UK tour, but there are re-sale tickets available on GETMEIN! from £49.50.
1st September, Alexandra Palace, London; tickets from £49.50
Watch the former X Factor winner rock out with a series of acoustic numbers in various UK venues throughout November.
Various dates and UK locations in November 2017; tickets from £36.85
The legendary ’90s acid jazz band will be in full force, no doubt with Jay Kay sporting a snazzy new collection of furry hats and epic feather headdresses.
Various dates in November and December 2017, in Manchester, Birmingham and London; tickets from £56.40
Lana Del Ray
Sultry American songstress Land Del Ray is set to play a handful of gigs in Liverpool and Glasgow later this month.
22nd August Liverpool Echo Arena, 23rd August The SSE Hydro, Glasgow; tickets from £36.90
Mystery Jets Jetrospective
Indie rockers Mystery Jets will play five exclusive nights at London’s The Garage, playing one studio album in full each night. They’ll start with Making Dens and culminate with Curve of the Earth, and will be joined on stage by a number of special guests.
25th – 30th September 2017, The Garage, Islington; tickets from £27.50
Louise Wener’s Britpop ensemble have reunited to play their first set of gigs in almost 20 years. Catch them in London, Manchester and Glasgow at the Starshaped Festival, and at London’s O2 this December.
Starshaped Festival, various dates and locations in August; tickets from £41.50; 2nd December, London O2; tickets from £25.15
Berkshire-based pop-rockers The Hoosiers have just announced their 10th-anniversary tour, The Trick To Life, which starts in Bournemouth on 4th October and ends in St Albans on 6th November.
Various dates and UK venues from 4th October – 6th November; tickets from £14.10
Indie icons The Libertines are set to play a series of ‘seaside shows’ this September and October. Catch Carl and Pete in various venues from Blackpool to Brighton.
Various dates and UK locations from 17th September – 2nd October 2017; tickets from £33.90