Music
Primal Scream and guests

Primal Scream and guests

Hardcore Uproar presents “Live the Scream” featuring Primal Scream, Graeme Park and Gabe Gurnsey plus a few surprises along the way.

Sat 19th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Dance
Snow White

Snow White

Join Vienna Festival Ballet on a magical journey with their unmissable production of Snow White.

Wed 23rd Oct
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Variety
Des O’Connor & Jimmy Tarbuck – LIVE

Des O’Connor & Jimmy Tarbuck – LIVE

Brought to you direct from the London Palladium, DES O’CONNOR joins JIMMY TARBUCK live on stage for this rare event!

Thu 24th Oct
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical Music and Opera
The Hallé

The Hallé

The Hallé open the 2019/20 Blackburn Classics Series with a romantic programme featuring Brahms’ masterpiece – Symphony No. 1.

Fri 25th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner

An unmissable opportunity to see comic legend Frank Skinner perform brand new stand-up in an intimate space.

Sat 26th Oct
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Spoken Word
David Gower: On the Front Foot

David Gower: On the Front Foot

Often described as one of the most stylish left-handed batsmen of all time, the blond-haired 80s bombshell promises to share his thoughts on this years Cricket World Cup and The Ashes, both of which are being battled out on home soil.

Wed 30th Oct
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
George’s Comedy Club

George’s Comedy Club

George’s Comedy Club runs on the first Friday of every month! Book early – it always sells out!!!

Fri 1st Nov and
Fri 6th Dec
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Abbamania

Abbamania

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life. Celebrating Over 40 years of ABBA.

Sun 3rd Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Spoken Word
Gordon Buchanan

Gordon Buchanan

Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globetrotting travels, as Gordon Buchanan delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography.

Tue 5th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.

Thu 7th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.

Fri 08th Nov 2019
and
Sun 20th Sept 2020

Concert Hall
 
Music
That Manchester Night

That Manchester Night

That Manchester Night feat..The Clone Roses, Oas-is, The Smiths Ltd, The Courtbetweeners & Clint Boon

Sat 9th Nov
Doors 6.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh is back with a brand new show ‘The Cynic’s Mixtape’, his most brutally honest show yet.

Sun 10th Nov and
Sun 24th Nov
Start 8.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Remembrance Concert

Remembrance Concert

A Remembrance Concert is being held at King George’s Hall for everyone from Blackburn with Darwen to come together and remember our fallen heroes.

Mon 11th Nov
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Community
Emojinal Health Children’s Charity Concert

Emojinal Health Children’s Charity Concert

Join CANW for a night of singing, smiles and celebration, all with the aim of raising awareness of the need to improve the mental health of young people in Lancashire.

Tue 12th Nov
Start 6.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
From The Jam

From The Jam

This autumn From the Jam will tour the UK celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Jam’s 4th studio album ‘Setting Sons’.

Fri 15th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Adam Ant

Adam Ant

For the first time, the pop icon, performs his landmark, solo album ‘Friend Or Foe’ live, in its entirety across the UK.

Sat 16th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Lancashire Hotpots

Lancashire Hotpots

The undisputed kings of musical comedy The Lancashire Hotpots are back to bring you another non-stop night of madcap music and laughs!

Sat 23rd Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Ben Elton

Ben Elton

The Godfather of modern stand-up returns! Ben Elton is back on the road with an all new stand-up show. His new show promises to try and make sense of a world which appears to have gone stark raving mad.

Mon 25th Nov
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Shed Seven

Shed Seven

Shed Seven have announced their biggest ever UK tour to date for November and December 2019

Tue 26th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Soul Convicts

The Soul Convicts

An invigorating fusion of brass, melodies and disco pop, these funk soul brothers and sisters from Lancashire are kicking up a mighty storm on the live circuit.

Fri 29th Nov
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Rocket Man

The Rocket Man

Get ready for take-off as we bring you the number one tribute to one of the greatest musicians of all time, Sir Elton John!

Thu 5th Dec
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Family
Cinderella

Cinderella

Don’t miss this year’s breath-taking family pantomime, Cinderella, brought to us once again by Stageworks Worldwide Productions.

Sun 8th Dec to
Tue 31st Dec
Start 1.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Big Country

Big Country

Return to Steeltown 35th Anniversary Tour 1984-2019

Sat 14th Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Bad Manners

Bad Manners

Lip up Fatty! And join us for a skanking Christmas party with the larger than life Buster and co.

Fri 20th Dec
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Illicits

The Illicits

It’s been an amazing 12 months for this local band – come and see what all the fuss is about whilst you still can in an intimate space

Sat 21st Dec
Doors 7.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Classical Music and Opera
BBC Philharmonic

BBC Philharmonic

BBC Philharmonic return to Blackburn under the baton of Korean conductor, Eun Sun Kim.

Fri 10th Jan
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Family
American Wrestling

American Wrestling

The world’s greatest family show returns to Britain’s best wrestling venue.

Sat 1st Feb
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Menopause The Musical 2

Menopause The Musical 2

Cruising Through Menopause is the hysterical sequel to Menopause The Musical®, which catches up with the same ladies as they set off on the high seas for tales of their lives, loves and losses.

Wed 12th Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
David Baddiel: Trolls Not the Dolls

David Baddiel: Trolls Not the Dolls

The follow up to his acclaimed shows Fame: Not The Musical, and My Family: Not The Sitcom

Thu 13th Feb
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
Luther: the Legend Lives On

Luther: the Legend Lives On

The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales.

Sat 15th Feb
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Tom Stade: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet Tour

Tom Stade: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet Tour

Following his last smash-hit UK tour and direct from this year’s Edinburgh festival Tom is back on the road with a brand-new show.

Thu 20th Feb
Start 8.00pm
Windsor Suite
 
Classical Music and Opera
Aida

Aida

The Russian State Opera presents its premiere of Aida; a timeless and emotional opera with breath-taking melodies. Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live Orchestra numbering over 30 musicians.

Fri 21st Feb
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland has been a professional actor for over thirty years, starring in movies like ‘Stand By Me’, ‘The Lost Boys’, ‘Young Guns’, as well as the TV series ‘24.’

Sat 22nd Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Boyzlife

Boyzlife

Two of the world’s biggest bands BOYZONE and WESTLIFE come together,
For the very first time, with a full band production show.
Featuring BRIAN MCFADDEN and KEITH DUFFY

Fri 28th Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical Music and Opera
The Hallé – Beethoven 250th Celebration

The Hallé – Beethoven 250th Celebration

The Hallé present a programme of Beethoven to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the composer’s birth.

Fri 13th Mar
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Lipstick on Your Collar

Lipstick on Your Collar

Lipstick On Your Collar runs through the music of the 50s & 60s, from the birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll in 1955 through to the Beatles and British Invasion in 1964.

Sat 14th Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Music
The Blockheads

The Blockheads

Formed in 1977 to promote Ian Durys’ album ‘New Boots and Panties’ on the first Stiff Records tour of the U.K. Chaz Jankel, Norman Watt-Roy, Charlie Charles, John Turnbull and Mick Gallagher became known as ‘The Blockheads’

Sat 21st Mar
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Comedy
Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey

Funny things happen all the time. Normal events don’t catch the eye but Dave’s special radar instinctively draws him to the small out-of-the-ordinary events and conversations that wash over most of us and pass us by.

Fri 27th Mar
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Community
NAC Centenary Concert

NAC Centenary Concert

A grand musical celebration featuring the 2nd Rossendale Scout Band and a magnificent seven East Lancashire choirs – men’s, women’s, mixed and youth – for the National Association of Choirs centenary.

Sat 28th Mar
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Chris Ramsey – 20/20

Chris Ramsey – 20/20

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020

Sun 29th Mar
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Comedy
Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody is an hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show in an uncensored, hilarious, fast-paced, music-filled production

Sun 5th Apr
Doors 6.15pm
Start 7.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Supreme Queen

Supreme Queen

Closely following the ethos of the original band, Supreme Queen have always strived to create the Original Queen Live Experience.

Sat 11th Apr
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Skids (Unplugged)

The Skids (Unplugged)

The Skids featuring Richard Jobson, Bruce Watson and Jamie Watson announce a series of ‘Unplugged’ dates in support of their recent acoutsic album ‘Peaceful Times’.

Sat 18th Apr
Start 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Classical Music and Opera
Manchester Camerata

Manchester Camerata

Manchester Camerata and its co-Leader, Katie Stillman, take to the stage in a diverse programme of chamber music.

Fri 24th Apr
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
The Christians

The Christians

Still headed by enigmatic lead singer Garry Christian who has only gained in vocal stature (and wit) over the years!

Sat 25th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
Windsor Suite
 
Club Nights
Martin Kemp – Back to the 80’s Party

Martin Kemp – Back to the 80’s Party

Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet trades in his bass for the turntables to spin classic hits from the 1980s.

Sat 2nd May
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall
 
Community
Tom de Houwer

Tom de Houwer

The world-renowned Tom de Houwer will be bringing you a flower demonstration like no other.

Thu 18th Jun
Doors 12.30pm
Start 1.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Classical Music and Opera
The Hallé – Best of British Cinema

The Hallé – Best of British Cinema

Stephen Bell, the Hallé Pops Associate Conductor, will guide us through a festival of British film favourites, with scores packed full of drama, excitement and comedy.

Sun 28th Jun
Start 3.00pm
Concert Hall
 
Music
Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

We are delighted to welcome back Jools and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra as part of his 2020 tour.

Thu 16th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
Concert Hall