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15 exciting events happening in Hull & East Yorkshire this week | 5 – 11 July 2023

It’s another sunny Summer week in Hull, and there’s plenty to do! The Vista Festival returns for 2023 at Princes Avenue, The Who is here to perform at Craven Park, and Bastille is visiting Bridlington Spa – all this and more is happening this week, so read on!

The Who at Craven Park

Thu 6 Jul 2023 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Legendary rock band The Who will be back on the road for their UK 2023 tour ‘The Who Hits Back!’ with a live orchestra. Joining them will be UB40 featuring Ali Campbell.

The band are set to perform music from throughout their nearly 60-year career, including sections devoted to classic albums Tommy & Quadrophenia as well as other beloved Who songs.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz at Kicks

Fri 7 Jul 2023 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Sounds Familiar is the perfect combination of your favourite playlist, and the best party you’ve ever been to!

They’re the only music quiz to have sold out the Camden Roundhouse, supported beloved boy band 5ive and played Glastonbury Festival more times than David Bowie.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Funny Friday at Comedy Lounge

Fri 7 Jul 2023 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Welcome to “Funny Friday” at Comedy Lounge in Hull, your go-to destination for a night of non-stop laughs and entertainment! Each week, they curate a unique lineup of three professional stand-up comedians from the UK circuit, so you can expect a fresh and hilarious experience every time.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox at East Riding Theatre

Fri 7 Jul 2023 @ 7:30pm – 9:30pm

A rare opportunity to see Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox perform once again as a duo after several years of highly successful individual work. Both men are fine singers, masters of vocal harmony and musicians of stunning ability who can bring magic into any auditorium.

Their duo show features songs with a strong north-eastern flavour (including several Lindisfarne classics) celebrating the richness of life on both sides of the rivers Tyne, Wear and beyond.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Bus Stop 70s Disco Night at Beverley Racecourse

Fri 7 Jul 2023 @ TBC

Groovy Baby. Get your flares and wigs on as the famous Humber 70s Bus Stop Night returns to Beverley Racecourse in 2023.

Enjoy an evening of competitive racing on the track and then in the evening turn the GROOVE up to full and party on down on the Westwood!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Vista Festival 2023 at Princes Avenue

Sat 8 Jul 2023 @ 3:00pm – 9:30pm

On Saturday 8th July 2023 Hull’s biggest free street festival returns to Prince’s Avenue.

Thousands will be entertained by the urban mash-up of this year’s headliners Bunkerpop, a free fun fair, art sales, street entertainment, dancing, art installations and not forgetting food from 25 different food establishments along the length of the street.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Indie Festival Vibes at The Bar at 55

Sat 8 Jul 2023 @ 8:30pm – 12:00am

Be part of the Festival Vibe on Saturday Nights.

Hull-Ternative feat DJ Darren Hall is ready to spin the best Indie Tunes in a vibrant decor.

Bar55 is bringing the festival vibe to you!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Coconut Cup Raceday at Beverley Racecourse

Sat 8 Jul 2023

Summer vibes and a carnival atmosphere for Coconut Cup Raceday! Join Beverley Racecourse for an afternoon of racing, food & drink and you never know you might find a winner or two!

They are delighted to announce the carnival vibes and traditional tunes from the Paradise Steel Band will be performing throughout the afternoon. Nothing better than enjoying a summery, fruity Cocktail with the traditional sounds of a Steel Band.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Andy’s Man Club Music Festival at the Ferriby Sluice

Sat 8 Jul 2023

Andy’s Man Club hold a charity event in South Ferriby each year!

Last year’s music event was such a success they have decided to do another in 2023. The 2022 event was in Aid of Inspire Children’s MH unit in Hull, and they had 9 amazing musical acts, a fantastic compere and managed to raise £2,391. They would like to improve and get even better for 2023!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Sat 8 Jul 2023 – Sat 16 Sep 2023 @ 10:00am – 4:30pm

87 Gallery presents The Immensity of Being, a new immersive installation by Hull-based artist Lydia Shearsmith.

This will be Shearsmith’s first institutional solo exhibition after graduating from Falmouth University in 2020. Displayed over two floors, visitors will be invited to experience the piece which combines moving image, sound and suspended elements that respond to the movement of air and light in the space.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Rock Afternoon Every Saturday at The Dram Shop

Sat 8 Jul 2023 @ 3:00pm – 11:00pm

Rock Afternoon! Get ready to rock your socks off! Join the Dram Shop this Saturday for a mind-blowing Rock Afternoon!

The golden eras of rock with smashing hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and beyond! Brace yourself for an electrifying experience with a DJ spinning those legendary tunes!

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Bastille at Bridlington Spa

Sun 9 Jul 2023 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm

2023 marks the 10th Anniversary of Bastille’s chart-conquering, twice No.1 debut album, Bad Blood!

In celebration of its release, the band announced a series of very special one-off shows this summer, giving fans the opportunity to hear the album played live in its entirety alongside other fan favourites.

Hailed as a trailblazing album, Bad Blood featured the international hit, Pompeii and became the biggest-selling digital album of 2013.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Spamalot at Hull Truck Theatre

Tue 11 Jul @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm to Sat 15 Jul 2023

One Off Productions return to Hull Truck Theatre with the smash hit Spamalot. The award-winning musical, based on the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail enjoyed huge success on Broadway and in the West End. A genuinely funny, laugh-out-loud production not to be missed.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Gordie MacKeeman & The Rhythm Boys at Pocklington Arts Centre

Tue 11 Jul 2023 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm

There’s no other band around like Canadian four-piece Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm

Led by fiddling wiz Gordie “Crazy Legs” MacKeeman, the roots quartet features all-star pickers and singers, with everything from down-home country to reckless rockabilly to intricate bluegrass.
Crowds all over the world stared in awe as Gordie plays with joyful abandonment.

They have made new fans at festivals such as Denmark’s Tonder Festival and the U.K.’s Glastonbury Festival, Merlefest in North Carolina and the Port Fairy Folk Festival in Australia.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

The Dyr Sister // Nujumi at The New Adelphi Club

Tue 11 Jul 2023 @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm

The Dyr Sister returns to the Adelphi for a double headline show presenting fellow contemporary folk artist Daniel Merrill, who is performing with his solo project Nujumi.

This will be Daniel’s third return to The Adelphi Club, having performed here before with his band Dead Rat Orchestra in projects such as Tyburnia, and Free Folk in Brexit Britain.

All the info & ticket bookings here!

Oh, and want to know what’s coming up long-term? Check out our events listings to see dates and times for upcoming events as soon as they’re posted!

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