With half-term now over, Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes an exciting roster of live music gigs, bands and outstanding tribute acts!
Whether you’re a fan of classical music or folk music, rock music or tribute acts, there’s bound to be something that catches your eye.
With this in mind then, here is a rundown of the biggest music gigs hitting Hull & East Yorkshire this Summer.
Hull Bonus Arena
This Is Elvis 2023- 24 June 2023
First up on today’s list is the amazing Ben Portsmouth, a master in imitation of The King himself!
Performing a variety of hits, and accompanied by a fantastic 9-piece band, this is sure to be an exciting experience for any local Elvis lover, and is not to be missed.
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac- 1 July 2023
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, one of the world’s finest Fleetwood Mac tribute bands, are coming to Hull Bonus Arena this Summer, performing at the outstanding local venue on Saturday, the 1st of July!
Personally endorsed by a number of Fleetwood Mac members, this is an unmissable live event for any local music fans in search of a fantastic, hit-filled night out!
Sean Paul- 8 August 2023
International superstar Sean Paul is coming to Hull Bonus Arena this Summer, performing on Tuesday, the 8th of August!
Lively, interactive and jam packed with plenty of outstanding hits, this is sure to be a fun, uplifting live event, and perfect for those seeking some excitement this Summer.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds- 30 August 2023
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are coming to the Bonus Arena this Summer, performing on the 30th of August.
Their latest album, ‘Council Skies’ has already garnered fantastic reviews from both critics and fans alike, and the prospect of hearing these songs, as well as some old Oasis classics too, accounts for the immense popularity of the band’s latest tour! This is sure to be a standout live music gig this Summer!
Hull City Hall
Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra- 22 June 2023
The inimitable Jools Holland is coming to Hull City Hall this Summer, performing with his outstanding Rhythm and Blues Orchestra!
Featuring a variety of tunes, including standards, contemporary songs and well-known classics, this is a must for any local music fan yearning for some excellent musicianship and entertainment this Summer.
Sun Records The Concert: 70th Anniversary- 15 July 2023
Fans of Rock ‘n’ Roll and popular American classics won’t want to miss the fantastic Sun Records concert this Summer!
Featuring well-known hits from; Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis just to name a few, this is sure to be an engaging, fun-filled night out, and perfect for lovers of 50’s music.
MANIA: The ABBA Tribute- 15 September 2023
Direct from London’s West End, Mania, Britain’s premier ABBA tribute act, are coming to Hull this Summer, performing at Hull City Hall on the 15th of September.
Immersive, engaging and featuring a roster of fantastic hits from every part of their catalogue- what’s not to love?
Rat Pack- Swingin’ At The Sands- 22 September 2023
Fans of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr won’t want to miss this outstanding upcoming event; Rat Pack- Swingin’ At The Sands, which is coming to Hull City Hall this September.
Full of singing, camaraderie, comedy and a roll-call of some outstanding American standards, this is not one to miss!
Badly Drawn Boy- 11 September 2023
Badly Drawn Boy, one of Britain’s leading songwriters and performers, is coming to Hull this Summer, performing at Social on the 11th of September.
Providing moving, melodic tunes, an atmospheric live experience and plenty of charm, this is one to watch for any local music lovers in search of an exciting live music gig situated within one of Hull’s premier music venues.
Rod Stewart- 4 July 2023 (with special guests Boy George & Culture Club)
Last but by no means least, there are two fantastic live music gigs coming to Hull’s Craven Park this Summer, featuring veritable British rock legends!
First up, Rod Stewart is performing on the 4th of July, and will be supported by none other than Boy George and Culture Club.
With both acts being amongst the most celebrated in British pop history, this is sure to be a Summer defining live experience!
The Who- 6 July 2023
The Who are amongst Britain’s musical elites, sharing the same level of prestige as groups such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Kinks. For over 50 years, The Who have turned out classic song after classic song, and show no signs of slowing down!
Brash, theatrical and brimming with classic hits from the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s, this is sure to be an unmissable live music event, and a must for any local music fan.