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The biggest music gigs coming to Hull this Spring

As well as bringing warmer weather, longer days and shorter nights, Spring this year has also got something else in store for the residents of Hull; fantastic live music gigs!

Whether it’s classical music that you’re after, or maybe even a disco night, Hull’s premier entertainment venues are sure to deliver. With this in mind, here is a rundown of the biggest and best music gigs coming to Hull this spring!

Hull Bonus Arena

Midge Ure- The Voice & Visions Tour: Friday 12 May 2023

Following the immense success of 2019’s ‘The 1980 Tour’, Midge Ure and the band Electronica are returning to our venues this Spring to debut the highly anticipated ‘Voice & Visions’ tour!

‘Voice & Visions’ will showcase Ure’s landmark hits, whilst also recalling memories of his outstanding work with Ultravox, making it an exciting and unmissable night out!

Further information.

Thank You For The Music: The Ultimate Tribute to ABBA: Friday 19 May 2023

This is a live music event that needs little introduction! Showcasing all of ABBA’s number one hits and more, this hugely popular show (now in it’s 20th year), is the perfect family night out for those seeking something; fun, musical and exciting!

Celebrate one of music’s standout songbooks this May at Hull’s Bonus Arena!

Further information.

Magic of Motown 2023: Saturday 20 May 2023

Fancy making a weekend out of live music in Hull? Then you’re in luck! The night after the highly anticipated Thank You For The Music performance, The Magic of Motown is coming to Hull’s Bonus Arena!

Featuring; countless Motown hits, ‘glittering costumes’ and ‘dazzling dance routines’- It’s no wonder that The Magic of Motown is now in it’s seventeenth year. If you’re looking for an action-packed gig with plenty to offer families and music aficionados alike, this is the event for you.

Further information.

Hull New Theatre

Opera North: The Cunning Little Vixen- Schools Matinee: 29 March 2023 & 31 March 2023

The Cunning Little Vixen, an enchanting tale about the journey of a fox called Vixen Sharp Ears, is coming to Hull New Theatre this spring, with a schools matinee performance taking place on the 29th of March.

A ‘bittersweet fairy tale’ full of folky melodies, outstanding costumes and plenty of drama for a lucky audience, The Cunning Little Vixen is sure to impress!

Additionally, another performance of The Cunning Little Vixen is taking place on March 31st.

Further information for the 29th of March performance can be found here.

And further information for the 31st of March performance can be found here.

Opera North: Tosca: 30 March to 1 April 2023

Also coming to Hull New Theatre this Spring is another Opera North production; Tosca, an exciting operatic performance taking place from March 30th to April 1st!

Written over 120 years ago, Tosca has lost none of it’s original power and drama. Directed by Edward Dick, this five star production follows a renowned prima donna, her hero a charismatic artist, and a troublesome villain who acts as the head of a secret police force- opera enthusiasts will love this exciting upcoming performance!

Further information.

Hull City Hall

Swedish Philharmonia: March 23 2023

Classical music enthusiasts will be happy to learn that the Swedish Philharmonia is coming to Hull City Hall this March! Taking place on March 23rd, the event features performances by Bo Lindes and esteemed violinist Nemanja Radulovic.

Further information.

Ultimate RNB: April 1 2023

Ultimate RNB is coming to Hull this Spring! This fantastic live band are set to perform an exciting and memorable 90’s RnB soundtrack, featuring hits by; TLC, Lauryn Hill, Blackstreet and many more!

Those seeking an exciting, musically-oriented night out, will love Ultimate RNB, coming to Hull City Hall on the first of April.

Further information.

Lunchtime organ showcase: April 5 2023

A perfect, wholesome Spring event- the organ showcase at Hull City Hall, taking place on April 5th!

An ideal musical outing for all the family, this is an exciting local musical event worthy of a visit!

Further information.

80’s LIVE: April 20 2023

Britain’s premier 80’s music tribute act is coming to Hull City Hall- 80’s Live!

Performing on the 20th of April, 80’s Live brings audiences all the amazing sounds of the 1980’s, from rollicking party tunes to ballads and singalongs.

This is a fun and exciting night out, and the ideal event for a group of friends!

Further information.

The Sensational 60’s Experience: April 21 2023

Those with a love of 60’s music will be glad to hear that The Sensational 60’s Experience is coming to Hull City Hall on April 21st.

Full of memorable pop hits, rock melodies and songs that defined an era, this is an unmissable live music event featuring a whole host of household names, including; Mike D’abo (formerly of Manfred Mann), The Trems and The Swinging Blue Jeans!

Further information.

Mike and the Mechanics: 2 May 2023

Mike and the Mechanics have sold over ten million records worldwide, and are heading to Hull City Hall this May!

Embarking on their new ‘Refuelled’ tour, the group will play a number of their landmark songs, alongside some Genesis classics- this is a must for local music lovers!

Further information.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: 4 May 2023 and 15 June

The ever impressive Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are performing at Hull City Hall this May, featuring renditions of Kodaly’s ‘Dances of Galanta’ and Beethoven’s ‘Symphony No.5’.

This is a brilliant opportunity to see and marvel at one of Britain’s leading symphony orchestra’s, and all from the comfort of one of Hull’s leading entertainment venues!

Further information.

Additionally, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will also be performing in Hull on the 15th of June, further information regarding this can be found here.

BOYZLIFE: 5 May 2023

Boyzlife, one of Britain’s leading supergroups, are performing at Hull City Hall on the 5th of May!

As well as performing tracks from their latest album ‘Old School’, Boyzlife will also be performing a number of Boyzone and Westlife hits, ensuring that there’s something for everyone.

Further information.

Lost In Music- One Night at the Disco: 6 May 2023

Get ready for a fantastic evening of 70’s Disco classics this May, courtesy of Lost In Music!

Performing everything from Chic and Donna Summer to Gloria Gaynor and Sister Sledge, this is a fantastic night out for those in desperate need of some fun!

Further information.

Hull Philharmonic Orchestra: 13 May 2023

Renowned classical musician James Ham joins the Hull Philharmonic Orchestra this May as their last guest conductor of the season.

Performing at Hull City Hall on the 13th of May, this is sure to be a dramatic and impressive display of local musical talent, and as such should not be missed by any lovers of music- classical or otherwise!

Further information.

The Proclaimers: 21 May 2023

This is a big one- The Proclaimers are bringing their biggest and most successful tour to Hull City Hall this May!

Performing a number of their renowned classics, this proves to be an exciting and diverse performance, featuring everything from pop and folk to punk and new wave- what’s not to like?

Further information.

Killer Queen- 3 June 2023

One of the world’s premier Queen tribute bands, Killer Queen are renowned for their; energy, matchless musicianship and outstanding talent.

Performing at Hull City Hall this June, this is an unmissable live music event, which has even gained a seal of approval from Brian May himself!

Further information.

Walk Right Back- The Story of The Everly Brothers: 10 June 2023

Telling the story of The Everly Brothers through song is Walk Right Back- an outstanding tribute to one of music’s most successful and famous duo’s!

Featuring renditions of their standout hits, including ‘Bye Bye Love’, ‘All I Have To Do Is Dream’ and ‘Cathy’s Clown’, this is sure to be a captivating display of musicianship!

Further information.

The Searchers: 14 June 2023

The Searchers are embarking on their last national tour, and will perform at Hull City Hall on June 14th.

Performing a number of their unforgettable hits, including ‘Sugar & Spice’, ‘Needles & Pins’ and ‘Goodbye My love’, don’t miss out on the chance to see this legendary, decade-defining British group!

Further information.

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