Some Of The Most Anticipated Rock Music Concerts in the UK

Our RockShot Music Magazine team together with our friends from Ticket Select in the UK from have prepared a list of exciting rock music events you should consider going along to in 2016. We actually like Ticket Select’s clean interface and an easy way to search for events and tickets. Click the links around the names to see what we mean.

Rod Stewart

Fans of great music will be excited to welcome Rod Stewart back to the UK  With a 50-year career he is of the most famous British rock singers of all time. He has had numerous hits with The Faces and as a solo artists including 27 Top Ten albums.

His unique and soulful voice has made him a real sensation and this time we will get a career spanning show in the From Gasoline Alley to Another Country Hits 2016 tour. The tickets are already available and being sold like crazy.

November 12, Liverpool 6:30 pm, Liverpool Echo Arena

November 14, Belfast 7:30 pm, The SSE Arena, Belfast

November 22, London 7:00 pm, The O2

December 02, Birmingham 6:00 pm, Barclaycard Arena

December 08, Manchester 6:00 pm, Manchester Arena

December 13, Glasgow 6:30 pm, The SSE Hydro

 

The Specials

The Specials at The Roundhouse in London on 13 November 2014. (Imelda Michalczyk)

The Specials (Imelda Michalczyk)

Following a very successful US tour playing some of the biggest festivals and great concert venues, one of the most famous 2 Tone bands will play live in the UK this Autumn.  It’s has been nearly 45 years since they were formed in Coventry and in 2016 they are back better than ever.  No wonder this event is going to gather hundreds of ska and rock British fans together. Terry Hall, Lynval Golding and Horace Panter have prepared a truly memoralble British tour.

October 19, Nottingham 6:30 pm, Rock City

October 29, Liverpool 7:00 pm, Liverpool Olympia

November 01, York 7:00 pm, York Barbican Centre

November 11, Cambridge 7:00 pm, Cambridge Corn Exchange

November 15, London 7:00 pm, Troxy


 Yellowcard

Yellow Card at Vans Yellow Card at Vans Warped Tour (Solange Moreira-Yeoell)

Yellowcard at Vans Warped Tour (Solange Moreira-Yeoell)

The fans of pop-punk music will be thrilled to meet American famous band in the UK. Yellowcard is famous for their violin-bolstered influences and unique style. The band has played live in 6 continents and this world tour is going to be their last tour to support their last album.

December 11, Bristol 7:00 pm, O2 Academy Bristol

December 12, Glasgow 7:00 pm, O2 ABC

December 14, Manchester 7:00 pm, O2 Ritz Manchester

December 15, London 7:00 pm, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

December 17, Nottingham 6:00 pm, Rock City

December 18, Birmingham 7:00 pm, O2 Institute Birmingham


David Gilmour

David Gilmour is a British singer, guitarist and song-writer from Cambridge who has been on the stage since 1963. An ex member of Pink Floyd, he headlined the shows and tours all over the world. He has been recognized as one of the top-ranked guitarists of his generation.

September 23, London 7:45 pm, Royal Albert Hall

September 25, London 7:45 pm, Royal Albert Hall

September 28, London 7:45 pm, Royal Albert Hall

September 29, London 7:45 pm, Royal Albert Hall

September 30, London 7:45 pm, Royal Albert Hall


 The 1975

As one of the leading indie rock bands from the UK, The 1975 are expected to play live for their fans during their UK tour in December. It’s going to be their biggest UK show ever. Their unique form of alternative rock keeps bringing new rock admirers into the rows of their fans. Fronted by Matt Healy, the band has been on the stage since 2002 and headlined the UK Albums Charts and shows.

December 13, Manchester 6:00 pm, Manchester Arena

December 15, London 6:30 pm, The O2

December 16, London 7:00 pm, The O2

December 17, Newcastle Upon Tyne 6:00 pm, Metro Radio Arena

December 22, Cardiff 6:30 pm, Motorpoint Arena Cardiff


Good Charlotte

Good Charlotte

Good Charlotte

This pop-punk band from Maryland was formed in 1995. During their UK tour, they are going to support their latest album Youth Authority. These pop-punk giants are known for their spectacular live performances and unique music style combinations.

August 22, London 7:00 pm, O2 Forum Kentish Town

August 24, Glasgow 7:00 pm, O2 Academy Glasgow

August 25, Manchester 7:00 pm, O2 Ritz Manchester

August 27, Birmingham 7:00 pm, O2 Institute Birmingham


The Cure

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The Cure is a British rock band formed in 1976. A lot of their albums, such as Disintegration, Head On The Door and The Top have become extremely successful, especially among the Goth movement. As a part of their World tour, they are going to have a few UK shows in Manchester and London in 2016, dates are selling fast.

November 29, Manchester 7:00 pm, Manchester Arena

December 01, London 6:00 pm, SSE Arena, Wembley

December 02, London 6:00 pm, SSE Arena, Wembley

December 03, London 6:00 pm, SSE Arena, Wembley


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