Events

Blue

Saturday 21 March 2015 £27.50 incl BF*, Doors 7pm

Lee Ryan, Antony Costa, Duncan James and Simon Webbe catapulted to fame in 2001 with their Top 5 single ‘All Rise’. The affable quartet quickly ascended to the top of the charts with three #1 albums, scored highly-respectable collaborations with Elton John and Stevie Wonder, and even represented the UK in 2011 at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Sleeping with Sirens vs Pierce the Veil

Monday 30 March 2015 £22 incl. *BF, Doors 7pm

After announcing the first leg of their world tour, Sleeping With Sirens & Pierce The Veil; two of the most exciting and compelling forces on the music scene today are proud to announce EU & UK dates for Spring 2015 in conjunction with Rockstar Energy Drink.

Timescape

Wednesday 01 April 2015 Time tbc

The new songbook from Portsmouth Music Hub's award winning composition team is published in the spring. Timescape is the world premiere of this show featuring 500 young people from across the city performing songs across time at Portsmouth Guildhall.

Simple Minds

Wednesday 15 April 2015 Doors 7pm. £43.45-£54.45 incl. BF*

Fresh from their renaissance and rightful reappraisal, Simple Minds will be releasing BIG MUSIC, their first album of new material in five years on November 3rd and will also be embarking on a major multiple date UK tour in 2015.

Country Folksongs

Friday 17 April 2015 £14.75, £19, £21, £24.25, £29.50* "Kids for a Quid"

Khachaturian was a composer with an incredible gift for melody, and the Violin Concerto is a fun and playful example of this. Its lush, oriental-sounding tunes, high-flying virtuosity and yearning melodic intensity soon appealed to worldwide audiences. Musical elements drawn from the folk songs and dances of Khachaturian’s native Armenia add to the festive intoxication, which are also present in the lusciously evocative Adagio from his ballet Spartacus.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday 22 April 2015 Doors 7pm, Tickets £15,£12,£5 incl. BF*. Group offers available.

Visiting Portsmouth Guildhall for the first time and now celebrating 50 years of existence NYJO features some of the best, most gifted and talented next generation UK jazz musicians.

Status Quo 'Aquostic Live'

Friday 24 April 2015 Tickets £42.35 adv / £53.35 - Doors 7pm

Britain’s best-loved rockers Status Quo will undertake a truly special 5 date “Aquostic Live 2015” UK tour in April 2015.

Chas & Dave - On The Road Tour

Friday 24 April 2015 Doors 7pm, £26.95 / £29.15 incl BF*

2014 sees Chas & Dave mark their 50th year in music together with their 'On the road tour'. CONCERT POSTPONED to 24th April 2015

Melvyn Tan

Monday 27 April 2015 £16, £14 concessions incl. BF* The Harlequin Room. Doors 7pm

A beautifully balanced programme featuring the incomparable keyboard music of JS Bach, a rare opportunity to hear the music of the Russian-based Irish composer John Field, and works by the great giants of the piano, Liszt and Chopin. At the heart of which lies a series of ‘meditations’ inspired by JS Bach’s setting of Bist du bei mir composed by some of Britain’s finest living composers, including Michael Berkeley, Diana Burrell, Peter Maxwell Davies, Jonathan Dove, Thea Musgrave, Tarik O'Regan and Judith Weir.

Sunwook's Rach Three

Friday 01 May 2015 £14.75, £19, £21, £24.25, £29.50* "Kids for a Quid"

The BSO finishes its 2014/15 Portsmouth season with Principal Conductor Kirill Karabits and the BSO Artist-in-Residence Sunwook Kim. Rachmaninov said that he wrote the Third Piano Concerto “for elephants” and with its massive chords, cascading and leaping octaves, high-speed runs, dense counterpoint, and wide-spaced, busily embellished textures, it does demand a pianist with strength, dexterity, control, and stamina - and big hands! But the virtuosity always serves dramatic and expressive ends. A mood of dark, impassioned lyricism prevails throughout which builds with urgent expressiveness before reaching an almost delirious close.

Michael Ball

Saturday 02 May 2015 Doors 7pm, £44 incl BF*

For more than 25 years Michael has been at the top of his game starring in musical theatre productions in the West End and on Broadway winning critical acclaim, a devoted following and awards for his stage work and recording career.

Belle & Sebastian

Tuesday 05 May 2015 Doors 7pm, £27.50 incl BF*

Belle & Sebastian are unique, unpredictable, and fiercely loved.

Dynamic Dance

Saturday 09 May 2015 Doors 6pm - £8, £10 incl BF*

‘Please Don’t Stop the Music' is a collaboration of all of Dynamic Dance Company’s classes. Dynamic Dance Company was formed in June 2006 by Emma Waters; teaching at a Primary School twice a week. Since then, Dynamic Dance Company has branched out to various schools and colleges over Hampshire and West Sussex and now has over 450 students.

Mike and The Mechanics

Sunday 10 May 2015 Doors 7pm. £38.50, £33 incl. BF*

Following on from their sold-out UK tour earlier this year Mike and The Mechanics, the English Rock/Pop super group that have sold 10 million records worldwide have announced that 'The Hits Tour 2015' is coming to the Portsmouth Guildhall on 8th May, 2015.

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Wednesday 20 May 2015 7.00pm. £22 incl. BF*

Lee Nelson is back with a brand new show! You may have seen him host Live at the Apollo or caught him trying to join the England Squad as Premier League footballer Jason Bent! Now see Lee live in his highly anticipated, all new, nationwide tour.

Dylan Moran Off the Hook

Friday 22 May 2015 Doors 7pm. £27.50 incl BF*

Dylan Moran star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead and Calvary is back with his new stand up show.

Jimmy Carr - Funny Business

Friday 29 May 2015 - Friday 29 May 2015
8pm. £25

It's time to leave your moral conscience at home as Jimmy Carr brings his Funny Business tour to Portsmouth!

Emma Johnson & John Lenehan

Monday 01 June 2015 £16, £14 concessions incl. BF* The Harlequin Room. Doors 7pm

In partnership with her long-time collaborator John Lenehan, Emma presents a sparkling programme that features at its heart two of the great landmark sonatas of the clarinet repertoire by Brahms and Saint-Säens, framed by dynamic and irresistible works by Weber, Chopin, Lutoslawski and Bernstein.

An Evening with Bryan Ferry

Friday 05 June 2015 Doors 7pm, £38.50/ £49.50/ £60.50/ £71.50 incl BF*

After an impressive set of performances around the world throughout 2014 including the lauded Glastonbury and Coachella debuts, British musical icon Bryan Ferry has announced a 20 date UK tour in May and June 2015.

Darcy Oake

Saturday 26 September 2015 Doors 7pm - £21.45 / £32.45 / £49.45 incl BF*

Canadian magician Darcy Oake will be heading out on his first ever Nationwide UK tour with a series of thrilling live shows. Emerging in the world of illusion as a new generation of contemporary mysticism he has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting performers in magic right now.

Stewart Francis

Saturday 31 October 2015 Doors 7pm, £19.25 inc BF*

The star of 'Mock The Week', 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo', embarks on a brand new stand up tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show!

The Waterboys

Saturday 14 November 2015 Doors 7pm. £35.75, £31.35 incl. BF*

Now with the 'Modern Blues' album and tour, The Waterboys crash thrillingly back into the present with a new sound, a new line-up and, as always, the promise of the unexpected.

Psychic Sally Morgan: On The Road

Thursday 19 November 2015 Doors 6.30pm. £25.30 incl BF*

Star of Sky LIVING’s Psychic Sally On The Road, Britain's favourite TV psychic, Sally Morgan returns with her 2015 'On The Road' nationwide tour.

Gareth Malone

Sunday 29 November 2015 £27.50, £41.25, £49.50, £108.90 incl BF*

Join the nation’s favourite choirmaster and his choir ‘Voices’ for an all new show in 2015

Bill Bailey: Limboland

Friday 04 December 2015 - Saturday 05 December 2015
Doors 7.30pm. £27.50 incl. BF*

Comedian, musician and actor, he is well known for live shows Dandelion Mind, Tinselworm, Bewilderness and Part Troll, and his work on television in programmes such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Black Books.

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