Music Events

Southsea Skiffle Orchestra

Tuesday 31 May 2016 - Tuesday 31 May 2016
FREE lunchtime performances 12-1pm

Skiffle is a ‘home made’ English music style from the 1950s, based on American blues and folk music. Come along and listen to these fun, free lunchtime performances by the fantastic Southsea Skiffle Orchestra.

Recharge: 55+ singing workshops

Friday 03 June 2016 - Friday 30 September 2016
Singing Workshops for 55+ Fridays from April 22nd - 10am, £3

Singing makes you feel great! It exercises your heart and lungs. It can lift your mood no matter what the weather. No auditions necessary and there is no need to read music so come along and join in the feel good sessions.

Last Night of the BSO Proms

Friday 03 June 2016 Doors 7pm. Tickets £29.50 / £24.25 / £21 / £19 / £14.75 including booking fee. Kids for a quid.

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra returns with an evening of the best patriotic British classical music. Get ready for some fervent flag-waving, a good sing-along and a great night out with family and friends!

Guildhall Introducing: Free Music - Devin-Jade

Friday 03 June 2016 12 - 1pm. Café. FREE.

We are delighted to announce the launch of Guildhall Introducing: Free Music with 4 fantastic acts. Regularly performing in the Hampshire area has gained 15 year old old Singer Songwriter Devin-Jade a fantastic following of dedicated fans supporting her original music. With unique tones in place, her lyrics and ability to tell stories through her music are way beyond her years. Playing the festival scene across Hampshire in 2015 helped her step up to a new level of performances. Her first Ep is due in 2016 so well worth keeping an ear out for. 

Portsmouth Guildhall and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's BBC Music Day

Friday 03 June 2016 10am - 3:45pm

BBC Music Day is a UK-wide celebration of everything we love about music with the aim of bringing people from different generations and communities together, so come along to the Portsmouth Guildhall for a day of celebrating, enjoyment and learning. This year the Portsmouth Cultural Trust and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra have partnered to deliver an exciting day, suitable for all of the family to get involved. From a Family Orchestra with the BSO to singing workshops for 55+, a vegetable orchestra, open rehearsal and tour of the building, there is something for everyone.

Thank ABBA For The Music

Friday 10 June 2016 £24.20 including booking fee, Venue Open 6pm (cafe and bar), Auditorium doors 7pm.

This two-hour theatre spectacular really does capture all the magic and excitement of ABBA, one of the world's most successful and entertaining live bands. This incredibly authentic show comes complete with superb vocals and beautiful ABBA trademark harmonies, stunning replica stage costumes plus  tongue-in-cheek Swedish humour and plenty of audience participation throughout so everyone is sure to be having the time of their life!

Signals.

Thursday 16 June 2016 The Harlequin. Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £5 advance, £6 door.

Stiff promotions bring Signals. to Portsmouth Guildhall. Great melodies, interesting song structures, strong vocals and most importantly a cracking stage presence - Signals are definitely firmly on the radar a buzz band.

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Friday 17 June 2016 Venue Open 6pm (cafe and bar), Auditorium doors 7pm. £20.35 / £22.55 incl. booking fee. Group offer applies.

Has it really been 50 years since the most successful Folk/Rock Duo of all time recorded their first no1 hit single 'The Sound of Silence'? Following it’s WEST END success at the ‘Leicester Square Theatre’, London, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is currently the biggest and the most successful No 1 International touring theatre show celebrating the lives and career of Folk/Rock sensation Simon and Garfunkel.

EVOLVE: Family Workshop

Saturday 02 July 2016 FREE // The Evolve Family workshops are specialist creative sessions for children with autism and SEN and their families.

The Evolve Family workshops are specialist creative sessions for children with autism and SEN and their families. The sessions are led by practising artists and supported by an occupational therapist. Sessions for children with autism run from 11am-12.30pm and for children with SEN from 1.30-3pm.

Chesney Hawkes and Friends: 25 years of 'The One and Only' 1991-2016

Wednesday 27 July 2016 The Harlequin Room, £14.50 including booking fee and restoration levy

Chesney Hawkes in the Harlequin Room.

The Original Portsmouth Tattoo Convention

Saturday 30 July 2016 - Sunday 31 July 2016
£10 Day Ticket / £20 Full Weekend Ticket. 11am

Portsmouth's Largest Ever 2 Day Tattoo Convention For 2016 Right in the Heart of the City.

Royal Marines School of Music Graduation

Saturday 06 August 2016 2pm, £13.45 including booking fee

The world famous Royal Marines School of Music return to the Guildhall in Portsmouth for their biggest and most exciting concert of the year.

Clocktower Classics Motor Show

Sunday 21 August 2016 Free Entry + Music. Guildhall Square.

Portsmouth Scene Promotions and Portsmouth Cultural Trust invite you to enjoy the free Clocktower Classics Motor Show, now in its second year!

Johnny Cash Roadshow

Thursday 15 September 2016 Doors 7pm. Tickets £20.90 / £23.10 including booking fee.

The UK’s No1 celebration of Johnny Cash, fronted by award winning singer/songwriter Clive John, re-creates with astounding accuracy and truly captures the essence of what it was like to be at a real Cash show!

The Jive Aces

Tuesday 20 September 2016 Doors 7pm. Tickets £15.50 including booking fee.

Having become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2012 following up with a performance for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and performances for both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK's top Jive & Swing band.

The King of Pop

Wednesday 28 September 2016 Doors 7pm. Tickets £19.20 / £23.60 / £36.80 VIP Meet & Greet including booking fee & restoration levy.

Navi is regarded as the world’s No.1 MJ tribute artist and was hand-picked by Michael himself as his official body double.  Michael also hired Navi to perform at two of his birthday parties where he gave him a standing ovation and described his performance as “Incredible”.

EVOLVE: Family Workshop

Saturday 01 October 2016 FREE // The Evolve Family workshops are specialist creative sessions for children with autism and SEN and their families.

The Evolve Family workshops are specialist creative sessions for children with autism and SEN and their families. The sessions are led by practising artists and supported by an occupational therapist. Sessions for children with autism run from 11am-12.30pm and for children with SEN from 1.30-3pm.

The Milton Glee Choir

Sunday 02 October 2016 3pm, £14.20, £12.75, £9.40, £9.25, £6.50

Come along to Portsmouth Guildhall on a Sunday afternoon and enjoy our Autumn concert. This concert will be sure to lift your spirits and evoke wonderful memories.

Level 42: Sirens II Tour

Tuesday 18 October 2016 £30.80 including booking fee

Following on from the very successful Sirens shows of 2014 and 2015, Level 42 have today announced that they will be hitting the road once again in October 2016 for a tour of the UK in support of their new ‘Sirens II’ EP. Starting in Llandudno on the 3rd October the tour will play a further 19 shows, culminating at London’s Eventim Apollo on 29th October and will see the band play a host of their greatest hits as well as new material from the Sirens II EP.

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Thursday 20 October 2016 Venue Open 6pm (cafe and bar), Auditorium doors 7pm. Tickets £31.35-£43.45 incl BF.

Selling 4 million tickets worldwide and described by The Times as “The Gold Standard” and The Daily Mirror as “The Kings of the Genre”, The Australian Pink Floyd Show gave its first ever concert in Adelaide, Australia in 1988. Since then, they have performed in over 35 countries worldwide; played at David Gilmour’s 50th birthday celebration and were even joined on stage by Rick Wright. TAPFS is the leading and biggest show of its kind in the world.

Shane Filan

Saturday 22 October 2016 - Saturday 22 October 2016
Doors 6.30pm, Meet and Greet £195.50, Standard £55.50, £36.25 including booking fee and restoration levy

Westlife frontman Shane Filan has announced the second leg of his major indoor UK tour for October 2016, including the Portsmouth Guildhall on Saturday 22nd October. In the wake of the huge success of both his ‘Right Here Tour’ in early 2016 and the ‘Right Here’ album the Irish pop sensation will be giving fans the opportunity to see him perform Westlife favourites as well as his own recent tracks.

The Musical Box

Monday 24 October 2016 £51.15 (golden tickets) £36.25 incl. booking fee & restoration levy.

‘THE MUSICAL BOX is The Exclusive, Authorised by PETER GABRIEL Recreation of GENESIS … using original production sets, props projection, lights provided by GENESIS. To prog fans everywhere, THESE PERFORMANCES are revered as the original GENESIS tours from 40 years ago, meticulously recreated by THE MUSICAL BOX under exclusive license from GENESIS. No ‘so-called tribute’ on earth is afforded this type of privilege, license, access to original tech specs AND support from the original band.’

Jamie Lawson

Wednesday 26 October 2016 Doors 7pm. Tickets £19.80 including booking fee.

Last year, Jamie was announced as the first signing to Ed Sheeran’s own label Gingerbread Man Records. In the whirlwind that followed, Jamie toured with Ed across the world, went from playing to 150 people at London’s Barfly to supporting One Direction on their final full UK arena tour. His self-titled album, released in October 2015, reached #1 in the UK and has sold over a quarter of a million copies worldwide. Furthermore, his juggernaut single Wasn’t Expecting That has to date sold over 400k copies in the UK. 

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Thursday 03 November 2016 Doors 7pm, start 7.30pm. £40.70 / £32.45

Musical master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have announced the run of dates and special guests of their 2016 Autumn/Winter UK tour.

Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - Together

Tuesday 08 November 2016 £72, £55.50, £39 including booking fee and restoration levy

Two of the greatest voices in the world, the nation's leading musical theatre star, Michael Ball and the nation's favourite tenor, Alfie Boe, today announce that they are joining forces for the first time, to record a brand new album as well as take to the stage for a unique UK headline Tour.

Queen Extravaganza

Monday 14 November 2016 Doors 7pm, £31.85, £51.65 including booking fee & restoration levy

Created and produced by Queen’s Roger Taylor, the Queen Extravaganza returns to the UK to play a special tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of Queen’s iconic album, ‘A Night At The Opera’, long viewed as one of the greatest rock albums of all time, which produced such classic tracks as, ‘You’re My Best Friend’, “Love of My Life”, Taylor’s own “I’m In Love With My Car”, as well as the band’s legendary “Bohemian Rhapsody”. 

Julia Fordham

Sunday 27 November 2016 7pm dinner, 8pm show. £26 ticket, £36 with dinner including booking fee

The wonderful Julia Fordham is returning to the UK after three sell out tours and is set to delight and entrance her audience yet again with her stunning and sultry voice. Julia is looking forward to returning to the UK for what promises to be an evening of her classic hits including Happy Ever After, Where Does The Time Go, Love Moves in Mysterious Ways alongside fan favourites and possibly songs from her forthcoming album.

Levellers

Friday 02 December 2016 Doors 7pm. Tickets £28 including booking fee and restoration levy.

Brighton folk punk band Levellers will play their classic album in full plus other hits on a mammoth UK tour supported by Ferocious Dog to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of their second full-length, and now classic, album.

The Milton Glee Club Christmas Concert

Sunday 11 December 2016 3pm, £14.20, £12.75, £9.40, £9.25, £6.50

Come along to Portsmouth Guildhall on a Sunday afternoon and enjoy our Autumn concert. This concert will be sure to lift your spirits and evoke wonderful memories.

The Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza Starring The Osmonds

Sunday 18 December 2016 £30.75, £38.45. £165.50 VIP. Including booking fee and restoration levy

Due to overwhelming public demand and to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Tony Denton Promotions are proud to announce the return of the ‘Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza’ for the second year running starring THE OSMONDS.

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