Music Events

Manic's Mini Dance Day

Monday 03 August 2015 10am-12.30pm, £12

Join Manic for a fun filled morning of dancing, singing and crafts. Creating a magical showcase to perform to all our friends and family.

Manic Stage Productions - Annie

Tuesday 04 August 2015 10am-3pm, £20

Join Manic for a fun filled day of dancing, singing and crafts. Creating a magical showcase to perform to all our friends and family.

Funky Town 2

Sunday 09 August 2015 10am to 4pm. Free entry (with additional premium activities).

Your Guildhall is celebrating the momentous occasion of its 125th birthday in August this year with a whole month of fun holiday activities as organised by the Portsmouth Cultural Trust (PCT). Events include the return of the Funky Town Family Festival, a Vintage Car Fest, lots of sports activities and of course a fantastic line-up of live music and art exhibitions.

Tomorrow's Music Today

Thursday 13 August 2015 Tickets £4.50 incl. booking fee adv. £5 on the door. Doors 6pm.

The Portsmouth Schools Music Festival in collaboration with Portsmouth Cultural Trust's Get Into Music project presents a showcase of local schools and colleges' best bands and musicians.

Portsmouth Scene Presents: The Response plus support

Friday 14 August 2015 The Harlequin. Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £5.00.

Come and celebrate the Iconic Portsmouth Guildhall’s 125th Birthday! Portsmouth Scene Promotions and Portsmouth Guildhall invite you all to enjoy the great events we have to offer this summer!

Portsmouth Scene Presents: Ben Brooks, Jamin with Steve plus support

Saturday 15 August 2015 The Harlequin. Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £5.00.

Come and celebrate the Iconic Portsmouth Guildhall’s 125th Birthday! Portsmouth Scene Promotions and Portsmouth Guildhall invite you all to enjoy the great events we have to offer this summer!

Portsmouth Scene Presents: Live in the Harlequin (Lunchtime Edition)

Sunday 16 August 2015 The Harlequin. Doors 12.00pm. Tickets £5.00.

Come and celebrate the Iconic Portsmouth Guildhall’s 125th Birthday! Portsmouth Scene Promotions and Portsmouth Guildhall invite you all to enjoy the great events we have to offer this summer!

Gordon Giltrap in the Live Lounge

Thursday 20 August 2015 £13* standard/ £23* for ticket + two course dinner. Doors 7pm for dinner, 8.30pm for standard tickets.

Enjoy an intimate evening of Cabaret and dinner in our Live Lounge café with one of the most innovative acoustic guitarists in the UK today.

It Must Be Madness

Friday 21 August 2015 Doors 8pm, Tickets £6.

Portsmouth Scene Promotions presents: It Must Be Madness - the ultimate nutty tribute.

Back to Bacharach

Friday 18 September 2015 Dinner 6.30pm / Doors 7pm - £19.75, £29.75 incl. booking fee.

CANCELLED - This is the first show to truly celebrate and showcase all of Bacharach's hits in one glorious production. Enjoy an intimate evening of dinner and a concert, cabaret style, in our main auditorium.

An Evening with Bryan Ferry

Thursday 01 October 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.

Tonic 3

Saturday 03 October 2015 CANCELLED. First 1000 tickets £27.50 incl.BF* thereafter £33 incl.BF*, on the day £38.50 incl.BF*

CANCELLED. Festival of live music, DJs, art and spoken word is just the Tonic BRITPOP legends Cast are among a fantastic line-up of great acts set to perform as part of a one-day festival of music, art, spoken word, dance, comedy and much more at Portsmouth Guildhall later this year.

Milton Glee Club: SING! Featuring The RMA Band and Bath Chorus

Sunday 04 October 2015 3pm. Tickets £6.50-£14.00

Come and experience the wonderful sound of 150 singers. A 'coming together' of 2 choirs, the MGC and The Bath Chorus, combined with the renowned skills of the Royal Marine Association Band and the power of the Guildhall organ, in this musical spectacular.

UB40

Wednesday 21 October 2015 Doors 7pm. £35.75 including booking fee.

With over forty UK Top 40 hit singles and sales of over 100 million records, making them one of the most successful British groups of all-time. UB40 are heading back on the road to play their history of hits once again.

An Evening with Donovan

Saturday 24 October 2015 £27.50, £33 including. booking fee, Doors 7pm

You will be treated to Donovan’s history of all his hits: ‘Sunshine Superman’, ‘Mellow Yellow’, ‘The Hurdy Gurdy Man’, Jenifer Juniper’ to name a few, plus also his legendary storytelling and cult songs.

Queen Extravaganza

Sunday 01 November 2015 Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £26.95 incl BF*

Roger Taylor’s Queen Extravaganza plays one special night in Portsmouth to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their platinum-selling album.

Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Saturday 07 November 2015 Doors 7pm. £32.45 / £39.60 incl BF*

Jools Holland will be bringing the greatest boogie-woogie party around the UK once again with his annual tour.

Joe Satriani

Monday 09 November 2015 £41.80/ £37.95 incl BF*

Unstoppable Momentum certainly isn’t Joe Satriani’s first trip to the record-making rodeo. Prior to the new album, the guitar superstar had already released 13 landmark solo studio recordings that changed the landscape of six-string-oriented music, including his multi-platinum effort from 1987, Surfing With The Alien.

Go West & Nik Kershaw with T'Pau

Thursday 12 November 2015 Doors 7pm. £27.50 / £29.70 / £31.90 including booking fee.

The 80s are back as three critically acclaimed legends of the era join forces in this major new UK tour. Celebrating their 30th anniversary, Go West together in concert with Nik Kershaw and very special guest Carol Decker from T’Pau are united for one night only in Portsmouth.

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.

Bellowhead - The Farewell Tour

Saturday 21 November 2015 Doors 7pm. Standing £21.45 / Seated £26.95 including booking fee.

After 12 amazing years, the UK’s most successful folk band Bellowhead are calling it a day. The band plan to mark their departure in characteristically ambitious style and have announced a two-part farewell tour in November 2015 and April 2016. Their final show on May Day, 1st May 2016, will be an intimate concert at Oxford Town Hall, the very same venue where it all began.

BRIT FLOYD: Space & Time World Tour 2015

Tuesday 24 November 2015 Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £32.45-£43.45 including booking fee.

The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show. An amazing journey through five decades of Pink Floyd.

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

Judas Priest

Monday 30 November 2015 Doors 7pm. Tickets £42.35 incl. booking fee.

There are few heavy metal bands that have managed to scale the heights that Judas Priest have during their nearly 40 year career.

Spike Edney and his All Star Band

Tuesday 08 December 2015 Doors 7pm. Tickets £36.30 / £44.00 including BF*

We are excited to announce that Queen’s keyboard player and musical director, Spike Edney, will be bringing his all-star band and some rockstar friends to your venue this year. The line-up will feature artists who have performed with the SAS Band (aka Spike's All-Stars) since their debut at The Gosport Festival in 1994.

Steeleye Span

Wednesday 16 December 2015 Doors 7pm. £23.50 incl. booking fee.

With a career that has taken in an astounding six decades, Steeleye Span is not just a legendary name in British music but also a link to the classic days of rock and folk music. Contemporaries of the likes of Led Zeppelin and Fairport Convention, they have gone on to change the face of folk music forever, taking it from small clubs and festivals into the world of chart topping albums and international tours.

Thriller Live

Sunday 27 December 2015 - Thursday 31 December 2015
Doors 7pm (except matinee at 3pm). Tickets: £21.45 to £33 including booking fee.

A Musical Celebration of Michael and the Jackson 5. Now in its record breaking 6th year after huge success in the West End, THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer.

The King is Back - Starring Ben Portsmouth

Saturday 16 January 2016 Doors 7pm. £22.55/ £24.75 incl. BF* Group offer applies.

Winner of Elvis Presley Enterprise Memphis Ultimate Elvis competition. UK Elvis tribute artiste, Ben Portsmouth, topped the bill on David Letterman show 8th February 2013.

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Tuesday 16 February 2016 Doors 7pm. Tickets £24.75, plus a number of higher priced golden tickets available at £35.75 incl. booking fee

The Ultimate Tribute To One Of Rock and Roll’s Most Remarkable Groups.

The Classic Rock Show

Tuesday 23 February 2016 £35.75, £24.75 incl. booking fee*, group offer applies

For 2016 Classic Rock Show will focus on a new batch of rock gems best known for their irresistible hooks, instantly recognisable songs that have earned a golden status in the history of classic rock music.

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