Gorillaz: Humanz

Gorillaz are heading out on the road this summer, and to kick things off, they’re playing a tiny warm-up show in Portsmouth. Their UK tour follows the release of their fifth album, Humanz, heralded a party album for a world gone mad, with features spanning from Vince Staples and Danny …

Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett joins Portsmouth Guildhall Wall of Fame

Portsmouth Guildhall have inducted Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett into their Wall of Fame in recognition of his contribution to music during a career spanning almost five decades. As a musician, songwriter, singer, and producer, Steve Hackett gained prominence as the guitarist of English progressive rock band, Genesis, from 1971 to …

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Idina Menzel to perform at Portsmouth Guildhall this summer

Following the release of her fifth solo studio album idina last autumn, Tony Award-winning superstar and voice of Elsa in Disney’s Frozen, Idina Menzel, has announced she’ll be performing at Portsmouth Guildhall on Friday 16th June 2017. The show forms part of Menzel’s huge global spring and summer tour, with the …

Portsmouth pupils with best attendance treated to Anne-Marie gig

Portsmouth City Council and Capital FM South Coast treated pupils at Portsmouth schools to a secret Anne-Marie gig at the New Theatre Royal on Friday 27th January. The intimate concert formed part of Capital FM’s Get In:volved project, rewarding hard-working pupils at schools across the UK who have the highest …

Young people celebrate four decades of punk in Portsmouth

Intergenerational youth-driven Heritage Lottery-funded project Provincial Punk in Pompey, run by the Portsmouth Cultural Trust, culminates in a much-anticipated live gig at Portsmouth Guildhall on Thursday 17th November. The project has explored, documented, and celebrated 40 years of Portsmouth’s musical heritage, and the influence the punk scene has had on …

Top music events in Portsmouth this autumn and winter

Portsmouth’s top music event venues have a host of world renowned and amazing up-and-coming acts scheduled for the coming months. We’ve highlighted some of the best not-to-be-missed Portsmouth events for you to check out and book into your autumn/winter gigging schedule. Team Locals top tip from the selection is Of Mice and Men, who …

Mallory Knox, Young Guns, Creeper perform at Butserfest 2016

Butserfest, the UK’s largest alcohol- and drug-free festival, is set to rock Petersfield on September 10th, with alternative rock five-piece Mallory Knox and horror punk band Creeper headlining. Also set to perform are Hertfordshire-hailing pop rockers Room 94, London rock band Zoax, alternative rockers Young Guns, and emotionally-charged outfit Moose …

Nathan Carter: Staying Up all Night Tour at Kings Theatre

Wednesday 14th September at 7:30pm. Tickets £26.50. The Kings Theatre Southsea are delighted to announce Irish Country Music singer Nathan Carter. Nathan will be featuring tracks from his album Staying Up All Night which climbed the Irish charts to the number one spot — beating artists including Beyoncé and Drake.