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July 2019

Stone Temple Pirates Plus Hyena & Slipperface

Saturday, 27th July @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

KDS Promotions brings the UK’s only tribute band to Stone Temple Pilots to The Boulevard for a must-see show. Support from Skelmersdale’s Hyena and Chesters Slipperface. Entry only £5 on the door.

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Folk Sunday Hosted By Bad Grandad

Sunday, 28th July @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Last Sunday of the Month
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Folk Sunday returns! Every last Sunday of the month, Bad Grandad hosts some of the best folk acts that the region has to offer, come and get cosy in our beautiful Bailiff Bar and enjoy performances from his special guests and of course, Bad Grandad himself. See you there! 18 and over only The Bailiff Bar opens at 12:00pm | Entrance 1: King Street West | Free Entry

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August 2019

Link N Park

Friday, 2nd August @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Link N Park – The Uk’s leading tribute to Linkin Park performing live at The Boulevard

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Billy Joel Tribute UK

Friday, 2nd August @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Monaco, Atherton Road, Hindley
Wigan, WN2 3EU United Kingdom

Join us at The Monaco, Hindley for an amazing night of Billy Joel’s Greatest Hits. Including Just The Way You Are, Uptown Girl, River Of Dreams, Big Shot, New York State of Mind, Piano Man, and many many more… Having sold more than 150 million records, Billy Joel ranks as one of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in the world. Billy Joel Tribute Uk, Gaz Jenkins has produced a show to this popular icon that covers all…

£12.50
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The Jam DRC

Friday, 2nd August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

The Jam DRC are back to blow the roof off once again. They bring the full repertoire – Going Underground, That’s Entertainment, Funeral Pyre, Eton Rifles, When You’re Young – all the big numbers and some of the more obscure records chosen by the band who are avid Jam fans. You get energy, aggression, commitment, blood, sweat and tears, as standard. Support on the night to be announced. Check out the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRw5g9Yzw4E Over 14 with an adult Friday 2nd…

£10
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Newton Town Show 2019

Saturday, 3rd August @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mesnes Park – Newton, Mesnes Park, Park Road
North Newton-le-Willows, WA12 9TA United Kingdom

The Newton Town Show is an annual event hosted on the first Saturday in August at Mesnes Park. It is a great way for the people of Newton-le-Willows to come together as a community & celebrate! The Show will be packed with attractions for all ages, various stalls and the return of our arts and crafts competition. There will be something for everyone, young or young at heart. Any proceeds from our annual Town Show goes back to Newton and…

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And Heavy Metal For Wigan IX: Stormrider

Saturday, 3rd August @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Boulevard, 17A Wallgate
Wigan, WN1 1LD United Kingdom

Another showcase of talent in the north west. Some bands playing in Wigan for the very first time. Be amongst the first to hear the new live material from both Forlorn Hope and Stormrider!Iridium Groovy thrash metallers from Preston bringing their own unique sound as well as covers! Forlorn Hope Excited to have this historic metal act from Liverpool! History metal? Yeah, come down and get an education whilst rocking out to some awesome power metal tunage! Sin Circus Blackpool…

£3
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NORTHERN SOUL ALL NIGHTER

Saturday, 3rd August @ 8:00 pm - 2:30 am
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

3 Clubs All Nighter comes is here for a 2 floor extravaganza for 1 whole night long. Taking in The Grand Vault and The Theatre, you will be treated to: Main room – A former Victorian court room now theatre space featuring Allnighter sounds ‘Past and Present’ (similar to the big room at Witton) this space has a balcony, vaulted ceiling and 20k rig! An alternative room featuring a more adventurous music policy delivered by Collector/DJ/Enthusiasts (similar to the Dolly…

£10
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Greenslate Summer Fair

Sunday, 4th August @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Lodge, Greenslate Road
Billinge, Wigan, WN5 7BG United Kingdom

Our Summer Fair will be on Sunday 4th August from 11-4pm. Our theme this year is #greeneratgreenslate and we will have: Live Music and Open Mic stage, “Magic in the Woods” Story walk, Nature kids craft corner, Treasure trail, eco skills workshops as well as the usual Bar, Great food, Bouncy Castle, Market stalls and animal tours

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EMMA HOLCROFT: Celebrating the women of song

Wednesday, 7th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Join us in The Holding Cell every first Wednesday of the month for fantastic live Jazz. For our first Wednesday Jazz session we’re delighted to be joined by Emma Holcroft, star vocalist with the Swingtime Big Band as she celebrates the women of song. She’ll also be joined on the night by Dean Masser (tenor sax) and the Richard Wetherall Trio. 18 and over only Wednesday 7th of August | The Holding Cell in The Bailiff Bar | Free Entry

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FNL: Brandon Lee Webb Band & Special Guests

Friday, 9th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Friday Night Live returns to the Grand Vault, bringing you a fine selection of up and coming bands and singer-songwriters – both local and from out of town! We welcome back Brandon Lee Webb Band to the Grand Vault for what will no doubt be a powerful performance. Their blend of electric/acoustic blues rock is a little more Kelly Joe Phelps than it is Mississippi John Hurt, throw in a touch of John Martyn and a dab of The Door’s…

£3
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On the Grind 17# Bouche, Bad Water + Scrubber Fox

Friday, 9th August @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Tudor, New Market Street
Wigan, Greater Manchester WN1 1SE United Kingdom

~ ON THE GRIND presents ~ Friday 9th August Bouche Bad Water + Scrubber Fox The Tudor House Hotel Free BOUCHE https://boucheband.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/boucheband/ https://www.instagram.com/bouche_band/ New kids on the block featuring members of Cactus Knife and Mums. The band played their first ever show in France last month and sound like a band straight from the Dischord label. Fans of Fugazi and Minutemen will be much obliged. BAD WATER https://www.facebook.com/badwatersurf/ https://badwaterband.bandcamp.com/ https://www.instagram.com/badwaterbanduk Sounding like an IPA on a summers day, Bad…

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Wigan Pride 2019

Saturday, 10th August @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Wigan Borough’s annual celebration of equality and inclusion makes a spectacular return in 2019, celebrating 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. 11:00-12:00 Wigan Pride 2019 Parade 12:00-17:00 Wigan Pride 2019 Main Stage Entertainment As our secondary stage, The Believe Stage is home to a vast array of up and coming artists all from the Wigan Borough, celebrating the amazing local talent we have! Join us from 11am on the 10th August in Wigan Town Centre for the Wigan Borough’s only…

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Plant Based Saturdays

Saturday, 10th August @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Haigh Woodland Park, School Lane
Wigan, WN2 1PE United Kingdom

Plant Based Saturdays in 2019 Haigh Woodland Park, 6-10PM Plant based street food from across the North West, bars with Vegan beers, spirits and wine and live music in a beautiful child and dog friendly woodland park venue!

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Splurge

Saturday, 10th August @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Tudor, New Market Street
Wigan, Greater Manchester WN1 1SE United Kingdom

LAWLESS PROMOTIONS Present:- “Splurge” Known for the chaos of their live shows and the complete insanity of vocalist and guitarist Joe, the performance is usually seen as a way for the band to let loose of any anxiety or pain they’ve been building up inside. As a result, the new plan is to stay alive and shout at everyone. Support for the night comes from:- OH NO AND THE HELL YEAHS. The band that is sure to be your next…

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Wigan Live Festival

Friday, 16th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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16th & 17th Aug
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Wigan Live Festival is into its huge 7th year of free live music in Wigan Town Centre. See Facebook for all the gig and band info https://www.facebook.com/WiganLiveFestival On 16th & 17th August 2019 we present to you some of the best unsigned bands and soloists from the local area and further afield. With a dynamic and diverse lineup, there’s truly something for everyone! An ultimate day of listening to great music, celebrating this year’s charity and drinking exceptionally well kept…

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Food Fest on The Square

Saturday, 17th August @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 3rd Saturday
The Galleries, Wigan, WN1 1AR United Kingdom

Food Fest on the Square is back and it will be in Wigan Town Centre every third Saturday of the month, April until October! Head over to Market Hall Square between 12pm and 8pm to enjoy food, drink and live music. Great partnership working again with Gallerieswigan & Haigh Foodie Friday. Pop-Up Bars from Two Left Feet Tap & Brewery Gin and Prosecco from Copa Fizz Food Line Up Saturday April 20th: Travelling Pizza Company Traditional wood fired pizza made…

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Wigan Live Festival

Saturday, 17th August @ 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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16th & 17th Aug
Wigan Town Centre, Wigan, WN1 1PE United Kingdom

Wigan Live Festival is into its huge 7th year of free live music in Wigan Town Centre. See Facebook for all the gig and band info https://www.facebook.com/WiganLiveFestival On 16th & 17th August 2019 we present to you some of the best unsigned bands and soloists from the local area and further afield. With a dynamic and diverse lineup, there’s truly something for everyone! An ultimate day of listening to great music, celebrating this year’s charity and drinking exceptionally well kept…

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Northern Soul & Motown Night

Saturday, 17th August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

DJ Deano and crew will be turning your heartbeat up – bringing you the very best classic Northern Soul and Motown from the opening beat to the last minute! Always a great atmosphere and crowd: it’s time to get out on the floor and Dance, Dance, Dance! 18 and over only Saturday 17th August 2019 | Grand Vault: Entrance 3 | Doors and Bars Open 7:30pm Ticket Prices: £4.00 In Advance / £5.00 On The Door

£4
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Valves, Vinyl & Jazz (feat. album: Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)

Wednesday, 21st August @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Courts, Crawford Street
Wigan, WN1 1NG United Kingdom

Each month will see a classic album presented by pro audio engineer Haden Boardman, followed by interpretations of classic tracks by talented house jazz band Pretty Standard. August’s classic album is Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Elton’s 30 million copy selling 1973 album and the album that really broke the USA for him. Featuring many classic tracks including Candle in the Wind, and Saturday Nights Alright it was recorded at a chateau in France. The album is praised for both its…

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