Upcoming gigs and events:

  • Dub Pistols

    Sometimes you have to go through the mill to realise why you were put on this Earth. So it is with the Dub Pistols, the reggae-breaks-jungle mashup, the gangster-swaggering festival stalwarts whose rollercoaster story reads like a rock’n’roll cautionary tale on a grand scale. When big beat ruled the clubs the Pistols were snapped up […]

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  • Halloween…

    Come along to a wicked Halloween party night. With live music from Portsmouth 5 piece band The Jaspers plus local Southampton DJ Rob Paston playing all your favourite 80’s, disco, soul and funk music. Fancy dress is optional but we are expecting some great outfits and for those wishing to get into the ‘spirit’ on […]

  • Adele / Paloma Faith Tribute Southampton

    Adele / Paloma Faith Tribute Southampton Katherine Tanner as Adele / Jodie Topp as Paloma Faith! Tribute for Charity is a live music tribute event run by River Studios. This extraordinary night is coming to The 1865, Southampton on Thursday 3rd November 2016. Local and national tribute stars will come together for one night only […]

  • Lionel Richie / Neil Diamond Tribute Southampton

    Lionel Richie / Neil Diamond Tribute Southampton Jay Washington as Lionel Richie / Michael Douglas as Neil Diamond! Tribute for Charity is a live music tribute event run by River Studios. This extraordinary night is coming to The 1865, Southampton on Thursday 3rd November 2016. Local and national tribute stars will come together for one night only […]

  • Tina Turner / Whitney Houston Tribute Southampton

    Tina Turner / Whitney Houston Tribute Southampton Gloria Miller as Tina Turner / Charlie Macaulay performing the songs of Whitney Houston! Tribute for charity is a live music tribute event run by River Studios. This extraordinary night is coming to The 1865, Southampton on Thursday 3rd November 2016. Local and national tribute stars will come […]

  • Doc Scott & SP:MC, Big Bud & Deeizm, Gerra & Stone

    RIDDM presents drum n bass pioneer and legend: DOC SCOTT alongside the voice of SP:MC. PLUS unfinished business from Big Bud & Deeizm, plus serial dance floor killers Gerra & Stone!

  • King King + Broken Witt Rebels

    King King are on a roll. Faced with their army of fans and armfuls of awards, it’s hard to believe that Alan Nimmo (vocals/guitar), Lindsay Coulson (bass), Wayne Proctor (drums) and Bob Fridzema (keys) have come so far, so fast. As Henry Yates of Classic Rock Blues notes, “King King are the hottest draw in […]

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  • Apocalypse… Pirate Party!

    All the fun and shenanigans of an alternative house party, with none of the clean up… The only place you can play Bomberman while Limp Bizkit has the dance floor full. We are proud to bring Brighton’s biggest and best alternative night to Southampton on the second Saturday of the month, every month! **************** Music […]

  • The Slackers

    IT’S 2016 AND THE SLACKERS WILL BE TURNING 25 YEARS OLD! NEW ALBUM & TOUR DATES! Those hard working purveyors of ‘Jamaican RocknRoll’ known as The Slackers, have been in existence for a quarter of a century now. This band, which started out rehearsing in a dingy basement on the lower east side, has gone on […]

  • The Front Bottoms + Gnarwolves

    Whether they’re just strutting their stuff or referencing a sexual position, the Front Bottoms have delivered a powerful new album with Back On Top. Their first for Fueled By Ramen is both full of departures and a continuation of the work they’ve been building on for years. Brian Sella (vocals, guitar) and Mat Uychich (drums) […]

  • Dr. Feelgood + Chicago 9

    Dr Feelgood, with their no-holds-barred style, changed the face of rock’n’roll. Without them, punk wouldn’t have risen. Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s, Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. The raw and uncompromising style of their performance resulted in […]

  • The Christians – 30th Anniversary Tour

    Renowned for an endless string of soulful yet socially aware hits …Forgotten Town, Ideal World, Born Again, Harvest for the World, Whats in a Word, Hooverville, Words, Father, The Bottle and many more The Christians enjoyed huge acclaim in the late 80s and early 90s both in the UK and Europe and often confused people […]

  • Lindisfarne

    LINDISFARNE emerged from Tyneside in the 1970s and quickly carved out a unique place for themselves as one of British rock’s most original bands. Their pioneering sound, combining acoustic instruments like mandolin and fiddle with their electric blues roots, proved the perfect medium to deliver the catchy, memorable songs provided by the band’s resident writers […]

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  • Happysad

    Happysad powstał w 2001 roku w Skarżysku-Kamiennej. Od lat jest jednym z najpopularniejszych polskich zespołów, sprzedających bilety na swoje koncerty. Zespół ma na koncie około 1000 koncertów w całym kraju, 5 złotych płyt i dwie platynowe oraz rekordy frekwencji w kilkunastu popularnych klubach w Polsce. W lipcu 2004 nakładem S.P. Records ukazał się debiutancki album […]

  • The Dylan Project: 50 years after Blonde on Blonde

    Far more than a tribute act, The Dylan Project has been presenting its own loving interpretation of Bob Dylan’s music for nearly twenty years. Fronted by the iconic Steve Gibbons on vocals and guitar, the band features four of Britain’s most talented folk-rock musicians – Fairport Convention’s rhythm section of Dave Pegg (bass) and Gerry […]

  • KęKę – Trzecie Rzeczy

    Agencja Muzyczno-Eventowa Bashesh oraz POLMUS LTD z ogromną przyjemnością zapraszają na koncert KęKę, promujący album “Trzecie Rzeczy”, który odbędzie się w Southampton 16 / 12 / 2016 w klubie THE 1865 Support: W Mroku Podziemia KęKę – reprezentant Radomia narobił szumu albumem „Takie Rzeczy”, który ukazał się w 2013 roku, nakładem PROSTO Label. W świecie […]

  • Mod Xmas: The Fliks + Madison Heights

    PAV Events returns to The 1865 this December with 2 great live acts to get you in the Christmas mood and a DJ what more could you want! THE FLiKS; Quite simply, one of the best ‘60s girl group sounds around! 3 girl singers and a 4 piece band, every one of them individually talented, […]

  • Strumpet Town & Ska Dogs

    Strumpet Town & Ska Dogs with one of the UK’s Premier Northern Soul DJ’s, Ian Northern Souldier Turner, will all be Blowing The Bloody Roof off our debut at The 1865, Southampton for this Christmas Soul, Ska & 2 Tone event on Friday 23rd December. Celebrate Christmas in style at this quality venue. Tickets are £8 in advance £10 on the […]

  • NYE 2016/17

    The ultimate 89-92 rave session brought to you by legends of the era who graced the decks as main residents of Remix & Madisons, the 2 most prolific Bournemouth venues of the era. DREAM & DANCE and STU J & DJ STORM. Mic skills provided by MC SHADOW, with vocals by HEIDI EARLY and one […]

  • Emmure + After The Burial + Fit For A King + Oceans Ate Alaska + Loathe

    THE TORCH THE EARTH EU/UK TOUR 2017: EMMURE AFTER THE BURIAL FIT FOR A KING OCEANS ATE ALASKA LOATHE 13.01.17 Germany Karlsruhe @ Substage 14.01.17 Germany Köln @ Essigfabrik 15.01.17 Belgium  Hasselt @ Muziekodroom 16.01.17 UK Southampton @ The 1865   17.01.17 UK Nottingham @ Rescue Rooms 18.01.17 UK Manchester @ Sound Control 19.01.17 UK […]

  • Neville Staple (ex-The Specials) *New Date*

    Neville Staple, also known as The Original Rudeboy, is credited with changing the face of pop music not only once but twice. Neville Staple’s thirty-five year career in the music business is well documented, from the early days with The Coventry Automatics, The Specials & FunBoy3 in the late ‘70s and ‘80s, to The Special […]

  • Modern Baseball

    Testament to the immense connection shared between the band and their fans, Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball can today announce news of their largest European tour to date, a 2017 run that will see them take in pretty much every corner of the mainland through the end of January into February, culminating in their biggest non-US headline show at […]

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    NYC’s Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond, is an over-the-top bombast of Disco, Metal, Glitter and Magic – the #1 Party Band. Born out of the impenetrable divide of Disco and Metal, these six fearsome brothers fearlessly obliterated the truce line that had been set in the great Disco/Metal Peace accord […]

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  • Hazel O’Connor

    Award-winning singer songwriter Hazel O’Connor is back. Teaming up here with Clare Hirst (Bellestars, Communards, David Bowie) on sax and Sarah Fisher (Eurythmics) on keyboards, the superb blend of the three voices and musicianship adds a sweet touch of class to their vibrant performance. Live onstage, her unforgettable songs from the iconic film Breaking Glass […]

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  • Special Kinda Madness (Specials and Madness tribute)

    Special Kinda Madness perform a truly authentic set from each band, combining the phenomenally energetic stage presence of The Specials with the wonderful iconic tunes of the Madness ‘Nutty Boys’. Playing a set from each band and producing a show that will have the audience up and dancing from the off, Special Kinda Madness will have everyone hankering after that […]

  • The Skids

    SKIDS – 40th Anniversary Tour 1977-2017 The Skids formed in 1977 in their home town of Dunfermline, Scotland by Richard Jobson, Stuart Adamson, Bill Simpson & Tom Kellichan. After releasing an independent single the band were played by John Peel, supported The Clash in concert and then were signed to Virgin Records in 1978. Their first singles were “Sweet Surburbia”, “The Saints are […]

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Who are we?

The 1865 is a major new venue located in the centre of Southampton, with a capacity of more than 750 for standing only gigs, over 500 for club nights or 300 seated theatre style, 1865 is set to become the city’s new destination for entertainment.

Inside; is a great space with stage and dancefloor viewable from two bars and a large mezzanine. Featuring the South Coast’s best in-house sound system from d&b audio, our flexible seating allows various layouts to suit Live Bands, DJ sets, Comedy, Jazz and Cabaret as well as larger corporate or private functions.