Upcoming gigs and events:

  • Co-Dependence Day – All dayer!

    Forget Hilary Clinton & Trump… Come celebrate our “SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP” by bringing on the rocking jivesters, blues babes and country chicks! Come down and celebrate the biggest night of the Yank year, In, (sorry) CO-DEPENDENCE Day with great music, cars, bikes, food, films and everything cool (except gun violence)! Doors open at 2pm! Films start at […]

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  • Kaliber 44

    Kaliber 44 is a hip hop band formed at the end of 1993 in Katowice, Poland. The group is dubbed the most influential Polish hip hop band, while their so-called Hardcore Psycho Rap style is the most prominent. Don’t miss these polish hip-hop legends at The 1865, Southampton! Who knows when they’ll be back?! Tickets: http://www.seetickets.com/event/kaliber-44/the-1865/977132 7pm-11pm 14+ (Under 16’s must be […]

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  • Soul On The Coast – Feat. Fitzroy & DJ Dezzi D

    Soul On The Coast delivers quality soul, jazz funk, R&B, boogie, old school, classic soul, and so much more. Soul Music-Dance-Happiness-Peace Soul On The Coast (SOTC) has been created to promote soul events in and around the UK. Our philosophy is to deliver the best of quality soul music in all of its different genres. Our […]

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  • Foo Forgers + The Kaos + Warning

    Foo Forgers are one of the finest Foo Fighters tribute acts in the UK – don’t miss out on their special appearance here at The 1865, Southampton on 10th July! Support comes from The Kaos. This is an event in co-association with Bevolution Music – celebrating their birthday and you’re all invited! Expect an awesome […]

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  • Kicz Party

    Dla każdego kicz ma inne podłoże, czy znaczenie…stąd nasza kolejna propozycja dla Was Kochani!!! Jeżeli macie odrobinę dystansu do siebie i świata, zapraszamy serdecznie na kolejną polską imprezę pod nazwą KICZ PARTY smile emoticon Jako, że zagramy wszystko co chcecie, już teraz możecie proponować nazwy utworów, przy których chcielibyście potańczyć, poszaleć lub poprostu być troche […]

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  • Warren Haynes

    Grammy Award winning artist Warren Haynes has been recognized as a cornerstone of the American music landscape and revered as one of the finest guitar players in the world. Throughout his prolific career as part of three of the greatest live groups in rock history – Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule and the Dead – his […]

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  • Basement + Dinosaur Pile-Up

    Since abruptly announcing an indefinite hiatus only weeks after the release of 2012’s breakthrough LP Colourmeinkindness, Basement’s intensely devoted following has only grown. Promise Everything is the band’s full-length return to writing and recording since the break. Challenged by the spacing out of members not only across the country – but across the globe – […]

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  • The Blockheads

    Starting out as the band behind Ian Dury, the Blockheads are a legendary outfit that has grown in stature from the early days of the Stiff tour in 1977, right up to the present day.  Backing up Ian Dury’s poetic lyrics, this is the band that brought you ‘Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick’, ‘What […]

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  • You Should Be Dancing: 70’s

    Uptown Top Rank presents: You Should Be Dancing 70’s Event! A night of pure 70s’s cheese with the likes of Showaddywaddy , David Essex , Darts , Mud , Bay City Rollers , Abba and a bit of Reggae , Ska , Soul and a lot of Disco classics Tickets are now on sale at […]

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  • Mànran

    Mànran are one of the best-known and best-loved Scottish bands on the scene today. The 2011 launch of their debut single, “Latha Math” heralded a meteoric rise to the top of the Scottish music world that quickly saw them playing many of the most prestigious festivals in Europe despite having only been in existence a […]

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  • Sounds of The Stylistics + DJ Paul Mico

    SING BABY SING perform sounds of The Stylistics. Plus DJ Paul Mico playing Motown & Soul anthems! Dress code: smart-casual 8pm-1am (doors at 7.30pm) BE PART OF THE VIBE   Tickets, contact Paul Mico: paul.mico@btinternet.com 07860800692

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  • For Those About To Rock – Livewire AC/DC vs Federal Charm

    ’Hail! Hail to the good times, ‘cos rock has got the right of way, For those about to rock, We salute you’ Live/Wire and Federal Charm join forces to deliver a night of TNT, high voltage, downright dirty deeds… We roll tonight to the guitar bite of the familiar from Live/Wire and their blistering AC/DC show, complete […]

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  • Farben Lehre

    FARBEN LEHRE powstało we wrześniu 1986 roku. Od tamtego czasu ukazało się 10 płyt studyjnych, jedna koncertówka, 3 wydawnictwa mające charakter kompilacji oraz dwa albumy dvd. Ostatnio, we wrześniu 2012 swoją premierę miał ostatni jak dotychczas krążek, zatytułowany “Achtung 2012″, wydany przez wrocławską firmę Lou&Rocked Boys. Od kilku lat Wojciech Wojda jest organizatorem i pomysłodawcą, […]

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  • Big Country (The Seer Album Tour)

    Following the incredible success of their 30th Anniversary ‘Steeltown’ Tour, BIG COUNTRY set off again on tour to celebrate their stunning catalogue of songs, taken from their multi-million selling and Number 1 hit albums.The band will perform classic hits and live favourites including Harvest Home – Fields of Fire – In A Big Country – […]

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  • Neville Staple (ex-The Specials)

    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 […]

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  • Kirk Fletcher

    Kirk Fletcher has a reputation as a bonafide can’t-miss performer. His soulful playing and singing never fails to elicit chills, and his unique approach to blues and roots music is both refreshingly modern and completely authentic. Widely considered one of the best blues guitarists in the world, he has commanded the respect and acclaim of […]

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  • Burlesque Idol

    Over the past 6 years budding burlesque starlets from all over the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Paris and America have tasselled, shimmied and pulled out all the stops in front of our amazing panel of Burlesque Stars and Producers for the chance to win their heat and battle it out for the title of […]

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  • Banned From Utopia (The band of Frank Zappa!)

    In June of 1994, six months after Frank Zappa’s death, the promoters of the Jazz Open Festival in Stuttgart, Germany, contacted former members of Zappa’s various touring bands, and asked if they would perform a tribute concert to commemorate Frank’s life and unique, prolific outpouring of creativity that had such a profound impact on the […]

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  • Steve Howe

    For nearly 40 years, Steve Howe has been at the forefront of guitarists in popular music. Actually, simply referring to Howe as a just a guitarist is limiting. In addition to being a songwriter, he plays more instruments than just the guitar. If it has strings and a fretboard, Howe has mastered it and recorded with […]

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  • James Taylor Quartet

    James Taylor, one of the great British instrumentalists of his generation, has taken his trademark howling Hammond sound to the masses for over 25 years; still famed for its upbeat, energetic live shows… with no sign of slowing down. The band’s relentlessly entertaining tunes take inspiration from the rare-groove style funk, and boogaloo funk of […]

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  • Pro Wrestling at The 1865!

    Southampton are you ready! That’s right, The 1865 and PAV Events have joined forces to bring you a night of unbelievable Professional Wrestling Featuring some of the best Wrestlers in the UK today. From the WWE Global Cruiserweight Series Qualifier match : Josh Bodom Who will face off against The Moonsault King Jake McCluskey The […]

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  • 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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  • Lacuna Coil

    Lacuna Coil are one of Italy’s most successful rock and roll exports, rising from a promising position in the heavy metal underground to international fame over the course of a twenty-plus-year career.  

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  • Dr. Feelgood

    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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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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.