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Upcoming gigs and events:

  • *New Date* The Dualers

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 8th May 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.     The Dualers are a 9 piece Ska & Reggae band from South East London. They first hit the headlines when the single Kiss on the Lips stormed in to the UK top 30 despite no industry […]

    2020 The Dualers
  • *Postponed* Whitefake plus SOL UK

    Unfortunately, due to circumstances out of our control, this event will be postponed. Your ticket WILL be valid for the new date. You are also entitled to a refund. We ask people to be patient and await the announcement of the new date before asking for a refund if at all possible. New Date: tbc […]

    2020 Whitefake
  • *New date* HENGE + Gideon Conn

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 17th April 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.     Attention Earth!!!   This is HENGE.   We come in the name of rave.   We bring you the gift of Cosmic Dross – a kind of music new to your world. […]

    2020 Henge
  • Viva Santana

    This phenomenal seven piece Latin rock explosion continues to amaze fans wherever they present their celebration of the music of the legendary Carlos Santana. Over the past twenty years they have Played to full houses as diverse as the prestigious London Guitar Show Wembley to theatres and rock festivals in the UK, Europe and even Cuba […]

    2020 Viva Santana
  • *New date* The Quireboys

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 22nd May 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.     MEET THE QUIREBOYS: Following the band’s inception in London, UK in 1984 – originally as The Choirboys, then The Queerboys, before settling on the less controversial name of The Quireboys – there […]

    2020 Quireboys
  • *New Date* Nordic Giants + A.A. Williams

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Thursday 26th March 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.   For Nordic Giants the performance is the thing, and as those who have seen the live show will attest, it is a visceral experience that goes way beyond the normal descriptors. Each performance […]

    2020 Nordic Giants
  • Chantel McGregor

    Chantel McGregor UK tour   A female guitar prodigy, at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a “great voice, but girls don’t play guitar like that!”  Wisely ignoring the comments, she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% […]

    2020 Chantel McGregor
  • *New Date* The Night Cafe

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date(s); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.

    2019 The Night Cafe
  • Luisa Zissman & Anna Williamson present LuAnna: The Tour

    Luisa Zissman & Anna Williamson present LuAnna: The Tour – host of their smash hit number 1 podcast. VIP Tickets include entry to the show, a seat on one of the front rows, entry to the private meet & greet with Luisa & Anna, a glass of fizz during meet & greet, a guaranteed selfie […]

    2020 LuAnna
  • *New date* The Billy Walton Band

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Wednesday 25th March 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.   There was a time when the Jersey Shore represented the best in American entertainment. Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, the Rat Pack, Dick Clark, Chubby Checker, they all made stops on the Jersey Shore. […]

    2019 Billy Walton
  • Spear of Destiny

    Spear Of Destiny are back at The 1865 on Wednesday 30th September celebrating the 35 years of the band’s best known LP – Worldservice. Tickets are on sale now: https://mirrormanshop.bigcartel.com/ Hard to believe we know but it is true, Kirk Brandon has now been leading SPEAR OF DESTINY for over 37 years. SPEAR OF DESTINY […]

    2020 Spear of Destiny
  • The Steve Hillage Band

    2020 Steve Hillage Band
  • *postponed* The Chats

    It is with regret that due to the escalating situation with regards to coronavirus in the UK the upcoming Chats show due to take place at Southampton 1865 on Friday 16th October 2020 has been postponed and will now take place on Tuesday 27th October 2020. All tickets purchased for the original dates remain valid. Customers are advised to retain their […]

    2020 The Chats Postponed
  • *New Date* Macka.B

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Saturday 4th April 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.   Macka.B ‘The 2020 Tour’ One of Britain’s most influential dancehall toasters. He has pushed the music back toward a Rastafarian political consciousness. Macka.B’s humour, intelligence and integrity is unrivalled.   The live show […]

    2020 Macka B
  • *New date* An Orchestral Rendition of Dr. Dre: 2001

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 15th April); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.     After our SOLD OUT show we are back! No Strings Attached are pleased to present a LIVE Orchestral Rendition of: DR. DRE: 2001 This body of work features so many intricate musical layers, […]

    2020 No Strings Attached
  • Seriously Collins

    No gimmicks, wigs or gorilla suits… Just a genuine tribute to the biggest artist of our generation. Packed with hits and fan favourites, this two-hour extravaganza will take you back to Phil in his hey-day. Featuring the award winning tribute to the man himself, Chris Hayward and his world class 10 piece band, including the […]

    2020 Seriously Collins
  • *new date* The Chats

    It is with regret that due to the escalating situation with regards to coronavirus in the UK the upcoming Chats show due to take place at Southampton 1865 on Friday 16th October 2020 has been postponed and will now take place on Tuesday 27th October 2020. All tickets purchased for the original dates remain valid. Customers are advised to retain their […]

    2020 The Chats
  • *New Date* Elles Bailey

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Sunday 29th March 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.     ELLES BAILEY   2019 has been a hell of a year for the super-smoky-voiced, hard-working, far-touring chanteuse Elles Bailey. On 8th March, she dropped her eagerly-anticipated second album ‘Road I Call Home’ […]

    2020 Elles Bailey
  • *new date* The Undercover Hippy

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (24th April 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.   THE UNDERCOVER HIPPY Introduction Drum and Bass MC turned singer-songwriter Billy Rowan, aka The Undercover Hippy, is definitely not your average singer songwriter. Described by Tom Robinson (BBC6Music) as being “like the love-child of […]

    2020 Undercover Hippie
  • Jump + The Room

    JUMP This irrepressible six-piece has a back catalogue of thirteen independent albums and whilst JUMP has worked and toured with many of the biggest names in progressive rock, the band defies easy categorisation. It would be fair to say that JUMP fuse many musical elements to create a unique chemistry that is delivered in a […]

    2020 Jump
  • Jadis

    Jadis are a band  originating from Southampton. They fall into the category  of Progressive Rock / Neo Prog / Classic Rock although they have their own distinctive sound comprising crunching guitar riffs, melodic leads and solos and  vocal harmonies as well as playing contrasting acoustic pieces with flute,12 string guitar and piano. The band have […]

    2020 JADIS
  • Eliana Cargnelutti – Blues Rock from North Italy

    The lady in Blues Eliana Cargnelutti, italian guitarist and singer, graduated in jazz guitar at the conservatory “G. Frescobaldi” in Ferrara introducing a thesis on Mike Stern. Eliana is the new hope of italian rock blues. A strong singer and a crafty guitarist, one of the rare real front women of the italian scene. She […]

    2020 Eliana Cargnelutti 2
  • Gong

    NEWS RELEASE   This Is The Moment And Now Is The Time GONG The ever metamorphosing entity that is GONG launches, as ever, into unknown – and unknowing – territory with a new tour for 2020, destined to be talked about, discussed, and argued over, up and down the land.   From its beginnings in […]

    2020 Gong
  • *New Date* Look-A-Like Tribute Festival

    Unfortunately, due to circumstances out of our control, this event will be postponed. Your ticket WILL be valid for the new date. You are also entitled to a refund. We ask people to be patient and await the announcement of the new date before asking for a refund if at all possible. New Date: Saturday 21st […]

    2020 Tribute Fest
  • *New date* Soft Machine

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (25th June 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date. SOFT MACHINE : 1966 – 2020 Soft Machine : One of the greatest UK avant/jazz-rock bands of all time. Their work, from their earliest performances as a psychedelic band who were contemporaries of, and shared […]

    2020 Soft Machine
  • *New date* Anvil

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 20th March 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.     ANVIL POUNDING THE PAVEMENT   Of course there are bands that have garnered higher chart positions, sold more albums and filled bigger venues than Anvil. Yet there are few metal acts that have […]

    2020 Anvil
  • Fish

    Fish returns to UK stages in Nov 2020 with his final album ‘Weltschmerz’ which is scheduled for release exactly 30 years after his first solo album, ‘Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors’ was released in January 1990. Fish will be performing songs from his new album including ‘Man with a Stick’, which was voted best […]

    2020 Fish
  • Damian Wilson

    Damian Wilson is a songwriter and vocalist who has appeared on over 70 separate album releases. Damian is mostly known in the progressive rock genre, for bands and projects such as Headspace, Threshold, Star One, Ayreon, Praying Mantis and Rick Wakeman’s English Rock Ensemble. As a solo artist he has released 5 full-length solo albums. […]

    2020 Damian Wilson
  • Mad Dog Mcrea

    Mad Dog Mcrea Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs. […]

    2020 Mad Dog Mcrea
  • *New Date* Hands Off Gretel

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 10th April 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.   Hands Off Gretel are a sassy alt rock/grunge pop band from South Yorkshire, who have built themselves a solid live reputation, for a high energy shows that are musically dynamic and visually compelling. Hands Off Gretel have created […]

    2020 Hands Off Gretel
  • The Xmas Rock Party ft. Tenacious G & Blink Daze

    Tenacious G – A Tribute to Tenacious D A tribute to the greatest and best band in the world… after selling out shows all over the country and performing in venues across Europe, Tenacious G touch down at The 1865 for their second south coast show in nearly 2 years, being from just down the […]

    2020 Tenacious G
  • *New Date* Eric Gales

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Tuesday 26th May 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.   From Memphis, Tennessee Eric Gales is the guitarists’ favourite guitarist, counting fans in the likes of Carlos Santana, Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers), Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge), Joe Bonamassa, Tony […]

    2020 Eric Gales
  • *New date* The Blackheart Orchestra + Red Bazar

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Tuesday 7th April 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.   The Blackheart Orchestra   With their new album Mesmeranto entering the official rock charts at number 18 , inspirational, award-winning electronic folk pioneers The Blackheart Orchestra take their music to a new, unexplored dimension. Described as “A mesmerizing powerhouse” “An […]

    2020 Blackheart Orchestra
  • *New Date* UK SUBS

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Sunday 10th May 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.    BIOGRAPHY 2017 marked the U.K. Subs’ 40th anniversary; this legendary punk band continues to represent the true spirit of punk rock. Inspired by the Damned at the birth of British Punk, the now […]

    2020 UK SUBS
  • *New Date* Tom Robinson Band

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Thursday 28th May 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date.     Born in Cambridge in 1950, Tom Robinson first became known in the late 1970s as a musician and LGBT activist with the Tom Robinson Band (TRB) who were early supporters of Rock Against […]

    2020 Tom Robinson
  • *New Date* Fleetingwood Mac

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 22nd May 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date. Fleetingwood Mac, a young and exciting new tribute to the legendary band Fleetwood Mac. We didn’t just want to be  another tribute band, with tacky wigs and fancy dress outfits. Instead we wanted to […]

    2019 Fleetingwood Mac
  • DS:UK – The ON anoTHEr NIGHT TOUR – 2021

    DS:UK – The ON anoTHEr NIGHT TOUR – 2021 1991 brought us the final Dire Straits album – On Every Street – and was commemorated by an enormous 2 year world tour that was one of their most successful to date. On Every Street brought some classic Dire Straits songs such as Calling Elvis, The […]

    2021 DS UK
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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.