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Upcoming gigs and events:

  • The Uplifter meets Still Moving DJs

    Tom Earwaker founded The Uplifter in 2007, it’s how Tom & Martin Davis Still-Moving met and later became the Still-Moving DJs… We’ve always wanted to combine both projects and see what happens on stage… SO WE’RE GOING TO DO IT!… In one of the finest venues in Southampton – The 1865! The sound system, the […]

    2019 Uplifter
  • Hugh Cornwell Electric: The Monster Tour

    The Gig Cartel presents Hugh Cornwell Electric The Monster Tour ‘GOLDEN BROWN, STRANGE LITTLE GIRL, ALWAYS THE SUN, PEACHES, NO MORE HEROES, NICE & SLEAZY…..SOUND FAMILIAR? ALL BIG HITS, ALL GREAT SONGS, ALL WRITTEN AND SUNG BY HUGH CORNWELL, THE SONGWRITER BEHIND THE STRANGLERS. HE IS THE HITMAN AND HE’S BACK WITH A FANTASTIC ALBUM […]

    2019 Hugh Cornwell
  • Laurence Jones plus special guests Matt Pearce & The Mutiny

    Laurence Jones Band Laurence Jones is back and is ready to tear up Europe with new self titled album Laurence Jones Band. The accomplished new album recorded in Miami and produced by Gregory Elias is set for release on Friday 27th Sept 2019 on USA label Top Stop Music. Laurence Jones has been writing songs […]

    2019 Laurence Jones
  • Female Metal Voices Tour 2019

    The “Female Metal Voices” Tour 2019 LEAVES EYES (GER) SIRENIA (NOR) FOREVER STILL (DEN) LOST IN GREY (FIN) + 1 Guest   LEAVES EYES, For more than a decade now, they have been setting world history to music and undeniably, by doing so, have raced to the top of the symphonic metal tree. With their […]

    2019 Leaves Eyes
  • **CANCELLED** Berlin – 40th Anniversary Tour

    “Due to unforeseen circumstances Berlin have to cancel there forthcoming tour, we very sorry for this and please know that all ticket holders can be refunded at point of purchase”

    2019 Berlin
  • Southampton CD & Record Fair

    The Record Fair at The 1865 provides a whole shopping mall of Vinyl Records, CD,s , DVD,s Books, Posters etc. 30plus x 6ft stalls. Expert sellers from all over South. Loads of original, rare vinyl. Also new and re-issue. Entry free. Bar open.

    2018 Record Fair
  • Uptown 80’s Dance Party

    Uptown TopRankin’ 80’s Dance Party our last one of 2019 , come along and enjoy music from the Top Rank days, don’t miss a great night out at The 1865 ….. Tickets are £7 in advance and £10 on the door, tickets available online now www.wegottickets.com/event/482092 or Art Effects in East St ( cash only […]

    2019 Top Rank November
  • *Sold-Out* Fontaines D.C.

    The last six months have seen Fontaines D.C. release four hotly received double A-side singles, all of which were named as singles of the week by Rough Trade, and garnered early support from the likes of Steve Lamacq and others on BBC 6 Music, as well as earning feature space from every major Irish and […]

    2019 Fontaines DC Sold Out
  • Southampton Ukulele Jam – Open Jam Night

    There are many aspects to Southampton Ukulele Jam. We are, in equal parts, a jam, a community, a social club, a ukulele ‘boot camp’ and a gigging band. We endeavour to be a force for good; supporting worthwhile causes, raising money for charity and promoting tolerance, acceptance and diversity by playing good songs with more […]

    2019 Ukulele
  • *Sold-Out* Dr John Cooper Clarke

    Poet; Rock star; TV & radio presenter; Comedian; Social & cultural commentator “I say to people, have you heard of John Cooper Clarke and if they say, yes, yeah he’s an absolute genius and you just go, ‘oh – ok, you’ve saved me a lot of time” Steve Coogan  John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence […]

    2019 JCC Sold Out
  • Sheelanagig

    Sheelanagig for over a decade have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, fiddle, double bass – added with the rhythmic energy of flute and drums and a bagful of joint-jumping tunes, these boys from the South-West England create […]

    2019 Sheelanagig
  • Aldous Harding

    Honeymooner & Joiners Live presents: Aldous Harding at The 1865, Southampton ▬▬▬▬▬▬ ALDOUS HARDING ▬▬▬▬▬▬ On sale: Friday 29th March, 10am. Doors 7.30pm 14+ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ Tickets £14 advance available from: www.joinerslive.co.uk www.honeymooner.seetickets.com ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ** ALDOUS HARDING – https://www.facebook.com/AldousHarding/ + SUPPORT TBA ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 14+

    2019 Aldous Harding
  • *Sold-Out* The Dualers

    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 backing. With a number of album releases, several top 40 chart singles and a large worldwide fan base behind them their success has […]

    2019 Dualers Sold Out
  • Revolution Pro Wrestling: Live in Southampton 11

    2019 RevPro11
  • Revival Presents “Thank Funk It’s Christmas”

    Office Party? Girls Night Out? Get Ahead Of The Festive Rush…. A Night Of The Finest Soul,Funk,Motown,Disco & Reggae With Live Music From The UK’s Finest “The Wonderband”, With Support From Two Top DJ’s. Early Bird Tickets (Limited) £10 Second Release Tickets £15 Group Booking Discounts Available. Ticketline: 07393 822008

    2019 Revival
  • John Otway & The Big Band

    From the age of 9, John Otway knew he wanted to be a pop star. But even at that young age, having listened to his sister’s Beatles and Stones records, he knew he would never be able to do what they do. However, when his sister got the latest Bob Dylan album, he knew there […]

    2019 John Otway
  • *Sold-Out* Snow Patrol

    Vinilo Record Store presents: Snow Patrol Reworked Live Album Launch at The 1865 This show is an exclusive Album launch show for Vinilo Record Store customers, the album will be available in store from the 18th Nov, or you can choose the postage option at the check out. Tickets will be E TICKETS. Please note, […]

    2019 Snow Patrol Sold Out
  • Steely Scam

    Steely Scam faithfully recreate the original sound of Steely Dan, covering all the classics, promising a performance second to none, not only for Steely Dan fans but for all music lovers and musicians. More than just another tribute band, these superb musicians recreate the intricacies of Fagen and Becker’s music and deliver an evening of fabulous […]

    2019 Steely Scam
  • Mostly Autumn

    Nominated for best UK band, and best album (White Rainbow) in the Progressive Music Awards 2019 and winners of Best Track 2017 (Sight of Day) and best female vocalist 2017 (Olivia Sparnenn-Josh) in the CRS awards 2017, Mostly Autumn have built their fan base through the old-fashioned, but highly effective, way of playing live at […]

    2019 Mostly Autumn-Dec]
  • The Sweet + The Novatines

      Planet Rock in association with the Gig Cartel presents       NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2019 UK TOUR TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY 8th MAY TICKETS: £26 regional / £28.50 London   BOOK ONLINE: www.thegigcartel.com 24 HR BOX OFFICE: 08444 780 898   Following their sold-out “Still Got the Rock” European Tour legendary 70’s rock band SWEET […]

    2019 Sweet
  • Rufus Stone Mo-Town & Soul Christmas Party

    With a rich history spanning over 35 years, Rufus Stone are an energetic and authentic testament to modern and classic Soul and Motown hits. Lead by Susie Maycock on lead vocals, “Ain’t Nobody” going to take you from the hits of Chaka Khan but leave you “Twistin’ The Night Away” better than the acclaimed 8 […]

    2019 Rufus Stone
  • Southampton CD & Record Fair

    The Record Fair at The 1865 provides a whole shopping mall of Vinyl Records, CD,s , DVD,s Books, Posters etc. 30plus x 6ft stalls. Expert sellers from all over South. Loads of original, rare vinyl. Also new and re-issue. Entry free. Bar open.

    2018 Record Fair
  • Butterfly Collective + The Modules

    Our annual post Christmas/pre New Years Retro night returns for its 4th outing hosted by Butterfly Collective. Our guests this year are the people’s  champions, The Modules. The Modules will be providing their charismatic high energy set of ‘Best of British Rock and Roll’ that evidences why they are fast becoming one of the most […]

    2019 Retro Night 4
  • Southampton Ukulele Jam – Open Jam Night

    There are many aspects to Southampton Ukulele Jam. We are, in equal parts, a jam, a community, a social club, a ukulele ‘boot camp’ and a gigging band. We endeavour to be a force for good; supporting worthwhile causes, raising money for charity and promoting tolerance, acceptance and diversity by playing good songs with more […]

    2019 Ukulele
  • Sylwester/New Years Eve 2019

    INFO IN ENGLISH BELOW. Juz po raz trzeci Sylwester/New Years Eve Party. Dzieki wsparciu Salek’s Motors zapraszamy na zabawe Sylwestrowa w klubie The 1865. W cenie biletu – Dwa Cieple Posilki – Szwedzki Stol – Przekaski – Lampka Szampana o polnocy – SWIETNA ZABAWA. Cena biletu £45 od osoby. Dzieci ponizej 12 roku zycia £25 […]

    2019 Polish New Years Eve
  • Logicaltramp

    The Logical song, Breakfast in America, Goodbye stranger, Take the long way home… A few amongst many of the massive hits among the 1979 Breakfast in America album that make up the timeless repertoire of Supertramp! These songs are now worldwide rock classics that over the passing four decades have remained in the hearts of […]

    2020 Logicaltramp
  • Yes Please! – a tribute to Yes

    Formed after a chance encounter of keyboard player Rick from The Book of Lies and Interstellar Emily guitarist Mike, Yes Please are a gigging Yes Tribute band playing the greatest music from the greatest progressive rock band. Yes music is true rock music arranged in intricate innovative structures unlike other bands which mixed classical music […]

    2020 Yes Please
  • Lucid + Dandelion Charm

    In 2007 chance encounters on the Isle of Wight brought together pianist Blue Brown, guitarist Sunny Brown, bass player Ollie Ducie and violin player Nik Potts to form the folk rock band Lucid. Four albums and over a thousand concerts later, Lucid’s musical journey continues. Combining their individual writing and musical talents they produce a […]

    2020 Lucid
  • Eliana Cargnelutti

      Eliana Cargnelutti Band… is the solo project of Eliana Cargnelutti, a guitar player and singer from north Italy. Eliana is the new hope of the rock blues and one of the rare real front women of the European scene. She’s a strong singer, a crafty guitarist and she plays a flavour of rock blues […]

    2020 Eliana Cargnelutti
  • Popa Chubby

    Popa Chubby, born Ted Horowitz, has been hard rocking the blues in his fierce and soulful way for more than 25 years. Over the course of a career that dates back to 1994, he has been a force of to be reckoned with on the guitar, and his tempestuous, soulful playing has never been more […]

    2020 Popa Chubby
  • Pearl Jamm

    #SOUTHAMPTON! You’ve been asking us to return so here we are! After last year’s show, we’re coming back to your fine city on 1st February. Secure your tickets now here: https://bit.ly/34riAXs Pearl Jamm are Europe’s leading tribute to #PearlJam, having been featured on the BBC, Classic Rock Magazine and many more. Widely regarded as the […]

    Pearl Jamm
  • David Cross Band + Viriditas

    David Cross Band   Sign of the Crow’ the latest album by the David Cross Band has been described as ‘an unmitigated masterwork’ and has attracted high acclaim from metal and jazz reviewers as well as progressive rock journalists. “Prog has always been a weird beast, but one which has largely been tamed in recent years. With this album, […]

    2020 David Cross
  • The Calling [feat. Alex Band]

    ABOUT ALEX BAND, THE CALLING Born and raised in the wild jungle of Hollywood, California, frontman and founding member of The Calling, Alex Band, first discovered his love for singing and songwriting at the age of 5 and was signed with RCA Records by age 15. ​ In 2001, the stars aligned and The Calling was born, exploding onto the airwaves with their […]

    2020 The Calling
  • Black Midi + lll Japonia

    Honeymooner & So Young Magazine presents: black midi at The 1865, Southampton + lll Japonia (a.k.a Taigen Kawabe from BO NINGEN) 11/02/19 – 14+ Tickets on sale Wednesday, 18 Sept at 10am.

    2020 Black MIDI
  • The Goldhawks perform: Quadrophenia The Album

      5 STAR REVIEWS OF QUADROPHENIA – the album, LIVE!   “Absolutely first class ……   Having toured with The Who for ten years I can safely say that this band is the next best thing and the closest you will ever get to the real thing……”  Wolfy Foxlow, (close friend of Pete Townshend and Roger […]

    2020 Quadrophenia
  • Gentleman’s Dub Club

    Since their formation in early 2006, Gentleman’s Dub Club have made a name for themselves as one of the most respected names in dub/reggae music. GDC have been on tour for nearly 13 years, and are festival favourites across the UK and Europe, and have found themselves regularly playing to crowds of 10,000 or more. Having sold […]

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  • Balaam and the Angel + Gene Loves Jezebel

    Two of the finest bands of the 80’s playing together for the first time Balaam and the Angel, from Cannock , West Midlands. formed in 1983, Initially the band self-released a series of EP‘s and an album entitled Sun Family via their own Chapter 22 label and played on three tours with The Cult , […]

    Angel
  • *Sold-Out* The Lounge Kittens & Friends

    THE LOUNGE KITTENS TO PLAY FINAL SHOWS IN FEBRUARY 2020 The Lounge Kittens have announced that they’ll be disbanding after playing their final shows in Manchester, London and Southampton in February 2020. The Southampton trio have become regulars on the festival scene and touring circuit since they crashed into the lives of every YouTubing metalhead […]

    2020 The Lounge Kittens Sold Out
  • This Winter Machine & The Dame

    This Winter Machine formed in mid 2016 after a series of ads led to jams that quickly turned into writing sessions.  Members have shared a stage with artists as diverse as Marillion and Uriah Heep, Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Magnum and Uli Jon Roth.  The debut album ‘The Man Who Never Was’ was released in Jan 2017 […]

    2020 This Winter Machine
  • Comedy with Phil Kay

    Fresh new comedy night @ The 1865 Phil Kay headlines Josh Dillon Elle Bert Plus one TBC Charmaine Davies (MC) Pricing structure: Super early bird £10 + bf Early bird £12.50 + bf Standard £15.00 + bf On the door £17.50 Booth for 6, including a bottle of Prosecco AND table service throughout (booths are […]

    2020 Comedy Phil Kay
  • Kosheen

    2020 Kosheen
  • Lifesigns

    Members  of Lifesigns feature: John Young (keys & vocals) Jon Poole (bass & vocals) Frosty Beedle (drums & perc) Dave Bainbridge (guitars & vocals) Steve Rispin (engineering and production).        Lifesigns album, seamless and almost commercial in its aspirations, it changes time, it changes key – but you would hardly notice. Lifesigns recording features […]

    2020 Lifesigns
  • Louise Redknapp

    Louise Redknapp found fame in the girl group Eternal, whose 1993 debut album Always and Forever was the first album by an all-girl group to achieve more than one million sales in the UK. She also enjoyed four top 10 UK singles with the band: ‘Stay’, ‘Save Our Love’, ‘Just A Step From Heaven’ and […]

    2019 Louise
  • Pioneers

    Friday 13th March —————————— Pioneers + Special Guests —————————— The 1865, Southampton —————————— £10 Adv 14+ Doors 7:30 PM

    2020 Pioneers
  • Lazuli

    French sensations Lazuli are returning to England in March 2020. Since the band’s inception in 1998, Lazuli’s international audience has grown immeasurably. Their music is a melting pot of prog, folk, electronica and tribal rock. They sound like no-one else but even the hardest rockers find themselves dancing to their intriguing sound.

    2020 Lazuli
  • Anvil

    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 earned as much respect from their colleagues as the Canadian act surrounding vocalist/guitarist Steve ´Lips` Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner. The most […]

    2020 Anvil
  • An Introduction To Prog: with Franck Carducci // The Emerald Dawn // I Am The Manic Whale

    FRANCK CARDUCCI The first album « Oddity » was full of promises for the start of an epic journey but it is on stage where he starts to carve his signature – costumes, make-up, psychedelic atmospheres, humour and sensuality. Yes, you think of Genesis, of Alice Cooper and David Bowie, of Led Zeppelin and Pink-Floyd […]

    2020 Emerald Dawn
  • The Billy Walton Band

    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. Tony Mart’s was the club Levon Helm was playing when Dylan called. Of course we all know what happened in Asbury Park. […]

    2019 Billy Walton
  • Elles Bailey

    ELLES BAILEY 2020 PRESS RELEASE   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’ to rave reviews, with the album charting in the Official UK Country Charts & Americana charts, gaining over 1.3 million […]

    2020 Elles Bailey
  • LIVE DEAD ’69

    LIVE DEAD ‘69 have announced 9 shows for their 4th annual UK trek, performing in England, Scotland & Wales. The All-Star, legacy ensemble, will debut “Europe ’72” – a mighty repertoire haul – for 2020. Their UK tours … winter shows in February 2017 & 2018, Spring 2018 with “Morning Dew” composer Bonnie Dobson on […]

    2020 LiveDead69
  • The Blackheart Orchestra

    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 avant-garde musical utopia” and “One of the most extraordinary voices singing anywhere today” vocalist Chrissy Mostyn and multi-instrumentalist Rick Pilkington combine their classical influences with vintage synthesisers […]

    2020 Blackheart Orchestra
  • The Night Cafe

    2019 The Night Cafe
  • Let the Music Play- The Legend of Barry White

    Let the Music Play- The Legend of Barry White Fresh off touring alongside the Stylistics and the Three Degrees direct from the USA, William Hicks is celebrating music Legend Mr Barry White in Let the Music Play- an exciting live concert style show which is simply stunning. William has an impressive resume Gladys Knight has […]

    2020 Barry White
  • The Dualers

    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 backing. With a number of album releases, several top 40 chart singles and a large worldwide fan base behind them their success has […]

    2020 The Dualers
  • UK SUBS + Criminal Mind

     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 equally legendary Charlie Harper formed the Subs out of his then R&B outfit The Marauders, circa summer 1977. Starting out as The […]

    2020 UK SUBS
  • Eric Gales + special guest Danny Bryant

    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 Rombola (Godsmack) and Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders). “One of the best, if not the best guitar player in the world” Joe […]

    2020 Eric Gales
  • Tom Robinson Band

    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 Racism and Amnesty International. In 1977 their Top 5 debut release 2-4-6-8 Motorway became one of the landmark singles of the UK […]

    2020 Tom Robinson
  • The Genesis Legacy

    “Can you see the fire’s still alight…. Burning into the night….” Genesis Legacy is an outstanding touring show paying respects to the musical careers of Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford’s “Mike and the Mechanics”, Steve Hackett and the band that brought them all together…. “Genesis”. This 2 hour explosive,  inclusive, immersive and commercial show […]

    2020 The Genesis Legacy
  • Soft Machine

    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 stages with, Syd Barrett’s Pink Floyd and the Jimi Hendrix Experience, all the way to being one of Europe’s best […]

    2020 Soft Machine
  • A Foreigner’s Journey: tribute to the music of Foreigner & Journey

    Well known all over the World, Foreigner and Journey are giants of the genre best known as Adult Orientated Rock and have been huge draws as live acts since forming in the 1970’s. The two bands have achieved massive commercial and critical success and both sold in excess of 80 million albums, their supreme musical […]

    2018 A Foreigner's Journey
  • Progfathers

    An evening celebrating the work of the Fathers of British Progressive Rock. Hear selections from ELP, Yes, King Crimson, Van Der Graaf Generator, Camel, Jethro Tull and more.. .. all brought to the stage with precise musicianship, attention to detail, and projections. Not to be missed if you like your classic prog!!

    2020 Progfathers
  • Nozfest 2020

    The first ever NOZFEST was a huge success!! It’s time to bring it back for round 2!! Founded by Young South Coast Promoter JodieBowie – Nozfest is a rock ‘n’ roll music festival in the heart of Southampton, dedicated especially to New Wave of Classic Rock artistes. in 2019 we saw one of Bigfoot’s final […]

    2020 Nozfest
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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.