Upcoming gigs and events:

  • 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 […]

  • *New Date* 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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  • The Sweet Soul Sensation Band + DJ Paul Mico

    Paul Mico Presents Motown & Soul: “Never Give Up On A Good Thing” 2 sets Of Live Music featuring: The Sweet Soul Sensation Band & Dave Tiwary The George Benson endorsed tribute show also THE GREATEST RETRO CLUB TUNES FROM THE 70’S & 80’S + Dj Paul Mico Playing his Motown Chartbusters – T.S.O.P – […]

  • 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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  • The Small Fakers + Ready Steady Who

    MOD NIGHT at The 1865! Two of the finest 60’s tributes around: The Small Fakers (playing the best of The Small Faces) and Ready Steady Who – playing all the early The Who tracks! Scooters welcome – this is one double header mod bill you don’t want to miss! £12 Advance Tickets. http://www.seetickets.com/event/the-small-fakers-ready-steady-who/the-1865/1019310

  • Don Letts + Soul 45

    Don Letts’ reputation has been firmly established in both the film and music world by a substantial body of work from the late 70’s through the 80’s, 90’s and well into the millennium. His work has been exhibited in The Kitchen N.Y.C, The Institute of Contemporary Art, The N.F.T in London and was honored at […]

  • Jo Harman

    Jo Harman and her band visit The 1865, Southampton on 3rd March 2017 as part of the album launch of her much anticipated second studio album ‘People We Become’, which was recorded in Nashville by noted producer Fred Mollin (Carol King, Carly Simon, Joe Cocker etc) and features a cameo by Michael McDonald. Jo is an award winning […]


    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 […]

  • Saiichi Sugiyama Band

    Acclaimed blues-rock guitarist Saiichi Sugiyama and his band are touring the UK in the Spring of 2017 to coincide with their new album release in late April. Saiichi [pronounced: “sigh-eee-chee”], who has a career spanning 25 years in the British blues scene, writes music that harks back to the halcyon days of rock and soul, […]

  • HEY

    Hey is one of the most important Polish rock bands since 1992. Their work – great compositions bear moving and sincere lyrics Catherine Nosowska – quickly endeared itself audience. The first album sound fresh and riveting “Fire” released in 1993. Is today one of the strongest positions canon of Polish rock albums. Another study publishing […]

  • 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.