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Upcoming gigs and events:

  • Southampton 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
  • The Vivienne and Baga Chipz Show

    “The winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, The Vivienne and audience favourite Baga Chipz join forces for a full 90 minute production show! Live vocals, impressions, hilarious comedy, appearances from Trump and Thatcher, Q & A’s and much more!” Customers who purchased tickets from EventBrite, doors are at 5.00pm, show starts at 5.30pm. Customers who purchased […]

    2020 The Vivienne & Baga Chipz
  • House of Comedy Presents – Geoff Norcott with Leo Kearse

    Geoff Norcott An extended set from Geoff Norcott as he goes in on hot topics such as cancel culture, statues and the difference between men and women (which has somehow become controversial again). As seen on WOULD I LIE TO YOU, LIVE AT THE APOLLO, THE LAST LEG, MOCK THE WEEK and THE MASH REPORT. […]

    2020 House of Comedy Geoff Norcott
  • Lucid & Davey Dodds

    Lucid  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 […]

    2020 Lucid
  • JIMBO THE DRAG CLOWN, ROCK M SAKURA & ERIKA KLASH (5.00pm Early Show)

    KLUB KIDS SOUTHAMPTON presents JIMBO, ROCK M SAKURA & ERIKA KLASH KLUB KIDS SOUTHAMPTON presents JIMBO THE DRAG CLOWN, ROCK M SAKURA & ERIKA KLASH Oct 2nd, 2020! THE 1865 (14+) Meet & Greet Arrival Time: 7pm General Doors Arrival Time: 5pm Showtime: 5:30pm The Klub Kids are super excited to announce this exciting tour […]

    2020 Jimbo The Drag Clown
  • Pokahontaz

    Plus44Events – polskie koncerty w UK zaprasza na koncert legendarnego składu POKAHONTAZ. Koncert odbędzie się 3 października w The 1865 w Southampton. Z racji tego, że ilość miejsc jest mocno ograniczona przedsprzedaż ruszy ok 15 września. Mamy tylko 130 miejsc! Wstęp od lat 15.

    2020 Pokahontaz
  • House of Comedy: Bobby Mair, Harriet Kemsley & MORE!

    House of Comedy at The 1865 7th October 2020 £12.50 adv. tickets (£25 table of 2, £50 table of 4) BOBBY MAIR DescriptionBobby Mair is a Canadian stand-up comedian based in London, England, who has appeared on The Hour, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff, Virtually Famous, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Sam Delaney’s […]

    2020 House of Comedy logo
  • House of Comedy: Joshua Robertson & MORE!

    Due to government guidelines set in place for social distancing indoors, tickets ONLY available in advance. Covid-19 safe procedures: – Masks worn around the venue, safe to be removed when seated – Socially distanced bar queue (tables will have drinks menus to avoid unnecessary waiting time at the bar) – Hand sanitiser stations throughout venue […]

    2020 House of Comedy logo
  • House of Comedy: Simon Brodkin’s, Elliot Steel & MORE!

    Simon Brodkin, aka Lee Nelson, Jason Bent and more brings an extended show to Southampton! Having graced various stages at The House of Comedy he is back!!! Support from Elliot Steel, a firm favourite of ours and as seen on Comedy Central!! Tickets £40 for a table of 2, £80 for a table of 4! […]

    2020 House of Comedy logo
  • Southampton 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
  • The Pretty Visitors

    *SOCIALLY DISTANCED SHOW* The Pretty Visitors + Special Guests —————————— Friday 6th November —————————— The 1865, Southampton —————————— £8 Adv (Per person) – Very limited tickets available 14+ Covid-19 safety procedures: – Masks worn around the venue, safe to be removed when seated – Socially distanced bar queue (tables will have drinks menus to avoid […]

    2020 Th ePretty Visitors
  • John Hackett Band & Haze

    2019 saw the John Hackett Band make their European ‘live’ debut at Prog Dreams in Holland, alongside selected UK dates, featuring material from across John’s solo career, the critically acclaimed debut album from the John Hackett Band, ‘We Are Not Alone’ and from the John Hackett-Nick Fletcher album, ‘Beyond The Stars’ (2018), both released by Esoteric Antenna. […]

    2020 John Hackett Band
  • Ally Venable + Felix Rabin

    There’s something about Texas. Open up the history books and you’ll find the Lone Star State at the eye of every rock ‘n’ roll storm. Pull up a stool in any bar-room and you’ll still hear Southern gentlemen spin stories of ZZ Top, Johnny Winter and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Now, tip a ten-gallon hat to […]

    2020 Ally Venable
  • Pioneers

    *SOCIALLY DISTANCED SHOW* Pioneers + Special Guests —————————— Friday 20th November —————————— The 1865, Southampton —————————— £10 Adv (Per person) – Very limited tickets available 14+ Covid-19 safety procedures: – Masks worn around the venue, safe to be removed when seated – Socially distanced bar queue (tables will have drinks menus to avoid unnecessary waiting […]

    2020 Pioneers Autumn
  • 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* 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
  • The Manatees

    *SOCIALLY DISTANCED SHOW* The Manatees + Special Guests – The Strifes —————————— Friday 27th November —————————— The 1865, Southampton —————————— £8 Adv – Very limited tickets available 14+ Covid-19 safety procedures: – Masks worn around the venue, safe to be removed when seated – Socially distanced bar queue (tables will have drinks menus to avoid […]

    2020 The Manatees
  • Southampton 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 TopRankin’ 70s Disco & 80s Dance

    SATURDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2020 Our 1st Uptown TopRankin’ of 2020, we’ll bring you a night of 70s Disco & 80s Dance from the nights of the Top Rank/ Mayfair ….. for a great night at The 1865, tickets are £7 in advance or £10 on the door, tickets will be available from Art Effects in […]

    2020 Uptown TopRankin
  • 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
  • Divina de Campo – “Red Wig & A Silver Dress”

    Divina de Campo Red Wig & A Silver Dress DIVINA DE CAMPO – Red Wig and a Silver Dress: The Tour RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’s fan favourite, Divina de Campo stars in her one-woman-show – this May. **Full 60 minute production show!** Divina De Campo defines drag excellence: polished, dedicated and full of surprises! Witness […]

    2020 Divina De Campo
  • Chantel McGregor

    *rescheduled from 10th September 2020. Original tickets still valid! 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 […]

    2020 Chantel McGregor
  • Calum Lintott

    SOUTAMPTONS DREAMIEST TOT RETURNS FOR HIS BIGGEST HEADLINE EVER.  

    2020 Calum
  • John Otway & The Big Band

    John Otway is an English singer-songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring, a surreal sense of humour and a self-deprecating underdog persona. 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 […]

    2020 John Otway
  • 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
  • Revival

    Info to follow, check back soon… Please like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/359480634940697

    2020 Revival
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Dualers

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 8th May 2020 / Friday 13th November 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 […]

    2020 The Dualers
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lazuli

    2020 Lazuli
  • The Four Owls

    Following their 2019 sell-out, The Four Owls are back!

    2020 Four Owls
  • The Magic Gang

    In support of their forthcoming LP, ‘Death Of The Party’, beloved indie quartet The Magic Gang will tour the UK and Ireland throughout spring 2021! Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 @ 7:30 pm | The 1865, Southampton On sale on Friday, 24 Jul 2020 at 10:00 AM TICKETS >>> at ticketweb: https://bit.ly/2Ec7rC6 >>> at seetickets: https://tidd.ly/30j5qv1 The band […]

    2020 The Magic Gang
  • Squid

    Honeymooner & So Young Magazine presents: Squid – The 1865 – Southampton – 31/03/21 14+ (under 16s accompanied by an adult) http://honeymooner.seetickets.com Pre-sale: Thursday 20 August, 10am (24hr) General sale: Friday 21 August, 10am Last week, Squid released covers of Robert Wyatt’ ‘Pigs’(In There) and Steve Reich’s ‘Clapping Music’ via Bandcamp, with all proceeds being […]

    2020 Squid
  • Stand Atlantic

    - RockSound Awards #10 “Best Album of the Year 2017″ – Heavy Music Awards “Best Breakthrough Artist of 2018″ Nomination – RockSound Awards #10 “Best Album of the Year 2018″  

    2020 Stand Atlantic
  • Macka.B

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original dates (Saturday 4th April 2020 / Friday 16th October 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for this 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. […]

    2020 Macka B
  • 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
  • IDLES – Ultra Mono – Live Album

    vinilo record store present IDLES . ULTRA MONO . LIVE ALBUM OUTSTORE . the 1865 Southampton https://vinilo.co.uk/event-terms-%26-conditions

    2021 Idles
  • Ozric Tentacles Live PA Set

    OZRIC TENTACLES LIVE PA SET Featuring psychedelic visionary and founder of Ozric Tentacles Ed Wynne with Silas Neptune   Ed Wynne is undoubtedly a gifted instrumentalist. He is credited as one of the linchpins of the UK festival scene’s re-emergence along with his band Ozric Tentacles, who formed at Stonehenge Free Festival 1983 and became […]

    2021 Ozric Tentacles
  • Hawklords

    HAWKLORDS – Press release – February 2020:   Following the critical and commercial success of their recent album trilogy, SIX (2017), Brave New World (2018) and Heaven’s Gate (2019), Hawklords return to the UK tour circuit with their new studio album, “TIME” Featuring key former Hawkwind members, Jerry Richards (guitar and vocals) and Fred Reeves AKA Dead Fred (keyboards and vocals) […]

    2021 Hawklords
  • The Undercover Hippy

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original dates (24th April 2020 / 29th 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 […]

    2020 Undercover Hippie
  • Let the Music Play- The Legend of Barry White + DJ Paul Mico

    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 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 Saturday 1st May 2021. All tickets purchased for the original dates remain valid. Customers are advised to retain their […]

    2020 The Chats
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gong

    [Customers who held tickets for the original date in November 2020 – your tickets will still be valid for this date]   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 2021, […]

    2020 Gong
  • 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
  • Nozlite

    New Rescheduled date for NOZLITE This event is the first of many, and is a smaller version on Nozfest. Nozlite wil have the same vibe, same venue, same population bands and awesome host for just £10!! This evening event features 4 bands : Florence Black Beth Blade and the Beautiful Disasters The Scarlet Rebels and […]

    2021 Nozlite
  • Jessica Lynn – Country Music’s Next Big Star

    Jessica Lynn is being hailed by press around the world as a rocket force and country music’s next big star.  A unique face and voice in modern music, she has been seen by millions on the road and in her three full-length nationwide concert television specials.  Jessica’s powerful voice and fierce stage presence showcase the […]

    2020 Jessica Lynn
  • The Night Cafe

    The Night Café are a four piece from Liverpool who play infectious indie pop. The band consists of members Sean Martin (vocals/guitar), Josh Higgins (guitar), Arran O’Connell (bass) and Carl Dillon (drums). The Night Café name meaning Named after the painting of the same name (original title Le Café de nuit) by Dutch artist Vincent van […]

    2019 The Night Cafe
  • 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
  • Viva Santana – a tribute to Carlos Santana

    This phenomenal six piece Latin rock explosion continues to amaze fans wherever they present their celebration of the music of the legendary Carlos Santana. Over the past nineteen 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 […]

    2020 Viva Santana
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Devout – Tribute to Depeche Mode

      Rebooted from ‘Speak & Spell’ (Europe’s leading DM Tribute ) that played Glastonbury and festivals across the continent.  ‘The Devout’ play DM’s greatest hits with startling accuracy and production.  Now they bring the sellout ‘Violator 30th Anniversary’ show to ‘1865 Club’, recreating the triple platinum LP, followed by a best hits set. Get to […]

    2020 The Devout
  • 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
  • The Black Charade | Fell Out Boy | We Aren’t Paramore

    2021 Black Charade
  • NozFest 2021

    NOZFEST is back!!! This time with a brand new line-up of awesome New Wave of Classic Rock bands! Still taking place at the 1865 in Southampton – this event is family friendly. Nozfest is a all day music festival featuring the best of up and coming New Wave of Classic Rock artists, put on by […]

    2021 NozFest Logo
  • The Quireboys

    Customers who purchased tickets for the original date (Friday 22nd May 2020); your ticket WILL be valid for the new date. New date, 2021.     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 […]

    2020 Quireboys
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fish

    *Rescheduled from 28th November 2020 – tickets for the original date still valid! 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 […]

    2020 Fish
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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.