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  • System 7 // Mirror System

    Powered by Eventbrite System 7 // Mirror System System 7 take their audience on a journey, stretching dance music to the limits with astounding depth and richness to their sound. Mirror System is their chill-out and more downtempo sister project. At Southampton 1865 on August 24th they will be performing a special long 2hr set […]

    2019 S7
  • 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
  • Bandeoke with Daisy & The Wedding Toasters

    It’s Bandeoke with Daisy & The Wedding Toasters – Karaoke with a live band… and it’s Daisy’s birthday weekend so Daisy will be performing three new arrangements, as well as picking the set list for Bandeoke! Check back for the set list choices! You will be able to sign-up when doors open at 7.30pm on […]

    2019 Daisy & The Wedding Toasters
  • Karibow & ZIO

    ZIO BIO Founder of the band. Jimmy is heavily involved in all aspects of the writing, lyrics and production of the album.  Jimmy wrote the story of Flower Torania inspired by his love of video games and sci -fi and the album has grown around this story with a little help from his friends!  The album has […]

    2019 Karibow
  • Skinny Molly

    Skinny Molly was founded by guitarist/vocalist Mike Estes (formerly of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackfoot) original Molly Hatchet guitarist Dave Hlubek and Nashville, TN studio drummer Kurt Pietro. Originally slated to do a one-off tour of Europe in 2004, Skinny Molly has, fourteen years later, become one of the hardest working and popular rock bands out […]

    2019 Skinny Molly
  • Fleetingwood Mac

    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 bring across the live sound of Fleetwood Mac, with just one guitar, a keyboard, a drum kit, a man on the […]

    2019 Fleetingwood Mac
  • 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
  • Spear Of Destiny

    LIVE @ THE 1865 Brunswick Square, Southampton, SO14 3AR ***NOTE – WE DO NOT MAIL TICKETS OUT. PLEASE BRING YOUR PAYPAL CONFIRMATION THE VENUE BOX OFFICE AT 7.30pm TO GAIN ENTRY*** ***TICKETS ARE SUBJECT TO A NON REFUNDABLE BOOKING FEE OF 10%*** SPEAR OF DESTINY One Eyed Jacks@35 UK Tour September 2019 One Eyed Jacks […]

    2019 Spear of Destiny
  • New Purple Celebration – The Music Of Prince – The 1865, Southampton

    New Purple Celebration return to Southampton to celebrate the life, legacy and the music of Prince, this brilliantly funky show featuring the world class New Purple Celebration delivers a non-stop 2-hour hit packed extravaganza . Nothing short of a huge party, expect to see, hear and feel the hits from one of the most loved […]

    2019 Purple Celebration
  • The Story of Goth

    THE STORY OF GOTH The Cureheads (a tribute to The Cure) and Siouxsie and The Budgiees (a tribute to Siouxsie and The Banshees) battle it out to take the goth crown.

    2019 Story of Goth
  • Foo Fighterz & Green Haze

    Stadium Rock, Of the Highest Order. Delivered authentically in a venue near YOU! Foo Fighterz are fast becoming the UK’s premier live tribute act to Americas biggest touring Rock band. Known for their anthemic sing along chorus’, high voltage delivery and often pushing three hour set times, Foo Fighterz hold their own in bringing the […]

    2019 Foo Fighterz Green Haze
  • OPEN MIC UK 2019

    SOUTHAMPTON MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2019 AUDITION DATES RELEASED Music competition auditions dates for Southampton Open Mic UK 2019 have been announced!   Open Mic UK is coming to Southampton. Open Mic UK is more than a music competition in its search for the best singers and artists in the UK. There are loads […]

    2019 Open Mic UK
  • The Blackheart Orchestra + Tiger Moth Tales

    The Blackheart Orchestra   Described by Rock Society magazine as “One of the most extraordinary female voices singing anywhere” and by Genesis Legend Steve Hackett as “Beautiful, powerful and inspiring” award-winning British songwriters, composers and multi-instrumentalists Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Pilkington are The Blackheart Orchestra.   After 10 years of concert touring across the world, […]

    2019 The Blackheart Orchestra
  • JCM – In Memory of Jon Hiseman

    Legendary drummer and JCM founder Jon Hiseman died in the early hours of Tuesday, 12th June 2018 in Sutton, England aged 73, leaving his wife, saxophonist and composer Barbara Thompson, his daughter, singer Ana Gracey and his son, financier Marcus Hiseman, along with four grandchildren. The cause of death was complications of surgery that he […]

    2019 JCM
  • WITH CONFIDENCE & ROAM

    Double header Hopeless records tour featuring two of the best pop punk bands around in Aussies WITH CONFIDENCE and Brits ROAM Grab a ticket for the POGO fun!

    2019 With Confidence
  • Tiny Moving Parts

    Tiny Moving Parts are in many ways a family band. Founded by guitarist Dylan Matheisen and his cousins Matthew and Billy Chevalier (who are brothers), the group have been playing music together for the past 10 years. On their latest effort, This Couch Is Long & Full Of Friendship, they have honed their sound – […]

    2019 Tiny Moving Parts
  • 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
  • The Ramonas

    As the name suggests The Ramonas are an all female tribute to the iconic New York Punk Rock band Ramones. Originally conceived back in 2004 with multiple different lineups, The Ramonas have evolved into a fully fledged, razor sharp live band in their own right! Touring, Touring is never boring and these girls are guaranteed […]

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  • Jary Oddział Zamknięty

    You are all invited to the concert of the legendary polish rockstar Krzysztof “Jary” Jaryczewski and his band Jary Oddział Zamknięty Krzysztof JARY Jaryczewski założył z Jarkiem Szlagowskim ODDZIAŁ ZAMKNIĘTY. Dołączył do nich Wojtek Łuczaj-Pogorzelski i Paweł Mścisławski. Jaryczewski nagrał z zespołem dwie najważniejsze płyty “Oddział Zamknięty” i “Reda Nocą”. Był charyzmatycznym wokalistą, autorem większości muzyki […]

    2019 Jary
  • The John Hackett Band & Lucid

    The John Hackett Band are delighted to come to The 1865 to perform music from their progressive rock album “We Are Not Alone” along with songs from John’s earlier albums “Checking Out Of London”, “Another Life” and 2019’s Hackett/Fletcher outing “Beyond The Stars”. Progressive rock flute player, guitarist, keyboard player and singer, John is best known for […]

    2019 John Hackett
  • BIG Band Mondays at The 1865!

    The Belgarum Big Band is happy to be at our new home The 1865 in Southampton where we will be presenting our monthly open rehearsals. Come and check out this fantastic band and see just what makes it tick. Each week we will present a few tunes in their entirety before ripping several tunes apart […]

    2019 Big Band Mondays
  • 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
  • Walter Trout + Dan Patlansky

    Walter Trout Walter Trout’s backstory is a page-turner you won’t want to put down. Five decades in the making; it is equal parts thriller, romance, suspense and horror. There are musical fireworks, critical acclaim and fists-aloft triumph, offset by wilderness years and brushes with the jaws of narcotic oblivion. There are feted early stints as […]

    2019 Walter Trout
  • 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
  • New Model Army

    NEW MODEL ARMY In October 1980 three musicians took to the stage in their hometown of Bradford to play a gig under the name New Model Army. Led by frontman and songwriter Justin Sullivan, this was the start of a remarkable journey which, almost 40 years on, has seen New Model Army develop a fervent […]

    2019 NMA
  • Coco & The Butterfields

    **Rescheduled from 10th April 2019** CoCo and the Butterfields If anyone ever doubted the ability of music to re-route people’s lives, a page from the formative days of CoCo and the Butterfields will soon turn that around. It’s 2012 in the historic city of Canterbury, where Songwriter Tom Twyman has a plane ticket in his […]

    2019 Coco & The Butterfields
  • Kris Barras Band

    UK guitarist Kris Barras is known for his high-energy hybrid of no-nonsense rock, blues and country. Winners of ‘best new band’ in the 2018 planet rock awards, The Kris Barras Band have become one of the UK’s fastest rising acts. Recently voted one of the ‘top blues guitarists in the world’ (music radar) and winning […]

    2019 Kris Barras
  • Paul Mico’s Motown & Soul Night: The Supremes vs The Three Degrees

    Paul Mico’s Motown & Soul Night Presents The Hits Of The Best Selling Girls Bands – On The Motown & Philadelphia Record Label The Supremes vs The Three Degrees Motown vs Philadelphia Starring TAMKEKA JACKSON’S SUPREME DEGREES + Dj Paul Mico Playing The Motown Chartbusters & Soul Anthems + Disco Classics “Be Part Of The […]

    2018 Paul Mico February
  • POSTPONED- Eat Static; Hedflux; Keepers Brew; Re:Creation; E:Clipse Music

    Postponed; awaiting confirmation of a new date. Celebrating 30 year of Static! This is one night not to miss, not only do we have the living legend that is Eat Static, providing his unique blend of Psychedelic techno and trance. We are also a full lineup of world class psychedelic artists. Including the incredible Hedflux, […]

    2019 Eat Static
  • Doggone Rock’n’Roll Presents: Restless & Guests

    2019 Restless
  • Hayley Griffiths & Haze

    The Hayley Griffiths band Hayley is an Award winning Singer – her debut album, ‘Silver Screen’ won Classical Crossover Album of the Year. Her first studio album with Karnataka won Album and Track of the Year at The Classic Rock Society Awards. This weekend at the same awards ceremony Hayley was nominated in the Top […]

    2019 Hayley Griffiths
  • 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
  • ZAPPATiKA feat. IKE WILLIS

    2019 ZAPPATiKA
  • Easy Life

    After their Joiners show sold out 2 months in advance we welcome back the awesome EASY LIFE to Southampton

    2019 Easy Life
  • HOLLOWEEN III

    HOLLOWEEN III Our Hollow, Our Home THECITYISOURS Lock & Key As Everything Unfolds Ursus Selfworth Road to Holloween winner (more info about how to apply coming soon!) More announcements soon! Earlybird Tickets – SOLD OUT Tier 2 tickets on sale now: www.ourhollowourhome.com

    2019 Holloween
  • BIG Band Mondays at The 1865!

    The Belgarum Big Band is happy to be at our new home The 1865 in Southampton where we will be presenting our monthly open rehearsals. Come and check out this fantastic band and see just what makes it tick. Each week we will present a few tunes in their entirety before ripping several tunes apart […]

    2019 Big Band Mondays
  • Hawklords, ft. Nik Turner

    Hawklords announce the Generations Tour 2019 featuring very special guest and long-time friend, Nik Turner.   Key former Hawkwind members Harvey Bainbridge (synths & vocals) and Jerry Richards (guitar & vocals) alongside Dave Pearce (drums) and Tom Ashurst (bass & vocals) will be joined by legendary ‘God-father of space-rock’ and founder member of Hawkwind, Nik Turner for […]

    2019 Hawklords
  • 100% Britpop

    2019 100 Britpop
  • Ian Siegal

    IAN SIEGAL   2018 was another milestone year for the UK’s favourite contemporary bluesman and renegade Americana’man. He scooped Best Male Vocalist and Best Acoustic Artist in the UK Blues Awards, adding to a long list of accolades in the UK, Europe and USA. This year he is touring a solo unplugged presentation of songs […]

    2019 Ian Siega
  • Hattie Jacques Playlist & Funk U Up

    The Hatties will be playing off a one-off event at Club 1865 – showcasing a host of new covers and some of old classics. Public gigs have been few and far between this year and this is the chance to see full band in action supported by the fantastic FUNK U UP. Please get tickets […]

    2019 Hatties
  • Gaz Brookfield

    Gaz Brookfield is a solo acoustic musician based in Bristol. Since winning Acoustic Magazine’s singer songwriter of the year competition back in 2010, Gaz has spent his time touring the UK and Europe. During this time, he has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with the likes of The Levellers, New Model Army, Seth […]

    2017 Gaz
  • The Pink Floyd Show UK

    We are delighted to announce!! ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL -TOUR- AUTUMN 2019 “The Pink Floyd Show UK” with special guest star and Pink Floyd vocalist Durga Mc Broom is going to widen its horizons in the autumn of 2019 and make an epic tour around cities of The United Kingdom,  Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Georgia, […]

    2019 Floyd
  • Blackbeards Tea Party

    Blackbeard’s Tea Party ‘Ten YARR Anniversary Tour !’ Blackbeard’s Tea Party’s bold and riotous modern folk rock is built for late nights and big stages. Traditional songs and tunes are given a heavy rock edge with earth shattering riffs, playful arrangements and driving dance rhythms. This is gutsy folk rock dragged kicking and screaming into […]

    2019 BTP
  • 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
  • Berlin – 40th Anniversary Tour

      “New music is the lifeblood of anybody making music— it’s that creation, excitement, new babies [songs]! It inspires me and it inspires others,” declares Terri Nunn, the charismatic and enigmatic singer of L.A.’s iconic synth electro-pop pioneers, BERLIN. Animal, a brand-new 12-track offering, explores contemporary electronic dance music while remaining true to the groundbreaking […]

    2019 Berlin
  • 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
  • Dr John Cooper Clarke – The Luckiest Guy Alive plus VERY special guest Freya Beer

    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
  • 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
  • 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 […]

    2018 The Dualers
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Emerald Dawn / I Am The Manic Whale

    With music that is ‘as epic and as beautiful as it is possible to get’ (Scream Magazine), The Emerald Dawn are a multi-instrumentalist, symphonic progressive rock quartet, who combine elements from classical music, jazz and rock to produce their own original, distinctive and exciting sound—a sound that is cinematic, experimental and powerful. Usually haunting, often […]

    2020 Emerald Dawn
  • Hekz & Dusk

    HeKz “Think Queen having a barney with Dream Theater as Rush and Iron Maiden duke it out on the sidelines!” – PROG Magazine Drawing influence in equal parts from heavy metal legends and prog rock luminaries, HeKz seek to take the original progressive metal blueprint and rewrite it for themselves. Their debut album ‘TABULA RASA’ […]

    2020 Hekz
  • 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
  • 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
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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.