Upcoming gigs and events:

  • Dreadzone

    One of the most energetic, exciting and powerful live bands to emerge from the post-rave scene, Dreadzone have steadily been releasing albums and progressively bettering, refining and perfecting their own unique and inimitable take on dub since their inception in 1993. Still going strong after 25 years in the game they have also long been […]

    2019 Dreadzone
  • **Cancelled** Such Gold + Selfworth

    This show was cancelled on 15th April 2019. Please keep track of the bands listings for a rescheduled venue. https://www.facebook.com/suchgold   Subscribe * indicates required Email Address  * First Name Last Name //

    2019 Such Gold
  • 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
  • BIG Band Special 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
  • Love Distraction – Tribute to The Human League & Manoeuvres – Tribute to OMD

    2019 Love Distraction
  • 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 Toprankin’ 80s Dance

    2019 Top Rank
  • Landmarq and Viriditas

    If Prog or classic rock is your thing then do not miss this! Formed in 1990, Landmarq are a UK-based ‘neo-progressive’ rock band. They have so far released a total of ten albums, four of which were recorded live at various concerts in the UK and elsewhere in Europe. Initially signing to a Dutch record […]

    2019 Landmarq
  • Fat White Family

    Honeymooner & So young Magazine presents: Fat White Family The 1865, Southampton – 01 May 2019 – 14+ Pre-sale (via Music Glue): Wednesday 30 January General sale: Friday 01 Feb (http://honeymooner.seetickets.com) Following the announcement of their new album, Serfs Up!, Fat White Family are set to take their incendiary live show on the road around […]

    2019 Fat White Family
  • Duran 2

    Duran Duran Tribute Band at The 1865, Southampton. Friday 3rd May, doors at 7:30pm. £10 Advance, tickets on sale now. This is your chance to relive one of the greatest bands of pop history! With over 100 million record sales, 14 UK Top 10 singles, 21 Billboard Hot 100 singles and Lifetime Achievement Awards from […]

    2019 Duran 2
  • Teenage Kicks Live! Big Country | Toyah | The Blockheads

    WAVE 105 PRESENTS “TEENAGE KICKS LIVE!” SATURDAY 4th MAY 2018 AT THE 1865 SOUTHAMPTON A celebration of 10 years on air for our iconic show. You told us you wanted it! So we’ve delivered! Playing live… Big Country! Toyah! & The Blockheads Plus Steve Power playing the best tunes from this golden generation. It’s the […]

    2019 Teenage Kicks
  • 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
  • UK SUBS

    With 2017 marking the U.K. Subs’ 40th anniversary, the U.K. Subs are still thrilling and captivating audiences worldwide with their ‘On Tour Forever’ ethic. Led by the indefatigable 72 years young ‘Godfather’ of British punk Charlie Harper, they’ve constantly gigged every year since their formation in 1977, after initially quickly building up a fiercely loyal, […]

    2019 UK SUBS
  • Butterfly Collective Album Launch

    We are delighted to announce our originals ‘Album Launch’ will take part on Saturday 11 May 2019 at the 1865 in Southampton. With families, children and day jobs this album has been a true labour of love and 5 years in the making, the story of the Butterfly Collective to date and something we have […]

    2019 Butterfly Collective
  • Electric Six

    2019 E6
  • Blaenavon

    Honeymooner presents Blaenavon The 1865, 15/05/19 14+ Tickets on sale Friday 25 Jan, 9am! https://www.seetickets.com/event/blaenavon/the-1865-southampton/1305524 — Today, Blaenavon unveil ‘Catatonic Skinbag’, the first song from ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’ which has beenproduced by acclaimed Music Producers Guild Producer of the Year, Catherine Marks (Foals, St Vincent, Wolf Alice). ‘Catatonic Skinbag’was premiered last night on […]

    2019 Blaenavon
  • IT & Quiet Wish

    Beginning life as a psychedelic, multi-media group, IT is a band with a colossal sound that shakes the bones, with a barrage of images that feeds the mind. IT’s sound fuses the classic melodies of prog rock’s past with a passion and intensity usually only found in punk or metal bands. Politics, religion, war and […]

    2019 IT
  • 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
  • Skatalites

    2019 Skatalites
  • Ozomatli feat. Chali 2na

    Ozomatli & Chali 2na will be performing at The 1865 on Friday 24th May. Tickets on sale now. The 23-year history of Ozomatli notably contains many firsts for culture and music at large. The two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Los Angeles six-piece consistently breaks boundaries with an uplifting and uniquely multi-cultural American, Latino and world style. Among […]

    2019 Ozomatli
  • 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 Vinyl
  • Gong

    GONG : the legendary psychedelic space rock collective formed in 1969 Australian beatnik poet Daevid Allen (ex-Soft Machine) began making music with his partner Gilli Smyth in the late 1960s, along with a constantly evolving community of creative musicians. Albums from this period include Magick Brother, Mystic Sister (1969) and the influential Bananamoon (1971) – […]

    2019 Gong
  • Heaven 17

    Heaven 17 Biography   Heaven 17, please remember, were not even intended to be a group. In the beginning was the British Electric Foundation, or B.E.F., for short.  Born out of the collapse of the original Human League, and the brainchild of Martyn Ware, that band’s leader, B.E.F. was less a record label, as a […]

    2018 H17
  • 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
  • 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

    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 every opportunity. Counted amongst the top 100 best prog bands of all time, their musical palette is […]

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  • The Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Melle Mel & Scorpio Furious5

    The 1865 & JTM Promotions are proud to bring back The Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Melle Mel, and Scorpio Furious5 to Southampton. Tickets on sale now at £25 Advance. 18+ Event only. Doors at 8pm, finishes at 1am. JTM Promotions will be selling tickets across Southampton. Tickets will be available soon at The Art Effect on […]

    2018 Sugarhill
  • 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
  • Danielle Nicole + Sugarman Sam

    Founding member, lead singer, and bass player of Kansas City blues-rock band Trampled Under Foot, Danielle Nicole stepped out on her own in 2015 with her debut album “Wolf Den.” In 2018, Nicole returns with a follow-up release via Concord Records. “I grew up playing the blues, and the blues is still a big part of […]

    2019 Danielle Nicole
  • Southampton Transformed

    Welcome to Southampton Transformed – a festival of ideas, art, and music working to build power, solidarity and joy in our community…   Join us for a transformative day of politics and culture in an enthusiastic environment of support and solidarity for some of the most important causes facing us all today Together we will […]

  • Kick Up The 80’s [20th Anniversary Tour]

    The nucleus of KICK UP THE 80s has been in existence as a working band since 1995!! Dean and original guitarist Rob had been in a band since school days culminating in the formation of Patriot in the late 80s.  Recruiting Justin on vocals in the early 90s they changed the name to The Innocence, […]

    2019 Kick up the 80s
  • Porbeagles + Treebeard

    A new band of acoustic heavies has come together. The Porbeagles are full on, high octane and 100% proof. Their music has grown out of the very roots and bones of Cornwall but they are all veterans of international touring. The instruments may fool you into thinking they are a quaint folk ensemble but if […]

    2019 Porbeagles 2
  • 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
  • Endless Floyd

    Celebrating 50 years of Pink Floyd, ENDLESS FLOYD are a 10-piece pink floyd tribute act, providing a fully immersive live experience, with a full light show, along with film projections, and classic tracks from amongst others, ‘Dark Side of the Moon’, ‘Wish You Were Here’, ‘The Wall’, ‘Animals’, ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’, and ‘The […]

    2019 Endless Floyd
  • Hands off Gretel

    At a Glance ​ Sassy Alt Rock/Grunge Pop band from the UK PRS Emerging Artist Oct 2018 Nominated Best New Band Vive Le Rock Awards 2019 2nd studio album to be released March 2019 Kiss Me Girl Single Release Aug 31st 2018 – Sheff BBC Intro/ Kerrang Radio/ Classic Rock Mag Track of the Week […]

    2019 Hands off Gretel
  • 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 Stone Faced Wellers

    THE STONE FACED WELLERS are a five piece tribute band presenting sounds of The Small Faces, Paul Weller, The Style Council and The Jam. All your favourite songs from the mod era including Lazy Sunday Afternoon, Itchycoo Park, All Or Nothing, A Town Called Malice, Going Underground, Sunflower, Out Of The Sinking, The Eton Rifles, […]

    2019 Stone Faced Wellers
  • Subhumans

    Anarchist punk legends from the 80s. See more info at facebook.com/pages/Subhumans-UK/137812882953527

    2019 Subhumans
  • 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
  • A Foreigner’s 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
  • Servants of Science & Spitdust

    SERVANTS OF SCIENCE released their debut album, The Swan Song, early in 2018. Over the following year the album, which sonically bridges the gap between Pink Floyd and The Flaming Lips, earned the band critical acclaim from the likes of Prog Magazine, Electronic Sound Magazine and countless major Prog and rock radio shows, blogs and […]

    2019 Servants of Science
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Paul Mico presents…

    Paul Mico presents A  Motown & Soul Night – Summer Special The  spirit of Edwin Starr lives on   with This legendary Band will perform the Motown Classics & Edwin Starr’s Anthems + Dj Paul Mico   Friday 9th August   “Be Part Of The Vibe”   Advance Tickets  £12.00                       Remaining tickets £15.00   The […]

    2019 Paul Mico August
  • NozFest

    ABOUT “The great thing about rock ‘n’ roll, is you realize the top of the mountain is big enough for more than one band”  – Paul Stanley – NOZFEST is a festival put on by young promoter and blogger JodieBowie. Jodie has been putting on Rock Nights along the south coast for the past 5 years, […]

    2019 NozFest
  • 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
  • Long John Baldry

    THE LONG JOHN BALDRY ALL DAYER SATURDAY 17th AUGUST 2019 NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL DJ LINE UP 1pm Till 2am 60Ts Mod Beat/Garage/Funk/RnB/Soul/Jazz/Popcorn ——————————————————- After months of trying to find a venue I am pleased to announce the LJB is back… It Will Be Held At The 1865 Club Brunswick Square Southampton SO14 3AR All Dayer […]

    2019 Long John Baldry
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Doggone Rock’n’Roll Presents: Restless & Guests

    2019 Restless
  • Easy Life

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

    2019 Easy Life
  • 100% Britpop

    2019 100 Britpop
  • 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
  • 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.   […]

    2017 Blackbeard Tea Party
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Dualers (2019!)

    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
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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.