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Our upcoming events are listed below:


Michael Ball
Michael Ball
SOLD OUT

BOX OFFICE OPEN FROM 4.45PM, FISHERGATE BAR 6.00PM, MAIN BARS 7.00PM SHOW START 7.30PM

Michael Ball, Britain's leading musical star, has starred on Broadway and dominated the marquees on many of the leading West End shows for more than two decades. A proven and varied talent, Michael won acclaim and the hearts of the public with his numerous performances on stage, film and television now returns to the York Barbican for a 2015 show 'If Everyone Was Listening' Tour.

Thursday April 23 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Seasick Steve
Seasick Steve
SOLD OUT.

Seasick Steve performs at the York Barbican, in support of his new album "Sonic Soul Surfer"

Friday April 24 2015 6:30PM York Barbican



Dylan Moran
Dylan Moran
BOX OFFICE OPEN FROM 5.00PM, FISHERGATE BAR 6.30PM, MAIN BARS 7.00PM SHOW START 8.00PM

Dylan Moran star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead and Calvary is back with his new stand up show 'Off The Hook'.

Please note this show is 15+

Sunday April 26 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



The ELO Experience</br>
Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra
The ELO Experience
Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra
BOX OFFICE OPEN FROM 5.00PM, FISHERGATE BAR 6.00PM, MAIN BARS 7.00PM SHOW START 7.30PM

Formed over 7 years ago, The ELO Experience are the world's foremost tribute to this great band. With a stunning light show and large screen projection to further enhance the experience, why not come along and enjoy this incredible show which accurately reproduces the songs and sounds and takes you on a musical journey through time.

Friday May 1 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Al Stewart
Al Stewart
We are delighted that AL STEWART will be visiting the York Barbican with his Classic Album Concert Year Of The Cat Tour.

Saturday May 2 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Reginald D Hunter
Reginald D Hunter
Reginald D Hunter returns with his new show The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much As Such.

Please note this show is 18+

Saturday May 9 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Eddi Reader
Eddi Reader
Scottish singer-songwriter Eddi Reader will be performing at the York Barbican in 2015.

Tuesday May 12 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Lulu
Lulu
An evening with Lulu performing her hits and songs that have influenced her life.

Thursday May 14 2015 7:00PM York Barbican



Don McLean
Don McLean
The talented singer-songwriter Don McLean will grace the stage of the York Barbican 15th May 2015.

Friday May 15 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



York Guildhall Orchestra
York Guildhall Orchestra
Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez
Soloist - Craig Ogden

The final concert in the Guildhall's 35th season will see them perform probably one of the most famous guitar concertos of all time. Joaquín Rodrigo lost his sight at the age of 4, but that didn't stop him becoming one of Spain’s foremost composers and virtuoso pianists; he wrote (in braille) the guitar concerto in 1939 and it received its world premiere in Barcelona in 1940. Beethoven - Overture to Egmont Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez (soloist - Craig Ogden) Shostakovitch - Symphony No.5

Saturday May 16 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



John Barrowman
John Barrowman
Britain’s best all-round entertainer John Barrowman is returning to the York Barbican as part of a new tour in support of his new album, You Raise Me Up. This will be John’s first full UK tour in four years, and promises to be an entertainment experience not to be missed.
‘I’m so excited to be touring again,’ said John, ‘that I’m choreographing songs and arranging stories in my sleep.’

Wednesday May 27 2015 7:00PM York Barbican



69 Shades of Black
69 Shades of Black
We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control the '69 Shades Of Black' tour has been cancelled. Ticket holders should contact their point of sale for a refund, customers who booked through York Barbican will be contacted by the venue.

Saturday May 30 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games – a spectacular new staging of the traditional masterpiece.

Tuesday June 2 - Thursday June 4 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew
Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew
A brand new live show with fresh material in preparation for Stewart's next BBC2 series of STEWART LEE’S COMEDY VEHICLE.
Age guidance: 14+

Saturday June 6 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



An Evening with David Sedaris
An Evening with David Sedaris
Master of sardonic wit and New York Times Best selling author David Sedaris will grace the stage of the York Barbican.
Please note this event is 14+

Friday June 12 2015 7:15PM York Barbican



Shawn Klush 'The Elvis World Tour 2015'
Shawn Klush 'The Elvis World Tour 2015'
Don't miss Shawn Klush on the UK leg of his 2015 World Tour... It simply doesn't get any closer than this! Featuring a live band, orchestra and leading Elvis tribute support.

Saturday June 13 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Camel
Camel
Classic survivors in the ultimate sense, CAMEL build upon on the overwhelming success of their recent UK and European tours with a brief return to the spotlight in July 2015

Wednesday July 8 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Justin Hayward
Justin Hayward
Legendary voice of The Moody Blues Performing songs from His new album “Spirits of the Western Sky” And Moodies favourites in an acoustic “songwriter” format. With Special Guest Mike Dawes.

Thursday July 9 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Alan Carr
Alan Carr
Only single seats availalbe

Alan Carr is one of Britain's most successful and treasured comedians. His unique humour and effortless stage presence have earned him a catalogue of awards.
Please note this event is 15 +

Saturday July 11 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Yorkshire Young Sinfonia
Yorkshire Young Sinfonia
The exciting Yorkshire Young Sinfonia will be performing its inaugural concert, showcasing some of the best young classical musicians in region under the baton of Tom Hammond. The Sinfonia will be joined on by the Steinway Artist Simon Callaghan (piano), as well as performing the premiere of the Yorkshire Young Sinfonia competition prize in partnership with the University of Leeds.

Saturday August 22 2015 7:00PM York Barbican



Jethro Tull The Rock Opera
Jethro Tull The Rock Opera
JETHRO TULL The Rock Opera
performed by IAN ANDERSON

Saturday September 12 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Darcy Oake
Darcy Oake
Britains Got Talent's Darcy Oake visits the York Barbican with his Edge of Reality Tour in 2015!

Thursday September 24 2015 6:30PM York Barbican



David Gest's (I've Had) The Time Of My Life Tour!
David Gest's (I've Had) The Time Of My Life Tour!
David Gest returns to York Barbican, with an amazing showcase of music right here in his home town of York!

Sunday September 27 2015 7:00PM York Barbican



The Lindisfarne Story
The Lindisfarne Story
When Tyneside group Lindisfarne exploded onto the UK music scene in 1970 they became the standard bearers for acoustic based rock music. Their sparkling song-writing cut through the prevailing pop and glam sounds of the seventies, the group achieved international success and Lindisfarne's music is still ever-present on UK radio in 2015.

Thursday October 1 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



La Traviata York 2015
La Traviata York 2015
The Russian State Ballet and Opera House Presents La Traviata – one of the Greatest Operas Music by Giuseppe Verdi Sung in Italian with English Surtitles Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians

Wednesday October 7 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Joe McElderry
Joe McElderry
Joe McElderry returns to York with his brand new tour 'Evolution'!

Thursday October 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Steve Hackett</br>ACOLYTE to WOLFLIGHT with GENESIS REVISITED The Total Experience
Steve Hackett
ACOLYTE to WOLFLIGHT with GENESIS REVISITED The Total Experience
Steve Hackett Announces ACOLYTE to WOLFLIGHT with GENESIS REVISITED The Total Experience visiting York Barbican.

Wednesday October 14 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Stewart Francis
Stewart Francis
Stewart Francis returns to the York Barbican with His Pun Gent Tour. Please note this show is 16+

Friday October 16 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Festival of The Spoken Nerd
Festival of The Spoken Nerd
The science comedy phenomenon returns, and this time they're off the chart. Join acclaimed stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, experiments maestro Steve ‘Danger’ Mould and geek songstress Helen Arney for graph-a-minute fun on an unprecedented linear scale.

Saturday October 17 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



The Elvis Years
The Elvis Years
Celebrate Elvis’ 80th birthday year with this outstanding concert production of the West End musical Jailhouse Rock featuring original star Mario Kombou and his incredible band - led by legendary producer, musical director and Ivor Novello award-winner David Mackay.

Thursday October 22 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Russian State Ballet & Opera House: The Nutcracker
Russian State Ballet & Opera House: The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker – an Eternal Seasonal Favourite Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians

Friday October 23 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



The Proclaimers
The Proclaimers
Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge successes across the globe and in April this year release their 10th album produced by Dave Eringa (Manic Steet Preachers, Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey) on the Cooking Vinyl label.

Sunday October 25 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Hello Kitty Live
Hello Kitty Live
Hello Kitty Live comes to the Barbican on Saturday October 31 for two fun filled performances!

Saturday October 31 2015 11AM/2.30PM York Barbican



Dara O Briain</br>Crowd Tickler
Dara O Briain
Crowd Tickler
Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as host of the hugely successful Mock The Week, The Apprentice You’re Fired and Star Gazing Live.

Thursday November 5 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Mad About The Musicals
Mad About The Musicals
MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS 10th ANNIVERSARY Starring Gareth Gates and Michael Courtney

Friday November 6 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Dara O Briain</br>Crowd Tickler
Dara O Briain
Crowd Tickler
Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as host of the hugely successful Mock The Week, The Apprentice You’re Fired and Star Gazing Live.

Saturday November 7 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



Waterloo - The best of Abba
Waterloo - The best of Abba
The phenominal new tribute show 'Waterloo' looks back at the sensational rise to stardom of Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid and gives fans the opportunity to experience the thrill of a live Abba show!

Thursday November 12 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



The Waterboys
The Waterboys
“People should expect the unexpected from The Waterboys,” says Mike Scott. It’s a mission statement which has inspired three decades of compelling musical shape-shifting, and one which yields thrilling results on The Waterboys’ eleventh album, Modern Blues, released in January 2015.

Friday November 13 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Jools Holland and His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra
Jools Holland and His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra
Jools Holland returns with his fantastic Rhythm and Blues Orchestra this November!

Saturday November 14 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Rebecca Ferguson Lady Sings The Blues
Rebecca Ferguson Lady Sings The Blues
Rebecca Ferguson arrives at the York Barbican with her Lady Sings the Blues Tour on 6th February 2016!

Saturday February 6 2016 7:30PM York Barbican



Sarah Millican
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Outsider
Sarah Millican
Outsider
Sarah Millican brings her brand new show 'Outsider' to the York Barbican for two nights on September 2nd & 3rd 2016!!

Friday 2 September - Saturday 3 September 2016 York Barbican