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Our upcoming events are listed below:


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



Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew
Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew
PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR AVAILABILITY 0844 854 2757

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 6 June 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 12 June 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 13 June 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Gymfusion
Gymfusion
Come and experience gymnastics as you’ve never seen it before. GymFusion is the British Gymnastics Festivals Programme that allows the sport of gymnastics to dazzle, sparkle and wow an audience.

Saturday 4 July 2015 12:00PM 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 8 July 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 9 July 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 11 July 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 22 August 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 12 September 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



The Mavericks
The Mavericks
The Mavericks bring their MONO MUNDO Tour to York Barbican Monday 14 September 2015!

Monday 14 September 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



The Drifters 
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The Rebranded Tour 2015
The Drifters

The Rebranded Tour 2015

The Drifters are bringing their Rebranded Tour to our stage on Thursday 17 September, defining the evolution of the phenomenal story of the Drifters through its music from the past to the present!

Thursday 17 September 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



York Irish Culture Night
York Irish Culture Night
The York Irish Association are proud to host this night of Irish culture featuring a variety of performances including singer and songwriter John Spillane as the headline act.

Saturday 19 September 2015 7:00PM 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 24 September 2015 6:30PM York Barbican



The Upbeat Beatles
The Upbeat Beatles
The Upbeat Beatles take you on a journey through the most remarkable story in the history of rock and pop music.

Saturday 26 September 2015 7:30PM Prompt 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 27 September 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 1 October 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Prom Praise York
Prom Praise York
Langham Arts Trust Presents Prom Praise York, featuring the All souls Orchestra, conducted by Noel Tredinnick. With the Archbishop of York, Beverley Trotman and the Chamber Choir of St. Aiden's High School, Harrogate.

Saturday 3 October 2015 7:00PM 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 7 October 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



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

Thursday 8 October 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Bullet For My Valentine
Bullet For My Valentine
Bullet For My Valentine are bringing their 'Venom' tour accross the UK this Autumn, and are playing York Barbican Friday 9 October!

Friday 9 October 7:00PM 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 14 October 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 16 October 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 17 October 2015 8:00PM York Barbican



An Evening with Simon & Oscar from Ocean Colour Scene
An Evening with Simon & Oscar from Ocean Colour Scene
Behind all the swagger and the style of Ocean Colour Scene, were great songs, with words and melodies that found their way into your head and heart. It’s time to hear these songs again, stripped back but every bit as brilliant.

Tuesday 20 October 2015 7:30PM 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 22 October 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 23 October 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 25 October 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Hello Kitty Live
Hello Kitty Live
Dance, sing and join in the fun with Kitty and her Friends in this fantastic live show

Saturday 31 October 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 5 November 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 6 November 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 7 November 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 12 November 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 13 November 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 14 November 2015 7:30PM York Barbican



Betway UK Snooker Championship 2015
Betway UK Snooker Championship 2015



Roy Chubby Brown
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Don't Get Fit Get Fat!
Roy Chubby Brown

Don't Get Fit Get Fat!

Roy Chubby Brown returns with his meatiest show yet!

Friday 11 December 2015 7:30PM York Barbican *18+*



Peter Pan On Ice
Peter Pan On Ice
The world-renowned Russian Ice Stars brings to your theatre a new adaptation of this famous fantasy adventure by J.M. Barrie.


Classic Rock Show
Classic Rock Show
Celebrating their sixth year, this critically acclaimed show will toast the occasion in the best possible fashion, with some of the greatest moments in rock guitar history.

For 2016 Classic Rock Show will focus on a new batch of rock gems best known for their irresistible hooks, instantly recognisable songs that have earned a golden status in the history of classic rock music.

Tuesday 19 January 2016 7:00PM York Barbican



Showaddywaddy
Showaddywaddy
‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement, but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.

Friday 22 January 2016 7:00PM 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 6 February 2016 7:30PM York Barbican



The Bootleg Beatles
The Bootleg Beatles
Six appearances at Glastonbury Festival, several world-tours, numerous radio & TV appearances and many sell-out shows at the Royal Albert Hall are testament to the band's incredible recreation of the greatest songbook of all time.

Tuesday 15 March 2016 7:00PM York Barbican



Beyond The Barricade
Beyond The Barricade
‘Beyond the Barricade’ has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live!

Saturday 16 April 2016 7:30PM York Barbican



Psychic Sally
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Call Me Psychic
Psychic Sally

Call Me Psychic

The nations favourite psychic, Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her brand new and most jaw-dropping show yet - 'Call Me Psychic'.

Wednesday 20 April 2016 7:00PM York Barbican



Bill Bailey
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Limboland
Bill Bailey

Limboland

Bill Bailey is back, and he's bringing his trademark intelligence and sharp wit to our stage for 2 nights!Revel in delight as he takes us on a journey through 'Limboland'.

Monday 9 & Tuesday 10 May 2016 8:00PM Prompt 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