Live Bands In Blackpool, mainly free entry local pubs                Archives 2014-2015

Live Bands Blackpool area  2017 Gig Guide                                                                        Archives 2016     

                                                                                                                                               Archives 2017  

Pubs with Live Music. A list of gigs in date order of local bands performing in                   Mark Taylor Facebook Page

Fleetwood - Cleveleys - Bispham - Blackpool - St Annes Lytham area                                Fleetwood Live music fb Page                

Check with Venue before travelling, as there may be changes/ mistakes etc.

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      Most Venues are free, except special events   

* = Venue which normally charges 1-3 entry. Eg  Social Clubs (non members)          

Some of the best pubs, with a stage  for Live Bands         

- The Layton, The Venue Cleveleys, Waterloo, Station Tavern Lytham

Social Clubs with good concert room & stage -

*Marton Institute, *Stanley Ward Con Club, *Highfield SC, Dockers Flwd.

Stanley Park Bandstand, wonderful setting, bring the family, just add the Sun!

- Don't forget something to sit on, sun cream, picnic/ refreshment etc! Free Entry!




Blackpool live bands gig guide -           Start times normally 9.30pm                        

Gigs - 2017    

25th August Friday

Steamer Fleetwood                     The Heat

The Venue Cleveleys                  The Rattlers

Castle Gardens                            Free Roll

Marton Institute Beer Festival       Booming 8-11pm - Free entry all weekend!

Waterloo                                     Midnight Johnny Band

Station Pub & Grill Lytham          Beeyonce 9pm

26th August Saturday

Steamer Fleetwood                           Brother Rabbit ABR 9pm

Royal Oak Fleetwood                        Flashback

The Mount Fleetwood                      Cartoon Food 9pm

The Venue Cleveleys                          Hooker

Albion Bispham                                 AC/BC

Washington                                        Bosh Claret

Gillespies                                           Don't Panic

Belle Vue                                          Joe Marcel (Elvis)

Marton Institute Beer Festival              Deadbeats 1.30pm  Rupert Fabulous 8-11pm     

Waterloo                                           Millie Manders plus The Poly-Esters, Bolshy, TBC

Stanley Ward                                    The Tracks

Shovels                                            Touch the Pearl    

Station Pub & Grill Lytham                Bluebirds 9pm

27th August Sunday

Kings Old Comrades Club Fleetwood    Flashback 7.30pm

Stanley Park Bandstand                        Soul in the Park 1pm

Marton Institute Beer Festival               Touch the Pearl 2pm, Ska Face (day) The Heat (night) 

Waterloo                                             Ed Banger & The Nosebleeds plus guests 

Station Pub & Grill Lytham                  Touch the Pearl  9pm

28th August BH Monday

Stanley Park Bandstand                      Bad Moon, Cartoon Food, Jeannie & the Tonics 1pm

1st September Friday

Royal Oak Fleetwood                         Cold Flame

The Venue Cleveleys                          Blue Pig Orchestra

Town Hall Poulton                             Kazoobian    

Layton                                              The Deal

Blackpool Music Festival

Royal Oak Lytham Road * Bands are back!  Prime Mover

Waterloo                                             ED Tudor plus Laura Catlow, The Papashangos, TBC 

2nd September Saturday

Royal Oak Fleetwood                              Cold Flame

The Venue Cleveleys                              Contraband

Layton                                                   Prime Mover

Winter Gardens and other venues         Blackpool Music Festival

Belle Vue                                               The Heat

Waterloo                                                Blackpool Music Festival

Stanley Ward Con Club                          Queenesque

Station Pub & Tavern Lytham                Band wanted due to cancellation.01253 731991

3rd September Sunday

Stanley Park Bandstand                    Room 4 & friends 1pm

Blackpool Music Festival

8th September Friday

Royal Oak Fleetwood                        Freebird

The Bloomfield                                Electro80s

Waterloo                                         Scarlet

 Highfield SC                                     Electrio 6 inc hotpot supper.

Fifteens St Annes                              April Moon (Duo)

9th September Saturday

Royal Oak Fleetwood                        Fagash Lil

Knott End WMC                               The Original Replica

Genting Club                                     Starfish (Duo)

Gillespies                                          Tin Pan Alley Cancelled

Belle Vue                                          Touch the Pearl

Waterloo                                           The Blackaways

Shovels                                             The Heat

Station Tavern                                     Free Roll

10th September Sunday

Stanley Park Bandstand                       The Ask & Friends

14th September Thursday

Waterloo                                           John Gomm + Guests  10

16th September Saturday


Albion Bispham                                   The Heat

Belle Vue                                            Dirty Work

Waterloo                                             Glitterballs

1-3 September    2017                             

Winter Gardens                                   Blackpool Music Festival Free Entry

17th September Sunday                    

Stanley Park Bandstand                    Mr Mels Chilli 12.30pm

21st September Thursday

Waterloo                                         Stevie Nimmo 10 at Waterloo or

22nd September Friday

Royal Oak Fleetwood                            Shotglass

Syeamer Fleetwood                                Chique Duo

Marton Insitute                                     Ska Face (5 non members)

23rd September

Old Town Hall Poulton                         AC/BC

Belle Vue                                              Bob On

Waterloo                                                Flip

24th September Sunday

Stanley Park Bandstand                        Venezuela Venuezuela 1pm

29th September Friday

Layton                                               The Heat     

30th September

Kings Arms Fleetwood                             Free Roll

Belle Vue                                                AC/BC

Royal Oak                                          SofaKings

Highfield Pub                                          Kazoobian

6th October


Gillespies                                                 Bartender

Stanley Ward Con Club                             The Rattlers

Station Pub & Grill Lytham                      Touch the Pearl

7th October

Steamer Fleetwood                                Don't Panic

Gillespies                                             AC/DC

Belle Vue                                              The Immediates

Stanley Con club                                    Free roll

13th October Friday


The Venue Cleveleys                          The Versions

Belle Vue                                              The Deadbeats

14th October


Windy Harbour                                    Blue Pig Orchestra

The Venue Cleveleys                           Bob On

Old Town Hall Poulton                         Molly's Chamber

20th October Friday


The Venue Cleveleys                           Blue Pig Orchestra

21st October Saturday


Old Town Hall Poulton                          Twelve Paces

Belle Vue                                              Blue Pig Orchestra

17th October


27th October  Friday

The Steamer Fleetwood                         The Lincolns + James G Creighton

Bispham Con Club                                Blue Pig Orchestra

28th October Saturday

North Euston Fleetwood                        Blue Pig Orchestra

Kings Arms                                           The Stories

The Dickens Cleveleys                          The Rattlers

Subscription Bowling Club                     SofaKings

Washington                                          Bosh Claret

Belle Vue                                              Rupert Fabulous Halloween Special

3rd November Friday


Ashley Con Club Cleveleys                     Blue Pig Orchestra

4th November Saturday


The Venue Cleveleys                              Bartender 10pm

Cleveleys WMC                         Clark & Paige

Old Town Hall Poulton                          The Heat

Raikes Hall                                        AC/DC

Belle Vue                                              Smokin' Monkey

Marton Institute                            Blue Pig Orchestra (3 non Members)

Highfield SC                                The Versions

Links St Annes                                      Electro 80's

Station Pub & Grill Lytham               Touch the Pearl

10th November

Hambleton Sports & SC                      Blue Pig Orchestra

11th November Saturday


Belle Vue                                        Brother Rabbit

Marton Institute                               Touch the Pearl

16th November Thursday

Layton                                            Wishbone Ash 18


17th November Friday

Steamer Fleetwood                             Molly's Chamber

The Venue Cleveleys                                 The Rattlers

Dog and Partridge                                Bosh Claret

Friday 17th November - Sunday 19th November

Steamer Fleetwood             Steamerstock Music Festival - Molly's Chamber ++

18th November Saturday

Highbury Club at Fleetwood FC                Blue Pig Orchestra

Belle Vue                                                  Joe Marcel (Elvis)

Marton Institute                                        Glitterballs

Waterloo                                                 Twelve Paces

Station Tavern Pub & Grill                     The Versions

25th November Saturday

The Venue Cleveleys                             Blue Pig Orchestra

Genting Club                                        Starfish (Duo)

Gillespies                                              Molly's Chamber

Belle Vue                                              Dirty Work

Highfield SC                                             The Rattlers

Bar Fifteens St Annes                             The SofaKings

Lytham Station Pub & Tavern                Ska Face

1st December Friday

Twelve Restaurant & Bar Thornton         Blue Pig Orchestra

The Albion                                            AC/DC

Waterloo                                               Discharge plus Avarus, Sick 56

2nd December Saturday

Knott End WMC                                   Blue Pig Orchestra

Belle Vue                                              Ska Face

Marton Institute                                     Electro 80'S

Waterloo                                               The Heat

Highfield Pub                                        Kazoobian

8th December Friday

Bay Horse Cleveleys                             Blue Pig Orchestra

Belle Vue                                               Touch the Pearl

Waterloo                                               The Jam Collective

9th December Saturday

Gillespies                                               Don't Panic

Waterloo                                               Blue Pig Orchestra

Stanley Ward Con Club                          Kazoobian

Station Tavern Lytham                           Free roll

15th December Friday

Twelve Restaurant & Bar Thornton        Blue Pig Orchestra

16th December Saturday

North Euston Fleetwood                        Blue Pig Orchestra

Steamer Fleetwood                                Molly's Chamber

Old Town Hall Poulton                          Kazoobian

Belle Vue                                              The Heat

Waterloo                                               AC/DC

Town House St Annes                           Bosh Claret

22nd December Friday

The Venue Cleveleys                             Blue Pig Orchestra

Belle Vue                                              Rupert Fabulous

23rd December Saturday

12 Restaurant & Bar Cleveleys               Blue Pig Orchestra

The Venue Cleveleys                             Kazoobian

Old Town Hall Poulton                          Free Roll

Gillespies                                              Molly's Chamber

Belle Vue                                              Bob On

Waterloo                                                Dirty Work

The Shovels                                           Glitterballs

Station Tavern Lytham                           Contraband

26th December Tuesday Boxing Day


Belle Vue                                              AC/BC

29th December Friday

Castle Gardens Poulton                           Blue Pig Orchestra

Belle Vue                                              The deadbeats

30th December Saturday

Belle Vue                                              Blue pig Orchestra

Waterloo                                               Rupert Fabulous

Station Tavern Lytham                           Bob On

31st December Sunday New Years Eve

Hambleton Sports & SC                         Blue Pig Orchestra

Layton                                                  Prime Mover

Old Town Hall Poulton                           Bob On

Genting Club                                        Starfish (Duo)

Belle Vue                                              The Monster squad

More information on local bands -

North West Bands   -

A must visit facebook page -   Mark Taylor Gig Guide 


Live Bands / Solos, Duos, Trios, live music performing in the Blackpool area

Blackpool, Fleetwood, Thornton-Cleveleys, Poulton, Lytham St Annes..

AC/BC                    - AC/DC Tribute Band             

AC/DC Experience         

Alpha State of Mind - Mainly originals - Rock                  

April Moon           - Classic Rock                                    



Bartender  -                                                                    

Blue Pig Orchestra                      

Bob On                -   Reggae      Bob Marley Tribute


Borders of Dawn           Classic/Modern Rock                      

Bosh Claret                                                                                     

Brother Rabbit      -      Rock, blues, funk, country, folk                

Contraband                    Classic & Modern Rock                     

Coustics               -       Indie/ Rock                                     

Crossroads               - Classic Rock

Chique - Duo                                                                       

Don't Panic              Classic Rock Pop                                  

The Deal                    Rock                                                  

The Deadbeats    -   rock & pop professional partyband                   -

Dirty Work                                                                                 -

Drea Knight               Pop Rock                                                    -

DePalma                    Ska - Dirty Reggae                                        - link broken

5th Element   -           Classic Rock                                       

Free Roll                                                                            


Full Fat Boogie Band -          Tribute Duo 60's 70's                                   

Fogpocket                 Classis Rock Blues                                  

Gatorville        -     Classic Rock     last gig  9/10/15              

Glitterballs -               Glam Rock  -                                        

Ghost Dancer              Rock, Punk, Grunge, Indie                         

Gin Pit Rock Band                                                                

The Good Machine        Rock n Roll                                    

Electro 80's               Electronica 80's                                      


Insanity Beach  -                                                                     

The Heat -                        Pop Rock                                                            

Kazoobian                 - Classic Rock                                       


Kudos                      - Funky Rock Dance Music                    

Mad on Blond                                                                       

Molly's Chamber                                                                   

Night Train                 Blues/Rock                                                broken link

One Cent Magenta     - (Chique with full Band)                       

On the Edge                                                                          

Off the Rails               - Pop Rock                                          

Rampage                      Classic Rock     (See Ghost Dancer) 

Rattlers                       - Pop Rock                                        

Road Trip               -    4 piece rock band                              (site closed) farewell gig 18/04/15 Albion Bispham.

Rock O Rama             vintage rock 'n' roll, blues and soul      

The Rockits               Beatles, Rolling Stones, Elvis, Kinks, Who       

Rupert Fabulous        - Rock Pop                                          

Twelve Paces     - Classic Rock                                             

The Scoundrels     

The Secrets                 - Pop

Senton Bombs              Hard Rock (Blackpool)                    

Sex Pissed Dolls   -  punk ska etc covers - all female band.                No dates for Blackpool at present

Sorted                 (no longer gigging, website closed                       

Ska Face                       Ska                                                  

Starfish Acoustic / Two Blokes                                                 

The Monster Squad  aka TMS (Funk)                                     

Tin Pan Alley               Blues Rock                                           

Touch The Pearl        - Soul                                                    


New Republik                                                                         

The Stories                 - Punk                                                   

The Versions                                                                             

Wyreless Acoustic                                                                     




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