Top 10 80s Events Coming Up This Year
10. Best Hits of the 80s, Belfast
9. Real Love – A Night of RnB and 80s Soul, Camden
If you’re in London this summer, why not check out the ‘Real Love’ night at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen? The Doctor’s Orders have been throwing London’s best Hip-Hop nights for over 13 years, and they’re now organising the first in a regular series of RnB/80s soul nights. Big name DJs like Mi-Soul Ronnie Herel and DJ Swerve have been hand-picked in order to bring you the very best in RnB and 80s music. Enjoy!
Tickets can be found here.
The Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
8. Roxy Reunion: 80s Pop Disco, Sheffield
Sheffield is always a great night out, and 80s fans will be loving this Roxy Reunion 80s pop disco. You can dance the night away whilst supporting a good cause, as the night has been organised in aid of Cancer Research UK. Get your tickets fast before it sells out!
Link to Ticketmaster here.
O2 Academy Sheffield
7. Here and Now – Back to the 80s, Essex
Audley End House & Gardens near Saffron Walden, Essex is reopening its grounds for another huge 80s-themed show. The live music night will bring together some of the best-loved names of the 1980s, including Jason Donovan, Midge Ure, Five Star, Hot Chocolate and Altered Images. Since 2001, Here and Now have played to hundreds of thousands of fans across the world – tours have included Australia, The Far East, Japan and across Europe.
Buy your tickets here. There’s even a VIP pass available!
6. 80s Mania, Tunbridge Wells
This September, 80s Mania is coming to Tunbridge Wells! Mike Read, former breakfast DJ on Radio 1, has labelled the event as ‘Live Aid meets Top of the Pops’. The night features music from 80s icons Madonna, Human League, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet and many, many more. There’ll be over 150 costume changes and 35 smash hits to enjoy – what’s not to love?!
Check out ticket prices here.
Tunbridge Wells Assembly Hall
Tunbridge Wells, GB
5. House of 80s: The Tina Turner Experience, Wolverhampton
House of 80s brings you an energetic live show which follows the ups and downs of Tina Turner’s life, as well as her stellar music career. Expect to be treated to live renditions of “Private Dancer”, “Nutbush City Limits”, “Proud Mary”, “River Deep Mountain High” and “Let’s Stay Together” to name but a few. The concert-style show features a 7 piece band, powerful vocals and talented backing singers – no wonder it’s won multiple awards. It’s simply the best!
Tickets sold here.
4. 80s Mania, Bournemouth
This is Europe’s ultimate 80’s concert show, and the performers will be visiting Bournemouth as well as Tunbridge Wells (see above). Live band, awesome dancers – it’s the perfect night to dance away to the greatest hits of the 80s.
Purchase your tickets here.
3. Stepback! The 80s Concert, Nottingham & Liverpool
Stepback! is the world’s biggest 80s concert, and this year features one of the strongest line ups Stepback has ever presented. Enjoy the music of 1980s favourites Tony Hadley, ABC, Bonnie Tyler, Go West, Paul Young and many, many more. There’s no excuse not to dust off your leg warmers, crimp your hair and get ready for a full-on evening of nonstop 80s hits.
Tickets sold here for the Nottingham and Liverpool shows.
Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
Liverpool Echo Arena
2. Sara Cox presents Just Can’t Get Enough 80s, Manchester
BBC Radio 2’s Sara Cox is back with a vengeance and ready to bring you the ultimate 80s disco. She’ll be playing some of her favourites including David Bowie, Wham, Kate Bush, Elton John and Erasure – this has to be one of the best 80s pop nights out there at the moment! Sara will be playing multiple venues across the country and we’ve got a feeling that Manchester will be one of the big ones.
Find tickets here.
Bowlers Exhibition Centre
Stepback! The 80s Christmas Concert, Coventry
Stepback! will also be bringing you a special Christmas-themed 80s concert which includes the addition of Black Lace to the stellar line-up. Get yourself down to Coventry for an unforgettable evening of 80s-themed music (leg warmers optional). Enjoy!
Tickets can be found here.
Ricoh Arena – Ericsson Indoor Arena