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The Otherness (Argentina) + Boredom

The Otherness (Argentina) + Boredom

The Otherness are a young rock collective from Comodoro Rivadavia, La Patagonia (Argentina).

Martin, Gonzalo, Nicolás and Pablo started to play together by the end of 2009. They’ve toured Europe and Latin America and now they are recording and releasing new digital singles.

We are delighted to welcome them to Blackburn during their 3 month residency at the Live Room, Manchester.

Date: 18/02/17
Time: 8pm – 3am
Price: FREE ENTRY

Venue: The Napier

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Ash Mandrake + Open Mic

Ash Mandrake + Open Mic

This is a story of industrious energy, inner torment, and determination.

Date: 19/02/17
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Price: FREE ENTRY

Venue: The Drummer’s Arms

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HEAVY HEART (FR)

HEAVY HEART (FR)

HEAVY HEART from Nantes, France will be touring the UK this February and will be stopping off at the new & improved Napier!

Date: 23/02/17
Time: 8pm – 10:30Pm
Price: FREE ENTRY

Venue: The Napier

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Rime and Grime – Tinchy Stryder

Rime and Grime – Tinchy Stryder

Join us for the first “Rime and Grime” night featuring a live performance by Tinchy Stryder. A night of the slickest urban cuts as well as some old school rap,RnB and Hip-Hop classics.

Date: 24/02/17
Time: 9pm
Price: £18 / £22

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Sopranos The Re-Union

Sopranos The Re-Union

SOPRANOS THE RE-UNION

FACTORY FLOOR (FORMERLY WH1) BLACKBURN

Date: 18/02/17
Time: 9pm – 6AM
Price: £12 / VIP £15

Venue: Cellar Bar / Factory Floor

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Opening Party

Opening Party

The first Surge Events party and its gonna be a lively one ! Were taking over the cellar bar in blackburn for a night of Tech house/Techno… Hope to see everyone down to join us on the dance floor for a boogie !

Date: 04/03/17
Time: 10pm 
Price: £5

Venue: Cellar Bar / Factory Floor

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The Beulah String Band + Open Mic

The Beulah String Band + Open Mic

A new and raw string band from Manchester plus some fantastic local open mic.

Date: 05/03/17
Time: 2pm – 5pm 
Price: FREE ENTRY

Venue: The Drummer’s Arms

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Dub Pistols

Dub Pistols

As they gear up to celebrate 20 years of riotous marauding, the Dub Pistols are prepping their seventh as-yet-untitled album in 2017 and there’ll be a documentary about the band dropping at some point in the year, too.

Date: 09/03/17
Time: 7:30pm
Price: £15 / £18

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Vinyl Fantasy

Vinyl Fantasy

A horde of DJs and ravers equipped with tools of noise plan to infiltrate ‘The Factory Floor’ above The Cellar Bar and revel until the early hours, in celebration of a genre of music that has many faces, and welcomes all walks of life.

Vinyl Fantasy provides ravers with an opportunity to enjoy proper DJ sets, with selections straight from your favourite artist’s personal record collections, in an intimate yet dynamic environment that promotes positivity above profit!

Date: 11/03/17
Time: 10pm – 4:30am
Price: £5

Venue: Cellar Bar / Factory Floor

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Sky Valley Mistress, Sœur & special guests

Sky Valley Mistress, Sœur & special guests

Picturesound bring you an evening of noise, this time a double headline shared by some good friends of the Napier and a quality touring band.

Date: 25/03/17
Time: 8pm -3am
Price: FREE ENTRY

Venue: The Napier

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Paul Weller

Paul Weller

Paul Weller has announced a 10 date tour for April 2017

Date: 08/04/17
Time: 7:30pm
Price: £39

Venue: King George’s Hall

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The timeless classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage.

Date: 11/04/17
Time: 2pm
Price: Adult £13 / Child £11 / Family £42 

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Fabularium- Reynard the Fox

Fabularium- Reynard the Fox

A new piece of engaging theatre for family audiences of all ages, using The Fabularium’s unique aesthetic, strong imagery and all performed upon their traditional wooden cart. Features storytelling, puppetry, original live music and bespoke animal headpieces.

Date: 13/04/17
Time: 11am / 1pm /3pm
Price: £7

Venue: The Bureau

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BASS Weight Weekender

BASS Weight Weekender

A celebretion of Sound System / Music / Carnival vibes / Food / Decor / General fluffy-ness / Fire-show / Stilt walking / Hoola / Circus performances thought the weekend from WOLF ENTERTAINMENTS

Date: 28/04/17 – 30/04/17
Time: 9pm – 4am
Price: £10+BF / £7 

Venue: Cellar Bar / Factory Floor

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Mobile Dreams- 3 Troubadors

Mobile Dreams- 3 Troubadors

3Troubadours are a trio of storytellers from Norway, Finland and Belgium.
Three performance storytellers in their mid-thirties from three different countries decide to meet in the Belgian city of Ghent and start a collaboration. They were all concerned with similar question

Date: 29/04/17
Time: 7pm
Price: £5 / £7 / £9

Venue: The Bureau

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History of House

History of House

Retro and S2S proudly announce

History of House 2017 bank holiday 29th april 2017 at King George’s Hall, Blackburn

Date: 29/04/17
Time: 9pm – 4am
Price: £20 / VIP £30 

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Omid Djalili – Schmuck For a Night

Omid Djalili – Schmuck For a Night

ward winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances, is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass.

Date: 12/05/17
Time: 8pm
Price: £24  

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Pianist, bandleader, singer, composer, television presenter and multiplatinum recording artist Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will be delighting Blackburn with an evening of jazz and blues.

Date: 20/05/17
Time: 7:30pm
Price: £36 / £42 

Venue: King George’s Hall

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1973 The Year Bowie Came To Blackburn

1973 The Year Bowie Came To Blackburn

1973: The Year Bowie Came to Blackburn will take place in Blackburn during 2017 with a series of events and concerts. The free project launch event is open to all and is expected to attract interest from people who attended some of the concerts in the 1970’s.

Date: 8/07/17
Time: 6:30pm
Price: FREE EVENT

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Jimmy Carr – Best Of

Jimmy Carr – Best Of

A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.

Date: 22/09/17
Time: 7:30pm
Price: £27.50

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Blackburn Soul Night

Blackburn Soul Night

The North West’s longest running Soul Night Out – Now in it’s 23rd Year! Two rooms of magnificent soul presented by the UK’s top DJs

Date:  23/09/17
Time: 9:30pm
Price: £11 / £13 / £15

Venue: King George’s Hall

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Russell Brand * 2018 Show*

Russell Brand * 2018 Show*

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand announces a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland.

Date:  13/09/17
Time: 8:00pm
Price: £27.50

Venue: King George’s Hall

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