Stormzy: The last 12 months or so have been huge for London grime and rap artist Stormzy. He was named as the Best Grime Act at the 2014 MOBO Awards, whilst also being nominated for the same award this year, and was included on the BBC’s influential Sound of 2015 list. He’ll be bringing his talents to Bristol when he plays The Marble Factory. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £10.
Fekky: Fresh off supporting Krept & Konan for the Budweiser Live Project, which stopped off in Southampton at Switch on Thursday 22nd October, London rapper Fekky will be playing his biggest headline live show to date when he returns to his home city to play at XOYO. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link.
Years & Years: London trio Years & Years probably can’t quite believe the year they’ve had, having won mtvU’s Artist to Watch, Album of the Year at the Attitude Awards and perhaps most importantly the BBC Sound of 2015. Their debut album Communion also entered the UK album charts straight in at number one back in July. They’ll be playing London’s O2 Academy in Brixton. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £20.
The Proclaimers: Everyone’s favourite Scottish twins Charlie and Craig Reid will be heading to the south coast in order to perform at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall. The Proclaimers have been pleasing crowds for decades with their folk-infused sound and numerous Scottish anthems. The likes of ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ and ‘I’m On My Way’ are guaranteed to go down a treat. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £28.50.
Bob Dylan: Legendary folk, blues and rock artist Bob Dylan will be in Southampton to play at the O2 Guildhall in front of a sold out crowd. Dylan has had an undeniably incredible career which includes winning 10 Grammy Awards and an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2001 for his track ‘Things Have Changed’ that featured on the Michael Douglas film Wonder Boys. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link.
Bring Me The Horizon: On the scariest night of the year, Sheffield metallers-turned-rockers Bring Me The Horizon will play at the O2 Guildhall in Southampton in front of hundreds of witches, ghouls, ghosts and zombies. The five-piece recently released their fifth studio record in the form of That’s the Spirit, which showcased the band’s new sound and their move away from the metal core they had previously been associated with. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £18.85.
Coasts: Bristolian rockers Coasts will arrive in Southampton on the first day of the eleventh month in order to play at the Engine Rooms. The five-piece will be releasing their self-titled debut album next year. This year the group have played a host of the world’s biggest music festivals including Coechella and Reading and Leeds Festivals. Venue and ticket information can be found via this link, with tickets priced at £13.