It's the start of a new year, the Christmas decorations are down and you can't stay in your pyjamas all day anymore. Don't let the January blues get to you though, with so many ticket offers on events happening near you, we'll make sure you kick start 2018 the best way possible.
The Dead Boys
February - Various Venues
It’s been 40 years since American punk band The Dead Boys released their debut album Young, Loud and Snotty and in its honour, two of the members are reuniting to rock the hell out of it. They’ll be revisiting some of their classic songs so things are going to get rowdy.
March - Various Venues
Alt-rockers Blue October are set for a number of unmissable UK dates in support of latest album Home. Known for their shimmering melodies and heart-string pulling lyrics, don't miss their magnetic live performances this spring. Offer valid from 22-31 January
Thu 8 Mar - O2 Academy Newcastle
Skid Row are heading for UK shores along with special guests, Toseland. The New Jersey rockers will play from their stellar catalogue, including their many top ten hits. Offer valid from 22-31 January.
Skid Row & Night Ranger
Sun 11 Mar - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
Hard-rock heroes Skid Row and Night Ranger are teaming up for an exclusive co-headline show, which’ll see them both perform hits from across the years. Offer valid from 22-31 January.
Fri 26 Jan - O2 Academy Islington
The Deslondes returned in the summer with their sophomore album Hurry Home, continuing their unique take on R&B and country music, whilst experimenting with psychedelic sounds. Catch their colourful live show that'll leave you mesmerised.
Wed 24 Jan - O2 Academy Islington
Award-winning country star Corb Lund returns to the UK, where he’ll flaunt his distinct underground country sound, as heard on latest album, Things That Can’t Be Undone. Performing solo, these shows will be intimate and allow Corb to interact with his fans in a special atmosphere.
February - Various Venues
Receiving praise from both Queen's Brian May and KISS' Gene Simmons is no small feat. However, Hayseed Dixie achieved this with their latest record, Free Your Mind And Your Grass Will Follow. Don't miss the pioneers of rockgrass as they bring their fifteen-album-strong catalogue of banjo-fuelled songs to the UK.
The Original Elvis TCB Band (1968-77)
Fri 26 Jan - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
One for Elvis fans everywhere, The Original Elvis TCB Band are headed to the UK for a night you’ll never forget. Performing classic Elvis Presley songs, they’ll also be joined by Elvis’ favourite gospel band, The Imperials, to celebrate The King.
Ska + Reggae
Wed 7 Feb - O2 Academy Birmingham
Hollie Cook is one of the most unique voices within the reggae/tropical genre and with her forthcoming third album Vessel Of Love she looks set to take her solo career to a whole new level.
Sat 24 Feb - O2 Academy Islington
The Dutty Moonshine Big Band blend together so many genres, with grime MCs on the mic and jazz-trained musicians on the beats, their live show is something you have to experience in your lifetime.
Sat 10 Mar - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
Kassav’ have sold millions of albums and performed hundreds of concerts around the world, becoming known for their zouk-style of music. Groove along to hits such as ‘Syé Bwa’ when they hit the UK in March.
3 Generations Of Ska
April - Various Venues
Featuring an exclusive performance from legends Stranger Cole and Neville Staple, The 3 Generations of Ska tour will pair both new wave and classic ska alike to delight listeners ears
Urban + Dance
January - Various Venues
Independent French record label Chinese Man are bringing some of their finest artists over to the UK for the Shikantaza Live Tour. Known for setting dancefloors alight all around the word, fans quickly fall for their charm and zen spirit
January/February - Various Venues
Get ready as UK urban party team Stamina present the Hype Vs Energy Tour. With a huge line up featuring the best of Urban music, you don't want to miss this one. Over 18s only.