Heading to Blackpool at some point over the coming months? While you may be spending a few visits in this seaside favourite to appreciate the daytime attractions, including Blackpool Tower, the Blackpool Dungeon and, of course, the thrilling Pleasure Beach, there’s also plenty to look forward to as the sun sets, too.
Book here for some great value accommodation options and start planning your northwest England itinerary. Blackpool is renowned for its diverse entertainment, with cabarets, circuses and live shows going down a storm week after week. However, if you’re looking for something a little more specific – a stand-up comedian, a touring production or a bestselling artist, for example, here are some of the top names that are heading for Blackpool over the coming months.
Shane Filan, 1st March
Since making a name for himself as one of the vocalists in the smash-hit boy band, Westlife, Shane has gone from strength to strength. He can be found at the Opera House on the 1st March, showcasing some of his solo stuff in support of his debut solo album, You & Me.
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, 6th March
Celebrating the music of rock supergroup, Fleetwood Mac, tribute group Rumours… have performed to over half a million fans since they formed a decade ago. Book tickets to see this spectacular stage production and immerse yourself in the music of some of Fleetwood Mac’s hit songs, including Albatross, Go Your Own Way and Black Magic Woman.
The Overtones, 14th March
With the release of their third album, Saturday Night at the Movies, back in November, The Overtones embark on a tour in support of it from February, arriving at the Opera House on the 14th March. With tight vocals and charismatic outlook, audience members will surely swoon as they perform some of their favourite singles, including iconic songs from movies such as Grease, Pretty Woman and Dirty Dancing.
Jane McDonald, 28th March
One of the nation’s favourites, Jane is back by popular demand, as part of her ‘The Singer of Your Song’ tour. With a set list that includes some of Jane’s best loved songs, as well as some of her own compositions, the evening will surely blow your socks off.
Russell Watson, 29th March
As one of the best-selling artists in the classical genre, Russell Watson certainly knows how to perform to the masses. He’s the first artiste to hold simultaneous number 1s in both the USA and the UK, and this tour will help to demonstrate why he’s a firm favourite in the nation’s heart.
Derren Brown, 12th & 13th May
Step away from the music, and into the magic of psychological illusionist, Derren Brown. His live shows continue to enthral audiences across the world, and his latest offering, Infamous, promises not to disappoint.
Head to this popular Lancashire seaside town and enjoy an evening to remember as part of your stay. With something for everyone, from comedy and music to theatrics and magic, there’s bound to be something that will interest you. Add an evening show to your Blackpool itinerary and make the most out of your stay in this super town.