The Biggest Music Gigs Planned for Hull & East Yorkshire in 2021

Biggest Music Gigs Planned for Hull & East Yorkshire in 2021


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2020 was a live music write-off. But right now, 2021 is looking really promising!

The Bonus Arena, Hull City Hall, and Scarborough Open Air Theatre are all planning to welcome artists and audiences back to their venues with open arms. There’s also Hull’s beloved Adelphi Club, O’Reillys, The Asylum, Humber Street Sesh, and the city’s newest venue, SOCIAL, that are hoping to bring live music back in 2021! So keep your eyes peeled for them! 👀

Check out this list of the biggest music gigs and musical productions planned for Hull & East Yorkshire in 2021! Please remember, that all dates are still subject to change.

Paloma Faith

Bonus Arena Hull – 7 October 2021


Paloma Faith the Double Platinum and BRIT award-winning artist has announced an exciting UK tour for September and October 2021! Performing the studio album, Infinite Things, which includes the recently released singles ‘Falling Down’ and ‘Last Night on Earth’, Hull fans will be able to catch the tour at Hull’s Bonus Arena on Thursday 7th October. Tickets available now!

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

Bonus Arena Hull – 5 November 2021

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark are set to visit Hull’s Bonus Arena next year as part of a new 15-date UK arena tour! Formed in 1977, the band’s latest tour will see them perform hits from their iconic 1981 album ‘Architecture & Morality’, along with classic bops like ‘Enola Gay’, and ‘If You Leave’. Tickets for the Bonus Arena show on Friday 5th November are available now.

Bryan Adams

Bonus Arena, Hull – 11 April 2021 (Platinum tickets only)
Scarborough Open Air Theatre – 1 July 2021


Hull fans will get the chance to see the multi-million selling and award-winning recording artist Bryan Adams on Thursday 1st July 2021 at Scarborough Open Air Theatre as part of his exciting summer tour! Famed hits, which I’m sure you will all remember, ‘(Everything I Do) I Do It For You’ and ‘Cuts Like A Knife’, defined Bryan’s career, and now you will get to see them performed live next year! Tickets available now!


Bonus Arena, Hull – 19 March 2021

70’s formed English Reggae band UB40 will be visiting Hull’s Bonus Arena on March 19th, 2021. The band has had more than 50 UK hit singles and has sold more than 100 million records worldwide! This next tour is planned to be one of their greatest yet, performing tracks from their latest studio album ‘For The Many’, paired with classics such as ‘Red Red Wine’, ‘(I Can’t Help) Falling in Love with You’ and ‘I Got You Babe’. Tickets available now!


Bonus Arena, Hull – 17 April 2021

Australian three-piece band DMA’s quickly gained popularity in the UK after the release of their debut single ‘Delete’ back in 2014. The band has visited East Yorkshire in the past, playing The Asylum, Hull University Union back in 2018. The band is back again, this time taking on the Bonus Arena stage on Saturday 17th April 2021! Tickets on sale now.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

Bonus Arena, Hull – 20 & 21 April 2021

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, two Hull legends have paired up to bring us two exciting Bonus Arena shows set to go ahead for next year! 20th & 21st April hopes to see the duo return to home-ground and perform hits from The Housemartins and The Beautiful South years, as well songs from the pairs studio album ‘Manchester Calling’. Tickets on sale now!

Tom Jones

Hull College Craven Park – 12 June 2021

June 13th, 2020 should have been the day the legendary Sir Tom Jones visited Hull’s Craven park for a special celebration tour, but of course, these dates could not go ahead. Luckily, Tom Jones has recently announced the new rescheduled dates for June 12th, 2021! Tickets available now!

Paul Weller

Bonus Arena, Hull – 28 June 2021

Music luminary Paul Weller, best known for being a member of punk rock/new wave/mod revival band the Jam, and the founder of 80’s band, The Style Council is coming to Hull on June 28th, 2021! Once again the Bonus Arena stage will be occupied by a music legend and fans will be in for another unforgettable evening. Tickets available now!

The Specials

Bonus Arena, Hull – 13 September 2021

70’s Ska Revival band The Specials are returning to Hull on September 13th, 2021! The band has seen seven hit singles, including two number ones, two hit albums, and of course, sell-out tours! Standing and seated tickets are still available for this exceptional Bonus Arena gig!

The Australian Pink Floyd

Bonus Arena, Hull – 26 November 2021

The Australian Pink Floyd is the world’s greatest Floyd tribute band. Having sold over four million tickets and visited 35 countries since they formed in 1988, their next stop is Hull’s Bonus Arena! Friday 26th November 2021, the band will provide an unforgettable experience for Floyd fans, a chance to reminisce, and a chance to listen to some of the greatest songs ever written, performed live! Tickets are still available!

The Human League

Bonus Arena, Hull – 6 December 2021

70’s synth-pop band The Human League are back with a UK & European 2021 tour titled ‘Dare 40’. This incredible tour will stop off at over 20 venues! Including a visit to Hull’s Bonus Arena on Monday 6th December 2021! The band will be performing with special guests Altered Images, Tom Bailey, and Thompson Twins. Tickets available now!

Whitney – Queen Of The Night

Hull City Hall – 2 Oct 2021

A wonderful celebration of the musical history and the life of one of the most legendary vocalists of our time Whitney Houston. ‘Whitney – Queen Of The Night’ is an award-winning tribute production that features a magnificent line-up of musicians and artists and will be coming to Hull City Hall Saturday 2nd October 2021! Tickets available now.

ABBA Mania

Hull City Hall – 24 Sep 2021

Another phenomenal tribute show is coming to Hull City Hall on the 24th September 2021. ABBA Mania is one of the world’s finest West End Productions, and now the exciting award-winning production will be visiting Hull & East Yorkshire audiences as part of their 22-stop tour! Tickets available now!

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