24 May 2017
10 Major Upcoming Summer 2017 Concert/Cultural Events
Summer 2017 in the UK boasts some of the best options worldwide when it comes to concerts and cultural events. Read on for our 10 major picks for this year.
1. Capital’s Summertime Ball | Saturday 10th June | Wembley Stadium
The Summertime Ball is back again and features a very popular recently announced lineup including Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Little Mix, Niall Horan of 1D and many major names. 80,000 people will flock once more to what will be one of the biggest music events in the UK this year. Club Wembley Hospitality packages are a great choice to watch this event in style if you don’t manage to get a general ticket.
2. Guns N’ Roses | Friday 16th & Saturday 17th June | Olympic Park
The “Not in This Lifetime… Tour” makes its way to London for 2 dates in June to the delight of the many British fans of GnR, and with a supporting lineup consisting of The Kills and Tyler Bryant, tickets for this weekend will be in high demand. Guns N’ Roses have never “never sounded better” according to Guitarist Richard Fortus and you can judge for yourself with one of the plentiful packages available at Olympic Park.
3. The Stone Roses | Saturday 17th June | Wembley Stadium
The biggest of their 3 UK dates, The Stone Roses will be supported by Blossoms, Sleaford Mods and The G-O-D as part of their 2017 tour. Arguably the defining sound of Madchester, the veteran outfit still attract massive sell-out crowds with their original members all still together. Wembley has a plethora of hospitality options as usual and vary in price significantly.
4. Robbie Williams | Friday 23rd June | Olympic Park
Williams has announced a number of concerts in the UK this year as part of his 34 concert-Heavy Entertainment Show Tour and it finishes (in the UK) with arguably the biggest of the lot; his first ever concert at Olympic Stadium. Packages are still available for this date which will include many of Williams’ classics along with his more recent hits.
5. Adele | Wednesday 28th June – Sunday 2nd July | Wembley Stadium
The “Adele Live 2017” Tour comes to an end (attended by well over 1.5m people since the tour began in 2016) in what is sure to be a memorable string of concerts at Wembley Stadium. The 360 degree concert experience has amazed concert goers so far and it’s no surprise that these 4 dates have already sold out in record time as part of leg 4 of the tour. Hospitality customers need not worry as there are still packages available for these Wembley dates, but be quick!
6. British Summer Time | Friday 30th June – Sunday 9th July | Hyde Park
Hyde Park’s worst kept secret is back for its 5th year and with acts like Green Day, Justin Bieber, Kings of Leon and The Killers announced for 2017, it’s set to be the best one yet. Held over 2 weekends, there are a number of upgrades available to attend this festival in the most stylish way possible including hospitality and fast track entry.
7. Blink-182 | Friday 7th July | Barclaycard Arena
The San Diego trio have announced a string of UK dates for the band’s latest tour to promote the deluxe version of the “California” album, with the band set to play first in Cardiff before stopping at Nottingham, Leeds, Birmingham (Barclaycard Arena), Newcastle, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Manchester, Liverpool, Bournemouth & finally London, there’s massive choice for fans across the UK of this 90s punk pop outfit.
8. U2 | Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July | Twickenham Stadium
In what are their only 2 dates in the UK during the revamped Joshua Tree Tour, U2 are back at Twickenham in another sell-out mega concert which will have the world of music talking. Known for their jaw dropping lighting and video effects which culminated with the world’s highest grossing music tour of all time (U2 360 Tour), their Twickenham dates have already sold out and with the recent news that Noel Gallagher of Oasis will be supporting them, it’s shaping up to an unmissable concert. VIP tickets and hospitality boxes are still available for both dates.
9. Coldplay | Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th July | Principality Stadium
No stranger to massive concerts, Coldplay play 2 consecutive dates in Cardiff as part of their “A Head Full Of Dreams Tour”. The first date sold out instantly and so a second date was added which promptly sold out soon after. Hospitality packages are still available however.
10. Edinburgh Tattoo | Friday 4th – Saturday 26th August | Edinburgh Castle
See the Armed Forces & military bands perform some of the most impressive routines which have grown over the years to include a spectacular fireworks and pyrotechnics display. Taking place during the Edinburgh Festival, around a quarter of a million people watch this intrinsic display of Scottish culture which has been taking place since 1950. A new hospitality stand was unveiled in 2011 and has remained a popular way to watch the Tattoo.