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September
20 Sep Friday
£8.00

The Madchester Anthems

Faithfully recreating the sounds of the late 80s/Early 90s when the Stone Roses and Happy Mondays reigned supreme, 'The Madchester Anthems' are here to remind you of all things Madchester! Paying homage to Hacienda Era of The Stone Roses,Oasis,Happy Mondays,The Smiths,Primal Scream,James,Inspiral Carpets and so much more.    

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21 Sep Saturday
£15

Punk & OI! Charity Bash Part VI

Darlington cancer survivor  Brian Alderson's 6th Punk & OI! Festival in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support,  featuring a fantastic line up of Punk, OI! & Ska Bands such as local Punk Rock band Boilermaker and Jonny Robson of Gimp Fist who is performing an acoustic set, to headliners Section 5 traveling from Stoke - On […]

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23 Sep Monday
£3.00

Film Club: Take A Girl Like You, 1970

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Young Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career as a school teacher. Even before she has had a chance to settle in she meets Patrick, one of the local "lads". Within a short time she has her hands […]

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24 Sep Tuesday
£18

JCM ‘In memory of Jon Hiseman'(& T-A-B)

In the last year of his life, Jon Hiseman formed JCM, a trio with the Colosseum members Clem Clempson, on guitar, and Mark Clarke, on bass. The group made an album, “Heroes,” that contained music written by former collaborators Hiseman had outlived, among them Jack Bruce, Allan Holdsworth, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Graham Bond and Ollie Halsall. […]

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26 Sep Thursday
£4.00

Jodie Nicholson – ‘Golden Hour’ Album Launch

Celebrating the launch of her debut album, 'Golden Hour', Jodie Nicholson Music will be playing at The Forum Music Centre on Thursday 26th September (a day before the album's official release). 'Golden Hour' captures songs written over the past 5 years, including 'Oceans', 'The Rain' and her debut single 'In Spring'. Each song will be […]

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27 Sep Friday
£13.00

Kossoff – The Band Plays On

A celebration of the music of Paul Kossoff featuring songs from Free and Back Street Crawler.

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28 Sep Saturday
£12.00

Piano Man – The Billy Joel Experience

Piano Man - A tribute to the songs and music of Billy Joel, is a 2 and a half hour celebration of one of Rock n Roll and Pop musics finest musicians. All the hits are here, including My Life, Allentown, Just the way you are, Uptown Girl, We didn't start the fire, Movin' out, […]

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30 Sep Monday
£3.00

Film Club: Sleeper, 1973

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Miles, a nebbishy clarinet player who also runs a health food store in NYC's Greenwich Village, is cryogenically frozen, and brought back - 200 years in the future, by anti-government radicals in order to assist them in their attempt to overthrow the oppressive […]

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October
02 Oct Wednesday

Open Mic Night

Hosted by David Brittle & Bradley Thompson Open Mic Night at The Forum on the main stage. Turn up, plug in and play at the Forum's monthly Open Mic Night on our main stage. All abilities welcome, no sign up required. Youth Spot: 7.30pm - 8.30pm Regular Spot 8.30pm - Late Due to increased demand we […]

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04 Oct Friday
£12.50

Endorphinmachine (A Tribute To Prince)

The nine piece band returns for a 3rd to pay homage to the late.. great ' PRINCE' . Comprising of  amazing musicians who all have one thing in common – they are HUGE fans of the legends music,  This love is clear for all to see and hear when the band take to the stage, […]

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05 Oct Saturday
£10.00

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club

Christian Reilly, Harriet Dyer, and host Dave Twentyman Our monthly comedy night at The Forum with Hilarity Bites Comedy Club with live stand up comedians. This month we have Christian Reilly, Harriet Dyer, and host Dave Twentyman. Christian Reilly Christian Reilly is both a Perrier and Chortle award-winning musical comedian with “sex, politics and rock […]

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11 Oct Friday
£10.00
12 Oct Saturday
£10.00

40 Years Of Ska & 2Tone

Celebrating 40 years of Ska & 2 Tone Featuring: - The Specials guitarist Roddy Radiation & The Skabilly Rebels - Rising Darlington ska stars The Skapones fresh from supporting The Specials on their 40th anniversary tour - Darlington's The Wax Offs bringing their unique punk take on all your favorite punk anthems. - Beyond Madness […]

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18 Oct Friday
£6

Fizzy Fish Fundraiser In Aid Of Family Help

Charity Gig event supporting Family Help Darlington CIO and The Darlington Womens Refuge. Featuring the very popular covers band Fizzy Fish who cover an eclectic mix of all of your favorite Rock, Pop, Punk & Indie hits. The band have been very supportive of many charities and raised substantial funds, and a brilliant band that […]

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19 Oct Saturday
£12.00

Definitely Oasis

Definitely Oasis  are regarded by many Oasis fans and promoters alike as the best Oasis tribute band there is! Selling out advance tickets at major venues across the UK such as The O2 Academy Islington (Main Room) O2 Academy Glasgow, Factory Manchester, Thekla Bristol, Liquid Rooms Edinburgh, The Live Rooms Chester & The Brickyard in […]

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25 Oct Friday
£10.00

The Straits UK

The Straits UK are made up of five musicians all with a passion for delivering quality music and performance every time. Residing in the North East of England, the idea to form a tribute to Dire Straits originated with the front man and drummer, who happen to be father and son. They have both been […]

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November
02 Nov Saturday
£10.00

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club

Paul ‘Silky’ White, Dan Nightingale, and host Lee Kyle Our monthly comedy night at The Forum with Hilarity Bites Comedy Club with live stand up comedians. This month we have Paul ‘Silky’ White, Dan Nightingale, and host Lee Kyle Paul 'Silky' White Silky has been a full time comedian since 1997. He did his first […]

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08 Nov Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: Gerry Jablonski Band

Powerful and energetic, standout act with an ultra confident, no-holds-barred swagger. Gerry Jablonski and the Electric Band have a unique trademark sound and style. Their raw and crafty stage show takes the audience on a rollercoaster ride of dangerous, charming and gutsy music with hooks and melodies that cross genres and age groups. “an absolutely […]

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09 Nov Saturday
£13.00

The Stones

THE STONES Paying homage to The Rolling Stones, very popular band here at The Forum and always a sell out so advance tickets are strongly advised.    

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15 Nov Friday
£12.50

Tankus The Henge

We are excited to welcome the fabulous Tankus the Henge to The Forum. Tankus the Henge have built their reputation on unforgettable songwriting, spectacular live performances and relentless hard work, playing hundreds of shows across Europe and building a devoted fan base along the way. “..I love that. It reminds me of a mixture of […]

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22 Nov Friday
£15.00

Chantel McGregor

British Blues Rock guitarist and singer-songwriter. Imagine the tone of Robin Trower, the inspiration of Hendrix, the influence of Stevie Ray Vaughan, the energy of Bonamassa, the intensity of Walter Trout and the haunting vocal of Stevie Nicks all rolled into one.........then let me introduce Chantel McGregor, one of the most exciting rock-blues musicians in […]

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23 Nov Saturday
£13.00

SLADE UK

Slade UK, paying homage to the legendary SLADE. Always a sell out advance tickets strongly advised.

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30 Nov Saturday
£14

The Smyths ‘Hatful Of Hollow’ 35th Anniversary Tour

We are excited to welcome The Smyths back to The Forum , performing the ' Hatful Of Hollow ' 35 year Anniversary Tour, The band are extremely popular here in Darlington and always sell out so advance tickets are strongly advised.  

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December
06 Dec Friday
£10.00

Vintage Belles present Christmas Belles

Vintage Belles are a six-strong female vocal group taking swing, jazz and boogie woogie to the masses, and to get you in the mood for Christmas they present an evening of Christmas Classics made famous by the likes of ‘Bing Crosby’ & ‘The Andrews Sisters’ along with a whole host of popular songs from the […]

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12 Dec Thursday
£13.00

Limehouse Lizzy

Limehouse Lizzy Paying homage to Phil Lynott & Thin Lizzy, Expect more of the Celtic influenced tracks like ”Whisky in the Jar” and “Black Rose”, amongst the usual razzamatazz and classic tracks “The Boys are Back in Town”, “Sarah” and many others we’ve come to expect from one of the most highly rated acts on […]

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13 Dec Friday
£20.00

RnB Club: Frankie Miller’s Full House

Frankie is a true legend of the British music scene with a powerful voice that has drawn numerous comparisons.

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14 Dec Saturday
£18.00

Smoove & Turrell [Sold Out]

Please note this event is now Sold Out. Smoove & Turrell celebrate 10 years as one of the UK’s most popular live funk & soul acts with a new album; Solid Brass – 10 Years of Northern Funk. The band are touring this album throughout 2019 and come to The Forum in Darlington for the […]

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28 Dec Saturday
£14.00

McFleetwood

Celebrating The Music of Fleetwood Mac. Fantastic tribute to Fleetwood Mac, covering all their iconic songs. One of Scotland's brightest tributes who work tirelessly to recreate the original sound and presence of one of the biggest bands in the world.

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