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May
23 May Thursday
£5.00

Oddities with Sticky Pearls, Veil, Inferior Beings & Ebony Silk

An evening of strange and peculiar entertainment... featuring music from Darlington's own Sticky Pearls A live soundtrack to the 1909 silent film 'The Panicky Picnic' from Veil Burlesque from Ebony Silk And sample-led ambient weirdness about the formation of the Universe from Inferior Beings.

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24 May Friday
£12.00

We Are Champion [Queen] – Sold Out

We Are Champion are The North East’s premier tribute to the music of Queen. No wigs, no stick on moustache or comedy teeth, no backing tracks, just the sound, energy and spectacle of Queen in their prime played with passion and accuracy.

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25 May Saturday
£15.00

Band of Friends

Musical Memorial to Guitar Maestro Rory Gallagher Band Of Friends - the long running musical memorial to guitar maestro Rory Gallagher which has featured many of the Irishman's former bandmates - have announced that their upcoming UK Tour will go ahead as planned, and will be dedicated to the memory of the group's drummer, Ted […]

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30 May Thursday
£3.00

Live & Local: Twister

Twister, Hollywood Boredom, Heel Turn, The Saving Grace Live & Local at The Forum  Twister Rock/Pop band Twister are a band that don’t come around often. In a short space of time the band have supported the likes of Status Quo, Texas, Jools Holland and Scouting for Girls. Having just come back from touring Europe […]

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31 May Friday
£8.00

Elvis and the Detectives

A Tribute to Elvis Costello and The Attractions Paying homage to legendary Pop Punk Rocker Elvis Costello and his band The Attractions Bringing you classics from all areas of his catalogue such as: Oliver's Army, Watching The Detectives, Alison, Pump It Up, Accidents Will Happen, I Don't Want To Go To Chelsea, Radio Radio, plus […]

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June
05 Jun 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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07 Jun Friday
£6.00

The Vellacos / The Salvadors

ORIGINAL BAND NIGHT Come down and support some of our talented local bands / artists performing and evening Indie/Alternative/Garage/Americana Rock. Featuring: The Vellacos (Indie Rock) The Salvadors ( Garage Rock ) James Robson( Americana /Rock)

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08 Jun Saturday
£9.00

The SkaBeats

Playing all the hits of Ska & 2Tone The BRILLIANT SkaBeats are back playing all the hits of the stars of Ska & 2Tone.

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14 Jun Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: Storm Warning

Award Winning Blues Night At the Forum Storm Warning - are lauded by the UK blues press as one of the classiest, contemporary blues bands in the UK, playing superbly crafted original blues rock songs and breathing new life into blues standards. This year the band were voted ‘Best Band’ on the Saturday Introducing Stage […]

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21 Jun Friday
£12.00

10CCLO

The Greatest hits of 10cc and ELO. Remember these? Dreadlock Holiday, Mr Blue Sky, I’m Mandy Fly me, Livin’ Thing, Evil Woman, The Things We Do for Love, Wild West Hero, Life is a Minestrone, Art for Art’s Sake, Turn To Stone, I’m not in Love, Roll Over Beethoven, Rubber Bullets… Just a few among […]

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22 Jun Saturday
£13.00

Bootleg Blondie

A Tribute To Debbie Harry & Blondie BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band, the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB's in New York City and unique in that not only have they had the honor to be thanked on Blondie’s 11th studio album ‘Pollinator’, but have toured the […]

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27 Jun Thursday
£3.00

Live & Local: Sing Again Syren

Sing Again Syren, Deaf Forever, Lost Rockers & Vida Wasteman Live & Local at The Forum Sing Again Syren Sing Again Syren are 3 piece hard rock band that blend old musical sensibilities but with a modern and youthful sound. With a style that is reminiscent of Led Zepplin, Jimi Hendrix, Deep Purple, soundgarden and […]

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July
03 Jul 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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05 Jul Friday
£8.00

Mentallica

Europes No1 Tribute To Metallica returning to The Forum paying homage to the US Rock Legends

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12 Jul Friday
£15.00

RnB Club: The Lisa Mills Band [USA]

Award Winning Blues Night At the Forum A Missippissi blues songwriter picked by Robert Plant himself as support on his American and European tours. 'She looks at you with a wide-eyed stare and piercing blue eyes set in a child-like face. Her innocence belies the depth of the woman behind the child. As she takes […]

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13 Jul Saturday
£10.00

State Of Quo

The UK's Premier Status Quo Tribute State of Quo - one of the longest-established and most popular UK Quo cover bands -originally formed by Rhythm Guitarist Paul Carr in the mid-90s. SOQ's typical setlists represent the classic '70s albums that established Status Quo as one of the most popular Rock bands in the world - […]

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19 Jul Friday
£10.00

Petty Heartbreakers

Paying homage to the Late, Great Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.

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20 Jul Saturday
£10.00

Whitesnake UK

Paying homage to David Coverdale & Whitesnake.

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27 Jul Saturday
£12.00

Roxy Magic

Paying homage to the legendary Bryan Ferry and his band Roxy Music.

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August
09 Aug Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: The Blue Bishops

Hard hitting original Rock, Blues and Rhythm and Blues band.

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16 Aug Friday
£10.00

Blackmore’s Blood

A tribute to the magic of Ritchie Blackmore.

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23 Aug Friday
£12.50

The Total Stone Roses + Oaysis

The Total Stone Roses, #1 tribute to The Stone Roses return to The Forum for their second visit of the year. Playing a set packed with iconic Roses anthems including ‘She Bangs The Drums’, ‘Fools Gold’, ‘Waterfall, ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ and ‘Love Spreads’ as well as recent releases. Advance Tickets strongly advised + Support […]

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30 Aug Friday
£9.00

The Ramonas

The UK's All Girl Tribute To The Ramones Some say playing the Ramones tunes is easy, but capturing the vibe and essence of such a well loved band mixed with the required speed, stamina and endurance is no mean feat.. Cloey, Pee Pee, Rohnny & Cammy are definitely here to stay! Gabba Gabba HEY!!!

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September
13 Sep Friday
£8.00

RnB Club: The Ray Stubbs R&B All Stars

Powerful five piece band performing the music of such greats as Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters,Otis Rush and many more delivered in their unique way.

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14 Sep Saturday
£12.00

Stereosonics

The Stereosonics, a cracking tribute band to Kelly Jones and the Stereophonics. The band hail from Leicester have been performing as the Stereophonics since 1999. The band have performed with Stereophonics original bassist Richard Jones and constantly pack out venues up and down the country.

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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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October
11 Oct Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: Big Wolf Band

Big Wolf Band have quickly established themselves as one of the must see bands on the rock and blues circuit. 2017 saw the band release their ground breaking debut album “A Rebel’s Story”. The album quickly claimed number 1 slot as bestselling blues album in the Amazon charts, a place in iTunes Top 20 and […]

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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
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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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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December
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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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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