Here are the most popular upcoming live entertainment events in Yorkshire – perfect for Christmas presents, these tickets are hot property! From iconic comedians to legendary rockers, and from magical musicals to high-energy sports events, there’s something for everyone. Let’s dive into the highlights, starting with the act that has captured the most attention.
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Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny
Jimmy Carr tops the charts as the most sought-after act, with his ‘Laughs Funny’ tour proving to be the hottest ticket in Yorkshire. Known for his sharp wit and incisive one-liners, Carr’s performances are not just shows; they’re a masterclass in comedy. Fans from all over the region are gearing up for multiple dates, ensuring they can catch his hilariously edgy humor.
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at St Georges Hall, Bradford on Fri 18 October 2024
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Victoria Theatre, Halifax on Wed 13 November 2024
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Doncaster Dome, Doncaster on Thu 14 November 2024
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Leeds Grand Theatre on Sat 16 November 2024
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Connexin Live, Hull on November 22nd, 2025
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at York Barbican on Sat 07 December 2024
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny – With Special Guests at Utilita Arena Sheffield on December 12th, 2025
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Huddersfield Town Hall on Thu 30 January 2025
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Scarborough Spa Grand Hall on Wed 19 March 2025
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Bridlington Spa Centre on 15 May 2024
- Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny at Middlesbrough Town Hall on Sat 13 September 2025
Status Quo is set to bring their timeless rock to the picturesque Scarborough Open Air Theatre. As the sound of their classic hits fills the open air, it will surely be an unforgettable night for rock ‘n’ roll enthusiasts.
- Status Quo at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday, the 2nd of June 2024
- Status Quo at The Piece Hall, Halifax on August 13th, 2024
Fatboy Slim is ready to turn the First Direct Arena into one massive dance party. With his electrifying beats and infectious energy, fans are in for a night that will set the standard for live electronic music events.
- Fatboy Slim at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on July 6th, 2024
- Fatboy Slim at The Piece Hall, Halifax on Sat 24 August 2024
Cirque du Soleil: OVO
Cirque du Soleil’s ‘OVO’ brings its world-renowned spectacle to Yorkshire, offering a dazzling blend of circus arts and street entertainment.
Les Miserables: The Arena Spectacular
‘Les Miserables: The Arena Spectacular’ promises to be a profound theatrical experience, bringing the epic tale to life with stunning production and emotional performances.
- Les Miserables: The Arena Spectacular at Utilita Arena Sheffield, Sheffield on 10th – 13th October 2024
Premier League Darts
The precision and thrill of Premier League Darts are not to be missed, as the First Direct Arena becomes the stage for a showcase of skill and competition.
- 2024 Premier League Darts at First Direct Arena on Thursday, the 9th of May 2024
- Premier League Darts at Utilita Arena Sheffield on May 16th, 2024
Bryan Adams: Hospitality Experiences
For fans of heartland rock, Bryan Adams offers an exclusive hospitality experience that’s about more than just the music—it’s about creating an unforgettable night. Adams’ soulful voice and powerful performances are set to make a special appearance.
The Human League
Synth-pop enthusiasts, get ready to step back into the ’80s with The Human League. With their electronic beats and catchy melodies, they’re bringing a wave of nostalgia to the First Direct Arena.
Elf the Musical UK Tour 2023
The holiday spirit will come alive with ‘Elf the Musical UK Tour 2023‘. It’s the perfect seasonal outing for families looking to indulge in the joy and laughter of this beloved Christmas story.
- Elf the Musical UK Tour 2023 at First Direct Arena, Leeds on December 27th, 2023
- Elf the Musical UK Tour 2023 at First Direct Arena, Leeds on December 28th, 2023 1:00pm
- Elf the Musical UK Tour 2023 at First Direct Arena, Leeds on December 28th, 2023 6:00pm
Deacon Blue is ready to delight their fans with their timeless sound in the great outdoors of the Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Get ready for a night of sing-along anthems.
Nile Rodgers & CHIC – Dalby Forest
Funk and disco will take center stage under the canopy of Dalby Forest with Nile Rodgers & CHIC. It’s an opportunity to dance the night away amidst nature’s splendor.
Jack and the Beanstalk
Panto season is set to be magical with ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. This classic tale told with humor and heart is perfect for the whole family.
These events are just a glimpse of the vibrant entertainment landscape in Yorkshire.
The list of acts and their respective performances highlights the rich variety of entertainment options available. Each event is a testament to Yorkshire’s vibrant cultural scene, and with Yorkshire.com providing easy access to tickets, securing a seat at these can’t-miss events is just a click away. Whether you’re in the mood for the electric atmosphere of a rock concert, the immersive world of theatre, or the dynamic action of live sports, Yorkshire’s upcoming events are sure to deliver unforgettable experiences.
Each performance promises to be a highlight of the year, offering something for every taste and interest. Be sure to keep an eye on Yorkshire.com for all the latest event details and ticket availability. Whether it’s rock, pop, musicals, or family fun, Yorkshire’s stages are set to host an array of performances that will enliven the region’s cultural scene.