Peace are an indie rock group who received critical acclaim in early 2012 being compared to The Maccabees, Foals, Wu Lyf and Vampire Weekend. Singles include "Lovestick", "California Daze" and "Wraith".
Thin Lizzy announced that they would not be recording new material under the Thin Lizzy monicker. The last incarnation of the band -- Scott Gorham, Brian Downey, Darren Wharton, Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson and Marco Mendoza - would be looking to form a new project.
The Damned's Manchester Christmas "party" gig is always a very special event, great songs skilfully tied up in a lively and well crafted colourful mix of alternative theatre, showmanship, humour and genuine character.
The fantastic Ocena Colour Scene bring their Britpop stylings to The Ritz. They've had five Top 10 albums and six Top 10 singles including "The Day We Caught The Train", "Hundred Mile High City" and "Travellers Tune".
Chameleons Vox is the latest incarnation of The Chameleons from Manchester. Arguably one of the most widely influential guitar bands of the 80's. Singles included "As High As You Can Get", "Tears" and "Swamp Thing".
Alexander O'Neal is an American R&B singer. He is best known for the songs "If You Were Here Tonight", "Criticize" and "Fake" and the duets with Cherrelle, "Saturday Love" and "Never Knew Love Like This".
Brian McKnight is an American singer, songwriter, arranger, producer and one of the prominent singers of his years, specializing in pop and R&B. He is a multi-instrumentalist and plays the piano, guitar, and trumpet. Also featuring Eric Benet.
Swim Deep is a four piece band from Birmingham UK. Their music has been described as “Beach grunge”. the band often get mentioned in the same sentence as fellow Birmingham bands Peace and Troumaca who also make slacker beach rock.
One of the most important heavy metal bands from the 90s, Sepultura, are all set for an explosive show at The Ritz. The Brazilian metal heads release their new album 'The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart' later this month.
An antiphon is a call-and-response style of singing, from Gregorian chants to sea shanties. In the case of Denton, Texas' favourite sons Midlake, it's the perfect title for a bold response to a new phase in the band's illustrious career.
BLACK STONE CHERRY are preparing for the release of their fourth studio album in Spring 2014, by treating the UK to 4 very unique & intimate performances. Throughout the show there will also be breaks where the band will take questions from the audience in a Q&A style.
Eric Church is an American country singer songwriter whos debut album produced three Top 20 singles on the US Billboard chart - "How Bout You", "Two Pink Lines" and "Guys Like Me". Then in 2011 & 2012 he had two Number 1 hits with "Dink In My Hand" and "Springsteen".
Reverend And The Makers are the brainchild of Sheffield musician Jon McClure, who recorded the original RATM demos with members of the Arctic Monkeys and Bromheads Jacket. The group uses a combination of indie rock, electro and funk to complete their signature sound.
ROVO are a popular Japanese progressive rock/jam band. SYSTEM 7 is the dance music project of Steve Hillage and Miquette Giraudy, presenting a unique combination of tech-house beats and live musicianship.
We Are Scientists' 2005 debut With Love & Squalor was certified gold in the U.K. and led to a sold-out tour (the first of many!). Hit singles in the US include "After Hours" and "Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt".
Metronomy are an electronic music group formed in 1999. The current band consists of Joseph Mount (composer, singer, keyboards and guitar), Oscar Cash (saxophone, backing vocals, guitars and keyboards), Anna Prior (drums and vocals) and Gbenga Adelekan (bass guitar and vocals).
Original 70s punks from Belfast still fronted by the iconic Jake Burns. SLF's music combines lyrics that meld the personal and political, music that combines the energy of punk with infectious hooks, and delivery that rings of honesty and commitment.
Hot off the back of their lauded European tour supporting Queens Of The Stone Age, rock heavyweights Band Of Skulls announce their own headline tour of the UK and Europe giving their fans a chance to hear new material from eagerly anticipated third album Himalayan .
911 are back! The UK went Bodyshakin' crazy in 2013 following the massive success of ITV2's The Big Reunion which re-united Lee, Spike & Jimmy. Well known for their catchy pop tunes and jaw dropping stage shows, they sold 10 million albums around the world between 1995-2000.
The “Psychic Tour” announcement follows sold-out shows in Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Amsterdam and Brussels. DARKSIDE showcased their new stage show at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris and the Concerthaalein in Amsterdam
After Adam Ant's recent sell out show at London's Roundhouse and a successful 44 date tour of the USA, Adam has decided to embark on a 13 date UK tour during Spring 2014. Adam is best known for his 2 Number 1s "Stand & Deliver" & "Prince Charming".
With 2 million record sales under his belt and a growing international fan base, the release of Porcelain heralds the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Matt Cardle. It's his first album to be released internationally and with major label backing across various continents .
All the way from Australia are Cut Copy, an electronic band formed in 2001. Their sound is much in the vein of contemporaries such as Daft Punk, drawing considerable influence from older bands such as New Order, Electric Light Orchestra and Kraftwerk.
The fantastic Sophie Ellis Bextor brings her mix of pop, disco and 80s electronic influences to The Ritz. With multiple Top 10 singles under her belt, including "Take Me Home" & "Murder On The Dancefloor", this is sure to be a great night.
After his latest single 'Blackout' featuring Jacob Banks so rightly making its mark in the charts as his fourth top 10 hit, Wretch 32 is ready to hit the stage this April with a performance at The Ritz.
Walk Off The Earth are a Canadian rock band who are known for their use of uncommon instruments while covering popular music on YouTube. Their first single in the UK was a cover of "Somebody That I Used To Know".
North West Calling (Celebrating Charlie Harper’s 70th birthday) Feat: The Exploited + Angelic Upstarts + U.K. Subs + The Business + Goldblade + GBH + Dirt Box Disco + Crashed Out + Gimp Fist + 4ft Fingers.
Rend Collective is an eclectic collective of multi-instrumentalists from the North of Ireland. They came together as a few friends praying and seeking God with a desire to see an authentic outworking of their faith.
Chas & Dave wrote and recorded exceptionally witty songs about life in London, performed with a strong affection for all things English reminiscent of many of the great Music Hall artists many years previously.