The Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Hollywood Vampires and more: Top gigs in June

By Kirsten Rawlins | Best of | Published:

From comedy musicians, to rock legends, pop stars and soul icons, we have a huge amount of top acts coming to the Midlands and Shropshire this June.

The Rolling Stones

See our top picks here:

Bill Bailey - Arena Birmingham - June 2

Bill Bailey

Comedian, musician and TV icon Bill Bailey will entertain fans in Birmingham this summer.

The Black Books and QI star, aged 54, will bring his Larks In Transit show to Arena Birmingham.

Tickets, priced at £31.84, are on sale here


The Rolling Stones - Ricoh Arena, Coventry - June 2

The Rolling Stones


Rock icons The Rolling Stones bring their No Filter tour to the Midlands, alongside support act The Specials.

The Stones are best known for a huge array of hits such as Sympathy For The Devil, Paint It Black, Angie, and Gimme Shelter.

Tickets, priced between £59.95 and £249.95, are on sale here

Marti Pellow - Symphony Hall, Birmingham - June 5

Marti Pellow

Wet Wet Wet star Marti Pellow will perform for Birmingham fans on his The Private Collection Tour.

The 53-year-old Scottish singer is best known for songs such as Love Is All Around, Goodnight Girl and Angel Eyes.

Tickets, priced between £42.50 and £45.50, are on sale here

Lionel Richie - Montgomery Waters Meadow - June 13

Lionel Richie

Soul and R 'n' B icon Lionel Richie will play Shrewsbury Town FC's base this summer, joined by support act Anastacia.

The 68-year-old Alabama-born singer is famed for songs such as Hello, Endless Love, All Night Long and many more.

Tickets, costing between £49.75 and £136, can be bought here

Pete Waterman - Birmingham Town Hall - June 13

Pete Waterman

Midland music mogul will talk about his life at this Birmingham show.

The Coventry star has worked with some of pop's top names, including Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan, Rick Astley, Steps and many more.

Tickets, priced at £27.50, can be bought here

Gary Barlow - Symphony Hall, Birmingham - June 14 and 15

Gary Barlow

Take That star and pop icon Gary Barlow will play two dates for Brummie fans this summer.

Singer/songwriter Gary is best known for songs such as Sing, Back For Good, The Flood and Patience.

Entry to the show costs £38 to £168 (VIP) - book here

Tony Christie - Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury - June 15

Tony Christie

Tony Christie is set to play all his greatest hits for Shrewsbury fans at this Theatre Severn show.

The 75-year-old musician, singer and actor is famed for hits including Amarillo, I Did What I Did For Maria, and Avenues and Alleyways.

Tickets, costing £28.50, can be bought here

Hollywood Vampires - Genting Arena, Birmingham - June 16

Hollywood Vampires

Supergroup Hollywood Vampires is made up of rock legends Alice Cooper and Aerosmith's Joe Perry, plus Hollywood idol Johnny Depp.

The trio will be joined at this Birmingham show by support acts The Darkness and The Damned.

Tickets, priced between £52.05 and £60.53, can be booked here

Katy Perry - Arena Birmingham - June 18

Katy Perry

California Girl Katy Perry will perform for fans in Birmingham city centre this June.

The singer/songwriter, actress and TV panel judge is famed for hits such as Roar, Chained To The Rhythm, I Kissed A Girl and more.

Tickets to see Katy are priced from £57.40 - book here

Sheryl Crow - Symphony Hall, Birmingham - June 19

Sheryl Crow

Country, rock and pop star Sheryl Crow will play Birmingham on her latest tour following the release of her latest album Be Myself.

The nine-time Grammy Award-winning icon is know for songs including If It Makes You Happy, Everyday Is A Winding Road and All I Wanna Do.

Tickets, priced between £32.50 and £102 (VIP), are on sale here

Lenny Kravitz - Arena Birmingham - June 20

Lenny Kravitz

US rock and funk icon Lenny Kravitz will perform in the Midlands on a new tour marking the release of album Raise Vibration, due out on September 7.

Lenny is best known for songs such as Fly Away, American Woman and Are You Gonna Go My Way.

Tickets cost between £49.23 and £54.88 - book here

Billy Idol - O2 Academy, Birmingham - June 21

Billy Idol

Rock star Billy Idol will play for Birmingham fans this June, playing a range of his best known hits.

Top songs by the Generation X icon include White Wedding, Rebel Yell and Eyes Without A Face.

He will be supported by punk act The Professionals - formed by ex-Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones and drummer Paul Cook after the Pistols' demise.

Tickets, priced at £43, can be bought here

Zimmer vs Williams - Symphony Hall, Birmingham - June 22

Zimmer vs Williams

Enjoy all your favourite film scores as the London Concert Orchestra brings the top music from Hans Zimmer and John Williams to Birmingham.

Expect songs from iconic movies such as E.T., Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Batman Begins, The Da Vinci Code, The Dark Knight Rises, Superman, Inception, Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, Man of Steel and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

There will also be fireworks, lasers and lights.

Tickets cost between £19.50 and £48.50 - book here

Tony Iommi - Birmingham Town Hall - June 23

Tony Iommi

Black Sabbath star Tony Iommi will talk to crowds at his hometown of Birmingham this June.

The legendary heavy metal guitarist will discuss his life and career at the event, hosted by Gary Newbon.

Tickets, priced at £25.50, can be bought here

Travis - Symphony Hall - June 26


Scottish rock band Travis will play iconic 1999 album The Man Who in full at this show.

The group, best known for songs including Sing, Why Does It Always Rain On Me and Flowers In The Window, will be supported at the show by Turin Brakes.

Tickets cost between £30.50 and £50.50 and can be booked here

Paloma Faith - Forest Live, Cannock Chase - June 29

Paloma Faith

Pop, R 'n' B and soul star Paloma Faith will perform for fans at Cannock Chase this summer.

Songs the Hackney singer/songwriter and actress are best known for include Only Love Can Hut Like This, Never Tear Us Apart, and Picking Up The Pieces.

Tickets for this show are now sold out.

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live, Cannock Chase - June 30

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

The Beautiful South stars Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott will perform on the Chase this June as part of the Forest Live trio of shows.

Paul is also known for his time with The Housemartins, who had success with the singles Happy Hour and the number-one Caravan of Love.

Tickets for this show are now sold out.

Damian Marley - O2 Academy, Birmingham - June 30

Damian Marley

Reggae star and son of the legendary Bob Marley will play for fans in Birmingham this summer.

The Grammy Award-winning artist is best known for songs such as Welcome To Jamrock, Road To Zion and Make It Bun Dem.

Ticket cost £34.25 - book here

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Online Entertainment Editor for the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. E-mail me, or phone 01902 319368


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