The Rolling Stones, Bill Bailey, Enjoy Wolverhampton Live and more: What's on this weekend in the Midlands and Shropshire
From free city centre gigs, to rock concerts, comedy shows, games conventions and theatre shows, there's plenty to do this weekend across the Midlands and Shropshire.
See our guide here:
UK Games Expo - NEC, Birmingham
All aspects of tabletop gaming will be celebrated at this weekend's UK Games Expo.
Card games, board games, role-playing, miniature games and family games will be played across the three-day event.
Other activities include live tournaments, new game releases, demonstrations, guest speakers and trade stalls.
UK Games Expo takes place from June 1 to June 3.
Tickets start from £8.
British Strong Style - Diamond Banqueting House, Wolverhampton
Fight Club: PRO will bring their British Strong Style wrestling event to Wolverhampton on Friday.
Wrestlers that will compete include the likes of Pete Dunne, Trent Seven and Tyler Bate.
Tickets start from £15.
The Shires - Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Country stars The Shires are set to bring their headline tour to Birmingham's Symphony Hall.
The show follows the release of their third full-length studio album, Accidentally on Purpose, last month.
Tickets start from £26.50.
Grease - Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Following a sell out production in 2015, Grease returns to Theatre Severn.
Produced by Get Your Wigle On, the show's run began on May 30 and will continue until June 2.
Based on the hit film of the same name starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, the hit musical features iconic songs such as You're The One That I Want, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, There Are Worse Things I Could Do, Greased Lightnin' and many more.
Tickets start from £13.
Stomp - Birmingham Hippodrome
Get your bin lids ready - Stomp is in Birmingham.
Stomp takes familiar objects like newspapers, bins, plastic bags and even the kitchen sink and uses them to create a universal language of rhythm and movement.
The show began in 1991 in Brighton, and has since toured across the world.
Stomp also takes place at Birmingham Hippodrome on June 2.
Tickets start from £15.
84 Charing Cross Road - Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
Helene Hanff's novel 84 Charing Cross Road is being brought to life at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre.
Starring Stefanie Powers and Clive Francis, the show tells the true story of a vivacious New York writer and a London bookseller. T
Through their exchange of humorous and often intimate correspondence a snapshot of Britain from the post-war 1940’s to the swinging 60’s is revealed, alongside a touching human story.
84 Charing Cross Road will also be at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on June 2.
Tickets start from £14.50.
The Rolling Stones - Ricoh Arena, Coventry
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 start from £59.95.
Bill Bailey - Arena Birmingham
Comedy icon Bill Bailey will bring his new show to Birmingham this weekend.
The star, from Bath, is best known for his stand-up and songs, as well as his roles in Black Books, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Hot Fuzz.
Tickets start from £31.84.
Enjoy Wolverhampton Live - Queen Square, Wolverhampton
Matt Cardle and Ocean Colour Scene singer Andy Bennett will play a free city centre show in Wolverhampton this Saturday.
The stars will be joined at the Enjoy Wolverhampton Live event - coming to Queen Square - by fellow music acts Owen Paul and Sweet Female Attitude featuring Leanne.
There will also be free family fun during the day - between midday and 3pm - with performances from CBeebies star Katy Ashworth, puppet shows from the winner of TV's The Slammer - Russ Brown, entertainment from Doctor Doolally and free facepainting.
Live music will take place on the evening between 6pm and 10pm.
Film and Comic Con Birmingham Collectormania 25 - The NEC
Stars of TV and film will be coming to Film and Comic Con Birmingham Collectormania 25 this weekend in Birmingham.
This year’s event have announced Lethal Weapon legend Danny Glover, multiple World Darts Champion Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor, there can be only one Christopher Lambert from Highlander, horror legend Robert Englund, Freddy Krueger himself and many more from Game of Thrones, Doctor Who and Star Wars.
Visitors will be able to attend panels, autograph and photo opportunities, as well as browse hundreds of stalls.
This event will also take place on June 3.
Tickets start from £4.
Dracula Spectacular - Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
In this theatre production for the young, the immaculate Miss Nadia and her three pupils are swung into riotous Transylvanian happenings with the irrepressible count and his gruesome acolytes.
Tickets cost £10.
The Beat Starring Dave Wakeling - O2 Academy, Birmingham
The Beat and Dave Wakeling are returning with their first studio album since 1982 and a show at Birmingham's O2 Academy.
Here We Go Love is a collection of songs relevant in today’s society, whilst still retaining the fire and frenzy of the timeless classics that made the band’s name.
Tickets cost £21.40.
Brian Conley - Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
Brian Conley will bring his brand new show to Stafford's Gatehouse Theatre on Saturday.
Featuring brand new comedy, sketches and songs alongside some of his best-known material from stage and screen.
Tickets cost £25.50.
G-Eazy - O2 Academy, Birmingham
Californian rapper G-Eazy will bring his Beautiful and Damned tour to Birmingham.
Tickets start from £34.25.
Creative Dance Worshop: Ballet Central - Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Ballet Central will perform at Shrewsbury's Theatre Severn on Sunday.
Under the artistic direction of Christopher Marney, these young dancers on the cusp of their professional careers will perform a mixed bill, featuring works by world-renowned choreographers including Wayne McGregor and Matthew Bourne.
Tickets cost £6.
Shrewsbury River Festival - The Quarry
Enjoy a fun-filled family day out at Shrewsbury River Festival.
This year's event is encouraging pirate fancy dress, and will support West Mercia Search and Rescue.
This event is free to attend.
ZooNation Master Class Programme - Birmingham Hippodrome
As part of B-Side Hip-Hope festival a series of two hour dance masterclasses will be held at Birmingham Hippodrome.
This workshop, taught by ZooNation dancer and choreographer Shaun Smith, will look at Breaking, including the key principles of the style, such as top rock, freezes and floorwork and how ZooNation incorporates these into their work.
Tickets cost £10.