Live Music & Performance

If you enjoy live music or want to spend your evening watching the thrill of performance, Wakefield has some of the best music venues, theatres and festivals just waiting for you to experience.

If music festivals are more your thing then why not chill out on the hills of Clarence Park to watch Wakefield's longest running free music festival.

Theatre Royal Wakefield is the jewel in the city's crown captivating audiences far and wide with musicals, stand up comedy, dramatic plays and dance.

Long Division Festival is Wakefield's largest Music and Culture Festival. It takes place every June across the entire city centre. It attracts nationally touring artists whilst also supporting local musicians and is one of the most respected metropolitan festivals in the UK.

No matter the time of year there is always something happening at one of Wakefield's attractions, whether it's live music in unusual places or seasonal events you can share with family or friends.

Live Music & Performance across the District

The Unbelievable Chris Kamara Show

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Wakefield Pride

Wakefield

Sun 9 Aug 2020

Seaside in the City

Wakefield Precinct

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Aug 2020

Seann Walsh: Same Again?

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 30 Sep 2020

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 7 Oct 2020

T.Rextasy

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Mon 2 Nov 2020

Long Division 2020

Wakefield

Thu 12 - Sun 15 Nov 2020

Exciting Science

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Tue 16 Feb 2021

Dan Hadfield as Gary Barlow

Cedar Court Hotel

Sat 20 Feb 2021

Luther

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 3 Mar 2021

Martin Kemp - Back To The 80s Party

Castleford Civic Centre

Sat 6 Mar 2021

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 17 Mar 2021

The Rocket Man

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Little Fix

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 7 Apr 2021

Dracula: The Bloody Truth

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Fri 9 - Sat 10 Apr 2021