Jon Gomm

on Gomm, based in Yorkshire in the UK, is an acoustic singer-songwriter with a revolutionary virtuoso guitar style, where he uses one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, bass lines and twisting melodies all at the same time. The emphasis is still on the soulful vocals and songwriting, and his original material is influenced by… Read more »


The UKs best live tribute to the best era of Kerrang covering emo/rock/alt classics from 90s-00s

The Luke Combs Experience

THE LUKE COMBS EXPERIENCE 7:00pm, Thursday 19th September, Bootleg Social Blackpool Embark on a journey through heartland melodies and raw country storytelling with ‘The Luke Combs Experience’ – an electrifying tribute to one of country music’s brightest stars. Join us for an unforgettable evening as we celebrate the chart-topping hits and soul-stirring ballads of Luke… Read more »


Eight piece Ska band PorkPie Live plus SKA, Rocksteady, Reggae DJs at Bootleg Social, Blackpool on Friday 6th September 2024 Introducing PorkPie, Scotland’s 8 piece Ska Behemoth, a music force of nature that have been tearing up stages the length and breadth of the British isles in 2023. Combining top quality dance along ska standards… Read more »

Ben Ottewell & Ian Ball (Gomez)

‘Ben Ottewell & Ian Ball (Gomez) – Celebrate 25 Years of ‘Bring it On’ & ‘Liquid Skin’

Dune Rats

Just announced! Aussie punks Dune Rats will perform a one off UK headline show this summer at Bootleg! 2023 saw Dune Rats tour the world. From February of that year the band played to packed rooms throughout the US, Canada, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, France, South Africa, Ireland, over 20 shows in the UK… Read more »

Tom A. Smith

Despite being only 19 years-old, Sunderland-based newcomer Tom A. Smith has already achieved more than most artists do in a lifetime. He played his first ever gig aged just eight, supporting local psychedelic rockers Detroit Social Club at legendary Newcastle venue The Cluny, performed at Glastonbury before he was even in secondary school, and Tim… Read more »


A night dedicated to worshipping at the altar of Taylor Swift: non-stop Swifty all night: deep cuts, extended mixes, fan favourites and all the hits. Do you have a Blank Space in your diary? Then this night is Taylor-made for you! Join fellow fans in a celebration of the genius of the Swift – because… Read more »


Friday 28th June @circusbpl will perform their first hometown show in six months with special guests @kiwi_official_music & @countypilots Tickets on sale now!

Dirty Laces

Dirty Laces return to Blackpool in support of their debut album. Support from Double Think!

Sample Text + friends

Sample Text return to headline Bootleg with Flux, Optic Chiasm & Bedlam Buy a ticket for which act you’re most excited to see.

Ferocious Dog

To celebrate the release of their upcoming album Kleptocracy, Ferocious Dog have announced 14 headline shows and two festival appearances; Stone Valley South and the Bearded Theory. The Kleptocracy tour starts on May 17th at the legendary 100 Club in London, includes the Nottingham Rock City on 18th May, before concluding at Bootleg Social on… Read more »

The Jam’d

𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐉𝐀𝐌’𝐃 are the UK’s best known and most authentic tribute to the live performance and sound of 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐉𝐀𝐌, gigging up and down the UK at festivals, including the 𝐈.𝐎.𝐖. 𝐅𝐄𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐕𝐀𝐋, scooter rallies and most of the UK’s top music venues & events! This authenticity, and knowledge, can only be achieved from years of… Read more »


UUHAI is much more than just a music group – they are a complete experience, a captivating fusion of Mongolian Folk and Metal sounds that transcend cultural boundaries. Their indelible imprint on all those who have had the privilege of attending their concerts makes them pioneers in the world of music, and powerful cultural ambassadors… Read more »


Vanity debut EP launch with special guests Anxiety Trip & Pre-Empted

Marathon & Dogsport

Marathon is not just a band, it’s a top-level sport. The Amsterdam-based trio is bursting with energy, and it explodes out of them on stage, captivating audiences everywhere they go. Marathon’s music is a passionate response to the crisis-ridden twenty-first century, channelling the energy of punk and the dissonance of shoegaze and post-punk to give… Read more »

Ska Face

Blackpool legends Ska Face make their Bootleg debut this May

When You Were Young – NMEra

It is time to dust off your kneesocks and denim jackets, When You Were Young is bringing the golden age of indie to Bootleg Social!

Swim Deep

Swim Deep is no longer the same band you’ve always known, the quintet emerge in 2024 having navigated a creative rebirth.

High Fade

Razor-sharp Funk and Disco

Willie J Healey

Is Willie J Healey your favourite artists’ favourite artist? You better believe it. Alex Turner, Joe Talbot of IDLES, Jamie T and Orlando Weeks are among those who believe.


Their evolving sound spans from sun-kissed dreamscapes to the more recent Cool Sports mini-album, which nods to the vibrant history of Funk, Classic Rock and Psych-inflected grooves.

A Certain Ratio

“A Certain Ratio’s latest heads down a new trajectory, revamping their signature percussive style with glossy vocals and sharp production.” – The Guardian

Definitely Oasis

The UK’s best tribute to Oasis return this April!

Northling + Rhy Grooves

“Expansive, filmic… heavenly.” BBC Radio 1, Sian Eleri.

Inertial Sounds presents

Inertial Sounds’ returns with their second packed out night of music, featuring Home Counties, The Greater Good (FKA Huw & The Greater Good), Retroview, Deano and Ventrelles. A lineup of some of the most impressive indie outfits from in and around the north west of England, with music featured on Radio X, XS Manchester and… Read more »


Blanket return to headline Bootleg with support from Bloodmoon & Passionflower

Indie showcase

Showcase of four of the most exciting new alt rock/indie bands around Blackpool and Preston

Millie Manders & The Shut Up

“High-octane, fierce, bursting with attitude and almost obnoxiously addictive” – Fortitude Magazine

India Arkin

HMV’s first ever unsigned artist, India Arkin is most definitely one to watch in 2023.

This Will Destroy Your Ears

Bootleg is delighted to be able to welcome one of the finest French bands out there as part of their UK tour this coming March, This Will Destroy Your Ears.


Tramhaus is a band who flourishes in the unknown and enjoys looking for the boundaries of the common ground


Formed in 2021, they’re already selling out large venues throughout the UK and appeared at numerous UK music festivals.

The Hoosiers (stripped back)

The Hoosiers will perform a one off intimate show at Bootleg on Sunday 4th February!

Chappaqua Wrestling

The band have toured with numerous acts around the U.K, and in January 2020 they supported Mark Ronson, Kurt Vile & Anderson .Paak at 4xFar Festival in Coachella Valley, California.

Daisy & Alex with friends

Daisy Atkinson & Alex Waters return to Bootleg to host another fantastic candlelit session on our reopening weekend of 2024!


We have an eclectic line up Cloe Velez, Rhy Grooves, Daisy Atkinson, DJ Tangerine Bandit and Emma Taylor herself 🎉

Cam Cole

From the streets of Camden in London his songs, his guitars, his Farmer footdrums and most importantly his followers have taken him across the world.

The Bluetones (Acoustic)

The Bluetones frontman Mark Morriss and his partner in crime Adam Devlin are taking their ‘Bluetones Acoustic’ show back out on the road


👽 GREETING EARTHLINGS 👽 Extra-terrestrial joymongers – HENGE – have been delighting audiences in the UK and Europe since they landed on Planet Earth seven years ago. Their scintillating live performances earned them ‘Best Live Act’ at the Independent Festival Awards and they have since cemented their reputation with two acclaimed albums, numerous tours and… Read more »

Popes of Chillitown

Initially emerging from the UK ska/punk scene, Popes Of Chillitown quickly established themselves as keen to break conventions and incorporate wider influences into their sound. Impossible to tie down and with enough energy to power a small city, their songs drag you through punk, two-tone, rock, hip-hop, reggae, drum & bass, dub, metal and more…. Read more »

King Nun

With Lamb, King Nun
are on their way to becoming one of rock’s vital voices

Alien Chicks

‘I really like this’ – Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 6

County Pilots

County Pilots return to Bootleg following a string of impressive support slots over 2023 to headline their first Blackpool gig this February! Support from The Forensics

The Zutons


The Clause

The Clause are a four-piece from Birmingham who have been jamming together since childhood.

J Mahon

Raised in North Queensland, Australia, Jarrod Mahon is not one to shy away from bold new endeavours.