In this Docks Academy Update, you’ll learn about some upcoming shows during June, as well as some we’ve recently announced!


red herring comedy club | this saturday

Join us this Saturday for the final Red Herring Comedy Club until September!

June’s Red Herring Comedy Club Headliner is Rich Wilson. His “tour de force” (Leicester Mercury) performances have earned him a win for Best International Guest at the 2016 New Zealand Comedy Awards, followed by a sell out run in 2017 which saw him nominated for the same award again.

Having trained as an actress at The Oxford School of Drama in the 90s, Lou Conran has gone on to craft her career as a comedian – A high energy storyteller with an instinctive wit that has been wowing audiences and industry alike over the last 15 years.

Danny McLoughlin has the sharp wit & material, likeable persona and strong stage presence that have seen him become a much sought after act in his short time as a stand up.

Your MC for the evening is stand-up comedian, improviser and comedy producer Burt Williamson, based in Bristol. He’s had two critically acclaimed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe while also having self-produced his debut comedy hour 200 IQ Audience Only (No Munters) which is available on YouTube.

Limited tickets will be available OTD or in advance. Click here to book yours online.

Docks Academy Update 2024 Subsidised Tickets

14-25's are eligible for free gig tickets!

Fancy the chance at FREE TICKETS to a Docks Academy show?

In case you didn’t know, in March we launched our ‘Subsidised Ticket Scheme’ aimed at 14-25-year-olds to come and enjoy gigs at Docks Academy – without the cost of a ticket!

Join over 120 people signed up to our Young People Mailing List and receive news when we offer out subsidised for select music events.

Thanks to Arts Council England for their support and fostering of the next generation of gig-goers!

If you’re between the ages of 14 and 25*, simply fill out the form linked below to opt-in and receive email updates for a chance to gain free tickets for selected music events.

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Liam Gallagher Tribute Grimsby

nearliam gallagher returns next weekend!

Following his SOLD-OUT performance at Docks Academy earlier this year, nearLiam Gallagher returns to Grimsby on Friday 14th June, performing the hits from Liam’s solo albums and Oasis Classics, with support from local band Loners

‘Liam’, hailing from well-known tribute bands ‘Noasis’ & ‘Oas-is’, brings a fresh, contemporary band to the tribute scene. Performing hits from all 3 of Liam’s solo Number 1 albums, plus cherished Oasis classics, they appeal to both Oasis faithful, as well as the new generation of Liam fans.

Lonerz is an indie Band from Grimsby, Consisting of members Ollie (Guitar and Lead Vocal) Joe (Drums and Backing Vocal) & Ian (Bass and backing vocals).

Formed Originally in November of 2021 the band has finally secured a Line up with the passion and drive to create and perform to a high level. Armed with catchy lyrics and melodies, Lonerz strive to capture the sound of a raw Indie feel. The band are inspired by the likes of Mcfly, Yungblud and The Hoosiers.

Click here to book your tickets now.

Martin McAloon

recently announced - martin mcaloon

In case you missed it, we recently announced that Martin McAloon of British Art-Pop band Prefab Sprout will be performing at an intimate seated show on Friday 18th October!

Throughout the years, Prefab Sprout has garnered critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase, with Martin’s bass playing providing the melodic backbone to hits like “The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” “When Love Breaks Down,” and “Cars and Girls.” Now, Martin McAloon steps into the spotlight solo, treating audiences to an intimate evening of music that showcases his unparalleled talent and the enduring appeal of Prefab Sprout’s timeless songs.

Click here to buy your tickets now!


peat & diesel | 19.06.24

The Gig Cartel are bringing Stornaway three-piece, Peat & Diesel, to Grimsby this Summer on Wednesday 19th June, and will be supported by folk punk band Headsticks!

Peat & Diesel embark on their 2024 journey this summer, bringing you their full-on teuchter rock from the Isle Of Lewis, and what a journey it’s going to be. After a very busy 2023 and numerous headline shows throughout the year, the boys took a wee winter break and are refuelled ready to bring you some great music and make some incredible memories this year. Visiting new towns, new festivals and in May see not only the boy’s biggest show to date, but biggest two shows.

With an ever-growing fanbase at their side, Headsticks are reaching new heights with their self-proclaimed ‘Revolutionary Punk Roots Rock’n’Roll’ which has cross-genre appeal seeing the band gaining endless plaudits from pillars of the Folk/Roots, Post Punk, Punk, and even the rock and blues fraternities.

Tickets are still available for this show. Grab your tickets.

Electric Six

electric six's sold-out show is approaching!

Detroit legends, Electric Six are heading back to the UK for some summer shows, including an intimate sold-out gig here in Grimsby!

Mixing garage rock, disco, punk, new wave, and metal into cleverly dumb, in-your-face songs celebrating hedonism in multiple forms. They found international success through a relentless touring and recording schedule and an unerring commitment to their over-the-top style, delivering energy and absurdity in equal measure.

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