The Piece Hall Live 2023!

Piece Hall Live line up 2023: See here who is playing summer of 2023 at The Piece Hall Live Halifax and when!

Piece Hall Line Up List 2023

  • MADNESS Friday 16 June 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • MADNESS Saturday 17 June 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • UB40 Sunday 18 June 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • WAR ON DRUGS Wednesday 21 June 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • RAG’N’BONE MAN Friday 23 June 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • THE JACKSONS – SISTER SLEDGE – THE REAL THING Saturday 24 June 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • MINISTRY OF SOUND CLASSICAL – DJ ROGER SANCHEZ – K-KLASS – ELLIE SAX Friday 30 June 2023 PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • EMBRACE Saturday 1 July 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • STING Tuesday 4 July 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • JAMES Friday 7 July 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX
  • THE LUMINEERS Sunday 9 July 2023 7:30 pm PIECE HALL LIVE HALIFAX

2023, the second year of music promoters Cuffe and Taylor’s 5-year deal with The Piece Hall Trust, sees more superstars at the historic venue playing in the Piece Hall’s beautiful Italian-like atmospheric and acoustically good central piazza.

2022 was their first year and saw global stars playing at the Piece Hall including Tom Jones, Nile Rogers & Chic, Noel Gallager, Durran Durran and Paloma Faith.

Piece Hall Live Music

Piece Hall Live Summer 2023

EMBRACE – PIECE HALL SATURDAY 1ST JULY 2023

Embrace are playing their classic album GOOD WILL OUT in its entirety plus their greatest hits for their 25th Anniversary Home Town Show on Saturday 1st July 2023 at the Piece Hall, supported by Starsailor and indie-pop artist Ellur. 

STING LIVE AT THE PIECE HALL HALIFAX TUESDAY 4 JULY 2023

Sting, one of the world’s most successful and distinctive solo artists is to appear in the Italianesque courtyard of the Georgian Grade 1 Piece Hall in Halifax town centre on Tuesday, 4 July 2023.

Sting, although born in Newcastle, northern England, will feel at home in the beautiful and atmospheric Italian-style piazza of the Piece Hall because Sting has lived for many years in Tuscany at Il Palagio. Sting’s winery produces around 150,000 bottles of wine a year, including one sparkling wine, three red wines, a rosé, and a white wine. Music fans will be delighted to know that three of the wines have been named after Sting’s songs, including “Message in a Bottle”.

Tickets went on sale Friday 18 November at 9am.

MADNESS 2023- Madness Live at The Piece Hall Friday 16 June AND Saturday 17 2023

It certainly will be Madness and crazy times when Suggs plays at the Piece Hall Halifax Friday 16 June 2023! Due to phenomenal demand Madness added an Extra Date at The Piece Hall for Saturday 17 June 2023!

Nicky Chance-Thompson, the inspirational CEO of The Piece Hall Trust announced “Due to phenomenal demand, we are pleased to be able to confirm a second show with the brilliant Madness here on Saturday, June 17. Thank you Madness!!”

UB40 at The Piece Hall on Sunday 18 June 2023

UB40 headed by Ali Campbell and their 10-piece touring band play numbers from Unprecedented released 1 July 2022 and their fabulous hits spanning more than four decades such as Red Red Wine.

RAG’N’BONE MAN– aka Rory Graham Live at The Piece Hall Friday 23 June

Rag’nbone Man rose to global prominence in 2016 with the release of his worldwide smash hit album Human which showcased his awesome blend of traditional blues, hip-hop and incredible voice. Rag’nbone Man is also at Yorkshire’s Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday 24 June 2023.

THE WAR ON DRUGS BAND at The Piece Hall on Wednesday 21 June 2023

The second band confirmed for The Piece Hall Live was The War on Drugs the Grammy Award rock band from Philadelphia. The War on Drugs band won the best rock album with A Deeper Understanding at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.

The War on Drugs are to appear at The Piece Hall on Wednesday 21 June tickets are on general release from Fri, Nov 11 2022 at 10:00am

The War on Drugs latest album, released 30 September 2022 is I DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

The War on Drugs I Don't Live Here Anymore Album Released 30 September 2022

The War on Drugs I DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Tracklist

  • LIVING PROOF
  • HARMONIA’S DREAM
  • CHANGE
  • I DON’T WANNA WAIT
  • VICTIM
  • I DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
  • OLD SKIN
  • WASTED
  • RINGS AROUND MY FATHER’S EYES
  • OCCASIONAL RAIN

THE LUMINEERS Sunday 9 July 2023 7:30 pm 

The first band to be confirmed for The Piece Hall Live 2023 were The Lumineers who are to appear on Sunday 9th July 2023. The Lumineers at the Piece Hall tickets went on general release Friday, Nov 11 2022 at 10:00am

Lumineers Brightside World Tour 2023 The Piece hall Halifax 9 July 2023

The Lumineers are promoting their Brightside album – The Lumineers’ first new music in more than two years and includes touring members Byron Isaacs and Lauren Jacobson, famed backing singer Cindy Mizelle (Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews Band)

Lumineers Brightside Track List:

BRIGHTSIDE
A.M. RADIO
WHERE WE ARE
BIRTHDAY
BIG SHOT
NEVER REALLY MINE
ROLLERCOASTER
REMINGTON
REPRISE

Piece Hall Live Music events are generally held in a two-week block in the summer months and other ad-hoc dates with the stage erected in the corner by the Trading Rooms restaurant and we update the list as the news comes in – but during the rest of the year, the Piece Hall gets back to its normal self as an amazing meeting, eating, drinking, heritage and shopping venue.

THE JACKSONS – SISTER SLEDGE – THE REAL THING The Piece Hall Halifax Saturday 24 June 2023 7:30 pm

  • The Jacksons have sold more than 200 million records, including the worldwide smash hits I Want You Back, ABC, ‘The Love You Save and ‘I’ll Be There.
  • Sister Sledge has had some of the biggest dance anthems of all time including Lost in Music, He’s the Greatest Dancer and Thinking of You.
  • The Real Thing has had global hits including You To Me Are Everything, Can’t Get By Without You, Children of the Ghetto and Can You Feel the Force.

MINISTRY OF SOUND CLASSICAL – DJ ROGER SANCHEZ – K-KLASS – ELLIE SAX Friday 30 June 2023 7:30 pm

Ministry of Sound Classical – favourite dance tracks are orchestrated and re-imagined by the awesome 30-piece orchestra and stunning vocalists with top DJs Roger Sanchez and K-Klass and female saxophonist Ellie Sax – be immersed in an incredible sound and light experience set in the magnificent Piece Hall venue. Clubs don’t come more iconic than London’s Ministry of Sound, the legendary venue was at the heart of the huge house scene of the 1990s and is one of the biggest global brands in dance music.

Halifax Piece Hall Live Music Entry Gates Explained

Which Piece Hall entrance to use

The Piece Hall Halifax Music Event Entrance Guide map by Ticketmaster

The Piece Hall has 4 entrances. On Piece Hall Live music event days only 3 Piece Hall entrances are used as follows:

  1. West Gate for Premium Tickets Holders, Access Platform Guests, and Box office
  2. East Gate for General Admission Ticket Holders (By Railway Hotel Pub)
  3. Southgate for General Admission Ticket Holders (By the Library)

North Gate, by Woolshops, is closed on music event days and is used for temporary toilet block facilities.

Halifax Piece Hall Live Music Event Prohibited Items

What can’t I take in the Piece Hall Live Music Events? – Prohibited items are as follows:

  • No bags larger than an A4 piece of paper allowed
  • No chairs are allowed
  • No umbrellas allowed
  • No glass items allowed
  • Do not bring your own food
  • No smoking allowed
  • No vaping allowed
  • All bags are subject to a search so please avoid bringing a bag if you can, as this will speed up entry to the event

The Halifax Piece Hall Live address is The Piece Hall, Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE

Piece Hall Parking for Piece Hall Live Music Events

The nearby large Eureka car park next to the train station closes at 8pm, however, The Piece Hall is in Halifax town centre where there are plenty of car parks and on-street parking spaces, all within walking distance.

Travelling to the Piece Hall by Train

Direct Grand Central trains run from London King’s Cross station to Halifax. There are also direct trains to Halifax from many other places including Manchester, Leeds, York, Bradford, Huddersfield, Chester and Blackpool.

The Piece Hall from Halifax Railway Station is only a very short walk as follows:

  • Piece Hall Eastgate entrance is a 2-minute walk from Halifax Train Station
  • Piece Hall Southgate entrance is a 3-minute walk from Halifax Train Station
  • Piece Hall Westgate entrance is a 4-minute walk from Halifax Train Station

Travel to the Piece Hall Live by Bus

The Piece Hall from Halifax Bus Station is only a very short walk as follows:

  • Piece Hall Eastgate entrance is a 6-minute walk from Halifax Bus Station
  • Piece Hall Southgate entrance is a 7-minute walk from Halifax Bus Station
  • Piece Hall Westgate entrance is a 6-minute walk from Halifax Bus Station

General Parking Near The Piece Hall Halifax

Halifax Town Centre has many car parks and on-street parking spaces within walking distance of The Piece Hall as listed above (charges may apply). From the M62, exit at junction 24 and follow signs for Halifax (A629) and the brown tourism signs.

Halifax town centre has a number of designated bays for Blue Badge holders, the nearest one to The Piece Hall is on Westgate. Other designated bays are located on Alexandra Street, Commercial Street, Corporation Street, Gaol Lane, Northgate, Old Market, Rawson Street, Thomas Street and Wade Street.

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Piece Hall Tickets

Tickets to all Piece Hall Live Music events are available through Ticketmaster