Highly anticipated Live At Kirkstall Abbey series set to kick off this month

Tickets are on sale now.

The inaugural ‘Live At Kirkstall Abbey’ summer series is due to begin later this month.

Kicking off from Friday 26 July, a trio of thoughtfully-curated shows encompassing music and comedy is taking over the Leeds landmark for three days of nonstop entertainment.

Opening the series are iconic band Madness, who will be joined by some very special guests; Leeds’ own indie heroes The Pigeon Detectives

Liverpudlian power group The Zutons will also be taking to the stage, with an opening set from promising Carlisle quintet Hardwicke Circus.

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On Saturday 27 July, celebrated local stalwarts Embrace will return to their home-turf celebrating 20 years of their seminal album ‘Out Of Nothing’, with an incredible supporting cast including much-loved English quartet Ocean Colour Scene, Northern Irish indie veterans Ash, Britpop icons Sleeper, and fellow Yorkshire legends Cud.

Rounding off the weekend, Sunday 28 July will host performances from a fantastic array of comedy talent as the grounds of the 12th century Cistercian monastery becomes the home of the first ever Kirkstall Abbey Comedy Festival.

The first large-scale, open-air comedy festival to happen in Leeds, the event will bring hilarious appearances from award-winning Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan, Newcastle stand-up legend Ross Noble, renowned Yorkshire comic Maisie Adam, as well as Reginald D. Hunter, Clinton Baptiste, Mike Wozniak and more.

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Andy Smith –  Director of Futuresound Group said: “We’re totally thrilled to finally have this exciting programme of events landing at Kirkstall Abbey later this month – the response to announcing this series has been truly immense.

“With Futuresound having been behind the 2011 Kaiser Chiefs shows back in the day, we’ve been looking to return live music to this unique location for some time now and I’m incredibly proud of what the team has put together here. With top-quality entertainment appearing across both music and comedy, we really think there’s something for everyone over the weekend”

Tickets for all of these fantastic events are on sale now, and you can grab yours here.

Read more: Katherine Ryan to headline The Kirkstall Abbey Comedy Festival this July

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