What’s On

What’s on

Are you looking for something exciting to do in the heart of Wolverhampton? Look no further than Newhampton Arts Centre! NAC’s small venue facilities are among the best in the Midlands, and we offer a variety of events, shows, exhibitions, courses, and classes that are sure to keep you entertained. Whether you’re looking for a night out, a day of learning, or just a little bit of fun, NAC has something for everyone.

Upcoming "Live music" events

International Womens Day, Live music
International Womens Day, Live music

Karine Polwart

KARINE POLWART SOLO | 2024 Light Beyond the Window KARINE POLWART is a multi-award-winning Scottish songwriter, folk singer,…

Live & Picking, Live music
Live & Picking, Live music

Live and Picking – May

Featuring: Imperial Avenue
Zenosyne
Jubilee
Kxnkshxme
Leyton Yates

International Womens Day, Jazz at NAC, Live music
International Womens Day, Jazz at NAC, Live music

Emma Rawicz Quartet – Jazz at NAC

Emma Rawicz is a multi-award winning young saxophonist and composer, making waves on the UK music scene and…

Folk at the NAC, International Womens Day, Live music, Summer at NAC
Folk at the NAC, International Womens Day, Live music, Summer at NAC

Wakefire: Lady Maisery, Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

Lady Maisery and Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith preview their new show; an essential incantation to the summertime and all that it holds.

Live music, Summer at NAC
Live music, Summer at NAC

The Kitchen Collective / The Daisychain / Howling Wolves

Book tickets now for this summer’s Fundraising Event for Compton Care with Live Music

Jazz at NAC, Live music, Summer at NAC
Jazz at NAC, Live music, Summer at NAC

Block Party Feat. RBC Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra

The RBC Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra bring irrepressible festival vibes to our Block Party, as we extend a warm…

Live music
Live music

Keith James – The Music of Cat Stevens

Keith James presents an honest and loving reflection of the timeless and insightful music of Yusuf – Cat Stevens

Live music
Live music

Beatsabar 10yr Anniversary Celebration

Get ready to groove because Beatsabar Music Project is hitting a decade milestone, and we’re throwing the ultimate celebration!

For the past ten years, Beatsabar Music Project has been a beacon of creativity, empowerment, and community in Wolverhampton. From nurturing young talent to shaping futures, our passion has never wavered.

Live music
Live music

Live & Picking – June 2024

Featuring: Basement Orphans
Bucket Brigade
Lucieth
Exorcism
Bootlace

Jazz at NAC, Live music, Summer at NAC
Jazz at NAC, Live music, Summer at NAC

Ivo Neame’s Dodeka feat. Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell Music Services

Jazz At NAC presents this special gig led by celebrated Phronesis pianist and composer Ivo Neame – featuring…

Live music, Live Music at NAC
Live music, Live Music at NAC

The Scottish Sex Pistols// Lizzie and the Banshees // Reptile House

LIZZIE & THE BANSHEES are the UK’s Premiere Siouxsie & The Banshees Tribute featuring support.

Live music, Summer at NAC
Live music, Summer at NAC

Community 2024

‘Community’ brings you eight of the best bands from around the West Midlands in an 8 hour celebration of the local scene that also raises money for a worthy cause. Featuring: AWFOM – A Week full of Mondays
Baudelaire
Giant and the Georges
Jim Hudson
Little Juke
Ollie Cook
The Good Water
The Jack Cattell Band

Live music
Live music

The Jack Fletcher Band

Midlands Indie-rock four piece, The Jack Fletcher Band return to NAC’s stage live in Wolverhampton. Book your tickets now for July 2024

Live music
Live music

Last Night at the Proms

Celebrate this summer in jubilant style and join us for an uplifting night at the proms. From show…

Jazz at NAC, Live music
Jazz at NAC, Live music

Espen Eriksen Trio – Jazz at NAC

We up the ante for our new season with this special gig by Espen Eriksen Trio – one of the most popular piano trios in Europe.

Folk at the NAC, Live music
Folk at the NAC, Live music

Megson – Folk at the NAC

Four times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards. MEGSON create a truly unique brand of folk music. Combining an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars, MEGSON have gained a reputation not only for their arresting and intelligent songwriting, but also for their exquisite musicianship and northern humour. 

Jazz at NAC, Live music
Jazz at NAC, Live music

Alice Zawadzki Trio – Jazz at NAC

Newly signed to the legendary ECM label, musical polymath Alice Zawadzki brings her captivating, open-spirited work to NAC for a keenly-awaited gig and workshop.

Events, Live music
Events, Live music

Slade Fans Convention – SLADE UK

SO HERE IT IS! The ULTIMATE Slade fans weekend! FRIDAY sees the return of SLADE UK. Their reputation…

Events, Live music
Events, Live music

Slade Fans Convention – SLADEST

SLADE FANS CONVENTION – SLADEST SATURDAY sees the return of SLADEST following their amazing headline set in 2023….

Jazz at NAC, Live music
Jazz at NAC, Live music

Robert Mitchell Solo – Jazz at NAC

Robert Mitchell is a gong-festooned jazz pianist, keyboard player, composer, songwriter, poet, and author of the highest order.

Live music
Live music

Classic Rock American Highway Show

Imagine all your favourite American bands from the 70’s, 80’s playing a music festival, The Eagle’s, Doobie Brothers,…

Live music
Live music

IST IST

Post-punk Mancunians IST IST play at the arts centre on Weds 9th October for their ‘Light A Bigger Fire’ UK Tour!

Live music
Live music

AURELIO VOLTAIRE – The Halloween Forever UK Tour

FLAG PROMOTIONS PRESENT : AURELIO VOLTAIRE – The Halloween Forever UK Tour  Aurelio Voltaire is often described as…

Jazz at NAC, Live music
Jazz at NAC, Live music

Empirical – Jazz at NAC

Empirical, the astonishing, award-winning UK jazz ensemble, come to NAC as part of their 2024 album tour, marking the release of the acclaimed record Wonder Is The Beginning (on Whirlwind Recordings) in March this year.

Live music
Live music

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican can’t wait to bring their shindig to Newhampton Arts Centre and they promise that they WILL rock you… but gently!

Jazz at NAC, Live music
Jazz at NAC, Live music

Imogen Ryall Sings the Charles Mingus/Joni Mitchell Songbook with Julian Nicholas – Jazz at NAC

Together with her magnificent band, Imogen Ryall delivers captivating renditions of ‘A Chair In The Sky’ and ‘The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines’ which shines a spotlight on her exceptional time feel.” Jazzwise

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