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The Rutles

Rutlemania hits Preston! Occasional supergroup THE RUTLES - led by ex-Bonzo NEIL INNES ("RON NASTY") and drummer JOHN HALSEY ("BARRY WOM") - return in May for a short series of UK dates: THE GET UP AND GO AGAIN TOUR 2019. An ultra-rare chance to catch the 'Pre-Fab Four' in Preston! Not many tickets left! Read more
 

Alafia Band 

WORLD MUSIC CLUB: ALAFIA BAND is a West African fusion of musicians from Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Ghana, led by the one and only 'Papa Sam' Alafia (aka Sam Maitland).Their unique brand of AFROBEAT is guaranteed to get you moving! Read more
 

Cold Bath Street with Carl Palmer (ELP) 

Part of PRESTON JAZZ & IMPROVISATION FESTIVAL. Carl Palmer has been a founding member of two of the most successful bands the world has ever seen, EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER, and the supergroup ASIA and continues to shape the world of drumming. His appearance in Preston presents a rare opportunity to hear him talk drums, answer questions and witness him performing live with COLD BATH STREET. Read more

 

Continental Beer & Cider Festival #19

IT'S BACK! The Real Deal.
 
Our 19th BEER FESTIVAL after a short hiatus. The pilgrimage for beer drinkers. Two beer halls house OVER 200 CASK ALES, CIDERS & PERRIES from across the UK and beyond. Plus an increased size GIN BAR, our brand new BOTTLE SHOP, a KEG BEER BAR, a selection of RUMS & WHISKIES, BBQ treats & veggie delicacies, LIVE MUSIC, DJs & more! Read more!

 

Preston Jazz & Improvisation Festival

The Continental is proud to be a part of this year's PRESTON JAZZ & IMPROVISATION FESTIVAL - check their website for details of events featuring CARL PALMER (ELP), COLD BATH ST, GRAHAM MASSEY (808 STATE) & TOOLSHED, JOHN BAILEY, JOHN WHEATCROFT & more Find out more
 

Peter Bruntnell Band 

WITH BJ COLE ON PEDAL STEEL. Peter Bruntnell's Band are here with pedal steel legend BJ Cole to promote their new record. When the NME claimed that Peter’s records "should be taught in schools”, they were referring to the particular appeal of the quiet Devonian’s songwriting craft.Plus support from Sophia Marshall TrioRead more
 

The Muffin Men play Zappa 

Back to the roots, the five-piece Muffinz featuring original members, performing many of the original Mothers of Invention arrangements, along with some Zappa favourites from over the years. Read more

 

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