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For most live gigs...
Age: 14 plus licence.Doors: 7.00pm. Finish 11.00p. Parking: Large free carpark at the rear of the venue. Directions Postcode TS1 2RT. Seating: All standing venue. Royal Boxes: available to hire for £30. Holds 12 persons. Please ring 01642 253553 for details. On Entry: We conduct random bag searches. No food or drink allowed into the venue. Wristbands: issued to everyone upon arrival, one type if you are 18+ and another for under 18s. This is so you can/cannot purchase alcohol - ID may be required if you look under 21. Disabled: call 01642 253553 in advance should you think you may need assistance, so that we can make arrangements for you. Plastic glasses used for all drinks. Usual stage times: Doors: 7.00, Support Act 1: 7.45, Support Act 2: 8.30, Main Act: 9.30. Please arrive in plenty of time. Enjoy your visit to the Middlesbrough Empire!

TICKETS: Tickets for all our ticketed events can be purchased from any of these outlets:
Empire Box Office 10.30am till 5pm Mon to Sat inclusive.

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EMPIRE EVENTS IN NOVEMBER 2014
SUMO

FRIDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2014

SUMO

The kingsize daddy of Alt nights in Boro, this is a multi room, 3 floor beast! The massive main hall providing all your biggest rock anthems plus occasional live guests, head upstairs to The Chapel, for all your heavy hits and metal requests, and enjoy the pimped middle floor, that provides a plethora of hip hop, pop and bass heavy beats! An alternative institution in the UK, Sumo IS Fridays. #sumoboro
More InfoSUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK

SATURDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2014

MILK

Four zones of awesome Indie / Pop / House / Rock n Roll. Live bands, first class drinks promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. In the main hall you get the region's finest Indie DJs plus occasional live treats. MILK is four clubnight experiences in one. Take a walk upstairs to the supercharged Pop Floor for Chart / Urban / Etc.
More InfoMILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
EMPIRE EVENTS IN DECEMBER 2014
Embrace

MONDAY 1st DECEMBER 2014

EMBRACE
PLUS SUPPORT
Brothers Danny and Richard McNamara, the forces behind West Yorkshire's Embrace, once achieved Indie anthems of epic Coldplay proportions (who actually supported Embrace early in their career!). From stadium classics like the top ten hits 'All You Good Good People' and 'Come Back To What You Know' to their three number one albums, sold out arena shows and well over a million album sales behind them. And now they are back with their first new album in eight years.
More InfoBuy TicketsTHE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
Magnum

THURSDAY 4th DECEMBER 2014

MAGNUM
PLUS SUPPORTS
Magnum, who regularly breached the Top 40 of both the singles and album charts in the Eighties and early Nineties, came together in the Midlands in the mid-Seventies and released their debut album 'Kingdom Of Madness' in 1978, followed by 'Magnum II' in 1979 and their first live album 'Marauder' in 1980. During this period they toured relentlessly with the likes of Def Leppard, Blue Oyster Cult and Judas Priest.
More InfoBuy TicketsTHE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
SUMO

FRIDAY 5th DECEMBER 2014

SUMO

The kingsize daddy of Alt nights in Boro, this is a multi room, 3 floor beast! The massive main hall providing all your biggest rock anthems plus occasional live guests, head upstairs to The Chapel, for all your heavy hits and metal requests, and enjoy the pimped middle floor, that provides a plethora of hip hop, pop and bass heavy beats! An alternative institution in the UK, Sumo IS Fridays. #sumoboro
More InfoSUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK

SATURDAY 6th DECEMBER 2014

MILK

Four zones of awesome Indie / Pop / House / Rock n Roll. Live bands, first class drinks promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. In the main hall you get the region's finest Indie DJs plus occasional live treats. MILK is four clubnight experiences in one. Take a walk upstairs to the supercharged Pop Floor for Chart / Urban / Etc.
More InfoMILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
Inspiral Carpets

THURSDAY 11th DECEMBER 2014

INSPIRAL CARPETS
PLUS SUPPORTS

The seminal 'Madchester' band from Oldham in Greater Manchester, England formed by Graham Lambert and Stephen Holt in 1983.

More InfoBuy TicketsTHE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
SUMO

FRIDAY 12th DECEMBER 2014

SUMO

The kingsize daddy of Alt nights in Boro, this is a multi room, 3 floor beast! The massive main hall providing all your biggest rock anthems plus occasional live guests, head upstairs to The Chapel, for all your heavy hits and metal requests, and enjoy the pimped middle floor, that provides a plethora of hip hop, pop and bass heavy beats! An alternative institution in the UK, Sumo IS Fridays. #sumoboro
More InfoSUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
The Twang & The Enemy

SATURDAY 13th DECEMBER 2014

THE ENEMY & THE TWANG
PLUS SUPPORTS
Fans of 00s indie rejoice! The Enemy and The Twang have announced a joint UK tour. Coventry's The Enemy will be taking a break from recording their upcoming fourth album for the dates, while fellow Midlanders The Twang will be promoting material from 2013's N E O N T W A N G.
More InfoBuy TicketsTHE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK

SATURDAY 13th DECEMBER 2014

MILK

Four zones of awesome Indie / Pop / House / Rock n Roll. Live bands, first class drinks promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. In the main hall you get the region's finest Indie DJs plus occasional live treats. MILK is four clubnight experiences in one. Take a walk upstairs to the supercharged Pop Floor for Chart / Urban / Etc.
More InfoMILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
Deaf Havana

FRIDAY 19th DECEMBER 2014

DEAF HAVANA
PLUS LONELY THE BRAVE
Screamo, post-hardcore and southern rock from Kings Lynn. Nominated for 2010’s Kerrang! Best British Newcomer Award, Deaf Havana are one of the UK's most exciting bands.
More InfoBuy TicketsTHE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
SUMO

FRIDAY 19th DECEMBER 2014

SUMO BAD XMAS BASH!

  • Bad Santa & His Elves!
    Bad Pressies for Bad boys and girls!
    Sumo Xmas Trophy for the worst Xmas Jumper!
    The Deaf Havana boys and crew will no doubt be partying with us the wee hours!
    Mince Pies / Mutant Snowman / Snow Machines / Indoor Fireworks / Sherry Shots / Snowball Cocktails / Xmas Tat!
More InfoSUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK

SATURDAY 20th DECEMBER 2014

MILK

Four zones of awesome Indie / Pop / House / Rock n Roll. Live bands, first class drinks promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. In the main hall you get the region's finest Indie DJs plus occasional live treats. MILK is four clubnight experiences in one. Take a walk upstairs to the supercharged Pop Floor for Chart / Urban / Etc.
More InfoMILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK
Sugarshack and Get loose present...

BOXING DAY FRIDAY 26th DECEMBER 2014

SUGARSHACK

Main Hall
LEFTWING & CODY
BONTAN
SONNY FODERA.

Plus MUCH MUCH MORE!
More InfoBuy TicketsTHE EMPIRE | DOORS 10PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK

SATURDAY 27th DECEMBER 2014

MILK

Four zones of awesome Indie / Pop / House / Rock n Roll. Live bands, first class drinks promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. In the main hall you get the region's finest Indie DJs plus occasional live treats. MILK is four clubnight experiences in one. Take a walk upstairs to the supercharged Pop Floor for Chart / Urban / Etc.
More InfoMILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
New Years Eve Ball

31st DECEMBER 2014

NEW YEARS EVE BALL

Join us for an absolute beast of an event, Indie, Pop, Guilty Pleasures, House & Urban with 4 rooms of DJs... Things that explode, things that breath fire, drinks promos, and giveaways galore. See you on the dancefloor...
More InfoBuy TicketsTHE EMPIRE | DOORS 10PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
EMPIRE EVENTS IN JANUARY 2015
SUMO

FRIDAY 2nd JANUARY 2015

SUMO

The kingsize daddy of Alt nights in Boro, this is a multi room, 3 floor beast! The massive main hall providing all your biggest rock anthems plus occasional live guests, head upstairs to The Chapel, for all your heavy hits and metal requests, and enjoy the pimped middle floor, that provides a plethora of hip hop, pop and bass heavy beats! An alternative institution in the UK, Sumo IS Fridays. #sumoboro
More InfoSUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK

SATURDAY 3rd JANUARY 2015

MILK

Four zones of awesome Indie / Pop / House / Rock n Roll. Live bands, first class drinks promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. In the main hall you get the region's finest Indie DJs plus occasional live treats. MILK is four clubnight experiences in one. Take a walk upstairs to the supercharged Pop Floor for Chart / Urban / Etc.
More InfoMILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)