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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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Howard MarksFRIDAY 31st OCT '14 The 14th Annual HALLOWEEN BALL
EMPIRE EVENTS IN OCTOBER 2014
SUMO
FRIDAY 31st OCTOBER 2014
HALLOWEEN BALL
Middlesbrough's biggest and boldest bring you what is simply the number 1 event on the nightclub calender.
Nobody does it better baby!. #sumoboro
SUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
EMPIRE EVENTS IN NOVEMBER 2014
MILK
SATURDAY 1st 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.
MILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
SUMO
FRIDAY 7th 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
SUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK
SATURDAY 8th 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.
MILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
Little Comets
TUESDAY 11th November 2014
LITTLE COMETS (Re-arranged Date)
PLUS SUPPORTS

Little Comets are a band from Newcastle whose musical style has been likened to Vampire Weekend. Using inopportune moments and a musical alphabet as deep as the sea, little comets are currently traversing a sextet of cities with nothing but shine in the apples of their eyes.

Tickets purchased for postponed date are still valid.
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THE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
SUMO
FRIDAY 14th 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
SUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK - Guilty Takeover
SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2014
MILK: THE GUILTY TAKEOVER
After the riotous success of our Guilty Takeovers up the stairs... We're making the bold leap and taking over the whole club with our tongues planted firmly in our cheeks... And so, on.
MILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
SUMO
FRIDAY 21st 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
SUMO | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
MILK
SATURDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2014
MILK
A Fiery Double Bill of the Finest North East Riffola plus Supermassive Multi-Room Clubnight til Late O Clock!
CELLAR DOOR : Dark Bluesy Indie Rock n Roll… Think Arctics / Interpol / Doors. Live onstage 12midnight
THE PURNELLS : High octane live thrills from one of the areas finest showmen! Onstage 11.20pm. Don't be late! £4.50 Discount Entry before 11.30pm / £6 after / 18+ PLUS MILK ROCK N ROLL DISCO TIL 3.30AM +
MILK | THE EMPIRE | DOORS 11PM | 18+ (Bring I.D.)
Ward Thomas & The Shires
MONDAY 24th NOVEMBER 2014
WARD THOMAS & THE SHIRES

Join us at the Empire tonight for an evening of UK Country-Pop. Ward Thomas are a Country / Americana duo from Hampshire, England. Catherine and Lizzy Ward-Thomas are 19 year old twin sisters who grew up on a livestock farm and who fell in love with country music when they were introduced to the music of the Carrie Underwood, Johnny Cash, Dixie Chicks and Alison Krauss by a cousin in their early teens.
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THE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)
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
SUMO | 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.
MILK | 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.
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THE 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.
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THE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (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.
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THE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (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.
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THE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (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.
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THE EMPIRE | DOORS 7PM | 14+ (Bring I.D.)