The Ferret

The Ferret
55 Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 2XQ
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Events at this venue

There are 37 events at this location

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The Adventures Of The Bearded Lady

Dream job, huge fanbase, and in a committed relationship with a beefy dancing bear. Everything was going right for the bearded lady, until her secret came out A coming of age fairytale about the bearded lady who ran away from the circus and embarked on a voyage transcending time, space and sex, her struggles to understand…

Thu 28 Oct

£11 / 07919 896636

Apollo Junction

Apollo Junction are an anthemic electro-rock and roll band crossing genres and taking influence from Britpop to more modern times. Their huge choruses and driving rhythms get crowds singing and dancing all over the world. The first single Begin from the band's upcoming debut album generated national airplay across BBC…

Fri 26 Nov

£5 / 07919 896636

Buzzcocks

Punk veterans who can still pull off those frustrated teenage sentiments and shine with 'Ever Fallen in Love?'.

Wed 9 Mar 2022

£20 / 07919 896636

Cabbage

The Mancunian quintet performs self-penned post-punk material.

Thu 2 Dec

£13.25 / 07919 896636

The Capital + guests

The Capital deliver a solid wall of sound from their three guitar / four vocal line-up. Melodic and visceral, hard-hitting, anthemic rock.

Fri 10 Dec

£5 / 07919 896636

A Certain Ratio

English post-punk band formed in 1977 in Flixton, Greater Manchester by Peter Terrell and Simon Topping.

Mon 15 Nov

£20 / 07919 896636

Deco

Bright and breezy indie-pop trio.

Tue 18 Jan 2022

£10 / 07919 896636

Drum n Bass at The Ferret with Klute

Tom Withers (Klute) has been a musician all his life. As Tommy Stupid he released his first 7' aged 15 with his legendary skate punk band, The Stupids. They went on to release several more 7' and Albums with Children of The Revolution and Vinyl Solution Records, John Peel Sessions, and tour the world with their live show.

Sat 30 Oct

£8 / 07919 896636

The Ferret Tuesday Showcase

Our brand-new WEEKLY event, featuring local musicians and visiting bands. We'll be opening up our stage for an Open Mic most weeks, but also inviting local bands & musicians to showcase new material. Each Tuesday will feature an exciting mix of new & experienced players, showing us what they've got.

Tue 30 Nov

Free / 07919 896636

Tue 7 Dec

Free / 07919 896636

Tue 28 Dec

Free / 07919 896636

The Ferret Tuesday Showcase: UCLan Music Live

Our brand-new WEEKLY event, featuring local musicians and visiting bands. We'll be opening up our stage for an Open Mic most weeks, but also inviting local bands & musicians to showcase new material. Each Tuesday will feature an exciting mix of new & experienced players, showing us what they've got.

Tue 9 Nov

Free / 07919 896636

The Ferret Tuesday Showcase with special guest Hungry Bentley

Our brand-new WEEKLY event, featuring local musicians and visiting bands. We'll be opening up our stage for an Open Mic most weeks, but also inviting local bands & musicians to showcase new material. Each Tuesday will feature an exciting mix of new & experienced players, showing us what they've got.

Tue 2 Nov

Free / 07919 896636

The Ferret Tuesday Showcase with special guests KIWI

Our brand-new WEEKLY event, featuring local musicians and visiting bands. We'll be opening up our stage for an Open Mic most weeks, but also inviting local bands & musicians to showcase new material. Each Tuesday will feature an exciting mix of new & experienced players, showing us what they've got.

Tue 26 Oct

Free / 07919 896636

The Ferret Tuesday Showcase with special guests Reilly James

Our brand-new WEEKLY event, featuring local musicians and visiting bands. We'll be opening up our stage for an Open Mic most weeks, but also inviting local bands & musicians to showcase new material. Each Tuesday will feature an exciting mix of new & experienced players, showing us what they've got.

Tue 14 Dec

Free / 07919 896636

The Ferret Tuesday Showcase with special guests ZONE 125

Our brand-new WEEKLY event, featuring local musicians and visiting bands. We'll be opening up our stage for an Open Mic most weeks, but also inviting local bands & musicians to showcase new material. Each Tuesday will feature an exciting mix of new & experienced players, showing us what they've got.

Tue 21 Dec

Free / 07919 896636

Garage Peel - Primevals, Wolfhounds, Folk Devils, Inca Babies

UnPeeled returns with a Garage edition of Peel session legends

Sat 20 Nov

£12.50 / 07919 896636

Gathering of Strangers / Ember Weir / Byron Hare + more

Gathering of Strangers return to Birmingham for a headline show at The Flapper this April!

Thu 16 Dec

£7.70 / 07919 896636

Gnod

Since their inception, Gnod’s musical trajectory has been one of constant fluctuation borne out of an incessant need to discover new sonic worlds.

Thu 11 Nov

£8 / 07919 896636

Goldie Lookin' Chain

Hip hop crew who have made a career out of satirising the US hip-hop scene. 'Guns Don't Kill People, Rappers Do' gave the Welsh misfits a number 3 hit single back in 2004.

Fri 5 Nov

£9 / 07919 896636

Henry Normal: The Escape Plan

An evening of jokes, poems and stories from the writer, poet and producer.

Sun 21 Nov

£13.20 / 07919 896636

The Howlers

Alt-rock trio from London.

Sat 27 Nov

£7 / 07919 896636

Huey Morgan's Block Party

DJ, raconteur, author, producer, broadcaster and fun lovin’ criminal, Huey Morgan - a modern-day rock’n’roll renaissance man.

Fri 19 Nov

£6 / 07919 896636

Ian McNabb

Indie-rock from the ex-Icicle Works singer-songwriter.

Sat 5 Feb 2022

£16.50 / 07919 896636

John Coghlan's Quo

The ex-Status Quo member tours with his own band playing hits from his days with Francis Rossi and co.

Fri 11 Feb 2022

£13 / 07919 896636

Jon Gomm

Leeds based singer-songwriter, guitar virtuoso and YouTube viral sensation.

Sat 6 Nov

£17.50 / 07919 896636

King Nun

King Nun Head To The Ferret For An Intimate Show!

Fri 21 Jan 2022

Free / 07919 896636

The Lottery Winners

Melodic indie-pop quartet from Leigh.

Wed 3 Nov

Free / 07919 896636

Mungo's Hi-Fi

Mungo’s Hi Fi are a soundsystem and music production collective based in Glasgow, Scotland. They produce and play music which blends Jamaican influence with contemporary bass music, resulting in a unique take on Ska, Reggae, Dancehall and Dubstep that has made them firm favourites in the underground music scene.

Sat 26 Feb 2022

£10 / 07919 896636

Ozric Tentacles Electronic

One of the most influential bands to emerge from the UK's festival scene, Ozric Tentacles formed during the solstice at Stonehenge Free Festival 1983 going on to become psychedelic staples at Glastonbury and other festivals. The creative vision of multi-instrumentalist Ed Wynne, the Ozrics' uniquely trippy soundscapes…

Thu 10 Feb 2022

£15 / 07919 896636

Part Chimp + support

In the psychic wastelands of the 21st century, one particular sonic force looms large. Transcendental like the malignant force that fuels the zombie movies of lore, Part Chimp have made it their business to shake speaker-stacks, fry brains and induce jouissance and tinnitus alike across the UK. Yet whilst their legendary…

Fri 12 Nov

£10 / 07919 896636

Pinto Beans

Preston’s most popular Jazz combo led by Sax great Harold Salisbury including Norm Helm on bass, Graham Dean on drums and Tom Vernon on guitar.

Sun 14 Nov

£3 / 07919 896636

Pip Blom - Revive Live Tour

There are approximately a great deal and very many ‘Welcome Breaks’ scattered throughout the sprawling motorways of the UK.

Tue 16 Nov

£10 / 07919 896636

Tide Lines

Scottish four-piece influenced by the traditional music of the West Highlands.

Tue 23 Nov

£13 / 07919 896636

UnPeeled : The Stupids, Hellbastard, Deviated Instinct,

In the mid 80s, John Peel's relentless quest for the cutting edge led him to champion the emerging British acts who were putting their own spin on US hardcore and thrash metal, mixing it with anarcho punk to produce something new. UnPeeled is proud present a ridiculously good line-up comprising 4 of the best…

Sat 30 Oct

£14 / 07919 896636

The Urban Voodoo Machine

“Mariachi-influenced blues, whiskey-soaked country rags and punkabilly-style rave-ups” - THE WASHINGTON POST

Sat 26 Mar 2022

£14 / 07919 896636

Utopia

Technical Metal supergroup Utopia hit the road in Feb 2022 to play the Stalker album front to back. Whats that? Front to back? Yeah just blasting straight through it.

Fri 4 Feb 2022

£5 / 07919 896636

Wolfgang Flür (Ex-Kraftwerk)

A member of Kraftwerk during the group's golden era, Wolfgang Flur was the band's electronic percussionist from 1973 to 1987. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Flur became the third member of the band in 1973, replacing a drum machine. He was a member of the group from their international breakthrough with the album Autobahn…

Fri 3 Dec

£17.50 / 07919 896636

The Woodentops

The Woodentops Wooden Foot Cops On The Highway Tour 2022 20th March 2022 - The Ferret, Preston Woodenfoot Cops On The Highway. 1988 The Second Studio album on Rough Trade Records, this time in conjunction with Columbia Records USA. Produced by Scott Litt and Rolo McGinty the album includes alongside The Woodentops…

Sun 20 Mar 2022

£14 / 07919 896636