UK Psychobilly Gig Guide (Alcoholic Rats)

Remember to bookmark this page and keep checking back for updates.  I  would always recommend checking with promoter or venue before travelling and booking your hotels with cancellation insurance in case of line-up or date change.

(UPDATED 19.7.19)

If you want an event added message it via Facebook or the contact form below:
eg 1 May 2018 – Band Name at Venue Name, Town
& a flyer too if you want that added to the photo album on Facebook 
You can find flyers on the Facebook Page



20 July  – Delta Bombers at Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
20 July – Wreckin and Rockin # 1 at The Underground in Stoke-On-Trent with
Epileptic Hillbillies, Jack O’Bones, Sons Of El Roacho, Hyperjax, Numbskulls, The Mighty Interceptors & VHT’s
25th July – The Strays at Gaz’s Rockin Blues Club, London
Sat 27 July – Long Tall Texans at The Admiral Brighton


2 Aug – The Strays at The Crew Nuneaton
2-4 Aug – King Kurt & more at Rebellion Punk Festival
9 Aug – The Strays,Snakerattlers, Delray Rockets at Frog and Fiddle, Cheltenham
10 Aug – The Strays with Delray Rockets and Fireball UK at Atrix Centre, Bromsgrove
10 Aug – The Klub at Water Rats London
15 Aug – The Strays at The Louisiana, Bristol
17 Aug – The Strays at Garage Feast, Trash Rock n Roll All Dayer at Fulford Arms, York
17 Aug – Epileptic Hillbillys, Sin Kings, Knocksville & more at The Exchange Bristol
29th August – Restless with DJ Tiny at The Empire Music Hall Belfast
31st Aug – Rockabilly Rebellion Festival


6th Sept – The Strays with Red Hot Riot at Annie’s Burger Shack, Worcester
7 September – Polecats at Wolverhampton
11th Sept – The Strays at Dublin Castle, London
12th Sept – The Strays at Jags@119, Southsea
13th Sept – The Strays at Facebar, Reading
Sat 14 September – Knocksville & Surfin Carumba at The Water Rats, London
19th Sept – The Strays with The Uproars at Robin 2, Bilston
20 Sept – The Strays plus support at Joe Joe Jims, Birmingham
21 Sept – Surfin Caramba, Snakerattlers, Two Step Goodbyes at Mart’s Brewhouse and Tap in Stoke
27 Sept – the Strays, Stage Fright at John Peel Centre, Stowmarket
28 Sept – The Strays, Gogo Loco at The Pomfret Arms, Northampton


5th Oct -8:30 pm – Thee scarecrows aka, Howlin Bones, El Camino at Stamford Voodoo lounge
12 Oct – The Klub at Water Rats London
18 October – Torment in Bristol
19 October – Torment in Manchester
19 October – Polecats, Bullets & More at Rockin Revival Bedminster
20 October – Polecats at Lewes Con Club, Sussex
25th Oct – The Strays plus support at Westgarth Social Club, Middlesborough
26th Oct – The Strays with Snakerattlers at The Captain Cook Inn, Staithes
26 Oct – Long Tall Texans, Surfin Wombatz, Sin Kings at Centrala Birmingham
26 Oct – The Hyperjax in Kirkaldy
31 Oct – Torment at  Voodoo Bar Belfast


Fri/Sat/Sun 1st -3rd November  – Psychobilly Freakout New Cross Inn with Guana Batz, Batmobile, DAG, LTT, Coffin Nails and more
Fri 1 November – DAG at The Globe Cardiff
Fri 1 November – Guana Batz at New Cross Inn London
Sat 2 November – Guana Batz at Con Club, Lewes
Fri 8 November – Guana Batz at The Fleece Bristol
Fri 8 November – Polecats & Zipheads at The Underworld Camden
Sat 9 November – The Klub at Water Rats London
Sat 9 November – King Kurt & Sons of El Roacho at Cutlers Arms Rotherham
Fri/Sat/Sun 15-17 November  – Pompey Rumble 10 yr anniversary 3 day weekender Portsmouth – see FB page for full line-up
Sat 16 Nov – Knocksville, Spacewasters & more, Black Heart London
Fri 22 November – King Kurt at The Underground Hanley Stoke
Sat 23 Nov – King Kurt at The Bungalow Paisley
Sun 24 Nov – King Kurt at The Crescent York
25 Nov – Tiger Army in Nottingham
26 Nov – Tiger Army in Manchester
28 Nov – Tiger Army in Bristol
29 Nov – Tiger Army in London
Sat 30 Nov – King Kurt at Con Club Lewes
30 Nov – Henry & The Bleeders & Stage Fright, Bedford Esquires


Sat 7 Dec – Psycho Santa Leamington Spa
Sat 7 Dec – Kings of Hong Kong, Mighty Interceptors & Teenage Zombies in Stoke on Trent
8 December – Gutter Demons & Thee Creepfreaks, London

12th December – Gutter Demons at Voodoo Belfast
Sat 14 Dec – The Klub at Water Rats London
Sat 14 Dec – Pompey  Christmas Rumble with Gutter Demons, Moonshine Stalkers & more at Blue Lagoon, Portsmouth



11 January 2020 – Batmobile & support at Earl Haig Club Cardiff
25 January 2020 – Blue Cats, Restless, Deltas & The Uproars in Bristol


7-8 Feb 2020 –  Epileptic Hillbillys, DAG, Restless, Lucky Devils & more weekender  at The Brudenell Social Club in Leeds
15 Feb 2020 – Batmobile, Frenzy, Long Tall Texans, Knocksville in Bristol
Sat 29th Feb 2020 – The X-Men, The Go Go Cult, The Voo-Dooms at Fiddlers Elbow Camden

MARCH 2020

13, 14, 15 March 2020 – Bedlam Breakout Weekender, Northampton
Sat 21 March 2020 – Western Star Alldayer at Paintworks, Bristol

APRIL 2020

MAY 2020

2 May 2020 – Brighton Rumble
16 May 2020 – Hangar Stomp rockabilly alldayer, Lutterworth
29-30 May 2020 – Cruisers England 5th Rumble, Southam Rugby Club Nr Leamington Spa

JUNE 2020

6 June 2020 – Western Star Psychobilly Alldayer at Amersham Arms in New Cross, South London
29-31 June 2020 Rockin Round Up at Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

JULY 2020

Pineda de Mar Psychobilly Meeting Spain


7-9 August 2020 – King Kurt & DAG at Oddballs scooter rally

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Just to clarify: I am not a promoter and have nothing to do with any of the gigs listed. I have been running the gig guide since 2002 along with several band pages purely for the love of the scene.


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I am happy to advertise all gigs, just messenge me  the written information in the following format:

eg Sun 1 Sept 2019 – Band Name at Venue Name and Town

This will ensure that the information is correct and, as I run this all free of charge, I’m sure you will appreciate how many hours I spend doing this and that I don’t have time to take info from events or flyers.

You can also send flyers for sharing on social media via Facebook Messenger HERE.

All shares of the Facebook page, interviews and gig guide are welcome, to help out those involved in keeping psychobilly music live and alive!


Those of you from a Scootering background may also like to check out the events page on Diary of a Detour.

This Gig Guide, band pages and Facebook pages are maintained by Jo Jackson.