Built in 1897 as a music hall The Middlesbrough Empire has played host to a variety of performers including Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy, The Scissor Sisters, The Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian! Since he bought the venue 1991 Barry Faulkner has transformed the derelict building into one of the countries finest venues/nightclubs.
The Empire retains all it's former glory with 3 floors dedicated to style and music.
THE BEAST OF BORO!
Friday Night Alt Clubbing in the North's most amazing rock and roll venue. Join Teesside's biggest weekly rock crowd in a labyrinth of awesome tunes fuelled by some damn decent drinks deals. Downstairs: Rock, Punk & Metal. Upstairs: Shameless Pop, Hip Hop, Guilt, Allsorts. The Lounge : Funk, Soul, Rock n Roll. Facebook : Sumo Middlesbrough / Instagram : SumoBoro / Twitter : SumoBoro
EVERY BORO HOME GAME!
Every Saturday Home Game. #UTB. The ideal pre match venue. Every Middlesbrough FC home game, the Empire welcomes Boro fans to join us for pre-match banter and drinks. Large Screen TV. Fosters, Stella 4, John Smiths Extra Smooth - £2 A PINT! Face Painting for the kids - All ages welcome (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult).
Every Saturday Milk brings you A giant theatre of Indie, pop, House, Soul, Guilty Pleasures & Rock n Roll. Live bands, liquid promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. Downstairs: Indie, Pop, Saturday Anthems. Upstairs: Dance, RnB, House, Guilty Pop. The Love Lounge & The Chapel. Plus monthly guests in Room 5! Facebook : Made Of Milk / Instagram : wewantmilk / Twitter : wewantmilk
'A Conspiracy of Stars' feat:, Phil Mogg, Paul Raymond. Andy Parker, Vinnie Moore and Rob De Luca.With over 40 years in the music industry, UFO live sees a rare combination of experienced and ambitious musicians who are active in the continuation of their celebrated band history.
The biggest, wildest event of the year, starring the full Chimera European Circus, Eye Popping Pyrotechnics, Music, Magic and Mayhem throughout our legendary building. Amazing drinks offers to be unleashed, the Milk DJ team plus special guests, and the most up-for-it crowd as always... Previous years have been insane! 10pm doors, £6 entry before 11pm / £8 after 11pm / 18+ Be early, this sucker may well sell out!
The music world may be in a permanent state of panic and flux, but one basic principle of rock’n’roll remains true: the key to longevity is to always deliver the goods. No band has better encapsulated this ethos of integrity and determination over the last decade than Skindred.
Blossoms are - Tom Ogden, Charlie Salt, Josh Dewhurst, Joe Donovan and Myles Kellock- a five-piece band from Stockport, who have become one of the hottest live bands on the circuit, performing at festivals including SXSW, The Great Escape, T in the Park, Latitude, Reading & Leeds.
This Christmas, Cattle & Cane will be celebrating a triumphant 2016 with their biggest headline show to date at The Empire in Middlesbrough. The band followed up their stunning album launch with their first ever headline tour of the UK in October 2015, which included numerous sold out dates across the UK
You can find us at Corporation Rd, Middlesbrough TS1 2RT
The Empire is located in the town centre right next to the town hall, Train and bus stations are both 2 minutes away. Airport, nearest airport is Tees Valley 15 minutes away.
There is a Free (after 5pm) Car park to the rear of the Empire with spaces for 60 cars.
By Car, From A19, Take A66 Middlesbrough, Then take third slip road (one after the signpost st.hildas / town centre), 3rd exit from this roundabout, 1st exit from mini roundabout, follow the road round to the right.
The Palace of Varieties!
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|Zetland Multi-Storey||Free for two hours, £1.50 all day, £30 monthly permit, £300 annual permit|
|Station Street||Free for two hours, £1.50 all day, £30 monthly permit, £300 annual permit|
|Gurney Street||£1 for two hours, £3 for 4 hours, £4 for over 4 hours, all day, 1 month long stay - £45|
|Cannon Park Lorry/Coach Park||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Captain Cook Square Long Stay
(levels 4, 4a, & 5)
(level 6 is available on Saturdays & Sundays only)
|Free for 2 hours, £2.00 for up to 4 hours, £3 all day|
|Denmark Street||£1 for 2 hours, £2 for 4 hours, £3 all day|
|Jedburgh Street||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Wood Street||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Cannon Park Way Car Park||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Transporter Bridge Car Park||Free for 2 hours, £1.60 for over 2 hours, £2.20 all day|
|Middlehaven||There is a suspension of on street car parking charges in northern Middlehaven around Middlesbrough College (Vulcan Street, Commercial Street, Lower East Street and Lower Feversham Street). Take care as there are private car parks in operation in the area.|