Welcome to The Goth Calendar, an attempt to help people find which Goth gigs and club nights are happening in our busy busy times.

Hopefully this will help you find when your favourite goth band is playing next, or when your favourite goth club is next happening, providing someone has submitted it of course!

Is something missing? Then go submit it!

Ghost Dance + Korinthians

The Facebar, Reading Chatham Street, Reading

Ghost Dance……

Anne Marie Hurst was the backing vocalist for the Goth Rock group the Elements in Keighley UK (until 1982). In December 1982, she helped form Skeletal Family. After departing from Skeletal Family in 1985, she co-founded Ghost Dance with Gary Marx (formerly of The Sisters of Mercy). Ghost Dance released several indie chart hit singles through Karbon Records, which were later compiled on the 'Gathering Dust' album. In 1989 they signed to Chrysalis Records and released the 'Stop The World' album and two more singles, with 'Down To The Wire' peaking at no.66 in the UK singles chart.



New Model Army

The 1865, Southampton Brunswick Square, Southampton

New Model Army - "Unbroken" Album & Tour 2024

We’re happy to announce that our 16th studio album ‘Unbroken’ will be released on 26th January 2024, accompanied by a first tour of Europe (including the UK).

We started writing the album in 2021 against a backdrop of everything that is happening in a fast-changing world and in our own lives, but of course the process was interrupted by the much delayed 40th Anniversary tour and the whole Sinfonia project. We decided early on that our number one choice to mix the album would be the legendary Tchad Blake who accepted, […]


Ayria + Inertia + Black Light Ascension

The Prince Albert, Brighton 48 Trafalgar St, Brighton


UK TOUR 2024


Electro-ebm-dark-dance-industrial act Ayria was formed in 2003 by Canadian singer-songwriter Jennifer Parkin. For two decades now, listeners have been hooked on her driving bass synths, addictive stompy beats, melancholic vocals and unapologetically feminine aesthetic. In 2022, AYRIA released her sixth full-length album and Artoffact Records debut, This is my Battle Cry signalling the beginning of a brand new era, showcasing a slick-more mature sound while still giving a nod to AYRIA’s previous ear-candy laced works. The album features 10 new tracks including the addictively catchy songs “Stranger Danger”, “No […]


Twin Tribes + Wingtips

Hope & Ruin, Brighton 11-12 Queens Rd, Brighton and Hove,, Brighton

Hailing from Texas, Twin Tribes is an emerging force in the darkwave scene, turning heads in 2018 with the release of their debut album "Shadows" that featured dark melodic sounds, synthesizers, lyrics about the undead, and the occult and parallel universes. They returned in 2020 with the ten-track album "Ceremony" with an evolved sound that explored love and loss while showcasing their progression as a band. Band members, Luis Navarro and Joel Niño, Jr., are set to release their newest offering, “Pendulum”, in January of 2024.

With songs that are both dynamic and introspective, they balance the darker shades of the emotional spectrum with an energy […]


Inkubus Sukkubus + The Go Go Cult

The Facebar, Reading Chatham Street, Reading

Inkubus Sukkubus are an English goth and pagan rock band, formed in 1989 by Candia Ridley, Tony McKormack and Adam Henderson,who have been described as one of the most enduringly popular underground Goth bands in the UK.They also have been described by Mick Mercer as a "zombie version of Fleetwood Mac" in his book Hex Files: The Goth Bible.

The Go Go Cult
Living local bill post punks.


Beat Cancer Reading: GrabYourFace + Matt Hart + Red Meat + Paresis

The Facebar, Reading Chatham Street, Reading

Our December event is a bit different this year… we are teaming up with Beat:Cancer to bring you a Christmas party to end all christmas parties… well. At least those that we've run, in the facebar, on the 7th of December….
We are pleased to present GrabYourFace, MATT HART, Red Meat and Paresis as our live acts… plus special guest DJs Gilly Woo and Kohl to provide the post-band entertainment all the way through to 3am!
The nearest car park is Q-Park on Chatham street, about a minute from the venue. It is open all night, and secure. A slightly cheaper alternative […]

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