The Vaccines

This is a 14+ event.

There’s a difference between having fun and being happy, says Justin Young. And in the space between fun and happiness lies the sixth Vaccines album, Pick-Up Full of Pink Carnations. It’s a record that drips with fun – 10 songs in just over half an hour, packed with hooks and melodies and pop smarts – but which explores the way real life lets us down, no matter what we tell the world on our Instagram stories.

One of the most startling things about The Vaccines in 2023 is how young their audience remains. Many guitar bands find their audience ages with them, but The Vaccines’ keeps replenishing. There’s something in that euphoria and melancholy that speaks to younger crowds, and this record’s themes will resonate strongly. “It really excites me that we have so many young fans.” Young says. “We do get new fans – I honestly look at people, and think, ‘You were four when Wreckin’ Bar came out!’ We’re not just trying to keep the people who were already there, we’re trying to engage new fans. I love reading comments on TikTok: ‘I’d never heard of you till today, but you’re my new favourite band.”

This event includes a £1.50 restoration levy.

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Presented by Crosstown Concerts.

This is an 14+ event.


  • Doors open: 7:00 pm
  • Last Entry: 10:00 pm
  • Curfew: 11:00 pm
The Vaccines

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