Famous faces to perform in Halifax

17 famous faces that have performed in Halifax over the years

Over the years many famous faces have come to Halifax and performed to crowds in venues across the town.

From hometown heroes Embrace to comedy icons the Chuckle Brothers there has been something for everyone to enjoy throughout the years. Here are 17 performers who have attracted the crowds to Halifax. For more of our picture galleries click here to see iconic Halifax nightclubs of the past, here for pictures from a night out back in the early 2010s and click here for things that you can no longer do in Halifax town centre.

The band, which was formed in Brighouse, has played many concerts in the borough over the years but earlier this year fans packed out the Piece Hall for a special homecoming gig. Pic: Danny Payne and Futuresound Events.

5. Embrace, The Piece Hall

The band, which was formed in Brighouse, has played many concerts in the borough over the years but earlier this year fans packed out the Piece Hall for a special homecoming gig. Pic: Danny Payne and Futuresound Events.
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Back in 2016, impressionist Rory Bremner headed up a group of comedians at a gig to raise money for for those affected by the Boxing Day floods in the Calder Valley.

6. Rory Bremner, Victoria Theatre

Back in 2016, impressionist Rory Bremner headed up a group of comedians at a gig to raise money for for those affected by the Boxing Day floods in the Calder Valley.
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Over 2500 people gathered at The Piece Hall back in 2006 for a performance by Pink Floyd tribute act Off The Wall. The weather was damp and rainy but that didnt stop crowds from gathered at the iconic venue.

7. Off the Wall, The Piece Hall

Over 2500 people gathered at The Piece Hall back in 2006 for a performance by Pink Floyd tribute act Off The Wall. The weather was damp and rainy but that didnt stop crowds from gathered at the iconic venue.
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The Chuckle Brothers were no strangers to Halifax back in the 2000s with a number of performances of their many tours at the Victoria Theatre.

8. The Chuckle Brothers, Victoria Theatre

The Chuckle Brothers were no strangers to Halifax back in the 2000s with a number of performances of their many tours at the Victoria Theatre.
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