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53 Degrees enters final stretch of live shows as it prepares to close

53 Degrees is made up of two venues, one holding 1,500 people and the other 400 53 Degrees has entered the final stretch in its time open to the public. The venue will close on December 31 after years serving up live music to the Preston […]

6 years ago
Review: The Subways at 53 Degrees

Saturday October 25 all photos courtesy of Lisa Stirling  This morning, a large amount of Prestonians woke up with the happiest bruises. The reason for that is that The Subways […]

6 years ago
Inspiral Carpets to headline 53 Degrees

Inspiral Carpets are back making music together Inspiral Carpets are back making music together What could be the final show at 53 Degrees has been announced. Indie rockers Inspiral Carpets have announced they will headline the venue […]

6 years ago
Gary Numan preparing to headline 53 Degrees

Gary Numan's show in Preston is one of a handful of UK tour dates Gary Numan brings his tour brings his tour to Preston’s 53 Degrees on Tuesday night. Dubbed the “godfather of electronic music”, Numan is currently touring his Splinter Tour and makes […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Not over yet: Still to play live at 53 Degrees in 2014

The Subways 20 May 2008 in The Venue A 53 Degrees favourite, this was shot during The Subways' second appearance at the venue, filling The Venue after playing to a small crowd in The Club just nine months earlier. While 53 Degrees may be shutting its doors in 2015 with no more big gigs or shows for the public – there’s still a fair bit of live music to […]

6 years ago
Opinion: 12 greatest gigs at 53 Degrees

Preston is in mourning following the news that 53 Degrees will close its doors to the public after Christmas. Word broke on Friday night confirming rumours the venue was struggling. Despite […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Classic cuts from 53 Degrees gigs

Friendly Fires performed 29 September 2008 in The Club before becoming a household name 53 Degrees has announced it will be closing its doors to the public after Christmas and not booking any new gigs. We’re taking the opportunity to look back at some […]

6 years ago
Reaction to 53 Degrees closure: Farewell to the fairground

Lancashire Police triggered a review into how 53 Degrees operated With the news on Friday evening that 53 Degrees would be closing its doors to the public there’s been quite a reaction. It’s a big silver building that holds many […]

6 years ago
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