Hope & Social – blue-bejacketed, ballsy, bouncing, rumbunctious, heartfelt, and joyously uplifting – return to the road this autumn to tour their brand new 2021 album Jigsaw.

Made from demo recordings re-hashed in lockdown and edited live recordings, Jigsaw is drenched in pop, pumped full of hooks, and performed with peri-peri panache – if you don’t love Hope & Social yet, you’re about to!

Winning the hearts of many a gig-goer throughout their twelve-year tenure as one of the UK’s hardest working bands, Hope & Social gigs are a heart-filling mix of chaos, self-deprecation, humour and masterful musicianship, built on some of the finest songs you’ll ever hear. Horn section, guitars, drums, organ, pianos and five part harmonies, will sooth your soul raise venue rooves, and blow your little socks off.

Hope and Social

The last couple of years have seen the band torn away from their natural stage habitat, but there’ve been lockdown EPs, “the best live streams anyone’s ever seen” , solo projects, immersive 3D binaural releases and much more. You can’t keep a band this good down, but this old dog has learned some new tricks.

Hope & Social make a massive sound that draws influence from soul, indie, folk, disco and art rock. You’ll sing, you’ll dance, you’ll smile so much your face will hurt.

Rescheduled from Friday 1 May 2020 and Sunday 4 October 2020.

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Derby Hall @ The Met
£17 seated / £15 standing (inc fees)

Standing event (with limited balcony seating)

Covid Safety at The Met

This will be a full-capacity event with a non-socially distanced audience; we will however still be utilising many Covid safety measures for your safety and the safety of our staff.

Learn about our COVID safety measures

Reviews

“a big sound from this impressive outfit… inspired, anthemic, great”

Q

“Extraordinary songs, virtuoso performances, beautiful moments and music hall bonhomie!”

Tom Robinson, BBC6Music

“Rousing, joyous”

The Guardian

Hope & Social

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