Events

Jun 2018

Thu 28th June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes with special guest Dan Webster

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm "Lachlan Bryan and his band have a peculiar talent for engaging with the tropes and mores of the country/Americana tradition while imbuing their songs with pathos, sharp pop sensibilities, and a uniquely Australian outlook - this is Australian songwriting at its thrilling, heartbreaking, captivating best" Gareth Hipwell, Rolling Stone Lachlan...


Fri 29th June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

FolkLaw

Student Ticket £5.00 on door with proof The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm "Show of Hands with a new wave ethic" fRoots Magazine Supporting The Shires, Seth Lakeman, Mad Dog Mcrea and more, FolkLaw were catapulted on to their debut European tour with gusto. On 29th June these rising stars of the folk, rock and roots...


Jul 2018

Thu 5th July, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Luke Jackson

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Luke is a Singer/Songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who in 2013 was nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for both the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Talent and The Young Folk Category. With a bold, distinctive voice and a sweet, percussive guitar style, Luke is a confident and captivating...


Fri 6th July, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

The Salts - Songs from the Sea

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The Salts who are one of the most exciting and energetic concepts around performing original material alongside their own interpretations of traditional songs we all know and love. Their live shows have been going down a storm throughout the UK at festivals and venues alike, recent performances include the Tall...


Sat 7th July, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.50 Advance

Cloudbusting present The Kate Bush Song Book - 40th Anniversary Tour with Del Palmer

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm As a young girl Kate Bush was shown middle C on the piano by her father and left to develop her musical imagination. She went on to write some of the most affecting songs in popular music. This Woman’s Work, Wuthering Heights and The Man with the Child in His...


Fri 13th July, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Chris Cleverley plus support Minnie Birch

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Award winning Songwriter and guitarist Chris Cleverley is renowned for his ability to draw audiences to the edge of their seats with hauntingly delivered tales of ghost women, lonesome clock towers, lovelorn mariners and hospital beds. Chris has crafted a reputation as a songwriter of singular ability with characteristic original...


Sat 14th July, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£0.00 Advance

Jo Elms (4 piece Band)

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Summer 2018 sees Jo Elms returning to the UK to perform music from her upcoming new e.p.. (as yet unnamed) as a follow-up to her debut e.p 'The Right Time'. British born Jo Elms is a singer songwriter whose dynamic acoustic style blends together her love of jazz and soul...


Thu 19th July, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£8.00 Advance

Arkansas Dave (4 piece Band)

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm It’s a romantic cliché to find an escape in music and the blues, but living that life is a different matter. Ask Dave about growing up in a broken home, with fundamental Christianity on one side, and crippling drug-addiction on the other, and you can see in his eyes that...


Fri 20th July, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

The Bluejays - Rock and Roll Revolution

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The Bluejays are the UK’s leading 1950s Rock ‘n’ Roll band playing the biggest hits of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Everly Brothers, Eddie Cochran and many more. They have toured the world, with gigs as far afield as Canada, Australia and China. On a recent trip to...


Aug 2018

Thu 9th August, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.50 Advance

Dirty Bourbon River Show

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The Dirty Bourbon River Show deftly melds sounds that range from hard-edged blues to Lisztian piano driven ballads to New Orleans brass into a result that is truly a blast of new energy into the musical landscape. Dirty Bourbon grabs hold of audiences, fascinated by their eccentricity and dexterity coupled...


Sat 11th August, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

The Dung Beatles

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm According to Terry Bloxham of The British Beatles Fan Club, “The Dung Beatles are pure unadulterated fun….definitely not your average Beatles tribute band”. See more videos... Since they formed in early 2013 The Dung Beatles have played extensively at festivals, theatres, clubs, corporate and private events. In 2014 they performed...


Sep 2018

Sat 1st September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.00 Advance

Roxy Magic: The sounds of Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry

Roxy Magic are the UK's best and longest-running tribute to Roxy Music & Bryan Ferry “Wow!” Bryan Ferry "Awesome" Otis Ferry "It took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now and it's very good." Roxy Music's Andy Mackay (Ken Bruce Show BBC Radio 2) "There`s only one Bryan Ferry, but if there...


Sun 2nd September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Luke Daniels & Nancy Kerr

Two of the British folk scene’s top performers have teamed up for a limited number of shows this year to perform their own and each other’s music. Since Daniels landmark solo statement What's Here What's Gone in 2014, he's put down several more markers on the musical map. Revolve and Rotate had him transporting the 19th century's closest thing to...


Thu 6th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Rachael Dadd & RHAIN (double headline show)

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm RHAIN RHAIN, the Isle of Wight native, is a bold, powerful and honest performer, whilst her songwriting is acutely fragile, mythical and overwhelmingly melodic. Described by NME as ‘a figure of lyrical beauty’, she has received airplay by fans such as Huw Stephens and Lauren Laverne at BBC Radio 1...


Fri 7th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.00 Advance

My Darling Clementine

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm MY DARLING CLEMENTINE return with their incredible new album Still Testifying, described by Uncut magazine as ‘where gospel, country and southern soul happily collide... terrific.’ Since Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish shook up the world of country and Americana with their much lauded 2013 debut How Do You Plead?,...


Sat 8th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Viva Neil Diamond

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Whilst performing in Las Vegas two years ago Bob Drury was described "one of the world's finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond" and he's now back touring the UK with his new show celebrating the legendary Neil Diamond and his incredible back catalogue of songs. Bob Drury's one-man show is...


Sun 9th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith (with full band) Launch ‘Many a Thousand’

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith are one of the finest duos to have emerged onto the British folk and acoustic scene in recent years. Their unique ability to make old songs seem relevant and new songs sound ancient has brought them widespread critical acclaim. Throughout the autumn of 2018 they will launch their third album ‘Many a Thousand’ with a...


Wed 12th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Branco Stoysin’s Sunny side of guitar, where whispers from Sun flow into music…

...an evening of the music to heal and replenish your heart, soul and ears… Above the clouds where it all starts with the mellow Sun… the titles of the first three tunes form a motto of the new 8th solo-guitar album/project “Above The Clouds” by guitarist/composer Branco Stoysin. The album marks the 20th anniversary of Branco’s Sun Recordings label that...


Thu 13th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Davey Dodds and Friends

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm In another life, on another planet, Davey Dodds was the front man of the quintessentially English progressive rock band, Red Jasper. His song writing, often in combination with Robin Harrison, and his individual style, gave the band a unique character. They were signed to the Dutch record label S I...


Fri 14th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

The Undercover Hippy

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Billy Salisbury aka The Undercover Hippy has been performing at festivals since 2008, working his way up from being a solo singer-songwriter playing in small marquee stages, to now having a full band of incredible musicians and playing main-stages at some of the Europe's best festivals. They've been regulars at...


Sat 15th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Steepways plus support

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Steepways are an original Americana band based in the UK. They play American Country with British Roots. The core duo is Charlie Bateson and Blair Chadwick, who have been co-writing together since 2013. Their influences draw on both sides of the Atlantic from Johnny Cash, Ryan Adams, The Kinks, Nick...


Mon 17th September, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Off The Beaten Track

Presented by Phil Cooke This is a seeking value tasting. It will feature grape varieties you know about, but from lesser known wine regions or varieties that are worth discovering. At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


Wed 19th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Bill Ryder-Jones

Multi-instrumentalist, producer, string-arranger and composer Bill Ryder-Jones has had a career spanning 15 yrs, a rarity in a world that looks to the new. His talent stretches from a musical interpretation of Italian Calvinos ‘If On A Winters Night A Traveller' (2011's If..) to the top ten MOJO album of the year in 2016, 'West Kirby County Primary'. He is...


Fri 21st September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.50 Advance

A Celebration of John Denver

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm We invite you to pay homage to one of the most prolific artists of the twentieth century—John Denver ‘A Celebration of John Denver’ will take you on a magical journey through the musical career of John Denver, featuring popular hits such as ‘Annie’s Song’, ‘Leaving on a Jet Plane’, ‘Rocky...


Sun 23rd September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Kate Dimbleby and Keith Warmington: Smile till it Hurts

A brand new pairing of internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Kate Dimbleby and harmonica virtuoso Keith Warmington on harmonica/guitar and vocals. A remarkably fresh show from two experienced entertainers – songs to make you laugh, cry and sing along. Bringing together a touch of Americana with a British sense of humour, this show will have you humming out the door. The self-penned...


Wed 26th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

The Blueswater Band

100 years of blues, 90 minutes to play it. From early delta blues to modern artists such as Jack White and Seasick Steve, Blues! plays the songs and tells the stories of the artists that have defined today’s music. Featuring award-winning rhythm and blues band The Blueswater, the show was originally conceived for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and now tours...


Thu 27th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

James & Black (USA)

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Bruce James and Bella Black joined musical forces in Austin, Texas in 2011 and have been on a mission spreading the word of “Guerrilla Soul” ever since. The roots of their music spring from the tradition of the Southern Soul from Texas, New Orleans and Memphis, yet they are not...


Fri 28th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

The Urban Voodoo Machine

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Please note this is a standing event with chairs down both sides of the Auditorium We know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking: “Why should I care about The Urban Voodoo Machine? They’ve been around for ages, haven’t they? Aren't they a novelty band who wears funny make-up? Don't they sometimes...


Sat 29th September, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Edana Minghella Quartet present: The Great American Songbook

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Much loved UK vocalist Edana Minghella is the kind of singer who pierces your heart. Celebrated as “flawless, stylish and captivating”, Edana’s talent as a mainstream jazz vocalist has been widely recognised since the release of her debut album, Still on My Feet (2011). Dedicated to her late brother Anthony...


Oct 2018

Thu 4th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Martin Simpson

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm “Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly become a superb storyteller and musician of great depth and unquestionable taste.” Stephen Fearing The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength - every gig is a masterclass. He travels the length and breadth of the UK...


Sat 6th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

CoCo and the Butterfields

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm CoCo and the Butterfields are an English indie-pop band, from Canterbury, Kent. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Dulcima Showan, guitarist and vocalist Tom Twyman, keys player Jamie Smith, guitarist Rob Wicks and bass player Patrick Channon. The band have spent much of their time on the road, touring...


Wed 10th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Littlemen & Wildwood Kin

HALF SEATED & HALF STANDING GIG This event is in aid of the Charity ‘Creativity Works’ Littlemen Littlemen: Crafted in the Wiltshire Countryside. intense, passionate and gentle. Their debut album, Long Road Home, was born from the experience that have marked the lives of the musicians who made it, bringing you close to some of their most difficult moments, moments...


Thu 11th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Funke and the Two Tone Baby

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Funke and the Two Tone Baby is a one man sonic explosion. Uncategorized and uncharted. Jammed halfway between frenzied alt-blues and metronomic dance beats. Combining guitar and harmonica with beatboxing and effects that seamlessly collide the organic with the mechanical to create a fresh sound of unstoppable rhythm and unrelenting...


Fri 12th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.50 Advance

Ragged Union with Benny 'Burle' Galloway

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Formed in the winter of 2013, on the Front Range of Colorado, Ragged Union has made a name for itself at renowned festivals and events in the US and the UK, as an ‘updated-traditional’ original bluegrass band. The music sounds of a piece with the bluegrass tradition, with modern and...


Sat 13th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

The Unravelling Wilburys

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The Unravelling Wilburys - a tribute to The Traveling Wilburys and their rock legend members. Just when they were about to make it to the big time, this band of good ol’ boys from Nashville, Tennessee had a whole bunch of songs (allegedly) stolen by Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, George...


Thu 18th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£8.00 Advance

Andrew Riverstone

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm A journey through the sounds of late 60's and 70's America with classics songs from Tom Petty, JJ Cale, The Eagles, Crosby Stills & Nash, Lynyrd Skynyrd and original material in similar style. Singer/guitarist Andrew Riverstone is a seasoned professional who worked as a session musician at Abbey Road studios,...


Fri 19th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Amy Mayes Band

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Amy Mayes is a vocal powerhouse who has risen slowly but surely to esteemed accolade. Amy has since not only recorded on Ben Waters' album 'Live in Moscow' but has followed that up by touring with him throughout Europe with his equally impressive band. She has graced the stage at...


Sat 20th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Jo Harman (full band show)

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Widely regarded as one of Europe's finest ever soul/blues fuelled voices, JO HARMAN remains a genre-defying, independently minded artist of rare credibility, who makes sincere and heartfelt music, often compared to that of the 'golden age of music'. Jo recently released her second studio album 'People We Album' to much...


Sun 21st October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Stephen James Smith feat. Enda Reilly

Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today. His poetry videos have amassed over 2.5 million views. in 2017 he was commissioned by St. Patrick’s festival to write a new poem as a “Celebratory Narrative” of Ireland. The resultant piece ‘My Ireland’ is accompanied by a...


Thu 25th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

DOUBLE BILL: Adam Holmes and The Embers and Baskery

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Baskery The three sisters can't recall when or why they started playing, the music’s always just been there. In their late teens, the sisters joined forces with their dad, who for decades was a one man band playing old blues and country tunes for a living. This foundation of classic...


Fri 26th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Kent DuChaine the American Delta Bluesman

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Kent was born in Wyzata a town in Minnesota & was taught to play ukulele, guitar & clarinet by his father by the age of 11. He later learned to play piano & electric guitar at school. He played in a local band with school friends performing 60’s music. While...


Sat 27th October, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Sam Kelly's Station House "No Barricades" Tour

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm "No Barricades" is a seriously good album by some of the best - and I mean best - musicians in the UK. Or anywhere, come to that" Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2 Sam Kelly is a professional musician with more than 40 years in the business. His “Station House” band...


Nov 2018

Thu 1st November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Mawkin

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm STANDING GIG Mawkin’s extraordinary brand of boisterous folk music is one to warm hearts, minds and feet. Built on a solid traditional foundation and influenced by the swagger of 90s indie rock and Bellowhead-style brouhaha, this five-piece’s sound comes alive with a large dose of Essex-boy energy on stage. No...


Fri 2nd November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.50 Advance

3 Daft Monkeys

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm “Highlight of Glastonbury” Mark Radcliffe BBC2 BEST ALBUM- Spiral Earth (Readers poll) BEST LIVE ACT- Spiral Earth (Readers poll) BEST LIVE ACT- Hancock Awards With Celtic and eastern influences, the 3 Daft Monkeys’ dynamic style of world folk music reflects the global village in which we now live. Their infectious...


Sat 3rd November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Dire Streets – Tribute to Dire Straits

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm This has sold out the last three years, book early! SEATED GIG Dire Streets perfectly capture the distinctive, authentic sound of one of the biggest guitar bands of all time. Fronted by finger picking guitar ace John Brunsdon and his band of accomplished musicians, they play with an attention to...


Sun 4th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Tom Baxter The Other Side of Blue Tour

One of the most distinguished song craftsmen of the 21st century is to make his long-awaited return to record. On 17 August 2018, Tom Baxter will unveil his first official release in a decade, 'The Other Side of Blue.' It was in 2008 that Tom brought out the self-funded 'Skybound,' the follow-up to the 2004 debut 'Feather & Stone,' which...


Fri 9th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

The Superskas

This event is a standing gig with seating down both sides of the Auditorium. The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The 8-piece Superskas line-up perform a catalogue of hits from the golden ages of Trojan Ska & 2 Tone. Covering Toots & the Maytals and Desmond Dekker, through to The Specials, Madness and The Selecter, The...


Sat 10th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

The Music of OTIS REDDING performed by MUDIBU & THE JEZEBEL SEXTET

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Experience the incredible sound of Otis Redding's music as two of the UK's most exciting raw soul acts join forces to celebrate the King of Soul. Originally commissioned by Soul Cookers Records for Saint Paul Soul Jazz Festival 2008, this uplifting show pairs charismatic Burundian singer songwriter Mudibu with Hammond...


Thu 15th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Phillip Henry Solo Tour

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm In the autumn of 2018, Phillip Henry will celebrate the release of his long awaited solo album True North with a national tour. Commemorating ten years since his journey to Kolkata to study under the great slide guitarist Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya, True North charts a life spent travelling the globe,...


Sat 17th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Dallahan

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Dallahan is one of the most thrilling forces in the international folk music scene; heavily rooted in traditional Irish music, but with hugely diverse backgrounds and influences. They call on their mixed Irish, Scottish and Hungarian heritage to create a unique and seamless musical montage, drawing in influences from jazz,...


Thu 22nd November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra are one of the hardest working bands in the UK roots circuit. With thousands of touring miles under their belts, they have earned themselves a sizeable fan base in the UK, Europe and beyond. Rob Heron play their own unique brand of Western...


Fri 23rd November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Roving Crows

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Powerful Celtic undertones and intoxicating tribal rhythms After winning International Artist of the Year at the Australian Celtic Music Awards in 2017 the band completed a 3 week tour in Australia this May supported by the UK Arts Council. Roving Crows push the boundaries of the Celtic Folk genre and...


Sat 24th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Nearly Dan - The spirit & sound of Steely Dan

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm This is a standing gig Nearly Dan featuring ‘Aja’ – 40 years on. Nearly Dan are counting down to the ecstasy of their seventh show in Bath! Less tribute and more homage, Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans, desperate to hear the meticulously crafted grooves...


Sun 25th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Andy White

Belfast singer-songwriter Andy White has been producing and writing, and is coming out of hiding to tour the UK and Ireland, late 2018. 22 years after its original release, Andy's debut album 'Rave On Andy White' is reissued on October 5 by Vinyl 180. Latest album 'The Guilty & The Innocent' is now available on CD and LP through Proper....


Thu 29th November, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Jim Moray

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm For 15 years Jim Moray has been at the forefront of a new movement in English traditional music. His debut album Sweet England changed the sound of folk song and won a brace of awards for its innovative melding of orchestration and electronica. Subsequent albums embraced everything from grime to...


Dec 2018

Wed 5th December, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Martin Harley (Solo)

Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. Live at Southern Ground, his eagerly anticipated new album was recorded in Nashville in collaboration with Daniel Kimbro (Jerry Douglas, Larkin Poe) on upright bass. As Martin explains “I wanted to make something representative of where I’m at musically at the...


Fri 7th December, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.50 Advance

Tankus The Henge

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm This is a standing event with seating down both sides Tankus the Henge is the London based, five wheeled, funk fuelled, open top, custom paint job, rock ‘n’ roll jalopy that comes careering round the corner on a tranquil Summer’s day. Ruining the silence and disturbing the bats. Having played...


Thu 13th December, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Amy Wadge

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Grammy Award winner Amy returns for a rare solo appearance. Grammy winner Amy Wadge is widely regarded as one of the country's most successful female singer/songwriters. Over the course of five solo albums, two collaborations, numerous compositions for other artists and hundreds of live performances all over the globe, she...


Jan 2019

Thu 10th January, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Damian Wilson & Adam Wakeman

Rescheduled from March 2018. The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Damian Wilson & Adam Wakeman embark on their second full UK tour. Featuring Damian on vocals and acoustic guitar and Adam on piano, vocals and acoustic guitar. They’ll play songs from their individual back catalogues and artists they have worked with, along with tracks from their...


Sat 12th January, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.50 Advance

Son Yambu - red hot rhythms straight from the streets of Eastern Cuba

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm This is a mainly dancing event, with tables and chairs down both sides of the Auditorium only! **** ‘Son Yambu are an acoustic septet with the real sound of Santiago De Cuba.’ Simon Broughton, London Evening Standard, September 2012 'The UK's very own Buena Vista band….absolutely tremendous…. if you don't...


Sat 26th January, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

I Can't Believe It's Not Buddy

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Buddy Holly & The Crickets are brought back to life as they looked and sounded on their first tour of the UK in 1958 by the outstanding Spencer J & the Copy-Cat Crickets. Taking you back to the age of the soda shop, the drive through diner and the record...


Feb 2019

Fri 22nd February, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£17.50 Advance

Alter Eagles

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Since 2004, the six piece Alter Eagles have established themselves as the UK's most faithful tribute to the one of the most popular bands of all time, playing all the Eagles' biggest hits like Hotel California, Life In The Fast Lane, One Of These Nights, Lyin' Eyes, and New Kid...


Wed 27th February, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Peter Knight(ex Steeleye Span) and John Spiers(ex-Bellowhead)

On a Summer's day in 2016, the organisers of FolkEast Festival masterminded one of the most intriguing and exciting collaborations on today's folk scene. Peter Knight, legendary violinist and ex-member of folk-rock band Steeleye Span was paired with leading melodeon player and ex-Bellowhead member, John Spiers, for a special one-off performance which left audiences in awe. With no space to...


Mar 2019

Sat 2nd March, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

Elvis vs Jerry Lee Lewis

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Who was the real king of rock ‘n’ roll? Elvis the Pelvis? Or The Killer – Jerry Lee Lewis? This is your opportunity to decide as the two come head to head! Be excited once more by the sheer energy of Elvis’ hits such as Hound Dog, All Shook Up,...


Fri 15th March, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Peter Donegan & Penny Jayne Black plus The Four Shots Band

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Peter Donegan & Penny Jayne Black, rising stars in the British Country Music scene will be performing at Chapel Arts Centre Bath on Friday 15th March 2019 backed by The Four Shots Band. Peter Donegan Almost inevitably, Peter Donegan has been performing since the age of five, given that the...


Apr 2019

Sat 27th April, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Daria Kulesh & Marina Osman

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Beguiling and enchanting Daria Kulesh's collaboration with the extraordinary pianist Marina Osman offers a fantastic variety for every listener regardless of their language and cultural background. Expect plenty of authentic Russian flavour, superb musicianship, multilingual banter and heaps of heartfelt, infectious energy. "The songs aren't just sung, but lived." (FATEA...