Events

Jul 2019

Thu 25th July, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.00 Advance

Chris Difford

Chris Difford is a Grammy nominated and double Ivor Novello Award winning lyricist who has brought us characters and sketches from everyday life, and has successfully turned the mundane into the beautiful, the urbane into the exquisite, for over 40 years. With his collaborator, Squeeze co-founder Glenn Tilbrook, Chris has written some of the most enduring and best-loved songs of...


Fri 26th July, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Peter Bruntnell Band plus support, Sophia Marshall Trio

"One of the finest songwriters in Britain" (The Independent). Peter Bruntnell, whose Nos Da Comrade was one of Mojo’s Americana albums of 2016, brings his 5 piece band with the legendary BJ Cole on pedal steel to promote his new release, King of Madrid. Expect sublime atmospheric songs with a sixties pop influence and more than a hint of psychedelia....


Sat 27th July, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Strawbs 50 Years on - A 50th Anniversary Acoustic Concert

The Strawbs started life as the Strawberry Hill Boys before emerging into the mainstream from the exciting British Folk Movement of the mid 60s alongside other such luminaries as Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Al Stewart and Roy Harper. Their first album with Sandy Denny attracted the attention of A&M Records in America and they became the first British Band to be...


Aug 2019

Sun 4th August, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Faith i Branko

Leading Serbian Roma violinist Branko Ristic - ‘a performer that Paganini would be proud of’ [BBC Radio 3], and English ‘passionate nimble-fingered accordionist’ Faith Ristic [Rhythms Magazine, Australia] perform virtuosic original Roma-influenced music with their international ensemble. The duo met in Branko's Romani village in 2009, and - with music as their only tool for communication - began a journey...


Thu 22nd August, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.00 Advance

Ma Bessie and her Pigfoot band

Building on her passion for the Empress of the Blues, Julia Titus started to perform as Ma Bessie in mid-2015 to share the music of Bessie Smith and her contemporaries with a new generation of listeners. Mixing Julia’s rich, warm vocal sound with a dynamic group of musicians that look as well as sound the part, Ma Bessie combines classic...


Sat 31st August, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

The Dung Beatles

Hailed by The British Beatles Fan Club as “definitely not your average Beatles band”, the band has earned high praise for its authentic musical renditions and close-harmony vocals. Based in Buckinghamshire, The Dung Beatles got together in 2013, with Danny Prendergast on lead guitar and vocal, Mike Ashton on drums, Steve Hillier on rhythm guitar and lead vocal, and Phil...


Sep 2019

Fri 6th September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.00 Advance

Claudia Morris Quartet

“Live or recorded, Claudia is a joy to hear." BBC Radio Ulster, Jazz Show “Passion and clarity delivered with a velvet voice, Claudia lights any stage” BBC Radio Cambridgeshire From her early days as an actress in London, Claudia was spotted for her musical talent and went on to appear in a number of West End Musicals, subsequently developing a...


Sun 8th September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Duncan Chisholm

Duncan Chisholm effortlessly evokes a background steeped in the rich highland music tradition through his rich, varied compositions. Having been described as ‘one of the most authentic interpreters of traditional highland music.’ his fiddle playing takes you on an emotional journey through the beautiful landscape which inspires him. His lastest album, Sandwood, explores the specific area of Sandwood Bay and...


Mon 16th September, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Amathus Wines of Green Street

Presented by Ifor Stanton Amathus is a well established family business. They are sole importers of some prestigious wines, and now have 5 retail shops, London, Brighton, and now Bath. Ifor will choose wines from their extensive range. At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


Tue 17th September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.00 Advance

An Evening with Steve Kilbey and Amanda Kramer

Steve Kilbey is the lead singer, bass guitarist and principal songwriter of Australian band The Church, who have been together 38 years, released 26 albums and sold 2 million records worldwide. Their 1988 album Starfish went Gold in the US and featured the hit “Under the Milky Way”. Steve has released numerous solo albums and collaborations including Isidore, Speed of...


Fri 20th September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

Bob Drury's 'VIVA NEIL DIAMOND'

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 an absolute 'must-see' for any Diamond fans. Prepare to be...


Sat 21st September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Pop-Up Bowie

Paul Anthony was voted the UK’s No.1 David Bowie Tribute Act at the National Tribute Awards 2016. His act has amazed and entertained audiences throughout the nation. With a full band Paul will perform two hours of Bowie’s biggest hits taking the audience on a musical journey, experiencing the masterpieces that made the late, great David Bowie the immortal legend...


Fri 27th September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.00 Advance

Sari Schorr Band

Sari’s “overnight” success comes after years trudging the rugged road of life of the hard-working Blues woman. From her humble beginnings, working the music scene in the legendary fierce South Bronx of New York and on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, to live performances at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, alongside TV shows like Conan O’Brian. New York-based Sari Schorr...


Sat 28th September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

The Urban Voodoo Machine

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 play jazz? Aren’t half of them dead or something?” So...


Sun 29th September, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Clive Carroll in Concert

Acclaimed guitarist and composer Clive Carroll has created a sound world all his own, with a signature blend of warmth and humour that belies his dazzling technical skill. Clive’s masterful compositions feature influences mined from the delicate cadences of Elizabethan lute classics, the imaginative eccentricity of Frank Zappa, visionary classical composers such as Bartok and Ligeti, and hints of jazz...


Oct 2019

Wed 2nd October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Damien O'Kane & Ron Block (Alison Krauss & Union Station) Band

“Ron Block and Damien O’Kane have created something I have never heard. Damien’s sense of piston-like drive and Ron’s stately tone and string-bending accuracy mix to create a confluence of the perfect banjo. The other respected musicians dance around them and give them the space to chase, harmonize, or counter each other throughout this experiment. It works. It all works....


Thu 3rd October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Christine Collister & Michael Fix

With the launch of a brand new CD coinciding with their UK October 2019 tour dates, Collister & Fix are in the throes of creating another beautiful mix of self-penned and emotionally intelligent interpretations of classic pop/folk/rock songs … the excitement is building already! Take a peek at this wonderful performance of the classic Nick Kershaw 80’s hit “Wouldn’t It...


Fri 4th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

The Unravelling Wilburys

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 Harrison, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty, under the late 80s...


Sun 6th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.00 Advance

Gordon Haskell (Duo)

Gordon Haskell has often been described as a brilliant mix of Bill Withers and James Taylor with the feel of J.J Cale; but ultimately Haskell is a craftsman with his own unique style and presence, who has been consistently winning audiences with his warmth and golden voice for decades. After 35 years of dedication to developing his craft of the...


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

An Evening with Keston Cobblers Club - The 10 Year Anniversary Special

PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE A STANDING GIG Join The Cobblers for a one-of-a-kind concert, celebrating their ten years of making and performing music together. With two halves of the Cobblers (no support), all of the favourite tracks from the past ten years in chronological order and a few surprises along the way; expect an evening of rambunctious, instrument switching,...


Fri 11th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Eduardo Niebla in concert accompanied by Matthew Robinson (guitar)

Hailed by the Guardian for his “exquisite guitar playing”, the formidable virtuoso guitarist Eduardo Niebla will present his amazing repertoire of “stunning flamenco jazz” with his internationally acclaimed guitar duo. A master of today’s generation Eduardo has traversed the worlds of jazz, classical, world and pop music, collaborating with such diverse partners as Craig David, Juno Reactor, sitar maestro Nishat...


Sat 12th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

The Undercover Hippy

Introduction Drum and Bass MC turned singer-songwriter Billy Rowan, aka The Undercover Hippy, is definitely not your average singer songwriter. Described by Tom Robinson (BBC6Music) as being “like the love-child of Steel Pulse, Kate Tempest and The Sleaford Mods”, his music brings together powerful messages, infectious reggae rhythms, and the lyrical delivery of a skilled mc. Combining intelligent, provocative lyrics...


Sun 13th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Alice Wallace plus support, Broken Bones Matilda

Lauded by the media for her stunning performance at California’s famed honky-tonk, The Palomino, which re-opened for a one-night-only benefit in October 2018, Californian songstress Alice Wallace is ready to carry forward the West Coast country legacy that the legendary venue embodied with her new album Into the Blue. The album will be Wallace’s debut on Rebelle Road Records, a...


Thu 17th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Hope & Social

“a big sound from this impressive outfit…inspired, anthemic, great” ~ Q Hope & Social are more than a band. They are a band anyone can join; a band who can turn their studio into a bistro for 70 fans; a band who involve people in what they do-from teaching brass instruments in their 'Streetband Named Desire' project to collaborating with...


Fri 18th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Jo Harman Trio

An Evening with (award winning Radio2 play-listed artist) Jo Harman and friends Widely regarded as one of Europe's finest ever soul/blues fuelled voices, JO HARMAN is an international touring and recording artist who remains a genre-defying, independently minded artist of rare credibility. An artist who makes sincere and heartfelt music, The Mirror proclaimed her 'UK's finest female soul blues voice'...


Mon 21st October, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Grapes That Prosper Far From Home

Presented by Phil Cooke All the grape varieties used to make wine originated in Europe. But some grow wonderfully in far away places. Sometimes the wines outperform, or are very different to those from their homeland. At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


Thu 24th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Willy Porter

Willy Porter has been turning first time listeners into die hard fans for more than two decades. Willy blurs the line between indie-folk and rock with his searing signature finger-picking guitar sound, absorbing lyrics, and playful, high-energy live performance style. He has shared world stages with music icons Jeff Beck, Tori Amos, and Paul Simon, carving out a successful solo...


Fri 25th October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Marry Waterson & Emily Barker

English folk royalty meets Australian soul in this new collaboration between Marry Waterson and Emily Barker; an album of fly-on-the-wall observations of the contradictions and disconnections of modern life. No strangers to collaboration, Waterson and Barker discovered an immediate kinship when they started writing together. The intriguing combination of Waterson’s poetic lyrics and Barker’s eclectic musicality has been shaped in...


Thu 31st October, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Poor Nameless Boy

“In a world that celebrates being rich and famous, there’s something purely powerful about poor and nameless.” Disarming in a moment, his soft, melodic delivery is born from a keen perception of the human condition. This understated authenticity is why you’ll find Poor Nameless Boy on the fringes of something much deeper than modern indie-folk. In his quest to retain...


Nov 2019

Fri 1st November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

An 80s Night with Smack the 80s Band

Cabaret Seating with Dance Floor SMACK The 80s are famous for delivering a lively, fun-packed, authentic tribute 80s show that always fills the dance floor and creates an event 'back to the future', never to be forgotten. Dressed in 80s stage wear and using electro-wizardry, the Band instantly transcend audiences’ memories to this golden era with sounds from Wham, Human...


Sat 2nd November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Dire Streets – Tribute to Dire Straits

This has sold out the last four 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 detail and musicianship that marks them as the stand-out Dire...


Sun 3rd November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Hugh Moffatt

The list of artists who have recorded Hugh Moffatt’s songs is international and multi-dimensional. They range in styles from Patti Page to Kesha and include Jerry Lee Lewis, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Alabama, and Johnny Cash and many others in pop, country, bluegrass, traditional, and gospel from around the world. These recordings include the chart-topping...


Wed 6th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Trio Dhoore

Trio Dhoore Are a young band of monstrously musical brothers from Flanders. Championed by fRoots magazine, their first appearance in the UK at Sidmouth Folk festival in summer 2016 was a rip-roaring success, swiftly followed by universally-applauded shows at Homegrown Festival/EfEx. They are a stand out act! Their "rooted folk music" breathes life, freedom and energy into a repertoire of...


Thu 7th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£11.00 Advance

Kitty Macfarlane

Kitty Macfarlane is a Bristol-based songwriter and accomplished guitar player. Her sharply observed narrative songs are pure poetry, rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye – bound loosely by the theme of mankind’s relationship with the wild. This autumn sees the release of Kitty Macfarlane's highly anticipated debut album Namer of Clouds, produced by Sam Kelly and Jacob...


Fri 8th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Harp and a Monkey

Mermaids in cages, cuckolded mole catchers and Victorian houses of ill-repute are all among the influences of Harp and a Monkey, one of East Lancashire's most unique and award-winning musical offerings. Combined with their unusual choice of instruments, a Harp and a Monkey show is something truly intriguing and entertaining. The trio’s melodic and hauntological storytelling, which is always underpinned...


Sat 9th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

The Willows

★★★★★ – “Uniquely blends English folk with pure Americana – A sound as wide as the prairie.” Country Music Magazine “The Willows offer a polished update of Anglo-folk shot through with a streak of Americana. An impressive showcase to match their on-stage prowess.” The Guardian With their 3rd album Through The Wild winning critical acclaim from all directions, an exhilarating...


Fri 15th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Katy Hurt - 'The Revved Up' Tour

Katy Hurt has rapidly become a leading light on the UK Country/Americana scene and all without having released a full length studio album. 2018 has seen her nominated for “Best Country/Folk Act” at the Unsigned Music Awards as well as performing festival slots at Country 2 Country, BlackDeer, Rhythmtree, Cornbury and many more. Katy spent 2017 and 2018 performing at...


Sat 16th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.50 Advance

The Bob Dylan Story

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 50th ANNIVERSARY GREATEST HITS SHOW The stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon. Join Bob and The Band on a nostalgic trip through and beyond 1960s America as hits including Like A Rolling Stone, Mr Tambourine Man, Blowin’ In The Wind, Knocking On Heaven’s Door, All Along The Watchtower, The Times They...


Mon 18th November, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Wines For Winter Evenings

Presented by Phil Cooke The wines in this tasting will be chosen to suit chill winter evenings. Perhaps a fizz to start with, and certainly a fortified to end the evening. In between there will be wines to suit winter food, or to savour with friends and family. At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


Fri 22nd November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Roving Crows

Contemporary Celtic Folk Music After winning International Artist of the Year at the Australian Celtic Music Awards in 2017 the band completed a 3 week tour in Australia in May last year supported by the UK Arts Council. Roving Crows push the boundaries of the Celtic Folk genre and play with genuine passion, energy and soul – a must see...


Sat 23rd November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

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

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 and horns from The Jezebel Sextet. You’ll hear 20 Otis...


Sun 24th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.50 Advance

Sheelanagig

‘High octane stuff...Would liven any party and keep the floor full’ – fRoots Sheelanagigfor over a decade have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, fiddle, double bass - added with the rhythmic energy of flute and drums and a bagful of joint-jumping tunes,...


Thu 28th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Lady Maisery

In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative music, Lady Maisery shine brightly. In 2016 The Guardian described theirs as “some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene”. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions, multi-instrumentalists and singers Hazel Askew,...


Fri 29th November, 2019
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 An authentic eight-piece Ska band with years of live experience, The Superskas perform a catalogue of hits from the golden ages of Trojan Ska & 2 Tone. Covering songs from original pioneers Toots & the Maytals and Desmond Dekker, through to The Specials, Madness and The...


Sat 30th November, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£22.00 Advance

Nearly Dan - The spirit & sound of Steely Dan

This is a standing gig Nearly Dan featuring ‘Aja’ – 40 years on. Nearly Dan are counting down to the ecstasy of their 8th 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 and allusive lyrical style of Donald Fagen & Walter Becker....


Dec 2019

Fri 6th December, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.00 Advance

The Return of the King: Elvis 68

Featuring the sensational and award winning Steve Halliday is the Elvis show that fans have been crying out for. By the late 1960s the career of rock 'n' roll's king was in stagnation. A string of poorly received movies and a drop in record sales had knocked him from his throne. But then came the outstanding TV Special of 1968...


Sat 7th December, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Oye Santana - Tribute to Carlos Santana

The Woodstock 50th Anniversary tour from Oye Santana. UK No.1 Winner at the 2018 National Tribute Music Awards. Celebrating 50 years since Santana's electrifying performance at Woodstock catapulted them into stardom, this show is stacked with five decades of hits – including the multi-million seller Smooth, Black Magic Woman, Samba Pa Ti, Maria Maria, Oye Como Va, Corazón Espinado and...


Wed 18th December, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.00 Advance

Peter Gill's Christmas Comedy Songbook

Renowned entertainer Peter Gill presents his ever popular Comedy Songbook with a special Christmas theme. Along with favourites from the repertoire of greats such as Victoria Wood, Noel Coward, Allan Sherman, Flanders and Swann, Billy Connolly and Johnny Cash, expect festively themed classics like Tom Lehrer's Christmas Carol, Weird Al's The Night Santa Went Crazy, Spike Jones' All I Want...


Jan 2020

Sat 25th January, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

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

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 start to move to this there is no hope for...


Feb 2020

Thu 6th February, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Ezio

Recorded in the company of house-trained rabbits on an industrial estate in Cambridge, Daylight Moon, Ezio’s ninth studio album is their most personal yet. The visceral honesty of frontman Ezio Lunedei’s lyrics is laid bare in tracks like ‘Indian’, an ode to feeling overcome by forces beyond his control, and ‘Dirty Little Secret’, a Nick-Drake-esque ditty where he tries to...


Mar 2020

Fri 6th March, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.50 Advance

Tankus the Henge

Tankus the Henge have built their reputation on unforgettable songwriting, spectacular live performances and relentless hard work, playing hundreds of shows across Europe and building a devoted fan base along the way. Their funk-fuelled repertoire is wildly eclectic, ranging from New Orleans inspired swing to heavy rock riffs, and since their beginnings in the ratty alleyways of London’s Soho, the band...


Sat 7th March, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Big Boy Bloater & The Limits

Get some Rhythm in your Blues and some Rock in your Roll. Nothing describes Bloater's unique sound better. He mixes genres, infusing them with his unmistakable classic R&B sound, weaving Link Wray guitar with classic pop and rock, all overlaid with his much-lauded gruff, powerful vocals. An imaginative songwriter, an engaging entertainer, a world-class guitarist and vocalist. A Big Boy...


Sun 29th March, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Rachael McShane and the Cartographers

Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as making several TV appearances. Bellowhead recorded 5 studio albums, and won a total of 8 BBC Folk Awards in their 12 years together. Rachael has more recently...


Apr 2020

Thu 2nd April, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Hannah White & The Nordic Connections

The artist the Evening Standard calls “an activist”, Hannah White is politically-inclined, an active humanitarian and an advocate for independent musicians and writers all over the UK; But most of all she is the “arresting and wholly believable” (Acoustic Magazine) singer-songwriter that captures the hearts of her audiences nationwide gaining her acclaim from BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music, Blues...