Events

Feb 2018

Thu 22nd February, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£0.00 Advance

Steve Knightley ‘Songs & Stories’ 2018 Tour

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Steve Knightley announces highly anticipated 2018 solo tour – and there’s a twist. As the frontman and songwriter of British folk heavyweights Show of Hands, Steve Knightley boasts an impressive back catalogue. He’s regularly cited by emerging artists as a source of inspiration. But who has ignited and fuelled Knightley’s...


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

Damien O’Kane Trio

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Damien O’Kane (vocals, guitar/tenor guitar and banjo), Steven Byrnes (guitar/tenor guitar) and Steven Iveson (electric guitar). BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 nominee for ‘Best Album’ Damien O’Kane is a musician of many talents. Teamed up with master guitarist Steven Byrnes (Treacherous Orchestra/Kate Rusby) and Steven Iveson’s (Damien O’Kane Band)...


Sun 25th February, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£9.00 Advance

North Sea Gas

North Sea Gas return once again. They will entertain you with songs from their new album. “When We Go Rolling Home” and old favourites!! Playing Guitars, Fiddle, Banjo, Bouzouki, Bohdran and with strong vocals. Featuring three part harmonies and lots of Craic!! An entertaining show for all ages. www.northseagas.co.uk/


Mar 2018

Thu 1st March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Ezio

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm “Easily one of the UK’s best live bands”. The Guardian 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...


Fri 2nd March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Adam Wakeman and Damian Wilson

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm After many successful shows in 2016 & 2017, Adam Wakeman and Damian Wilson will embark on their latest acoustic tour. Featuring Damian on vocals and acoustic guitar and Adam on piano, vocals and acoustic guitar. They’ll be playing songs from their individual back catalogues and artists they have worked with,...


Sat 3rd March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

FolkLaw

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 3rd March these rising stars of the folk, rock and roots scene bring their energetic, entertaining performance to...


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

Nigel Philip Davies and the Good Companions with support from Nick Ward

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Singer Songwriter Nigel Philip Davies is a veteran of the music scene. Ably accompanied by The Good Companions, he performs songs that span the broad spectrum from riotous fiddle driven tunes to deeply reflective songs of love and loss, covering humour and social issues along the way. Nigel was a...


Fri 9th March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

An Intimate Evening With Mark Stanway (ex-Magnum)

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm An intimate evening with the former long-time MAGNUM keyboard player Mark Stanway, formerly of British melodic rock band MAGNUM, embarks on a fresh chapter in his career as he takes to the UK’s stages during 2018 to share with audiences a lifetime of experiences within the music business in this...


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

Harriet

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Having just completed her acclaimed debut UK tour which saw her sell out venues across the UK. Harriet will be playing some further shows across the country throughout 2017. The glorious singer, reminiscent of Karen Carpenter has been a regular voice on Radio 2 and championed by both Graham Norton...


Sun 11th March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Clive Carroll - A 1000 Years of Music

Clive’s masterful compositions, coupled with his versatility and unparalleled technical virtuosity, have made him one of the world’s premier acoustic guitar players. He has toured across Europe, Australia, the Middle East and North America, garnering praise for his sublime performances of everything from 16th and 17th century lute music to Jazz standards, Blues, Irish reels and his own groundbreaking compositions....


Thu 15th March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Broom Bezzums

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Mark Bloomer & Andrew Cadie have been constantly tearing up and down the autobahn since 2007, spreading their infectious music and wooing new fans with their congenial storytelling wherever they go. Now firmly established in Germany, Broom Bezzums have twice won the “Folk” category at the German Rock and Pop...


Fri 16th March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Kenny Foster - Nashville Recording Artist, plus support, Ags Connolly

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm While Kenny Foster isn’t exactly ‘new’ to country music, the momentum behind the unmistakable balladeer’s impending 2017 release ‘Deep Cuts’ has a host of new fans flocking to the raw grit and brutal honesty of Foster‘s remarkably mature, thoughtful, and unapologetic songwriting. Lush with real instruments, astute observations, and the...


Sat 17th March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£17.00 Advance

Oye Santana

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm This is a SEATED CABARET Event. What makes Oye Santana so good? First of all the music. There’s a treasury of more than four decades of Santana catalogue to draw on, and every number in our set is a gem in its own right. Then there’s the musicianship. Check out...


Mon 19th March, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Wines From Chile

Presented by Phil Cooke Chile is a winemakers paradise, and new vineyards are still being planted. At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


Wed 21st March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.00 Advance

The Young’uns present: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

The Young’uns have been nominated for two BBC Folk Awards! 1. Nomination for Best Album for ‘Strangers' The Best Album Nomination also goes to a public vote, see here... 2. Nomination for Best Song for ‘Be The Man' Nomination News... Twice BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners the Young’uns present a timely tale of a boy who walked out of...


Thu 22nd March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.00 Advance

O’Hooley & Tidow

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm O’Hooley & Tidow have been nominated for ‘Best Duo’ in this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards! With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, sessions on 6 Music and Radio 2, five star reviews and a feature in The Guardian, the songwriting, voice and piano partnership of...


Fri 23rd March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

The Jar Family

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Hartlepool based The Jar Family are five individual songwriters and musicians, who decided that, rather than strive for success in isolation, they would join forces to pool their talent and create their ‘industrial folk’ sound. The Jar Family have mesmerised, entertained, thrilled and conscripted punters at more than 400 gigs...


Sat 24th March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£0.00 Advance

Bootleg BEE GEES

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Seated Cabaret with Dancing "This act is fun from start to finish!" The Stage The Bootleg Bee Gees have played, to great acclaim, all over the UK and throughout Europe for the past fifteen years - performing in theatres, festivals, and music venues, always bringing the house down with their...


Thu 29th March, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Port Cities

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm A port city is a place where cultures and histories collide, where goods and ideas are imported and absorbed into the local bloodstream. Not entirely un-coincidentally, Port Cities the band is the musical equivalent; a melting pot of three of Canada’s most creative individual talents, drawn together to make an...


Apr 2018

Fri 6th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Carpenters Gold – Live in Concert

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Produced by London West End Director of 80's Mania, The Abba Reunion Tribute Show and Abba Mania. Carpenters Gold authentically performs their Greatest hits, such as Goodbye to Love, Solitaire, We've Only Just Begun, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Superstar, plus many more; recreating the look and sound...


Sat 7th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

Celine Dommart and quartet

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Jazz, French Café, and Latin rhythms from Parisian singer Celine Dommart and her quartet. Prior to recording her second album, Celine will be touring new material during Spring 2018 with her quartet, ‘Montparnasse’. Since the release of ‘Dans Les Cafes Voisins’ in 2016, the group has gone from strength to...


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

Gaz Brookfield

Gaz Brookfield is a solo acoustic musician based in Bristol. Since winning Acoustic magazine's 2010 Singer Songwriter of the year, he has spent his time on the road, touring the UK and Europe. In this time he has shared the stage with the likes of The Levellers, Frank Turner, New Model Army, Nick Harper, Newton Faulkner, Miles Hunt, Seth Lakeman...


Wed 11th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Geoff Achison & The UK Souldiggers

Following a sell-out tour earlier this year, GEOFF ACHISON returns to the UK in 2018 for a run of 33 shows at festivals, music clubs, theatres and arts centres. He is supported by his "UK Souldiggers" - internationally acclaimed drummer, SAM KELLY (Cymande, Roger Chapman, Gary Moore, Chaka Khan, Madeline Bell) keys man, PAUL JOBSON (Boney M, Hamish Stewart, Linda...


Thu 12th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Brooke Sharkey plus support: Joey Costello

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm London based singer-songwriter Brooke Sharkey was raised between France and England, since her return she has release 2 Eps and 1 full length album (one dress, 2012) and has just released her second album ‘Wandering Heart’ independently in the UK as is due to be released in Europe and the...


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

Fred’s House plus support, The Portraits

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm "Fred's House are a very popular band who have built up a significant following, and they were quickly bringing the house down" Maverick Magazine Fred’s House make summery 70’s West Coast inspired folk/rock but have their own distinctively fresh sound that is very much part of now. This group of...


Sat 14th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Pop-Up Bowie

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm 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...


Mon 16th April, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Around The World

Presented by Phil Cooke In this tasting you will be able to compare and contrast wines from the New World & the Old World At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


Thu 19th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

The Rheingans Sisters

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Winners of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Original Track, The Rheingans Sisters make playful, powerful and richly connecting music that is wholly contemporary while deeply anchored in folk traditions. Drawing on their pan-European musical scholarship (having studied extensively in France, Sweden and Norway) and their spirited...


Fri 20th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Ranagri plus support, Plumhall

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Ranagri produce an electrifying mix of virtuosic instrumentals, haunting melodies, vivid storytelling and their unique take on old and new folk songs. The London based band are a combination of Irish and English musicians; Dónal Rogers (Vocals/Guitar), Eliza Marshall (Flutes/Whistles), Ellie Turner (Electric Harp) and Joe Danks (Bodhrán/Guitar). Ranagri were...


Sat 21st April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

The Leylines

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The Leylines are British folk-punk for a summer’s afternoon, a sound forged in festivals and bonfires, with fiddle-driven rabble rousers and songs that stir the soul. The Leylines was started by a group of West Country musicians driving home from a session at the legendary Sawmills studios. Levelling The Land...


Fri 27th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00 Advance

The Jerry Lee Lewis Story

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Starring the sensationally talented Peter Gill (Let The Good Times Roll, Rock 'n' Roll Paradise) this is the story of rock n roll’s most exciting performer. From his meteoric rise to fame to his equally as fast fall from grace when he married his 13 year old cousin - back...


Sat 28th April, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£17.50 Advance

'Both Sides Now' presents The Joni Mitchell Songbook

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Of all the leading lights of the West Coast singer-songwriter movement, Joni Mitchell remains its most influential figure, with a body of work running the gamut from folk to mainstream pop, right through to modern jazz and back again. This comprehensive survey of Joni’s career includes landmarks such as Big...


May 2018

Thu 3rd May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£16.50 Advance

Maddy Prior with Hannah James & Giles Lewin

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Over the course of her remarkable career, Maddy Prior has made it her mission to work with some of the most exceptional musicians in the world – both within Steeleye Span and beyond. To that noted list she has added accordion player, singer and clog dancer Hannah James and multi-instrumentalist...


Sat 5th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£17.50 Advance

The Everly Brothers & Friends Tribute Show

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The Temple Brothers, the UKs No.1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers are proud to announce the return of their Theatre Show, produced by themselves. The only show of it's kind dedicated to the music of one of the greatest harmony duo's the Everly Brothers. Just as the Everly Brothers were...


Sun 6th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Wizz Jones - Acoustic guitarist, songwriter, folksinger and bluesman!

“Originally inspired by seeing Big Bill Broonzy and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Wizz learnt his guitar licks from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry whilst playing in the coffee bars of London’s Soho in the late 1950’s. He then followed the time-honoured buskers’ trail from the streets of Paris to the markets of Marrakech during the early 1960’s...


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

Daisy Chapman

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Daisy Chapman - Vocals Piano Violin Cello Self titled 'Sinner' Songwriter and BBC Introducing favourite Daisy Chapman is an incredibly well-travelled pianist and vocalist who draws influences from the anti-folk world. It’s hard to pinpoint Daisy’s unique style, but think Sandy Denny meets Regina Spektor and you're close. Every song...


Fri 11th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00 Advance

Emily Maguire

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm “Exquisite” UNCUT “A class act” THE MIRROR “A true artist” RnR MAGAZINE “Music for the soul” MAVERICK MAGAZINE A classically-trained multi-instrumentalist with five albums and two books to her name, Emily Maguire is truly “a talent to be reckoned with” (RnR Magazine), her strong, thought-provoking lyrics, supremely expressive vocals and...


Thu 17th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Young Waters (5 piece Band) plus support, Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Winners of the New Shoots Competition, Bath Folk Festival 2016 "Energetic, original ...excellent stage presence and varied, enchanting material... extremely deserving winners of the Bath Folk Festival New Shoots Competition 2016." Bath Folk Festival Young Waters: haunting harmonies, toe-tapping rhythm and twisted folk from rising stars. Young Waters’ twisted neo-folk...


Sat 19th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.50 Advance

The Landscape of Guitar: Animated Painting Concert Experience

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Performing fiery Spanish guitar pieces like “Malaguena” to the gorgeous vocal harmonies of “Sounds of Silence” this duo takes the art of guitars to another dimension with the exciting new animated painting concert experience. A colorful backdrop of lush vibrant painted landscapes based on the guitar theme flows thru the...


Mon 21st May, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Single Vineyard Wines

Presented by Phil Cooke The highest quality grapes are grown in named vineyards. And that is the focus of this tasting. At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


Fri 25th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£13.50 Advance

Cool Britannia! A ride through the swinging sixties

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm 1960 ushers in a heady new era. Postwar austerity is over and Britain is back on its feet, ready to spring onto the world stage with a look, vibe and sound all its own. No more would Britain need America for glamour, excitement and music. The new decade brings with...


Sat 26th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

DLM & Leon Hunt’s n-Tet

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Davis Lindley Mullan (DLM) are a trio based in the West Country with a serious, classy pedigree. Fronted by Andrew Cresswell Davis, who in his long career has been a mainstay of the evergreen Bristol band Stackridge, was one half of the hit making duo The Korgis and has added...


Sun 27th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Daryl Kellie & Jon Hart - Set Adrift Tour

'Set Adrift' are a fingerstyle singer-songwriter duo (with two of UK's best percussive fingerstyle guitar-singers) based in and around London. What started off as a collaboration idea to write a few songs on a houseboat, resulted in a 5-day tour on the River Thames and an album's worth of material. The album 'Set Adrift' is a combination of originals and...


Tue 29th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£10.00 Advance

Brejeiro: the Brazilian musical

Years before Samba emerged, Brazilian Choro music and Maxixe dances rocked the world. Join Brejeiro and friends to experience this infectious music. Samba and Bossa-Nova are familiar musical styles from Brazil, but years before these emerged it was Choro music and Maxixe dances that rocked the world. Join Brejeiro and friends to experience this infectious music and its social history...


Wed 30th May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.00 Advance

Juan Martin Flamenco Trio

Juan Martin, a truly awe-inspiring guitarist, composer and all-encompassing musician returns to tour the UK with great new artists, direct from Spain. Juan’s new dancer is the 19 year old star from Cádiz, Raquel Gonzalez. Her tremendous footwork and passion joined with the extraordinary singer Antonio Aparecida and the poetry and emotion of one of the world’s leading guitarists make...


Thu 31st May, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Reg Meuross with special guest - Anna Tanvir

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm A captivating musical evening with multi-award winning Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross, with very special guest the harpist Anna Tanvir. Anna will perform a solo opening set, and will join Reg for part of his headline set. The combination of these two musicians is magical. REG MEUROSS Reg is a true...


Jun 2018

Fri 1st June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Track Dogs

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Sun-shiny songs thriving on dark themes behind irresistible rhythms. The band take their name from the maintenance teams working the subway tracks in New York City. These teams have to look out for each other and are a closely-knit group much like the band of four ex-pats living in Madrid...


Sat 2nd June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Untamed Burlesque

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Ophelia Wilde Our headliner for this evening is one badass bootyshakin’ performer...Ophelia Wilde! She’s performed all over the UK and has recently gone international too! She’ll be at the next Untamed and can not be missed. Previous performances include: Glasgow Burlesque Festival and Boomtown Fair. Velveteen Hussey We have the...


Sun 3rd June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£22.50 Advance

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Direct from it’s success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, features a full live band performing all the hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. Get your...


Tue 5th June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Martin Carthy

Lifetime Achievement Award – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but...


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

Jill Jackson

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Are We There Yet? is the long awaited 5th solo album by Paisley born singer songwriter Jill Jackson, a record that bears the hallmarks of a 25 year musical journey that has taken her from Paisley to Top of The Pops to playing in every State of America (50 States...


Thu 14th June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£12.00 Advance

Ange Hardy

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Nominated at the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and celebrated by The Telegraph as “one of Britain’s top folk musicians” has grabbed the attention of the traditional folk music world by writing new material and embracing modern technologies whilst maintaining a traditional feel. Alongside a staggering list of other...


Sat 16th June, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

The Flaming Feathers Summer Cabaret

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The UK’s top showgirl dance troupe The Flaming Feathers return once again to the Chapel Arts Centre with their sell out cabaret show… As well as performing an array of popular numbers including The Copa Cabana, The Charleston, The Jive, The Samba and their famous Can-Can, joining them on stage...


Mon 18th June, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£20.00 Advance

Wine Tasting – Wines For Summer Drinking

Presented by Phil Cooke Wines need to be chosen to suit the occasion, and Summer drinking is the theme for this tasting. At least 8 wines plus quality breads and cheeses.


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 Songbook

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Cloudbusting’s acoustic offshoot, ‘The Kate Bush Song Book’, features Mandy’s vocals, Michael on piano and, where possible, Dave on upright electric bass. It’s a simpler, more intimate take on some of her bigger songs and offers a welcome opportunity to explore many of the lesser-know, more mysterious compositions from across...


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

Chris Cleverley

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
£10.00 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...


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...


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

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith are one of the finest duos to have emerged onto the British folk and acoustic scene in recent years. Their combination of outstanding vocal work, sensitive instrumentation, and a powerful social conscience has brought them widespread critical acclaim. ‘Their real strength lies in their original compositions, which range from stories of protest and eviction to...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Nov 2018

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...


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...


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...


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...


Jan 2019

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...