WEDNESDAY 23/1

IRISH/FOLK

IRISH FOLK AT THE MUCKY DUCK: 2100

An evening of live Irish folk, hosted by the fabulously-named Chicken Shed Zeplin. Musicians are welcome to come along and join in — and everyone is welcome to listen. For venue details, click here.

Entry: free

OPEN MIC

OPEN MIC NIGHT AT THE SIDEWINDER: 2030-2330

Recently refurbished, The Sidewinder pub is a Kemptown phenomenon: friendly, lively, and with an astonishing number of indoor and outdoor spaces you wouldn’t guess from the pavement side of things. Tonight’s Open Mic night is the first of the year – open to musicians and other performers. You’re advised too book a slot with their host Evan to be fitted in.  For venue details, click here.

THURSDAY 24/1

HARDCORE PUNK

FUCKED UP AT PATTERNS: 1900

Things a little quiet in January? Not with Fucked Up around. The Canadian hardcore punk band has been playing for 18 years. To see them in action, click here. For venue details, click here.

Tickets: £17.60

JAZZ / LATIN

GYPSY SWING, BOSSA AND CUBAN WITH QUIZAS JAZZ BAND AT THE MUCKY DUCK:2100

The Mucky Duck is a friendly pub with a great location, tasty food — and a reliably good taste in music. To hear the laid-back Quizas Jazz Band in action, clickhere.For venue details, click here 

Entry: free