MONDAY 12/11

ALT ROCK 

A – PLAY HI-FI SERIOUS AT CONCORDE 2: 1930

Suffolk-based alt rock band A perform their third album Hi-Fi Serious (2002). To get an idea of their sound, click here. For venue, click here 

Tickets: £21

POP

JOHN BUCKLEY AT THE LATEST MUSIC BAR: 1930

John Buckley’s songs are described as  youthful stories of love. To get an idea of his sound, click here and here for venue


TUESDAY 13/11

HIP-HOP / GARAGE / INDIE

JUST JACK AT PATTERNS: 1900-2200

Jack Allsopp aka Just Jack, comes from Camden town – and his 2007 hist Starz in Their Eyes was nominated for an Ivor Novello award and reached no. 2 in the UK Singles Chart. Now living in Brighton, his latest album What We Did Today ‘tells stories of childhood crushes, failing marriages, dealing with kids when hungover, and being strip-searched at a festival.’ To hear his sound, click here. For venue details, click here. 

Tickets: £12


WEDNESDAY 14/11

JAZZ

EZRA COLLECTIVE AT PATTERNS: 1930 SOLD OUT

Ezra Collective describe say their sound ‘nods respectfully to a classic jazz footprint, celebrating the originators whilst simultaneously carving a path solely their own.’ To get an idea of what that sounds like, click here. For venue details, click here. 

Tickets: £13 NB This event is marked as SOLD OUT. To join the waiting list, click here

 

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


 

THURSDAY 8/11

JAZZ

PYJAEN AT THE VERDICT: 2030

PYJAEN is an improv five-piece band. Based in London, having met at the prestigious Trinity Laban College of Music they find influence from many sources, including rock, electro, afrobeat, hip hop and jazz fusion. To hear what they sound like, click here. For venue details, click here. 

Tickets: £8 / £4

JAZZ / SOUL

YAZMIN LACEY AT PATTERNS: 1930

Yazmin Lacey has been described (by The Guardian) as ‘a singer of smoky, soulful jazz music.’  To hear her sound, click here. For venue details, click here. 

Tickets: £9

 

AFGHAN MUSIC 

SPIRITUAL MUSIC FROM AFGHANISTAN AND INDIA AT ST GEORGE’S CHURCH: 1900

John Baily and Veronica Doubleday are ethnomusicologists  – they are also husband and wife. They have spent three decades helping to take the  music of Afghanistan to a wider audience. There is a possibility of having a light supper with Asian flavours along with the performance. To book a ticket, click here.

Tickets: £15 (with supper) £8 (performance only)

 

PROG ROCK

CARAVAN – 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR AT CONCORDE 2: 1930

Caravan formed in Canterbury in 1968. This year they’re celebrating five decades together. To see them in action, click here. For venue details, click here.

Tickets: £20

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, click here.For venue details, click here 

Entry: free

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