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Rooster Tail

Rooster Tail

December 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Hard hitting, great fun, beautifully executed Heavy Rock Classics from this Sussex four-piece.

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Taylor Maid

Taylor Maid

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Great Swing Band – regulars at the Welly.  Marvelously executed jazz standards for a fantastic afternoon.  

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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

December 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Our guest host will steer you through our weekly minefield of trivia. Fun, relatively easy & a snowball rollover open to all quiz entrants

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Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Based in Shoreham, Sussex, England, the Mechanicals are Mick Parker, Ray Chandler and Barry Ruffell, sometimes augmented by other musical pals when extra instrumentation is needed. Their musical style is informal, their repertoire extensive and adaptable, and their playing and singing highly distinctive.

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Mickey Hart & the Hartbreakers

Mickey Hart & the Hartbreakers

December 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The very brilliant Micky Hart returns with a great take on 50s vintage R’n’R – fabulous band – always a sell-out even though it’s free !

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Jazz Session

Jazz Session

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Local musicians jamming in a mellow tone from 3 Pm – guests have included Michele Nardell, Zoe Lewis, Matt Szul, Dan Cartwright, Theseus Gerard, Victoria Wilson, Dave Smith, Piers Clarke, Spencer Prescod, Sarah l.Harris, Olly Vincent, Alison David. … but watch this space – always high quality and accessible.

I’m Dreaming of a wet Christmas!

I’m Dreaming of a wet Christmas!

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Don’t go dry this Christmas, Come to The Welly’s Festive Boozy Market! Find the ideal Christmas present here! Choose from Beer & Cider Gift Packs, Welly T-Shirts or  the ultimate perfect present – Duke of Wellington Gift Vouchers! Anil Mistry will be there Launching his new book ‘The Welly’ £2 from each sale will be […]

The Baptists

The Baptists

December 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Return of our wonderful Reggae DJ, Good dancing vibes!

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Time Travellers

Time Travellers

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gill Berryman fronts this very competent four-piece for a laid back Sunday afternoon of jazz classics and lounge loveliness.  

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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

December 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Our guest host will steer you through our weekly minefield of trivia. Fun, relatively easy & a snowball rollover open to all quiz entrants

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Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Based in Shoreham, Sussex, England, the Mechanicals are Mick Parker, Ray Chandler and Barry Ruffell, sometimes augmented by other musical pals when extra instrumentation is needed. Their musical style is informal, their repertoire extensive and adaptable, and their playing and singing highly distinctive.

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The Thursday Night Show

The Thursday Night Show

December 13 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

A performance platform for new artists, simultaneously broadcast live on digital radio. For more information, please follow the link below. http://www.thethursdaynightshow.com

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WOB

WOB

December 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Travelling extensively with a trusty acoustic guitar, the “astonishingly bouncy talent machine” Rock ‘n’ Reel, was spotted at venues all over England, gaining ecstatic audience reactions from crowds more used to punk rock than acoustic music. At the end of 1990 he joined the ranks of agit-folk-rockers Blyth Power, a band described by Folk Roots, as “a national […]

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Shoreham Allstars Showcase

Shoreham Allstars Showcase

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Acoustic and Electric – young performers from Dave O’Connel’s school showcase their talents.

The Informers

The Informers

December 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Informers are one of Brighton’s leading blues/soul combos, trio and 5-piece band, their musical style has evolved over many years of playing some of the towns pre-eminent clubs and bars, including the legendary Concorde Bar and the established blues venue, the Ranelagh and The Neptune. The Informers are made up of Jon Gilhooly, lead […]

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Voodoo Kitchen

Voodoo Kitchen

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Dr Bob Brookes & Prof Dave Minns – with many guest artists – play Country Rock, Country Blues, Country Old Time, Country & Western and Country ….

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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

December 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Reg returns for this special Festival Quiz, Fun, relatively easy & a snowball rollover open to all quiz entrants

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

December 18 @ 8:45 pm - 11:00 pm

A Showcase for local talent, those starting out on the music circuit, those trying out new material and those who simply want to perform. Turn up, chat to Matt the organiser, arrange a spot and play. Full PA, stage and lighting. – In house piano available too !! (It is in tune). Great for performers […]

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Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

December 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Based in Shoreham, Sussex, England, the Mechanicals are Mick Parker, Ray Chandler and Barry Ruffell, sometimes augmented by other musical pals when extra instrumentation is needed. Their musical style is informal, their repertoire extensive and adaptable, and their playing and singing highly distinctive.

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The Wellington Wailers Christmas Party Night

The Wellington Wailers Christmas Party Night

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Wellington Wailers will be in festive mood for a seasonal night of well-known carols, seasonal songs, along with good ol’ sing – a – long Shanty choruses to join in with Captain Mike Green leads the sixteen strong Sea Shanty Crew, in work shanties, songs of the sea and tales of ‘Derring do’ upon […]

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The Fish Brothers – The Annual Fishmas Party (West)

The Fish Brothers – The Annual Fishmas Party (West)

December 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The official Fish Brothers festive West Sussex party. The world’s only Victorian Music Hall/Punk Rock crossover band. http://www.thefishbrothers.com/

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Jazz Session

Jazz Session

December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Local musicians jamming in a mellow tone from 3 Pm – guests have included Michele Nardell, Zoe Lewis, Matt Szul, Dan Cartwright, Theseus Gerard, Victoria Wilson, Dave Smith, Piers Clarke, Spencer Prescod, Sarah l.Harris, Olly Vincent, Alison David. … but watch this space – always high quality and accessible.

Dirty Shoes

Dirty Shoes

December 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Excellent well-crafted Heavy Rock from these Welly regulars ! For most regular ‘music-goers’ in Sussex, Dirty Shoes need no introduction, having been entertaining audiences in the South for over 25 years, establishing themselves as one of the most popular Rock Bands in the area and packing venues with their high-energy Hard-Rock Covers. If they’re in […]

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Pemberton Smith

Pemberton Smith

December 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Acoustic classics and originals

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Dr Bluegrass – Christmas Eve

Dr Bluegrass – Christmas Eve

December 24 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Foot stompin’, thigh slappin’ bluegrass from the deep south (of England). Dr Bluegrass return. It’ll be a Bluegrass Bonanza !!! Folk Classics and re-intepretations of classic rock numbers, delivered with joi de vivre, panache and a smattering of hicksville.  

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Boxing Day Disco

Boxing Day Disco

December 26 @ 8:00 pm

DJ Diva Drummond spins the steel wheels and unleashes ancient vinyl for a jolly fine time I’ll have you know …..

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D J Jazzman !!

D J Jazzman !!

December 27 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Hip Cat laying down some cool vibes daddy-o. Bring your wax as well greybeards, and the man will spin your tunes. Sit back and loosen up yo wig !!

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Mad Badger

Mad Badger

December 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Rock and that ….

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Lee Pryor

Lee Pryor

December 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Solo instrumentalist and Singer – Lee is the front man for Whole Lotta Led – but brings his talents to the interpretation of Classic Rock Hits. A great warm-up for Light Zeppelin later in the week.

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Shady Grove – NYE Party !!! Till late …

Shady Grove – NYE Party !!! Till late …

December 31 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm

Take the song-writers from the Risen Road & Porchlight Smoker, put them in a blender and add fine fiddle, bass and percussion. You get a Shady Grove Gateaux … to be enjoyed anytime, any place, anywhere – especially with a Bank Holiday beckoning, washed down with an ocean of ale.