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Los Fastidios

Los Fastidios

August 1 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Los Fastidios is an Italian Oi! band. It was formed in Verona in 1991, however only one of the original band members remain. Songs of Los Fastidios deal with common life situations, as well as promoting equality, socialism and the fight against discrimination. The band is often identified with the SHARP movement.

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Railroad

Railroad

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

Blues, driven by harp and guitar. Cos the Devil has all the Best Tunes ! http://railroadband.co.uk/ Visit Website for video links and info

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Weird Hot Chili Peppers

Weird Hot Chili Peppers

August 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Chilli Peppers, new to old covered, funked up, turned up, energised, authentic and keeping it fucking real

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Melissa & Reece

Melissa & Reece

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Melissa and Reece are a Brighton-based jazz and soul duo. With Melissa’s soaring high notes and Reece’s effortless rhythmical guitar playing, they create their renditions of some of the best and well loved jazz and soul classics since the 1920’s from Ella Fitzgerald to Amy Winehouse.

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Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

August 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 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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Tortuga – plus support from Nic Savage

Tortuga – plus support from Nic Savage

August 10 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Grungey Rock originals from this new band fronted by the famous and astounding vocalist Jane Pearce. Drums, bass and guitar complete the quartet.   Nic Savage is an Acoustic-Rock singer-songwriter based in Brighton performing originals and covers. Vocals and guitar are aplenty with use of live looping and effects to make every show as unique as […]

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Jazz Session

Jazz Session

August 11 @ 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.

Hannah’s Wedding Party – with DJ Coxy & Lil Stevie

Hannah’s Wedding Party – with DJ Coxy & Lil Stevie

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Celebrating our beautiful manager’s wedding festivities – just in case you missed the big day at Margate Soul Festival! DJ’s from Mi-Soul Radio DJ Coxy & Lil Stevie will be spinning some Soul, Soulful house and a touch of RNB to get you dancing all night! DJ COXY - recent gigs include Brighton Beach Party at […]

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Smokestack

Smokestack

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Smokestack’s approach to the blues is a unique mix of original songs, jazz and latin grooves, big toned harmonica and sophisticated slide guitar. After the release of their debut cd “El Cobra”, the BBC invited the trio to record a session for the Paul Jones blues programme on BBC Radio 2. Smokestack released their second […]

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Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

Folk Night with the Rude Mechanicals

August 15 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 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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Wellington Wailers

Wellington Wailers

August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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TBC

TBC

August 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Tudo Bem – A Garden Event (Hopefully)

Tudo Bem – A Garden Event (Hopefully)

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for Tudo Bem. You can expect to hear a collection of well known Brazilian favourites, as well as other styles of music that are less well known outside of Brazil such as Funk, Samba-Reggae, Samba-Rock and Baião. Pedro Martins from Sao Paulo, moved to Brighton from France 10 years ago, […]

Blues Issue

Blues Issue

August 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Singer and Guitarist – Steve Lambsden, Harpist – Tony Smith, Drummer – Matt Greenfield, Bassist – Nodd McDonagh and Singer and Guitarist – Glen McPheat, all resident on the Sussex Coast, is the latest line-up of this Blues combo.The BI has seen various different versions, ranging from an acoustic trio thro a power quartet finally […]

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The Tidy Street Striders

The Tidy Street Striders

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A 6 piece New Orleans Style Jazz Combo – featuring Tom Bailey from Dr Bluegrass !!

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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

August 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Reg Perrin, is your regular host, but sometimes guest quizmasters will also steer you through our weekly minefield of trivia. Fun, relatively easy, compounded with a snowball rollover open to all quiz entrants for added glamour.

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

August 21 @ 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

August 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 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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Riverfest – Launch – TV Smith Evening Show

Riverfest – Launch – TV Smith Evening Show

August 23 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

  TV Smith was founder member, singer and songwriter for the Adverts, who formed in late 1976, and became one of the leading bands in the first wave of British punk rock. In early 1977, they performed regularly at the newly-opened Roxy Club in London, and gained cult success with the Stiff Records single “One Chord Wonders.” Their next release, “Gary Gilmore’s Eyes” became a […]

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Riverfest – Dubious Roots

Riverfest – Dubious Roots

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

Dubious Roots are a British Ska/Dub/Reggae/Funk/Rock band based in Brighton, Sussex. Dubious roots were formed in late 2015. Their sound is a rhythmical mix of reggae, ska, funk rock, & dub. The female led power of soulful vocals complemented by male vocals interspersed with catchy horns & funky riffs. They are bound to get you […]

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Riverfest – Shady Grove

Riverfest – Shady Grove

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 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 on a Sunday Evening with a Bank Holiday beckoning, washed down with an ocean of ale.

Riverfest – The Space Agency

Riverfest – The Space Agency

August 25 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

  Formed in 2002 by ex Vibrasonic member Simon Jones from England, Hiromi Jones from Japan &Andrew Bowler from Wales, they have released 4 albums of their unique, out of this world Instrumental Sounds. Plus extra entertainments ….

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Riverfest – John Crampton

Riverfest – John Crampton

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

” … John is one of those idiosyncratic British musicians like Lol Coxhill or Evan Parker maybe, who have taken a musical form, in this case blues, and adapted and evolved it into their own peculiar voice … john’s music is essentially blues but replaces the characteristics with his own idioms: shuffling 12 bar blues […]

Riverfest – The Wessex Pistols

Riverfest – The Wessex Pistols

August 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

All the Punk Hits (and more) Hillbilly Style ….guitar/mandolin/squeeze-box/double-bass/fiddle/stand-up drums Totally privileged to have this excellent band playing at the Duke … you may remember some of the crew from the “Sex Pirates” who stormed Glastonwick and have packed out this venue on several occasions.

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Voodoo Kitchen

Voodoo Kitchen

August 27 @ 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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Folk Night with The Rude Mechanicals

Folk Night with The Rude Mechanicals

August 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 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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D J Jazzman !!

D J Jazzman !!

August 30 @ 8:30 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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Juliette & the Romeos

Juliette & the Romeos

August 31 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Juliette and the Romeos, playing a classic soul collection from Motown to Chess Star to Northern soul. passionate music, equally passionately delivered by Musician that are old school and know how to groove. Soul to the Bone so get ready to dance in ya funky shoes…