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Rough Chowder

Rough Chowder

December 1 @ 5:00 am - 7:30 pm

  Rough Chowder are a UK Cajun and Zydeco music band. Fronted by husband and wife, Ian McIlroy and Miss Kitty, Rough Chowder combine traditional Cajun and Zydeco music with their own original material, to produce a highly danceable and infectious sound guaranteed to transport you to the in the dancehall, on the back porch […]

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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

December 2 @ 7:30 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 4 @ 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 Black Cadillac – (Formally The Grey Blues Band)

The Black Cadillac – (Formally The Grey Blues Band)

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Blues and Blues based Rock – from BB King  Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Howling Wolf, Dr Feelgood, The Rolling Stones, and many more ….

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Jazz Session

Jazz Session

December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Local musicians jamming in a mellow tone – 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.

Buddha Triangle

Buddha Triangle

December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Funky, soulful, thoughtful artists from East Sussex.

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Taylor Maid

Taylor Maid

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Vintage Swing – Popular Jazz – Latin – Fiddle Jigs & Reels and Lots more! – regulars at the Welly. Taylor Maid play a variety of songs and tunes from the 1920s to the present day. Swing, gypsy jazz, latin, country blues and some fast and furious fiddle jigs and reels. The six piece band […]

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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

December 9 @ 7:30 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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Outspoken Words at The Welly

Outspoken Words at The Welly

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

The duke of wellington presents your second to least-favourite niche art form. Yes – every second Tuesday of the month at nine we open up the microphone to any one with a few scribbles on a scrap of paper and a need to express themselves through speakers – that is to say, that it isn’t […]

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Barnstormer 1649 and Attila – Election Night Special!

Barnstormer 1649 and Attila – Election Night Special!

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - December 13 @ 11:55 pm

Early music punk from Attila’s band Barnstormer 1649, some poems and some special guests to celebrate the end of the election campaign – then some of us will head over to the count. PLUS the ALTERNATIVE ELECTION RESULTS aka the return of Graham Phillips Bong!

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Barnstormer 1649 and Attila – Election Night Special!

Barnstormer 1649 and Attila – Election Night Special!

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - December 13 @ 11:55 pm

Early music punk from Attila’s band Barnstormer 1649, some poems and some special guests to celebrate the end of the election campaign – then some of us will head over to the count. PLUS the ALTERNATIVE ELECTION RESULTS aka the return of Graham Phillips Bong!

Tangent

Tangent

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

Roger Adams, one of the UK’s finest Blues and Rock guitarists, fronts this very competent three-piece playing Classics from Cream, Hendrix and many more. Members: Stan Malandain drums, Roger Adams,lead guitar,vocals, Mick Nixon, bass,and vocals.

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The Fold – their final year !!

The Fold – their final year !!

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Six-piece folk-rock band, The Fold, were formed in 1994 by two ex-members of Altogether Elsewhere, a key band of the important Brighton folk-rock scene of the late 80s that included The Levellers and McDermott’s Two Hours in its ranks.   The Fold have released three well received albums but are better known for their live […]

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Burning Organ

Burning Organ

December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Classic covers, interpreted in a unique way by top class musicians matched with a stunning lead vocal.

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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

December 16 @ 7:30 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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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

December 17 @ 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 18 @ 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

The Wellington Wailers

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

Captain Mike Green leads the sixteen strong Sea Shanty Crew, in work shanties, songs of the sea and tales of ‘Derring do’ upon the historic oceans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for singing rousing harmonious songs and have become regulars at many Sussex venues, the International Sea Shanty Festival in Falmouth and frequently appear […]

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SouthWestsiide

SouthWestsiide

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

SouthWestsiide delivers golden age hip hop with a Nu Skool twist . Melting their own style with sublime crowd interaction has proven a hugely effective fusion , enjoyed at venues and festivals across the country . Appearing at Boomtown, Small World festival, featuring on the renowned Juice Fm and signing the up & coming Brighton […]

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All-stars Showcase

All-stars Showcase

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Dirty Shoes

Dirty Shoes

December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 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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Purple Shoes

Purple Shoes

December 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Purple shoes talk to their audiences through song presenting a quirky blend of English infused Americana with a Folk/Pop twist. The Purple Shoes share thoughts, dreams and small town fairy tales.

The Fish Brothers – The Annual Fishmas Party (West)

The Fish Brothers – The Annual Fishmas Party (West)

December 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 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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Weekly Quiz

Weekly Quiz

December 23 @ 7:30 am - 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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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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DJ Zefarelly is The Soul Master

DJ Zefarelly is The Soul Master

December 26 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

This Boxing day DJ Zefarelly is The Soul Master! he’ll be playing 60′s Funk & Soul Classics, Real Records to Warm your Ears & Soul So get your dancing shoes on, get down to the Welly and work off that Christmas dinner!

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Shady Grove

Shady Grove

December 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Jazz Session

Jazz Session

December 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Local musicians jamming in a mellow tone – 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.

Crackling Jack

Crackling Jack

December 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Details to follow

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Voodoo Kitchen

Voodoo Kitchen

December 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

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The Duke of Wellington Hosts a NYE Scallywag Party

The Duke of Wellington Hosts a NYE Scallywag Party

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 3:00 am

We are hosting a Scallywag New Years Eve Party, with 4 bands and a top DJ Duncan & Disorderly & The Scallywags – Festival Favourites with exceptional influences from Latin and Reggae to Gypsy and Swing/Jazz Supported by: Snipit & The Hotrocks – dancy ska and hiphoppy vibes, mixed with some reggae and dnb breaks! […]