Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger

Friday 31st May
7.30pm Corn Exchange | £16 | Book tickets

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Jolly Roger are a Sea-Punk folk band hailing from Penzance — their high-energy live performances have caused widespread outbreaks of dancing, moshing and having a ruddy good time at an international level, gaining them the coveted ‘Golden Gnome‘ award in 2022. Under their live performance belts, they have a list of some of the best music festivals in the UK and Europe including Glastonbury, Boomtown Fair, Boardmasters, Bearded Theory, Lindisfarne Festival and Festival Medieval – Germany.

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Lady Nade

Saturday 1st June
8pm Corn Exchange | £20 | Book tickets

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Bristolian Singer-Songstress Lady Nade  fills your heart with words and melodies that nourish both body and soul. Weaving Indie-Folk into Americana, her performances are like a reunion. Share a room with her, and she’ll give you her story. All of it. The joys and sorrows. You will love her for it, and she will love you back.

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Eddy Allen – Solo Loop Show

Sunday 2nd June
7pm Cellar Bar, The Bear Hotel
FREE FRINGE

Master of the loop station brings fun and exciting one-man band vibes keeping the audience engaged from start to finish with both original and cover sets for all occasions, venues and festivals! Vocals guitar bass drums percussion live and fully looped. Eddy invites guests to perform with him, often turning into his trio dubbed EAT.

Ed Cross Quintet

Edward Cross Quintet

Tuesday 4th June
2pm Assembly Room, Town Hall | £8 | Book tickets

Edward Cross is a Wiltshire based multi‐instrumentalist with a background in composition and production. He studied at Goldsmiths University and has performed in notable venues including Bath Abbey. His dynamic quintet comprises Double bass, Cello, Viola, Violin, and Trombone: this ensemble immerses audiences in neo-classical exploration, with Edward on piano and clarinet.

Jo Carley & the Old Dry Skulls

Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls

Friday 7th June
7.30pm Merchant Suite, Corn Exchange | £16 | Book tickets

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Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls are a band like no other. They combine Blues, Skiffle, Calypso and Rockabilly with a sweeping vaudeville twist. Jo Carley is the wild and dark demonic music-hall mistress sent to predict hell to entertain and amaze you. Tim Carley churns out blues-tinged rhythms on an old archtop guitar with fellow fiend James Le Huray providing the final ingredients of the spell, in the shape of double bass and banjo.

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Cable Street Collective

Saturday 8th June
8pm Corn Exchange | £18 | Book tickets

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London’s Cable Street Collective have been favourites on the festival circuit since the release of their first EP, The Best of Times, in 2014. Their sound mixes African-influenced guitars and beats with soulful female vocals, socially conscious lyrics and western melodies, creating an idiosyncratic alt-pop sound that’s all their own.

‘Guaranteed to get everyone on their feet!’

Rumour, band from West Midlands

Rumour (unplugged)

Sunday 9th June
2pm Three Crowns
FREE FRINGE

Rumour is an Americana band from West Midlands. They started out as a three-piece acoustic band playing a mixture of covers and then mixed their own original
songs. Their second album was released in late summer 2023.

“Raised on River Blues is heritage rock at its best. There’s an underlying familiarity to the music, shaped by aspirational and uplifting hooks with enough resolving solos to satisfy lovers of the post Kossoff school of Dad Rock.” Pete Feenstra of Get Ready To Rock

Annie Parker with flute

Annie Parker Trio

Sunday 9th June
7pm St John’s Church, Long Street
FREE FRINGE

The Annie Parker Trio brings a fresh and lively approach to jazz. Annie likes to introduce the audience to her array of flutes. Pianist Simon Cook is an ethnomusicologist and also collects unusual instruments. He is at home playing instruments as diverse as serpent and sackbut as well as piano and keyboards. When sonorous double bassist Marianne Windham isn’t busy running Guildford Jazz, Fleet Jazz Club or various jams and workshops she can frequently be heard performing in all sorts of venues. Put these three musicians together and the result is a lively, atmospheric and very friendly trio!

Ida Pellicciolo

Monday 10th June
8pm Assembly Room, Town Hall |£10 | Book tickets

Ida Pelliccioli is a world-renowned concert pianist who has performed throughout Europe, Canada and South Africa. She was born in Italy and studied in Nice and Paris and since 2021 she has taught at the Paris Conservatoire.

Her selected programme is inspired by the forgotten music of  ‘the Spanish Scarlatti’, Spanish composer Manuel Blasco de Nebra, and includes works by Scarlatti, Mozart and Schubert as well as two pieces by Senor Blasco de Nebra himself.

Leslie Taylor Memorial Concert

Martin Simpson

Wednesday 12th June
8pm Corn Exchange | £18  | Book tickets

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The remarkable intimate solo guitar performances Martin gives go from strength to strength — every gig is a masterclass.

He travels the length and breadth of the UK and beyond, giving rapt audiences passion, sorrow, love, beauty, tragedy and majesty through his playing.

Duo Tutti

Duo Tutti

Thursday 13th June
12pm | Assembly Room, Town Hall | £12 | Book tickets

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Duo Tutti is Ruth Molins (flutes) and Alex Wilson (piano), a classically-trained duo who combine well-known classical tunes with interesting sounds to create a unique concert that is accessible to all.

They are inspired by old and new music, creating sound worlds you might not expect to hear from a flute/piano duo. You will meet the big bass flute and the tiny piccolo, music from far across the world that spans 300 years of classical music making.

The Sound of Blue Note

Thursday 13th June
8pm Assembly Room, Town Hall | £12 | Book tickets

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Terry Quinney’s Sound Of Blue Note features some of the most prominent jazz musicians in the Southwest UK accurately recreating the music and aesthetic that defines the Blue Note Records sound of the 1950s and 1960s.

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Friday 14th June
8pm Corn Exchange | £20 | Book tickets

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Known for their electrifying live performances the band has toured nationally and abroad, playing a moody but upbeat alt-roots rock with an extensive instrumental arsenal including accordion, cello, mandolin and theremin!

They describe their music as ‘rootsy rockin’ psychedelica’. Others have described them as a ‘hillbilly Pink Floyd’!

Huw Williams – St John’s Church Organ Recital

Saturday 15th June
11am St John’s Church, Long Street | £12 | Book tickets

Huw Williams is Director of Music at Bath Abbey, where he directs its renowned choirs of boys, girls and lay clerks.

A conductor and award-winning organist of international standing, Huw previously served as Director of Music at Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, St James’ Palace, where his predecessors included Thomas Tallis, William Byrd and Henry Purcell.

The Junco Shakers

Sunday 16th June
2pm The British Lion
FREE FRINGE

The Junco Shakers are a soulful and electrifying rhythm and blues band, captivating audiences with their energetic performances and
infectious melodies.

With their unique blend of traditional blues, rockabilly, and soul, this four-piece ensemble has carved a niche for themselves, rekindling the spirit of the golden era of rhythm and blues.