10:02am Sunday 24th May 2015
5:00pm Thursday 21st May 2015
6:32pm Friday 15th May 2015
8:02am Friday 15th May 2015
LONELY TOURIST WITH CHRIS WEBB: one of our favourite Scott’s in the shape of Lonely Tourist. His glum Scottish accent peppering up some lovely acoustic ditties, which include a song about never-famous Man Utd defender, with whom he shares a name. Main billed support is Chris Webb, a Bristolian, who now has quite a measure within the scene. Supporting some of the best national and international acts coming through Bristol has developed Chris into one of the finest singer/songwriters current on the local circuit. Come and be impressed! Doors 8pm, Chris Webb 9.30-10pm, Lonely Tourist, 10.15-11pm. 16+. http://www.sheermusic.co.uk/ The Lamb, Devizes, New Park Street, Devizes, 8pm.
11:02am Sunday 10th May 2015
AS Chippenham's 44th Folk Festival approaches, organiser Bob Berry is quietly congratulating himself on his programming skills: who could have known that by the time this year's Festival opens on May 22 two of his headline acts would have won BBC2 Folk awards?
Fieldview Festival, Seagry, near Chippenham. August 6-9. Tickets £50 from www.fieldviewfestival.co.uk
6:02pm Sunday 3rd May 2015
10:23am Thursday 30th April 2015
6:02pm Friday 24th April 2015
6:01pm Thursday 23rd April 2015
2:36pm Thursday 23rd April 2015
11:19am Thursday 16th April 2015
6:21pm Saturday 4th April 2015
9:23am Thursday 26th March 2015
7:00pm Thursday 19th March 2015
1:02pm Tuesday 17th March 2015
1:33pm Friday 13th March 2015
RISING star Izzy F is through to the next stage of the new songwriting competition organised and run by Future Music, the team behind TeenStar and Live&Unsigned, and acts such as Lucy Spraggen, Birdy and Luke Friend.
10:00am Sunday 1st March 2015
Appearing in Devizes’ most exciting new arts space, St Mary’s Church, the UK’s finest virtuoso guitarist is on a huge UK tour which will see the town rubbing shoulders with some of the UK’s biggest cities, best venues and hottest music scenes – straight after a 12-date German tour.
10:00pm Friday 27th February 2015
Phil Beer, Friday Folk @ The Village Pump, The Lamb, Mortimer Street, Trowbridge. Friday, March 6, 8pm. Tickets: £12 from 01225 707346
7:00pm Friday 27th February 2015
The Prestbury Sportsbar, The Close, Warminster. Saturdays and Sundays. Details: www.prestburysportsbar.com
7:00pm Friday 27th February 2015
Booking some of the best tribute acts in the country adds a new strand to the musical offering at the Prestbury Sportsbar in The Close, Warminster, which has been quietly building up its reputation as a music venue.
10:09am Tuesday 24th February 2015
Jinski, Wyvern Theatre, Swindon. Saturday, February 28. Tickets: 01793 524481/ www.swindontheatres.co.uk
2:00pm Saturday 21st February 2015
10:00am Saturday 21st February 2015
After Aura. New release: Falling My Friend available now to hear and download at www.afteraura. co.uk and on ITunes
7:00pm Friday 20th February 2015
After Aura. Falling My Friend available now to hear and download at www.afteraura. co.uk and on ITunes
6:00pm Friday 20th February 2015
New Trowbridge-based band After Aura, who played the Bradford Roots Festival last month, have released their first single, a wistful musing on the ending of a relationship described as ‘being about feeling hopeless and not wanting to bring someone else down’.
4:00pm Friday 20th February 2015
9:04am Thursday 19th February 2015
6:00am Sunday 15th February 2015
6:00am Sunday 15th February 2015
Missed the UK’s most exciting and successful underground punk band when they played in the county last year? Don’t make the same mistake when they play The Victoria in Swindon on Wednesday, February 25.
Twisted State of Mind, The Pilot, Bowerhill, Melksham. February 18. Entry free. Open Mic from 8pm, headline band on from 9.30pm
4:00pm Saturday 14th February 2015
10:00am Saturday 14th February 2015
Mercy Lounge with Billy Boy Miskimmin, The Three Horseshoes, Frome Road, Bradford on Avon. Sunday, 3.30pm, free entry
8:00pm Friday 13th February 2015
One of rhythm and blues’ greatest harmonica players, Billy Boy Miskimmin, is playing in Bradford on Avon on Sunday afternoon with his own band Mercy Lounge, formed after he moved on from 9 Below Zero and The Yardbirds.
Jaz Delorean plus support from Medi Leonard and Chris Worthy. The Lamb, St John Street, Devizes. Friday, 8pm
7:00pm Thursday 12th February 2015
4:00pm Thursday 5th February 2015
Once again Sheer Music are extremely proud to be bringing another UK tour through town, and this time The Lamb plays host to an event made even more special because Gaz Brookfield is a Wiltshire lad born and bred.
Steve Knightley, Friday Folk at the Village Pump. February 6, 8pm. Tickets: 01225 707346/ firstname.lastname@example.org
6:00pm Saturday 31st January 2015
3:00pm Friday 30th January 2015
Originality is something the licensee and promoters at The Lamb strive for, so when Jon Amor offered Sheer Music the chance to book his duo show with fellow blues guitarist Joel Fisk, they couldn’t jump at the opportunity quick enough.
3:31pm Tuesday 20th January 2015
3:07pm Monday 19th January 2015
11:44am Wednesday 14th January 2015
5:03pm Tuesday 16th December 2014
4:38pm Tuesday 9th December 2014
11:09am Monday 24th November 2014
2:17pm Thursday 20th November 2014
WHEN Trowbridge music supporter Alan ‘Peewee’ Hunt lost his battle with cancer in September, he died before friends and family, including his son Elliot Sykes, had finished organising gigs intended to benefit his final months.
9:00am Sunday 16th November 2014
7:00pm Thursday 13th November 2014
THE Southgate Inn continues to champion live music with another exciting gig on Saturday as, following the success of the recent jazz gig featuring some of the top musicians in the business, pub landlords Sarah and Ian Wixon have managed to book Bristol jazz folk fusion duo 38 String Weave, featuring renowned violinist Gina Griffin and Celtic harp player Vicki Burke.
4:51pm Monday 3rd November 2014
1:52pm Monday 3rd November 2014
2:57pm Friday 24th October 2014
12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014
“It was 20 years ago today, Sgt Pepper taught the band to play” says the song which was parodied by one of the world's best known Beatles tribute acts, Wiltshire’s Sgt Pepper's Only Dart Board Band. By chance, almost 20 years to the day will see the band retire, after a Farewell Tour which features their first and last show in Marlborough.
12:08pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
The now regular visit by the Doric - loosely, one could say, artists in residence - brought on Saturday another evening to savour: Sympathetic and tasteful playing and a programme to challenge the mind.