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The Salts + support Edward Naysmith
Sep
29
8:00 PM20:00

The Salts + support Edward Naysmith

The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong. Plus support from Edward Naysmith 

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Blue Touch
Sep
29
8:00 PM20:00

Blue Touch

Blue Touch are never shy to break away from the formulaic or cliché, Blue Touch are less about a Texas shuffle or waking up this morning and more about getting out, having a good time and enjoying what you do. They have been in existence in a number of guises since 2001 but this line up the one that brings together all the elements needed to ensure they maintain their reputation as one of the top live acts on the blues circuit playing at many festivals and clubs over the years.

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Damian Clarke
Oct
2
7:30 PM19:30

Damian Clarke

Damian Clarke has just released his third solo CD and he continues his mission to increase the public’s awareness of the wonderful Hammer Dulcimer and Hurdy Gurdy. He is currently the only touring performer of these instruments who also sings. An international entertainer; his concerts are a multi-faceted show, with stories and sing-alongs, history and romance. His instruments provide a refreshing change of sound and yet are familiar and fascinating to listen to.

 

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Music Network Meeting
Oct
3
8:00 PM20:00

Music Network Meeting

The next Music Network Meeting will take place on Wednesday 3rd October  at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell doors open 7pm and we start at 8pm, open to venues, promoters, record labels, photographers, musicians etc. If you would like more information or would like to come along then please let us know. https://www.facebook.com/groups/142040789755897

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Spriggan Mist
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

Spriggan Mist

One of the most popular and hard working bands around no one can really describe the music of Spriggan Mist. Based on old tales, spiritual pathways, dreams and reality they drift from folky floating tunes with guitar and low D whistles to a guitar driven rock song with energy to make you jump. With their love of all things Steam Punk they have a joyous element which brings in to play The Polyphemus Air Ship and of course their amazing dancing Spriggan, Sebastian. Their long awaited fifth album The Portal is out now and has been receiving rave reviews.

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Never the Bride & Special Guest Gemma Dorsett
Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

Never the Bride & Special Guest Gemma Dorsett

In the very heart of the notorious London rock and roll scene exists a whirlwind duo of female energy and ecstasy, please meet Never The Bride. Their live performance is to be held in awe, purely in anticipation of the live operatic architecture they consistently unfurl upon their willing audiences. Having invaded venues ranging from The Royal Albert Hall (on multiple occasions), playing alongside Elton John; touring UK & Australia with The British Symphony Rock Symphony alongside Roger Daltrey, Paul Rogers, Alice Cooper; Wembley Arena supporting The Who; Glastonbury Festival with Dame Shirley Bassey, various shows with Eric Clapton; Ronnie Scott’s with Robert Plant & Gary Moore; duetted with Brian Adams at The Birmingham NEC; The Viper Room in LA and Euro-fests galore; The Green Note, Camden… Never The Bride have amazed and floored audiences and peer groups alike over their 25 years of service – these ladies are true rock and roll royalty.

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Wilde Sundays- Days Are Done+ Steve Cox + Gary Millard
Oct
7
2:30 PM14:30

Wilde Sundays- Days Are Done+ Steve Cox + Gary Millard

Days Are Done is singer/songwriter Emmy Kay and BAFTA winning TV and Film composer Adam Lewis. Brought together just over 2 years ago by a series of musical coincidences and collaborations, their sound is a distinct amalgamation of Folk-pop classic songwriting, mostly written in their front rooms in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Born and raised in sunny Wokingham, Gary has been a regular on the local music scene for the last few years. Having released his debut EP "the wishing tree" and won such awards as "GSMC showcase artist of the year" Gary is a folk artist not to be missed. Steve Cox is a singer songwriter from Swindon and lead singer with acclaimed band Mr Love & Justice

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Acoustic Cafe
Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Cafe

The line up for the Acoustic Cafe at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst on Monday 8th October will feature Michael Tuffery, Louise Coles, Mike Rawlins, Andy Prince & Jonathan Molyneux starting at 7.30pm, admission is free.

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Crooked Shapes
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

Crooked Shapes

Crooked Shapes are a new modern blues rock trio from Reading. All in their mid 20s the band members have a plethora of experience playing venues and festivals across the UK and USA! as well as recording at the famous Abbey Road studios. Their sound and music style has a wide range influences from Soundgarden to the Foo fighters to the Charlatans and Stone Roses.

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Damian Clarke
Oct
14
7:30 PM19:30

Damian Clarke

Damian Clarke has just released his third solo CD and he continues his mission to increase the public’s awareness of the wonderful Hammer Dulcimer and Hurdy Gurdy. He is currently the only touring performer of these instruments who also sings. An international entertainer; his concerts are a multi-faceted show, with stories and sing-alongs, history and romance. His instruments provide a refreshing change of sound and yet are familiar and fascinating to listen to.

 

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The Filthy Llamas + support Halvar
Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

The Filthy Llamas + support Halvar

The Filthy Lamas is made up of 5 musicians with a long pedigree of playing in well-established bands across to the south of England who have come together to let their hair down and play whatever feels right at the time. Feeling right at this time is a blend of rock and punk covers including tracks from The Clash, Eddie & The Hot Rods, Queen, Bon Jovi and the Rolling Stones. Support comes from up and coming young band Halvar. 

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Tom Gamble & Friends
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

Tom Gamble & Friends

 Award winning musician Tom Gamble is one of the most active young concert guitarists working today. With appearances throughout Europe and North America he is rapidly gaining a reputation as an exciting and unique voice in music. With an enormous repertoire which encompasses baroque, classical, contemporary, jazz, folk, world and more, his genre bending live shows offer a unique experience which has been described as “virtuosic, spontaneous and engaging”. Tom received a Bachelor of Music with Honours from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music in London (where he won first prize in the Gladys Puttick Improvisation Competition) and subsequently gained his Masters in music at The University of British Columbia in Canada. He was first prize winner at The Northwest Classical Guitar Festival Competition in the USA. This concert will feature guest artists and is a must see for guitar and music lovers everywhere.

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Collister & Fix - Christine Collister & Michael Fix
Nov
7
8:00 PM20:00

Collister & Fix - Christine Collister & Michael Fix

We are delighted to announce that Christine Collister & Michael Fix will be performing at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on Wednesday 7th November.  She draws her inspiration from the Celtic mysteries of the Isle of Man, in the middle of the Irish Sea. He has both the dry deserts of Australia and a German heritage in his blood. Between them, Christine Collister and Michael Fix create a rare musical synergy, that transcends cultures and musical traditions to enrapture audiences wherever they perform.With Christine’s sultry, sensuous voice and unsurpassed brilliance in range, combined with Michael’s exquisite guitar playing, the listener is forever transported to places in the soul where only music can take you.  Riding high on being the hit of the Port Fairy Folk Festival where they sold out their entire CD inventory, Collister & Fix are returning with a new album and are on the trail to grace Australia & UK stages in 2018.

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R'n'Beatles
Nov
15
8:00 PM20:00

R'n'Beatles

 If you have ever wondered what it would have been like to witness the birth of arguably the world’s greatest band, then now’s your chance to find out. The R’n’Beatles specialise in performing songs from the legendary Cavern Club and Hamburg era which include all the early hits as well as the songs that influenced the Fab Four.

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The Salts
Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

The Salts

The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong. 

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The Salts
Nov
30
4:00 PM16:00

The Salts

The Salts are one of the most exciting and energetic concepts around performing original material alongside their own interpretations of traditional songs we all know and love.Their live shows have been going down a storm throughout the UK at festivals and venues alike, recent performances include the Tall Ships Festival Greenwich, The Pirate Festival Brixham, Wilton’s Music Hall, Crawley Folk Festival and many more. Their debut album ‘ She Rises’ received rave reviews across the board and continues to get radio plays around the country and abroad. The band feature five seasoned musicians collectively performing a mixture of instruments as well as great harmonies and are guaranteed to get the crowd singing and dancing along

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The Salts
Dec
1
8:00 PM20:00

The Salts

The Salts who are one of the most exciting and energetic concepts around performing original material alongside their own interpretations of traditional songs we all know and love. Their live shows have been going down a storm throughout the UK at festivals and venues alike, recent performances include the Tall Ships Festival Greenwich, The Pirate Festival Brixham, Wilton’s Music Hall, Crawley Folk Festival and many more. Their debut album ‘ She Rises’ has received rave reviews across the board and continues to get radio plays around the country and abroad. The band feature five seasoned musicians collectively performing a mixture of instruments as well as great harmonies and are guaranteed to get the crowd singing and dancing along.

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Fabulous Duck Bros
Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

Fabulous Duck Bros

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The Fabulous Duck Bros are a collection of professional and experienced musicians that wish to pay tribute to their love and appreciation of the solo career of Eric Clapton. Fronted by long term Clapton fan Phil Astles, the band concentrate on the songs produced by Eric throughout his long career including his hits from the 80’s, 90’s and modern era. These include the great songs of 24 Nights, The Blues Era and also his time with Derek and the Dominoes and the Cream. With a set list that includes such classics as Layla, Wonderful Tonight, Forever Man, Cocaine, Lay Down Sally, Badge, I Shot the Sheriff, Change the World and Bell Bottom Blues, The Fabulous Duck Bros are not to be missed.

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The Salts
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

The Salts

The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong. 

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John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon
Dec
8
8:30 PM20:30

John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

John Cee Stannard  formed Blues Horizon featuring  Mike Baker, guitar, and Howard Birchmore, harmonica after launching “The  Doob Doo Album” and have been playing together since our first gig at the Henley Jazz & Blues festival in November 2013.Their first album as a trio was “Bus Depot Blues” followed by  ”Stone Cold Sober”  which was launched in August 2015.

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Zeppelin Kids
Dec
20
8:00 PM20:00

Zeppelin Kids

Join us for the Mothership of all gigs celebrating 50 years of Led Zeppelin! Bottle Kids will rock you with this outstanding  tribute to their lifelong heroes. Playing some of the finest tunes ever written, this is going to be an awesome night of top quality rocking!, tickets £5.00 in advance and £7.00 on the door. With Support from Berkshire based band 4th Era

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The Filthy Llamas Christmas Party + Special Guests Atomic Rapture
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Filthy Llamas Christmas Party + Special Guests Atomic Rapture

The Filthy Llamas / GSMC Christmas Party will be taking place at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on Friday 21st December starting at 8pm, with special guests to be announced.  The Filthy Lamas is made up of 5 musicians with a long pedigree of playing in well-established bands across to the south of England who have come together to let their hair down and play whatever feels right at the time. Feeling right at this time is a blend of rock covers including tracks from ZZ Top, INXS, Oasis, The Clash, Queen and last but certainly not least the Osmond's.... With Special guests Atomic Rapture - tribute to the music of Blondie. 

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Acoustic Wednesday
Jan
9
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Wednesday

GSMC are delighted to be running a new monthly Acoustic Wednesday Night in The Old Court Bar, Windsor as part of a new music development plan open to local and emerging musicians starting 10th October, for more information please contact us

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Wilde Sundays - Mark T + Vicki Sayers + Spencer Brooks
Jan
13
2:30 PM14:30

Wilde Sundays - Mark T + Vicki Sayers + Spencer Brooks

 Mark T is a performer of Folk, Blues and Roots Music who is also an award Winning Community Musician & Composer on Steel Guitar, Bouzouki, Vocals & Harmonica, his latest album has received rave reviews. Vicki Sayers is a Berkshire based singer-songwriter her style consists of Pop, Rock and Jazz. Incorporating the use of a loop pedal and cajon helps bring songs to life. Spencer’s  love for live performance and years of performing on stage has given him the tools necessary to put on captivating performance's he has a wide range of Instrumental and vocal pieces, both original and covers .

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Country / Folk & Blues with Sandy McLelland
Jan
18
8:00 PM20:00

Country / Folk & Blues with Sandy McLelland

Throughout a long and respected music career, Scottish singer songwriter, Sandy McLelland has contributed to the artistic achievements of numerous artists and projects all over the world. Capable and comfortable across many, diverse, musical styles.Also performing on the  night will be country, folk & blues trio John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon and one more act tbc. 

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Mark Harrison
Jan
24
8:00 PM20:00

Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison's unique songs are attracting a lot of attention and he has established a growing reputation for the individuality of his music. He takes elements of blues and folk, adding his own twist to produce something totally original. His music, with its memorable tunes and strong and compelling rhythms, has been going down very well with audiences of all kinds and ages.

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GSMC Music Awards
Jan
25
8:00 PM20:00

GSMC Music Awards

The GSMC Music Awards will be taking place at The Acoustic Couch on Friday 25th January 2019 where we will announce and award winners in all nine categories as well feature some top live music and a chance to network and meet some of the great acts we have the honour to work with. Starts 8pm, admission is £5 in advance and £7.00 on the door, short listed acts will receive comp tickets

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The Salts
Jan
31
8:00 PM20:00

The Salts

The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong. Plus support from Edward Naysmith 

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Wilde Sundays - Sandy McLelland + Fishwife's Fancy + tbc
Feb
3
2:30 PM14:30

Wilde Sundays - Sandy McLelland + Fishwife's Fancy + tbc

Throughout a long and respected music career, Scottish singer songwriter, Sandy McLelland has contributed to the artistic achievements of numerous artists and projects all over the world.  Capable and comfortable across many, diverse, musical styles. Fishwife's Fancy are an acoustic duo performing Americana / Folk music. Completing the line up will be Bracknell based duo Toxic Sofa. 

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Acoustic Wednesdays
Feb
13
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Wednesdays

GSMC are delighted to be running a new monthly Acoustic Wednesday Night in The Old Court Bar, Windsor as part of a new music development plan open to local and emerging musicians starting 10th October, for more information please contact us

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Steve Knightley
Feb
14
7:30 PM19:30

Steve Knightley

 As a long-serving troubadour of the folk and acoustic music scene, master songwriter and storyteller Steve Knightley has spent much of his life on the road, collecting songs, stories, anecdotes and observations – with the odd disaster along the way. Steve once again takes to England’s highways and byways to present ‘Roadworks’ – a show which builds on the success of his sell-out 2018 solo tour ‘Songs and Stories’. This isa stripped-back, one-man show that’s infused with wit, warmth and alchemy,beautifully illustrated by his trenchant songs of history, love and conscience.

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Keith James - Songs of Leonard Cohen
Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

Keith James - Songs of Leonard Cohen

A unique and compelling concert -  stripped back, desolate and sensual.Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released only 10 days before his death – produced by his Son, Adam. ‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’  The Independent

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Flutatious
Feb
28
8:00 PM20:00

Flutatious

Flutatious are a feisty, celtic, psy-folk, prog band blending soaring melodic flute, flying fiddle, spacey guitars and groovy beats! They have built up an incredible reputation with their live performances and self produced albums and are constantly in demand at festivals around the country.

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The Salts
Mar
9
8:00 PM20:00

The Salts

The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong.  

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Acoustic Wednesdays
Mar
13
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Wednesdays

GSMC are delighted to be running a new monthly Acoustic Wednesday Night in The Old Court Bar, Windsor as part of a new music development plan open to local and emerging musicians starting 10th October, for more information please contact us

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Edgelarks  - Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin
Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

Edgelarks - Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin

Edgelarks fly in on the tailwind of BBC award winning duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. The pair's new project takes the roots of their previous work, from the traditional musics of the British Isles to Indian classical slide guitar to the stomping roots party of Phil's beatbox harmonica; adds a strong stem of original writing; and runs wilder with each repeat play.

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Odette Michell + Support
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

Odette Michell + Support

As well as identifying herself as a solid performer and songwriter in her own right, Odette has also lent backing vocals to a number of original recorded projects and albums, as well as being featured on a 'Best of British' exclusive compilation CD with her own material.

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Daniel Nestlerode
Apr
3
7:30 PM19:30

Daniel Nestlerode

Daniel Nestlerode is a singer and songwriter who writes and performs principally on mandolin. Born in Pennsylvania, seasoned in California, Daniel is now based in Cambridge, UK and has built a reputation for excellent vocal ability and history soaked original songs.

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Keith James - Songs of Leonard Cohen
Apr
4
8:00 PM20:00

Keith James - Songs of Leonard Cohen

 A unique and compelling concert -  stripped back, desolate and sensual.Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released only 10 days before his death – produced by his Son, Adam. ‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’  The Independent

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Keith James - Songs of Leonard Cohen
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Keith James - Songs of Leonard Cohen

A unique and compelling concert -  stripped back, desolate and sensual.Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released only 10 days before his death – produced by his Son, Adam. ‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’  The Independen

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Acoustic Wednesdays
Apr
10
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Wednesdays

GSMC are delighted to be running a new monthly Acoustic Wednesday Night in The Old Court Bar, Windsor as part of a new music development plan open to local and emerging musicians starting 10th October, for more information please contact us

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Wilde Sundays - Amrit Sond
Apr
14
2:30 PM14:30

Wilde Sundays - Amrit Sond

Our monthly Wilde Sundays events at South Hill Park Arts Centre , Bracknell feature the very best in Acoustic  Music acts both locally and nationally across a mixture of genres, please  contact us for more information or to perform. Featuring Grammy Award winning guitarist Amrit Sond plus two more acts to be announced. 

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The Voodoo Sheiks
Apr
18
8:00 PM20:00

The Voodoo Sheiks

Vibrant, is an excellent word to describe the cranked up and cranked out hugely entertaining Voodoo Sheiks. They carve out some serious classic sounding R&B. There is no time to draw breath with these guys as they deliver pile driving guitar, barrelling along on clipped lead runs, provided by Adrian Thomas, searing harmonica and rasped vocals from ‘Slowblow’ Dave Magson and a rocking rhythm section consisting of Andy Pullin on Bass and Spencer Blackledge on drums.

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Cellar Bar Live
Apr
25
8:00 PM20:00

Cellar Bar Live

Our monthly Cellar Bar events at South Hill Park Arts Centre , Bracknell feature the very best in Tribute/ Covers and Original acts both locally and nationally across a mixture of genres, contact us for more information or to perform. Artists to be announced.

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Acoustic Wednesdays
May
8
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Wednesdays

GSMC are delighted to be running a new monthly Acoustic Wednesday Night in The Old Court Bar, Windsor as part of a new music development plan open to local and emerging musicians starting 10th October, for more information please contact us

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Wilde Sundays
May
12
2:30 PM14:30

Wilde Sundays

Our monthly Wilde Sundays events at South Hill Park Arts Centre , Bracknell feature the very best in Acoustic  Music acts both locally and nationally across a mixture of genres. Featuring The Nefarious Picaroons plus two more acts to be confirmed.

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Keith James - The Songs of Leonard Cohen
May
18
7:30 PM19:30

Keith James - The Songs of Leonard Cohen

A number of years have now passed since singer/guitarist Keith James paralysed the whole country with his stunningly beautiful series of concerts entitled The Songs of Nick Drake. At the beginning of the project in 2001 he was the first artist ever to bring this fragile and intriguing music to theatres across the UK in its pure live concert form. The end result was over a decade of highly acclaimed concerts amounting to over 1500 shows in venues in the UK, Ireland, Holland, France, Italy and Spain including all of Nick’s Schools and Colleges – even Glastonbury Festival.

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Cellar Bar Live
May
23
8:00 PM20:00

Cellar Bar Live

Our monthly Cellar Bar events at South Hill Park Arts Centre , Bracknell feature the very best in Tribute/ Covers and Original acts both locally and nationally across a mixture of genres, contact us for more information or to perform. Artists to be announced.

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The Salts
May
26
1:00 PM13:00

The Salts

The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Acoustic Wednesdays
Jun
12
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Wednesdays

GSMC are delighted to be running a new monthly Acoustic Wednesday Night in The Old Court Bar, Windsor as part of a new music development plan open to local and emerging musicians starting 10th October, for more information please contact us

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Ukulele Festival
Jun
29
12:00 PM12:00

Ukulele Festival

We are pleased to announce the Ukulele Festival will return to The Old Court, Windsor on Saturday 29th June 2019 which will feature the Matthew Quilliam Band and workshops, jam sessions, concerts etc, more artists to be announced, please contact us for more details

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John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon
Sep
22
8:30 PM20:30

John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

John Cee Stannard  formed Blues Horizon featuring  Mike Baker, guitar, and Howard Birchmore, harmonica after launching “The  Doob Doo Album” and have been playing together since our first gig at the Henley Jazz & Blues festival in November 2013.Their first album as a trio was “Bus Depot Blues” followed by  ”Stone Cold Sober”  which was launched in August 2015.

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The Salts + Spriggan Mist
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Salts + Spriggan Mist

The Salts are a co-operative of seasoned musicians, creating what is fast becoming one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts of recent times. Individually The Salts, fronted by twice BBC Young Folk Finalist Lee Collinson-James, have circumnavigated the Commonwealth with tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong.  One of the most popular and hard working bands around no one can really describe the music of Spriggan Mist. Based on old tales, spiritual pathways, dreams and reality they drift from folky floating tunes with guitar and low D whistles to a guitar driven rock song with energy to make you jump. With their love of all things Steam Punk they have a joyous element which brings in to play The Polyphemus Air Ship and of course their amazing dancing Spriggan, Sebastian

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Keith James - The Songs of Leonard Cohen
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

Keith James - The Songs of Leonard Cohen

 A unique and compelling concert -  stripped back, desolate and sensual.Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released only 10 days before his death – produced by his Son, Adam. ‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’  The Independent

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Country / Americana Night - Penny Jayne Black & John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon
Sep
20
8:00 PM20:00

Country / Americana Night - Penny Jayne Black & John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

 Penny Jayne Black is a UK Singer/Songwriter originally from West Sussex, but now living in Hampshire via London. Penny’s Single ‘California’ peaked at No.7 in the British & Irish Top 10 Hotdisc Charts. The single was also released in the USA and picked up spot plays in several States. In November 2016 Penny released her self-titled Debut Country Album 'Penny Jayne Black' and in December 2016 she promoted her Album with a UK Radio Tour. Special guest on the night will be John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon 

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Acoustic Cafe
Sep
17
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Cafe

 The line up for the Acoustic Cafe at The Rose & Crown, Sandhurst on Monday 17th September will feature Oliver Marsh, Rick Sinfield, Steve Donnelly, Frank Lacey & Anthony Bennett starting at 7.30pm, admission is free

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Apache Kites
Sep
15
8:00 PM20:00

Apache Kites

 The Apache Kites will be performing the music of the 60’s and 70’s at The Acoustic Couch on Saturday 15th September with guests to be announced. Starts 8pm, tickets £5.00 in advance and £7.00 on the door.

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Keith James - Songs of Nick Drake
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

Keith James - Songs of Nick Drake

A number of years have now passed since singer/guitarist Keith James paralysed the whole country with his stunningly beautiful series of concerts entitled The Songs of Nick Drake. At the beginning of the project in 2001 he was the first artist ever to bring this fragile and intriguing music to theatres across the UK in its pure live concert form. The end result was over a decade of highly acclaimed concerts amounting to over 1500 shows in venues in the UK, Ireland, Holland, France, Italy and Spain including all of Nick’s Schools and Colleges – even Glastonbury Festival.

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The Voodoo Sheiks
Sep
13
8:00 PM20:00

The Voodoo Sheiks

Vibrant, is an excellent word to describe the cranked up and cranked out hugely entertaining Voodoo Sheiks. They carve out some serious classic sounding R&B. There is no time to draw breath with these guys as they deliver pile driving guitar, barrelling along on clipped lead runs, provided by Adrian Thomas, searing harmonica and rasped vocals from ‘Slowblow’ Dave Magson and a rocking rhythm section consisting of Andy Pullin on Bass and Spencer Blackledge on drums.

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Richard Digance
Sep
12
7:30 PM19:30

Richard Digance

With a BAFTA Nomination as TV Entertainer Of The Year and Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers, he turned his back on show biz for his first love of music and live performance. 4,000 live shows, 62 British tours, 14 books, 3 stage plays, 32 albums and nearly 4 million YouTube visits says it all. He composed the audio book music for Bill Bryson’s best-seller ‘The Road To Little Dribbling.  He supported Robin Williams at The London Palladium, and supported Steve Martin in The USA. On TV he played guitar with Queen’s Brian May, Status Quo and The Moody Blues.  Yes, after 50 years he's still doing what he loves.

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Acoustic Cafe
Sep
10
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Cafe

The line up for the Acoustic Cafe at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst on Monday 10th September will feature sets by No Small thing, The Fox Hillbillies, The Capo Thieves, Ivor Game & Jamie Larbalester starting at 7.30pm admission is free.

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Wilde Sundays
Sep
9
2:30 PM14:30

Wilde Sundays

Wilde Sundays is a monthly live music event which takes place at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell featuring some of the best acoustic music around with singer songwriter Celia Barrett, Oliver Hall & Abi Powell starting at 2.30pm, tickets £7.00

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John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon
Sep
8
8:30 PM20:30

John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

John Cee Stannard formed Blues Horizon featuring Mike Baker, guitar, and Howard Birchmore, harmonica after launching “The Doob Doo Album” and have been playing together since our first gig at the Henley Jazz & Blues festival in November 2013.Their first album as a trio was “Bus Depot Blues” followed by ”Stone Cold Sober” which was launched in August 2015 there latest album ' to the river' hase recieved rave reviews across the board.

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Richard Digance
Sep
7
7:30 PM19:30

Richard Digance

With a BAFTA Nomination as TV Entertainer Of The Year and Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers, he turned his back on show biz for his first love of music and live performance. 4,000 live shows, 62 British tours, 14 books, 3 stage plays, 32 albums and nearly 4 million YouTube visits says it all. He composed the audio book music for Bill Bryson’s best-seller ‘The Road To Little Dribbling,’ His Animal Alphabet poems, serialised by The BBC, are used as English Teaching Aids, in 14 countries from The USA to Swaziland,his guitar instrumentals are used on numerous TV productions. He supported Robin Williams at The London Palladium, and supported Steve Martin in The USA. On TV he played guitar with Queen’s Brian May, Status Quo and The Moody Blues.  Yes, after 50 years he's still doing what he loves.

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Music Network Meeting
Sep
5
8:00 PM20:00

Music Network Meeting

The next Music Network Meeting takes place at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on Wednesday 5th September starting at 8pm, doors open 7pm, open to music industry people and musicians alike, if you would like to get involved or have a discussion topic then please let us know.

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John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon
Sep
2
4:00 PM16:00

John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

John Cee Stannard formed Blues Horizon featuring Mike Baker, guitar, and Howard Birchmore, harmonica after launching “The Doob Doo Album” and have been playing together since our first gig at the Henley Jazz & Blues festival in November 2013.Their first album as a trio was “Bus Depot Blues” followed by ”Stone Cold Sober” which was launched in August 2015 there latest album ' to the river' hase recieved rave reviews across teh board.

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Richard Digance
Sep
1
7:30 PM19:30

Richard Digance

Richard is a BAFTA Nominated  entertainer and a Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. He is also listed in the Virgin Anthology of Music as an influential writer of comedic songs. Not many guitarists have played a duet with Queen's Brian May, worked with Steve Martin, played an acoustic set with Status Quo or performed at The London Palladium with the late Robin Williams, Richard has 3 million YouTube hits, 27 albums and a Golden Anniversary tour, 50 years of songs and stories, coming in 2017

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Damian Clarke
Aug
24
to Aug 26

Damian Clarke

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Damian Clarke has just released his third solo CD and he continues his mission to increase the public’s awareness of the wonderful Hammer Dulcimer and Hurdy Gurdy. He is currently the only touring performer of these instruments who also sings. An international entertainer; his concerts are a multi-faceted show, with stories and sing-alongs, history and romance. His instruments provide a refreshing change of sound and yet are familiar and fascinating to listen to.

 

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