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All the latest News from GSMC

 

Monday 20th November - West End Centre, Aldershot

GSMC will be running a monthly Acoustic Sessions at the West End Centre, Aldershot starting in February 2018 featuring 4 acts each week performing 30 minutes each, current available dates are 21st February, 16th May, 20th June. Performers wanting to take part should contact us

Monday 20th November - Spriggan Mist

Spriggan Mist have a track from their excellent new album ‘ The Portal’ played on the JPR ‘Out of this World’ podcast https://jprpodcasts.podbean.com/e/out-of-this-world-432-201117

Sunday 19th November - Wilde Sundays

Loxley will be performing at Wilde Sundays at South Hill Park Arts Centre on 13th May 2018.Loxley are a four piece band covering traditional favourites and writing original compositions. Loxley regularly perform to the pagan community at craft fairs and charity events alongside bands such as Spriggan Mist, Pixiephonic and Corvus, and they are looking to branch out to folk festivals and local pubs and clubs. Notable recent performances include supporting Damh the Bard at a charity event raising funds for the Rainbow Centre in Fareham, performing at the first Southampton Pagan Pride festival on August 21st 2016 and playing a slot at the South Downs Folk Festival in September 2017. Loxley recorded their first album in 2015 and the second titled ‘Coddiwomple’ is out at the end of 2017.

Saturday 18th November - GSMC Music Awards

Nominations – Instrumental Artist of the Year

Dale Harris, Rory Evans, Ben Waters & Tom Waters, Amrit Sond, Byron Johnston, Damian Clarke, Andy Prince, Tom Gamble, Andy Quin, Andy Moir, Spencer Brooks, Steve Savory . Voting is now open for the GSMC Music Awards –Instrumental Artist of the Year anyone can vote by simply emailing us the act you want to win (Headed GSMC awards) or in the comments section below, one vote per email address per category, closing date is 31st December and the Winners will be announced 17th January at The Acoustic Couch.

Saturday 18th November - Wokingham Music Club

New date added – Lauren Walton will be supporting Curved Air at Wokingham Music Club on Friday 24th November at 8pm

Saturday 18th November - Acoustic Cafe

We have a great line up for the launch of the Acoustic Cafe at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst on 27th November which feature Michael Tuffery, Edward Naysmith, James Parkin, Abi Powell & Frank Lacey starting at 7.30pm, admission free... we currently have 30 minute sets for 4th, 11th, 18th December contact us if you would like to perform.

Friday 17th November - Spriggan Mist

Spriggan Mist will have a track from their excellent new album ‘The Portal’ played on The Fatman’s Rock Show on Wednesday.

Thursday 16th November - New Years Eve

We have a chain of three pubs/ restuarants in the Berkshire / Surrey area all looking for an act for New Years Eve (paid) suits jazz / blues solo/ duo/ trio message me for more information.

Wednesday 15th November - Wilde Sundays

We have a support slot available for Wilde Sundays at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell on 14th January starting at 2.30pm, 30 minute set contact me if interested.

Wednesday 15th November - Wilde Sundays

Paul Handyside will be performing at Wilde Sundays on 13th May from 2.30pm at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell alongside Loxley and Michael Tuffery.

Wednesday 15th November - Acoustic Cafe

Excited to announce the Acoustic Cafe will be moving to the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst on Monday nights starting 27th November at 7.30pm featuring 5 acts performing 30 minutes each, for more information or to book a slot to perform please contact us

Tuesday 14th November - GSMC Music Awards

Voting is now open for the GSMC Music Awards – Best Duo/Trio anyone can vote by simply contacting us, one vote per email address per category, closing date is 31st December and the Winners will be announced 17th January at The Acoustic Couch. Nominations –Duo/ trio :- The Black Feathers, John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon, Tudor Lodge, Dragonfly Sky, Beware this Boy, The Broadside Boys, Days Are Done, Bright Shadows, Crayon Angels, Tomorrow Bird

Tuesday 14th November - Music Network Meeting

The next Music Network Meeting will take place on Wednesday 6th December from 8pm at The Acoustic Couch , Bracknell if you would like to get involved and come along then please contact us for further details

Tuesday 14th November - Showcase Sessions

The line up for the Showcase Sessions at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on Tuesday 19th December will feature Liam Barnes, Toxic Sofa, Anne- Marie Gilliet & Andy Moir, starting at 8pm, admission free. 

Tuesday 14th November - The Acoustic Couch

 The Acoustic Couch are looking for acts to perform at a Benefit Concert on Saturday 2nd December, please contact the venue direct if interested. enquiries@theacousticcouch.co.uk

Tuesday 14th November - South Hill Park Arts Centre

Great opportunity for a music student to have their composition included in a Dance performance at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, please see below. Call out Description: In Spring 2018, internationally acclaimed dance company Joss Arnott Dance will be touring to Bracknell with a triple bill programme. The company are looking to extend the performance programme and are seeking music students aged 17-25 to submit existing compositions to accompany a new dance work for Berkshire County Dance Company Youth which will be created in February 2018. Dancers will be aged between 14-19 based in region. Submission Length: 4-5 minutes. Submission Music Genre: Any. Email: Artistic Director, Joss Arnott - info@jossarnottdance.co.uk. Deadline for Submissions: Monday 4th December 2017. Performance Date: Tuesday 27th February 2018. Venue: South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA. Times: Technical rehearsal slot between 17:30-18:30 // 19:30 Show. Successful compositions and students will be informed by Monday 11th December 2017.

Monday 13th November - Cream of Hendrix

The Cream of Hendrix will be performing at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on Thursday 8th February 2018 starting at 8pm, tickets £8.00 .

Monday 13th November - West End Centre, Aldershot

Dates for the new monthly acoustic night at the West End Centre, Aldershot are  Feb 21, March 21, (no April), May 16, June 20 featuring acts performing 30 minutes each, performers wanting to take part should contact us

Sunday 12th November – GSMC Music Awards

Tickets are on sale now for the GSMC Music Awards Night at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on Wednesday 17th January which will also feature great live music, tickets £5.00 https://www.wegottickets.com/event/422017

Saturday 11th November - C'nergi

‘Heaven Shine on You’ the latest track by C’nergi was played on Coast and County Radio . 
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Saturday 11th November - West End Centre, Aldershot

GSMC are delighted to be organising a monthly acoustic night at the West End Centre, Aldershot starting on Wednesdays from February 2018 featuring acts performing 30 minute sets, more details to be announced for more information and to apply to perform please contact us.

Saturday 11th November - Juno

GSMC are taking bookings for party band Juno, please contact us for further information and visit our artists roster for full details.

Friday 10th November - Spriggan Mist

Spriggan Mist have a track from their excellent new album ‘The Portal’ played on Meridian FM this Sunday from 8pm.

Thursday 9th November - Wilde Sundays

John Forrester will be performing at Wilde Sundays, South Hill Park Arts Centre 15th July 2018 from 2.30pm with more acts to be confirmed.

Wednesday 8th November - GSMC Music Awards

Voting is now open for the GSMC Music Awards – Best Solo Artist (Female) anyone can vote by simply contacting us, one vote per email address per category, closing date is 31st December and the Winners will be announced 17th January at The Acoustic Couch. Nominations – Solo Artist (Female)- Corinne West , Katy Hurt , Penny Jane Black, Shantell Ogden, Sally Strawberry, Vicki Sayers, Emma Jane Kennedy, Lucina, Celia Barrett, Rebecca Jayne , Fleur Stevenson , Irene Rae

Wednesday 8th November - Wilde Sundays

Acoustic act Loxley will be performing at Wilde Sundays, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell on Sunday 13th May from 2.30pm.

Tuesday 7th November - Richard Digance

Richard Digance will be interviewed on BBC Radio Lincolnshire on Wednesday at 2.10pm in advance of his show at Trinity Arts Centre on Saturday 11th November .

Monday 6th November - Spriggan Mist

Spriggan Mist have a track from their new album The Portal played on Radio Seagull.

Sunday 5th November - GSMC Music Awards 2017

Voting is now open for the GSMC Music Awards – Best Band (Original) anyone can vote by simply contacting  us, one vote per email address per category, closing date is 31st December and the Winners will be announced 17th January at The Acoustic Couch. Nominations – Best Band (Original)- The Salts, Spriggan Mist, The Final Clause of Tacitus, Oragami Heart, All Things Considered, Sugarman Sam & the Voodoo Men, Louder Still, Blue Touch, Icicle Tree, Kinfolk, Steve Summers Band, Savour the Flavour

Saturday 4th November - Showcase Sessions

The line up for the Showcase Sessions on 14th November at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell will feature Lauren Walton, Michael Tuffrey, Chris Burton Amya –Ray, starting at 8pm, admission is free.

Friday 3rd November - Rock Weeks 2018

Rock Week 2018 – 4th, 5th, 6th, 13th January 2018-The Acoustic Couch, The Ring, Bracknell- The GSMC annual band competition featuring 3 heats and a final open to all genres as well as bands, trios, duos and solo acts, to apply to perform , please contact us (Heading Rock week 2018) no later than 30th November .

Friday 3rd November - Alfie Griffin

Alfie Griffin will be performing at the White Hart , Basingstoke on Friday 9th December

Friday 3rd November - GSMC Christmas Party

Physical tickets now available for the GSMC Christmas Party on the 14th December at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell featuring The Filthy Llamas plus guests, tickets £8 or £6 if you are on the GSMC mailing list, contact us to reserve your ticket.

Thursday 2nd November - Showcase Sessions

The line up for The Showcase Sessions at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on 12th December will feature Abi Powell, Zach Johnson, Frank Lacey & Paul Player starting at 8pm, admission free.

Thursday 2nd November - Acoustic Cafe

The last of the Acoustic Cafe nights at South Hill Park Arts Centre will be taking place on 13th November and we will be looking for a new venue we have some options, but if you have suggestions please let contact us.

Wednesday 1st November - Damian Clarke

GSMC is booking dates for Damian Clarke"Romantic evening with the Dulcimer" tour in February 2018 and he already has appearances at Bude Folk Club on March 4th, Ely Folk Club on March 20th and Bracknell Folk Club on March 27th, as well as 2018 festival appearances at Wimborne, Herstmonceux Castle and Luebeck in Germany.

Wednesday 1st November - Damian Clarke

Damian Clarke will be appearing at some extra shows with the storyteller Cliff Eastabrook that are supported by the Arts Council of England. Their "Haunted" shows can be seen at Yellow Book, Brighton on Nov 2nd, The Old Ship, Upwey, Dorset on Nov 3rd, The Hawthorns, Glastonbury on Nov 9th and the Crediton Inn, Crediton on Nov10th.

Wednesday 1st November - The Acoustic Couch

New dates added – Dates for our Thursday night events at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell for 2018 are as follows, suitable for cover/ tribute bands and national touring acts :- 15th Feb, 15th Mar, 12th Apr, 10th May, 14th Jun, 12th Jul, 16th Aug, 13th Sept, 11th Oct, 8th Nov & 20th Dec, contact us for more details

Tuesday 31st October - Special Offer

***Special Offer*** – We have a special ticket offer for all those people on our mailing list for the GSMC Christmas Party on 14th December at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell featuring The Filthy Llamas plus guests,  you can get tickets for £6 by simply contacting us or you can subscribe by going on to our homepage

Monday 30th October - GSMC Christmas Party

The GSMC Christmas Party on 14th December at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell will feature excellent party band The Filthy Llamas plus guests Toxic Sofa, Frank Lacey & Ted Robinson with more to be announced, starts 8pm tickets available from https://www.wegottickets.com/event/420772

Monday 30th October - C'nergi

‘ Heaven Shines On You’ by C’nergi will be played on Digital Revolution Radio on Thursday between 7pm – 9.30pm http://www.digitalrevolutionradio.com

Sunday 29th October - Acoustic Cafe

We have a last minute 30 minute slot available for the Acoustic Cafe tomorrow (Monday) at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell contact us if interested.

Sunday 29th October - Richard Digance

New date added – Richard Digance will be performing at The Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich on Thursday 17th May 2018

Sunday 29th October - Cream of Hendrix

GSMC are now taking bookings for venues and festivals for The Cream of Hendrix who are a band of first-class musicians, dedicated to celebrating the music of these extraordinary artists and the first generation of bands they inspired, such as Free, Rory Gallagher, Robin Trower and the original Fleetwood Mac. In a set list that includes most of the outstanding tracks from these great artists repertoire, The Cream of Hendrix will take you back to one the great periods in rock history. Have you ever been Experienced? Well, now’s your chance…"Video :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiAmUdY4z20

Saturday 28th October - GSMC Christmas Party

Tickets for the GSMC Christmas Party featuring The Filthy Llamas plus guests on 14th December at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell  are on sale now online at https://www.wegottickets.com/event/420772

Friday 27th October - Penny Jayne Black

Penny Jayne Black is excited to announce that she has just signed a production deal with a Nashville based Record Label. Penny will be flying to Nashville next week for co-write sessions, then returning in December to record tracks in the studio before returning early Feb to launch her new U.S. Single at Nashville's annual Country Radio Seminar.

Thursday 26th October - The Lexicon

Looking for piano players to play and sing Christmas Songs in the Town Centre on Fridays from 24th Nov – 29th Dec between 6pm – 8pm , contact us for more information

Wednesday 25th October - GSMC Christmas Party

For the GSMC Christmas Party on 14th December at the Acoustic Couch , Bracknell as well as excellent party Band The Filthy Llamas we will put time aside for acts to perform 2-3 songs before hand, if you would like to take part please contact us

Tuesday 24th October - The Salts

New date added – The Salts will be performing Godalming Bandstand on Sunday 20th May 2018

Monday 23rd October - Tudor Lodge

New date added- Legendary folk duo Tudor Lodge will be performing the Cellar Bar South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell Thursday 5th July .

Sunday 22nd October - GSMC Christmas Party

GSMC are delighted to announce excellent covers/party band The Filthy Llamas will headline the GSMC Christmas Party on 14th December at The Acoustic Couch , Bracknell with more acts to be announced.

Saturday 21st October - Spriggan Mist

GSMC are taking festival and venue bookings in 2018 for Spriggan Mist, one of the most popular and hard working bands in the area 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 has just been released.

Saturday 21st October - Penny Jayne Black

Penny Jayne Black will be performing at British Country Music Awards tomorrow (Sunday) as well as being nominated for an Horizon Award.

Saturday 21st October - Louder Still

New date added – Rock band Louder Still will be performing The Black Heart, Camden with Florence Black supporting Idlewar

Saturday 21st October - Showcase Sessions

The line up for the Showcase Sessions at The Acoustic Couch on 21st November will feature 2 Tanium, Straight Circle, Alfie Griffin & Anthony Bennett starting at 8pm, admission is free.

Saturday 21st October - Spriggan Mist

The Spriggan Mist - Ghostly Tales tour takes place at The Orange Tree, Baldock tonight Saturday, Rose and Crown, Sandhurst 29th October and Curdridge Reading Room Curdridge 11th November.

Saturday 21st October - Showcase Sessions

The line up for the Showcase Sessions at The Acoustic Couch on 5th December will feature Penny Jayne Black, Robin Devany, Boyd & Edward Naysmith starting at 8pm, admission is free.

Saturday 21st October - Edward Naysmith

New date added – Edward Naysmith will be performing at Acoustic Sunday at The Hawth , Crawley on 27th May at 2.30pm .

Friday 20th October - Damian Clarke

New date added – Damian Clarke will be performing at Acoustic Sunday at The Hawth, Crawley on 27th May 2018 at 1.40pm

Thursday 19th October - Showcase Sessions

The line up for the Showcase Sessions at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on 14th November will feature Perfect Blue Sky, Michael Tuffery, Amy- Ray & Chris Burton starting at 8pm, admission is free.

Wednesday 18th October - Showcase Sessions

The line up for the Showcase Sessions at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on 28th November will feature Amrit Sond, Dandy Man, The Fox Hillbillies and Rick Sinfield, starting at 8pm, admission is free

Tuesday 17th October - Richard Digance

New date added – Richard Digance will be performing at the Harwich Festival at The Electric Palace Cinema on Thursday 8th February 2018.

Monday 16th October - Rock Week

Rock Week 2018 takes place at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell and open to all bands, trios, duos, solo and all genres Heats 4th, 5th, 6th January with the Final 13th January, to apply please contact us with the heading Rock Week 2018 closing date 12th November

Monday 16th October - Edward Naysmith

New date added – Edward Naysmith will be supporting Said the Maiden at The Railway Inn , Winchester on Saturday 11th November .

Sunday 15th October - Anthony Snape

GSMC will be taking venue and festival bookings for Nashville based Anthony Snape who will be supporting Tommy Emmanuel in Europe in 2018 and we have the following dates available for solo shows as well as song writing workshops. 24th Feb - 5th Mar & 22nd Mar - 4th April, for more information please contact us

Saturday 14th October - Cream of Hendrix

GSMC are now taking venue and festival bookings for Cream of Hendrix for 2018. The Cream of Hendrix is a band of first-class musicians, dedicated to celebrating the music of these extraordinary artists and the first generation of bands they inspired, such as Free, Rory Gallagher, Robin Trower and the original Fleetwood Mac.  In a setlist that includes most of the outstanding tracks from these great artists repertoire, The Cream of Hendrix will take you back to one the great periods in rock history.  Have you ever been Experienced? Well, now’s your chance…"

Saturday 14th October - C'nergi

Heaven Shines On You by C’nergi can be heard on Box Online Radio http://boxonlineradio.co.uk

Saturday 14th October - The Salts

New date added – The Salts will be performing at Hastings Herring Fair on Sunday 19th November at 1.30pm.

Friday 13th October - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

New date added – John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon will be performing at Brakspear Jazz and Blues Festival on Sunday 19th November at The Horns, Crazies Hill, Reading at 7.30pm

Thursday 12th October - Wilde Sundays

New date added – Michael Tuffrey will be performing at Wilde Sundays 13th May 2018 at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Wednesday 11th October - Richard Digance

New date added – Richard Digance will be performing at the Palace Theatre, Southend on Saturday 24th February 2018.

Tuesday 10th October - Acoustic Cafe

We have two 30 minute slots available for the Acoustic Cafe for this Monday 15th October at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell starting at 7.30pm, if you would like to perform please contact us

Monday 9th October - Monthly Music Network Meeting

We have had a great response so far to the proposed music network meeting if you haven’t already signed up, then please contact us for further details.

Monday 9th October - The Fabulous Duck Brothers

Tickets for The Fabulous Duck Brothers- Tribute to Eric Claptonperformance on Thursday 23rd  November at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell are on sale now https://www.wegottickets.com/event/418801

Monday 9th October - The Salts

Tickets for The Salts performance at The Theatre, Chipping Norton 9th February 2018 are on sale now http://www.chippingnortontheatre.com/index.php?p=whatson&id=3618

Sunday 8th October - The Black Feathers

Holy Water the new single by The Black Feathers can be heard on the Folkal Point podcast. http://folkalpoint.scot

Saturday 7th October - Enchanted Market

The completed line up for the Acoustic Stage at the Enchanted Market on the weekend of 10th/11th February 2018 will feature : Saturday – Abi Powell, Rye Wolf, Bright Shadows, Michael Tuffrey, Edward Naysmith, Bernard Hoskin, Chris Burton & Ladybank – Sunday :- Penny Jayne Black, James Parkin, The Fox Hillbillies, Crayon Angels, Toxic Sofa, Frank Lacey & The Fishwives Fancy.