Live Music Venue in Gloucester, Gloucestershire


The TroubleShooters - Click for Facebook event



A 4-piece rockin' unit based in Bristol, The Troubleshooters play uptempo Rhythm 'n' Blues fashioned in the vein of Dr. Feelgood, 9 Below

Zero and The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Featuring some of the finest musicians in the Southwest Blues scene, The Troubleshooters are fast becoming a name to watch.


Wednesday 5th February @ 9pm

Free entry!

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Mother Vulture - Click for Facebook event



Storming stages since 2015, raucous Rock 'n Roll hellraisers Mother Vulture bring their high-energy riffing, anthemic hooks and chaotic live show to Café René. The best band to have ever existed (or

at least so they tell us), their star is on the rise, and doesn’t show any signs of slowing. Don’t miss! Support TBC.


Friday 7th February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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The Shaggy Dog Raconteurs - Click for Facebook event



The Shaggy Dog Raconteurs are a Folk/ Blues/Americana Quartet with a dash of Bluegrass, Ragtime and Jazz. The full moon is their only night off, with the rest spent writing melodic original songs telling strange and exciting stories of life's mundane shadows and unblessed souls.


Wednesday 12th February @ 9pm

Free entry!

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King Street Turnaround - Click for Facebook event



Having crossed paths in their numerous experiences on the UK scene, the four

mercenaries that comprise King Street

Turnaround finally decided to join forces in 2019 and indulge in their mutual love of Blues and Funk, delivering high-energy sets of shimmy and

shuffle across the land.


Friday 14th February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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Uphill and Still - Click for Facebook event



Uphill and Still have sprung out from a life of perpetual movement, bound to a life on the road. Raw, commanding vocals combine with strings, household percussion and influences of home, drawn from both sides of the Atlantic. Support from Canadian Folk-Roots maestro Jon Lepp.


Wednesday 19th February @ 9pm - Free entry!

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The Worried Men - Click for Facebook event


It's no surprise to learn that Jamie Thyer's loyal audience is still growing. Jamie and The Worried Men have been entertaining audiences for 30

years with his bold and expressive guitar playing, constantly touring and surviving the whimsical fortunes of the music industry simply by being themselves.


Friday 21st February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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Gloucester Folk Trail - Click for Facebook event


TRAIL 2020

Strap on your ramblin’ boots and grab your accordion, the Gloucester Folk Trail 2020 is here! Featuring Folk groups and artists of all sizes performing in venues of all sizes across the city, 

this Gloucester-wide event is fun for the whole 

clan. Fill a cup, join the chorus, and folk on!


Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd February

Times vary - Free entry!

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The James Oliver Band - Click for Facebook event



Blues, Rockabilly, Rock and Country, The James Oliver Band have it all in one explosive pickin' package! With nearly 2000 gigs and three albums under his belt in his previous band Glas and a new one on the way this year, this spectacular Blues guitarist won't allow a shred of his talent to be wasted.


Wednesday 26th February @ 9pm

Free entry!

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The Strays - Click for Facebook event



The Strays' ethos is simple; to produce vibrant, exciting music that people want to move to, blending vintage-style Rock 'n' Roll with a gritty modern vibe. Larger than life, deliciously unpredictable, the only way is up for these raucous Rock Rebels. With support from North Yorkshire's Hot Rockets.


Friday 28th February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after.

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Paul Cowley - Click for Facebook event


Paul Cowley is a singer, songwriter, acoustic fingerstyle and slide guitarist. Originally inspired by the country blues of Lightnin’ Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy and others, he continues to draw from his roots while fusing in his own sophisticated style.


Wednesday 4th March @ 9pm

Free entry!

Find out more at his official website.

Dave Bush Quartet


A 4-piece instrumental Funk/Fusion Jazz band 

from the depths of Cardiff, the quartet play original music with headshaking, ground-wiggling groove and spicy melodies. Expect a raw blend of blistering funk, jazz, soulful gospel, hip hop and EDM all designed to make the audience dance and then some.


Friday 6th January @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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The Lewis Creaven Band - Click for Facebook event



Bristol's hardest working Blues band, bringing you electrifying Texas Blues, Funk, Rock and Jazz, with 

a goodly amount of Psychedelia too! A staple of 

the the UK scene for over 10 years, Lewis and his band have racked up four studio albums and have thousands of live shows under their belts.


Wednesday 11th January @ 9pm

Free entry!

Find out more at their official website.

Bones - Click for Facebook event


Cool Americana, Blues, Classic Rock and beyond from this Hard-Rockin' Cirencester five-piece, playing unexpected songs from unusual suspects. Featuring prominently on festival bills up and down the country and wowing crowds wherever they go, Bones are a band you don't wanna miss!


Friday 13th March @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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Blind Justice Page - Click for Facebook event



Performing songs from and inspired by the golden age of old-time music and Country Blues, This Bristol based three piece are on a mission to rediscover the roots of Americana. With banjo, 

bass and washboard in hand, Blind Justice Page 

will lead you on a journey through the history of American music.


Wednesday 18th January @ 9pm

Free entry!

Find out more at their official website.

Lil' Jim - Click for Facebook event


Seamlessly tying the roots of traditional music to modern hooks and arrangements, Lil Jim is a one man band as you've never seen it before! dynamic and irrepressible, combining guitar, harmonica and accordion with vocals & foot percussion, Lil Jim is fast becoming a must-see act on the festival and touring circuit.


Friday 20th January @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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Keith Thompson Band - Click for Facebook event



Returning after a storming set at last year’s Blues Festival and Well known in Blues circles as an electrifying performer with real music and thoughtful lyrics, British Blues-Rock guitarist and songwriter Keith Thompson has been performing 

in the UK and mainland Europe for more than 25 years.


Wednesday 25th January @ 9pm

Free entry!

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The Leon Daye Band - Click for Facebook event



Leon has been a musician for over 20 years, 

playing everywhere from pubs and clubs to 

festivals and weddings. An energetic performer 

who draws inspiration from various styles, ranging from upbeat pop-rock sing a longs to folk based traditional songwriting with delicate melodies and heartfelt lyrics.


Friday 27th March @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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