Live Music Venue in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

JANUARY

Hear The Spheres


HEAR THE SPHERES


A four-piece covers band from Gloucester playing Indie, Rock and Classics from the likes of MGMT, Joy Division, The Foo Fighters, and many more besides. Named for a Lyric in a RHCP song, Hear The Spheres will get you tapping your toes and taking over the dancefloor in no time!


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Friday 3rd January @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

Follow Hear The Spheres on Facebook.



Big Joe Bone


BIG JOE BONE


Pioneering his own brand of 'Blues-Grass' music, 

Big Joe Bone mixes up Delta Blues, Bluegrass, Oldtime, Gospel and Hillbilly with rasping vocals, sublime slide guitar and a very heavy stomping boot! Playing a blend of originals and standards from the greats, Big Joe Bone has been wowing audiences since 2012.

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Wednesday 8th January @ 9pm

Free entry!

Follow Big Joe Bone on Facebook.

Find out more at his official website.


Hired Guns


HIRED GUNS


Returning by popular demand! Gloucester's heroes of Hard Rock, Hired Guns' anthemic sound is

rooted in big grooves and powerful vocal melodies, with a pinch of Southern grit for flavour. Taking 

cues from Classic Rock to Country, they will have your hips shaking and your head banging from the word go!

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Friday 10th January @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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Will Killeen



WILL KILLEEN



Known as 'The King of the Slide Guitar', Will Killeen is a highly acclaimed Irish acoustic Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Mixing Celtic Roots with American blues in a unique style, you can expect songs from early Blues standards through to Dylan classics delivered with inimitable percussive guitar and whirling vocals.

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Wednesday 15th January @ 9pm

Free entry!

Find out more at his official website.


The Black And Blues Band


THE BLACK AND


BLUES BAND


Having spent their five years earning a reputation

for great live shows and a hard-working mentality

on the pub and festival circuits alike, and with a wealth of experience amongst them, The Black

And Blues Band bring a mix of Blues and Classic Rock to please even the most hard-line fan.


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Friday 17th January @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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Lewis Clark



LEWIS CLARK DUO



A Wiltshire based musician and writer, Lewis Clark has been performing here there and everywhere since 2012. His current project, Lewis Clark And

The Essentials, became a fully-fledged band in

2015, combining their diverse interests in Blues, Folk and Soul to create a dynamic and diverse sound.

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Wednesday 22nd January @ 9pm

Free entry!

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Solid Gone



SOLID GONE



Drawing on traditional Blues and Folk influences, Solid Gone mix together powerful vocals, raw Delta Blues guitar and an almost tribal foot-stomping

beat to create their original Skiffle-Blues blend. Long-serving mainstays of the Gloucester scene, they grow stronger with every live performance.


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Friday 24th January @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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The Mike Hoddinott Blues Allstars


MIKE HODDINOTT'S


BLUES ALL-STARS


After over a decade of touring the UK, Europe

and the USA, drummer Mike Hoddinott decided

to use some of the great players he had worked

with over the years and form his own band, Featuring some of the best in the Blues today!



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Wednesday 29th January @ 9pm - Free entry!

Follow The Allstars on Facebook.

Find out more at their official website.




DELINQUENT ROOTS



Founded in 2013 under the name Virtuoso Apparatus, Delinquent Roots combine the musical talents of some of Gloucester’s best and

brightest. Performing a mixture of original

songs and covers with their own unique twist,

their musical connection shines through in their performances.

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Friday 31st January @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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FEBRUARY


THE


TROUBLESHOOTERS



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.

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Wednesday 5th February @ 9pm

Free entry!

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Mother Vulture


MOTHER VULTURE


+ SUPPORT



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.

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Friday 7th February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

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The Shaggy Dog Raconteurs


THE SHAGGY DOG


RACONTEURS



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.


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Wednesday 12th February @ 9pm

Free entry!

Follow them on Facebook.


King Street Turnaround


KING STREET


TURNAROUND


Drawing on tradttional Blues and Folk influences, Solid Gone mix together powerful vocals, raw Delta Blues guitar and an almost tribal foot-stomping

beat to create their original Skiffle-Blues blend. Long-serving mainstays of the Gloucester scene, they grow stronger with every live performance.


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Friday 14th February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

Follow King Street Turnaround on Facebook.


Uphill and Still


UPHILL AND STILL


+ JON LEPP


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.


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Wednesday 19th February @ 9pm - Free entry!

Follow Uphill & Still on Facebook.

Follow Jon Lepp on Facebook.


The Worried Men



THE WORRIED MEN



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.

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Friday 21st February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11, £3 after.

Follow The Worried Men on Facebook.


Gloucester Folk Trail


GLOUCESTER FOLK


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!


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Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd February

Times vary - Free entry!

Find out more on Facebook.


The Black And Blues Band


THE JAMES OLIVER


BAND


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.

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Wednesday 26th February @ 9pm

Free entry!

Follow The James Oliver Band on Facebook.


The Strays


THE STRAYS


+ HOT ROCKETS


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.

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Friday 28th February @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after.

Follow The Strays on Facebook.



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