Live Music Venue in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

OCTOBER

Franc Cinelli


FRANC CINELLI



Born in Rome and raised in London, Franc Cinelli grew up on a wholesome collection of Blues, Folk, Country, and Rock 'n' Roll. Performing songs from his 2018 album 'Night Songs' and more, Franc's musical journey to find himself blends catchy, hummable tunes with lyrics both thoughtful and thought-provoking.


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Wednesday 2nd October @ 9pm - Free Entry

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Find out more about Franc here.


The Hypothetics


THE HYPOTHETICS +


BRIAN WILCOX



A four-piece Alternative/Indie band from Bristol, The Hypothetics have a talent and maturity to 

their sound that belies their young age. Support from the acoustic singer/songwriter stylings of Brian Wilcox.


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Friday 4th October @ 11pm 

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after.

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Mark Cole & Liam Ward


MARK COLE & LIAM


WARD


Mark Cole (Sons of the Delta) is a singer and 

multi-instrumentalist described as “a prodigiously talented musician and relentlessly imaginative songwriter”. Liam Ward (The Rumblestrutters) 

is winner of the National Harmonica League Player of the Year. Together, they are a dynamic Blues 

duo not to be missed!

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Wednesday 9th October @ 11pm - Free entry!

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The Swamp Stomp String Band


THE SWAMP STOMP


STRING BAND



Not your average Americana band! Twangy banjos, driving guitars and a thudding double bass push forward a clutch of drinking songs and ragtime ditties of bar fights & gambling nights that'll have you on your feet, cup in hand.

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Friday 11th October @ 11pm

Free Entry before 11pm, £3 after.

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Find out more about them here.


Jack Flint


JACK FLINT



Armed with just his voice, his guitar, and his trusty loop pedal, Jack Flint puts a fresh spin on some of your favourites from across the world of Pop, Funk, and Soul. Songs from The Sixties to last summer, a liberal helping of good vibes, and just a dash of style make this a show guaranteed to get you smiling.

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Wednesday 16th October @ 9pm 

Free entry!

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Find out more about Jack here.


Cut Throat Francis


CUT THROAT FRANCIS



Cut Throat Francis sing songs about failing to be successful, responsible grown-ups on folk instruments; sometimes in swing rhythms, and mostly with upbeat Eastern European flavours. They like loud and sweaty shows, even if every now and then they do slow, sad songs about ghosts or feeling sleepy.

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Friday 18th October @ 11pm

Free Entry before 11pm, £3 after.

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Find out more about Cut Throat Francis here.


Death Is A Girl


DEATH IS A GIRL +


MARK ILLINGWORTH


Cheltenham Alt-rock powerhouse Death is a girl strip back the feedback for a more intimate set, letting the melodic side of their music shine through. With support from Mark Illingworth, who brings a soulful and understated take on the blues that is sure to have you captivated.


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Wednesday 23rd October @ 9pm 

Free Entry

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The Display Team. Photo credit © Sam Wise


THE DISPLAY TEAM


+ VONHORN


Originally known as Mumrah, The Display Team blend Prog, Punk, Ska, Funk, and more into the background music for your anxiety dreams.

Support from Vonhorn, who have been touring

their melting-pot of scratchy riffs and mellotron soundscapes since 2017. For fans of David Bowie, Mr Bungle, Queen, and Fantomas.

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Friday 25th October @ 11pm 

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after.

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Halloween Showcase


HALLOWEEN


SHOWCASE


We're bringing together a selection of our 

friends and favourites for a special one-time Halloween extravaganza. Expect some covers, some originals, faces both familiar and new, and

a whole lot of fun!!



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Wednesday 30th October @ 9pm

Free Entry! 



NOVEMBER

The Desperados



THE DESPERADOS



Blending Blues, Classic Rock, and good old-fashioned Rock 'n' Roll with a mix of barnstorming covers and infectious originals this Cheltenham-based power trio are sure to put a smile on your face. Described as "The UK's ultimate party band", The Desperados will have you dancing into the night!

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Friday 1st November @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after. 

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Luke Doherty


LUKE DOHERTY &


SIMON PARRATT


Playing live blues since the age of 12, Luke Doherty may well be the most seasoned  performer we’ve ever had! Winners of the British Blues Award’s ‘Best Artist - Wales’ in 2018, both Luke and Simon have a love for Blues that runs deep.


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Wednesday 6th November @ 11pm 

Free entry!

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Find out more at their official website.



SON OF WHAT?!


+ SUPPORT


Funk-Rock Space-Jazz Punks Son of What?! are

a band like no other. Weaving abstract narratives

through their sets and taking their audience on a

journey where no two gigs are the same! Audience participation. Costumes. Light Shows. Guest

Musicians. Barely any written material. Welcome

to the sound of the 23rd Century! Support TBC.

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Friday 8th November @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after. 

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MARK HARRISON



Widely considered one of the most original and interesting artists currently active in the UK,

there is no one in music quite like Mark Harrison. His individual, all-original music plays well with audiences of all kinds, and it has taken him to

some of the top venues and festivals in the UK, attracting acclaim wherever he goes.

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Wednesday 13th November @ 9pm - Free entry!

Follow Mark on Facebook.

Find out more at his official website.




THE VHTs + SUPPORT



Garage Rock upstarts The VHTs are a Redditch-based three-piece making the old school new

again! Blending Punk and Blues in with their

resolute and steadfast sound and well-honed live performance, this young trio is a band to watch. Support TBC.


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Friday 15th November @ 11pm 

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after.

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TRISTAN WATSON


JAZZ TRIO


Turning a skilled hand and a discerning ear to the classic jazz standards and beyond, Bandleader 

and Guitarist extraordinaire Tristan Watson brings 

a couple of friends, a touch of cool, and a night of Jazz to the Café René.



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Wednesday 20th September @ 11pm

Free entry!





BONES


Cool Americana, Blues, Classic Rock and beyond from this hard-rockin’ Cirencester five-piece, featuring 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!


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Friday 22nd November @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after. 

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HOWLIN' MAT


Some say he tuned his guitar at the very same crossroads where Robert Johnson sold his soul to The Devil. All we know for sure is that he's here and he means business! With just his trusty guitar, tappin' feet and a handful of well-chosen songs, Howlin' Mat is a man who truly understands the intensity of The Blues.

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Wednesday 27th November @ 11pm 

Free entry!

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Find out more at his official website.




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 30th November @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm, £3 after. 

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Find out more at their official website


WANT TO PERFORM AT CAFÉ RENÉ?


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