Live Music Venue in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

jim blair

Jim Blair is the front man of the cool, hip and funky band ‘Hip Route’. The word cool is often bandied about carelessly these days and doesnt sound that well, cool anymore but if there was ever a band that could put the cool back into cool then it would be have to be Hip Route. UK Roots music at it’s finest.

Wednesday 3rd October @ 9pm

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The South West's premier 3-piece alternative/grunge rock covers band. Doing justice to the classics and resurrecting the forgotten gems of the 90's & 00's.

Friday 5th October @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

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boundless brothers

Renowned for their piercing lyrics, timeless melodies and hypnotic harmonies, there’s a magic in the air when Sam, Seb and Bo play live.

Ever since being showcased by the likes of The Guardian and BBC Introducing, they have taken the music industry by storm – wooing crowds across the South West with their uplifting blend of Pop and Folk-Rock.

Wednesday 10th October @ 9pm

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A true rock pedigree, delivering a snarlingly good set with plenty of bite since 2011, Dobermann have toured relentlessly, accruing over 700 shows in 15 countries and counting.

Friday 12th October @ 11pm

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beaver & the foghorns

A 4 piece alternative/indie rock band from Cheltenham. Influenced by the likes of The White Stripes, The Black Keys & The Rolling stones.

Wednesday 17th October @ 9pm

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ruzz guitars blues revue

'Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue' - A powerful, Soul injected Blues R'n'B Rock'n'Roll band from Bristol UK and lead by Gretsch sponsored guitarist Ruzz Guitar. Taking inspiration from many great guitarists, Ruzz has developed what he has learnt into his own style which is quickly becoming recognized around the UK and Europe.

Friday 19th October @ 11pm

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belle day

Blending old school and contemporary influences, they take inspiration from 50’s Jazz, 60’s Soul and Electric Blues – weaving deep sultry Blues and heavy grooves. Citing bands from Led Zeppelin to Sam Cooke, Freddie King to J Dilla, expect virtuosic musicianship and soulful vocals with a killer live show.

Wednesday 24th October @ 9pm

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the globo collective

The Globo Collective is an international musical family formed in Valencia in 2011, which travel all over meeting and collaborating new artists. Lead by Valencian Elio Arauz de Marcos, they offer on the stage a blend of diverse styles and rythms. This includes doses of Afrobeat, Reggae, Soul, Latin, Blues, Jazz, World Music, Gypsy, Folk, Hip Hop, Psychedelia... lots of improvisation, solid groove, a bunch of humor and good vibes with the audience!

Friday 26th October @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

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reuben lovett

halloween special with reuben and his band. more info to follow.

Reuben Lovett is a folk rock, musician and song writer based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. He is focused on composing and playing original material both as a solo artist and as front man for The Confusion.

Wednesday 31st October @ 9pm

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JPDL & Yogi - Combining hard-hitting, funk instrumentals with socially-conscious and politically aware narratives, JPDL & Yogi Beats are a fire starting duo that bring the vibes anywhere they go. South-West duo BAAST bring dark alternative pop, mesmeric synthesis and sound design intertwined with spoken word and soulful vocals. After a year of producing and writing together, they aim to bring a refreshing, brooding sound to the ears of listeners.

Friday 2nd November @ 11pm

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

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lewis clark duo

Bristol based live musician Lewis Clark plays Original compositions and little heard of folk, soul and blues gems.

Wednesday 7th November @ 9pm

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frankly skanky

frankly skankly play a range of covers in their own style from early roots through to modern day roots releases with an emphasis on the classic spiritual messages of reggae; peace love and unity.

Friday 9th November @ 9pm

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paul cowley

A singer, songwriter,acoustic fingerstyle and slide guitarist he was originally inspired by the country blues of Lightnin Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy and others.This interest led to him becoming involved with the acoustic guitar/ folk club scene in the West Midlands UK and ultimately to the formation of The Sutton Blues Collective.

Wednesday 14th November @ 9pm

Free entry

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snog the dog + white crosses

So reckless are this Cotswold band, that they even had to hire a band nurse. Every song sounding like it was forged in a distant universe, it's hard to pinpoint the exact moment the listener reaches orgasmic heights. supporting are white crosses who play punk rock, melodic punk, skate punk, folk punk and more punk!

Friday 16th November @ 11pm

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winter mountain

Hailing from the wild northern shores of Cornwall, UK Winter Mountain is a blend of melodic songs, an extraordinary voice and heartfelt lyrics in a sound reminiscent of a time before digital recording when the emphasis fell on the importance of live performance and the essence of the song.

Wednesday 21st November @ 9pm

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True strays

TTrue Strays - Rhythm and blues fuelled, good time vintage roots rock and roll. Taking influences from Chess Records’ Muddy Waters and Little Walter, British Invasion R&B, Grunge and modern day blues artists; all levelled out with a serious dedication to writing a great song.

Friday 23rd November @ 11pm

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Stickman are luke fletcher on guitar and vocals, nick roma on bass and sam tandy on percussion. they bring an infectious Acoustic, bluegrass and rock sound that provides the driving force behind luke’s lyrics as he tells modern man tales of life, sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll.

Wednesday 28th November @ 9pm

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grinny grandad + prime position

Grinny Grandad is a York based music collective featuring 4 core members, alanna, jonny, mo, matt and a whole host of musicians. playing a variety of Ghetto Funk, Pop, Big Beat & hip-Hop. 

Supporting are prime position a group of musicians bringing a hip hop, funk, soul & blues crossover.

Friday 30th November @ 11pm

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