Category Archives: Gig announcements
The J Fashole-Luke trio is returning to The Art House with Lewis Treasure on Bass and Ted Carrasco on drums. These talented musicians have performed worldwide and have shared the stage with renowned artists. Their music draws inspiration from various sources, including Ravel, Radiohead, and Ray Charles. The event will take place on Saturday, 27th January 2024. For more information, visit the Facebook event page. Continue reading
Andrew O’Neill, a non-binary vegan anarchist magick-practising metalhead, is returning to The Art House with their new and acclaimed show called Geburah. The evening promises to be an unpredictable rollercoaster of showmanship and silliness that makes their gigs so special. Andrew’s set is filled with diabolical humor and meaningful nonsense that should be enjoyed without trying too hard to make sense of it. They are known for their fast-paced, opinionated style and are considered a voice for necessary change. Andrew has also appeared on screen in shows like Good Omens and Never Mind The Buzzcocks, as well as on radio with their own written and performed shows for BBC Radio 4. Critics have praised Andrew’s fresh and honest approach, describing them as bounding from one moment of madness to the next on stage. Tickets for the show can be found on Eventbrite, and there is a Facebook event for more information. Continue reading
“Big Joe Bone” (Danny Wilson) is a talented musician who plays a unique blend of blues, bluegrass, old-time, gospel, and hillbilly music. With his raspy vocals, harmonica skills, bottleneck slide guitar playing, and finger-picking on banjos, he delivers a captivating performance. Originally from London and now residing on the Mid-Wales coast, Danny has been touring the UK since 2012, playing both covers and his own songs. Despite being a relatively young act, he has a wealth of musical experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to see “Big Joe Bone” live! Tickets can be found at [https://bjb2023dec9.eventbrite.co.uk](https://bjb2023dec9.eventbrite.co.uk). Continue reading
Clive Carroll, a renowned UK acoustic guitar talent, will be performing at the intimate Bunker178 venue. Known for his incredible skill and musicality, Clive has garnered praise from the music press and has even been booked by celebrities like Jean-Christophe Novelli and Madonna for private parties. The performance promises an up-close experience for the audience, with no distractions and a focus on appreciating Clive’s epic skill. Tickets are expected to sell out quickly, so early booking is recommended. Clive’s virtuoso playing has been described as top-notch by Acoustic Magazine and Guitarist Magazine, while FRoots Magazine hails him as peerless in his musicality. Acoustic Guitar Magazine (USA) has even dubbed him the best and most original young acoustic guitar player and composer in Britain. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness Clive Carroll’s extraordinary talent. Continue reading
Chris Wood, an award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, is returning to the Art House after 7 years. Known for his soulful performances and keen lyrical observations, Chris effortlessly blends traditional English dance tunes with influences from French and Québécois folk. He is a master of multiple instruments and has collaborated with folk legends like Andy Cutting and Martin Carthy. Chris has been recognized by the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and has received glowing reviews from The Guardian and Folk Radio UK. His music is straightforward and genuine, creating a complex tapestry of character studies with nuance and wit. While often painting a grim picture of English life, he also shares tales of love and resilience. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Chris Wood live. Tickets are available at [https://wood7mar24.eventbrite.co.uk](https://wood7mar24.eventbrite.co.uk). Continue reading
Event announcement: Jon Mason Storyteller presents Gawain, the Green Knight & other Winter’s Tales \ The Art House \ Fri 1.12.23
Warm the darkest nights with a feast of old tales! A cosy winter’s evening of seasonal stories for grown-ups, told by a master storyteller. “Utterly beguiling and absorbing… a fantastic and immersive evening of storytelling, and possibly the most Christmassy … Continue reading
As the nights draw in, we have a lovely selection of events to entice you out for an evening. Grant Sharkey launches his 21st (we think! album of his 20 year project to make 40 albums – 2 per year. … Continue reading
Join us on Thursday, 9th November 2023 at The Art House for a memorial fundraiser in honor of JPF Goodman. The event will be an open mic celebration of poetry, including readings of JPF’s work by host John Bruce. Attendees are also invited to share their own poetry, paying tribute to loved ones past and present. The event aims to raise funds for the Stroke Association. Tickets can be purchased at [https://JPFnov2023.eventbrite.co.uk](https://JPFnov2023.eventbrite.co.uk). For more information, visit the Facebook event page at [https://www.facebook.com/events/621951123466518](https://www.facebook.com/events/621951123466518). Continue reading
Gig announcement: Sine Star Project + Lucy Kitchen + Watching the Buzzards // The Art House // Sat 11.11.2023
Tickets are available for the upcoming event “Watching the Buzzards (acoustic set)” featuring Hampshire based band Watching the Buzzards. The band’s music and lyrics, created by Songwriter Mike Davies, are reminiscent of classic English folk and Americana, with sophisticated compositions and bleak lyrics reflecting a disaffection with the modern world.
Also performing at the event is Lucy Kitchen, an artist known for her deft and delicate songs built on clean-limbed and gentle lines. Her music is minimalistic, with subtle textures that create a weightless atmosphere.
Another act to look forward to is Sine Star Project, a band that combines avant-garde rock music with a free jazz attitude. Their songs feature soaring melodies and beautiful lyrics.
The event will take place on Saturday, 11th November 2023 at The Art House. Tickets can be purchased through the provided link. Additionally, more information about the artists can be found on their respective social media pages. Continue reading
Spitdust, a band known for creating cinematic soundscapes, will be performing at The Art House on Saturday, 18th November 2023 at 7:30 PM. Their music combines modern experimental rock and dream-like folk, drawing inspiration from the British countryside. Their latest album, “The Silent Star,” explores a post-apocalyptic world and its echoes in outer space. The band consists of Grahame Cleaver on bass and beats, Richard ‘Bas’ Barret on keyboard, Paul Charisse on guitar, Ros Mizen on vocals, and Dan Little on guitar. You can find their music on Bandcamp and watch their live performance at The Turner Sims concert hall in Southampton in the summer of 2023. For more information and tickets, visit their event page on Eventbrite. Continue reading