Category Archives: Local music

That annoying friend who sees all the big bands before they get big

You know that friend who can boast that they saw an act before they became famous, in a small venue where they were up close and got to have a chat afterwards? Thing is, you only get to be that … Continue reading

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Gig Announcement! Pip Summers acoustic music showcase

Come on down to the Art House and join Pip Summers and friends for an evening of stripped-back acoustic sets from some of the best songwriters and musicians that Southampton has to offer! Pip Summers Southampton-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Pip Summers … Continue reading

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We’ve added new shows to our listings!

Take a look here for the new things we’ve just added

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How to get free live streams from our House to yours!

When the lockdowns were coming to an end and restrictions lifted, a lot of online shows and options to join live events online disappeared. Our audience let us know that they would really miss being able to join us from … Continue reading

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5 ways to support small venues post Covid restrictions

Music Venues are still struggling – here are some ways you can help.

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Be Kind to Venue Owners Day – Bik’s thoughts on press packs

Bik is the person who books all our live music acts, promotes them and then does the sound engineering on the night (he is a man of many talents and quite tired). This time of year, we get a flurry … Continue reading

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Gig announcement – Teenage Sequence / Silver Tower / Tiniuc Friday 3 March 2023

We are thrilled to announce an evening of unique music from Teenage Sequence, Silver Tower and Tiniuc on Friday 3 February at The Art House. An evening of uplifting, thoughtful electronica, spoken word and multi-instrumental beats with social commentary in … Continue reading

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Countdown to the New Year: Our Epic New Year’s Eve Celebration

Are you ready to ring in the new year in a colourful blaze of psychedelic glory? The Art House has you sorted! Join us on New Year’s Eve for a night of unforgettable music and dancing, featuring performances by Keepers … Continue reading

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What’s on this week 21 – 27 November 2022

Last week was a blast with two of our favourites – Professor Elemental and Attila the Stockbroker both filling the house (both shows were recorded for our Patreon community if you missed them). We were also honoured to host a poetry evening … Continue reading

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What’s on for the rest of 2022

It’s hard to believe the year is almost over, but here we are! The grey winter days and nights can be hugely improved, we reckon, by coming out and enjoying some of our events. From music and spoken word to … Continue reading

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