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We pride ourselves on showcasing some of the best bands from around the Midlands. A diverse range of Rock, Pop, Soul, Motown, Ska, Reggae and R&B performed by skilful musicians and great vocalists.

The fun starts at around 9pm every Saturday night, so if you wish to eat, book yourself an early table. Admission is FREE. Other ticketed live music is normally shown in the Ellington Room.

First Thursday of every month feature acoustic soloists and duos performing in the bar with an open mic session at the end that anyone can join in with.

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Please note that the entertainment offered or timings may change.

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FUN.K

Sat, 22 June @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Northants based six-piece function band performing 70’s and beyond soul, disco and funk music.  Lead vocals and harmonies are shared by two female singers.  Artists covered include Martha & The Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, Sister Sledge, Rose Royce, Candi Staton, Heatwave, Earth Wind & Fire, Kool & The Gang, Chic, The Trammps, Average White Band and Brother Strut.

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Mid Sensation

Sat, 29 June @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

An exciting 6 piece soul and Tamla Motown band that get everyone on their feet! Covering material by James Brown, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Elvis, Bob Marley and others.

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Acoustic Sessions

Thu, 4 July @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Come and listen to some exciting live acoustic music featuring various artists with a changing line-up each month. The monthly sessions feature musicians performing cover songs as well as original compositions. Hosted by Hannah Faulkner. Admission free.

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Funk Odyssey

Sat, 6 July @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Funk Odyssey are a 5-piece band based in Bedford. Their set contains one smash hit after the next and includes various medleys of continuous music to keep everyone on the dancing. Consisting of an exceptional female vocalist and one of the tightest rhythm sections around, they play dance floor fillers from the likes of Donna Summer, Chic, Kool and the Gang, Rose Royce, Randy Crawford, Daft Punk and many others.

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The Occasional Orchestra

Sat, 13 July @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

This band of five men and one woman have made it their mission over recent years to play their uplifting and intelligent songs to appreciative audiences across the UK and beyond. They have an ever growing back catalogue of recorded singles and albums, most recently working with top Producer Matt Terry (The Enemy, Don Broco) to produce their finest album to date Urban Foxes, crowd funded by the band’s loyal following on Kickstarter. The combination of compelling hooks, sweet harmonies,…

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The Ivor Johnson Band

Sat, 20 July @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Professional four-piece band based in Northampton led by singer and bass player Ivor Johnson whose background is rooted in soul and Gospel music. He shares lead vocals with soul singer Kristel Morrison and between them they cover a repertoire of soul, Motown and funk classics by artists including Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Isley Brothers, Lionel Richie, Jackie Wilson, Bill Withers, Al Green, Ben E. King, Aretha Franklin, Pharell Williams, Mark Ronson, Dusty Springfield and Duffy.

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Irene Rae

Sat, 27 July @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Irene Rae mixes emotional lyrics and a powerful yet delicate vocal with entertaining and funny stories about life, love and places her travels have taken her. She support artists that include Midge Ure, Hazel O'Connor, John Power, The Levellers (acoustic), The Jigantics and Declan Bennett. Irene's style and lyrics have been compared to Norah Jones, Natalie Merchant, Eddi Reader, Lisa Loeb and Bic Runga whilst remaining uniquely her own.

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Isabelle

Sat, 3 August @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

The band 'Isabelle' are a five piece, female fronted band, best described as having an edgy pop rock sound with a twist of funk and soul. The band have been together for eight years and have grown from an acoustic act into a busy gigging band in the Beds, Herts, Bucks and Northants borders. Their cover sets are a mixture of music from the 60's right up to date. The band cover many music genres: Motown, rock, pop, indie and…

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Mike Gibbons Band

Sat, 10 August @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Northamptonshire based trio performing classic and modern pop, rock and indie covers. Their repertoire includes artists such as The Killers, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Oasis, Stereophonics, Bruno Mars, Pharrell, James Bay, Coldplay, Eurythmics, Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Take That, The Who, Republica and Lady Gaga.

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Little Pig

Sat, 17 August @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

A five-piece prog rock band based in Milton Keynes who perform the music of 70’s bands including Pink Floyd, Genesis, Led Zeppelin and Barclay James Harvest.

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Jet Black

Sat, 24 August @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

A group of six musicians based in Northants and Leicester who have many years of experience between them on the music circuit. They perform classic pop, melodic rock and funk covers. The band features twin lead guitars and one lead singer with other members sharing backing harmonies whilst piano/Hammond organ player and session musician Jools Grudgings works his magic on the keys. Jools has worked with many touring artists in the UK and Europe including Sherman Robertson, John O’Leary, Mick…

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Bite Me

Sat, 31 August @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

A six-piece female fronted rock band from Buckinghamshire. Led by the powerful vocals of Cat Rivers, the band move swiftly through a slick collection of classic and current rock songs from Bon Jovi and Bryan Adams to Pink and Alannah Myles and from Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake to the Foo Fighters and Nickelback. In 2012, the band recorded a five track EP of cover songs. In 2013, they won the RPI-X Factor Battle of the Bands competition and received a…

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The Restless Diesels

Sat, 7 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

A female fronted four-piece band from Northamptonshire who write and perform original songs along with popular cover versions. Material ranges from the 60’s through to the current day and includes genres from blues, rock, pop and reggae. The band’s debut 4 track EP ‘Winter Moon’ was released in 2017 and is available on Spotify, Deezer, iTunes and Amazon Music.

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King’s Gambit

Sat, 14 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

King's Gambit are a party-loving contemporary folk band, writing and performing their own original material. The Northampton-based 4-piece feature Chris on Guitar/Vocals accompanied by mandola, bass guitar and cello providing a unique musical offering with a strong beat.

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Pure Genius

Sat, 21 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

A 6 piece party band from Northants covering classic 60's soul, 70's disco music, reggae and pop. A wide variety of music including artists such as Wilson Pickett, The Foundations, Van Morrison, Spencer Davis, Cockney Rebel, Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Average White Band, Doobie Brothers, Bob Marley, Simply Red and Jamiroquai. Great fun!

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Curvy Love Dogz

Sat, 28 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

With one of the most solid rhythm sections around the Dogz play soft pop/rock a la The Police, T. Rex and U2, through Van Morrison, Eric Clapton and the blues rock of Cream, through to more current material including numbers from Scissor Sisters, Maroon 5, Coldplay and Kaiser Chiefs.

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Palmerston

Sat, 5 October @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

With inspired song writing by Alan Rondeau, five musicians, five harmonies, a mixing of strings, keys and reeds and sometimes a banjo, make magic music.

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Brighton Riot

Sat, 12 October @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

This Northampton based covers band perform all popular Mod and Rock music from the likes of The Jam & The Who all the way to Biffy Clyro & Oasis!

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The Tom Betts Band

Sat, 19 October @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Four piece Northampton(ish) based rock band covering popular rock classics with energy and enthusiasm. From Free to Floyd, Killers to Skynard; you will be engaged and entertained, guaranteed!

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Divinity

Sat, 26 October @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Northamptonshire based Divinity perform the whole spectrum of dance music from the 50's through to present day chart hits as well as classic soul/motown. This has earned them the reputation as an exciting live show with a powerful vocalist and a superb rhythm section. Tracks across their vast and varied repertoire include tunes from Bob Marley and the Wailers, Stevie Wonder, Chic, Jackie Wilson, Jamiroquai and Amy Winehouse.

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After the Lights

Sat, 2 November @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Five-piece classic rock covers band from Milton Keynes led by Ian Anderson on vocals and guitar, Mark Michalski on bass and vocals, Jean-Paul Michalski on drums and featuring guitarists Andy Fenton and Kevin Blake. Their repertoire covers: Thin Lizzy, Guns & Roses, Lynyrd Skynrd, ZZ Top, Deep Purple, Wishbone Ash, Stones, Free, Bad Company, Doobie Brothers and more!

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Funktionality

Sat, 9 November @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Milton Keynes based seven-piece function band fronted by two female singers and one male singer performing funk, soul, pop and rock genres. The band have been established for six years and have a large and diverse repertoire of songs for every event. They cover artists including: Chic, Sister Sledge, Rose Royce, Heatwave, Kool & The Gang, Tina Turner, James Brown, Cee Lo Green, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5, Toploader, Lionel Richie, Whitney Houston, Bee Gees, Blues Brothers, B52s, The Jam,…

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Mark Wright and Friends

Sat, 16 November @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Former Pure Genius frontman, Mark Wright and his friends (made up of the UK's finest session musicians between tours). Their set includes tracks by 10cc, Bryan Adams, Mark Bolan, Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Prince, REM, Squeeze, Queen and many, many more.

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Soul Fever

Sat, 23 November @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Established over 20 years ago, Soul Fever are a seven-piece classic 60’s and 70’s soul covers band fronted by two female lead vocalists and supported by a brass section and backing vocalists. Their repertoire includes James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Sam & Dave, Aretha Franklin, Jean Knight, Martha & The Vandellas, Staple Sisters, Wild Cherry, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Al Greene, Heatwave, Solomon Burke, Bob & Earl, Blues Brothers and Bill Withers.

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8 Foot Under

Sat, 30 November @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

8 Foot Under are an established 70s Rock Tribute power trio, playing the best album tracks and classics from the great 1970’s hard rock monsters including: Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, ZZ Top, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, Status Quo and The Who. Also included, are a large selection of classics from bands that should have been bigger: Montrose, Budgie, UFO & Rory Gallagher to name but a few.

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FUN.K

Sat, 7 December @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Northants based six-piece function band performing 70’s and beyond soul, disco and funk music.  Lead vocals and harmonies are shared by two female singers.  Artists covered include Martha & The Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, Sister Sledge, Rose Royce, Candi Staton, Heatwave, Earth Wind & Fire, Kool & The Gang, Chic, The Trammps, Average White Band and Brother Strut.

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Rhythm and Roots

Sat, 14 December @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

A four-piece band from Northants performing mainly reggae plus some classic soul and Motown songs. Their repertoire includes Bob Marley, Gregory Isaacs, Desmond Decker, Jimmy Cliff, Toots & the Maytals, Sam Cooke, The Drifters, Bill Withers, Wilson Pickett, Ben E King, UB40, The Specials, Sting and The Zutons.

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Accrington Stanley

Sat, 21 December @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Spanning thirty one years of successful performances of Beatles music, the band, Accrington Stanley returns with a magical journey into the time of legend that was the Beatles. Arguably still the best creative songwriters of the 20th Century; the Beatles’ music persists in everyday song lists of musical artists, radio and television all over the world. The Magical History Four will be showing just why the music of the Beatles is still loved by so many. From a huge selection…

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Mid Sensation

Sat, 28 December @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

An exciting 6 piece soul and Tamla Motown band that get everyone on their feet! Covering material by James Brown, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Elvis, Bob Marley and others.

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