Gig Guide

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January

13 January 9.30pm
The Big Heavy. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

13 January 7.30pm
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman. Village Hall, Briantspuddle 01929 471002

14 January 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

14 January 8.30pm
Stompin,Dave. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

15 January 8.00pm
Folk music session. Goldies, Dorchester 01305 458202

17 January 8.30pm
Matt Tarling & Friends (Irish Folk Session). The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

17 January 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

17 January 8.30pm
Jazz Club Open Session. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 26361

18 January 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

19 January 7.30pm
Surfin’Birds– Fuelled by Cider. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

19 January 7.30pm
Piddle Valley Barn Dance Club – The Hat Band. Piddle Valley First School, Piddletrenthide 01300 348250

19 January 7.30pm
Paprika (Balkan music). Powerstock Hut, Powerstock 01308 485287

20 January 9.00pm
The Incredible String Bandits (acoustic duo). Hardy’s, Dorchester 07393 296987

20 January 9.30pm
No Fixed Abode. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

20 January 7.30pm
A Viennese Whirl– Swansea City Opera. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

20 January 7:30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Brass – Spring Fanfare. Milton Abbey. Tickets £10, £6 u18s, £25 family. www.artsreach.co.uk. 01258 881235

21 January 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

21 January 8.30pm
K’Fuffle. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

22 January 8.30pm
Troubadour songwriters’ showcase. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

24 January 7.30pm
Sultans of Swing (Gypsy jazz). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

24 January 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

25 January 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

26 January 9.00pm
Owen Lister. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

27 January 7.30pm
Bessie Smith (jazz tribute). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

28 January 8.30pm
The Jon Storey Band. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

28 January 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

28 January 4.00pm
The Remedy. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

27 January 9.30pm
Loose Connections. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

31 January 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

 

February

1 February 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

1 February 7:30pm
Bowjangles – The Quest for Excalibow. Chetnole Village Hall. A theatrical, musical journey to find the most priceless relic of all, a magical violin bow known as Excalibow. Tickets £10, £6 u18s. www.artsreach.co.uk. 01935 872998

3 February 9.30pm
V8 Hearts. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

4 February 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

4 February 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

5 February 8.30pm
Troubadour songwriters’ showcase. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

7 February 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

7 February 8.30pm
Jazz Club. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

7 February 8.30pm
Traditional Folk Music Session. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

7 February 9.00pm
Ukelele Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

8 February 9.00pm
Banjo Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

8 February 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

9 February 7:30pm
Louise Jordan – No Petticoats Here. Nether Compton Village Hall. Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Louise Jordan tells the stories of inspirational women of the First World War £10, £6 u18s. 01935 413220

9 February 7.30pm
Emily Maguire Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

10 February 7.30pm
Pasadena Roof Orchestra. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

10 February 9.30pm
Revolution. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

10 February 7.30pm
Louise Jordan – No Petticoats Here. Village Hall, Shipton Gorge 01308 897562

10 February 7.30pm
Casterbridge Male Voice Choir and The Dorset Police Male Voice Choir. In aid of Dorset County Hospital Charity Cancer Appeal. St May’s Church, Dorchester. Tickets £8 from TIC

11 February 8.30pm
Truth Seekers. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

11 February 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

14 February 8.30pm
Matt Tarling & Friends (Irish Folk Session). The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

14 February 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

14 February 8.30pm
Jazz Club Open Session. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 26361

14 February 7.30pm
John Hudson – Mario Lanza & Me. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

15 February 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

17 February 9.30pm
Vanilla Radio. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

18 February 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

17 February 7:30pm
Emily Burridge & Felix Gibbons – Incandescendo. Ibberton Village Hall. Musical kaleidoscope of jazz, folk and classical influences. Tickets £8.50, £6.50 u18s, £26 family. www.artsreach.co.uk. 01258 817269

19 February 8.00pm
Folk music session. Goldies, Dorchester 01305 458202

19 February 8.30pm
Troubadour songwriters’ showcase. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

21 February 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

22 February 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

22 February 1.00pm
Thomas Hardye School Musical Showcase. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

23 February 7.30pm
Piddle Valley Barn Dance Club – Tatterdemalion. Piddle Valley First School, Piddletrenthide 01300 348250

24 February 9.30pm
State of Undress. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

24 February 7.30pm
Ridgeway Singers & Band – A Barnes Supper. Village Hall, Portesham 01305 871035

24 February 7.30pm
John Hudson – The Wildes. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

25 February 7:30pm
The Grahams. Milborne St Andrew Village Hall. Tickets £9, £6 u18s, £25 family. 01258 839230

25 February 8.30pm
HND. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

25 February 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

25 February 4.00pm
The Stone Faced Wellers. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

28 February 1.00pm
Thomas Hardye School Musical Showcase. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

28 February 7.30pm
Mike Denham Speakeasy. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

28 February 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

 

March

1 March 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

2 March 9.00pm
Leggomen. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

3 March 9.30pm
The Relics. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

3 March 7.30pm
Elles Bailey. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

4 March 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

4 March 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

4 March 8.30pm
Fluke. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

4 March 4.00pm
The Low Numbers. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

5 March 8.30pm
Troubadour songwriters’ showcase. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

7 March 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis

7 March 8.30pm
Jazz Club. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

7 March 8.30pm
Traditional Folk Music Session. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

7 March 9.00pm
Ukelele Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

8 March 9.00pm
Banjo Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

10 March 9.30pm
The Tori Reed Band. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

10 March 7.30pm
Harbour Voices – Songs of the Sea. Herrison Hall, Charlton Down 01305 264060

11 March 7.30pm
Folk Night (traditional and contemporary folk session). Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 07747 072306

14 March 8.30pm
Matt Tarling & Friends (Irish Folk Session). The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

14 March 8.30pm
Jazz Club Open Session. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 26361

14 March 7.30pm
Martin James Bartlett (classical pianist). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

14 March 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis

15 March 1.00pm
Dorchester Piano Quartet. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

15 March 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

16 March 7.30pm
Ronnie Scott’s Soho Songbook. Dorchester 01305 266926

Telephone numbers are those of the venue/box office/organiser. Dorchester Voice suggests you check for ticket availability and prices (where necessary) before attending. Please note, regular music sessions sometimes vary times or dates.