Gig Guide

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July

5 July 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

5 July 8.00pm
Alistair McGowan – Introductions to Classical Piano. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

6 July 5.00pm
Mark Davis Electric. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

7 July 12.00pm
Swingtime in the Garden. Bandstand, Borough Gardens, Dorchester

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

8 July 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

11 July 9.00pm
Howl Open mic. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

11-14 July
Cerne Abbas Music Festival, classical music at St Mary’s Church with the Gaudier Ensemble. Festival office 07527 528673 cerneabbasmusicfestival.org.uk

12 July 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

13 July 6.00pm
he Delphis. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

16 July 8.00pm
Folk Night – Richard Wirdnam, Ted & Beth, Les Wild and The Bere Essentials. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

17 July 8.00pm
Irish Folk Music Session, hosted by Matt Tarling. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

17 July 8.30pm
Jazz jam night. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

18 July 8.00pm
Folk session. Gaggle of Geese, Buckland Newton 01300 345249

19 July 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

20 July 6.00pm
Leanne Jackson. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

20 July 9.00pm
Stour Valley Stompers (jazz). Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

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

25 July 8.30pm
Howl Open mic. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

26 July 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

27 July 6.00pm
Chris Davies. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

28 July 2.30pm
Nina Garcia. Bandstand, Borough Gardens, Dorchester

28 July 6.00pm
Folk session. Chalk & Cheese, Maiden Newton. 01300 321396

 

August

2 August 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

2 August 5.00pm
Elton & Abba tributes. Music by the Lake. Kingston Maurward, Dorchester 01305 215000

3 August 5.00pm
Bon Jovi & Queen tributes. Music by the Lake. Kingston Maurward, Dorchester 01305 215000

3 August 5.00pm
Michael Buble tribute. Music by the Lake. Kingston Maurward, Dorchester 01305 215000

3 August 6.00pm
Emerson Acoustic. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

5 August 9.00 0pm
Howl Open mic. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

7 August 8.30pm
Dave Bowen Jazz. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

7 August 8.00pm
Traditional Folk Music Session. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

8 August 9.00pm
Howl Open mic. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

9-10 August 11.00am
Duckfest – By Proxy, Komakino, Blackwater County, Shelby’s Elbows, Million Dollar Bash, Leggomen, Tripod, Scoot, Vanilla Radio, Tequila Mockingbird, Kings of Lyon, Leanne Jackson, Kay Nixon, Chris Davies. Little Hintock Farm, Dorchester 01929 257070

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

11 August 6.00pm
Folk session. Chalk & Cheese, Maiden Newton. 01300 321396

12 August 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

15 August 8.00pm
Folk session. Gaggle of Geese, Buckland Newton 01300 345249

16 August 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

17 August 6.00pm
Fluke. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

17 August 3.00pm
Dorchester Cider festival – Cuba Libre, The Jimmy Hillbillies, Million Dollar Bash, The Darwins, Ed Bleach, Dorset Phil. Borough Gardens, Dorchester

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

18 August 2.30pm
Tony Lowe. Bandstand, Borough Gardens, Dorchester

18 August 8.30pm
N.U.M.B. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

21 August 8.00pm
Irish Folk Music Session, hosted by Matt Tarling. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

21 August 8.30pm
Jazz jam night. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

22 August 9.00pm
Howl Open mic. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

23 August 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

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

24 August 8.30pm
Truth Seekers. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

24 August 11.00am
Anonymous festival – Various acts t.b.c. Maumbury Rings, Dorchester

30 August 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

 

September

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

2 September 9.00pm
Howl Open mic. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

4 September 8.00pm
Traditional Folk Music Session. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

4 September 8.30pm
Dave Bowen Jazz. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

6 September 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

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

8 September 8.30pm
K’Fuffle. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

8 September 6.00pm
Folk session. Chalk & Cheese, Maiden Newton. 01300 321396

9 September 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

12 September 9.00pm
Howl Open mic. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

13 September 7.00pm
Eurobal Wesex. French, Breton, Euro dances. Brownsword Hall, Poundbury, Dorchester 01305 264020

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

13 September 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

14 September 7.00pm
Opera Holloway – La Bohème. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

15 September 8.30pm
Compass. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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.