Gig Guide

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As most events have been cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus, the listings are not being updated for the time being.

21 January 8.00pm
Folk Night – Al Whittle, Ed ‘Take Thackerey’ and 3 Murphys. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 07598 328479

21 January 7.30pm
McCartney – The Songbook. Celebrating the music of Paul McCartney, The Beatles & Wings. Weymouth Pavilion. All tickets £24.50. Box office. 01305 783225

22 January 8pm
Andreas Scholl (countertenor) with Tamar Halperin. The Twilight People. St Mary’s Church, Dorchester. £30. Dorchester Arts Box Office 01305 266926

22 January 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

24 January 9.00pm
Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

24 January 8.00pm
Talent Contest. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

24 January 7.30 pm
Alvorada. Infectious rhythms from Rio de Janeiro. Portesham. Artsreach. £10/£7 u18s. Contact 01305 871035

25 January 9.00pm
Loose Connections. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

26 January 4.00pm
Jonathon ‘Piano Man’. Giant Inn, Cerne Abbas 01300 341441

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

26 January 8.30pm
Brace. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

29 January 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

30 January 8.30pm
Folk Night, hosted by Finn. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

30 January 8.00pm
Open mic. hosted by Elijah Wolf, Giant Inn, Cerne Abbas 01300 341441

30 January 7.30pm
Bowie, Berlin & Beyond + Project Flicks (Delta Sax Quartet). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

31 January 9.00pm
Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

 

February

1 February 7.00pm
Luke Brown. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

1 February 9.00pm
Loose Connections. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

1 February 7.30pm
The Neil Maya Quartet. ‘The Brubeck Project’. Jazz. Martinstown. Artsreach. £10/£6 u18s. Contact 01305 889738

1 February 7.30pm
Ben Rose Band (barn dance). Village Hall, Cerne Abbas 01300 321396

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

2 February 4.00pm
Simon & Diane. Giant Inn, Cerne Abbas 01300 341441

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

5 February 8.00pm
Traditional Folk Music Session. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

5 February 8.30pm
Dave Bowen Jazz. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

7 February 9.00pm
Jam night – with Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

7 February 8.00pm
Talent Contest, Final! Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

8 February 6.00pm
Uke. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

8 February 9.00pm
Jimmy Hillbillies. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

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

9 February 4.00pm
Mark. Giant Inn, Cerne Abbas 01300 341441

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

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

12 February 7.30pm
Windborne, a powerful close-harmony vocal group from New England. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

14 February 5pm
Vocal harmony workshop with Windborne. Milborne St Andrew. Artsreach £5 Contact 01258 839230

14 February 7.30pm
Windborne, a powerful close-harmony vocal group from New England. Milborne St Andrew. Artsreach. £11/£6 u18s. Contact 01258 839230

14 February 7.30pm
Craig Ogden & Milos Milivojevic (classical guitar & accordian). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

14 february 9.00pm
Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

15 February 9.00pm
Fluke. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

16 February 6.00pm
Folk session. Chalk & Cheese, Maiden Newton. 01300 321396

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

16 February 3pm
BSO Trio of Flute, Viola & Harp. Bridehead, LittleBredy. Artsreach. £10/£6 u18s. Contact 01308 482232

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

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

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

19 February 7.30pm
Mike Denham Speakeasy with Trevor Whiting (jazz). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

19 February 7.30pm
Jamal Aliyev (cello) and Marian Tarasewicz (piano). Music by Beethoven, Rachmaninov, David Popper, Cesar Franck. St Mary’s Church, Edward Road Dorchester. £15 Dorset County Museum Music Society. Tickets from Dorchester Arts Box Office 01305 266926 or TIC 01305 267992

19 February 8.30pm
Jazz jam night. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

21 February 9.00pm
Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

21 February 7.15pm
Jigs for Gigs (barn dance). Memorial Hall, Piddletrenthide 01300 348250

21 February 8.00pm
Open mic. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

22 February 9.00pm
Echohead. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

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

23 February 2.30pm
Recorder player Olwen Foulkes accompanied by theorbo and cello. Dorchester Corn Exchange. £14/£12 members & concessions. Dorchester Arts Box Office 01305 266926

25 February 6.00pm
K’Fuffle. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

26 February 6.00pm
Danny Adams. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

27 February 12.30pm
Thomas Hardye School Musical Showcase. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

28 February 9.00pm
Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

29 February 9.00pm
Skinful. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

 

March

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

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

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

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

4 March 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

5 March 7.30pm
Churchfitters (lively folk). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

6 March 9.00pm
Jam night – with Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

6 March 8.00pm
Open mic. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

7 March 9.00pm
Ashes Band. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

7 March 8pm
Lucy Parham (piano). Rachmaninoff – A Heart in Exile, plus works by Scriabin and Tchaikovsky. Dorchester Corn Exchange. £24/£22 members & concessions. Dorchester Arts Box Office 01305 266926

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

11 March 9.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

12 March 7.30pm
Steve Knightley – Pass Notes (solo show – folk). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

13 March 9.00pm
Brace Yourself. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

14 March 9.00pm
Meeting at the Beach. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 269183

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

15 March 6.00pm
Folk session. Chalk & Cheese, Maiden Newton. 01300 321396

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.