Gig Guide

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November

10 November 9.00pm
Shelby’s Elbows. Thimble Inn, Piddlehinton 01300 348270

10 November 9.00pm
Hanni, Paul & Kipper. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

11 November 9.30pm
The Surfing Birds. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

11 November 9.00pm
The Skones. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

12 November 8.30pm
Scat Cat. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 26361

13 November 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

13 November 8.30pm
Troubadour showcase. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

14 November 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

15 November 7.30pm
Tim Kiliphuis Trio. Dorset County Museum, Dorchester 01305 756827

15 November 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

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

15 November 8.30pm
Jazz Club Open Session. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 26361

16 November 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

16 November 7.30pm
Faith I Branko. Roma/Jazz. Buckland Newton Village Hall. Tickets £9, £6, u18s, £25 family

17 November 9.00pm
Mark Davis. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

18 November 9.30pm
Cuba Libra. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

18 October 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

19 November 8.30pm
Ed Bleach. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

19 November 4.00pm
The Big Heavy. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

20 November 8.00pm
Folk music session. Goldies, Dorchester 01305 458202

21 November 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

22 November 8.00pm
(doors & bar 7.30pm
) Mike Denham Speakeasy with Tom ‘Spats’ Langham. Corn Exchange. Tickets £13/£11 members & concessions. 01305 266926

22 November 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

23 November 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

24 November 9.00pm
Pelle Van Smith. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

24 November 7.15pm
Barn Dance. Piddle Valley 1st School, Piddletrenthide 01300 348250

25 November 9.30pm
Elijah Wolf Trio. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

25 November 9.00pm
Uncle Jack. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

25 November 7.30pm
Overture ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mendelssohn. Dorset Chamber Orchestra. St. Mary’s Church, Edward Rd. Dorchester. Tickets available online now and from Harmony Music, The Forum Centre, Dorchester 01305 260360 Adults £14 u-18s £1.

26 November 8.30pm
Lost Property. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

26 November 7.30pm
Joglaresa – The Enchantress of Seville (medieval music). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

27 November 8.30pm
Troubadour showcase. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

28 November 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester.

28 November 9.00pm
Chris & Wendy Moreton. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

29 November 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

30 November 8.00pm
Incredible String Bandits. The Convivial Rabbit, Dorchester 01305 259490

30 November 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

30 November 1.00pm
Damian Clarke. Dorset County Museum, Dorchester 01305 756827

 

December

2 December 9.30pm
Pronghorn. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

2 December 9.00pm
Leggomen. Thimble Inn, Piddlehinton 01300 348270

3 December 7.30pm
Kathleen Ferrier. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

3 December 8.30pm
V8 Hearts. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

3 December 9.00pm
Ukelele Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

4 December 9.00pm
Banjo Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

5 December 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

6 December 8.30pm
Traditional Folk Music Session. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

6 December 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

6 December 8.30pm
Jazz Club. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

7 December 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

8 December 9.00pm
Owen Lister. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

9 December 9.30pm
Million Dollar Bash. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

9 December 9.00pm
The Mad Hatters. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

9 December 8.00pm
(doors & bar 7.30pm) Police Dog Hogan. Fusion of country, pop, folk, rock and blue grass. Corn Exchange. Tickets £15/£13 conc. 01305 266926

10 December 8.30pm
Mark Penfold. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

11 December 8.30pm
Troubadour showcase. Hosted by Elijah Wolf. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

11 December 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

12 December 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

13 December 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

14 December 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

15 December 9.00pm
Peacock Suit. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

16 December 9.30pm
Vanilla Radio. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

16 December 7.30pm
Chris Newman & Maire ni Chathasaigh – Celti Strings – A Festive Feast of Harp & Guitar. Martinstown Village Hall. Tickets £9, £6 u18s, £25 family 01305 889738

16 December 7.30pm
Dorchester Choral Society Handel’s Messiah St Mary’s Church, Dorchester, Harmony Music, 3-4 Forum Centre, Trinity Street, Dorchester or email dcsboxoffice@gmail.com

17 December 3.00pm
(doors & bar 2.30pm
) Ligeti Quartet – A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Corn Exchange. Tickets £16/£14 members & concessions/£5 Live for 5. 01305 266926

17 December 4.00pm
Loose Connections (Xmas Special). Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

17 December 7.30pm
Ligeti Quartet. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

17 December 8.30pm
Compass (Zak). The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

18 December 8.00pm
Folk music session. Goldies, Dorchester 01305 458202

19 December 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

19 December 5.00pm
Folk session. Chalk & Cheese, Maiden Newton. 01300 320396

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

20 December 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

20 December 8.30pm
Jazz Club Open Session. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 26361

21 December 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

23 December 9.30pm
Tripod. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

27 December 9.00pm
Guitar Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

28 December 8.30pm
Open mic. session. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

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

31 December 9.30pm
The Cherry Pickers. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

31 December 9.00pm
Vanilla Radio. Bull’s Head, Fordington, Dorchester 01305 257353

 

January

2 January 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

3 January 8.30pm
Traditional Folk Music Session. The Blue Raddle, Dorchester 01305 267762

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

3 January 8.30pm
Jazz Club. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

6 January 9.30pm
4 Go Mad. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

7 January 8.30pm
Mark Penfold. The Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

7 January 9.00pm
Sam Jefferson. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

7 January 8.00pm
Folk session. Fox & Hounds, Cattistock. 01300 264020

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

9 January 7.30pm
Folk Tuesday (traditional and contemporary folk session). Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

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

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

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

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.