Gig Guide

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January

 

11 January 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

12 January 9.30pm
Lady Winwood’s Maggot. Tom Browns pub, Dorchester 01305 264020

11 January 7.30 pm
ALAW. Langton Matravers Village Hall. 01929 423834 www.artsreach.co.uk

12 January 7.30 pm
BSO New Year Johann Strauss Gala. Weymouth Pavilion. 0305 783225

12 January 7.30 pm
ALAW. Child Okeford Village Hall. 01258 861621 www.artsreach.co.uk

13 January 4.00pm
Alaw (Welsh folk group). Memorial Hall Piddletrentide £10, £6 u18s, £25 family 01300 348247

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

13 January 8.30pm
Mike Biggs. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

13 January 6.00pm
Folk session. Chalk & Cheese, Maiden Newton. 01300 321396

16 January 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

16 January 8.30pm
Jazz jam night. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

17 January 8.00pm
Folk session and Wassail! Gaggle of Geese, Buckland Newton 01300 345249

18 January 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

18 January 8.00pm
The Eduardo Niebla Experience – flamenco/jazz guitar. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

18 January 7.30pm
Tatterdemalion – barn dance. Memorial Hall, Piddletrenthide 01300 348250

18 January 7.30 pm
The Longest Johns. Capella folk music band. Burton Bradstock Village Hall. £10, £7 u18s, £28 family. 01308 897421 www.artsreach.co.uk

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

22 January 8.00pm
Scuttle Shake, Shiraz and Half of Murphy’s. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 07598 328479

23 January 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

23 January 8.00pm
Steve Knightley – ‘Roadworks’ (folk troubadour). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

23 January 8 pm
Steve Knightly – Roadworks. Dorchester Arts, The Corn Exchange. £19 01305 266926 www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

25 January 7.30 pm 

WOR – Back to the 1780’s. Morden Village Hall. £10, £7 u18s, £28 family. 01929 459431. www.artsreach.co.uk

25 January 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

26 January 6.00pm
Sam Jefferson. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

26 January 9.00pm
V8 Hearts. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 213389

26 January 7.30 pm
WOR – Back to the 1780’s. Powerstock Hut. £10, £7 u18s, £28 family. 01308 485474. www.artsreach.co.uk

26 January 7.30 pm 

Waterloo – The Best of ABBA. Weymouth Pavilion. Tickets £25.50. 01305 783225

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

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

30 January 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

 

February

 

1 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

1 February 7.30 pm
Islands in the Stream – the music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Weymouth Pavilion. Tickets 01305 783225

2 February 6.00pm
Mark Davis. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

3 February 8.30pm
Revolution. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

3 February 7.30 pm
Tom Langham’s Hot Fingers – The Banned Played on. Music from the 1920’s – 1940’s. Cerne Abbas Village Hall. £9, £6 u18s, £25 family. 01300341332 www.artsreach.co.uk

4 February 8.00pm
Slow Jam (folk/Americana session). The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

6 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

18 January 8.00pm
Phil Beer – ‘String Theory’ (folk). Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

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

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

6 February 7.30 pm
Pelleas ensemble. Harp, flute and viola. St Mary’s Church, Edward Road, Dorchester. davidillingworth@btconnect.com

6 February 8 pm 

Phil Beer – String Theory. Folk band. £16. Corn Exchange, Dorchester. 01305 266926 www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

8 February 7.30 

The Elvis Years. Weymouth Pavilion. Tickets 01305 783225

 8 February 8 pm 

Mari Wilson. The Exchange, Sturminster Newton. 01258 475137 www.stur-exchange.co.uk

8 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

8 February 8.00pm
The Leylines, folk-rock with support from Chris (Kipper) Roberts and Stealing Whiskey. Old Ship Inn, Dorchester 1305 267273

9 February 9.00pm
Dirty Tricks. Hardy’s, Dorchester 01305 213389

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

10 February 8.30pm
Compass. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

13 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

15 February 8.00pm
Mike Denham’s Speakeasy – jazz. Corn Exchange, Dorchester £15/£13 Corn Exchange, Dorchester. 01305 266926 www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

15 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

16 February 8.00pm
Tankus the Henge with support from the Imprints – rock. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

15 February 7.15pm

Ruth Thomson & Chris Toyne – barn dance. Memorial Hall, Piddletrenthide 01300 348250

15 February 7.30pm
She’Koyokh – Jewish music ensemble. Village Hall, Frampton £10, £7 u18s. 01968 568906 www.artsreach.co.uk

16 February 7.30 pm 

Mela Guitar Quartet. Portesham Village Hall. £10, £6 u18s, £25 family. 01305 871035. www.artsreach.co.uk

16 February 8 pm 

Tankus the Henge with support The Imprints. £12/£10 members & concessions £5 Livefor£5. Standing Event. Corn Exchange, Dorchester. 01306 266926 www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

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

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

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

19 February 8.00pm
Folk Club. The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

20 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

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

20 February 8.30pm
Jazz Jam. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

21 February 8.00pm
Folk session. Gaggle of Geese, Buckland Newton 01300 345249

22 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

22 February 7.30 pm
Creedence Clearwater Reimagined. Weymouth Pavilion. Tickets 01305 783225

23 February 7.30 pm 

Totally Blondie. Weymouth Pavilion. Tickets 01305 783225

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

24 February 8.30pm
Vanilla Radio. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

27 February 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

28 February 1 pm
Thomas Hardye School Musical Showcases. Solo performances from sixth-form students. The Corn Exchange, Dorchester. Free admission – donations welcome. 013050 266926. www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

 

March

 

1 March 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

1 March 7.30 pm
Holy Moly & The Crackers. Halstock Village Hall. £10, £7 u18s, £28 family. 01935 891744 www.artsreach.co.uk

2 March 7.30 pm
A Night in Vienna. Briantspuddle Village Hall. £10, £7 u18s. 01929 471002 www.artsreach.co.uk

2 March 8.00pm
Edgelarks – folk duo. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

3 March 8 pm
Edgelarks. BBC Folk Award winning duo. Corn Exchange, Dorchester. £15/£13 members & concessions/£5 Livefor£5. 01305 266926 www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

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

3 March 8.30pm
Fluke. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

4 March 8.00pm
Slow Jam (folk/Americana session). The Drax Arms, Bere Regis 01929 471386

6 March 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

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

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

8 March 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

8 March 7.30 pm
Georgie Fame in concert at The Exchange, Sturminster Newton. 01258 475137 www.stur-exchange.co.uk

9 March 7.30 pm
BSO Trio of Flute, Viola and Harp. Litton Cheney Village Hall. £10, £6 u18s, £25 family. 01308 482552 www.artsreach.co.uk

9 March 7.30 pm
Ninebarrow. Melbury Osmond Village Hall. £9, £6 u18s, £25 family 01935 83453 www.artsreach.co.uk

9 March 8.00pm
The Unravelling Wilburys – tribute band. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

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

10 March 8.30pm
Weymouth College Students Band. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

10 March 7.30 pm
Ninebarrow. Milborne St Andrew Village Hall. £10, £6 u18s, £25 family 01258 839230 www.artsreach.co.uk

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

13 March 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

15 March 7.15pm
Arish Mel – barn dance. Memorial Hall, Piddletrenthide 01300 348250

15 March 8.00pm
Open Mic. Hosted by Alex. Reloved cellar bar, Dorchester 01929 257070

16 March 6.00pm
The B Sides. Three Compasses, Charminster 01305 263618

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

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.