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The Old Theatre Royal

Address:
12 Old Orchard Street, Bath BA1 1JU
Telephone: 01225 462233
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Access: Performances take place in different areas within the venue, please see listings below for the accessibility information for each performance

Monday 30th May

Main House

Price: £5
Start time: 19:30

Phil Cooper

Song-writing: is it witchcraft?

Singer-songwriter Phil Cooper presents an evening of live music and spoken word, investigating the art of song-writing. Through stories and examples he will explain how a song can go from non-existing to real and memorable within a matter of minutes, and show how songs change over time. In a final brave/stupid move he will try to write a brand new song on the night, which will then be recorded and sent to all in attendance.

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Tuesday 31st May

Main House

Price: £6
Start time: 20:00

Screamin' Miss Jackson and the Slap Ya Mama Big Band

This Bristolian 7 piece draw influence from such diverse players such the wonderful Memphis Minnie, Jazz singers from the 20’s & 30’s and the western swing of The Texas Playboys all mixed up with the country folk of Doc Watson. Whether it’s their own original tunes or their own unique take on an early classic the energy and passion all seven have for the music is more than apparent.

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Thursday 2nd June

Main House

Price: £5
Start time: 19:30

Ali George

(with special guest Ruby Brown) and Tim Graham

One of Bath's most treasured singer/songwriters, Ali's beautifully controlled voice reminds many of Cat Stevens and Nick Drake. He will be joined by special guest Ruby Brown; a singer whose stunningly beautiful voice always compliments Ali’s in harmony and timbre. Plus support from Tim Graham, inspirational guitarist and vocalist - and member of Pedal Folk.

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Friday 3rd June

Library

Price: £8
Start time: 19:30

Angie Belcher’s Mythical Creature

“Equally at home on the stand-up circuit as in a posh tent at a literature festival, Angie (finalist Best female comedian 2015, What The Frock and best spoken word show 2015, North East Theatre Review) presents naughty stanzas and awkward stories. An accomplished comedy performer this is her second Edinburgh show. "Highly Recommended, go see her" Phil Jupitus. . Angie is supported by Odious Vex and Robert Garnham”

Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue
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Main House

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00

The Saskia Griffiths-Moore Trio

with support from 'Johns and Nowak'

The Saskia Griffiths-Moore trio perform heartfelt atmospheric folk/pop, passionately sung over classical and acoustic instruments. The all female Bristol based trio are being supported by a local Americana duo, Johns and Nowak. Expect a night of engaging songs, captivating instrumentation and crystal clear vocals.

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Saturday 4th June

Main House

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00

World Premiere!

The Unravelling Wilburys

Brought to you by the people behind Sgt Pepper's Only Dart Board Band, this is the first ever live performance as The Unravelling Wilbury. Aa tribute to the greatest ever super-group, featuring not only the best Travelling Wilbury songs, but many of the finest hits of Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne
Opening the show, Martin Dimery presents extracts from his previously unperformed comedy music- revue.

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Sunday 5th June

Main House

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 20:00

The Brilliant Buskers of Bath

Jerri Hart hosts an evening featuring music from the best entertainers to be found performing on the streets of the Bath. Full line-up TBC, please see web-site for further details.

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Thursday 9th June

Main House

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00

An evening with Eddie Martin

The Story of the Blues

Performance

“Absolutely Superb” BBC Radio 2 Paul Jones. “A Blues Master” New Jersey Times. Eddie Martin’s performances with Big Band or one-man-band have been acclaimed from Festival stages round Europe to Jook Joints in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Tonight his solo show brings the history of his beloved blues music alive with anecdotes, guitar and harmonica wizardry, and songs from the Delta to the British Blues Boom and back to Chicago.
Eddie will run a harmonica workshop before the performance, commencing at 6.30pm. For workshop details and prices contact Eddie direct through his website.

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Friday 10th June

Main House

Price: £10
Start time: 19:45

Double Bill

Davis Lindley Mullan with Special Guests Leon Hunt and Jason Titley

DLM are a vehicle for some of the finest songs Andrew Cresswell Davis has ever written. Along with Clare Lindley and Brian Mullan they play a variety of instruments and the addition of three fine voices singing beautiful harmonies breathes life into songs about love, loss, life ......and squirrels. New duo of bluegrass masters Leon Hunt and Jason Titley completes the bill

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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Saturday 11th June

Main House

Price: £9
Start time: 20:00

Lose The Shoes (featuring James Warren)

Klassic Hits, Kovers & The Korgis

The vibrant Bath music scene has given rise to a succession of critically acclaimed bands through the years, including Strackridge, Graduate, The Korgis, and Tears For Fears. Many of the musicians associated with those groups have led a double life as Lose The Shoes, a sideline act dedicated to celebrating classic pop, rock, Motown and Disco, in addition to their own musical legacies. Limited Seating Available

Venue access: Full wheelchair access
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