Music

Many of Bath’s best venues put on special programmes for the Fringe, and there are some great one-off shows too.

Listings for Music

Wednesday 23rd May

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Live at St James Wine Vaults

Latino Groove / Alejandra Restrepo Cantora

Local band Latino Groove and Colombian singer-songwriter sensation, Alejandra Restrepo, team up for a night of uplifting musical entertainment at the famous St James Wine Vaults. A unique fusion of Latin American rhythms and other traditions - their high-energy performance is guaranteed to fill the dance floor! More info and booking...

The Bell

Murder Murder

Six-piece string band with suitcase percussion playing a unique blend of bluegrass and outlaw country with a sublime storytelling sense: every song is a Murder ballad or at least a NorthAmerican Noir worthy of a great movie. Very much a cut above the usual ranch stash. More info and booking...

Thursday 24th May

The Royal Oak

Live at The Royal Oak

Latino Groove / Alejandra Restrepo Cantora

Local band Latino Groove and Colombian singer-songwriter sensation, Alejandra Restrepo, team up for a night of uplifting musical entertainment. A unique fusion of Latin American rhythms and other traditions - their high-energy performance is guaranteed to fill the dance floor! More info and booking...

Friday 25th May

Chapel Arts Centre

20th Century Foxes Presents

Cool Britannia

A Ride Through The Swinging 60s

Relive the heady 1960s as this unforgettable live band whirls you through the decade of the British Explosion, from early '60s kitsch to rooftop rock, and everything in between. Sixties Britain created a style and sound all its own - and made the world sit up and take notice. More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Everywhere

Openings Night

featuring The Gin Bowlers

Our Openings Night features a little party in every FAB Art venue, and a bigger one in Green Park Station at 10pm with The Gin Bowlers playing their own angle on that much-abused lady, Swing (they played the Zen Hussies birthday party so they're the tops).
Plus: the milkfloat of music, various excursions from performanmce artistes, and a great selection of this year's top crop of Circomedia specialist performance students, on the streets and coming at you. More info and booking...

Saturday 26th May

The Mission Theatre - Upstairs theatre

Also on:
Sunday 3rd June

Thereby Hangs A Tale presents

The Interlinear of Cabeza de Vaca & Malinche

Two epic stories from the 16th Century Spanish colonisation of the Americas told with live original music.
"The power of maintaining life in others lives within each of us, and from each of us does it recede when unused" More info and booking...

The Edge, University of Bath

The Edge Proudly Presents ..

Pee Wee Ellis

In conversation with Ian Shaw ..

Pee Wee Ellis, In conversation with Ian Shaw, Join us to hear the legendary Pee Wee talk about his life and times. In what promises to be an atmospheric and beautiful evening - not to be missed! Tickets from https://bit.ly/2JqUiT7
More info and booking...

The Nest

Spellbinding celtic blues improvisation to an iconic film

ARCC

50 years of 2001 : A Space Odyssey

Local band ARCC, in one of their are live appearances, improvise a soundtrack to the iconic film 2001: A Space Odyssey, Kubrick’s seminal work that has defined sci-fi movies since it’s release in 1968. With a live band and VJ mixing multiple projections, expect a spectacular show. More info and booking...

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Close Enough at the Fringe

Close Enough picked up a Buxton Fringe nomination in 2017 for their slick and stylish singing. Join the feisty foursome - Woody, Tom, Tom (!), and Johnny - as they perform their unique mix of classic barbershop alongside choice close harmony arrangements, spanning everything from East European folk to Big Band swingtime, and guaranteed to put a smile on your face! More info and booking...

The Barley Mow

Foxy Music

The Big Massive Orchestra

Passionate, experimental three-piece fusing post-rock, traditional folk and classical into a unique, ambient electronic sound. These superb young musicians have been selling out venues in Bristol and captivating audiences with their atmospheric sound and front man Louis's sublime delivery of edgy and unique songs. Definitely a catch them while you can! More info and booking...

Sunday 27th May

The Bell

Isembard's Wheel

Great new Brit-folk ensemble with quite another angle on the current resurgence of interest in all things home grown. Isembard is one of those with a very clear vision, the mission to go with it, and something new to bring to the table: a fearless attitude to the tradition and to their own creative place in it. More info and booking...

The Old Barn, Kelston Roundhill

RMT presents

Sloth Racket & Run Logan Run

SR - new school improvisation from hard-edged & out-there quintet combining the thought processes of Jazz, the attitude of Free and the sonics of Post-Rock. RLR emphasise loops, effects and rhythm in their quest to show how a sax/drums duo can map a future. More info and booking...

Monday 28th May

The Bell

The Silken Same

Galway duo Mossy Nolan and Colm McGowan, artfully combine the bygone and the new, drawing on Irish and Balkan influences; songs that on the face of it will seem instantly familiar, but that supplant the traditional with fresh melodic and conceptual ideas. More info and booking...

Tuesday 29th May

Chapel Arts Centre

Brejeiro: the Brazilian musical

Years before Samba emerged, Brazilian Choro music and Maxixe dances rocked the world. Join Brejeiro and friends to experience this infectious music and its social history from its beginnings in the 1860's to today. Come and dance, sing, play and smile with us and catch the Choro bug too. With 12 dancers on stage! More info and booking...

The Bell

Benjamin William Pike

An outstanding fingerstyle guitarist, with a voice that slots in beside the hallowed names of the '70s Folk & Beyond crowd, Ben is an artist of a kind you might have feared they didn't make any more. Depths of study and troughhs in life have brought him here, an experience we are all the richer for. More info and booking...

Wednesday 30th May

The Old Theatre Royal

Celtic & Spanish Guitar Music from the Heart

with Geoff Robb

A guitarist and composer whose music blends his classical training with his love of Spanish and Celtic music. Geoff has performed his well crafted and deeply moving compositions at festivals and concerts all over the UK and Europe. An outstanding guitarist..his innovative technique was of the highest standard.” The Argus More info and booking...

Chapel Arts Centre

'Arte Flamenco Puro'

Juan Martín Flamenco Dance Trio

with Antonio Aparecida & Amparo Navarro

The awe inspiring guitarist and composer Juan Martín brings his fantastic flamenco trio direct from Spain featuring the tremendous footwork and artistry of prize winning dancer Amparo Navarro. The Times said of Juan Martin: 'A giant of the flamenco guitar tradition'. More info and booking...

The Bell

The Lords of Thyme

A new frontier in the unfolding worlds of psych/folk, the LOT blend the intensity, elusiveness and boundary-skipping skills of a Pentangle with the blissed out stonerdom of the West Coast koolaid jug bands. Unafraid of Trad, unafraid to write - there is so much to like! More info and booking...

Thursday 31st May

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Also on:
Friday 1st June
Saturday 2nd June
Sunday 3rd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

An Evening with Jelli Records

Phoenix River Band with support Higgs Bison

A potent mix of original songs with driving beats and soulful melodies . There is an undoubted salute to country influences with hints of R&B and Blues and a touch of Pink Floyd and Fleetwood Mac for good measure.
Higgs Bison sing beautiful songs of love, loss, money and menace. More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Nick Steel presents

James Hollingsworth's Pink Floyd Night

A sensational solo show from ace guitarist

A special event centred on the music of Pink Floyd, performed by acclaimed multi-instrumentalist singer/guitarist James Hollingsworth.
"Fascinating one man band James Hollingsworth conjures some wonderful soundscapes with guitar effects and loops to create colour and build the suspense." - Somerset Guardian More info and booking...

Chapel Arts Centre

fromthewhitehouse presents:

Reg Meuross

with special guest, harpist Anna Tanvir

A captivating musical evening with multi-award winning Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross and his special guest the harpist Anna Tanvir. Anna will perform a solo opening set, and will join Reg for part of his headline set. The combination of these two musicians is magical. More info and booking...

Friday 1st June

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Also on:
Thursday 31st May
Saturday 2nd June
Sunday 3rd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

Komedia

Also on:
Saturday 9th June

Rural Music Network

Young Acts and Bands from across the region

Rural Music Network works to support young people from across the region to rehearse, record and perform. We are delighted to be back in Bath with a great line up of singer-songwriters, psychedelic rock, metal, acoustic, and lyrical. These guys are super talented. If you want to get involved contact jamesbrookes@sryp.org.uk More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Ritchie-Parrish-Ritchie: UnTangled Again

Originally the UK rhythm section of the Canadian powerhouse Tanglefoot, RPR have now teamed up with percussionist/singer/songwriter Beaker Granger. Their music, storytelling, humour and high-spirited stage presence bubble over with that same combination of aggressive enthusiasm & personality that made Tanglefoot famous. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

An Evening with Jelli Records

Funkinsteins

with Special Guest Bashema

This trio has crafted a truly original master sound, with amazing vocals and breathtaking guitar from Sal Wyatt and phat slap bass from Alex Gabb, and the mighty Jon Carter on drums, all together they give a truly dynamic performance. Bashema is a jazz influenced soulful songstress with an edgy twist. More info and booking...

Walcot Chapel

Live at Walcot Chapel

Harmonium

Su Hart, the dynamic choir leader and singer-songwriter, joins the composer Sian Croose to lead an adventurous evening of layered women's voices, using interlocking rhythms and harmonies. Their influences are as diverse as Meredith Monk and Baka women's rainforest singing. More info and booking...

Chapel Arts Centre

Mondegreen Records presents

Track Dogs

Track Dogs make "sun-shiny songs thriving on dark themes behind irresistible rhythms". The Madrid-based ex-pats release their 4th album Kansas City Out Groove in 2018, the perfect showcase for their unique brand of acoustic music. A multi-instrumentalist line-up of cajun, bass, guitar, ukulele and trumpet; four-part harmonies steal the show. More info and booking...

Saturday 2nd June

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Howard-Vick Productions presents

The Stationmaster

A new family musical by Gabriel Vick

Wesley is a 10 year old boy who loves trains and spends too much time at Swindon station for his parents liking. But on this day of the launch of the new intercity express train, Wesley finds himself in charge of the entire station! More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

OOOH ARRR Productions presents

Musical Mayhem

All of your favourite musicals in one place.

Let our two dazzling divas take you directly to the West End. It is here where they will serenade you with a feel-good hour of toe-tapping tunes and the ballads that are sure to hit home. They will take you through the A-Z of Musical theatre to ensure you do have the time of your life. Dance and sing along to all of your favourite show tunes for 60 minutes of pure entertainment! More info and booking...

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Also on:
Thursday 31st May
Friday 1st June
Sunday 3rd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Also on:
Sunday 3rd June

The Milk Float Stage

‘The Milk Float Stage’ is a solar powered mobile music stage, run by singer-songwriter Paul Thompson. Paul gained a Guinness World record with his eco-float (named Bluebell!), after touring from Norfolk to the Edinburgh Fringe and back…at 10mph!!

Paul’s latest venture is the creation of ‘Milk Float TV’ with fellow Bath Spa University MA Songwriter, Andy Jones. MFTV features music sessions, live gigs and interviews with songwriters, all from the back of Bluebell.

The Milk Float Stage will be showcasing some of the fabulous students from Bath Spa’s Commercial Music and Songwriting MA courses, as well as filming some ‘Bedlam Specials’ for MFTV. Come and experience some great moo-sic, once floated, never forgotten!
More info and booking...

Radstock town centre

Bedlam Saturday in Somer Valley

Somer Valley Arts Family Day

featuring Outside! NOW!! More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Festival of Nature presents

Pop up Wildlife Party

Festival of Nature - After dark! This takeover of Green Park Station will find performers, artists and new technologies joining forces with conservation organisations to create an evening of wildlife surprises! More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Wasuremono

This local four piece indie/dream-pop outfit feature intricate guitar styles and soundscapes, four part harmonies, rhythmic drums and synths, and their debut recordings have been championed by BBC 6 Music's Lauren Laverne,
with songs featured heavily on 6 Music "A marvellous little curio of a record" - Steve Lamacq More info and booking...

Kingswood Theatre

Live music, dance and theatre from the Middle East and beyond!

Club Cairo

featuring the 'Serpent Slayer'

Club Cairo presents live music, dance and theatre from the Middle East and beyond. Experience the drama of our theatrical production 'The Serpent Slayer' - a story where tough reality meets fairytale - followed by a fun live music set accompanied by a dazzling array of belly dancers. More info and booking...

Sunday 3rd June

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Couch - the musical

(miniature youth version)

"A brilliantly imaginative evocation of a whole new universe" The Telegraph.
Teenager, C.P., enters the world of the lost and forgotten. Devices, gadgets, and creatures take on new meaning as a musical adventure unfolds. More info and booking...

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Also on:
Thursday 31st May
Friday 1st June
Saturday 2nd June

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Kingsmead Square

Also on:
Saturday 2nd June

The Milk Float Stage

‘The Milk Float Stage’ is a solar powered mobile music stage, run by singer-songwriter Paul Thompson. Paul gained a Guinness World record with his eco-float (named Bluebell!), after touring from Norfolk to the Edinburgh Fringe and back…at 10mph!!

Paul’s latest venture is the creation of ‘Milk Float TV’ with fellow Bath Spa University MA Songwriter, Andy Jones. MFTV features music sessions, live gigs and interviews with songwriters, all from the back of Bluebell.

The Milk Float Stage will be showcasing some of the fabulous students from Bath Spa’s Commercial Music and Songwriting MA courses, as well as filming some ‘Bedlam Specials’ for MFTV. Come and experience some great moo-sic, once floated, never forgotten!
More info and booking...

The Bell

Dusty Stray + Stuart Cullen

Folk Noir from Texas and Somerset via Amsterdam & Brighton, these two chaps (DS is, in the modern way, one feller by the name of Jonathan Brown) are great pals and one ca see the attraction. Jonathan is renowned for the beauty of his writing; Stuart has been better known for electronica but this step into the acoustic is an artistic rebirth. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Bath Street

Ramshacklicious

The Band at the End Of The World

They arrive in a cloud of raucous brass heavy music, driving a water spurting, flaming and smoking battle contraption. These idiots are convinced that the inevitable end of the world is upon us, maybe today, maybe right here, maybe right now! More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Also on:
Saturday 26th May

Thereby Hangs A Tale presents

The Interlinear of Cabeza de Vaca & Malinche

Two epic stories from the 16th Century Spanish colonisation of the Americas told with live original music.
"The power of maintaining life in others lives within each of us, and from each of us does it recede when unused" More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Etherman Music Group

Tim Clayton & The Higher Lovers

Finally Made It To The Fringes

Tim is a gifted songwriter and performer, playing a mix of original acoustic and echo/looped material, offering tons of atmosphere in songs documenting the triumph of love and hope over adversity. More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Bedlam Cabaret

featuring The Hot Potato Syncopators

In for the evening in our favourite covered open air space, Bedlam Cabaret features faces from the afternoon on the street, plus some extra stunning up & coming artists from the region, all rounded off by a show from the West's most stylish street band.
Full bill to be confirmed on the Bedlam leaflet and website nearer the time. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Cecilia le Poer Power with Amadou Diagne

Nationally-acclaimed singer Cecilia Le Poer Power will be joined by the evocative Senegalese singer /multi-instrumentalist Amadou Diagne for an evening of intimate and atmospheric music. A spellbinding collaboration, which promises a sumptuous melting pot of two continents'. 'Elegant new music star' - The Guardian; 'A beautiful voice' - Jools Holland More info and booking...

Monday 4th June

The Old Theatre Royal

Ali George with Tom Allen

One of Bath's most treasured singer/songwriters, Ali's beautifully controlled voice is reminiscent of Cat Stevens and Nick Drake and his fingerstyle guitar of John Martyn and Bert Jansch. His self-penned songs are as exciting and entertaining as they are honest and original. Ali will be joined by double-bassist Tom Allen (Zen Hussies). More info and booking...

The Bell

Eva Abraham

Born in Muswell Hill to Polish mother and Hungarian father, Eva grew up with music in her blood. Fronting touring soul/jazz bands and deep involvement with the original Big Chill, then to a physical and emotional turning-point, she has become a performer of transformative sensitivity & power. More info and booking...

Wednesday 6th June

The Old Theatre Royal

Think of a Sequel

With Brian Madigan

Following last year's ground-breaking 'Think of a Song', Brian Madigan teams up with Tony Orrell, Paul Bradley and James Watts in 'Think of a Sequel'.
Three of the region’s finest musical improvisers create unique interpretations of songs they’ve never heard… Engrossing story-telling, dazzling musicianship, and a show-stopping finale are assured. More info and booking...

The Bell

Da Fuchaman

with The Fire Blaze Band

A new voice, a new face, and a new energy in Roots Reggae: born and raised in St Ann, Jamaica; currently the most sought after vocal collaborator over in Bristol town; tonight with his young and hungry westcountry band, songs that could have come from the '70s golden age, and sounds of now. More info and booking...

Thursday 7th June

Central United Reformed Church

Also on:
Friday 8th June

Jane Austen and the Piano

Judith Gore - Piano

You've seen the films. Read the books. Now come and hear the music from Jane Austen's personal collection. Pianist Judith Gore has selected a special collection of pieces for audiences to enjoy and experience Jane Austen's musical interests. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Old Theatre Royal

Richard Riley's 'I Can't Tell You'

with Audrey Riley and special guests.

Unfortunately the artist has now cancelled this event.
A rare live performance of this acclaimed electronic work - an epic psychedelic journey into the mind taking inspiration from Stockhausen's 'Hymnen', The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Delia Derbyshire but remaining totally unique in every way. Performed with a full band, contemporary dance and spoken word plus special guests. More info and booking...

The Moorfields Inn

The Old Town Reclamation String Band present

Skiffle Singalong and other stuff

In association with Bath Songwriters Group

Come along with your voices and acoustic instruments and join in the skiffle, country, folk, rockabilly classics - or just come along. Songsheets with chords will be provided. There will also be original songs from local singer songwriters. More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Bath Comedy presents

The Scott Walker Songbook - with Andy Davies and Kirsty Newton.

A tribute to Scott Walker

Part stand up and part tribute to one of the greatest singers in popular music, The Scott Walker Songbook is an intimate, touching and funny evening for both Scott Walker fans and newcomers alike. More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

The Beige Brothers Omnibus Company presents :

Bill Smarme : Exposed

With Bill Smarme and The Bizness

It's not easy being an international entertainer and ladies’ man. Hear the warts-and-all story behind Bill's relentless 47-year rise to fame and mis-fortune whilst running the Smarme's Arms, and Smarmerection simultaneously! Climb on board for an intimate evening of comedy, music, repartee-hee, exposes, enlightenment and prizes with Bill and The Bizness, all in the best possible taste. Running time 1 hour. More info and booking...

Friday 8th June

The Old Theatre Royal

Also on:
Thursday 7th June

Jane Austen and the Piano

Judith Gore - Piano

You've seen the films. Read the books. Now come and hear the music from Jane Austen's personal collection. Pianist Judith Gore has selected a special collection of pieces for audiences to enjoy and experience Jane Austen's musical interests. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Mystery location

Taking a Tune for a Walk

Rock of Eye

Unique musical experience featuring some of our favourite players in the region taking you on a tune-full amble around some of Bath's hidden corners, to end with tonight's performance by new acoustic explorers Rock of Eye.
Come prepared for a walk and for some surprises. You will have time to snatch a bite to eat in Walcot St. before the concert. More info and booking...

Komedia

Femi & The Inrhythms

Pressure to Pleasure Tour

Femi and The InRhythms, a 7-piece band from Lagos, Nigeria, mixes the cerebral musicality of afrobeat with the visceral grooves of funk underpinned with Yoruba-English vocal styles to create an eclectic futuristic world dance music, making them one of the key bands from the contemporary African music scene.
14+ (under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult) More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Dimension 50

With Paul Mallon

If you were you a clubber in Bath between 1968 and 1983, you’ll remember when local Discos played Stax Soul, Motown and Ska – and later Funk and Northern Soul. Dance those years away and relive the atmosphere with ex-Tiffanys & Nero's - and now Soul Train Radio - DJ Paul Mallon. More info and booking...

Chapel Arts Centre

Jill Jackson

Are We There Yet? is the 5th solo album by Paisley born singer songwriter Jill Jackson, a record that bears the hallmarks of a 25 year musical journey that has taken her from Paisley to Top of The Pops to playing in every State of America (50 States in 50 Days.....yes really!), and then Nashville. The result is stunning, lyrically and beautifully tender. Don't miss the chance to see this major talent. More info and booking...

Walcot Chapel

Taking a Tune for a Walk Part 2

Rock of Eye

Rock of eye are Alex Vann (Spiro, Three Cane Whale) with Ron Phelan and Madame Ceski. The name is a tailoring term signifying to be guided by the eye, to do by feel and intuition rather than by precise methods.
They are an extraordinary improvising folk-based acoustic experience.

This show is the conclusion to 'Taking a Tune for a Walk', which precedes it, and participants on the walk will be admitted before additional tickets are sold (see online in the days before the event). More info and booking...

Saturday 9th June

Walcot Street

Les Zoings

at large on Walcot Street

Make your way into town this afternoon by way of Walcot Street and you may well find yourself serenaded by this idiosyncratic street band from the deep South London home of many of our favourite performance bands, playing to shop, cafe, pub, queue, open street but never just to themselves. More info and booking...

Moles Club

Also on:
Friday 1st June

Rural Music Network

Young Acts and Bands from across the region

Rural Music Network works to support young people from across the region to rehearse, record and perform. We are delighted to be back in Bath with a great line up of singer-songwriters, psychedelic rock, metal, acoustic, and lyrical. These guys are super talented. If you want to get involved contact jamesbrookes@sryp.org.uk More info and booking...

St. Michael's Church

Edward Bettella and Jonathan Stabler

Original music for Cello and Piano

Join composer pianist Edward Bettella and cellist Jonathan Stabler for an evening of modern new music written especially for the cello and piano. Your musical hosts will guide you through a bombastic and epic selection of music from the composer himself, plus short pieces by a diverse range of other composers, from Purcell to Stevie Wonder. No knowledge of music history required! More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

The Unravelling Wilburys

After previous sell-out gigs in Bath Fringe, this band of good ol’ boys from Nashville Tennessee (who had a whole bunch of songs – allegedly - stolen by some super group calling themselves “The Travelling Wilburys”) are back with all the old hits including: “Pretty Woman”, “Mr Blue Sky”, “Mr Tambourine Man” & “ Lay Lady Lay”. More info and booking...

The Barley Mow

Foxy Music presents

Smallfry with support from Remy

Alternative country? Acoustic Pop? Folk/Rock? Smallfry are not hung up on genres, they just love to play great songs. With their delicious musical mix of guitar, ukulele, bass and cajon and the sweet vocal style of front woman Irene, Smallfry serve up an irresistible musical treat to both Bath Fringe and The Barley Mow. More info and booking...

Sunday 10th June

The Bell

Walcot Sunday at The Bell

Nuala Honan & Claire Northey / Strange Planet / Mustard Brass Band

Walcot Weekend at The Bell brings three new acts from familiar faces: Nuala Honan we know all about round here, Claire Northey plays great fiddle and electronic bits; SP focus around Van Der Graff co-founder Judge Smith, and MB are a New Orleans marching band style combo from the makers of The Jazz Cannibals. Bands at 1pm, 3.30pm and 6pm, till 8pm. For running order see website nearer the time. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Hat & Feather Forever!

ShakShak, Jules Landau, Su Hart, Hodmadoddery, Clive TV & more

Way back last century, The Hat & Feather was the place in Bath to be, not least upstairs on a Thursday night at what was to become the longest running Open Mic night in the West, The Playgroup. Tonight reunites some of its regulars in music and something of the Hat's notorious party spirit. More info and booking...

Monday 11th June

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

The Medicine Show Radio Revue Presents

Carrington MacDuffie

plus Fraser Anderson

Austin Indie High Priestess includes Bath Fringe on her 50 date European Tour, described as Carol King meets Grace Jones
Fraser Anderson Hailed by Howard Thompson (Former Head of A&R, Elektra Records) as “the best singer-songwriter I’ve heard in a long time”, the BBC’s Bob Harris as a “truly beautiful voice” and by Rolling Stone Magazine as “one to keep an eye on”, Anderson is a “truly remarkable artist” (BBC Radio Wales). Likened to Damien Rice’s emotionality, Glen Hansard’s crafted storytelling, the intensity of Nick Drake and the lively humour of John Martyn, Anderson stands out in his own right.
If you haven’t heard Anderson’s music yet, you are in for a treat. Words fail to prepare you for the delicate warm and comforting tones of his voice More info and booking...