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The Old Theatre Royal

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12 Old Orchard Street, Bath BA1 1JU
Telephone: 01225 462233
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Access: Full wheelchair access

Tuesday 29th May

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £5
Doors open: 19:00

Comedienne-ess

Sally-Anne Hayward

A familiar face as one of the regular hosts of Krater Comedy at Komedia, Sally-Anne is taking time off from supporting Sarah Millican to bring her us her own show.
59 minutes of jokes from a female/woman unafraid of embracing her bitchier side.
“Warm and very funny” Sarah Millican. More info and booking...

Wednesday 30th May

Main House

Start time: 19:30
Price: £5 / £7 concs
Doors open: 18:30

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...

Thursday 31st May

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £5
Doors open: 19:00

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...

Friday 1st June

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £5
Doors open: 19:00

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...

Saturday 2nd June

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £5
Doors open: 19:00

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...

Sunday 3rd June

Main House

Start time: 19:30
Price: £9 / £7.50 concs
Doors open: 18:30

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

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £4
Doors open: 19:00

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...

Wednesday 6th June

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £8 / £7 concs
Doors open: 19:00

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...

Thursday 7th June

Main House

Start time: 19:30
Price: £10 / £8 concs
Doors open: 18:30

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

with Audrey Riley and special guests.

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...

Friday 8th June

Main House

Start time: 13:00
Price: £5
Doors open: 12:00

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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...

Main House

Start time: 19:30
Price: £5
Doors open: 18:30

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...

Saturday 9th June

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £10 / £8 concs
Doors open: 19:00

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...

Sunday 10th June

Main House

Start time: 20:00
Price: £6 / £7 concs

Hat & Feather Forever!

ShakShak, Andy Burden, Jules Landau, Su Hart, Hodmadoddery & 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...