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Acoustic Soup returns to London Road's White Hart on August 3

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Performing this month are a variety of well-known local acts including We Deny, B-Yellow, Scott Freeman and Mike Page.

Rob Hayes returns to The Tea Bar on Saturday with the Dames Nuit

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Those performing include Ellie Somma-Mullins, Robyn Leate and Kate Aherne.

Tickets now on sale for Valentine Curtis Stigers Camberley gig

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:03am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The multi-platinum selling singer, saxophonist and songwriter will performing live music from his romantic new swing album Hooray For Love.

Local promoter Shani Saunders brings four awesome bands to Sanctuary on Friday, August 1

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:55pm Monday 28th July 2014

The line-up includes Zenthetix, Imicus and Evyltyde.

Local blues legend Rod Garfield to perform acoustic gig in Kempshott on Tuesday

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

He'll be joined by some friends for this fantastic free evening of live music on Tuesday, July 29.

Anvil Arts associate artists the Brodowski Quartet take During the Seasons tour to some of the area’s junior schools

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

This interactive exploration of Vivaldi's Four Seasons focused on storytelling in music while learning musical vocabulary through musical games.

Sussex Jazz Kings are the stars of the next Basingstoke Lions concert

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:08pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The Sussex Jazz Kings are led by Dave Stradwick, the well known player of hot, traditional, jazz trumpet and they’ll come to QMC hall on Saturday, August 30 at 7.30pm for 8pm.

Rod Garfield Blues Band to return to Basingstoke Blues Club on August 1

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

This Moose Centre gig hails the return of the man himself, former founder member of Basingstoke Blues Club, Mr Rod Garfield, joined by his amazing band.

Sanctuary to host visiting bands Mary Fields and Filth In My Garage on Friday

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Entry is just £4 OTD.

Annual Summer Garden opera season at West Green House, near Hook, begins on Saturday

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

Performances take place in the iconic gardens, designed and maintained by Marylyn Abbott, who has run the festival since 1993.

Neil Duncan heads to The Haunt in Brighton to see Basingstoke's Pussycat and the Dirty Johnsons in action

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

I HAD barely recovered from the musical marathon that was Basingstoke Live before I found myself heading to the coast on a sweltering day.

Bravo Working Dog Rescue fundraiser - featuring live music and comedy - to take place in Cliddesden on August 2

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:45am Monday 21st July 2014

The line-up in Cliddesden Village Hall on August 2 includes Marvin and the Hang Gliders and Sugarman Sam and the Voodoo Men.

Boy Hits Car to headline night of local music in London Street's Sanctuary on July 27

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Boy Hits Car was started in 1993 with a simple idea - to write and perform 'passionately heavy music' infused with a world beat/middle eastern flavour.

Free local music event Second Sunday comes to The New Inn tomorrow from 2.30pm

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:57pm Saturday 19th July 2014

The line-up includes David Blackbourn, Shotgun Chevy, and Tom Rampton.

Storming KHMP line-up coming to Worting Road's White Hart on July 27

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Performers include Sugarman Sam & The Voodoo Men, David and Robyn Leate.

Hear powerhouse blues band The Sam Paine Trio in London Street's Rhu Bar on Sunday

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:16pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The Trio are renowned for their unique style, fusing influences of Texas and Chicago Blues with the very best of British Blues/Rock.

Hear some of best female singer songwriters around at Tea Bar acoustic session this week

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The line-up includes Misery Squid, Celia Barrett and Robyn Leate.

Australian band Dallas Frasca return to Sanctuary on Friday

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:15pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Support comes from Trevor's Head, Kilriki and Inbetween Oceans.

Wild West theme for second Sherfest event

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

NEIGHBOURS enjoyed the chance to mingle and listen to live music at the second-ever Sherfest.

Local DJ - and founder of The Scene podcast - GARY CEE gives his personal take on Basingstoke Live 2014

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:48am Monday 14th July 2014

WELL, it was that time of the year again where the people of Basingstoke flocked to War Memorial Park for a weekend of live music covering many different genres.

Thousands of people attend the finale of Basingstoke Live 2014

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:48am Monday 14th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people returned to the War Memorial Park on Sunday to enjoy the final day of Basingstoke Live 2014.

Basingstoke Live 2014 - Live updates from day two

Basingstoke Gazette: BASINGSTOKE LIVE 2014: What's in store at the SUNRISE Stage

12:54pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Live updates from day two of Basingstoke Live 2014.

First day of Basingstoke Live is a roaring success

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:41am Sunday 13th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people flocked to Basingstoke’s War Memorial Park yesterday to enjoy the first day of this year’s Basingstoke Live.

Skankin Steve's next Ska, Reggae & Motown session takes place this month

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Come along to Basingstoke Railway Club on Saturday, July 19 from 8.30pm until 11.45pm.

BASINGSTOKE LIVE 2014: The MAIN Stage

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

THE Basingstoke Live Forum are excited to present another great line-up for the Main Stage of this year’s Festival.

Canvas to headline Sanctuary on Thursday night

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:57pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

The night's line-up also includes Set to Break and Biolith.

REVIEW: A Century of War and Peace, Basingstoke Festival of Choirs, The Anvil

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:33pm Monday 7th July 2014

Poppies, flags and wreaths decorated the performance space where hundreds of members of Basingstoke Festival of Choirs and Neil Streeter’s Heritage Light Orchestra were gathered to mark the outbreak of World War One’s centenary year.

BASINGSTOKE LIVE 2014: The UNPLGD Stage

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE Unplgd Tent, compered once again by the awesome Felix La Revolucion, has a great line up again this year.

American performer Sam Lewis to headline next Acoustic Soup at the White Hart

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The rest of the line-up includes Robyn Leate, David Capper and Morrison.

Flood of Red tour calls in at Basingstoke's Sanctuary tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:03am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Support comes from Kraken, Kilkovec, Three Times Over and Faux.

Winners of the Basingstoke heat of Road to Blissfields included on new mini-album

Basingstoke Gazette: Road to Blissfields winners Basingstoke band Freeway Mad included on new mini-album

11:05am Monday 30th June 2014

Blissfields takes over Hampshire's Vicarage Farm on July 4-5.

New season of musical events planned for The Haymarket

Basingstoke Gazette: Songbird

8:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

Celebrate the music of John Denver, The Shadows, Eva Cassidy, West End musicals and much more.

Raz Razzle takes a look at the line-up of Basingstoke's Galaxy Club as it was 50 years ago today - June 27

Basingstoke Gazette: Raz Razzle takes a look at the line-up of Basingstoke's Galaxy Club as it was 50 years ago today - June 27

7:00am Friday 27th June 2014

JUNE 27, 1964 fell on a Saturday and the third of the Galaxy Club’s live music events was held at the Town Hall.

Triple bill of local talent to perform in The White Hart on Saturday

Basingstoke Gazette: Triple bill of local talent to perform in The White Hart on Saturday

10:33am Thursday 26th June 2014

Hear We Are The Brutus, The Wonder Beers and Test Pilots in the London Road venue from 8pm.

BASINGSTOKE LIVE 2014: What's in store at the SUNRISE Stage

Basingstoke Gazette: Soul2Funk

7:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

There's an incredible line-up planned for the two days of the event on this diverse stage.

Neil Duncan travels to Reading's Bar Iguana to review Triple Sundae, Drop This, Rocco Lampones, Terrics and Drones

Basingstoke Gazette: Rocco Lampones. All pix by Neil Duncan

11:12am Wednesday 25th June 2014

THERE was an unfortunate change of venue from a fairly spacious one, to a rather more cramped affair, but the line-up was too good to miss.

BASINGSTOKE LIVE 2014: The AMPED Stage

Basingstoke Gazette: Devil Sold His Soul

7:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

LAST year saw the team from local promoters Rockbitch try and put their own stamp on Basingstoke Live, pulling in some new acts mixed in with some old favourites.

Rock On at Hartley Wintney FC on June 20

Basingstoke Gazette: Rock On at Hartley Wintney FC on June 20

7:00am Friday 13th June 2014

The line-up for the event includes Steel Strung City, My Never Time and Sugarman Sam and the Voodoo Men.

Raz Razzle takes a look at Basingstoke's Galaxy Club's line-up 50 years ago today

7:00am Friday 13th June 2014

THE Galaxy Club’s second event took place at Basingstoke Town Hall on June 13, 1964. John Lee Ground Hogs were supported by the Blues Messengers.

BASINGSTOKE LIVE 2014: The Creative Stage and Arena

Basingstoke Gazette: Pussycat and the Dirty Johnsons. Credit Toby Amies.

7:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

THE centrally located Creative Stage is the place for a new punk stage on the Saturday and young acts on the Sunday.

Neil Duncan reports on Basingstoke band Geezapunx's recent Winchester gig

Basingstoke Gazette: Geezapunx

1:00pm Monday 9th June 2014

The line-up also included Fish Hook and The Ramonas.

Female-fronted Basingstoke ska band Take Warning to make their debut tonight

Basingstoke Gazette: Female-fronted Basingstoke ska band Take Warning to make their debut debut tonight

12:50pm Monday 9th June 2014

See them, plus a line-up of ska-punk, in the Irish Centre from 7.30pm.

Neil Duncan reviews the local music line-up - Artemis, Employed to Serve & Failure to Follow - in Sanctuary on June 5

Basingstoke Gazette: Artemis

7:49pm Sunday 8th June 2014

I literally did not find out about this show until the afternoon and promptly cancelled my plans for a quiet night in.

Blissfields Festival returns to Hampshire next month

Basingstoke Gazette: Blissfields Festival returns to Hampshire next month

7:00am Sunday 8th June 2014

In addition to the music, there's a real ale festival, independent film festival and cinema experience, new spa area, mini-golf course, family mini-festival and craft fair.

Neil Duncan reviews the recent line-up of live music in Basingstoke Irish Centre

Basingstoke Gazette: Wonderbeers by Neil Duncan

1:59pm Friday 6th June 2014

ANOTHER free punk show courtesy of Punk 'n' Disorderly promotions and the Irish Centre - which nearly struck the rocks before it even started!

Two local acts through to final 50 of Sonic Star competition

Basingstoke Gazette: Ryan Upton

3:24pm Thursday 5th June 2014

You can vote for Ryan Upton and Whitewash to win throughout June.

Four bands for £3 in Sanctuary on Saturday

Basingstoke Gazette: Four bands for £3 in Sanctuary on Saturday

7:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

Admission costs just £3 on the door to hear Underdog, The Dirty Ticket, Brink Theory and seventeen80.

One Direction tribute band coming to Camberley

Basingstoke Gazette: Only One Direction

2:04pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

The Only One Direction boys have been together since the first album release in 2011 and enjoyed constant success at sell-out venues performing One Direction’s hits throughout the UK, Europe and the UAE.

Local promoter Shani Saunders brings new live music night to The White Hart

Basingstoke Gazette: Local promoter Shani Saunders brings new live music night to The White Hart

11:52am Wednesday 4th June 2014

The line-up for Saturday, June 7 includes Shiddys and Skin for A Canvas.

Rockbitch presents Employed to Serve, Failure to Follow, Artemis and Sanity Loss in Sanctuary this week

Basingstoke Gazette: Rockbitch presents Employed to Serve, Failure to Follow, Artemis and Sanity Loss in Sanctuary this week

7:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

The live music begins on Thursday, June 5, from 8pm and admission costs just £3.






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