Salisbury Gig Guide - Events in August 2019
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August 2019


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THURSDAY 01 AUGUST 2019


Open Mic at the Market InnDate: Thursday 01 August 2019
Venue:  Market Inn    map
Address:  16 Butcher Row, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1EP - under ½ mile
Event:  Open Mic at the Market Inn
- 8pm
Venue website:  marketinnsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Marketinnsp1
Twitter:  @marketinnsalisb

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FRIDAY 02 AUGUST 2019


MD Duo Live At the Market InnDate: Friday 02 August 2019
Venue:  Market Inn    map
Address:  16 Butcher Row, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1EP - under ½ mile
Event:  MD Duo Live At the Market Inn

Venue website:  marketinnsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Marketinnsp1
Twitter:  @marketinnsalisb

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The Rhythm BlastersDate: Friday 02 August 2019
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  The Rhythm Blasters
- 9pm - Free entry - The Rhythm Blasters on Facebook: www.facebook.com/The-Rhythm-Blasters-1527839787490269. Blues rock band. Red-hot Rockin Blues. The Rhythm Blasters have been going strong since 1985. Pioneers of the local blues scene, there's no pretentious pseudo-blues here - it's raw, non nonsense and contagious!
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Firsdown Music FestivalDate: Friday 02 August 2019
Venue:  Firsdown Music Festival    map
Address:  Firs Road, Firsdown, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1SF - 6.2 miles
Event:  Firsdown Music Festival
- For full details including line-up, please visit the festival website at www.firsfest.co.uk and follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FirsFest.
Venue website:  firsfest.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/FirsFest

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SATURDAY 03 AUGUST 2019


Event PosterDate: Saturday 03 August 2019
Venue:  At Home Salisbury    map
Address:  5 Bridge Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2ND - under ½ mile
Event:  Salisbury Pride: Mermaid Renegade
- Salisbury Pride present Mermaid Renegade. Stand-up comedy, workshops, dance competitions, drag queens, live music, bingo, mermaid parade, yoga, best dressed competition, kid's disco. Full line up announced in March. Extra Early bird tickets on Sale until February 28th. Early Bird ticket sales end March 31st. Full price admission runs from March 31st until the event. members go free for more information visit the Facebook page.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/homeSalisbury
Twitter:  @home_Salisbury

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Room 101Date: Saturday 03 August 2019
Venue:  The Avon Brewery Inn    map
Address:  75 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile
Event:  Room 101
- 9pm - Room 101 website: room101band.co.uk.
Venue website:  avonbrewery.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheAvonBrewery

PunKtureDate: Saturday 03 August 2019
Venue:  The Avon Brewery Inn    map
Address:  75 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile
Event:  PunKture
- 9pm - Free entry
Venue website:  avonbrewery.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheAvonBrewery

Killer BunnyDate: Saturday 03 August 2019
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Killer Bunny
- 9pm - Free entry - Killer Bunny on Facebook: www.facebook.com/killerbunnyrock. Rock covers band. Killer Bunny is an exciting rock covers band that rock from "Kylie to Muse" and everything in between. Everything is mainly contemporary and they have something in their kit bag for everyone! They have a killer singer with a killer style all of her own and she is ready to push you off the edge and you WILL dance your backsides off! So if you want a KILLER night, you better call Killer Bunny!
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

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BEAKY from Dozy, Beaky, Mick & TichDate: Saturday 03 August 2019
Venue:  Devizes Inn    map
Address:  53-55 Devizes Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7LQ - under 1 mile
Event:  BEAKY from Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
- 9pm - BEAKY from Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich. It's party time. Get ready to hear the hits and dance the night away with Salisbury's number 1 entertainer. Free entry. Don't be late!
Venue website:  devizesinn.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/devizesinn
Twitter:  @devizesinn

Firsdown Music FestivalDate: Saturday 03 August 2019
Venue:  Firsdown Music Festival    map
Address:  Firs Road, Firsdown, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1SF - 6.2 miles
Event:  Firsdown Music Festival
- For full details including line-up, please visit the festival website at www.firsfest.co.uk and follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FirsFest.
Venue website:  firsfest.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/FirsFest

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SUNDAY 04 AUGUST 2019

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MONDAY 05 AUGUST 2019

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TUESDAY 06 AUGUST 2019

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WEDNESDAY 07 AUGUST 2019


The South Transept Recitals: Schumanns ‘LiederkreisDate: Wednesday 07 August 2019
Venue:  Salisbury Cathedral    map
Address:  6 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EJ - under ½ mile
Event:  The South Transept Recitals: Schumanns ‘Liederkreis
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/events/south... - Margaret Ravalde (sporano) will be accompanied by our Assistant Director of Music, John Challenger, on piano for a performance of music by Debussy, Ravel, Schumann and Quilter.
Venue website:  salisburycathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/salisburycathedral
Twitter:  @SalisburyCath

THURSDAY 08 AUGUST 2019

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FRIDAY 09 AUGUST 2019


Chicago 9Date: Friday 09 August 2019
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Chicago 9
- 9pm - Free entry - Chicago 9 Blues Band website: www.chicago9.webs.com. Chicago 9 Blues Band on Facebook: www.facebook.com/chicago9bluesband. High energy blues band blending rhythm & blues, rock n roll and soulful country. Chicago 9 is a no fuss, no nonsense, high energy, 21st century blues experience. Led from the front by screaming guitar and harmonica interplay and driven by a thumping backbeat. This is blues, but for the fast lane. Their current set, which has been honed throughout the honkytonks of southern England and the odd Alpine mountain bar along the way, is now dominated by their own original compositions.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Salisbury Jazz Club: SUNSET CAFE STOMPERSDate: Friday 09 August 2019
Venue:  Michael Herbert Hall    map
Address:  South Street, Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 0JS - 3.5 miles
Event:  Salisbury Jazz Club: SUNSET CAFE STOMPERS
- Doors 7pm - Music 8-10.30pm - New Year. New Venue. New Times. With effect from January 2019, the Salisbury Jazz Club will be holding their events at Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton. They will no longer be providing a licensed bar or hot meals, so please take your own drinks, glasses and snacks. Music will be from 8-10.30pm. Doors open at 7pm. Entrance is £10. Large car park. Dancing encouraged. Raffle. For further information or to be put on the mailing list please ring Wendy 01672 564241 or email lawrence.jazz4us@gmail.com. The Salisbury Jazz Club has been presenting live jazz for listening & dancing since 1979.
Venue website:  wiltonhouse.co.uk/michael-herbert-hall

SATURDAY 10 AUGUST 2019


Event PosterDate: Saturday 10 August 2019
Venue:  The Avon Brewery Inn    map
Address:  75 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile
Event:   Shae G'Day Comedy Night / Drag Queen
- BBQ from 4pm to 7pm then From 7:30pm Ticket Only £10.00 each (BBQ not included within ticket price)
Venue website:  avonbrewery.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheAvonBrewery

The Wurzels - Back on The Farm + The Acrustic Badger Band + CorkyDate: Saturday 10 August 2019
Venue:  River Bourne Community Farm    map
Address:  Cow Lane, Laverstock, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2SR - 1.8 miles
Event:  The Wurzels - Back on The Farm + The Acrustic Badger Band + Corky
- 7pm - The WURZELS are coming back to the farm by popular demand! Those legendary West Country combine harvester driving WURZELS loved it so much they are coming back. They will be performing on the show field but the event will be under large marquees so it will be an all-weather event. They will be supported by Salisbury's own Acrustic Badger Band. Also the awesome 'Scrumpy and Western Rapper' CORKY is going to get us all singing. The farm will provide a BBQ and a bar with plenty of cider! No food and drink to be brought onto the site.
Venue website:  riverbournecommunityfarm.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/riverbournecommunityfarm
Twitter:  @Salisburyfarm

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 10 August 2019
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles
Event:  Not Dead Yet
- Not Dead Yet website: www.notdeadyetband.co.uk. Not Dead Yet on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NotDeadYetBand. Classic rock and blues covers band. Not Dead Yet have been playing a unique and tuneful blend of 60s/70s/80s blues and classic rock to audiences around the south of England for several years. The band plays covers from a range of artists including Robert Johnson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Cream/Clapton, Free, Wishbone Ash, Bad Company, Pink Floyd, the Stones and many more.
Venue website:  newinnamesbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury
Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

SUNDAY 11 AUGUST 2019


Swing Unlimited Big Band and PicnicDate: Sunday 11 August 2019
Venue:  Salisbury Cathedral    map
Address:  6 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EJ - under ½ mile
Event:  Swing Unlimited Big Band and Picnic
- 1pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/events/swing... - Swing Unlimited Big Band will be joining us again on the lawns of Salisbury Cathedral for an afternoon of music, dancing and singing. The afternoon is promised to get you on your feet, toe tapping and singing along.
Venue website:  salisburycathedral.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/salisburycathedral
Twitter:  @SalisburyCath

MONDAY 12 AUGUST 2019

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TUESDAY 13 AUGUST 2019

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WEDNESDAY 14 AUGUST 2019

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THURSDAY 15 AUGUST 2019

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FRIDAY 16 AUGUST 2019

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SATURDAY 17 AUGUST 2019


Off The CuffDate: Saturday 17 August 2019
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Off The Cuff
- 9pm - Free entry - Off The Cuff website: www.offthecuffband.co.uk. Off The Cuff on Facebook: www.facebook.com/offthecuffsalisbury. Funky pop and rock covers band playing hits from the 70s to the present. Salisbury-based band playing a mix of funky pop and rock from the 70s to the present day. With the emphasis on music you can dance to, the band have been generating a lot of local interest with their high standard of musicianship and vocals which always leaves the audience wanting more.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

SUNDAY 18 AUGUST 2019

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MONDAY 19 AUGUST 2019

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TUESDAY 20 AUGUST 2019

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WEDNESDAY 21 AUGUST 2019

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THURSDAY 22 AUGUST 2019

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FRIDAY 23 AUGUST 2019


Salisbury Live 2019: The Salisbury Live Summer BashDate: Friday 23 August 2019
Venue:  Market Place    map
Address:  Guildhall Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1TP - under ½ mile
Event:  Salisbury Live 2019: The Salisbury Live Summer Bash
- 5pm-10.30pm - Free entry - Big stage, big sound. Great musical acts, Real Ale, cider, lager and gin bars. Scrummy food stalls. Watch this space!

SATURDAY 24 AUGUST 2019

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SUNDAY 25 AUGUST 2019

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MONDAY 26 AUGUST 2019 - SUMMER BANK HOLIDAY

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TUESDAY 27 AUGUST 2019

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WEDNESDAY 28 AUGUST 2019

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THURSDAY 29 AUGUST 2019

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FRIDAY 30 AUGUST 2019


Event PosterDate: Friday 30 August 2019
Venue:  The Cosy Club    map
Address:  College Chambers, 49 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  King Louie
- 8.45pm - King Louie on Facebook: www.facebook.com/kinglouieuk. Guitar-based covers band, covering such diverse and eclectic artists as T Rex, AC/DC, Republica, The Cult, Ash, Avril Lavigne and anything else to get your foot tapping and booty wiggling!
Venue website:  cosyclub.co.uk/salisbury
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thecosyclubuk
Twitter:  @CosyClubSal

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Event PosterDate: Friday 30 August 2019
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  The Proclaimers
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - It has been 32 years since Scottish twins Craig & Charlie Reid aka The Proclaimers emerged. Since then, their enduring appeal across generations has carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide as the emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their extensive touring has enlightened and entertained fans throughout the World.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019


Band SubstanceDate: Saturday 31 August 2019
Venue:  Qudos    map
Address:  38 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BN - under ½ mile
Event:  Band Substance
- 9.30-11.30pm - Free entry - Band Substance on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bandsubstancedorset. A classic and contemporary rock covers band. Band Substance play an eclectic mix of great songs from the sixties through to recent years. With a frequently updated set list and an ethos to do the originals justice, they provide an energy and buzz that keeps their audiences happy.
Venue website:  qudossalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/QudosSalisbury
Twitter:  @Qudos_MusicBar

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SolarbirdDate: Saturday 31 August 2019
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Solarbird
- 9pm - Free entry - Solarbird website: www.solarbirdband.co.uk. Solarbird on Facebook: www.facebook.com/solarbirdsalisbury. Rock covers band. Solarbird are a rock covers band, hailing from the ancestral city of Salisbury, combining powerful vocals with a very varied setlist and have music that will appeal to many age groups, with rock music from the 70s and 80s right up to the present day - guaranteed to keep you rocking all night long!
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill
Twitter:  @solarbirdband

 


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Event:
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