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February 2020


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MONDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2020


Salisbury Recorded Music Society: Jon Hampton: “From Art to Music”—How great art has inspired great music.Date: Monday 24 February 2020
Venue:  The Music Room    map
Address:  off St Ann Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2HB - 1.1 miles
Event:  Salisbury Recorded Music Society: Jon Hampton: “From Art to Music”—How great art has inspired great music.
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=jon-ham... - Music in Salisbury's Chairman, Jon Hampton, will deliver a wide-ranging survey of how great works of art have inspired composers to write great music, with a few surprises in store to open our eyes as well as our ears! The society meets in a classically-proportioned Georgian room that provides superb acoustics, good facilities, and convivial surroundings that present the perfect environment for the appreciation of wonderful music. The venue is situated in an historic building at the back of St Ann Street. Access by car or on foot is from Friary Lane through green gates into a large, secure, private car park (where you can park for free). The room opens directly to the car park.
Venue notes: The Music Room, off St Ann's Street in Salisbury, is the home of the Salisbury Recorded Music Society (RMS), a group of people - enthusiastic about music - who meet once a fortnight to listen to and widen their knowledge of the classical music repertoire. For the exact location of The Music Room plus details about society membership, please visit salisburyrms.org.
Venue website:  salisburyrms.org

Pro Corda Chamber Music FestivalDate: Monday 24 February 2020
Venue:  Blackledge Theatre    map
Address:  Godolphin School, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2RA - 1.6 miles
Event:  Pro Corda Chamber Music Festival
- Free entry - For more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=pro-cor... - The semi-final of this national competition brings together the best in school chamber music from across the region. An audience is warmly welcome to pop in and out throughout the day.

Event PosterDate: Monday 24 February 2020
Venue:  Bull Hotel    map
Address:  The Headlands, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3HL - 6.1 miles
Event:  Harv & Hugh's Rhythm & Blues Jam Night
- 8.30-11pm - Visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Harv-Hughs-Rhythm-n-Blues-412568242551181. Full PA and back line provided.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/The-Bull-at-Downton-582196152212298

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TUESDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Venue:  Qudos    map
Address:  38 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BN - under ½ mile
Event:  Open Mic Night
- 8-11pm - Free entry - Qudos Open Mic/Jam Night. There will be a sign up sheet from 8pm to start at 8:30pm, although may start earlier if it looks busy. Backline provided with cajon, guitar and bass amps. Great food and a lovely atmosphere. Go along to sing, play or just watch!
Venue website:  qudossalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/QudosSalisbury
Twitter:  @Qudos_MusicBar

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WEDNESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2020

We have no events in Salisbury to display for this day. If you know something we can list, please let us know.

THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Thursday 27 February 2020
Venue:  Chapel Nightclub    map
Address:  34 Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2AP - under ½ mile
Event:  Thursdays - The Student Night
- 11.30pm-3am - For ticket details or more information visit www.chapelnightclub.co.uk/club-nights.html - The best electronic music from around the World brought to you by Karl West and a handpicked selection of local DJs. Students, young professionals and party animals this night is for you! Tie up with your mates, get out and cut some shapes on the dancefloor. £3 entry all night long. Students free all night. Free Entry all night with Blue Light Card (NHS / Police etc.) - 11.30pm-3am.
Venue website:  chapelnightclub.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/ChapelNightclub
Twitter:  @chapelnightclub

Event PosterDate: Thursday 27 February 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Steve Knightley
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Following the success of last year's intimate one man show, Steve's latest outing is intended for anyone fascinated by the art and craft of song writing. Exploring his extensive back catalogue and introducing unheard, new material he explores the themes and stories that inspire him and shows how music and words can become lyrics and chords and notes can meld to create songs that acquire a life of their own!
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

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FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Chapel Nightclub    map
Address:  34 Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2AP - under ½ mile
Event:  Dancehall vs soca 1.1 Alongside Afrobeats
- For ticket details or more information visit www.chapelnightclub.co.uk/events.html - a night filled with, energy, fun and excitement!
Venue website:  chapelnightclub.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/ChapelNightclub
Twitter:  @chapelnightclub

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Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  The Cosy Club    map
Address:  College Chambers, 49 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Loose Connections
- Rock covers band. Loose Connections on Facebook: www.facebook.com/looseconnectionsband. Dorset-based rock covers band. Loose Connections are a long-standing function party band with male and female vocalists. They play covers from yesteryear right through to the present day. They have been together for over 25 years and have a large following, a great reputation, life-long friendships and professionalism that provides their audiences with an unforgettable experience.
Venue website:  cosyclub.co.uk/location/salisbury
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thecosyclubuk

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Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  The Avon Brewery Inn    map
Address:  75 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile
Event:  Pugwall + Signature Vision
- 9pm - Free entry
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheAvonBrewery

Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Qudos    map
Address:  38 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BN - under ½ mile
Event:  The Danny Salamander Band
- 9.30-11.30pm - The Danny Salamander Band on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheDannySalamanderBand.
Venue website:  qudossalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/QudosSalisbury
Twitter:  @Qudos_MusicBar

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Comedy - John Bishop - Warm UpDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy - John Bishop - Warm Up
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to City Hall Salisbury to warm up his brand-new show! John is very much looking forward to this new adventure, this will be his eight stand up show and its shaping up to be his best yet!! John can't wait to be back on the road again.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

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Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Sarum College    map
Address:  19 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EE - under ½ mile
Event:  Lunchtime Concert: Norbert Meyn and Alisdair Kitchen
- 12.45-1.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.sarum.ac.uk/event/lunchtime-concert-no... - Lunchtime Concerts are held in the Colleges Butterfield Chapel and are followed by a light buffet lunch (included in ticket price). Each concert starts at 12.45pm and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Subscription tickets are priced at £60. Individual concert tickets (subject to availability) are £12 per concert. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk, 01722 424826, 01722 424800 (main reception).
Venue notes: Visit the following link for details of the lunchtime concerts in the College's Butterfield Chapel: www.sarum.ac.uk/events/category/the-arts/lunchtime-concerts.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/SarumCollege
Twitter:  @SarumCollege

Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  George and Dragon    map
Address:  85 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile
Event:  The Few
- 9pm - The Few are back for a much anticipated gig in Salisbury! Always a good night at The George and Dragon. Be prepared to rock your socks off! Rock band. The Few on Facebook: www.facebook.com/WTFew. The Few website: www.thefewmusic.com.
Venue website:  georgeanddragonpub.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheGandDPub

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Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Blue Dog
- 9pm - Free entry - Blues band. Blue Dog is a Hampshire and New Forest-based rhythm and blues band.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Event PosterDate: Friday 28 February 2020
Venue:  Winchester Gate    map
Address:  Rampart Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JA - under ½ mile
Event:  Big Dog + Our Nameless Boy
- 8.30pm - Salisbury's BIG DOG come out of hiding on the 28th February for what will be their first gig almost a year!! As always they will be smashing all the BIG rock'n'roll classics! Support: Our Nameless Boy - 8.30pm and FREE! Classic rock n roll covers band. Big Dog on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bigdogrockband. BIG DOG are a covers band that play BIG rock'n'roll classics.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winchestergate

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SATURDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2020


A night of music featuring solos and ensemblesDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  St Thomas's Church    map
Address:  St Thomas's Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BA - under ½ mile
Event:  A night of music featuring solos and ensembles
- 6pm - Free entry with retiring collection - For more information visit www.musicinsalisbury.org.uk/?event=a-night... - A night of fantastic music featuring soloists, talented young musicians, ensembles and the debut performance of the St Thomas' Church 'Big Band' conducted by Chris Holmes. Soloists include Fiona Brockhurst performing Mozart's Rondo on French Horn and Ute Schwarting performing Gershwin's Three Preludes on piano. FREE entry with a retiring collection In aid of The National Orchestra for All (NOFA) and St Thomas' Church Quest 2020 appeal. www.orchestrasforall.org/national-orchestra-for-all Doors open with cash bar and live music from 6pm, concert starts 6.30pm.
Venue website:  stthomassalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/StThomaschurchSalisbury
Twitter:  @SarumStThomas

Sixties NightDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Chapel Nightclub    map
Address:  34 Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2AP - under ½ mile
Event:  Sixties Night
- 7.30pm - 29th February 60s night at The Chapel in Milford Street from 19.30 to 22.30 with Ricky Vernon and the Pathfinders tickets £12 buffet snacks in aid of Cancer Research UK call 01722 415880/01722 332619.
Venue website:  chapelnightclub.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/ChapelNightclub
Twitter:  @chapelnightclub

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An Evening with Sam Lewis & FERYLDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  The Vestry    map
Address:  34 Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2AP - under ½ mile
Event:  An Evening with Sam Lewis & FERYL
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sam-lewis-tickets-8... - Sam Lewis. With rich soulful vocals, well-crafted songs, roots country and blue-eyed soul Sam Lewis is connecting the dots. Whether crossing genres or state lines, he has pieced together a story people need to hear.
Venue website:  thevestrybar.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thevestrybar

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  The Avon Brewery Inn    map
Address:  75 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SP - under ½ mile
Event:  The Duskers + Echo Bird
- 9pm - Free entry - The Duskers return to Salisbury for a Live performance at The Music Den, the new music venue at The Avon Brewery, Castle Street, Salisbury on Saturday 29th February 2020. They will be supported by the wonderful Echo Bird who will be appearing live at The Larmer Tree festival 2020! The music starts at 9pm and entry is free!
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/TheAvonBrewery

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Salisbury Chamber Music Club: Godolphin School Music Department (Director Olivia Sparkhall)Date: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  United Reformed Church    map
Address:  30 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7RG - under ½ mile
Event:  Salisbury Chamber Music Club: Godolphin School Music Department (Director Olivia Sparkhall)
- 7.30-9.30pm - Salisbury Chamber Music Club website: www.salisburychambermusicclub.btck.co.uk. Guests £5 Students £1 Members free. Tickets on the door.
Venue website:  salisburyurc.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/groups/1068911259953157

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Qudos    map
Address:  38 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BN - under ½ mile
Event:  The Cellarats
- 9.30-11.30pm - Rock band. The Cellarats on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheCellarats. The Cellarats website: www.thecellarats.rocks. Southampton-based rock band. Years of experience really shine as the rats take you through a show including everything from the Beatles to Guns & Roses from melodic AOR to hard-hitting mosh-pit rock.
Venue website:  qudossalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/QudosSalisbury
Twitter:  @Qudos_MusicBar

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  A Country Night in Nashville
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music. Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, featuring songs from its biggest stars both past and present. Hits from Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Little Big Town, are showcased by the amazing Dominic Halpin and the Hurricanes.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Killer Bunny
- 9pm - Free entry - Rock covers band. Killer Bunny on Facebook: www.facebook.com/killerbunnyrock. 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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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Radnor Arms    map
Address:  Homington Road, Nunton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 4HS - 3.5 miles
Event:  Guy Halls: Nuevo Flamenco
- 7.30pm - Guy Halls website: www.reverbnation.com/guyhalls. Guy Halls on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GuyHalls.NuevoFlamenco. Professional guitarist combining Latin, pop, jazz and Nuevo Flamenco styles. Guy Halls is a professional guitarist based in Salisbury. With over 30 years of experience of live performances, his repertoire combines Latin, Pop, Jazz and Nuevo Flamenco. Being a multi-instrumentalist, percussion, bass guitar and keyboards, he started producing home recordings of his original compositions.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/radnornunton

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles
Event:  Off The Cuff
- 9pm - Funky pop and rock covers band playing hits from the 70s to the present. Off The Cuff website: www.offthecuffband.co.uk. 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:  newinnamesbury.co.uk/cgi-sys/suspendedpage.cgi
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury
Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Durrington Club    map
Address:  40 Windsor Road, Durrington, Wiltshire, SP4 8HG - 10.1 miles
Event:  Oddsox
- 8pm - The FABULOUS Oddsox Band will be at the Durrington Club on 29th February from 8pm .......... George Nixs is one of the best-known live entertainers for clubs, pubs & events throughout the South West. Quite simply, hes one of Britains finest guitarists, and has a huge following of fans. Having played lead guitar for The Hollies, Tony Hicks, and Suzie Quatro, George has also worked with Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jeff Beck, and Dire Straits. The evening is sure to be a rip-roaring fun one. Dont miss out! Tickets ONLY £5 & a cheap bar! Whats not to like?!
Venue notes: Members free entry. Non-members £5.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/groups/DDWMC

Event PosterDate: Saturday 29 February 2020
Venue:  Kings Somborne Village Hall    map
Address:  Kings Somborne, Hampshire, SO20 6PP - 19 miles
Event:  Somborne Sessions: BLUE ROSE CODE + support: Ma Polaine's Great Decline
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.sombornesessions.co.uk - Nomads, both geographically and musically, Blue Rose Code write from the heart eschewing any specific genre, addressing themes of love, loss, travel, home, accepting the past and embracing the future, painted with colours of folk, jazz, soul and pop. + support (tbc)
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FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2020

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Venue:
George and Dragon
Event:
The Few

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9pm
The Few are back for a much anticipated gig in Salisbury! Always a good night at The George and Dragon. Be prepared to rock your socks off! Rock band. The Few on Facebook: www.facebook.com/WTFew. The Few website: www.thefewmusic.com.

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