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May 2020


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FRIDAY 01 MAY 2020

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SATURDAY 02 MAY 2020


Ben VuckovicDate: Saturday 02 May 2020
Venue:  Market Inn    map
Address:  16 Butcher Row, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1EP - under ½ mile
Event:  Ben Vuckovic
- 8pm
Venue website:  marketinnsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Marketinnsp1
Twitter:  @marketinnsalisb

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Event PosterDate: Saturday 02 May 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Off The Cuff
- 9pm - Free entry - Funky pop and rock covers band playing hits from the 70s to the present. Off The Cuff on Facebook: www.facebook.com/offthecuffsalisbury. 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:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Event PosterDate: Saturday 02 May 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles
Event:  Mother Ukers
- 9pm - Ukulele band performing modern day classics in their own style. Mother Ukers on Facebook: www.facebook.com/motherukers. The Mother Ukers are proving to be a big hit on the musical entertainment scene, performing a repertoire of songs you know in their own unique 1920s ukular style. Their eclectic mix of music genres blended with subtle comedy and smart gentry, steam punk image has also allowed them to take steps out of the ukulele scene and further into the entertainment industry.
Venue website:  newinnamesbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury
Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

SUNDAY 03 MAY 2020

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MONDAY 04 MAY 2020

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TUESDAY 05 MAY 2020

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WEDNESDAY 06 MAY 2020

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THURSDAY 07 MAY 2020

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FRIDAY 08 MAY 2020 - Early May Bank Holiday (VE Day)


Event PosterDate: Friday 08 May 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Red Hot Chilli Pipers
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Their has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with the Darkness to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014. The past fifteen years has seen the Red Hot Chilli Pipers become the most famous bagpipe band on the planet..ever! Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show that carries its own health warning.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

Event PosterDate: Friday 08 May 2020
Venue:  Michael Herbert Hall    map
Address:  South Street, Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 0JS - 3.5 miles
Event:  Salisbury Jazz Club: JOHN MADDOCKS' JAZZ MEN (1940s style dress optional to celebrate VE Day)
- Doors open 7pm - Music 8-10.30pm. £10 pay at door, students £5 with card. Excellent sprung dance floor. Raffle in interval. Disabled access and toilet facilities. TAKE YOUR OWN DRINKS AND GLASSES and snacks if you wish - local shops are only a short walk away if you forget! Patrons are asked to please take their litter home at the end of the evening. Plenty of free parking at the hall and in adjacent council car park. The club looks forward to welcoming you and your friends and hope you enjoy the evening. If you miss this one, the bands booked for 2020 can be found on the clubs website at www.southwilts.com/site/Salisbury-Jazz-Club - or by e-mailing lawrence.jazz4us@gmail.com.
Venue website:  wiltonhouse.co.uk/local-area/michael-herbert-hall

SATURDAY 09 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Saturday 09 May 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Martin Kemp's Back To The 80's DJ Set
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Dig out those 80`s clothes, grab your dancing shoes, and prepare to enjoy a night of pure 'Gold' and Yes fancy dress is encouraged! Martin is delighted to return for a second show at Salisbury City Hall! In a recent interview on ITV's This morning program, Martin described what these shows are like.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

Event PosterDate: Saturday 09 May 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Sarum's Lot
- 9pm - Free entry - Rock covers band from 1960s to present day. Sarum's Lot on Facebook: www.facebook.com/sarums.lot. Sarum's Lot website: www.sarumslot.co.uk. Sarum's Lot, originally "From The Ashes", were formed in 2011. From Metallica to Blur, Led Zepplin to Arctic Monkeys, AC/DC to Kings of Leon, Black Sabbath to Lenny Kravitz, Sarum's Lot play a great selection of songs from the 60s to the present day.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

SUNDAY 10 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Sunday 10 May 2020
Venue:  John O'Gaunt    map
Address:  Horsebridge Road, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6PU - 16.8 miles
Event:  Thames Valley Jazz
- 12.30pm - Free entry - Traditional New Orleans-style jazz. The Thames Valley Jazz Quartet (occasionally Quintet) plays trad jazz in the New Orleans style. They were formed in 1987 by clarinettist Jack Sinclair who has played alongside the professional bands of Chris Barber, Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball. Watch TVJQ perform "Basin St Blues", recorded at the John O'Gaunt Inn, Horsebridge, Hampshire on 6 October 2019: youtu.be/PSybZwzYxcw.
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/JohnOGauntInn

MONDAY 11 MAY 2020

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TUESDAY 12 MAY 2020

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WEDNESDAY 13 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Wednesday 13 May 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy: Chris Ramsey 20/20
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020. Having filled venues across the country including The Newcastle Metro Arena, twice, 'Ramsey has the potential to be a mainstream hit, a cult favourite or almost anything in between' (Sunday Times), so don't miss your chance to catch him live on stage while you can.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

THURSDAY 14 MAY 2020

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FRIDAY 15 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 15 May 2020
Venue:  Winterslow Village Hall    map
Address:  Middleton Road, Winterslow, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1PQ - 8.8 miles
Event:  The Great 24 Hour Charity Music Marathon
- A spectacular event with 60 artists performing for a foot-tapping 24 hours for Salisbury Hospice Charity.
Venue website:  winterslowvillagehall.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/winterslowvillagehall

SATURDAY 16 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Saturday 16 May 2020
Venue:  St Thomas's Church    map
Address:  St Thomas's Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BA - under ½ mile
Event:  Salisbury Sinfonia: Piazzolla, Beethoven & Dvorak
- 7pm - Classical orchestra. Salisbury Sinfonia on Facebook: www.facebook.com/salisburysinfonia. Salisbury Sinfonia website: www.salisburysinfonia.org. Salisbury Sinfonia presents an annual season of concerts in and around Salisbury. It aims to provide interesting and varied programmes of music. The orchestra's core repertoire is that of the classical period, particularly Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, but its concerts have included a wide range of works, from Baroque to the 21st century. It also sets out to encourage young, particularly local, instrumental soloists, composers and conductors.
Venue website:  stthomassalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/StThomaschurchSalisbury
Twitter:  @SarumStThomas

RoadTestedDate: Saturday 16 May 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles
Event:  RoadTested
- 9pm - Rock covers band. RoadTested on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RoadTestedband. RoadTested are a rock covers band based in Wiltshire and Hampshire. They cover bands spanning many decades, including Journey, Toto, Snow Patrol, John Mayer etc.
Venue website:  newinnamesbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury
Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

Event PosterDate: Saturday 16 May 2020
Venue:  Kings Somborne Village Hall    map
Address:  Kings Somborne, Hampshire, SO20 6PP - 19 miles
Event:  Somborne Sessions: MEGSON
- 7.30pm - Nominated 4 times in the Radio 2 Folk awards, and double winners of the Spiral Earth awards, the Teesside folk duo Megson draw heavily on their heritage to create a truly unique brand of music, featuring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars.
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SUNDAY 17 MAY 2020

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MONDAY 18 MAY 2020

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TUESDAY 19 MAY 2020


Jimmy Carr: Terribly FunnyDate: Tuesday 19 May 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Jimmy's brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they're just jokes - they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you've been warned, buy a ticket.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

WEDNESDAY 20 MAY 2020


Friends! The Musical ParodyDate: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Friends! The Musical Parody
- 7.30pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Friends! The Musical Parody celebrates and pokes fun at the wacky misadventures of the group of 20-something pals we love from the hit TV show as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990's Manhattan. Friends! The Musical Parody is an hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show in an uncensored, hilarious, fast-paced, music-filled production.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

THURSDAY 21 MAY 2020

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FRIDAY 22 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 22 May 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Solarbird
- 9pm - Free entry - Rock covers band. Solarbird on Facebook: www.facebook.com/solarbirdsalisbury. Solarbird website: www.solarbirdband.co.uk. 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

SATURDAY 23 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Saturday 23 May 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

Riverside Blues BandDate: Saturday 23 May 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles
Event:  Riverside Blues Band
- 9pm - Classic rock and blues covers band. Riverside Blues Band on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Riverside-Blues-Band-218085342109. Riverside Blues Band website: www.riversidebluesband.co.uk. Playing a mixture of blues classics, furious r'n'b of the old school, and rock 'n' roll with just a hint of AC/DC. Riverside Blues Band is based in the New Forest and has been up and running since 2004 playing in various venues in Southampton, Bournemouth and the surrounding areas.
Venue website:  newinnamesbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury
Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

SUNDAY 24 MAY 2020


Salisbury Live - Live @ The FarmDate: Sunday 24 May 2020
Venue:  River Bourne Community Farm    map
Address:  Cow Lane, Laverstock, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2SR - 1.8 miles
Event:  Salisbury Live - Live @ The Farm
- 3-10pm
Venue website:  riverbournecommunityfarm.org.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/riverbournecommunityfarm
Twitter:  @Salisburyfarm

MONDAY 25 MAY 2020 - Spring Bank Holiday

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TUESDAY 26 MAY 2020

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WEDNESDAY 27 MAY 2020

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THURSDAY 28 MAY 2020

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FRIDAY 29 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Friday 29 May 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Hugh Budden & The Blue Chords
- 9pm - Free entry - Blues band led by Hugh Budden on harmonica. Hugh Budden & The Blue Chords on Facebook: www.facebook.com/hugh.budden. Hugh Budden & The Blue Chords website: hughbudden.wixsite.com/hugh-budden. The versatility and sheer brilliance of Hugh's harp playing has given him a reputation as one of the South's best harmonica players. His career has spanned across the spectrums of both music and continents. He has developed a highly individual style of playing which lends itself to Blues, Swing, Jazz, Funk, Rock and Indie.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Event PosterDate: Friday 29 May 2020
Venue:  Salisbury Arts Centre    map
Address:  Bedwin Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UT - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy - Seann Walsh: Same Again
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/whats-on/salis... - Seann wanted to be a stand-up comedian from the age of 10. In this show, he tells us how he got here, from growing up in Brighton to gathering a slew of TV credits and glowing reviews, to becoming a tabloid villain. This fresh show mixes some of his best loved routines with new candid stories from the last 10 years.
Venue website:  wiltshirecreative.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/Salisburyarts
Twitter:  @SalisburyArts

SATURDAY 30 MAY 2020


Event PosterDate: Saturday 30 May 2020
Venue:  Salisbury City Hall    map
Address:  Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TU - under ½ mile
Event:  Comedy: Rob Beckett - Wallop
- 8pm - For ticket details or more information visit www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/index.php?page=... - Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand-new stand-up show. It's been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he's coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.
Venue website:  cityhallsalisbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/cityhallsalisbury
Twitter:  @CityHallSalis

Event PosterDate: Saturday 30 May 2020
Venue:  Wig and Quill    map
Address:  1 New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2PH - under ½ mile
Event:  Cuckooland
- 9pm - Free entry - Classic rock band playing a mix of blues, rock and funk covers. Cuckooland on Facebook: www.facebook.com/cuckoolandband. Formed in 2014, the members of Cuckooland have a rich musical past having been signed to major record labels, toured internationally in the USA, Japan, New Zealand, Bahamas and throughout Europe and appeared on stage with such luminaries as David Bowie, Electric Light Orchestra, Steamhammer, Peter Green's Splinter Group, Rumer as well as appearing on bills with Robert Cray, Ray Charles, Mojo Buford, The Blues Band and many others.
Venue website:  thewigandquill.com
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/wigandquill

Event PosterDate: Saturday 30 May 2020
Venue:  The New Inn    map
Address:  10 High Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DL - 7.8 miles
Event:  Solarbird
- 9pm - Rock covers band. Solarbird on Facebook: www.facebook.com/solarbirdsalisbury. Solarbird website: www.solarbirdband.co.uk. 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:  newinnamesbury.co.uk
Venue Facebook:  facebook.com/thenewinnamesbury
Twitter:  @newinn_amesbury

SUNDAY 31 MAY 2020

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FRIDAY 24 JANUARY 2020

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Venue:
The Avon Brewery Inn
Event:
Music Den Launch: Break Cover + LUMP

Details:
8.30pm