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Daisy Rodgers Music presents Loud Mountains + Billy T'rivers Solo show + Waltz in the Shallow End, Fri 10th Oct
St Aldate's Tavern, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1BU
REAL NIRVANA, Sat 25th Oct
Level 3, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 5NX
THE VOOZ, Sat 25th Oct
Green Dragon, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1AA
LOCARNO BEAT, Sat 25th Oct
Redhouse Social Club, Purton, Wiltshire
WIREBIRDS, Sat 25th Oct
Rolleston, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 5NX

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THE RAT PACK VEGAS SPECTACULAR SHOW
It’s nostalgia all the way as the "Purveyors of Cool" swing into Reading’s Hexagon Theatre on Wednesday  September 17 with a sensationa...
Oxford Open Doors
Oxford Open Doors at Oxford Castle Quarter September 13 and 14 Over the weekend of September 13 and 14, the city of Oxford will open its doo...
Madam Renards Mini Fringe 2015 call of applications!
The Madam Renards Mini Fringe, Swindon’s only fringe theatre festival, has opened its gates for submissions for the Mini Fringe 2015. Matt...

more »Music

Rugby and beer - the perfect combination....
Marlborough Rugby Club has had a bit of a facelift. We’re not talking the actual players. They’ve not all gone out and had plastic surg...
Eliza and The Bear come to Oxford
London quintet Eliza and the Bear will be playing Oxford's O2 Academy on September 29. This comes just after the release of their new EP ‘...
Come celebrate The Cellar Bar’s tenth anniversary
This month The Cellar Bar at The Bear Hotel in Devizes is celebrating its tenth anniversary. That’s ten years of putting Devizes on the m...
 

more »Reviews

Groovers on Manouevres - The Cottonettes
By Sid Siddle of Club Velocity The Cottonettes are a proper modern punk band.In attitude-spirit and of course music. They are not some stuc...
Groovers on Manouevres - Francis Pugh and The Whisky Singers
By David Murphy There are six members of Francis Pugh and the Whisky Singers.  None of them is called Francis Pugh, but they have been in v...
A Monkey’s Shuffle....
Bob Dylan once sang, “the times, they are a-changin’”, a late sixties sentiment hailing cultural change that suddenly seems very appro...

more »Blogs

avatar Remembering MSN Messenger
After being quietly closed down around the world, the last known users of MSN Messenger, China, were finally decommissioned meaning the once...
avatar What did you want to be when you were sixteen?
A review of Adam Crosland's book 'When I was sixteen I wanted to be Graham Coxon'. In the frothy, warm wake of his previous two books ‘If ...
Groovers on Manouevres - The realities of running a local gig
By Dave Franklin of Dancing About Architecture blog I just thought that I would share some of the more amusing things that we constantly fin...
 

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Wychwood Go With The Quo
Status Quo have swapped rock n’ roll for rhythm and booze by getting together with Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire to produce their own be...
Who will be Abingdon’s Head of the River?
That there Thames liked to spread it about a bit over the winter but this month you’ll be able to see humans once again conquering the riv...
Prepare to be schooled in the ways of rock
Gaz Saunders gets about a bit. The musician is not only the current manager of the fantastic George Wilding, who is courting interest from S...

more »Food and Drink

Rugby and beer - the perfect combination....
Marlborough Rugby Club has had a bit of a facelift. We’re not talking the actual players. They’ve not all gone out and had plastic surg...
Fancy being on Come Dine With Me Couples?
Channel 4's Come Dine With Me Couples are looking for fantastic food-loving couples from SWINDON to apply for the show. The second series ...
International Pan of Mystery - Avocados
Native to central America, but now grown successfully anywhere there’s a bit of sunshine – the Avocado is a truly remarkable ingredient....