Track of the week – Baby 126 by Ruby Confue

BABY 126 sounds like the distilled essence of summer, joyous dance grooves and brazen brass blend with street soul choruses and blasts of Shakespeare re-imagined as a hip-hop act to produce a brilliant and totally infectious feel good, future classic. It’s warm, breezy...

No need to walk 500 miles…The Proclaimers set for Wiltshire gig

BRITAIN'S favourite musical twins bring their latest tour to Wiltshire next month, with The Proclaimers set to play Salisbury's City Hall on May 21. Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have enjoyed huge success across the globe as...

Return of the evening picnic at Lacock Abbey

THE grounds at Lacock Abbey will once again stay open late one evening this summer for visitors to enjoy picnics and live music. On Friday, June 19, visitors will be able to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere on the South Lawn...

A Wild night in store with Willy’s French Connection

FROM a cafe in Paris, via a hoolie in Dublin, to a night out in New Orleans with riproaring fiddle and banjo – Wild Willy Barrett's French Connection does it all! A fabulous show suitable for all ages, comes to...

Jarid’s Narrowcliff aiming to scale the music heights

FRESH from a trip to Glastonbury, Chippenham singer-songwriter Jarid Clark has formed a new indie rock band called Narrowcliff. The 23-year-old voice of the hugely successful Chippenham BID Christmas video has enjoyed a brilliant year as a solo artist, with...

Sheer in the Lamb: Esperi rings out the rainbow bells

IT'S Saturday night, I’m off to Sheer in the Lamb……No, no, no; not sheering the lamb, this maybe rural Devizes but I’m no shepherd; please try to keep up. Sheer is the music promotion of Kieran Moore who has been...

Wille and the Bandits ready to rock City Hall

INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed roots warriors of the British Isles Wille and the Bandits will give Salisbury a taste of their classic brand of blues rock on February 20. The three piece - much in the vain of Cream or The Jimi Hendrix experience - try to...

Another 6 Swindon-related songs you should listen to

Pop-picker Angela Atkinson, aka the  Born Again Swidonian , returns with a fresh batch of tunes inspired by the town… Following on from an earlier post, listing 5 Swindon-related songs, here are a dozen more. Numbers 1 and 4 are previously unknown to me....

The Stranglers, right here in Black & White

THE Stranglers hit the road next month for a full UK tour - with City Hall Salisbury poised to host the punk legends on March 21. The band will showcase their fabled Black & White album, both chronologically and in its entirety,...

Glastonbury Festival set to relocate to new Wiltshire home

ONE of the world's biggest music festival is set to move to Wiltshire. Longleat is looking like the red-hot favourite to host the Glastonbury Festival from 2018, after founder Michael Eavis confirmed the event would be looking to move due to ongoing complications...

Police Dog Hogan unleashed in Salisbury

HAVING sold out their last two gigs in London, Police Dog Hogan turn their attention to the south west, and will be performing at City Hall Salisbury on Friday 26 February, 7.30pm. Many will know Police Dog Hogan from their...

Brit-nominated John Grant all set for City Hall gig

JOHN GRANT City Hall Salisbury, Wednesday 8 June, 7.30pm Plus Special Guest Meilyr Jones IT'S been the most spectacular of journeys, from a place in time when John Grant feared he’d never make music again, to winning awards, accolades...

Fans vote for perfect 70s supergroup – plus the 70 best things about the...

FREDDIE Mercury on vocals, Eric Clapton on guitar, Paul McCartney on bass and Phil Collins on drums – not a bad little combo. That’s the dream line-up for the perfect 70s supergroup as voted for in a poll of 2,000...

Undercover Hippy leads all-star summer line up at CH3

THINK Live nights bring the best in alternative music to Salisbury's City Hall. CH3, which is their smallest performance space, gives you that club feeling with fantastic live music. Past performers have included Gaz Brookfield, CC Smugglers and Beans on...

It’s not unusual: Sir Tom Jones to play gig in local forest

THE legendary Sir Tom Jones has signed up to play a Forest Live date at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer. With more than 100 million record sales generated by hits such as ‘It’s Not Unusual’,’ Kiss’, ‘Delilah’ and ‘What’s New Pussycat’, Tom...