Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac gig in Wiltshire? It’s true

THE ultimate tribute to one of rock and roll’s most remarkable groups - Rumours of Fleetwood Mac - return to City Hall on Wednesday 30 March, 7.30pm. Recognised internationally as the world’s leading Fleetwood Mac tribute show, and with the...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

“Best live band” CC Smugglers to play intimate Salisbury gig

IT'S a classic tale of how hard work can pay off and CC Smugglers have definitely been working hard. Their reputation as “the best live band on the scene” (Cerys Matthews, BBC 6 Music) was originally established by busking outside every...

Former Swindon Town ace to show off singing skills as Rat Pack comes to...

LATER this month, the Wyvern Theatre will be transported back in time to the glitz and glamour of 1960s America as The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular brings to life the swagger of legends Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy...

John Otway set for Devizes gig…and he’s bringing his Theremin

UNDERGROUND cult hero John Otway will be performing at The Lamb in Devizes on Friday 20 May. A textbook example of how to have fun, and not take yourself too seriously, his autobiography is subtitled "Rock and Roll's Greatest Failure".  Now it seems...

Genius: Stars pay tribute following death of David Bowie

STARS from around the world have paid tribute to David Bowie following the death of the music icon. Bowie succumbed to an 18-month cancer battle, just days after his 69th birthday and the release of his final album. News of the...

Royal wedding harpist to play Swindon after recovering from chronic illness

ROYAL wedding harpist Claire Jones returns to the concert platform this spring, with a tour promoting her new album, ‘Journey’. She’ll arrive at Swindon Arts Centre on Saturday 16 January for an evening of stirring music drawn from the world...

Steeleye Span bringing new live show to Salisbury

FOLK rock pioneers Steeleye Span are touring with a new live show. Maddy Prior - the voice of the band - leads a line-up featuring faces old and new and they perform at City Hall on Thursday 17 December, 8pm. With...

Mel C ready to add some Spice to All-Star Salisbury gig

SPIKE Edney and his All‐Star Band have announced a very special guest ahead of their date at City Hall Salisbruy - Spice Girl Melanie C. The artist formally known as Sporty will be joining Spike & Co on their Christmas UK...

Mike McCoy lined up for next West Point country music night

WEST POINT CMC will be holding another stellar evening of country music this month. Hot on the heels of Dave Montana's set at The Ferndale Club in Swindon on Friday night, local boy Mike McCoy will take the mic for...

From the Apes to Amor, Pewsey Music Festival is ready to rock you

LOCAL favourite Jon Amor will headline this weekend's Pewsey Music Festival. Saturday's festivities in Cooper's Field kick off at midday with The Apes of Rock. A steady stream of live music follows with eight bands in total on the main stage interspersed...