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Tue
28
Feb
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Category: Touring Shows

The Answer – In This Land Tour

We are pleased to have The Answer bring their 'In This Land 2017' tour to The Fleece this February. Hailing from Northern Ireland, the bands mix of hard and blues rock has so far spanned across six albums, establishing them a worldwide fan base. Having completed many headline tours of their own, the band have also supported the likes of AC/DC,

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Wed
01
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

THC Dreams + The Out Crowd + Loralie + Racehorse + Flower Wolf

The Fleece presents a night of scuzzy guitar riffs and raw vocals. Five alternative acts from the South West for a mere five pounds! ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:30 // 23:00 ★ THC DREAMS // "Heavy Pedal Pop" www.facebook.com/THCDreamsBristol   21:45 // 22:15 ★ THE OUT

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Fri
03
Mar
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Category: Tributes

Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond

NYC's Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond, is an over-the-top bombast of Disco, Metal, Glitter and Magic - the #1 Party Band. Born out of the impenetrable divide of Disco and Metal, these six fearsome brothers fearlessly obliterated the truce line that had been set in the great Disco/Metal Peace accord of 1977 when they

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Fri
03
Mar
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Category: Clubnights

Break Stuff – Tony Hawks Skateboarder Special

Break Stuff: A Night of Nu-Metal Nostalgia. Break Stuff Present A Tony Hawks Skateboarder Special! Along with all your favourite Break Stuff anthems the soundtrack of Generation-X will feature secret tapes from the classic THPS series.  The Break Stuff DJ's will BRING THE NOISE as they kickflip through Anthrax, Goldfinger, Refused,

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Sat
04
Mar
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Category: Tributes

The Doors Alive

The Doors Alive is the closest thing you will get to being in the same room as the real thing. Close your eyes and you will be transported back to 1966 Whisky A Go Go and the sounds that made The Doors one of the most iconic and revered bands 40 years on from the tragic death of Jim Morrison. The Gimi Hendrix Experience is made up of three

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Sun
05
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Mark Eitzel

Mark Eitzel’s tenth solo album and his first in three years, Hey Mr Ferryman, will be released on January 27, 2017, by Decor Records on LP, limited edition lp w bonus disc, cd and download. Hey Mr Ferryman is Eitzel’s first full studio album recorded entirely in London. It was made at 355 Studios with Mercury Prize winner Bernard Butler

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Mon
06
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Meilyr Jones

Multi-instrumentalist Meilyr Jones is a Welsh singer and songwriter specializing in a whimsical brand of chamber pop. He co-founded the psych-pop-leaning Race Horses (originally called Radio Luxembourg) as a teenager in Aberystwyth in 2005. Singing in both Welsh and English, he served as their lead vocalist for three releases: the 2007 EP Diwrnod

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Tue
07
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

The Malarkey + The Lazy Club + The Apparitions + Two Day Coma + Peter Lawrence

The Fleece presents a night of local music; featuring five emerging indie ctsa from around the South West (and beyond!) ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:30 // 23:00 ★ THE MALARKEY // Indie Rock www.facebook.com/TheMalarkey   21:45 // 22:15 ★ THE LAZY CLUB //

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Wed
08
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Idles

IDLES met as a quintet at the death of the indie scene in Bristol and began making visceral and sometimes unlistenable post-punk to a growing crowd. They began with their own club night Batcave and practicing religiously until they felt they had found their sound and their live show; with that in check they have now completed their first album and

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Thu
09
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Dutch Uncles

Manchester, England "math-pop" quintet Dutch Uncles feature singer/pianist Duncan Wallis, guitarists Pete Broadhead and Daniel Spedding, bassist Robin Richards, and drummer Andy Proudfoot. After playing together in college, they officially became Dutch Uncles in 2008, drawing inspiration from influences as eclectic as Steve Reich and XTC. Their

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Fri
10
Mar
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Category: Clubnights

Ultimate Power Club Night

Ultimate Power is a night playing nothing but the greatest power ballads ever written, celebrated by the friendliest clubgoers around, creating a night of pure euphoria! Queen / Bon Jovi / Meat Loaf / Whitesnake / Bonnie Tyler / Foreigner / Whitney Houston / Phil Collins and all of the other greatest songs ever written! 'As high octane as it

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Sat
11
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Cut Capers + Mad Apple Circus + Imprints

Having released their debut album in 2016, and playing debut shows at Latitude, Bestival and WOMAD, as well as returning to Glastonbury and Europe, Bristol’s own Cut Capers are back in Bristol on March 11th 2017 to promote the release of a ***brand new single*** from their forthcoming second album! With their fully live explosion of hiphop,

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Sun
12
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

Acoustic All Dayer

The Fleece Presents the third installment of the 2017 Acoustic All-dayer series! Nineteen local acts from around the South West will take to the stage at this seated event, with a whole day of top quality music for just £5! ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:30 // 23:00 WESTERN ELECTRIC SOUND

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Tue
14
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

Liquid State + People’s Republic + Elemento + Convex + Corrupting Josie

The Fleece presents another night of local music; featuring five alternative bands from around the South West.   ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:30 // 23:00 ★ LIQUID STATE // Dirty Rock / Grunge www.facebook.com/LiquidStateUK   21:45 // 22:15 ★ PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC //

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Wed
15
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

Rosevale + Lest We Forget + Black Wasp + Solace In Nightmares + Backroads

The Fleece presents a full day of local music; a new event series to showcase some of the bands on our waiting list. Come support your local music scene and help us decide who we should be booking!   ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:30 // 23:00 ★ ROSEVALE // Progressive Metalcore

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Thu
16
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

MORTIIS + PIG

After last year's storming MORTIIS tour and the release of their critically acclaimed 9th Studio release 'The Great Deceiver' Norway's finest industrial metal ghouls are back with a new remix album and another even larger U.K. Tour! This time with US allies PIG who return to the UK for the first time in decades, bringing their form of old

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Fri
17
Mar
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Category: Clubnights

Whiplash Punk/Rock/Metal Club

After an awesome launch night, The Fleece is proud to present the return of our new monthly club night bringing you 5 hours of the best punk / rock / metal tunes plus mega cheap drinks deals. Expect to hear: AC/DC // AFI // Alice Cooper // Alice In Chains /// Alkaline Trio // Anthrax // At The Drive-In // Audioslave // Avenged Sevenfold // Bad

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Sat
18
Mar
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Category: Tributes

Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie are Europe’s Finest David Bowie Tribute. The five piece has toured all over Europe for the last 8 years, faithfully performing the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. The audience are taken on a journey experiencing the different personas of Bowie, from Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane through to The Thin White Duke and the

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Sun
19
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

Scouting Session #02

The Fleece presents a full day of local music; a new event series to showcase some of the bands on our waiting list. Come support your local music scene and help us decide who we should be booking! ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:30 // 23:00 REVELLO DRIVE // Alt

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Tue
21
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

The Record Company

The Record Company arrived right when they were needed most, their raw and righteous nod to rock ‘n’ roll ideal for a world that desperately needs to scream and shout. The Los Angeles-based trio; Chris Vos (guitar, lead vocals, harmonica), Alex Stiff (bass, guitar, vocals) and Marc Cazorla (drums, piano, vocals) - unleashed its Concord

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Wed
22
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Doc Brown

Beginning life as an underground battle rapper and stalwart of the London Hip Hop scene from 2000 until 2007, Doc Brown has diversified profoundly, moving into mainstream TV and Film acting, stand up, screen writing and children’s books. Under his fledgling production company Bust-A-Gut Ltd, he has begun developing scripts alongside long time

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Thu
23
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

Promises Promises + Mayers + Big Fish + James Humphrys + Amie K

The Fleece presents a night of local music; featuring five indie / pop acts from around the South West.   ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:15 // 22:45 ★ PROMISES PROMISES // EDM / Pop www.facebook.com/PPromisesMusic   21:30 // 22:00 ★ MAYERS // Indie /

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Fri
24
Mar
Space
Category: Touring Shows

Space

During the 90’s Space amassed 6 top 20 singles and two top 5 albums. Cheeky, scouse outfit whose quirky, uplifting brand of indie-pop has produced many smiles, as well as some irresistible tunes ('Neighbourhood', 'Female Of The Species', 'Me And You Vs The World'). Record company wrangles led to them being silent at the start of the new

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Sat
25
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Ferocious Dog

Ferocious Dog offer a full-on six-piece sound that encompasses folk infused with rock, reggae and Celtic vibrations. The combination of instruments creates a palette of sound that offers infinite variations: going in hard to get the audience up and moving, or slipping into melodic passages and dub-like fusions. As someone who has played

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Sun
26
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

ill Nino

ILL NIÑO's Latin roots run bloody and deep. Melodic vocals, bilingual lyrics, flamenco guitars, tribal drums and Latin percussion, and Salsa-infused bass lines make up the groundbreaking sound that defines ILL NIÑO. New Jersey/New York born ILL NIÑO formed in late 1999 and became the epitome of Latin Metal in 2001 with their monster debut

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Tue
28
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Steve’n’Seagulls

The greatest stories ever told tend to start in a stable, and so it is with Steve ‘n’ Seagulls, the bad-ass bluegrass maestros from rural Finland whose skilful re-workings of some of metal’s finest moments have led to tens of millions of views on YouTube, two acclaimed studio albums, plus non-stop touring on a global scale! And now these

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Wed
29
Mar
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Category: Local Shows

Dr Blue + The Manatees + Lost in Chemistry + Escape the Loop + Lily B

The Fleece presents a night of local music featuring five indie acts from the South West - all for just five pounds!   ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ———————— 22:30 // 23:00 ★ DR BLUE // Alternative Rock www.facebook.com/Dr-Blue-815540908456135   21:45 // 22:15 ★ THE MANATEES

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Thu
30
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Slowdive

Slowdive is a dream pop/shoegaze band that formed in 1989 in Reading, England, United Kingdom. Signed to Creation Records in 1990 and initially championed by the British music press, the band scored a UK top forty entry with their debut album Just For a Day. The band consists of Rachel Goswell (vocals/guitar), Neil Halstead (vocals/guitar), Nick

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Fri
31
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Effigy: Day One ft. Big Business + Whores. + Brutus & more

Effigy presents two days of bands spanning math to sludge to hardcore and more @ Exchange + The Stag & Hounds, Bristol. Weekend tickets: £20adv / Friday only: £15adv / Saturday only: £11adv Day one: Friday 31st March @ Exchange + Stag & Hounds, Bristol Doors: 7pm – late* L.A.'s Big Business L.A.’s Big Business need

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Fri
31
Mar
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Category: Touring Shows

Dub Pistols All-Nighter

Dub Pistols return to The Fleece for an all-nighter special, along with the full band playing a show they will also be DJing through the night with special guests! Sometimes you have to go through the mill to realise why you were put on this Earth. So it is with the Dub Pistols, the reggae-breaks-jungle mashup, the gangster-swaggering festival

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Sat
01
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Effigy: Day Two ft. Bossk + Employed to Serve + Svalbard & more

Effigy presents two days of bands spanning math to sludge to hardcore and more @ Exchange + The Stag & Hounds, Bristol.. Weekend tickets: £20adv / Friday only: £15adv / Saturday only: £11adv Day two: Saturday 1st April @ Exchange + Stag & Hounds, Bristol Doors: 3pm – late* British post-metallers Bossk top the Saturday bill

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Sat
01
Apr
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Category: Tributes

John Coghlan’s Quo

John Coghlan's Quo Featuring John Coghlan - The Heartbeat of Quo John Coghlan joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in their newly-formed band ‘The Spectres’ in 1962. The group went through a series of name changes, including Traffic Jam, before becoming Status Quo in the late 60s when Rick Parfitt also joined the line-up. In the years

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Tue
04
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

The Toasters

The Toasters are one of the original American third-wave ska bands. Founded in New York way back in 1981 by Buck. We’ve released 9 studio albums, with labels such as Moon Ska Records, Megalith Records, Celluloid, Stomp Records, Caroline Distribution & Skaloid. Buck is the only constant member in the band. He moved over to the US to manage the

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Thu
06
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Snuff

Originally formed in N.W. London 1986 as a three piece, Duncan Redmonds on drums and vocals, Simon Wells on guitar and vocals and Andrew Crighton on bass. Sadly Andrew Crighton died in 1999. R.I.P. Original guitarist Simon can be found these days playing with his band Southport. Early days and gigs were few and far between until the end of

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Fri
07
Apr
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Category: Tributes

Hi On Maiden + The Sabbath Years

The story of Hi-on Maiden began back in September 1995 when Quicko McBrain and Adrian Swift I, who were already playing a few Maiden tunes in the Birmingham based soft rock band 'Who Are the Saints?', placed and advertisment looking for like minded people to form an Iron Maiden tribute band. Within a week Speed Harris answered, and being a

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Sat
08
Apr
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Category: Tributes

Novana

Novana the UK's First and Finest Nirvana Tribute Act. A touring band dedicated to bringing the music of Nirvana to people of all ages who may not have had the opportunity to see the real thing back in the

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Sun
09
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

My Baby

The Amsterdam band MY BABY is coming back to the UK in 2017 for a new tour. The band recently announced they have finished recording their third album and will release the “Shamanaid” successor in March. The new album will be the basis for a complete new show: “Prehistoric Rhythm”. In these times of turmoil and this busy and ongoing

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Sun
09
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Acid Reign

British thrash metallers Acid Reign are back and play Exchange Bristol as part of their upcoming UK tour. Formed in 1985, the group was active until 1991. They released their first demo in 1987 and quickly cut their teeth on the UK live circuit supporting the likes of Nuclear Assault, Exodus, Flotsam and Jetsam and Death Angel. After the

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Tue
11
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Mélanie Pain

Parachute Tour 2017 "The same off-kilter energy as Macy Gray combining a head-soothingly soft delivery with edgy emotion about love and damaged romance." - Mojo Magazine Mélanie Pain is known for her work as vocalist with Nouvelle Vague. She has also released three beautiful solo albums - "My Name" (2009), "Bye Bye Manchester" (2013) and

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Wed
12
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Aesthetic Perfection + William Control + Army of the Universe

Aesthetic Perfection is an American electronic-industrial musical project created by Daniel Graves in 2000. The style is reminiscent of many aggrotech, industrial, dance music bands, while also leaning towards commercial pop and alternative music styles. William Control Army of the

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Thu
13
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Nubiyan Twist

Nubiyan Twist are a 12 piece outfit based in Leeds/London, fusing groove driven music from around the world with soundsystem culture and jazz inspired improvisation. A culmination of musicians, DJ's and producers alike, the band strives to encourage artistic and social unity between different cultures and musical styles. Notable influences include

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Fri
14
Apr
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Category: Tributes

The Bohemians (+ Ultimate Power)

The Bohemians based in Greater London have been together since 1996 and play venues all over the world including; Ireland, Belgium, Holland, Jorden, Swizerland and China. It is their aim to deliver the energy, costumes & showmanship of the world's greatest rock band The Bohemians are a favourite with the 'official Queen fan club', as they

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Sun
16
Apr
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Category: Tributes

The Wurzels – Easter Sunday Show

Having recently celebrated 40 years of carrying forward the songs of Adge Cutler, The Wurzels return to The Fleece this Easter Sunday. Get a couple o’ pints down ‘ee then. A Brief History of The Wurzels- The story starts in the summer of 1966 when Adge Cutler visited John Miles office with little more than a number of songs he had written.

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Wed
19
Apr
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Category: Tributes

Hayseed Dixie

Hayseed Dixie began in the summer of 2000 in the fertile valley of Deer Lick Holler, deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains of East Tennessee USA. In this area which was completely isolated from outside cultural and musical influence, the boys grew up playing the traditional music of their forefathers on banjo, fiddle, mandolin, acoustic

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Thu
20
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Booze & Glory

Booze & Glory is a punk rock band from London, England, playing working class protest music with a heavy debt to proud Oi and street punk groups of the past. They've played across the U.K. as well as in Germany, supporting concert performances by rock stalwarts such as Rancid, Gimp Fist, and Iron

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Fri
21
Apr
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Category: Tributes

Doreen Doreen

The wonderful, the magnificent, the mental…. Doreen Doreen Formed over 30 years ago for an impromptu gig, DD are still rocking their wacky, original covers, now with more glitter than ever. Expect Streamers, Poppers, Ballons, Party Hats, Drunken Craziness and 2 HOURS of party pop classics. Ticket includes free entry to Ultimate Power club

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Sat
22
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Jehst

Having been at the forefront the UK’s Hip-Hop scene for the past decade and a half, Jehst has asserted himself as possibly the most influential rapper to ever emerge from these shores. Bursting onto the scene in 1999 with the cult-classic 'Premonitions’, the independently released EP was hailed by critics and fans alike for its poetic

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Sun
23
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

King King

“Hot, Blue and Righteous” Classic Rock Having scored three radio hit singles on Planet Rock with the songs Crazy, Hurricane, and most recently, Rush Hour, King King received a nomination for Best New Band at the 2015 Classic Rock Awards. King King followed up with an UK arena tour supporting Thunder. “King King are the living,

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Mon
24
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Frankie Ballard

The best music is about connection, that place where words and music allow an artist's reality to fire real emotion in listeners. And it's just that connection that has been at the heart of Frankie Ballard's rise as an artist. "I see people relating to the words of these songs," he says, "using the lyrics to reflect on their own lives." Nowhere

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Tue
25
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Counterfeit

U.K. punk band Counterfeit exploded onto the London scene in 2015 with their feral debut "Come Get Some." The band was created by three former members of the Darling Buds. Along with guitarist Tristan Marmont and bassist Roland Johnson, vocalist/guitarist Jamie Campbell Bower wanted to pursue a darker, more aggressive, and cathartic sound. Prior

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Wed
26
Apr
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Synthwave Sessions ft. Siblings Of Us + Kate Lomas + The Delinquents + Invincible Youth + Honeymoons

The Fleece & Witch and the Wolf Present: S Y N T H W A V E / / S E S S I O N S ———————— ► THE LINE UP. ————————   22:15 // 23:00 ★ SIBLINGS OF US // Alternative / Synth Wave www.facebook.com/SiblingsOfUs   21:30 // 22:00 ★ KATE LOMAS // Electronic

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Thu
27
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Stone Foundation

The musical bond between Neil Sheasby and Neil Jones is as concrete as their band name: Stone Foundation. It needed to be to survive over a decade of trial, error and frequent returns to the drawing board before finding the right direction, one that’s finally led them to their new album "Street Rituals". Produced by and featuring Paul Weller,

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Fri
28
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

While She Sleeps

'Brainwashed’, the second full-length from Sheffield’s While She Sleeps, is not just an album. It’s a mission statement. It’s the culmination of what the band’s five members – vocalist Loz Taylor, guitarists Mat Welsh and Sean Long, bassist Aaran McKenzie and drummer Adam Savage – went through in order to make it, a physical

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Sat
29
Apr
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Category: Touring Shows

Abstract Orchestra does DILLA

The Abstract Orchestra is an allstar Hip-hop Big Band made of the finest musicians in the U.K that have recorded and toured with the top acts in the world Inspired by the legendary live performances of The Roots and Jay-Z and the 40 piece orchestral arrangements by Miguel-Atwood Ferguson of the work of J Dilla, the band strives to merge great

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Mon
01
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Marianas Trench

Not only is Marianas Trench the deepest known spot in any ocean (located in the floor of the North Pacific Ocean), it's also a Vancouver-based rock band that is the brainchild of vocalist/guitarist Josh Ramsay. Ramsay -- whose dad once owned the Little Mountain Sound studio that recorded bands like Aerosmith and AC/DC in the '80s, and whose vocal

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Wed
03
May
INTERARMA
Category: Touring Shows

INTER ARMA + CELESTE

Richmond's Inter Arma are back with latest album, 'Paradise Gallows', nine sweeping tracks over 71 minutes of expansive, progressive heaviness, blending doom, post-metal, sludge, prog and black & death metal. Kicking off their European tour in April, including a stop at the legendary Roadburn Festival, they hit Bristol on May 3rd as part of

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Wed
03
May
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The Hot 8 Brass Band

For over 20 years one of the most popular and visible funk-style brass bands in community parades and funerals has been the Hot 8 Brass Band. In 1996 sousaphone player Bennie Pete was instrumental in merging two former Fortier High School student groups, the High Steppers and the Looney Tunes Brass Bands, to form the Hot 8. The players grew up

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Thu
04
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Afriquoi

Live African dance music, fusing Congolese guitar + Gambian kora virtuosity with UK electronic sensibilities to create captivating, beautiful, dancefloor- friendly new music for a new generation of world music fans with one foot in the clubs. Afriquoi are an underground sensation, bringing an uplifting fusion of African music and live

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Fri
05
May
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Category: Touring Shows

UK Subs

2017 will be the UK Subs' 40th anniversary as they remain one of the most respected and revered bands on the punk scene. Emerging as a high-speed R&B band, the Subs formed in 1977, with ever-present vocalist Charlie Harper, now 72 years young, rightly venerated as the godfather of UK punk. 2010 marked the fifth decade in which the band had

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Sat
06
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Skinny Lister

They’ve held gigs in Land Rovers. They’ve sung while wing-walking. They’ve toured in a narrow boat. They’ve stomped and jigged on restaurant tables, in hotel elevators and in record label car parks. And wherever they play their lusty shanties, punk folk roar-alongs and crazed whirls of love, fighting and hardcore drinking – be it

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Mon
08
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Big Daddy Kane

Grammy-award winning Brooklyn rapper Big Daddy Kane is coming to the UK for two huge shows at Norwich Waterfront on 7th May and Bristol Fleece on 8th May. With a career spanning over 30 years, BDK started out in 1986 as a member of legendary New York rap group the Juice Crew and since then has continued to be one of the most influential and

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Tue
09
May
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Category: Touring Shows

CKY

Originally hailing from West Chester, PA, the roots of CKY stretch back to 1992, when friends Deron Miller (vocals, guitar) and Jess Margera (drums) met in high school math class, eventually forming the group Foreign Objects together; they issued the five-song EP The Undiscovered Numbers & Colors on the Distant Recordings label in fall 1995. By

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Wed
10
May
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Category: Touring Shows

The Physics House Band

The Physics House Band are Sam Organ (guitar/keys), Adam Hutchinson(bass/keys) and Dave Morgan (drums). The three met at university in Brighton, almost by accident, at the breakup of their previous bands, but the result couldn’t sound further from an accident. The Physics House Band posses a musical prowess way beyond their years, creating

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Fri
12
May
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Category: Tributes

Ultimate 40

Ultimate 40 – a tribute to UB40 hailing from Birmingham– are nine professional musicians who deliver outstanding quality entertainment. This full nine piece live band have played along side some of reggae’s biggest and well known names in the industry and each member of the band have studied the techniques, sound and style of UB40 to

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Sat
13
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Burlesque Wonderland: Grease – Burlesque is The Word!

School’s out for the summer at Rydell High as Burlesque Wonderland Presents: Burlesque is the word! On Saturday 13th May, we’re bringing Grease to The Fleece, with an electrifying night full of leather jackets, beauty school drop-outs and the best burlesque dancers in the UK... Tell me about it, stud. Whether you’re a pink lady or

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Wed
17
May
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Category: Touring Shows

DJ Format & Abdominal

For fourteen years, DJ Format and rapper Abdominal have been entertaining crowds from Toronto to the UK. Now the hip-hop stars are back at it in 2017 with their new album "Still Hungry" and a UK tour, courtesy of AGMP.co.uk. The new album comes off the heels of a wildly successful UK winter tour in 2015 that commemorated ten years since their

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Thu
18
May
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Category: Touring Shows

The Comet is Coming

Opening The Comet Is Coming’s Mercury-nominated album ‘Channel The Spirits’ is two minutes of spaceship-style bleeping, some reverb-heavy saxophone, and synths that’ll try their best to prise open your pupils. This track, ‘The Prophecy’, sets the tone for the cosmic instrumental experience that follows. Released on April 1, ‘Channel

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Fri
19
May
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Category: Touring Shows

ChameleonsVox

ChameleonsVox is the continuation of The Chameleons UK, arguably the most widely influential guitar band ever to come our of Manchester England. ChameleonVox features Chameleons vocalist, bassist and principle composer Mark Burgess, long time collaborators Yves Altana on drums and guitarists Neil Dwerryhouse and Chris Oliver. Over the last

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Sat
20
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Jah Wobble & The Invaders of the Heart

Jah Wobble & The Invaders of the Heart John Joseph Wardle (born 11 August 1958), known by the stage name Jah Wobble, is an English bass guitarist, singer, poet and composer. He became known to a wider audience as the original bass player in Public Image Ltd (PiL) in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but left the band after two albums. Following

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Sun
21
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Shuggie Otis

"His Trippy R&B Jams are equal to Marvin Gaye's and Curtis Mayfield's, but somehow more contemporary sounding - closer to D'Angelo meets DJ Shadow" - David Byrne, Talking Heads. Shuggie Otis was compared, at the age of 15, with Jimi Hendrix and the great Kings of blues guitar (B.B. King, Albert King). Shuggie went on to make two expansive,

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Tue
23
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Aka Naru / Speech Debelle

Hailing from New Haven, Connecticut (USA), Akua Naru’s journey to global poet began in an early upbringing in the Pentecostal church. The oldest of three, Naru began attending church with her grandmother as an infant. Steeped in gospel music, it was there, that a young Naru was introduced to a world of black female leaders, from pastor to choir

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Fri
26
May
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Category: Tributes

Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana

ELVANA - THE WORLD'S FINEST ELVIS FRONTED TRIBUTE TO NIRVANA! From the bowels of Disgraceland, Rock & Roll icons of the afterlife are raised from the dead! Rock & Roll meets Grunge as Elvis fronts Nirvana and gives the band the front man it’s been missing since ’94. Elvana tear through Nirvana’s catalogue whilst splicing in grunged up

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Sat
27
May
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Category: Touring Shows

Dot to Dot

FIRST WAVE OF ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR DOT TO DOT FESTIVAL 2017 Manchester: Friday 26th May 2017 Bristol: Saturday 27th May 2017 Nottingham: Sunday 28th May 2017 SUNDARA KARMA AMBER RUN • THE GROWLERS LOUIS BERRY • HONEYBLOOD • PINEGROVE CHERRY GLAZERR • TOM GRENNAN • PICTURE THIS ALASKALASKA • ALL WE ARE • ARDYN

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Sun
28
May
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Category: Tributes

2 Rude

For most ska fans 1980 had to be the year. The music of The Specials along with Madness, The Beat, The Selecter and Bad Manners were the sounds on your radio. Britain was a bleak place back then, and the music that brightened those days were sounds of the great 2 Tone bands. It didn’t matter who you were or where you came from, it was a movement

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Mon
29
May
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Category: Touring Shows

!!! (Chk Chk Chk)

!!! is an American dance-punk band from Sacramento, California that formed in Autumn 1996 from the former band members of The Yah Mos, Black Liquorice and Popesmashers. After a tour together, members of local Sacramento, CA bands Black Liquorice and Popesmashers formed !!!. The band's name was inspired by the subtitles of the movie The Gods Must

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Sat
03
Jun
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Category: Touring Shows

Melt Banana

Japanese noise rock band Melt Banana found more success in the U.S. and the U.K. than in their own country, gaining a small but dedicated fan base among American and European punk rock fans. Although their music sounds noticeably different from any sort of traditional punk, it contains some punk elements: shrieking vocals, overdriven guitars, and

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Sun
04
Jun
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Category: Touring Shows

Psychic TV

Psychic TV was first born in 1982 at 50 Beck Road, Hackney following the termination of Throbbing Gristle the year before. Six months later the duo completed the nucleus of the new unit with ex-TG’er Peter Christopherson. By that time Genesis had already conceived, named and pioneered the genre “lndustrial Music” with Throbbing Gristle.

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Mon
05
Jun
Cookinon3bruners
Category: Touring Shows

Cooking’ On 3 Burners

"This Girl" by Cookin' on 3 Burners vs Kungs was by far the biggest record of 2016. With the video from the single gaining almost 200 million views and the record reaching number one in France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Latvia and number two in the UK, this was a song you would have heard in every club, bar, shop and radio station. Originally

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Mon
19
Jun
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Category: Touring Shows

Tom Clarke (The Enemy – Acoustic)

Tom Clarke from the Enemy Acoustically celebrates 10 Years of We'll Live & Die in These Towns. When We'll Live & Die in These Towns was first released in June 2007 I couldn't have imagined the love that people would have for it. Over the years it's been obvious that for many it's the defining Enemy album. It would be wrong then to let its tenth

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Sat
24
Jun
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Category: Tributes

Limehouse Lizzy

Limehouse Lizzy are officially one of the hardest working bands in the UK. They were accredited for their live shows by the Performing Rights Society in December 2011 and received their certificate from PRS Chairman (and respected songwriter) Guy Fletcher OBE. Renowned for an action-packed pyrothechnic-fuelled explosion of a show, Limehouse

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Wed
28
Jun
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Category: Touring Shows

Jesus Jones

English rockers Jesus Jones, best known for their mainstream dance breakout hits in the early 90s such as “Right Here Right Now” and “Real Real Real”, return to The Fleece this November. Incorporating elements of house and techno to an indie rock format, along with fellow British groups such as The Shamen, Pop Will Eat Itself, and EMF,

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Fri
30
Jun
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Category: Tributes

Hooper Natural Summer Party

Hooper have been wowing audiences with their eclectic mix of pop and rock interpretations for over a decade. The four accomplished, Bristol-bred musicians, all of whom cut their teeth in notable, original bands of the 80s and 90s, understand how to create an exhilarating vibe at their gigs. Hoopers energy and commitment to musicality can make you

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Thu
06
Jul
Dickies
Category: Touring Shows

The Dickies 40th Anniversary Show

40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR!! The Dickies endear themselves to worldwide audiences with their winningly campy and goofy sense of playful good humour. They hold the distinction of being the first California punk group to both appear on network television and be signed to a major record label. Besides such amusingly nutty original songs as

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Fri
07
Jul
Whole Lotta Led
Category: Tributes

Whole Lotta Led

Last year saw Whole Lotta Led celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band. This year the band will continue touring the UK performing the amazing songs of the greatest rock band of the seventies – LED ZEPPELIN.  With all five members being life long fans, their shows are full of respect for the incredible music that Page, Plant, Jones and

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Sat
08
Jul
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Category: Tributes

The Prince Experience

The Prince Experience The ultimate LIVE experience of Prince's music

Sat
15
Jul
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Category: Touring Shows

TOBINFEST 2017

The Fleece Presents... TOBINFEST 2017 Celebrating the 75th Birthday of Mike Tobin, one of the founding fathers of Bristol Music. Saturday 15th July 2017. Saturday Only: £12 adv HUSKY TONES. "Intense, original punk blues duo. " THE BAD LOSERS. "Explosive Garage Rock". THE MAGNETTES. "Mike Tobin's first band - original 1960

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Sat
29
Jul
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Category: Touring Shows

August Burns Red playing ‘Messengers’ in full + extended fan favourites set

In 2008, August Burns Red toured Europe for the very first time in support of their album 'Messengers'. Now, on it's 10th anniversary, August Burns Red re-visit this album in full at The Fleece this summer plus an extended fan favourites set. Only doing so at select dates on their 2017 European tour, don't miss this opportunity to catch this

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Sat
05
Aug
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Category: Touring Shows

Cheetah Chrome’s Dead Boys

Iconic punk guitarist Cheetah Chrome (born Gene O’Connor) spent many years as a rather wild cat, crowned by a shock of red hair and known for his street smarts, musical talents, and taste for indulgence. In the mid-70s in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, Chrome helped architect the sound of punk with the seminal rock band Rocket From the Tombs

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Mon
07
Aug
Creepshow
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The Creepshow + Maid Of Ace

The Creepshow Formed in the dirty back alleys and dive bars of Toronto, Ontario in 2005, The Creepshow has redefined the saying “No Rest For The Wicked”. Since their inception, the band has brought their genre-defying blend of country-tinged, psycho punk rock n’ roll to over 25 countries worldwide. The Creepshow’s passion for touring

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Fri
11
Aug
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Category: Tributes

A Foreigners Journey

Well known all over the World, Foreigner and Journey are giants of the genre best known as Adult Orientated Rock and have been huge draws as live acts since forming in the 1970’s. The two bands have achieved massive commercial and critical success and both sold in excess of 80 million albums, their supreme musical quality meaning that they’ve

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Fri
18
Aug
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Category: Tributes

The Sex Pistols Experience

Way back in 2001 'The Sex Pistols Experience' decided the tribute band scene could be changed. The days of false wigs, poor musicianship, & comedic efforts were no longer acceptable. After some lengthy auditions & many cold winter months rehearsing, the band burst onto the scene like 'Rebels with a Cause'. They looked the part & nothing was false.

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Fri
25
Aug
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Category: Tributes

Oas-is

Oas-is – The UK’s BEST Oasis tribute band. Oas-is are Five Oasis fanatics who live and breathe Manchester’s finest band and are now dedicated to giving you the best look and sound that you should expect from an Oasis tribute band. Oas-is are made up of experienced musicians who have toured all around the world and who take great pride

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Sun
27
Aug
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Category: Tributes

Bank Holiday Sunday Sixties Festival

The Kinda Kinks Not The Rolling Stones The Beatles Again

Fri
08
Sep
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Category: Tributes

The Bon Jovi Experience

The Bon Jovi Experience are the worlds first and finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi and are the worlds ONLY tribute to have been requested by and to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself they are also the only tribute to have been featured on the official Bon Jovi website. Tony has been performing the music of Bon Jovi for

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Sun
10
Sep
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Category: Touring Shows

KMFDM

* Please note this date has been rescheduled - all tickets remain valid * KMFDM (originally Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid, "loosely" translated by the band as "no pity for the majority") is an industrial rock band led by German multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko, who founded the group in 1984 as a performance art project in Hamburg,

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Thu
14
Sep
Clanofxymox
Category: Touring Shows

CLAN OF XYMOX

Since their formation in their native Holland their music has been constantly changing, always challenging and often quite breathtaking. Some of us have always been of the opinion that Clan Of Xymox are something special. A band fired by electronic music but determined, always, to make something that is very much their own. They are

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Fri
15
Sep
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Category: Tributes

101% Pantera + Megadeth UK

101% Pantera are dedicated to reproducing the live energy of a Pantera show to its fullest, and many fans are describing them as the best Pantera tribute act in the world. Started in early 2007 & with regular shows across the UK & Ireland ever since. The band is the only Pantera tribute act endorsed and supported by Dean Guitars. They

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Sat
23
Sep
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Category: Touring Shows

Dirt Box Disco

Born in the UK from the malfunction of a terrible musical chemical laboratory experiment! DIRT BOX DISCO are now free to roam from city to town, spreading the sonic filth to anyone that will listen, and people do listen! and they like what they hear, they like what they see! pure entertainment in every word! can you look at them and not think

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Sat
30
Sep
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Category: Tributes

Suspiciously Elvis

The Suspiciously Elvis Show Whilst singing in America Ivor Potter was told by Cher that he sounded like Elvis… so in 2000, Suspiciously Elvis was created. Over the last 15 years, along with his Band and beautiful Feather Girl dancers, his ONE NIGHT IN VEGAS SHOW has become one of the UK’s most successful tribute concerts with a residency

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Fri
06
Oct
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Category: Touring Shows

The Icicle Works

The Icicle Works were one of those U.K. groups of the '80s that scored one fluke hit in the U.S. despite a somewhat lengthy and more successful run in their homeland. They released a number of albums that, while regularly inconsistent, featured scattered moments that helped define the type of big-sounding guitar rock -- prone to chest-beating

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Mon
09
Oct
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Category: Touring Shows

Hippo Campus

“There’s a moment in growing up when it becomes clear that the road you walk is your own to cultivate.” A surprisingly profound sentiment for a band of 21-year olds. Nevertheless, it’s a sentiment that animates much of landmark, the debut album from Minneapolis’ Hippo Campus. From the resplendent “way it goes,” a guitar led

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Fri
27
Oct
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Category: Tributes

The Clone Roses

In May 1990, The Stone Roses performed the now famous Spike Island concert which took place in Widnes, Cheshire. The gig, which was attended by some 27,000 people, has become legendary over the years as a "Woodstock for the Baggy generation" and the show cemented the Roses' as one of the UK's most cult bands of all time. "The Clones" are

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Fri
10
Nov
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Category: Touring Shows

The Blockheads

Formed in 1977 to promote Ian Durys' album 'New Boots and Panties' on the first Stiff Records tour of the U.K. Chaz Jankel, Norman Watt-Roy, Charlie Charles, John Turnbull and Mick Gallagher became known as 'The Blockheads' (a reference to a song on Ian's album). As 'Ian Dury & The Blockheads' they went back out on tour, this time without Chaz

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Sun
26
Nov
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Category: Touring Shows

Big Country

With their ringing, bagpipe-like guitars and the anthemic songs of frontman Stuart Adamson, Scotland's Big Country emerged as one of the most distinctive and promising new rock bands of the early '80s, scoring a major hit with their debut album, The Crossing; though the group's critical and commercial fortunes dimmed in the years to follow, they

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