UPCOMING LIVE EVENTS

Tue 1st February
THE BASEMENT BAR
New Roots presents David Luximon's “Duty Of Care” album launch. “A twinkling paean to the joys of escapist daydreams” PRS M-Magazine / “Record of note” Roddy Hart, BBC Radio Scotland
Cancelled

Tue 1st February
GREEN NOTE
London-based Pagan Speed Folk band brings poetry and strong message of freedom and joy, merged with crazily fast, powerful rhythms and joyful melodies
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Wed 2nd February
GREEN NOTE
Small ensemble bringing a surprisingly warm, full sound, perfect for intimate venues...
Sold out

Thu 3rd February
THE BASEMENT BAR
“One of the worlds’s finest exponents of the music of New Orleans…. a true piano talent” Blues In Britain magazine
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 3rd February
GREEN NOTE
Stunning composition from a seriously talented and honest songwriter
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 4th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
Stories about life and love through Lauren's soul/jazz/folk acoustic songs
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 4th February
GREEN NOTE
An innovative interpretation of American Old-Time tradition, blending roots material with fresh arrangements and original compositions.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 5th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
A selection of very special vintage love songs, obscure jazz ballads and heartbreak blues.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 5th February
GREEN NOTE
Electrifying five-piece band with eclectic influences, from Alice Cooper to Hank Williams, routed via the bluegrass turnpike around the oldtime township of alt-country!
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Sun 6th February
GREEN NOTE
Greek Rebetiko... old urban folk songs from the island of Crete - A series of songs from a selection of the greatest Greek composers...
Book Tickets
£ 7.00

Sun 6th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
This dynamic guitar duo brings a melting pot of jazz and folk harmony, immersive sonic textures, and calm, introspective moments that are interjected with wild intensity
Cancelled

Sun 6th February
GREEN NOTE
Canadian Folk Music Awards "Solo Artist of the Year"
Postponed

Mon 7th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
Indie-alternative musical chameleon crafting melodic and introspective songs
Book Tickets
£ 5.00

Mon 7th February
GREEN NOTE
One of Scandinavia’s most influential fiddlers
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 7th February
THE LEXINGTON
Declared by music critics as a cross between Janis Joplin, Florence Welch and Courtney Barnett, Lauren Ruth Ward is a force of nature!
Cancelled

Tue 8th February
GREEN NOTE
A fusion of flamenco with folklore, copla, jazz and other styles from this incredibly talented group.
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Wed 9th February
GREEN NOTE
Songwriting which fuses conversational narratives with modern-folk textures in the vein of Gregory Alan Isakov, The Tallest Man On Earth, and Noah Gundersen - rich in emotional detail
Postponed

Thu 10th February
GREEN NOTE
A journey through the landscape of all things Americana
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 10th February
GREEN NOTE
TALENTBANQ and Jump Events present an extraordinary three act line up
Book Tickets
£ 20.00

Fri 11th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
Combines soulful vocals, relatable lyrics and bluesy melodies with influences by great Soul and Blues performers such as Sam Cooke & Ray Charles!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 11th February
GREEN NOTE
...an irresistibly upbeat combination of R&B, Blues and Country!
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 12th February
GREEEN NOTE
Global adventures in rhythm. An exciting and interactive drum workshop presented by Elephant Drums and led by Adam Teixeira.
Book Tickets
£ 17.00

Sat 12th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
The vintage sounds of America with deep Sousaphone Brass grooves, intricate string picking and virtuosic harmonica & washboard.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 12th February
GREEN NOTE
A journey of the sizzling sounds of swing, playing jazz standards, Latin rhythms and some original material – all under the umbrella of “gypsy jazz”
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sun 13th February
GREEN NOTE
Formerly of Oysterband fame, "Ray is one of those songsmiths who possesses the ability to really get inside the characters - his insights are penetrating ... majestic, full bodied, confidently widescreen in nature". fROOTS
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sun 13th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
Highly acclaimed artist, referred to as a “genius” and a “downtown ringleader” by The New Yorker, and as "one of New York’s more colorful band leaders for more than a decade.” by WNYC’s legendary DJ John Schaefer.
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Sun 13th February
GREEN NOTE
Expect to be taken on an authentic journey that uniquely fuses Mediterranean vibes with jazz
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 14th February
GREEN NOTE
The perfect place to celebrate this Valentines night in the company of the unsurpassable Vimala Rowe who will indulge your passions with love songs from around the globe, touching on the genres of jazz, folk, and the blues.
Book Tickets
£ 18.00

Tue 15th February
GREEN NOTE
Six wonderful performers who have all written an original song, poem or monologue based around our theme of the month.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 16th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
“Utterly spellbinding” The Times / “The next British blues guitar hero” The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 13.00

Wed 16th February
GREEN NOTE
"They are indie meets world music meets traditional British folk. Think a contemporary Incredible String Band with a 21st century mindset." - Sid Griffin (Bob Dylan Biographer // BBC Radio 6 Music)
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 17th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
A Klezmer trio whose intimate arrangements speak, sing and dance with the tradition’s distinct Yiddish accent.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 17th February
GREEN NOTE
New Roots presents Leonie Evans with a superb blend of folk, blues and jazz. ""Like nothing else I've ever heard in my life, I was just blown away by her" Cerys Matthews, BBC 6 Music
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Fri 18th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
The hippest in Blues, Bop and Boogaloo... fiery, fresh jazz from a foundation deeply entrenched in the roots of the genre.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 18th February
GREEN NOTE
Three times winner of ‘UK Blues Harmonica Player of the year’, Errol Linton plays eclectic British blues, but with a nod to his Carribbean heritage.
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Sat 19th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
A unique combo of ratty jazz, drowned pop, magic & mystery inspired by the likes of Tom Waits, Nina Simone, Jaques Brel and the Shangri-Las...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 19th February
GREEN NOTE
Down and dirty savage swamp infested gypsy blues
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Sun 20th February
GREEN NOTE
The multi-instrumental half of the west countryʼs award winning acoustic duo, Show of Hands.
Book Tickets
£ 16.00

Sun 20th February
GREEN NOTE
Songwriting with a lyricism that reaches from the introspective to the universal— all cut through with a touch of humour
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 21st February
THE BASEMENT BAR
Celebrates the early piano trio line up featuring rhythm guitar in place of drums, united by a joint love for the trios of Oscar Peterson, Nat ‘King’ Cole trio and Art Tatum
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Mon 21st February
GREEN NOTE
Expect to hear songs written for and collected from all around the Midlands and beyond, accompanied by the heartfelt human stories that inspired them.
Book Tickets
£ 8.50

Tue 22nd February
GREEN NOTE
Everyone welcome! Whether you’re coming along to play or just to chill out in a fun, friendly atmosphere, kick back and enjoy the music...
Sold out

Tue 22nd February
THE WATER RATS
A special show of Jack singing songs of Leonard Cohen and Johnny Cash along with some of his own tunes.
Sold out

Wed 23rd February
THE BASEMENT BAR
New Roots presents a very special concert of pre-'50s acoustic folk-blues and other inspirations from Jack Harris, a hugely respected figure on the UK roots scene ('..a priest of song' Anais Mitchell)...
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 23rd February
GREEN NOTE
Special solo show from unique genre-spanning songwriter who embraces elements of electronica, folk, jazz and alt-rock.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 24th February
GREEN NOTE
Drawing inspiration from British folk traditions, Americana, blues and soul, Lawton's atmospheric brand of contemporary folk has resonated far and wide, with over 1 million Spotify streams.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 25th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
Modern jazz inspired by melodies and music-making of long ago: Renaissance chant and Baroque themes get a makeover from today’s musical standpoint.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 25th February
GREEN NOTE
World-class gypsy swing ensemble performing the works of Django Reinhardt and their own up-beat quirky original compositions in the style of Hot Club de France
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Sat 26th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
"A Beguiling Soulfulness" Jazz Times / "Miss Dubé, the first British recipient of the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Award, has a voice of the purest gold." Jazz In Reading, 2019
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 26th February
GREEN NOTE
Roots Americana based band from the South East of England, drawing on a huge melting pot of influences including country, gospel, blues, ballads, ragtime and jug band music
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sun 27th February
THE BASEMENT BAR
Award-winning guitar duo, who play energetic instrumental flamenco and rumba-based music
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sun 27th February
GREEN NOTE
Two mesmerising artists share the stage...
Book Tickets
£ 20.00

Mon 28th February
GREEN NOTE
An evening of outstanding songwriting
Book Tickets
£ 12.00