Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Popular / Contemporary Music

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

March 2019

Shrek the Musical

March 23 - March 30
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Guildford School of Acting students present Shrek the Musical (Saturday 23 – Saturday 30 March).  A treasure trove of irreverent fun for the whole family, this fairy tale adventure brings all the beloved characters from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears: beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.  

Find out more »

April 2019

Grayshott Folk Club presents: BEN WALKER/JOHN BLEK

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road,
GRAYSHOTT, Nr. Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6TZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15.00

Two outstanding guitarists; one award-winning interpreter of traditional and contemporary tunes, the other a wonderful singer/songwriter.

Find out more »

Grayshott Folk Club presents: COLIN BLUNSTONE & Band

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road,
GRAYSHOTT, Nr. Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6TZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20.00

In the 60s, Colin sang on a string of hits with The Zombies, then went on to have a highly successful solo career. He still tours the World and makes a return visit to us after his hugely popular gig at Grayshott Village Hall last year.

Find out more »

Chris Biscoe & Allison Neale “Two of a Mind”

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Pavilion, Guildford Rugby Club, Guildford Road
Godalming, Surrey GU7 3DH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
15.00£

Exploring afresh the freewheeling, wonderfully melodic interpretations of standard material recorded 50 years ago by Gerry Mulligan and Paul Desmond on Blues in Time and Two of a Mind, this new band promises to evoke the spirit of these classic recordings while giving free reign to the personalities of the musicians.

Find out more »

Semi-Toned – Homecoming

April 14 @ 8:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£16

At the Electric Theatre on Sunday 14th April @ 8pm. Semi-Toned is the University of Exeter’s all male a cappella sensation, having won national and international awards for their stunning performances and music videos, as well as appearances on national television and critically acclaimed shows across the USA, not to mention selling out their last two runs at the Edinburgh Fringe. Since its inception, Semi-Toned has quickly become one of the leading forces in UK a cappella, and they are…

Find out more »

Choir Leader Meet-Up

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dakota, 11, Wharf Street
Godalming, Surrey GU7 1NN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

If you're a community choir leader, then we'd love to hear from you! Every term, there is a FREE get-together for choir leaders in Surrey and the surrounding areas.

Find out more »

Go The Distance: A Celebration of The West End & Broadway’s most successful musicals

April 20 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£16

At the Electric Theatre on 20th April 2019 @ 7.30pm. A celebration of West End and Broadway's longest running musicals. Featuring West End superstars Louise Dearman and Katy Secombe as well as students from Guildford's Performance Preparation Academy. All proceeds will go to Macmillan Concert Support, in conjunction with the Virgin London Marathon 2019.

Find out more »

Sabrina Chap: How to be a Bad Girl

April 25 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15

At the Electric Theatre on Thursday 25th April 2019. SABRINA CHAP is a Brooklyn based songwriter, composer and performer. She’s got classical piano skills, the ballad lyrics of Tom Waits, the onstage antics of Phyllis Diller and the voice of a whiskey angel. Described as ‘Rousing!’ by the New Yorker, her sets are a ragtime stompin’ good time, full of laughs, heartbreaks, and just plain good songwriting. “Sabrina Chap blazes through her boozy, bluesy set with all the delicacy of…

Find out more »

Paul Richards – The Complete History of Pop Music in an Hour

April 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£10

At the Electric Theatre on Monday 29th April 2019. Fresh from two consecutive years at the Edinburgh Fringe, join award-winning drumming comedian Paul Richards ("a puppy wired on own-brand energy drink, you wouldn’t believe he ever sleeps" - The Swindonian) as he struggles to control his very merry 'choir' of comedians in their bid to tell you the entire history of pop music in just 60 minutes. Packed with special guests and surprises, this gloriously messy singalong show will find…

Find out more »

Sara Dowling & Nigel Price

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15.00

An evening of live jazz in the company of one of the most exciting new singers to emerge on the British Jazz scene SARA DOWLING with multi-award winning jazz guitarist NIGEL PRICE.

Advance booking highly recommended.

Find out more »

May 2019

Robert Habermann – His Way

May 2 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£16

At the Electric Theatre on Thursday 2nd May 2019 @ 7.3opm Robert Habermann's unique shows are 'story book' shows where he not only sings the songs but tells the story together with lots of anecdotes – having met many of the leading songwriters and performers of this amazing period. The show covers the highs and lows of his life together with the songs that he made famous. Songs include; My Way, Come Fly With Me, Strangers In The Night and…

Find out more »

Clare Teal & Her Trio / Investec International Music Festival

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Denbies Wine Estate, London Road
Dorking, Surrey RH5 6AA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£26

A brand new show from jazz star and Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal - guaranteed to be an exhilarating evening of gorgeous jazz standards and contemporary classics, interspersed with Clare's trademark warm and witty story-telling.

Find out more »

Double Header Tribute Show U2 & REM

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15

At the Electric Theatre on Saturday 4th May 2019 @ 8pm. U2 tribe and REMbrandt, two of the UK's finest U2 and R.E.M. tribute bands join forces for a limited series of double header greates hits gigs. Except all the classic tracks from two of the world's most iconic and successful bands, delivered with accuracy, passion and energy, including Losing my Religion, Beautiful Day, Man On the Moon and Elevation. Website: REMGB Website: U2TRIBE

Find out more »

John Ireland Competition

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PATS Studio One, University of Surrey, Stag Hill Campus
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
FREE

Student pianists perform in this completion recital, rediscovering and exploring the piano music of John Ireland. This competition is made possible thanks to the generous support of Professor Vince Emery.

Find out more »

Patti Boulaye: “Aretha & Me”

May 10 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

At the Electric Theatre on Friday 10th May 2019 @ 7.30pm. Following the last two years of sell-outs of her show “Billie & Me” the award-winning singer and musical theatre star Patti Boulaye, comes to the Electric Theatre , with her brand new one-woman show “Aretha and Me”. In this fascinating show, Patti compares and contrasts her life with that of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, whose celebrated career included 17 Top 10 singles and 20 No.1 R&B hits…

Find out more »

Grayshott Folk Club presents: TIDE LINES + Copper Viper

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road,
GRAYSHOTT, Nr. Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6TZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£14.00

Tide Lines-A Scottish Folk/Rock band who are making big waves.

Find out more »

GSA Singers present: Here’s Where I Stand

May 12
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£8 – £16

At the Electric Theatre on Sunday 12th March 2019 @ 5pm & 8pm A brand new line-up and a new repertoire from the iconic GSA Singers, featuring songs from musical theatre, operetta, jazz and popular music. A memorable, musical journey through the songs that invoke memories old and new. Some favourites you’ll remember and less familiar ones to learn to love. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the sensational GSA Singers in their only 2019 public appearance. With just two…

Find out more »

June 2019

TAKE THAT – GREATEST HITS LIVE

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming Borough Hall
Godalming , Surrey GU7 1HR United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15

Take That and get ready to party at the Borough Hall Cinema as Gary, Mark and Howard bring their huge 2019 Greatest Hits tour LIVE to the big screen on Saturday 8 June, for one night only!

Find out more »

Crazy Diamond ‘In The Flesh’ – A Tribute to the Music of Pink Floyd

June 8 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£16

At the Electric Theatre on Saturday 8th June @ 7.30pm. Crazy Diamond bring their astonishing Pink Floyd show to the Electric Theatre. This 8 piece band provide a 22 song set featuring favourite songs from The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Wish You Were Here and other classic Floyd albums as well as some more obscure tracks. Expect a wall of sound and light as Crazy Diamond create the full Pink Floyd experience. Not to be missed by…

Find out more »

Charlie Dore – Live with Julian Littman and Guildford Vox Choir

June 23 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£16

At the Electric Theatre on Sunday 23rd June 2019 @ 7.30pm “...an amazingly astute, moving, intelligent and connected songwriter...a voice like Kate McGarrigle meets Dory Previn. Wonderful ”. Mike Harding A special evening of eclectic, contemporary folk as multi award winner Charlie Dore, one of the UK’s most respected singer-songwriters shares her live favourites including songs from her recent double award-winning album, Dark Matter...this time with some massive harmony backing from Guildford Vox. This will be a unique evening as…

Find out more »

Electrolyte presented by W I L D C A R D

June 26 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£16

At the Electric Theatre on Wednesday  26th June @ 7.30pm. Electrolyte is a multi award winning piece of gig theatre that powerfully explores mental health for a contemporary audience. Written in spoken word poetry and underscored by original music ranging from 'blasts of sound to lyrical sweetness' (***** The Scotsman), this 'unstoppable' (***** To Do List) production is performed by six multi-instrumentalists who seamlessly integrate live music with expert storytelling. Electrolyte is the winner of the Mental Health Fringe Award,…

Find out more »

Sarah-Jane Morris

June 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

At the Electric Theatre on Saturday 29th June 2019. Sarah-Jane Morris is Britain's most influential jazz and R&B singer. Morris's magnificent soul voice and emotional power has garnered praise and admiration worldwide for over 30 years. Inspired by the unwavering belief in the power of song to change hearts and minds, Sarah Jane has always followed her own star. That independence has brought her a loyal audience, devoted to her feisty, independent musical style.

Find out more »

July 2019

The Dutch Swing College Band

July 9 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

At the Electric Theatre on 9th July 2019 @ 7.30pm. In the Netherlands, jazz music was banned by the Nazis during the Second World War. A number of young people wanted to keep this music at all costs. They practiced in secret, copied illegal radio broadcasts and were determined to set up a school for jazz music after the war: the Swing College. On the liberation day, 5 May 1945, the Orchestra of the Dutch Swing College had its first…

Find out more »

Tom Seals

July 19 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15

At the Electric Theatre on Friday 19th July 2019 @ 7.30pm. Fresh from his sell-out 'Let the Good Times Roll Tour', Tom Seals, who is "quite possibly the future of Jazz/Pop", has the world at his fingertips. Having recently appeared at Montreux Jazz Festival, Birdland Jazz Club (New York City), Orange Peel (Hong Kong) and North Sea Jazz Club (Amsterdam), the Tom Seals Band return to Pizza Express Live. Seals is 23 years old and a fresh musical powerhouse of…

Find out more »

September 2019

The Liane Carroll Trio

September 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

At the Electic Theatre on 29th September 2019 @ 7.30pm. Liane Carroll has been a pillar of the British jazz and soul scene for over thirty-five years. Born in London and raised in Hastings; from the beginning of her musical career at the age of fifteen, she has dedicated her life to creating a deep and abiding connection with audiences all over the world through her exceptional talent, versatility and ability to truly interpret a song. Along the way she…

Find out more »

October 2019

Judith Owen: Ego Non Karaoke “I don’t do karaoke”

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

At the Electric Theatre on Wednesday 23rd October @ 7.30pm Ego Non Karaoke “I don’t do karaoke” Judith Owen singer-songwriter and pianist is currently riding the wave of a tremendous couple of years – recently capped off with ‘redisCOVERed” with two consecutive albums making “The Top 100 Album” The Times Culture (UK) – 2018 and 2016 “Somebody’s Child” and 5 Star live reviews from a recent sold out Ronnie Scott’s London show. ★★★★★ The Times (UK) “The singer-pianist shuffled the…

Find out more »

November 2019

Mari Wilson & The New Wilsations

November 1 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

At the Electric Theatre on Friday 1st November @ 7.30pm Following Mari’s Sold Out extravaganza last summer in London, she now brings her new energy packed show to the Guildford’s Electric Theatre. Featuring her fantastic 8 piece band, The New Wilsations, including a terrific horn section, expect Mari’s 80’s hits and a selection of songs from the latest album Pop Deluxe, and of course, a few surprises. Dress Up, Dandify and Drape yourself in glamour for a very special night…

Find out more »

Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me

November 7 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15

At the Electric Theatte on Thursday 7th November 2019@ 7.30pm Barb Jungr’s reputation as “one of the world's great cabaret singers” (Time Out New York) may have gone to her head, as she will now only sing songs by writers whose names start with the letter B. But this means she can return to two colossi of popular song, whose writing has helped define her whole career. A good plan, because she is "one of the best interpreters of Jacques…

Find out more »

December 2019

Claire Martin & Liane Carroll’s Cool Yule

December 23 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

At the Electric Theatre on Monday 23rd December @ 7.30pm. Join jazz superstars Claire Martin and Liane Carroll on Christmas Eve Eve, as they frolic their way through some festive favourites. Claire Martin, OBE  Linn recording artist Claire Martin has to worldwide critical acclaim established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times during her career which spans over three decades. In 2018 she was the…

Find out more »

March 2020

Cloudbusting: The Music of Kate Bush

08/03/2020 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£22

At the Electric Theatre on Sunday 8th March 2020 @ 7.30pm.  Cloudbusting have been championed by BBC ONE as one of the most authentic tributes in the world. Their passion for Kate’s music has won over sceptical fans everywhere, challenging perceptions of what a tribute band can be and resulting in sell-out performances across the UK. ‘There can only be one Kate Bush’ says vocalist Mandy Watson, who never attempts to mimic Kate on stage. ‘When you sing her music…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Signed up for your regular updates?

Click here!

Log in with your credentials

or Create an account

Forgot your details?

Create Account