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February 2019

SCREEN SIRENS with SUE RICHARDSON

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£15

Sue Richardson and the Screen Sirens show – a musical celebration of the golden age of Hollywood. A night to don your glad rags & enjoy a musical soiree at the movies, in the company of international artist Sue Richardson, her band and the screen idols from Hollywood’s glamorous heyday. Sue brings a cast of beautiful, tempestuous women to life, including some of the movie industry’s top leading ladies from the first talkies through to the technicolor 1950s, including Ginger…

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March 2019

Grayshott Folk Club Barn Dance with: THE OXFORD NAGS

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road,
GRAYSHOTT, Nr. Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6TZ United Kingdom
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£12.00

One of our occasional Barn Dances with some excellent musicians, THE OXFORD NAGS-from Oxford.........

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The Budapest Café Orchestra

March 8 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£19

At the Electric Theatre on Friday 8th March @ 7.30pm. Led by jazz violin superstar Christian Garrick The Budapest Café Orchestra play traditional folk and gypsy flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia. Klezmer, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and beautiful ballads - such as the theme to Schindler's List and Andy Statman's beautiful Flatbush Waltz are all featured. Evoking vivid images of Tzigane fiddle maestros, Budapest café life and gypsy campfires - plus a few surprises along the way…

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A Star is Born (15)

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming Borough Hall
Godalming , Surrey GU7 1HR United Kingdom
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£6.50 – £7.50

MUSICAL MARCH AT THE BOROUGH HALL Date: Saturday 9th March 2019 Location: Cinema - Borough Hall Godalming Time: 8pm - 10.30pm approx. There will be an interval in this film Doors open: 7.30pm for a cheeky glass of vino and nibbles! Cost: Adults - £7.50, Concessions - £6.50A failing country musician starts a love affair with a woman whose undiscovered talent could destroy his career.

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Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£19

SOLD OUT  40 YEARS OF KATE BUSH - The Kick Inside ‘If you missed Kate, Cloudbusting are the next best thing’ Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 2 ‘Mandy started singing and I thought ‘Wow, that’s amazing!’ Paddy McGuinness, BBCTV 'I need to go to this!' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 It's 40 years since The Kick Inside announced to the world the genius of Kate Bush. Since that remarkable debut, a series of ground-breaking albums has secured Kate’s place in music…

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The Big Squeeze: 3 Ensembles, 1 Stage

March 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£5.50

At the Electric Theatre on Monday 11th March 2019. Three of the University of Surrey’s greatest musical ensembles come together to deliver a masterful showcase of student talent as saxes, trumpets and voices join forces at The Electric Theatre. Featuring: The USSU Jazz Orchestra – a group of Jazz and Big Band fans who meet once a week to play some tunes, relax and have a good time. The University of Surrey Gospel Choir – 30+ singers join together to…

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MOSCOW DRUG CLUB

March 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Pavilion, Guildford Rugby Club, Guildford Road
Godalming, Surrey GU7 3DH United Kingdom
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15.00£

Combining their original material with songs by the likes of Jaques Brel, Leornard Cohen, Tom Waits & Bertolt Brecht, Moscow Drug Club provide an intoxicating & intimate musical experience.

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Guido Spannocchi

March 14 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£15

At the Electric Theatre on Thursday 14th March 2019 The internationally acclaimed Vienna born London based saxophonist Guido Spannocchi will present works of his two albums "Ahead Only" (2017) as well as "Terms & Conditions" (2018) amongst some lesser known Jazz standards and film music. His compositions are a combination of eastern European lullabies with Brazilian grooves and a unique harmonic structure. The often seemingly simple melodies are set in an exciting contrast of thrilling interplay by his trio. A…

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Grayshott Folk Club presents: THE POOZIES + Rebecca Jayne

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Alban’s Church, Tilford Road
Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6RB United Kingdom
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£16.00

Long-established, all-female Scottish Folk band with a new look and a new album.

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Game of Bones – Junction 4 Big Band – featuring Trombone Superstar Gordon Campbell

March 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£13

At the Electric Theatre Friday 15th march 2019. 'Join Junction 4 Big Band and guest star, trombone superstar Gordon Campbell, for 'Game of Bones, A Journey Through the Best Music of Film and Television'.

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TONY WOODS QUARTET

March 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£15.00

A recipient of awards for saxophone, outstanding performance and the soloist’s prize at the Dunkirk International Jazz Festival, Tony recorded three highly acclaimed albums of original, folk inspired compositions with his group Project and later formed the Avalon Trio with Pete Churchill to explore the possibilities of improvising on English classical music, releasing the debut album “Forlana” in 2011 to great critical acclaim. He has also performed at the Royal Festival Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcell Room, Pizza Express Jazz Club and Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club.

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Shrek the Musical

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

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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
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£15.00

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

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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
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£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.

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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
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£20.00

One of Pop Music's finest and most enduring singers, Colin Blunstone will take us on a journey through his hits with The Zombies and his solo career. This will be a night to remember.......

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Semi-Toned – Homecoming

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

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Sabrina Chap: How to be a Bad Girl

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

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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
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£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…

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May 2019

Robert Habermann – His Way

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

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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
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£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.

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Double Header Tribute Show U2 & REM

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

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Patti Boulaye: “Aretha & Me”

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

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GSA Singers present: Here’s Where I Stand

May 12
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£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…

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June 2019

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
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£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…

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Sarah-Jane Morris

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

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July 2019

Tom Seals

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

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November 2019

Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me

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

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