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June 2019

Sheryl Bailey Quartet

June 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£15.00
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US guitar virtuoso Sheryl Bailey has been described as “a sizzling guitar goddess” (All About Jazz) and "one of the most compelling tones of her generation” (Guitar Player Magazine). Earning “Rising Star” status on Downbeat’s Critic’s Poll in 2013, 2014, and 2015, she is now Professor at Berklee College of Music and at the Collective in New York.

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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
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£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,…

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Still Crazy at Guildford Cricket Club

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Pavilion at Guildford Cricket Club, The Sports Ground, Woodbridge Road GU1 4RP United Kingdom + Google Map
£15

Eight-piece party-band Still Crazy will be performing at Guildford Cricket Club in aid of the Cheryl King Trust. Singing songs from 1970 to present day, you'll be sure to be on your feet dancing! For tickets, please email Caroline Coleman: towerview@btinternet.com.

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One Enchanted Evening

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saxon Church, Albury, Albury Park
Guildford, Surrey GU5 9BB United Kingdom
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£45.00

If you would like to go to a really special and memorable summer's evening out, then please don't hesitate to look and book for 'One Enchanted Evening'....The perfect combination of a brilliant concert of enchanting songs and popular aris, under the direction of the lovely Kim Collins; after Concert reception at the Albury Park Mansion; Albury Organic Vineyard Fizz; delicious canapes; incredible Raffle of premium gifts and finally a fantastic Charity Auction to include 10 nights, anywhere in the world sponsored by Small Luxury Hotels of the World.....what more could you ask for? book on-line at www.alburyoldsaxonchurch.org

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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

WESTLIFE LIVE SCREENING – THE 20 TOUR

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming Borough Hall
Godalming , Surrey GU7 1HR United Kingdom
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£15

Westlife are back! It’s been 20 years since their debut single hit the No. 1 spot and now their hotly anticipated reunion tour is coming LIVE to cinemas worldwide on Saturday 6 July for one unforgettable night. LIVE AT THE BOROUGH HALL CINEMA!

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The Chantry Singers’ Summer Concert on 6th July – “America”

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emmanuel Church, Shepherds Lane, Stoughton
Guildford, Surrey GU2 9SJ United Kingdom
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£14

On Saturday July 6th, in Emmanuel Church, Shepherds Lane, Stoughton, GU2 9SJ, Chantry Singers will be joined by Guitarist Andrew Crowdy and Pianist Angelina Palmblad in a concert of American Music.

The tour will travel from South to North America, beginning with the famous “Misa Criolla” by Argentine composer Ramírez and onto one of Peru's greatest Baroque composers, Juan de Araujo.. The tour makes its way north by way of a Mexican lullaby, to “El Cóndor Pasa”, originally a South American instrumental piece, made most famous by Simon and Garfunkel for their 1965 track (If I Could)”.

For the second half of the concert, we make our way firmly into the North, with a celebration of the music of Gershwin. "A Gershwin Portrait" includes excerpts from Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris together with his most famous songs, including "I got Rhythm", “Summertime", "They Can’t Take That Away From Me", and "Someone to Watch Over Me".

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Grayshott Folk Club presents: MERRY HELL + Dean Dyson

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road,
GRAYSHOTT, Nr. Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6TZ United Kingdom
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£16.00

A favourite festival band, guaranteed to liven things up a bit at Grayshott Folk Club before our summer break!

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The Dutch Swing College Band

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

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Steve Rodgers with Brooke Law (support)

July 10 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£14.50

At the Electric Theatre on Wednesday 10th July @ 7.30pm Steve Rodgers (son of Paul Rodgers), singer songwriter, is currently recording his new album which will be released this year. His first album was produced by Ken Nelson (Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini) mixed by Adrian Bushby (Foo Fighters, Muse). His songs reflect his passion for life’s depth, mystery and wonder, recorded with his band of like-minded musicians. Critics compare his music to a mix of Jack Johnson, Paolo Nutini…

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Honk!

July 10 @ 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

With a front line of two saxes and trombone, HONK! play jazz versions of catchy, groove driven world music tunes, embracing Latin, South African Township jive, New Orleans Second Line, Funk, a touch of Ska, and even a hint of Afro Beat, with some brilliant originals from the band members.

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HarrowMan @ Guildford Fringe Festival 2019

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
CobbStar, The Angel Hotel, The Angel Hotel, 91 High St
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3DP United Kingdom
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£8.00

HarrowMan brings a unique blend of poetic lyricism, soaring vocals and intricate acoustic guitar to Guildford Fringe 2019 !

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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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SARAH MOULE THE GENIUS OF DUKE ELLINGTON

July 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£15.00

The music of Duke Ellington has been inspiring singer Sarah Moule and pianist Simon Wallace ever since they both discovered jazz. Together they celebrate the genius of the Duke with a collection of his greatest songs and those of his right-hand man Billy Strayhorn. From ‘In A Mellowtone’ to ‘Mood Indigo’, ‘Rockin’ In Rhythm’ to ‘Rocks In My Bed’ and Sophisticated Lady’ to ‘Something To Live For’, Ellington’s repertoire ranges from gut-bucket blues to urbane sophistication.

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September 2019

Stringfever: Live In Concert

September 8
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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At the Electric Theatre on Sunday 8th September @ 3pm & 7pm. STRINGFEVER is an entertaining group of talented musicians that have lived and breathed music since a young age. Composed of three brothers and a cousin, this internationally acclaimed quartet has performed 1000+ shows in thirty-three countries since 2004, from private performances for the British Royal family to a packed audience at Madison Square Gardens. Coming from a family of musicians, it was always likely that the Broadbent boys…

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Two Pianos: Rock ‘n’ Roll Experience

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£19

At the Electric Theatre on Friday 13th September at 7.30pm. Are you ready to experience the ultimate piano rock 'n' roll concert? Join the sensational Two Pianos on a stunning musical journey back in time to celebrate the finest hits that shaped the Rock 'n' Roll music scene. Become part of the Two Pianos experience as Al Kilvo and David Barton, along with their top-class band, bring you to your feet as they battle to deliver the best rock 'n'…

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The Hayley Griffiths Band

September 21 @ 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 21st September @ 8pm.  Former Karnataka Lead Singer Hayley Griffiths is returning to the stage with her brand new show and will be joined by former band mates Cagri Tozluoglu (Keys) and Jimmy Pallagrosi (Drums) alongside newcomers Jordan Brown (Bass) and Jim Clark (Guitar.) The new show is bold and energetic, packed with dramatic soundscapes, heavy rock anthems and beautiful ballads all combined with virtuoso musicianship and Hayley’s unique touch of glamour bringing a…

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Keith James: The Songs of Nick Drake

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£16

At the Electric Theatre on Wednesday 25th September @ 7.30pm. The Songs of Nick Drake: A haunting and immaculately crafted concert This concert begins with an introductory set of timeless songs by brilliant songwriters – all contemporary with Nick Drake. Richard Thompson, Roy Harper, Sandy Denny, Al Stewart, Vashti Bunyan, John Martyn and Bert Jansch. Also featured are poems by William Blake which Keith has set to guitar arrangements based on Nick’s unique style. Nick Drake is the most revered…

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The Liane Carroll Trio

September 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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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…

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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
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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…

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The Clare Teal Duo

October 26 @ 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 26th October @ 7.30pm. Clare Teal Duo - New Tour for 2019 As much as she loves fronting her Trio or Big Mini Band or singing with orchestras around the world, award winning singer and BBC Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal still revels in performing in more intimate venues accompanied by just piano. From swing to sublime ballads, Clare’s Duo Concerts are renowned for their fabulous musicality coupled with Clare’s warm and witty storytelling…

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November 2019

Mari Wilson & The New Wilsations

November 1 @ 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 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…

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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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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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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
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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…

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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
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£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…

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