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April 2018

Gender Roles *FREE SHOW*

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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Formed over a combined love of the early UK math rock scene and garage rock in America, Brighton based trio Gender Roles have been making waves in the DIY/Punk scene for the last year. After vocalist/guitarist Tom Bennett moved back to his hometown of Northampton, out of boredom he experimented with warped guitar segments and recorded them into rough demos, laying the basis for songs that were shaped into four tracks found on their debut EP ‘Planet X-Ray’. In 2017,…

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Freakouts: EP Release Show

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£3.80

Massive X Little Bear promotions presents... FREAKOUTS @ The BOILEROOM to celebrate the release of their debut EP, "TV". Supports TBA. £5 OTD or £3 ADV.

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Grayshott Folk Club presents: Joe Topping & Scott Poley + The Shackleton Trio

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road,
GRAYSHOTT, Nr. Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6TZ United Kingdom
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£12.00

Saturday 28th April 2018 @ 7.30pm JOE TOPPING & SCOTT POLEY We welcome back Liverpudlians Joe Topping and Scott Poley. In my opinion, Joe is the best male singer we have had singing for us at Grayshott in the seven years we've been going. He also happens to be a brilliant guitar player, a fabulous song writer and what's more, he's a really nice guy. Scott Poley is an exceptional guitarist and pedal steel guitar player who has played on…

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May 2018

Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS?

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£6.60

For Fans Of: Black Lips, Le Tigre, The Go Go's Described by DiS as "carnival-ready, synth-powered garage rock"; this is the perfect band to drink a beer and get down and boogie to. Taking influences from 60s girl groups, punk rock, surrealist movies, and of course, exercise Queen Jane Fonda; the groups latest release Jazzebelle 1984/1988 is an upbeat, pop-driven number guaranteed to get the heart-rate going.

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Swedish Death Candy

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£5.50

Swedish Death Candy officially state that they are from London, and whilst that is technically true at this time, their individual heritage is somewhat different; drummer Marco Ninni and guitarist Francesco Codardo are from Italy, bassist Jiwoon Wang is from South Korea, leaving just singer/guitarist Louis Perry as the only member actually hailing from London. Louis explains that the band formed whilst studying together at University, ‘Jiwoon and I have been playing together in bands for years, we started off…

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The Waterboys

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
G Live, Guildford, London Road
Guildford, Surrey GU1 2AA United Kingdom
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WEDNESDAY 2 MAY 2018, 8PM The Waterboys return with their extended 7 piece band, for the 2nd leg of their current UK tour in support of their new critically acclaimed double album Out Of All This Blue, which entered the UK album charts at No. 8, their highest chart position since 1993. Ever since Mike Scott first brought The Waterboys to public attention their career has been marked by storied departures. Staking out bold, new territory with fresh approaches and inspirational collaborators has been the…

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FastLove – A Tribute to George Michael at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

May 4
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Direct from London's West End, get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar in the all new production, Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael (Friday 4 May).  This is a spellbinding experience you don't want to miss.  You'll be getting up (to get down) to all your favourite songs: Careless Whisper, Freedom, Faith, Father Figure, Outside, Jesus To A Child, and many more. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are…

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Indoor Pets

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£9.30

fka Get Inuit Indoor Pets play dirty pop music and are from the Kent.

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Jez Lowe

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£12.00

A double nomination in the 2015 BBC Folk Awards – for best singer and best new song – was a timely reminder of Jez Lowe’s standing in the UK folk and acoustic music scene. Not only he is one of the busiest live performers in the country, but his songs are among the most widely sung by other performers, whether by long-established acts like Fairport Convention, The Dubliners and Bob Fox, or by the new breed of stars like The…

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Thank You for the Music – The Ultimate Tribute to ABBA at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

May 5
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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An international smash-hit tribute show, Thank You for the Music – The Ultimate Tribute to ABBA (Saturday 5 May) brings all of ABBA’s number one hits to the stage in a production like no other. The hugely popular show combines the unmistakable harmonies, colourful costumes and dazzling performances by an all-star cast that’ll have you thanking ABBA for the music again and again! Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are on sale now!…

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Emma Stevens

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£13.70

2017 sees the hugely talented British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emma Stevens release and tour her third album ‘To My Roots’, a collection of songs inspired by the eclectic mix of music she grew up listening to. Everything from James Taylor through Paul Simon to The Dixie Chicks, The Corrs, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley. “I love country music and was lucky enough to spend a month in Nashville recently writing, collaborating and immersing myself in the culture”. Life has been…

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Poly-Math

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£7.10

Polymath are a Brighton based Instrumental Math band. Drawing influence from the likes of Battles, ASIWYFA, Santana etc . Polymath are all glitchy, off-kilter guitars and shifting time signatures.

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Bellevue Days

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£7.10

BELLEVUE DAYS Croydon 4 Piece - Bellevue Days recalls The Xcerts as their most boisterous, Manchester Orchestra at their most anthemic, and Weezer at their perfect-pop-crunch best. Listen: soundcloud.com/bellevue-days BEST OF ENEMIES "Newcomers Best of Enemies definitely show a maturity to their writing style, with huge choruses and soaring melodies" - Shout It Loud Reviews. Best of Enemies have gained national support & regular airtime from several iconic radio stations over their career including Kerrang! Radio Fresh Blood DJ Alex…

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Sam Fender

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£9.30

Sam Fender burst on to the scene with debut single ‘Play God’ in March 2017 and was hailed as one of Annie Mac’s New Names on Radio 1. Sam’s grit and fresh lyrical take on modern society stand him out from a busy genre and display an insight beyond his years. He picked up the guitar at the age of 8 and the Newcastle native first made a name for himself on the live circuit some years later, securing support…

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A Right Royal Romance – a concert to celebrate the Royal wedding

May 17 - May 19
Nomad Theatre, Bishopsmead Parade
East Horsely, Surrey KT24 6RT United Kingdom
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£12.00

A Right Royal Romance A concert of romantic songs from the shows to celebrate the Royal wedding, presented to you by BLOS! Musical Director: Selena Hegarty Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 May at 7.30 Tickets: £12 - call 01483 284747 or book online. With songs from composers such as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Gilbert and Sullivan, Franz Lehár, Leonard Bernstein. Enjoy hearing musical numbers from the shows you love... Oklahoma, Les Miserables, The Phantom of The…

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Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£14.25

Back in 1983, Barry White (a.k.a. Barrence Whitfield) and Peter Greenberg were working at Nuggets, a record store, in Kenmore Square in Boston. Greenberg, who had previously played guitar in DMZ and The Customs, had recently quit his job playing guitar with Lyres and had begun to form an instrumental Rock n’ Roll band with ex-Lyres Phil Lenker on bass, Howie Ferguson (and Real Kids too) on drums. Once Barry White began some impromptu singing at the record store, Barrence…

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ROCK 4 REFUGEES

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£10

Come and join us for a mini festival raising much needed funds for Dorking Refugee Support and Refugee Community Kitchen. There will be an array of bands/musicians, some fun activities including an art area, raffle, face painting and new this year a speakers corner featuring various local speakers/performers. LINE UP NOW RELEASED!! UK ID LEVI SOUNDATION EVERYONE JUST KNOWS ANNA NEALE AND RAMI SOUR KIX BLIND RIVER HKAY B2B TRACED PALATINE QUARTET EMILIA QUINN UK ID https://www.facebook.com/ukidband/ http://www.ukidband.com/ UK:ID are…

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Chali 2Na & Krafty Kuts

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£17.00

Chali 2na is an American rapper with over 25 years in the business, widely recognised as one of hip-hop's most distinctive and best loved voices. A founding member of the legendary rap group Jurassic 5, as well salsa funk band Ozomatl, Chali 2na has also featured with a huge range of other artists, all whilst finding time to branch out into acting and painting. As chronicled by his famous "Fish Market" mix tapes, Chali 2na has collaborated with a huge…

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Iain Ballamy “Molecatcher”

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Pavilion, Guildford and Godalming Rugby Club, Guildford Road
Godalming, Surrey GU7 3DH United Kingdom
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£14

ECM recording artist Iain Ballamy is recognised internationally as an outstanding and original musician and is one of the UK’s most widely acclaimed saxophonists and jazz composers. A rare opportunity to hear Iain in his home town of Guildford with his new trio, Molecatcher, featuring award winning young guitarist Rob Luft and Conor Chaplin on bass. An outstanding evening of live jazz in an intimate jazz club. Seating is cabaret style, tickets available in advance or on the door.

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Gareth Williams Trio – Tribute to Tony Bennett & Bill Evans

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£14

One of the most intensely creative, dynamic and exciting performers on the UK scene, Gareth Williams has been receiving increasing critical and public acclaim since becoming a professional musician in the early 90s. Described as “jewel of a player... spinning out luminous introductions and codas” by Jazziz Magazine (USA), Gareth has dazzled audiences not only by his virtuoso approach to the piano, but he has increasingly been gaining recognition for his vocal talents, brought to the fore tonight for this…

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Vinyl Staircase

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£6.00

Vinyl Staircase have just released their new "Self titled" EP, featuring the recent singles "Cherry" and "Last I heard". Premiered via Paste Magazine, DIY and So Young Magazine. “Rays of gleaming psych guitars chime over stamping drums and gorgeous lyrics” – NME “I’ve got riff pie all over my face after listening to this. Slaying it!” - Phil Taggart BBC Radio 1 “Serene and blissful … euphoric sound" – The Line Of Best Fit “Like Television but with fat distortion…

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The Lovely Eggs

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11.50

"You won't hear another band like this between now and the end of the millennium. The lovely eggs are just brilliant!"- Huw Stephens, Radio One The Lovely Eggs are an underground punk rock duo from northern England. They have a fierce punk rock ethos that music should have no rules. For Holly and David being in a band is a way of life. True to this, they live the way they play. Fiercely, constantly in search of the good times.…

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Bully

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£9.00

In rock - as in life - change is unavoidable, often painful, but ultimately necessary, and Alicia Bognanno and her band Bully have dealt with a lot of it since their debut record Feels Like hit in 2015. Now with a new label and another couple years worth of life experience, the 12 new songs on Losing feel like perfect anthems for a generation still learning to harness the power of resistance. With a vocal style that is as pretty…

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THE CHAMELEONS VOX: 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF SCRIPT OF THE BRIDGE

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£18.10

The Chameleons, a four-piece hailing from the suburb of Middleton, just four-and-a-half miles outside the city of Manchester. Having formed in 1981, the band released their first 45 'In Shreds' on CBS Records the following year only to find themselves dropped after one single over alleged artistic differences between themselves and the label. While not exactly seen as the end of the world at the time - independent labels had been on the rise since the dawning of punk -…

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June 2018

The Districts

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£13.70

The Districts are a band that exists in the moment. Described by close friends and girlfriends as a well oiled machine, filthily cult like, and also “normal dudes.” The Philadelphia four-piece channels its long-forged bonds into visceral, explosive genre blurring music. Informed equally by arrangements and dynamics, and a focus on lyrics, they take inspiration from a broad range of sounds and places. They are constantly evolving and hard to pin down. From their self released LP “Telephone,” to their…

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The Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£13.70

In early 2016, the release of Talk Tight put Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever on the map with glowing reviews from SPIN, Stereogum, and Pitchfork, praising them as stand-outs even among the fertile landscape of Melbourne music. Chock full of snappy riffs, spritely drumming and quick-witted wordplay, Talk Tight was praised “for the precision of their melodies, the streamlined sophistication of their arrangements, and the undercurrent of melancholy that motivates every note.” (Pitchfork) Born from late night jam sessions in singer/guitarist…

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Loire Funk All Stars! @ The Pavilion

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Pavilion, Guildford and Godalming Rugby Club, Guildford Road
Godalming, Surrey GU7 3DH United Kingdom
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£14

An evening of Jazz Funk from the Loire All Stars, playing the sound and grooves of the late 70’s and early 80’s funk heydey, including classic Herbie Hancock, John Scofield, Wayne Shorter, and Weather Report. Expect solid funk grooves from the bass and drums team of Flo Moore and Tristan Mailliot, providing the underpinning for the amazing soloing skills of Gareth Lockrane on flute, Will Barry on keys and Mark Ridout on guitar.

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Jazz in the Park in aid of GUTS

June 24 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Loseley Park Guildford, GU3 1HS United Kingdom + Google Map
£12

An evening of live jazz in aid of the bowel cancer charity GUTS in the beautiful setting of the walled garden at Loseley Park. Featuring the Director of the Ronnie Scott's Big Band, Pete Long and his Quintet, the programme includes a jazz arrangement of Holst's The Planets, a tribute to the great "King of Swing" Benny Goodman, plus an opening set from the Farnham Big Band. Bring a picnic and your favourite tipple and spread out on the lawns…

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Alex Curtis Quartet featuring Dave O’Higgins

June 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£14

Since forming in 2016, the highly enthusiastic audience reactions to the concerts of the Alex Curtis band bear testimony to how well the band works together in this setting. Drawing on a whole range of influences, they demonstrate outstanding musicianship and very strong collective writing skills. Expect highly original arrangements/compositions, heavy grooves and plenty of exciting group interaction. Featuring special guest, Dave O'Higgins on tenor sax. Twice winner of Best Tenor Sax at the British Jazz Awards, saxophonist Dave O’Higgins…

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The Project

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£4.90

The Project is a monthly youth music showcase giving emerging artists a platform to perform and hone their live performance skills. If you're a young performer, come join our online community here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/573033376167073/

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Live Wire: The AC/DC Show

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£13.50

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show. The unique six-man tribute to rock music’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls’ and over two hours of High Voltage Rock ‘n’ Roll. The AC/DC story is over forty years in the making, with two specific eras and the band cover both these as always with both ‘Dave’ Bon Scott and ‘Podge’ Brian Johnson present to take you on the Rock and Roll train for a night to remember.

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The Chantry Singers Summer Concert with award winning folk duo Ninebarrow

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St Nicolas Church, Bury Street
Guildford, Surrey GU2 4AW United Kingdom
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£14

Nine Barrow and Chantry Singers Poster         CHANTRY SINGERS NEXT CONCERT 30 JUNE 2018 A concert by award-winning folk duo NINEBARROW and The Chantry Singers, featuring unique performances of original songs arranged by conductor Roy Rashbrook. Come and hear a fresh take on the choral and folk traditions, in music that is deeply rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. This will take place as part of Guildford Summer Festival on Saturday 30th June…

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July 2018

The Doors Alive

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£17.00

The Doors Alive are the #1 tribute band to legendary, sixties, Californian rock gurus, The Doors.

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The Daniel Wakeford Experience

July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£13.70

Pure and ecstatic pop from a charismatic and honest individual. Daniel Wakeford is a singer-songwriter from the UK's burgeoning learning disabled music scene, based in Brighton. Daniel has been writing and recording music since 2009. He has amassed an impressive back catalogue, in excess of 60 songs. "A legend and an inspiration" - Marc Riley, BBC 6Music

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Josh Rouse

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£17.00

“Like a baseball player who quietly hits 30 home runs every year or a golfer who regularly finishes in the Top Ten, Josh Rouse's continued streak of excellence is easy to ignore and maybe even downplay a little” -- Tim Sendra, Allmusic.com You don’t have to work hard to enjoy Rouse’s music. His songs present themselves to you with an open heart, an innate intelligence and an absolute lack of pretension. They are clear-eyed, empathetic and penetrating. Without pandering, they…

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This is The Kit

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£18.10

This Is The Kit - the musical project which holds exceptional Paris-via-Bristol songwriter Kate Stables close to its heart - have earned the adoration of peers including Guy Garvey, The National and Sharon van Etten. Their new album and Rough Trade debut, 'Moonshine Freeze', is undoubtedly their most compelling and accomplished to date. Produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey, M Ward, Perfume Genius), it began in the immediate wake of its predecessor, 'Bashed Out', when days after coming off tour…

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September 2018

The Wedding Present

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£22.50

The Wedding Present was born in Leeds, in the UK, in 1985 with the release of the debut single GO OUT AND GET EM’ BOY! and the band’s first album, GEORGE BEST, followed a couple of years later. With the early releases on their own label, the band acquired a reputation for bittersweet, breathtakingly honest love songs immersed in whirlwind guitars, so it was quite extraordinary that they decided to explore traditional Eastern European folk music for their major label…

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A Band Called Malice – The Definitive Tribute to The Jam

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11.50

Rapidly becoming the UK's most popular tribute to The Jam, you are guaranteed to be taken right back to the late 70s/early 80s as the band recreates hit after hit of The Jam, one of the most influential and iconic bands in music history. With a wealth of experience, the band is committed to giving a performance that is both energetic and authentic capturing the essence of the Woking 3! Expect to hear all the classics such as "That's Entertainment",…

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