Original, alternative music gig listings

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Next gigs in Ipswich, Felixstowe, Colchester, Stowmarket, Bury St.Edmunds and nearby!

Date/Time Artists Flyer Music Category
08/12/2019
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Turin Brakes + Kevin Pearce
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1NF, United Kingdom
This gig is for a standing audience The estimable London 4-piece Turin Brakes are delighted...

Turin Brakes
13/12/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fjorten (album launch) + Ipswich Creatives Meet Up + Guy Cry Club
The Smokehouse, 6 South Street, Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 3NU, United Kingdom
Phonographica has teamed up with Led Creatives and Guy Cry Club to bring you a...

fjorten ipswich creatives meetup
13/12/2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Underline the Sky + Reno and Rome + The Baskervilles + Third Degree
Mecca Bingo, Lloyds Avenue, Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 3HT, United Kingdom
Underline The Sky return for their largest Ipswich headline Christmas show yet! Underline The Sky...

underline the sky and reno and rome
13/12/2019
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Elimination +Elyrean + Dismanibus
The Soundhouse, 2-4 Crouch Street, Colchester Essex, CO3 3ES, United Kingdom
Thrash metal maniacs Elimination are once again back in Colchester for a night of head...

elimination metal gig flyer
13/12/2019
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Nine Below Zero
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1NF, United Kingdom
"Are We There Yet?" 40th Anniversary Tour One of the UK's finest Rhythm & Blues...

Nine Below Zero
13/12/2019
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Blooms + Volume 22 + The Meffs + Ransoms + Rosalind Harniess
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1DN, United Kingdom


Blooms
14/12/2019
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Kursk + Dirty Donations + Colina Pearl + Indifferent Engine + Broken Soul + Heidi C Music + Red Glass + Sicarix / Ethan Frost + Stephanie Tia
Copas Bar, Sea Road, Felixstowe Suffolk, IP11 2DN, United Kingdom
Deadsoul Promotions Presents Bands in the Sand - Felixstowe - Winter Special DIY Music Festival...

bands in the sand
14/12/2019
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Not Beaten Yet + Exit 13 + Slap Happy + Sarah Leggett + Sundaze + Curtis Cronin
Brewers Arms, 15-20 Orford Street, Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 3NS, United Kingdom
Hey folks!! Our final two acts to announce are Not Beaten Yet and Exit 13....

behind the nut 2
14/12/2019
7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Dekkertones
The Kingfisher, 301 Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich Suffolk, IP2 0QX, United Kingdom
XMAS SKA PARTY!!! With the return of the brilliant DEKKERTONES One of the best ska,...

Dekkertones ska gig poster
14/12/2019 - 15/12/2019
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
[Waxmus Xmas Party]
The Steamboat Tavern, 78 New Cut West, Ipswich Suffolk, IP2 8HW, United Kingdom
WAXMUS returns on Sat 14th Dec 8pm-late at The Steamboat. FREE ENTRY - we will...

waxmus
14/12/2019 - 15/12/2019
8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Freedom Faction + Disowned + Smart Alex
The County, 29 St Helens Street, Ipswich Suffolk, IP4 1HH, United Kingdom
Cambridge punks Freedom Faction plus Disowned and Smart Alex, free entry!

Freedom Faction flyer
20/12/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
East Town Pirates + JS & the Buccaneers + Fisti Kuffs
The Steamboat Tavern, 78 New Cut West, Ipswich Suffolk, IP2 8HW, United Kingdom
The annual ETP Christmas gig is confirmed! We are delighted to bring you pirates, buccaneers...

east town pirates Christmas flyer
20/12/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Menagerie + Mawhrin Skel + Gutsa + Supermerger + B.A.P.S + Heavy Plant + Jack Hammond + As the Man Do
The Smokehouse, 6 South Street, Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 3NU, United Kingdom
We are here as an aural warning. Staying safe is not an option. New Noise...

nosie gig poster
21/12/2019
7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Woodbridge Yule-tide Eco Party Ft. DJ Hewsin000 & Fete Accomplis
The Longshed, 15 Tidemill Way, Ipswich Suffolk, IP12 1FP, United Kingdom
Inviting you to a “gathering of the clans”. Celebrating Solstice -the earth festival associated with...

woodbridge solstice eco party
21/12/2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
John Cooper Clarke + Martin Newell + Luke Wright + Ross Sutherland
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1NF, United Kingdom
CHRISTMAS POETRY BASH WITH JOHN COOPER CLARKE, MARTIN NEWELL, LUKE WRIGHT & ROSS SUTHERLAND The...

John Cooper Clarke
21/12/2019 - 22/12/2019
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Beans On Toast 'The Inevitable Train Wreck'
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1DN, United Kingdom
A TWM LIVE! PRESENTATION IN ASSOCIATION WITH THIS IS NOW AGENCY Beans on Toast -...

beans on toast
22/12/2019
12:00 am
The Blockheads
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1NF, United Kingdom
A Colchester Arts Centre Fundraiser This gig is for a standing audience The Blockheads are...

blockheads
22/12/2019
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
A band called Malice + Jack the Lad + DJ Dr Ska
The Railway, 243 Foxhall Road, Ipswich Suffolk, IP3 8LG, United Kingdom
THE RAILWAYS ALTERNATIVE XMAS PARTY 2019!!! With the brilliant Jam Tribute...A BAND CALLED MALICE plus...

Band called Malice poster
31/12/2019 - 01/01/2020
9:00 pm - 1:30 am
NYE Party with New Town Kings + Pet Needs
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1NF, United Kingdom
This gig is a Colchester Arts Centre Fundraiser! New Town Kings are a 9 piece Ska...

new town kings
25/01/2020
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jah Wobble & The Invaders of the Heart
Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester Essex, CO1 1NF, United Kingdom
This gig is for a standing audience. Over the past four decades, Jah Wobble has...

Jah Wobble
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