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January Thu 23 January
@ The Lamb
WINTERBEATS

Soulful electronica and wonky hip hop performed live by Crewdson, Alphabets Heaven (one of the UK's best producers comes to Lewes for the first time) and friends. Free entry.

Support local live music!

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Fri 24 January
@ The Lamb
MONSTER GROOVE NIGHT!

Friday 24th Jan 2020 at the Lamb
8 until Late

Once a month they come to the Lamb with a fantastic playlist and a high class live act. This Friday the joint will be jumpin' to the STEVIE WATTS TRIO. Stevie is one of the UK's finest keyboard players. He has... more

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@ The Royal Oak
DJ Julianjules playing beats in the bar on the Jamo 365's - expect to hear an eclectic mix of tunes from quality house/breakbeat to funk, soul, reggae, old school hip-hop, pubstep and more.. 100% dancefloor friendly and totally free!
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Sat 25 January
@ The Elephant and Castle
Dom Prag (www.domprag.com) is a fine, compelling young singer & stylish guitarist with a wide range of traditional & more recent songs from Richard Thompson, Christy Moore & Paul Davenport, plus some intelligent & varied songs of his own.

Dom will give us two forty-five minute spots and... more

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@ The Lamb
TRIBUTE TO THE CONTENDERS

Saturday 25th January 2020. 8 until Late

The original Contenders have priced themselves out of our range but fortunately we have managed to book the premier Contender's tribute band. They play all of the material associated with Lewes's Fab 4 and dress... more

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Sun 26 January
@ The Con Club
PAM AND DE FEMMES + AIRHEADS

Pam and de Femmes are a four-part female multilingual harmony group, supported by three more musicians playing bass, cahon, ukulele, accordion and violin. They're led by the renowned Pam Hewitt.

From the Caribbean to the Balkans and back and to Argentina... more

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@ St Pancras Church
Händel Concerto Grosso op.6 no.2, Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Beethoven Romance in F, solo violin, Maeve Jenknison, Grieg The Last Spring op.34, Rutter, Suite for Strings on British Folk Tunes
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@ The Lamb
PELICAN ASSEMBLY
Sunday 26th Jan 2020
Between 8 and 10 30 pm

Gabriella Romano brings her Metro Kitsch Jazz outfit to the Lamb.

Cocktails and peanuts all round!

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Fri 31 January
@ The Lamb
VICTORY THROUGH SOUND

The 31st will be a date to remember!

VICTORY THROUGH SOUND is a high quality indie band from Brighton They have two releases, Circus Girl E.P. and Valencia, with an album release planned for 2019. Andy features as guest guitarist on Lester Square's current album... more

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February Sat 01 February
@ The Lamb
SKA TOONS will be bringing joy to the Lamb of Lewes - and Lewes generally - on Saturday 1 February, as a brief glimpse of sun through the grey clouds of winter, in their characteristic skanktankulous mode...

Come and join in!
Saturday 1st February
8 till late

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@ The Con Club
Paul-Ronney Angel and his family of superbly talented musical miscreants return with their special Bourbon Soaked Gypsy Blues Bop'n'Stroll.

The Urban Voodoo Machine is a collective of shadowy, London based, ne'er do wells, led by Norwegian born songwriter/frontman Paul-Ronney Angel.... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Lewes musicians & singers Vic & Tina Smith (wwwusers.globalnet.co.uk/~tinvic) of the Sussex Pistols & Folk at the Royal Oak bring a multi-media show celebrating our feathered friends in song, tune, verse & folklore, with many illustrations. The live performance will be interspersed with a few... more
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Sun 02 February
@ Other venue
Händel Concerto Grosso op.6 no.2, Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Beethoven Romance in F, solo violin, Maeve Jenknison, Grieg The Last Spring op.34, Rutter, Suite for Strings on British Folk Tunes
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Fri 07 February
@ The Con Club
Groove Hoover performing hit songs from a wide range of genre-defining artists, such as Thin Lizzy, Steely Dan, Eagles, AC/DC, Fleetwood Mac and many, many more.

Groove Hoover seamlessly capture the timeless essence of Classic Rock through their impeccable attention to detail, whether that... more

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Sat 08 February
@ The Elephant and Castle
Sound Tradition (www.soundtradition.co.uk) are an a cappella folk foursome (David, Linda, Catherine & Moose) singing in glorious harmony. Their varied repertoire ranges from lively chorus songs to lilting ballads, & from medieval time to the modern day, but always with the flavours of the English... more
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Sat 15 February
@ The Elephant and Castle
Martyn (https://dandadesign.co.uk/about/) has a spellbindingly beautiful voice & sings old & new songs from the British Isles & Australia, where he worked on a sheep station. He adds a sprinkling of anecdotes & monologues, & delicate guitar accompaniment.. He’s a festival headliner. Iris... more
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@ The Con Club
Dictionary Pudding - Live music promotions present: -

A genuinely unique talent, Damo Suzuki found fame after krautrock legends CAN found him busking in the streets of 70s Cologne. Immediately drafting him in to replace Malcolm Mooney, the band, oft-considered one of the single greatest... more

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@ The Swan Inn
Fruitful Soundsystem at The Swan - special guest DJs. Expect Afro, Soul, Disco & House music. Strictly vinyl. Free entry. 9pm start. Bring a smile.
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Sun 16 February
@ The Con Club
Dictionary Pudding - Live music promotions present: Martin Carthy

For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm... more

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Thu 20 February Fri 21 February
@ The Con Club
Presented by Modern Age Music: - Nashville, USA's Sam Lewis plays a special live show at Con Club on 21st February 2020 as part of his UK and EU tour.

With rich soulful vocals, well-crafted songs, roots country and blue-eyed soul Sam Lewis is connecting the dots. Whether crossing genres or... more

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Sat 22 February
@ The Con Club
Black Rabbit Productions & TLF Presents: The Original John Rossall Glitter Band

The Glitter Band were without doubt one of the most popular and influential exponents of the 1970's Glam Rock phenomena. Formed by John Rossall in 1972 from the embers of the highly successful Boston... more

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@ The Royal Oak
Latin Beats & Balearic Treats
We are delighted to welcome back the fabulous Los Twangueros!

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Understory (https://understory.band/) are three fine young musicians from England & Scotland: Heather McAslan (mandolin, piano, words) John Sandall (little fiddle, big fiddles, stringy things) & Tom Evans (accordion, slide guitar, feet, potentially anything). They grew up absorbing folk tunes... more
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Sun 23 February
@ The Con Club
"Sundays in the Bar" afternoons are on the last Sunday of each month from 3:30 to 5:30 pm with FREE ENTRY for all and feature a truly eclectic mix of music. For February we are very pleased to present the return of the Arcelia Trio.

Soulful, lo-fi folk , ARCELIA combine original songwriting,... more

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Thu 27 February
@ The Con Club
Best known for his high energy full band shows, it is something of a rare treat to catch Billy Rowan, aka The Undercover Hippy, giving an intimate solo performance. It offers an opportunity to hear the songs in their rawest form, up close and personal, and to really connect with the lyrics and the... more
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Fri 28 February
@ All Saints Centre
Funk, Soul and Reggae music for grown up dance lovers. Half price bar before 8.30pm. Great party atmosphere and visuals.
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Sat 29 February
@ The Con Club
Global Beats Presents: Mad Professor Live Dub Show. Support by Sir Coxsone Outernational Sound with Lloyd Coxsone

He might be called MAD PROFESSOR, but he is one of the sanest working musicians around. In his long and accomplished career, this globally acclaimed dub talent has amassed a fine... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Jim (www.jim-murray.co.uk) a founder member of Hedgehog Pie, plays guitar & sings songs from Tyneside & ones he's written in his local style. The songs are often humorous, always inventive & ingenious, & often with a social point to make. Jim's son Luke plays fiddle. They are joined by The Too Good... more
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March Sat 07 March
@ All Saints Centre
Directed by Andrew Sherwood. Pre concert talk by Peter Copley 7.10pm. Mozart Divertimento in Bb K137, Phil Baker Veilings 2 for Flute and Strings, 1st performance, solo flute Anne Hodgson, Peta Crompton, New work for bassoon, viola and strings, solo bassoon Ian Glen, solo viola, Ellie Blackshaw.... more
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Narthen are Jim Causley (Devil’s Interval, Mawkin Causley) Barry Coope (Coope Boyes & Simpson) Jo Freya (Blowzabella, Moirai) & Fi Fraser (The Old-Fashioned, Polka Works). They offer songs to touch your heart, make you think, & thrill your ears. They are known for their 4-part harmony, but also... more
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@ The Elephant and Castle
Narthen are Jim Causley (Devil’s Interval, Mawkin Causley) Barry Coope (Coope Boyes & Simpson) Jo Freya (Blowzabella, Moirai) & Fi Fraser (The Old-Fashioned, Polka Works). They offer songs to touch your heart, make you think, & thrill your ears. They are known for their 4-part harmony, but also... more
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Sat 14 March
@ The Elephant and Castle
Jack Rutter (www.jackruttermusic.com) is a fine young singer of traditional songs, accompanying brilliantly on guitar, bouzouki & duet concertina. Kathryn Tickell writes of his CD 'Gold of Scar & Shale' , ‘In the spirit of the old traditional singers, Jack Rutter takes a song, shapes it, lives... more
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Sun 15 March
@ St Pancras Church
Telemann, Concerto in A for 4 violins, Sammartini Concerto in F for recorder, soloist Piers Adams descant recorder, Elgar, Serenade for Strings, Crispin Ward, A Celtic Concerto for Recorder and Strings, soloist Piers Adams, recorder
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Sat 21 March
@ The Elephant and Castle
Emily & Hazel Askew (askewsisters.co.uk) are two of the foremost performers & interpreters of English folk music. They both sing. Between them they play fiddle, melodeon, concertina & cello.

Their live performances brim with the depth and connection not only of two sisters, but also of two... more

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Fri 27 March
@ The Con Club
Modern Age Music is pleased to present: Jake Morrell

Jake Morrell could have come straight out of Nashville, or even from the Californian sunshine, as his music suggests; but Jake is from Norfolk, England!?

Jake was 'discovered' by Dermot O'Leary, who featured him on his Radio 2... more

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Sat 28 March
@ The Elephant and Castle
Dublin-born Daoirì is a fine singer of Irish traditional song & turns the bouzouki into a force of nature, with a range from powerful to subtle & always in sympathy with the song. He began singing in the famous Góilin Singers Club & has accompanied Christy Moore, Dónal Luny, Martin Hayes, Dennis... more
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Sun 29 March
@ Seaford Baptist Church
Telemann, Concerto in A for 4 violins, Sammartini Concerto in F for recorder, soloist Piers Adams descant recorder, Elgar, Serenade for Strings, Crispin Ward, A Celtic Concerto for Recorder and Strings, soloist Piers Adams, recorder
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@ The Con Club
Dictionary Pudding Present: LIVE DEAD '69 performing the Grateful Dead "Europe 72" album & more.

Live Dead '69 are: Tom Constanten (original Grateful Dead pianist), Tom has been inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and was essential to Grateful Dead's first 2 experimental... more

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@ The Con Club
Dictionary Pudding Present: LIVE DEAD '69 performing the Grateful Dead "Europe 72" album & more.

Live Dead '69 are: Tom Constanten (original Grateful Dead pianist), Tom has been inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and was essential to Grateful Dead's first 2 experimental... more

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April Sat 04 April
@ The Con Club
Global Beats presents: Adrian Sherwood (On U Sound) Plus support

ADRIAN SHERWOOD (born 1958 in London) is an English record producer best known for his work with dub music as well as for remixing a number of popular acts such as Coldcut, Depeche Mode, The Woodentops, Primal Scream, Pop Will... more

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Sat 18 April
@ The Con Club
Dictionary Pudding - Live music promotions present -

The Monochrome Set consist of, original Monochrome Set members, Bid (Guitar/Vocals) and Andy Warren (bass) with John Paul Moran (keyboards) and Mike Urban, who was previously in the band in the early 90s, on drums, The Monochrome Set... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
JIB are Jim Mageean & Ingrid & Barrie Temple, three terrific singers from the North-East. All have a powerful & extensive repertoire of sea songs & shanties, some traditional & some written by Barrie. They generate mighty, ringing vocal harmonies & are much in demand at maritime & other... more
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Thu 23 April
@ The Con Club
Dictionary Pudding Present: Martha Tilston

'Martha Tilston has carved her niche with sharp, original songs that dissect the modern world. It is an engrossing set.. She captures both the harshness and enchantment of life, with the salt of sea air almost palpable.' The Guardian

7:30pm -... more

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Sat 25 April
@ The Elephant and Castle
Ben is a natural & scintillating musician who has been playing the fiddle music of the USA, Sweden & Ireland since he was six. He has toured widely with his father Tom Paley, The Long Hill Ramblers, Tab Hunter, The New Deal String Band & Sarah Grey & Kieron Means. He has recorded with Damon Albarn,... more
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Sun 26 April May Sun 17 May June Sun 14 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Candle lit concert.
Sussex Flutes. Music for flute quartet.
Includes Barry Mills, Flute quartet, second performance.

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Sun 21 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Candle lit concert.
Sussex Flutes. String Quartet from Musicians of All Saints, Haydn String quartet op. 33 no 5, Ellie Blackshaw, New work, EJ. Moeran, String quartet in A minor

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July Sat 04 July
@ All Saints Centre
Directed by Ian Morgan Williams. Pre concert talk by Peter Copley. Bach Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, soloists Stuart Deeks, Inga Franks, Ian Morgan Williams Some East Music, 2nd performance, Alison Kay, Knot for Strings, 1st performance of the revised version. Warlock Serenade for strings,... more
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