Event listings and gig guide for the coming month

A what's on gig guide for live music, plus arts & entertainment in the West Midlands.

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Sunday 30 April 2017

Mentallica - 20th Anniversary Tour + Motorkill Motorhead Tribute
The Iron Road, Evesham

Lazy Sunday Afternoon with Tim McCormick (4pm)
The Red Lion, Evesham

Dave Onions (4pm)
The Prince of Wales, Ledbury

Roving Crows at Eastnor Chilli Festival
Eastnor Castle, Ledbury

TAKE THAT V THE JERSEY BOYS
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

2 TONE REVIEW
The Wharf, Stourport-on-Severn

King Solomon In The Snakepit // Album Release
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Mad Mick!
The Swan (Barbourne), Worcester

ARKFEST MARTIN THORNE AND CO, GLYN MARTIN, ROUGH SIX AND DNA
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

Neil Ivison
The Swan with two Nicks, Worcester

Martin Harley
St Swithun's Institute Hal, Worcester

The Raintrees (5:30pm)
The Chestnut, Worcester

Upton Folk Festival
Upton Folk Festival, Upton-upon-Severn

TOBY
The Red Lion, Bromsgrove

The Follicles Live
Horn and Trumpet, Bewdley

Electric Church with Gaf Franks
The Cotswold Inn, Cheltenham

King Solomon, Troy Ellis, Emmy Fearon,
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

ArkFest: Groovey Head, The Dirt Harry Band, Cantaloop
Malvern Cube, Malvern

ArkFest: The Madi Simpson Trio, Roving Crows
Elmslie House, Malvern

ArkFest: Jennifer Ludlow, Polly Edwards, Carol Lee Sampsom
The Nags Head, Malvern

ArkFest: Lou Clark, Mike skilbeck, Billie Stone, Rachel Stone, Steve Linforth, Amanda Stone
The Unicorn, Malvern

ArkFest: Pearl and the Rough Dimonds, Gazza T & Tone Tanner, Ray Stroud, Ray Mytton Band (4pm)
The Reatreat, Malvern

Ray & Paul
Three Kings Inn, Hanley Castle

Monday 01 May 2017

THE INNOCENT (5pm)
The Wharf, Stourport-on-Severn

Upton Folk Festival
Upton Folk Festival, Upton-upon-Severn

Glos Uni Battle Of The Bands
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Upton Folk Festival see www.uptonfolk.org
Town Centre, Upton-upon-Severn

Open mic with Pete Kelly from 2pm till 5pm
Queens Head, Wolverley

Roving Crows
Eastnor Chilli Festival, Eastnor

Tuesday 02 May 2017

Kidderminster College presents Neil Murray + Ley Lines
Worley's at The Swan, Stourbridge

Corinne West
The Roses, Tewkesbury

OPEN MIC New Open Mic with Andy Lindsey of Journeyman every first Tuesday
The Millers Arms, Pershore

Sally Live Music 3.00pm
Gardeners Arms, Droitwich

Wednesday 03 May 2017

ELEVENSES
Palace Theatre, Redditch

Luckless
The Prince Albert, Stroud

Hellensmusic Festival see hellensmusic.com
HELLENS MANOR, Much Marcle

Thursday 04 May 2017

Fraser Lepford
Tank, Gloucester

Eddie Martin
The Prince of Wales, Ledbury

Kettle Of Fish
Stroud Brewery, Stroud

Area 8
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Gaz Brookfield, Jake Martin and BSydes
The Prince Albert, Stroud

Hellensmusic Festival see hellensmusic.com
HELLENS MANOR, Much Marcle

Surprise Attacks presents: Qujaku (Japan), Esuna, Insomnichord
The Firefly, Worcester

2000 Trees Showcase, feat. All Ears Avow
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Berkeley Square
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

The Phil Beer Band
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Friday 05 May 2017

The Troubadours
The Red Lion, Evesham

Dizzy Lizzy /Thin Lizzy tribute band
New Tardebigge, Redditch

Elmore Row
Sadlers Brewhouse & Bar - The Lye, Stourbridge

The Bourbon Alley Blue Band
Worley's at The Swan, Stourport-on-Severn

THE SKA STUDS
The Wharf, Stourport-on-Severn

CHER V P!NK
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

WAAJU
The Prince Albert, Stroud

Dave Onions
Cock and Magpie, Bewdley

The Connor Maher Quartet
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

James Carr & The Comrades
The Swan, Cheltenham

THE CELTIC TENORS
The Courtyard, Hereford

The Del Ray Rockets
Saracens Head, Worcester

Luke Doherty Band
The Millers Arms, Pershore

The Breath
Stroud Valleys Artspace, Stroud

Rule No1
Drummonds, Worcester

Happy Bones, MC Junkie, Junior Weeb, Mad Love, nth Cave
Rowing Club, Worcester

THE RELAXOS
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

Locked & Loaded UK
The Red Man, Kidderminster

Hellensmusic Festival see hellensmusic.com
HELLENS MANOR, Much Marcle

Ignition Presents Unhinged. XVII, Aversion & Life Against Time
The Boars Head, Kidderminster

The Skints, The Tuts
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Mr H - Blues
Reet Petite, Leominster

CROSSTOWN
Queens Head, Wolverley

Jay & Eli
The Bush, St. Johns, Worcester

2 Tone Revue
The Star Inn Hotel, Upton-upon-Severn

Roy Sainsbury’s Rhythm Chiefs – featuring Dave Newton
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Anna Bale
The Hop Pole, Bewdley

The Upbeat Beatles
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Jon Eselle - Olly Murs Tribute
The Blue Brick, Brierley Hill

Linerunners
De Koffie Pot, Hereford

Dizzy Lizzy /Thin Lizzy tribute band, (please note address is Hewell Lane not Howell!!!)
New Tardebigge, Hewell Lane, Redditch

Rhino's Revenge
The Iron Road, Evesham

Saturday 06 May 2017

Skrood
The Swan, Evesham

HouseBound
Cafe Rene, Gloucester

O.C.D
Cross Keys Inn, Gloucester

Forever Sabbath
Rocklands Club, Headless Cross, Redditch

COMEDY The Left Bank Comedy Club - Ivo Graham
Speakeasy, Left Bank, Hereford

Christian Bufton, Vern, Freeborn Rising, Alvin and the Angry Barrels, Hot Feat (from 11am)
Reet Petite, Leominster

The Straight Aces
Katie Fitzgeralds, Stourbridge

The Final 4
Sadlers Brewhouse & Bar - The Lye, Stourbridge

Drifter (Acoustic Blues, Soul & Reggae), www.driftertheband.com
La Petite Gare, Kidderminster

Hotfoot
Worley's at The Swan, Stourport-on-Severn

A Petite Festival - Featuring Vern, Christian Bufton, Freeborn Rising, Alvin and the Angry Barrels, Hot Feat
Reet Petite, Leominster

Dark Island
Stroud Brewery, Stroud

UB40 - ULTIMATE4
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Hells Bells
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

ThreePennyBit
The Prince Albert, Stroud

JOURNEYMAN
The Green Dragon, Malvern

Kylver. Esteban! and Bleak Zero
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Chaos Tiger, Feral Sun
The Lower George Inn, Gloucester

The Desperados
The Cavern, Gloucester

The Delray Rockets
Upton Social Club, Upton-upon-Severn

FOREVER SABBATH - HEADLESS CROSS
Rocklands Club, Redditch

The Underground Revolution Presents Belated Beltane, Brent Lee, The The Rhythm Thieves, The Fireside Family
The Booth Hall, Hereford

P T H
The Cross Keys, Malvern

Clarksville Mountain Band
The Chestnut, Worcester

Amie Woodyatt
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

THE UNDERDOGS
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

Drifter
La Petite Gare, Kidderminster

DEJA VUDOU
The Cotswold Inn, Cheltenham

Dale 6 Strings
Cookley Sports Club, Kidderminster

Amie
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

Punk By Nature Presents Dronos for Europe, Brassick, The Liarbilities, W.O.R.M., Paul Carter, Borrowed Time, The Youth Within & Suckerpunch
The Boars Head, Kidderminster

The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Core Theatre, Solihull

The Daniel Wakeford Experience (The Undateables), The Strays, Steamroller, Dan Cooper
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Sax Appeal
Berkeley Arms, Tewkesbury

Lee Price
The Swan (Barbourne), Worcester

The Disciples
Pillar of Salt, Droitwich

ANTIMATTER Take Over Pt.2 With Filthy Habits
Worcester Arts Workshop, Worcester

Gin Annie
The Barn Venue, Bewdley

YES PLEASE! Recreating the iconic music of YES
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

The outcasts
New Inn, Pershore

A night of music and comedy: Paul Richards & Griff Jameson
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Roy Orbison & The Wilburys Tribute
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Jon Eselle
The Drum & Monkey, Upton Upon Severn

Bonsai Pirates
The Stable, Cheltenham

Terry O'Sullivan Rat Pack
Gardeners Arms, Droitwich

EXHIBITION Saffron Knight, Kirsty Stockdale, Colin Glen, Nick Twilley, Sheridan Jones, Redheart England, Delight A Thief, The Ark Ensemble
Hilles House & Hilles Studio, Stroud, Gloucestershire

EXHIBITION Saffron Knight, Kirsty Stockdale, Sheridan Jones, Colin Glen, Delight a Thief, The Ark ensemble, Nick Twilley, Redheart England
Hilles House & Hilles Studio, Gloucestershire

Not The Rolling Stones
The Iron Road, Evesham

The FB Pocket Orchestra
Cafe at the Stores, Colwall

Sunday 07 May 2017

Lazy Sunday Afternoon with Keith Boulton 4pm
The Red Lion, Evesham

Panic Station (4pm)
The Prince of Wales, Ledbury

KEZZA BELLE (5pm)
The Wharf, Stourport-on-Severn

Peatbog Faeries
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Gator Squad (3-5pm)
Richmond Place Club, Hereford

Hellensmusic Festival see hellensmusic.com
HELLENS MANOR, Much Marcle

Hellensmusic Festival see hellensmusic.com
HELLENS MANOR, Much Marcle

Jay & Eli
The Swan with two Nicks, Worcester

PAPILON (ANNA PHOEBE & NICOLAS RIZZI)
Tithe Barn, Cheltenham

Kim Cypher's Sunday Jazz (1pm)
The Stable, Cheltenham

Monday 08 May 2017

Hellensmusic Festival see hellensmusic.com
HELLENS MANOR, Much Marcle

Tuesday 09 May 2017

Daphne’s Flight
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Wednesday 10 May 2017

An Evening With Tony 'Bomber' Brown
Sadlers Brewhouse & Bar - The Lye, Stourbridge

Spanish Duo; Janine Parsons-Piano & Corinne Frost-Cello
Bottles Wine Bar & Merchants, Worcester

Dave Parsons
Mr Twitchetts Coffee House and Bar, Stroud

John Harries
The Prince Albert, Stroud

Coope Boyes & Simpson
The Roses, Tewkesbury

Lila J / Dan Vickers / DOT3
The Bayshill, Cheltenham

Voodoo Stone
The Iron Road, Evesham

Jon Eselle - Olly Murs Tribute
Ye Olde Toll House, Willenhall

Devon Allman + Voodoo Stone
The Iron Road, Evesham

Thursday 11 May 2017

Live Sessions Part Deux
Cafe Rene, Gloucester

Joel Darkes
Tank, Gloucester

Neil Ivison
The Prince of Wales, Ledbury

The Real Thing
Malvern Theatres, Malvern

DRIFTER
Katie Fitzgeralds, Stourbridge

Jonny Cole
Sadlers Brewhouse & Bar - The Lye, Stourbridge

Jazz Classics with Rachael Medhurst & Alex Albrow
Bottles Wine Bar & Merchants, Worcester

Ezio and Mark 'Booga' Fowell
The Prince Albert, Stroud

UK Subs, Brassick, No Weather Talks
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

SOUNDS OF SIMON
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

Panic Switch, Now We Know
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Number 8, Pershore

HCA Collective presents "Under Exposed"
The Booth Hall, Hereford

Spring Showcase
Bromsgrove Folk Club, Bromsgrove

JON BODEN
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Friday 12 May 2017

Chicago Bytes Blues Band
Ye Olde Black Cross, Bromsgrove

Remi Harris
The Conquest Theatre, Bromyard

Little Dave
The Red Lion, Evesham

RED SHOES
Palace Theatre, Redditch

Le Freak
De Koffie Pot, HEREFORD

Rubio
Katie Fitzgeralds, Stourbridge

Hannah & Brian
Sadlers Brewhouse & Bar - The Lye, Stourbridge

OPEN MIC Open Mic
Reet Petite, Leominster

The Cherry Bluestorms, The Humdrum Express, Molly Mallinson
St George's Hall, Bewdley

Definitely Mightbe v Adored
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Raymond Froggatt
The Roses, Tewkesbury

Thunder Daze
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

Gary Hall
The Stable, Cheltenham

Wreckless Eric
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

OFFtheGRID
The Bear, Evesham

The Delray Rockets
WORLEY’S AT THE SWAN, Stourport-on-Severn

Ex Presidents
The Millers Arms, Pershore

Amie
The Bush, St Johns, Worcester

Come Up And See Me
Drummonds, Worcester

The Underground Revolution Presents, Terminal Rage, Under A Banner, Headsticks
The Booth Hall, Hereford

Vinces Blues Jam
Saracens Head, Worcester

Steve Lindforth
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

Ginny Lemon and Guests
The Boars Head, Kidderminster

TOBY
The Townhouse, Stratford Upon Avon

Crows
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

Drones, Frown Upon, Saltwounds, Gomme
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Dave Curtis
Berkeley Arms, Tewkesbury

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

CHONICLES OF ZEE
Queens Head, Wolverley

Jay & Eli
The Bell, St. Johns, Worcester

Rae Morris
The Hop Pole, Bewdley

Vehicle
Lamplighter, Stratford upon Avon

The Marrakesh Express
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Saturday 13 May 2017

Metal Wave Promotions: XVII, Reign Eternal, We Come From Ashes and Cenfora
The Iron Road, Evesham

COMEDY 'It's a Fair Cop' Alfie Moore
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Rick Gable's Lounge Sounds
The Swan Inn, Barbourne, Worcester

Pigdaze
Reet Petite, Leominster

Chris Difford (Squeeze), Vinny Peculiar
Malvern Cube, Malvern

Three Blind mice
Katie Fitzgeralds, Stourbridge

The Starving Rascals
Worley's at The Swan, Stourport-on-Severn

OPEN MIC Pigdaze
Reet Petite, Leominster

Danadra
Stroud Brewery, Stroud

THE FESTIVALS EXPERIENCE
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

The Style Councillors
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Sweet Home Chicago Blues Brothers
Railway Inn, Studley

The Follicles
Bewdley Hotel, Bewdley

NIGHTSHIFT
The Green Dragon, Malvern

Population 7
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Soulskunks
The Lower George Inn, Gloucester

The Futures
The Express Inn, Malvern

The Bad Dads
The Ale House, Stroud

Breast Cancer Benefit w Sam Clines, Poppy WS, Chip Langley
West Malvern Social Club, Malvern

THE UNDERCOVERS
The Cross Keys, Malvern

Fireballs
The Chestnut, Worcester

Hennesea
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

RATTLESNAKE JAKE
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

Soul Stripper
The Bull, Fernhill Heath

TFI Band
Cookley Sports Club, Kidderminster

Ian Sherwood
Elmslie House, Malvern

Jibbafish
Berkeley Arms, Tewkesbury

Rick Gable
The Swan (Barbourne), Worcester

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Follicles
The Barn Venue, Bewdley

Toby Webb
The Garibaldi Inn, Worcester

COMEDY Susan Calman: The Calman Before the Storm
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Vehicle
White Hart, Redditch

The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace & his band
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Chicago Bytes Blues Band
Hollybush, Stourport-on-Severn

Sunday 14 May 2017

Lazy Sunday Afternoon (Purely Acoustic) with Daniel B. James (4pm)
The Red Lion, Evesham

Warren James (4pm)
The Prince of Wales, Ledbury

BEN VICKERS (5pm)
The Wharf, Stourport-on-Severn

The Kast Off Kinks
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Masud Milas
The Prince Albert, Stroud

Woo Town Hillbillies (5:30pm)
The Chestnut, Worcester

Jack of All, Jabba Cartel, Sundara, Ben Vickers (12-7pm)
Café Bliss, Worcester

Jon Eselle
The Nottingham Arms, Tewkesbury

Monday 15 May 2017

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Tuesday 16 May 2017

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Skraeckoedlan (SWE) + Prosperina
The Iron Road, Evesham

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Gloucestershire's Battle of the Bands
Cafe Rene, Gloucester

Jazz with Mark Latimer and Ruth Bowen
Reet Petite, Leominster

JOE LONGTHORNE
Palace Theatre, Redditch

OPEN MIC Jazz with Mark Latimer
Reet Petite, Leominster

Teri Bramah - Reflections
Mr Twitchetts Coffee House and Bar, Stroud

Eleanor McEvoy
The Prince Albert, Stroud

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Kathryn Tickell & The Side
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

HOW College Performing Arts Showcase 2017
Artrix, Bromsgrove

KATE RUSBY
Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Thursday 18 May 2017

Matt Hopkins Trio Live
Tank, Gloucester

Buddy Holly and The Cricketers
Malvern Theatres, Malvern

THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY
Palace Theatre, Redditch

OPEN MIC Jam session
Reet Petite, Leominster

Hawkwind
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Barberellas BangBang
The Prince Albert, Stroud

ROBIN NOLAN TRIO
The Courtyard, Hereford

Emily Barker - 'Sweet Kind of Blue' Album Launch
Stroud Valleys Artspace, Stroud

Emily Barker - 'A Sweet Kind of Blue' Album Launch
Brunel Goods Shed, Stroud

DAN GREENAWAY
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Bitterroots
The Plough, Worcester

COMEDY Scallywags Comedy: Feat. Nick Page
Worcester Arts Workshop, Worcester

Friday 19 May 2017

Electric Ballroom (Italy)
The Iron Road, Evesham

Rod Barlow
The Bush, St Johns, Worcester

Jo Silver
The Red Lion, Evesham

Hipkiss
The Fold, Bransford

Surprise Attacks presents: Roar (Japan), Steve Strong, Tempus
Heroes, Worcester

Shimai & Sam Thomas
De Koffie Pot, HEREFORD

Lucas D and the Groove Ghetto
Worley's at The Swan, Stourport-on-Severn

OLLIE HUGHES (ROBBIE WILLIAMS Tribute)
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Jaywalkers
The Prince Albert, Stroud

Laura H Davis
The New Inn, Gloucester

THE AWESOME PONTIACS
The Foley Arms Hotel, Malvern

Hattie Briggs trio - Hide EP launch
Meme art bar café, Stroud

Stone Farm
Drummonds, Worcester

Vinces Blues Jam
Saracens Head, Worcester

Toby Wren & Lee (of The Way)
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

THE EXECUTIVES
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

People in Motion presents Rude Boy
The Boars Head, Kidderminster

Will Killeen - Music & Art Evening
Ginger Pig Cafe & Bistro, Worcester

3 bands £3
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Medicine Spoon
Berkeley Arms, Tewkesbury

Plink, Twang, Holla
The Barn Venue, Bewdley

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Patsy Gamble
The Fold, Bransford

FOREVER SABBATH
The Booth Hall, Hereford

TREVOR BURTON BAND
Queens Head, Wolverley

FRED ZEPPELIN
LICKEY END SOCIAL CLUB, Bromsgrove

PROTOCOL
The Millers Arms, Pershore

COMEDY Andy Parsons - Peak Bullsh*t
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Roy G Hemmings: Hits Of Motown
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Mr Joe Summers
The Stable, Cheltenham

Saturday 20 May 2017

Air Ambulance Fundraiser - V8 + Chimp On A Bike
The Iron Road, Evesham

Led Hendrix
The Swan, Evesham

The Stone Cutters
Cross Keys Inn, Gloucester

Rick Gable's Lounge Sounds
The Red Lion, Stiffords Bridge, Cradley

Ceri Ridge Trading Company
Reet Petite, Leominster

Tim Edey
West Malvern Social Club, Malvern

EXHIBITION John Piper at Elmslie House until May 28th
Elmslie House, Malvern

SIMPLY MORE RED
Palace Theatre, Redditch

Meharis
Katie Fitzgeralds, Stourbridge

STREET PARTY- Polly Edwards & Kringo Blue, Howard Kenny & Thom Colne Acoustic entertainment
Bottles Wine Bar & Merchants, Worcester

Evenine
Worley's at The Swan, Stourport-on-Severn

The 2 Anchors
Stroud Brewery, Stroud

SWEDE DREAMZ (ABBA tribute)
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Red Tails
Railway Inn, Studley

Sarah Martyn Acoustic Duo
Cock and Magpie, Bewdley

Eyebrow
The Prince Albert, Stroud

HAUNTED SOULS
The Green Dragon, Malvern

Subhuman Race (Skid Row tribute), Foreign Quarter
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Digital Criminals, Jenovese, Scarsun, The Boom Sons
The Lower George Inn, Gloucester

Gotta Groove Band
Hollybush, Stourport-on-Severn

Voodoo Stone
The Chestnut, Worcester

2 TONE REVUE
The Cross Keys, Malvern

Red Line
The Chestnut, Worcester

The Ray Mytton Band
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

THE RON JEREMY BAND
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

The Underdogs
Cookley Sports Club, Kidderminster

Worcester Motor Festival, live music various locations from 9-5pm see worcestermotorfestival.com
City Centre, Worcester

Punk By Nature Presents Alchol Licks, Humdrum Express, Sister Sandwich & Flying Ant Day
The Boars Head, Kidderminster

Festival at the Fountains (daytime)
South Quay, Worcester

Welcome Back Delta, Black Orchid Empire, Hired Guns, Zen Motel
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Kevin Rhodes
Berkeley Arms, Tewkesbury

Mark Hammond
The Swan (Barbourne), Worcester

TOBY
The Old Waggon & Horses, Bewdley

Reggae on the River Severn 2017 Launch
The Pride of the Midlands, Worcester

6 Appeal
The Cricketers, Worcester

Simon Goodall & the Bourne Again Shadows
Number 8, Pershore

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Two Pianos
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Emptyhead
New Inn, Pershore

Chicago Bytes Blues Band
The Wellington, Brierley Hill

Vehicle
Black Cross, Bromsgrove

EXHIBITION Abstract Edge
The Chapel Gallery Bromyard, HR7 4DL, Bromyard, Herefordshire

Blake
Artrix, Bromsgrove

2 Pigs Spring Fair with Live music and DJ's
2 Pigs, Cheltenham

WITCHER
The Express Inn, Malvern

The B Sides
The Stable, Cheltenham

Appleby Kingsley
Cafe at the Stores, Colwall

Sunday 21 May 2017

Lazy Sunday Afternoon with G&T Mix (Tone Tanner + Gazza Tee) (4pm)
The Red Lion, Evesham

Luke Doherty Band (4pm)
The Prince of Wales, Ledbury

DHAMA BUMS (5pm)
The Wharf, Stourport-on-Severn

OTHER 'Sing-Along with Eve: Jazz & Gospel Singing Workshop'
Wyre Piddle Village Hall, WR10 2HR, Pershore

Maddie Stimpson (5:30pm)
The Chestnut, Worcester

Dan Greenaway
The Swan with two Nicks, Worcester

EXHIBITION Abstract Edge
The Chapel Gallery Bromyard, HR7 4DL, Bromyard, Herefordshire

Natasha Rock Chic
Gardeners Arms, Droitwich

Monday 22 May 2017

FooN
Smokey Joe's Coffee Bar, Cheltenham

Dan Walton album release show
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Jake Leg Jug Band
Kidderminster Harriers FC, Aggborough Suite, Kidderminster

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Remi Harris (1:30pm)
Gardeners Arms, Droitwich

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Live Jazz
The Hatch, Near Tenbury Wells ,WR15 8JT

Miranda Sykes
The Roses, Tewkesbury

Emma and Daniel Reid, Violin and Sax.
Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Wednesday 24 May 2017

THE BALLINA WHALERS, PETE ROE
The Prince Albert, Stroud

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Thursday 25 May 2017

Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin (Canada)
The Iron Road, Evesham

Slightly OCD
Tank, Gloucester

Martyn Joseph
Stourbridge Folk club, Stourbridge

The Songs of Leonard Cohen 1934 – 2016
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Mae Karthuser
The Prince Albert, Stroud

UnCover presents: Pleasure House, The Cosmics, Teddy Matthews, Happy Bones
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

HONEYBOY HICKLING
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

Surprise Attacks presents: Ræppen, Rosebud,MNTZ
The Firefly, Worcester

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

OTHER Missy Malone & Friends’ Burlesque Revue
Swan Theatre, Worcester

EXHIBITION Abstract Edge
The Chapel Gallery Bromyard, HR7 4DL, Bromyard, Herefordshire

James Keelaghan
Bromsgrove Folk Club, Bromsgrove

Folk in the Foyer: Steve Pledger, Under The Wychwood
Evesham Arts Centre, Evesham

Friday 26 May 2017

Kamikaze Test Pilots
The Iron Road, Evesham

Seas Of Mirth
Cafe Rene, Gloucester

Brynley Thomas
The Red Lion, Evesham

Chris Hutch
West Malvern Social Club, Malvern

Vapor
De Koffie Pot, HEREFORD

Seething Akira, Forgotten Remains, Syren City, Fahran, Dakesis
Breaking Bands Festival: Stoke Prior Sports Club, Bromsgrove

Paul Rose Dictatorship
Piesse of Piddle, Wyre Piddle

Tom Walker
Worley's at The Swan, Stourport-on-Severn

Acoustic Night with Every Thread and Wolfe Sunday
Reet Petite, Leominster

COMEDY Iain Stirling
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Jordan Mackampa
The Prince Albert, Stroud

The Follicles
The Lodge, Stourport-on-Severn

Executives
The Millers Arms, Pershore

The Strays
The Bush, St Johns, Worcester

Staffs Fest see: http://staffsfest.co.uk
Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge (Staffs)

MISTER WOLF
The Lamplighter, Stratford upon Avon

Vinces Blues Jam
Saracens Head, Worcester

Dinosaur Squeak
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

MOTHER POPCORN
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

Tom Forbes
The Pheasant Inn, Toddington

Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

Chris Hutchison
West Malvern Social Club, Malvern

Lechlade Music Festival
Lechlade, see lechladefestival.co.uk

Super Nova
Drummonds, Worcester

Barb Wire Dolls, Borrowed Time, Snog The Dog, Vajazzle Dynamite
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

3 bands £3
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Mello Festival
THROCKMORTON, see mellofestival.co.uk

The Future Set
Berkeley Arms, Tewkesbury

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

LENNY JAMES & THE GATOR SQUAD
Queens Head, Wolverley

PROTOCOL
Ye Olde Black Cross, Bromsgrove

Pet Shop Boys Tribute
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Adele AKA Natalie Anne Black
The Hop Pole, Bewdley

EXHIBITION Abstract Edge
The Chapel Gallery Bromyard, HR7 4DL, Bromyard, Herefordshire

Flash (Queen tribute)
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Saturday 27 May 2017

Tim "Ripper" Owens (U.S.A) + Neuronspoiler
The Iron Road, Evesham

Dire Streets
Guildhall, Gloucester

Drew Hall
Reet Petite, Leominster

Katey Brooks
Elmslie House, Malvern

SOMEONE LIKE YOU - ADELE SONG BOOK
Palace Theatre, Redditch

ELLA CELEBRATING 100 YEARS
Palace Theatre, Redditch

Superhooch, Pilla, Colour Of Noise, Core of IO, iDestroy, Die No More, Sinnergod, Falling Red, Massive Wagons
Breaking Bands Festival: Stoke Prior Sports Club, Bromsgrove

Arcadia Roots
Worley's at The Swan, Stourport-on-Severn

KinStrife
Plough Inn, Hereford

Dead Dog Cider
Stroud Brewery, Stroud

Dominic Kirwan In Concert With Lisa Stanley
The Roses, Tewkesbury

Ben Vickers
Cock and Magpie, Bewdley

Beaver & The Foghorns
The Bath Tavern, Cheltenham

Bourbon Alley, Calling Card
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Gloucester Shanty Festival
Cross Keys Inn, Gloucester

LISBEE STAINTON.
The Courtyard, Hereford

Kaptiv8
The Grapes, Hereford

Staffs Fest see: http://staffsfest.co.uk
Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge (Staffs)

MISTER WOLF 4 - 5pm
The Hagley & Old Hales Beer, Music & Food Festival, Hagley

D N A
The Cross Keys, Malvern

Build For ComfortS
The Chestnut, Worcester

GroovyHead
The Great Malvern Hotel, Malvern

ZEPPELIN 3
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

China Shop Bull and Cracked Actors
The Boars Head, Kidderminster

Miss Pearl and the Rough Diamonds
Out to Grass, Cradley

Under The Hill Fest 2017
secret location, Evesham see underthehillfest.co.uk

Lechlade Music Festival
Lechlade, see lechladefestival.co.uk

Realm Of Torment, Full Contact, Petulance, Mind
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Mello Festival
THROCKMORTON, see mellofestival.co.uk

Paarthurnax, plus other acts----T B C, Hannah Clayton, Zoe Phillips----lady z, 2PM TIL 9PM---6 ACTS IN ALL.
Sapey village hall, Upper Sapey nr Clifton on Teme

The Doonies
Berkeley Arms, Tewkesbury

Pete Harrington
The Swan (Barbourne), Worcester

Camp House Cider Fest 2017 with live music from noon
Camp House, Grimley, Worcester

2Magpies Theatre: Ventoux
The Conquest Theatre, Bromyard

RUMOUR
Queens Head, Wolverley

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Steve Ajoa Blues Giants
The Barn Venue, Bewdley

Tony Pugh
The Garibaldi Inn, Worcester

I Remember You – An intimate audience with the legendary Frank Ifield
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Facestealers
New Inn, Pershore

EXHIBITION Abstract Edge
The Chapel Gallery Bromyard, HR7 4DL, Bromyard, Herefordshire

Unchained: The Best Of Joe Cocker
Artrix, Bromsgrove

Lonely Robot, Touchstone, Ghost Community, A Formal Horse, Kim Seviour, The Dec Burke Band
The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Motown & Soul Tribute
Amber Cafe, Evesham

Sunday 28 May 2017

The Superskas
The Iron Road, Evesham

Remi Harris
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

The Della Grants (4pm)
The Prince of Wales, Ledbury

The Featherz, Escaping Arkham, Wicked Stone, Departed, Gothzilla, Skyteria, Hell's Gazelles, Metasoma, Acid Reign
Breaking Bands Festival: Stoke Prior Sports Club, Bromsgrove

Drifter (Acoustic Blues, Soul & Reggae), www.driftertheband.com
The Rock Tavern, Stourport-on-Severn

DREAMS OF FLEETWOOD MAC
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

The Remi Harris Project
Subscription Rooms, Stroud

The Follicles
Horn and Trumpet, Bewdley

Heronimus Fin
Southcrest Manor Hotel Beer Festival, Redditch

Without Flight
Shooters Bar, Leominster

Dymock Festival see: dymockfestival.co.uk
Dymock Festival, Dymock

Staffs Fest see: http://staffsfest.co.uk
Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge (Staffs)

Grizzly Rhys Morgan (5:30pm)
The Chestnut, Worcester

MOUSE POLICE AND THE MTS (6pm)
The Hop Pole Inn, Bromsgrove

beer & cider festival (12-12)
The Swan, Staunton

Annual Bretforton Silver Band Asparagus Auction
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

Nth Cave, Happy Bones and friends
Waylands Yard, Worcester

Lechlade Music Festival
Lechlade, see lechladefestival.co.uk

Cider Festival with live music
Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

Mello Festival
THROCKMORTON, see mellofestival.co.uk

Mad Mick
The Swan (Barbourne), Worcester

Winchcombe Festival: Roving Crows
Toddington Village Hall, Toddington

One Tree Canyon
The Hop Pole, Bewdley

Jon Eselle
Croft Farm Waterpark, Bredon's Hardwick, Tewkesbury

EXHIBITION Abstract Edge
The Chapel Gallery Bromyard, HR7 4DL, Bromyard, Herefordshire

Sally Live Music 3.00pm
Gardeners Arms, Droitwich

Monday 29 May 2017

THE FOLLICLES (5pm)
The Wharf, Stourport-on-Severn

Fred Fest 2017 - Hardwicke Circus plus lots of local bands (3-10pm)
The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Pete Clinton IV Wake presents: The Blues Duo, The Delray Rockets, Steve Walwyns Mosquitos (from 2pm)
The Barrels, Hereford

Petes Wake Charity: The Del Ray Rockets
The Barrels, Hereford

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Open mic with Pete Kelly from 2pm till 5pm
Queens Head, Wolverley

EXHIBITION Abstract Edge
The Chapel Gallery Bromyard, HR7 4DL, Bromyard, Herefordshire

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Folk Night
The Millers Arms, Pershore

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

Lisbee Stainton, A Different Thread
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Wednesday 31 May 2017

OPEN MIC Under 18s Open Mic
Reet Petite, Leominster

Justin Sullivan & Guests
The Boars Head, Kidderminster

Bikers’ Nite: Kemastree
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton

EXHIBITION Cherrie Mansfield
Abundant colour @ Number 8, Pershore

LEO SAYER
Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Friday 02 June 2017

Wolfren Riverstick
The Red Lion, Evesham

Misfit Pearl and the Oddfellows
De Koffie Pot, HEREFORD

The Official Receivers
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Jon Eselle
The Gardeners Arms, Droitwich

Saturday 03 June 2017

Stoned Cherries
Cafe at the Stores, Colwall

The Britpop Boys - 90's Tribute Band, Britpop & 90's Night, Followed by 90's DJ night, In aid of St.Michael's Hospice, Tickets £10, https://www.ents24.com/hereford-events/booth-hall/the-britpop-boys/1073829239
The Booth Hall, Hereford

SAX APPEAL
The Green Dragon, Malvern

THE REBELS
The Cross Keys, Malvern

TOBY
The Oak Apple, Worcester

Jon Eselle
The Pillar Of Salt, Droitwich

Tuesday 06 June 2017

LInerunners
Te Angel Inn, Abergavenny

Friday 09 June 2017

CHASTITY BROWN
St Georges Hall, Bewdley

Saturday 10 June 2017

Mumbo Jumbo
Cafe at the Stores, Colwall

Mused
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

Mused (Muse tribute), The Switch
The Marrs Bar, Worcester

THE STRANGERS
The Cross Keys, Malvern

Mumbo-Jumbo
The Stores Café, Colwall

Plink Twank Holler
The Bull, Fernhill Heath

TOBY
The Virgin Tavern, Worcester

Voodoo Stone
The Barn Venue, Bewdley

PROTOCOL
The Bell, St johns worcester

Sunday 11 June 2017

Blues Business (3-5pm)
Richmond Place Club, Hereford

Amie
The Bell Inn, Worcester

  • Tyler Massey