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Dorchester Arts - Ronnie Scott's All Stars
Venue: Dorchester Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HF
Date: Fri 24th Mar 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: £22/£20

Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars take to the stage to celebrate The Ronnie Scott’s Story. This combination of world class live jazz, narration and rare archive footage is a visual and musical celebration of the club, charting its rise from a basement bar, through its trials, tribulations and landmark performances, to become the internationally acclaimed jazz venue it is today. A unique evening celebrating one of the world’s most famous jazz venues, its music, and history.
Website: http://www.dorchesterarts.org.uk
Dorchester Arts - Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro
Venue: Dorchester Corn Exchange, High East Street, DT1 1HF
Date: Sat 25th Mar 2017
Time: 8:00 am
Cost: £14/£12

Supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist Martin Harley and stand up bass player Daniel Kimbro hit the road following the success of their acclaimed album Live At Southern Ground, an album described by The Observer as “…a spellbinding 50 minutes”.

Martin’s ‘British Americana’ sound is influenced by
Delta Blues and Gypsy Swing. Renowned for his prowess as a slide guitarist, he has honed his craft into a road-worn style of song writing that Guitarist Magazine describes as “…staggeringly good - no one is making music like it”.
Website: http://www.dorchesterarts.org.uk
TheWiseGuys
Venue: The Admiral Hardy, Chickerell Road, Weymouth DT 40QU
Date: Sat 25th Mar 2017
Time: 9:00 pm
Cost: Free

Back by popular demand,Bournemouths premier party band ! Terry and the boys will be back as MrWiseGuys come to entertain us.Music from across the decades,something for everyone with this top party band.
Osmington Music - The Churchfitters
Venue: Osmington Village Hall, Shortlake Lane, Osmington DT3 6FT
Date: Thu 30th Mar 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: £9

This is a 100% profits-to-charity gig, and will underpin OsFest 2017, Osmington's biggest fundraiser of the year.
THE CHURCHFITTERS
This incredibly talented and very popular trio, comprised of brother and sister Chris and Rosie Short together with Frenchman Boris Lebret, bring huge energy to their performances, drawing on their vast musical experience and varied backgrounds to give us a mix of foot-tapping fiddle and achingly beautiful melodies, as well as coaxing wonderful sounds from their collection of zany homemade instruments – a unique and 100% enjoyable experience!
‘‘The Churchfitters is a folk group like no other. A double bass made out of scrap metal. Heart-wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw. Foot-stomping fiddle mixed with infectious funk-rock rhythms. Popular on the folk scene, as seen at Cropredy Festival’’ - Arts Alive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4Ii0EbfzeE
Tickets are just £9 - Tel 07816 832554 or wegottickets.com
email osmingtonmusic@gmail.com
The bar will be open and parking is free.
Jacket and Chilli (veggie option) - £3.50 during the interval
Website: http://www.churchfitters.com
Gut & Steel
Venue: The Old Rooms Inn, Cove Row, Weymouth, DT4 8TT
Date: Fri 31st Mar 2017
Time: 9:30 pm

Back at The Old Rooms for another great night!
Website: http://www.lemonrock.com/gs
DR ROBERT
Venue: THE PARK HOTEL, GRANGE RD, WEYMOUTH DT4 7PQ
Date: Sat 1st Apr 2017
Time: 9:00 pm
Cost: free

LIVELY 5 PIECE. REGULARLY PLAY HERE. FUN WITH MADNESS, BAD MANNERS, BLONDIE & MORE
Dorchester Arts - Richard Digance
Venue: Dorchester Corn Exchange, High East Street, DT1 1HF
Date: Thu 6th Apr 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: £17/£15

Many people sing, play guitar and tell stories but not many have supported Steve Martin and Robin Williams, or played a guitar duet with Brian May of Queen. Richard Digance has.

Richard is a rare performer in that he is respected by comedians for his original material and by musicians for being an accomplished performer and guitarist. Join this BAFTA nominated TV entertainer, award-winning composer, songwriter, poet, author and artist for a wonderful evening of music and humour.
Website: http://www.dorchesterarts.org.uk
Dorchester Arts - Ninebarrow
Venue: Dorchester Corn Exchange, High East Street, DT1 1HF
Date: Sat 8th Apr 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: £12/£10

Ninebarrow are building a huge reputation for their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mike Harding as ‘sounding damn fine’ and by Seth Lakeman as ‘a fantastic duo’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breathtaking vocal harmonies and melodies with songs that are rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles.

Their latest album Releasing the Leaves was awarded five stars in both Maverick Magazine and the English Folk Dance and Song Society Magazine, and was listed in The Telegraph’s Top Folk Albums of 2016.
Website: http://www.dorchesterarts.org.uk
Purbeck Workshop Charity - Drax Arms Guitar Group and Dorset for Singing Choir.
Venue: The Durberville Hall, Colliers Lane, Wool. Wareham BH20 6DL
Date: Fri 21st Apr 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: £3 (£2 concession)

A Musical evening for all the family. All proceeds to The Purbeck Workshop a charity based in Wool for cancer patients, their carers and families. Join us for an informal cafe style event (bring your picnic) it will be fun. Tickets from Chris tel or text 07794479208 or e mail chrisfromwool@gmail.com.
Platform Music UK - The Leggomen
Venue: The Coppleridge Inn, Elm Hill, Motcombe, SP7 8HY
Date: Fri 21st Apr 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: 8//10//15

Live! is a live music event designed to get you moving and put a smile on your face. All the music you hear you will recognise, and if you don’t you’ll love it anyway! We’ve designed the line-up so build you up to a point where you’re totally lost in the moment. For this event, we’ve enlisted 2 bands and a solo artist. So, without further ado lets introduce them...

LUKE MUNDY
Luke is a local lad (Shaftesbury School Alumni) who has gone from a small band, to pursuing a career in music. He has performed in the Southampton Area Open Mic UK Competition, where he reached the finals! He writes his own music as well as covering some classics in his own, unique way. He’s what you might call a bedroom artist, writing and producing his own tracks at home on a shoestring budget. Platform Music UK is giving him this stage to boost his career, increase his exposure, but mostly to let him do what he loves doing – performing on a stage.

SORRY ABOUT SHAUN
I can’t comment on what Shaun did, however, we can tell you that these guys are not only a bunch of sound lads, but also quite talented musicians. Comprising of Sam Potter, Shaun Ryder and Geoff Coward and playing keys, acoustic guitar, cajon drum and a ukulele – they certainly deliver a unique kind of performance.

Geoff himself, not only runs a barber shop, but has also embarked on a mission to raise £500 for C.A.L.M. which is the Campaign Against Living Miserably. This is a charity that helps men with mental health problems and endeavours to reduce the suicide rate of men. They way Geoff is going about this is by busking in local towns, which is very admirable.

THE LEGGOMEN
Where to start with these guys… They’re a band from Weymouth who find great pleasure in delivering an unforgettable performance with their sets. The energy produced in their performances is almost unparalleled in the area. They’ve filled venues from Dorset all the way to The Alps, where they toured at the beginning of this year. They’ve performed for BBC Introducing in the South, they’ve captured audiences in their thousands at festivals across the region, and now they’re coming for you. Their performances often consist of covers of well-known songs that suit them so well, and their sets are totally seamless. To say they put their all into their performance would simply be an understatement.
Website: http://www.platformmusicuk.com/live-210417
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