Preview: The Ducks at Heartbreakers, Southampton

Describing themselves as a “multicoloured ‘sh*t-disco’ extravaganza”, three indie bands bring their Get Naked and Roll Around in the Dirt tour to Heartbreakers, Southampton on April 13. The tour feature three bands in a joint headline tour: The Ducks, Petrol Hoers and Petrol B***ard. The bands are sharing headline...

Southampton plays for Ukraine

by Charlie Hislop. From 28th March to the 3nd April Southampton will be buzzing with music in support of Ukrainian refugees. A wide variety of venues in the city and beyond are hosting gigs and performances under the banner Southampton plays for Ukraine. Music in the City’s Martin Perry,...

Getting Wolk with Grant Sharkey

by Charlie Hislop. It’s Christmas time, and on Saturday (December 11) Southampton’s own travelling Santa is dropping into the Cricketers on Bedford Place bearing gifts. Well, not exactly Santa themself – but Grant Sharkey. And the gifts? – a whole set of topical tunes, some great laughs, and this...

SO: Let’s talk about music

On Tuesday 30th November, everyone involved in the music community in Southampton is being invited to take part in SO: Let’s talk about music, organised by Southampton Festivals at the SPARK Building, Solent University. The FREE event is to bring together all types of musicians, DJ’s, producers, promotors, venues...