Sam Crockatt's Brouhaha is made up of three musicians who have recently made the west country their home - Sam Crockatt on tenor saxophone, Riaan Vosloo on double bass and Dave Smith on drums. The music, which is a mixture of originals, arrangements of folk tunes and standards, is full of possibility. Whilst being at times raw and searching, melody is always at its heart.
Paul McCaffrey has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting acts around. Critically acclaimed annually at the Edinburgh Festival, he is one of the most anticipated headliners this season. Plus guests.
It is fifty years since the death of probably the most influential saxophonist in Jazz: John Coltrane.
Gilad Atzmon and the Orient House Ensemble attempt to reflect upon the beauty of the man’s music, with a new album dedicated to his music and ethos: Trane. John Coltrane (like his contemporary Miles Davis on trumpet) changed the sound of not only the instrument but the form of Jazz and its future.
Canadian Glenn Wool is a cleverly subversive comedian. He tackles a wide range of subjects from religious fundamentalism to current world politics and does it in such a way that you hardly notice that that is what you are listening to. Plus guests.
Since moving to the UK, Canadian John Hastings is very much in demand from the top comedy venues, entertaining audiences with his sharp punchlines delivered through his observational storytelling style. Plus guests.
Satori is a brand new trio from Perrier Award winning saxophonist Josephine Davies, featuring drummer Paul Clarvis and bassist Dave Whitford. The chord-less line-up features open and playful compositions with plenty of space for improvisation. Influenced by the great live trio recordings of Joe Henderson and Julian Arguelles, Satori were inspired to create a similar feeling of freedom and exploration whilst also bringing a fresh and unique sound through original compositions.
Phil Jerrod began his stand-up career underneath an Angus Steakhouse in 2012. Since then he has failed his PhD, walked out of his job in publishing and been entertaining audiences up and down the country with his elegant rants on the often unfathomable problems of modern life. "Casual brilliance..." The Guardian. Plus guests.
Craig Campbell, the majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show Easy Tiger out of the Fringe jungle and onto the world stage for his 3rd solo tour. “Loud, beautifully crafted tales of outsider adventure” The Independent
Alfie Brown’s firebrand style of comedy has been forged from years of pushing boundaries and experimentation. A natural stage presence combined with explosive material makes for a thrilling performance every time he hits the stage. Plus guests.
Star of US television's Conan, NOW is the stunning new show from Daniel Sloss, Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning
stand-up. "Irreverent wit… devastating!" Advertiser, Australia. Plus special guest Kai Humphries.
Rhys James is a sickeningly talented young stand-up. He’s a super-sharp writer, with a ton of smart, intricately-written jokes and stories where you’re never more than a few seconds away from another punchline. Plus guests.
As seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Live at the Apollo and The Great British Bake Off’s Extra Slice, Tom Allen, the sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working class Bromley, embarks on his debut solo tour this autumn.
Canadian Paul Myrehaug is an international touring comedian with frequent appearances on TV, radio and at festivals all over the world. He is a sharp performer with a great stage presence and is an extremely fun comic to watch. Plus guests.
James Acaster is releasing his first ever book this year, James Acaster’s Classic Scrapes, which is going to be a collection of self-deprecating anecdotes about scrapes James has gotten himself into over the years, famed from the slot of the same name on Josh Widdicombe's XFM radio show.
The Irish hip-hop comedy freestyle duo, Abandoman, take their hit show on tour. Come see the fictional autobiography that entertained over 10,000 people in a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. "Nothing short of genius" Chortle
Ivo Graham's gauche charm belies a talent rarely seen in someone so young. The Eton alumnus combines insightful stories with a sharp witted presence that has rapidly gained him wide acclaim