Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Live music

Find Events

January 2022

Estraven

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chicken Shed,
From £12

For our first visiting band of 2022, we welcome Estraven as part of a tour taking in The Lescar, Sheffield, The Hive, Shrewsbury and The Vortex in London. Their debut album ‘Ignored Advice’ to be released in February 2022 features all original compositions that stem from bassist-composer Chris Hyde-Harrison’s love of jazz, post-rock and various world musics. In 2020 he was awarded Arts Council England’s DYCP grant to spend a year studying maqam (an Arabic modal music), this period of investigation…

Read More

February 2022

James Chadwick Quartet

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chicken Shed,
From £10

James Chadwick - guitar, Nick Malcolm - trumpet, Henrik Jensen - bass, Andy Hague - drums

Read More

Ray D’Inverno’s Quintessential Groove

February 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Chicken Shed,
From £10

Ray D'Inverno - piano, Andy Hague - trumpet, Terry Quinney - tenor sax, Luke Belcher - bass, Andy Tween - drums

Read More

Open Mic Night

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Chicken Shed,

Welcome to our monthly Open Mic Night (2nd Monday of every month) in our custom-built music room 'The Chicken Shed' Hosted by James Slater, Elliot Hall and Sarah Larkham, we welcome musicians and music lovers alike. We can get very busy, so if you wish to play, you can book your slot in advance. Simply message us on our dedicated Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/henandchickenopenmic Entrance is free so please come down and enjoy an evening with wonderful, local musicians sharing their talent.

Read More

Alex Merritt/Steve Fishwick Quintet

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chicken Shed,
From £12

Saxophonist Alex Merritt has circulated in the upper echelons of London jazz society for a number of years, appearing at Ronnie Scott's, Pizza Express and so on, but fairly recently moved to Bristol, from which base he travels to teach at the Royal Welsh College. He's already had quite an impact on the Bristol scene, popping up at various venues and notably collaborating with trumpeter Nick Malcolm. For tonight however he reunites with his London colleagues as part of a national tour…

Read More

Simon Spillett Quartet

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chicken Shed,
From £10

Our special guest soloist tonight is Simon Spillett, who over the past twenty years or so has established himself as one of the UK's pre-eminent saxophonists. Simon is a firm advocate of straight-ahead hard-swinging modern jazz, and his lack of pretention has made him a huge hit with the UK jazz audience, although he sometimes jokes online about his lack of eligibility for Arts Council grants. Alongside his playing career Simon is also a jazz author and reviewer, perhaps best…

Read More

March 2022

Sam Outlaw with his Nashville Band

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hen & Chicken Studio,

Sam Outlaw is a singer-songwriter living in Nashville, TN. Born Samuel Morgan in South Dakota, his stage name comes from his late mother’s maiden name. On November 12, 2021 Sam will release a new full length album, titled “Popular Mechanics”. Working as an advertising executive in his twenties, he performed small bar gigs near his home in Los Angeles starting in 2009 but kept his advertising career until 2015, when he left his corporate job to become a full-time touring…

Read More

April 2022

Billy Bremner’s Rockfiles – A Tribute To Rockpile

April 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
From £17

Not to be confused with namesake fiery former Leeds United midfielder, Billy Bremner started life as a member of Lulu and the Luvvers. However, he's best known for being, with Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds and Terry Williams, a quarter of Rockpile, one of the finest bands ever to emerge from the United Kingdom. A fearsomely accomplished guitarist, he was also the occasional lead vocalist (hit single Heart) as well as a great songwriter (Trouble Boys - Dave Edmunds, Thin Lizzie).…

Read More

May 2022

Flats & Sharps

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hen & Chicken Studio,
From £15

Flats & Sharps are a four-piece bluegrass outfit from Penzance, Cornwall. Delivering energetic, enthusiastic, and spirited Bluegrass to audiences all around the world, Flats & Sharps have been performing their unique take on this music for over ten years. Their shows include a wide variety of influences, from a fresh and modern outlook on foot-stomping Bluegrass material through to their powerful and well-crafted original songs, with beautiful moments everywhere in between. Their music perfectly blends strong harmonies and stonking solos,…

Read More

June 2022

Rod Picott

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Hen & Chicken Studio,
From £13

From the formative origins of a small mill town in Maine and now long-time resident of Nashville, Rod Picott has generated a loyal cult audience across the U.S. and Europe. He is a wordsmith that needs to be heard. His tours continue to receive rave reviews for his songwriting skills, his darkly humorous and compelling live performances.. Rod Picott has carved himself a career, a stellar series of albums and consistent touring finally allowing him to give up his day…

Read More
+ Export Events