Sunday 24th September 2017 - SWALE RIDER & THE LEWIS CHESSMEN - at Jittermugs

from 2.30

Sunday 24th September 2017 - HULLABALOO - at The Market Inn

2:30 to 5:00
Swing and Jive with a twist on Pop from one of Kent’s best bands

Sunday 24th September 2017 - HAPPY TRAILS - at The Royal Tankerton

5 to 7pm

This is, of course, a NOT 'QUITE' FAVERSHAM event . . but it is Happy Trails and Musikman asked for it to be included.

Sunday 24th September 2017 - THE FOLK MUSIC SESSION - at The Market Inn

8pm

Sunday 24th September 2017 - GENTLEMAN TIM & THE CONTENDERS - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00

High energy harmonica - driven, dynamic, jumpin' & swingin', lowdown and dirty Chicago & West Coast Blues.

Sunday 24th September 2017 - KELLY BOURNE - at The Phoenix Tavern

6pm
acoustic solo artist

Tuesday 26th September 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 27th September 2017 - STEVE ASHLEY - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

Faversham Folk Club
Steve Ashley
7.30    
Ticket Price £8 / £9

Steve Ashley has long been regarded as one of British folk's finest singer-songwriters. His reputation for writing contemporary songs inspired by the English Tradition was established in 1974 with his innovative debut album, Stroll On. Since then his songs have been recorded by many leading folk artists including Fairport Convention, Anne Briggs, Dave Pegg and PJ Wright, The Arizona Smoke Review, Martin and Jessica Simpson, Grace Notes, Phil Beer, Maggie Boyle, The Bushwackers, The Owl Service, Sproatly Smith, Hannah Sanders and Liz Simmons.

He has also played a significant role in the development of British folk-rock, performing as a lead singer with the first Albion Country Band, then with his own Ragged Robin and various line-ups of The Steve Ashley Band. He has also performed occasionally with members of Fairport Convention.

Wednesday 27th September 2017 - KERI BROWNE - at The Railway

9pm

Keri Browne and Sax from Nick Browne

https://www.facebook.com/kerilouvocalist/

Friday 29th September 2017 - ELECTRIC TORTOISE - at The Market Inn

8.30 . . . . Tortoise Time!
The Sounds of the 60's & 70's British Invasion
Facebook Tortoise

Friday 29th September 2017 - LIBERTY PARK - at The Sun Inn

8.45
Liberty Park formerly known as The Boogie Knights

Friday 29th September 2017 - TINA MAY & 'LES GIRLS' - at The Alexander Centre

8pm

Tina May is an international jazz artist and is joined by 'les girls' a top-class group of fabulous female musicians:-

Nikki Iles on piano, Karen Street on accordion and Julie Walkington on double bass


'Berlin, Paris, Broadway - a jazz journey' celebrates jazz , chansons and the great 'Divas' of our age; featuring music from our favourite chanteuses: Piaf, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Carmen McRae and composers such as Kurt Weill, Gershwin, Ellington, Styne, Cole Porter and many others.
For tickets contact the Alexander Centre - 01795 594460 / bookings@thealexandercentre.com


Saturday 30th September 2017 - JOHN PEEL'S SHED - at The White Horse, Selling

9.00

"The White Lion has been chosen to host a few events by Inn Crowd - a partnership project supported by Arts Council England to bring live literature events to rural community pubs.
Our first performance is on 30th September, with a second planned for 21st October."





Saturday 30th September 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Sunday 1st October 2017 - THE ODD STEWART BAND - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00

A tribute to Chris Tyler

Sunday 1st October 2017 - OPEN ACOUSTIC MIC - at The Market Inn

8pm - acoustic - all musicians welcome

Sunday 1st October 2017 - NASHVILLE EXILE - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00
Four talented musicians and performers team  up to create Nashville Exile, a London based band whose music is a fresh combination of Country, Blues, Alt Country and Americana. Think. . . .
The Band, Ryan Adams, Sheryl Crow, Jayhawks, OCMS, CCR, Jackson Browne,
Lucinda Williams....


Sunday 1st October 2017 - ALEKSANDRA HENSZEL & MAKSIM STSURA - at The Assembly Rooms

FAVERSHAM MUSIC CLUB
FIRST SUNDAY SERIES

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Aleksandra Henszel & Maksim Stsura – Flute & Piano


Full price ticket: £7 
Student Tickets & Friends of Faversham Music Club: £5 - Under 16s: FREE

Full details:

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 4th October 2017 - ROGER SUTCLIFFE - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB
Roger Sutcliffe
7.30      Ticket Price £7 / £8

Blues comes to the club in the person of this much- travelled troubadour.

Wednesday 4th October 2017 - JAZZ NIGHT - at The Chequers Inn, Doddington

from 8pm
Jazz Night - The First Wednesday of Every Month

PiF's man in Doddington says:
"A very old jazzband hosts. They have a wonderful singer of 84 years young, and a double bass that was built when Napoleon was alive!"

Thursday 5th October 2017 - CARL DONNELLY - at The Old Brewery Store Comedy Club

6.30

The Old Brewery Store Comedy Club provides a platform for 7 brilliant up and coming Comedians from Kent and the South-East to showcase their comedic talent.
This month:
The night will be hosted by Sam Wyatt, with performances from Sonia Aste, Arielle Soumahoro, AJ Roberts and headliner CARL DONNELLY
Our two “Introducing…” acts for the evening are Mark Row & Kirsty Hudson!

Tickets  £10 in advance £7.50. Buy online, call the Box Office on 01795 542016 or collect in person at the Brewery Shop (Court Street, Faversham)

More details:

Thursday 5th October 2017 - FAVERSHAM MISSION BRASS - at The Alexander Centre

7.30

Friday 6th October 2017 - CROSSFIRE - at The Market Inn

8.30

All hard core ex- Pro musicians, born & raised in a vat of Jack Daniels, with a slightly smoky flavour, the band play a powerful blend of rock, acoustic rock & blues influences, with the occasional bit of funk thrown in. Though mainly a covers band, The Crossfire also have some strong original material. Artists covered currently include Led Zeppelin, Muse, Foo Fighters, Bowie, Reef, Police, Radiohead, Elbow, Stereophonics, Blur, Stones, Beatles, Daft Punk, The Killers, U2 and The Who.

Friday 6th October 2017 - THE CHILLBILLIES - at The Red Lion, Badlesmere

8.30
The Chillbillies
"This is Soul - funk - jazz - ska - blues - latin - rock'n'rollin' crazy people having a good time music and all you need to do is listen, enjoy, dance."

"The Chillbillies put their own twist on covers of an eclectic mix of classic tunes, made up of a very versatile 4 piece rhythm section, with high energy vocals and featuring the infamous 'Raging Horns'™. You'll be amazed, amused, astounded!"

Friday 6th October 2017 - KOLO - at The Sun Inn

8.45
"Fresh, upbeat, and poetic, with vocals to inspire a sing along. Kolo deliver in a way that both makes you smile, and emotionally relate." - Chemical Magazine
"Kolo are one of the most exciting bands to have come out of the South West in a long time. Having seen them live in the UK and the States, I can tell you its a wholehearted excellent show full of great music. They really deserve success." - Vic Morgan, BBC

"Musically and lyrically, they stand out. The songs, prickly yet anthemic, demonstrate a keen ear for tune as well as experimentation. There are electronic, 1980s-informed flourishes and even the odd operatic vocal..." - Graeme Demianyk, Western Morning News

"After a cooling off, the burning sensation that is Kolo is back hotter than ever and with a smoking new line-up. With explosive lyrics, fiery vocals and scorching guitar riffs, this is what makes Kolo the band for 2012 and beyond." - Phonic FM

Saturday 7th October 2017 - THE LEWIS CHESSMEN - at The Elephant

9.00
A two piece folk-rock acoustic group from Faversham, Kent
Henry Vinson &  Richard Moores
https://www.facebook.com/TheLewisChessmenBand/

Saturday 7th October 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Sunday 8th October 2017 - THE BLUES BANDITS - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00

Sunday 8th October 2017 - THE DESERT TURKEYS - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00

The Desert Turkeys are a 3-piece band from Kent, UK. Bruce Allen: Drums, Julian Whitfield: Double bass, Bernard Eveleigh: Vocals/guitar.
The trio deliver a musical dynamic that is spirited and lyrical, with a performance that maintains a certain atmospheric grittiness and restrained melancholy. The repertoire is made up of original songs and instrumentals, and influences include Kurt Weill, Leonard Cohen, Burt Bacharach, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash.The band do not conform to any one genre, but roam the areas variously described as: spanish, jazz, country, lounge voodoo, rock & roll.

Tuesday 10th October 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 11th October 2017 - SINGERS NIGHT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB
7.30                £2
Bring your instruments, poems, stories and particularly your favourite songs and join in - or just listen or sing the choruses.

Wednesday 11th October 2017 - THE BLUES JAM - at The Market Inn

The Market Inn Blues Jam started in 2014 and is now a well-established event on the Faversham music scene – courtesy of mine hosts, Sue and Dave. It’s held on the second Wednesday in each month, between 8.30 p.m. and 1100 p.m. A full backline is provided.

Friday 13th October 2017 - THE KONKS - at The Market Inn

8.30

a dedicated tribute to The Kinks...featuring such classics as Sunny Afternoon, Waterloo Sunset, Lola, Days, You Really Got Me, See My Friends, Autumn Almanac, Dead End Street....the list goes on and on.......so celebrate with us the genius of Ray Davies....with The Konks!

Friday 13th October 2017 - TBC - at The Sun Inn

8.45
band to be confirmed

Saturday 14th October 2017 - RERUN - at The White Lion, Selling

8.30

A covers band from Kent, playing a mixture of classic rock and pop with vocals from Chloe Lawrence – a fantastic voice, it’s great news that she’s back with a band

Saturday 14th October 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Sunday 15th October 2017 - THE LEIGH HIGHWOOD BAND - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00
Classic rock!

Sunday 15th October 2017 - JAZZ SUNDAY SERVICE - at The Assembly Rooms

4pm

(PiF: Don't know yet who is playing )

Sunday 15th October 2017 - THE JUNKYARD DAWGS - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00
“A seriously funky 5 piece featuring some of the best musicians around. The Junkyard Dawgs play a mix of southern soul and funk doing numbers by Prince, D’Angelo, Lewis Taylor and Dumpstaphunk and many more. With Pete Bennie on Bass, Graham Mann on Keyboard and Trombone, Joe Gibson on Guitar and vocals, Daniel Pearce on Drums and Vocal and David Migden on Vocals and Trumpet."

Sunday 15th October 2017 - CHILLI JAM - at The Phoenix Tavern

6.00
Jazz Trio
new & old, cool & hot   jazz

Tuesday 17th October 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 18th October 2017 - SINGERS NIGHT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB
7.30                £2
Bring your instruments, poems, stories and particularly your favourite songs and join in - or just listen or sing the choruses.
http://www.favershamfolkclub.net/

Thursday 19th October 2017 - MIKE PORTER-WARD & FRIENDS - at The Ship Inn, Conyer




Jazz & Blues



Mike Porter Ward and friends with Robert on piano and featuring Lesley Alexander on vocals.


Music 8pm to 11pm

Friday 20th October 2017 - THE CHILLBILLIES - at The Market Inn

8.30
The Chillbillies
"This is Soul - funk - jazz - ska - blues - latin - rock'n'rollin' crazy people having a good time music and all you need to do is listen, enjoy, dance."

"The Chillbillies put their own twist on covers of an eclectic mix of classic tunes, made up of a very versatile 4 piece rhythm section, with high energy vocals and featuring the infamous 'Raging Horns'™. You'll be amazed, amused, astounded!"

Friday 20th October 2017 - DAVID THOMAS - at The Assembly Rooms

7.30
Faversham Organ & Keyboards Monthly Concerts
Now at The Assembly Rooms

Tickets are £7.50 and more details can be obtained from Neilson Matthews on 01795 590558 
NEW website:

Friday 20th October 2017 - FLEETWOOD BAC - at The Alexander Centre

7:30 pm

Tickets £14

Fleetwood Bac are considered the world's most authentic Fleetwood Mac tribute band (rated one of the Top 5 UK Touring Tribute Shows by The Times newspaper!). Endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, they're the first ever band to replicate the legendary 'Rumours' line-up of Stevie/Christine/ Lindsey/John/Mick.

Fleetwood Mac are one of the best-selling bands of all time, with their special blend of soft rock/blues rock and British blues selling over 100 million records. Fleetwood Bac play Fleetwood Mac with all the passion, chemistry and energy of the classic 1970s/80s 'Rumours era'. They've been praised by Stevie Nicks' own website, many Fleetwood Mac fansites and original Fleetwood Mac guitarist, Peter Green, has been to see them.

If you love Fleetwood Mac, this is a tribute show you won't want to miss - this band has played around the world: Dubai, the Cayman Islands, Monte Carlo, St Tropez...and now Faversham.
For tickets contact the Alexander Centre - 01795 594460 bookings@thealexandercentre.com

Friday 20th October 2017 - THE NARRATONES - at The Sun Inn

8.45





In PiF's view - one of the very best bands playing in Faversham!









Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October 2017 - HOW I BECAME A PIRATE - at The Arden Theatre

Saturday - 2.30 and 5.30pm
Sunday - 2.30pm
Why are the members of the Herne Bay Musical Theatre Society coming to the Arden?…
…because they AAAARRRGGGG!



Tickets are £5 and are available from hbmts.ticketsource.co.uk

Saturday 21st October 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Saturday 21st October 2017 - ELECTRIC 80's SHOW - at The Old Brewery Store

7pm


Entry £12.50 - Advance Tickets: £10.00 Doors 7:00pm
Experience that magical decade again with this pitch-perfect tribute show!
The 80s was the decade of Rubik’s cubes, pedal pushers, ra-ra skirts, shoulder pads, cassette players, Walkmans and amazing bands that took pop and electronic music to the top of the charts. The Electric Eighties Show recreates that atmosphere with great costumes, backdrops, lighting and an outstanding cast of singers and dancers performing favourite hits from the likes of Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, The Pet Shop Boys, Buggles, The Human League, Nik Kershaw, Dead or Alive, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Simple Minds and many more.
Tickets are available to purchase online, by calling our Box Office on 01795 542016 & in person at the Brewery Shop (Court Street, Faversham). Advance Tickets are available until midnight on Sunday 15th October.

Sunday 22nd October 2017 - KINGSIZE JONES - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00


Sunday 22nd October 2017 - THE ANTWERP DEADHEADZ - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00


Traditional Belgicana Twistz

Description: "Stef Pisteffo & Antwerp Deadheadz zijn een vrijgevochten Belgicana straatact met straffe muzikale roots. Verwacht je aan een serie gemutileerde Vlaamse Chansons. De deadheadz draaien de songs van Wim de Craene, Miel Cools en Louis Neefs door de ukulele, wringen ze uit met behulp van een paar tapschoenen, om ze vervolgens te drogen te hangen aan het wasbord. Vlaamse Folkskiffle."


Tuesday 24th October 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 25th October 2017 - BRIAN PETERS - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB
Brian Peters
7.30      Ticket Price £8 / £9

A real folk man who has done so much over the years to preserve and energise traditional music. Collector, sage, fine musician and above all generous with his talent.

Friday 27th October 2017 - IVAN'S ALL-STARS - at The Market Inn

8.30
Soul classics, 70's funk, some old school ska
with a funky edge and punching brass!
(and Alan on drums!)


(PiF: above video's a couple of years old now but still a good representation of this excellent band)

Friday 27th October 2017 - BAD PENNIES - at The Sun Inn

8.45pm 
BAD PENNIES


"Top Dollar Rock and Blues No Short Change - No Dodgy Notes"

Saturday 28th October 2017 - HIGHGARDEN (formerly known as The Lewis Chessmen) - at The Bull Inn

8.00
Rock out to the devil's own favourite genre of music this Halloween as The Lewis Chessmen, under their new moniker Highgarden, take to the stage to bring some heavy alt rock, soft acoustic jams, and noisy riffery to the ears of all and sundry. Trick or treat? That's up to you!

Atop a few of our own songs, bands/artists in cover rotation include Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Royal Blood, Muse, Nine Inch Nails, Mumford and Sons and even Taylor Swift (the horror!) and Ed Sheeran!

So grab your skeleton morph suits, witches hats, impressive home-made superhero costumes, freaky contact lenses and come down, enjoy a few fine drinks and party on!

Saturday 28th October 2017 - BIT LIZZY - at The Market Inn

8.30

Kent based rock covers band performing material by: Foo Fighters, The Killers, Slade, Status Quo, Snow Patrol and more . . . and as the name suggests . . . . . a bit of Thin Lizzy thrown in there too!

Saturday 28th October 2017 - THE VEGAS CONNECTION DUO - at The Arden Theatre

7.30

Join us for a night of Vegas classics!
Tickets £9 available from Carter's Newsagents

For enquiries and group rates call 07568 670062