Thursday, 11 January 2018

Glastonbury Gig Guide W/C 11th January 2018

Glastonbury Gig Guide 
W/C 11th January 2018

Welcome to the gig guide magazine for Glastonbury. It’s an exciting start to the year, The King Arthur have launched The Glastonbury Grow Room where they promote original acts and record and provide them with a professional live recording and video at the end of the set. Glastonbury Calling is releasing it’s stage line ups and the full line up for Godney is due out on Saturday 20th January.

Gig of the week

Thursday 11th January

A new concept which launched last week and we are 100% behind helping new music.
Glastonbury Grow Room - Steve Henderson, Steven Draper aka KRAZY - The King Arthur

Glastonbury Grow Room: Where Artists Blossom.
Live from The King Arthur every Thursday. A new and exciting idea from the venue which includes a professional live stream and recording for the artists. 

Steve Henderson plays a stripped back, mostly guitar and voice exploration of themes around longing, separation, insomnia, love and belonging. The lyrics weave stories within stories as each song introduces you to characters playing out situations we found ourselves in each day, from a first date to that person that makes a night come alive out of nowhere.

Steven Draper aka KRAZY Rapper from Wordlife.

Thursday 11th January

Glastonbury Grow Room - Steve Henderson, Steven Draper aka KRAZY - The King Arthur
See above.

Fly Yeti Fly- Hundred Monkeys
Fly Yeti Fly are the acoustic duo Lorna Somerville and Darren Fisher. Blending sensitive vocal harmonies with intricate guitar arrangements, mandolin and harmonica, the duo weave songs and stories from their travels together, with a sound that is reminiscent of the late-’60s folk scene. Their debut album ‘Shine a Light in the Dark’, released March 2017, has since received critical acclaim. Having appeared on BBC Introducing stages across the south west and keen artists on the festival circuit, this pair are often accompanied by the exceptional artists Jo Hooper (Mudskippers) on cello.

Friday 12th January

Mofuso- Hawthorns Hotel
MoFuSo are a 7-piece band from Somerset specialising in Motown, Funk and Soul covers! We play a range of classic songs, instrumental pieces and less obvious numbers from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Feedback from India Project 2107- Hosted by Strode Live- Street Mission Church
Curry, short films, music and amazing stories from the StrodeLive India Project 2107 to the Mathieson Music School in Kolkata. £5 a head, booking essential - contact diana on

Saturday 13th Jaunuary

The Eldar/ Jenjen -The King Arthur

The Eldar Glastonbury's own 'Psychedelic Indie Rock' Band! Inspired by the muse of the sounds of the sixties and seventies, of The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Fleetwood Mac as well as indie-folk-rock band Mazzy Star & Britpop-indie band The Charlatans but with a unique flavour of their own. Playing their own original material, THE ELDAR☆ are a magical dynamic blend of male and female vocals with deep 
'out there' lyrics, powerful musing guitar licks, deep funky bass and cool drum beats; with an interesting river of sound. This gig is not to be missed! 
The Music Is The Soul. The Soul Never Ends.

JENJEN who will be playing songs from her new album, mastered at Abbey Road Studio, Crystal Ocean. She is a singer-songwriter, producer & Dj, combining her voice and crystal bowl with a unique eclectic shamanic blend of neo-soul, folk, triphop and dub, creating sacred song soundscapes.

Ocean Sunset View-Record Low-Banana High-Sinful Maggie- The Hawthorns Hotel
Ocean Sunset View are a 3 piece Pop Punk/Punk Rock band from the South West UK. These boys are becoming known for anthemic and often fast punk, as well as being a bit cheeky and writing the odd song about masturbation. Influenced by the likes of Blink 182, Yellowcard and NOFX, OSV are already lined up for a bunch of shows and festivals in 2018, as well as a UK tour and a new music video!
Their debut Ep 'On Your Marks...' is available via all online formats, and they currently have 3 music videos. You can find OSV on Facebook, Instagram, Bandsintown, Youtube.

Record Low are a 6 piece band from South West England. Bringing back old school pop punk sound with songs that everyone can relate to. Although the songs are serious, don't let that fool you, they love to have fun!

Both their EPs “I’m Not Fading Away” And “Kind Words of Advice” are available on band camp, and their next ep “Pictures For The World To See” is coming soon!

With varying styles of ska, reggae and punk, Banana High play a mixture of covers and originals with their own twist! Their Debut EP 'Rhythm of your soul is available for free via their bandcamp


SINFUL MAGGIE formed in 2014 and set out to show people you can have a punk band with an accordion and not play Folk, Gypsy or Celtic Punk. Based in Dorset, England they have shared bills with the likes of Buzzcocks and Slaves. Despite far too many promoters getting their name wrong, Sinful Maggie’s following has continued to grow, and with their debut self-titled album on the way they’re back out on the road bringing their intensity and high-energy punk with them.

The band makes no bones about wearing their influences on their sleeves; from The Clash and Stiff Little Fingers to Dead Kennedys, The Distillers and NOFX, but they aim to bring something different to the table. Although they do not currently have a CD, they are a common addition to local festival line ups, for good reason!

Glastonbury Body Art Event- The Assembly Rooms Glastonbury
The 1st Glastonbury Body Art Event will be held on the 13th January 2018 at The Assembly Rooms.


THEME.....Myths, Legends and Mythical Creatures

A unique event where you can experience living breathing artworks being created throughout the day, in the evening enjoy an enchanted catwalk show of human canvases painted as mythical creatures or stories and then, join in with our aftershow party. 
Dressing to the theme for evening fun is most definitely encouraged! 
This event is open to all levels of body painters from those just wanting to 'have a go' to professionals, this will not be an industry competition but a chance to get together, be creative and enjoy good company.
Special guest painting on the day is Glastonburys own talented artist Linda Ravenscroft. 

Once all overheads have been paid monies made by this event will be donated to a local charity. 

DAYTIME...come and see painters creating their designs using the human body as a canvas. Public access 1.00pm - 3.00pm , tickets on the door. 

EVENING...7.30pm.. sit back and enjoy a catwalk show of amazing body art and then help us celebrate with a fun after show party. 
'Tickets available from Stephen Duross at £10
per person through this page or on 07808 658049

Crow Dawn- The King William
Crow Dawn play an eclectic mix of modern and classic rock covers, popular favourites and songs you'd forgotten how much you liked.

Sunday 14th January

Dr Hoodoo's Voodoo Jam! A weekly gathering of musicians, singers, foot tappers and clappers. Come join up for an OPEN JAM where everyone is welcome to take part.

Tuesday 16th January

Open Mic- Hawthorns Hotel
The seemingly unstoppable Glastonbury Open Mic night is on every week at Hawthorns Hotel in Glastonbury. Sign up at 8pm and perform somewhere between 8.30 and 11pm (ish).

Wednesday 17th January

Open Mic with Dr Hoodoo -The King Arthur

New Song

Monarks are a 4 piece band formed in Wells who have been supporting Twin Atlantic around Europe. One of the acts that we have booked for Glastonbury Calling and have a substantial following from the area and outside. This is their latest song Lungs which was released in December.

Future tickets on sale

Saturday 20th January- Neville Staple and Flipron Gig for Mind-The Bocabar

Sold Out
The Return of Judge Roughneck. There will be plenty of shouts of Rude Boy and full on dancing as the band will create a full on party for all of those that attend.
Flipron last headlined Night at the Abbey in Glastonbury where they entertained with a greatest hits set and were thoroughly enjoyable in the rain. Just don’t press that red button.
Now Sold Out

Saturday 24th February- Glastonbury Calling

Popular Glastonbury Festival in Glastonbury which sold out last year have a limited number of £12 discounted tickets on sale now. Over the Bocabar, Assembly Rooms, King Arthur, Hawthorns Hotel, Glastonbury Football Club and Riflemans Arms. 

Newly announced are Banco De Gaia (DJ set), Bristol reggae veterans Talisman, Monarks, Lonely Tourist, Jack By The Hedge, In Brackets, Liquid State, Toby Marks [Banco De Gaia] and Andrew Heath ambient set with visuals from Patrick Dunn, Tom Clements, We Merry Kings, Marsh Fires, Village Hall Feedback, 2Drunk2Funk, Brave Ones, Steve Henderson, Papa John, Minor Works Unit, and Mark Kelly.

They join the previously announced acts which include Leylines, Moody Will and the Roll, Port Erin, Foreign Correspondence, View From The Beach, Sean McGowen, PG Haze, Moonwatcher, Dave Beech, Hoodoo Dub, Invisble Gem., and many more
Tickets: Jaywalk Guitars, Bristol Ticket Shop and

Saturday 21st July

The Godney Gathering 2018
Over 50 acts, 10 hours and 1 amazing day. Family Friendly. reasonably priced tickets and refreshments, most dietary requirements catered for (e.g.Coeliacs, vegan, vegetarian). Wide and diverse range of artists to suit a range of ages and eclectic tastes.

Recommended out of town

Friday 12th January

Lords of Thyme / Billy Shinbone- Salt Café- Bristol
Lords of Thyme No one can tell you what traditional English music is without tying themselves in handkerchief knots, but you know it when you hear it. The Lords Of Thyme are traditionally English in the same way that Pentangle or Fotheringay were traditionally English, but also in the same way that Julian Cope undoubtedly is. A hazy, blissed out, ancient and modern country of the strangest imaginations.

The Billy Shinbone Show is the deviant folk-pop-skiffle manglings & disco-punk-rock-blues of Somerset multi-instrumentalist Billy Shinbone, -funneling his twin passions of old country & 60s psychedelia through the rusty plumbing of a DIY musical approach & his love of a twisty lyric.

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