Local, Loud and Live

Top local music gigs you wouldn’t want to miss this weekend…

Exit Strategy

1) Exit Strategy @ The Black Horse

This fierce foursome play pop/rock covers that will have you tapping your feet, singing along and inevitably dancing by the end. Typical tracks include Brown Eyed Girl, Come Together and I Bet That You Look Good on the Dancefloor.

When? Saturday 28th November from 8.30pm.

Where? 169 Camden Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 2RF

Bloodstone Blue

2) Bloodstone Blue @ The Half Moon

This relatively recently formed four piece blend country, rock and blues to generate live music magic. They take their influences from such musical legends as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bonnie Raitt and Rory Gallagher. Lead vocalist Rosie Horne’s country-style tones will really please your ears.

When? Saturday 28th November from 8.30pm.

Where? 144 Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9HJ

Dave Ital

3) Dave Ital @ The Grey Lady

Guitar hero Dave Ital has been enthralling the audiences at the Grey Lady for over ten years. You can expect a combination of original tracks and covered numbers including artists such as The Yellow Jackets, The Crusaders, Dave Sanborn and Jeff Lorber. The vibe is jazz funk and the standard is sky-high, since Dave Ital’s band is made up of session musicians. Call the Grey Lady for info about entry fees.

When? Saturday 28th November from 9.45pm.

Where? 70-72 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5TW

China Crisis

4) China Crisis @ The Forum

Following a successful tour of the UK in 2014, China Chris are returning to promote their newest album Autumn in the Neighbourhood. They will also be playing some of their recognisable hits such as African & White, Working With Fire and Steel and Wishful Thinking. Tickets are £15. Booking in advance is advisable.

When? Saturday 28th November from 8.30pm.

Where? 70-72 The Common, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8YU

Grosvenor Road

5) Grosvenor Road @ The Beau Nash

Grosvenor Road is a Tunbridge Wells based female fronted four piece band describing their genre as classic soul, funk and blues. They cover popular artists such as Scissor Sisters, Skunk Anansie, Kylie and Coors.

When? Saturday 28th November from 9pm.

Where? Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8AU