Music Listings: Mon 14th - Sun 20th October

Eva Lazarus, Stroud Shindig, The Sub Rooms, Fri 18th Oct

Eva Lazarus, Stroud Shindig, The Sub Rooms, Fri 18th Oct

Sat 19th Liam Ward Band
Get your mojo working with the epic harp-driven sounds of vintage American dance music: Chicago blues, west coast swing and funky, soulful roots music. 8:30pm Free

Fri 18th Room to Improv (vol. 1)
A new (regular) Free Jazz and experimental music event brought to you by Sound Records held at the Centre for Science and Art. The opening event features high octane improvising trio Mick Beck, Dom Lash and Paul Hession and Simon McCorry on Cello and Electronics. Further performers to be announced - keep ears peeled! 7:30pm £5adv from Sound Records/£6otd

Fri 18th Will Killeen
Highly acclaimed Irish acoustic blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He has a totally unique style; celtic roots mixed with American blues. You can expect songs from early blues standards through to Dylan classics delivered with inimitable percussive guitar and whirling vocals. He's also considered to be one of the foremost slide guitar players in Europe today.. 8:30pm Free

Sat 19th Bongo Mondo
Sean and Tom from Sound Records return with a bag packed full of musical gems from Lebanon, Nigeria, Japan and, of course, Venezuela, as well as many more dancefloor fillers from across the globe. The cocktails will be flowing, the shirts will loud and the dancing joyful - join us at this free event and get there early to ensure entry...10pm

Thurs 17th Open Mic
Stroud's original Open Mic night. All welcome. Originals encouraged. If this is Election night then check the website…8pm Free
Sat 19th DB Party Band For one night only the Albert welcome the best band to ever come down the A46 from a small industrial estate in Nailsworth. Born for One Weekend Only - The Dogs Bollocks End of the World Party Band. Consisting of oldies and newbies, and Elvis as well as Cliff and apparently some bloke called Noel may be playing too (not sure if that’s Gallagher or some kind of Blobby character) but what the Albert can assure you is you will never see this band again. Anywhere. Well, they doubt they’ll invite them back! This band of twelve even feature a four piece brass section. Hold on to your hounds!! 8:30pm Free

Sat 12th In Store DJ Sets
Sound Records continues their in store live DJ performances throughout the month with DJ JK (aka James Kriszyk) 1pm Free

Fri 18th Stroud Shindig
Stroud favourites Boss Morris, Jonny Fluffypunk and Thee Ones, with some very special guests, as well as Booty Bass, Eva Lazarus and the Mighty John Street Ska Orchestra who will be appearing with MCs Grove and JPDL. Don’t miss a special pop-up Wild Boar Gin Lounge where DJs Darius (Crooked Stylus), Dubbu and Mendoza (Overproof), Frank Situation (Situationism), Jag Patel (Global Beats) and Monobrow (Sound Records) will be spinning the very best tracks while you sip on your favourite cocktail. 8pm From £12
Sat 19th EUCO: Romantic Music for Strings The European Union Chamber Orchestra gave its first concerts in 1981 and soon gained a worldwide reputation as a musical ambassador for the European Union. The Chamber Orchestra annually perform around 40 concerts and have played in 73 countries to-date. Recent soloists include Nicola Benedetti, Alison Balsam and Julian Lloyd Webber. 7:30pm £9.50

Weds 16th Funk-In Sessions
Best live Funk Jam in town ...FUNK Only...Nothing but the Funk! All are welcome to listen or perform! Every Wednesday night. 8pm £1otd (John Street)
Weds 16th Flamenco Workshop Open it to anyone interested to learn about flamenco in general so anyone can join either with guitars, clapping, playing cajon or singing. Upstairs in SVA. 7:30pm (term-time only!) Pay what you feel
Fri 18th John Street Social Club It’s back! John Street Social is a series of weekly Friday night club socials hosted by different artists each week with visuals and audio to share. Everyone welcome. 5pm

The Rheingans Sisters, Ruskin Mill, Fri 18th

The Rheingans Sisters, Ruskin Mill, Fri 18th

RUSKIN MILL Nailsworth
Fri 18th The Rheingans Sisters
Fiddle-singers and multi-instrumentalists Rowan and Anna Rheingans grew up in the Peak District, surrounded by traditional music, and were encouraged to pick up the fiddle by their musician mother and violinmaker father from an early age. The sisters have spent a significant amount of time studying fiddle music in France, Sweden and Norway; they pull a range of influences from both northern and southern European fiddle traditions into their own interpretations, compositions and arrangements. 8pm £15/£13concs

Pick up this month’s issue for listings for the rest of the month!