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Upcoming gigs and events:

  • MATCHBOX [Rockabilly]


    • September 23, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Have you ever been to see a band from the 70’s and turned up to find out the only remaining original member was the drummer, singer or bass player? Well, try going along to see Matchbox…. not only will you hear their string of hits from the era, including top tens such as When You (more…)

  • THE VELVET DOONICANS [Free entry front lounge show]


    • September 23, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Arnie Cottrell Arnie Cottrell has been around for a very long time. He plays acoustic guitars, National Tricone guitar, mandolin, mandola, octave mandolin, bouzouki and he sings. He has opened for Robert Cray (twice), Keb Mo (once), Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson, Dick Gaughan, Tim O’Brien and Arty McGlynn, Arty McGlynn and Nollaig Casey, Jackie (more…)

  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • September 24, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads every Sunday, for a FREE Traditional Irish Acoustic Session, with players, singers and dancers coming from far and wide. Come on down, make some new friends and join in the fun- whether you are playing or just enjoying (more…)

  • **POSTPONED** JESS & THE BANDITS


    • September 24, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    “…it is with huge disappointment that we are having to postpone the Jess And The Bandits tour in September. Due to the hurricane that has devastated Houston, Texas, Jessica is returning home to be with her family and friends many of whom have greatly suffered from this catastrophe. She would like to apologise to all ticket holders (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • September 24, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Southampton Modern Jazz Club puts on all sorts of jazz events. Currently we produce “The Sunday Sessions” At The Talking Heads which brings new and exciting genres and musicians every Sunday… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join the group for an (more…)

  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • September 25, 2017 - November 27, 2017
      8:05 am - 5:00 pm

    The Candle Club was the first open mic night to be held in Southampton. Established in 1996 by Simeon Hill and Clive Roberts at The Talking Heads in Southampton, the Candle Club takes place every Monday night and has a reputation for encouraging new talent of whatever age or experience. If you think you may (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • September 25, 2017
      7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Loving the four stringed wonder? Attached to the central south coast of the UK? Like jam(ming)? You’ve come to the right place… (more…)

  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • September 26, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Jurassic mark presents his super showcase of talented up and coming local bands on the big stage at the Talking Heads! Each show features a variety of exciting young bands, giving them the opportunity to develop their performance using our superb in house sound system and lighting rig. Come on down and see some of (more…)

  • JASPER IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS


    • September 27, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Jasper in the Company of Others: live at The Talking Heads Wednesday 27th September £5.00 Advance (Earlybird!) £6.00 General Advance £8.00 on the Door… Hailing from the wilds of Derbyshire & Worcestershire, the collective forces of Jasper In The Company Of Others present an energetic fusion of indie pop at its very finest. Their live performances (more…)

  • VOODOO SIX | SKAM


    • September 28, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Voodoo Six: live at The Talking Heads Thursday 28th September £8.00 Advance Tickets Support from SKAM Voodoo Six UK tour in support of the ‘Make Way For The King’ album Voodoo Six are delighted to announce a tour of the UK in support of their fourth studio album, ‘Make Way For The King’, released via Cadiz (more…)

  • SMJC THURSDAY FORTNIGHTS [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • September 28, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Thursday Fortnights with The SMJC. Join the Southampton Modern Jazz Club every other Thursday for a more informal performance setting. Local Jazz musicians lead organic sessions which include familiar faces from all over the south coast! Each session is spontaneous, improvised & off the cuff! Check social media in the week leading up to the (more…)

  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • September 29, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    These acoustic, unplugged sessions take place in the Maple Leaf Lounge (a.k.a the quirky and charming front bar of The Talking Heads). Every other Friday night we have three acts, each playing a 45 minute set. It’s a lovely chilled evening filled with candles, fairy lights, beautiful music, a friendly atmosphere and free cupcakes! What (more…)

  • LITTLE LESLEY & THE BLOODSHOTS | The Quantums


    • September 30, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Little Lesley & the Bloodshots have been taking the scene by storm with their dangerous twang and high energy live show. Hailing from New York City, they’ve been making waves and making friends around the world with their honest approach to Roots-Rockabilly, with notable appearances at Viva Las Vegas, Nashville Boogie, the Hotrod Hayride (UK) (more…)

  • TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 1, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads every Sunday, for a FREE Traditional Irish Acoustic Session, with players, singers and dancers coming from far and wide. Come on down, make some new friends and join in the fun- whether you are playing or just enjoying (more…)

  • STACIE COLLINS [Country//Rock]


    • October 1, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Sporting a slam-bang rock ‘n’ roll band and a hard-core honky-tonk wail, Stacie Collins pushes the boundaries of rock, blues and country. A singer-songwriter and a bad-ass harmonica player in the style of Chicago Blues greats Little Walter and James Cotton, Collins has garnered a reputation for her high energy shows, diverse songwriting and unlike (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 1, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Southampton Modern Jazz Club puts on all sorts of jazz events. Currently we produce “The Sunday Sessions” At The Talking Heads which brings new and exciting genres and musicians every Sunday… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join the group for an (more…)

  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 2, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    The Candle Club was the first open mic night to be held in Southampton. Established in 1996 by Simeon Hill and Clive Roberts at The Talking Heads in Southampton, the Candle Club takes place every Monday night and has a reputation for encouraging new talent of whatever age or experience. If you think you may (more…)

  • BLESSTHEFALL


    • October 4, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Beau Bokan (lead vocals), Eric Lambert (guitar), Jared Warth (bass/vocals), Matt Traynor (drums), Elliott Gruenberg (guitar) -One of the most respected frontrunners in the metalcore community, Arizona’s Blessthefall has spent years building a strong foundation and a legion of devoted fans throughout their impressive career of over a decade. On Blessthefall’s newest album To Those (more…)

  • THEATRE OF HATE


    • October 5, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    We are very excited to be bringing Theatre of Hate to Southampton! They will be performing live at The Talking Heads venue as part of their UK tour. £15 advance price tickets are on sale now: http://mirrormanshop.bigcartel.com/product/theatre-of-hate-talking-heads-s-oton-october-5th £18 tickets available on the door. In 1980, Kirk Brandon formed Theatre Of Hate from the ashes of (more…)

  • GAZ BROOKFIELD


    • October 6, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Gaz Brookfield is a solo acoustic musician based in Bristol. Since winning Acoustic magazine’s 2010 Singer Songwriter of the year, he has spent his time on the road, touring the UK and Europe. In this time he has shared the stage with the likes of Levellers, Frank Turner, New Model Army, Nick Harper, Newton Faulkner, (more…)

  • MO THOMAS & GRAHAM BUSHNELL [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 6, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Mo Thomas, legendary Southampton Blues Player, is the master of finger picking guitar and slide guitar on his original 1931 steel National. He has been playing his unique brand of blues roots music, plus his own songs, which are in the story telling tradition. A well  known figure on the Southampton music scene for several (more…)

  • MUSIC IN THE CITY 2017 [The Talking Heads Stage…]


    • October 7, 2017
      12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The project, Music in the City, was set up by a small group of people who want to make more of the music in Southampton. We aim to: Help music in Southampton get the recognition it deserves Promote the great range of music in this city Get more people involved in music – singing, playing, (more…)

  • TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 8, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads every Sunday, for a FREE Traditional Irish Acoustic Session, with players, singers and dancers coming from far and wide. Come on down, make some new friends and join in the fun- whether you are playing or just enjoying (more…)

  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • October 8, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Jurassic mark presents his super showcase of talented up and coming local bands on the big stage at the Talking Heads! Each show features a variety of exciting young bands, giving them the opportunity to develop their performance using our superb in house sound system and lighting rig. Come on down and see some of (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 8, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Southampton Modern Jazz Club puts on all sorts of jazz events. Currently we produce “The Sunday Sessions” At The Talking Heads which brings new and exciting genres and musicians every Sunday… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join the group for an (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • October 9, 2017
      7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Loving the four stringed wonder? Attached to the central south coast of the UK? Like jam(ming)? You’ve come to the right place… (more…)

  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 9, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    The Candle Club was the first open mic night to be held in Southampton. Established in 1996 by Simeon Hill and Clive Roberts at The Talking Heads in Southampton, the Candle Club takes place every Monday night and has a reputation for encouraging new talent of whatever age or experience. If you think you may (more…)

  • GOLDEN GROOVE JAZZ JAM


    • October 11, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Talking Heads Jazz Jam is back on Wednesday July 13th at The Talking Heads! Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar and PA are provided and we have the perfect setting for an evening of jazz in the cosy front bar at the new venue. Entry is free all night and there are some great drinks prices (more…)

  • THE BELLRAYS **Postponed: new date TBA**


    • October 11, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • MEADOWLARK | Tenderlore | Kitty O’Neal


    • October 12, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    MEADOWLARK Delicate, emotional, yet powerful songs, delivered beautifully from the minds of two incredible songwriters. Meadowlark are nothing short of outstanding. Spine tingling live performances, not to be missed! Meadowlarks debut single ‘Eyes Wide’ in 2015 was added to BBC Radio 1’s Introducing playlist, XFM’s evening playlist and featured on Hype Machine’s Top 20. This (more…)

  • SMJC THURSDAY FORTNIGHT’S [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 12, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Thursday Fortnights with The SMJC. Join the Southampton Modern Jazz Club every other Thursday for a more informal performance setting. Local Jazz musicians lead organic sessions which include familiar faces from all over the south coast! Each session is spontaneous, improvised & off the cuff! Check social media in the week leading up to the (more…)

  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 13, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    These acoustic, unplugged sessions take place in the Maple Leaf Lounge (a.k.a the quirky and charming front bar of The Talking Heads). Every other Friday night we have three acts, each playing a 45 minute set. It’s a lovely chilled evening filled with candles, fairy lights, beautiful music, a friendly atmosphere and free cupcakes! What (more…)

  • PUNKLE FESTER [Punk Festival!]


    • October 14, 2017
      1:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Captain Trips proudly presents: PUNKLE FESTER! A one day punk fest taking place at the excellent Talking Heads in Southampton on Saturday 14th October! Doors open at 1.30pm and there are 12 of the UK’s finest punk bands gracing the stage until 11.30pm! 50 early bird tickets at £8. Standard tickets at £10. £12 on (more…)

  • TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 15, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads every Sunday, for a FREE Traditional Irish Acoustic Session, with players, singers and dancers coming from far and wide. Come on down, make some new friends and join in the fun- whether you are playing or just enjoying (more…)

  • THE ESKIES


    • October 15, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Having been cast out, blacklisted, rejected and ejected from gentlemen’s clubs far and wide, five dejected cast asides joined forces in what was to be their own celebration of commonality. Purveyors of music that meanders from sea soaked waltz to Italian tarantella, from Brassy funeral march-esque lament to weep along Klezmar knees up, from chain (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 15, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Southampton Modern Jazz Club puts on all sorts of jazz events. Currently we produce “The Sunday Sessions” At The Talking Heads which brings new and exciting genres and musicians every Sunday… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join the group for an (more…)

  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 16, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    The Candle Club was the first open mic night to be held in Southampton. Established in 1996 by Simeon Hill and Clive Roberts at The Talking Heads in Southampton, the Candle Club takes place every Monday night and has a reputation for encouraging new talent of whatever age or experience. If you think you may (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON JAZZ CLUB [The Dave O’Higgins Quartet]


    • October 17, 2017
      7:15 pm - 11:00 pm

    Tuesday 17th October – The Dave O’Higgins Quartet, Dave O’Higgins – tenor, Geoff Gascoyne – bass Sebastiaan de Krom – drums, Graham Harvey – piano Venue: Talking Heads, 16-22 The Polygon, Southampton SO15 2BN. 8 pm Start Non Members £15 Members £12 Students £6 (more…)

  • FRANCOBOLLO


    • October 18, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • ZEUS BOOKINGS SHOWCASE [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 18, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    ZEUS BOOKINGS PRESENTS, THE TALKING HEADS (FRONT BAR) SHOWCASE NIGHT !   https://www.facebook.com/zeusbookings/ 8pm – 11pm FREE ENTRY (more…)

  • WILLE & THE BANDITS | Claude Hay


    • October 19, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    WILLE & THE BANDITS Essentially Wille and the Bandits is a classic blues rock three piece much in the vain of Cream or The Jimi Hendrix experience. But in a similar way to how these bands pushed the genre in their time, Wille and the Bandits try to take their sound beyond what is expected (more…)

  • THE CORRESPONDENTS


    • October 20, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    The Correspondents consist of a singer Mr Bruce and a producer Chucks. Both growing up in South London, they formed in 2007 and within two years had taken their hi-octane genre-blending dance music from house parties to festival main stages.
The show that quickly established the duo as one of the best live acts in the (more…)

  • LAUGHTER IN THE POLYGON [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 20, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Part comedy show, part open mic night at The Talking Heads Pub Southampton. We will be showcasing Southampton’s finest comedians for the community of Southampton. Thank you for your support and God bless – abundance in love, life and prosperity. (more…)

  • TROJAN w/ Pama International


    • October 21, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Following the sellout success of Pama International’s Trojan Records club night & UK tour, the band will be returning in Oct & Nov’17 with their TROJAN songbook show. A show that features the greatest hits of the worlds most iconic reggae label performed by Pama Intl, complete with full string section. Since its launch in (more…)

  • TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 22, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads every Sunday, for a FREE Traditional Irish Acoustic Session, with players, singers and dancers coming from far and wide. Come on down, make some new friends and join in the fun- whether you are playing or just enjoying (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 22, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Southampton Modern Jazz Club puts on all sorts of jazz events. Currently we produce “The Sunday Sessions” At The Talking Heads which brings new and exciting genres and musicians every Sunday… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join the group for an (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • October 23, 2017
      7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Loving the four stringed wonder? Attached to the central south coast of the UK? Like jam(ming)? You’ve come to the right place… (more…)

  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 23, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    The Candle Club was the first open mic night to be held in Southampton. Established in 1996 by Simeon Hill and Clive Roberts at The Talking Heads in Southampton, the Candle Club takes place every Monday night and has a reputation for encouraging new talent of whatever age or experience. If you think you may (more…)

  • WRITE A NOTE [Poetry & Spoken Word; Front Lounge]


    • October 24, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Write a Note Poetry Open Mic is a platform for poets and spoken word artists of all genres to share their work in an intimate and supportive environment. Hosted by local poet Issa Loyaan Farrah, Write a Note is a growing community of performers and appreciators. This month’s musical interlude will be performed by local (more…)

  • KISS THE GUN | Sonytus | Skyline


    • October 24, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    KISS THE GUN is an exciting and talented five-piece band. We’re signed to 3Ms Music and in August 2017 we recorded our debut album, Nightmares; we’re now promoting its release. DAVE SOUTH – Bass Guitar GERRY HEARN – Lead Guitars GRAHAM EXTON – Rhythm Guitar NADIN ZAQARYAN – Vocals ROB TAYLOR – Drums Social media (more…)

  • NOBLE JACKS


    • October 25, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Noble Jacks are a rip-roaring Alt-Folk band with roof raising energy, whose warm electro-acoustic interactions fuse together a mixture of folky footstompin’ rhythms and engaging lyricism. The band encompasses heartfelt, yet uptempo songs showcasing fiddle, blues harmonica and big anthem toplines. Noble Jacks have a relentless gigging schedule around the the British folk scene and (more…)

  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • October 26, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Jurassic mark presents his super showcase of talented up and coming local bands on the big stage at the Talking Heads! Each show features a variety of exciting young bands, giving them the opportunity to develop their performance using our superb in house sound system and lighting rig. Come on down and see some of (more…)

  • SMJC THURSDAY FORTNIGHT’S [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 26, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Thursday Fortnights with The SMJC. Join the Southampton Modern Jazz Club every other Thursday for a more informal performance setting. Local Jazz musicians lead organic sessions which include familiar faces from all over the south coast! Each session is spontaneous, improvised & off the cuff! Check social media in the week leading up to the (more…)

  • HOLLOWEEN: OUR HOLLOW OUR HOME


    • October 27, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    For the first time ever, Our Hollow, Our Home will perform their debut album “Hartsick” in full, do not expect to see this again any time soon. This is a show not to be missed! The first two of our special guests who will be joining us are SHIELDS & I,THE MAPMAKER. More special guests (more…)

  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 27, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    These acoustic, unplugged sessions take place in the Maple Leaf Lounge (a.k.a the quirky and charming front bar of The Talking Heads). Every other Friday night we have three acts, each playing a 45 minute set. It’s a lovely chilled evening filled with candles, fairy lights, beautiful music, a friendly atmosphere and free cupcakes! What (more…)

  • THE UPLIFTER


    • October 28, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    http://www.theuplifter.co.uk/ The Talking Heads and The Uplifter go together like bread and butter, sand and surf, fish and chips, peaches and cream… You get the idea 😉 Come join that fiercely lovely atmosphere that everyone talks about ♥ (more…)

  • PS_PERRYSTONE HILL (Free entry front lounge show)


    • October 28, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    PS_ Perrystone Hill Acoustic guitars, harmonica, sax, flute and vocals… performing classic and original numbers in a virtuosic and lighthearted style. “Musical mayhem from 3 maestros – stunning entertainment!” Steve Pitt, The Cellars, Eastney. “Musical mayhem from 2 maestros and Martin!” Jamie Mathieson, The Concorde Club. “Oh my god… you guys are brilliant!” Lance Maleski (more…)

  • TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 29, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads every Sunday, for a FREE Traditional Irish Acoustic Session, with players, singers and dancers coming from far and wide. Come on down, make some new friends and join in the fun- whether you are playing or just enjoying (more…)

  • TIGER MOTH TALES | Red Bazar


    • October 29, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    RED BAZAR Red Bazar formed in 2007 with Andy Wilson on guitar, Paul Comerie on Drums and Mick Wilson on bass and keyboards. The trio released their debut album in 2008, ‘Connections’ which was an instrumental album. It was very well received by the prog world and excellent reviews from around the world. The following (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 29, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Southampton Modern Jazz Club puts on all sorts of jazz events. Currently we produce “The Sunday Sessions” At The Talking Heads which brings new and exciting genres and musicians every Sunday… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join the group for an (more…)

  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 30, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    The Candle Club was the first open mic night to be held in Southampton. Established in 1996 by Simeon Hill and Clive Roberts at The Talking Heads in Southampton, the Candle Club takes place every Monday night and has a reputation for encouraging new talent of whatever age or experience. If you think you may (more…)

  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • November 1, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Jurassic mark presents his super showcase of talented up and coming local bands on the big stage at the Talking Heads! Each show features a variety of exciting young bands, giving them the opportunity to develop their performance using our superb in house sound system and lighting rig. Come on down and see some of (more…)

  • THE LOVELY EGGS | Dan O’Farrell & The Difference Engine


    • November 2, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Lovely Eggs are an underground punk rock duo from northern England. They have a fierce punk rock ethos that music should have no rules. For Holly and David being in a band is a way of life. True to this, they live the way they play. Fiercely, constantly in search of the good times. (more…)

  • HAWKLORDS


    • November 4, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Following the success of their critically acclaimed 2016 album release “FUSION” which charted at number 31 in The Official UK Top 40 Album Chart (and featured a guest vocal appearance from Kim McAuliffe, of Girlschool), The Hawklords return to the UK tour circuit in 2017 with a new, as yet untitled, album in the pipeline (more…)

  • TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • November 5, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads every Sunday, for a FREE Traditional Irish Acoustic Session, with players, singers and dancers coming from far and wide. Come on down, make some new friends and join in the fun- whether you are playing or just enjoying (more…)

  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • November 6, 2017
      7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Loving the four stringed wonder? Attached to the central south coast of the UK? Like jam(ming)? You’ve come to the right place… (more…)

  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • November 6, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    The Candle Club was the first open mic night to be held in Southampton. Established in 1996 by Simeon Hill and Clive Roberts at The Talking Heads in Southampton, the Candle Club takes place every Monday night and has a reputation for encouraging new talent of whatever age or experience. If you think you may (more…)

  • LISBEE STAINTON


    • November 7, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    www.lisbee.com “Bound for glory.an exquisite slice of traditional songwriting” – The Times “Cultured folk pop” – The Independent on Sunday “An edifying experience” – The Daily Mirror “Impressive” – The Daily Express “Lisbee’s appeal is clear: slowly revolving rhythms, wistful English melancholy with a soul undertow, and a sweet folk-pop voice.” – MOJO “a terrific (more…)

  • GOLDEN GROOVE JAZZ JAM


    • November 8, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Talking Heads Jazz Jam is back on Wednesday July 13th at The Talking Heads! Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar and PA are provided and we have the perfect setting for an evening of jazz in the cosy front bar at the new venue. Entry is free all night and there are some great drinks prices (more…)

  • SMJC THURSDAY FORTNIGHT’S [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • November 9, 2017
      8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Thursday Fortnights with The SMJC. Join the Southampton Modern Jazz Club every other Thursday for a more informal performance setting. Local Jazz musicians lead organic sessions which include familiar faces from all over the south coast! Each session is spontaneous, improvised & off the cuff! Check social media in the week leading up to the (more…)

  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • November 10, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    These acoustic, unplugged sessions take place in the Maple Leaf Lounge (a.k.a the quirky and charming front bar of The Talking Heads). Every other Friday night we have three acts, each playing a 45 minute set. It’s a lovely chilled evening filled with candles, fairy lights, beautiful music, a friendly atmosphere and free cupcakes! What (more…)

  • BANDEOKE WITH DAISY & THE WEDDING TOASTERS [Fundraiser for MHA Charity]


    • November 11, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    It’s Bandeoke with Daisy & The Wedding Toasters – Karaoke with a live band! Tickets £6pp on the door Ages 14+ Doors open at 8pm Bandeoke from 8.30pm-11.30pm Venue: the new Talking Heads venue at 16-22 The Polygon, Southampton, SO15 2BN We are proud to announce that our charity partner for this bandeoke event is (more…)

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RECENTLY MOVED TO A NEW PREMISES IN CENTRAL SOUTHAMPTON

The Talking Heads has a legacy of being the South’s most eclectic live music venue. There’s live entertainment every night of the week, including regular Jazz, Irish-Folk, Singer-Songwriter Sessions and Open Mics. With two bars and two performance spaces, The Talking Heads is a regular stop-off for local, national and international bands alike. 

The multi-functional space is also ideal for parties, cabaret and corporate events, and all enquiries into venue hire are welcome.