Upcoming gigs and events:

  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • March 28, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 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…)

    2016 Jurassic Mark
  • ILL NINO


    • March 29, 2017
      6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    “15 Years Of Revolution” w/Ektomorf, Xtortya, more.. (more…)

    2017 Ill Nino
  • PULLED APART BY HORSES


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

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  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


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

    Paul Young and friends will be performing at The Talking Heads music venue (within the Maple Leaf Lounge). This is a FREE event. For the first time since The Bent Brief, Paul Young will revive his fortnightly appearance at Southampton Modern Jazz Club in the front bar at The Talking Heads! (more…)

    2016 Paul Young
  • GRAND MAGUS


    • March 31, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Swedish riff lords Grand Magus are very pleased to announce that they will be returning to our UK and Irish shores in March and April 2017 for a run of 8 headline shows. They follow their already-announced appearance at Hammerfest 2017 in Pwllheli, North Wales. Their mighty frontman and Viking metal master Janne ‘JB’ Christoffersson (more…)

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


    • March 31, 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…)

    2016 Maple Leaf Session
  • BROKEN WITT REBELS | Bad Touch


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

    The Gig Cartel presents Planet Rock Roadstars The hottest and best in new and upcoming blues rock bands BROKEN WITT REBELS / BAD TOUCH MARCH-APRIL 2017 CO-HEADLINE UK TOUR Two of the most exciting new prospects in the UK blues rock music scene will be joining forces when they embark on a co-headline 13-date UK (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • April 2, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • April 2, 2017 - April 3, 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…)

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  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • April 3, 2017 - April 4, 2017
      8:00 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…)

    2016 CC
  • RADLOUSE | antigerone | Callosum Closure | The Stanny Dares | Ed George


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

    Head to the ‘Heads for a Mirrorman Events showcase of live music! Performances will be coming from the following FIVE exceptional up-and-coming local acts! Radlouse: 10.35 – close antigerone: 9.50 – 10.20 Callosum Closure: 9.05 – 9.35 The Stanny Dares: 8.20 – 8.50 Ed George: 7.35 – 8.05 Come on down and support your local (more…)

    2017 Radlouse
  • SARI SCHORR & THE ENGINE ROOM


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

    SARI SCHORR & THE ENGINE ROOM In January 2015 legendary producer Mike Vernon (Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall, Blue Horizon, etc) was invited to receive a ‘Keeping The Blues Alive’ award at the prestigious International Blues Challenge in Memphis, USA. This award was the first highlight of the weekend for Mike, the second was witnessing the (more…)

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  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • April 6, 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…)

    2016 Jurassic Mark
  • ACID REIGN


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

    ‘It’s not a reformation, it’s a reboot!’ Howard ‘H’ Smith   Twenty four years is a long time in anyone’s book, but that is how long it’s been since the ‘Kings Of Applecore’ Acid Reign have been missing from the UK thrash scene. More of a reboot than a reformation, sole original member Howard ‘H’ (more…)

    2017 Acid Reign
  • THE TOASTERS


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

    The Toasters, are “Ska Pioneers” (Billboard magazine) and boldly go where no ska band has gone before. Having been compared to the Ramones, due to their longevity and adherence to core principles, the Toasters are held to be one of most influential ska bands out there. Their lean, mean ska machine has galvanized audiences and (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • April 9, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • MAGENTA


    • April 9, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Magenta announce Spring 2017 Tour www.magenta-web.com Magenta are very excited to announce their biggest-ever sequence of gigs in Spring 2017. These concerts will coincide with the release if the band's as-yet- unnamed seventh studio album to hit shelves in April 2017, their first since the release of the acclaimed "Twenty Seven Club" in 2013. The (more…)

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


    • April 9, 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • April 10, 2017
      6:00 pm - 7:30 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…)

    2016 Ukulele
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • April 10, 2017 - April 11, 2017
      8:00 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…)

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  • SOUTHAMPTON JAZZ CLUB [The Steve Waterman Sextet]


    • April 11, 2017
      7:15 pm - 10:45 pm

    Welcome to Southampton Jazz Club, one of the oldest continuously-running jazz clubs in the South of England. For over 40 years Southampton Jazz Club has been presenting a superb mix of local, national and international jazz.. Tuesday 11th April The Steve Waterman Sextet featuring the Young Musican of the Year Alexandra Ridout also with Tim (more…)

    2016 Southampton Jazz Club
  • HAZE | A Formal Horse


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

    The long awaited return of the progressive rock band Haze. They return to Southampton for the first time since the 1980’s when they would play to a packed Joiners Arms several times a year You may have seen the B&W photo of them sporting a double neck guitar that hung there for many years after. (more…)

    2017 Haze
  • Holy Moly & The Crackers


    • April 13, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Holy Moly & The Crackers are a seven-piece ‘Gypsy Folk Rock’ band from the UK. Founders Conrad Bird, Ruth Patterson and ‘Squeezebox’ Rosie lead the band with compelling charismatic style. “They are a bunch of wild gypsy troubadours with more than a touch of magic about them” (Diva Publications) They released their debut album ‘First (more…)

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  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


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

    Paul Young and friends will be performing at The Talking Heads music venue (within the Maple Leaf Lounge). This is a FREE event. For the first time since The Bent Brief, Paul Young will revive his fortnightly appearance at Southampton Modern Jazz Club in the front bar at The Talking Heads! (more…)

    2016 Paul Young
  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • April 14, 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…)

    2016 Maple Leaf Session
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • April 16, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • RUSTY SHACKLE


    • April 16, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    RUSTY SHACKLE South Wales based indie folk roots band Rusty Shackle have been captivating audiences with their incredible live performances since early 2010.  Their shows blend well crafted catchy tunes with stunning high-energy level performances which will make sure you’ll leave exhausted with their tunes swimming around your head for days afterwards. The six-piece group are made (more…)

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


    • April 16, 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…)

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  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • April 17, 2017
      8:00 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…)

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  • Menzingers + The Flatliners


    • April 18, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • STRANGE BONES | Loa Loa | Arid Wave


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

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  • MAID OF ACE


    • April 20, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    ALL-SISTER PUNK BAND FROM SOUTH COAST DIRTY HASTINGS U.K! FOR UPCOMING SHOWS, MUSIC & MERCH HEAD OVER TO OUR WEBSITE WWW.MAID-OF-ACE.COM (more…)

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  • BANDEOKE with DAISY & THE WEDDING TOASTERS


    • April 22, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    It’s Bandeoke with Daisy & The Wedding Toasters – Karaoke with a live band! After huge success with our come-back Bandeoke gig in February, it’s time to do it all again!! This time we’re raising funds for No Limits Charity in Southampton supporting young people to help themselves. 50% of the ticket price goes to (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • April 23, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • April 23, 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • April 24, 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…)

    2016 Ukulele
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • April 24, 2017
      8:00 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…)

    2016 CC
  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • April 25, 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…)

    2016 Jurassic Mark
  • *SOLD-OUT* WHILE SHE SLEEPS | In Hearts Wake | Fizzy Blood


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

    WHILE SHE SLEEPS (You Are We Album Launch Tour) + In Hearts Wake + Fizzy Blood Doors 19:30 14+ show (more…)

    2017 While She Sleeps
  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


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

    Paul Young and friends will be performing at The Talking Heads music venue (within the Maple Leaf Lounge). This is a FREE event. For the first time since The Bent Brief, Paul Young will revive his fortnightly appearance at Southampton Modern Jazz Club in the front bar at The Talking Heads! (more…)

    2016 Paul Young
  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • April 28, 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…)

    2016 Maple Leaf Session
  • R2 [Tribute to Rush] | Kepler Ten


    • April 29, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    3 musicians, 2 shows, 1 fantastic night of prog! Back by popular demand the K10/R2 double-header is returning to the Talking Heads, and this time it’s going to be a bit special… At 8.00pm Kepler Ten will hit the stage for their first ever performance of the whole of Delta-v! Then after a brief intermission (more…)

    2016 R2
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • April 30, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • April 30, 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • May 1, 2017
      8:00 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…)

    2016 CC
  • THE DARK MARKET


    • May 7, 2017
      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Looking for the unusual? Not a pastels person? Come along to the second Dark Market and delve into the murky depths of our handpicked selection of definitely not high street stalls Stocking a handpicked range of alternative clothing, accessories, hair pieces, hair falls and dreads, jewellery, unusual handmade items from local crafters and fetish gear, (more…)

    2017 Dark Market
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • May 7, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • May 8, 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…)

    2016 Ukulele
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • May 8, 2017
      8:00 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…)

    2016 CC
  • Skinny Lister


    • May 9, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:55 pm

    Skinny Lister are not your average, modern day, gentrifiedEnglish folk group. Fronted by Dan Heptinstall and Lorna Thomas; a vocalist with a lusty cackle and flirtatious presence, the London based six-piece hail from across England. Borrowing the nickname from the Lister family, pioneers in the use of anesthetic, the band have grown naturally and organically over (more…)

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  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • May 11, 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…)

    2016 Jurassic Mark
  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • May 11, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Paul Young and friends will be performing at The Talking Heads music venue (within the Maple Leaf Lounge). This is a FREE event. For the first time since The Bent Brief, Paul Young will revive his fortnightly appearance at Southampton Modern Jazz Club in the front bar at The Talking Heads! (more…)

    2016 Paul Young
  • HANDS OFF GRETEL


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

    Four piece alt rock/grunge inspired band from South Yorkshire, Hands Off Gretel, founded by Lauren Tate, are a force to be reckoned with. Inspired by the likes of Brody Dalle and Courtney Love, Lauren made it her mission to ensure strong, young women had a voice in today’s music industry, presenting an alternative to mainstream (more…)

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


    • May 12, 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…)

    2016 Maple Leaf Session
  • ATLANTICO [10-Piece Colombian Salsa Band]


    • May 13, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    Atlantico are Britain’s leading exponents of Cumbia, the rootsy music most closely associated with Colombia. This dynamic 10 piece band  includes three percussionists, accordion and a full horn section. They are a mix of Colombian UK residents with vocalist Antonio Porras who has sung with many distinguished Colombian musicians and British musicians from jazz, rock, (more…)

    2016 Atlantico
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • May 14, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • May 14, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • May 15, 2017 - May 16, 2017
      8:00 pm - 8:30 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…)

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  • Jordan Mackampa [Lounge Bar]


    • May 16, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Singer/Songwriter Jordan Mackampa is often described as a troubadour, an artist with timeless soul and lyrics drenched in heart felt empathy. As a man who was born in Kinshasa, grew up in London and became an artist in Coventry, Jordan’s music is swimming in the sounds and stories of the cities he’s inhabited over the (more…)

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  • SOUTHAMPTON JAZZ CLUB [The Southampton Youth Jazz Orchestra]


    • May 16, 2017 - May 17, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Welcome to Southampton Jazz Club, one of the oldest continuously-running jazz clubs in the South of England. For over 40 years Southampton Jazz Club has been presenting a superb mix of local, national and international jazz.. Tuesday 16th May The Southampton Youth Jazz Orchestra playing music from “Let it be told”  by Julian Arquelles. The (more…)

    2016 Southampton Jazz Club
  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • May 17, 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…)

    2016 Jurassic Mark
  • UK SUBS


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

    With 2016 marking the U.K. Subs’ 40th anniversary; this legendary punk band continues to represent the true spirit of punk rock. Inspired by the Damned at the birth of British Punk, the now equally legendary Charlie Harper formed the Subs out of his then R&B outfit The Marauders, late in 1976. Starting out as The (more…)

    2016 UK SUBS
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • May 21, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • May 21, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • May 22, 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…)

    2016 Ukulele
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • May 22, 2017
      8:00 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…)

    2016 CC
  • JAYA THE CAT


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

    Jaya The Cat spent the better part of 2011/2012 writing and recording in hotel rooms and backstages across Europe, to release a record that’s quite arguably their best effort to date. Staying true to their sound, Jaya The Cat play an original blend of reggae, ska and punk rock –dosed with dub and dance hall (more…)

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  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • May 25, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Paul Young and friends will be performing at The Talking Heads music venue (within the Maple Leaf Lounge). This is a FREE event. For the first time since The Bent Brief, Paul Young will revive his fortnightly appearance at Southampton Modern Jazz Club in the front bar at The Talking Heads! (more…)

    2016 Paul Young
  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • May 26, 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…)

    2016 Maple Leaf Session
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • May 28, 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • THE GIFT // THE ROOM (Double Headline)


    • May 28, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Those of you who couldn’t get to my birthday bash have a second chance to see The Room return along with The Gift in a double headline at The Talking Heads next May. Mike Morton of the Gift (and tribute band “Book of Genesis” at the time) had originally agreed to sing a tune or (more…)

    2017 Gift
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • May 28, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
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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.