Upcoming gigs and events:

  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • December 5, 2016
      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


    • December 5, 2016
      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…)

    2016 CC
  • Penquin presents ‘Fiebre Latina!’ with Salsa Society


    • December 6, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Penquin presents a Fiebre Latina! featuring University of Southampton SalsaSoc! Penquin will be hosting a jam packed night full of Latin infused dancing and music! Learn how to Salsa dance with dance teachers from Salsa Society and then dance the night away to live Latin music from Penquin and follow the groove! 8:00pm Doors Open (more…)

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  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • December 7, 2016
      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
  • FRANCK CARDUCCI | Ghost Community | Mary Renaud


    • December 8, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Following the release of the highly anticipated album “TORN APART”, featuring special guest Steve Hackett (Genesis), Franck Carducci returns to the UK with “Tearing the Tour Apart” in order to promote this new opus. With his band, he puts on a trip through time and eras. Listeners are invited to “dive down into it, let (more…)

    2016 Franck Carducci
  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • December 8, 2016
      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
  • SMOOVE & TURRELL | Soul 45 DJ’s


    • December 9, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Geordie soul powerhouses Smoove & Turrell are back ahead of their upcoming album Crown Posada with the barnstorming new single – You Could’ve Been A Lady out this August on Jalapeno Records. They are a breath of fresh air in the often clichéd world of soul bands. The boys make no attempt to sound or (more…)

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


    • December 9, 2016
      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
  • VOICE FM CHRISTMAS PARTY


    • December 10, 2016
      3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    Our 4th Annual Charity Event in aid of Southampton Hospital Childrens Ward and Enham Trust We are BACK again for our 4th Christmas Event raising money this year for Enham Trust and collecting gifts for us to take to the Childrens Ward at the Hospital on Christmas Morning. Yet again we will have our legendary (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • December 11, 2016
      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
  • PROGSPAWN | Colin Masson


    • December 11, 2016
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    An evening of classic and original prog presented by Progspawn with special guest Colin Masson (and friends) to light up a winters evening and raise funds for Naomi House & Jacks Place childrens hospice. (more…)

    2016-progspawn
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • December 11, 2016 - December 12, 2016
      8:00 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


    • December 12, 2016
      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
  • SOUTHAMPTON JAZZ CLUB [Sax Appeal]


    • December 13, 2016
      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 13th December Sax Appeal (more…)

    2016 Southampton Jazz Club
  • UNCLE ACID & THE DEAD BEATS | Vodun


    • December 14, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    UNCLE ACID & THE DEAD BEATS + Vodun WEDNESDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2016 Doors 19:30 14+ show TICKETS: http://goo.gl/64MmXg (more…)

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  • THE GILLIES | Antigerone | Drug Store Romeos | Hillside Monday | Kat Sinclair


    • December 15, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    One to put in the diary… it’s the annual Mirrorman festive party! Five whopping local acts for you bringing the noise to The Talking Heads – it’s just across the road from Southampton Central Train Station. See you there! The Gillies: 10.35 – finish antigerone: 9.50 – 10.20 Drug Store Romeos: 9.05 – 9.35 Hillside (more…)

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  • THE FLATVILLE ACES – [Homecoming Gig for Legendary Cajun Band!]


    • December 16, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    THE FLATVILLE ACES                                                                                                The Flatville Aces play traditional Cajun music from south-west Louisiana, a potent mix of fiddle and accordion, French singing and infectious dance rhythms, and feature their strongest line-up to date. Accordionist Gavin Lewery is admired as one of the finest exponents of the music outside Louisiana. He also fronts the highly (more…)

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  • JACK FRANCIS [EP Launch] | Martha Paton | Jack Grace


    • December 17, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    In little over a year, Jack Francis has gone from playing small local gigs in his hometown of Southampton to appearing at major UK festivals such as the Isle Of Wight, Victorious and Stone Free Festival at the O2 Arena. Beginning to attract the attention of the industry, his debut EP ‘The Van Wyck Expressway’ (more…)

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  • JO LONG & THE PURE DROP [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • December 17, 2016
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Full band show in the Maple Leaf Lounge! They play a mix of their own original material and interpretations of traditional songs, with a few obscure covers thrown in for good measure! Jo has performed and recorded solo, as part of the Arnie Cottrell band, 21stCentury Beatnik and Derrin Nauendorf, as well as session work. Don (more…)

    2016 Jo Long Thumb
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • December 18, 2016
      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 UKULELE JAM [9th Christmas Cabaret]


    • December 18, 2016
      7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    You are cordially and festively invited to Southampton Ukulele Jam’s 9th Christmas Cabaret, celebrating another year of playing good songs, moderately well (with enthusiasm) on small instruments £5 waged – £4 unwaged All proceeds to No Limits and Society of St James Fun starts at 19:00 #heyholetshoho (more…)

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


    • December 18, 2016
      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


    • December 19, 2016 - December 20, 2016
      7:00 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


    • December 19, 2016
      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…)

    2016 CC
  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • December 20, 2016
      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
  • THE BAR STOOL PREACHERS


    • December 21, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Bar Stool Preachers! Straight out of Brighton! Check out the website and youtube channel for info and dates! http://www.thebarstoolpreachers.com (more…)

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


    • December 22, 2016
      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
  • A WINTER BALLS-UP


    • December 23, 2016
      7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    What better way to say goodbye to 2016 in style, to wash away the tears of this year than with the biggest Balls-Up of the year? Be with good friends; celebrate life, friendship and diversity and just plain being alternative with a cabaret staring Count Addiction and Cherry Fakewell, DJ Russian Roulette featuring DJs Corrosion, (more…)

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


    • December 23, 2016
      8:00 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
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC [Christmas Eve Special!]


    • December 24, 2016
      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 CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • December 26, 2016
      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
  • THIS IS ENGLAND


    • December 29, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    THIS IS ENGLAND -Retro Music night, featuring live sets from Butterfly Collective and our friends the Zinedines and Soulboots DJs (Rally favourite Kev O’Connell). Cheeky little midweek post Crimbo, pre New Years night of fantastic music celebrating what this country does well at the fantastic Talking Heads. Mod, Ska, Northern, Punk, Britpop, Indie, 60s-90s anthem (more…)

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  • CASSAVA


    • December 30, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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


    • January 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • January 2, 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


    • January 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…)

    2016 CC
  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • January 5, 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!]


    • January 5, 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!]


    • January 6, 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]


    • January 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…)

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


    • January 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • January 9, 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]


    • January 12, 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
  • THE SUBHUMANS [80’s Anarchist-Punk Legends]


    • January 14, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Subhumans are an English punk band formed in the Warminster and Melksham area of Wiltshire in 1980. Dick Lucas joined later in the year, having formerly been in another local band, The Mental. Other members had been in The Stupid Humans. The band’s musical style is typically classified as hardcore punk or anarcho-punk. (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • January 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…)

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


    • January 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • January 16, 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


    • January 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…)

    2016 CC
  • SOUTHAMPTON JAZZ CLUB [Gilad Atzmon and The Orient House Ensemlble Creating their impressions of John Coltrane]


    • January 17, 2017 - January 18, 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 17th January Gilad Atzmon and The Orient House Ensemlble Creating their impressions of John Coltrane. Gilad Atzmon – (more…)

    2016 Southampton Jazz Club
  • CANDLEBOX | Jeff Angell’s Staticland


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

    Candlebox + Jeff Angell’s Staticland Wednesday 18th January 2017 Doors 19:30 14+ show —– Formed in Seattle in 1991, Candlebox went quadruple platinum with their 1993 self-titled debut and released two more acclaimed top-selling albums (1995’s Lucy and 1998’s Happy Pills) before going on hiatus in 2000. Candlebox regrouped with a 2006 tour, then put (more…)

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


    • January 19, 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!]


    • January 20, 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]


    • January 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…)

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


    • January 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • January 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…)

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


    • January 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…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • January 30, 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
  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • February 2, 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
  • FLEETINGWOOD MAC [Tribute to Fleetwood Mac]


    • February 3, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Fleetingwood Mac return to the Talkings Heads, Friday 3rd Febuary to perform their amazing Fleetwood Mac tribute! Tickets £8 on sale soon! “We are Fleetingwood Mac, a young and exciting new tribute to the legendary band Fleetwood Mac. We didn’t just want to be another tribute band, with tacky wigs and fancy dress outfits. Instead (more…)

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


    • February 3, 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]


    • February 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…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • GAZ BROOKFIELD


    • February 5, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 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…)

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  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • February 6, 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
  • BEN POOLE


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

    “F***ing amazing! I loved his playing…I really loved his playing!” – JEFF BECK “A Really great player!” – GARY MOORE “This is a young man to look out for as he is no doubt a rising talent and should be supported when he comes to a local venue.” – ‘BLUES MATTERS’ MAGAZINE “Unbelievable! It’s very refreshing to (more…)

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  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • February 9, 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
  • DAISY & THE WEDDING TOASTERS [Bandeoke]


    • February 10, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    Back by popular demand! It’s Bandeoke with daisy & The Wedding Toasters – Karaoke with a live band! Don’t forget ourr Bandeoke Award for best performer of the night! Tickets £6pp on the door Ages 14+ Raising funds for Naomi House & Jacksplace – hospices for children and young adults. 50% of the ticket price (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • February 12, 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 UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • February 13, 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


    • February 13, 2017 - February 14, 2017
      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…)

    2016 CC
  • MARCO MENDOZA BAND [of Dead Daisies]


    • February 14, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    With the sweat still fresh on his bass guitar after the most successful run of sold-out dates yet for The Dead Daisies, Marco Mendoza will return to the UK for an eight date tour stretching from Aberdeen to Southampton. The multi-talented musician who has played with a list of some of the biggest names in (more…)

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  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • February 16, 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!]


    • February 16, 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
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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.