Upcoming gigs and events:

  • OVERWORLD | Silk Road | End of Grace | Los Kyoto | Into Dawn


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

    OVERWORLD – www.facebook.com/officialoverworld An alternative metal band hailing from Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2012, this award-winning adrenaline orchestra have continuously developed and pushed their boundaries, which is gaining recognition for their explosive live shows, fresh take on the rock/metal genre(s) and the close relationship with their ever-expanding fanbase. After a year of silence the band is (more…)

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


    • September 29, 2016
      8:00 pm - 10:30 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 DIRTY DIESEL OUTLAW ORCHESTRA


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

    3 bands for £4 @ the new TALKING HEADS situated at the site of the old Maple Leaf club Polygon Southampton. Dirty Diesel Outlaw Orchestra https://www.facebook.com/DirtyDieselOutlawOrchestra/ The Family (Main Support) https://www.facebook.com/The-Family-21624523056/ The Devils Damned String Band (Opening) https://www.facebook.com/Devilsdamnedstringband/ Compére for the evening Mr Brett Summers (more…)

    2016 DDOO 2
  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • September 30, 2016 - October 1, 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
  • AKERCOCKE | The King Is Blind | Verdelet


    • October 1, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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    2016-akerkoke
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 2, 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 MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 2, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (more…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 3, 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
  • SKYHARBOR | Sithu Aye | Modern Day Babylon | Fraktions


    • October 5, 2016
      9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Skyharbor + Sithu Aye + Modern Day Babylon + Fraktions Wednesday 5th October 2016 Doors 19:30 14+ show (more…)

    2016-skyharbor
  • ROB HERON & THE TEA PAD ORCHESTRA


    • October 6, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra are one of the hardest working bands in the UK roots circuit. With thousands of touring miles under their belts, they have earned themselves a sizeable fan base in the UK, Europe and beyond. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, they play their own brand of Western Swing, Blues, (more…)

    2016 Rob Heron
  • ROMEO’S DAUGHTER


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

    This UK AOR band is fronted by female vocalist Leigh Matty, expertly backed by songwriter and guitarist Craig Joiner, Ed Poole on bass and drummer Andy Wells. The band came together under the direction of producer Robert ‘Mutt’ Lange who along with John Parr and Craig, worked hard on the songs/production and armed with a (more…)

    2016 Romeos Daughter
  • THE MONOCHROME SET | Accrington Stanley


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

    The Monochrome Set feature original members Bid (Vocals) and Andy Warren (Bass) with Steve Brummell on drums and John Paul Moran on keyboards. Formed in 1976 as The B-Sides with Adam Ant as an original member, the band soon became The Monochrome Set and were heavily influential in the “post punk” scene that evolved after (more…)

    2016 Monochrome Set
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 9, 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
  • LAKE KOMO


    • October 9, 2016
      7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    “Thrillingly beautiful” – The Sunday Times Culture “Superb” – Shortlist “Electrifying” – The Line of Best Fit “Mysterious, illusive yet seductive pop music” – Clash Manchester based four-piece Lake Komo have today announced dates for their October headline tour of the UK. The band recently released their brand new track Milwaukee on Columbia Records. The (more…)

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


    • October 9, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (more…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • October 10, 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


    • October 10, 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
  • THE LOUNGE KITTENS [Sequins and C-Bombs Tour]


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

    THE LOUNGE KITTENS – SEQUINS AND C-BOMBS TOUR! + guests TUESDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2016 Doors 19:30 Ages 14+ TICKETS: http://goo.gl/2G8jia (more…)

    2016 Lounge Kittens
  • THE RUTLES


    • October 12, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    BREAKING NEWS!! THE RUTLES WILL BE APPEARING ON THEIR 2016 WORLD TOUR: BRAND ON THE RUN The Rutles are a rock band known for their visual and aural pastiches and parodies of the Beatles. This originally fictional band, created by Eric Idle and Neil Innes for 1970s television programming, became an actual group (while remaining (more…)

    2016 Rutles
  • Alan Merrill & The Arrows


    • October 13, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    ALAN Merrill, founder of 1970s pop legends The Arrows, and the first ever foreign pop star in Japan, returns to the UK from his New York home for just four dates this autumn. The final date of his short tour is at Southampton’s Talking Heads on October 13. The Arrows formed in 1974 and had (more…)

    2016 Alan Merrill
  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 13, 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
  • PETER & THE TEST TUBE BABIES | The Lurkers | 5 Go Mad


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

    Peter and the Test Tube Babies, from conception onwards Make no mistake! Peter And The Test Tube babies have written some of the best punk songs ever. In the early ’80s they stood out, above all other bands to emerge, with their tales of the hazards of being young punks in Brighton – “Banned From (more…)

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


    • October 14, 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
  • TURNOVER [WTF FEST]


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

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


    • October 16, 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
  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • October 16, 2016
      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
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 16, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (more…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 17, 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 [Josh Kemp Quartet]


    • October 18, 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 18th October Josh Kemp Quartet. (more…)

    2016 Southampton Jazz Club
  • FLIGHT BRIGADE


    • October 19, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    With ‘glorious folk-tinged stadium anthems’ (Record of The day) Flight Brigade is the coming together of two families. Lead singer Oliver Baines grew up on a farm in Ohio, before moving to the UK, where he first met fellow band member Miriam (now his wife) when they were kids. Her sister Dorry plays violin and (more…)

    2016 Flight Brigade
  • JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD [Free Entry Front Lounge Show!]


    • October 19, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    The best rock ’n’ roll, the kind that gets under your skin and makes all your senses heighten, is simple and comprised of hard work and unrelenting passion—all of which JEFF The Brotherhood. JEFF The Brotherhood embody and exemplify on their Warner Bros. Records debut LP, Hypnotic Nights. Brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall have been (more…)

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  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • October 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 SEX PISSED DOLLS


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

    Edgy all female band playing covers of the Sex Pistols, The Jam, The Clash, The Selecter, The Specials and lots more. (more…)

    Sex Pissed Dolls
  • SMERINS ANTI SOCIAL CLUB


    • October 22, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Renowned for their explosive live shows, Smerins Anti-Social Club have long been firing up festival crowds and gig-goers throughout the UK. The 10 piece lineup use the raw ingredients of ska, funk, dub, drum’n’bass and swing to full effect in their epic, brass-heavy instrumentals. Regular guest vocalists – including sassy Aussie songstress Nuala Honan – (more…)

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


    • October 23, 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
  • STEVE MASON [previously at Engine Rooms – all tickets remain valid] | Dan O’Farrell


    • October 23, 2016
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Former Beta Band frontman STEVE MASON brings the incredible sound of his latest work, Meet the Humans to Southampton! “Swinging musically across dance, pop, folk, dub, and deep house influences, and remaining as lyrically adept and open as anything Steve has done back to the ‘Three Eps’. Whilst no ‘happy clappy’ collection, lyrically unafraid to (more…)

    2016 Steve Mason
  • SOUTHAMPTON MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 23, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (more…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • October 24, 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


    • October 24, 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
  • THE SOLENT CITY JAZZ MEN


    • October 25, 2016
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    You are all welcome to enjoy an evening of superb traditional New Orleans Jazz and dancing with the Solent City Jazzmen. Embracing their years of experience and skill the Jazzmen recreate the intimate atmosphere of an old Orleans Jazz club, so you can revel and dance the night away to those wonderful classic tunes. The (more…)

    2016 Solent City
  • WILLE & THE BANDITS


    • October 26, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    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 of such a traditional (more…)

    2016 W&tB
  • PAUL YOUNG & FRIENDS [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 27, 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
  • R2 [Tribute to Rush]


    • October 28, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Well, they’ve kept you waiting! After an 18 month hiatus, one of the finest tribute bands in the country makes a long awaited return… R2 is a 3-piece Rush tribute band dedicated to accurately recreating the sound and capturing the excitement of the greatest band in rock history! James Durand – Vocals, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, (more…)

    2016 R2
  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • October 28, 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
  • DAMIEN DEMPSEY


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

    Returning to Talking Heads after 4 long years… Walk around Damien Dempsey’s patch of Dublin’s northside and the places and people are like ancient dolmens round his lyrics. Turn a corner near his family home and there still are the “factories, trains and houses” he sang about on Shots, albeit quieter now, and more subdued. (more…)

    2016 Damien Dempsey
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • October 30, 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 MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • October 30, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (more…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • October 31, 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
  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


    • November 1, 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
  • ONSLAUGHT | Beholder | Anihilated


    • November 2, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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    2016 Onslaught
  • SWORN AMONGST | Death Remains | When Hope Fails | Sleepwalker


    • November 3, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Pura Vida Promotions in association with The Daily Dischord Agencypresents: Sworn Amongst Death Remains When Hope Fails Sleepwalker @ The Talking Heads, Southampton Thursday 3rd November 2016 £5 Advance//£6 OTD Doors 19:30 14+ Tickets available from When Hope Fails and Sleepwalker or E-Tickets: http://www.seetickets.com/event/sworn-amongst/talking-heads/1019943 (more…)

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  • SHEELANAGIG


    • November 5, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Sheelanagig, are releasing their 5th album “Beard Town” recorded at the legendary Real World Studios and are hitting the road for a UK tour. They have become something of a West Country institution for the past decade. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – banjo, fiddle, double bass etc – and a (more…)

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


    • November 6, 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 MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • November 6, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (more…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL


    • November 7, 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


    • November 7, 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
  • IAN SIEGAL BAND: THE TWENTYFIVE TOUR


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

    IAN SIEGAL BAND: THE TWENTYFIVE TOUR         Ian Siegal is widely regarded as the most compelling and admired contemporary Blues artiste to have come out of Britain since the icons of the sixties. In 2016 he celebrates 25 years of touring with his band. To mark this milestone he will tour a program of songs drawn (more…)

    2016 Ian Siegal
  • ALCEST | Mono


    • November 9, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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


    • November 10, 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
  • UK SUBS


    • November 11, 2016
      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
  • THE MAPLE LEAF LOUNGE SESSION [Free entry front lounge show!]


    • November 11, 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
  • MARK CHADWICK [Of The Levellers]


    • November 12, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    One of the UK’s most successful songwriters, Mark Chadwick has co-written 20 chart singles and 6 Top 40 albums (including a Number 1) as part of The Levellers, the band he has fronted for over 20 years. (more…)

    2016 Mark Chadwick
  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • November 13, 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
  • RAVENEYE


    • November 13, 2016 - November 14, 2016
      7:30 pm

    Following their wildly successful EP, ‘Breaking Out’, which debuted on Billboard’s Heatseeker chart, UK trio RavenEye are set to release their first album – NOVA – worldwide on September 23rd via their new label, Frontiers Music Srl. Now they have announced a full UK tour along with a brand new track – ‘Inside’ – which (more…)

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


    • November 13, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (more…)

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • November 14, 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 [Ray d’Inverno & The Quintessential Quintet.]


    • November 15, 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 18th October Ray d’Inverno & The Quintessential Quintet. (more…)

    2016 Southampton Jazz Club
  • PLANET ROCK ROADSTARS [Simo | Aaron Keylock | Federal Charm]


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

    Three of the most exciting new prospects in the world of blues rock will tour together for the very first time in November and December 2016. Touring under the moniker of “ROADSTARS” – the tour promises to be one of the hottest live concert triple headers to hit the UK in 2016. The tour includes (more…)

    2016 Planet Rock Roadstars
  • TENDERLORE


    • November 18, 2016
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    The trio met whilst at university in Southampton as fellow singer/songwriters. Inspired by each other’s music they began to collaborate on each other’s songs and make their mark on the local music scene. Since their debut album launch on Saturday 30th May 2015, the trio have continued to gig regularly around Southampton and beyond. Recent (more…)

    2016 Tenderlore
  • ATLANTICO [10-Piece Colombian Salsa Band]


    • November 19, 2016
      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]


    • November 20, 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 MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • November 20, 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 to the bent brief… ALSO… every other Thursday, see the SMJC house quartet burn the house down… these nights are not to be missed!! Join (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.