Upcoming gigs and events:

  • 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
  • NINE ACE DECK | Lost or Stolen | Myriad | Yona & The Quartet


    • January 20, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 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
  • THE FOURTH ANNUAL BIKER BOOZE UP


    • January 21, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 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
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


    • January 23, 2017 - February 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
  • SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY JAZZ ORCHESTRA


    • January 24, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    SUJO is the student run Jazz Orchestra of Southampton University. It features the hottest jazzers of the university under the leadership of William Heaton and Isaac Harrison. Since it’s establishment the band has performed at many of Europes finest Jazz festival and will this year be returning to Montreux. (more…)

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  • SHERLOCK DOO… And The Case Of The Spooky Mummy


    • January 26, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    SHERLOCK DOO –WHERE ARE YOU……! It’s a classic ‘Who Dunnit!’ – Five heroic mystery solvers, one Spooky Mummy in a creepy museum, a bad guy with an incongruous accent, two idiotic sidekicks, and Cleopatra….just because! Throw in an incompetent back stage crew, an argumentative cast & an over stressed Director. What could possibly go wrong (more…)

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


    • January 26, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Write a Note Poetry and Spoken Word Open Mic Night is back in effect in 2017. Following it’s successful start at the Notes Cafe in 2016 Write a Note has now moved to the Talking Heads. The night continues in it’s regular format of…… 19:30 sign up 20:00 start 21:15- 21:45 musical interlude 23:00 finish (more…)

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  • SHERLOCK DOO… And The Case Of The Spooky Mummy


    • January 27, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    SHERLOCK DOO –WHERE ARE YOU……! It’s a classic ‘Who Dunnit!’ – Five heroic mystery solvers, one Spooky Mummy in a creepy museum, a bad guy with an incongruous accent, two idiotic sidekicks, and Cleopatra….just because! Throw in an incompetent back stage crew, an argumentative cast & an over stressed Director. What could possibly go wrong (more…)

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  • SHERLOCK DOO… And The Case Of The Spooky Mummy


    • January 28, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    SHERLOCK DOO –WHERE ARE YOU……! It’s a classic ‘Who Dunnit!’ – Five heroic mystery solvers, one Spooky Mummy in a creepy museum, a bad guy with an incongruous accent, two idiotic sidekicks, and Cleopatra….just because! Throw in an incompetent back stage crew, an argumentative cast & an over stressed Director. What could possibly go wrong (more…)

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  • 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
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC


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

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

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


    • February 5, 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


    • 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…)

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  • NATTY & THE REBEL SHIP | Calip


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

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  • 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 MODERN JAZZ CLUB [Free entry front lounge show]


    • February 12, 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


    • 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
  • SLAUGHTER & THE DOGS


    • February 17, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Slaughter & The Dogs exploded onto the British music scene in 1976 at the now legendary Manchester Free Trade Hall gig with The Sex Pistols, an event which was to change musical history forever. They were the first band in Manchester, England to release an independent single “Cranked Up Really High” in 1977. Q Magazine (more…)

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


    • February 17, 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 19, 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]


    • February 19, 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


    • February 20, 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 Big Screen]


    • February 21, 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 21st February The Big Screen. David Newton – piano, Tom Farmer – bass. Matt Skelton – drums (more…)

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  • THE SHERLOCKS


    • February 22, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • NIGHTINGALES | Membranes


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

    NIGHTINGALES BIOGRAPHY Birmingham’s original punk group The Prefects had been part of The Clash’s ‘White Riot Tour’, recorded a couple of Peel sessions, released a 45 on Rough Trade and, years after splitting up, had a retrospective CD released by NY label Acute Records to all round glowing reviews – from Rolling Stone to webzines. (more…)

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  • THE UPLIFTER


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

    The Uplifter is most at home when on stage at Southampton’s premier venue, The Talking Heads. Since doing shows at the original venue 10 years ago, the very special atmosphere has somehow transported to the and improved venue in it’s new city central location! :: UK Based Artist Touring Worldwide Since 2004 :: DJ Selector (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • February 26, 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
  • ORGY


    • February 26, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    ORGY emerged in the Goth music scene in 1998 with their incredible remake of ‘Blue Monday’. The track sold over 1 million copies and built a worldwide audience for the brand. In late 2005, after the release of the D1 Music and AssociatesPunk Statik Paranoia PSP and their D1 Music /DLC Records Independent “TRANS GLOBAL (more…)

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


    • February 26, 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


    • February 27, 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


    • February 27, 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
  • Alex Skolnick Trio


    • March 1, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Born and raised in Berkeley, California, Alex began playing the guitar at age nine, inspired by Kiss and The Beatles. Though he’d originally dreamed of becoming a singer/guitarist, Alex immediately shifted his focus to lead guitar upon hearing guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen, as well as the Ozzy Osbourne band’s late guitarist, Randy Rhoads, whose (more…)

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


    • March 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
  • WEDNESDAY 13 | Bourbon Crew


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

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


    • March 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]


    • March 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
  • BLACKBEARD’S TEA PARTY


    • March 5, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Voted best band at last year’s Cropredy Convention, and named THE band to see at Glastonbury by the Huffington Post, 2014 also saw Blackbeard’s Tea Party make a huge impact at festivals as diverse as Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Costa Del Folk in Spain, and the Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo. With this growing reputation, (more…)

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


    • March 5, 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


    • March 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
  • THE SPLASH | Fairweather


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

    We’re extremely happy to annouce that South West, pop-punk band, The Splash, will be making a special appearence in Southampton! Support from: Fair Weather TBA £3ADV – http://www.seetickets.com/tour/the-splash-fairweather-the-talking-heads (The Talking Heads are doing homemade pizzas for only a fiver too!) (more…)

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  • MAD DOG MCREA


    • March 9, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    MAD DOG MCREA Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. From self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies – Mad Dog never fail to capture their audience with their infectious songs. (more…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • March 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
  • DUTCH UNCLES


    • March 12, 2017
      7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Dutch Uncles have announced a tour for 2017, bringing their unique art-pop manoeuvres to UK venues. The tour culminates in two special nights at London’s Village Underground and Manchester’s Dancehouse Theatre. There is a limited, exclusive presale at www.dutchuncles.co.uk from 10am today (Wednesday 26th October), with tickets going on general sale this Friday (28th October) (more…)

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


    • March 12, 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


    • March 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


    • March 13, 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]


    • March 14, 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 BAR STOOL PREACHERS


    • March 15, 2017
      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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  • STEVIE NIMMO


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

    Stevie says “When you have that something inside you, that feeling be it happy or sad, you just have to let it out. It’s an extremely emotional process and my only way to do that is through song”. For singer-songwriter and Nimmo Brothers co-front man Stevie Nimmo, song writing isn’t something that you plan; it’s (more…)

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


    • March 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
  • COURTESANS


    • March 17, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    In a world full of bankers, hipsters, fanatics and politicians Courtesans are the equivalent of suicidal unicorns on smack, they are the jelly babies full of boiled bovine bones that children devour joyfully, they are the duck down you sleep on providing comfort that turns into memories of the last minute its original owner was (more…)

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


    • March 17, 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
  • FEROCIOUS DOG


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

    “Ferocious Dog are the new noise on the block – and are surprising everyone with their rapid ascent. There is no way they’re following any hipster templates – fronted by a big burly man with a mohican who sings impassioned political songs of broken Britain whilst his band seethes like a punky Levellers – they (more…)

    2017-ferocious-dog
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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.