Upcoming gigs and events:

  • 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
  • SleepTalking


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

    A dreary night in October… the legendary Michael Eavis enters a wonderfully dark & dingy local pub/venue in Bristol called the Small Horse. He had come to see a new band his waiter suggested a few nights earlier. So impressed was Michael with this new band, ‘SleepTalking’ and their hard edged alt-rock performance, he immediately invited them (more…)

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


    • March 4, 2017
      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…)

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  • 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
  • OUT-TAKE Ensemble Presents: Laurence Crane [Free entry front lounge show]


    • March 6, 2017
      8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    OUT-TAKE Ensemble proudly presents their inaugral concert, featuring music by three bastions of the Experimental music scene: Laurence Crane, Howard Skempton and Christian Wolff. These titans of new music will be accompanied by three up-and-coming composers with strong ties to the ensemble: Máté Szigeti, Millie Aldridge and Christian Drew. Laurence Crane will be the featured (more…)

    2017 Out-Take Ensemble
  • 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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  • SOUTHERN COMPANION | The Kondoors


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

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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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  • PS_PERRYSTONE HILL [Free entry front lounge show]


    • March 9, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    PS_Perrystone Hill: live at The Talking Heads Thursday 09 March Free Entry! PS… Acoustic guitars, harmonica, sax, flute and vocals… performing classic and original numbers in a virtuosic and lighthearted style. “Musical mayhem from 3 maestros – stunning entertainment!” Steve Pitt, The Cellars, Eastney. “Musical mayhem from 2 maestros and Martin!” Jamie Mathieson, The Concorde (more…)

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  • SHARE THE SOUND FESTIVAL 2017


    • March 10, 2017
      6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    • March 11, 2017
      6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Friday 10th and Saturday 11th March 2017. Evening ticket: £8 (£6 for students with valid ID card & under 18s) Weekend ticket: £12 (£10 for students with valid ID card & under 18s) The Talking Heads, 16-22 The Polygon, Southampton, SO15 2BN Bar and kitchen open – pizza and nachos on the menu! Official Share (more…)

    2017 ShareTheSoud
  • MO THOMAS & GRAHAM BUSHNELL


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

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

    2017 Mo Thomas
  • 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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  • ZEUS BOOKINGS SHOWCASE [Free entry front lounge show]


    • March 15, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    – ZEUS BOOKINGS PRESENTS, THE TALKING HEADS (FRONT BAR) SHOWCASE NIGHT ! Music from – Tom Millichamp – www.facebook.com/tommillichampmusic Ruby Blue and The Chain – www.facebook.com/rubyblueandthechain Simon Kent – www.facebook.com/SimonKentMusicUK Owen Hackett. – www.facebook.com/owenhackettuk More TBC 8pm – 11pm FREE ENTRY (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
  • ST PATRICK’S DAY – TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION! [Front lounge session!]


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

    You are all welcome to join Pat Begley and friends in the front bar of Talking Heads for a Paddy’s day special session! 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 (more…)

    2016 Irish Session
  • 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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  • 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…)

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


    • March 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]


    • March 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


    • March 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…)

    2016 CC
  • SOUTHAMPTON JAZZ CLUB [Denis Rollins Velocity Trio]


    • March 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.. http://www.southamptonjazzclub.org/ Tuesday 21st March Denis Rollins Velocity Trio Dennis Rollins – trombone. Ros Stanley – hammond organ. Pedro Segundo (more…)

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  • THE OUTCASTS


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

    The Outcasts : Martin Cowan and Colin Getgood (better known as Getty) on guitar, Colin Cowan on drums and Greg Cowan on bass and vocals formed in Belfast in January of 1977 and played their debut gig in August of the same year. Due to a severe lack of venues in Belfast for punk bands, (more…)

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


    • March 23, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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

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  • MARCH OF THE MODS


    • March 24, 2017
      7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    EASTLEIGH STOMPERS are proud to be presenting the Southampton leg of this year’s MARCH OF THE MODS. Raising money for TEENAGE CANCER TRUST. Now in it’s fifth year this national event goes from strength to strength with thousands of people donating their time, effort and resources to raise money for a worthy cause in at (more…)

    2017 MOTM
  • DEVILSKIN | SUMO CYCO | Eva Plays Dead


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

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]


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


    • March 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


    • March 27, 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 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
  • JURASSIC MARK PROMOTIONS [Local band showcase]


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

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

    2016 Jurassic Mark
  • ILL NINO


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

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

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  • PULLED APART BY HORSES


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

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


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

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

    2016 Paul Young
  • GRAND MAGUS


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

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

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


    • March 31, 2017
      8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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

    2016 Maple Leaf Session
  • BROKEN WITT REBELS | Bad Touch


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

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

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  • SARI SCHORR & THE ENGINE ROOM


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

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

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  • ACID REIGN


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

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

    2017 Acid Reign
  • THE TOASTERS


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

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

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  • MAGENTA


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

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

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  • Holy Moly & The Crackers


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

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

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  • RUSTY SHACKLE


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

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

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  • Menzingers + The Flatliners


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

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  • MAID OF ACE


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

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

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  • R2 [Tribute to Rush] | Kepler Ten


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

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

    2016 R2
  • Skinny Lister


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

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

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  • HANDS OFF GRETEL


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

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

    2016 Hands off Gretel
  • UK SUBS


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

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

    2016 UK SUBS
  • JAYA THE CAT


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

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

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  • Courage My Love + Halflives


    • May 31, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    We are all built for change and evolution, and Kitchener’s Courage My Love is no exception. These Warped Tour warriors have advanced their sound from feverish guitar-bass-drum pugilism to something more complex, dynamic and striking for their debut InVogue/Warner Music Canada album, Synesthesia. Fans will notice within the very first few bars of “Stereo,” Courage (more…)

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  • GRYPHON


    • June 15, 2017
      7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Gryphon is the oldest and the newest thing – a legendary British band that’s as exhilarating, energetic, unpredictable and addictive now as it was when the boys last toured, in the 1970s. At that time, no-one could pigeonhole Gryphon. When the first album came out, the band appeared on BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and (more…)

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  • CHANTEL MCGREGOR


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

    Chantel McGregor: live at The Talking Heads Thursday 22nd June £14 Advance Tickets Guitarist and singer-songwriter Chantel McGregor will release her highly anticipated new album, Lose Control, on Friday 9th October 2015 on her independent boutique label Tis Rock Music. The new album is the follow up to her critically acclaimed 2011 debut solo album, (more…)

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RECENTLY MOVED TO A NEW PREMISES IN CENTRAL SOUTHAMPTON

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

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