Upcoming Events

  • NIGHTINGALES | Membranes

    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. […]

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  • THE UPLIFTER

    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 […]

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]

    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 […]

    2016 Irish Session
  • ORGY

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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  • SOUTHAMPTON UKULELE JAM REHEARSAL

    Loving the four stringed wonder? Attached to the central south coast of the UK? Like jam(ming)? You’ve come to the right place…

    2016 Ukulele
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC

    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 […]

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  • SleepTalking

    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 […]

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  • Alex Skolnick Trio

    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 […]

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

    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!

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  • WEDNESDAY 13 | Bourbon Crew

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

    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 […]

    2016 Maple Leaf Session
  • JO LONG & THE PURE DROP [Free entry front lounge show!]

    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 […]

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  • TRADITIONAL IRISH FOLK ACOUSTIC SESSION [Front lounge]

    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 […]

    2016 Irish Session
  • BLACKBEARD’S TEA PARTY

    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, […]

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

    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 […]

    2016 SMJC Logo
  • THE CANDLE CLUB OPEN MIC

    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 […]

    2016 CC
  • OUT-TAKE Ensemble Presents: Laurence Crane [Free entry front lounge show]

    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 […]

    2017 Out-Take Ensemble