MUSIC | THE SOUTH | FRIDAY 22 MARCH

When pop act The Beautiful South split in 2007, some members carried on, performing all the hits

Embarking on this new journey The South continues performing their classics, such as Perfect 10, Rotterdam, Don’t Marry Her, and A Little Time – the number one single. All are performed again live in 2019, which marks thirty years in the business. The band features Alison Wheeler, The Beautiful South’s ex-singer.

Support from The Acoustic Contingency Band

This is a special set featuring mid-90s and Britpop covers. Years of gig experience have have earned them an enviable live reputation.

 

£25 advance / £28 on the door

10% off for Theatre Friends

Bar opens 7 P.M., Starts 8 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

 

MUSIC | JAZZ IN THE BAR: TERRY QUINNEY PLAYS STAN GETZ | SUNDAY 24 MARCH

This concert is dedicated to the music of multi-Grammy winning Stan Getz, who played with the biggies – Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, and Gerry Mulligan.

American jazz saxophonist Stan Getz was known as “the Sound” because of his warm, lyrical tone, his prime influence being the wispy, mellow timbre of his idol, Lester Young. Getz won many Grammy awards in his lifetime, including one for his performance of bossa nova hit Desafinado, which is one of the tunes you will hear tonight. A giant of the jazz world, Getz played with the best of his generation, and this evening you will hear music he played with the likes of Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, and Gerry Mulligan.

Saxophonist and composer Terry Quinney has quickly established himself on the British jazz scene since arriving here a few years ago from Canada, As co-leader of the ‘The Sound Of Blue Note’ band he has performed with UK jazz icons such as Nigel Price, Ian Shaw, Alan Barnes and Gilad Atzmon. Terry has played at the renowned Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, the National Theatre, Johnny Dankworth’s venue the Stables, and numerous jazz clubs in the UK-as has Philip Clouts, who will be accompanying him at the piano.

£8 advance / £12 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends

Bar opens 7 P.M., Starts 8 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

 

MUSIC | PENGUIN CAFE | FRIDAY 29 MARCH

The music of Penguin Cafe Orchestra with an all-star line-up

Penguin Cafe was founded by Arthur Jeffes, bringing together a talented group of musicians from Suede, Gorillaz, and Razorlight, to perform his father Simon Jeffes’ legacy of world renowned Penguin Cafe Orchestra music, ten years after his untimely death in 1997.

Arthur, a talented composer in his own right, quickly began to create new and unique genre-defying music, with the spellbinding philosophy of the Penguin Cafe always in his mind.

Arthur utilizes many different instruments and influences including elements of African, Venezuelan, Brazilian, Bluegrass, Classical, Avant-Garde & Minimalist music, using a variety of instruments from strings, pianos, harmoniums, slide guitars, cuatros, kalimbas, experimental sound loops, mathematical notations and more.

To date, Arthur’s Penguin Cafe has released three acclaimed albums of fresh, innovative and beautiful music that have achieved the seemingly impossible feat of creating something new and different and still exciting the worldwide fan base of original PCO followers.

Support from Tony Roberts and Richard Llewelyn. Tony has played sax with John Dankworth, Danny Thompson,  John McLaughlin, while Richard played with Arcadia Jazz Band working alongside Humphrey Lyttleton, George Melly, and Kenny Ball.

£20 advance standing / £24 advance seated / £24 on the door standing / £27 on the door seated. 10% off for Theatre Friends.

Bar opens 7 P.M., Starts 8 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

MUSIC | LYME FOLK REVISITED | SATURDAY 30 MARCH

It’s Lyme Folk Revisited time again! The annual fundraiser for Dorset’s favourite folk festival is just around the corner

 

​Come and join us and festival patrons NINEBARROW on Saturday March 30 for a one-off event featuring some brilliant musicians. This year we are thrilled to welcome the wonderful ASKEW SISTERS, who are really making a name for themselves on the folk scene and will be performing material from their brand new album.

Also on stage are the brilliantly joyous JI & THE RAINBIRDS. If you were lucky enough to catch their seafront set at last summer’s Lyme Folk Weekend you will not want to miss this.
​And we are delighted to welcome back one of our favourite people from previous festivals – the wonderfully talented LEE RAHN, weaving his spell in the Marine once again.

£15 in advance / £17 on the door

Bar opens 7 P.M., starts 8 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

SCREENING | MET OPERA: DIE WALKURE | MONDAY 1 APRIL

From New York’s MET, featuring some of the most glorious music ever written. Enjoy a delicious two course interval supper for £15 including a glass of wine or half pint of beer.

It includes, of course, the Ride of the Valkyries. Die Walküre is the second of the four operas that comprise Wagner’s Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods, and humans on a superhuman scale.When twins Siegmund and Sieglinde find each other at last, Siegmund promises to release Sieglinde from her forced marriage by killing her husband, Hunding. The god Wotan instructs Valkyrie warrior Brünnhilde to defend Hunding. But, moved by the twins’ mutual devotion, Brünnhilde refuses to obey, forging an alliance with Sieglinde that has far-reaching consequences for them both. Soprano Christine Goerke sings Brünnhilde, tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek are the love-struck twins, and Ring cycle veteran Philippe Jordan conducts.

Encore screening

Blackdown Kitchen is offering a two-course supper for £15, including a glass of wine or half pint of beer. Each course is served in the intervals.

First Interval ~ Chilli con carne or vegetarian chilli, served with rice and sour cream
Second Interval ~ Lemon tart with cream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

£5 under 18s / £15 adult advance or on the door / £15 supper (advance only)

10% off for Theatre Friends

Bar opens 3 P.M., starts 4 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

MUSIC | JULIE FELIX | FRIDAY 5 APRIL

Best friends with Leonard Cohen and presenter of her own primetime 60s TV show, Julie Felix is the original beatnik folk legend

Signed to Decca, Julie Felix was known for Californian hippy folk and South American songs such as El Cóndor Pasa. In 1964 Julie arrived in the UK to play at legendary clubs such as The Troubadour, after leaving California and hitchhiking through Europe with her guitar.

It didn’t take long before Julie was resident singer on ‘The Frost Report’, and quickly became a household name in the UK.
Four years later, Julie was given her own TV series, the first colour series produced by the BBC, and is sold to virtually every country in the world. Guests included Leonard Cohen, Dusty Springfield, and Jimmy Page.

Throughout the 60s and 70s, Julie’s career flourished, and her music reflected her heartfelt beliefs and her love affair with nature.
In the 1980s she moved back to California and took a break from the music world. An experience on a peace march in Central America in the late 80s inspired Julie to pick up her guitar and start singing again.


Two decades later, Julie was invited to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and Camilla
What began for little Julie as simple home entertainment, as her father and his friends played Mariachi music into the small hours of the morning, has been this remarkable woman’s vocation for over half a century.

With support

£14 advance / £16.50 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends.

Bar opens 7 P.M., Starts 8 P.M.

Seated

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

MUSIC | THE SUNDAY SESSIONS WITH JACK HARRISON AND MATT BENJAMIN | SUNDAY 14 APRIL

A free entry post-roast music session in our lovely bar overlooking the Cobb 

 

This free-entry music session is the Marine’s regular event to promote the best local musicians. Come down after your Sunday Lunch and enjoy a pint of local brew and read the papers while listening to some charming acts.

Jack Harrison and Matt Benjamin headline, presenting their favourite guest performers from the regional music scene. Having formed seven years ago, this guitar and cello duo play an eclectic range of music. They are also known for the series of pop-up events they run under the banner of “Moonfayre”, renowned for musical quality and production. Their beguiling compositions have secured them a loyal following. They compose soundtracks for dance and theatre productions.

This event has a full line up but if you’d like to play at other Sunday Sessions please email a link of some live footage to declan@howlrecords.com

Free entry, no tickets (donations to musicians gratefully received).

Bar opens and starts at 3 P.M.

Standing and unreserved seating

MUSIC | THE STONES | FRIDAY 19 APRIL

This is the UK’s No.1 and most authentic tribute to The Rolling Stones, bringing all the hits to the big stage, from ‘Satisfaction’ and ‘Jumping Jack Flash’, to ‘Ruby Tuesday’, ‘Start Me Up’, and ‘Brown Sugar’

With all the energy and charisma of The Rolling Stones themselves, ‘The Stones’ pay an accurate and faithful tribute to the sound and look of an authentic Rolling Stones show. Far from being simply ‘lookalikes’ though, ‘The Stones’ have the closest to Mick Jagger  on the scene. The group pay great attention to the sound and feel of the music, all performed with the same accuracy, passion, energy, and verve of the originals.

Complete with authentic vintage instruments, costume and mannerisms, ‘The Stones’ are experienced musicians with vast experience of the world of festivals, theatre, live music venues.
Since forming in 2007, ‘The Stones’ show has grown into a full-scale Rolling Stones concert, leaving audiences mesmerised up and down the UK, Europe, and further abroad. The group has experienced audiences of over 30,000 people while headlining festivals, and also regularly tour Europe in Holland, Belgium, Germany, and Spain.

 

£12 in advance / £14 on the door

Bar opens 7 P.M., starts 8 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

 

 

MUSIC | ALABAMA 3 ACOUSTIC | SATURDAY 27 APRIL

This is a blend of country, blues, and acid house, from the band famous for recording the theme to The Sopranos

 

Heeding Woodie Guthrie’s maxim, Alabama 3 have never feared the reduction of their technology. Consequently, Alabama 3 acoustic is brave enough to go out on the road armed only with a battered acoustic guitar and harmonica, preaching Guthrie’s word that ‘this machine kills fascists.’
In homage to the classic delta blues slide players like Mississippi Fred McDowell, Howling Wolf, John Lee Hooker and their own Rockfree Base, the band presents its own acoustic slant on Alabama 3 and the music that has inspired us along the way.
Complete with Larry Love’s gravelly ash-stained vocals, Nick Reynolds bank robber melodies on harmonica, they provide a raucous show, which is in no way constrained by the acoustic set-up!

Fresh from their full band recording of the album ‘Blues’, fans have enjoyed acoustic arrangements of the latest recordings along with their back catalogue of hits this year.

With support

£15 advance / £17.50 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends.

Bar opens 7 P.M., Starts 8 P.M.

Standing

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.

 

MUSIC | JAZZ IN THE BAR: CELEBRATING MILES DAVIS | SUNDAY 28 APRIL

Miles Davis was an American jazz trumpeter who became one of the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz. Pioneering the bebop style alongside Charlie Parker, Davis went on to record the seminal album ‘Kind of Blue’ and continued being an artistic innovator throughout his life.

 

Sam Massey will be performing pieces such as All Blues composed by Miles Davis, and those associated with Davis like Stella by Starlight. Massey has been hailed as a “fine trumpet player” by the Guardian and he will also be playing flugelhorn to add a contrasting mellow timbre for some of the tunes. He is accompanied by Philip Clouts at the piano.

Sam has performed alongside top-class musicians from across the UK, including the legendary Devon based bandleader Mike Westbrook and BBC Radio 2 favourite Clare Teal. As a performer, arranger and composer, he and his music have been broadcast on numerous BBC and Jazz FM  programmes. He is found on albums by PP Arnold and The Simmertones.

Sam has performed to sell-out crowds at The Welsh Millennium Centre, Kings Place Hall One, and St Ives Jazz Club.

Jazz giant Miles Davis was at the forefront of many key developments in the history of jazz. His best known albums include Birth of the Cool, Kind of Blue, Porgy and Bess and In a Silent Way, and continue to have a lasting impact on musicians and listeners to this day. Davis had a virtuosic trumpet style which could also be very sparse, making every note count.

£8 advance / £12 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends.

Bar opens 7 P.M., Starts 8 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply. Read more here.