Music

  • MUSIC | JON PLEASED WIMMIN | FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER - House classics, Nu Disco and Electro from the Cream and Ministry of Sound DJ who rose to fame in the 1990s with his flamboyant cross dressing and stylish presence In the 80s his 3 piece Cabaret act ‘The Pleased Wimmin’ was spotted performing at Kinky Gerlinky by Danny Rampling who immediately invited them to dance […]
  • SCREENING | MET OPERA: SAMSON ET DALILA | SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER - Tony Award–winning director Darko Tresnjak gives Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic its first new Met production in twenty years. Blessed with immense physical strength, Hebrew leader Samson is sworn to defend his people and his faith from the Philistines. Though his body is strong, his heart is tender, though. When the Philistine Dalila sets out to seduce […]
  • MUSIC | MARTIN CARTHY | MONDAY 22 OCTOBER - For more than 50 years he has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators and, at times, a quietly controversial figure. His skill has won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but also far beyond it. Trailblazing musical partnerships with, amongst others, Steeleye Span, Dave Swarbrick and his award-winning wife (Norma […]
  • MUSIC | SAMANTHA WRIGHT QUINTET AND BELA HORVATH TRIO | TUESDAY 23 OCTOBER - Two very talented young bands play at the Marine Theatre as part of the Jazz Promotion Network’s Emerging Talent scheme Samantha Wright’s Quintet includes both clarinet and bass clarinet; inspired by the mastery of jazz greats Eddie Daniels, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Giuffre and Eric Dolphy, the quintet combines the enchanting clarinet timbres with piano, bass […]
  • MUSIC | BEAT SAFARI: DAY OF THE DEAD | SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER - Bienvenidos Señores! Time to don your skulls and sombreros to celebrate the Day of the Dead with our Mexican inspired evening of music and dancing, presented by the DJs of Beat Safari. The Beat Safari DJs immerse the Marine in a night of devilish music at Halloween, with projections and decor too. The Bridport duo love […]
  • MUSIC | CHILDREN LOVE DISCO | SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER - This is a Half-Term Halloween Special of our hugely popular daytime party for parents and their children   Children (0-10 yrs) and their families can hit the dance floor for an all ages party. With a real DJ spinning records with floorfillers from the 70s to present day, this young people’s ‘club night’ is very […]
  • MUSIC | SUNDAY SESSIONS | SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER - A post-roast music session featuring the guitarist from the Pretenders and Paul McCartney’s band   This is a relaxed Sunday afternoon event with the best in local musical talent, hosted by a headline act. This edition sees Robbie McIntosh playing a special set with Steve Wilson and Jess Upton.  Jess, Robbie and Steve will be performing […]
  • SCREENING | MET OPERA: LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST | MONDAY 29 OCTOBER - Puccini’s gunpowder western returns to the stage where it premiered under Arturo Toscanini. Gold Rush, 1849. Bar owner Minnie looks after a crew of rough miners while fending off the unwanted attentions of the local sheriff. When a tall, mysterious stranger walks into the bar, it looks as if her life is about to change. […]
  • SCREENING | MET OPERA: MARNIE | SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER - Based on the novel that also inspired Hitchcock’s celebrated thriller, composer Nico Muhly’s Marnie receives its U.S. premiere at the Met this season, and is broadcast live to the Marine A young woman lies, cheats, and steals her way through life, propelled by compulsions she can neither control nor understand. A wealthy man catches her […]
  • MUSIC | DAT BRASS | SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER - Hailing from the streets of London and raised by  jazz and punk, Dat Brass is a high octane, ten piece brass outfit which has played at festivals across the UK. Hailing from the streets of London and raised by  jazz and punk, Dat Brass is a high octane, ten piece brass outfit which plays hip-hop […]
  • MUSIC | GIGSPANNER BIG BAND | WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER - Formed by Steeleye Span’s fiddle player Peter Knight, this band has built a reputation for dismantling traditional folk music and ‘reshaping it in fascinating ways’ fRoots Magazine. This Big Band five piece line-up features the acclaimed duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. “They don’t play together often, but when they do, it’s spectacular” 5***** R2 […]
  • MUSIC | THE SIMMERTONES | FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER - One of the UK’s leading authentic ska and reggae bands. During 2016/17 The Simmertones’ live shows reached new heights, with appearances at The London International Ska Festival, Madness’ House of Fun Weekender, The Looe Music Festival, Bestival and Camp Bestival. The band are frequently played on BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music, particularly by Jo […]
  • MUSIC | CHRIS WOOD | SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER - A concert from the uncompromising guitarist and singer whose music reveals his love for the unofficial history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables. A self-taught musician, composer and song writer, Chris is a lifelong autodidact whose independent streak shines through everything he does. Always […]
  • MUSIC | JAZZ IN THE BAR: MAGGIE REEDAY SINGS STEVIE WONDER | SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER - Maggie Reeday brings her impeccable vocal style to the songs of Stevie Wonder, with Philip Clouts at the piano. Stevie Wonder is a massive figure in pop and soul music and his songs have always had a strong influence of jazz; his debut album was even called The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie. Great jazz […]
  • THEATRE | POP MUSIC | TUESDAY 27 NOVEMBER - A theatre and music show by the acclaimed company Paines Plough A wedding. A free bar. A blast from the past. G and Kayla’s lives are a mess but tonight they’re determined to Have It Large. As their veins course with adrenaline and cheap prosecco we follow them on an epic journey through thirty years […]
  • MUSIC | MARTIN TAYLOR AND MARTIN SIMPSON | SATURDAY 1 DECEMBER - Award winning Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor teams up with acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson. The pair shares the stage throughout the performance – adding to each other’s songs and instrumental pieces, taking them to new areas of creative inspiration.   Martin Taylor was name-checked on BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show as being considered […]
  • MUSIC | THE SUNDAY SESSIONS | SUNDAY 16 DECEMBER - A post-roast music session in our lovely bar overlooking the Cobb    This is a relaxed Sunday afternoon event with the best in local musical talent. The launch is hosted by Street & Matthews, an acoustic duo who are one half of popular local band DeltaTango7. They play a selection of blues and classic songs, […]
  • MUSIC | FLEETWOOD BAC | THURSDAY 28 FEBRUARY - The world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band: endorsed by Mick Fleetwood and the only one to replicate the ‘Rumours’ line-up. Over the last few years they have received rave reviews from ‘The Stage’, Fleetwood Mac fansites, Stevie Nicks’ website; and from audiences as far afield as Dubai, St. Tropez, the Cayman Islands and […]