Andy Sheppard's Jazz Trio - The Pushy Doctors
Sunday 10th August doors open at 8pm
4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA
Andy Sheppard’s Bristol-based jazz trio The Pushy Doctors will be bringing a special musical treat to the good people of Stroud. The Pushy Doctors are Andy Sheppard on saxophone, Tony Orrell on drums and Dan Moore on keys. The Doctors play an irreverent repertoire that will both surprise and intoxicate, including obscurities from Neil Young, Coltrane, The Beatles, Pink Floyd amongst others. This is jazz for medicinal purposes only.
“The players interactivity makes this a very creative mix indeed and there’s big excitement about their performances coming up in Bristol this month.” Venue magazine
Tickets £9 advance £12 on the door
Advance tickets available from Trading Post
or Book online here
Vena Portae (feat. Emily Barker) plus
The Diamond Roadshow
Brunel Goods Shed, Stroud GL5 3AP
Friday 15 August doors 7.30pm
An interesting evening of folk based music featuring BAFTA award-winning singer songwriter Emily Barker with her new band Vena Portae also featuring a audio visual folk duo from Berlin, Digger Barnes & Pencil Quincy.
Vena Portae are an Anglo-Swedish alt-folk band, comprised of BAFTA award-winning singer songwriter Emily Barker, songwriter and performer Dom Coyote, and Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist Ruben Engzell. Vena Portae’s eponymous debut album draws the listener into an epic journey of love, loss, memory and longing. From the heady alt-pop highs of ‘Flames & Fury’ to the dark, hypnotic depths of ‘Transatlantic’, this is an album that is atmospheric, moving and irresistible.
The Diamond Road Show is the work of Hamburg-based artists Digger Barnes & Pencil Quincy. The show sits in between concert and cinema. It is a travel through dream structures, events and unfoldings that inventively blend road-movie aesthetics with experimental film techniques. The soundscape is created by Digger Barnes; a one-man-band, storyteller and outlaw. Each song a cinematic and atmospheric journey itself drawing on influences from Americana, film-soundtrack and folk music. The visuals are created by low-brow Pencil Quincy and his Magic Machine. Quincy combines early cinematic and animation technology with his imimitable, vaudeville style.
Tickets: £8 advance £10 on the door
Advanced tickets can be bought online here or in person from Trading Post, 26 Kendrick Street, Stroud GL5 1AQ