Tobacco Factory

Live Music

Every Sunday we showcase some of the regions finest musicians from 8pm.






1 March


ACUSTICA / 8pm

Contemporary acoustic music trio Acustica are steeped in the rhythms and nuances of South American popular music and folk traditions. Whether playing traditional music, their original songs or unlikely arrangements of unexpected rock and pop numbers the chiming voices and guitars and the percussion undertow never lose sight of those roots.

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8 March


BARTOUNE / 8pm

12 years of experience and showmanship leaves this professional trio well versed at taking the audience on a journey. The hot-club style outfit travels through desert caravans, mediteranian vibes and 40s swing-dance halls, depending on where the crowd, and the band, want to go! Their fresh sound and variety of instruments and rhythms keeps any audience interested. Gypsy Jazz, classic songs, mellow clarinet tones, and driving Bari sax , all under pinned by the tight swing of vibrant guitar and Bass.

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15 March


ANT NOEL & FRIENDS / 8pm

Harmonic and melodious folk, rootsy Americana and train-chuggin' country rock from Jersey born, Wells resident, song-writer Ant Noel and his gaggle of world-class musicians.

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22 March


GUY CALHOUN / 8pm

Original acoustic folk blues, playing tracks from his new album "Somewhere You Can Go" FT special guests, Gina Griffin, Beth Porter, Kesty Morrison and Joe Allen.

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29 March


SHOOTIN' THE CROW / 8pm

Old-time American country, blues and rock 'n' roll fueled by mandolins, banjos and guitar-los!

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5 April


STRINGBEANS QUARTET / 8pm

The Stringbeans are a string quartet who often play outside the classical genre and prefer the likes of The Beach Boys, Squeeze and Michael Jackson. They are about to venture into a project of writing their own material but in the meantime they can play songs like Material Girl by Madonna.

The Stringbeans are Sue Lord, Ian Vorley, Emma Hooper and Beth Porter.



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12 April


CHIRIMOYA / 8pm

Choice R&B from Hendrix to Rihanna  in authentic New York latin jazz style.
Chirimoya have the cool jazz harmonies and danceability of Poncho Sanchez.
Tammy Payne, congas and vocals. Ruth Hammond, keys and vocals. Jake McMurchie, sax. Matt Jones, drums.


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19 April


BIFF! BANG! POW! / 8pm

Smart skiffle-rocknroll trio sparking up some fiercely fun packed versions of Country classics and New Wave wonders.

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26 April


THEO BARD / 8pm

Inspired songwriter and live music obsessive, Theo Bard is to be found in all the most beautiful, unusual and intimate music spots across the UK, singing his own unique brand of urban folk. His expert picking on the guitar, bold beats and uplifting lyrics combine to make a sound that is both timeless and contemporary, reflecting the diversity of his beloved London.

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