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Big Country was originally formed in 1981 by guitar playing founder members Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson both native of the band’s hometown Dunfermline in Scotland. Initially driven by a shared vision of widescreen guitar melody, harmony and lyric, the classic Big Country sound was further enhanced later that summer by the arrival of drummer Mark Brzezicki and bass player Tony Butler. This is the Big Country that (with producer Steve Lillywhite), recorded the classic debut album ‘The Crossing’ in…Find out more »
The LYNNeS are Canadian heartbreak poets Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson. The two songwriters are not new to working together, having toured and written songs off and on over the past 10 years, and with Miles having produced two of Hanson's albums (River of Sand, 2014 and 7 Deadly Spins, 2015). For THE LYNNeS songs are what matter the most, and their debut album “Heartbreak Song For The Radio” pairs hauntingly gritty lyrics with tight vocal harmonies. The duo adopted…Find out more »
Join us on the top floor of TWM as Colchester's finest 80s pop club night returns for the first time in 2018! Three Wise Monkeys DJs take you through a journey of 80s goodness from 9pm. Free entry on our top floor. It gets busy so get in early to get your place on the dancefloor!Find out more »
Every Tuesday, the Three Wise Monkeys hosts the Open Mic, in the main bar, compered by your menial ... sorry genial host, Mr Theo Pearce. Whether you are a performer of music, poet, juggler, magician, swallower of swords or any other form of (legal, safe) entertainer: we would love to have you up and demonstrative of your talents. All are welcome, from novice open mic-ers to grizzled vet's. It's a comfy, spacious environment with a friendly crowd and relaxed vibe.…Find out more »
Join jazz guitarist Sam Plackett's exciting trio for an evening of live jazz at The Headgate Theatre. The ensemble bring a fresh sound to the well known set up of Hammond organ, electric guitar and drums which was pioneered by guitarists such as Wes Montgomery and Pat Martino. The band will perform contemporary jazz classics and their own original music as well as arrangements from their upcoming EP release. Sam Plackett - guitar Andrew Noble - organ Tom Jiggins -…Find out more »
Ticket 2 Ride are a 4 piece band covering hits from the 50's to present. All y our favourite classics from Elvis, The Beatles, Queen, Stevie Wonder, REM, through to Oasis, Robbie, Kings of Leon, Ellie King, Ed Sheeran, Passenger and many more in between.Find out more »