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August 2019

Barry Palser’s Savoy Jazz

August 18
Parish Hall (Marks Tey), Old London Road
Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1EJ United Kingdom
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Alex Heard & Sam Plackett

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Guitar Duo

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Natives

August 18 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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We are delighted to welcome Natives to our new Late Sunday Featured Artist spot at Queen St Brewhouse -expect beautifully crafted folk inspired by time spent in Spain and influenced by nature.

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Oval

August 19
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Cushti

August 23
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Silence & Co

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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with Paul Gillings

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Steemy Dan

August 24
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm

August 25
Parish Hall (Marks Tey), Old London Road
Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1EJ United Kingdom
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Good Times Jazz Band

August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Old style New Orleans jazz + excellent beer + laid back atmosphere = perfect Sunday afternoon!

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The ‘In’ Crowd

August 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Headgate (Colchester), 14 Chapel Street North
Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT United Kingdom
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£12.00 – £14.00

Jazz In The Swinging 60s

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Kevin Fitzsimmons Quartet

August 28 @ 7:30 pm
Headgate (Colchester), 14 Chapel Street North
Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT United Kingdom
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The "IN' Crowd: Jazz in the 60's

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Grounds For Divorce

August 30
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Greengo +…

August 30 @ 7:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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+ Old Man Lizard + Bad Stone

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Penanceville + Family Dickens

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Penanceville join forces with the epic Family Dickens at the Colchester Brewhouse for a night of great live music, sweaty bodies, and real ale!

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The Kicks

August 31
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Loxleys Corner

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Funkiness and Groove agents Live at the Brewhouse.

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Comedy of Magic

August 31 @ 8:00 pm
Headgate (Colchester), 14 Chapel Street North
Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT United Kingdom
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Martin Cox and Friends

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September 2019

Simon Nelson’s DixieMix

September 1
Parish Hall (Marks Tey), Old London Road
Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1EJ United Kingdom
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Tony Woods Project

September 1 @ 7:00 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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The Gift

September 3
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until 14th September 2019

Castle Park (Colchester), High Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1UG United Kingdom
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Spear Of Destiny

September 4 @ 7:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Roman River

September 5 - September 15
Various Places (Colchester) Colchester, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map
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Martin Turner

September 5 @ 7:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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ex Wishbone Ash

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Sense & Sensibility

September 6 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 7th September 2019

Headgate (Colchester), 14 Chapel Street North
Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT United Kingdom
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The Dashwood sisters have very different approaches to their love lives. Elinor has much more sense, but Marianne has a great deal of sensibility. With its heroes, heartbreak, debonair villains and a dashing duel, this adaptation will have you falling in love with Jane Austen's classic novel. A cast of five actors and DOT's renowned comedic style make this comedy of manners a production not to be missed.

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Earth Girls are Easy

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Celebrating our 10th year together this year, Earth Girls Are Easy return to The Queen St Brewhouse on Friday the 6th September for an evening of songs ranging from Prince to Queen, via everything from Kim Wilde, Eddie Cochran, Gerry Rafferty, Talking Heads, Nirvana, John Lennon, to Bob Seger and many, many more (and not just the obvious ones!)

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Comedy Club

September 6 @ 8:00 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Beautiful Dangerous

September 6 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Quixote’s Beard

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Expect fast, indy, indy punky, originals of from 70s to now!!

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The Statins

September 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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New Orleans All Stars

September 8
Parish Hall (Marks Tey), Old London Road
Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1EJ United Kingdom
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George Tidiman's New Orleans All Stars

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Sharon Shannon

September 9 @ 7:45 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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with Special Guest Seckou Keita

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Megan McKenna

September 11 @ 7:00 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Spring Awakening

September 11 @ 7:45 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:45 pm, repeating until 14th September 2019

Headgate (Colchester), 14 Chapel Street North
Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT United Kingdom
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In 19th century Germany, young men and women travel the fraught and rocky path of adolescence.... discovering their bodies, their minds, and themselves along the way.

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Chimp & Zee & the Big Storm

September 12
Parish Hall (Marks Tey), Old London Road
Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1EJ United Kingdom
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Roman River Festival

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Christina Bianco

September 13 @ 7:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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First Impressions

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Ragged ‘n’ Dirty

September 13 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Mark Simpson & The Elias Quartet

September 14 @ 11:00 am
Abberton Church (Abberton & Langenhoe), Abberton & Langenhoe, Essex CO5 7NJ United Kingdom + Google Map

Mark Simpson and The Elias Quartet Mark Simpson is joined by The Elias Quartet in two of the greatest clarinet quintets – Herbert Howells' quintessentially English work and Brahms’ sunlit farewell to composition. These works bracket one of Beethoven's powerful and ground-breaking early string quartets. Howells - Clarinet Quintet 'Rhapsodic' Beethoven - String Quartet Op.18 No 1 Brahms - Clarinet Quintet **Front Row tickets are SOLD OUT; all other tickets are available**

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Veles Ensemble

September 14 @ 6:00 pm
Fingringhoe Church (Fingringhoe), Fingringhoe, Essex United Kingdom + Google Map

Our artistic director was very excited to find this sensational young trio, and we’re also thrilled to host the world premiere of a new piece. A varied menu including gutsy Beethoven and characterful Eastern European masterpieces by Kodály and Dohnányi, in the light church in Fingringhoe where the very first Roman River concert took place 20 years ago.

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The Floyd Effect

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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£22

The Pink Floyd Tribute Show

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Infamous Me

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Queen Street Brewhouse, 7 Queen Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 2PG United Kingdom
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Dark Synth Duo, The Infamous Me play their brand of 80's inspired synth and guitar tunes. There are not many bands out there that do what The Infamous Me do. Come and listen and hear for yourself.

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Kopy Katz

September 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Bull (Colchester), 2-4 Crouch STreet
Colchester, Essex CO3 3ES United Kingdom
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Muskrat Ramblers

September 15
Parish Hall (Marks Tey), Old London Road
Marks Tey, Essex CO6 1EJ United Kingdom
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Manilow

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Abbey Fields Centre, Circular Road South
Colchester, Essex CO2 7UW United Kingdom
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£10

Very Few performers have an effect on the modern pop culture that this man has. As a performer, as a writer and as a boundary breaker! With the largest fan base in the world, to do this man justice it has to be approached with the dignity and respect that he deserves. This isn’t a tribute act, this is a genuine fan, paying homage to an incredible talent. As tonight we celebrate a legend as we relive the music of…

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Paul Higgs

September 15 @ 7:30 pm
Headgate (Colchester), 14 Chapel Street North
Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT United Kingdom
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For this year's Roman River Music Festival, we welcome back trumpeter Paul Higgs, whose original compositions for 'Pavane' blur the boundaries between classical and jazz. Each piece shows us a new soundscape, and the exquisite sound of Paul's trumpet transports us through each one in turn. From the sense of romantic longing in ' Simple Truth', through the rising elegiac quality and counterpoint of 'Crystalline', to the haunting mystery of 'Catalonia', 'Pavane' takes us on an inspiring musical journey. Paul…

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Martin Simpson

September 16 @ 7:45 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Bodyposipanda

September 17 @ 7:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Bodyposipanda's Never Say Diet Club

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A Sidecar Named Despair

September 17 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 19th September 2019

Headgate (Colchester), 14 Chapel Street North
Colchester, Essex CO2 7AT United Kingdom
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Take a ride up the comedy freeway with a tale of mobsters, missing gems and a mashed-up motorbike. Dick's quiet suburban life is shattered when his brother Julian returns suddenly from The States, for "health" reasons. But his shady American "associates" have unfinished business with him, putting both their health at risk. Their dad's old bike and sidecar, which Dick has been "doing up', might come in handy as their getaway vehicle! A black comedy with original music by Pat…

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Chocodolly’s Viva Burlesque

September 18 @ 7:00 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Chaines +…

September 19 @ 7:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Chaines + Julia Reidy & Suze Whaites

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Glenn Moore

September 20 @ 7:30 pm
Arts Centre (Colchester), Church Street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1NF United Kingdom
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Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore

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