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September Sounds is Bexley’s first multiple venue, mixed genre music festival aiming to bring new live music into the heart of its biggest town centres. There’s over 30 events to enjoy, where a wide range of artists, bands and local talent will perform at local pubs, restaurants, cafés and even a library. As part of the festival, several acts will also play at the highly anticipated Sidcup Fringe from 6 to 8 September and the Erith Pier Festival on Saturday 21 September (see line-up for more information).

Take a look at the programme of events.

 

Sunday 1 Sunday 1

Annie G

4pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

Local singer performing 50s, swing, country, rock and pop.

Over 18. Free entry with a collection for the performers.

Monday 2 Monday 2

Acoustic Open Mic

7:45pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

To sign up, write your name on the board by 8pm. Each act gets two songs (up to 10 minutes). All styles, abilities and forms of performance are welcome.

Over 18. Free Entry.

Tuesday 3 Tuesday 3

Open Rehearsals for Local Bands

7:45pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

The stage is available for any local band who wants to sign up and practice in front of an audience.

Over 18. Please apply directly to The Iron Horse - 020 8302 8217 - www.theironhorseuk.com

Wednesday 4 Wednesday 4

Open Mic Night

8:30pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Music of any genre and cover songs welcome. PA provided. No backing tracks or drum kits please.

Over 18. Free entry. Email graham@grahamcorbould.co.uk

Thursday 5 Thursday 5

John Appleyard

7.45pm - The Prince Albert, Bexleyheath

INFO TBC

 

Café Nights with The Exchange

7:30pm - The Exchange, Erith.

Open Mic Night in the Bookstore Café.

All ages. Free entry.

Friday 6 Friday 6

Sam Bay

7:45pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Classically trained guitarist performing covers of well-known pop tunes, joined by a percussionist.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Dave Price

7pm - The Kitchen, Sidcup.

Enjoy a meal while listening to a variety of musical styles including jazz, funk, rock, fusion, country, folk and classical.

Table bookings recommended.

Saturday 7 Saturday 7

Hard to Handle

8:30pm - The Prince Albert, Bexleyheath.

Five-piece dynamic rock and blues band covering tracks from Thin Lizzy, The Killers, Kings of Leon, Stereophonics, Radiohead, Fleetwood Mac and more.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Graham Corbould

7:45pm - The Hacknet Carriage, Sidcup.

Playing songs from the 50s to the 70s, upbeat, mellow, folk and soft rock.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Matthew Sear

4:30pm - The Walnuts, Sidcup.

Enjoy a meal while listening to a wide selection of music from a highly-talented guitarist and composer.

Table bookings recommended.

 

Bad Pennies

9:30pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

Playing tributes to Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Doctor Feelgood, Thin Lizzy, ZZ Top and more.

Over 18. £5.00 on the door.

 

Buskers at Sidcup Fringe

10am - Outside Sidcup Library

An assortment of buskers providing entertainment in Sidcup, by Elm Parade.

 

Sunday Soul Lounge

7:45pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Sunday Soul Lounge presents a wide range of quality artists.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

The Carnegie Ensemble

3pm - The Exchange, Erith.

Members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms' string Sextet Op. 18, Dvorak's Double-bass quintet Op. 77 and a short piece by Erith composer Percy Hilder Miles.

All ages. Tickets £10 each or £6 for under 16s and OAPs. Ticket sales go towards the building restoration. Book tickets at www.theexchangeerith.com/events

 

Pop-Up Pirates of Penzance at Sidcup Fringe

10am - St Johns the Evangelist, Sidcup.

All day workshop and performing in the concert - £15.

Audience tickets for evening concert - £7.50. 

Evening concert starts at 7:30pm.

Buy tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/grahamcorbould

 

Ukelele Workshop at Sidcup Fringe

10am - The Alma. Free introductory session.

Ukeleles available to borrow or bring your own.

Open to all ages.

Sunday 8 Sunday 8

Diamond Dogs

4pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

David Bowie tribute band.

Over 18. Free entry for a collection for the performers.

 

Cali Malpas

8:30pm - The Prince Albert, Bexleyheath.

Unique solo acoustic act performing covers alongside the occasional original track.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Little Talks

3pm - The Volunteer, Bexleyheath.

Vocalist Tilly Pantlin and guitarist Dominic Coller perform innovative covers of popular song both modern and classic.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Holly's Buddys

7pm - Hoppers Hut, Sidcup.

Tribute to Buddy Holly, including songs by Eddie Cochrane, The Everley Brothers, Ricky Nelson and Johnny Cash.

Over 18. Free entry.

Thursday 12 Thursday 12

Kinks played AKoustiK

7:45pm - The Prince Albert, Bexleyheath.

The Kinks greatest hits with stories about the band and their music.

Over 18. £6 via www.ticketsource.co.uk/grahamcorbould

 

Ceri James

7:45pm - Carved, Bexleyheath.

Performing songs from americana, blues, soft rock and rock 'n' roll.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Café Nights with The Exchange

7:30pm - The Exchange, Erith.

Folk Night.

All ages. Free entry.

Friday 13 Friday 13

Innes

8:30pm - The Prince Albert, Bexleyheath.

Live guitar and vocals from father and daughter duo, standards and modern songs.

Over 18. Free entry.

Sunday Soul Lounge

7:45pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Sunday Soul Lounge presents a wide range of quality artists.

Over 18. Free entry.

Saturday 14 Saturday 14

Victorian Murder Squad

9:30pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

Rock band playing covers and originals.

Over 18. £5 on the door.

 

Sunday Soul Lounge

7:45pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Sunday Soul Lounge presents a wide range of quality artists.

Over 18. Free entry.

Sunday 15 Sunday 15

The Lost Revellers

2pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Richard Moore and Caitlin Roberts play original compositions and arrangements of world folk and jazz tunes on accordion and violin.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Tom Monks

4pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

Multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer and songwriter who has supported Madness and collaborated with Nine Below Zero.

Over 18. Free entry with a collection for the performers.

Monday 16 Monday 16

Acoustic Open Mic

7:45pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

To sign up, write your name on the board by 8pm. Each act gets 2 songs (up to 10 minutes). All styles, abilities and forms of performance are welcome.

Over 18. Free entry.

Tuesday 17 Tuesday 17

Open Rehearsals for Local Bands

7:45pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

The stage is available for any local band who wants to sign up and practice in front of an audience.

Over 18. Please apply directly to The Iron Horse - 020 8302 8217 - wwwtheironhorseuk.com

Wednesday 18 Wednesday 18

MT Pockets

9pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

Pre-eminent local rock/funk band host a Jam Night. Full band line, drum kit and PA. Come and show us what you can do.

Over 18. Free entry.

Thursday 19 Thursday 19

Sonny and the Harp

7:45pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Duo playing 50s and 60s rock 'n' roll, blues, soul, rock and pop.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Taiko Meantime

5pm - Bexleyheath Clocktower.

An enthralling free show combining traditional Japanese drumming and techniques with eclectic, original compositions.

 

Café Nights with The Exchange

7:30pm - The Exchange, Erith.

Jazz and String.

All ages. Free entry.

Friday 20 Friday 20

Libraries at Night Presents: Nkomba and Pretending People

8pm - Sidcup Library.

Contemporary African folk band Nkomba play an energetic mixture of Malawian folk songs and African roots music, with support from traditional English folk ensemble Pretending People. Bar on site.

Over 18. £10 per ticket.

Tickets can be bought on the door but numbers are limited to 200 so book online to avoid disappointment.

Click here to book tickets for this event.

 

Java Jam

8:30pm - The Prince Albert, Bexleyheath.

Sophisticated vocals of Sarah-Jane Hassell backed by highly accomplished Roger Lewin Quartet performing a fusion of jazz, easy listening, and modern pop classics.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Andy White

8:30pm - The Alma, Sidcup.

Covering songs from a wide range of artists and eras including David Bowie and rock 'n' roll.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

Taylor Notcutt

7:45pm - The Rose, Bexleyheath.

Covers range of artists including Carole King, Amy Winehouse, Lady GaGa, Oasis, Ed Sheeran, Plan B, with several classic jazz numbers.

Over 18. Free entry.

 

The Two Bows

6:30pm - The Walnuts, Sidcup.

Enjoy a meal while listening to popular entertainment duo inspired by hits of the Rat Pack era.

Table bookings recommended.

 

Sunday Soul Lounge

7:45pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Sunday Soul Lounge presents a wide range of quality artists.

Over 18. Free entry.

Saturday 21 Saturday 21

Slider Punk

9:30pm - The Iron Horse, Sidcup.

An evening of classic punk rock - The Clash, The Buzzcocks and more.

Over 18. £5 on the door.

 

Sunday Soul Lounge

7:45pm - The Kings Arms, Bexleyheath.

Sunday Soul Lounge presents a wide range of quality artists.

Over 18. Free entry.