Music around MK: your guide to what's on in the next few days
Into heavy rock? Roots reggae? Poetic jazz? Whatever you're into, there's probably something for you in and around MK in the coming week...
Wille and the BanditsEsquires, Bedford October 9 The Jigsaw label signings visit Esquires bringing socially aware lyrics and multi-instrumentation to the fore. They average a decent 200 dates a year and have stage-shared with artists including Wilko Johnson, Beth Hart and Deep Purple.A new album is coming in early 2017.www.willeandthebandits.com
Acoustic Journey & Jasmine BurnsThe Cannon October 8Multi-award nominated trio from the UK who have developed a cracking fan base over the past 18 months or so of gigging with their Country Rock happenings.Jasmine Burns will support with a fusion of jazz chords, and dark romantic poetry.www.seetickets.com
Chuck MosleyCraufurd ArmsOctober 8 The former Faith No More frontman recently appeared with his former FNM cohorts in Hollywood, but he is back in the game in his own right with a new album, You’ll Never Make The Six, and a new band, Indoria. They treat MK to their deliveries as part of an extensive UK tour. Looking forward to this one.www.thecraufurdarms.com
Gentleman’s Dub ClubBedford Esquires October 7‘We are overly stoked to have secured a date with Gentleman’s Dub Club’ say those who have booked the band responsible for a fine roar of dub, ska and roots reggae.Support is coming from Easydread and doors open at 8pm.www.seetickets.com
Rhythmic Noise Pollution (RNP)The Slug & LettuceOctober 7 How time flies! Back in the day RNP were MK raves with a cracking fanbase and a more than decent reputation. Can 2016 really be a quarter century since their first gig? Yep, actually. To celebrate, the band are plugging in and delivering 90s pop metal nostalgia.Doors 7pm, entry free
Forest of FoolsMK11 October 7 A homecoming gig for the chaps who have flown the MK flag far and wide with an exceptional summer of live shows, which saw the band play no fewer than five stages at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Not even Muse did that! The band will shortly begin work on a new album too. Sweet.www.forestoffools.com