Most nights after the curtain has come down in the theatre, the bands will be tuning up front of house. We look to bring some of the best local and touring festival bands to our stage to pluck your heart strings or get you dancing on the tables. We want to provide a stage for both local emerging talent and top-notch touring acts to strut their stuff.
Not your average singer/songwriter Undercover Hippy otherwise known as ex Drum & Bass MC, Billy Rowan, brings together soulful vocals, infectious reggae rhythms and the lyrical delivery of a skilled mc. He’s teamed up with some awesome musicians and is known for his high energy, interactive and immensely entertaining live show. Combining provocative lyrics … Continue reading Undercover Hippy
What makes people dance? The groove! And these lot hot got bucket loads of it! Featuring some of the best musicians from the realm of aftro beat and funk, this night is going to be a rhythmic party! Click here to see the Facebook Event Click here to see their website
Winter nights are getting colder and it’s time to once again stoke that tropical heat. Midnight Ritual is back at The Old Market Assembly, this time bringing with it the afro beat belters, No Go Stop, global bass DJ duo ‘Area Boys’ and Midnight Ritual resident Panther Panther. No to be missed. Click here to see the Facebook Event
The doors to Old Market Assembly will swing open for a night of hoppin’, stompin’ live music and dance. Jive along or just sit and soak up the atmosphere – entry is free and all are welcome! Miss Molly Miranda King knows a thing or two about jazz singing – you can tell as much from the … Continue reading Swing Sunday with Molly & the Kings and Swing Dancing!
Dynamic 8 piece Bristolian brass band inspired by the funky Mardi Gras sounds of the New Orleans street bands. Two trumpets, two saxophones, trombone, drums/percussion and tuba keeping it funky at the bottom end this high-energy, good-time music will bring some carnival atmosphere to a festive Friday. Click here to see the Facebook Event
Tango Calor will transport you to the backstreet Milonga clubs of Buenos Aires while Tango Note teachers will kick start the evening with a taster session of basic Tango Steps. The band features Mirek Salmon on bandoneon and Andreas Moutsioulis on guitar. Come and drink, dance and listen. Taster dance session at 7pm and the band will start … Continue reading Milonga with Tango Calor and Tango Note
Alex and Ford were friends from school. They both had a background in playing various instruments and in different styles. But they clearly found their stride in arranging lively jigs played on Guitar, Fiddle and Whistle. Click here to see Facebook Event
We’ve got a special place in our hearts for the 10 piece Cumbia band as they played our opening night almost two years ago. Their eclectic mix of vocal tunes and instrumentals, original pieces and fantastic cover versions of classics get the party going and keep it up throughout the night.
If you’ve never felt the red hot love of simply rouge you are in for a treat and if you have you know what a good time you are going to have! Party classics performed in ways you didn’t quite expect. This one is going to be bags of fun so make sure you arrive … Continue reading Simply Rouge
The doors to The Old Market Assembly will swing open for a night of hoppin’, stompin’ live music and dance. Jive along or just sit and soak up the atmosphere – entry is free and all are welcome! Twin guitars, violin & double bass are all The Schmoozenbergs need to capture the soul of gypsy jazz and … Continue reading Swing Sunday with The Schmoozenbergs & Swing Dancing!
The mighty Nuala Honan, songstress extraordinaire and lover of old-time Americana, sure knows how to kick up the dust with a buck and a wing, and likewise Laura ‘Glowglobes’ Pocket and Claire ‘Stringbeans’ Northey. Their fabby new all-girl trio goes straight to the party heart of those rootsy tunes, promising “3 sweet ol’ gals, 3 … Continue reading Boudica Boogaloo
We can’t think of a better way to spend Christmas eve,eve than with the guys from RSVP RSVP are well known for their high-energy, interactive and fun Bhangra music experience that is guaranteed to get you movin’. Click here to see the Facebook
We’ve survived the possibility of a nuclear war, Trumps first year in office and more ridiculous conservative decisions than you can shake Terresa May’s wig at! At The Old Market Assembly we want to say goodbye and good riddance in style…and style is something we got! We’re packing our beautiful building to the rafters with … Continue reading The Old Market Assembly New Years Eve Extravaganza