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Bank Holiday Sessions - Gary Nock
Aug
25
6:30 pm18:30

Bank Holiday Sessions - Gary Nock

Producer, musician, singer, published songwriter and seasoned performing artist, Gary has toured the world several times over with various live projects and written songs now well known across the world. Gary’s debut album ‘The Life We Learned To Live’ was released in 2011 and three of the songs were featured on huge TV ad campaigns for Mars, Arla and Microsoft.

In March this year (2019) another song of Gary’s called ‘Whats A Song’, which Gary wrote with singer Joel Baker, was released on Virgin EMI in March 2019, has picked up radio play worldwide and has received critical acclaim.

A producer and songwriter by day, published by legendary band Snow Patrols Publishing Company – ‘Polar Patrol (now Polar Spirit B-Unique)’. Gary has worked with some of the Countries brightest up and coming artists including Jamie Lawson & Dagny amongst many others as well as many established acts.

A live performer by night, Gary goes out armed with an acoustic guitar, microphone and Fishman SA220 Solo Amp and performs a mix of originals and covers varying from 60s through to modern day, from The Beatles & The Kinks to Ed Sheeran & James Bay and everything in between.

He’s shared the stage with many great contemporaries including Jamie Lawson, Ed Harcourt & Newton Faulkner to name but a few, as well writing and recording with some amazing songwriters and producers. You can download all of Garys music on iTunes or stream on Spotify…

We’re very excited to be having Gary here- and we hope you’ll join us for some laid back bank holiday vibes in the bar!

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Live Music Wednesdays - Demi Marriner
Jul
24
7:30 pm19:30

Live Music Wednesdays - Demi Marriner

UK singer-songwriter Demi Marriner landed the Number 1 spot on the iTunes UK Country Albums Chart just 48 hour after the release of debut EP ‘Tracks and Trails’, before going on to reach Number 3 with her debut single on the iTunes Country Singles charts with Learn To Love’ just seven months later followed closely with a Number 2 slot with second EP ‘Dandelion.’

Since, Demi has gone on to record numerous BBC sessions including those with BBC West Midlands, BBC Introducing, BBC Gloucester and a session on Amazing Radio with BBC Radio 2 presenter Baylon Leonard.

Demi has also received television recognition with Sky/Freeview channel ‘Keep It Country’, who continue to play her music videos.

Demi has been able to build a great following and had the chance to play some incredible shows, including opening for the sensational Rufus Wainwright at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham, receiving a wonderful response from the 2000 people in attendance.

As well as this, Demi has supported names like Lucy Spraggan, Jon Gomm, Tia McGraff (Canadian country singer and songstress), BJ Barham (lead singer of US band American Aquarium), as well as performing on the Firestone and Amstel stages at Birminghams biggest arena’s ahead of shows for Elton John, Miranda Lambert, Nashville Live, and Take That amongst many others.

Demi has been nominated for a BCMA Award for ‘Horizon Act of the Year 2017’ and is set to release her brand new single ‘Snakes and Ladders’ at the end of the year.

Very excited to have Demi here at The Abingdon Arms!

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Live Music Wednesdays - Devon Mayson
Jul
10
7:30 pm19:30

Live Music Wednesdays - Devon Mayson

The massively talented singer/songwriter Devon Mayson is back and will be performing her catalogue of country /folk /pop influenced songs. Her album has won her a number three position in the iTunes Country chart and has been described by BBC’s Andrew Marston as “Beautiful songs from an artist who’s been our BBC Introducing Track of the Week on so many occasions”.

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Beckfest. Annual Beer and Music Festival
Jun
29
12:00 pm12:00

Beckfest. Annual Beer and Music Festival

There will be a whole range of real local ale and cider, local and guest acoustic artists and bands; expect Folk, Americana, Country and some unexpected twists along the way! There will be plenty of family fun including a colouring-in corner, professional FREE face-painting, giant jenga and a treasure hunt to boot! **ALL RAISING MONEY FOR ‘MAGGIE’S OXFORD’, a local charity offering free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their families and friends. Anyone clicking ‘JOIN’ on the event on Facebook gets immediately entered into a prize draw for a Beckfest 19 goody bag - worth £50!!

More details here.

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The Sunday Sessions - Jake Rizzo. Acoustic Singer/Songwriter
Jun
23
6:30 pm18:30

The Sunday Sessions - Jake Rizzo. Acoustic Singer/Songwriter

Jake Rizzo has commanded stages for years, playing in hundreds of venues across the UK. Jake strives to captivate any room with his soulful tones and boundless energy in his performances. Inspired by the likes of Ben Rector, Hudson Taylor and James Bay…Solo vocals and acoustic guitar- with a great octave range and an ability to bring the crowd onto his level.

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Music with Phil Baker
Apr
14
6:30 pm18:30

Music with Phil Baker

Come and join us for an evening of rock and roll with the Abingdon Arms’ favourite, Phil Baker. Phil sings and plays classic rock tracks from across the decades- pure sing along vibe that will put a smile on your face. And its not too late which it means it doesn’t technically count as being out, out.

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Josie & The Outlaw
Aug
26
7:30 pm19:30

Josie & The Outlaw

Get your dancing shoes on and come and join the fun at the Abingdon Arms on Bank Holiday Sunday.  We are delighted to host the fantastic Josie and The Outlaw for some toe tapping fun. with their musical style described as “Rock and Roll and a whole lot of ass kicking soul !”

Free Entry

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