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There is always plenty going on at The Tuppenny, from live music to brewery events (See below for latest listings)
Several times a month we host The Thursday Night Music Club, brought to you by the finger-on-the-musical-pulse team at SoPLive, where you will discover the cream of local and national underground music, guaranteed to be incredible and different to any other venue in town. They also bring a more chilled vibe to the second Sunday of the month with The Sunday Social, a family friendly afternoon of live music and general knowledge quizzing.
The last Sunday of the month always brings us the idiocy of the Monthly Music Quiz as the lads from the Swindon Shuffle music festival entertain, educate, argue amongst themselves and raise money for Swindon Mind.
Our resident DJ’s The Avocado Brothers bring us The Playlist, their monthly night of themed musical soundtracking and we host an eclectic mix of DJ’s on other Saturday nights. often playing out vinyl. Dates vary so keep an eye on listings.
We have had live comedy, poetry, literary events, dance and beyond, and are always keen to host new things that fit our vibe. Get in touch if you have an idea! But, if you want to know what is on the slate right now, check below or see the event section of our Facebook page for fuller details.
September 23rd – The Thursday Night Music Club with Paul Henshaw + Mike Barham. It is a belated, Covid-delayed welcome to scene troubadour Henshaw as we finally get to hear his deep, honest and poetic folk-punk songs. Support from the tallest man in folk-punk. More information on the event page.
September 26th – Music Quiz Our monthly mad cap music quiz, back in the bar with all the usual tomfoolery and silliness. Full information on the event page.
October 3rd – The Sunday Social with Canute’s Plastic Army + Robynne Calvert. Soaring & passionate folk music with a bleak, gothic majesty. More information on the event page.
October 7th – The Thursday Night Music Club with Will Lawton & The Alchemists + N/SH. Beautiful, piano based musical daydreams with forays into jazz with drum and bass beats. Always massively popular at The Tupp . More information on the event page.
October 9th – Moore’s Exotic Reserve. (DJ Set) Get your groove on with the inimitable Jason Moore and his rare blend of Afrobeat, Latin Funk, Cosmic Jazz and other rich global sounds. More information on the event page.
October 14th – The Thursday Night Music Club with The People Versus + Support. The People Versus borrow from a variety of genres and traditions. Their combined voices and instrumental lines swoop, circle and each song is taut with feeling and longing, with many inspired by Greek myth and tales from Shakespeare. More information on the event page.
October 16th – The Playlist from The Avocado Brothers – Soul Food. (DJ Set) This month music with soul; uplifting anthems to feel good to. Expect plenty of motown, funk, soul, rare groove, reggae, jazz & blues. More information on the event page.
October 21st – The Thursday Night Music Club with Chris Webb. Beautiful, melodic and poignant high tempo Modern folk songs. More information on the event page.
October 30th – Sonic Kitchen (DJ Set). An audio stew of Global Beats & Jazzy Grooves from the Sonic Kitchen head chef as he soundtracks your Saturday night. Tasty!. More information on the event page.
October 31st – Halloween Music Quiz Our monthly mad cap music quiz, with all the usual tomfoolery and silliness. This month a Halloween Special – passing trick-or-treaters are welcome to pop in for a treat! Full information on the event page.
November 4th – The Thursday Night Music Club with Richard Wileman & The Amy Fry Experience + Grasslands. There is an ornateness to Richard & Amy’s music, a real depth to the rich textures that they splice together and a wonderful uniqueness to the overall feeling. More information on the event page.
November 20th – Deathproof Audio. (DJ Set) A night of Electro-Swing, curated by the cooler than Yolanda Deathproof Audio! Vintage swing and jazz mixed with house and hip hop. More information on the event page.