Live music promoters

People who organise both regular and occasional gigs in Berkshire spanning a number of genres.

Al Heslop

Local band nights at the Cellar Bar, South Hill Park, Bracknell - Tuesday and Sunday night, once a month at Jagz in Ascot and occasional gigs at The Wilde Theatre, Bracknell.


updated 03/01/10


Black and White Promotions

Started at the beginning of 2007 B&W currently manage White Sunday and theColours. They also promote gigs in Reading, Oxford, Guildford and Gillingham.

Information about demo submission on the B&W MySpace page.

Updated 23/04/08


Boogaloo Promotions

Established c1989, Boogaloo specialises in blues & boogie.

Boogaloo House, Forest Glade, Rowledge, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4DG.
Telephone: 01252 793430

updated 29/01/05


Bukandskit Promotions

Phatz Bar, Maidenhead, Berkshire as well as the occasional Reading venue. They also promote the Bukandskit Fest at Abbey Rugby Club every year...a very well run day with great acts.


updated 19/03/06


Buskers Express

Organise and promote buskers nights, open mic nights, local musicians in the Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire areas.


updated 04/01/05


Club Velocity

Club Velocity nights, run by Sid Siddle, regular nights at The Rising Sun Arts Centre and Play, both in Reading. Occasional other venues as well.


updated 02/01/10


Dancing Stick Productions

Showcasing homegrown talent, all current listing and featured band information is available on their website.

Bands looking for venues or venues looking for bands should contact Bev using the email address below.


Updated: 07/09/10


Days of Last

Regurlarly put on shows at The Firestation in Windsor, they aim to build a scene and offer a great place for musicians to network and people to enjoy some decent music.


Added: 23/01/11



Live hip hop in Reading


updated 24/05/04


Mr Blind Pig

A Reading promoter that runs:

i think everybody should like everybody at the Pitcher & Piano, free entry, mix of everything, described as a 'Glasto in a P&P box' on Radio 2. Every Thursday.

Shout About Music at Bar Four, free entry, up and coming talent from local acts and around the UK. Every Wednesday.

Lets Get Drunk & Try & Play Jazz at Oakford Social Club, free entry, jazz/funk jam session with The Hugh Turner House Band. Every first Sunday.

Lemon sole, Flip Flop & Monk at the Slug and Lettuce, free entry, Live Hip Hop, Soul, Funk and Ska acts, for this payday party. Every last Friday.

Cat Without A Hat at Sahara Bar, free entry, Intimate and acoustic Jazz, Blues and Swing, from acts you wouldn't expect! Every first Wednesday.

Dogma Monday Live at Dogma Bar, various prices, the very best in Indie/Rock and Electro around. Every Monday.

Demos always welcome contact further information on

updated 24/04/08


One Hundred Percent Music

Promotes various one off events in Reading and Basingstoke and regular nights at The Purple Turtle. Contact Lozza via the website.

Added: 03/01/10


One Night Stand Acoustic

Organisers of unplugged/acoustic events. Regular venue Jagz in Ascot and The Tweseldown in Church Crookham.


checked 04/01/05



Main contact Laz. Puts on nights at:
Purple Turtle - Tuesdays
Rising Sun pub - Saturdays (rock metal only)
Global Cafe - every 2nd Wednesday (acoustic)
Iguana - 1st Thursday of every month
Rising Sun Arts Centre - every 4th Saturday bi-monthly


updated 26/07/04


Wicked Boy Promotions

Regular promoter in Reading and north Hampshire. Current venues include The Point, The Face Bar and Harlington Centre


updated 31/05/06


wokeupthismornin' promotions

wokeupthismornin' promotions are behind Third Thursday blues at 21 South Street, putting on at least one unknown and one 'famous' band every month - no genre of blues is left out. Local musicians sought.

Telephone: 0118 933 3148
Email: Andy Wilkin

updated 15/03/06


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