Round-up of gigs in and around Northants, November 30 to December 14, 2017: Buster, Dillon and Drones
Buster Bloodvessel is back in the region on Thursday night when Bad Manners headline Esquires in Bedford. Other gigs in and around the county in the coming days include Drones who are playing The Ex in Corby and Sack The Drummer who have reformed to play at The Wayfarers in Kettering.
Bedford, November 30
Bad Manners are returning to Esquires for a night of ska antics. The band’s more notable hits include My Girl Lollipop, Lip Up Fatty and Special Brew. Doors open at 7.30pm, tickets cost Â£20 in advance.
Milton Keynes, December 1
Cara DIllon is bringing her Upon A Winter’s Night tour to The Stables. Her band will be performing classic carols, hymns and other Christmas songs. Doors 8pm, tickets Â£21.50. For availability, contact the venue.
DRONES / LOOSE TOOTH
Corby, December 1
Hardcore five piece Drones and Loose Tooth are out on a short UK tour in December and playing The Ex in Corby. Support is by Calling the Kidd Wednesday and Wishing Wolf. Doors 8pm, tickets Â£3 in advance.
SACK THE DRUMMER
Kettering, December 1
Sack The Drummer are playing a reunion gig at The Wayfarers in Kettering. Formed in the early 90s, the band released the records Smile and Better Days. Music is from 9pm.
ROSIE SWAYNE / CORINNE LUCY
Northampton, December 1
Rosie Swayne and Corinne Lucy are playing the The Umbrella Pavillion in Northampton. Lucy recently won the Lichfield Folk Festival song writing competition while Swayne, a former member of the quartet Invocal, has been working in theatre in Helsinki. Doors 8pm, admission free.
UNQUALIFIED NURSE BAND
Northampton, December 2
On the back of the release of their acclaimed new album Trashland, Unqualified Nurse Band are heading back to Northampton to headline The Garibaldi Hotel. Support by Moon Face. Doors 8pm.
Milton Keynes, December 3
Portland rockers Red Fang are bringing their UK tour to the Cruafurd Arms. The band’s new album Only Ghosts is out now. Doors open at 7.30pm, ticket cost Â£15 in advance.
THE KATE WILLIAMS QUARTET
Wellingborough, December 14
The Kate Williams Quartet are headlining the Castle Theatre. She will be joined by Gareth Lockrane, Oli Hayhurst and David Ingamells. Doors open at 8pm, tickets cost Â£14 before fees. Concessions are available.