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.

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, 10:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:55 pm
Buster Bloodvessel of Bad Manners

BAD MANNERS

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 £20 in advance.

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Rosie Swayne and Corinne Lucy

www.thepadpresents.com

CARA DILLON

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 £21.50. For availability, contact the venue.

Rosie Swayne and Corinne Lucy

https://stables.org

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 £3 in advance.

facebook.com/dronesuk

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.

fb.com/TheWayfarrsKettering

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.

www.website.com

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.

fb.com/unqualifiednurseband

RED FANG

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 £15 in advance.

www.thecraufurdarms.com

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 £14 before fees. Concessions are available.

castletheatre.co.uk