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April 2019

Subfactory

April 26 @ 10:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

longest running free dnb event with residents Neil Mac Timeless Solitude Clarity Deadly p Myst / Flewid / Rbee / disco lips

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Jack Hollywoods’ Fab Fish Fry

April 26 @ 10:00 pm - April 27 @ 3:00 am
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Jack Hollywood's The Fab Fish Fry Jack Hollywood, has mucked in with the best of them, sneaking his way onto the bill of a million legends, at a million venues, and festival fields. Expect Original and Bluebeat Ska, Old school Hip Hop, 60’s Soul, The Funkiest Funk, Dirty Disco, Original Rhythm & Blues - dominated by songs with horns in them. Lots of loud, horny horny, interrupting your ears, slapping you in the face. Bring a helmet.

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Are You Listening? Festival 2019

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Following last year's sell out event, the award-winning, one-day festival returns for its seventh year, having raised nearly £60,000 for Reading Mencap since 2013. Are You Listening? Festival 2019 | Saturday 27th April | 12pm - 2am Get your tickets: www.areyoulistening.org.uk/tickets The Venues: Milk Reading (18+) / Oakford Social Club (18+) / Purple Turtle (18+) / The Rising Sun Arts Centre (14+) / South Street Arts Centre (14+) / Saint Laurence Church (14+) / SUB89 : Reading (14+) AYL? Festival…

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The Scarlet Vixens Present: Spring Seduction!

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

5* reviewed troupe The Scarlet Vixens monthly burlesque show at Reading's longest running bar! In the cellar bar is where you will find us! Join us from 7 for burlesque and variety that'll blow your socks off! Line up TBC

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SoundJam – Flex FM Showcase

April 27 @ 10:00 pm

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This weeks soundjam invites flex fm dj Mutley down who has invited some friends and 2 special guest headliners. Special guests In:most - (Hospital Records/Soulvent) Majora- RKS / 877 recordings Djs on on the night: Mutley - Flex Fm Jay Info Arnold Blan:kaa M.C's Rider Tom flu Rbee

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May 2019

Verge – DnB in the Dungeon

May 3 @ 10:00 pm - May 4 @ 3:00 am
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Verge - DnB in the Dungeon every first Friday of the month. Line up: Corrosive B2B Tamika (Birthday Set) MajorKaos B2B Farnos Slither Prom Essen Shredder Hosted by: Mista Wong & Tizzy J

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SoundJam – MajorKaos’ BDay Bash

May 4 @ 10:00 pm - May 5 @ 3:00 am
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This week: MajorKaos’ birthday bash Jook 10 & Sunday Roast MajorKaos w/MCs Loopz & Wong Jay Info / DJ Pressure / DJ Fox Littlefeetz / Slither / Fabricate / Hitman MCs: Loopz / Wong / Tizzy J / Sneekie Free Entry / ID4ALL / Arrive early / Good vibes only.

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Embeepee: Blackwave

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

We can't wait to have Blackwave perform at the Purple Turtle next month, full of pure 90's hip hop and groove- the collective from Belgium will be performing at the Turtle on the 10th May. CLASH MUSIC UK - blackwave. x Caleborate Jam On 'Flow' "Cutting edge hip-hop with a jazz-like sensibility, the pair have an extraordinary sense of balance, with their rhymes dipping in and out the effortless production."

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Embeepee: Wooze + Wetter

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Em-Bee-Pee present WOOZE - live Wetter - live

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SoundJam – House & Tech

May 18 @ 10:00 pm - May 19 @ 3:00 am

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This week House & Tech all night Line up: Rob Randell B2B Tom Major Foxy // James Adrain Free Entry / ID4ALL

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Blues Launch Party: John Fairhurst +special guests

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Purple Turtle Festival of Blues, Beer & Bourbon Announcement Party PART 2: John Fairhurst- live + special guests This show will also see the 2nd wave announcement of our Mayday Blues Festival line up! There will be bar tabs and more to be won, and you can see the line up first!...and its JOHN FAIRHURST! !!! It has has been one hell of a year for John Fairhurst. Hailed as “the phenomenon known as the Wigan Jimi Hendrix” (Chris Tofu,…

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Peace and Love Concert – Tippa Irie

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Dancehall legend Tippa Irie returns to Reading UK with a star studded live band line up for a one off free Peace and Love concert performance at The Purple Turtle Bar Reading on Thursday 23 May 2019. Tippa Irie has been at the forefront of the UK reggae dancehall scene for the past 25 years and helped launch the careers of artists such as Maxi Priest, Papa Levi and Smiley Culture. The event features four new tracks from rising reggae…

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Jack Hollywoods’ Fab Fish Fry

May 23 @ 10:00 pm - May 24 @ 3:00 am
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Jack Hollywood's The Fab Fish Fry Jack Hollywood, has mucked in with the best of them, sneaking his way onto the bill of a million legends, at a million venues, and festival fields. Expect Original and Bluebeat Ska, Old school Hip Hop, 60’s Soul, The Funkiest Funk, Dirty Disco, Original Rhythm & Blues - dominated by songs with horns in them. Lots of loud, horny horny, interrupting your ears, slapping you in the face. Bring a helmet.

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Purple Turtle: 21st Cent Festival of The Blues

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - May 26 @ 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Welcome to the 2019 Purple Turtle Festival of the Blues, Beer & Bourbon, Reading. ***2nd ANNOUNCEMENT *** KING SIZE SLIM / Earl Trio with Michael Messer / Cam Cole / Sam Kelly Band (Sam Kelly's Station House) / Ma Bessie / Matt Stockl Music / Liam Barnes / Sam Handy / Jimmy The Dog / 3 Buck Shirt / Papa Frite.... joins 24th May - The Urban Voodoo Machine 25th May - Nine Below Zero 26th May - Black Peaches…

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The Scarlet Vixens Present: Blues Burlesque

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

5* reviewed troupe The Scarlet Vixens monthly burlesque show at Reading's longest running bar! In the cellar bar is where you will find us! Join us from 7 for burlesque and variety that'll blow your socks off! Line up TBC

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Count Skylarkin’s Fish Fry

May 30 @ 10:00 pm - May 31 @ 3:00 am

Count Skylarkin stumbled into DJing in the late 90’s after his mixtapes proved a hit with customers at a South London cafe. The lauded DJ, promoter, garden shed enthusiast and all-round dapper dan behind Skylarkin’ Soundsystem, an hour in the company of the Count guarantees jumpin’ jivin’ rockin’ swingin’ reggae, ska, soul, dancehall and rhythm & blues, aching feet and grins all round. Catch Count Skylarkin every Thursday at the end of the month downstairs in the cellar bar.

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Subfactory

May 31 @ 10:00 pm - June 1 @ 3:00 am

longest running free dnb event with special guests BENNY PAGE DOPE AMMO MCS SYE AND TRAFFIC plus residents NEIL MAC / TIMELESS / DEADLY P MISTA WONG

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