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January 2020

[email protected] 28/01/20

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

[email protected] is Every Tuesday from 7:30PM and is hosted by local comic Carl Richard (he’s never heard of you either!). This is an evening of grassroots comedy. Forget your weak beer and over priced tickets, this FREE comedy where it belongs: in a dark, low ceilinged cellar. It’s what the business calls a New Act/New Material Night. You will see baby comedians take their first steps towards comedy stardom, with fear in their eyes and a lump in throat. This…

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Time Travel Tuesdays

January 28 @ 10:00 pm

We have a weekly club night hosted by our famous resident DJ- Rex Jefferson- every Tuesday, he will be time-traveling your back to a specific time in music! 1st Tuesday featuring 50s and 60s 2nd Tuesday featuring 70s 3rd Tuesday featuring 80s 4th Tuesday featuring 90s FREE ENTRY! 18+

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BBC Music Introducing: Handstand Parade/ Flashfires

January 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Em-Bee-Pee presents BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire: Independent Venue Week- Special handstand parade- LIVE Flashfires- LIVE

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Independent Venue Week: ARGH KID and MEMES

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

Em-Bee-Pee presents ARGH KiD and Memebands for Independent Venue Week. ARGH KiD- LIVE MEMES- LIVE

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Independent Venue Week: Ash Walker Experience

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Em-Bee-Pee presents Ash Walker Music for Independent Venue Week. Ash Walker Music- LIVE

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Subfactory

January 31 @ 10:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

the longest runnin free dnb event in the world . with Neil Mac / Solitude and residents

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February 2020

Independent Venue Week: Weird Milk

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Em-Bee-Pee presents Weird Milk for Independent Venue Week. Weird Milk- LIVE

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[email protected] 04/02/20

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

[email protected] is Every Tuesday from 7:30PM and is hosted by local comic Carl Richard (he’s never heard of you either!). This is an evening of grassroots comedy. Forget your weak beer and over priced tickets, this FREE comedy where it belongs: in a dark, low ceilinged cellar. It’s what the business calls a New Act/New Material Night. You will see baby comedians take their first steps towards comedy stardom, with fear in their eyes and a lump in throat. This…

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BBC Music Introducing:Damien A Passomore / Hester & The Heathens

February 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Em-Bee-Pee presents BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire Damien A Passmore & The Loveable Fraudsters - LIVE Hester and the Heathens- LIVE

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Onoe Caponoe Euro Tour – READING

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

%%%The invisible war is upon us %%% BJB Mangement presents: ONOE CAPONOES EUROPEAN TOUR THURSDAY 6th FEBRUARY SUPPORT TBA Tickets available soon

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Moon Panda + Special Guests | Free Entry

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

SATURDAY 8TH FEBRUARY 2020 PURPLE TURTLE, READING MOON PANDA + SPECIAL GUESTS DOORS 7.30PM FREE ENTRY TICKETS MOON PANDA 'Gun' Video: https://youtu.be/NwzrjK3LT0U 'Rabbit' Video: https://youtu.be/uCkUzN1TkRk 'On The Attack': https://youtu.be/x99G_ih_xm4 www.moon-panda.com www.facebook.com/MoonPandaMusic www.twitter.com/moonpandamusic www.instagram.com/moonpandamusic

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Reggae Reggae Show

February 13 @ 10:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

The usual monthly reggae dubbin, gubbins in the Basement. See you there...or not (as it's fairly dark, and our eyesight's not what is used to be - and we may be a bit squiffy!). With your reggaedent DJs: Jack Hollywood & Bubblin' Bob

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Influences – Febtazia Month

February 14 @ 10:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

This months Influences see us take part in Turtle's Febtazia month. Every week we offering a nostalgic vibe with our special guest djs supplying the very best of the underground 90s scene!

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[email protected] 18/02/20

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

[email protected] is Every Tuesday from 7:30PM and is hosted by local comic Carl Richard (he’s never heard of you either!). This is an evening of grassroots comedy. Forget your weak beer and over priced tickets, this FREE comedy where it belongs: in a dark, low ceilinged cellar. It’s what the business calls a New Act/New Material Night. You will see baby comedians take their first steps towards comedy stardom, with fear in their eyes and a lump in throat. This is…

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BBC Music Introducing: Warp Rays/ Fatberg

February 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Em-Bee-Pee presents BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire: Warp Rays- LIVE FATBERG- LIVE

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Heavy Pop: Grimm Grimm + UBIK

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Heavy Pop presents Grimm Grimm + Ubik songs Sat 22nd February | Purple Turtle, Reading Entry: FREE | Doors 8 pm | Ages 18+ (Bring ID) - Grimm Grimm - "Vast Baroque landscapes are painted with quirky drum loops and translucent dream journal poetics" Louderthanwar "Sparse, infectious dream-folk" Clash Mag London-based singer-songwriter experimentalist and former SCREAMING TEA PARTY member Koichi Yamanoha has been operating under the guise of Grimm Grimm since 2013. The project is an outlet for his fragile,…

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[email protected] 25/02/2020

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

[email protected] is Every Tuesday from 7:30PM and is hosted by local comic Carl Richard (he’s never heard of you either!). This is an evening of grassroots comedy. Forget your weak beer and over priced tickets, this FREE comedy where it belongs: in a dark, low ceilinged cellar. It’s what the business calls a New Act/New Material Night. You will see baby comedians take their first steps towards comedy stardom, with fear in their eyes and a lump in throat. This is…

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Subfactory 15th Bday Bash

February 28 @ 10:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Subfactory celebrate their 15th Birthday with dnb legends FABIO GROOVERIDER MC MOOSE PLUS RESIDENTS

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The Scarlet Vixens Present Purple Peep Show

February 29 @ 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 THE SCARLET VIXENS POLICY ON PHOTOGRAPHING AND VIDEOING PERFORMANCES: Please be aware that we have a zero tolerance policy on audience members capturing any digital images - photographs or video - during any of our shows. This is firstly to protect…

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Heavy Pop: Animal House + Self Help (co-headline show)

February 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Heavy Pop presents Animal House + Self Help (co-headline show) Sat 29th February | Purple Turtle, Reading Entry: FREE | Doors 8 pm | Ages 18+ (Bring ID) - Animal House - "...they utilise bright intersections of upbeat melodies to gloriously uplifting effect" - The Line Of Best Fit Animal House are touring their debut album 'Premium Mediocre' - a celebration of mediocrity. The wonder of cheesy chips, curry houses and instant coffee. The beautiful simplicity in white shirts and…

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March 2020

Glen Matlock (The Sex Pistols) + Earl Slick – Ticketed Show

March 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

1st March 6.30pm-9pm Glen Matlock (The Sex Pistols) + Earl Slick (official) **TICKETED SHOW** Forever changing rock 'n' roll history as chief songwriter with the Sex Pistols, the evolving path walked by Glen Matlock remains unbound by genre, geography, & task. His contribution to the Sex Pistols, and thus culture itself, is well documented. Penning the anthem Pretty Vacant, arguably the most famous punk song ever, Glen wrote the music to all the Sex Pistols classics, including Anarchy In The…

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[email protected] 03/03/20

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

[email protected] is Every Tuesday from 7:30PM and is hosted by local comic Carl Richard (he’s never heard of you either!). This is an evening of grassroots comedy. Forget your weak beer and over priced tickets, this FREE comedy where it belongs: in a dark, low ceilinged cellar. It’s what the business calls a New Act/New Material Night. You will see baby comedians take their first steps towards comedy stardom, with fear in their eyes and a lump in throat. This…

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[email protected] 10/03/20

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

[email protected] is Every Tuesday from 7:30PM and is hosted by local comic Carl Richard (he’s never heard of you either!). This is an evening of grassroots comedy. Forget your weak beer and over priced tickets, this FREE comedy where it belongs: in a dark, low ceilinged cellar. It’s what the business calls a New Act/New Material Night. You will see baby comedians take their first steps towards comedy stardom, with fear in their eyes and a lump in throat. This is…

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BBC Music Introducing: Beach Riot / Ocean Ruins

March 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents: BEACH RIOT- Live Ocean Ruins- Live

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April 2020

Are You Listening? Festival 2020

April 25
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

Reading's award-winning new music festival returns for its EIGHTH YEAR on Sat 25th April 2020. Since starting in 2013, AYL? has raised nearly £70,000 for Reading Mencap, a local Learning Disability charity. Previous acts include IDLES, The Amazons, Ezra Furman, Field Music, Shame, Anna Meredith, The Big Moon and many more! --- FIRST 2020 AYL? ACTS ANNOUNCED --- FROM A to Z: Ash The Author / BC Camplight / DREAM NAILS / Dream Wife / Drug Store Romeos / The…

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May 2020

The ECHO at The Purple Turtle

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR

An evening of energetic POWER pop and more at The Purple Turtle, Reading!

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