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April 2018

BBC Music Introducing: Ady Baker Sound / Pink Diamond Revue

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshireand Em-Bee-Pee presents... BBC Music Introducing LIVE The ADY BAKER SOUND - live Pink Diamond Revue - live

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Influences – Program Special – Skma release party

April 13 @ 10:00 pm - April 14 @ 3:30 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

Influences brings you a program special with Skma's Debut Release... So to celebrate this we are bringing them over from Jersey! Dj playing on the night: SKMA & MARX - Program Release set Sound Affect - IC3 Genres Jay Info b2b Felon Mindset Mc's - Mr.Wong & Baker

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Em-Bee-Pee: Swimming Tapes

April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

Em-Bee-Pee presents.. Swimming Tapes - live + Adam & Elvis - live

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SoundJam – Sunday Roast B’day Party

April 14 @ 10:00 pm - April 15 @ 11:30 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

SoundJam - Bringing you your weekly fix of bass heavy music every Saturday. This week celebrating we are celebrating Serious Souls - Sunday Roast birthdays! Sunday Roast (Bday Set) Jook 10 Jay Info Hosted by Mr.Wong

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Karaoke & Shit Disco

April 16 @ 10:00 pm - April 17 @ 3:30 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

Karaoke in the dungeon! Come down to the basement bar and sing your heart out! The fun starts at 10pm and goes on to 1am Then it's Shit disco until 3:30am with plenty of cheesy tunes, commercial anthems and a few surprizes! 2 for 1 cocktails all night.

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BBC Music Introducing: Veridian / Origami Heart

April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents.. BBC Music Introducing LIVE Veridian - live Origami Heart - live

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Heavy Pop & Dork: Thyla. Harroland. Leader

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

Th 19 April: Heavy Pop & Dork present THYLA + Harroland + Leader FREE ENTRY Ages 18+ (Bring ID) | 8 pm THYLA Based in Brighton, Thyla majestically blend glassy distorted guitar tone with driving rhythms and lilting ethereal melodies; front women Millie Duthie brings crystal like beauty to Thyla’s blend of dynamic alt-rock. Millie, Danny Southwell, and Dan Hole met at college in early 2015 and found instant musical companionship but it wasn't until guitarist Mitch Duce joined, that…

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Lifestyle Music x Nu:Motion – 20/4/18: Purple Turtle, Reading

April 20 @ 9:30 pm - April 21 @ 3:30 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

Lifestyle Music and Nu:Motion are teaming up to bring you an exclusive drum and bass event at the Purple Turtle. Free entry all night! #420 Line Up: Klinical A+P Arkitech Energy Dilemma Missledz T Dub Compound Profilix Hosted by Hijak & Kerizma

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BBC Music Introducing: Joe Hicks / Liam Barnes

April 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents.. BBC Music Introducing LIVE Joe Hicks - live Liam Barnes - live

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Are You Listening? Festival 2018

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - April 29 @ 2:00 am
Reading, United Kingdom Reading, United Kingdom

Heavy Pop & Reading Mencap present Are You Listening? Festival 2018 The award-winning, one day Are You Listening? Festival returns for its sixth year, having raised more than £40,000 for Reading Mencap since 2013. £20.00 Early Advance Tickets are on sale NOW: http://areyoulistening.org.uk/tickets Available in person from: Milk Reading | Truck Store The line-up so far in alphabetical order: The ADY BAKER SOUND. AKDK. Animal House. Ash The Author. The August List. The Autumn Saints. Carnival Youth. Deerful. Drug Store…

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The Scarlet Vixens present: Purple Peep Show Burlesque

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

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! More details to be announced soon.

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May 2018

SoundJam – DnB in the Dungeon

May 4 @ 10:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

SoundJam, Friday night DnB in the Dungeon. This week: Eq b2b C4 Counterfactual MajorKaos CBD Corrosive Hosted by: Mr Wong & Tizzy J

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SoundJam – MajorKaos & Shakee’s Birthday Bash.

May 5 @ 10:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. Woi Oi! SoundJam head honcho MajorKaos hosting his birthday bash with pal and fellow UK Garage DJ Mr Shakee this year. This night will be a stream of vibes. Full line up and details TBA. Music from 10. Free entry. 100% ID policy.

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BBC Music Introducing: Rascalton + guests

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents.. BBC Music Introducing LIVE Rascalton - live |+ special guests

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Fab Fish Fry: Ding Dong Daddios + Jim B Donovan

May 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

The Ding Dong Daddios + Jim B Donovan

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Influences presents Grimehouse Takeover

May 11 @ 10:00 pm - May 12 @ 3:30 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

This month influences brings you the Grimehouse crew; Dj's on the night - Darkspark b2b Recon Tom Grimehouse b2b Jay Info UTB Greencode - Terraformz Milo - Dose Radio Hosted by DVZ, Tella & Bedder

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Jack Hollywood’s Fab Fish Fry

May 17 @ 11:00 pm - May 18 @ 3:00 am

Jack Hollywood's The Fab Fish Fry Expect a mix of all things with soul. From 50's rock n roll, 60's soul, 70's funk, 80's hip hop, and well, well beyond!

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Mods V Rockers – The Highwasters

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

The Highwasters Performing Mods v Rockers! Expect some classic mod hits, vs classic rockers.

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Proximity Recordings x Nu:Motion

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

Proximity Recordings and Nu:Motion have teamed up to bring you an exclusive drum and bass event at the Purple Turtle. This one's for the headz! FREE ENTRY all night. - ʟ ɪ ɴ ᴇ ᴜ ᴘ - › Interline › Tephra & Arkoze › Co:Lateral › Kolectiv › D-Code & Psylence › Nu:Motion B2B Andromeda - ʜ ᴏ s ᴛ s - › Joe Raygun Music › Big Luke - ʟ ɪ ɴ ᴋ s - ∙ soundcloud.com/proximityrecordings

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FA CUP Final

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We will be showing the FA Cup Final on the big screens!

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Soundjam

May 19 @ 10:00 pm - May 20 @ 3:30 am

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This week’s DJs: MajorKaos Counterfactual Fabricate Mandem Hosted by: Mr Wong

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Ten Tonnes + ONR – The Biggest Weekend Tour

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

BBC Music presents... BBC Music The Biggest Weekend Fringe. Featuring Ten Tonnes - live Onr. - live Heather Jayne -live THIS IS A FREE TICKETED EVENT For Tickets >> http://bbc.in/fringetourtickets This gig will feature support from Heather Jayne In addition to the UK Fringe, BBC Music Introducing is taking four bands on tour, starting at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton on Friday 18 May and ending on stage where they’ll perform at The Biggest Weekend. After the Great Escape,…

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Em-Bee-Pee: Is Bliss + guests

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

Em-Bee-Pee presents... Is Bliss - live + special guests

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Don’t Sweat The Technique

May 24 @ 10:00 pm - May 25 @ 3:00 am

Golden Era Hip Hop from the Whitehouse Studio DJS!

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Big Yella: Blues, Beer & Bourbon Festival – Reading

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

The Big Yella presents... BLUES BEER + BOURBON - READING ** 1st Wave Announcement! ** Mungo Jerry Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind Son of Dave Vienna Ditto The Future Shape Of Sound Hipbone Slim One Man Band and many many more to be announced Now due to popular demand, we are a 3 day festival! Starting on the Friday evening from 7pm, running through the Saturday and Sunday Friday 25th May THE BIG YELLA READING 7pm - 11pm Line…

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Big Yella: Blues, Beer & Bourbon Festival – Reading

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

The Big Yella presents... BLUES BEER + BOURBON - READING ** 1st Wave Announcement! ** Mungo Jerry Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind Son of Dave Vienna Ditto The Future Shape Of Sound Hipbone Slim One Man Band and many many more to be announced Now due to popular demand, we are a 3 day festival! Starting on the Friday evening from 7pm, running through the Saturday and Sunday Friday 25th May THE BIG YELLA READING 7pm - 11pm Line…

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Soundjam

May 26 @ 10:00 pm - May 27 @ 3:30 am

Soundjam invites london brand MAD for a very special bank holiday takeover.... Charles Barley Mykee Phunkee Max-e Groove Martin Briggs Jay Info b2b Cures Scott Lapworth Mart Lake Acay

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Big Yella: Blues, Beer & Bourbon Festival – Reading

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

The Big Yella presents... BLUES BEER + BOURBON - READING ** 1st Wave Announcement! ** Mungo Jerry Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind Son of Dave Vienna Ditto The Future Shape Of Sound Hipbone Slim One Man Band and many many more to be announced Now due to popular demand, we are a 3 day festival! Starting on the Friday evening from 7pm, running through the Saturday and Sunday Friday 25th May THE BIG YELLA READING 7pm - 11pm Line…

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The Scarlet Vixens present: The Big Yella Blues Burlesque Show

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

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! More details to be announced soon.

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BBC Music Introducing: Griins / UBIK

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents.. Griins - live UBIK - live

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Fab Fish Fry: Jake La Botz (US)

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Fab Fish Fry presents... Jake La Botz (US) Jake La Botz hit the road at fifteen. He found employment as a roofer, boilermaker, factory worker, and obituary writer. In the midst of this he learned how to play guitar. He played on the streets and in the juke joints of New Orleans, Chicago, and the Mississippi Delta, finding kinship with some of the last of the pre-war era bluesmen: David “Honeyboy” Edwards, “Homesick” James, and “Maxwell Street” Jimmy Davis.…

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Jack Hollywood’s Fab Fish Fry

May 31 @ 11:00 pm - June 1 @ 3:00 am

Jack Hollywood's The Fab Fish Fry Expect a mix of all things with soul. From 50's rock n roll, 60's soul, 70's funk, 80's hip hop, and well, well beyond!

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June 2018

Heavy Pop: Dream State + Origami Heart

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

Heavy Pop presents DREAM STATE + Origami Heart Doors 8pm | Ages 18+ | FREE ENTRY

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Hi-Density – USB Dubs launch

June 1 @ 10:00 pm - June 2 @ 3:00 am

Hi-Density USB of dubs launch party DJs: Hi- Density (Kray-Z/Bamski/Kruger) Hi-Rez Knegativ Kovert Obsession Archaea Hosts: Bamski Kruger Rider Mouthy Treason

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Summer Stories | End Of Exams Day Rave

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Summer Stories is Reading's brand new day rave pop up event combining various genres music, amazing drinks deals, Shisha and the very best in street food. Step into the famous Purple Turtle outdoor area for an incredible end of year experience!

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BBC Music Introducing: BIGG / Versus Robots

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

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire + Em-Bee-Pee presents. BIGG - live Versus Robots - live

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Friday Night Live: The Mark II

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

The Mark II

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SoundJam

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

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This week: Knegativ (New Bass Order) MajorKaos Slither Fabricate Hosted by: Mr Wong.

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BBC Music Introducing: Bilk / HATYM + Uncle Peanut

June 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR
Free

BBC Music Introducing Present.- Bilk / HATYM + Uncle Peanut

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Fab Fish Fry: Black Kat Boppers

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR
Free

The Fab Fish Fry presents.. Black Kat Boppers - live Hot Boppin, Groovin’ 4 piece group playing rockin, roots music with a Guitar, Double Bass & stand up Drums Black Kat Boppers hail from down on the South Coast Water Way in Southampton and are 4 fellas who love to play hard boppin’, jump up, rockin’ blues, dance music. “With The Black Kat Boppers you get to immerse yourselves in that rockin’ feelin’. Think of us as ‘rockin the blues’…

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SoundJam

June 16 @ 10:00 pm - June 17 @ 4:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Free

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This week.. DJs: MRfame B2B MajorKaos Jay Walk Littlefeetz MCs: Mr Wong / Loopz / Sneekie / Trix

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BBC Music Introducing: Sports Team / No Feathers

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR
Free

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents. Sports Team - live No Feathers - live

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BBC Music introducing: James Tanch & Network Band / Signal /more

June 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR
Free

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents.. James Tanch + The Network Band Signal Borjad Luis

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Brass-AGEDDON: Dat Brass – live

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR
Free

The Fab Fish Fry presents... BRASS-AGEDDON Dat Brass - live + guests Brass licks, sax riffs, rap spits, hat hits & scratch bits 10-piece brass hip-hop outift, performing blistering originals, packed with red hot verse and anthemic horn lines

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The Definitions – Live!

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

The Definitions - Live!

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The Scarlet Vixens present: Purple Peep Show Burlesque

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

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! More details to be announced soon.

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July 2018

Readipop Festival 2018

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Readipop Festival, Christchurch Meadows, Caversham
Reading, RG4 United Kingdom

808 State / Odyssey / Dawn Penn / Stereo MCs / Goldie Lookin Chain (Legends Set) / Huey Morgan's NYC Block Party / John Power (Cast/The La's) / Barry Hyde (The Futureheads) / Rowetta (Happy Mondays) / Don Letts (DJ Set) / The Members / Senser / Lack Of Afro / The Haggis Horns / Dutty Moonshine Quartet / Too Many T's / Mutchako (Brazil) & many more Earlybird tickets sold out - Third Tier £30 weekend tickets now on…

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Embeepee – Blackwaters – live

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR
Free

Em-Bee-Pee presents.. BlackWaters - live

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Readipop Festival 2018

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Readipop Festival, Christchurch Meadows, Caversham
Reading, RG4 United Kingdom

808 State / Odyssey / Dawn Penn / Stereo MCs / Goldie Lookin Chain (Legends Set) / Huey Morgan's NYC Block Party / John Power (Cast/The La's) / Barry Hyde (The Futureheads) / Rowetta (Happy Mondays) / Don Letts (DJ Set) / The Members / Senser / Lack Of Afro / The Haggis Horns / Dutty Moonshine Quartet / Too Many T's / Mutchako (Brazil) & many more Earlybird tickets sold out - Third Tier £30 weekend tickets now on…

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Readipop Festival 2018

July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Readipop Festival, Christchurch Meadows, Caversham
Reading, RG4 United Kingdom

808 State / Odyssey / Dawn Penn / Stereo MCs / Goldie Lookin Chain (Legends Set) / Huey Morgan's NYC Block Party / John Power (Cast/The La's) / Barry Hyde (The Futureheads) / Rowetta (Happy Mondays) / Don Letts (DJ Set) / The Members / Senser / Lack Of Afro / The Haggis Horns / Dutty Moonshine Quartet / Too Many T's / Mutchako (Brazil) & many more Earlybird tickets sold out - Third Tier £30 weekend tickets now on…

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