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September 2018

Jack Hollywood’s Fab Fish Fry

September 27 @ 10:00 pm - September 28 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Jack Hollywood's The Fab Fish Fry Expect a whole menagerie of music, one genre to the next, all with a bit of soul attached. From soul, funk, hip hop, breaks, jungle. Its a journey. Jack Hollywood, has mucked in with the best of them, sneaking his way onto the bill of a million legends. 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…

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EMBEEPEE: PATAWAWA + Shadowlark

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Em-bee-pee presents... Patawawa Live +Special Guests Free Entry

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Subfactory presents fluid 20 years on

September 28 @ 10:00 pm - September 29 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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SUBFACTORY presents fluid 20 years on Neil mac and solitude InertiaFXS aka Dj Trojan Deadly P, Whizzkid Crindle, Maxi McGoo Sye MC, Mr Wong, Danny RB,

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The Scarlet Vixens present: Purple Peep Show Burlesque

September 29 @ 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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Heavy Pop: Red Kite + Glass Mountain

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Sat 29th September - Heavy Pop presents red kite ENTRY: FREE, 18+ (Bring ID) | Doors 8 pm - red kite - Are You Listening? Festival favourites Red Kite return once more to Reading showcasing music from their two albums (Songs for Crow and Racquet). Red Kite’s second album seethes and writhes. It grasps for truth, rejects the false, and uses anger – controlled and directed – as its energy. It’s the kind of record that gives “indie rock”, that…

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Soundjam presents AUDIO REHAB

September 29 @ 10:00 pm - September 30 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Soundjam presents AUDIO REHAB Mark Radford b2b Deck Radford Jook10 Jay Info Nico Rob Randall b2b KI A PO

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October 2018

BBC Music Introducing: Tabi Gazele + guests

October 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire + Em-Bee-Pee presents BBC Music Introducing LIVE Tabi Gazele - live + special guest

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EMBEEPEE: whenyoung / Rascalton / Self Help

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Em-Bee-Pee present whenyoung - live + Rascalton - live + Self Help - live �“Irresistibly hooky indie pop making them one of the most instantly appealing new bands we have at the moment” DIY “We’ve seen the future of indie pop. and it looks a lot like whenyoung” Dork �“Bold and beautiful, we genuinely can’t get enough.” Wonderland� Following on from their captivating singles ‘Actor’ and ‘Pretty Pure’, Limerick’s own whenyoung are set to release their latest track ‘Heaven on…

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Strictly Business: DJ Binge (Dutty Moonshine)

October 4 @ 10:00 pm - October 5 @ 3:00 am
9 Gun St, Reading, West Berkshire RG1 2JR
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DJ BINGE on the decks! Expect Funk, Soul, Disco, Reggae, lots of Reggae, Bas, Garage and other mentalness

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The Skangsters – live two tone ska

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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The Skangsters are one of the finest Two Tone and Bluebeat Ska bands in the country! Expect all the classics, but in The Skangsters very own enigmatic style. (Bad Manners, Madness, The Specials)....

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SoundJam – Klip & Outlaw w/Felon MC – Farnos’ Bday Bash

October 5 @ 10:00 pm - October 6 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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This week SoundJam’s DnB in the Dungeon celebrates resident DJ Farnos’ birthday with a bang! We’ll be treating you to 3 headliners. All for free! Line up: DJs KLIP & OUTLAW w/FELON MC Farnos (Bday Set) Pressure & JC MajorKaos Neil Mac Stinkin’ Beats Slither Clarity Beers & Bass MCs Felon Sye Draw Tizzy J Jordz Piper

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Soundjam

October 6 @ 10:00 pm - October 7 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. UK Garage - House - Bass - Grime - DnB This week: Knegativ (New Bass Order) Jacky D Hussle&Groove +more TBA Hosted by: Mista Wong Free Entry / ID4ALL

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BBC Music introducing: Kamikaze Tests Pilots + guests

October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents BBC Music Introducing LIVE Kamikaze Test Pilots - live + guests

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The Reggae Reggae Show

October 11 @ 11:00 pm - October 12 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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The Reggae Reggae Show is BACK! After a summer festivaling, we bring the festival party back to the PT!

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Tetes De Pois – hip hop, afrobeat

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Têtes de Pois Têtes de Pois are a "genre-bending 7-piece instrumental band, fresh on the scene, mashing up hiphop, afrobeat, soul, jazz and more.

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Influences Presents Phaction (Metalheadz)

October 12 @ 10:00 pm - October 13 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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It brings us great pleasure to announce Sub:Kulture returns to the Purple Turtle this Autumn on the 12th of October for a takeover courtesy of Influences. We will have Metalheadz & CIA Records very own Phaction, one of the freshest, up and coming acts within Drum & Bass. Who's ready for some heavyweight business in Readings favourite underground layer!? __Lineup__ Phaction (Metalheadz, CIA Records) Dom Antix B2B Incus Jay Info B2B Sequence Jepsah Synical Hosted by: Medic, Flewid, AJ Free…

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BBC Music introducing: Husky Loops + Vinyl Staircase

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire + Em-Bee-Pee presents.. BBC Music Introducing LIVE Husky Loops - live Vinyl Staircase - live Husky Loops have gained a lot of attention for their ferocious live show. We re chu ed to have BBC Music intro- ducing bring them to the PT, alongside another fast rising act, Vinyl Staircase!

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Don’t Sweat The Technique – golden era hip hop

October 18 @ 10:00 pm - October 19 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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White House Studio DJs  bring their Golden Era Hip Hop to the PT! ! !

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The Definitions – rock, indie covers

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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The Definitions bring you the nest, rock and indie covers, bring your air guitar, get down the front and be a part of this cracking night.

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Nu:motion presents Sixteen Step Records

October 19 @ 10:00 pm - October 20 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Nu:Motion presents Sixteen Step Records Sixteen Step Records are back in the dungeon to deliver an evening of cutting edge music. Expect a ton of unreleased and forthcoming music from this ever expanding force to be reckoned with. Line Up: - BODIKAL - DBEE - REASON - SYNTEK Hosts: - MISTAMEANER - JOUKS

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Soundjam

October 20 @ 10:00 pm - October 21 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This week: Jay Walk (Down at the Dojo) MajorKaos (SoundJam) Karlos Farnos (Last UK set) Fabricate (SoundJam) Hosted by: Mista Wong, Loopz & Guests HOUSE - UKG - BASS - FUNKY - GRIME

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BBC Music Introducing: Ciircus Street, Calum Foad, Mosaic

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire + Em-Bee-Pee presents... BBC Music Introducing LIVE Ciircus Street - live Calum Foad - live Mosaic - live

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Count Skylarkin’s Fab Fish Fry

October 25 @ 10:00 pm - October 26 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Count Skylarkin “A true unsung hero” David Rodigan, BBC Radio “Probably Ireland’s best-kept secret” Zone Magazine “One of the top DJ’s in the country… he mixes the records like a dance DJ… he’s super skilled at it, he really gets the place jumping” Earl Gateshead, Trojan Soundsystem “The King Of Rum & Bass” Oxford Mail “A local institution, providing an essential education in all things ska, reggae and r&b… Club Night of the Week” The Guardian “Rhythm and blues meets…

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Subfactory: Fabio and Grooverider

October 26 @ 9:00 pm - October 27 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Fabio and Grooverider, the Godfathers of Drum & Bass and legends of modern music who are idolised worldwide. Industry heavyweights, fans and artists regardless of genre will readily respect and praise the ongoing in uence of the two. EARLY SET!!

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The Scarlet Vixens present: Halloween Burlesque Special!

October 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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The Scarlet Vixens present: Halloween Burlesque Special!

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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IT'S A NIGHTMARE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! Join us for a flesh-chomping SPOOKTACULAR! Grab those tickets before the ghouls grab YOU! Hosted by: Mariposa Bop Performers: Miss Sugar Rush Tootsie Rocques Lady Intrepid Mojo Jones Miss Kitty Pimms Lady Lisette Ruby Layla Cherry 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!

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Dr Syntax + Pete Cannon – LIVE!

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Dr Syntax + Pete Cannon - live + special guests Dr Syntax (MC) and Pete Cannon (producer/DJ/MC) have been making music and touring together since 2010. They are well renowned for smashing shows all over the UK, and at festivals such as Boomtown Fair (UK) and Outlook (Croatia). Both reputed solo artists in their own right, their collaborative releases ‘Killer Combo’, 'Elaborate Anoraks','The Tonic' and their new album 'Let's Talk' combine witty, insightful lyricism and gob-smackingly banging beats to great…

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Halloween: Les Fanflures Brass Band

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - November 1 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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We present to you a special Halloween party, featuring a fantastic Brass Band that is gonna MURDER YOU!!! Les Fanflures Brass Band - live

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November 2018

BBC Music Introducing: Mellor / Iota

November 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Don’t Sweat The Technique

November 21 @ 10:00 pm - November 22 @ 10:00 pm
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Sisteray / Abandon Ship / Violet Fields

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Scarlet Vixens present: Reading Comic Con Burlesque Show

November 24 @ 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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The Scarlet Vixens present: Geek and Destroy

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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SoundJam

November 24 @ 10:00 pm - November 25 @ 3:00 am
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BBC Music introducing: Marisa & The Moths + guests

November 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Fab-Fish Fry: Dat Brass // Dinner’s Ready / Jack Hollywood

November 29 @ 8:00 pm - November 30 @ 3:00 am
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Subfactory presents ooops! 25 years

November 30 @ 10:00 pm - December 1 @ 3:00 am
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December 2018

SoundJam: ScottFree

December 1 @ 10:00 pm - December 2 @ 3:00 am
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BBC Music Introducing: Jacob Holroyd / KT King

December 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Definitions Crimbo Party

December 6 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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DJ Binge (Dutty Moonshine)

December 6 @ 10:00 pm - December 7 @ 3:00 am
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The MkII: Crimbo Party!

December 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Skangsters Crimbo Party

December 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Soundjam

December 8 @ 10:00 pm - December 9 @ 3:00 am
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BBC Music Introducing: Tom Dunne + guests

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Reggae Reggae Show

December 13 @ 11:00 pm - December 14 @ 3:00 am
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Influences – Dnb

December 14 @ 10:00 pm - December 15 @ 3:00 am
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The Scarlet Vixens present: Christmas Burlesque Show!

December 15 @ 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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Remones ‘Rocket to The Turtle’

December 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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SoundJam: Vocal Networking Showcase

December 15 @ 10:00 pm - December 16 @ 3:00 am
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