July 2014

Wheatus, Dizraeli & The Small Gods and Marc O’Reilly just announced!July 31, 2014

We have an eclectic mix of shows comin’ atcha this Autumn//Winter, just announced and onsale are these three beauts!

Our favourite forever-teenage dirtbags Wheatus will be back 22nd October! Tickets now onsale here, here and here.

Folk-hop 7 piece Dizraeli & The Small Gods will be trouping down to the venue as well on Thursday 23rd October – they played a stormer of a show last time around and made an appearance at Redfest this year too – catch them in the intimate surrounds of The Boileroom before they go stellar! Tickets available from here, here and here.

“Folk or hip hop? I don’t know, but Dizraeli and The Small Gods make me realise how wonderful it is to hear real English – fluent, witty and arresting”. The Times Saturday Review

..and Irish folk singer-songwriter Marc O’Reilly will be making a welcome return to the venue November 12th. Since dropping his debut album My Friend Marx back in 2011, Marc has won over music fans across Europe on the road and appearances at festivals like Glastonbury, Electric Picnic, and Boardmasters. Tickets available here, here and here.

‘With folk and blues influences, the Irish singer songwriter stands out from the genre, easily the feral twin of Ben Howard, raised by wolves, and with all the dare in his approach to songwriting and delivery for the pair of them.’ – STV

Check out our full listings here.

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The Boileroom Team

Marmozets just announced!July 28, 2014

The marvellous Marmozets will be playing here at venue live this August 19th in the run-up to Reading & Leeds festival – tickets are now onsale here, here and here – get ’em before they go!

Kerrang! Magazine 4/5 – “The most exciting young band in Britain. A breathless, bold and brilliant effort from a band with a seemingly bottomless reserve of ideas”

Rock Sound 9/10 – “One of the most exciting new sounds to come out of the UK”

PUNKTASTIC.com 4.5/5 – “Vexed sees the band crank the math rock elements of their sound way beyond its predecessor, and it’s another indicator of just how far they’re able to push boundaries”

Win FREE tickets with our short survey!July 24, 2014

Afternoon everyone, we’re currently conducting a brief survey into the relationship between genre and customer habits and we need your help!

If you have visited the Boileroom at least once (ever!), have a spare 5-10 minutes to kill and fancy being in with the chance of winning some freebies as a thank you, then simply head to our survey HERE!

We have a pair of FREE tickets to the show of your choice (provided it’s not sold out already) or two bottles of our own Little Boileroom beer (available to over 18s only), brewed by the wonderful Little Beer Corporation, to give away! So if you’ve spent some time at the venue, complete the survey and leave a contactable email address in the final box of the form, you’ll automatically be entered into the prize draw to win one of those two lovely prizes. It’s just a short survey but will really help us out, and of course could land you some excellent freebies!

Full details of how the results will be used, as well as conditions of entry can be found in the survey’s introduction.

Thanks as always! The Boileroom Team.

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Music Meditation WorkshopJuly 16, 2014

Music Meditation Workshop

Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Mindfulness meditation practitioner and professional musician Andrew Ford invites you on a journey of self
exploration through sound.

A selection of unique musical instruments will be played to provide the sonic focus for meditation, drawing
the meditator into deep relaxation, concentration and bliss.
Musical instruments include Native American style Flutes, Kalimbas, Tibetan singing bowls and Hang.

No prior meditation experience required and beginners most definitely welcome.

Meditators can choose to lie or sit, whichever is most comfortable.

Please bring yoga mats, cushions, etc with you.

We are limited to 30 spaces only – buy tickets in advance here to guarantee a space!
Music for meditation and yoga – Innerpieces.co.uk

BIGTOPP // THE OHMZJuly 8, 2014

BIGTOPP POSTER ONLINE

 

We’re carrying on skanking this month with the return of Bigtopp Monday 28th July with The Ohmz in tow – if you caught Bigtopp at Skatopia back in February you’ll know why we’re so excited for this show! Tickets onsale here – come join us! X