It’s Independent Venue Week, woo-hoo!

SPQR + NO MUSIC + SKYFLOOD + JEANA
Wednesday January 29th
The Black Prince, Northampton
An IVW show. The art-rock trio from Liverpool are your new favourite band. Plus Northampton’s post-rock supergroup, the realigned indie-rockers with the singalong choruses, and the alt-pop sensation who collaborates with Ginger Snaps. Doors 7.30pm, £5 tickets

HANNAH FAULKNER + CAMERON GRACE + CELINE ELLIS + MEG SHIPMAN + NIGEL LEWIS + MARIEKE VINK + CHRIS KENT
Wednesday January 29th
The Golden Horse, Northampton
A Ni Ni acoustic showcase session. From 8pm, free entry

KING PURPLE + NAKED NEXT DOOR + ROLLING THUNDER
Thursday January 30th
The Black Prince, Northampton
An IVW show. King Purple mix psychedelia and grunge, and won our single of the year 2019! Support from MK and Northampton indie rockers. Doors 7pm, £5 tickets

CONFESSIONS Of A TRAITOR + ARKDOWN + A HIGHER DEMISE + CALIBURN
Thursday January 30th
The Lab, Northampton
An IVW show. Metalcore/hardcore night. London headliners, plus bands from Sheffield, Kent and Corby. Doors 7.30pm, £7 tickets 

THE TOUCH + RAMBLIN’ PREACHERS + THE BOPHINS + EARBONES
Friday January 31st
The Black Prince, Northampton
An IVW show. Friday night party, with a mixture of classic rock, blues rock and garage rock from the Northants and MK area. Doors 7.30pm, £5 tickets

GREAT ADAMZ + DREADZ
Friday January 31st
Palace Cafe, Northampton
‘TI-ME’ EP release party with the Nigerian singer-songwriter, plus support from local dancehall artist. 9pm

HELGRIND + EARTHBOUND + MILITIA
Friday January 31st
The King Billy, Northampton
London thrash metallers, with similar supports from Hertfordshire. Doors 7.30pm, free entry

BILLY LOCKETT + FRANCISCO
Friday January 31st
The Roadmender, Northampton
An IVW show. ShoeTown singer-songwriter who is now an international star. Moved back to the best town in England, and now playing his biggest headline show here. Support from the Cousin Avi singer. Doors 7.30pm, £13 tickets

SIRKIS/BIALAS INTERNATIONAL QUARTET
Friday January 31st
The Derngate, Northampton
Jazz-fusion, baby! Promoting new album Our New Earth. Doors 8pm, £13.50 tickets

GREEN LEAVES DOWN
Friday January 31st
Wooden Walls of Old England, Northampton
Pretty Collingtree pub is the setting for the soothing sounds of folk-duo GLD. From 8pm, free entry

LEFT FOR RED + OATHS + LOKI + CADENCE NOIR + THE MAYBZ
Friday January 31st
Raff’s Bar, Wellingborough
Metal and hardcore bands from Stourbridge, Manchester, Northampton, Nottingham, and MK. Doors 6:30pm, £5 tickets

NATIVE HARROW + HOPE IN HIGH WATER
Friday January 31st
Little Country Smokehouse, nr. Kettering
The Upstate NY singer-songwriter promotes her third album, Happier Now. Support from MK duo with a distinctly British take on acoustic Americana. Doors 7.30pm, £12 tickets

WORKING MEN’S CLUB + THE ANTELOIDS + BABY LUNG
Saturday February 1st
The Black Prince, Northampton
An IVW show. A band with a big 2020 ahead of them, playing this intimate show before the big time beckons with both of its’ hands. Synthy post-punk sounds, if you don’t know. Support from Rugby’s twisted blues troupe, and Northampton’s bluesy indie quartet. Doors 7.30pm, £7.50 tickets

ATOMCK + NOTHING CLEAN  + ATROCITY EXHIBIT + CHINNED + SHARKTEETH GRINDER + NAILBREAKER
Saturday 1st February
The Lab, Northampton
An IVW show. Samurai Cop presents Grindcore from Bristol and Northampton, fastcore from Leicester, Powerviolence from Hertfordshire, hardcore from Corby and Rushden. Doors 5pm, £5 entry

KEIRON FARROW
Saturday February 1st
The Shire Horse, Kettering
An afternoon of alternative blues, soul, folk and jazz from the local troubadour. 3pm-6pm, free entry

FEBFEST
Saturday February 1st
Ringstead Sports & Social Club, Kettering
Charity event, raising funds for Johnny’s Happy Place, Equata, and Kettering Green Patch. Performances from Silversmith, Stevie Jones and The Wildfires, Family Of Noise, Tu-Kay & Ryan, Whale, Fed Sisters, Steph Ashcroft, Dan Hughes, John Gibbs, and David Peters. Doors 5.30pm, donation entry [£5 suggested]

THE OUSE VALLEY SINGLES CLUB
Saturday February 1st
The Coach And Horses, Wellingborough
Bedford’s much-loved folk/punk/skiffle entertainers. Doors 8pm, free entry

FUELED HATE + BLOOK OATH + AKILLA + PROJECT NOISE
Saturday February 1st
Raff’s Bar, Wellingborough
Metal bands from Corby, Leicester, Cambridge, and MK. Doors 7pm, £5 tickets

BOOGALOOSA + ACOUSTIC-US
Saturday February 1st
Old Village Hall, Old
New Orleans funk, swamp rock and Americana from the Beds/Northants/Cambs headliners, suupported by the acoustic band fronted by Tammy Levy. Doors 7.30pm, £15 tickets [includes food] from 07867 778073

KID KLUMSY + MURDERER’S ROW + THE WHITE RIBBONS + SPRING PARK + MR BADAXE + LEFTOVERS
Sunday February 2nd
The King Billy, Northampton
The ‘Abuse Your Confusion’ tour is back for a third year. Doors 5pm, price ?