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26-30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST
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Club Velocity Presents Little Red

Bandoramma/Club Velocity presents Little Red/Ocean Ruins/Jonathan Amphlett !!!All Will Be Well Records!!! Showcase Saturday October 21st 2016 Rising Sun Arts Centre 30 Silver Street Reading RG1 2ST 8pm All Ages

LITTLE RED A folk trio from the South of England, Little Red (Ian Mitchell, Ben Gosling and Hayley Bell) are a musical outfit inspired by Neil Young, PJ Harvey, First Aid Kit and Elliot Smith. They write and perform songs of a dark and playful wit with passion and sincerity.

Championed by the likes of BBC Introducing Berkshire, BBC Introducing Oxford.


Ocean Ruins are a melodic trio, with fierce vocals & 90's alt rock inspired guitars, their style has been likened to bands such as The Pixies, Wolf Alice, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & early PJ Harvey. Delicate melodies descend into bass fuzz distortion in a varied set blending grunge, indie rock & anthemic choruses. In 2015 the Berkshire band released their debut EP titled 'Hope' which found favour with BBC Introducing & they signed to Oxford indie label 'All Will Be Well Records' in January 2016.


Jonathan has been part of many successful Reading bands, including Johnny Arrow & The Cheap Day Returns, Sleep Room and Kicking Television and has supported the likes of Mark Morriss of the Bluetones, critically acclaimed band Everything Everything and Guardian favourites, Tuff Love.

He is now taking the whole blame for everything that he does as he strikes out on his own.

No shrinking bedroom troubadour, Jonathan Amphlett rips off the best bits of Josh Ritter, Courtney Barnett, Matt Berninger and Jeff Tweedy? lyrics that would make Hemmingway fire his shotgun in appreciation combined with an electric English­ country swing.

Sat 21 Oct


Club Velocity Presents Lucky Punks

Club Velocity presents Lucky Punks/Fighting With Kites/Daisy Saturday September 16th 2017 Doors 8pm All Ages Advance tickets £5 on sale Tuesday June 20th

Three of the best new bands in all the land

Lucky Punks Great name alert.Again great songs.Not your run of the mill 'indie' guitar band.These kids are classy.

Fighting With Kites A right good old UK rocknroll pop gamg. They are from the rural parts of Berkshire.The lead singer looks like a young-very good looking Thurston Moore.They are great.The chaps have a song called John The Postman-hopefully it is actually about John The Postman.Probably your favourite new teenage band from Berkshire.

Daisy From that Oxford (seems to be some good music coming out of OX4-it has been a while) If Buffalo Tom were silly young and had not grown up on hardcore,.or something.They were great last time they played.Second Reading gig.Excellent stuff.

Sat 16 Sep


Club Velocity presents Mark Morriss (The Bluetones)

Mark Morriss (Bluetones) is back at the Rising Sun Arts Centre.Hooray.

Fri 29 Sep


Club Velocity Presents Quiet Quiet Band/wolfs/roves

Club Velocity presents Quiet Quiet Band/Wolfs/Roves Rising Sun Arts Centre 30 Silver St Reading RG1 2ST Saturday November 18th 2017 Doors 8pm All Ages £5 (advance)

Quiet Quiet Band Firm Silver Street faves.Not only the best live band in Reading, but probably one of the best live bands in the UK.

They are more punk than you.They deal in fudge you country-bluegrass-alt rocknroll.They sweat.They have beards (not in some crap Hoxton fashion) None of these kids ride a penny farthing.No sir.No nonsense. Not pretending.

Wolfs Becoming firm Silver Street faves. Two piece from Oxford.Left of centre pop music for kids who know their punkrock.Great band alert.Exciting times.

Roves Made a lot of new friends the first time they played Silver Street- the other week.New kids on the block,already causing waves round these parts.

Sat 18 Nov


Club Velocity Presents Vienna Ditto (halloween Gig)

Club Velocity annual !!!Halloween Party!!! Doors 8pm All Ages Lots of Halloween shizzle.

Vienna Ditto The Reading two piece. Girl/Boy duo, that really are now firm main stayers of the local music scene.

They deal in electro pop, with a huge slab of blues.

Over the last eighteen months, the music world have really woken up to the sound of Vienna Ditto.

They have been championed by 6 Music, XFM, BBC Berkshire Introducing, BBC Berkshire Oxford.


City Scaffold Local teen sensations.Back at their spirtual home. Clever teens, who deal in blues tinged rock.Ace.

Fri 27 Oct


Dick Valentine

Electric Six frontman performs an acoustic set. Danger, danger, low voltage …

Sun 10 Sep


Sun 17 Sep


The Scarlet Vixens present 'Stars of the Stage'

The Scarlet Vixens are back at their original home, the Rising Sun Arts Centre, with a show not to be missed!

Sat 2 Sep

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