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26-30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

Beans On Toast

Jay McAllister, the Essex-born singer-songwriter and one-man band, performs contemporary 'drunk folk' songs, often topical, particularly about politics, sex, Tesco, drugs and love. The artist is known for releasing an album each year on December 1, which happens to be McAllister's birthday.

Sun 29 Jan


Club Velocity Presents Beans On Toast

Club Velocity presents Beans On Toast

Beans on Toast will be doing a week long tour across the South of the UK as part of this years Independent venue week. IVW is a brilliant organisation that highlights the need for grass roots independent venues, which as we all know are closing down at an alarming rate.

Beans' new song "The Drum Kit" taken from his new album "A Spanner in the Works" released on Xtra Mile Recordings on 1st December 2016 is all about the closing of UK venues; a matter very close to Bean's heart, so this whistle stop tour seemed like a very good shout indeed.

Each night there will be great local acts on the bill, and each show will be no more than a tenner for you to support your local independent venue.

Supports Matt Stockl

Firm Silver Street fave.Not only the best act in Windsor, but probably one of the best singer somgwriters in the UK. He deals in fab heart felt anti uplifting folk anthems.

"Incredibly elegant and creatively insightful lyris…delievers something standout amongst the thousands of other acoustic guitar singer songwrites, " BBC introducing


Is a Reading born multi-instrumentalist singer.She writes

and performs story-led, electronic pop on miniature synthesisers about running away, staying, brokenness, recovery and taking up space in the world.

"this is the most interesting sound we've come across in the past few weeks…its going to be a huge year for Deerful,"- For The Rabbits

Sun 29 Jan


Club Velocity Presents Vienna Ditto

Friday January 27th Doors 8pm Rising Sun Arts Centre 30 Silver Street Reading RG1 2ST

Vienna Ditto Reading Two piece.Boy/Girl Revolution pop greatness via the Kennet Delta Blues via Olympia via Brooklyn.Mighty fine music ear fodder for the masses.As heard on Radio 1, BBC 6 Music,Radio X and BBC Berkshire Introducing.

"Portishead doing a Tarantino soundtrack," Huw Stephens (Radio 1)

The August List Oxford Two piece.Who deal in mighty country blues, with a rocknroll edge.Do not miss.

It's a rare West Country husband-and-wife duo that can pull off the knack of sounding simultaneously like a vintage Louisiana jug band and at the same time very much like themselves. Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music)

Here Are The Young Men and Uncle Peanut Reading Two piece.Boy/Boy deal in rants and a lot of roll.They sing about Hipsters, Mark E Smith and Modern Day Music.

Fri 27 Jan


Quiet Quiet Band

The folk rock four piece from London perform fresh material. With support from Sahara Dam and Wolfs.

Sat 28 Jan


Vienna Ditto

The female fronted band plays atmospheric pop noir. With support The August List, Here Are The Young Men and Uncle Peanut.

Fri 27 Jan


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