The Con Club

The Con Club
139 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XS
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Acid Mothers Temple

'Motor-psycho' guitar action, ethnic drones and throat singing from this cult Japanese psychedelic group.

Wed 18 Oct

£13.20 / 01273 473 076

Alabama 3 (accoustic)

Heeding Woodie Guthrie's maxim, Alabama 3 have never feared the reduction of their technology. Consequently, Alabama 3 acoustic is brave enough to go out on the road armed only with a battered acoustic guitar and harmonica, preaching Guthrie's word that 'this machine kills fascists.' In homage to the classic delta blues…

Thu 2 Nov

£19.25 / 01273 473 076

Alabama 3

Characterful blend of southern-fried preachifying, dancefloor-friendly beats and a whole lotta love.

Thu 2 Nov

£19.25 / 01273 473 076

Boo Hewerdine

The established performer, born Mark Hewerdine, was previously best known as a member of the new wave ensemble, The Bible. However his jazz-affected, melodic folk-rock originals have truly made a name for the singer, whose romantic song-writing style has been received to great acclaim.

Sat 21 Oct

£14.25 / 01273 473 076

Emily Barker

Performance by the Bafta and Ivor Novello award winning singer-songwriter blending classical, rock, country and folk influences.

Thu 16 Nov

£15.40 / 01273 473 076

Hatful Of Rain

Excited to have the wonderful Hatful of Rain back in Lewes. This local British contemporary folk group that combine powerful songwriting with musical flare, inspired by English, Celtic and American Roots styles. The Hatfuls use a single microphone approach to performing. This creates an intimate and engaging…

Sun 3 Sep

£11 some concessions / 01273 473 076


Born in 1978, out of the ashes of the Sonic Assassins, Hawklords was the brainchild of the late, great Robert Calvert. The band's debut release, on the Charisma label, was the album 25 Years On (later editions were released simply as "Hawklords"). It featured eight excellent tracks, all but one co-written by Calvert, and…

Fri 20 Oct

£15.40 / 01273 473 076

The Hawklords

Spacey prog-rock from ex-Hawkwind members Jerry Richards, Ron Tree, Ade Shaw, Harvey Bainbridge, Steve Swindells and Dave Pearce.

Fri 20 Oct

£15.75 / 01273 473 076

The Honeycutters

Americana band based in Asheville, North Carolina, featuring the singing and songwriting of frontwoman Amanda Anne Platt.

Thu 17 Aug

£13.20 / 01273 473 076

Jeffrey Lewis And Los Bolts

The New York-based singer-songwriter plays anti-folk with his band, in support of the album Manhattan.

Wed 4 Oct

£13.20 / 01273 473 076

Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro

Blues guitarist and singer/songwriter Harley and bassist Kimbro.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

£16.50 / 01273 473 076

The Men They Couldn't Hang

Political folk punks, first active in the 80s.

Sat 18 Nov

£20.25 / 01273 473 076

Miles Hunt & Erica Nockalls

Solo venture from the Wonder Stuff singer, with vocal/violin backing from his partner Nockalls.

Thu 28 Sep

£13.50 / 01273 473 076

My Baby

Indie funk from the Amsterdam-based group.

Sun 8 Oct

£12.50 / 01273 473 076


Acclaimed punk/new wave veterans.

Fri 27 Oct

£17 / 01273 473 076

Preston Reed

Fusing blues, folk, funk and jazz to create aural pictures of Americana, the Girvan-based American is widely recognised as one of the world's most gifted acoustic guitarists.

Thu 31 Aug

Cancelled / 01273 473 076

Richard Smith, Nashville Fingerstyle Guitarist

Fully seated gig The most amazing guy I know on the guitar. He can play anything I know, only better. Chet Atkins, CGP (music legend) If you like my playing, you should hear Richard Smith! The world champion! Tommy Emmanuel, CGP (two-time Grammy nominee) Richard started playing the guitar at age 5 and has never…

Wed 25 Oct

£13.20 some concessions / 01273 473 076


The singer-songwriter who hails from London and is best known for the hit Cuddly Toy, plays his pop and soul originals.

Sun 19 Nov

£18 / 01273 473 076

Roddy Woomble

Woomble has established a formidable back catalogue of contemporary folk solo work. Now he's performing enchanting songs from his third solo album Listen to Keep. Born in Ayrshire, Roddy came to prominence as lead singer in indie rockers Idlewild – known for albums 100 Broken Windows, The Remote Part and…

Sun 10 Sep

£16.50 / 01273 473 076

The Sex Pistols Experience

Sex Pistols tribute outfit (if you hadn't guessed).

Sun 29 Oct

£13.25 / 01273 473 076

Small Glories - Cara Luft & Jd Edwards

Folk powerhouse pair The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a dynamic duo planted on the Canadian Prairies. A self-professed study in contrasts, Luft's folkie yin proves a perfect match for Edwards' rocker yang. Thrown together purely by accident for an anniversary show at Winnipeg's venerable West End Cultural…

Wed 30 Aug

£13.20 / 01273 473 076

Uk Subs Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult Back for their yearly visit to The Portland, punk legends UK Subs are always vital and always superb. See you down the front!

Sun 26 Nov

£15.75 / 01273 473 076

UK Subs

Legendary old school punks formed back in 1976.

Sun 26 Nov

£15.50 / 01273 473 076

Wild Ponies

Wild Ponies are back with an awesome brand new album - we love these guys so much! This is an amazing treat as we have John Craigie opening and he is worth the ticket price alone!

Sun 22 Oct

£11 / 01273 473 076

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