Talking Heads

Talking Heads
14–22 The Polygon, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2BN
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Eclectic live music venue (formerly known as The 1865), hosting music from jazz to singer-songwriter and open mic nights. It has two bars and two performances spaces, and features local and international bands and solo artists.

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Angelic Upstarts

Working class punk band with strong anti-fascist views and beliefs.

Fri 28 Sep

£13.20 / 023 80 361 970

Carnival Of Carnage presents Blind Sensations

Ever wanted to be part of a kink/fetish party? New to kink or desire to experiment a little further? Then this is the party for you!

Sat 4 Aug

£11.25 / 023 80 361 970


Crisp, thrilling alt.pop and new wave.

Fri 19 Oct

£5.50 / 023 80 361 970

The Chords UK

The Chords were, along with The Jam & Secret Affair, one of the biggest bands of the late 1970's Mod Revival scene. Their debut single Now it's Gone was released in 1979 followed up by Maybe Tomorrow which got the band their first appearance on Top of the Pops. Their debut album So Far Away reached number 55 in the…

Fri 2 Nov

£11 / 023 80 361 970

The Chords Uk

The Chords UK is the current incarnation of Mod-Punk Mega Group The Chords (originally 1979-81), and features original member Chris Pope.As savage as (Pete) Townshend with toothache… Ace. Uncut magazineLoud, sweeping, righteous, and verging on the bombastic, its cut-the-crap stuff…its good to have him back. Record…

Fri 2 Nov

£11 / 023 80 361 970

Corky Laing

Rock'n'roll from the former drummer with Mountain.

Wed 10 Oct

£13.20 / 023 80 361 970

Courtney Marie Andrews

Perhaps best known for being Damien Jurado's lead guitarist, Courtney Marie Andrews has been on the road since she was 16 and has been writing her own material ever since. She tours her new album May Your Kindness Remain, a country / Americana-tinged release.

Wed 22 Aug

£15.40 / 023 80 361 970

Crown The Empire

Metalcore combo from Dallas, Texas.

Wed 19 Sep

£16.50 / 023 80 361 970

The Dualers

Bromley-based singer Tyber Cranstoun leads his eight-piece band as it plays lively ska and reggae.

Sat 3 Nov

£16.75 / 023 80 361 970

Gaz Brookfield

The award-winning Bristol-based musician performs his contemporary folk originals.

Fri 9 Nov

£8.80 / 023 80 361 970

The Grahams

This husband and wife pairing from New York, perform their railroad and river journey-based Americana and folk originals.

Tue 24 Jul

£13.75 / 023 80 361 970

The Grahams

The Grahams, the creative union of lifelong romantic partners Alyssa and Doug Graham, combine soulful bluegrass with hints of earthy Americana, adding colors from traditional folk and country blues, into an infectious blend of storytelling that results in songs of love, loss, yearning, and the view from rural American…

Tue 24 Jul

£13.75 / 023 80 361 970

Jaya The Cat

Dutch/American reggae/ska/punk rock band originating from Boston, Massachusetts, currently based in Amsterdam.

Wed 8 Aug

£8.80 / 023 80 361 970

John Otway & The Big Band

John Otway and his hard hitting band attack his favourite set list with gusto, leaving plenty of room for anarchy, fun and acrobatics that are his trademark. 'He's a cabaret act masquerading as a rock act. He is gleeful, anecdotal, funny and life-enhancing.' Canterbury Fayre Review. The Big Band are Richard Holgarth…

Fri 31 Aug

£13.20 / 023 80 361 970

Kris Barras Band

Blues rock guitarist.

Tue 11 Sep

£13.20 / 023 80 361 970

The Lake Poets

Sunderland singer-songwriter Martin Longstaff knows his Eng Lit and performs as the Lake Poets, with accompanying musicians.

Wed 17 Oct

£11 / 023 80 361 970

Peter And The Test Tube Babies

Make no mistake! Peter And The Test Tube babies have written some of the best punk songs ever. In the early '80s they stood out, above all other bands to emerge, with their tales of the hazards of being young punks in Brighton Banned From The Pubs, Intensive care, Run Like hell, the list goes onall had the Test Tubes…

Fri 7 Sep

£11 / 023 80 361 970

Rock Night

Jodie Bowie presents her very first official ROCK NIGHT taking place at the Talking Heads in Southampton. For this lineup we have:  SAINTS OF SIN OUR PROPAGANA THE WILDERPEOPLE Doors will open at 7:30pm for an 8pm start!

Fri 10 Aug

£6.88 / 023 80 361 970

Soft Machine

Named after William Burrough's book The Soft Machine, the group were forerunners in the prog rock and underground movements.

Thu 15 Nov

£16.50 / 023 80 361 970

Thu 22 Nov

£16.50 / 023 80 361 970

Stick in the Wheel

Multi-award winning young five-piece folk band from London.

Sun 11 Nov

£15.40 / 023 80 361 970

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