Music

  • Phil Beer Band for web 25 May • The Phil Beer Band -   Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm) £20 / £18 members and concessions The Phil Beer Band performs a unique blend of folk and roll trawled from Phil’s treasure trove of traditional tunes... Read More »
  • Juan Martin Flamenco Trio 17 web 1 June • Juan Martín – Arte Flamenco Puro - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7:30pm) Juan Martín, a truly awe-inspiring guitarist, composer and all encompassing musician travels to Dorchester Arts with a new flamenco programme of music, song and dance direct from... Read More »
  • Dowland 2 June • Dowland Works with Dame Emma Kirkby The Consent of Speaking Harmony - An intimate evening based around the music of John Dowland, in the company of the UK’s foremost early-music soprano, Dame Emma Kirkby, and a group of talented young singers and musicians, including the hugely talented... Read More »
  • 661774 16 June • Jay Phelps Quartet - Trumpeter Jay Phelps came to our attention playing superbly in the Miles Davis role in Kind of Blue – Revisited (Sept 2016) and he now returns with his own Quartet. This group of young musicians... Read More »
  • 661621 29 June • Stompin’ Dave Allen - Stompin’ Dave, described by Blues In Britain as “a downright genius”, is an astounding performer whose reputation has spread far and wide from his home town of Bridport. Master of the guitar, banjo, fiddle, harmonica... Read More »
  • White Dress - web version 30 June • Maria Kesselman -   With A Song in My Heart showcases the celebrated West End leading lady’s range with a wonderful cavalcade of songs, anecdotes and marvellous memories spanning the musical stage, cabaret and even a touch of... Read More »
  • Cloudbusting 7 July • Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush - Cloudbusting – Music of Kate Bush There can only be one Kate Bush! But those who missed out on her live shows will love Cloudbusting, the UK’s longest running and most highly-rated tribute. Cloudbusting recreates Kate’s distinctive... Read More »
  • 661615 8 July • Nick Capaldi - Local boy Nick Capaldi is proving that, when it comes to innovative rock/pop, he’s producing some of the freshest, most relevant sounds on our musically creative shores, and his debut single stayed in the Amazon... Read More »
  • 661785 14 July • The Swingles - For more than half a century, The Swingles have pushed the boundaries of vocal music. The seven young singers that make up today’s London-based group are driven by the same innovative spirit that has defined... Read More »
  • Craig Ogden & Jacqui Dankworth LR 20 July • Craig Ogden & Jacqui Dankworth - Jacqui is one of the most highly regarded vocalists in the UK, whose unique musical palette draws on jazz, folk, soul, classical and blues. Craig Ogden is a Dorchester Arts favourite and one of the... Read More »
  • Poster 2 30 July • A Summer Sunday with Kit & McConnel - Celebrate summer with Dorchester Arts, as we welcome the acclaimed and hilarious singing duo Kit and McConnel to perform their particular style of musical brilliance. The pair’s unique take on any subject under the sun... Read More »
  • 664043 4 August • Orchestra Of Samples - In association with the One World Festival, Dorchester welcomes Addictive TV with their project Orchestra of Samples. The group have spent the last five years filming improvised sessions with more than 200 artists playing all... Read More »
  • 663969 30 August • Spooky Men’s Chorale - The Spooky Men’s Chorale are the gift that keeps on giving… as thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans and as sonorous as a cloister of monks. The... Read More »