Dive Bar is aiming to address the scarcity of live music in the Ashley Cross area so every Thursday night we’ll be hosting some local and national artists playing live into the night. There’ll be rock, blues, country, folk and every hybrid in between, so grab a table, order some food and drinks and enjoy!
Coming up at Dive Bar
|Fri 29th April||Dirty DC|
Ticket Only Launch Night
|Thurs 5th May||Aaron O'shea|
|Thurs 12th May||Treacle Jackson|
|Thurs 19th May||Jordan Watts|
|Thurs 26th May||Isobel Thatcher|
|Thurs 2nd June||Aaron O'shea|
|Thurs 9th June||Hound Dogs for Hire|
|Thurs 16th June||Mother Ukers|
|Thurs 23rd June||Treacle Jackson|
|Thurs June 30th||Carley Varley|
Friday April 29 – 19:30
Kicking off Dive Bar’s Launch Night on Friday April 29th are Dirty DC, the UK’s best AC/DC tribute band. Bringing the most authentic live AC/DC experience in the world, Dirty/DC have been playing throughout the UK and Europe since 1998 and have developed a lineup and stage show that has made their reputation seriously strong amongst AC/DC fans.
Every visual detail has been fine tuned from the wall of Marshalls to Angus’s footwear, but most importantly the music delivery and stage show has an impact regularly described as ‘Awesome’! Dirty/DC give real value for money with a full two hour+ show with all the AC/DC favourites from both Bon and Brian eras. So, if you love AC/DC and really want to rock, roll up to Dive Bar on April 29th.
Unlike most of our other live gigs, this is a ticket-only event. Tickets can be purchased our Eventbrite page.
Thursday May 5th – 19:30
Thursday June 2nd – 19:30
Aaron O’shea has been around on the live scene for over ten years as the guitarist in multiple local bands and is now embarked on a solo career. In the short time before Covid kicked in Aaron started to turn heads and regularly getting booked along with radio play and interviews across the world. Now venues are opening back, Aaron has become high in demand again and sounding better than ever. Aaron’s influences come from a vast range of genres so expect some high energy rock classics from the likes of Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Queen, ZZ Top, Huey Lewis and The News plus many more.
Thursday May 12th – 19:30
Thursday June 23rd – 19:30
Treacle Jackson a singer-songwriter from here in the deep South of England. His deep, soulful blues, gravelly vocal tones and rolling licks on ‘Black Treacle’ (his guitar) make for a perfect night of blues and rock covers and originals.
Thursday May 19th – 19:30
Formerly with glam rock band 27 Days, Jordan Watts is a highly accomplished singer and guitarist from Bournemouth. He’s been on the local live circuit for a number of years now and he brings his own rockin’ style to the Dive Bar for the night. With influences ranging from Guns N Roses, Aerosmith, the Darkness and Prince, you can be sure to be in for an evening of gutsy, dirty and authentic metal.
Thursday May 26th – 19:30
Isobel Thatcher is an award winning singer-songwriter in London UK who’s style is heavily influenced by the Blues scene that Isobel grew up with, as well as Wistful Americana and Country. Her style has been described as ‘…a plethora of blues influences as well as a good sprinkling of country styles with Isobel’s fine vocals being the proverbial cherry on the cake…’
Isobel’s self-penned songs have given her a wide range of success singing all over the UK and internationally and she released her debut EP in 2013, recorded with Curved Air legend, Michael Wedgwood at his studios in Denmark. She has subsequently released several EPs and has been featured on radio stations such as Blues & Roots Radio, Country Hits UK, BBC Wiltshire and many more.