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Sat 30th June: Preview Event

Junk Orchestra   

Palace House (2.30pm)

Join Mr. Junkman and discover the sonic delight of everyday objects rescued from the urban wasteland – and learn how to build your own orchestra at home! Tickets: £5 per participant; booking essential (all children must be accompanied)

Brought to Palace House by the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds as part of ‘Once Upon a Festival’

For more info, see www.palacehousenewmarket.co.uk


Sun 1st July

Karaoke with Shaz

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)


Tues 3rd July  Schools' Concert

Schools’ Concert for Retired Residents of Newmarket     

St Mary’s Church (1-3pm)

A special concert, uniting young & old! Free lunch for the audience from noon in the Turner Hall, courtesy of Bedford Lodge Lodge Hotel & Newmarket Racecourses.


Thurs 5th July

Open mic night with Pat

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)

 


Fri 6th July

Rhythm Joint Record Hop 

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (7.30pm-11.30pm)

DJ Paul plays Jazz, R&B and Big Band sounds. Pay on door: £5

 

So80s Duo 

The Bull (9:00pm – midnight)

80s nostalgia at its very best

 

White Hart Live band

White Hart (9pm to midnight)


Sat 7th July

Milking The Blues     

Bill Tutte Memorial (10am)

Traditional & modern blues and gospel before the Carnival

 

Carnival Parade & Carnival    

High St (12.15pm) & the Severals (from 1pm)

With displays from local sports and dance groups in our arena on the Severals, and music by Tantris, Poke and Kepler. *Free *Comm *Kids

 

Dr Phil, Soul Man

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (8.30pm-11.30pm)

Soul and Reggae night. Pay on door: Members £5; Non-Mem £7

 

Bad Monkey Driver

Waggon & Horses (9.30pm-midnight)

Classic rock covers from the 70s on.

 

DJ in the Garden (8pm – midnight)

The Bull

White Hart DJ

White Hart (9pm-1am)


 Sun 8th July  

Newmarket Town Band     

All Saints Church (3-5pm)

Our Town Band has delighted local audiences for over 60 years! Enjoy your favourites – and a cream tea!

Karaoke with Shaz

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)

 


Thurs 12th July

Jam Night

The Bull (8.30pm-11pm)

Bring your instruments and jam with Johnny & Jonno!

& also at the Bull:

DJ Johnny Kipper 

The Bull (8.30pm-11pm)

Music outside in the garden

 

Open mic night with Pat

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)


Fri 13th July  

Tea Dance 

Memorial Hall

2-4pm – £4.5 on door

 

Newmarket Community Choir Festival Concert    

All Saints Church (7.30pm) Tickets: £5

An evening of summer music for all our friendly community Choir, with refreshments. Tickets £5pp

 

Max Headroom   

The Bull (9pm-midnight)

Something for everyone!!

White Hart Live band

White Hart (9pm to midnight)


Sat 14th July 

Alicia Hall and Jasmine Canham    

Bill Tutte Memorial (10.30am-12.30pm)

Two up-and-coming young artists, studying at West Suffolk College, who love to share their passion for music.

 

Lady Stardust and Chelsea Francis

Waggon & Horses (7.30pm-midnight)

Starting with Lady Stardust on the outside stage, moving inside with Chelsea from 9.30pm.

 

Ska-dust

The Yard (8pm-12)

The best Ska music from the best Ska duo.

 

DJ in the Garden (8pm – midnight)

The Bull

White Hart DJ

White Hart (9pm-1am)


Sun 15th July 

Live Rock with Den ‘n’ Dave 

The Bushel (6-8pm)

Dennis Stratton (ex-Iron Maiden) & Dave Edwards (Remus Down Boulevard)

 

Karaoke with Shaz

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)

 


Thurs 19th July 

Newmarket Chamber Orchestra Summer Concert    

All Saints Church (8pm)                       

Music for a Summer Evening, including Hadyn, Gabrieli and Gluck; Refreshments are included.  

Ticket Price £7pp – Pay on the door

 

Jancis Harvey   

Newmarket Day Centre (1.30-2.30pm)

Much admired local folk-singer: vocal and guitar. Tea and cake will be served

 

Open mic night with Pat

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)

 

 


Fri 20th July 

Newmarket Nights 3      

Craig David                

Adnams July Racecourse (3.40-10.30pm) www.newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk

 

Lucky No7 

The Bull (9pm-midnight)

4-piece rock covers band

 

White Hart Live band

White Hart (9pm to midnight)


Sat 21st July

Aleks Michalewicz  

Bill Tutte Memorial (10:30am – 11am)

Vocals and base guitar with a young artist, studying music at West Suffolk College.

leading into…

Ceroc! Dance demonstration, with CerocCam     Ceroc

Bill Tutte Memorial (11am-12.30)

Come and see this fun exciting partner dance, taking influences from almost every other style of dance!

 

 

Salsa Dance 

Turner Hall (7.30-11pm)

Come and dance the night away! Includes introduction for beginners

7.30-8.30pm, with dance for all 8.30-11pm.

For more information, please ring 01638 603489. Tickets: £8

 

Vintage 50s – 70s Night

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (8.30pm-11.30pm)

With Paul from www.getintheswing.com. Pay on door: £6

 

Daniel Cooke 

Waggon & Horses (9.30pm-midnight)

60s to present day

 

DJ in the Garden (8pm – midnight)

The Bull

White Hart DJ

White Hart (9pm-1am)


Sun 22nd July

Karaoke with Shaz

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)


Thurs 26th July

Lunchtime Recital

St Mary’s Church – 1pm

Enjoy the music of cellist Yalda Davis and pianist James Recknell; for more information, please ring 01638 603489

 

Memorial Gardens Summer Entertainment    

Children’s Magic Show

Memorial Gardens, 2-3pm

 

Jazz and Chocolate  

Artistry in Cocoa, 25 Granby St,  CB8 8HE

Chocolate cafe & ice cream parlour with cream teas, and informal live saxophone jazz 2 – 4pm, free entry.

Tutored chocolate tasting 7.30 – 8.15pm (£5 please book), followed by live jazz and chocolate cafe until 9.30pm, free entry

Tickets for tasting available from 01638 660503 or enquiries@artistryincocoa.co.uk

 

Jam Night

The Bull (8.30-11pm)

Bring your instruments and jam with Johnny & Jonno!

 

 

Open mic night with Pat

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)

 

 


Fri 27th July

Ten Pieces I AND II    

Memorial Hall (11am-1.30pm)

A thrilling musical adventure with your favourite celebrities – Pixie Lott, James May, Katy B + more! The BBC’s fabulous introduction to classical music will amaze you! Free pizza for children. Sponsored by Domino’s Pizzas

Newmarket Nights 4

Plan B

Adnams July Racecourse (3.40-10.30pm) www.newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk

 

Iron Fist

The Bull (9pm-midnight)

80’s Rock Parody band

White Hart Live band

White Hart (9pm to midnight)


Sat 28th JulyInternational Celebration

International Community Celebration     

Bill Tutte Memorial (10.30am-12.30pm)

Discover the traditions of the many people proud to live in our town: dancing, singing and more!

 

Skyliners Band   

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (8.30-11.30pm; doors open from 7pm)

1960s to current era. Ticket only (available from Club)

 

Newmarket Songwriters  14yrs+   

Kings Theatre Bar, Fitzroy St (8-10pm)

A showcase for original songwriters in Newmarket and local area, usually meeting the last Saturday of each month.

 

Becky 

Waggon & Horses (9.30pm-midnight)

Classic Pop.

 

DJ in the Garden (8pm – midnight)

The Bull

White Hart DJ

White Hart (9pm-1am)


Sun 29th July 

 Barry Tyler’s Original Dixieland Jazz Band 

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (12.30-3.30pm)

All welcome. Pay on door: price to be advised

 

Karaoke with Shaz

Waggon & Horses (8:30pm till late)


Tues 31st July

Children’s Music Workshop  4yrs+  

Newmarket Library (10:30am -11:30am)

With Louise Eatock.

 

Please note that the events listed above are the responsibility of the venues, with the exception of School’s Concert for Retired Residents of Newmarket, Milking The Blues, Alicia Hall & Jasmine Canham, Ceroc Demonstration, Aleks Michalewicz, Ten Pieces and International Community Celebration. All times and details were correct at the time of publication.

Newmarket Music Festival

Organised by local volunteers, supported by the District and County Councils.

We are passionate about bringing like-minded people together, sharing resources and celebrating music and our town! We welcome feedback, support and ideas for the future.