Monday 1st March
Colchester Arts Centre – Colchester Folk Club: Spiers and Boden (SOLD OUT)
The Fat Cat – Open Mic Night
The Bull – Jam Night

Tuesday 2nd March
Colchester Arts Centre – Eaststrikewest, Littlenoise, Kevin Pearce
Dirty Penguin – Jam Session
River Lodge – Open Mic Night
The Bull – Candlelit Live Lounge: The Matchbox Blues Band
The Purple Dog – Audio Hazard Jam Night
University of Essex – UNITE presents Seani B (BBC Radio 1)
V Bar – One Stop Rock (It’s Not For Chavs): a night of Rock, Alternative, Metal

Wednesday 3rd March
Hole In The Wall – Deranged! Rock Night with DJ Griz (THE BIG LICK)
The Bull – Open Mic Night
The Twist – Seven Year Kismet, Eleventh Apparition, Echoes Fall

Thursday 4th March
Colchester Arts Centre – Neanderthal
The Bull (Main Bar) – The Maz Band
The Bull (The Music Room) – The Jazz Project: Jam Night for Jazz Musicians
Greyhound (Wivenhoe) – Wivenhoe Folk Club: Guest Artist – Mike Nicholson . Floor singers are welcome
Twisters – DJ Gilly and Toss The Boss!
University of Essex – Oscillate: Two rooms of alternative music – THE BIG LICK Takeover
V Bar – Mad Mix Thursday: DJ Chrissy Bleed

Friday 5th March
Curve Bar – House Project: DJs Dutchie, Ju, Little Joe
Minories – Love Jam @ The Minories: Young Swells at 9, with open mic jam sessions at 7.30 & 10.00
Molly Malones – Electr[o]crasy: Industrial, EBM, Darkwave, Synthpop, Goth, Steam Punk
River Lodge – Asa Jennings
Roberts Live Music Bar – The Wild Ones
Silk Road – Funky Fridays: UK Funky, RnB, Hip Hop, Bashment
The Bull (Main Bar) – Dr Dynamite
The Bull (The Music Room) – Umph
The Twist – Godsized, Nightvision, The Conflict Within, Buried Beneath
Twisters – Laura Wyatt
V Bar – New for Old Fridays: DJ Sam Leppard

Saturday 6th March
Colchester Arts Centre – Kaleidoscope 15th Anniversary Party
Lakeside Theatre – Denys Baptiste Quartet
Marquis – Live Music – This week’s line-up TBA
O’ Neill’s – Was 3000
River Lodge – Ghost Train Porters
Roberts Live Music Bar – Saturday Soul: DJs Barry Stockwell, Nick Gunn
Silk Road – I ♥ House
Sky Rooms – THE BIG LICK: Metal, Rock, Alternative Club Night: DJs Yoshi, Griz and guest DJs Bex and Andy (Oscillate)
The Bull (Main Bar) – Under Ether
The Bull (The Music Room) – Housework, Ady Johnson, Alex Baker
The Fat Cat – Live Music – This week’s line-up TBA
The Twist – The City Joy Cons, National Snack, Alex Body, Ashes of Stone
Twisters – DJ Gilly
University of Essex (Sub Zero) – The Ministry of Sound Presents The Cut Up Boys
V Bar – DJ Sam Leppard

Sunday 7th March
Dirty Penguin – Live Music – This week’s line-up TBA
Colchester Arts Centre – Eduardo Niebla
Silk Road – Soulful Sundays: 80’s Funk and Soul
Stanway Rovers FC – Colchester Jazz Club: Bill Jenkins’ Downhome Jazz Band

The Keep Colchester Cool guide is based on what I know of, or have been advised of. I’m not guaranteeing this is always accurate and without error so best check with the venue to make sure the event is taking place before you set off. Just in case…