Keep Colchester Cool’s guide to Gigs and Music Events in Colchester this weekend.

Friday 29th July
Castle Park – The Real Thing, The Edwin Starr Band
Molloy’s – Stiff In The Morning
Qube – SHAFT: Soul Classics, Jazz, Funk, Weekender Anthems, RnB – DJs Gilly, Jimmi Dixon, Chaz J
Roberts Live Lounge – The Company
Silk Road – SlavzIIhouse Silk Session broadcast on DJ Hutch and Darryl Wright (7pm)
Silk Road – FunkyFridaze – Prince AKA DJ Nod (Urban Vibes Funky House, Hip Hop, R&B)
Sky Rooms – Enigma Jungle Fever (Beach Party): DJ Tony Armstrong (Gay Night)
Slack Space – Pianofriday (11am-6pm)
Stoke By Nayland Golf Club – Fleece Jazz: Paul Booth
The Beer House – Cassie
The Bull (Main Bar) Anna Pancaldi (5.30pm), Laura Wyatt (6.45pm), Junkyard Aliens
The Bull (The Soundhouse) – The Friday Night Blues Jam
Tin Pan Alley – Stoney Road, Tony Clarke
Twisters – High Fidelity: DJs Ben Howard, Huffle
Vallies Lounge -Orange Juice: DJ Mark Jones (Gay Night)
V Bar – Through The Decades with DJ Freddy
Victoria Inn – Jam Night

Saturday 30th July
Castle Park – Ali Campbell’s UB40, Lemar
Molloy’s – Stalker
Roberts Live Lounge – 60s 70s Night with DJ Phil Terry
Route – Hed Kandi presents A Taste Of Kandi: DJs Carl Hanagan, Sarah Louise, Laura Essence, George Rehab, JayOnDrums
Silk Road – Housexy
Slack Space – Slack Jazz (2pm)
The Beer House – Hi Grade: DJs Brown & Gammon, Irrelevant, Duracell, Seffi B, Huffle, Gem Junior, Mat Tha Hat & Wom, The Rev, Stagz, Jbro, Sladey
The Bull (Main Bar) – Under Ether
The Bull (Soundhouse) – Andrew Black
The Fat Cat – Jazmine Ava
The New Inn – Hat Check Honeys
Tin Pan Alley – Dove and Boweevil
Twisters – DJ Sam Leppard
Vallies Lounge – DJ Steffy (Gay Night)
V Bar – The Party: DJ Yoshi

Sunday 31st July
Castle Park – Sunday Afternoon Tea In The Park: The National Symphony Orchestra
Lion Walk Shopping Centre – SoUNDAY Shopping: Ninety Three, Johnny Romance, Jazmine Ava Band (1pm)
Silk Road – Sunday R.A.W (Dancehall, Reggae, Soca) DJs N.O.D, U.K.S
Stanway Rovers FC – Colchester Jazz Club: The Northside Jazz Club
Straws – New Town Kings Album Release Party with support from Bigtopp and Smackjoint
Tin Pan Alley – Jam Night hosted by Richard Dobney (7pm)
TP’s – FreQKlash Summer Terrace Party: DJs Matt Tolfrey, Rob Harding, Stuart Pennick, Lewis Cooper, Gavin Rayner (1pm)
Victoria Inn – TBA (5pm)

Monday 1st August
Molloy’s –   Radio Play (Acoustic)
The Bull – Jam Night hosted by Lee Carter
Twisters – Twisters’ Record Club
Wivenhoe Black Buoy – Open Mic Night

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