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📅 SO:Music City Festival

Guildhall Square | 18th March 2019 - 24th March 2019
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Admission Type: Free
SO:Music City Festival
18 - 24 March 2019
Multi- Venue Festival including Special Event in Guildhall Square on Sat 23 March
SO:Music City is the campaign to highlight how much music goes on in Southampton across all genres and to support the growth of a sustainable music industry for the city.
It's important to highlight how much goes on in the city. It raises awareness to current non-gig-goers, it may help you find out about new scenes, nights and venues.
At a time when music venues are closing and more music creatives than ever before are having to leave Southampton to make a living, it’s never been more urgent for us all to take a positive stand.
Music is central to Southampton culture - it's time for all of Southampton's musicians, music industries and music fans to step up, collaborate and shine. Help us build a music-positive city.
Live Music >
18 March: Self Esteem / The Joiners
19 March: Zuby and Guests / Heartbreakers
20 March: The Gallerys, Kid Luna, Blithe, Opia Bloom / The Joiners
20 March: African Drummiong workshop with Kwame / Art House
20 March: Wydest, Wave Chase, The Stanny Dares, WAIT / Heartbreakers
SO: Music City In The Square >
Sat March 23rd 14:00 - 20:00
Join us as we celebrate Southampton's incredible music scene with live performances from home-grown talent.
Route2Roots / Ten piece hip-hop collective, combining musical influences that span the spectrum of roots music with conscious lyrics.
Black Kat Boppers / Hail from Southampton and are 4 fellas who love to play hard boppin’, jump up, rockin’ blues, dance music.
BASH! / A five piece synth-pop band hailing from Southampton.
FireFarm / Fusing futuristic sound design & underground rave production with massive riffs, heavy guitars & rebellious vocals.
Djuno / Southampton based Alt Rock. Blending together raw, emotive lyrics, building systemic guitar riffs and powerful drumming.
Cat Eliza T / Folk/indie/alternative singer-songwriter.
The Flourish / Soul dance band from  Southampton.
Kitty O'Neal / Mixing folk influences, poignant songwriting and catchy melodies with a love of alternative/pop.
The Edit / Indie Rock n Roll band from Southampton. Up tempo riff infused bangers & sing-along indie anthems.
Steve Lowis / Steve is a folk/pop singer songwriter who lives in Southampton.
Residents information for SO: Music City In the Square. Please note there will be some sound checks from 12noon. If you have a genuine concern especially about the noise levels during the event, please contact on the day or call 07730 604869
Industry Talks >
MUSIC INDUSTRIES - 23rd March - Mettricks Guildhall / Free entry
CULTURE - 23rd March - John Hansard Gallery / Free Entry
DEMO SURGERY - 23rd March - Orange Rooms / Free entry
EDUCATION - 22 March - Solent University / Free entry
DRUM SHOW - 24 March - NST Studio / £20 Standard, £30 Premium, £10 Young Person (12-16)
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