Kent and East Sussex Gig Guide

The Guide To The Best Music In The Best Venues


Kent MusicBiz is a potted history of Kent bands, musicians and music motivators The History of Kent Bands - from the 60's to the 90's

Trade Partner of The Alliance of Musicians & PerformersKent Musicians Web Kent Musicians Web - Musicians and Acts Available and Wanted, teacher, studios


Liability Insurance

Red Admiral Records - Kent Record Company Red Admiral Records LLP - The Kent based Record Company

Cringe Music Publishing Cringe Music (Publishers) - The Kent based Music Publishing House. Publishing for audio and video music.
Production Music Library for the TV, Radio, Video, Film and Advertising Industry

The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers (GISC) is an international music industry organisation based in England in the United Kingdom. Guild members are songwriters, composers, lyricists, poets, performing songwriters, musicians, publishers, studio owners, managers. Independent record companies, music industry personnel, etc., etc., from many countries throughout the world. Visit the Guild's website at:


Domaine Musiques is a non profit organization that aims at developing the music in the Region Nord - Pas-de-Calais (North of France). It is a resource center for all those who are involved in all genres of music.

60’S Tour Guide - a selective view by John Brenlund-Holman of the gigs of the original 60's bands and their Gig Guide

Academy FM - 105.9 Academy FM, Folkestone’s community radio station playing a variety of good music, from chart hits and classic tunes in the daytime, to contemporary specialist music in the evenings

Alliance of Musicians and Performers - Beneficial services for musicians including Public Liability Insurance

All The UK's Record Shops
A handy links page to all the UKs major record dealers and lots of smaller stores as well!
If you are looking for British pressings, deletions or new releases, this is your starting point.

Amstore - London UK company involved in Audio CD production, CD-ROM production and DVD production - Arts search Directory

ArtWise - Website & Print Design in Kent

Artistopia - The Ultimate Music and Artist Resource

Ashford Advertiser - Ashford's local advertising magazine

Ashford Local Business Directory - putting you in touch with local business.

Audiocrew - Canterbury based hire for PA, Sound Systems, Sound Equipment, DJ Kit, Backline, Llighting and speakers.

@UK - The UK Travel Directory

Bandbase - Band support service

Bandmaker - a site aimed at getting new bands started

Barry's Mag - Home page for Barry's Mag distributed in North Kent for years - These people are real Music Motivators.

Best Acting Classes Los Angeles - Find Best Acting Classes at Stuart Rogers Studios in Los Angeles. Our Acting School offers cutting edge methodologies all over Hollywood, Burbank and California.

Birthday cake Candles - We provide the highest quality of Indoor Fireworks, Roman Candles, Birthday Cake Candles, Ice Fountain, Champagne Sparklers & Desert Fountains which we also supply to a variety of clubs, restaurants & banqueting halls throughout the UK and overseas.

Blues In Britain - Britain's finest, foremost blues magazine

BKP Music - Based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, BKP Music has been established for 8 years and is the leading music, audio and post-production specialist in the Middle East

Bottleneck Blues Club  - Rochester & Maidstone -World Class Blues Act

The British Music Archive (BMA) presents a fascinating insight into an otherwise unheard and untold part of contemporary British history

BRFM 95.6fm Live Radio For the Isle of Sheppey

Canterbury Kent Hotels - Description: Our goal is to provide the best rates on hotels in the beautiful areas of Canterbury, Kent, South East England, UK, and to offer an easy and secure online booking service for Canterbury visitors.

Capoeira dvds Virtual Capoeira -- the most comprehensive Capoeira Store and Capoeira Community online. Find Capoeirapants, Capoeira videos, Capoeira music, and berimbaus! Search schools, rate DVDs and CDs, and watch free video clips on how to play the berimbau.

Cash Registers at Staples- Cash registers, tills and accesories

Coast Electronics - electronics design engineers who also repair band gear, largely in the Kent area. ...
Now you know where to call when your gear stops working.

Cringe Music - Kent Commercial and MCPS Production Library Music Publisher. Suppliers of background and mood music to the media, film, video, TGV and Radio. Royalty management for Physical and Digital music releases. A part of Red Admiral Records LLP

Concert Jazz Events - Chilterns Area

Connect Kent - Social network / business directory / guide / classifieds site

Cyclone Music - We are a CD/ DVD manufacturer, with an in house artwork/ design studio and high end CD mastering suite.

Dead Happy Records - Dave Arnold's Label in Hastings

DigiMix Records - New record company for special artists and real people

Digital Blues - nominated in the British Blues Broadcast category of the British Blues Awards 2011

Discover Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh - The organisation which promotes tourism for Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh

Discmakers - Replication amnd Duplication Herts.

Disc Wizards. - CD Duplication, DVD Duplication London UK
We specialise in large volume CD duplication, DVD replication, music mastering, DVD authoring. Visit the website for all details and prices to products. Request for an instant quote online.

DJ for your Wedding provide a comprehensive professional wedding DJ and wedding disco and wedding music service throughout the UK. We have wedding entertainment packages to suit all budgets.

Djembe - The best Djembe Cajon & Hand Drums online store

Djembe Drum - Djembe African Hand Drums Factor and Outlet , producing musical instruments

Dover Community Radio - DCR is a local community radio station online across White Cliffs Country covering towns of Dover, Deal and Sandwich and their surrounding communities.

DownsMail - Maidstone’s No.1 newspaper - Delivering over 60,000 copies via guaranteed Royal Mail door to door distribution in the affluent borough of Maidstone.

Drum Lessons Kent - Kent Musicians Web

Drum Lessons Cardiff - A directory of music teachers in Cardiff and South Wales, providing guitar lessons, drum lessons, bass lessons and many other instruments

Drum Tracks - Jon Howells provides online custom drum/percussion tracks for a variety of international producers and composers at his drum studio in Kent

Dungeness Community Web Site

East Kent Morris Minor Club - National events listings

EntsWeb Directory - entertainment & event management directory

Extreme Action Records - Label ident of DigiMix Records

Filmmakers TV Broadcast Companies - Music Licensing

Film and Video Production Music - Cringe Music Library has the track you are looking for, pre-licensed for immediate use by film and video companies signing-in to the MCPS code of practice

Fizgig - Gig Guide for Lincolnshire

Fleximusic - Inexpensive sound creation and editing software.

Flightcases - Flight Case manufacturer and Supplier of custom made flight cases for music equipment.

Folk and Roots Music - A site for people who appreciate folk and acoustic music by people who appreciate folk and acoustic music

Folkestone Artists' Co-operative - Developing The Arts in The Folkestone Community.

Folkestone - Hythe, Operatic and Dramatic Society - FHODS The Tower Theatre - North Road, Shorncliffe, Folkestone, Kent. CT20 3HL. home of Tel: (01303) 223925

Folkestone Gerald - A Blog and Forum for Folkestone with music data as well, go and have a browse.

Folk Festivals - The complete guide to UK Folk Festivals wants to be a meeting point where to contact with all kinds of musicians together. Drummer, bass, guitar, singer, etc. In short, a place to find the musician you´re looking for concerts, join a band, recording in a studio...

Future Creative - What if you could inspire creative learning in your school

GalacticSurf - Entertainment links

Gateway 97.8 - Community Radio for Basildon and East Thurrock - Media associate of

The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers (GISC) - The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers offers advice, guidance, assistance, protection, information, encouragement and services to Guild members with regard to helping members achieve their aims, ambitions, progression and advancement in respect to the many different aspects of the music industry

Gulbenkian Theatre Canterbury UKC

Hamlet Zhou - World Music from Zimbabwe on Red Admiral Records

Harmsworth and Willis - Gypsy Jazz Guitars

HDMI Cable - TV Cables Audio Cables Video cables HDMI Cables DVI cables Home Cinema & Hi-Fi from the UK premier cable supplier

Hobgoblin MusicBritish Underground Rock Bands

HotVsNot.Com Web Directory - Comprehensive Database of Web Resources that includes Events

Inhibition - Surrey gig listings and review site

In Search of Blues Guitar - Keen Kord Guitar - view on the Blues Guitar

Instrument Zone - Musical instruments and accessories second hand, used, new, rare wanted and for sale by musicians

Jam-Pact - Jams in W. London & Surrey .

JazzDates - Free service to local bands in Hampshire

Jazz News - Monthly Kent Jazz News - Published by Medway Jazz Society - Web and Booklet


Jobs - - In The Music Business We say "Don't Give Up the Day Job.

Kent Musicians Web - Musicians Wanted - Musicians Available - Acts Available - Acts Wanted - Music Teachers

Jobs in Kent


John Milton Photograpy - Dreamcatcher

Kangaroo Amp Covers - Travel with the Best

Karaoke mixer - Offers a full line of karaoke machines and equipment including players, amplifiers, mixers, speakers and more.

Kent Folk - Folk, Celtic, Bluegrass, Blues, Jazz and Cajun music in Kent

Kent Gigs - Kent & E Sussex Gig Guide - The gateway to all thing music in Kent & E Sussex

Kent Messenger The Kent Messenger "Whats On" has carried our listings for 29 years and is in our opinion, unique and complete.

Kent MusicBiz - A history of Kent Bands and Musicians 1958 - 1990

Kent Music Publisher - Cringe Music

Kent Musicians Web - The first place to look - Musicians Wanted - Musicians Available - Teachers - Studios etc.

Kent Music Schools - offer tuition in all orchestral instruments and to County Choirs and singing courses

Kent Public Address Hire - Kent PA Hire - For very small to pretty big events

Kent Record Label - Red Admiral Records - Browse a Map of

LA Music Club - The LA Music Club is named after The Louis Armstrong pub in Dover, England which has provided a venue for local bands for nearly 40 years.
The Club is the brainchild of well known local Dover musician and guitar teacher Bert Osborne and aims to promote music teaching, band formation, recording and business knowledge

Listening Room Jazz - John Levett promotes quality Jazz and Guitar events Throughout North Kent and E Sussex

Little Bazaar - Duplication - Mastering - Design - Media Pprovide the highest quality CD and DVD duplication services, highly professional digital audio mastering, design services and media sales.

Live Jazz Bands - Jazz Bands, Jazz Quartets & Jazz Trios for weddings, dinners & corporate events throughout England, Wales & Scotland

Live Music in London - Live listings, venue profiles and tickets all in one place -"

Live Music in Kent and E Sussex - Kent and E Sussex Gig Guide

Live Music Tunbridge Wells - Local Musician & Band Profiles, their Music & Sound bites

London Musicians Collective

Lone Star Comedy Club - Folkestone based business that brings the best of Stand up comedy to Kent.

Mandolin Self Help Group - The Mandolin Self Help Group is a support group based in West London for mandolin enthusiasts of all abilities.

Mean Guitars - Totally Guitar orrientated site about Guitars

Metal Bands - : I Love Music Live delivers great music live, presenting the best live gigs around allowing you a moment in time to watch and feel live music.

Mi2N, Music Industry News Network

Mick Jagger Centre - Superb Arts and Music Venue in Dartford

Minster In Thanet - All you need to know about Minster in Kent

Minster Matters - is the newsletter/magazine produced voluntarily for the villagers of Minster-in-Thanet, situated in the County of Kent UK

MM2K - MedwayMusic.Net - Who's aims and objectives are to give the musicians and audiences of the Medway Towns, the chance to perform, and to see the many and varied musical styles available to us all today. Try their Forum to get your message around the area.

Medway n' Maidstone Bands - Site for Medway bands - Ok!

Meltdown eCeilidh

Molten - Irelands only Rock / metal magazine

Mr Blueson's Home of the Blues - Blues enthusiasm from Sweden

Motivational Speakers - We know which motivational speakers have the best success with various types of audiences. We will find you the Right Speaker with the Right Topic at the Right Price..

Mrgig - Kengigs associate - Gig and Band listing and musicians Forum service

MTM Radio - On-line radio from Kent Playing music from new and talented artists

Music Wanted? - Cringe Music (publishing) has the song for you. MCPS / PRS registered and ready to release. Also check out our music library for Film, TV and radio production

Music Jobs in Kent

MusicBiz - A history of Kent Bands and Musicians 1958 - 1990

Find out about the Music Industry at Music Business: Producer, with the dirt on record labels, music lawyers, producers, and more.

MusicDish, Industry e-Journal

Musicians Channel - Kent based TV Channel, bringing music and education into the media

Musicians Union - A globally-respected organisation of over 30,000 musicians working in all sectors of the music business

Music Live UK - National Agency - Professional cover bands available for hire and music industry blog

The Music Shop - Ashford Longest running music shop.

Musicians Web - Musicians Wanted - Musicians Available - Acts Available - Acts Wanted

Music Instrument - Musical instruments and accessories second hand, used, new, rare wanted and for sale by musicians.

Music Instruments, Guitar Lessons, & More! - Resource for creating and selling music from the comfort of your home!

Music Production Degree Courses - At the Music Production Degree Courses at Southampton Uni you will gain hands-on experience of the studio and live production of popular music and investigate popular music styles, genres, histories and cultures.

Music production courses - Hotwired is the brand name for the exciting music methodology of Mat McKinley. Mat has written a complete “How to” music production book pack as well as an intensive weekend workshop, so for full details check out the Hotwired site!

Musik Produktiv UK Ltd

New Music Label - Your Ticket into the Music Business. Where Singers, Musicians and Artists meet Record Labels, Music Managers and Scouts. New Music Label is a one-stop solution for seeking, finding, and managing all types of Music careers.

National Society for Children and Family Contact NSCFC works to ensure that welfare organisations and the courts serve the best interests of the child when parents seperate.

Note Music - Is an independent label promoting the best of British Blues, Soul, Jazz, etc.

NUMU Percussion - Online djembe store, cheapest price best quality, worldwide shipping, wholesale and retail

One Kent - Regional music association, labels and publishing consultancy.

Online Karaoke Music Downloads - Leading karaoke company in the UK providing a range of online karaoke music as well as equipment including machines, systems and players.

Oonagi - An independent site dedicated to and in love with original music in Thanet and surrounding areas. - a world directory

Panama Music - Music publishing, music production, music industry consultants.Suppliers of recorded library production mood music to the television, radio, film, advertising, and audio-visual industries worldwide. Library production mood music, original music and commissions.

Phonophobia is based in Maidstone Kent and offer the Hire, Sales, Install and design of all aspects of Audio & Lighting, now including staging hire and backline

Playing in Faversham - Useful journal of events in Faversham Kent

Pigmeat Pete - A site Dedicated to the late 'Pigmeat Pete Smith'

Pirate Radio Hall of Fame is an A to Z of pirate broadcasters of the sixties. - Mountain / trail biking holidays in Portugal is an experience not to be missed. Great weather, and a vibrant culture. Downhill fun in the sun! No brakes Portugal, is the most south west bike lodge in Europe, situated 30k from Cape Vicente, on the Western Algarve, most of our riding is done in the Sao Vicente National Park and we don't touch any tourist area's.

Production Music for Video,Film and TV - Cringe Music Library has the track you are looking for, pre-licensed for immediate use by film and video companies signing-in to the MCPS code of practice

Psst - Useful Portal for musicians and those who want to learn to play an instrument.

Public Liability Insurance for Bands & DJ's

Q-tuners - are high-tech neodymium powered pickups for guitar and bass

Red Admiral Records - Kent based Record Company. Part of Red Admiral Records LLP

RedCape Productions - Kent based producers of creative, inspiring videos 

Re-Production - Tour Management + Contact: Andy Corrigan

The Rhythmic Lounge was created in order to open the doors for up and coming “artists” "musicians" and “entertainers” of all kinds.

Richard Weston Limited - Public Liability insurance for Bands

Roll Back The Years - More memories of forgotten bands

Roots Around The World - Bringing Music Culture to West Sussex

Salsa Tiempo - Salsa and aerobics classes in Folkestone and Romney Marsh

Satnavkent - a What's On guide for Kent promoting great days out and events throughout Kent

Shepway Advertiser - find your local tradesmen and services.

Shepway Online - A community website for the Shepway area of Kent covering Folkestone, Capel le Ferne, Dungeness, Dymchurch, St Marys Bay, Elham, Stelling Minnis, Selsted, Camber, Cheriton, Hythe, Sandgate, Seabrook, Lydd, New Romney, Lympne, Stanford, Lyminge and other villages.

Shortvehicle Disco - Neil Brown - DJ and radio presenter

Smile Take One - Chris Tyler - Photographer for all occasions

SoLocal - Area community site covering Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs.

South East Folk Arts Network - Your 1st port of call for folk/roots in South East England

South East Music Alliance - Has been formed since 1996 and have been organising gigs and music events around the South East for quite some time.

The Sleep Centre - Great Kent Links Page

Soundbarter - Musicians Bartering Club

SpyBoy - Quality Gigs Promotions

The Stables Production Company - Pro Video Crew and Pproduction services Tenterden

Steel Bands 4u - Authentic Caribbean Steel Pan & Drum Music Nationwide

Step 1 Music - Believing in Kent Bands

Student Zone - Kent College

StormIT Kent Web Designers - Kent based web design and digital multimedia company

Surf Breaks Portugal - Use our local knowledge and make the most of your precious vacation time... in the water!

Tap'n'Tin - Live music, clubs and DJ's throughout the week in 5 bars, located on three floors.



Music Teacher in Kent & E Sussex - A part of Kent Musicians Web - Musicians Wanted - Musicians Available - Teachers - Studios - Acts Wanted and Available etc.

Blues guitar lessons - Learn to play blues guitar at home using Steve Krenz's DVD blues guitar lessons.

Drum Lesson DVD - Learn to play the drums at home with professional instruction from DVD video lessons.

Piano Lesson DVD - Teach yourself to play the piano from home with professional instruction from video lessons.

Ballroom Dancing DVD - Learn to dance 6 elegant ballroom styles entirely at home using dvd video dance instruction.

Guitar Lessons, Guitar Tabs & Chords - Crossroads online guitar tabs and guitar lessons conducts streaming instruction for advanced or beginning guitar students; try our free guitar lessons before you purchase!

Guitar lessons online & scales - learn how to play guitar - GuitarVision is the revolutionary new way to learn how to play your favorite songs on the guitar.

Learn to play guitar dvd - Teach yourself to play guitar at home using self study learn to play guitar dvd


Tenterden Folk Festival - A full weekend festival of folk song, music and dance

Thanet Community Radio - Quality Programs on line

Thanet Waves - Blog on Thanet by Luke Edwards - a collection of links to music related websites and newsgroups

The Tower Theatre - North Road, Shorncliffe, Folkestone, Kent. CT20 3HL. home of Folkestone - Hythe, Operatic and Dramatic SocietyTel: (01303) 223925 Email:

The Unsigned Guide - The UK's leading music industry directory - is an essential tool for unsigned bands, emerging songwriters, musicians, music managers and music students.

UK Festivals

UK Music Search - A great resource for all musicians and music lovers.

Ukwow - What's on Where

Universal Productions Ltd - Music Video Production, London UK

Venues and - is a website that introduces venues to bands. They provide the tools and functionality for venues and bands to fully interact with each other from their home or office, directly with anyone in the UK.

Vibezone and Dead Happy Records - Indie Label in Hastings Sussex

Video and Film Production Music - Cringe Music Library has the track you are looking for, pre-licensed for immediate use by film and video companies signing-in to the MCPS code of practice

Video Production - BKP Music is one of leading Dubai Based Music, Audio & Video Production Company with over 9 state of the art Sound Studios established across the Middle East.

Visit Broadstairs - Broadstairs is a picturesque seaside town in Kent. Situated on the Isle of Thanet

Vintage Drums by Mark Ellen - Repairs and restoration in Kent

Viva Ventures - A social network for single people in Kent

Vocalist - Site containing advice and information aimed specifically at vocalists

Wedding Band Cardiff - A collection of the best wedding bands cardiff & south wales have to offer

Wedding Singer - Peter Dinsley - A Tribute to the wonderful music of Jazz and Swing

The Whistle Workshop - All you need to know about - guess what?

White Cliffs - site caters for the Dover Deal and Sandwich areas of Kent.

WRINKLY ROCKERS CLUB - Organisation promoting high class gigs for those who appreciate the genre.

WROM Radio - Warren MI Online radio USA

XESPROMOTIONS - - A new website to promote Venues and Bands run by enthusiastic promoters in North Kent

Xfactory - New Website for Session Players, created, to act as a booking service for session musicians. Allows users to hear artists onscreen before the booking process, in a bid to reduce lengthy auditions. The company cites Stereophonics as one recent client who found a four-piece horn section for their Handbags and Gladrags single via the site. - CD and DVD Duplication and Replication.Fast and friendly, low-cost professional service for audio CDs, CD-ROMs and DVDs.

Your Local Handbooks - Delivered to 16,000 homes in S E Kent.

Your County - News for Kent

YoYsearch - a web portal with ten types of search

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