The Brook is a family run, lively and diverse Independent Grassroots Music Venue in Southampton. It’s a large, beautiful, old building full of character and charm, yet still maintains an intimate feel. Showcasing a wide spectrum of artists, with a wealth of fantastic tribute acts and a steady stream of genre’s from around the world.

Established for over 24 years, it has played an integral and instrumental part on the South coasts music scene. Amongst the many amazing musicians The Brook stage has been graced by the likes of Passenger, Jesse Glynne, Billy Bragg, Tom Odell, Heaven 17, Mel C, Saw Doctors, Taylor Hawkins, Band Of Skulls, Johnny Winter, Bill Wyman, Blue Oyster Cult, London Grammar, John Martyn and the list goes on.

As well as Great Live Music, the venue with its revamped Balcony Bar is an excellent and flexible space for Private Parties, DJ Nights, Family Festivals, Corporate gatherings and as a ‘pop up’ space for businesses and events. For enquiries please email – music@the-brook.com.

2018 is an exciting year for them, the new logo and flyer is just the start! There are lots of new developments planned for this year to bring our customers even more. Visit our website and please do follow us on social media to ensure you are always up to date with latest we have to offer!

 

Their SHOWS during IVW:

AN INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK PRESENTATION POLICE DOG HOGAN

Wednesday 31st January

The first of our Independent Venue Week gigs ~ Police Dog Hogan ~ and they’ll be firing up the audience with their catchy, fun-loving selection of country style, indie-rock infused songs. An exciting mix of fiddles, trumpet, banjo, mandolin, accordion, drums and guitars ~ expect a wonderful fusion of Americana/Folk and a vibrant, cracking night!

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AN INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK PRESENTATION IVW PRESENTS… 4 MEN & A GUITAR

Thursday 1st February

with Lewis Bootle, James Baxter, Steve Lowis, Jack Dale

Continuing our celebration of original, emerging music, The Brook is excited to present a night of four very talented musicians, all with their own, unique style and sounds. An intimate, seated event, for you to enjoy a fusion of folk & acoustic pop, with plenty of soul and rhyme.

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AN INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK PRESENTATION JAMES WALSH

Friday 2nd February

With, Up Down Go Machine, Calum Lintott

Starsailor headlines our penultimate IVW gig with his soaring vocals and strong Van Morrison, Jeff Buckley and Neil Young influences. James will be joined by two brilliant talents, Up Down Go Machine and Calum Lintott, both powerful and formative artists. Expect a wonderful, emotive melding of rock and soul.

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AN INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK PRESENTATION THE REAL PEOPLE, THE DEAD FREIGHTS, THE VILLANOVAS

with The Dead Freights (Alumni), The Villanovas

Saturday 3rd February

Three brilliant bands brought together to celebrate the spirit of independence and culture of live music. This night will be rocking the roof off! With 1990s indie rock band The Real People headlining the night with big guitars and soaring harmonies with support from The Dead Freights ~ a hot four piece Southampton based rock & roll band with a sublime mix of melodic pleasure and pain and The Villanovas ~ another emerging Southampton talent with Rock n Roll attitude ~ this is set to be one of The Brook’s highlights of the year.

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