8 Local Gigs You Can’t Miss This Month – October 2022

As usual, October is a super busy month music-wise! So I’m back again with 8 gigs you can’t miss over the coming weeks across the Portsmouth/Southampton area!

(All details subject to change, but I will endeavour to keep everything up-to-date where possible!)

cowboyy (Karate Lessons Presents)

When and where? Friday 7th October – Staggeringly Good Brewery, Portsmouth

In brief: cowboyy are a south-coast based band whose music ranges from art-rock, post-punk to jazz and beyond. The band just released their debut single ‘Gmaps’ via Nice Swan Records and they’re likely your new favourite band.

Supports: Heebie Jeebies | Scab

Tickets? £4 and advance tickets can be purchased here.

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Baby Vanga (Strong Island Recordings/Crocodile Nightmares)

When and where? Friday 14th October – Staggeringly Good Brewery, Portsmouth

In brief: South London based Baby Vanga create breezy, laid-back psychedelic jazz music.

Supports: Daisy & the Deadheads | Jalou | Friday Night Weird Dreams

Tickets? £5 and advance tickets can be purchased here.

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J.J. Summer (Calamity Cratediggers)

When and where? Friday 7th October – The Loft, Southsea

In brief: Portsmouth based duo J.J. Summer’s music could be described as mellow dream-pop. The band released their debut EP ‘Constructs‘ back in May.

Supports: Sun Spot | Jalou

Tickets? £8 and advance tickets are available to purchase here.

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Noon Garden (neu waves)

When and where? Thursday 27th October – The Loft, Southsea

In brief: Noon Garden is the alias of Charles Prest from Flamingods who creates exotic psych-pop. If you haven’t already, do check out their debut album ‘Beulah Spa‘ which was released earlier this year.

Supports: ELLiS-D | Conor Clements

Tickets? £8 and advance tickets can be purchased here.

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DITZ (neu waves/Pie and Vinyl)

When and where? Thursday 20th October – The Loft, Southsea

In brief: DITZ are a Brighton based band who create in-your-face post-punk with a thrilling live show to match.

Supports: MEMES | Höek

Tickets? £6 and advance tickets can be purchased here.

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LIFE

When and where? Friday 14th October – Joiners, Southampton

In brief: Hull’s finest post-punk quartet LIFE return to Southampton following the release of their latest album ‘North East Costal Town‘.

Supports: SINS

Tickets? £11 and advance tickets are available to purchase here.

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The Manatees

When and where? Saturday 22nd October – The Joiners, Southampton

In brief: The Manatees are an indie-pop trio with a back catalogue of anthemic indie-rock tracks. They’re also probably one of the most exciting indie-pop bands you’ll see live this year.

Supports: Arcade Hearts

Tickets? £8.50 and advance tickets are available to purchase here.

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PVA (Honeymooner/So Young Magazine)

When and where? Monday 24th October – The Joiners, Southampton

In brief: PVA are a South London based electronic post-punk trio and the band are set to release their debut album ‘BLUSH’ in this month.

Supports: TBC

Tickets? £12 and advance tickets are available to purchase here.

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