What's on in Kingston this weekend: Open mic night and lots of live music

By Sarah Garner

11th Apr 2024 | Local News

There is a real range of events taking place in Kingston this weekend (Charlotte Lillywhite).
There is a real range of events taking place in Kingston this weekend (Charlotte Lillywhite).

Welcome to your weekly What's on in Kingston.  

Every Thursday we round up all the eye-catching events occurring in your area over the weekend. 

Read on for Kingston's not to be missed outings this week, and remember, you can add your FREE event using the Nub It button! 

Hell Can Wait + Downpour, Closed Hands

The bands will be performing on Saturday 13 April (The Fighting Cocks).

Hell Can Wait is a force to be reckoned with in the world of melodic hardcore. Formed in 2021, this impassioned group of musicians from diverse backgrounds converged to create a sound that is both emotionally charged and sonically explosive. With a relentless commitment to their craft, Hell Can Wait has emerged as a leading voice in the contemporary melodic hardcore scene.

Featuring ex-members of Lock & Key and We Struck Gold, Downpour set to release their debut single early 2024 are about to take the UK scene by storm. Just announced for Burn It Down Festival 2024!

The bands will be performing at 56 Old London Road, Kingston, on Saturday 13 April.

Acoustic Open Mic Night

Entry to the event is free and everyone is welcome (Old London Road Cafe).

Old London Road Cafe will be hosting an exciting open mic night on Saturday 13 April.

The popular venue said: "Are you ready to let your talent shine in an intimate and soulful setting? Join us at Old London Road Café for an unforgettable evening of acoustic magic at our Acoustic Open Mic Night! Whether you're a seasoned performer or just looking to share your passion for music, this is the stage for you!"

Entry is free but musicians should email [email protected] to secure their spot.

The Best of Grohl

This event promises to be 'the ultimate rock show' (The Fighting Cocks).

The Best of Grohl is the ultimate rock show dedicated to the legendary rock icon - Dave Grohl.

This four-piece powerhouse delivers an electrifying rock show that will transport you through the iconic hits of Grohl's illustrious career. From his time with the groundbreaking grunge band Nirvana to the anthemic rock sounds of Foo Fighters and his collaborations with Queens Of The Stone Age, Probot, and Them Crooked Vultures, The Best of Grohl leaves no stone unturned.

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