Slinky Machine

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Progressive electric jazz fusion five-piece from the South West of England making their Midlands debut! With the release of their album ‘Choose Your Froot’ in 2022 and opening for The Brand New Heavies at the Sidmouth and Rye Jazz & Blues festivals in 2023, Slinky Machine are on the ascent in the UK scene. We […]

Headquarters of Groove

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Acid Jazz and Brazilian funk party vibes from this energetic West Midlands 7-piece You won’t be able to sit still for this rare Saturday Music Spoken Here night at The Marrs Bar. Birmingham-based Headquarters of Groove had a great 2023 with several gigs at Hockley Social Club in Birmingham, two dates at the Cheltenham Jazz […]

Nye Banfield Quartet

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Flavours of 60s Blue Note records, 90s Radiohead, pre-war Vaughan Williams and contemporary New York jazz combine to create an intensely engaging sound Hailing from rural Leicestershire with Welsh roots, graduating from Trinity Laban via Junior Birmingham Conservatoire and now bringing a fresh perspective to South East London, Nye Banfield is a profoundly creative saxophonist […]

Iain Ballamy’s IBQT

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Loose Tubes and Bill Bruford’s Earthworks saxophonist brings his new quartet featuring rising star Rebecca Nash and world-class drummer Jeremy Stacey I love musical connections, don’t you? Probably the first time I heard Iain Ballamy was on the Loose Tubes 1988 album ‘Open Letter’. That wonderful big band line up included Django Bates and Mark […]

Sam Leak’s ‘Looking Glass’

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Four heavyweights from the London jazz scene playing jazz fusion influenced by Holdsworth, Weather Report and John McLaughlin. We’re excited to announce the return of Sam Leak to the Marr’s Bar stage, this time around with his own band ‘Looking Glass’. You may remember Sam from his performance with Francesco LoCastro back in May last […]

Guido Spannocchi Quartet

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Exotica, Calypso, West African Grooves, Japanese Folk and a sprinkling of Jazz from this sought-after London quartet. Following sold out shows at esteemed clubs across Europe, including Ronnie Scott’s and The Vortex in London, Porgy & Bess in Vienna and B-Flat in Berlin, we are delighted to welcome Vienna-born, London-based saxophonist Guido Spannocchi to Worcester […]

Steve Taylor’s Fusion Phew!

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Jazz-funk and fusion from world-class drummer featuring phenomenal guitarist and singer/songwriter Rosie Frater-Taylor. Following the wonderful Music Spoken Here show from Rosie Frater-Taylor in December 2022, I was delighted to discover her parents have an outfit that includes Rosie in the line-up! I absolutely had to get them on our program and am totally stoked […]

Secret Night Gang

The Marrs Bar 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Uplifting, transcendent, jazz-inflected street soul from Manchester Come and join us as we celebrate two years of Music Spoken Here at The Marr’s Bar with a very special show from British street soul masters, Secret Night Gang. Formed by Manchester natives and childhood friends Kemani Anderson and Callum Connell, this 7-piece collective spread their uplifting, […]

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