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Our next gig sees lively Somerset duo The Drystones appearing on Sat 7th April, then singer-songwriter Benjamin Folke Thomas in May and catchy reggae/ska outfit Kioko in June. See below for details.

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About us

Somborne Sessions is a non-profit group based in Kings Somborne, Hampshire and run entirely by unpaid volunteers. We have two simple aims - first, to bring top quality live music to our rural community at affordable prices; and second, to raise money for our village hall development fund (registered charity number 301866).

A note about tickets

Please note that we do not mail out tickets. If you buy online with Paypal or credit card your Paypal receipt is your proof of purchase. Don't worry - all you need to do is turn up and we'll check you in!

See our upcoming attractions below

(click on performer's name or pic to go to their website)

The Drystones

Saturday 7th April 2018, doors open 7:30pm

A truly exciting young folk duo from Somerset, playing a lively mix of original compositions and their own spirited interpretations of traditional tunes. A remarkable live act who really connect with audiences, they were Steve Lamacq's "recommendation of the day" at Glastonbury 2013. For just two people, they make a lot of sound!


Tickets £12.00 (£14.00 on day of performance)

Benjamin Folke Thomas

Saturday 12th May 2018, doors open 7:30pm

London-based, Swedish-born globe-trotting guitar picker Benjamin Folke Thomas is enjoying an ever-expanding fan base. In his compelling songs, delivered in a gritty but clear voice, he exposes his heart and soul - in a brilliantly entertaining way - and his impressive finger-style guitar is a memorable feature of his live performances.


Tickets £12.00 (£14.00 on day of performance)


Saturday 9th June 2018, doors open 7:30pm

We aim to end our 7th season with a total blast. A rare standing-only gig, because no one could sit through this! Kioko are a multi-cultural seven-piece band whose sound is "soulful pop music, heavily influenced by reggae and dub". They have played with Tinie Tempah and The Specials, performed at Reading Festival, Glastonbury and Soundwave Croatia, and toured with the Dub Pistols. Not to be missed!

Please note: This is a standing gig

Tickets £12.00 (£14.00 on day of performance)