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This diary is as up-to-date as the information we receive. It may be advisable to check with the event organiser or venue, particularly if you are travelling some distance (the record for last year, incidentally, was Colorado).

Some ticketed events sell out, so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Note that Odells in the High Street is box office for some, BUT NOT ALL, ticketed events. Check your chosen event(s) for details.

More information such as maps or website detail can be found by clicking on the appropriate links.

 

 

 

Saturday June 6th, 2015

"Captain Hume's Poeticall Musicke: Madness or Mirth?" - York House Centre, London Rd, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 563361
~ 8.00pm. Madness or mirth? Obscure and mad Jacobean songs and music played by 'Leero Waye' composed by'Captain' Tobias Hume, 'gentleman' and mercenary soldier with only one thing on his mind! - Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions) - More Detail


17th Annual StonyLive Family Barn Dance, featuring Pamplemousse - Market Square
~ 6.30 - 8.30pm. Free. The annual StonyLive open air family barn dance is back, this time powered by Pamplemousse – a melodeon/flute/guitar trio of Stony musicians with special guest caller Irene Entwistle to get you on your feet! - Tickets: free - More Detail


Arts Caper 2015 - York House Centre, London Rd, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 563361
~ 10.00 - 4.00pm. Join us for another FREE art-tastic all-ages workshop with professional artist, Jonny Boatfield. This year it's ‘George & the Dragon’ - make your own horse, dragon, knight or princess out of a cardboard box for the ‘Great Arts Caper Race - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Crush - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Free. Experienced and professional musicians covering songs from many genres and eras from UB40 to Madness and Crowded House & taking in Tom Petty, The Specials, Pink Floyd & Bruce Springsteen along the way - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Day of Dance - Stony Stratford Town
~ 11.00 - 3.00pm. Free. A colourful mixture of traditional and contemporary dance in the High Street and elsewhere, with joyful hoofing from Morris Dancers, performers from local dance and theatre studios, and the traditional Stony Stratford Mummers. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Hole in the Head Gang - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 1.00 - 3.00pm. Free. Performance of ass-kicking Bluegrass Music. The Hole in the Head Gang present high energy bluegrass with dazzling musicianship and "high and lonesome sound” vocals from this crack six piece outfit. - Tickets: free - More Detail


Shakespeare in Stony - Stony Stratford Town
~ See below for dates and times. Promenade performance of sonnets and excerpts from some of Shakespeare’s plays at various spots around the town. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Sunday June 7th, 2015

4String Ukelele Band - Crown - (Upstairs), 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 561656
~ 8.30 - 10.30pm. Free - donations appreciated. 4String ukulele band play what they like best; rock, blues, soul, folk but with a twist. Think - I Predict a Riot as a folk song and you’re nearly there! - Tickets: Free - donations appreciated - More Detail


Acoustic Friends Of The Blues - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Free. Friends of the Blues was established back in 2002 and the band has played regularly ever since. Founded in the blues of Chicago the band also plays a mixture of jazz, blues and rock standards. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Busking at The Classic Car Rally - Market Square
~ 10.30 - 16.30. The Classic Car Festival seems to get more popular every year. This great atmosphere is complimented by a fine selection of Stony’s most popular musicians and singers, organised by Ant King 07921 629 371; antkingmusic@googlemail.com. - Tickets: free - More Detail


Open Mic - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 8.30 - 10.30pm. Your chance to have a go. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Scribal Gathering - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 8.30 - 10.30pm. Free. Open minded open mic night welcomes Poets, Musicians and all performers of any style. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Shakespeare in Stony - Stony Stratford Town
~ See below for dates and times. Promenade performance of sonnets and excerpts from some of Shakespeare’s plays around the town. Maps and guides will be provided. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Shifty Chicken Shed - Cock Hotel - Marquee Suite, 72 - 74 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AH, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567733
~ 8.30 - 10pm. £3.00. Funky, horny, R&B with soul, Shifty are the originators of Charity Shop Pop. A bunch of cottage artisans. Dynamic music, intriguing lyrics ironing board, washboard, percussion and props. - Tickets: £3.00 - More Detail


Stony Stratford Classic Car and Motorcycle Festival - Stony Stratford Town
~ 9.30am - 4.30pm. Free - but donations to Willen Hospice welcomed. The 7th Annual Festival. A informal gathering of all types of motor vehicles & motorcycles. Plus ‘live’ music on our Market Square stage from 10.30am to 4.15pm, plus organized town walks. - Tickets: Free to spectators (donations to Willen Hospice, please) - More Detail


The Big Lunch - Wolverton Road Recreation Ground, Access via Magdalen Close or Vicarage Walk., Stony Stratford.
~ 12.00 - 4.00pm. The Big Lunch is back! It is a community event where people can come along to have a picnic with their friends and family. More information to follow. - Tickets: Free, but please bring contributions for MK Food Bank - More Detail


The Vaults Bar Music Workshop - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 12.30 - 3.00pm. The longest-running session in England? Come and join in. Same again next Sunday if you miss this one! - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Monday June 8th, 2015

Shakespeare in Stony - Stony Stratford Town
~ See below for dates and times. Promenade performance of sonnets and excerpts from some of Shakespeare’s plays around the town of Stony Stratford, maps and guides will be provided. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


The Journeymen - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 9.00 - 12.00pm. The Journeymen, fronted by Peter Webster and Bill Reed, are a rocking covers band who play everything from Louis Jordan to the Rolling Stones and the Eagles to Steely Dan. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Tuesday June 9th, 2015

A Capella Session - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 8.00 - 11.00pm. The famous A Capella Session returns to StonyLive! One of the most popular events in the calendar, and not to be missed. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Billy J - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Free. Billy J - Great singer, cool guitar player, superb entertainer with sounds of 60’s, Blues, Rock’n’Roll, Motown, Swing, Pop classics and much more. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Good Time Jazz at The Royal Thai - Royal Thai, 32 High Street, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11 1AF, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 565 338
~ Enjoy some jolly jazz with your noodles. - Tickets: Free to diners - More Detail


Wednesday June 10th, 2015

An Evening With The Bard And Friends - Bull Hotel - Stables Bar, 64 High St, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. The Bard Of Stony, Pat Nicholson, welcomes you all to an evening of original songs from local songwriters with special guests Monty Lynds, Naomi Rose and Mark Owen. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Good Time Jazz - Crown - (Upstairs), 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 561656
~ Jolly jazz from Cathy, Trevor, and the team - More Detail


Quiz Night with a StonyLive! Theme - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Quiz Night - Stony themed and music themed. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Thursday June 11th, 2015

Comedy Cow - Crown - (Upstairs), 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 561656
~ Check venue for details of programme and prices. - More Detail


Hounds Jazz - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ Join Terry Marshall and friends for an open mic jazz evening backed by "The Hounds". - Tickets: Free - More Detail


ShredBelly - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 9.00 - 11.00pm (ish). Middle aged Mayhem presents ShredBelly a Dadâ Rock band, playing many of the classic rock songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s as well as some more contemporary songs. Shred the word!!!; - Tickets: free - More Detail


Vaultage Open Mic Stony Live Special - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 8.30 - 11.30pm. Special Stony Live edition of this popular town centre open mic fronted by The Bard of Stony, Pat Nicholson and Lois Barrett. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Woburn Jazz Big Band jazz Concert - Cock Hotel - Marquee Suite, 72 - 74 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AH, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567733
~ 8.00 - 10.00pm. £5.00. Big Band favourites, Basie ,Ellington, Stevie Wonder. Woburn Jazz originally” The Open Band” started in Stony Stratford and catered for musicians who wanted to play jazz and improvise. Now playing various gigs around Milton Keynes - Tickets: £5.00 - More Detail


Friday June 12th, 2015

Man Alive - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Free. Man Alive - They use their own style, flavour and experiences to create the unique sound of Man Alive with covers of Rock , Blues, Reggae, Ska , Soul, for an exciting night. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Songsmiths: Peter Webster with Bill Reed and Friends - Bull Hotel - Stables Bar, 64 High St, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 9.00 - 11.00pm. Peter Webster and musical friends, including Bill Reed and Ross Fergusson, perform a laid back, acoustic night of mainly original songs in an intimate venue. - Tickets: £5.00 - More Detail


The Other Band - Crown - (Upstairs), 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 561656
~ 8.00 - 11.00pm. Bedfordshire based band covering indie, folk and pop tunes, as well as a few of our own. Happy making audiences happy in pubs, at parties and festivals. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Saturday June 13th, 2015

10th Annual Riverside Fair - Millfield - Stony Stratford, Venue Website
~ 1.00 - 4.00pm. 10th Annual Riverside Fair with FREE rides and attractions (climbing wall, circus skills, children's entertainer, fairground rides). Also silver band, stalls, children's activities and light refreshments. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Good Evening, Blues - Crown - (Upstairs), 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 561656
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Free. Nick Gordon presents blues, blues, blues – all kinds of blues: acoustic and electric, slow-burning and hard-driving, yearning and celebrating - and a healthy dose of gospel to save us all. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Shakespeare in Stony - Stony Stratford Town
~ For dates and times see below. Promenade performance of sonnets and excerpts from some of Shakespeare’s plays around the town of Stony Stratford, maps and guides will be provided. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Taller Than Elvis - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Free. Classic rock covers and the best of The Jam, Small Faces, Skynyrd, Bowie, Elvis, Bowie, Chuck Berry and much more! - Tickets: Free - More Detail


The StonyLive Alternative Fringe - Bull Hotel - Stables Bar, 64 High St, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 2.00 - 11.00pm. Free. A showcase of live music, poetry, storytelling, theatre performance and visual art not normally seen on the StonyLive! stage. A wide variety of performers and artists to suit all tastes. Continues tomorrow at 8pm. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Sunday June 14th, 2015

AORTAS Open Mic - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.00 - 10.30pm. Final Stony Live day with Dan Plews helping you to have a go! 8pm start. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Open Mic - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 8.30 - 10.30pm. Another chance for you to have a go! - Tickets: Free - More Detail


The StonyLive Alternative Fringe - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 8.00 - 10.30pm. Free. A showcase of live music, poetry, storytelling, theatre performance and visual art not normally seen on the StonyLive stage. A wide variety of performers and artists to suit all tastes. Concludes today in the Vaults Bar - Tickets: Free - More Detail


The Vaults Bar Music Workshop - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 12.30 - 3.00pm. The longest-running session in England? Come and join in. - Tickets: Free - More Detail