Whether leading festival line-dances or sparking late night revelry, the True Strays bring 21st Century Rhythm and Blues with pumping choruses and lots of heat! With influences from British Invasion R&B, Grunge and modern day blues artists; it’s all levelled out with a serious dedication to writing a great song.
Rip-roaring Alt-Folk band Noble Jacks are joining us to raise the roof with their upbeat folky footstompin' rhythms and engaging lyricism. These guys encompass heartfelt, yet uptempo songs showcasing fiddle, blues harmonica and big anthem toplines. Come and support them!!
An exciting night in Whiskers with stripped back NICE FRIDAYS! Be ready for high volume sounds of all shapes and sizes which will have been selected and tailored especially for YOU, the beautiful Whiskers crew.
SCARILY AWESOME!!!! Halloween: one of Whiskers' favourite nights of the year! Come and get freaky in our
HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES
Zombies, witches, werewolves, cats, clowns, devils - everyone welcome AS LONG AS YOU ARE DEAD!!!!!
FREE ENTRY, scary people, a late license and the sickest tunes from DJ Wax - spend your halloween with us...or we will find you and kill you*....
*we wont actually kill you...just hurt you**
**we won't actually hurt you, we'll just hurt your feelings***
***this is true
WE ARE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THIS GIG!!!
Incredible travelling Cornish busking band PHAT BOLLARD will be joining you at Newquay's favourite venue!
47,500 Facebook followers can't be wrong!
With clever, funny and poignant lyrics and titles like 'Just don't be a c**t mate' we know you're gonna love them!
£4 ADVANCE TICKET (at the bar)
£5 ON THE DOOR
Check 'em out https://youtu.be/BqwWUNZlTOA
Rubber Face: the union of three highly experienced signed musicians from diverse musical backgrounds who like to make a (beautiful) NOISE! Their grungy punk songs are packed full of melodies and loud guitars that will definitely get your attention!
This incredibly talented band has been a year in the making and finally the writing and rehearing has brought them to our door - THANK GOODNESS! Come and support these local chaps - it will definitely be a rocking night!!
Upstairs Downstairs - Late Night Adventures
One of our favourite Newquay DJ collectives; Upstairs Downstairs, bringing you their usual mix of awesome. The only way to spend YOUR Saturday night is with US, dancing to THEM.
Oh hello November! Wanna hear some fab music?
Head to Whiskers peeps, where you can enjoy some beautiful live music in a cosy corner sipping on something cold and strong!
Free drink for performers from our friends at Tribute : )
Rodney Branigan - One Man, Two Guitars! (Texas Blues/ Rock/ Roots/ Acoustic)
HE’S BACK!!! Hugely popular musical legend Rodney Branigan is back on the Whiskers’ stage. Frequently referred to as the 2 guitar man, Rodney's waters run so much deeper. A gifted lyricist, vocalist, and instrumentalist, he is also considered to be a rather nice guy with a witty sense of humour! DON’T MISS THIS GIG!
Check out his talent:
Sir Vinyl in the house! Bringing you tropical tunes and afro beats which, as always, will have you stopming your little feet! Dancehall delights and genral rad vibes - the only way to spend your Saturday night x
DJ Tuskan (Dub Reggae Dancehall Jungle Drum & Bass)
Playing for the first time on our Whisjers stage, DJ Tuskan will be bringing you some seriously cool tracks from Dub and Reggae to Jungle and Drum and Bass. See you on the dancefloor x
Inspired by the early legends of the '70s and having been given his first guitar at the age of five, Ben Robey delivers an authentic, polished sound. The band have been performing their own unique material at venues across the south west and now we deliver them to YOU!
Modern blues and rock that'll have you tapping your feet and feeling all coooooooool.
DJs Mitch and Enz (Reggae/ Funk/ Disco)
It's Saturday night people! And Whiskers is THE PLACE TO BE!! DJs Mitch and Enz bringing you reggae, funk and disco from 8 into the small hours. Be there! x
The Vinyl Collective - Rare Grooves/ Funk
As it's Friday the 13th, anything could happen! You are not safe at home so get down to Whiskers where we will look after you via the mediums of drink and dance! The Vinyl Collective will be spinning their rare grooves from 8pm : )
James Dixon will be hitting the Whiskers stage again; sharing wth us his beautiful voice and music. You may recognise this curly haired chap? Yup he has been supporting local legends The Big Sets at their epic Whiskers' gigs.
Mutant Vinyl is the alter ego of British singer songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Edwin Pope who has done dome epic gigs and played with some super famous types! Saxophonist Edwin has supported the likes of Rudimental, The Noisettes, Rita Ora, Kids In Glass Houses and Scouting For Girls during the past two years. He has won awards and he is ‘The finest in saxophone mess since 1991’
So come along and support some epic live music on a Wednesday x
Tamar are a West Country Nu-Folk act touring the UK. Their style is similar to Seth Lakeman, Show Of Hands, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin and Union Station. Their Fiddle, Slide Guitar and 12 String Acoustic Guitar playing provide a foot-stomping Celtic/Anglo night of music.
The boys have played alongside Mad Dog McRea several times and have opened up for US band Langhorne Slim. Tamar are an emerging part of the Folk Music scene across the South of England. Their debut album, A Long Way From Home, is available now on iTunes and Spotify...
The Big Sets LAST FULL BAND GIG OF 2017!! Don't be the chump that misses it : )
See all the boys together for the last time this year. High energy, craze fuelled, frantic, fun and musically delicious! See you on that dancefloor peeps x
THIS IS A GREAT CAUSE....
The many beautiful cats that currently call Newquay's RSCPA Animal Centre their home, are in need of rain protection! The cats have lovely caged runs which allow them to spend time outdoors aswell as inside. The only problem is that when it rains they get soaked! Many of the cats are too frightened to come inside meaning they will sit out in the rain - they get very wet as does their bedding and blankets. SOGGY BEDS Oh no!!!
Whiskers is on a mission to raise £1500 for a roofed walkway outside the runs. This will protect the cats from the rain allowing them to comfortably relax outside whatever the weather.
We have the builders in place ready to do the work...we just need to raise the funds!
So... come along and support this event, help us raise the cash and enjoy an evening of fun for the whole family!!
5.30pm Children's kitten fancy dress competition!
Who can be the best cat or kitten?! £1 to enter the competition with all funds going towards the roof! Prize for best kitty announced at 7pm!
Plus a cat drawing competiion - who can draw the best kitty?! Winner announced at 7pm!
(Parents can perhaps enjoy a cocktail!!)
There will be a raffle and silent auction to get involved with; great prizes with all money going towards our kitten friends!
Somebody from the fantastic Newquay RSPCA will be with us with information on cats who are in need of homes. Some of the cats have been with them for 2 years!! If you are thinking of rescuing a cat or kitten please come along and speak to the team.
We will also be accepting gifts for the cats who are always in need of food, scratching posts, beds and toys. These can be new or second hand! Please bring them along on the night!!
We look forward to seeing you for a full evening of fun, prizes, cat info and the raising of the all important £1500 which will literally be a life changer for the cats and kittens who reside up the road : )
If you are able to donate a prize or a service please get in touch!
Thanks so much xx
It's been too long since we had this epic local band play at Whiskers! ALWAYS an INCREDIBLE night with Black Friday. Wear your comfy shoes because you will not want to stop dancing! So much energy, so much fun!! Don't miss this mid-week musical delight!
Here's what they say...
'IGUANAS mash the mundane and the mystic to form a semi-escapist landscape, half grown from the paranoid hyper-reality of domestic society and a constant barrage of holiday snaps.
And with self-proclaimations that they are the 'Best band since the f***in Beatles mate.' Why would you even dream of not being at this gig?!
Think Calipso Tropicana with beats and sounds that will make you move!
Circle Of Crows return to Whiskers for the release of their debut EP!
It's going to be an epic night of rock with merchandise and CDs available to purchase.
Support to be announced.
Can't wait for a CD? You can download/stream it now from iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and loads of other online stores : )
Whiskers is super excited to bring you an evening of fundraising to help buy surf equipment for the local people of Ghana. We also have the pleasure to be showing the premier of former European longboard champion and Finisterre Ambassador Sam Bleakley's short film 'Brilliant Corners Ghana'.
We have some great raffle prizes donated by Rip Curl, Globe, New Era, Northshore Surf Shop, Nike, Hurley, Dragon, Poolen, Stance, Volcom and Surfing life.
Entry fee will be £5 which includes 1 raffle tickets. More raffle tickets available to purchase on the night.
The film will play around 7.30pm followed by a short Q and A session. We will then be treated to tunes spun by local legend DJ Tim Nice.
All proceeds will go towards buying surfing equipment for the local surfers of Ghana - come and support this great cause!
Stay tuned for info on how and where you can buy your ticket xx
'Brilliant Corners Ghana':
Directed and presented by travel writer, former European longboard champion and Finisterre Ambassador Sam Bleakley, Brilliant Corners is a surf travel series of 52 minute long documentaries (five episodes per series) exploring emerging surf cultures, and capturing the power of surfing for social good. Through interviews, narrative and beautifully filmed surfing sequences in extreme destinations, Sam meets developing surf cultures, explores surfing as dance, and leads an adventure travelogue across a variety of physical environments, learning about the respective landscapes of art and music. Brilliant Corners is a celebration of life, travel and off-the-beaten-track places, demonstrating how surfing can offer detailed understanding of the changing relationship between cultures and coastlines.
Brilliant Corners Ghana filmed by Felix Gansicke, presented by Sam Bleakley, featuring Brett Davies, produced by The Wave Productions'
An evening of entertainment hosted by Tribo Grooves! Expect great music, the best vibes and a heap of friendly faces.
DO NOT MISS THIS GIG! Pioneers of the 'Gyp-Hop' sound, full of character and bouncy base lines, Gypsy Unit are definitely not your run-of-the-mill hiphop act. Combining a rowdy, cheeky party vibe with a quirky string section and hooky choruses, their trademark sound makes them one of the freshest acts to hit the scene.
Take a listen, then get straight to Whiskers to buy your ticket before they sell out! Super early bird just £4 - very limited.
Support by the awesome DJ Karmaloji : )