Quaint little eatery The Notes in Southampton is happy to announce the return of their FREE ENTRY acoustic shows!

Only 7 months since it’s opening, The Notes cafe has already proved a popular platform for live music and performance artists alike, or even those wanting a social drink in the evening or lunch in an amiable atmosphere.

Proving popular with the locals, the free acoustic nights will see talented performers take to the stage to entertain locals in the amiable atmosphere of The Notes. The acoustic nights will be held on the first thursday of every month until the end of the year starting – well – they’ve already started!


Thurs 6th Oct: Lucas & King @ The Notes Cafe, Southampton

A spectacular evening of acoustic music featuring super-talented headliners Lucas & King. This duo make for some beautiful sounds and are not to be missed!

Supporting performances courtesy of the wonderful Lucy Bernardez and David Philpott.

DAVID PHILPOTT: 8pm – 8:30

LUCY BERNARDEZ: 9pm – 9.30

LUCAS & KING: 10pm – 10.45

“The band’s gentle blend of rootsy Americana and minimalist folk combined velvet-smooth vocals with a charismatic fragility – to spine-tingling effect.” Brighton Argus on LUCAS & KING


Thurs 3rd Nov: Fly Away Peter @ The Notes Cafe, Southampton

Offering powerful vocals and a deftly worked guitar, when on stage Fly Away Peter presents a call to arms. Evoking the spirit of Stevie Nicks, this brilliant new band fall in the never-world between folk and rock.

Supporting music will be by Liemba and Harris Gordon.

HARRIS GORDON: 8pm – 8:30

LIEMBA: 9pm – 9:30

FLY AWAY PETER: 10pm – 10.45


Thurs 1st Dec: Mike Gale of Co-Pilgrim @ The Notes Cafe, Southampton

Mike Gale is the talented and prolific singer-songwriter from the Winchester/Oxford band Co-Pilgrim. Expect nothing less than perfectly crafted pop songs from the multi-talented musician. Support for Mike Gale comes from Flying Machines.


MIKE GALE of CO-PILGRIM: 10pm – 11pm

Mike Gale distills sunshine pop classicism into bittersweet songs that channel the warmth of the West Coast ’70s via deep pile harmonies and layered instruments. A Home Counties Teenage Fanclub” – Mojo


The cafe is open all day with food served up until 9pm, so feel free to choose from their delicious range of locally-sourced food then sit back and relax with a cold beer or a glass of organic wine from the bar and soak up the tunes. Oh and did we mention, students get a 10% discount on everything? All the time? Forever? 

The cafes website can be found here, complete with food and drinks menus and location.