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GSMC would like to wish a very Happy New Year to all our readers. A big thank you to all those that voted in this year’s GSMC Music Awards, voting is now closed and we will be announcing the winners at the GSMC Music Awards Night at The Couch, Bracknell on Thursday 20th January which will feature live music from The Lost Trades, Linda Moylan, Ajay Srivastav & Paul Alexander Low, tickets are available via our website.

Coming up this week we have Rock Week on Thursday, Friday & Saturday featuring 4 bands each night and our weekly New Music Tuesday Showcase at The Couch. Sadly this week’s Acoustic Café Showcase has been cancelled by the venue due to Covid instead we will be streaming Songs from the Summer House with Gavin Thomas on our Facebook pages starting at 8pm.

 We have our most ambitious live stream to date with 4 acts performing live on Facebook pages from Australia on Thursday morning at 10am (GMT) and the excellent Martin McNeill will be performing at the GSMC Online Music Club on Sunday at 8pm. The Lost Trades released their excellent new video today (Monday) which is available to watch on YouTube and the GSMC New Original Music Playlistthis week features 20 tracks from 20 different artists.

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Rock Week 2022
Thursday 6th – Sat 8th January
Starts 8:00pm
The Couch, Bracknell

Rock Week, Berkshire’s longest running Band Competition will return to The Couch, Bracknell on 6th, 7th, 8th, 15th January, featuring 3 Heats and a Final, with the Winner of each Heat and the overall runner up going through to the Final. Starts 8pm, admission £7.00.
Thursday 6th January
Marc Woosnam, Punk Dylan, Funky Nature & Grand Old Uke of Dork
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Friday 7th January
Skoria, Risking Nostalgia, Glitter Wound  &Hurly Burly
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Saturday 8th January
Daed Men, The Filthy Llamas, The Station & Downtown Roundabout
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GSMC Music Awards Night
Thursday 20th January
Starts 7:30pm
The Couch, Bracknell

The annual GSMC Music Awards return to The Couch Bracknell with a celebration of Grassroots Music where the winners of all eleven categories will be announced as well as great live music from the Lost Trades, Linda Moylan, Ajay Srivastav & Paul Alexander Low and an opportunity to meet and party with the artists that have been nominated. 
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New Music Tuesday
Tuesday 4th January
Starts 8:00pm
The Couch, Bracknell
New Music Tuesday is a weekly showcase night taking place at The Couch, Bracknell featuring 4 acts each week performing a mixture of genres. Featuring live music from Jonathan Molyneux, Meddling Fox, Colin Bailey and Penny Jayne Black, starting at 8pm, admission £5.00.
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SMC New Original Music Playlist
This week’s GSMC New Original Music Playlist features Elles Bailey, Listening Club, Hardwicke Circus, The Lost Trades, igoodidea, Wiley Bo Walker, Jaelee Small, The Jesus Bolt, Ruby Moss, The TR5’s, The Portraits, Jeffrey Lewis, Luna Keller, Sean Taylor, Phil Hendriks & Michelle Hendricks, Murray McDowell, Coastal Town, Aisha Badru, Luke Sital-Singh, Faun. Available until 9th January.
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Online Music Club presents
Martin McNeill
Sunday 9th January
Starts 8:00pm
Slide guitarist and singer Martin McNeill plays blues with soul. Based in Essex, he had a busy gig schedule before the pandemic and now his regular Facebook livestreams attract an international audience.
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Support Us
GSMC are passionate about creating new opportunities for Live Music and are keen to work with venues and festivals, we have now created a Donate button on GSMC website Home Page where all funds will go into creating new initiatives. We are also keen to speak to prospective sponsors and volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved please contact us.

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