We have a strong music scene in this part of the country. From creative community-based music showcasing local talent to annual music festivals attracting musicians from the UK and internationally.
See our What's On listing for a guide to some of the musical events taking place.
Popular Music Venues
- Astor Community Theatre
Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AB
- Blue Fish Cabaret Wine Bar
La Salle Verte, 14-15 Cannon Street, Dover CT16 1BZ
- The Booking Hall
Old Harbour Station, Elizabeth Street, Dover CT17 9FE
- Dover Town Hall
Biggin Street, Dover CT16 1DL
- The Hop and Huffkin
10 New Street, Sandwich CT13 9AB
- The Lighthouse
50 The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DX
- St Mary's Arts Centre
Strand Street, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9HN
- Deal Music and Arts Festival
Bringing music and arts lovers from far and wide to enjoy concerts and other events from world-class artists in an eclectic selection of venues and settings.
- Deal Folk by the Sea
Usually held in September
Contemporary and traditional folk music and shanties.
- HM Royal Marine Band Concert & Service of Rededication at Deal Memorial Bandstand
Every year the Royal Marines Band Service returns to Deal to entertain the thousands who come to listen. The concert at Deal Memorial Bandstand and Walmer Green is followed by a Service of Rededication. We remember the eleven musicians killed when the Royal Marines School of Music at Deal was bombed on 22 September 1989.
- Sandwich Festival
Usually held in August
- Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival
Usually held in July
The Sandwich Folk and Ale Festival showcases music loosely grouped as 'folk' from a number of local talents.