March 2022 Hertfordshire Gig Guide

With so many cancellations in January and February, it didn’t seem worthwhile recommending gigs that weren’t going to happen. But there’s hope March might see things start to return to normal and you now have a new venue to catch bands at, with the opening of Corn Exchange Hertford. Here are some reasons to get you out of the house.

2nd – The Lounge Society, The Horn

Bit of a coup this one. It’s likely The Lounge Society are going to follow bands like Yard Act and hit the mainstream this year. Don’t be fooled by their Harry Potter lookalike singer. Once he starts performing, he means business and the band have something to say about Britain. Singed to Speedy Wunderground. They’re destined for a great 2022. Get down to the Horn. They won’t be playing venues as small as the Horn for very long.

9th – Sick Joy, The Horn

Grungy Brighton three piece with music following the Nirvana song book.

11th – ‘All Female Night’, Club 85

With the exception of Loud Women gigs who only put together great female led and non binary gigs. I’m never too keen on venues putting on an ‘all female night’. It is usually an indication their lineups on other nights are under representing the many excellent female or female led bands. This gig features JOANovARC, Sam Walker, Bianca, Cara Beard and Roxy Seale. I’m sure it will be a great evening. But there’s a clash of styles which maybe shows how artificial the line up is. Maybe Club 85 you could do a better job of featuring more female led bands and artists on other nights?

19th – Trash Boat, Corn Exchange

Noisy St Albans hardcore quintet Trash Boat have a dedicated loyal following. This is certain to be a popular gig at new venue the Corn Exchange, Hertford.

24th – The Woodentops, The Horn

Reformed 80s stripped back pop group hit the Horn

25th – Buzzcocks, Corn Exchange

Punk royalty. The Buzzocks are the seminal British punk band. Sadly minus Pete Shelley who died in 2018. This is sure to be a popular gig.

25th – GONG, Club 85

GONG keep on rocking. Current line up head to Club 85 for their rescheduled gig

31st – Enter Shikari, Club 85 (Sold Out)

St Albans band play Club 85 as part of the National Lottery’s #ReviveLive Tour