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New Years Eve at Lime!

Genre: Punk, Folk, Rock

Get your ticket for New Years Eve at the Lime Bar Cafe, our final gig as the Lime Bar Cafe! 

We are celebrating News Years Eve in true Lime Bar style with bands and DJs. The night marks our last gig as the Lime Bar Cafe beforewe transform like a butterfly into L.I.M.E - Live Independent Music Events. 

It would be amazing to share the evening with you, for your listening and dancing pleasure will be:

London punks Dirty Viv
Jemma Freeman & the Cosmic Something
The F.U.S.S. DJs! 

When the midnight moment comes there will be free fizz for everyone to see in the New Year.


20 early bird tickets - £12

20 budget bird - £15

20 full price tickets - £20

Tickets are available from Lime Bar during opening hours.

See you there as we move on to our next phase!

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8:00 PM20:00

The Bigger Fibbers and Guest

Genre: Folk

Manic Folk – is that what they play or is that what they is???

One of the most energetic acts on the circuit – they have been playing festivals and pub gigs all over the country every year since 2003. Driven by Michael McDonough-Jones’ explosive and dynamic guitar playing, and M.R.L.P. Minister for Blatant Lies, front-man Nigel Knapp entertains any and every audience.

Here's a link to there sound and info :

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7:30 PM19:30

Ali Warren

Genre: Folk

Mike and I re very excited about this one - our first show in Folkstone!

Very excited to be travelling out of London to see the sea. Fantastic venue, great people, great beer.

We'll be playing x2, 45 minute sets, originals and some non-originals.

Bring your aunty.

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6:00 PM18:00

Silent Companions

Genre: Punk, Cabaret

After a glorious first visit in August they band are thrilled to be heading back for some pre-Christmas fun at The Lime Bar - there might even be a Christmas song thrown in for good measure!

Audience descriptions: 'Nick Cave meets Edward Lear and Captain Pugwash' 'A musical version of a Tim Burton film' 'Music from a haunted fairground' 'Grotesque Victorian Rock''Scary Skiffle' 'The Doors go to the circus'.

Voodoo Punk Cabaret that will Tango on your heart, Waltz in your head and Shanty down your gizzards - A Cabinet of Curiosities.

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9:00 PM21:00

The Desert Turkeys

Genre: Jazz, Country, Lounge Voodoo, Rock & Roll

The Desert Turkeys are a 3-piece band from Kent, UK. Bruce Allen: Drums, Julian Whitfield: Double bass, Bernard Eveleigh: Vocals/guitar. 

The trio deliver a musical dynamic that is spirited and lyrical, with a performance that maintains a certain atmospheric grittiness and restrained melancholy. The repertoire is made up of original songs and instrumentals, and  influences include Kurt Weill, Leonard Cohen, Burt Bacharach, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash. The band do not conform to any one genre, but roam the areas variously described as: spanish, jazz, country, lounge voodoo, rock & roll.

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8:00 PM20:00

Lorraine Lucas' Song Writing Festival: Jack Pound and Diane Dunn (Ticketed)

Genre: Blues, acousitc, singer songwriter

Come done to Lime Bar to see Folkestone heroes Jack Pound and Diane Dunn, as part of Lorraine Lucas’s Songwriting Festival, performing a special gig for Lime bar, we have even extended our licensing hours!

Tickets are £8, available at: 

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