Late Sessions welcomes Shakara Soul’s Ben Tier

Fri 29th March

For the upcoming  ‘Late Sessions’ this month, we will be inviting guest DJ, Benjamin Tier. Benjamin is the founder of Shakara Soul, a music platform that curate events concentrating on deep, soulful, jazz-inspired sounds.

Benjamin’s DJ sets have been heavily inspired by Jazz fusions, expect anything from Afro-Beat, Soukous, Pysch and Funk.

Here is the recent mix Ben did for Jazz FM: Stream it here

His DJ  Facebook page  

Shakara Soul Facebook page


To Book Late Sessions

Contemporary Traditional Japanese Tattoo Motifs

Contemporary Traditional Japanese Tattoo Motifs

Fri 12th April

Kings Ship Tattoo are exhibiting a sequence of Contemporary Traditional Japanese Tattoo Motifs. 80 paintings in watercolour from Aaron Willett one of Portsmouth’s finest tattoo artists.
Leading the way and putting ink in since 2004. A rare opportunity to view this study of works, ‘Mark Of The Orient’. Fri 12th April. Doors 7pm.
Sat 13th. 11-5pm

La Havana Jazz Club returns

Fri 22nd Feb

Coastguard Studio presents; ‘La Havana Jazz Club & Late Sessions’.
Internationally acclaimed saxophonist Giuliano Pereira will be headlining the second of our exclusive sequence of ‘La Havana’ live jazz club events.

Playing along side Giuliano will be our resident musicians, the talented Rhythm Earth Electric Trio.

Our resident DJs Prince Brandon, Breezie and Mr Foot will be laying down more all vinyl Jazzy vibes during the ‘Late Session’ immediately following the live event.

Tickets for the live gig have now sold out but some tickets are still available  for the late sessions  here.


Strike a Chord for Spinal Research

Event: Friday 6 April, 7.30pm – 1am

Coastguard Studio will host ‘Strike a Chord for Spinal Research’ – A night of Live Bands and Dancing to excellent music, raising funds and awareness for ‘Spinal Research’ and featuring…

Daryl Kellie


The Deckards

The Catgut Hooligans


Chaos’ ‘DJ Hev’

Tickets are just £3 and all proceeds go to the London Marathon fundraising for the charity ‘Spinal Research’

Call 07944 620283 for Tickets, or search ‘Strike a Chord for Spinal Research’ on Facebook

Hipshaker returns to Coastguard Studio

Event: Saturday 17 March, 8pm – 1am

Hipshaker returns to Coastguard Studio with…

You Can’t Sit Down & Velvet Candy…Two great rooms of tunes for a fiver!

You Can’t Sit Down room – Soul, Latin, R’n’B & Jazz
Velvet Candy room – Garage & Psych

£5 on the door or in advance from Dead Man’s Glory in Albert Rd, Southsea.

Find out more at Hipshaker’s Facebook page.