Diary of events
We’re committed to providing the best in live music as well as the best in recorded music.
So we put on regular events with live in-store performances from great artists, signings and other exciting events.
Keep checking back, or get on our mailing list to keep informed!
Thursday 1 February
7:30pm – Monthly Music Quiz
Our monthly music quiz takes place on the first Thursday of each month, hosted by our good friends at The Tipsy Pig in Latimer Street, Romsey. The next quiz will be on Thursday 1 February.
The quiz starts at 7:30pm and max team size is 6 people. You’ll need a team as the 80 questions will cover all genres, and some questions (but not all) will be difficult.
Entry is £1 per person, and there will be prizes of beer tokens and money-off vouchers, with all proceeds going to charity. Look forward to seeing you there!
Tuesday 30 January
6.30pm – Turin Brakes
We are delighted and excited this week to let you all know that Turin Brakes will be playing in store to promote their new album, Invisible Empire! Guarantee yourself entry to this special event by pre-ordering the new album here.
Saturday 28 October
2.30pm – Patrick Duff
We are delighted and excited to announce that on Saturday 28th October we will have Patrick Duff playing at Hundred Records. For those of you who don’t know of him, see him here. Patrick will be here at 2.30 pm – don’t miss him!!
Tuesday 12 September
6pm – Seán McGowan
We are really excited that Southampton-born singer Seán McGowan will be appearing in-store on Tuesday 12th September at 6pm as he is releasing a brand-new EP, Graft & Grief, on silver vinyl and CD.
The 7-track EP features the singles ‘No Show’, ‘Apple Core’ and ‘Costa Del Solution’. Graft & Grief showcases Seán’s lyrical dexterity, knack for penning a catchy melody and laser-sharp social commentary. ‘No Show’ puts zero-hour-contract, minimum-wage drudgery into riotous perspective – rebellion in half-arsed job performance, revenge in furiously-paced folk-punk. ‘Apple Core’ draws gentle echoed gallops while Seán spits lyrics at a pace, a rowdy chorus nailing his unexpected eloquence. ‘Dog Tag’ flows from chin-up confidence to raw honesty, and ‘Clear Conscience’ rumbles with drum rolls under soft guitars. Finally, new song ‘Costa Del Solution’ is a bright, sunny jangle set upon high-street despondency, which twists the cliché of a beach holiday escape.
Graft & Grief is an impressive showcase for Seán’s rollicking full-band set of socially spot-on songs; an insight into realities of being young and musically motivated in modern England.
You can pre-order the Graft & Grief EP here.
Friday 25 August
6pm – Flyte
We are delighted and excited to announce that we have Flyte playing in-store at 6pm on 25 August, the release date of their debut album with Island Records. You’ll hear influences that run from Nick Drake to Mac DeMarco by way of the Blade Runner soundtrack but always, always with their trademark vocal harmonies front and centre. Check out their single ‘Cathy Come Home’ to give you a taste of their sound.
‘How much will this cost?’ I hear you ask – well, it’s free! so come along on and be in on the ground floor of something special.
Saturday 8 July
We’ve booked a busy afternoon with a great line-up.
2:00 pm – Head South By Weaving. Prog-folk at its finest.
2:40 pm – Kinesis 4. Rock, prog, blues, harmonies and world music.
3:20 pm – Nick Tann Trio. Hampshire-based jazz trio.
4:00 pm – A Formal Horse. Full-on prog rock in the finest traditions of the genre.
Saturday 10 June
Hattie Briggs played at Hundred Pecords at 3pm on Saturday 10th June. We last saw Hattie supporting Sean Lakeman & Kathryn Roberts. Get a taste of her work here.
Saturday 3 June
Saturday 1 April
A Formal Horse
Hundred Records favourites A Formal Horse return to the shop to launch their new EP with a very special in-store. There will be a box set, raffles, all sorts basically, so come and see the mighty Horse!
20 August 2016
9 July 2016
We had a busy afternoon with a great line-up and loads of happy punters!
Alite. Think Eagles country rock complete with 3-part harmonies.
Head South By Weaving. Prog-folk at its finest.
A Formal Horse. Full-on prog rock in the finest traditions of the genre.
A Diamond Age. Fresh from appearing at Blissfields and before appearing at Victorius, A Diamond Age will display their dream-pop/shoegaze fusion.
27 May 2016
Check out our blog for pics and a review of the evening.
16 April 2016
The fabulous Diana Jones entertained us on Record Store Day! The phrase ‘award-winning’ barely does justice to this native of New York and Nashville. Visit her website and begin a journey into the heart of American music.
26 March 2016
Jim Chorley / Nick Tann
19 March 2016
Italian-born London singer-songwriter Franc Cinelli brings his UK Folk Award-winning music to Romsey.
12 March 2016
21 November 2015
Ray ‘Chopper’ Cooper
Ray was a mainstay of folk legends Oysterband. Check Ray’s website for more details.
17 October 2015
11 July 2015
The Beggars Fair: A busy afternoon of great music and talk
27 June 2015
Great sounds from this talented emerging local artist. Check out his Facebook page.
26 June 2015
Simpson • Cutting • Kerr
Trio featuring Martin Simpson (23-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee), accordion maestro Andy Cutting and BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the year Nancy Kerr. They stopped by at lunchtime during their tour in support of their latest release, Murmurs, and gave us a display of musical brilliance. Find out more on their Facebook page or at Martin Simpson’s website.
20 June 2015
American roots rock duo Larkin Poe took a break from supporting Elvis Costello on his UK tour to rock a packed Hundred Records with a raucous set!
There are more photos from the event on our blog.
6 June 2015
Danny & The Champions of the World
We were mighty pleased – no, wildly excited – to welcome Danny George Wilson of Danny & The Champions of the World to launch their new album, What Kind of Love, with an exclusive in-store performance.
18 April 2015
We had a great line-up of artists for Record Store Day:
15 April 2015
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
21 March 2015
A Formal Horse & Kinesis 4
14 March 2015
Sid Griffin & The Coal Porters
The legendary Sid Griffin & The Coal Porters performed live and drew quite a crowd!
7 February 2015
Last Shop Standing
To celebrate the opening of Hampshire’s newest record shop, Graham Jones brought his live ‘Last Shop Standing’ event to Hundred Records. His comic tales gathered from the record shops of the UK produced plenty of laughs, as he revealed the dodgy shenanigans the record companies got up to trying to hype their records up the chart.
Local folk duo Lantern Brigade kicked off the afternoon, and there was a short pop quiz with fantastic prizes.
27 November 2014
Moulettes performed a fantastic set at our first live event, and charmed everyone!
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