Meet potential musicians to collaborate with or just make friends with; chat about making music; get ideas and inspiration; learn; get great support from our friendly members who are musicians of all levels; meet mixers and producers, or make other great connections…

Monthly Music Makers Meetup

  • David Whitehall – Guitar, Singer

    David Whitehall – Guitar, Singer

    "A great group to be part of ... Good fun and a lovely, supportive group of people."

  • Joanne O’Dowd – Singer Songwriter, Acoustic Guitar, Synth Keyboard

    Joanne O’Dowd – Singer Songwriter, Acoustic Guitar, Synth Keyboard

    "... I've had some fab music projects & jamming sessions with musicians I've met from the music Meetup."

  • Paul Crick – Piano, Synths, Guitars and Bass

    Paul Crick – Piano, Synths, Guitars and Bass

    "Excellent turn out of very friendly people. Lots of laughter and some great performances on the stage."

  • John – Singer

    John – Singer

    "First class ... Loved it. Fantastic people."

  • Iain Meyrick – Guitar

    Iain Meyrick – Guitar

    "Inspirational Meetup. So good to see so many musicians in a venue with the potential to become a major music hub."

  • Abii Musique – Vocals, Guitar

    Abii Musique – Vocals, Guitar

    "Really great group of lovely supportive people. Glad I found them :)"

  • Kevin Munson – Bass and guitar

    Kevin Munson – Bass and guitar

    "Great supportive atmosphere for performers..."

  • Natalie – Harpist

    Natalie – Harpist

    "The dog house!!!!! Fab venue!!! Thanx 😁"

The meetups take place every fortnight at 2 alternating venues

Venue 1:
The Doghouse, in Carlton on a Thursday night.
– Social/Networking – followed by Open Mic and other live music.

  • Includes a bar (at the front), which is normally quiet enough for socialising and networking – which begins around 7:30pm.
  • Includes a stage/venue where you can get chance to perform (open-mic) from around 8:30. They have the usual equipment and instruments, but you can bring your own.
    Open Mic / Jamming Arrangements: If you want to play on the night, click here to see full information and a form to let us know you want to perform.
  • It has plenty of parking space, or is easy to get to by bus (25, 27 from Victoria Centre – get off at the ‘Chesterfield Street’ stop).

Venue 2:
The Bell Inn, Angel Row on a Saturday night.
– Social/Networking, and Jamming/Improvisation.

  • Mainly taking place in the private Flynn’s Room on the first floor.

Any questions, please use the Music Makers Facebook Group at

Join Us!

To let us know you are coming along – join the website, and click RSVP on the page of our latest upcoming meetup.

(You can also just turn up on the night.)