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SUB89 Reading

SUB89 events and tickets

Skiddle is an official primary ticket outlet for SUB89 in Reading. Find 10 upcoming events below. Tickets can be purchased directly from Skiddle:

Ultimate Coldplay at SUB89

Ultimate Coldplay

  • This event has been postponed until 12th Feb 2021
  • SUB89 Reading
  • Friday 15th May
  • The MJR Group Presents Ultimate Coldplay, a live tribute to Coldplay, performing all of the hits
    Kickstart My Heart (Reading) at SUB89

    Kickstart My Heart (Reading)

    • SUB89 Reading
    • Saturday 4th July
    • Join us as we bring the Sunset Strip of LA to Reading for a night full of 80s Hair Metal & Power Ballads from Motley Crue to Whitesnake!
      U2Baby at SUB89

      U2Baby

      • SUB89 Reading
      • Friday 17th July
      • The MJR Group presents highly acclaimed U2 tribute band, U2Baby. U2Baby capture the unique sound of U2 as well as the look, covering every detail.
        Maroon V vs The Kill3rs at SUB89

        Maroon V vs The Kill3rs

        • SUB89 Reading
        • Friday 21st August
        • The MJR Group presents tributes to two of the biggest American pop-rock bands of the noughties - Maroon V vs The Kill3rs
          UK Foo Fighters at SUB89

          UK Foo Fighters

          • SUB89 Reading
          • Friday 4th September
          • This World-Famous tribute band takes you on a journey spanning 25 years of music from the now legendary band 'Foo Fighters'.
            Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club - Reading  at SUB89

            Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club - Reading

            • SUB89 Reading
            • Saturday 3rd October
            • Craig Charles finally returns to Reading to play Sub 89 on 3rd October
              Ultimate Coldplay at SUB89

              Ultimate Coldplay

              • SUB89 Reading
              • Friday 12th February 2021
              • The MJR Group Presents Ultimate Coldplay, a live tribute to Coldplay, performing all of the hits
                The Doors Alive at SUB89

                The Doors Alive

                • SUB89 Reading
                • Friday 12th March 2021
                • The MJR Group presents The Doors Alive. The number one tribute band to legendary, sixties, Californian rock gurus, The Doors.
                  Motley Crude + Poizon at SUB89

                  Motley Crude + Poizon

                  • SUB89 Reading
                  • Friday 2nd April 2021
                  • The MJR Group presents The UK's Most Notorious Tribute Band Mötley Crüde & Poizon, Europe's Premier Tribute To The Glam, Slam, Kings of Noize - Poison
                    London Calling + The Ramonas at SUB89

                    London Calling + The Ramonas

                    • SUB89 Reading
                    • Friday 28th May 2021
                    • Two of the best cover bands in punk descend on Sub 89 in Reading for a night of The Clash and Ramones classics...

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                      SUB89 venue information

                      SUB89 is Reading’s best underground club and live music venue. Opening in October 2009 with a live show from Chase and Status, the venue has gone from strength to strength covering all aspects of live music, comedy and clubnights.

                      Some of the acts to grace the SUB89 stage are Gary Numan, 2manydj’s, Babyshambles, Bad Manners, Napalm Death, Subfocus, DJ Fresh, Buzzcocks, New Model Army, Nero, Adam Ant, The Beat, Ed Sheeran, Skindred and many more.

                      The venue is able to accommodate a wide range of international touring acts as well as striving to support the fantastic local music scene that Reading has to offer.

                      Technical Specifications

                      FRONT OF HOUSE PA SYSTEM.

                      40ch Soundcraft MH2 or Yamaha M7CL 4 Nexo Alpha M3 Duel 10' + 3' mid tops 4 Nexo Alpha B1-15 15' bass cabs 4 Nexo Alpha S2 twin 18' sub-bass cabs Run in 4 way active mode powered by NX242 digital controllers and Camco Vortex 6 amps

                      40+8 multicore w/splits Additional 16+4 multicore w.o./splits

                      OUTBOARD RACK SUB 89 FOH/MONS

                      4 (four) BSS FCS966 31 band EQ 2 (two) BSS DPR504 Quad gates 2 (two) BSS DPR404 Quad comps 2 (two) Yamaha SPX990

                      1 (one) TC electronics D2

                      MONITOR SYSTEM

                      40 ch Soundcraft MH2 or Yamaha M7CL 8 (eight) wedge monitors (LE400C) powered by QSC RMX2450 (six ch total) 2 (two) Martin audio WS2A subs powered by QSC PLX902 (2 ch)

                      Venue contact details and info

                      Name: SUB89

                      Phone: 0118 959 5395

                      Venue short url: https://www.skiddle.com/venues/50276/

                      Type of venue: Live

                      Address: 110-117 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1EP

                      Website: http://sub89.com

                      Capacity: 550

                      Opening hours: 10pm-4am

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