SUB89 Reading

SUB89 events and tickets

Skiddle is an official primary ticket outlet for SUB89 in Reading. Find 16 upcoming events below. Tickets can be purchased directly from Skiddle:

The Original Wailers at SUB89

The Original Wailers

  • SUB89 Reading
  • Sunday 30th June
  • The MJR Group presents The Original Wailers featuring Al Anderson live this June in Reading.
    Living Colour at SUB89

    Living Colour

    • SUB89 Reading
    • Friday 19th July
    • The MJR Group by arrangement with TKO presents American rock band from New York City, Living Colour
      Ash at SUB89

      Ash

      • SUB89 Reading
      • Sunday 18th August
      • The MJR Group by arrangement with X-Ray Touring presents Northern Irish rock band, Ash live in Reading this summer.
        Maroon V vs The Kill3rs at SUB89

        Maroon V vs The Kill3rs

        • SUB89 Reading
        • Friday 30th August
        • The MJR Group presents tributes to two of the biggest American pop-rock bands of the noughties - Maroon V vs The Kill3rs
          The Specials Ltd with 2Rude Ska Band at SUB89

          The Specials Ltd with 2Rude Ska Band

          • SUB89 Reading
          • Friday 6th September
          • The Specials Ltd with 2Rude Ska Band
            The FAMILY VALUE Tour 2019 at SUB89

            The FAMILY VALUE Tour 2019

            • SUB89 Reading
            • Friday 27th September
            • The MJR Group presents The Family Value Tour 2019 featuring Korn Again, Stiff Bizkit + more. Two of the finest tributes to Korn and Limp Bizkit
              The Dualers at SUB89

              The Dualers

              • SUB89 Reading
              • Friday 4th October
              • The band head to the Berkshire town as part of their hotly anticipated Palm Trees & 80 Degrees tour, their biggest tour to date.
                130 attending
                The Wurzels at SUB89

                The Wurzels

                • SUB89 Reading
                • Friday 25th October
                • The MJR Group presents Somerset based Scrumpy and Western band The Wurzels, best known for their number one hit 'The Combine Harvester'
                  The UB40 Experience at SUB89

                  The UB40 Experience

                  • SUB89 Reading
                  • Friday 8th November
                  • The MJR Group presents The UB40 Experience, the definitive tribute to the kings of reggae UB40
                    Maniac Street Preachers Vs Stereoironics at SUB89

                    Maniac Street Preachers Vs Stereoironics

                    • SUB89 Reading
                    • Friday 15th November
                    • The MJR Group Presents Two Of UK's Hottest Tribute Acts - Maniac Street Preachers Vs Stereoironics.

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                      Review of Garage Nation Reading

                      Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

                      Great night except the bar, what can I say absolutely nothing good about it, - quest to long no queuing system people pushing in front of each other , also would not open cloak room for coats ! Not happy

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                      Would you recommended: Yes

                      Review of Garage Nation Reading

                      Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

                      great night couldn't drink enough as couldn't get to the bar to buy a drink! you'd expect more staff, a better system of getting your drinks.
                      it was silly really my husband went to the bar and was there waiting for about an hour, no exaggeration either! not enough staff on. we had such a good night though.

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                      Would you recommended: Yes

                      Review of Garage Nation Reading

                      Overall rating: 4 Verified review

                      Getting a drink at the bar was awful, took way too long.

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                      Would you recommended: Yes

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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/

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

                      Website: http://sub89.com

                      Type of venue: Live

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