03
Dec
2013

Alice Nicholls

Friday 7th February

Food served from 7:30pm

Music starts at 8:30pm

Tickets: £6 Available at the Cafe

Part pop, part blues, part folk and all-original, she excels at defying definition: the songs vary from delicate strummed strings and soaring melodies to gritty, growly piano power chords and everything in between, and her lyrics, ranging from gently poetic to downright obscure but always immensely powerful, give you food for thought and stay with you long after the first listen.

 

03
Dec
2013

Abi Moore

Friday 21st February

Food served from 7:30pm

Music starts at 8:30pm

Tickets: £6 Available at the Cafe

Abi Moore’s prowess lies in crafting effortless, instantly engaging melodies, a gift for the lyrical observation of her own and other people’s lives, and a talent for stamping her unique take on universally relevant subjects. She is well known for her ability to engage a live audience and for the astounding voice with which she takes powerfully insightful lyrics and delivers them with absolute conviction and honesty. Whether she’s laying bare a heartbreaking vulnerability or raising a flag of protest, she packs a punch of integrity and vitality at every turn.

22
Nov
2013

Liteside Jazz

Friday 7th March

Food served from 7:30pm

Music starts at 8:30pm

Tickets: £6 Available at the Cafe

Liteside are a six-piece swing, Latin and party band. “We call our music Latin jazz for people who don’t think they like jazz. It’s jazz-based but on the lighter side. We play sweet, foot-tapping tunes and smooth ballads for you to dance and bop around to. From swing to boogie-woogie, rock & roll, classic pop such as the Beatles, Latin and jazz rock.”

25
Sep
2013

An Evening With Lydia Bauman: Australia

Tuesday 15th October
Food served after lecture
Talk starts at 6.30pm
Tickets: £10 (including tea or coffee)

 

Marking the first major survey of Australian art in the UK for 50 years, this exhibition will span more than 200 years from 1800 to the present day and seeks to uncover the fascinating social and cultural evolution of a nation through its art.

Two hundred works including painting, drawing, photography, watercolours and multimedia will shed light on a period of rapid and intense change; from the impact of colonisation on an indigenous people, to the pioneering nation building of the 19th century through to the enterprising urbanisation of the last 100 years.


25
Sep
2013

Liteside Jazz

Friday 4th October
Food served from 7:30pm
Music starts at 8:30pm
Tickets: 
£6 Available at the Cafe

Liteside are a six-piece swing, Latin and party band. “We call our music Latin jazz for people who don’t think they like jazz. It’s jazz-based but on the lighter side. We play sweet, foot-tapping tunes and smooth ballads for you to dance and bop around to. From swing to boogie-woogie, rock & roll, classic pop such as the Beatles, Latin and jazz rock.”

http://www.liteside.co.uk/

25
Sep
2013

The Hot Tomarles

Saturday 28th September 2013
Food served from  7:30pm  Music starts at 8:30pm
Tickets: £6 in advance

We welcome back this unique duo who have stretched the boundaries of what can be done in the acoustic blues genre, by creating the sound of a five piece band played by only two members. Using live looped bass lines they combine harps, guitar, vocals and floor stomp box to give a full band sound.

The Hot Tomarles music night at Cafe Portico

12
Sep
2013

Liteside Jazz

Friday 4th October
Food served from 7:30pm
Music starts at 8:30pm
Tickets:
£6 Available at the Cafe

Liteside are a six-piece swing, Latin and party band. “We call our music Latin jazz for people who don’t think they like jazz. It’s jazz-based but on the lighter side. We play sweet, foot-tapping tunes and smooth ballads for you to dance and bop around to. From swing to boogie-woogie, rock & roll, classic pop such as the Beatles, Latin and jazz rock.”

http://www.liteside.co.uk/

24
May
2013

The Hot Tomarles – Cancer Research Charity Event

Saturday 29th June 2013
Food served from  7:30pm  Music starts at 8:30pm
Tickets: £6 in advance

In support of Relay for Life Cancer Research Lincolnshire we’re very pleased to welcome back this unique duo who have stretched the boundaries of what can be done in the acoustic blues genre, by creating the sound of a five piece band played by only two members. Using live looped bass lines they combine harps, guitar, vocals and floor stomp box to give a full band sound.

16
May
2013

Mambo Jambo

Friday 5th July
Food served from 7:30pm
Music starts at 8:30pm
Tickets:
£6

We’re delighted to welcome back this acoustic roots duo, who will take you on a joyous musical journey mixing elements from world, folk and jazz. Featuring music from New Orleans, Cuba, Brazil and Eastern Europe, as well as cajun, bluegrass and boogie. Between the two of them they carry with them more instruments than the average orchestra.

Mambo Jambo acoustic duo

10
Mar
2013

An evening with Elliott Morris

Friday 10th May 2013
Food served from 7:30pm
Music starts at 8:30pm
Tickets:
£6

Café Portico joins Lincoln Inspired to host another popular music Friday featuring musical entertainment provided by singer, songwriter and Lincoln Inspired music patron Elliott Morris, plus a support act. Doors open at 7pm. Food available from 7.30pm with a variety of tasty plates from around £10 each. Come and dine or just come and listen.