Saturday 3rd February Tonic Music for Mental Health presents SENSER, The high wire act and Chaos DJ Jay Live at the Talking heads in Southampton

Saturday 3rd February 2018 19:00 - 00:00 The Talking Heads,

Tickets

General Admission (16+)

£12.00

Event Details

Tonic​​​ ​​​Music​​​ ​​​for​​​ ​​​Mental​​​ ​​​Health​​​ ​​​proudly​​​ ​​​present​​​ ​​​a​​​ ​​​new​​​ ​​​year​​​ ​​​Tonic​​​ ​​​Fundraiser​​​ ​​​with​​​ ​​​very​​​ ​​​special​​​ ​​​guests


​Senser,​​​ ​​​back​​​ ​​​on​​ ​​the​​​ ​​​South​​​ ​​​Coast​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​at​​​ ​​​The​​​ ​​​Talking​​​ ​​​Heads,​​​ ​​​Southampton.​​ ​​​​ ​​​​​Senser​​​ ​​​(fronted​​​ ​​​by​ ​co-vocalists​​​ ​​​Heitham​​​ ​​​Al-Sayed​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​Kerstin​​​ ​​​Haigh)​​​ ​​​have​​​ ​​​been​​​ ​​​a​​​ ​​​force​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​be​​​ ​​​reckoned​​​ ​​​with​​​ ​​​since​​ ​​their​​​ ​​​debut​ ​album​​​ ​​​'Stacked​​​ ​​​Up'​​​ ​​​crashed​​​ ​​​into​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​UK​​​ ​​​Charts​​​ ​​​at​​​ ​​​number​​​ ​​​4,​​​ ​​​giving​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​band​​​ ​​​a​​​ ​​​platinum​​​ ​​​selling​​​ ​​​smash​​​ ​​​in 1995.​​​ ​​​With​​​ ​​​cover​​​ ​​​features​​​ ​​​in​​​ ​​​NME​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​Melody​​​ ​​​Maker,​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​a​​​ ​​​touring​​​ ​​​schedule​​​ ​​​that​​​ ​​​saw​​​ ​​​them​​​ ​​​hit​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​road​ ​with​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​likes​​ ​​of​​​ ​​​Red​​​ ​​​Hot​​​ ​​​Chili​​​ ​​​Peppers,​​​ ​​​Rage​​​ ​​​Against​​​ ​​​The​​​ ​​​Machine,​​​ ​​​The​​​ ​​​Levellers,​​​ ​​​Tool​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​Moby​​​ ​​​-​​​ ​​​not​​​ ​​​to​ ​mention​​​ ​​​playing​​​ ​​​Reading,​​ ​​Download​​​ ​​​festivals​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​SIX​​​ ​​​slots​​​ ​​​at​​​ ​​​Glastonbury​​​ ​​​-​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​band​​​ ​​​have​​​ ​​​honed​​​ ​​​and​ ​sharpened​​​ ​​​their​​​ ​​​live​​​ ​​​assault​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​song​​ ​​writing​​​ ​​​chops​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​are​​​ ​​​back​​​ ​​​with​​​ ​​​new​​​ ​​​material​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​a​​​ ​​​tour​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​this​ ​February​​​ ​​​they​​​ ​​​are​​​ ​​​back​​​ ​​​on​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​South​​​ ​​​Coast​​​ ​​​where​​ ​​they​​​ ​​​haven’t​​​ ​​​been​​​ ​​​for​​​ ​​​some​​​ ​​​time.​​ ​​ ​​If​​​ ​​​you​​​ ​​​never​​​ ​​​got​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​see​​ ​​them​​​ ​​​back​​​ ​​​in​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​day​​​ ​​​we​​​ ​​​recommend​​​ ​​​seeing​​​ ​​​them​​​ ​​​now.​ ​​ ​http://www.senser.co.uk

 


Warming​​​ ​​​us​​​ ​​​up​​​ ​​​gently​​​ ​​​before​​​ ​​​Senser​​​ ​​​are​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​fantastic​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​local,​​​ ​​​The​​​ ​​​High​​​ ​​​Wire​​​ ​​​Act.​​ ​​In​​​ ​​​their​​​ ​​​own​​​ ​​​words​​ ‘Between​ ​the​ ​bins​ ​and​ ​the​ ​stars​ ​are​ ​The​ ​High​ ​Wire​ ​Act.​ ​Following​ ​on​ ​from​ ​stunning​ ​British​ ​acts such​ ​as​ ​Suede,​ ​Manic​ ​Street​ ​Preachers​ ​&​ ​The​ ​Smiths. Writing​ ​tales​ ​of​ ​love,​ ​lust,​ ​laundry,​ ​despair​ ​and​ ​beauty,​ ​The​ ​High​ ​Wire​ ​Act​ ​are​ ​one​ ​of​ ​Britain's finest.​ ​Robert,​ ​Michael​ ​and​ ​Patrick​ ​have​ ​created​ ​soaring​ ​songs​ ​of​ ​love,​ ​life,​ ​death​ ​and​ ​beyond​ ​with beautiful​ ​intricacy​ ​and​ ​natural​ ​technical​ ​ability.​ ​The​ ​Hampshire​ ​based​ ​trio​ ​have​ ​songs​ ​to​ ​dye​ ​your hair​ ​to,​ ​cry​ ​to​ ​and​ ​fall​ ​in​ ​love​ ​to. A​​​ ​​​perfect​​​ ​​​warm​​​ ​​​up​​​ ​​​for​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​main​​​ ​​​act​​​ ​​​:)​ ​https://www.facebook.com/thehighwireact/


And​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​keep​​​ ​​​everyone​​​ ​​​jumping​​​ ​​​before,in​​​ ​​​between​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​after​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​bands​​​ ​​​is​​​ ​​​none​​​ ​​​other​​​ ​​​than​​​ ​​​DJ​​​ ​​​Jay​​​ ​​​from​​​ ​​​the​ ​South​​​ ​​​Coast’s​​​ ​​​longest​​ ​​running​​​ ​​​Indie/Alternative​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​award​​​ ​​​winning​​​ ​​​club​​​ ​​​night,​​​ ​​​Chaos.​ “Chaos​ ​was​ ​THE​ ​South​ ​Coast​ ​Saturday​ ​indie​ ​&​ ​alternative​ ​night.​ ​Conceived​ ​in​ ​1991​ ​it​ ​reigned​ ​in Southsea​ ​for​ ​20​ ​years.​ ​The​ ​club​ ​night​ ​and​ ​it’s​ ​Dj’s​ ​provided​ ​the​ ​soundtrack​ ​from​ ​the​ ​grunge generation​ ​through​ ​the​ ​Brit​ ​pop​ ​years​ ​of​ ​indie​ ​dance​ ​crossover​ ​into​ ​Big​ ​beat​ ​and​ ​then​ ​onto​ ​Nu Metal.​ ​Often​ ​Imitated,​ ​but​ ​never​ ​bettered​ ​-​ ​CHAOS​ ​ruled​ https://www.facebook.com/Chaosclubsouthsea


The​​​ ​​​evening​​​ ​​​will​​​ ​​​include​​​ ​​​a​​​ ​​​fundraising​​​ ​​​raffle​​​ ​​​with​​​ ​​​some​​​ ​​​fantastic​​​ ​​​prizes​​​ ​​​kindly​​​ ​​​donated​​​ ​​​by​​​ ​​​Senser.​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​also​ ​the​​​ ​​​chance​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​win​​​ ​​​some​​ ​​Tonic​​​ ​​​merch.​​ ​​If​​​ ​​​you​​​ ​​​are​​​ ​​​unlucky​​​ ​​​in​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​raffle​​​ ​​​our​​​ ​​​own​​​ ​​​Tonic​​​ ​​​merch​​​ ​​​stall​​​ ​​​will​​​ ​​​be​​​ ​​​there​ ​with​​​ ​​​plenty​​​ ​​​of​​​ ​​​goodies​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​purchase​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​plenty​​​ ​​​of​​​ ​​​Tonic​​​ ​​​crew​​ ​​on​​​ ​​​hand​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​chat​​​ ​​​more​​​ ​​​about​​​ ​​​what​​​ ​​​we​​​ ​​​do.​​ ​​​ ​​So​​​ ​​​what​​​ ​​​does​​​ ​​Tonic​​​ ​​​do?​


Tonic​​​ ​​​Music​​​ ​​​for​​​ ​​​Mental​​​ ​​​Health​​​ ​​​is​​​ ​​​a​​​ ​​​not-for-profit​​​ ​​​organisation​​​ ​​​based​​​ ​​​in​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​South-Coast​​​ ​​​of​​​ ​​​England​​​ ​​​and established​​​ ​​​in​​​ ​​​2012.​​​ ​​​We​​​ ​​​are​​​ ​​​honoured​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​have​​​ ​​​both​​​ ​​​Terry​​​ ​​​Hall​​​ ​​​(The​​​ ​​​Specials)​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​Kevin​​​ ​​​Cummins​​ ​​(Music​ ​Photographer)​​​ ​​​as​​​ ​​​our​​​ ​​​patrons.​​ ​​Tonic​​​ ​​​raises​​​ ​​​awareness​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​challenges​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​stigma​​​ ​​​often​​​ ​​​associated​​​ ​​​with​ ​mental​​​ ​​​illness​​​ ​​​through​​​ ​​​music​​ ​​and​​​ ​​​art​​​ ​​​based​​​ ​​​events.​​​ ​​​We​​​ ​​​organise​​​ ​​​music​​​ ​​​workshops,​​​ ​​​gigs,​​​ ​​​art​​​ ​​​groups,​​​ ​​​and​ ​community​​​ ​​​projects​​ ​​throughout​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​year​​​ ​​​for​​​ ​​​people​​​ ​​​experiencing​​​ ​​​mental​​​ ​​​health​​​ ​​​problems.​​ ​​Tonic​​​ ​​​supports​ ​musicians​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​artists​​​ ​​​by​​​ ​​​funding​​​ ​​​art​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​music​​​ ​​​projects​​​ ​​​that​​​ ​​​helps​​​ ​​​individual​​​ ​​​recovery​​ ​​and​​​ ​​​enables​​​ ​​​the​ ​individual​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​earn​​​ ​​​an​​​ ​​​income​​​ ​​​through​​​ ​​​their​​​ ​​​craft.​​ ​​In​​​ ​​​the​​​ ​​​current​​​ ​​​climate​​​ ​​​of​​​ ​​​austerity​​​ ​​​measures​​​ ​​​and​ ​government​​​ ​​​cuts,​​​ ​​​services​​​ ​​​available​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​people​​​ ​​​with​​ ​​mental​​​ ​​​health​​​ ​​​problems​​​ ​​​are​​​ ​​​often​​​ ​​​limited​​​ ​​​and​​​ ​​​hard​​​ ​​​to​ ​access.​​​ ​​​We​​​ ​​​aim​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​support​​​ ​​​people​​​ ​​​who​​​ ​​​may​​ ​​already​​​ ​​​be​​​ ​​​receiving​​​ ​​​input​​​ ​​​from​​​ ​​​mental​​​ ​​​health​​​ ​​​services​​​ ​​​and​ ​those​​​ ​​​who​​​ ​​​have​​​ ​​​not​​​ ​​​had​​​ ​​​any​​​ ​​​previous​​ ​​contact​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​provide​​​ ​​​an​​​ ​​​inclusive​​​ ​​​support​​​ ​​​network​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​help​​​ ​​​people​ ​through​​​ ​​​their​​​ ​​​recovery. http://www.tonicmusic.co.uk


We​​​ ​​​look​​​ ​​​forward​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​welcoming​​​ ​​​you​​​ ​​​all​​​ ​​​to​​​ ​​​this​​​ ​​​very​​​ ​​​special​​​ ​​​evening.

 

 Saturday 3rd February Tonic Music for Mental Health presents SENSER,  The high wire act  and Chaos DJ Jay  Live at the Talking heads in Southampton

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