Gig Venues in Swindon

Live music is fast becoming the main focal point in the music industry as more and more income is generated from them. Gig venues are great places to get an idea of the local musical talents and perhaps you will be interested to book one for one of your shows. Piano Lessons Swindon have identified some of these venues so you can learn about upcoming events, special services and locations and decide if you would like to be a part of it all.

Riffs Bar - Swindon

This is an award-winning bar that has the facilities to host your event or live music gig. Bookings can be made through their website and they seem to be really flexible with times and days even stating that some events can take place outside of their normal opening hours. Birthday parties, private parties and even weddings are welcome here. Riffs' website features information about upcoming events and music gigs with access to all their social media, there is also mention of a recording studio that has been set up there so it is worth getting in touch with them and finding out more.

If you are not driving (15 minutes from Swindon town centre) you can catch the bus number 53 from Swindon town centre and it will take you around 23 minutes to get to within few minutes walking distance of the bar. The contact information of Riffs Bar can be found below including address and telephone number, alternatively, you can use the online contact form on their website.

Telephone: 01793 778304

Address: Riffs Bar, 26 Greatfield, Swindon SN4 8EQ

Email address to find out more about the recording studio:

The Vic - Swindon

The Victoria is a venue with all the specifics and equipment necessary to host a live music event. There is a good variety of equipment available at the club to suit your performance needs, details of PAs, Microphones, accessories and lighting can be found on their website. You can find various events on offer here anything from live music to comedy gigs tickets of which are available online and directly from the venue.

Situated about 1 mile from Swindon train station and about 20 minutes from the shopping part of the town by bus, it is highly accessible to visitors. To find out more about upcoming events it's worth visiting The Vic's website to see if there's anything that catches your eye.

To book this space for your gig you can get in touch using the contact details below.

Telephone: 01793 535713


Address: The Victoria, 8 Victoria Road, Swindon SN1 3BD

Wyvern Theatre - Swindon

This 635-seater theatre can play host to all different types of events all year around. Available events at this venue are anything from comedy nights, dance and live music concerts. The seats are designed to be about 70ft from the stage no matter where you are seated. Giving you the chance to get close to the action.

This theatre has been part of Swindon's community for over 40 years and can boast the fact that Her Majesty The Queen opened it in 1971. Various celebrations and developments have happened here throughout the years including a contemporary installation designed by artist Gudrun Sigridur Haraldsdottir in 2007.

The various spaces and room in the main building are available for hire with different equipment and services at your disposal depending on the room you book. Information about the Wyvern and the available spaces can be found on the official website as well as access to all the up and coming events. It is conveniently placed too in the heart of Swindon and about 10 minutes walk to the shopping district and train station. 

Below are the contact details for the theatre, including address and telephone number.

Telephone: 01793 524481


Address: Wyvern Theatre, Theatre Square, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 1QN

For someone who is interested in the musical heritage of Swindon, we would recommend reading about Famous Bands from Swindon.

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