The Hot Box

The Hot Box
28–29 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford, London, CM1 1TS
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Acid Mothers Temple

Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O., commonly shortened to Acid Mothers Temple or AMT, is a Japanese rock band, the core of which formed in 1995. The band is led by guitarist Kawabata Makoto and early in their career featured many musicians and offshoot groups and collaborations, but by 2004 the line-up…

Mon 20 May


Arizona Acoustic

Celebrating their 30th year. Arizona began life when Nigel Hobbs ex Frozen heart and Walk the wire, met in a London pub with Dave Foss ex Exhibit A, (having often done gigs on the same bill a few times) to discuss putting a covers band together. The stars and song choices aligned and 30 years later the band are still…

Thu 29 Feb

Ben Tyzak & Guy Tortora

These two giants of the Blues are coming together again for a rare show here in Chelmsford

Thu 23 May


Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Welsh rockers unashamedly in love with the 1970s, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard evoke the sounds of the heyday of glam rock with a sense of fun and a genuine love for the sounds and styles of the past. Playing tough, guitar-based rock with no frills, plenty of swagger, and the enthusiasm of true fans, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard…

Thu 7 Mar


Calum Ingram Band

We are thrilled to welcome Calum with his Cello and his superb band back to play who are flying high with their video having over 200,000 views to date. So we advise booking early to avoid disappointment.

Thu 6 Jun


Clive Carroll & Tim Edey

We are thrilled to have confirmed Tim Edey and Clive Carroll these two great of the acoustic guitars to return to play at the Hot Box with Clive returning from the USA and Tim coming from Scotland. They both so enjoyed the last time so much that they both wanted to return to this great little venue to play for us all…

Wed 9 Oct


Die Kur X Novacrow X Ygodeh X Drones

Die Kur is an industrial metal band from London, England. Formed in 1999 but with origins from 1995, the band has released five albums. Novacrow Forming late 2013, dark and delicious alternative metal band from Liverpool, England. Novacrow is formed of Kitty Staunton on lead vocals/ guitar, Federico “Freddy” Spera on…

Thu 21 Mar

Funke and the Two Tone Baby

A multi-instrumentalist who combines original songwriting, guitar, harmonica and electronics.

Fri 19 Apr


Geraint Watkins And The Mosquitoes

OK then, let's call it Americana. There was a time when it was namelessjust the good stuff to those in the know and when Geraint Watkins first started playing in bands like Red Beans and Rice and Juice on the Loose, they were like transatlantic railroad trains loaded with it rolling around the country. He was never the…

Thu 9 May


The Hanging Stars

Blending folk pastoralism with swampy 60s Americana, The Hanging Stars sound like the missing link between the California desert sun and the grey skies of London Town. The album was recorded between LA, Nashville and Walthamstow, with each of these vastly different places leaving an indelible mark on the songs. Their…

Thu 30 May

John Otway And The Big Band

John Otway is an English singer-songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring, a surreal sense of humour and a self-deprecating underdog persona. From the age of 9, Otway knew he wanted to be a pop star. But even at that young age, having listened to his sister's Beatles and Stones records…

Sat 27 Apr


Malcolm Bruce (son Of Jack Bruce Of Cream)

Malcolm has worked with some of the biggest names in music. He's currently promoting Heavenly Cream, a record he made at Abbey Road in honour of his legendary father Jack Bruce with Ginger Baker, Pete Brown, Joe Bonamassa, Bernie Marsden, Paul Rodgers, Deborah Bonham and many others. He's got a new record coming out in…

Fri 7 Jun

Martin Harley

Martin Harley has been making music and touring the world for over two decades. His sound has never been more down to earth. Exploring roots, blues and slide guitar in a style The Guardian referred to as Spellbinding, Harley has released nine albums to date, four recorded on home soil and four across the Atlantic in Texas…

Sun 17 Nov


The Psychotic Monks

After two fiery albums, Silence Slowly And Madly Shines in 2017 (Alter K) and Private Meaning First in 2019 (Vicious Circle / FatCat Records), the members of The Psychotic Monks have never ceased to impress us with their maturity and determination to offer a singular stage and discographic presence. Their 3rd album, Pink…

Tue 14 May


Robbie Mcintosh & Hamish Stuart Acoustic

This is a very rare show as these two giants and good friends of the music world come together for this very rare acoustic show where they will play Beatles songs they played with Paul McCartney and they will play Average White Band songs and Robbie songs and others they both love to play. Get in quick as we see that this…

Sat 9 Nov


The Sharpeez At The Hot Box

This is a band that if you like Dr Feelgood then you will love these guys as their style is similar but the songs are orignal and the lineup is great. Fronted by Bill Mead guitar and lead vocal and with Billy Boy Miskimmin on Harmonicas and vocals (The Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero, BB KIng, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page etc etc)…

Fri 5 Jul

The Ugly Guys + Craig Joiner (romeo's Daughter, Rhinos Revenge)

We Black Frog Presents are thrilled to be putting the Ugly Guys back on at the Hot Box this band is superb and we reckon it is a not to missed act the show will start at 4pm so don't be late. With Craig Joiner opening this makes it for me as you may have seen playing guitar for Rhino's Revenge before and he is also the…

Sun 7 Apr