Square Roots Promotions

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Your support of this not-for-profit venture is greatly appreciated.
We look forward to seeing you at some of our shows in possibly the loveliest (and certainly most historic!) setting you're likely to visit. Keep music live…

What They're
Saying...

“The Square Tower has become a top notch music venue under the expert guidance of Ken Brown’s Square Roots Promotions. I’ve yet to meet an artist who hasn’t been blown away by the experience of playing there…” FOLK RADIO
“One of the best roots music venues in the UK. Something to aspire to..”(Chris Lee)
"No one leaves without feeling an inch taller, buoyed by a night of musical and collective enjoyment.." (Philip Wilson)

Appearing Soon…

Check out the dates and details of the artists and shows appearing at the Square Tower over the coming months.

October 14, 2018

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October 26, 2018

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November 23, 2018

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December 15, 2018

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January 23, 2019

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January 30, 2019

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February 13, 2019

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February 23, 2019

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March 23, 2019

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Past Show Reviews…

Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel

Check of our show review of the mighty talented Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel who entertained us on May 7th 2017 at the Square Tower in Portsmouth

Woody Pines – Square Tower Show Review

Woody Pine show review – Operating tonight as a three piece, travelling troubadour, Jonathan William Woods aka Woody Pines, was making a keenly anticipated debut appearance at the Tower.

Marty O’Reilly (Solo Show)

Marty O’Reilly gave us another breathtakingly memorable night at the Square Tower with his return in an intimate solo guise.

Our Next Show

See below for details of our next fantastic show at the Square Tower...

Nathan Bell (USA)

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Square Roots on Facebook

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Were delighted to welcome The Honey Dewdrops to Southsea (Portsmouth) as part of their first ever UK tour in January at the beautiful The Tea Tray. Half the tickets have been sold already so be quick! Tickets arent in the Tea Tray just yet, but you CAN get them at www.wegottickets.com/event/449107

We're delighted to welcome The Honey Dewdrops to Southsea (Portsmouth) as part of their first ever UK tour in January at the beautiful The Tea Tray. Half the tickets have been sold already so be quick! Tickets aren't in the Tea Tray just yet, but you CAN get them at www.wegottickets.com/event/449107 ... See MoreSee Less

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For those of you that came to our recent Sold Out Luke Winslow-King show at the Square Tower - here's that amazing encore, complete with standing ovation! Enjoy 🙂 www.youtube.com/watch?v=8udXiuMzryEFinal number of Luke Winslow King's Sold Out show at the Square Tower in Old Portsmouth, Hampshire (UK) on 9th September 2018 for Square Roots Promotions. A ... ... See MoreSee Less

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Bill crafty handshake there!

Had to be done lol

A few great photos taken by Rob Hall at our Sold Out Charlie Hole show in The Tea Tray on Friday (note the skilful use of Product Placement!) :)Image attachmentImage attachment

A few great photos taken by Rob Hall at our Sold Out Charlie Hole show in The Tea Tray on Friday (note the skilful use of Product Placement!) 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Really looking forward to tonight's Sold Out Charlie Hole show in The Tea Tray. Doors are 7.15pm and show starts 7.45pm :) This is the kind of awesomeness you can expect! Punk lovers will love the sentiments of the song...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1-DPZ2OWOoCharlie Hole performing "The Ballad Of Anne Beverley" at Sofar Utrecht on December 13th, 2017 Click here to come to a show in your city: www.sofarsoun... ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking forward to it 👍

Some very kind words here about Square Roots Promotions...”Ken Brown in Portsmouth runs arguably the finest and most well attended roots music venue in England.
Amazing to think artists like Nathan Bell who plays Woodend in October sell out almost immediately.
On a smaller scale and yes Scarborough is tiny compared to Portsmouth it would be great to see Woodend develop into something similar.
Just goes to show what can be achieved with slick programming, a good backroom team, quality artists often from the Brookfield-Knights roster and probably most importantly the paying public who trust Ken when he books an artist who is often unfamiliar and relatively unknown.”
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Well deserved kind words, you guys are awesome! 😎

were a member of the americana music association UK