203 Welford Road, Leicester, LE2 6BH. Phone: 0116 270 5042

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Events

12:00
THU
9
Dec
2021
Titanic Jazz Band + hot food
Free
The Titanic Jazz Band play their own mix of Trad Jazz and hot Swing Jazz every Tuesday lunchtime (12.30 - 3pm) The band personnel varies from a 6 piece to an 8 or 9 piece big band. All of the musicians play in various other bands and bring their own styles of playing to the band.Guest musicians and singers often join the band onstage and is actively encouraged!
12:00
SAT
11
Dec
2021
OPENING DAY
Back for a third time, The Donkey is now under the reigns of Blink & Mike. The doors will re open at Midday for drinks and a social and Blink will be doing his Rockin' Bones Disco from 8pm till late. Free entry all day. Come down and meet the team and support this fine local establishment. We don't want to lose it.Again!
16:00
SUN
12
Dec
2021
STEREOTYPE
£5
Playing the best of 80s revival ska and 2tone. They feature some players who have played and play with The Specials. Fronted by Leicester's favourite ska-ah-rarga, Nick Murphy. Its party central!
20:00
WED
15
Dec
2021
THE DONKEY MUSIC QUIZ
£1
Quiz starts at 8.30pm precisely. £1 per person and teams no larger than 6 people. Money prizes
12:00
THU
16
Dec
2021
Titanic Jazz Band + hot food
Free
The Titanic Jazz Band play their own mix of Trad Jazz and hot Swing Jazz every Tuesday lunchtime (12.30 - 3pm) The band personnel varies from a 6 piece to an 8 or 9 piece big band. All of the musicians play in various other bands and bring their own styles of playing to the band.Guest musicians and singers often join the band onstage and is actively encouraged!
20:30
SAT
18
Dec
2021
THE CHEATLES
£7
After the success of these guys playing The Donkey's Lets Play The Beatles a few years back, they have decided to make a go of it as a regular Beatles homage band. Featuring the genius talents of ex The Charmers Andy Sharman and Jeff Chandler and ably backed up by Leicester top go-to guitarist, Andy Wales and The Junipers bassist, Robyn Gibson. Taking on the Ringo duties is Simon Bland. Expect jangling guitars and tight harmonies and , of course, ridiculously timeless songs.
16:00
SUN
19
Dec
2021
THE AUSTRIAN STONES
£5
Day 2 of our Beatles vs The Stones weekend we have Leicester's finest purveyors of all things Rolling Stones, The Austrian Stones. These guys play it like they wrote it. Not to be missed. Always a great turn out so get there early for a seat
12:00
THU
23
Dec
2021
Titanic Jazz Band + hot food
Free
The Titanic Jazz Band play their own mix of Trad Jazz and hot Swing Jazz every Tuesday lunchtime (12.30 - 3pm) The band personnel varies from a 6 piece to an 8 or 9 piece big band. All of the musicians play in various other bands and bring their own styles of playing to the band.Guest musicians and singers often join the band onstage and is actively encouraged!
12:00
THU
30
Dec
2021
Titanic Jazz Band + hot food
Free
The Titanic Jazz Band play their own mix of Trad Jazz and hot Swing Jazz every Tuesday lunchtime (12.30 - 3pm) The band personnel varies from a 6 piece to an 8 or 9 piece big band. All of the musicians play in various other bands and bring their own styles of playing to the band.Guest musicians and singers often join the band onstage and is actively encouraged!
16:00
SUN
30
Jan
2022
The Heartlands Roots Band
£5
Brit-Country Stars, The Heartland Roots Band, return to The Donkey for the first time in 4 years. The group scooped 2 national awards in 2021 and also achieved their first no 1 song. The Leicester based six-piece are always ready to serve up a big shot of their Americana and blues cocktail to the crowd, and ten consecutive chart singles and two million online streams in the last couple of years, demonstrate the groupís enduring and eclectic appeal to audiences for whom this musical genre is often either a guilty pleasure or an undiscovered delight. Be there to see HRB fire out their energetic and blissed-out live set. https://www.facebook.com/HRBLeicester/