Live & News

  • BBC R4 Woman’s hour Thurs 16 Jan 2020

    Hear ARQ play live in the studio and interview, turn on, tune in!

  • Short Stories

    New album ‘Short Stories‘ launch gig
    Pizza Express Soho
    Wed 26 Feb 2020
    Book tickets

  • 2019 Ivors Academy Composer Awards

    Alison Rayner won the jazz category: small ensemble for 'There is a crack in everything' from 'Short Stories'. Listen BBC R3 Sun 8 Dec 9pm.

  • Croajingolong Bushwalk

    Download this free single here: iTunes/Apple Music or Spotify

  • Live ReviewS

    EFG London Jazz Festival King's Place
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  • Interview in LondonJazzNews…

    Interview with Alison Rayner in London Jazz News as she reveals influences and stories about the new ARQ album ’Short Stories’. Read

Upcoming Dates

2019

Thu 19 DecemberHemel Hempstead, Old Town Hall

2020

Wed 26 FebruaryLondon Soho Pizza Express Jazz Club - Album Launch
Thu 12 MarchCoventry Jazz
Fri 13 MarchBirmingham Jazz
Sat 14 MarchShrewsbury Hive
Tue 31 MarchLiverpool Parr Jazz
Wed 1 AprilSheffield Lescar
Thu 2 AprilNottingham, Bonington Theatre
Fri 3 AprilDerby Jazz
Sun 3 MayColchester Arts Centre Jazz Club
Sun 12 JulySwanage Jazz Festival

Previous Gigs

2019

2018

  • Edinburgh Jazz Bar
  • Edinburgh Traverse Theatre
  • Eyemouth Hippodrome
  • Newcastle The Globe
  • York The Basement
  • Frankfurt Fabrik
  • Hamburg Die Motte
  • Bremen Bürgerhaus Hemelingen
  • Berlin b-flat
  • Kiel Kulturforum
  • Lübeck Essigfabrik
  • Recklinghausen Altstadtschmiede
  • Hochlar St
  • London Vortex
  • Black Mountain Jazz Festival
  • Orpington Naturist Jazz Festival
  • Swanage Jazz Festival
  • Stourbridge Bonded Warehouse
  • London Poplar Union
  • Bromley BYMT
  • London Pizza Express Jazz Club
  • Coventry Jazz
  • Birmingham Jazz 1000 trades
  • Shrewsbury The Hive
  • Chichester Jazz Club
  • Oxford Spin Jazz Club

2017

  • Cambridge Jazz Festival
  • London Vortex
  • London Lauderdale Jazz
  • Orpington Jazz Club
  • North Devon Jazz Club
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • St Austell Loveday’s
  • Brecon Jazz Club
  • Bristol Future Inns
  • Cardiff Full Moon
  • Swansea Taliesen Theatre
  • London Pizza Express Jazz Club
  • Birmingham Jazzlines Symphony Hall
  • Colchester Arts Centre
  • Hemel Hempstead Old Town Hall
  • Leeds Heart
  • Lincoln The Collection
  • Nottingham Bonington Theatre
  • Sheffield Lescar
  • Northants Contemporary Jazz
  • Poole Sound Cellar
  • Exeter Barnfield Theatre
  • Stratford Jazz

2016

  • Scarborough Jazz Festival
  • Hebden Bridge Wainsgate Chapel
  • London Vortex
  • Watermill Jazz
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • North Devon Jazz
  • Ashburton St Lawrence Chapel
  • Birmingham Jazz
  • Brighton Verdict
  • Bristol Hen & Chickens
  • Fleece Jazz
  • London Karamel
  • Northants Contemporary Jazz
  • Nottingham Jazztrane at The Maze

2015

  • Swanage Jazz Festival
  • Wakefield Jazz Club
  • Oxford Spin Jazz Club
  • Derby Jazz at the Cube
  • Cambridge Modern Jazz Club
  • Birmingham Jazz
  • London Vortex

2014

  • London Jazz Festival South Bank Centre
  • Brighton Verdict
  • Bristol Hen & Chickens
  • Exeter Barnfield Theatre
  • Guildford Electric Theatre
  • London Lauderdale Jazz
  • Nottingham Jazztrane at The Maze
  • Oxford Wine Cafe
  • Sherbourne Jazz Club
  • Ashburton St Lawrence Chapel
  • Bideford Palladium
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • London Vortex