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November 19, 2022

Saturday November 19 2022
19:00 GMT

The Institutes begin a long awaited UK tour in September which will bring them to Barrow and many other UK towns and cities for the first time.

December 10, 2022

Saturday December 10 2022
19:00 GMT

Mik Artistik’s Ego Trip Live at BUMS

Recent News

Barrow Music Conference

Music Industry Moves to Barrow for the Weekend From Thursday 30th September until Sunday 3rd October Barrow Music Week invites music industry professionals to share their stories, skills and experiences.The event has been created from a long term vision of BUMS...


We are reopening the BUMS venue on the 10th of September with the amazing Lovely Eggs performing live.  Monday 13th September we have Pip Blom  + The Bug Club as part of the #ReviveLive events which means every ticket you buy you get one free! Tuesday 14th September...


Gripper's top 50 albums of the year (..in no particular order ) 2020 has been spent selling studio equipment to get by, shielding and listening to and making music.. these 50 albums along with a mountain of new music, were the soundtrack to surviving it and formed the...

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Built from the ground up in 2017 following the passing of David Mancuso, and inspired by his private rent parties and DIY attitude, Barrow Underground Music Society is a private members club hosting intimate and alternative music events.

From live shows to DJ sets showcasing emerging talent and established and international artists of repute, BUMS aims to provide a range of diverse and alternative music for a like minded community to explore, enjoy and contribute to.

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