SALISBURY Live's series of garden party events start tonight (Friday, July 24).

This weekend's events are taking place at the Wig and Quill on New Street tonight, tomorrow (July 25) and Sunday (July 26).

The next in the series is being held at the Bull Hotel in Downton next Friday (July 31), Saturday August 1 and Sunday 2. Followed by another event at Salisbury Rugby Club on August 7 and 8.

The shows will take place in the pub beer gardens and feature “unplugged” performances from some of the area's top artists, including the Deloreons (duo) and Louise Jordan, pictured below.

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The Wig and Quill

July 24: Trinity, 7.30pm-10pm

July 25: Jack Card plus Darren Ford, 7.30-10pm

July 26: Dan Sowerby plus Rich Atkinson and the New Billionaires 2pm-5pm (lunchtime blues session)

The Bull Hotel, Downton 

July 31: Fret n Keyz, 7.30pm-10pm

August 1: The Deloreons (duo), 7.30-10pm

August 2: Louise Jordan plus The Duskers trio (lunchtime folk/roots session), 2pm-5pm.

Salisbury Rugby Club 

August 7: Stoneheart plus support, 7.30pm-10pm

August 8: Not Dead Yet, 7.30pm-10pm.

All events are free entry, please respect social distancing guidelines.

Salisbury Live and Salisbury Rugby Club has also announced plans for a two day music event - The Salisbury Live Big LIVE Weekend on the August bank holiday weekend (August 29 and 30).

It is being held at the rugby club.

Audience capacity will be 500 with the audience allocated socially distanced "plots". The plots will be for two or four people.

There will be six acts performing across two stages on each day. The event will run from 4pm to10pm.

On Saturday, August 29 Europe’s top Oasis tribute band Oasis Maybe headlining with Salisbury’s Deloreons as the main support.

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And on Sunday, August 30 Pink Floyd tribute band, All Floyd, will take centre stage.

There will be a bar and food outlets. Tickets will be priced at £20 for a two plot or £35 for both days and £40 for a four plot or £70 for both days.

For more information go to the Salisbury Live Facebook page.