Forest Arts Centre, New Milton.

Where to Find Us:

Forest Arts Centre, Old Milton Rd, New Milton, BH25 6DS

How to find us:

By car

We’re located on the junction of Old Milton Road and the A337 Christchurch Road in New Milton.

By train

We are a 20 minute walk (via Station Road and Old Milton Road) from New Milton railway station and taxi rank.

Car parking onsite

We have limited free parking on-site which is accessed from Old Milton Road. An ANPR camera operates on site, please enter your car registration on the tablet at the box office or via the QR codes in the bar. Failure to do so will result in a PCN (Penalty Charge Notice) being issued.

Contact venue for tickets

Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
GENERAL ADMISSION £14.30 (£13.00) Contact venue for tickets

More information about BEAUX GRIS GRIS AND THE APOCALYPSE tickets


When LouderSounds preaches “Let Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse twist yer melons and remind you of the wonder of life” it might be because the bands vibe is easier to pin down than their unique take on the roots genre. Rockshot Magazine elaborates “This extremely entertaining collective is a New Orleans-inspired, American blues-folk-soul band, who refuse to be pigeon-holed”

Beaux Gris Gris and The Apocalypse debut album Love & Murder spurned Top 10 hits in blues charts across Europe. The albums wide reaching appeal earned it a #13 placement in the “Top 50 Albums of the year” by Classic Rock Magazine, describing it as “A sensual, vibrant blues cocktail that feels worlds away from the blandness and dustiness that the blues (new blues especially) is sometimes accused of”.

To fully understand Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse is to experience the band live, a mix of soulful songs, intense energy, and world class award-winning musicianship. RhythmBooze summed up the shows finale as “A mind boggling, blistering finish with everything thrown in including the kitchen sink...truly memorable

Having headlined festivals across Europe, including Upton Blues Festival (UK), The Great British R&B Festival (UK), Moulin Blues (Netherlands) and Blues Alive (Czech Republic), the band were nominated for Band of the Yearat the European Blues Awards.

Multi-award-winning vocalist and songwriter Greta Valenti is a New Orleans Native. Her rock outfit Well Hung Heart(OCMA’s Best Live Band) toured the USA opening for the likes of Foreigner and Offspring. With Beaux Gris Gris, Valenti taps into her Louisiana roots and is able to show the full range of her vocal prowess. Classic Rock Magazine singles out album track Have Mercy as an example - “A soul belter on the tightrope between Aretha’s Respect and the Stones You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Guitarist Robin Davey was the youngest ever inductee into the British Blues Hall of Fame as a founder member of cult British Blues band, The Hoax. As a producer he achieved a Top 5 hit on the Billboard Blues Charts, and has recorded with a wide spectrum of artists from Mick Jagger to Katy Perry.

Bungalow Paradise is the first single from their forthcoming second album. It immediately hit #2 in the French blues charts and top 20 in the UK blues charts. In the USA it was play-listed on radio across the country (including KHUM & KCSN California, KJAC & KVNF Colorado, WYCE Michigan and WCLX New Hampshire).