Gig: Some great gigs coming up at The Met Bury
Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012
Saturday, November 3, 9pm
Venue: Studio Theatre
The Stumble mix uncomplicated guitar solos with the powerful voice of Paul Melville and you’ve got a band that even a diehard blues fundamentalist would succumb to. Playing their own songs alongside well chosen covers, the band perform strong arrangements with vigour and passion.
Ticket includes entry to Bury Beer Festival
Friday, November 9, 8pm
PAUL COX AND CHARLIE FABERT
Paul Cox is a blues legend. He has worked with stars such as Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Paul Rogers, Gary Brooker, Snowy White and Bonnie Tyler, recorded 14 albums, played all the major world’s festivals including the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival and has been described as “The Pavarotti of British blues”.
French guitarist Charlie Fabert is considered to be one of the most gifted musicians of his generation. At just 21 years old he has played some of the major festivals in Europe, appearing with the likes of the late Luther Allison, Ten Years After, Tom Principato and The Christians.
In this electrifying evening of blues, Cox and Fabert come to The Met with their collaborative album That’s What We Were Born For.
Saturday, November 17, 8pm
THE HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN
Tickets: £17 seated / £15 standing
Venue: Main Theatre
More than a decade after their formation, the band has grown to be the most globe-trotting, hard swinging trio on the planet. Jazz collides with country, creating an amazing sound that’s half hoe-down half boogie-woogie. They have appeared at festivals, in clubs and theatres and featured on radio and TV including BBC TV’s Later with Jools Holland.
Thursday, November 22, 8pm
Plus special guests Virgil and The Accelerators
Tickets: £17.50 advance
Venue: Main Theatre (standing)
Legendary former guitarist of Dr. Feelgood, who’s influenced everyone from Joe Strummer and Mick Jones, Wilko Johnson comes to The Met with very special guest Virgil and the Accelerators following 2011’s TV appearance on BBC2’s Later With Jools Holland, plus the release of his long-awaited autobiography, Looking Back At Me.
Friday, November 23, 9pm
Tickets: £10 / £8 concession
Venue: Studio Theatre
Manchester’s The Revelators are a four piece band playing soulful blues influenced by Robert Cray and Joe Louis Walker. Formerly The Convertibles, the band have already played many festivals and now with the addition of new members they have added a new sound to their already funky/blues feel.