Posts tagged ‘alexanders

Friday 9th October – Ricky Cool and the In Crowd – £6/£5 adv, £16.95 with dinner In his new line up, Ricky Cool and the In Crowd, Ricky Cool has teamed up with some of the Midlands top players in a six piece band presenting an explosive mixture of ska, bluebeat, rhythm and blues and rock ‘n’ roll, […]

Thursday, 20th August – One Eyed Crow £6/£5 One Eyed Crow deliver a blistering mix of original and classic blues. Whether the groove is slow and soulful or fast and loose these guys from Merseyside always pack a punch. After six years touring the UK and Europe as lead guitarist with the award winning blues […]

Next up for Alexander’s blues nights . . . Rufus Court, Chester Thursday 16 July – Lol Goodman Band. £5/£4 Thursday Summer Blues “Foundations rooted in the blues, firmly embedded in rock . . . a solid powerhouse rhythm section and a guitar virtuoso with a voice that sounds like it came from the Mississippi Delta. Top it off […]

A bit of a coup for Alexander’s Summer Blues series this . . . one of the finest blues harmonica players ANYWHERE, in town on his 60th birthday, in the company of his long-time bandmate and travelling companion, the excellent Chad Strentz . . . just a shame about the dreadfully low turn out, which […]

The Summer Blues season at Alexander’s, Chester – live blues every Thursday through July and August – kicked off in earnest with a venue debut for the fast-rising 3Kings. The trio delivered their customary high-energy show based on the infectious rhythms of the North Mississippi hill country, together with a slice of Chicago and New […]

Connie Lush and Blues Shouter at Alexander’s, Chester – 25th June For many years, Connie Lush and Blues Shouter have graced the stage at Alexander’s in Chester and it is fitting that they were chosen as one of the bands to lead up to the 25th anniversary of the club’s current owners. Singer/songwriter Connie was […]

3Kings bring their lo-fi trance blues and rock ‘n’ roll to Alexander’s in Chester next Thursday, 2nd July, as part of the venue’s Summer Blues series. They take the hypnotic trance blues of the Mississippi Hill Country, as popularised by The Black Keys, and add fat blues harmonica and a hint of rock and roll. They […]

Thursday 25 June – Connie Lush & Blues Shouter. £12/£10, £26.95 with dinner Connie was voted Blues Personality in the Digital Blues Awards and is officially recognised as one of the finest blues singers the UK has ever produced also winning Best UK Female Vocalist by Blues In Britain for five years and European Singer […]

The latest blues jam night at Alexander’s in Rufus Court, Chester, takes place this coming Sunday, 31st May. Just £3 entry.

Thursday 30 April – British Blues All Stars – £17/£15 advance, £31.95 with dinner Announcing a fabulous brand new band The British Blues All-Stars. Featuring Pete Emery, Dave Kelly, Pick Withers, Gary Fletcher & Zoot Money. These guys have played together in various combinations of twos and threes, but never before have all five played together in […]

A new blues jam night is being launched at Alexander’s, Rufus Court, Chester, on Sunday, 29th March. Admission is just £3, 8 pm start. For full details:

Wednesday 10 December – Paul Garner Band. £6 The Paul Garner Band are a trio from London playing modern blues with an original twist – featuring Hammond organ, drums and some of the finest blues guitar playing you will hear anywhere: “An epic triumph” Blues In Britain “Incredible maturity, with a unique and refreshing approach” […]

One of the UK’s leading blues pianists, Dale Storr, brings his solo New Orleans show to Alexander’s, Rufus Court, Chester, on Sunday, 23rd November ~ BRITISH BLUES AWARDS NOMINEE 2010/11/12/13/14 ~ ‘If there is a better New Orleans-style pianist in the UK than the outrageously talented Dale Storr, please point me in his or […]

Tickets – £7 adv / £8 otd Alexander’s is proud to welcome back this American blues legend who will be entertaining his audience with a night full of Delta blues. He will be accompanied by his ever faithful Leadbessie, a beat-up 1934 National steel guitar that wows and astounds audiences when the equally beat up […]