Posts tagged ‘appleton thorn

Jim Crawford Weekend

Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

We have two gigs for Jim Crawford in the region this weekend. Friday – at Worthenbury Village Hall Saturday – at Appleton Thorn Village Hall I know that there are still tickets available for Appleton Thorn, I don’t know about Worthenbury. Jim has toured much of Europe and the USA captivating audiences with his intimate […]

Jim Crawford – Saturday, 25th January, 8:30pm News is in from Peter and Roger at Village Hall Music about their first gig of 2014. We are delighted to welcome Jim Crawford back to the village hall after an absence of what must be about 5 years. Jim has toured much of Europe and the USA captivating audiences […]

The annual extravaganza takes place this year on Sunday 29th December. Doors are open at 4:00pm, with the music starting around 6:00pm and running throughout the night. As usual, admission is free and food will also be provided free of charge, with donations to cover costs and pay the visiting performers most welcome! A good […]

Village Hall Music Update –

Posted on: Saturday, Nov 16, 2013

Tickets available on the door for the Blues Duo tonight. This in from Roger Kenyon. We are delighted to present The Blues Duo at Appleton Thorn Village Hall on Saturday 16th November. This is NOT sold out yet, and as it is only a couple of days away, we have decided there will be  admission […]

Whoops! We forgot to post this. Sorry! It’s tonight! IAIN FORBES SAT.19th JANUARY 8:30pm (doors open 8:00pm) This is Iain’s first visit to the Village Hall, and is eagerly anticipated. A self-taught finger-style guitarist who has played numerous festivals and music venues, including The Royal Concert Hall and Glasgow Barrowlands. He has played on bills […]

Gig: Village Hall Music – Autumn Schedule

Posted on: Friday, Aug 31, 2012

The Appleton Thorn Village Hall group have announced their autumn lineup and it looks very good indeed. CLIVE CARROLL SATURDAY 29th SEPT Clive has been a regular visitor in the past, but it has been a while since he last mesmerized the Village Hall audience with his frankly astonishing virtuosity on the guitar. Clive plays […]

Gigs: Appleton Thorn – Village Hall Music

Posted on: Saturday, Jun 30, 2012

Roger Kenyon has a series of fine looking Autumn gigs booked at Appleton Thorn Village Hall, near Warrington . . . here’s some advance notice. Saturday, 29th September – Clive Carroll Over the past few years, Clive’s startling compositions and amazing technique has rightly drawn comparisons to many of the world’s greatest contemporary players. Known […]

Gig: New Year Lineup for Appleton Thorn

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011

You know how it is, you spend ages waiting for a bus and all of a sudden four come along. Well that’s what’s happening at Appleton Thorn Village Hall next year! They have managed to line up four tremendously varied nights, with one theme in common, music of the highest quality presented in an intimate […]

Upcoming events at Appleton Thorn Village Hall

Posted on: Friday, Jul 29, 2011

See below to see the recent note from promoter Roger Kenyon ROSE ROOM – Sat. 10th September We are privileged to play host to Rose Room on Saturday 10th September. Formed last year, Rose Room comprise virtuoso violinist and vocalist Seonaid Aitken, Jimmy Moon on double-bass with guitarists Tom Watson and Tam Gallagher completing the […]

News from Roger Kenyon from Appleton Thorn Village Hall Our first event of this year on January 15th sees the first village hall appearance of Russ Williams new band, the Rip Roaring Success. In this line up he has ditched his double bass, passed it on to his sister and taken up the guitar to […]

SATURDAY 20th NOVEMBER 8:30pm – STEVE PHILLIPS Returning after to the Village Hall after an absence of a couple of years, and rightly regarded by many as a national treasure, Steve has been plying his trade to great effect for many years as a solo artist, with Brendan Croker and the Notting Hillbillies amongst others. […]

Gig: Shar Baby – 14 and 15 May 2010

Posted on: Monday, May 3, 2010

** STOP PRESS ** I just heard that tickets are selling really quickly also for the Worthenbury date.  It is extremely unlikely that there will be any tickets available on the door.  Anyone wanting to go to this gig must contact Pete on  or ring 01948 770215 to avoid disappointment because the gig will […]

BLUES NIGHT – SAT 15th MAY – 8:30pm SHAR BABY, STEVE PAYNE & SPECIAL GUESTS This promises to be quite a night!! Shar Baby hails from Birmingham, Alabama and although she’s been playing for over 40 years, only recently began to record. This brought her to the attention of a wider audience, including Steve Payne […]

SMOKEHOUSE BLUES SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20th 8:30pm APPLETON THORN VILLAGE HALL Nr. WARRINGTON The promoters have finally managed to pin the band down to make a very welcome return to the multi-CAMRA award winning Village Hall on Saturday 20th February. Barney Barnett (guitar), Russ Williams (stand-up bass) and Mark Donaldson (drums) complement Johnny Hewitt’s harp and […]

Martin Stephenson Appleton Thorn Village Hall 26 September 2009 Roger Kenyon has sent in this update. On Saturday September 26th we are delighted to have Martin Stephenson join us at Appleton Thorn Village Hall. He will be ably supported by local hero Chris Jackson. A warm and witty songsmith, Martin is always a wry and […]

Message from Roger Kenyon GYPSY BILL WILLIAMS & DEL POTTER APPLETON THORN VILLAGE HALL SATURDAY JUNE 13th We are pleased to present another night of acoustic blues with Gypsy Bill Williams and Del Potter on Saturday 13th June. They are a York based duo, and Bill is a talented multi instrumentalist playing guitar (National Steel […]