Posts tagged ‘club



Honky Tonk Shindig – Dave Taylor sings and plays classic Country and Western, Blues and Rockabilly. Dave’s got some of the great songs that tell about love, life, not to mention drinking- the real soul of Country, but without glitter or sentimentality. Hank Williams, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash- great singers and […]

New Blues ’n’ Roots Festival for Shropshire Church Stretton, in Shropshire is getting a new addition to the festival calendar. The first ever Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival will be held in the town on Saturday, 31st May, 2014. The festival, which will be supporting MacMillan Cancer Support, aims to showcase some of the best singer-song […]

Windermere Rocks the Blues: 18 – 19 April 2014

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 30, 2014

News just in on a two day festival Easter weekend at Bowness-on-Windermere. Headliners Connie Lush and Aynsley Lister. See the poster for details.  I don’t have a URL.  

Review: The Simon Honeyboy Hickling Band at Fogherty’s Function Room, Liverpool – 22nd March 2014 Some blues bands exude talent, some set feet tapping, some engage the audience with warmth and good humour and a handful tick all of those boxes and deliver a complete performance. Simon Hickling and his band are one of the […]

The excellent Rag Mama Rag has an appearance at Wallasey Folk Club on 23 March 2014. http://youtu.be/cI4aE21KWLg Details here. http://www.wallaseyfolkandacousticclub.co.uk/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1 The usual sessions are open mic – I hear that a few blues players pop along – blues players and blues fans are always welcome.

Sugarkane at Fogherty’s Function Room, Liverpool – 8th February, 2014 Enjoyment is guaranteed at any gig organised by John and Lorraine Welsh but there are some shows that exceed all expectations and enter the category of unforgettable. This performance of John O’Leary’s Sugarkane was a prime example of that rare phenomenon. The whole band exudes […]

The Citadel Arts Centre, St Helens Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders Saturday 8th March 2014, 7.30pm Tickets from £20 Andy Fairweather Low of ‘Amen Corner’ fame has rocked with some of the biggest names in the music industry over the past 40 years. Join him and The Low Riders Band for an evening […]

Infamous for his one-man band style, both in the studio and on the road, Son Of Dave, AKA Benjamin Darvill, has been making music for almost a quarter of a century. He has played hundreds of raucous shows across the globe, sold upwards of forty thousand records and built a fiercely loyal international fan-base. The […]

Blues Jam – Telfords Warehouse this Thursday

Posted on: Monday, Feb 3, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to announce that the blues jam this Thursday at Telfords Warehouse is well and truly on. 8.30pm kick off, bring your axe of choice. See you there….

The Citadel Arts Centre, St Helens The Blues Band Friday 21st February 2014, 7.30pm Tickets £20/£18 Solid tradition, musical showmanship; the finest bluesmen in Europe. Paul Jones ~ Dave Kelly ~ Rob Townsend ~ Gary Fletcher ~ Tom McGuinness Over 20 albums and 35 years have passed since1979, when Paul Jones and Tom McGuinness expected […]

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 […]

Jam: Old Quay, Parkgate, Wirral – Every Sunday

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 11, 2014

Jamie Clague writes to inform us about a jam night in Parkgate. We have a jam night held every Sunday at The Old Quay in Parkgate on The Wirral under the name Guy’s Jam Sessions. It’s co-run by Guy Liversidge, Chris Davies and myself, very much based in the blues and rock however anything goes […]

Gig: Blues and Soul at The Citadel

Posted on: Friday, Jan 10, 2014

An excellent line up for the winter and spring has been announced for the Citadel in St Helens. The Citadel Arts Centre, St Helens – Blues and Soul listings for February and March The Blues Band Friday 21st February 2014, 7.30pm Tickets £20/£18 Solid tradition, musical showmanship; the finest bluesmen in Europe. The Blues Band […]

Here is a welcome return to one of Britain’s finest acoustic performers. Jim Crawford at Worthenbury Village Hall – 24 Jan 2014 Expect to be enthralled by this amazing guitar and vocals all delivered with some northern wit. http://youtu.be/XuKDnnqAiDk

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 […]

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