Posts tagged ‘club

King King The Atkinson – Studio, Southport 13 Dec 2014 It’s been two years since King King broke cover as the hottest draw in British blues-rock. Of course, to any serious music fan, this was never exactly a ‘new’ band. As co-frontman of the legendary Nimmo Brothers, Alan was already a towering figure on the […]

The Cadillac Kings at Garston Royal British Legion – 6th December 2013 In the festivities leading to Christmas, there cannot be a better blues band for the occasion than the wonderful Cadillac Kings. Already firm favourites in Liverpool, the Essex and London-based ensemble returned to the city to resprinkle their magic. Fronted by charismatic singer/songwriter, […]

Oli Brown December 12, 2013 8:00pm – 11:30pm Eric’s Liverpool, 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE Late 2002 saw Oli pick up a guitar for the first time. Two and a half years later at age of 15 he was invited to America as the guest of American Blues band Blinddog Smokin’. This first […]

**STOP PRESS** Only just found out about this today. Beat box harmonica bluesman Son of Dave has a show in Liverpool City Centre this coming Saturday. East Village Arts Club 90 Seel Street Liverpool L1 4BH Follow the link below for more information.  It looks like an earlyish show so plenty of time to get […]

Ryan McGarvey’s only autumn date in the North West is on Wednesday 20th November at The Railway Venue, Brompton Cross, Bolton.

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 […]

Rock and blues gigs in Greenfield, Oldham, OL3 7HX

Posted on: Thursday, Sep 12, 2013

I just heard of this (new) venue in Greenfield, Oldham, OL3 7HX. Upcoming at the Royal George, Greenfield 09-Oct    Grainne Duffy 19-Oct    Ian Siegal 20-Nov    Krissy Matthews 23-Nov    Billy Walton 01-Dec    Dr. Feelgood


The Dale Storr Trio at Liverpool Marina – 18th July 2013 The glorious summer weather had already created a semi-exotic atmosphere at Liverpool Marina. The stunning performance of The Dale Storr Trio then completed the illusion and transported those of us who were fortunate enough to be there to the magical location that is New […]

Wow! That’s the first thing I can say about this most excellent blues band from Whitchurch, Shropshire. I first saw these guys at The Theatre of Blues Festival in Shrewsbury in April and was impressed by their performance then …. nothing’s changed!! The line up for The Drivetones are Cleo Hill on vocals, Willie Robinson […]

News from Raphael Callaghan of his next gig for the Acoustic Blues Lounge: Hello Everybody, A week tomorrow, that’s Friday, 12th July, is my next Acoustic Blues Lounge concert at Endegi Arts Cafe in Colwyn Bay. Especially pleased that my guest is Dave King. He’s the resident bluesman at Conwy Folk Club on Monday nights […]

The Dale Storr Trio – Liverpool Marina: Thursday 18.07.13 Doors 8 pm; show 8.45 pm Dale Storr’s musical journey has taken him from his rural Lincolnshire upbringing to his own musical ‘Mecca’, New Orleans. Inspired by ‘The Big Easy’s’ legendary pianists, Dr John, James Booker, Professor Longhair and Allen Toussaint, Dale is now recognised as […]

Thursday, 13th June, 2012 This contemporary blues rock trio from the Merseyside area returned to entertain the packed crowd here at BJ’s and they did not disappoint. With supreme guitar skills from Alan Kaishin Crawford –  the bands front man and lead vocalist. On bass guitar and backing vocals Scott Crawford, (Alan’s brother) with a […]

Gig: Summer line-up for Worthenbury Village Hall

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013

**REMINDER: DAVE KELLY THIS SATURDAY** There will be no Worthenbury Festival this year, however the good news is that the Worthenbury team have lined up a superb bill of summer gigs for the village hall. Sat 15th June – Dave Kelly Fri 12th Jul – Rory Ellis Fri 30 Aug – Li’l Jimmy Reed Please […]

**REMINDER: THIS COMING SUNDAY** Martin Harley Band will be playing The Ironworks, Oswestry on Sunday, 16th June. Support comes from local talent Mark Morgan who will be playing his first gig at The Ironworks this yearr and we are also pleased that Dave O’Grady (who was support for Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes) will […]

Review: The Bonnie Mac Band – The Hop Pocket, Chorley

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013

Thursday, 6th June, 2013 I was delighted to meet the band who travelled all the way from West Yorkshire to debut here in Chorley at BJ’s. This five piece band really delivered the goods a mixture of classic blues covers. The lovely Sheila Mac took centre stage with her sultry subtle blues delivery and has […]