Posts tagged ‘club



The Chess Masters Blues Band – The Black Bull Inn, Chatburn, near Clitheroe Friday, 12th April, 2013 There is a gig tomorrow night (Friday, 12th April, 2013) featuring The Chess Masters Blues Band, with original Yardbird Top Topham, at The Black Bull Inn in Chatburn (near Clitheroe). This is a free warm-up gig for a […]

Gig: Big Pete Blues Band – Liverpool Marina

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013

Big Pete Blues Band – Liverpool Marina Thursday, 18th April, 2013 Doors open 8 pm: show 8.45 pm http://youtu.be/wSDxNjLpQKA Singer/harmonica player Pieter ‘Big Pete’ van der Pluijm’s rise to prominence started when, at the age of 23, he was hand-picked to fill the giant shoes of the late Lester Butler, the legendary leader of The […]

Upcoming events at Liverpool Philharmonic

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 31, 2013

Liverpool Philharmonic announces dates in several city venues St George’s Hall, Camp & Furnace and Liverpool Philharmonic’s own Rodewald Suite Concerts, by Little Axe, Chris Wood and James Grant in April, May and June. Tickets for all new shows on sale now. Liverpool Philharmonic announce three new concerts in three of Liverpool’s most interesting live […]

There is an upcoming blues and bluegrass event in Liverpool. Blues content from the wonderful Pete Price. Here is the full lineup. The Loose Moose String Band – The shining light of old time, bluegrass and western swing music in Liverpool Le Cayenne Cajun Band – Get ready for the best cajun two-step in Liverpool. […]

TONIGHT: Friday, 15th March For anyone in the Macclesfield area at a loose end tonight: Tonight you can see the terrific Barry Barnes, leading light of Sinnerboy, at the superb Cabin 5150 in Macclesfield. if you haven’t yet seen this gem of a venue, what better excuse do you need than a solo acoustic performance […]

Dick Farrelly & Mat Walklate – North West tour The duo of Dick Farrelly and Mat Walklate have a North West tour in April to promote their recent “Keep It Clean” cd release. The dates are as follows: Wed 3rd, Cabin 5150, Macclesfield Thu 4th, The Globe, Glossop Fri 5th, The Met, Bury Sat 6th, […]

Friday, 22nd March, sees King King featuring at the Citadel St. Helens. Winners of ‘Best Band’ & ‘Best Album’ 2012 in The British Blues Awards. Winners of ‘Best Band’ & ‘Best Album’ in Blues Matters Magazine Writers Poll 2011. Energetic and dynamic Soulful Blues/Rock! http://www.citadel.org.uk/whats-on/king-king-feat-alan-nimmo-p329051

Gigs: Upcoming shows from Garry White

Posted on: Monday, Mar 11, 2013

Garry White has some fine shows upcoming at Snow Goose Live and Cabin 5150 in Macclesfield: Barry Barnes (Sinnerboy):  Cabin – Friday,   15th March,  £5 Matt Walklate and Dick Farrelly:  Cabin  – Wednesday,  3rd April, £5 Willie Nile + George Borowski and the Fabs:  SGL – Friday,  26th April, £10 adv, £12 door The […]

John O’Leary’s Sugarkane – Liverpool Marina Thursday, 21st March, 2013 Doors 8 pm: Show 8.45 pm John O’Leary boasts a tremendous pedigree in British blues music. In the sixties, he was a founder member, with guitarist Kim Simmonds, of the highly acclaimed Savoy Brown Blues Band. Other bands enhanced by John’s involvement featured many stalwarts […]

Forty4 – BJs Rock-In-The-Blues at The Hop Pocket, Chorley Thursday, 28th February, 2013 The return of this very busy and talented five-piece band from the Liverpool area entertained a packed crowd here in Chorley. They really do deliver and are excellent musicians in every aspect. They played their ‘Blues/Rhythm and Groove’ with a funky edge […]

**STOP PRESS** This just in! The Spikedrivers at High Cross Inn, Broughton in Furness, Saturday, 3rd March. Doors open 8.00pm. Food and accomodation at the venue. 01229 716272.

The Producers at Fogherty’s Function Room, Liverpool – 22nd February 2013 The full house at Fogherty’s Function Room for John and Lorraine Welsh’s first show in 2013 spoke volumes for the understandable popularity of  The Producers. This legendary band has been delighting audiences for more than twenty years and, if anything, they are now better […]

Gigs: 52 Skidoo – Cheshire Rural Touring Arts

Posted on: Friday, Feb 22, 2013

http://youtu.be/mN8OJaTvqW0 A little bit ‘off topic’, but 52 Skidoo bring their music from the era of the Speakeasy, Prohibition, Vaudeville, Tin Pan Alley, New York rent parties, Harlem Stride Piano and Hot Jazz to several small venues as part of the Cheshire Rural Touring Arts programme . . . I’m not sure though that the […]

Mark Harrison – ‘Goin’ Up The Country’ at Worthenbury Village Hall Friday, 1st March, 2013 – Tickets £10 ‘Going Up The Country’ have a gig at Worthenbury Village Hall on Friday, 1st March, with the excellent acoustic guitarist Mark Harrison making his debut in the region. London-based Mark has just released his new cd “Crooked […]

American singer/songwriter Eilen Jewell makes a rare appearance in the bluesinthenorthwest region this month appearing at the Victoria Hotel in Menai Bridge on 29th March, 2013. This European tour features her American band, with Jason Beek drums, Johnny Sciascia bass and Jerry Miller guitar. Anyone calling a song “Kalimotxo” is fine by me. http://youtu.be/CTuBoqon4JA

I am always glad to see someone doing something different in the blues genre, I have always been proud of what a wide church the blues has. Heymoonshaker – the beatbox blues duo have been impressing crowds both online (13 million Youtube views on their channel) and on stage (supporting Ghostpoet, De La Soul and […]