Posts tagged ‘club



Bangor on Dee this weekend – STARTS TONIGHT

Posted on: Friday, May 10, 2013

The weather forecast for the weekend is pretty poor but this should not concern you at all. The great news is that the Bangor on Dee Festival this weekend has a full, large comfortable marquee to keep you dry and warm. Great music, great food, drinks-a-plenty and the finest of crowds.  What more do you […]

http://youtu.be/fKBBE8E3Ucc Only one date in the region. Friday,  10th May Acoustic Tearoom Kirkby Stephen Cumbria http://www.acoustictearoom.com/ http://www.brookswilliams.com/

Alex McKown – recently nominated for a British Blues Award 2013 – appears at the Burnley Blues Festival on Sunday with world-class saxophonist Simon Peat. The afternoon  show takes place at the Lava Ignite night club, Burnley and starts at  2pm. Also on the bill is Snake Water and Adam Irving. Just £2 and drinks […]

 Friday, 25th April, 2013 The packed crowd were treated to a rock & roll show with blues and a hint of swing/country from this trio of musicians who have been together for a few years now and entertained the crowd who had their dancing shoes on, and danced their stuff to some hot rock & […]

Gig: Live piano every Friday in Salford

Posted on: Thursday, May 2, 2013

If you are in Manchester city centre or Salford 5-8pm Fridays, why not drop into the Salford Arms? A great friendly pub, with excellent food available, and there will be Dave Taylor playing piano and singing some blues, boogie, rock ‘n ‘roll, country, soul and pop. Always a great time, and every Friday 5pm- 8pm […]

The Billy Walton Band are doing a UK tour in May and had a cancellation at one of the venues. They asked if they could get a last minute gig in Carlisle. Tickets will be available at The Calva Bar at the start of May. He did a cracking gig at The Brickyard last year […]

Gig: The Chess Masters Blues Band

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013

Some further pub gig dates announced for The Chess Masters Blues Band.  This is the band that are set to support Top Topham from the original line up of the Yardbirds on festival and theatre dates from May 25th in the UK and throughout Europe. The dates are: Thursday 25th April – The Cross Axes, […]

LANCASHIRE BLUES ARCHIVE GOES TO SHREWSBURY The Theatre of Blues Festival, Shrewsbury – April  2013 – A personal Diary As a strong supporter of all genres of  ‘the blues’  and host to the Lancashire Blues Archive which is part of the British Blues Archive, I like to get out and about to as many blues […]

Gig: Upcoming bluesy events for The Met, Bury

Posted on: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013

Friday, May 3, 8.30pm ANIMALS AND FRIENDS Tickets: £15 Venue: Main Theatre In 1964 a wave of new energetic rock and roll swept over the youth of the world. On the crest of this wave was The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and of course The Animals. From the banks of the River Tyne came the […]

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

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