Posts tagged ‘cockermouth

On Sunday, 5th July, around 300 people attended ‘Blues for BB’ in Cockermouth, Cumbria,  organised by Andy Hills of Cockermouth Blues, with assistance from long-standing blues fan Graeme McGrory. This not-for-profit event, held in neighbouring pubs The Bush Inn and The Fletcher Christian Tavern, was a huge success. Even the sun came out to play […]

(The Olly Alcock Band) On Sunday, 5th July, 2015, some of Cumbria’s finest blues and rock musicians will celebrate the life and music of BB King, who died on 14th May, aged 89. BB inspired pretty well every musician who plays the blues today, including all those who will be playing at this event. ‘Blues […]

Gigs: Stark – Upcoming North West dates

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

Highly acclaimed young blues band Stark are coming up north to play two very special gigs. The first will be on Friday, 24th October, at the Bluefunk Rhythm and Blues Club’s new venue, Ronnie’s Bar (formerly known as the Kiva Club), in Macclesfield: Promoter Garry White is putting on some top-class gigs at this […]

Gig: WT Feaster Band & Lucy Zirins – Cockermouth

Posted on: Sunday, Nov 11, 2012

Although we have already done a post for this gig, here’s a bit more detail: The Saints Rooms in Cockermouth are delighted to be hosting our very first Band Night in association with Top Table Promotions: Top US based blues band WT Feaster & award winning Lancastrian acoustic singer & songwriter Lucy Zirins will be […]

WT Feaster and Lucy Zirins – Saints Rooms, Cockermouth – 18 Nov

Gigs: Woody Mann – Liverpool and Cockermouth

Posted on: Monday, May 14, 2012

Wed 27th June – The Rodewald Suite at The Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool Fri 29th June – The Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth Woody Mann is a superlative player/singer/songwriter of American roots music.  He’s an outstanding performer who plays with passion and a deep sensitivity to his music with an easy, laid-back style.  He’s a sublime singer/songwriter with […]

Band: Crow Dog Venue: The Fletcher Christian (Free entry) 55 Main St Cockermouth, Cumbria, UK CA13 0YJ Date: Saturday 3rd March from 9:00pm A forge of classic & contemporary blistering blues to take you on a journey far across the Atlantic and back in time by dusk! Guitarist Paul Mackay, Bassist Kev Farish, & Drummer […] To mark the European release of DELTAPHONIC, Canadian blues duo Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley will be touring the UK and Ireland in August and September 2011. There are two Northwest dates (excluding the Colne Festival). 09 Sep – The Met, Bury 18 Sep – The Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth

Gig: Snakewater 2011 dates

Posted on: Monday, Jan 10, 2011

Snakewater have released details of the band’s shows for the first part of 2011. The band are back in the studio this month with Grammy Award winning producer “Chris Tsangarides” to record the latest album. The band have a new bass player which has developed their sound and provided more directions that they can go […]

Alan Hewitt writes… Two American acts come to the Fletcher Christian Cockermouth over the coming weeks, both on a Thursday evening for your pleasure. First there is our annual visit of the well loved Kent DuChaine ( and Leadbessie ) on Thursday May 21st take a look at and lets see another great turnout […]

Gig: Smokin’ Hogs in Cumbria – April 2009

Posted on: Thursday, Feb 26, 2009

East Anglian rockin’ blues band Smokin’ Hogs are doing a short Cumbrian tour in April.  I’m sure that you will make them very welcome. Friday, April 17, 2009 9:30pm – John Paul Jones Tavern, Whitehaven, Cumbria Saturday, April 18, 2009 8:30pm – The Central, Egremont, Cumbria Sunday, April 19, 2009 4:00pm – Fletcher Christian Tavern, […]

Gig: Crosscut Saw – Cockermouth – 17 Aug

Posted on: Monday, Aug 4, 2008

Sunday 17th August – Crosscut Saw Free 5-7pm – Fletcher Christian Tavern, 55 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9JS Tel. 01900 825856 Award winning blues band; get along to hear something special Crosscut Saw are an established, three piece, award winning blues band from Leeds. In addition to their own authentically crafted material, Crosscut Saw pay […]

Gig: Trafficker – Cockermouth – 24 July

Posted on: Saturday, Jul 19, 2008

After a period of 9 months inactivity due to his relocation to this area and a succession of exams, Tommy Allen unveils his new Trafficker line-up on Thursday at The Fletcher Christian in Cockermouth prior to four gigs at The Maryport Festival on the trail (including headlining on Saturday night on the Eddie Stobart stage). […]

The early Sunday evening gigs arranged by Alan Hewitt at The Fletcher Christian in Cockermouth are consistently well-supported. On this occasion, the regular, local punters were also supplemented by a substantial contingent from Maryport to cram the premises to full capacity. On the down side, the expectant mood was soon dampened by a serious fault […]

  • Tags: , , ,
  • Comments Off on Review: The Oli Brown Band at The Fletcher Christian, Cockermouth: 27 April 2008