Posts tagged ‘macclesfield

Gigs: Forthcoming at The Wharf, Macclesfield

Posted on: Monday, May 11, 2015

Blues at The Wharf, Macclesfield coming up: Friday, 15th May: Jamie Walker of The Feud playing solo Friday, 22nd May: Poplar Jake & The Electric Delta Friday, 29th May: Trafficker with Tommy Allen Friday, 5th June: The Feud (acoustic) Tuesday, 16th June: Swampcandy (from Maryland, USA). Friday, 26th June: Xander & The Peace Pirates Saturday, […]

Gigs: The Wharf, 107 Brook Street, Macclesfield

Posted on: Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015

Live blues at The Wharf, Macclesfield this month: Friday, 13th – Kent DuChaine Saturday, 28th – Jon Amor

Tickets: £6   book here Its that man again ! Once more Barry Barnes returns to Bluefunk with his band the mighty SINNERBOY. With the UK’s best loved celebration of the life and work of the sainted Rory Gallagher, in this, the 20th anniversary of the great man’s passing. We last saw Barry when he guested […]

With special guests Jamie Walker (Tantrum, Feud) and Dewi Chappell (Rough Twist) Tickets :  £6  book here Skipping 1st January and landing on the 8th Jim’s next one is gravid with interest. His guests this time are two absurdly talented young players. Both have appeared at Bluefunk before and will consequently be known to many of you. It […]

Just in from Garry White of Bluefunk: A recent scientific study (mine) has revealed that attending high quality live music shows can increase life expectancy by 0.03%, + 0.05%. Incontravertible evidence emerged that it can improve the quality of life to the power of 3.2. The evidence can be found at any Bluefunk event throughout the […]

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 […]

Brothers Stevie and Alan Nimmo come together to prove once again that sibling rivalry brings out the best in both of them! Picture the scene, a stage full of Orange valve amps, two guitar wielding brothers teasing out some of the most magisterial notes with ultimate Glaswegian intensity from their Les Paul’s and Fender Stratocasters, and […]

Bluefunk Rhythm And Blues Club!gig-list/c6h4 Jim Kirkpatrick plays Rory Gallagher with special guests Barry Barnes of Sinnerboy and Rich Newman of the Rory Gallagher Band and Chris Cliff on bass. When : Thurs Sept 4th Ticket : £10 Where : KIVA, Macclesfield Two of the finest exponents of Rory Gallagher’s  music are joined by […]

When : Friday May 2 Where : Cabin 5150 Ticket : free entry This just in from Garry White – PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS TOMORROW Paolo Fuschi, Sicilian by extraction, eccentric by nature, hugely talented by chance. A man always in flux, always pursuing a new project. Projects which never disappoint and are commonly […] From Garry White of Bluefunk: The merest mention of the NIMMO name is enough to set the pulse racing of any blues rock fan on the planet.  If you were privileged to see The Nimmo Brothers, Stevie and Alan at the Cabin last autumn you will know why we are so excited to host Stevie’s […]

Hailing from the North East, the Mitch Laddie Band play Cabin 5150 in Macclesfield on Thursday, 27th February. “Prepare to be blown away as guitar legend Mitch Laddie storms the stage with his volcanic guitar playing and high octane band as they launch his new live album. Mitch Laddie, who is a protégé of Walter […]

Universally accepted as one of the best Rory Gallagher tributes around, Barry Barnes has been bringing Sinnerboy to Bluefunk in January, since Bluefunk was in nappies. It has now got to the point that if he didn’t come, questions would be asked in the house. he comes every January because he fills the place. What’s more this is […]

From Los Angeles, Greta Valenti and Robin Davey are Well Hung Heart. Anything with Robin in the driving seat is likely to be a tad better than good, but when you are also married to the amazing Greta then something spectacular is in the offing. Not easy to describe what you get for your money […]

Bluefunk Christmas Party – 19 Dec 2013

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

This in from Garry White from Bluefunk BLUEFUNK  RHYTHM AND BLUES CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY when …………..december 19th where……………Cabin 5150 ticket…………….. £8  from the cabin or book here It’s that time again folks, once more Bluefunk throws it’s Christmas party, this year for the first time at Cabin 5150. That’s not the only thing different about […]

**TOMORROW NIGHT** “Ireland has a knack of throwing up diamonds, of which McBride most definitely is one…. this boy’s going places.” Hifi+ “He’s a fret-meltingly intense soloist & a great slide player. Lovers of quality blues-rock step right this way.” Guitarist Magazine “The holy trinity of Belfast Rock ‘n Roll – Van Morrison, Rory Gallagher […]

**TOMORROW** Sister of the legendary drummer John Bonham, this lady is diligently carving out her own pages in the history of blues rock. There must be something in this genetics malarkey. Tickets £12, payable on the door Further details: www,!gig-details-3/c22w7