Posts tagged ‘shropshire

The popular local blues band, The Drivetones, appear at The White Bear, Whitchurch, this coming Saturday, 8th August. It’s free admission and kicks off around 9 pm . . . if you’re in the area go along and support the band!

The second Church Stretton Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival will be held in the Shropshire town on Saturday, 30th May, 2015. The festival, which will be supporting MacMillan Cancer Support, aims to showcase some of the best bands and singer-song writers on the blues and roots scene. The line-up features both national and international artists, as […]

Review for the ‘STOURBRIDGE BLUES FESTIVAL’ – Saturday 16th May 2015 @ The Old Halesonians, Wassel Grove, Stourbridge, Worcestershire – This was the third ‘Stourbridge Blues Festival’ and a second visit for me. I would describe the festival as ‘small but beautifully formed’ , but with a marquee this year, it provided a great […]

Gig: Jon Allen UK Tour Autumn 2014

Posted on: Friday, Jun 27, 2014 JON ALLEN ANNOUNCES UK TOUR FOR AUTUMN 2014 Acclaimed singer-songwriter Jon Allen will tour the UK in October and November 2014 in support of his widely acclaimed new album, Deep River. It’s the first time Jon Allen has toured his trademark mix of catchy tunes and folk and Sixties-inflected country blues in the UK […]

New Blues ’n’ Roots Festival for Shropshire Church Stretton, in Shropshire is getting a new addition to the festival calendar. The first ever Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival will be held in the town on Saturday, 31st May, 2014. The festival, which will be supporting MacMillan Cancer Support, aims to showcase some of the best singer-song […]

**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 […]

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra are one of the hardest working bands on the UK roots music circuit and have built a sizeable fan base following numerous tours and big festival appearances. A hot seven-piece featuring guitars, mandolin, harmonica, accordion, trumpet, double bass and percussion, they’re more eclectic than most, mixing Western Swing, […]

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 […]

**REMINDER: ONE WEEK TO GO!** The Lion Hotel – Friday, 5th April Theatre Severn – Saturday, 6th April After the much heralded success of the first Theatre of Blues Festival, organisers are delighted to announce that this year, the festival will include an extra evening’s entertainment on Friday, 5th April with the addition of The […] Whitchurch band The Drivetones to play at the Theatre of Blues Festival 2013 Whitchurch-based band, The Drivetones, have been selected to open the Theatre of Blues Festival proceedings on Saturday, 6th April 2013, in The Walker Theatre, Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury. Organisers hope that the band will follow in the footsteps of Shrewsbury-based, Blues Boy […]

Gig: 40 Days – The Ironworks, Oswestry

Posted on: Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013

Saturday, 16th February, 2013 On Saturday night we have new band on the scene, 40 Days. These guys are a true rock and blues trio with a great foot-stomping sound, check out the YouTube video here of them playing live in Wrexham. With a support act to be confirmed, and free entry, why not […]

Festival: Theatre Of Blues – Shrewsbury

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013

Friday, 5th April – The Lion Hotel Saturday, 6th April – Theatre Severn Here’s the flyer for this years Theatre Of Blues Festival in Shrewsbury – taking place over two days this year, 5th and 6th April. A full detailed preview to hopefully come soon . . . .

Gig: The Ian Parker Band – The Last Inn, Hengoed

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 26, 2013

The Ian Parker Band – The Last Inn, Hengoed, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7EU Wednesday, 20th February, 2013 at 8.30 pm Tickets £8 or £10 on the door Remarkably given his age, Ian Parker performed his first public concerts twenty years ago this year. At just 16, he began playing in pubs throughout the West Midlands […]

Gig: Tommy Allen & Johnny Hewitt + Ian Parker

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

Just in from Pete Evans: Hi everyone Can I remind you of a gig that we have arranged for Alan Preston at Dudleston Heath Working Men’s Club near Ellesmere on Saturday December 22nd, 8 pm for 9 pm with Ian Parker and Tommy Allen and Johnny Hewitt. They will play a set each before the […]

Theatre of Blues 2013

Posted on: Sunday, Sep 23, 2012