Posts tagged ‘worthenbury village hall

8 pm for 9 pm show –£15 Ben Tyzack and Guy Tortora In our opinion this is likely to be the gig of the year when the two London based Americans Ben and Guy get together for one of only a handful of duo gigs this year. Ben is known to many as the guitarist […]

US singer, guitar player and songwriter Debbie Bond has been paying her dues in the Alabama backwoods for over 30 years backing many traditional Alabama blues musicians in the US and Europe, including Eddie Kirkland, Jerry “Boogie” McCain and Willie King. Fronting her own band on her UK tour in June, July and August, she […]

3Kings – ‘Goin’ Up The Country’ at Worthenbury Village Hall: 23rd January The trio of 3Kings go from strength to strength on each gig, and it was a treat to catch them in the ‘juke joint’ that is the homely Worthenbury Village Hall, near Bangor-on-Dee, at the latest ‘Goin’ Up The Country’ gig, hosted by […]

The Dave Kelly Band (DKB) was formed in 1982 when The Blues Band had decided to split up for a while. There have been various line-ups over the 30+ years, three albums under the DKB name plus Dave’s many solo albums which have also featured band members. So thirty years later, after putting the band […]

On the 17th anniversary of Pete Evans, Paul Taylor and Ian Williams putting on gigs in the Wrexham area – first as Hookers Blues Club, now Goin’ Up The Country – it was fitting that the brilliantly high standard was maintained by this pairing of our own award-winning bluesman Ian Siegal and the multi-talented character […]

Doors 7.30 for 8.30 show From Pete Evans: At long last I can confirm that we have been able to book 82 year old Leo for one of only two UK gigs. This wonderful old gentleman has been playing the blues and gospel since he was 15 years old and is a throw back to […] Half Deaf Clatch (a.k.a Andrew McLatchie) is one man with a guitar, a slide, a stompboard and some songs. Playing resonator blues and stomping on a homemade amplified butchers block, he combines the influence of the Delta and Hill Country Blues of Mississippi with a contemporary alternative edge to produce some wonderful sounds. He writes, records and produces […]

The vastly-experienced outfit, Blue Swamp, appear at Worthenbury Village Hall, next Friday, 28th February. The band comprise of John Williamson, who was lead guitar with The Animals for many years, and has also played with Steve Cropper, Chris Farlowe, Spencer Davis amongst others; Mike Bowden (guitar and vocals) and ‘Big Vern’ (drums and percussion) make up the […]