Posts tagged ‘worthenbury

STOP PRESS 3Kings bring their brand of North Mississippi Hill Country Blues to the Christmas concert of Going Up The Country at Worthenbury Village Hall this Friday. According to Wikipedia Hill country blues (also known as North Mississippi hill country blues or North Mississippi blues) is a regional style of country blues. It is […]

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 […]

8 pm doors for 9 pm show – £10 From Pete Evans: We were absolutely blown away by Jack when he appeared at the Overton festival in May. Many people told us that he was the star of the festival and we had to agree. Rarely have we heard such talent on the guitar from […]

News of forthcoming gigs from Pete Evans and the guys . . . Debbie Bond and The TruDats: Friday, 26th June Debbie and her band from Tuscaloosa in Alabama are opening up their extensive UK gig and Festival tour with us on what promises to be a great night of soulful blues straight from the Alabama woods. […]

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 […]

Gig: 3 Kings – 2015 dates

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 10, 2015

Three dates so far for 3Kings, featuring’s own Ken Peace on mile wide harmonica and gravelling about 1/3 of the vocals. 23 Jan – Worthenbury Blues Club 28 Feb – Cellar Bar, Chester. 10pm 28 Mar – Kash Taprooms, Chester 4pm Happy Hour. Here’s a taster – one minute of each of five songs. […]

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 […]

From Pete Evans: This gig is arguably one of the most exciting acoustic ones that we have presented in our 18 years of presenting live music when one of the top roots/blues musicians from the USA teams up with arguably the UK’s current top acoustic roots/blues guitarists. Ian Siegal’s stature has grown immensely over the last 7/8 […] 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 […]

Jim Crawford Weekend

Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

We have two gigs for Jim Crawford in the region this weekend. Friday – at Worthenbury Village Hall Saturday – at Appleton Thorn Village Hall I know that there are still tickets available for Appleton Thorn, I don’t know about Worthenbury. Jim has toured much of Europe and the USA captivating audiences with his intimate […]

Here is a welcome return to one of Britain’s finest acoustic performers. Jim Crawford at Worthenbury Village Hall – 24 Jan 2014 Expect to be enthralled by this amazing guitar and vocals all delivered with some northern wit.

YouTube: Moreland and Arbuckle

Posted on: Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013

I spent a lovely few hours with the bluesinthenorthwest King Biscuit Blues Festival away team last Friday.  That’s Paul Farmer, Paul Taylor and Pete Evans.  Pete and Paul of course are part of the Goin’ Up The Country events at Worthenbury and surrounding areas. During our evening of burgers and fine beer, Pete handed me […]

From Pete Evans: Hi everyone Some news about our December gig at Worthenbury on 13th December with the rising star of the UK blues world, Blues Boy Dan Owen from Shrewsbury. Dan first came to our attention when he turned up at a jam night in Malpas early in 2011 and blew us away. He […]

From Pete Evans: “I’m delighted to inform you that the brilliant acoustic guitarist Peter Price will be making a welcome, long overdue return to Goin’ Up the Country Blues & Roots Club in Worthenbury on Friday, 1st November. Peter is much in demand and tours the USA, Ireland and Europe on a regular basis playing […] The ‘Goin’ Up The Country guys at Worthenbury/Overton-on-Dee, in North Wales, have a strong selection of gigs leading  up to Christmas, featuring Tommy Allen and Johnny Hewitt, Peter Price, The Blues Band and Blues Boy Dan. Check here for details: