Posts tagged ‘wrexham

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 […]

The Strypes have headlined tours across the world from Australia, US, Japan, sold out venues across the UK (Manchester Academy 2, Liverpool East Village Arts Centre, Birmingham Library, London Shepherds Bush Empire, London Islington Academy, London Electric Ballroom), toured with the Arctic Monkeys in Arena’s, Signed to Major label Virgin EMI, appeared on Later With Jools […]

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. […]

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 […]

Gig: Summer line-up for Worthenbury Village Hall

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013

**REMINDER: DAVE KELLY THIS SATURDAY** There will be no Worthenbury Festival this year, however the good news is that the Worthenbury team have lined up a superb bill of summer gigs for the village hall. Sat 15th June – Dave Kelly Fri 12th Jul – Rory Ellis Fri 30 Aug – Li’l Jimmy Reed Please […]

Bangor on Dee this weekend – STARTS TONIGHT

Posted on: Friday, May 10, 2013

The weather forecast for the weekend is pretty poor but this should not concern you at all. The great news is that the Bangor on Dee Festival this weekend has a full, large comfortable marquee to keep you dry and warm. Great music, great food, drinks-a-plenty and the finest of crowds.  What more do you […]

The Rag Mama Rag gig originally scheduled for Worthenbury on October 26th now been transferred to the restaurant at the Buck Hotel, Bangor on Dee due to a mix up in the booking at the village hall. Start time 9pm with 8pm doors, cost £10. This extremely talented duo are based in France and are […]

Pete Evans from Worthenbury Blues and Roots Club informs that there are still about ten tickets left for the Alvin Youngblood Hart gig this Saturday night. Worthenbury Village Hall – Sat Sept 1st, 8pm for 9pm show ALVIN YOUNGBLOOD HART One of the biggest names on the USA blues scene, Alvin Youngblood Hart. In Europe […]

Gigs: **STOP PRESS**

Posted on: Wednesday, May 30, 2012

A couple of gigs happening very soon in the region: Thursday, 31st May, 2012 at 8 pm Bowden & Williamson at The King’s Head, Carlisle On Thursday at the Kings Head are Bowden and Williamson a blues/rock duo renowned for their witty anecdotes, excellent guitar play and songs both rock classic and self penned. They […]

**Reminder: Early bird tickets available until 15th June** The lineup of the Worthenbury Festival has been announced. You can download the flyer here.

Gig: Winter and spring lineup at Worthenbury

Posted on: Monday, Jan 9, 2012

Goin’ Up The Country Blues & Roots Club at Worthenbury Village Hall “the village hall that rocks” as featured in The Guardian June 5th 2010 “one of Britain’s finest blues venues” Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, Dec 6th 2010 For tickets and info please ring 01948 770215  OR MAIL Unless stated, entry is […]

Goin’ Up The Country Blues Club WorthenburyVillage Hall Friday November 18th doors 8pm for 9pm show The Ian Parker Trio Ian Parker is rightly regarded as one of the finest of a group of outstanding young blues guitarists that has emerged in the UK over the last 10 years. Whilst in his early days he […]

Gig: The Producers – Worthenbury – 23 Sep 2011

Posted on: Monday, Sep 19, 2011

The Producers Goin’ Up The Country Blues & Roots Club Worthenbury Friday Sept 23rd 8pm for 9pm start Top award winning band The Producers make their only appearance in the region this year on September 23rd at Worthenbury. During the 90s they won the award for Top British Blues Band on 4 occasions on the […]

“A fierce, flamethrower guitar slinger and an exciting, soulful singer. His music has phenomenal power.” -Chicago Sun-Times Michael Burks September 02, 2011 Goin’ Up The Country The Village Hall – Overton on Dee, North Wales I can’t believe that this isn’t a sell out.  One of the most intense bluesmen that I have ever witnessed.  […]