JUNE 2016

QUIZ NIGHTS

Don’t miss our 9pm Tuesday Quiz. £1 entry all proceeds to Friends of Bingham Park. The chance to Win a gallon of Thornbridge beer!

LEARN TO PLAY THE GUITAR

A series of beginners, 10 week, group workshops in The Backroom [more]

Dirty Cello

Thursday 3rd August / 8pm / £12

Led by vivacious cross-over cellist, Rebecca Roudman, Dirty Cello is cello like you’ve never heard before. From down home blues with a wailing cello to virtuosic stompin’ bluegrass, Dirty Cello is a band that gets your heart thumping and your toes tapping!

“The group seamlessly careens from blues to bluegrass and rock in a way that really shouldn’t make sense but somehow does.” LA Times.

Open Mic/Acoustic Evening

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Monday 7th August / 8pm / FREE

A fantastic line-up of the best and most enthusiastic local talent, plus some guest appearances.

Anyone can join in, all abilities welcome and participation from the audience is always encouraged. P.A. and mics provided, so just bring yourselves, your instruments and your friends to enjoy the proceedings.

Open Mic/Acoustic Evening

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Monday 21st August / 8pm / FREE

A fantastic line-up of the best and most enthusiastic local talent, plus some guest appearances.

Anyone can join in, all abilities welcome and participation from the audience is always encouraged. P.A. and mics provided, so just bring yourselves, your instruments and your friends to enjoy the proceedings.

Alex McKown tickets

Saturday 26th August / 8pm / £8

Alex McKown is a six times finalist in the British Blues Awards (2011-2016) and his songs have been played on radio stations all over the world, including several plays on the Paul Jones R&B show on BBC Radio 2. Alex normally performs as a power trio but he will be bringing a stellar six piece band to The Greystones. Alex and his band have also played at The Great British Rock and Blues Festival, Hebden Bridge Blues Festival, Bowness Bay Blues Festival, Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival, Mold Soul and Blues Festival and the main stage at Newark Blues Festival on three occasions.

Damien O’Kane tickets

Sunday 27th August / 8pm / £13

Damien O’Kane is a musician of many talents. He’s a singer. A very good one, too, with a relaxed, assured vocal style that exudes a natural warmth and empathy with the colourful characters who occupy his songs. He’s also a brilliant banjo player. And a fine guitarist. And an ingenious arranger. Not to mention an accomplished tunemaker, researcher, bandleader and accompanist of rich imagination and fearless vision. As well as being the husband of Kate Rusby he’s also in her band.