DECEMBER 2017

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]

Jack Carty

Wednesday 13th December / 8pm / £10

Australian musician, songwriter. His first 2 albums received critical acclaim from the Australian National press and many arts and entertainment websites. He’s been touring consistently throughout America, Canada and Australia taking in many of the major festivals and ealier this year he toured the UK with his good friend Blair Dunlop.

“Put simply…he’s stunning. Such a beautiful voice and songwriter.” Triple J

“He holds an ingratiating charm that suggests a young, lovelorn Billy Bragg.” Nodepression.com

Moulettes

Thursday 14th December / 8pm / £13

Brighton-based Multi-instrumentalists Moulettes are an eclectic, progressive hybrid.
The band’s synergy and tightness is a testament to their relentless touring schedule, and their music is distinctive in its sharp songcraft and musical range – their characteristic multi-layered vocal harmonies & virtuosic 5-string Cello &  Electric Guitar locked in with a towering, thunderous rhythm section.
December marks the concluding chapter of their two-year ‘Preternatural’ tour, and the last chance to see the breathtaking live show that has taken the band across Europe from Poland to Malta, and across Canada from Nova Scotia to Victoria Island.
“Huge, complex and compelling. One of the most thrillingly nimble musical ensembles the UK has produced in decades.” Prog Magazine.

 

O’Hooley & Tidow ‘Winterfolk’


Friday 15th December / 8pm / £14

How exciting is this winter warmer from Belinda and Heidi?! This show will sell-out, so best get your (ice) skates on!! Join ‘one of British Folk’s mightiest combinations’ (MOJO), O’Hooley & Tidow, for an evening of beautifully performed original, contemporary, and traditional winter songs from their new album ‘WinterFolk Vol 1’, produced with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Ben Walker.
Having the originality and skill to invite comparison with the most celebrated harmony duos, from early Simon and Garfunkel to the iconic Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Belinda and Heidi’s powerful, deeply moving, and soulful performances are infused with an honesty and empathy that will disarm the hardest of hearts.

Concerteenies: Donald Grant, violin

Saturday 16th December / 10.30am (up to 1s)

Concerteenies is a highly popular concert series for babies, toddlers and their grown-ups. Join professional musicians for live music with bubbles, percussion, puppets, singing and informal introductions, this is a fun and informal concert with free tea/ coffee and biscuits.

Babies free/ adults £6/ 2 adult offer £10 (in advance) and £7 per adult/ £12 for couples (on the door – if any tickets are left).

Concerteenies: Donald Grant, violin

Saturday 16th December / 11.45am (1s and 2s, siblings welcome)

Concerteenies is a highly popular concert series for babies, toddlers and their grown-ups. Join professional musicians for live music with bubbles, percussion, puppets, singing and informal introductions, this is a fun and informal concert with free tea/ coffee and biscuits.

Babies free/ adults £6/ 2 adult offer £10 (in advance) and £7 per adult/ £12 for couples (on the door – if any tickets are left).

King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys

Saturday 16th December / 8pm / £15

The guys are at it again! Dazzling musicianship, riveting stage performances, sixty TV appearances, two barnstorming decades on the road and eleven red hot CDs have established them as today’s greatest swing band.
They have toured and performed with B.B. King, Cab Calloway and his Orchestra and the original Blues Brothers Band from the movie, as well as recording with leading Americans.

 

Danny Bryant

Sunday 17th December / 8pm / £13

Described by the blues press as a British blues legend, Danny has been one of the most in demand artists on the International blues circuit for over a decade having carved a name for himself the old fashioned way by playing over 2,000 gigs around the world. With fans that include Walter Trout and Joe Bonamassa clearly the man can play!
“A fantastic guitar player… able to take a Fender Stratocaster and really make it sing…” Joe Bonamassa
“What sets him apart is his passion and feeling. Danny’s playing grabs you with its intensity and urgency.” Walter Trout.

Open Mic/Acoustic Evening

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Monday 18th December / 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.

Grace Petrie


Tuesday 19th December / 8pm / £10

A Lefty Christmas Show

Get your tickets quick – give them as Christmas presents!!
Hailed as the political voice of a generation, singer-songwriter Grace Petrie has emerged in recent years as one of British folk’s most powerful new stars. A vocal powerhouse with a truly exceptional gift for lyricism, she articulates life, love and the modern struggle with often blistering honesty, while the warmth and wit of her delivery has charmed audiences both sides of the Atlantic.

“A powerful new songwriting voice” The Guardian.

Concerteenies: Christmas Carols

Wednesday 20th December

11am & 1.30pm (0-3 year olds)

Christmas Carol singalong for 0-3 year olds and their grown-ups.

Led by Polly Ives and pianist Kevin Haighton, grown-ups can have an informal singalong (song sheets provided) in the pub with the usual Concerteenies magic of bubbles, percussion, sparky stars and dancing. There will be free tea/ coffee and mince pies to really get us in the christmas spirit Or you could buy alcohol, mulled wine, spiced cider or speciality teas and coffees at the bar. Why not get your Christmas jumpers on and dress up your little ones!

Babies free/ adults £6/ 2 adult offer £10 (in advance) and £7 per adult/ £12 for couples (on the door – if any tickets are left).

Christmas Carol Singing

Wednesday 20th December
6.30pm FAMILIES / 8.30pm ADULTS

Festive fun for all the family in association with St. Gabriel’s Church.

Warm fires, mince pies, spiced cider and mulled wine available at the bar. A chance to sing all the old favourite Carols and perhaps a few new ones as well. Everyone welcome.

 

 

Concerteenies: Christmas Carols

Thursday 21st December

1:30pm – 2:15pm (0-3 year olds)

Christmas Carol singalong for 0-3 year olds and their grown-ups.

Led by Polly Ives and pianist Kevin Haighton, grown-ups can have an informal singalong (song sheets provided) in the pub with the usual Concerteenies magic of bubbles, percussion, sparky stars and dancing. There will be free tea/ coffee and mince pies to really get us in the christmas spirit Or you could buy alcohol, mulled wine, spiced cider or speciality teas and coffees at the bar. Why not get your Christmas jumpers on and dress up your little ones!

Babies free/ adults £6/ 2 adult offer £10 (in advance) and £7 per adult/ £12 for couples (on the door – if any tickets are left).

Winter Union

Thursday 21st December / 8pm / £13

Five leading lights of the British roots scene join forces to create a festive folk band like no other. Expect soaring harmonies and exquisite musicianship as the 5-piece blast through a repertoire of brand new, specially written songs, fresh arrangements of traditional carols both well-loved and little-known, and Christmas classics from both sides of the Atlantic. Originally formed in 2015 for a one-off yuletide concert by members of The Willows, Hannah Sanders and Megson, A Winter Union returned in 2016 for more shows including London’s Cecil Sharp House and a live session on BBC Radio 3. This year brings the band’s first line-up change with BBC Folk Award nominees Gilmore & Roberts joining in place of Megson.

Concerteenies: Christmas Carols

Friday 22nd December / 11am & 1:30pm

Christmas Carol singalong for 0-3 year olds and their grown-ups.

Led by Polly Ives and pianist Kevin Haighton, grown-ups can have an informal singalong (song sheets provided) in the pub with the usual Concerteenies magic of bubbles, percussion, sparky stars and dancing. There will be free tea/ coffee and mince pies to really get us in the christmas spirit Or you could buy alcohol, mulled wine, spiced cider or speciality teas and coffees at the bar. Why not get your Christmas jumpers on and dress up your little ones!

Babies free/ adults £6/ 2 adult offer £10 (in advance) and £7 per adult/ £12 for couples (on the door – if any tickets are left).

Sinnerboy

Friday 22nd December / 8pm / £10

Rory Gallagher passed away in 1995. He had a huge impact on the blues/rock world and he is widely recognised as Ireland’s first “real” rock star. Apart from his reputation as one of the greatest ever exponents of the electric guitar he left behind an enduring musical legacy which has received fresh recognition and attracted a whole new generation of younger fans over the years. Sinnerboy was formed in 2000 with the sole intention of keeping Rory’s memory alive. The band have headlined Rory tribute shows all over the world faithfully capturing the sound and excitement of a live Rory gig.

6th Legendary Funk & Soul Revue

Saturday 23rd December / 8pm / £8adv / £10otd

featuring MONTUNO and Special Guests with Vinyl DJ Nathan

Funk with a capital “F” and Soul with a capital “S”. This will be the SIXTH Legendary Funk & Soul Revue at The Greystones – every year has been a floor-shaking night of old school music & dancing, and as before the fabulous Dora Goddard will be joined by some brilliant guest vocalists. Nathan will also be spinning the best in raregroove and classic funk & soul vinyl. Outtasight!

Quiz of the Year

Wednesday 27th December / 8pm

The quiz of all quizzes… what better way to kick start those grey cells than with some challenging questions and the chance to win fabulous prizes.

 

 

 

 

Acoustic Angels

Friday 30th December / 8pm

Sheffield’s finest session players and songwriters return to the venue for a night of stunningly played covers and dancing.

Featuring Boy on a Dolphin’s John Reilly (Vocals/guitar) & Darren Ford (drums) Steve Beighton on Sax from Paul Carrack Band, Ace guitarist Cary Baylis, Julian Jones on fiddle & Guitar, Sean Perry on Bass.

Expect classic covers, dance, soul, rock, pop, funk, Americana, Jazz, Indie and lounge.

New Year’s Eve

PUB OPEN FROM 12PM – 2AM

Jive Juice will take us into the New Year and beyond playing all vinyl all night long.

Featuring 50’s & 60’s, R&B, Jump Blues, Rock & Roll, Soul, Ska, Reggae, Mambo, Calypso, Latin, Jazz and more.

This promises to be a big one and completely free!