JULY 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]

Muskoka Drive

Saturday 1st July / 8pm

Muskoka Drive are blues, soul and jazz based covering great songs from a range of artists (Steely Dan, Macy Gray, Neville Brothers to name a few).

With a good balance of feel and solid musicianship, they deliver arrangements that redefine the songs, reminding  us of some of the great music we may have all missed first time round.
Not to be missed this time round !

 

Open Mic/Acoustic Evening

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Monday 3rd July / 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.

The Peatbog Faeries

Thursday 6th July / 8pm / £16

Taking traditional Scottish music and bringing it fresh-faced and breathless into the 21st century.
“Welcome to the weird but undoubtedly wonderful world of The Peatbog Faeries, Skye’s finest, where you should always expect the unexpected. Gloriously unpredictable, a band to treasure.” fRoots
Following the release of their latest album Blackhouse this legendary band will be back on the road to delight audiences countrywide. Hailing from the Isle of Skye, the Peatbog Faeries are the figurehead trailblazers of the Celtic Dance Music renaissance. Drawing upon myriad of influences from traditional jigs and reels through jazz, hip hop, reggae and more, they take traditional Scottish music and bring it fresh-faced and breathless into the 21st century.

The Man Blues Band

Friday 7th July / 8pm / £14

The Hitman Blues Band is getting worldwide recognition. The new release “The World Moves On” is being hailed as “the best yet!”  Their previous release, “Blues Enough”, was in the running for two Grammy nominations. “Two Minute Warning” (from “Angel In The Shadows”) is available as an add-on to RockBand.

With a live show that engages the audience with great musicianship, great music, and a liberal dose of humor, The Hitman Blues Band will light up your audience!

“The music of The Hitman Blues Band will make you glad that music exists in the first place.” MuzikReviews.com

Boy on a Dolphin

Friday 14th & Saturday 15th July / 8pm / £12

Dolphin front man JOHN REILLY is a Scouser but now an adopted Sheffielder, He describes Boy on a Dolphin “Ok, mmm, acoustic based –yes. Melodic, er definitely. Warm, moving, intimate, personal, yes personal! They have an uncanny way of making you feel that a song is directed at you personally. My advice is to switch off your phone, sit in a dark room and listen. You will leave the room deeply moved and aware in your own mind of whom and what BOY ON A DOLPHIN are”.

The name came from the early nineties when Reilly was training and riding Dolphins at the world renowned Tibshull Aquatic Centre.

Open Mic/Acoustic Evening

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Monday 17th July / 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.

Jim Lauderdale

Tuesday 18th July / 7.30pm / £15

Jim Lauderdale is both a ‘songwriter’s songwriter’, who has written/co-written many modern classics for iconic artists, as well as an intuitive sideman who has enhanced the music of a bevy of esteemed musicians. As a solo artist, he has created a critically acclaimed body of work spanning nearly 30 albums of imaginative roots music, encompassing country, bluegrass, soul, R&B and rock. Jim’s new album, ‘London Southern,’ (Proper Records) released this February, features co-writes with Dan Penn, Joan Oates, Odie Blackmon and Kendell Marvell, alongside six Lauderdale solo compositions and a host of celebrated guest musicians.

The Standard Lamps

Tuesday 25th July / 8pm / £8

The Standard Lamps return to Sheffield following a recent UK tour supporting The Who!
Having played gigs since the age of 11, Mike Wilton is a multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter from Brighton via Crowborough, East Sussex. Mike’s ‘Standard Lamp’ project has been action since November 2008. His project idea was to record and produce whatever songs he had, then to load them up to his myspace page and get feedback from friends. During the last two years, Mike has been experimenting with various musicians to produce ‘The Standard Lamps’ which currently consists of James Livett on bass and Box on drums.

 

Skerryvore

Friday 28th July / 8pm / £16

Multi award winning folk rock band from the tiny Isle of Tiree off the west coast of Scotland.

Their spine tingling musical talent, award winning songwriting and feel good shows has won them a huge following worldwide, their gig here last November was packed to the rafters, and they tour constantly. Trad rock fusion for the 21st century.

“Six of the best musical ambassadors Scotland could ever have wished for… a living, breathing, l2 legged party waiting to happen.” Falkirk Herald.