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

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.