SEPTEMBER 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]

Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls

Thursday 21st September / 8pm / £13

The critically acclaimed Wonder Stuff duo bring their unique live show to Sheffield.

Since 2006, Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls have toured the UK, Europe and the USA. performing acoustic shows including tracks from their own albums in addition to Wonder Stuff material and the occasional cover version. All interspersed with Miles’ trademark inter-song banter and insight into the background behind some of the tracks being performed.

Live N Loud

Friday 22nd September / 8pm

Join us for Live N Loud, a local band night with four great acts

Brain Circus
Dog Canute
Loz Campbell
Fluorescent

 

 

 

Stephen Dale Petit

Saturday 23rd September / 8pm / £12

American guitarist, singer, songwriter. His debut album received critical acclaim and was re released due to high demand. His second album again received great revues and sold in big numbers Classic Rock magazine placing it alongside Eric Clapton and Ronnie Wood in it’s Top 50 Albums of the year. He was tour support for his friend Walter Trout’s UK tour in 2015.
“Thrusting, hooligan blues anthems.” MOJO
“SDP occupies a stunning middle ground between the fire of Freddy King, the instinct of Jimmy Page and the soul of Eric Clapton.” Classic Rock Magazine
“The man who has seized the blues guitar baton from Clapton, Peter Green and Jimmy Page.” The Times.

The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Sunday 24th September / 8pm / £12

Keith James in concert

Enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, a wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the brush of each line. With a lifetime reputation of performing in this exact way and an undying love of the ‘pure song’ Keith James gives you a concert of Cohen’s amazing material in the most intimate and sensitive way imaginable, exposing the solitary inner strength of his greatest songs in their original perfect form.
‘Keith James has become a pillar of trust. A sublimely intimate and engaging voice’  Sunday Times.

Jack Rutter and Greg Russell

Monday 25th September / 7pm / £12

Jack Rutter and Greg Russell are two of the brightest young acts on the UK folk scene. In 2017 they both release debut solo albums and to celebrate they’re heading out on a double headline tour.

Jack Rutter is a highly respected singer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist playing within the British folk tradition.

Possessed of an extraordinary and utterly distinctive voice Greg is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and interpreter of the finest water. He’s still developing at a dizzying pace before your very eyes. Winner of two Folk Awards with his duo partner, Ciaran Algar, Greg is definitely the man to watch at the moment.

Habadekuk

Tuesday 26th September / 8pm / £16

Multi award winning, eight piece band, described by many as as Denmark’s most exciting and innovative folk band playing a vibrant mix of folk, salsa, big band and jazz, music that catapults old folk melodies into the 21st century. Contagious rhythms, powerful horns, toe tapping fiddles all guaranteed to get you dancing.

“Who knew Danes could be this much fun? Blaring brass, pounding percussion, fiery fiddle and accordion make up the trademark Habadekuk sound.” FolkWorld.

 

Chris Pureka

Wednesday 27th September / 8pm / £8

It’s rare for an artist to bridge the divide between critical acclaim and dedicated fan engagement. Chris Pureka is a Portland-based singer-songwriter whose body of work has resonated deeply with these seemingly disparate milieus. Her bold vulnerability in processing the intimacies of her life in song has long appealed to those listeners who crave authenticity. Now, five years coming, she shares with us another powerful entry in her life’s work, her sixth release, the aptly titled, Back in the Ring.

“…summoning the spirits of Gillian Welch’s ‘Revelator’ or Ryan Adams’ ‘Heartbreaker”. -Billboard.com

Diz “Honey Bear” Watson

Friday 29th September / 8pm / £10

Diz “Honey Bear” Watson is one of the British greats when it comes to barrelhouse piano and New Orleans boogie. Credited by Ben Waters as an early influence and heralded by some of the finest New Orleans’ musicians of all time, Diz continues to delight audiences across the world as he launched his latest album, ‘Diz-Connected’ last Autumn and marks the 35th anniversary of the acclaimed ‘Bluecoat Man’ album released on ACE records in 1981.

“Diz is one of the rockiest piano players in the world.” Lee Allen

“Diz is great, you can’t fool him. He really can play that piano” Dr John

John Verity Band

Saturday 30th September / 8pm / £13

Guitarist, producer, singer, songwriter with an awesome pedigree making him a leading light in blues/rock. He was a member of Argent up to them disbanding in 1976. A veteran who’s shared the stage with Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Mountain and Canned Heat and has played with Ringo Starr, Russ Ballard, Keith Emerson plus many others. Come and join us for a night of blistering blues with a rocky edge!

“Classic blues guitar with a twist of forward thinking” Guitarist Magazine.