Come on down after work and sample our new small plates menu and delicious cocktails!
Come and enjoy our ambient cool surroundings with no entry fee! 

2-4-£12 cocktails (Usually £15)
3-4-£16 Small plates (Usually £20)

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It’s that time again!

Our most popular jazz night…

THE JAZZ SOIRÉE!

COCKTAILS,SMALL PLATES,GLAM UP & CATCH UP!

THIS TIME FEATURING THE GEORGE PLATT TRIO- REWORKING CLASSICS FROM THE DECADES GONE BY WITH A MODERN SOULFUL TWIST! A THROW BACK PERFORMANCE INFLUENCED BY POP CULTURE!

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“Straight-ahead, high energy jazz is his line and he does it with aplomb” 
The Guardian

Over his twenty-five year career Simon Spillett has worn almost as many hats as it’s possible to wear within jazz; multi-award-winning instrumentalist (BBC Jazz Awards, British Jazz Awards, Jazz Journal’s Album of The Year), quartet and big band leader, recording artist, author, historian, record producer, archivist, magazine columnist and latterly blogger.

However, for all these varied skills he identifies most strongly as a powerfully swinging, straight-ahead tenor saxophonist, one capable of taking the audiences who hear him on a roller-coaster ride encompassing everything from energetic bebop to heartfelt balladry.

And it’s in this guise that he’s become a solid fixture on the UK jazz landscape, regularly playing sold-out gigs at major festivals (EFG London Jazz Festival, Brecon, Swanage, Scarborough, Wigan etc.) and world famous club venues (Ronnie Scott’s).

A charismatic performer, gifted with a dry observational wit, he’s never lost sight of the fact that jazz is entertainment as much as self-expression and whether playing, writing or articulately holding forth on his favourite subject – UK jazz history – he’s an infectiously passionate communicator.

Simon Spillett (tenor sax)
Matt Ratcliffe (piano)
Alec Dankworth (bass)
Pete Cater (drums)

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Get ready for our first ever 60’s night!

Featuring UK 60’s band , REVIVAL!

Prizes for best 60’s outfit and best 60’s dance moves!

2-4-£15 Cocktails

Small Plates Available

See you there!

PEACE!

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ANOTHER MONTH, ANOTHER COUNTRY NIGHT! 
This time with country band, The Rogue Embers!
So get your stetsons on and cowboy boots at the ready for a good ol’ fashioned ho down!
YEEHAW!!!!!

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THE PHIL ROBSON ORGAN TRIO
15/06/2024 DOORS AT 6PM/MUSIC AT 8PM

“Robson performs impeccably throughout, whether he’s contributing chordal washes in support, or taking the spotlight for some intricate, fluid solos of his own.”

All About Jazz Phil Robson is a UK born, multi-award-winning guitarist & composer who was a seminal part of the London scene for many years before relocating to New York City in 2015 for five years. He is now based in the Republic of Ireland. He has led bands featuring jazz legends such as David Liebman, Mark Turner, Billy Hart, James Genus, Marc Copland & many more as well as working as a freelance musician with a huge cross spectrum of internationally renowned artists such as Kenny Wheeler, Barbra Streisand, Steve Lacy, Vince Mendoza, Donny McCaslin, Django Bates, The BBC Big Band, Ingrid Jenson, Phil Woods, Mike Gibbs, Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Wilson Maceo Parker, etc.

In Europe he is renowned as the co-leader of the cult UK band ‘Partisans’ with saxophonist Julian Siegel which ran for 23 years as well as for his work with his partner, the great singer/songwriter Christine Tobin.

In New York he is best known for his collaboration with the master saxophonist/composer Jed Levy.

He’s also a ‘Babel Label’, ‘Whirlwind Recordings’ and ‘Lyte Records’ recording artist with highly acclaimed albums who performs at major venues and festivals around the world as well as being a renowned educator who is an honorary ARAM (Associate of the Royal Academy of Music) in London.

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Across the Atlantic Ocean, from the unlikely locations of Huddersfield, Yorkshire and Kansas City, USA,
artists Carol Hodge and Julia Othmer have been holding a unique correspondence. The two
piano-playing, singing songcrafters have struck up a pen pal relationship of songs, bringing light to what
divides and unites us, geographically, politically and personally.
Julia and Carol met on tour in 2018, opening up in the UK for Welsh legends The Alarm, and quickly
bonded over their shared love of all things heart-centred and magickal. They toured together again in
2019, and vowed to make it a regular occurrence, until the pandemic hit. The Selenite Songs Project
sees these two powerful women joining forces once again, to reflect light and create connection.
Since December 2023, Carol and Julia have ritualized a songwriting commitment to one another. Each
month, they challenge themselves to write a song on the first new moon of each month. A few strict rules
apply:

  1. Write in response to the songwriting prompt (prompts are brainstormed by the artists and their
    audiences on supporters of social media)
  2. Spend a maximum of 2 hours writing the song
  3. The resulting recordings are to be only piano, voice, and found sounds.
    The Selenite Songs tour will feature songs Carol and Julia wrote during the six month project and
    include conversation about the process and the story behind each song. There will also be an element of
    audience participation, including a live co-creation with the crowd, ensuring each night of the tour will be a
    magically unique experience.
    With over 40 years of live touring and recording experience between them, this is a unique invitation to
    explore the artistic alchemy of two veteran performing songwriters. Openly sharing their process, these
    artists hope to cultivate a warm and humorous dialogue of collaboration, inspiration and craft at each
    performance.
    This tour is the only time these songs will be performed together live, in an intimate environment. At the
    end of the tour, every ticket holder will be gifted a limited edition recording from these two songstresses.

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And now for something slightly different…… Get ready to dive into the electrifying world of Kings & Bears – a powerhouse groove rock trio driven by the intoxicating fusion of ROCK, FUNK, REGGAE, and SOUL. With a firm belief in the transformative magic of love and music, this band is on a mission to shake the very foundations of the universe.

I know we say it all the time but you do NOT want to miss this!

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You cant get this kind of talent at your local candy store, people!

band. enigma. wet meat. song witches. sandwiches 

Dysfunctional angels

Really chatty but still good. 

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Reuven Gershon – John Lennon

As a founder member of Love The Beatles Reuven has been studying and playing Beatles music since he first picked up the guitar aged 10 years old and he started playing professionally at age 15 in his home town of Birmingham.

Having graduated from Middlesex University with a Performing Arts degree he pursued many avenues of acting and music including stints in the West End as Buddy Holly, and John Lennon in Let It Be. His work in Let It Be took him to Broadway in New York and across the UK and the world in many tours including Japan, South Korea, and Canada.

Back in the UK he played with many Beatles outfits including The Upbeat Beatles, The Magic of the Beatles, The Cavern Club Beatles and The Bootleg Beatles.

He has most recently returned from performing on Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas – the world’s twelfth largest cruise ship – with The Beatles Celebration and is very excited to now be heading up his own Beatles project.

Reuven also loves much other music from all the great periods and styles including Blues, Rhythm and Blues, Rick and Roll, Jazz, soul, big band, 60s and 70s rock and even classical.

His favorite Beatles album is Rubber Soul, and favourite songs are The Word, I Feel Fine, Ticket to Ride and Get Back…..this week.

His musical and Beatle philosophy is – The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts.

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Dougie Orr – Paul McCartney

I’ve always sung probably before I could speak lol 
I inherited my Brothers Acoustic Guitar at 7 and taught myself to play and so my journey began
playing Clubland (forever ) from the age of 16 Tut tut
then joining the Band “night shift” for a corporate gig Moscow  
my 1st gig as Macca came when I stood in for “The Getback band “ in Mons Belgium  
I ended up permanent with these lads for a few years then we became
“just Beatles “ at present   
my favourite venue’s played so far has to be the Cavern club Liverpool and just recently playing the Kaiserkeller in Hamburg
My favourite Beatles song is she’s leaving Home  
my other Favourite band is Crowded House I share the same birthday as Julian Lennon  
I was born the same year the Beatles broke up and I was married the same year I appeared on Mathew Kelly’s “Stars in their Eye’s”

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David Green – George Harrison

At the age of 12 David got an electric guitar and played until his fingers bled. Once they’d healed he did a Btech in music performance at Newcastle College, grade 8 in vocals and electric guitar, Furthering his studies with a degree in Music Technology at Portsmouth University and finally, a Masters in music composition at Leeds college of music. He has been playing Beatles music professionally for 15 years. David has played with Beatlemania, the magic of of the beatles, The French band The magic of The Beatles, The Upbeat Beatles, and The Bootleg beatles. 

Other favorite artists are, Flyte Maddison Cunningham, Villagers, and Bright Eyes. He is also an independent singer songwriter and teaches music composition.

His Favorite Beatles songs are : And your bird can sing, She Said She Said, and  I’m only sleeping. Favourite Beatles Album – surprisingly Revolver. 

David’s favourite venue to perform in apart from The Cavern is the Liverpool empire.

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Andy ‘Cunny’ Cunningham – Ringo Starr

Andy started playing music at age 10 in his Dad’s band and then studied Music practice at Bury college till 2008
and has played Beatles music since 2017.  

He has played with The Epic Beatles and BeatleManiaUk but likes any type of music going and also plays in an Elvis Tribute.

His favourite Beatles song is Here There and Everywhere and favourite Beatles album is Rubber Soul .

His favourite venue to perform in is
The Met Theatre in Bury, Manchester 
and his musical and Beatles philosophy is : Whatever the other guys want!

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