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Thursday, May 25th 2017 Chris Lord & Her Blues Express Chris Lord & Her Blues Express in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Making her debut at the Maltings, Chris is well known at the Boogaloo blues weekends for her stand-out performances in the legendary late night jam sessions! Emotional, Powerful, Raunchy but always Bluesy, Chris possesses a natural and beautiful voice. She has great range, from rude blues to blues ballads, and always delivers a performance of class, emotion and simple joy.
Joining Chris in the band are soulful tenor sax player Tom Domagala, Steve Tyner on drums, Joe Nethercoat on guitar and Rafaela Ruoco on bass. All great musicians with extensive experience and a great musical pedigree.
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, June 1st 2017 Jason Stretch’s Tightrope Jason Stretch’s Tightrope in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Stunning guitarist and singer Jason Stretch fronts this high-energy blues rock band, featuring Jerome Marcus on drums, Ali Martin on bass and Mark Preston on keyboards. Previously known as ‘Double Trouble, the band have extended their set-list to pay tribute ot many iconic guitarists, including Steve Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Rory Gallagher and more. If you’re a fan of great guitarists and excellent musicianship, this is the band for you.
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, June 8th 2017 Sam Kelly’s Blues Band Sam Kelly’s Blues Band in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Ace drummer Sam Kelly plays the blues tonight with superb guitarist and singer TJ Johnson and bass player Andy Hodge. TJ is one of the most inventive and talented guitarists around, Andy Hodge is a rock-solid bass player, considered by many to be one of the most talented bass players in the U.K, and of course Boogaloo favourite Sam Kelly is one of the top drummers of all time. This will be a great gig!
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, June 15th 2017 SORRY NO MUSIC TONIGHT SORRY NO MUSIC TONIGHT in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Sorry, there’s no gig tonight as the Boogaloo team are heading off for the Blues Weekend at The Toorak. We’re back next week with Storm Warning.
Thursday, June 22nd 2017 Storm Warning Storm Warning in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Storm Warning play top quality original blues songs and covers with their own original twist. Singer Son Maxwell and guitarist Bob Moore lead the band backed by Ian Salisbury on keys, Derek White on bass and ex Mick Clarke drummer Russ Chaney.
‘Blues workout par excellence …Oozes class’ Sunday Express
Doors open at 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, June 29th 2017 SORRY NO MUSIC TONIGHT SORRY NO MUSIC TONIGHT in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Sorry there’s no gig tonight, as we’re on HOLIDAY (yeh!)
We’re back next week with the fabulous Aynsley Lister Band.
Thursday, July 6th 2017 Aynsley Lister Band Aynsley Lister Band in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Aynsley Lister’s shows are always popular. Not surprising given his superb guitar playing, excellent vocals, great choice of material and top band!
‘An absolute master class in the art of guitar playing with immense touch, technique and tone.’ – Nigel Foster.
‘Superb’ – The Times.
Doors open at 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
Ticket reservations recommended.
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Thursday, July 13th 2017 Voodoo Sheiks & Sugarman Sam & The Voodoo Men Voodoo Sheiks & Sugarman Sam & The Voodoo Men in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
A fantastic ‘double-header’ with The Voodoo Sheiks and Sugarman Sam & The Voodoo Men’. The Voodoo Sheiks play classic sound R&B, with driving guitar from Adrian Thomas, plus searing harmonica, rasped vocals and dense beats.
Sugarman Sam & The Voodoo Men are fast making a name for themselves across the UK blues circuit. The 2016 ‘Introducing…’ Stage Winners at The Great British R&B Festival are bringing their brand of ‘white-hot blues rock’ to venues up and down the country.
Two bands for the price of one, starting at the earlier time of 8.30 pm.
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Thursday, July 20th 2017 The Hitman Blues Band & The New York City Horns The Hitman Blues Band & The New York City Horns in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
The amazing New York blues guitarist, Russell ‘Hitman’ Alexander has over 25 years experience playing New York clubs and venues, ranging from after-hours dives in the Alphabet City section of Manhattan (back when even the police wouldn’t get out of their squad cars) and late night bars in Harlem, to the Royal Ball for the Prince of Malta and the Quadcentennial for the Prince of Spain.
He will be at The Maltings with the amazing New York City Horns. Don’t miss this all-American band – a rare treat!
“Born to play and with real personality, as he tells stories, jokes with the crowd, proudly features his excellent band and plays a spiky guitar with great panache and soul. What a find you may think and you’d be right” – Blues Matters
Doors open at 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, September 7th 2017 Aynsley Lister Solo Aynsley Lister Solo in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Regarded as one of the UK’s finest proponents of rocking blues, this is a rare chance to see stunning guitarist, singer and songwriter Aynsley Lister up close and personal. Aynsley’s solo performances are the perfect platform to witness his amazing ability to sync rhythmical chords, bass lines and lead guitar whilst singing and accompanying it himself with his custom-built stomp box.
After live sessions for BBC Radio 2′s Bob Harris and Paul Jones and performances alongside the likes of Buddy Guy, John Mayall and Robert Cray, Aynsley became the only British artist to be featured in Classic Rock’s Top 10 Contemporary Blues Rock Artists.
Expect an evening of finely crafted songs performed with a passion and conviction that will have you hooked from the very first chord.
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Thursday, September 14th 2017 Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion is a truly original band, at the cutting edge of the British blues scene. The band create a luxurious and irresistible sound; displaying great skills and artistic finesse. Zoe Schwarz’ dynamic and commanding vocal delivery is both eclectic and suave at the same time; just like a chameleon, one part Janis Joplin, one Billie Holiday, and one Nina Simone.
The band’s exciting live set is based around rootsy originals; featuring strong catchy riffs, interesting arrangements and exciting grooves featuring Rob’s electrifying, and unmistakable touch and flow on guitar. The highly accomplished rhythm section of Pete Whittaker-Hammond organ and Paul Robinson-drums (Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Paul McCartney to name a few) bring massive musical authority and the ability to push the music in unpredictable and exciting directions.
Zoë Schwarz Blue Commotion have made a considerable impact these last five years, and is one of the band’s that have added a fresh approach and vibrancy to the UK blues scene.
“A whip-crack band.. expressive voice… impressive material” – Pete Feenstra, Classic Rock’s ‘The Blues Magazine’, UK, 2015
“Incendiary vocal, guitar and organ work” – Ed Mitchell, The Blues Magazine, 2016
“Very nice song, beautifully delivered with superb guitar from Rob Koral” – Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2, 6th March 2017
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