Gigs

Coronavirus Update

We’re looking forward to putting gigs back on, and we’re optimistic that we can start again on June 24th, now with the fabulous Ben Waters. Please keep an eye on our website, just in case we have to make any changes. Please DO reserve tickets – that way, we know how many people to expect, and it would help us to track and trace if necessary. We can also get in touch in case we have to make any last minute changes. We can’t wait to see you all again!!!

DateArtistCityVenue
Thursday, June 24th 2021 Ben Waters Solo Ben Waters Solo in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR. Come and celebrate the easing of lockdown with boogie woogie player extraordinaiire Ben Waters. Ben is an acknowledged master of the boogie-woogie piano, and a charismatic performer with a great ‘feel’ for the music. As well as a talented pianist and singer he is also a great entertainer with the emphasis on FUN!


Doors open at 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, July 1st 2021 Sam Kelly’s Station House Sam Kelly’s Station House in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Sam Kelly is a professional musician with more than 40 years in the business. His “Station House” band has been featuring on the U.K./Worldwide music scene for many years. Originating from London’s “Station Tavern” in the early nineties, Station House has seen a wealth of quality musicians come and go over the years, all with one constant goal in mind – to mix instinctive funk/soul rhythms with the diversity of the blues.
In 2020 Sam re-launched the band as a 4-piece featuring Sam Kelly (drums/bvs), Richard Sadler (bass),Tony Qunta (guitar/vocals) and Rowena Poole (lead vocals) and this format continues to work at venues and festivals all over Europe/UK.
Sam Kelly’s Station House is a blues-based “groove” band with a unique sound that is influenced by New Orleans Second Line, soul, jazz and British funk. The show centres around tracks from their latest album “No Barricades” featuring the works of TW Henderson plus songs from Johnny Guitar Watson, Keb Mo, Average White Band and Labi Siffre, to name but a few.
Doors open at 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm sharp.

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Thursday, July 8th 2021 Bad Influence Bad Influence in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Powerful singer Val Cowell and ace guitarist Richard Hayes lead the band through an intoxicating cocktail of blues/rock, with a super tight rhythm section, including Pete Stroud on bass. Val is without doubt one of the finest female singers on the European blues scene as well as being a great rhythm guitarist. A stunning band!
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, July 15th 2021 Stevie Smith’s Sin House Stevie Smith’s Sin House in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Charismatic blues harp player Stevie Smith fronts this all-rocking band, with the dual guitars of Steve Smith (Hot Club, Blue Thunder) and Martyn Taylor (Ruthless Blues) with Clive Edwards on drums and Richard Taylor on bass.

Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, July 22nd 2021 Aynsley Lister Band Aynsley Lister Band in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Aynsley Lister is an incredible guitarist whose brand of blues-based rock delivers contemporary song writing fuelled with the kind of heart and soul that’s missing from so much modern music.
Whether passionately writing and recording his own material or mesmerising audiences at his live shows, one thing is abundantly clear: music is hard-wired to his DNA and flows from his fingertips like sonic bolts of lightning. With over 86,000 albums sold, lashings of critical acclaim and years of high profile touring, Lister’s resumé speaks for itself and firmly secures his position as a leading light in the resurgence of British blues-infused music. Aynsley Lister’s shows at The Maltings are always a sell-out. Not surprising given his superb guitar playing, excellent vocals, great choice of material and top band!
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, September 2nd 2021 Aynsley Lister Solo Aynsley Lister Solo in FarnhamThe 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.
With over 86,000 albums sold, lashings of critical acclaim and years of high profile touring, Lister’s resumé speaks for itself and firmly secures his position as a leading light in the resurgence of British blues-infused music. Aynsley Lister’s shows at The Maltings are always a sell-out. Not surprising given his superb guitar playing, excellent vocals, great choice of material and top band!
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The gig finishes at 11.00 pm.


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Thursday, September 16th 2021 Lee Ainley’s Blues Storm Lee Ainley’s Blues Storm in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Lee Ainley’s Blues Storm is a rising force from the south in soulful rock blues. Fronted by an unusual pairing of mother/daughter, this musical powerhouse brings you original tracks with sounds firmly rooted in blues history. Ticket reservations recommended.
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, September 23rd 2021 Papa George Band Papa George Band in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Outstanding guitarist Papa George is a charismatic performer with a great voice, who plays the blues with passion and style. With Pete Stroud on bass.
‘A powerful Deep Blues player …He’s got power and nuance, he’s a masterful entertainer and pure player’ Bob Margolin
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, September 30th 2021 Slim Chance Slim Chance in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Slim Chance is a tight band of good friends, which has evolved around three original members of Ronnie Lane’s band – Steve Bingham, Charlie Hart and Steve Simpson. They are now regularly joined by Brendan O’Neill, Billy Nicholls, and Geraint Watkins, and together they deliver a unique and entertaining show, both joyous and of a high musical calibre. Ticket reservations recommended.
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, October 7th 2021 Todd Sharpville Band Todd Sharpville Band in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR. Fabulous guitarist and singer/songwriter Todd Sharpville plays with his band of stellar musicians.
Todd has recorded, performed, and toured with a variety of familiar artists: Joe Cocker, Ike Turner, BB King, Taj Mahal and Branford Marsalis to name but a few.
Todd has headlined British blues festivals and toured the continental and American blues circuit. He’s become a staple figure amongst aficionados of the genre.
Todd came to the notice of the media recently when he went into lockdown with his band and their families in Norfolk, using their time in isolation for playing, writing, recording and live streaming. This came to the attention of not just the UK media, but was covered as far abroad as Australia, France, Malaysia and Brazil by CNN, Reuters and other global outlets.
Take a look at the YouTube link to learn more!
Proper, heartfelt blues played with authentic style and character.
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.
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Thursday, October 21st 2021 Ben Poole Ben Poole in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Ben Poole is one of the most exciting young Rock, Blues & Soul artists to come out of the UK for a long, long time! Ben’s gigs are extremely popular for a good reason! He’s a great guitarist, singer, songwriter and frontman, with a kick-ass band!

Ticket reservations recommended.

Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.
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Thursday, October 28th 2021 The Feelgood Band The Feelgood Band in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
High energy Rhythm & Blues played the Canvey Island way, recreating the unmistakable sounds of 1970’s Dr Feelgood. It’s a high energy performance of classic Dr. Feelgood recreating the sounds of the original line up.
Wilko Johnson said “Man it’s great. It’s just what it would’ve been like to see Dr Feelgood in the club days. 100% spot on stage presence and performance.” Described by Louder than War as “The UK’s Premier Dr. Feelgood tribute”.
“The closest to the originals I have seen” SPARKO
“Go and judge for yourself, it’s worth it” BIG FIGURE
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, November 4th 2021 The Hitman Blues Band The Hitman Blues Band in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
New York City blues guitarist, Russell ‘Hitman’ Alexander, has over 30 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.
Hitman says “I’ve been fortunate to have played with great musicians and fantastic acts, including Johnny Copeland, Lavette Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, The Coasters, The Ink Spots, and Whitney Houston.
Not to be missed!

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Thursday, November 18th 2021 Catfish Catfish in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
British Blues Award winning band Catfish have established a great reputation for themselves based on their electrifying live performances, fronted by phenomenal guitarist and singer Matt Long. ‘Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today. The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today…’ Blues Matters Magazine.
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, December 9th 2021 Oli Brown Band Oli Brown Band in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Fabulous guitarist and singer Oli Brown has won awards for his albums, band, vocals and stunning guitar virtuosity. He’s also a great band leader and a truly charismatic stage performer. His performances at Farnham Maltings have been fabulous, so don’t miss out! This will be a busy gig, so please reserve tickets. We cannot guarantee your entry if you don’t!
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The gig finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, December 16th 2021 Aynsley Lister Band Aynsley Lister Band in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Aynsley Lister is an incredible guitarist whose brand of blues-based rock delivers contemporary song writing fuelled with the kind of heart and soul that’s missing from so much modern music.
Whether passionately writing and recording his own material or mesmerising audiences at his live shows, one thing is abundantly clear: music is hard-wired to his DNA and flows from his fingertips like sonic bolts of lightning. With over 86,000 albums sold, lashings of critical acclaim and years of high profile touring, Lister’s resumé speaks for itself and firmly secures his position as a leading light in the resurgence of British blues-infused music. Aynsley Lister’s shows at The Maltings are always a sell-out. Not surprising given his superb guitar playing, excellent vocals, great choice of material and top band!
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, February 3rd 2022 Busted Loose (aka Monday Band) Busted Loose (aka Monday Band) in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Busted Loose (aka The Monday Band) are the lengendary band fronted by two of the most experienced and respected singer/guitarists on the blues and R&B circuit. PAPA GEORGE (UK & USA Blues Artist Award winner) and STEVE SIMPSON (Slim Chance, Meal Ticket) have fronted the band for over 25 years, always with a top-class rhythm section including PETE STROUD on bass and BRENDAN O’NEILL on drums. Playing from a back catalogue of songs from their own CDs plus their own versions of classics from Ry Cooder, Little Feat, Howlin’ Wolf, ZZ Top and more. ‘Contemporary Blues At It’s Best’.
Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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Thursday, May 5th 2022 The Mentulls The Mentulls in FarnhamThe Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Since being formed by brothers Andrew & Jamie Pipe in late 2008, award winning British rock band The Mentulls have carved out a niche for themselves on the international rock scene.
Hailing from the north east of England, an area well known for producing legendary artists like Paul Rodgers, David Coverdale, Chris Rea, The Animals and Sting, who have all made major impacts on the world of rock music, The Mentulls carry on that great tradition of original classic rock music in a new eclectic way
​With music critics calling them “a band to watch now and for years to come”, “so talented, so good” and “the future of prog rock” the band have earned a reputation for blending original, emotive, bluesy classic rock with progressive rock instrumentality played with gusto and energy.

Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The band finishes at 11.00 pm.

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