Gigs

We’re looking forward to a great year of music!
Please note our earlier start times.  We will now open doors at 8.00 pm.  The band starts at 8.30 pm, and we will finish at 10.30 pm.

Please remember to reserve tickets as far as possible as this helps us plan the gigs, and it means we can get in touch with you if there are any last-minute changes.  Also note, that we can only take cash.

We look forward to seeing you!

Date Artist City Venue
Thursday, February 2nd 2023 Malaya Blue Malaya Blue in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Award-winning U.K. vocalist makes her debut at The Maltings to promote her new album ‘Blue Credentials’. The album builds on the song-writing partnership with multi-Grammy winning writer and producer, Dennis Walker (Robert Cray, BB King, Bettye LaVette). Be prepared to be blown away with Malaya’s voice and sparkling stage presence.
The band comprises: Malaya Blue (vocals), Sam Kelly (drums), Tony Qunta (guitar), Eddie Masters (bass) and Chris Rand (Keyboard & Sax)

Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The gig finishes at 10.30 pm.
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Thursday, February 16th 2023 Robin Bibi Band + Special Guests Robin Bibi Band + Special Guests in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Come and join us for our fabulous annual ‘birthday’ gig. Robin Bibi and his excellent band will be playing and hosting this fun evening, with special guests including Earl Jackson and singer/guitarist Thomas Heppell, plus free cake! We will update the website as information comes in. Whatever happens, it will be a great night! Free entry for Aquarians with birthdays 13th to 17th February (proof required).


Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start.
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Thursday, March 9th 2023 Stevie Smith’s Sin House Stevie Smith’s Sin House in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Sin House is led by legendary South London Blues vocalist/harp man, Stevie Smith. The band comprises Stevie Smith – vocals/harmonica, Martyn Taylor – guitar/vocals, Richard Taylor – Bass and Clive Edwards – Drums The band play a heady mix of blues standards and original material served up with with oodles of humour, charisma and fun. Veteran singer and harp man Stevie Smith has played with everyone from Rory Gallagher and Ray Dorset to Bad Manners. He’s been praised for his harmonica work by no less than Muddy Waters himself, but he is mostly known on the blues circuit, as the pocket dynamo who fronted Ruthless Blues for 20 years. Stevie is one of the best front men in the business!

Later start tonight. Doors open at 8.15 pm and the gig starts at 9.00 pm.
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Thursday, March 16th 2023 Aynsley Lister Band Aynsley Lister Band in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:15pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
We’ve added an extra date as we couldn’t cater for everyone at the December gig! Please book early for this gig!
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 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.
With over 100,000 albums sold, lashings of critical acclaim and years of high-profile touring,
Aynsley’s resumé speaks for itself and firmly secures his position as a leading light in the resurgence of British, blues-infused music.



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Note later start! Doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start. The gig finishes at 11.00 pm.
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Thursday, March 23rd 2023 The Spikedrivers The Spikedrivers in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
One of the most original, innovative and exciting bands around, their combination of gutsy slide guitar, rock-solid bass, infectious grooves and highly distinctive vocals, creates a sound that is uniquely their own. They take you on a journey, from southern juke-joints and lazy front porches to the huge open spaces of dust bowls and railroad tracks disappearing into the distance….
The Spikedrivers are Ben Tyzack guitar, vocals, Constance Redgrave bass, vocals and Maurice McElroy drums/percussion vocals.
All great musicians individually and unbeatable together!


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Thursday, April 6th 2023 The Feelgood Band The Feelgood Band in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. 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. The Feelgood Band recently played for us at the IOW Blues Weekend at Norton Grange, and were FANTASTIC! Great musicianship, great energy, loads of charisma – and a terrific bunch of guys too! Don’t miss out on this one!
“The closest to the originals I have seen” SPARKO
“Go and judge for yourself, it’s worth it” BIG FIGURE


Tickets: £14 Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The gig finishes at 10.30 pm.
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Thursday, May 4th 2023 Stompin’ Dave & Lucy Piper Trio Stompin’ Dave & Lucy Piper Trio in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Stompin’ Dave “a master of all kinds of American roots.” The Telegraph, teams up with Lucy Piper, one of the UK’s leading blues drummers” The Guardian. Forming a band that has been described as “WONDERFUL! Stompin’ Dave the embodiment of authenticity! Lucy BLUES drummer!” Blues In The South.
Bridport, Dorset based Stompin’ Dave has released over thirty albums and made over 250 festival appearances, including major ones such as Glastonbury and Bestival. A former member of former UK Blues Band of the Year, The Producers. Dave was nominated for a British Blues Award in 2014.
Lucy Piper has over the past few years spent many nights performing in Mississippi, USA ‘juke joints’ alongside top musicians, including the multi Blues Music Award nominee Watermelon Slim, and Robert Kimbrough Senior.
Joining Dave and Lucy will be the one and only Earl Jackson on bass guitar. Earl is a fine bass player and drummer, as well as a lead guitarist and singer. “Entertainment with a capital ‘e'” Mad Rat Magazine


Doors open at 8.00 m for an 8.30 pm start.
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Thursday, May 11th 2023 Sam Kelly’s Station House Sam Kelly’s Station House in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. 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.
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


Doors open at 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The band finishes at 10.30 pm
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Thursday, May 18th 2023 Brave Rival Brave Rival in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £14 advance, £16 on the night. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Brave Rival are the South East’s brand-new rip-roaring rock and blues machine. Hailing from Portsmouth, the UK Blues Award Nominated band features the fabulous twin vocals of Chloe Josephine and Lindsey Bonnick. On lead guitar, providing dramatic guitar solos and crunching rock riffs is Ed “The Shred” Clarke. And holding it all together is the rhythmic backbone of Billy Dedman (bass) and Donna Peters (drums).
Drawing influence from the likes of John Mayer, Aretha Franklin, Heart, Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin and Tedeschi Trucks, Brave Rival offer a style and sound that you’ve always known, and yet never heard before.


Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The gig finishes at 10.30 pm.
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Thursday, May 25th 2023 Gary Fletcher Band Gary Fletcher Band in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR.
Gary Fletcher is best known as the bass player with The Blues Band, which ran from 1979 until finally ‘parking the tour bus’ in September 2022.
Gary is now taking the opportunity to focus on his own music, along with the very fine musicians who make up the GFB.
The band is:
Gary Fletcher, guitar, vocals (The Blues Band)
Alan Glen, harmonica (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero etc)
Tom Leary, violin (Lindisfarne, Joe Brown, etc)
Andy Billups, bass (The Hamsters)
Nick Ritchie, guitar (Canto, Mud)
Sam Kelly, drums (Tom Robinson, Circulus, The Blues Band)
Songs from The Blues Band’s repertoire feature alongside material from Gary’s own albums including the recent and critically acclaimed ‘River Keeps Flowing’ album.
“Believe me if you’re going to buy one album this year you won’t better this one.” Pete Clack for Amazon.


Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The gig finishes at 10.30 pm.
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