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, December 8th 2022 Papa George Band Papa George 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.
Papa George started his professional career as a guitarist/vocalist playing in clubs and bars in London. During the ‘70s, he formed the Papa George Band. Since then he has toured the UK and many countries in Europe the USA.
George was Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame (An American Heritage, International Organization) as a “Master Blues Artist” in 2013 and awarded as a ‘British Blues Great’ in the Blues Awards 2016.
Muddy Waters guitarist, Bob Margolin, described George as being “A powerful Deep Blues player…a spectacular blues artist. He’s got power and nuance as a master entertainer” .
A fantastic band!

Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The band finishes at 10.30 pm.
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Thursday, December 15th 2022 Aynsley Lister Band Aynsley Lister Band in Farnham The Cellar Bar, Farnham Maltings
Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252793430. 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 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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Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The gig finishes at 10.30 pm.
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Thursday, December 22nd 2022 Busted Loose Christmas Special Busted Loose Christmas Special 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.
A Christmas Special with BUSTED LOOSE, previously known as The Monday Band – the legendary band fronted by two of the most experienced and respected singer/guitarists on the blues and r&b circuit. Papa George and Steve Simpson have fronted the band for more than 25 years, always with a top-class rhythm section, with Pete Stroud on bass and Brendan O’Neill on drums. Playing from a back catalogue of songs from their own CDs and covers from Ry Cooder, Little Feat, Howlin’ Wolf and Stevie Wolf to ZZ Top, it’s always a great musical night from the band who entertain with style and fun.
‘Contemporary Blues At Its Best’
‘The band were awesome and full house enjoyed some simply great music’.

Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The gig finishes at 10.30 pm.
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Thursday, June 22nd 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.
(Rescheduled from 17th March.)
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 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start. The band finishes at 10.30 pm.

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Thursday, June 29th 2023 Hugh Budden & The Blue Chords Hugh Budden & The Blue Chords 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.
Fronted by award-winning harmonica player and singer Hugh Budden, the band play a wide variety of blues-based songs from the 1920’s to the 1970’s.
Hugh’s harp playing has given him a reputation as one of the South’s best harmonica players. Hugh will be joined by Joe Curtis (guitar), Harvey Hark (bass) & Steve Faithfull (drums). Together with The Blue Chords, Hugh plays a crowd-pleasing set of up-tempo good-time blues and rhythm and blues.
Doors open 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start.


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