It’s nearly the new year! Here’s what the Boogaloo Blues Club has in store for 2020

Boogaloo Blues Club 2020 Preview

It’s going to be an exciting year at the Cellar Bar, Bridge Sq, GU9 7QR with shows from some Boogaloo Blues Club favourites and all-new bands that we know you’ll love.

Blues ‘super group’

Thursday, January 23rd 2020

Featuring superb singer and rhythm guitarist Val Cowell, stunning slide guitarist Richard Hayes (Bad Influence), singer and multi-instrumentalist Steve Simpson (Slim Chance) and Pete Stroud (Splinter Group, Papa George, Bad Influence) on bass, Blues ‘Super Group’ is not a band to miss!

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Ma Bessie & Her Pig Foot Band

Thursday, January 30th 2020

Building on her passion for the Empress of the Blues, Julia Titus formed the band to share the music of Bessie Smith and her contemporaries with a new generation of listeners. The result? A fusion of Julia’s rich, warm vocal sound with a dynamic band that look as well as sound the part.



Thursday, February 6th 2020

Storm Warning – are lauded by the UK blues press as one of the classiest, contemporary blues bands in the UK, playing superbly crafted original blues rock songs and breathing new life into blues standards.



Thursday, February 13th 2020

The astonishing guitarist Robin Bibi will be hosting Monica Madgwick’s (Boogaloo Promotions founder) Big Birthday Bash! Lots of musician guests plus FREE CAKE! Free entry for those with birthdays 10th – 14th February!


blues power

Thursday, February 27th 2020

An exciting new blues band with three blues legends – the renowned Rod Demick on vox/bass, five-times winner of the UK Drummer of the Year award Sam Kelly and Portuguese guitarist/vocalist Budda Gueddes who delivers a punchy powerful, soulful, electric blues.



Thursday, March 12th 2020

Twenty-eight year old Ben Poole is currently being described as one of the most exciting young Rock, Blues & Soul artists to come out of the UK for a long, long time! Ticket reservations recommended.



Thursday, April 9th 2020

UK and British Blues Award winning band Catfish have carved a reputation for themselves as an excellent live band with a phenomenal front man guitarist/vocalist Matt Long, who plays with a real passion for the blues.


the mentulls

Thursday, May 7th 2020

The award winning British rock band The Mentulls have a reputation for performing original classic rock music in a new eclectic way! Now, in 2019 after a short break away from the live arena Andrew, Jamie and longtime drummer Nick Colman are joined on vocals by David Neil Crabtree, who brings a new soulful dimension to the band.


zoe schwarz blue commotion

Thursday, May 21st 2020

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion is a six piece Blues Band play Rocking Blues, Funky Blues, Jazzy Blues, Rhythm’n Blues, Jump Blues. The band’s exciting live set is based around rootsy originals, strong catchy riffs, interesting arrangements, and exciting grooves.



Thursday, May 28th 2020

Jason Stretch is a very gifted and fluent guitarist and vocalist, with extensive experience in many styles! Ticket reservations recommended.



Thursday, June 4th 2020

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.


Aynsley Lister Band

Thursday, July 23rd 2020

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.


Lee Ainley’s Blues Storm

Thursday, September 17th 2020

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.


Oli Brown Band

Thursday, December 10th 2020

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!


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Boogaloo Blues & Boogie Festival 1st – 4th Sept 2017

SEACROFT BLUES FRONT PG LOW RESOur next blues weekend is Seacroft Holiday Village, Beach Road, Hemsby, 1st to 4th September with prices starting at just £179 per person including accommodation, meals and of course all the music.

We’ve got a great line-up with fabulous singer Kaz Hawkins and her band, West Weston’s Bluesonics, Stevie Smith’s Sin House, the Blues Guitar Summit, Split Whiskers, Blues Situation, Keno Kings (duo), plus Martin McNeill and Blues Spiders. Five Field Holler are leading the jam sessions and Mike & Mel are providing dance classes. Tony Farinha is MC for the weekend. All that, and a great location by the sea.  Click here for the downloadable leaflet.   Click here for the booking form.

To book give Boogaloo a call on 01252 793430, email us at or post the booking form with your deposit payment.

Last Few Rooms Left at Norton Grange 7th -10th October 2016

NORTON GRANGE BLUES 2016 LOW RES FRONTThere’s still time to come to our legendary blues weekend at Norton Grange, IOW, which takes place 7th – 10th October 2016.

Norton Grange is a lovely venue in walking distance of Yarmouth and right by the sea.   We’ve got some great bands including Connie Lush, The Cadillac Kings, The Proof and Split Whiskers, plus the usual ‘extras’ with late night jam sessions and afternoon blues.   And of course not forgetting Stompin’ Dave, who will be playing all sorts of instruments, flat foot dancing and making us laugh!

Warner’s are offering a bit of a discount for the last few rooms, so why not check it out?   Click here, or telephone 0800 1 388 399.

Here’s the detailed programme for the weekend Programme v2

Boogaloo Blues Weekend at The South Downs, Bracklesham Bay

earl5We have a killer line-up for our first blues weekend at The South Downs Holiday Village, Bracklesham Bay Friday 24th – 27th April 2015.   This is a venue that has been recommended by many Boogaloo regulars and it is indeed a very nice friendly Adult Only venue in a great location with accommodation in chalets as well as the hotel with waiter service for meals and plenty of parking.
We have eleven great bands at the weekend, plus late night jam sessions and acoustic sessions – all for the value price of £169 per person for three nights half board.  Bargain!    See the line-up below and visit for a downloadable leaflet.  To book, telephone Boogaloo on 01252 793430.
Earl Thomas & The Royal Guard
Sean Webster Band
The Proof featuring Paul Cox and Roger Cotton
Giles Hedley & The Aviators
Jason Stretch Blues Band
Split Whiskers
Okeh String Band featuring Sonny Black
Red Butler
 special ‘extra’ sessions with
Ruby & The Revelators
& Sonic Blue

Plus Late night jam sessions led by Five Field Holler
MC/DJ Tony Farinha

Special Three Band Night Thurs 26th Feb

Bob GMDekadance Radio and Boogaloo present an extra-special three-band night at Farnham Maltings on Thursday 26th February.  Dekadance Radio DJ ‘Blues Bob’ will host this evening and also record the session for a live Podcast.  The three bands are:
Devil Drives featuring Robert Hokum ‘… forward thinking….pulsates with a percussive blues heart and an irresistible funk-rock disposition ….lovely stuff.’ – Classic Rock The Blues Magazine’
Jump 66 ‘House-shaking, hip-swinging, joint-jumping, all-night blues party…’
The Geoff Garbow Blues Band ‘…. All original blues songs building on the Chicago Blues tradition.’

All for just £12 – that’s three bands for the price of one!
Doors open 7.30 pm for an 8.00 pm start.