Ben Poole at Farnham Maltings

Ben PooleBlues-rock guitarist Ben Poole is appearing at Farnham Maltings on Thursday 25th July.   Ben is recognised as one of the new generation of blues guitarists with his excellent band including bass player extraordinaire Barry Pethers.  For full details please visit our Gigs Page.

This will be our last gig before the summer break and our fab festival at Pakefield Holiday Village, 13-16 September. 

Idle Hands play Farnham Maltings Thurs 7th June

Boogaloo Promotions is proud to present fabulous band The Idle Hands at Farnham Maltings on Thursday 7th June.

The Idle Hands have been acclaimed by UK National music press as being ‘one of the finest Blues Rock bands on the scene today’ with comparisons to respected performers such as Led Zeppelin, Hendrix, Jeff Beck, BB King and more. With phenomenal vocalist and charismatic frontman Phil Allen, plus brilliant guitar and a super-tight rhythm section, this band is highly recommended!  The band also play some great original material. Their song ‘When I First Met Chicago’ made it to the British Blues Awards final in Best Original Song category!  To listen, you can visit the band’s website where you’ll find a link to the full song.

“One of the best unsigned bands on the scene today” – Blues in Britain
“Phenomenal” – Blues Matters

Jon Amor Blues Group at Farnham Maltings

Don’t miss the Jon Amor Blues Group this Thursday 31st May in the Cellar Bar at Farnham Maltings.   UK vocalist and brilliant guitarist Jon Amor, formerly of The Hoax, has teamed up with Dave Doherty (guitar), Chris Doherty (bass) and Simon Small (drums) to form the stunning Jon Amor Blues Group.  Drawing inspiration from the blues greats of the past such as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, as well as contempotary blues, the band’s sound is powerful and raw, and is getting great reviews wherever they go.
‘The Black Keys meets early Rolling Stones.  …One of the best blues bands of today – so see them!’  Blues Magazine
‘The genuine article.  A bucking bronco of a band delivery high tempo, riff-laden blues.
Tickets are just £12, doors open 8.15 pm for a 9.00 pm start.   To reserve tickets, click here.

Ian Parker at South Hill Park, Bracknell

Fabulous guitarist Ian Parker is playing solo in the Cellar Bar at South Hill Park next Wednesday 30th May.

Playing solo offers Ian’s characteristic guitar playing, soulful voice and excellent songs a unique platform.  Raw and free, this varied show has been surprising and impressing audiences in clubs, at festivals, as well as at the Royal Albert Hall where he opened for Italian star Zucchero in May 2011.  Tickets are just £10 and you can reserve and pay on the night.  Doors open at 8.00 pm for an 8.30 pm start.

The Cellar Bar is a fabulous venue, with an intimate atmosphere and great acoustics, plus licensed bar, and there is plenty of free parking at South Hill Park itself.   Turn up early and explore the grounds!  For more details about the venue click here.

Earl Green & The Right Time at Farnham Maltings

We’ve got a great gig in the Cellar Bar at Farnham Maltings next Thursday 24th May with award-winning songwriter and singer Earl Green.

Earl is one of the UK’s premier blues vocalists with a career as a vocalist which spans more than 25 years, including time with Paul Lamb and Otis Grand.

Earl is ably supported by ‘The Right Time’ – a superbly tight band with excellent musicianship, featuring sizzling guitars, sensuous sax, virtuoso harmonica and one of the finest rhythm sections around.  Don’t miss it!

Earl Jackson Blues Band at Farnham Maltings

Singer, guitarist and frontman extraordinaire Earl Jackson will be bringing his blues band to Farnham Maltings this Thursday 17th May for a night of blues and boogie ranging from classics like Howlin’ Wolf and T-Bone Walker through James Hunter and with some Chuck Berry thrown in!

Sadly drummer Damon Clarridge has fractured his ankle so will be out of commission for a few weeks, but in his place we have Paul Lester (of Wolfpack fame!), plus Emil Engstrom on electric and double bass and the fabulous Janos Bajtala on keyboards.

For more information see www.earljackson.co.uk