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New Boogaloo Blues & Boogie venue!

Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet GU52 8LD

Crookham Memorial Hall is a delightful venue, with a smart and spacious hall with integrated stage and lights, comfy seating for up to 130, and a large free car park for up to 60 cars.  There is no licensed bar, but we will have some soft drinks and snacks available for sale (everything £1 or less!), and if you fancy something a bit stronger, you can bring your own drinks!    Please remember to reserve tickets as this helps us plan the gigs, and it means we can get in touch with you if there are any last-minute changes.   Payment is in cash on the door (no cheques or card payments.)   We look forward to seeing you!



The Feelgood Band

The Feelgood Band

01/03/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Rescheduled to Friday 1st March at our new venue!  

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 lineup.

The Feelgood Band recently played for us at the sold-out Blues Weekend at The Heathlands and went down a storm.   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

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Sean Webster Band

Sean Webster Band

15/03/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Rescheduled to Friday 15th March at our new venue!  The Crookham Memorial Hall.  

Sean Webster is an inspiring guitar vocalist with a great reputation on the European blues and rock scene.

Sean’s blues-inflected guitar licks and weathered soul shouter vocals are passionately sung across tightly arranged songs.

Music News had this to say about Webster’s talents.

“I haven’t heard anyone with a voice like Sean Webster; it’s a wonder that he isn’t being hailed as a Blues superstar.”

Sean is now based in The Netherlands.  Catch him while you can on his short UK tour!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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Aynsley Lister Solo

Aynsley Lister Solo

22/03/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

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.

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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The Spikedrivers

The Spikedrivers

19/04/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

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,  Maurice McElroy drums/percussion vocals and Roger Nunn percussion.

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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Tom Davies & The Bluebirds

Tom Davies & The Bluebirds

26/04/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£14.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Rescheduled to new date and new venue!

Tom Davies, guitarist/singer-songwriter from Hampshire, is the band leader of Tom Davies & The Bluebirds formed in 2019.

The band is a 3 piece blues rock power trio with Si Davis on bass and Gary Lyons on drums. Si, a seasoned musician has been a bassist performing for over 40 years. Gary who joined the band last year has many years experience at the kit. The band perform across the UK & Ireland.   This year the band will be performing at various venues and festivals, including gigs in Dublin & Belfast. Last year the band returned to Ireland twice to perform with other Irish blues rock bands including Eric Bell from Thin Lizzy, to support the Gary Moore memorial statue fundraiser concert in Belfast and made their debut at The Ballyshannon Rhythm & Blues Festival in Eire. 

The band performs blues & blues rock with a blend of originals & covers. Tom and the Bluebirds have been described as mesmerising with Tom’s instinctive and intuitive guitar solos. His feel for the blues is way beyond his years. Their musical influencers include: Bluesbreakers, BB King, Allman Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Gary Moore, Robben Ford, JJ Cale and Led Zeppelin to name a few.

Doors open at 8.15 pm, the show starts at 8.45 pm.  The gig finishes c.  10.30 pm.

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Ben Waters All-Star Band

Ben Waters All-Star Band

17/05/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£25.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Come and enjoy a fabulous night of blues and boogie and rhythm & blues with boogie-woogie player extraordinaire Ben Waters and his all-star band! .   Ben is an acknowledged master of the boogie-woogie piano, and a charismatic performer with a great ‘feel’ for the music.  Ben first performed for Boogaloo at the Maltings over thirty years ago,  Since then, he has gigged and recorded with the Rolling Stones, performed on TV with Jools Holland and recorded countless albums.  Despite his success, Ben remains down to earth and as friendly as ever.

For this special performance, Ben will have Ian Jennings on double bass, Kevin Crowe on drums, himself on piano and vocals and a brass section.

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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Papa George Band

Papa George Band

24/05/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

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 and 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”    George will be joined on stage by superb bass player Pete Stroud and drummer Brendan O’Neill.  A fantastic line-up!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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Bad Influence

Bad Influence

07/06/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

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.

The band has received much critical acclaim for both their original songs and their strong covers of Tom Petty to Bonnie Raitt to Fleetwood Mac etc.
They have appeared on all types of stage and radio and released six CDs. Their latest CD is ‘CAROUSEL’ from which four tracks were recorded for Paul Jones’ Radio 2 Show.

Val has been described as having “a tidal wave of a voice that can take on the mantle of our greatest singers”, while the band’s overall performances receive reports such as.. “Bad Influence always leave their audiences handsomely entertained”.

Bad Influence have definitely paid their ‘dues’ and are now considered by many to be one of the top acts in their field, delivering their sound of powerful vocals alongside classic guitar driven rock solid blues.

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 an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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Damo and the Dominos - an evening of classic Clapton

Damo and the Dominos - an evening of classic Clapton

21/06/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Damo and the Dominos celebrate the musical legacy of a blues rock legend with an evening of classic Clapton.  The band performs Clapton songs from his early days with Cream, as well as well-known classics such as Cocaine, I Shot The Sheriff, Crossroads, Layla, etc.

Damo and the Dominos are not trying to mimic Clapton but are inspired by his live performances and electrifying solos.

Led by frontman Damian “Damo” Ford, this exceptional group of musicians celebrates the vast musical catalogue of one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

Damo, an accomplished guitarist in his own right, has a deep love for Clapton’s guitar playing and musical legacy, and has studied Clapton’s playing since the age of fourteen and Clapton remains one of his biggest inspirations.

The band says  “We can’t wait to play for Boogaloo, and share their love of the amazing music of one of the world’s greatest guitarists and singers.’

Doors open at 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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Robin Bibi Big Band - Album Launch

Robin Bibi Big Band - Album Launch

12/07/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£18.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Robin Bibi is one of the best blues guitarists in the UK as well as being a fine singer and a great performer.   Blues, funk, soul and rock are all rolled together to form the band’s unique sound.

For this event we have Robin’s ‘Big Band’ with bass, drums, and a three-piece horn section.  Expect an up-tempo set with great musicianship and big fat juicy bluesy sounds!

Doors open at 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm, with a 15-minute interval.

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David Graham and The Eskimo Brothers

David Graham and The Eskimo Brothers

19/07/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£25.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

For the past 10 years David Graham has performed in America’s Honky Tonks and Dives as front man of Nashville based American Roots music Trio the Eskimo Brothers.

This reckless and manic show has been battle tested and polished from over 300 shows a year, both in the honky tonks of Nashville’s historic Lower Broadway and and monthly shows in Memphis on Beale St.

Catch the band on their UK tour.  Please book early as their shows always sell out!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm.

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Ruthless Blues

Ruthless Blues

16/08/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Ruthless Blues is a British Blues Rock band originally formed in 1979. Legendary blues
singer and harp player Stevie Smith joined the band in 1985 and is still going strong
today. There have been many line-up changes since then but what has remained constant is
the great music and the sense of fun!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm, with a 15 minute interval.

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Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

20/09/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Vibrant and melodic, funky rocking blues featuring Hammond-organ, drums, guitar and vocals, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion deliver an exciting live set based around rootsy original songs, strong catchy riffs and exciting grooves, mixing old school tradition with contemporary flare and sophistication.

Zoe’s dynamic and commanding vocal delivery is complimented by the fabulous guitar playing of Rob Koral, together with the highly accomplished rhythm section of Pete Whittaker on Hammond organ and Dave Mayne on drums.

“A great band. Terrific musicians all four of them” – Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm, with a 15-minute interval.

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Connolly Hayes Band

Connolly Hayes Band

18/10/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

You’re in for a treat with fabulous singer Jess Hayes and her killer band, fronted by Jess and superb guitarist and singer Frankie Connolly. The band performs a powerful set of blues ballads and up-tempo numbers, including self-penned originals.  If you like great vocals, terrific musicianship, and a fresh approach, this is the band for you!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.30 pm, with a 15-minute interval.

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