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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!



Damo and the Dominos - an evening of classic Clapton

Damo and the Dominos - an evening of classic Clapton

21/06/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 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. 10.45 pm.

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Robin Bibi Big Band - Album Launch

Robin Bibi Big Band - Album Launch

12/07/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 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. 10.45 pm.

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David Graham and The Eskimo Brothers

David Graham and The Eskimo Brothers

19/07/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 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. 10.45 pm.

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Ben Poole

Ben Poole

26/07/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Ben Poole is an internationally lauded, award-winning blues, rock, and soul guitarist, singer, and songwriter.   Nominated as one of the “Best Blues Guitarists in the world” alongside names such as Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Joe Bonamassa and many more by Guitar World Magazine, Ben is very much at the forefront of the talent-rich global blues/rock scene.  Expect a superb night of great songs and excellent musicianship, with Ben and his talented band.  

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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Aynsley Lister Band

Aynsley Lister Band

02/08/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£18.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Aynsley Lister is an incredible guitarist whose brand of blues-based rock delivers contemporary songwriting 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.  Aynsley’s gigs always sell out, so please do reserve tickets!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.   The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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Ian Parker Band

Ian Parker Band

31/08/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£18.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Ian Parker has a truly distinctive voice and an inspirational guitar technique. Ian’s show offers something for everyone – blues, roots, soul, gospel, funk, and even a touch of jazz,
all to be found in Ian’s stunning live show.

Whilst serving his apprenticeship on the European Blues/Rock circuit Ian has shared the stage with none other than Eric Clapton, opening a show for the guitar legend in London, December 2002. He has also worked alongside other notable luminaries to include:  Jeff Beck, John Mayall, Walter Trout and Peter Green.

 “The best band I’ve seen in a decade – Ian’s voice, feel and guitar technique are what his contemporaries can only dream of!” WALTER TROUT – Nov 2000

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.   The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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Leonardo Giuliani Band

Leonardo Giuliani Band

13/09/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Superb guitarist and singer-songwriter Leonardo Giuliani plays classic and original blues, with influences of rock, country and folk, giving the band a contemporary and original sound.  In 2019 he was honoured to sit in with Buddy Guy at his Legends Club in Chicago, one of his Blues influences and a guitar icon.  His first-rate band includes ace sax player Ronnie Taylor.  

Don’t know the band?  Here’s some footage of Leonardo playing live earlier this year.

Make sure you book, and bring all your friends!

Doors open at 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion

20/09/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 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. 10.45 pm.

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Gary Fletcher Band

Gary Fletcher Band

27/09/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£0.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

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)

Don’t know the band?  Click here for a taster.

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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Connolly Hayes Band

Connolly Hayes Band

18/10/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 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. 10.45 pm.

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Papa George & Val Cowell Band

Papa George & Val Cowell Band

08/11/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Stunning singer and rhythm guitarist Val Cowell and guitar supremo and singer Papa George team up to form this superb band.   Expect a powerful mix of blues and blues rock from these super-stars of the blues, with a super-tight rhythm section including top bass guitarist Pete Stroud.

A world-class band!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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Ruthless Blues

Ruthless Blues

15/11/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 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. 10.45 pm.

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Danny Bryant Band

Danny Bryant Band

29/11/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£15.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Critically-lauded blues rock axeman, Danny Bryant is described by Planet Rock Radio as a “British Blues Legend” and by Blues patriarch Walter Trout as, “One of the best ever”.   Danny has spent the last 20 years touring the world, with packed-out club shows and world-famous festivals in China, the USA, Canada, Europe and all points in between!

Expect a night of Blues with passion, with Dave Raeburn on drums and Alex Phillips on bass.

Don’t know Danny Bryant?  Click here for a taster.

“A fantastic guitar player, able to take a Stratocaster and really make it sing” – Joe Bonamassa

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.  The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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Aynsley Lister Band

Aynsley Lister Band

20/12/2024    
8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
£18.00
Crookham Memorial Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 8LD

Christmas Special with Aynsley Lister – a great way to end the Boogaloo year!

Aynsley Lister is an incredible guitarist whose brand of blues-based rock delivers contemporary songwriting 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.  Aynsley’s gigs always sell out, so please do reserve tickets!

Doors open 8.15 pm for an 8.45 pm start.   The gig finishes c. 10.45 pm.

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