Henley Jazz & Blues Week

COMING SOON…

The Brakspear Jazz and Blues Festival 2015 is over for another year.

The next Jazz and Blues Festival will take place from 11th to 20th November 2016.

The Festival showcases some amazing musicians, in some great pubs serving top notch food and drink.

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  • Friday 13th November, 2015
  • Fri 13th - 08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

    Rebecca Poole Trio

    Rebecca Poole performs a mix of classic standards and terrific originals. Her smooth, sultry voice with be accompanied by Hugh Turner on guitar and Paul Jefferies on acoustic guitar. Entry is free and there will be a 2 course jazz menu for £20.00. Booking is advisable.

    Five Horseshoes, Maidensgrove, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6EX Call: 01491 641282

    08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

  • Fri 13th - 08:30 PM - Backbone Blues Band - Little Angel

    Backbone Blues Band

    One of the best kept blues secrets in the UK, Backbone Blues Band are a British rarity; they are better known in the USA than in the Thames Valley, from where most of them hail. They have played at The Little twice before to much applaud and you are guaranteed a night of fantastic, foot tapping, blues music by fantastic musicians. Influenced by the the old blues men and inspired by the new, their music is threaded with soul, rock and country and delivers a style that’s both eclectic in its construction, but unmistakably “Backbone” in its delivery.

    Entry is free and there will be a 2 course set menu for £21.50 available on the night. Booking is advisable.

    The Little Angel, Remenham Lane, Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire, RG9 2LS Call: 01491 411008

    08:30 PM - Backbone Blues Band - Little Angel

  • Fri 13th - 08:30 PM - Swing 42 - Three Horseshoes

    Swing 42

    Swing 42 is a quarlet made up of Clarinet/Sax, Trumpet/Cornet, Guitar and Bass, to promote swing jazz music for all ocasions. They have great experince and performed extensively throughout the Southeast and London regions and have appeared at the Namur Jazz Festival in Belgium.

    The Three Horseshoes will be running a charity raffle in aid of Sue Ryder and food will be available from 6-9pm. Entry is free!

    Three Horseshoes, 90 Reading Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1DN  Call: 01491 573971

    08:30 PM - Swing 42 - Three Horseshoes

  • Fri 13th - 09:00 PM - John James Newman - Bull on Bell St

    John James Newman

    John James Newman’s soulful voice and indiputable presence has shared the stage with the likes of Jools Holland and Bon Jovi. John’s has an electic repertoire which is blended together with his rhythmic guitar style and brilliant energy.

    Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

    The Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2BA Call:01491 576554

    09:00 PM - John James Newman - Bull on Bell St

  • Fri 13th - 09:00 PM - Gadzocks - Dolphin

    Gadzocks

    Gadzooks is a four piece band which incorporates many flavours into their music including Folk, Swing, Rhythum and Blues.

    Entry is free for this event so make sure you pop along for a fun filled evening.

    Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

     

    09:00 PM - Gadzocks - Dolphin

  • Fri 13th - 09:00 PM - Groove Shack - Chequers, Marlow

    Groove Shack

    Groove Shack’s fresh and funky performances are guaranteed to get the party started. Groove Shack have been filling dance floors since 200, with a repertoire spanning the best of classic funk, soul and disco from the 60’s to the 80’s, and with some modern hits thrown in to sweeten the deal. Having plied their trade playing alongside the likes of Roots Manuva, Boney M, De La Soul and Faithless, Groove Shack’s talented collective of young musicians have learnt from the very best.

    Food will be available from 6pm so booking is advisable. Entry is free!

    The Chequers, 53 High Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1BA  Call: 01628 482053

     

    09:00 PM - Groove Shack - Chequers, Marlow

  • Saturday 14th November, 2015
  • Sat 14th - 08:00 PM - Tom Michell Trio - Red Lion, Peppard

    Tom Michell Trio

    A electric 3 piece Rhythm and Blues band that was brought together through their passion for the blues. Tom Michell is accompanied by Pete Thomas on bass and Tom Sibly on drums.

    Entry is free and food will be available to order so booking is advisable.

    Red Lion, Peppard Common, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5LB Call: 01491 628329

    08:00 PM - Tom Michell Trio - Red Lion, Peppard

  • Sat 14th - 08:30 PM - Highly Strung - Angel on the Bridge

    High Strung are an extremely popular 5 piece band based in Henley. Not your typical Jazz and Blues act but they will keep you entertained all night and are very good fun nontheless.

    Entry is free and the dinner menu will be available so booking is advisable.

    Angel on the Bridge, Thames Side, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BH  Call: 01491 410678.

    08:30 PM - Highly Strung - Angel on the Bridge

  • Sat 14th - 09:00 PM - Rev Ferriday & The Longdogs - Dolphin

    Rev Ferriday & The Longdogs

    The Rev. Ferriday musical journey begam in the late 80’s and now he has his own unique sound. The songs that Rev Ferriday writes and plays are deep in lyrical content and performed alongside his band, the Longdogs.

    Entry is free so make sure you don’t miss out!

    Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

     

    09:00 PM - Rev Ferriday & The Longdogs - Dolphin

  • Sunday 15th November, 2015
  • Sun 15th - 02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

    John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

    John Cee Stannard has been a singer and songwriter for over 50 years. Over that period he has had the privilege of working with lots of talent musicians. John’s musical roots orginally stemmed from the folk world, however from 2011, John has been writing, arranging and producing an album of his own Blues based songs. John Cee Stannard will be accompanied by his band, the Blues Horizon to perform an afternoon full of Blues songs.

    The Black Boys Inn will be serving an à la carte menu and Sunday roasts from 12pm- 4pm so booking is advisable and entry is free.

    The Black Boys, Henley Road, Hurley, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 5NQ  Call: 01628 824212

     

    02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

  • Sun 15th - 04:30 PM - Niall Kelly - Row Barge

    Niall Kelly

    Join the Row Barge for an afternoon of Blues, Roots and original music from Niall Kelly. Niall’s voice is well known as one of the finest around, so you know you are in for a real treat. The line up changes often, so you will never see the same gig twice, but believe us, you will want to see him again and again!

    Entry is free and booking is advisable if you would like Sunday lunch before the event.

    Row Barge, West Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2ED Call: 01491 572649

    04:30 PM - Niall Kelly - Row Barge

  • Sun 15th - 06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin

    Liven up your Sunday night with the Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam. Entry is free so no excuses not to enjoy this evening!

    Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

     

    06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin

  • Sun 15th - 06:00 PM - Hot Plate - Saracens Head

    The Hot Plate is a guitar duo from Reading who play Jazz from Gypsy Jazz to 20’s Ragtime, and Rock/Blues from the Delta Blues to the Rolling Stones and contemporary songs with a bluesy twist. With minimum musicians, they also play percussion with their feet using stompboxes and foot tambourines, and switch between a selection of acoustic/electric guitars and bass, giving the audience the variety of a full band.

    Entry is free!

    Saracens Head, 129 Greys Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1TE, 01491 575929.

    06:00 PM - Hot Plate - Saracens Head

  • Sun 15th - 07:00 PM - Swing From Paris - Porch House

    Swing From Paris

    Swing from Paris  are a stylish gypsy jazz and vintage swing band with a violin, guitars and a double bass. They will provide you with the sounds of a chic Parisian café and the French jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.

    You will be able to enjoy this free event in the comfort of the bar. If you would like to dine, please note dinner is served in the conservatory and bar from 6.30pm to 8.30pm and booking is advisable.

    The Porch House, Digbeth Street, Stow on the Wold, GL54 1BN  Call: 01451 870048

    07:00 PM - Swing From Paris - Porch House

  • Sun 15th - 07:30 PM - Mike Newfield - Three Tuns

    Mike Newfield

    Mike Newman is an accomplised singer and guitarist, whose critically acclaimed raw soul-filled pop has taken him from busking the streets to performing alongside the likes of Jessie J, Rita Ora, Labrinth and Jamie Cullum. Mike has performed at the O2 Arena, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. Mike is known for his versatility as a performer and for this event, Mike will be playing Jazz guitar and performing Jazz classics.

    Entry is free!

    Three Tuns, 5 Market Place, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2AA  Call: 01491 410138

    07:30 PM - Mike Newfield - Three Tuns

  • Tuesday 17th November, 2015
  • Tue 17th - 07:30 PM - Lizzie Newbery Duo - Anchor

    Lizzie Newbery Duo

    An evening of spicy Jazz and Blues music from vocalist Lizzie Newbery and guitarist Hugh Turner. This duo guarantees a superb night out with sophisticated Jazz and Blues and great showmanship.

    Entry is free and food will be available so booking is advisable.

    Anchor, 58 Friday Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AH  Call: 01491 574753

     

    07:30 PM - Lizzie Newbery Duo - Anchor

  • Wednesday 18th November, 2015
  • Wed 18th - 08:00 PM - Paris Swing Project - Bull on Bell St

    Paris Swing Project

    Made up of two talented and classically trained musicians, Paris Swing Project perform gypsy jazz, jazz and swing infused with an enviable level of skill and passion.

    Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

    The Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2BA Call:01491 576554

     

    08:00 PM - Paris Swing Project - Bull on Bell St

  • Wed 18th - 08:00 PM - Dr Schwamp - Station House

    Dr Schwamp

    Dr Schwamp and his agents of ribaldry are here to deliver you from the aches and pains of everyday life unto the fabulous restorative powers of eclectic musical mayhem. Dr Schwamp treats music with respect and a healthy disrespect. Nothing is safe: jazz, blues, gypsy, swing, punk, ska, it’s all here, and more, reinvented for the 21st century in a freewheeling, on-stage circus-casino of life.

    Food is available from 6pm so booking is advisable and entry is free!

    Station House, 38 Market Place, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2AH   Call: 01491 576561

    08:00 PM - Dr Schwamp - Station House

  • Thursday 19th November, 2015
  • Thu 19th - 07:00 PM - Fleur Stevenson Trio - Golden Ball

    Fleur Stevenson Trio

    Fleur Stevenson is best known for her passionate interpretation of Jazz classics and modern take on Jazz Standards, American Song Book and Latin numbers. Fleur also performs original songs composed by herself and friends and will be accompanied by Hugh Turner on Guitar and Paul Jefferies on Acoustic Bass.

    Entry is free and the Golden Ball will also be providing a set dinner menu, 2 courses for £25 or 3 courses for £30. Booking is advisable.

    Golden Ball, Lower Assendon, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6AH Call:01491 574157

    07:00 PM - Fleur Stevenson Trio - Golden Ball

  • Thu 19th - 08:00 PM - The Triple O Band - Duke of Wellington

    The Triple O Band

    The Triple O Band  are a 7 piece band based in Berkshire. They have years of experience covering sixties soul to current hits. Entry is free so would be rude to miss out!

    Duke of Wellington, 27 High Street Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9AG. Call: 01189 340456.

     

    08:00 PM - The Triple O Band - Duke of Wellington

  • Thu 19th - 08:00 PM - Dave Holmes - Dolphin

    Dave Holmes

    Dave Holmes is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer from the UK, specialising in Brazilian Bossa Nova and electronic music.

    Entry is free!

    Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 74622

     

     

    08:00 PM - Dave Holmes - Dolphin

  • Thu 19th - 09:00 PM - James Deane - Old Bell

    James Deane

    James Deane is a highly accomplished musician with a focus on providing unforgettable live music entertainment. Armed with a guitar, an extensive repertoire and an outstanding vocal talent, James is one of the UK’s most in-demand musicians. Having thrilled audiences far and wide, James has proven his world class pedigree which enables him to cover a wide range of musical styles and ensures he can perform at any event or venue.

    Entry is free!

    Old Bell, 20 Bell Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BG  Call: 01491 414114

     

    09:00 PM - James Deane - Old Bell

  • Friday 20th November, 2015
  • Fri 20th - 07:00 PM - The Roger Winslet Trio - Golden Ball

    The Roger Winslet Trio will take to the stage at the Golden Ball to showcase their phenomenal sound, a mixture of Jazz, Blues and Country music.

    Entry is free and the Golden Ball will also be providing a set dinner menu, 2 courses for £25 or 3 courses for £30. Booking is advisable.

    Golden Ball, Lower Assendon, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6AH Call:01491 574157

    07:00 PM - The Roger Winslet Trio - Golden Ball

  • Fri 20th - 08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

    Rebecca Poole Trio

    Rebecca Poole performs a mix of classic standards and terric originals. Her smooth, sultry voice with be accompanied by Hugh Turner on guitar and Paul Jefferies on acoustic guitar. Entry is free and there will be a 2 course jazz menu for £20.00. Booking is advisable.

     

    Five Horseshoes, Maidensgrove, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6EX Call: 01491 641282

    08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

  • Fri 20th - 08:30 PM - Louise Balkwill - Little Angel

    Louise Balkwill

    Louise Balkwill is a jazz singer based in London, who was raised as a multi instrumentalist before turning her interests to singing at the age of 16. Join Louise’s sexy, smoky voice alongside guitarist Stefan Melovski for an evening of swinging standards and beautiful ballads.

    Entry is free and there will be a 2 course set menu for £21.50 available on the night. Booking is advisable.

    The Little Angel, Remenham Lane, Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire, RG9 2LS Call: 01491 411008

    08:30 PM - Louise Balkwill - Little Angel

  • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Joe Henwood - Bull on Bell St

    Joe Henwood

    Joe Henwood is an exceptional saxophonist that has thrown himself into the music industry from an early age. Joe grew up surrounded by music and by the age of 12 had started experimenting with the drums, piano and saxophone. Be prepared for some twists & turns with some Funk, Pop, Folk & Jazz!! You can be sure to expect lots of groove, improvisation and musicianship.

    Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

    The Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2BA Call:01491 576554

     

     

    09:00 PM - Joe Henwood - Bull on Bell St

  • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Balboa - The George

    Balboa is a 4 piece blues band made up of musicians with a wealth of live experience, and performs classic funk, soul, and rock and roll covers. These eletrifying musicians will cover songs by Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zepplin and many more.

    Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

    The George, High Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4AJ  Call: 01608 661 453

     

    09:00 PM - Balboa - The George

  • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Southern Blues Kings - Dolphin

    Southern Blues Kings

    The Southern Blues Kings is an Eastbourne based Chicago and West Coast style Jump, Jive and Swing Blues band. They draws their style of music from the Big Bands of the 1930’s and 40’s and the Chicago Blues masters.

    Entry is free!

    Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 74622

     

     

    09:00 PM - Southern Blues Kings - Dolphin

  • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Adam Isaac - Chequers, Marlow

    Adam Isaac

    Adam Isaac is one of the finest live performers in the country, with his soaring vocals and rhythm-led style ensuring a smitten audience and an electrifying atmosphere. Adam supported Joss Stone on her UK tour in 2009 and reached The Voice quarter-final stage in 2012. Whilst on the show Adam progressed under the guidance of superstar coach Sir Tom Jones. Able to create an instant rapport with his audience, Adam plays a mixture of rock/pop originals and covers  that allows him to create everything from an intimate atmosphere with an acoustic set to an electrifying arena spectacular; choose Adam to guarantee your event is a success.

    Food will be available from 6pm so booking is advisable. Entry is free!

    The Chequers, 53 High Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1BA Call: 01628 482053

    09:00 PM - Adam Isaac - Chequers, Marlow

  • Saturday 21st November, 2015
  • Sat 21st - 07:00 PM - Joe Henwood Jazz Duo - Golden Ball

    Joe Henwood Jazz Duo

    Joe Henwood is an exceptional saxophonist that has thrown himself into the music industry from an early age. Joe grew up surrounded by music and by the age of 12 had started experimenting with the drums, piano and saxophone. Joe will be accompanied by Tom Excell so be prepared for some twists and turns with some Funk, Pop, Folk & Jazz. You can be sure to expect lots of groove, improvisation and musicianship.

    Entry is free and the Golden Ball will also be providing a set dinner menu, 2 courses for £25 or 3 courses for £30. Booking is advisable.

    Golden Ball, Lower Assendon, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6AH Call:01491 574157

     

    07:00 PM - Joe Henwood Jazz Duo - Golden Ball

  • Sat 21st - 08:00 PM - The Crackin Griffins - Saracens Head

    The Crackin Griffins

    The Crackin Griffins play traditional Irish songs and music, plus some of the greats from the Pogues and Waterboys back-catalogues. Entry is free so make sure you don’t miss out on some Irish classics!

     

    Saracens Head, 129 Greys Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1TE, 01491 575929.

    08:00 PM - The Crackin Griffins - Saracens Head

  • Sat 21st - 08:30 PM - Tom Michell - Angel on the Bridge

    Tom Michell

    This is the second chance you’ll get to see Tom Mitchell and his electric guitar in action at the Jazz and Blues Festival. Be certain to expect an evening packed with groove based Rhythm and Blues.

    Entry is free and the dinner menu will be available so booking is advisable.

    Angel on the Bridge, Thames Side, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BH Call: 01491 410678.

     

     

    08:30 PM - Tom Michell - Angel on the Bridge

  • Sat 21st - 09:00 PM - Sharpe and Barker - Dolphin

    Sharpe and Barker

    The joyful duo that are Helen Sharpe and Clive Barker play a great acoustic mix of Soul, Pop, Disco and Blues. Superb to sing along to or just relax and be entertained. The smooth soulful rich vocals of Helen matched by the skilful acoustic guitar playing by Clive create a wonderful journey through timeless classic songs that will get your feet tapping.

    Entry is free!

    Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

     

    09:00 PM - Sharpe and Barker - Dolphin

  • Sunday 22nd November, 2015
  • Sun 22nd - 02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

    John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

    The second chance to watch this band at the Black Boys Inn. John Cee Stannard has been a singer and songwriter for over 50 years. Over that period he has had the privilege of working with lots of talent musicians. John’s musical roots orginally stemmed from the folk world, however from 2011, John has been writing, arranging and producing an album of his own Blues based songs. John Cee Stannard will be accompanied by his band, the Blues Horizon to perform an afternoon full of Blues songs.

    The Black Boys Inn will be serving an à la carte menu and Sunday roasts from 12pm- 4pm so booking is advisable and entry is free.

    The Black Boys Inn, Henley Road, Hurley, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 5NQ  Call: 01628 824212

    02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

  • Sun 22nd - 06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin

    Finish off the weekend in style by listening to the Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam at the Dolphin.

    Entry is free!

    Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

     

    06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin


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    • Fri 13th - 08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

      Rebecca Poole Trio

      Rebecca Poole performs a mix of classic standards and terrific originals. Her smooth, sultry voice with be accompanied by Hugh Turner on guitar and Paul Jefferies on acoustic guitar. Entry is free and there will be a 2 course jazz menu for £20.00. Booking is advisable.

      Five Horseshoes, Maidensgrove, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6EX Call: 01491 641282

      08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

    • Fri 13th - 08:30 PM - Backbone Blues Band - Little Angel

      Backbone Blues Band

      One of the best kept blues secrets in the UK, Backbone Blues Band are a British rarity; they are better known in the USA than in the Thames Valley, from where most of them hail. They have played at The Little twice before to much applaud and you are guaranteed a night of fantastic, foot tapping, blues music by fantastic musicians. Influenced by the the old blues men and inspired by the new, their music is threaded with soul, rock and country and delivers a style that’s both eclectic in its construction, but unmistakably “Backbone” in its delivery.

      Entry is free and there will be a 2 course set menu for £21.50 available on the night. Booking is advisable.

      The Little Angel, Remenham Lane, Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire, RG9 2LS Call: 01491 411008

      08:30 PM - Backbone Blues Band - Little Angel

    • Fri 13th - 08:30 PM - Swing 42 - Three Horseshoes

      Swing 42

      Swing 42 is a quarlet made up of Clarinet/Sax, Trumpet/Cornet, Guitar and Bass, to promote swing jazz music for all ocasions. They have great experince and performed extensively throughout the Southeast and London regions and have appeared at the Namur Jazz Festival in Belgium.

      The Three Horseshoes will be running a charity raffle in aid of Sue Ryder and food will be available from 6-9pm. Entry is free!

      Three Horseshoes, 90 Reading Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1DN  Call: 01491 573971

      08:30 PM - Swing 42 - Three Horseshoes

    • Fri 13th - 09:00 PM - John James Newman - Bull on Bell St

      John James Newman

      John James Newman’s soulful voice and indiputable presence has shared the stage with the likes of Jools Holland and Bon Jovi. John’s has an electic repertoire which is blended together with his rhythmic guitar style and brilliant energy.

      Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

      The Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2BA Call:01491 576554

      09:00 PM - John James Newman - Bull on Bell St

    • Fri 13th - 09:00 PM - Gadzocks - Dolphin

      Gadzocks

      Gadzooks is a four piece band which incorporates many flavours into their music including Folk, Swing, Rhythum and Blues.

      Entry is free for this event so make sure you pop along for a fun filled evening.

      Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

       

      09:00 PM - Gadzocks - Dolphin

    • Fri 13th - 09:00 PM - Groove Shack - Chequers, Marlow

      Groove Shack

      Groove Shack’s fresh and funky performances are guaranteed to get the party started. Groove Shack have been filling dance floors since 200, with a repertoire spanning the best of classic funk, soul and disco from the 60’s to the 80’s, and with some modern hits thrown in to sweeten the deal. Having plied their trade playing alongside the likes of Roots Manuva, Boney M, De La Soul and Faithless, Groove Shack’s talented collective of young musicians have learnt from the very best.

      Food will be available from 6pm so booking is advisable. Entry is free!

      The Chequers, 53 High Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1BA  Call: 01628 482053

       

      09:00 PM - Groove Shack - Chequers, Marlow

    • Sat 14th - 08:00 PM - Tom Michell Trio - Red Lion, Peppard

      Tom Michell Trio

      A electric 3 piece Rhythm and Blues band that was brought together through their passion for the blues. Tom Michell is accompanied by Pete Thomas on bass and Tom Sibly on drums.

      Entry is free and food will be available to order so booking is advisable.

      Red Lion, Peppard Common, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5LB Call: 01491 628329

      08:00 PM - Tom Michell Trio - Red Lion, Peppard

    • Sat 14th - 08:30 PM - Highly Strung - Angel on the Bridge

      High Strung are an extremely popular 5 piece band based in Henley. Not your typical Jazz and Blues act but they will keep you entertained all night and are very good fun nontheless.

      Entry is free and the dinner menu will be available so booking is advisable.

      Angel on the Bridge, Thames Side, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BH  Call: 01491 410678.

      08:30 PM - Highly Strung - Angel on the Bridge

    • Sat 14th - 09:00 PM - Rev Ferriday & The Longdogs - Dolphin

      Rev Ferriday & The Longdogs

      The Rev. Ferriday musical journey begam in the late 80’s and now he has his own unique sound. The songs that Rev Ferriday writes and plays are deep in lyrical content and performed alongside his band, the Longdogs.

      Entry is free so make sure you don’t miss out!

      Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

       

      09:00 PM - Rev Ferriday & The Longdogs - Dolphin

    • Sun 15th - 02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

      John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

      John Cee Stannard has been a singer and songwriter for over 50 years. Over that period he has had the privilege of working with lots of talent musicians. John’s musical roots orginally stemmed from the folk world, however from 2011, John has been writing, arranging and producing an album of his own Blues based songs. John Cee Stannard will be accompanied by his band, the Blues Horizon to perform an afternoon full of Blues songs.

      The Black Boys Inn will be serving an à la carte menu and Sunday roasts from 12pm- 4pm so booking is advisable and entry is free.

      The Black Boys, Henley Road, Hurley, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 5NQ  Call: 01628 824212

       

      02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

    • Sun 15th - 04:30 PM - Niall Kelly - Row Barge

      Niall Kelly

      Join the Row Barge for an afternoon of Blues, Roots and original music from Niall Kelly. Niall’s voice is well known as one of the finest around, so you know you are in for a real treat. The line up changes often, so you will never see the same gig twice, but believe us, you will want to see him again and again!

      Entry is free and booking is advisable if you would like Sunday lunch before the event.

      Row Barge, West Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2ED Call: 01491 572649

      04:30 PM - Niall Kelly - Row Barge

    • Sun 15th - 06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin

      Liven up your Sunday night with the Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam. Entry is free so no excuses not to enjoy this evening!

      Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

       

      06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin

    • Sun 15th - 06:00 PM - Hot Plate - Saracens Head

      The Hot Plate is a guitar duo from Reading who play Jazz from Gypsy Jazz to 20’s Ragtime, and Rock/Blues from the Delta Blues to the Rolling Stones and contemporary songs with a bluesy twist. With minimum musicians, they also play percussion with their feet using stompboxes and foot tambourines, and switch between a selection of acoustic/electric guitars and bass, giving the audience the variety of a full band.

      Entry is free!

      Saracens Head, 129 Greys Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1TE, 01491 575929.

      06:00 PM - Hot Plate - Saracens Head

    • Sun 15th - 07:00 PM - Swing From Paris - Porch House

      Swing From Paris

      Swing from Paris  are a stylish gypsy jazz and vintage swing band with a violin, guitars and a double bass. They will provide you with the sounds of a chic Parisian café and the French jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.

      You will be able to enjoy this free event in the comfort of the bar. If you would like to dine, please note dinner is served in the conservatory and bar from 6.30pm to 8.30pm and booking is advisable.

      The Porch House, Digbeth Street, Stow on the Wold, GL54 1BN  Call: 01451 870048

      07:00 PM - Swing From Paris - Porch House

    • Sun 15th - 07:30 PM - Mike Newfield - Three Tuns

      Mike Newfield

      Mike Newman is an accomplised singer and guitarist, whose critically acclaimed raw soul-filled pop has taken him from busking the streets to performing alongside the likes of Jessie J, Rita Ora, Labrinth and Jamie Cullum. Mike has performed at the O2 Arena, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. Mike is known for his versatility as a performer and for this event, Mike will be playing Jazz guitar and performing Jazz classics.

      Entry is free!

      Three Tuns, 5 Market Place, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2AA  Call: 01491 410138

      07:30 PM - Mike Newfield - Three Tuns

    • Tue 17th - 07:30 PM - Lizzie Newbery Duo - Anchor

      Lizzie Newbery Duo

      An evening of spicy Jazz and Blues music from vocalist Lizzie Newbery and guitarist Hugh Turner. This duo guarantees a superb night out with sophisticated Jazz and Blues and great showmanship.

      Entry is free and food will be available so booking is advisable.

      Anchor, 58 Friday Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AH  Call: 01491 574753

       

      07:30 PM - Lizzie Newbery Duo - Anchor

    • Wed 18th - 08:00 PM - Paris Swing Project - Bull on Bell St

      Paris Swing Project

      Made up of two talented and classically trained musicians, Paris Swing Project perform gypsy jazz, jazz and swing infused with an enviable level of skill and passion.

      Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

      The Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2BA Call:01491 576554

       

      08:00 PM - Paris Swing Project - Bull on Bell St

    • Wed 18th - 08:00 PM - Dr Schwamp - Station House

      Dr Schwamp

      Dr Schwamp and his agents of ribaldry are here to deliver you from the aches and pains of everyday life unto the fabulous restorative powers of eclectic musical mayhem. Dr Schwamp treats music with respect and a healthy disrespect. Nothing is safe: jazz, blues, gypsy, swing, punk, ska, it’s all here, and more, reinvented for the 21st century in a freewheeling, on-stage circus-casino of life.

      Food is available from 6pm so booking is advisable and entry is free!

      Station House, 38 Market Place, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2AH   Call: 01491 576561

      08:00 PM - Dr Schwamp - Station House

    • Thu 19th - 07:00 PM - Fleur Stevenson Trio - Golden Ball

      Fleur Stevenson Trio

      Fleur Stevenson is best known for her passionate interpretation of Jazz classics and modern take on Jazz Standards, American Song Book and Latin numbers. Fleur also performs original songs composed by herself and friends and will be accompanied by Hugh Turner on Guitar and Paul Jefferies on Acoustic Bass.

      Entry is free and the Golden Ball will also be providing a set dinner menu, 2 courses for £25 or 3 courses for £30. Booking is advisable.

      Golden Ball, Lower Assendon, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6AH Call:01491 574157

      07:00 PM - Fleur Stevenson Trio - Golden Ball

    • Thu 19th - 08:00 PM - The Triple O Band - Duke of Wellington

      The Triple O Band

      The Triple O Band  are a 7 piece band based in Berkshire. They have years of experience covering sixties soul to current hits. Entry is free so would be rude to miss out!

      Duke of Wellington, 27 High Street Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9AG. Call: 01189 340456.

       

      08:00 PM - The Triple O Band - Duke of Wellington

    • Thu 19th - 08:00 PM - Dave Holmes - Dolphin

      Dave Holmes

      Dave Holmes is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer from the UK, specialising in Brazilian Bossa Nova and electronic music.

      Entry is free!

      Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 74622

       

       

      08:00 PM - Dave Holmes - Dolphin

    • Thu 19th - 09:00 PM - James Deane - Old Bell

      James Deane

      James Deane is a highly accomplished musician with a focus on providing unforgettable live music entertainment. Armed with a guitar, an extensive repertoire and an outstanding vocal talent, James is one of the UK’s most in-demand musicians. Having thrilled audiences far and wide, James has proven his world class pedigree which enables him to cover a wide range of musical styles and ensures he can perform at any event or venue.

      Entry is free!

      Old Bell, 20 Bell Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BG  Call: 01491 414114

       

      09:00 PM - James Deane - Old Bell

    • Fri 20th - 07:00 PM - The Roger Winslet Trio - Golden Ball

      The Roger Winslet Trio will take to the stage at the Golden Ball to showcase their phenomenal sound, a mixture of Jazz, Blues and Country music.

      Entry is free and the Golden Ball will also be providing a set dinner menu, 2 courses for £25 or 3 courses for £30. Booking is advisable.

      Golden Ball, Lower Assendon, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6AH Call:01491 574157

      07:00 PM - The Roger Winslet Trio - Golden Ball

    • Fri 20th - 08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

      Rebecca Poole Trio

      Rebecca Poole performs a mix of classic standards and terric originals. Her smooth, sultry voice with be accompanied by Hugh Turner on guitar and Paul Jefferies on acoustic guitar. Entry is free and there will be a 2 course jazz menu for £20.00. Booking is advisable.

       

      Five Horseshoes, Maidensgrove, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6EX Call: 01491 641282

      08:00 PM - Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

    • Fri 20th - 08:30 PM - Louise Balkwill - Little Angel

      Louise Balkwill

      Louise Balkwill is a jazz singer based in London, who was raised as a multi instrumentalist before turning her interests to singing at the age of 16. Join Louise’s sexy, smoky voice alongside guitarist Stefan Melovski for an evening of swinging standards and beautiful ballads.

      Entry is free and there will be a 2 course set menu for £21.50 available on the night. Booking is advisable.

      The Little Angel, Remenham Lane, Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire, RG9 2LS Call: 01491 411008

      08:30 PM - Louise Balkwill - Little Angel

    • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Joe Henwood - Bull on Bell St

      Joe Henwood

      Joe Henwood is an exceptional saxophonist that has thrown himself into the music industry from an early age. Joe grew up surrounded by music and by the age of 12 had started experimenting with the drums, piano and saxophone. Be prepared for some twists & turns with some Funk, Pop, Folk & Jazz!! You can be sure to expect lots of groove, improvisation and musicianship.

      Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

      The Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2BA Call:01491 576554

       

       

      09:00 PM - Joe Henwood - Bull on Bell St

    • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Balboa - The George

      Balboa is a 4 piece blues band made up of musicians with a wealth of live experience, and performs classic funk, soul, and rock and roll covers. These eletrifying musicians will cover songs by Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zepplin and many more.

      Entry is free for this event and booking is advisable if you would like to dine as well.

      The George, High Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4AJ  Call: 01608 661 453

       

      09:00 PM - Balboa - The George

    • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Southern Blues Kings - Dolphin

      Southern Blues Kings

      The Southern Blues Kings is an Eastbourne based Chicago and West Coast style Jump, Jive and Swing Blues band. They draws their style of music from the Big Bands of the 1930’s and 40’s and the Chicago Blues masters.

      Entry is free!

      Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 74622

       

       

      09:00 PM - Southern Blues Kings - Dolphin

    • Fri 20th - 09:00 PM - Adam Isaac - Chequers, Marlow

      Adam Isaac

      Adam Isaac is one of the finest live performers in the country, with his soaring vocals and rhythm-led style ensuring a smitten audience and an electrifying atmosphere. Adam supported Joss Stone on her UK tour in 2009 and reached The Voice quarter-final stage in 2012. Whilst on the show Adam progressed under the guidance of superstar coach Sir Tom Jones. Able to create an instant rapport with his audience, Adam plays a mixture of rock/pop originals and covers  that allows him to create everything from an intimate atmosphere with an acoustic set to an electrifying arena spectacular; choose Adam to guarantee your event is a success.

      Food will be available from 6pm so booking is advisable. Entry is free!

      The Chequers, 53 High Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1BA Call: 01628 482053

      09:00 PM - Adam Isaac - Chequers, Marlow

    • Sat 21st - 07:00 PM - Joe Henwood Jazz Duo - Golden Ball

      Joe Henwood Jazz Duo

      Joe Henwood is an exceptional saxophonist that has thrown himself into the music industry from an early age. Joe grew up surrounded by music and by the age of 12 had started experimenting with the drums, piano and saxophone. Joe will be accompanied by Tom Excell so be prepared for some twists and turns with some Funk, Pop, Folk & Jazz. You can be sure to expect lots of groove, improvisation and musicianship.

      Entry is free and the Golden Ball will also be providing a set dinner menu, 2 courses for £25 or 3 courses for £30. Booking is advisable.

      Golden Ball, Lower Assendon, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6AH Call:01491 574157

       

      07:00 PM - Joe Henwood Jazz Duo - Golden Ball

    • Sat 21st - 08:00 PM - The Crackin Griffins - Saracens Head

      The Crackin Griffins

      The Crackin Griffins play traditional Irish songs and music, plus some of the greats from the Pogues and Waterboys back-catalogues. Entry is free so make sure you don’t miss out on some Irish classics!

       

      Saracens Head, 129 Greys Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1TE, 01491 575929.

      08:00 PM - The Crackin Griffins - Saracens Head

    • Sat 21st - 08:30 PM - Tom Michell - Angel on the Bridge

      Tom Michell

      This is the second chance you’ll get to see Tom Mitchell and his electric guitar in action at the Jazz and Blues Festival. Be certain to expect an evening packed with groove based Rhythm and Blues.

      Entry is free and the dinner menu will be available so booking is advisable.

      Angel on the Bridge, Thames Side, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BH Call: 01491 410678.

       

       

      08:30 PM - Tom Michell - Angel on the Bridge

    • Sat 21st - 09:00 PM - Sharpe and Barker - Dolphin

      Sharpe and Barker

      The joyful duo that are Helen Sharpe and Clive Barker play a great acoustic mix of Soul, Pop, Disco and Blues. Superb to sing along to or just relax and be entertained. The smooth soulful rich vocals of Helen matched by the skilful acoustic guitar playing by Clive create a wonderful journey through timeless classic songs that will get your feet tapping.

      Entry is free!

      Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

       

      09:00 PM - Sharpe and Barker - Dolphin

    • Sun 22nd - 02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

      John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon

      The second chance to watch this band at the Black Boys Inn. John Cee Stannard has been a singer and songwriter for over 50 years. Over that period he has had the privilege of working with lots of talent musicians. John’s musical roots orginally stemmed from the folk world, however from 2011, John has been writing, arranging and producing an album of his own Blues based songs. John Cee Stannard will be accompanied by his band, the Blues Horizon to perform an afternoon full of Blues songs.

      The Black Boys Inn will be serving an à la carte menu and Sunday roasts from 12pm- 4pm so booking is advisable and entry is free.

      The Black Boys Inn, Henley Road, Hurley, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 5NQ  Call: 01628 824212

      02:00 PM - John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - Black Boys Inn

    • Sun 22nd - 06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin

      Finish off the weekend in style by listening to the Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam at the Dolphin.

      Entry is free!

      Dolphin, 14 South Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4XF  Call: 01323 746622

       

      06:00 PM - The Weekly Jazz and Blues Jam - Dolphin


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