BACK IN 2018! – Brakspear Jazz & Blues

BACK IN 2018!

The Jazz and Blues Week is the perfect way to liven up your November, taking place Friday 9th to Sunday 18th 2018.

The Festival showcases some amazing musicians, in some great pubs serving top notch food and drink. Here’s the place to find out what’s going on and where.

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  • Saturday 10th November, 2018
  • Sat 10th - 08:00 PM - Darren Jones - Hollybush

    Darren Jones

    Essex boy Darren is a singer-songwriter whose primary influences are blues, country and folk musicians from the 70’s, especially such influential artists as James Taylor and David Bowie. An accomplished guitarist, Darren also plays keyboards, saxophone and harmonica. This will be his second visit to the Hollybush, and will receive a warm welcome after an excellent performance last time.

    Venue:

    Hollybush
    Church End, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7DU

    08:00 PM - Darren Jones - Hollybush

  • Sat 10th - 08:30 PM - Nicole Allan - Prince of Wales

    Nicole Allan

    Live music with the talented and local singer musician Nicole Allan and her trusty guitar.

    Venue:

    Prince of Wales
    76 Prospect Street, Caversham, Berkshire, RG4 8JN

    08:30 PM - Nicole Allan - Prince of Wales

  • Wednesday 14th November, 2018
  • Wed 14th - 01:00 PM - Redbourn Jazz Band - Hollybush

    Redbourn Jazz Band

    Traditional jazz at lunchtime with the Redbourn Jazz Band. Local music in your local pub – bring it on. Monday 12th to Saturday 17th 12pm – 8pm there’s a Special Cajun Meal Deal £10pp.:Cajun Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries, Banana Fritter with ice cream dessert and a shot of Rum Punch!

    Venue:

    Hollybush
    Church End, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7DU

    01:00 PM - Redbourn Jazz Band - Hollybush

  • Thursday 15th November, 2018
  • Thu 15th - 08:00 PM - Ollie James - Chequers, Marlow

    Ollie James

    Every Thursday, you can enjoy Gin & Jazz at the Chequers. Ollie James will be performing songs from the likes of Sinatra and Bublé on the 15th November. All evening enjoy a double G&T for the price of a single too, bonus!

     

    Venue:

    Chequers, Marlow
    Chequers 53 High Street , Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1BA

    08:00 PM - Ollie James - Chequers, Marlow

  • Thu 15th - 08:00 PM - Revelator - Duke of Wellington

    Revelator are back for a second year by popular demand. Playing a brilliant mix of rock and blues, even the Landlady gets up and has a song or two and if last year is anything to go by this year is sure to be a fantastic night! The kitchen will be open until 9pm with brand new menu too.

    Venue:

    Duke of Wellington
    Duke of Wellington, 27 High Street, Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9AG

    08:00 PM - Revelator - Duke of Wellington

  • Friday 16th November, 2018
  • Fri 16th - 01:00 PM - Treble Clef - Hollybush

    Treble Clef

    Cocktail Lounge Jazz with Treble Clef featuring vocals from Bryony. Perfection. Monday 12th to Saturday 17th 12pm – 8pm there’s a Special Cajun Meal Deal £10pp.:Cajun Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries, Banana Fritter with ice cream dessert and a shot of Rum Punch!

    Venue:

    Hollybush
    Church End, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7DU

    01:00 PM - Treble Clef - Hollybush

  • Fri 16th - 06:30 PM - Jon Walsh - Rising Sun

    Jon Walsh

    New to the Brakspear Jazz & Blues Week, Jon Walsh’s passion is blues playing his acoustic guitar and slide steel guitar too. A great way to start your weekend up at the Rising Sun, we highly recommend booking a table for dinner too.

    Venue:

    Rising Sun
    Witheridge Hill Highmoor Henley on Thames Oxfordshire RG9 5PF

    06:30 PM - Jon Walsh - Rising Sun

  • Fri 16th - 08:00 PM - The Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

    The Rebecca Poole Trio

    The ever-popular Rebecca Poole and her trio return to the Five Horseshoes in Maidensgrove. Dan and Tracey are offering a jazz dinner at £30 per person, so booking is essential.

    Venue:

    Five Horseshoes
    Five Horseshoes Maidensgrove, Henley on Thames Oxfordshire, RG9 6EX

    08:00 PM - The Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

  • Saturday 17th November, 2018
  • Sat 17th - 08:00 PM - The Ed Hall Quartet - Cherry Tree Inn

    The Ed Hall Quartet

    The ever-popular local jazz emsemble Ed Hall Quartet are joined by special guest Fleur Stephenson, an alluringly graceful and charismatic jazz singer.

    Venue:

    Cherry Tree Inn
    Cherry Tree, Stoke Row, Henley on Thames, Oxon RG9 5QA

    08:00 PM - The Ed Hall Quartet - Cherry Tree Inn

  • Sat 17th - 08:30 PM - Steve Morano & Tom Anderson - Saracen's Head

    Steve Morano & Tom Anderson

    New to the Brakspear Jazz & Blues Week, Steve performs folk blues and country-inspired self-penned songs at the Saracen’s Head in Henley, with special guest Tom Anderson and guitar. A real treat!

    Venue:

    Saracen's Head
    129 Greys Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1TE

    08:30 PM - Steve Morano & Tom Anderson - Saracen's Head

  • Sat 17th - 09:00 PM - Katie & the Retrobates - Retreat

    Venue:

    Retreat
    Staines road, Staines TW18 2RT

    09:00 PM - Katie & the Retrobates - Retreat

  • Sunday 18th November, 2018
  • Sun 18th - 01:00 PM - FidGit - Bull on Bell St

    FidGit

    A mixture of jumpy jazz and blues from simpler times. Book a table and enjoy a tasty roast too!

    Venue:

    Bull on Bell St
    Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BA

    01:00 PM - FidGit - Bull on Bell St

  • Saturday 24th November, 2018
  • Sat 24th - 07:00 PM - Virgo - Bell

    Virgo

    Virgo are a 5 piece function band that have been performing all round Surrey, London and Hampshire for over 35 years. If you’ve never experienced the Bell in Tadworth, it’s worth making the ffort for this bonus gig to experiencethis unique pub!

    Venue:

    Bell
    Withybed Corner, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 7UJ

    07:00 PM - Virgo - Bell

  • Sat 24th - 08:00 PM - Fleur Stephenson - Horns

    Fleur Stephenson

    Fleur is now a regular at the Brakspear Jazz and Blues week and this bonus gig is quite literally a bonus! Book a table for dinner and let Fleur serenade you. www.hornsatcrazieshill.co.uk

     

    Venue:

    Horns
    Crazies Hill, Berkshire, RG10 8LY

    08:00 PM - Fleur Stephenson - Horns


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    • Sat 10th - 08:00 PM - Darren Jones - Hollybush

      Darren Jones

      Essex boy Darren is a singer-songwriter whose primary influences are blues, country and folk musicians from the 70’s, especially such influential artists as James Taylor and David Bowie. An accomplished guitarist, Darren also plays keyboards, saxophone and harmonica. This will be his second visit to the Hollybush, and will receive a warm welcome after an excellent performance last time.

      Venue:

      Hollybush
      Church End, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7DU

      08:00 PM - Darren Jones - Hollybush

    • Sat 10th - 08:30 PM - Nicole Allan - Prince of Wales

      Nicole Allan

      Live music with the talented and local singer musician Nicole Allan and her trusty guitar.

      Venue:

      Prince of Wales
      76 Prospect Street, Caversham, Berkshire, RG4 8JN

      08:30 PM - Nicole Allan - Prince of Wales

    • Wed 14th - 01:00 PM - Redbourn Jazz Band - Hollybush

      Redbourn Jazz Band

      Traditional jazz at lunchtime with the Redbourn Jazz Band. Local music in your local pub – bring it on. Monday 12th to Saturday 17th 12pm – 8pm there’s a Special Cajun Meal Deal £10pp.:Cajun Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries, Banana Fritter with ice cream dessert and a shot of Rum Punch!

      Venue:

      Hollybush
      Church End, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7DU

      01:00 PM - Redbourn Jazz Band - Hollybush

    • Thu 15th - 08:00 PM - Ollie James - Chequers, Marlow

      Ollie James

      Every Thursday, you can enjoy Gin & Jazz at the Chequers. Ollie James will be performing songs from the likes of Sinatra and Bublé on the 15th November. All evening enjoy a double G&T for the price of a single too, bonus!

       

      Venue:

      Chequers, Marlow
      Chequers 53 High Street , Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1BA

      08:00 PM - Ollie James - Chequers, Marlow

    • Thu 15th - 08:00 PM - Revelator - Duke of Wellington

      Revelator are back for a second year by popular demand. Playing a brilliant mix of rock and blues, even the Landlady gets up and has a song or two and if last year is anything to go by this year is sure to be a fantastic night! The kitchen will be open until 9pm with brand new menu too.

      Venue:

      Duke of Wellington
      Duke of Wellington, 27 High Street, Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9AG

      08:00 PM - Revelator - Duke of Wellington

    • Fri 16th - 01:00 PM - Treble Clef - Hollybush

      Treble Clef

      Cocktail Lounge Jazz with Treble Clef featuring vocals from Bryony. Perfection. Monday 12th to Saturday 17th 12pm – 8pm there’s a Special Cajun Meal Deal £10pp.:Cajun Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries, Banana Fritter with ice cream dessert and a shot of Rum Punch!

      Venue:

      Hollybush
      Church End, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7DU

      01:00 PM - Treble Clef - Hollybush

    • Fri 16th - 06:30 PM - Jon Walsh - Rising Sun

      Jon Walsh

      New to the Brakspear Jazz & Blues Week, Jon Walsh’s passion is blues playing his acoustic guitar and slide steel guitar too. A great way to start your weekend up at the Rising Sun, we highly recommend booking a table for dinner too.

      Venue:

      Rising Sun
      Witheridge Hill Highmoor Henley on Thames Oxfordshire RG9 5PF

      06:30 PM - Jon Walsh - Rising Sun

    • Fri 16th - 08:00 PM - The Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

      The Rebecca Poole Trio

      The ever-popular Rebecca Poole and her trio return to the Five Horseshoes in Maidensgrove. Dan and Tracey are offering a jazz dinner at £30 per person, so booking is essential.

      Venue:

      Five Horseshoes
      Five Horseshoes Maidensgrove, Henley on Thames Oxfordshire, RG9 6EX

      08:00 PM - The Rebecca Poole Trio - Five Horseshoes

    • Sat 17th - 08:00 PM - The Ed Hall Quartet - Cherry Tree Inn

      The Ed Hall Quartet

      The ever-popular local jazz emsemble Ed Hall Quartet are joined by special guest Fleur Stephenson, an alluringly graceful and charismatic jazz singer.

      Venue:

      Cherry Tree Inn
      Cherry Tree, Stoke Row, Henley on Thames, Oxon RG9 5QA

      08:00 PM - The Ed Hall Quartet - Cherry Tree Inn

    • Sat 17th - 08:30 PM - Steve Morano & Tom Anderson - Saracen's Head

      Steve Morano & Tom Anderson

      New to the Brakspear Jazz & Blues Week, Steve performs folk blues and country-inspired self-penned songs at the Saracen’s Head in Henley, with special guest Tom Anderson and guitar. A real treat!

      Venue:

      Saracen's Head
      129 Greys Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1TE

      08:30 PM - Steve Morano & Tom Anderson - Saracen's Head

    • Sat 17th - 09:00 PM - Katie & the Retrobates - Retreat

      Venue:

      Retreat
      Staines road, Staines TW18 2RT

      09:00 PM - Katie & the Retrobates - Retreat

    • Sun 18th - 01:00 PM - FidGit - Bull on Bell St

      FidGit

      A mixture of jumpy jazz and blues from simpler times. Book a table and enjoy a tasty roast too!

      Venue:

      Bull on Bell St
      Bull on Bell Street, 57-59 Bell Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BA

      01:00 PM - FidGit - Bull on Bell St

    • Sat 24th - 07:00 PM - Virgo - Bell

      Virgo

      Virgo are a 5 piece function band that have been performing all round Surrey, London and Hampshire for over 35 years. If you’ve never experienced the Bell in Tadworth, it’s worth making the ffort for this bonus gig to experiencethis unique pub!

      Venue:

      Bell
      Withybed Corner, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 7UJ

      07:00 PM - Virgo - Bell

    • Sat 24th - 08:00 PM - Fleur Stephenson - Horns

      Fleur Stephenson

      Fleur is now a regular at the Brakspear Jazz and Blues week and this bonus gig is quite literally a bonus! Book a table for dinner and let Fleur serenade you. www.hornsatcrazieshill.co.uk

       

      Venue:

      Horns
      Crazies Hill, Berkshire, RG10 8LY

      08:00 PM - Fleur Stephenson - Horns