Crewe and District Gig Guide

The definitive guide to live music and gigs in the Crewe area.

206 gigs
listed!

Today - Friday 27th Apr 2018

The Manfreds @ Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich View map - Nantwich Civic Hall Permanent link

The Manfreds

Still touring in 2018 original Manfred Mann members Paul Jones, Mike D’abo, Mike Hugg and Tom McGuinness, are joined by Rob Townsend, Marcus Cliffe and Simon Currie as the exciting new line-up of The Manfreds.

Since Manfred Mann formed in 1962, they have firmly secured their place in the history books of British popular and R&B music and since The Manfreds re-formed in 1991, they have been in constant demand throughout the World...understandably considering the number of top ten hits they had, not only with The Manfreds, but also individually.


Doors 7.45pm
Unreserved Cabaret Style Seating
Tickets £22.50 inc. booking fee

More at www.nantwichjazz.com


SWaY @ Berries, Beans & Beer Festival, Heritage Centre, Crewe View map - Berries, Beans & Beer Festival, Heritage Centre Permanent link

SWaY

SWaY provide the Friday night entertainment at the 2018 Berries, Beans & Beer Festival.

Expect classic covers and big tunes from one of the area's premier party bands. SWaY are a four piece band and have been performing covers together since 1997.

SWaY have played prestigious venues all over the UK. Appealing to all age groups, SWaY always make it an event to remember! Expect well known songs covering the past four decades from The Beatles to Elvis, right up to Kaiser Chiefs and Snow Patrol.

8.30pm approx.


Glad It's Night - The Motown Experience @ Coppenhall Working Mens Club, Crewe View map - Coppenhall Working Mens Club Permanent link

Glad It's Night - The Motown Experience

Now established as one of the leading Soul & Motown vocal tribute shows in the UK, The Glad It's Night Motown Experience features the soulful lead vocals of Kate Bell together with three amazingly talented guys providing awesome vocals, harmonies and slick choreographed dance routines.

The show features a tribute to Gladys Knight & the Pips and also the very best of Soul & Motown classic hits performed in a modern uptempo style!


Tickets £5.00
**SOLD OUT**
Adults only.
Contact Phil Taylor for tickets on 01270 584144


Leandra @ The Flying Lady, Crewe View map - The Flying Lady Permanent link

Leandra

Leandra is a great personality act supported by a dynamic vocal range. She is part of the new breed of female entertainers that not only sound and look great, but also cares about her craft.

Her influences include such evergreen greats as Cher and Celine Dion to rock groups such as Queen, Journey and Guns and Roses, although she is sure she is stuck in the 80’s!

She has worked the North West and North Wales entertainment circuit for over 12 years getting fantastic responses from both young and old. Leandra’s cheeky sense of humour and stage presence will have the audience eating out her hand....!


Craig Thomas @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

Craig Thomas

Courtesy of Supreme Artist Management...

A return to Alsager for Craig Thomas.

Solo vocalist, performing a mix of Rock and Soul classics.


Callum Williams @ Piste, Sandbach View map - Piste Permanent link


Mutha Humbucker @ The Corner Bar, Crewe View map - The Corner Bar Permanent link


Electro 80's @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Electro 80's

The Eighties were a time of radical changes in both music and fashion.

In the aftermath of the punk revolution, daring New Romantics embraced developing sounds and technologies to transform the music industry forever.

Gary Numan, The Human League, Kraftwerk & Depeche Mode all helped to create a totally new genre of music; Electronica or Synth-pop, a futuristic new sound that almost seemed like science fiction at the time.

Electro 80's pay tribute to this era, and have lovingly recreated songs by the afore mentioned pioneers (and many more), to create a live entertainment show that is sure to transport everyone from this generation, back to the days of underground club scenes and even school discos.

Unforgettable classics like Fade to Grey and Just Can't Get Enough are performed alongside lesser-known tracks, which will jog your memory in a nostalgic show that is both visually and acoustically stunning.

Members £free
Non-members and guests £5.00
No entry once full capacity reached!


Boomin @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Boomin

Boomin are an excellent 3-piece Pop/Rock band from Wigan, UK formed in 2006. They are a tremendous Live Act playing covers and their own material.

Artists supported and worked with: Westlife, JLS, Mcfly The Script, Scounting for Girls, Ultrabeat, Basshunter, Newton Faulkner, Pixie Lott, Jedward, Craig David, The Lancashire Hotpots and more.

Rock Fm Unsigned Winners 2009, Live and Unsigned Grand Finalists 2009, Jumpin Jaks Battle of the Bands Winners 2008.





The Grey Skies @ De Bees, Winsford View map - De Bees Permanent link

+ Brothers Of Mine
+ Good For Gordon
+ James & Dave

£3


Beardsmith @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Beardsmith

The UK No.1 Family Band play an amazing show of classic songs from across the genres.

This multi-vocal and multi-instrumental show will have you on the edge of your seats. Expect songs from Queen, Bon Jovi, Guns n' Roses, Pink, U2, Journey, Kings Of Leon and much more...!


Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


You Win Again @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

You Win Again

Following its successful West End debut and 56-date nationwide tour in 2017, You Win Again – Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees will be back in UK theatres in 2018.

Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one of the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage, in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself into the brothers’ music through the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties – including hits they wrote for artists such as Celine Dion, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton.

Join us in this breath-taking concert spectacular taking you on a musical journey through all your favourite songs, including: Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive, More Than A Woman, You Should Be Dancing, How Deep is Your Love?, Jive Talkin’, Tragedy, Massachusetts, Words, I’ve Got to Get a Message to You, Too Much Heaven, Islands in the Stream, Grease, If I Can’t Have You and many more!

This fabulously authentic production ensures the Gibb brothers’ incredible legacy of classic hit songs is well and truly stayin’ alive.

£26. Groups 10+ buy 9 get the 10th free.

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members; Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


The Delta Waves @ Albert's Corner, Crewe View map - Albert's Corner Permanent link


Hanami Family @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link


Artizan @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link


Tobacco Road @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Tobacco Road

Tobacco Road are a Rock & Blues band based in Wrexham, North Wales. The band has been together since 2000 and is blessed with having some of the most experienced and talented musicians in the North West.

Tobacco Road are a band that must be seen live to appreciate the perfectly pitched top quality vocal being backed by the raw drive of guitars, pounding bass and solid percussion that should be heard from live music!

Tobacco Road Rock & Blues covers band - All songs are played in the long established sound of Tobacco Road, some close to the original, some very different!

Saturday 28th Apr 2018

Baxter @ Berries, Beans & Beer Festival, Heritage Centre, Crewe View map - Berries, Beans & Beer Festival, Heritage Centre Permanent link

Baxter

Baxter provide the Saturday afternoon entertainment at the 2018 Berries, Beans & Beer Festival.

Baxter is the musical duo of Hayley Strangelove and Paul Senior - maybe the hottest duo around right now!


Accomplished songstress Hayley Strangelove is joined by Paul Senior, the lead singer from Son Of Shinobi.


Together, they are Baxter. Always fun, always belting out some great songs with a load of banter and laughs too!

5pm approx.

(Plus a later show from The Start at 8.30pm)


The Start @ Berries, Beans & Beer Festival, Heritage Centre, Crewe View map - Berries, Beans & Beer Festival, Heritage Centre Permanent link

The Start

The Start provide the Saturday night entertainment at the 2018 Berries, Beans & Beer Festival.

The Start are Crewe's very own high energy Mod / Indie / Ska / Punk band!

Comprising Graeme on vocals / trumpet / harmonica, Tony on bass/backing vocals, Adam on rhythm guitar, Nathan on lead guitar, Charlie on drums and Neil on keyboards / sax / backing vocals, they cover songs from the Specials,Jam,Clash,UB40, Arctic Monkeys,Rifles,Pigeon Detectives,Kinks,Courteeners and more...

8.30pm approx.

(Also an earlier show from Baxter at around 5pm).


Ronan Lee @ Six Bar, Alsager View map - Six Bar Permanent link

Ronan Lee


A welcome return to Alsager for this Liverpool-based acoustic solo act who went down a storm at Six Bar on New Year's Eve.



Expect familiar covers from the 60s, pop, rock and indie and perhaps the odd original composition.



This is what he says - "I'm a young musician from Liverpool. Currently writing my own material, recording in the studio and playing gigs around different places in my home city."



This is a free gig!


Tumblin' Dice @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Tumblin' Dice

One of the area's premier rock and roll covers bands. Expect Rolling Stones, and much more!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Della & The Fellas @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

Della & The Fellas

Della and The Fellas have one of the best female rock vocalists in the area and often play on the metal side of classic rock. They are Della (vocals), T Demarre (that fella on geetar), Trig (Bass) and Paul Cregg (drums).

Trig and Della are Kiss fans - "probably the biggest Kiss fans in the world"! Trig has played in a number of touring bands such as Bi Jovi and he brings not only his musical talents as a bass player but his unique ability to sing higher than someone who can sing really really high. He does this by contorting his knap sack in odd ways. Its a marvellous thing to behold!

Della was the lead vocalist for High Risk, Sin Sity and Vena Cava and is back to rock the world in D&TF. She had major critical success in Vena Cava and hopes this foray back into the rock scene will be just as cool. She still has the ace voice and has new tattoos to sport at gigs around the area!

T Demarre plays guitar and that's that really. His inspiration comes from Kings X and more recently Nick Drake. Some may know him from his time with Junkyard Dogs.

Paul is a haaauge Iron Maiden fan and sings the occasional harmony vocal.

A female vocalist and a concotion of great rock from the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond, make Della and The Fellas an enticing brew of entertainment.


The Shawwaddy Waddy Show @ Nantwich Road Social Club, Crewe View map - Nantwich Road Social Club Permanent link


Wayne Roberts @ The Horse Shoe, Crewe View map - The Horse Shoe Permanent link


The Emperors Of The North @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link


The Dans @ The Imperial, Crewe View map - The Imperial Permanent link

The Dans

THE DANS are

Dan (vocals), Al (Bass), Nick (Guitar), Sam (Drums).

They play: Rock, Funk, Blues & Pop

They promise: A mix to entertain everybody!

This is a free gig. 9ish start.


Cat Diva @ Wilbraham Arms, Nantwich View map - Wilbraham Arms Permanent link

Cat Diva

Cat is a professional singer, and has performed in musicals, pantomimes and various cabaret shows throughout the U.K and abroad. She's had a record deal and worked as session singer and backing singer. She's sung on Cruises, in holiday centres, toured Germany singing for the troups, was in an Abba Tribute in Spain and more. Phew...!

Her influences include Whitney Houston(her idol), Madonna (her teen idol) Mariah Carey, Kylie Minogue, Tina Arena, Shania Twain, George Michael, Celine Dion...


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


California Blue @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

California Blue

A return to The Railway for this popular band playing a great mixture of 60's and more recent music.

This top, established, classic covers band play authentic versions of hits by The Beatles, Eagles, Travelling Wilburys, Elvis, The Kinks, McCartney, The Stones and more...

A very entertaining all-round show, not to be missed!


Andy Bennett @ Piste, Sandbach View map - Piste Permanent link


The Rascals @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link

The Rascals

Based in Cheshire but playing all over the UK, collectively The Rascals have years of experience in the entertainment industry playing all sorts of events.

Their repertoire ranges from the 1960's through to todays hits.

From pop to soul to rock 'n roll, the music they play always fills the dancefloor!


Kit And The Icefish @ The Shroppie Fly, Audlem View map - The Shroppie Fly Permanent link

Sunday 29th Apr 2018

Fate @ Nantwich Road Social Club, Crewe View map - Nantwich Road Social Club Permanent link


Baznguitar @ Piste, Sandbach View map - Piste Permanent link

1.00pm


Mark D'Lacey @ The Woodside, Crewe View map - The Woodside Permanent link

6.30pm


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


The Hit Men @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

The Hit Men

For a night of live music that gets people up on their feet and will have people talking on the night and long after the event, then check out The HitMen, a band that not only can play a great variety of fantastic tunes but delivers them in a unique and truly awesome way.

This is an early evening show, 7.00pm start.

Monday 30th Apr 2018

Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

Tuesday 1st May 2018

The Norfolk Mountain Rescue Team Acoustic Session @ Black Lion, Nantwich View map - Black Lion Permanent link


Open Mic @ The Blind Beggar (formerly The Albion), Crewe View map - The Blind Beggar (formerly The Albion) Permanent link


Acoustic Open Mic @ The King's Lock, Middlewich View map - The King's Lock Permanent link


Jam Session @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Open Mic Night @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link


Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link


The Salt City Jazzmen @ The Elephant, Shavington View map - The Elephant Permanent link

Thursday 3rd May 2018

NSS Band @ The Cheshire Cheese, Shavington View map - The Cheshire Cheese Permanent link

NSS

The NSS are probably Crewe's premier party band, rocking for over 20 years, they were a polished act back then and still deliver a cracking, consistent set of 70's soul and disco, with a few newbies thrown in for good measure!

Lead singer Al Dwyer works the crowd effortlessly and just has a simple, comfortable stage presence that lures you in.

They've been touring the country for years and it's always great to see them back in Crewe.

Don't miss this free gig!

9.00pm


Open Mic Night @ The Lower Chequer, Sandbach View map - The Lower Chequer Permanent link

With Slug and friends...


Acoustic Open Mic Night @ Beer Dock, Crewe View map - Beer Dock Permanent link


Beardsmith @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Beardsmith

The UK No.1 Family Band play an amazing show of classic songs from across the genres.

This multi-vocal and multi-instrumental show will have you on the edge of your seats. Expect songs from Queen, Bon Jovi, Guns n' Roses, Pink, U2, Journey, Kings Of Leon and much more...!


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Jam Night @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link

Friday 4th May 2018

Liza @ The Flying Lady, Crewe View map - The Flying Lady Permanent link

Liza



Liza just loves to perform and is a highly versatile and experienced performer.



She varies her repertoire to suit her audience on the night.



This varies from the sounds of the sixties to up to date chart hits.



Liza particularly excels in pubs where she loves to make people smile, laugh and sing along.


James Farmer @ Offbeat Brewery, Crewe View map - Offbeat Brewery Permanent link

James Farmer

Firsty Friday at Offbeat Brewery features an acoustic performance by established local singer-songwriter James Farmer.

James has been playing in bands since he was 14 years old and has travelled nationwide on tour.
He has been in an acoustic duo playing Simon and Garfunkel style songs with some success and is now performing solo.
He is currently recording his debut ep entitled 'Straw Days'.

He cites his influences as Fleetwood Mac, Dead Kennedys, Fugazi, Damien Rice, Angus Young, Lindsay Buckingham and John Frusciante.

Expect an evening of 'acoustic blues 'n' rock 'n' roll'!


HouseJammerz @ The Studio, Nantwich View map - The Studio Permanent link

HouseJammerz

HouseJammerz is a group of musicians that come together to perform classic House & Dance music totally live.

With a combination of amazing vocals, top class musicianship and high production values, they deliver a live experience that takes dance music to a whole new level!

Revisit old dance classics sung by a fantastic band LIVE onstage at 9.30pm.

HouseJammerz are coming to The Studio for a BIG 90's night, with a 90's afterparty until 3am.

FREE ENTRY gig with charitable donations to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Dementia Appeal.

Open from 9PM, ALL DRINKS 4 for £10 ALL NIGHT


The Jem @ Albert's Corner, Crewe View map - Albert's Corner Permanent link


The Grumpy Mule Blues Band @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

The Grumpy Mule Blues Band

The fabulous Grumpy Mule Blues Band play kickass electric and harp blues from the Delta to the British blues explosion of the 60's.


Mutha Humbucker @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Mutha Humbucker

Expect the dials to be turned up to 11 and prepare yourselves for a night of rock classics. With tunes from Whitesnake, Iron Maiden, Motley Cruë, AC/DC, Thunder and many others, Mutha Humbucker's energetic stage presence will have you on your feet with your air guitar all night long!

"Ladies and Gentlemen in light of recent activities within the MH camp the engine room of the outfit have decided to continue with their quest to conquer county domination. In order to achieve this 4th era of MH the guys are pleased to announce the arrival of Mr David Shaw.

David has years of experience fronting an array of different tribute bands covering Bon Jovi and Europe to mention a few and more recently the frontman with Iron Maiden tribute show ‘Blood Brothers’.

Long may your support continue to see David is welcomed into the MH camp and ‘ROCKIN’ FOR THE FUN OF IT!!!’ (and aching next morning) can continue for a further 12 years."


Artizan @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Artizan

Artizan was formed in October 2012.

The band was formed to bring a high-octane rock show to the local scene....playing popular anthems spanning from 70’s to the present.
Expect tracks from the likes of BonJovi, Fleetwood Mac, Stereophonics, Tears For Fears, Kings Of Leon, Journey, Van Hale ... The list goes on!

The bands formula is simple - with the rawest organic methods (drums, bass, two guitars and a voice), can they play a set that others dare not spoil (with respect of course!)? The answer was down to the ethos “playing the easy tracks is simply not good enough anymore”. Naturally the odd track here and there needs to be a dance floor filler - The band understands, this is a must - but the band needed to stand out and the tracks they choose have been carefully selected to leave you remembering that hit of the 80’s that takes you back to your school days or a mad night out!

The show includes a big sound and lights with exceptional musicianship with a goal to capture your attention with nothing but live instruments.
Each member of the band have been involved in past live music projects from AB/CD (probably the best AC/DC tribute there ever was), Muthahumbucker, Urban Gorilla, to Stereotonics and The Dick & Dom Show (really!).

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Sinpusher @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

SInpusher

The best in Classic Rock and Blues from Stoke-on-Trent based Sinpusher.

These guys have an enormous repertoire of hits from the last 40 years of rock!

Saturday 5th May 2018

Banned From The Attic @ The White Lion (Ford Lane), Crewe View map - The White Lion (Ford Lane) Permanent link

Banned From The Attic

Banned From The Attic are a five-piece rock, pop and indie covers band that play parties, weddings, pubs and clubs across the North West.

The band's eclectic repertoire, spanning from '60s classics right up to modern-day hits and with all your party anthems in between, ensures there's something for everyone and a high-energy performance is guaranteed!

What makes the band stand out is the sense of fun and enjoyment they bring, as well as the high quality of their live sound.


The Jem @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

The Jem

Ever popular and hard working local three-piece covers act The Jem bring their interpretation of classic crowd pleasers from the 60's - present day to Shavington Club.

Each member of the band has a vast amount of gigging experience in pubs and clubs, weddings and parties and any other occasion requiring live music. The Jem always get the audience involved - strutting their stuff on the dancefloor!
With their light hearted banter and solid musicianship the audience are rarely disappointed!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £1.00


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Jack Gray @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


Gambler @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Gambler

GAMBLER - Fantastic three-piece Rock band. Musicianship of the highest order, superb vocals and thoroughly entertaining.

Rock covers from Foo Fighters,Toto, Whitesnake, Steely Dan, Focus, Larry Carlton, U2, Kings Of Leon, Stereophonics and so many more.

Steve Gaffney on bass, Paul Turner on Drums and Kev Wright on Guitar.

A first-class professional band covering rock music at its finest!


Slug @ The Eight Farmers, Crewe View map - The Eight Farmers Permanent link

Slug

SLUG - a five-piece outfit covering all genres of classic and modern rock.

Based in Northwich and gathering speed, having played a load of gigs since forming in 2010, they have gained a reputation for entertaining crowds across Cheshire.

Crazy singer, great songs and a passion for playing live music...

Follow The Trail...!!


Carnaby Street @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

Carnaby Street

Courtesy of Supreme Artist Management...

Classic covers from Stoke based Carnaby Street.

Sunday 6th May 2018

Mark D'Lacey @ The Woodside, Crewe View map - The Woodside Permanent link

6.30pm


SOULvation @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Soulvation

SOULvation are a Soul, Motown and Disco function band based in Manchester, playing classic songs from the 60's through to now and guaranteed to have people singing, dancing and having a good time from the first song to the last.

Early evening show, 7pm start.


Cheshire Folk Music Session and Singaround @ The Boar's Head, Middlewich View map - The Boar's Head Permanent link


Skafest @ The Crosville Club, Crewe View map - The Crosville Club Permanent link

Skafest

Bank Holiday Belter!
The fantastic Manchester Ska Foundation Live with special guests - The Start!

The Start are Crewe's very own high energy Mod / Indie / Ska / Punk band!

Comprising Graeme on vocals / trumpet / harmonica, Tony on bass/backing vocals, Adam on rhythm guitar, Nathan on lead guitar, Charlie on drums and Neil on keyboards / sax / backing vocals, they cover songs from the Specials,Jam,Clash,UB40, Arctic Monkeys,Rifles,Pigeon Detectives,Kinks,Courteeners and more...

+ The Skafather

+ DJ Midge

Tickets £10.00 - call 07872 117018 or 01270 255076

Doors 5pm.


Shakermaker @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link

6.00pm


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Gavin Allport @ The Rising Sun Vaults, Crewe View map - The Rising Sun Vaults Permanent link

4.00pm

Monday 7th May 2018

Artizan @ King's Arms, Crewe View map - King's Arms Permanent link

Artizan

Artizan are a 5-piece rock covers band.

They have been active for the last five years and in that time have supported the likes of Doctor and The Medics and also headlined Corporate festivals in the Northwest.

Ade - Lead Vox
Alex - Drums
Paul - Bass Backing Vox
Eddie - Guitars Rhythm and Lead
Stu - Guitars Rhythm and Lead and Vox

Priding their approach on a "not just another pub band attitude" but still not taking themselves too seriously, this Band will have you singing along in no time.

The band benefits from high energy and A grade ability to cover a range of rock era anthems and sing along classics, not forgetting some modern day tracks to please the younger audiences. So expect tracks from Bon Jovi, Kings Of Leon, Fleetwood Mac, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Franz Ferdinand, Guns 'n' Roses, Foo Fighters, Whitesnake, Tears For Fears, Stereophonics, Bryan Adams and much much more!


Acoustic Singaround Session @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link


Flameproof @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Flameproof

Local legend Al Dwyer of soul act NSS plays an acoustic set at The Raven.

He'll be joined by Ade McLeod from the band and by Kev Maloney.

This is an opportunity to see one of Crewe's finest vocalists in action, away from his usual band.

Early evening show. 6.00pm start.



Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Jam Session @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link


The Norfolk Mountain Rescue Team Acoustic Session @ Black Lion, Nantwich View map - Black Lion Permanent link


Open Mic @ The Blind Beggar (formerly The Albion), Crewe View map - The Blind Beggar (formerly The Albion) Permanent link


Folk Night @ The Hawk, Haslington View map - The Hawk Permanent link

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Open Mic Night @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link


Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link

Thursday 10th May 2018

Jim Kirkpatrick @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Jim Kirkpatrick

Jim Kirkpatrick is a renowned guitarist and musician from Cheshire, England. With over 20 years of professional experience Jim has become an in-demand session player, writer and performer and is recognised as one of the UK's premier slide, blues and rock guitar players.

Jim has been the lead guitarist with legendary British classic rock band FM since 2008 appearing on the recent albums 'Metropolis', 'Rockville' and 'Rockville 2' also co-writing the bands UK radio hits 'Hollow', 'Bring Back Yesterday', 'Crave', 'Better Late Than Never' and 'Story Of My Life' all of which were playlisted on BBC Radio 2. 'Crosstown Train', 'Bad Addiction', 'Better Late Than Never', 'Cold Hearted' and 'Runaway Train' have all been playlisted on Planet Rock. FM have toured the UK and Europe over the last seven years playing at some of the worlds biggest and most prestigious rock festivals and have also supported some of the biggest names in music.

As well as releasing his own album 'Changed Priorities' in 2006, Jim has played guitar for singer/songwriter Thea Gilmore on-and-off since 2003 and toured Europe and the USA with her extensively as well as appearing on many of her albums.

Jim has also been onstage right-hand man to former Whitesnake guitarist and hit songwriter Bernie Marsden since 2006 recently collaborating with him and several members of the late Rory Gallagher's band on a tribute to the legendary Irish guitarist.

Jim has performed all over the world and appeared at major festivals including Download, V 2004, Graspop, T In The Park, Sweden Rock, Cropredy and the Calgary Folk Festival.

He is currently the touring guitarist with Status Quo's John 'Rhino' Edwards' band - Rhino's Revenge.


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Acoustic Open Mic @ The Narrowboat, Middlewich View map - The Narrowboat Permanent link

Friday 11th May 2018

The Jem @ The Flying Lady, Crewe View map - The Flying Lady Permanent link

The Jem

Ever popular and hard working local three-piece covers act The Jem bring their interpretation of classic crowd pleasers from the 60's - present day to The Flying Lady in Sydney.

Each member of the band has a vast amount of gigging experience in pubs and clubs, weddings and parties and any other occasion requiring live music. The Jem always get the audience involved - strutting their stuff on the dancefloor!
With their light hearted banter and solid musicianship the audience are rarely disappointed!

This is a free gig, 9ish start.


Green Hot Clover @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

GHC

Since their formation in 1999 Green Hot Clover have thrilled audiences across the world with their unique brand of show stopping entertainment. Having toured extensively across Europe and America these boys really know how to work a crowd.

This fabulous 4 piece are Capable of covering any genre of music from Irish traditional to modern and classic pop/ rock.

G.H.C really are the complete live act. Combine their extensive repertoire and experience with their doubtless talent and you have the perfect combination for an unforgettable show!






The Vanz @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

The Vanz

Since forming in 2005, The Vanz have earned themselves a well deserved reputation as one of Staffordshire’s finest party bands, and a most outstanding covers band on the professional circuit today.

The Vanz perform in many music venues throughout the UK,including major holiday camp chains, hotels, festivals, RAF camps, rallies and casinos to name just a few.

Performing a wide variety of songs from the 50's to latest charts from artists such as The Doobie Brothers to Green Day, Andy Williams to Lady Gaga, ACDC to Killers, Hendrix to Rihanna and everything in between done in their own recognisable style.

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Blozone @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Blozone

Blozone are a fantastic 8-piece outfit who feature a 3-piece brass section offering their own interpretation of standard soul and Tamla Motown classics and some well known pop songs too.

They have packed venues at The Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival for the last 5 years running and regularly play around Cheshire and Staffordshire.

This band provides something for everyone - unless your a 'Steps' fan!
Their lively enthusiasm is infectious - creating a fun-filled atmosphere and an evening not to be missed!


Elvis by Jason Dale @ The Eight Farmers, Crewe View map - The Eight Farmers Permanent link

Jason Dale

Jason Dale has been performing his tribute to the King, Elvis Presley, for some years now and has built an excellent reputation around the globe as arguably the best in the business.

With a voice that most Elvis stylists would die for, together with costume changes and every move that mimics the King makes you truly believe you are watching Elvis himself!


Baxter @ Albert's Corner, Crewe View map - Albert's Corner Permanent link

Saturday 12th May 2018

Creative Crewe Rock and Rails @ Crewe Heritage Centre, Crewe View map - Crewe Heritage Centre Permanent link

Creative Crewe Rock and Rails

Creative Crewe’s live music event at Crewe Heritage Centre Saturday 12th May.

Enjoy the musical diversity that this area can provide. Headlining the show in the evening are Photobooth Smile, Green Bullet (pop/rock) and Bad Dukes and Beggars (ska/funk). There will be performances from many other artists including The Start, Afterglow, Whistlefish, Rivers and Kidd, We are Nomad, Terry Dwyer, Mick Masser’s Video Theatre, and The Blue Yellows.

If that is not enough there are craft stalls, demonstrations, art exhibition, street food and a licenced bar. The event is family friendly.

Tickets are available from www.creativecrewe.co.uk and directly from the bands.



Two's Company @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


Indecision @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Indecision

A sensational five piece function band playing great music to dance to. Music from 60's right up to the present day. Pretenders, Duffy, Blondie, Cockney Rebel, the Motown greats, Fratellis, The Killers and the list goes on.....

Indecision play something for everyone. Lead vocals are provided by the superbly silky smooth voice of Silvana, ably assisted on lead guitar by Mike Warrillow, Malc Oldham on drums and Jeff and Paul on keys and bass. Whatever the occasion, Indecision will give you a night to remember. Guaranteed to 'get the party started'! You won't be disappointed!


Gambler @ The Eight Farmers, Crewe View map - The Eight Farmers Permanent link

Gambler

GAMBLER - Fantastic Three Piece Rock Band, musicianship of the highest order, superb vocals and thoroughly entertaining.

Rock covers from Foo Fighters,Toto, Whitesnake, Steely Dan, Focus, Larry Carlton, U2, KOL, Stereophonics and so many more.

Steve on Bass, Paul on Drums and Kev on Guitar. First class professional band covering anything but the norm, rock music at its finest!

Free gig. 9pm start.


Lipstick On Your Collar @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Lipstick On Your Collar

Lipstick On Your Collar

Direct from London’s West End…

Step back in time to the golden era of music where the jukebox roared and feet didn’t touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milkshake and relax - you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!

From the birth of Rock n Roll through to the Beat Group sounds of the British Invasion and beyond, the show is packed with over forty hits from the likes of Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, The Ronettes, Cliff Richard, Cilla Black and many more.

Performed by a full live band, featuring some of the country’s top musicians, this incredible show features excellent vocals, tight harmonies and an infectious sense of fun

Dancing in the aisles is strictly compulsory so bring your dancing shoes and let the good times roll!

Tickets: £25.50

Where applicable, fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members; Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Banned From The Attic @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Banned From The Attic

Banned From The Attic are a five-piece rock, pop and indie covers band that play parties, weddings, pubs and clubs across the North West.

The band's eclectic repertoire, spanning from '60s classics right up to modern-day hits and with all your party anthems in between, ensures there's something for everyone and a high-energy performance is guaranteed!

What makes the band stand out is the sense of fun and enjoyment they bring, as well as the high quality of their live sound.

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Pink Cadillac @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Pink Cadillac

The boys are back in town with some quality 50's and 60's Rock 'n' Roll.

Don't miss this!!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £1.00


De Ja Vu @ The Horse Shoe, Crewe View map - The Horse Shoe Permanent link


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Kelly Stevens @ The Rising Sun Vaults, Crewe View map - The Rising Sun Vaults Permanent link

Sunday 13th May 2018

Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Mark D'Lacey @ The Woodside, Crewe View map - The Woodside Permanent link

6.30pm


Mr Moo And His New Shoes @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Mr Moo And His New Shows

Mister Moo & His New Shoes are a vibrant modern party band that perform Ska & Reggae classics and give popular party hits a ska & reggae twist.

Their show is upbeat, sing-along, dance-along, drink-along, non-stop, floor-filling and feel-good. The band perform all over the UK at festivals, holiday resorts, weddings, private parties, corporate functions, clubs and pubs, including regular appearances at Butlin's Ultimate 80s Weekends alongside acts such as ABC, Bad Manners, Go West, Alexander O'Neale, The Beat & The Blow Monkeys.

Pop meets ska & reggae!

7.00pm early evening show.

Monday 14th May 2018

Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

Tuesday 15th May 2018

The Norfolk Mountain Rescue Team Acoustic Session @ Black Lion, Nantwich View map - Black Lion Permanent link


Open Mic @ The Blind Beggar (formerly The Albion), Crewe View map - The Blind Beggar (formerly The Albion) Permanent link


Jam Session @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Thursday 17th May 2018

Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Open Mic Night @ The Lower Chequer, Sandbach View map - The Lower Chequer Permanent link

With Slug and friends...


Jam Night @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link


All acts, guitarists and singers are welcome to get up on stage and show off their talents!

PA, drums, mics and amps provided.

Everyone welcome, performers and spectators.

Hosted by Callum Wright and Stephen Robinson.

9pm start

Friday 18th May 2018

Beardsmith @ The Four Eagles, Crewe View map - The Four Eagles Permanent link

Beardsmith

The UK No.1 Family Band play an amazing show of classic songs from across the genres.


This multi-vocal and multi-instrumental show will have you on the edge of your seats.


Expect songs from Queen, Bon Jovi, Guns n' Roses, Pink, U2, Journey, Kings Of Leon and much more...!


The Craig Lindsay Show @ The Flying Lady, Crewe View map - The Flying Lady Permanent link

The Craig Lindsay Show

Craig Lindsay started his music career with a band called Summer Sunshine playing the lead guitar. He then moved to Misty Blue as lead singer and cut his first record.

Craig decided to launch his solo career and The Craig Lindsay Show was born.
Finding it dull to just sing he added his own style of comedy impressions - Stars In Their Eyes with a comedy twist! He also added stand up comedy into his act as well.

Craig toured all over the UK with his show but then moved further afield, touring Germany with his talented daughter in Time Warp. Craig would add performances such as Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner to name a few.

Craig decided to take his solo show to Spain and for many years was based in Benidorm, where he had wonderful reviews. He now splits his time between Spain and the UK.

His one man show brings comedy and impressions from Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Mick Jagger and ZZ Top with more to be added for 2018.


Free At Last @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Free At Last

Free at Last were formed in 1982 under the name Uncle Sam. Uncle Sam featured three of the current members, Jak (guitar/vocals), Shane (guitar) and Mick (drums) until Dave joined on bass in 1994.

Uncle Sam's set contained a few original songs plus covers by such classic acts as ZZ Top, Pat Travers and of course Free. All the guys in the band have always had a great passion for the music of Free, so in 1996 when deciding to create a tribute there was only one choice who it would be.

Since then they have gone from strength to strength headlining at Bill Flynn's Free Convention and playing many of the top venues around the country, universally agreed to be the best Free and Bad Company tribute around.

With the original Bad Company reforming to promote their Anthology 2cd set, Paul Rodgers releasing solo albums and joining Queen as their singer for a world tour, it only serves to prove sustained interest in what the band are trying to recreate.

So for a show of 70's style red hot blues influenced, soul stealing ROCK the choice must be FREE AT LAST!


Neverate @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Neverate

A return to The Cosey for this rock covers band.

Expect covers from the 60's right through to present day.

Thin Lizzy, The Rolling Stones, Stereophonics and Blackberry Smoke to name a few.


Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


2 To Tango @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

2 To Tango

Live at The Railway Inn, Alsager - 2 To Tango!

"Performing a mix of classic popular music from the golden decades"

They promise a great night of musical entertainment!

Saturday 19th May 2018

Colin Paul @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Colin Paul

Expect an evening of 50's and 60's Rock and Roll from this established solo act.

Eddie Cochran, Chuck Berry, Ricky Nelson, Charlie Gracie, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Billy Fury, PJ Proby, Scott Walker, Tom Jones, The Everly Brothers, Marty Wilde, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Bobby Darin, Adam Faith, The Drifters, Johnny Burnette, The Dave Clarke Five, Gerry And The Pacemakers.....

Members £free
Non-members/guests £1.00


Revolution @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Revolution

A great four-piece band covering some classic rock and popular tunes from the Beatles, Kinks, Hendrix, T-Rex through to the Foo Fighters, RHCP, Thin Lizzy and more...


Run For Cover @ The Rising Sun Vaults, Crewe View map - The Rising Sun Vaults Permanent link


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Pete Robinson @ Albert's Corner, Crewe View map - Albert's Corner Permanent link


Silver6pence @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Silver6pence

Silver6pence are a local band specialising in soul, disco, motown, funk and pop.

They only play songs that are guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Three Wise Monkeys @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link

Three Wise Monkeys

Playing all the best Rock and Blues songs from the 60's and 70's
Hendrix, Free, Clapton, Cream, Led Zeplin, The Beatles, The Who, Pink Floyd and many more..


The Coldplayer @ The Imperial, Crewe View map - The Imperial Permanent link

The Coldplayer

Prepare to be amazed by the most accurate tribute to Coldplay yet!

Coldplayer is a celebration to one of the greatest bands of our time, they have performed the most authentic tribute show there has been all over the world to huge audiences. Now you can experience the full band sound in a solo performance, Seth plays the keys, guitar and sings live accompanied with a fully produced and recorded backing band.

Sunday 20th May 2018

Danny Gray @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

Danny Gray

Supreme Artist Management present Danny Gray

Danny is an excellent local vocalist, with a great selection of songs from the 80's to the present day.


NSS Band @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

NSS

The NSS are probably Crewe's premier party band, rocking for well over 20 years, they were a polished act back then and still deliver a cracking, consistent set of 70s soul and disco, with a few newer tunes thrown in for good measure!

Early evening show. 7.00pm.


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Mark D'Lacey @ The Woodside, Crewe View map - The Woodside Permanent link

6.30pm


Menopause - The Musical @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Menopause - The Musical

Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Hilary O’Neil (ITV’s Copy Cats). Menopause the Musical is heading out on another UK wide tour.

This hysterical show packed full of one-liners about night sweats, hot flushes and memory loss is backed by an instantly recognisable soundtrack of innuendo-laden versions of 60s, 70s and 80s pop classics.

An all-singing, all-dancing comedy set in a department store, where four women with seemingly nothing in common, meet by chance and make fun of their woeful lives experiencing “The Change”. They soon bond as they realise that the menopause is no longer “The Silent Passage”, but an unavoidable stage in every woman’s life.

The hysterical and uplifting Menopause The Musical will have you laughing, and singing, all the way home.

The show has played sold out-out tours across the world so call your girlfriends and book now for the ultimate girls night out!

Age advisory +16

£31

Two performances - 4.30pm and 7.30pm

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members; Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.

Monday 21st May 2018

Acoustic Singaround Session @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

The Norfolk Mountain Rescue Team Acoustic Session @ Black Lion, Nantwich View map - Black Lion Permanent link


Jam Session @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Open Mic Night @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link


Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

Thursday 24th May 2018

Audlem Music Festival @ The Lord Combermere, Audlem View map - The Lord Combermere Permanent link

20.00 Time Stealers
21.30 Skutch Manos


Audlem Music Festival @ The Shroppie Fly, Audlem View map - The Shroppie Fly Permanent link

21.00 Callum Wright


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Beardsmith @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Beardsmith

The UK No.1 Family Band play an amazing show of classic songs from across the genres.

This multi-vocal and multi-instrumental show will have you dancing! Expect songs from Queen, Bon Jovi, Guns n' Roses, Pink, U2, Journey, Kings Of Leon and much more...!

Friday 25th May 2018

We Are Nomad @ Offbeat Brewery, Crewe View map - Offbeat Brewery Permanent link

We Are Nomad



Proggers We Are Nomad are Mike Aitchison (guitars, bass, programming, vocals) and Rona Leftwich (alto and tenor saxes, flute, clarinet, keyboards, vocals) and they like to go out to play...


Think Pink Floyd, Fairport, Lindisfarne, Waterboys. That sort of thing.


True Gold @ Coppenhall Working Mens Club, Crewe View map - Coppenhall Working Mens Club Permanent link

True Gold

True Gold have established themselves as one of the most exciting and accurate tribute bands on the UK scene!

Over the years the band have impressed so much that they have gained great praise and backing from Spandau Ballet themselves!





Tickets £6.00

Adults only.

Contact Phil Taylor for tickets on 01270 584144


Callum Wright @ King's Arms, Crewe View map - King's Arms Permanent link

Callum Joseph Wright

Callum Wright is a singer/Songwriter receiving rave reviews from the professional music industry.

With years of experience gigging at venues across the UK, Callum is no stranger to the spotlight.

His set takes influences from John Mayer, Ed Sheeran, James Bay, Kings Of Leon, The Killers, Jimi Hendrix, Justin Bieber, McFly, Bill Withers and many, many more... including some of his own respected original material.


Very Bad Company @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Very Bad Co.

Lots of bands cover the likes of All Right Now, Wishing Well, Feel Like Making Love etc., but there is so much more to both bands. There are several tribute acts to either Free or Bad Company, but these guys are the only tribute to both bands (unless you know different!).

Free and Bad Company wrote some of the all time classic rock songs,

VBC hope to do them justice, and hope you enjoy them!


Steve Fletch @ The Flying Lady, Crewe View map - The Flying Lady Permanent link

Steve Fletch

George Michael was known for having one of the greatest voices in the world. With his silky tone and incredible range, he had the ability to give a warmth to any song he chose.
It is no surprise that Fletch decided in the past few years to pay tribute having similar abilities.

Fletch has spent over 25 years wowing crowds all over the UK and Europe with his ability to put any audience at ease and take them on a musical journey.

Having been compared to the great man himself on numerous occasions over the years, his greatest compliment came ten years before he started his tribute. Whilst singing in a nightclub, Fletch was approached by none other than Pepsi, one half of 80's pop duo Pepsi and Shirlie, but more importantly, one of Wham's actual backing singers and a close friend of George himself commented on how similar his voice was to George.

Not being able to pass up an opportunity, he cheekily asked Pepsi to sing a duet, and they performed to a stunned venue and rapturous applause.

It was a few years later when Fletch decided to give his interpretation and perform his George Michael older tribute showcasing the mature George. Relaxing and with great songs, the journey is 'amazing' and before you know it you'll be singing along to the likes of Faith, Careless Whisper and dancing to Wham hits as well......

Fletch also performs as a cabaret entertainer with a vast repertoire from 1920s through to present day. From Tom Jones to Robbie Williams. Fletch is an award winning entertainer. He has also appeared on stage with diversity from Britain's Got Talent.

Fletch is a fantastic entertainer!!!


The Carpenters Story @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

The Carpenters Story

This highly acclaimed concert-style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular re-creation of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music.

The outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley and pianist / artistic director Phil Aldridge take centre-stage, accompanied by Richard Carpenter’s original orchestral arrangements from LIVE musicians, and a stage-wide backdrop of state-of-the-art video projection.

Featuring all of the Carpenters hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, and many more!

‘Phenomenal Vocals & Great Musicianship’ – The Evening Standard

Stalls and Circle Tickets: £26
Gallery Tickets: £24
Concessions: £1 off

Where applicable, fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members ; Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Audlem Music Festival @ The Shroppie Fly, Audlem View map - The Shroppie Fly Permanent link

21.00 The Endings


Vavoom! @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Vavoom!

Vavoom! is a three piece Rockabilly / Rock 'n' Roll band fronted by Andy Boote on guitar and vocals, with Stephen Wallace on drums and Chris Large on double bass.

The band uses vintage equipment and 1950's tones to play a varied set of Stray Cats, Elvis, Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent songs mixed together with Jazz, Country, Punk and Indie influences in to give a unique take on popular covers.

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Audlem Music Festival @ The Lord Combermere, Audlem View map - The Lord Combermere Permanent link

20.00 Chris Tavener
22.00 The Oli Ng Band


Dan Budd as Robbie Wiliiams @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Dan Budd

Dan Budd is without doubt one of the most entertaining, charismatic and energetic Robbie Williams tribute acts currently performing on the UK Entertainment circuit today!

He has exploded onto the local scene in a way truly reminiscent of the man himself! His energy and commitment levels are boundless and his resemblance to Robbie is striking to say the least.

So let him completely entertain you with the latest, the greatest and the swing hits too! As well as some covers and less known personal favorites from Dan's own personal collection.

He is truly one of the most remarkable individual performers around today! He looks, sounds and fully embraces the persona of Robbie Williams..

Get ready for a great night!
8.30pm start.

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Pink Cadillac @ Albert's Corner, Crewe View map - Albert's Corner Permanent link


Audlem Music Festival @ The Bridge Inn, Audlem View map - The Bridge Inn Permanent link

19.00 Lilly Boughey
21.00 Jack & Kirsty Marshall

Saturday 26th May 2018

Sparks @ Six Bar, Alsager View map - Six Bar Permanent link

Sparks Acoustic Duo

Sparks are an acoustic duo comprising of brothers Nick & Nathan Lundie, performing acoustic covers of tracks from the 70's to present day, so there really is something for all!

The guys have been playing music together their entire adult lives and have played in a variety of groups and trios in the past. Now they have decided to form a new acoustic duo playing their favourite music their way.

With tracks from The Beatles and Rolling Stones, through to covers of the latest top 40 music they guarantee to have a mix of music to suit everyone!


Soft Machine @ Eleven, Sandyford View map - Eleven Permanent link

Soft Machine

Soft Machine enjoyed two distinct phases in its relatively long existence. The band first emerged in the late 1960s as the most distinctive and original of the "Canterbury school" of progressive rock and became one of the pioneering British psychedelic groups. The band then morphed into a jazz-rock fusion act that, despite incessant personnel changes, continued to produce albums until the early 1990s. Though commercially unsuccessful and largely unknown, Soft Machine retains cult status as one of the most influential and intellectual underground bands of the late 1960s and is noteworthy for having launched the solo careers of founding members Robert Wyatt and Kevin Ayers.

The Canterbury jazz/prog-rockers are back, featuring three of the group's 70s era members: guitarist John Etheridge, drummer John Marshall and bass player Roy Babbington. They're joined by the much in-demand sax, flute and keyboard player Theo Travis and play from their extensive recorded catalogue.

Tickets £15.00


Hollywood Nites @ The Eight Farmers, Crewe View map - The Eight Farmers Permanent link

Hollywood Nites

Hollywood Nites are a fantastic showband hailing from Stoke On Trent.
A stunning, not to be missed, band. Performing every genre from pop through to rock!

Pink, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Evanescence, Kings Of Leon, Cher, AC/DC, Heart, Bryan Adams, Jackie Wilson, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Stereophonics, Tom Jones and loads loads more. These are just some of the artists featured in this stunning performance. Tight vocal harmonies and 4 fantastic individual voices promise a great night!


Tumblin' Dice @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


Not Dead Yet @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Not Dead Yet

A debut at The Cosey for Not Dead Yet, a covers band from Stoke playing a vast array of popular covers from most decades...

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Audlem Music Festival @ 11 Cheshire St, Audlem View map - 11 Cheshire St Permanent link

11.00 tbc
13.00 Michelle Martin
15.00 Phil Maddocks


Audlem Music Festival @ Methodist Church Hall, Audlem View map - Methodist Church Hall Permanent link

12.00 Band Of The Cheshire Constabulary


Audlem Music Festival @ St James Church, Audlem View map - St James Church Permanent link

13.00 Loud Mouth Women
14.00 Broad Lane School and Ocarina Group
16.00 Nantwich Choirs
19.00 Audlem Voices


Gavin Allport @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

Gavin Allport

A return to The Railway, Alsager for popular solo acoustic covers act Gavin Allport from Stoke-on-Trent.



Slug @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Slug

SLUG - a five-piece outfit covering all genres of classic and modern rock.

Based in Northwich and gathering speed, having played a load of gigs since forming in 2010, they have gained a reputation for entertaining crowds across Cheshire!

Crazy singer, great songs and a passion for playing live music.....

Follow The Trail......!!!


Audlem Music Festival @ The Wharf, Audlem View map - The Wharf Permanent link

12.00 Loud Mouth Women


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Audlem Music Festival @ The Bridge Inn, Audlem View map - The Bridge Inn Permanent link

12.30 Tap The Keg
14.30 USB's
16.30 Red Or Dead
18.30 Bluelights
20.30 James McGrath


Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

Hand-picked by Adele herself on Graham Norton’s BBC ADELE Special, the outstanding Katie Markham has the show-stopping voice and captivating charisma to deliver all your favourite Adele hits in an enthralling concert performance. The show recreates the magic of the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.

‘Brilliant’ - Adele
‘Katie has a lovely voice’ - Sharon Osbourne

Tickets: £23

Where applicable, fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members; Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Audlem Music Festival @ Audlem Public Hall (Bit On The Side), Audlem View map - Audlem Public Hall (Bit On The Side) Permanent link

10.30 Back Row
15.00 Itchy Feet


Green Bullet @ The Imperial, Crewe View map - The Imperial Permanent link

Green Bullet

Green Bullet are a Cheshire based band covering a wide range of rock and much more. Expect stonking good tunes and a great evening out!

The band have many years of live musical experience between them. They came together early in 2013 with the aim of forming a band that allowed them all to play the music which they love and to put together an entertaining and varied set.

They play a high energy mix of covers to suit all tastes with influences ranging from punk through to blues and rock and including artists such as The Cult, Stereophonics, Thin Lizzy, Primal Scream, The Cure, The Doors, The Undertones, Lenny Kravitz, Billy Idol, Lynyrd Skynyrd, T-Rex and many more.


Billy Moon @ The Rising Sun Vaults, Crewe View map - The Rising Sun Vaults Permanent link


Audlem Music Festival @ The Lord Combermere, Audlem View map - The Lord Combermere Permanent link

13.30 The Ray Butcher Trio
15.30 Sarah Miller & Dan Machin
17.30 Blank Cheque
19.30 Headsticks
21.30 Katie Cassidy


Audlem Music Festival @ The Shroppie Fly, Audlem View map - The Shroppie Fly Permanent link

13.00 Nikki Rous
15.00 Bluebyrd
17.00 Red Rum Club
19.00 Paprika Blues Band
21.30 Very Bad Company

Sunday 27th May 2018

Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Audlem Music Festival @ 11 Cheshire St, Audlem View map - 11 Cheshire St Permanent link

10.30 Ian Simpkins
12.30 tbc
14.30 tbc


Audlem Music Festival @ The Shroppie Fly, Audlem View map - The Shroppie Fly Permanent link

13.00 Julia Mosley Band
15.00 Boat Band
17.00 Mike Chant Band
19.00 Gambler
21.30 Amber Lamps


Shakermaker @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Shakermaker

Shakermaker are a Cheshire based, professional covers band playing rock, indie and rock n roll music from the 50's to the present day.

Shakermaker are based around Ben Maitland (singer) and Graham Cooper (guitarist) with other musicians joining them for some shows.

They absolutely LOVE what they do and believe this comes across in their performance, which is lively, energetic and above all passionate. They will make sure that that dance floor is full of people and that the party is happening!


7.00pm early show.


Mark D'Lacey @ The Woodside, Crewe View map - The Woodside Permanent link

6.30pm


Audlem Music Festival @ Blues Alley, Audlem View map - Blues Alley Permanent link

11.30 Oli Ng
13.30 Mike Chant


The Opera Boys @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

The Opera Boys

The boys are back with a brand new show full of opera, classical, west end and crossover as well as their unique, unrivalled on-stage banter. Combining four big voices with four big personalities The Opera Boys deliver a fabulous show full of music and laughter!

Operatic arias and classical favourites from ‘Nessun Dorma’ to ‘Time to say goodbye’ are mixed with showstoppers from ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera’ right through to ‘Jersey Boys’. The show also features brand new classical arrangements of modern day pop hits, all performed in The Opera Boys inimitable style.

With beautiful vocal arrangements, spectacular close part harmony and a great line in humour, The Opera Boys have been delighting audiences all over the world with their unique show combining beautiful, powerful and emotional music with funny, engaging and light-hearted entertainment.

Making classical music accessible to the masses, The Opera Boys combine their exceptional classically trained voices with their experience, showmanship and personality to deliver a wonderfully entertaining show not to be missed!

www.operaboys.com

Tickets £22

Where applicable, fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members; Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Todd Edwards @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link

Todd Edwards

Hailing from Shropshire, Todd Edwards is a guitarist/pianist and vocalist, covering the greatest hits from every genre.

Todd, very similarly to Ed Sheeran, uses a loop pedal to combine guitar anthems, vocal choirs, keyboards and beat boxing, making his own one man band.

His act so far has placed him to work all around the world, with clients including Carnival, DFDS, Warner and Disney.

Todd has something for every one to enjoy!


Audlem Music Festival @ The Lord Combermere, Audlem View map - The Lord Combermere Permanent link

12.30 The King's Pistol
14.30 Céline Dommart (Montparnasse)
16.30 Megan Dixon Hood
18.30 The Goat Roper Rodeo Band
21.00 Nixon Tate & The Honey Club


Audlem Music Festival @ The Bridge Inn, Audlem View map - The Bridge Inn Permanent link

13.30 Joe Bayliss
15.30 Papa Funk
17.30 Emperors Of The North
19.30 Sons Of Clogger
21.30 Ronaldos

Monday 28th May 2018

Audlem Music Festival @ Methodist Church Hall, Audlem View map - Methodist Church Hall Permanent link

14.00 Fran & Friends


Audlem Music Festival @ Blues Alley, Audlem View map - Blues Alley Permanent link

11.30 Jim Kirkpatrick
13.30 tbc


Audlem Music Festival @ The Shroppie Fly, Audlem View map - The Shroppie Fly Permanent link

13.00 Grant Sharkey
15.00 Paul Henshaw & The Scientific Simpletons
17.00 ReMinds
19.00 Heavy Weather
21.00 tbc


Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link


Audlem Music Festival @ The Bridge Inn, Audlem View map - The Bridge Inn Permanent link

13.30 Wilcox:Hulse
15.30 Avika
17.30 Jeremiah Ferrari
19.30 The Heidi Browne Band


Audlem Music Festival @ The Lord Combermere, Audlem View map - The Lord Combermere Permanent link

12.30 Andy Carr
14.30 Poyzer, Fluff & Farrell
16.30 Phil Maddocks & The Outdoor Angels
18.30 Uptown Monotones
21.00 Tom Seals Band


Green Hot Clover @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

GHC

Since their formation in 1999 Green Hot Clover have thrilled audiences across the world with their unique brand of show stopping entertainment. Having toured extensively across Europe and America these boys really know how to work a crowd.

This fabulous 4 piece are Capable of covering any genre of music from Irish traditional to modern and classic pop/ rock.

G.H.C really are the complete live act. Combine their extensive repertoire and experience with their doubtless talent and you have the perfect combination for an unforgettable show!

This is an afternoon show. 5.00pm start.





Audlem Music Festival @ 11 Cheshire St, Audlem View map - 11 Cheshire St Permanent link

10.30 Grant Sharkey
12.30 tbc
14.30 Callum Wright

Tuesday 29th May 2018

The Norfolk Mountain Rescue Team Acoustic Session @ Black Lion, Nantwich View map - Black Lion Permanent link


Jam Session @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Red Lion, Winsford View map - The Red Lion Permanent link

Thursday 31st May 2018

Robert Wootton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

12.00 - 2.00pm


Jonathan Kent @ 13 Club, Alsager View map - 13 Club Permanent link

Nostalgia night
£3 adv, £4 otd.


Open Mic Night @ The Lower Chequer, Sandbach View map - The Lower Chequer Permanent link

With Slug and friends...


The Tone Junkies @ The Cheshire Cat, Nantwich View map - The Cheshire Cat Permanent link


J.L.S. (Jim, Les and Stevie!) @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

JLS

JLS are an acoustic guitar/vocal trio featuring members of FM, Climax Blues Band and Nearly Dan playing a mixture of styles.


Jim Kirkpatrick (FM/Bernie Marsden),

Les Hunt (Climax Blues Band/Hunter/Demon)

Steve Hayes (Nearly Dan/Barflys).


Three guys with impeccable pedigrees who front their own bands and have considerable reputations as guitarists and vocalists in other highly regarded outfits come together as friends and make up one of the most impressive acoustic trios you are likely to see anywhere.

Jim Kirkpatrick of FM, Bernie Marsden Band, and Heavy Weather. Lester Hunt of the Climax Blues Band, Hunter, and Demon. Stevie Hayes of Nearly Dan, The Barflys.

Together they have forged an exceptional reputation as JLS. Prepare to be impressed!




9.00pm


Open Mic Night @ The Sydney Arms, Crewe View map - The Sydney Arms Permanent link

Sunday 29th Jul 2018

Zal Cleminson's Sin Dogs @ Eleven, Sandyford View map - Eleven Permanent link

Zal Cleminson's Sin Dogs


Zal Cleminson, the former guitarist with the Sensational Alex Harvey Band and Nazareth, is back with his new band, Sin Dogs.


Zal Cleminson: Lead Vocals/Guitar
David Cowan: Keyboards/Backing Vocals
Nelson McFarlane: Bass Guitar
Willie McGonagle: Guitar/Backing Vocals
Scott Cowie: Drums


An unmissable gig for any SAHB fan!


+ Long Strung Creatures

Tickets £12.00

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