Crewe and District Gig Guide

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

220 gigs
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Today - Wednesday 28th Sep 2016

The Chicago Blues Brothers @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

The Chicago Blues Brothers

The legendary Chicago Blues Brothers are back on their brand new Jailbreak Tour!

Celebrating over 30 years of the Blues Brothers phenomenon, this non-stop revue is packed with over 2 hours of the very best Blues, Motown & Soul music from both of The Blues Brothers movies including hits Everybody Needs Somebody, Soul Man, Respect and Shake a Tail Feather - plus plenty of laughs too!

With an elaborate new stage production including a 9-piece live band, the show also features classics from James Brown, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and many more!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of rip roaring entertainment.. and don’t forget your Pork Pie Hats and Sunglasses!!

Highly charged, fun and infectious! – The Stage
A high octane, adrenaline-pumping musical mash-up – The Bristol Post

£23 Stalls/Circle, £21 Gallery*

A £2.00 per ticket booking fee applies, capped at six per order. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members; Groups of 10+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


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


Open Mic Night @ Newton Brewery Inn, Middlewich View map - Newton Brewery Inn Permanent link


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

Thursday 29th Sep 2016

Megan Lee @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


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


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

Friday 30th Sep 2016

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

Beardsmith

Beardsmith are a six piece family band from Cheshire, consisting of Neil, four sons, Graham, Gary, Ged, Gil and one sister, Alice.

The band have been together for 12 years, firstly as a 4 piece, which included Neil, Graham, Gary, and Ged, and then changed to a 6 piece in 2011. Even though Gil does not appear at every show he is still a permanent member of the band.

Since the band started, Beardsmith have aimed to be the very best they can be, which is the thought that is behind every live performance and every song they write and record. They are currently traveling the length and breadth of the country performing to packed venues of all shapes and sizes as well as writing and recording.

The music they write is a mixture of all the types of music that they love, which includes the driving guitars of the big American rock bands mixed with the vocals of bands like Queen, plus a hint of Brit rock and a flavour of bands like Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles.

This is a MacMillan Charity Fundraising event.


Dancing Through The Decades @ Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich View map - Nantwich Civic Hall Permanent link

Dancing Through The Decades

Get your dancing shoes on as we take you on a journey through the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and present day.

Be prepared to dance the night away with a night packed with all your favourite floor-fillers. Dancing Through The Decades is an upbeat, feel-good show featuring live band Feel Good Inc.

Feel Good Inc cover a diverse range of popular music and their experience and pedigree speaks for itself, if Carlsberg was a band then this would be it, if Waitrose sold entertainment FGI would be shrink wrapped and placed in the very posh aisle.

What you get is live entertainment from musicians that know how to produce a fun performance. The band have had experience playing for and with some great acts over the years and they have used their experience to create a hot party band.

From the early days of Rock ‘n Roll with hits like Bill Haley’s Rock Around the Clock and the Beatles’ Twist and Shout, to the disco era and the 80s with Madonna’s Vogue, right through to 90’s, there is something for all ages.

For just £10 a ticket this really isn’t a night to be missed. Grab your friends and come along for a great night out!

We are delighted to have Lucie joining the evening, supporting Feel Good Inc. An outstanding singer, who performs a range of songs, including classic pop and acoustic covers, keeping her set current and modern. She has a rare vocal talent and an ability to make any song her own, and her powerful and emotional voice will engage and captivate your audience from the very first song.

Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm. Bar available all evening. Tickets £10. Book calling 01270 628633 or click here


The Start @ Square One, Crewe View map - Square One Permanent link

The Start

The Start!!

The Start band members - Graeme Malam (vocals / trumpet), Tony Tweats (bass guitar), Nathan Tweats (lead guitar), Adam Tweats (rhythm guitar) and Charlie Skellhorn (drums). Covering songs from The Jam, Rifles, Pigeon Detectives, Specials, Courteeners, Clash, Kinks Arctic Monkeys, Bad Manners, plus many more.

Expect a packed venue for this excellent high energy mod/indie/punk band.


Monkey Finger @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link


Sam Whiskey's Poison Medicine Band @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link


Jack Marshall & Kirsty Marshall @ The Residence, Nantwich View map - The Residence Permanent link


Patelvis @ Zest, Arclid View map - Zest Permanent link

£15 with food.


Off The Shelf @ The Flying Lady, Crewe View map - The Flying Lady Permanent link


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

Vavoom!

High-octane rock ’n’ rollers Vavoom! have built up a strong following during the past 10 years or so, and have become known for delivering a fast-paced set of tunes spanning a number of decades.

Their style could be described as having a rock ’n’ roll core peppered with swing and jazz. They promise a high-octane set of rockabilly tunes inspired by The Stray Cats, early Elvis and the Brian Setzer Orchestra.

A career highlight for them was being asked by Sir Bob Geldof to support his band at the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival in 2002.

The band was formed by guitarist Andy Boote aka Booty.
Vince ‘The Viper’ Whitmore was added as drummer, and the final recruit was Chris Large, Peter Wilson auctioneer by day and double-slap bassist by night.

Together they bring sets of hot rod rock ’n’ roll and rockabilly delivered in style on demonic drums, banging double bass and growling Gretsch guitar.

Booty remains humble on the band’s broad appeal - “If it’s done right, everyone likes it,” he said; “It’s got an energy and enthusiasm that has got lost somewhere. People have forgotten how to play that style of music or it’s ended up underground.”

Members £ free
Non-members and guests £2


Slug @ The Duke Of Bridgewater, Crewe View map - The Duke Of Bridgewater Permanent link

Slug

SLUG were spawned out of The Slow & Easy Jam night at Lostock Gralam, Northwich in the Summer of 2011. The original line up was Zeke Vocals, Al Slug and Mike Slug on Guitars, Nik Slug on Bass and Paul Slug on Drums. After frantic rehearsals they performed their first set at the Moss Farm Festival, Northwich in the August of 2011. They knew then that there was chemistry. They received a great response from the crowd. As their reputation grew the gigs started to come in. The highlight was playing the Slow Fest and the infamous Thunder Sprint Gig at Northwich Memorial Hall on the same day.

Paul Slug left the band and was replaced by Colin Tolley. the band was stable for about a year and then there was a major shift. Nik and Al left the band just leaving Zeke and Mike out of the original line up. Nik was replaced by Paul Noden on the bass guitar. Al's position was axed as they decided to go out as a four piece. Shortly after Col decided he wanted to change direction and play the guitar so he formed his own outfit called the John Colins Band. It wasn't long before they found the perfect replacement drummer in Colin Alltree.

SLUG play classic rock covers also glam rock, rock n roll and modern day. There is something in their set for everyone. They pride themselves on their performance giving 110% every time.

Don't miss this!!
Evening show 9.30pm.


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

Houseparty

Three piece Rhythm & Blues band doing well known classic covers. (Nothing of an educational nature!).


Que Incidents @ Coppenhall Working Mens Club, Crewe View map - Coppenhall Working Mens Club Permanent link

£5.00
18+

Saturday 1st Oct 2016

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


A SPICY set of rock ’n’ roll mayhem is in store when The Jalapeños drop in. The three-piece made up of guitarist Charlie Davidson, Doctor Martyn on bass and drummer Diamond Dave have been touring for well over 10 years, building up a reputation for energetic and visual shows. The Jalapeños stand out as a trio of rockers who take turns with their distinctive lead vocals and all get to play at the front of the stage. The Jalapeños have blazed a trail of rock'n'roll mayhem throughout the UK since 1997 and show no signs of stopping!

Members £ free
Non-members and guests £2


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


Megan Lee @ The Glasshouse, Sandbach View map - The Glasshouse Permanent link


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


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


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


Trev Naray @ The Horseshoe, Crewe View map - The Horseshoe Permanent link

Elvis and Motown show


Green Bullet @ The Grand Junction, Crewe View map - The Grand Junction 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.

9ish start.
£free!


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

Slingshot

A return visit to The Imperial for Slingshot!

They play Blues, Rock and stuff that makes you dance. Including . . .

Jeff Healey, Eric Clapton, The Black Keys, The Blues Band,
Seasick Steve, Canned Heat, B.B. King, Wilson Picket
Walter Trout, Little Walter, Stevie Wonder, Taj Mahal,
The Rolling Stones, Greenday, John Lee Hooker, ZZ Top,
Chris Izaak, The Mavericks, Tommy Tucker.
And many more. . .


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


Open Mic Night @ The Cricketers Arms, Sandbach View map - The Cricketers Arms Permanent link


State Of Quo @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

State Of Quo

Established in 1996, State of Quo are currently one of the UK's most popular Quo Cover bands. SOQ's typical setlists feature material from all eras of Quo's incredible career, performed as faithfully as possible to their original recordings and live performances.

Doors 8.30pm
On Stage 9.15pm
Bar Closes at Midnight

Tickets £7.50 (plus handling fee) Advance or £10.00 on the door

Entry 14+ if accompanied by an adult.


Monkey Finger @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

Monkey Finger

Fresh from a tour of L.A (The Leek Area), Monkey Finger are a punchy 4 piece serving up a hearty dose of classic rock covers topped with a liberal sprinkling of the blues. Drawing on classics from masters including Free, Bad Company, Gary Moore and ZZ Top, all delivered with their unique brand of 'Monkeyness', they are a must-see for all lovers of groove-laden quality.

So if you are lucky enough to catch them, get yourself ready for a night of quality classic rock (the gift that keeps on giving) with only one warning - prolonged exposure is guaranteed to make you a fully-fledged 'Monkey Fingerer!'


The Johnny Miller Band @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Johnny Miller

Ex Billy J Kramer drummer Johnny Miller brings his band back to The Raven for some Rock 'n' Roll…!


The Overtones @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

The Overtones

After three consecutive Top 5 albums, 750,000 sales and three sold-out headline tours, The Overtones continue to reboot classic sounds for contemporary audiences.

A consistently popular attraction at major events including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, the Festival of Remembrance, BT London Live and British Summer Time, don’t miss The Overtones when they appear at the Lyceum Theatre this October!

Former X Factor star Jay James will also take to the stage as a special guest. Jay is a Welsh singer songwriter who shot to widespread commerical fame on the ITV talent show during its 11th series in 2014. Labelled a 'Genius' by Simon Cowell and having worked with some of the biggest artists in the world, Jay now embarks on his first run of performances with new and original material.

Please note, this is not the Official Tour.

Tickets: £32
Premiere Card Holders: £30
VIP Tickets: £67 (includes Meet & Greet plus photo with the band before the show)
Premiere Card Holder VIP Ticket: £65

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Mind Over Matter @ The Red Lion, Wybunbury View map - The Red Lion Permanent link

Sunday 2nd Oct 2016

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

Glamstar

Glamstar are -

Adrian Marx - Lead Vocals/Bass
Alex Leventhal - Guitar/Lead Vocals
Paul Dunstan - Drums

A 3-piece band performing Glamgreats from the 60's, 70's & 80's!

This is an early evening show, 6pm start.


Jason Dale @ The Broughton Arms, Haslington View map - The Broughton Arms Permanent link

Jason Dale

Jason Dale back by popular demand!

Award winning Jason Dale performs an authentic recreation of all your favourite Johnny Cash hits.

You will then be treated to his extraordinary Elvis tribute, a real must see for any true Elvis fan.

See the amazing Jason from 8:00pm


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


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


Andy Mac @ The Crown, Crewe View map - The Crown Permanent link

6pm

Monday 3rd Oct 2016

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


Acoustic Session @ The Hawk, Haslington View map - The Hawk Permanent link

Tuesday 4th Oct 2016

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

Acoustic Open Mic

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 Night @ The Boughey Arms, Audley View map - The Boughey Arms Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Fox, Elworth View map - The Fox Permanent link


Sandbach Folk Club Singers' Night @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

Wednesday 5th Oct 2016

Open Mic Night @ Newton Brewery Inn, Middlewich View map - Newton Brewery Inn Permanent link


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


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


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

Thursday 6th Oct 2016

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

With Slug and friends...


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


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


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


Familiar Tones @ The Cheshire Cheese, Middlewich View map - The Cheshire Cheese Permanent link


Nick Steed @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

Friday 7th Oct 2016

Luke Gessner @ The Fox, Haslington View map - The Fox Permanent link

Luke Gessner

Luke has 14 years of performance experience, appearing for his first gig at just age 14, following a love for swing handed down from his father, he would often be heard singing the Frank Sinatra classics as a child. It was not long after that Luke could be found treading the boards at the Regent Theatre as part of Jill Clewes Performing Arts, a basis that polished his performance skills and confidence on stage.

Since then Luke completed an A-Level music course at St. Joseph’s College, and so his career came to life. Another performance at the Regent Theatre followed, starring in Little Shop of Horrors as ‘The Plant.’ This would lead to starring as ‘Galileo’ in We Will Rock You, culminating in performing in New York at the Bleecker Street Theatre in musical ‘The Rippers 5.’

Luke now performs a tribute to the Rat Pack throughout the Midlands and North West, as well as his solo covers show which will see him appearing from Cornwall to Scotland on summer season and tours around the UK.


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

Beardsmith

Beardsmith are a six piece family band from Cheshire, consisting of Neil, four sons, Graham, Gary, Ged, Gil and one sister, Alice.

The band have been together for 12 years, firstly as a 4 piece, which included Neil, Graham, Gary, and Ged, and then changed to a 6 piece in 2011. Even though Gil does not appear at every show he is still a permanent member of the band.

Since the band started, Beardsmith have aimed to be the very best they can be, which is the thought that is behind every live performance and every song they write and record. They are currently traveling the length and breadth of the country performing to packed venues of all shapes and sizes as well as writing and recording.

The music they write is a mixture of all the types of music that they love, which includes the driving guitars of the big American rock bands mixed with the vocals of bands like Queen, plus a hint of Brit rock and a flavour of bands like Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles.


This is a free gig, although donations are encouraged for St Luke's Hospice.

Doors 8.30pm Show 9.30pm



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


Stepping Lane @ Square One, Crewe View map - Square One Permanent link


Rush Eucon 2016 @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

Rush Eucon

Rush Eucon 2016 returns to The Box in Crewe for a weekend of all things Rush.

8.00 pm Friday 7th October
1.00pm Saturday 8th October

This year they've gone all out and will be bringing you not one Rush tribute band but three tribute bands -


Rushed from Stoke
Clockwork Angels from Glasgow
Bravado from Sheffield


Other highlights for the weekend include Rush Fans Got Talent, the legendary Rush Quiz and the famous Eucon raffle and auction. Due to having three tribute bands and Rush Fans Got Talent the plan is to cover as many Rush songs as possible, so possibly the most Rush songs you will ever hear at one event.

This year Eucon will be a multi room event over two floors, utilising the fantastic facilities of Bar 7.


TICKET INFO
Weekend tickets are available now at the special EarlyBird price of £20 + £1 booking fee via Paypal at kelly@rusheucon.co.uk. Along with your email, please also add your full name and address when purchasing. This information is required for each ticket.

Tickets can also be purchased by cheque, made out to Kelly Brooks and sent to Mark Woodacre, 12 Derby Street, Glossop Derbyshire, SK13 8LZ. When purchasing by cheque please include your full name, email and address for each individual ticket.

Limited Saturday only tickets are now available on a first come first served basis. Priced £16.75 including booking fee via Paypal at kelly@rusheucon.co.uk.


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

The Start

The Start!!

The Start band members - Graeme Malam (vocals / trumpet), Tony Tweats (bass guitar), Nathan Tweats (lead guitar), Adam Tweats (rhythm guitar) and Charlie Skellhorn (drums). Covering songs from The Jam, Rifles, Pigeon Detectives, Specials, Courteeners, Clash, Kinks Arctic Monkeys, Bad Manners, plus many more.

Expect a packed venue for this excellent high energy mod/indie/punk band.


Heavy Weather @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link


BIg Blue House @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link


Eaton Park @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Eaton Park

A return to The Cosey for Eaton Park.

One of Staffordshire's finest indie and mixed covers bands.

One band - all the hits!!

Don't miss this!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00

Saturday 8th Oct 2016

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

12.00 - 2.00pm


Gambler @ The Brunswick, Crewe View map - The Brunswick 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.

Mr 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.


Pink Cadillac @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link


The Burt's Gone Buskin' @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

The Burt's Gone Buskin'

Linden - vocals
John - guitar and vocals
Jan - bass and drum machine

This three piece acoustic band have a wide range of songs. They have been gigging locally for two years and are regularly asked back. They do a variety of classic and popular tunes and are continually increasing their catalogue of songs.


Colin Paul and the Pesuaders @ The Royal British Legion, Middlewich View map - The Royal British Legion Permanent link

Doors 7.45pm
£7.00


Derailed @ The Fox, Elworth View map - The Fox Permanent link


Jason Dale @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Members £3
Guests £5


The Amber Lamps @ The Horseshoe, Crewe View map - The Horseshoe Permanent link


Rush Eucon 2016 @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

Rush Eucon

Rush Eucon 2016 returns to The Box in Crewe for a weekend of all things Rush.

8.00 pm Friday 7th October
1.00pm Saturday 8th October

This year they've gone all out and will be bringing you not one Rush tribute band but three tribute bands -


Rushed from Stoke
Clockwork Angels from Glasgow
Bravado from Sheffield


Other highlights for the weekend include Rush Fans Got Talent, the legendary Rush Quiz and the famous Eucon raffle and auction. Due to having three tribute bands and Rush Fans Got Talent the plan is to cover as many Rush songs as possible, so possibly the most Rush songs you will ever hear at one event.

This year Eucon will be a multi room event over two floors, utilising the fantastic facilities of Bar 7.


TICKET INFO
Weekend tickets are available now at the special EarlyBird price of £20 + £1 booking fee via Paypal at kelly@rusheucon.co.uk. Along with your email, please also add your full name and address when purchasing. This information is required for each ticket.

Tickets can also be purchased by cheque, made out to Kelly Brooks and sent to Mark Woodacre, 12 Derby Street, Glossop Derbyshire, SK13 8LZ. When purchasing by cheque please include your full name, email and address for each individual ticket.

Limited Saturday only tickets are now available on a first come first served basis. Priced £16.75 including booking fee via Paypal at kelly@rusheucon.co.uk.


Blue Slickers @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


Jack Gray @ The Glasshouse, Sandbach View map - The Glasshouse Permanent link

Sunday 9th Oct 2016

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

Beardsmith

Beardsmith are a six piece family band from Cheshire, consisting of Neil, four sons, Graham, Gary, Ged, Gil and one sister, Alice.

The band have been together for 12 years, firstly as a 4 piece, which included Neil, Graham, Gary, and Ged, and then changed to a 6 piece in 2011. Even though Gil does not appear at every show he is still a permanent member of the band.

Since the band started, Beardsmith have aimed to be the very best they can be, which is the thought that is behind every live performance and every song they write and record. They are currently traveling the length and breadth of the country performing to packed venues of all shapes and sizes as well as writing and recording.

The music they write is a mixture of all the types of music that they love, which includes the driving guitars of the big American rock bands mixed with the vocals of bands like Queen, plus a hint of Brit rock and a flavour of bands like Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles.

Afternoon show. 6pm start.


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


Gemma @ The Broughton Arms, Haslington View map - The Broughton Arms Permanent link


Gemma

"Our very own Gemma... Local girl Gemma is such a natural performer. With her voice, looks and personality, you can’t help but love her!"

Gemma sings everything from 60’s pop to the modern day hits.

From 7.30pm

Monday 10th Oct 2016

Acoustic Open Mic @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link


Stornoway @ Crown Ballroom, Nantwich View map - Crown Ballroom Permanent link

+ Richard Walters

7.30pm
£17.50


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

Tuesday 11th Oct 2016

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


Open Mic Night @ The Fox, Elworth View map - The Fox Permanent link


Louise Jordan @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link


Eddi Reader @ St Mary's Church, Nantwich View map - St Mary's Church Permanent link

7.00pm
£20.00


Open Mic Night @ The Boughey Arms, Audley View map - The Boughey Arms Permanent link


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


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

Wednesday 12th Oct 2016

Open Mic Night @ Newton Brewery Inn, Middlewich View map - Newton Brewery Inn Permanent link


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


Smoke Fairies @ Crown Ballroom, Nantwich View map - Crown Ballroom Permanent link

7.30pm
£12.50


Little Shop Of Horrors @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Little Shop Of Horrors

Join Acton Operatic Society on Skid Row as they return to the Lyceum to perform the 30th Anniversary of Little Shop of Horrors.

Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the shop. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice, a potty mouth, and an unquenchable thirst for HUMAN BLOOD.

As Audrey II grows bigger and meaner, the carnivorous plant promises limitless fame and fortune to Seymour, as long as he continues providing a fresh supply of blood. Just when it’s too late, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s extra-terrestrial origins and his true drive for world-domination.

Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.


Tickets: £17.50, buy 10 tickets get the 11th free, boxes £50 (maximum four people).
Premiere Card Holders: Save £1.50
Boxes are available, please call Box Office for more details.

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


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

Thursday 13th Oct 2016

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


Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


Little Shop Of Horrors @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Little Shop Of Horrors

Join Acton Operatic Society on Skid Row as they return to the Lyceum to perform the 30th Anniversary of Little Shop of Horrors.

Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the shop. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice, a potty mouth, and an unquenchable thirst for HUMAN BLOOD.

As Audrey II grows bigger and meaner, the carnivorous plant promises limitless fame and fortune to Seymour, as long as he continues providing a fresh supply of blood. Just when it’s too late, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s extra-terrestrial origins and his true drive for world-domination.

Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.


Tickets: £17.50, buy 10 tickets get the 11th free, boxes £50 (maximum four people).
Premiere Card Holders: Save £1.50
Boxes are available, please call Box Office for more details.

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Nigel Stonier @ Crown Ballroom, Nantwich View map - Crown Ballroom Permanent link

8.45pm
£5.00


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

Beardsmith

Since the band started, Beardsmith have aimed to be the very best they can be, which is the thought that is behind every live performance and every song they write and record. They are currently traveling the length and breadth of the country performing to packed venues of all shapes and sizes as well as writing and recording.
The music they write is a mixture of all the types of music that they love, which includes the driving guitars of the big American rock bands mixed with the vocals of bands like Queen, plus a hint of Brit rock and a flavour of bands like Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles.

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Jaie Lupton @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link

Friday 14th Oct 2016

Kingfisher Blue @ The Fox, Haslington View map - The Fox Permanent link

Kingfisher Blue

Sheffield based Folk-Rock band Kingfisher Blue have been peddling their wares across Europe for nearly a quarter of a century.


They are:
Jake - Vocals, acoustic guitar
Carl - Lead guitar, Mandolin
Mole - Drums, backing vocals
Al - Bass, backing vocals
Col - Rythm guitar, Mandolin,
Paul - Lead guitar, Mandolin, Vocals
Nigel- Keyboards, Piano, Nasal Flute


They play a mixture of original and traditional songs and tunes, as well as covers by bands including The Waterboys, The Levellers, The Oyster Band, REM, Bob Dylan and Pink Floyd.

They are also about to release their long awaited, latest album entitled ‘Till the Pond Freezes Over.


Thea Gilmore @ Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich View map - Nantwich Civic Hall Permanent link

7.30pm
£17.50


The Sound Party @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

The Sound Party

A return to The Raven for The Sound Party, a three-piece Rock, Pop and Indie group from Staffordshire.


The Rascals @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club 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!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Sonic Tapestry @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link


Little Shop Of Horrors @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Little Shop Of Horrors

Join Acton Operatic Society on Skid Row as they return to the Lyceum to perform the 30th Anniversary of Little Shop of Horrors.

Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the shop. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice, a potty mouth, and an unquenchable thirst for HUMAN BLOOD.

As Audrey II grows bigger and meaner, the carnivorous plant promises limitless fame and fortune to Seymour, as long as he continues providing a fresh supply of blood. Just when it’s too late, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s extra-terrestrial origins and his true drive for world-domination.

Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.


Tickets: £17.50, buy 10 tickets get the 11th free, boxes £50 (maximum four people).
Premiere Card Holders: Save £1.50
Boxes are available, please call Box Office for more details.

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


PJ's @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link


The Giant Dwarfs @ The Cricketers Arms, Sandbach View map - The Cricketers Arms Permanent link


Black Zeppelin @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

Black Zeppelin

Black Zeppelin, who combine the music of Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin into one unique show, plus support from Wigan-based rock band, Grapefruit.


Doors 8.00PM

Bar closes at Midnight

Age Policy 14+ (Proof of Age required) if accompanied by an Adult.

Tickets £5.00 advance, or £6.00 on the Door


The Jem @ The Duke Of Bridgewater, Crewe View map - The Duke Of Bridgewater Permanent link

The Jem

Ever popular and hard working local covers act The Jem bring their interpretation of classic crowd pleasers to The Duke.

This is a free gig, 9ish start.

Saturday 15th Oct 2016

Baxter @ The Gate, Winsford View map - The Gate Permanent link


Mutha Humbucker @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link


The Jem @ The Fox, Elworth View map - The Fox Permanent link


Dr John Cooper Clarke @ Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich View map - Nantwich Civic Hall Permanent link

7.30pm
£18.50


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

Casino

A highly experienced three-piece live band featuring ex Members of Billy J Kramer & the Dakotas, The Magill 5 & The Casuals​

In the company of Rog, Phil C and Phil D the audience is taken on a tour of the 60's, with plenty of humour to make it a night out to remember featuring songs from The Beatles,The Tremeloes,The Fortunes,The Monkees,The Shadows, The Hollies and more….

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


Mind Over Matter @ Red Lion, Goostrey View map - Red Lion Permanent link


Little Shop Of Horrors @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Little Shop Of Horrors

Join Acton Operatic Society on Skid Row as they return to the Lyceum to perform the 30th Anniversary of Little Shop of Horrors.

Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the shop. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice, a potty mouth, and an unquenchable thirst for HUMAN BLOOD.

As Audrey II grows bigger and meaner, the carnivorous plant promises limitless fame and fortune to Seymour, as long as he continues providing a fresh supply of blood. Just when it’s too late, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s extra-terrestrial origins and his true drive for world-domination.

Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.


Tickets: £17.50, buy 10 tickets get the 11th free, boxes £50 (maximum four people).
Premiere Card Holders: Save £1.50
Boxes are available, please call Box Office for more details.

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.

2.30pm matinee and 7.30pm evening performance.


Charity Event @ The Crosville Club, Crewe View map - The Crosville Club Permanent link

In memory of John Bright and in aid of St Luke's Hospice.

Featuring -

Off The Shelf
+ Nikki Marie
+ Eve Bright

and dancing from The Street Dance Academy.

£8.00
Doors 6.00pm.


Phil Maartine @ The Horseshoe, Crewe View map - The Horseshoe Permanent link


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


Danny And The Champions Of The World @ Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich View map - Nantwich Civic Hall Permanent link

Presented by Bob Harris

1.30pm
£15.00


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


Tom Jarvis @ The Glasshouse, Sandbach View map - The Glasshouse Permanent link

Sunday 16th Oct 2016

Hertz @ The Broughton Arms, Haslington View map - The Broughton Arms Permanent link

Hertz

Hertz

Hertz is the combined talents of Jamie Ashton and JC Rayne.

Prepare to be treated to a night of Buble, Shiana Twain, Sinatra plus much much more.

See them from 8:00pm


Glen Matlock @ Crown Ballroom, Nantwich View map - Crown Ballroom Permanent link

2.00pm
£15.00


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


Dan Budd as Robbie Wiliiams @ Square One, Crewe View map - Square One Permanent link


Enzo Acoustic Zone @ Enzo, Nantwich View map - Enzo Permanent link

Jonathan Tarplee hosts an afternoon of original tunes and poetry from a selection of the North West's best.

One of the FREE fringe events at this year's Words & Music Festival.

Jonathan will be accompanied by percussionist/producer Daniel J Logan on percussion with special guest including the virtuoso blues guitarist/songwriter Jo Bywater Music and award winning poet, Calum Dwyer!

The full line up to be announced soon.


Soul Amigos @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Soul Amigos

SoulAmigos are a 4 piece functions and party band based in the North West of England, playing Soul, Motown, Stax, Disco and much more.

The band comprises of members of the famous "Stax Of Soul" band, that finally split at the end of 2011 after 27 years, and includes most importantly, the effervescent frontman and lead vocalist "Memphis Soul Stu".

Featuring lead vocals & 3 part backing vocals, guitar, bass, and keyboards/drums, they perform an extensive range of music from the era of soul, Motown & Stax to keep you on the dancefloor!

Don't miss this afternoon show. 6.00pm start.


The Travelling Band @ Crown Ballroom, Nantwich View map - Crown Ballroom Permanent link

with A. Dyjecinski

7.30pm
£12.50

Monday 17th Oct 2016

Acoustic Session @ The Hawk, Haslington View map - The Hawk Permanent link


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

Tuesday 18th Oct 2016

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


Sandbach Folk Club Singers' Night @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Boughey Arms, Audley View map - The Boughey Arms Permanent link


Open Mic Night @ The Fox, Elworth View map - The Fox Permanent link


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

Wednesday 19th Oct 2016

Open Mic Night @ Newton Brewery Inn, Middlewich View map - Newton Brewery 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 20th Oct 2016

Pastry Shoes @ The Narrowboat, Middlewich View map - The Narrowboat Permanent link


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


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

With Slug and friends...


Ogo Nzeakor @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link


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

12.00 - 2.00pm

Friday 21st Oct 2016

Deano as Phil Collins @ The Fox, Haslington View map - The Fox Permanent link

Deano started out in the music industry at the tender age of 12 performing in his Dad’s family showband. After many successful years touring he decided to try something new and spent the next few years performing on cruise ships and leisure parks both in the UK and abroad. Throughout this time Deano would occasionally sing some of Phil Collins’ classic tracks including ‘Against All Odds’ and ‘Sussudio’ and would often be complimented for his similar tones to Phil Collins. At first Deano never really thought anything of it, but after recording several tracks and listening back he soon began to think his audience could have a point. It wasn’t too long before he decided to give it a go on the tribute circuit and was overwhelmed by the incredible reaction. Deano has worked incredibly hard on his tribute show studying every live performance of Phil Collins and is now considered to be one of the world’s best tribute artistes.

Deano sings all the classic Phil Collins songs from the early years including ‘In The Air Tonight’, ‘Easy Lover’, ‘A Groovy Kind Of Love’, ‘Another Day In Paradise’, ‘One More Night’, ‘You Can’t Hurry Love’ and many more. Each song is carefully crafted to ensure that the vocals are sung accurately and the stage performance is amazingly so like the real Phil Collins. Deano is a true master at performing his hero Phil Collins like no other artist in the UK today.


No Alibi @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link


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

Southbound

A return to The Raven for Stoke based Southbound.

'Southern rock, rock and blues band'...

This is a free gig. 9ish start.


Chris Perry @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Phil Collins tribute


Halfway To Paradise @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Halfway To Heaven

Billy Fury was Britain’s own Elvis - Sex on legs….& the girls went wild for him!

Billy’s own band, the all original FURY’S TORNADOS, re-play live his 29 timeless hits, Last Night Was Made For Love, Wondrous Place, I Will,Jealousy, Halfway To Paradise & many more.
With Billy being there too on giant movie screen, the atmosphere is both electric & emotional.

Colin Gold as Fury is sensational.

A voice blessed by heaven - Brian Matthew


Introduced onscreen by Lisa Voice [Billy’s long time partner].

Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven, A great 60’s night out! - The Stage


Tickets: £24
Concessions: £23
Premiere Card Holders: £21

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Guns Or Roses @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

Guns Or Roses

Guns Or Roses aka GoR have been around since their concept in 2009 just after the new year when lead guitarist John Sumbler put an ad out to start a Guns N' Roses tribute band.

The only original members from that point are drummer Padraig Tansey and of course John Sumbler, but after some trials and tribulations, a couple of line-up changes, GoR are:

Martin Colley - Axl
John Sumbler - Slash
Dermo - Duff
Erol Canavan - Izzy
Padraig Tansey - Matt

The band have been noted as being the most entertaining GnR tribute on the circuit and have wowed audiences from London to Norway, Manchester to Bulgaria. These guys are international jetsetters as well as UK favorites without a doubt.

John Sumbler is arguably one of THE top Slash impersonators on the scene, recreating each riff, solo and lick to the note. It has to be seen to be believed, and up front with Martin Axl Colley, these two are a dynamic force to be reckoned with. Backed by three other superb musicians, GoR are up there with the best for sure!

Playing everything pre-dating the Chinese Democracy album, GoR will hit you with a setlist which alters slightly each gig, but you'll get the faves and hits such as Paradise City, Sweet Child, It's So Easy, Knockin' On Heaven's Door and Mr Brownstone as well as tracks like You Could Be Mine, Pretty Tied Up, November Rain and My Michelle. You won't be dissapointed.

With each gig, they aim to give the audience a good two hour performance dependent on the venue and whether they're on stage with another few bands or not, GoR are well worth the money!

£8 adv; £10 door


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!

Saturday 22nd Oct 2016

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

12.00 - 2.00pm


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


Pete Redfern @ The Brunel Arms, Crewe View map - The Brunel Arms Permanent link


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

Phil Collins tribute


Dirty DC @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link


Dirty/DC have been playing throughout the UK and Europe since 1998 and have developed a lineup and stage show that has made their reputation seriously strong amongst AC/DC fans, whether die hard fanatics or people who just want a good night out.

Every visual detail has been fine tuned from the wall of Marshalls to Angus's footwear, but most importantly the music delivery and stage show has an impact regularly described as "awesome!"

Dirty/DC give real value for money with a full 2 hour+ show with all the AC/DC favourites from both Bon and Brian eras.

So, if you love AC/DC and really want to rock - get down to The Box!

Tickets £12.50


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


Sparks @ The Glasshouse, Sandbach View map - The Glasshouse Permanent link


Mutha Humbucker @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

Mutha Humbucker

2016 sees local lads Mutha Humbucker celebrating 10 years of 'rockin for the fun of it'. 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!


Open Mic Night @ The Cricketers Arms, Sandbach View map - The Cricketers Arms Permanent link


The Amber Lamps @ The Brunswick, Crewe View map - The Brunswick Permanent link

The Amber Lamps

An experienced 4-piece rock and indie band from the Alsager / Crewe / Nantwich / Audlem area. They've been going since 2013, and are all experienced musicians that are in it for the love of loud guitars and playing live!

They have a mix of original songs and covers by the likes of Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro, Queens of the Stone Age, The Temperance Movement and Rival Sons.


Terry Earl Taylor @ The Fox, Elworth View map - The Fox Permanent link

Terry Earl Taylor

Terry Earl Taylor, honkin harpist, will be joining his musical chums, Bucket of Blues, who are now show-casing the exciting jazz-tinged vocal talents of Ms Opus Raven; with Rob and Ron, the rhythm twins; and Pete on a variety of guitars, guaranteeing a rockin' bluesy evening at the Fox Inn, Elworth, Sandbach, and featuring the top toe-tappingest tunes ever, from Memphis to Milwaukee, Howlin' Wolf to Chuck Berry, to Chicago and back again, playing even more of your all-time favourites.

So come on down, enjoy the show, dig the music, and ask Terry about his brand new Fender harmonica - cos no one else has...

Sunday 23rd Oct 2016

Gary Wells @ The Broughton Arms, Haslington View map - The Broughton Arms Permanent link

Gary Wells

Gary Wells

The powerhouse that is Gary Wells. Gary will be performing all your favourite rock anthems from the 70s right through to current.

You can rock the house with Gary from 7:30pm.


Labour Party Fundraiser Gig @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

Labour gig

Colossus Live Presents -
A wealth of local talent in support of The Crewe & Nantwich Constituency Labour Party.

Photo Booth Smile
Green Bullet
Stepping Lane
Barry Lawton
Beru*
We Are Nomad
Till The Fall
Sequence of Leaves
Different Skies
Kill The Doctor
The Dans
Brave New World

+ Loads more...

£5.00
Doors 12.30pm


Fundraiser event @ The Vine, Shavington View map - The Vine Permanent link

CLASSROOMS IN THE CLOUDS - Nepal Fundraiser
Acoustic artists all afternoon - 1PM-6PM

Local lad Kieron Smith, 16, has been given the opportunity through Fire Cadets to travel to Nepal to help rebuild classrooms of schools destroyed by earthquakes. Please help Kieron to raise the funds necessary to travel by supporting this very worthwhile event.

1.00 - 1:45 - DAYVE DEAN
2.00 - 2:45 - JONATHAN TARPLEE
3.00 - 3:45 - TERRY DWYER
4.00 - 4:45 - TIM LEE
5.00 - 5:45 - UNITED BREAKS - NEIL (host of The Vine Open Mic Night, and Kieron’s Uncle!!!) & TIM KIRWIN

AND OTHER SPECIAL GUESTS…..


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


The Casino Allstars @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

The Casino Allstars

The Casino Allstars were formed in November 2009 with the aim of being the first true Norther Soul band. Paul Kidd and Big Al are the remaining original members.

Various other members have joined over the years, including Sarah Dickens who became an instant hit with fans.

The line-up is now the best ever, with top rate musicians!
Don't miss this afternoon show. 6.00pm start.


The Bay City Rollers @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Bay City Rollers

In 1974 the world was to witness a new musical phenomenon the like of which had not been seen the days of Elvis and The Beatles. The music of the Bay City Rollers became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers growing up in the mid 70’s. The face and voice of that soundtrack belonged to Les McKeown.

With Les leading the way, the band’s singles and albums shot to the number spot all over the globe. Massive hits such as ‘Bye Bye Baby’, ‘Shang A Lang’, ‘Summer Love Sensation’ and ‘Give A Little Love’ (to name just a few) propelled the band to world-wide superstardom and their trademark Scottish tartan was to be seen everywhere across the planet.

The Bay City Rollers starring Les McKeown is a celebration of those hectic days of Hit songs, Touring, TV Shows and the behind the scenes pandemonium that followed the band everywhere they went. A transformed Les McKeown has come through the extreme highs and lows of life’s great road and he is here to tell us all about it. All the hits songs are there and audiences are promised a fantastic night of fun and nostalgia as they take a trip back to those innocent days of growing up to the sounds of The Bay City Rollers starring Les McKeown.

Tickets: £25.25
Concessions: £23.25
Premiere Card Holders: £21.25
Groups 8+: 20% off

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.

Monday 24th Oct 2016

Acoustic Open Mic @ 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 25th Oct 2016

Open Mic Night @ The Fox, Elworth View map - The Fox Permanent link


That'll Be The Day @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

That'll Be The Day

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show!

This year’s show features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the 50’s through to the 70’s & 80’s, mixed as always, with even more hilarious comedy!

Complete with stunning costumes and incredible LIVE music performances, we guarantee you’ll be on your feet and dancing in the aisles before the night is over.

Welcome to the golden age of popular music… revived!

Tickets: Stalls/Circle £27, Gallery £21
Premiere Card: Stalls/Circle £25, Gallery £19
Groups 8+: Stalls/Circle £20, Gallery £15.20

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


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


Open Mic Night @ The Boughey Arms, Audley View map - The Boughey Arms Permanent link


Harp and The Monkey @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link


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

Wednesday 26th Oct 2016

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


Open Mic Night @ Newton Brewery Inn, Middlewich View map - Newton Brewery Inn Permanent link


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


That'll Be The Day @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

That'll Be The Day

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show!

This year’s show features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the 50’s through to the 70’s & 80’s, mixed as always, with even more hilarious comedy!

Complete with stunning costumes and incredible LIVE music performances, we guarantee you’ll be on your feet and dancing in the aisles before the night is over.

Welcome to the golden age of popular music… revived!

Tickets: Stalls/Circle £27, Gallery £21
Premiere Card: Stalls/Circle £25, Gallery £19
Groups 8+: Stalls/Circle £20, Gallery £15.20

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.

Thursday 27th Oct 2016

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


Acoustic Open Mic Night @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


Megan Lee @ Crown Hotel Bar, Nantwich View map - Crown Hotel Bar Permanent link


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


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

12.00 - 2.00pm

Friday 28th Oct 2016

Tom Zanetti & K.O.Kane @ The Studio, Nantwich View map - The Studio Permanent link

TOM ZANETTI & K.O. KANE

On Friday 28th October TOM ZANETTI & K.O. KANE are at the Studio!

They will be performing all of their hits LIVE including:

DARLIN,
TNT,
YOU WANT ME,
FUNKYTOWN

and LOADS MORE!


After spending the summer playing all the major festivals the likes of Creamfields, V Fest, T in the Park and more they are coming to Nantwich!

This event will sell out, get your tickets today!

Tickets £5.00 + booking fee available here: Skiddle

18+
10.00pm - 3.00am


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


Fake That @ Coppenhall Working Mens Club, Crewe View map - Coppenhall Working Mens Club Permanent link

£5.00
18+


Scopyons @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

Scopyons

SCOPYONS THE UK TRIBUTE TO THE GREAT GERMAN ROCKERS THE SCORPIONS.

So why are they called sCOPYons? Hopefully the capital letters method of spelling the name will explain! They are a COPY of the Scorpions …………Forgive us, but founder member Nige did have to explain this, even to certain intelligent friends and members of the band.

The kindling of The Scopyons were formed in late 2011 when 5 North West based musicians decided to get together a definitive UK based tribute to the great German Rockers The Scorpions. The band spent 9 solid months rehearsing until playing their first full shows in September 2012 and were quickly acknowledged as the premier UK Scorpions tribute and were subsequently offered the opportunity to go and play in Munich, Germany alongside Scorpions guitarist Matthias Jabs at the 5th Anniversary of his MJ Guitars Store in march 2013. Things have gone from strength to strength from there on in with bigger and better gig offers and over 8500 Facebook likes to boot.

Scopyons have a leaning toward the post Matthias jabs era (1978 Lovedrive up to the present day) All the BIG hits like Rock You Like A Hurricane, Big City Nights, No One Like You, Holiday etc are there but we have added classic Uli Jon Roth era songs like We’ll Burn The Sky, In Trance & Pictured Life to the set now to appease the old school fans. They really could not have chosen a more perfect time to unleash the UK’s first full 5 piece definitive Scorpions tribute band.

£8 adv
£10 on the door


The Sound Party @ The Duke Of Bridgewater, Crewe View map - The Duke Of Bridgewater Permanent link

The Sound Party

A debut at The Duke for The Sound Party, a three-piece Rock, Pop and Indie group from Staffordshire.

This is a free gig.

9ish start.


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


Son Of Shinobi @ The Imperial, Crewe View map - The Imperial Permanent link

Shinobi

ONE of Cheshire most-exciting rock bands, Son of Shinobi make their debut at The Imp.

The five-piece have been working hard in the Dojo to hone their sound and create a powerful album, packed full of original songs for an eager following.

Track ‘Memory Box’ recently received airplay as part of the BBC Introducing initiative to great reviews.

Having previously played in bands with bassist Rudi Heinemann and guitarist Ol Hughes, Ste Hadzik (drums) ensured the chemistry was there immediately.

With Rick Mason (formerly of Katatoy) also on guitars and frontman Paul Senior, the band are more solid than ever, throwing up sounds influenced by Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains & Pearl Jam & Rage Against The Machine amongst others.




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

Deepsnake

Deepsnake was formed in October 2007 and they are ready!!!!

They are ready to take you to the heights of musical ecstasy with classic Deep Purple and Whitesnake tracks!!!

It's a tight thunderous and smouldering performance combined with fun to give you a guaranteed fantastic night!!

Members £ free
Non-members and guests £2

Saturday 29th Oct 2016

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

12.00 - 2.00pm


King Rock @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link


The Penguin Incident @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

The Penguin Incident

A welcome return to The Tav for The Penguin Incident - a Cheshire based covers band playing classic rock, metal and punk/pop.

Don't miss it!

£free. 9ish start...


The Liquid Engineers @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box Permanent link

The Liquid Engineers


The Liquid Engineers - Pat Martin, Paul Stewart and Simon Forsyth - are a tribute to the look, sound and music of Gary Numan. Covering material from the beginning of Numans career to his current sound, The Liquid Engineers perform a one hour show, paying tribute to the music of Gary Numan.

The boys are joined on the night by Absolute Synth 80s - a tribute to the days when synthesisers ruled the charts!


Doors 8.00PM
The Liquid Engineers 9.00PM
Absolute Synth 80s 10.15PM
Bar Closes at Midnight

Tickets £8.00 advance (including booking fee) or £10.00 on the Door
Entry 14+(ID required) if accompanied by an adult


Indecision @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club 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!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00


Halloween Rock Night @ The Cricketers Arms, Sandbach View map - The Cricketers Arms Permanent link


Martin Gregory Lambert @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Phil Collins tribute


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!


Mutha Humbucker @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link


Déjà Vega @ No. 4, Winsford View map - No. 4 Permanent link


Blake's View @ The Glasshouse, Sandbach View map - The Glasshouse Permanent link


Tumblin' Dice @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

Sunday 30th Oct 2016

The Whitney Houston Show @ Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

The Whitney Houston Show

Belinda Davids was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and began performing professionally at the age of 14. She has never had vocal training and is blessed with a 4 octave vocal range, and hence the ability to sing any genre. Her musical heart has always been R&B; Belinda’s inspirations as a child were Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, Chaka Khan, Donny Hathaway, Michael Jackson and the one artist whom she still, to this day, honours in every show she performs – Whitney Houston.

In 2013 Davids snagged a last minute audition for the brand new Showtime Australia production The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show and beat out over 15,000 other applicants to take on the challenging lead role. Taking more than 80,000 tickets to date, the show has been an instant success with Davids as the marquee star.

She continues to tour with the show internationally, keeping alive the music and spirit of her own musical idol - the late, great Whitney Houston.

“Belinda Davids doesn’t only have the voice, she also has the charm – in bundles.” – ToNight, 2013

“Belinda Davids is the stage goddess of your dreams – and the world has started to take note…” – Citizen Newspaper, 2015

"Her vocal ability is the real deal!” – TrueLove, 2015

Tickets: £31.75
Concessions: £29.75
Premiere Card Holders: £28.25

Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.


Jam Night @ The Brunswick, Crewe View map - The Brunswick Permanent link

Jam Night

Jam session / open mic night at The Brunny hosted by respected local musician Glyn Sutton (Flux).


The Sound Party @ The Talbot, Nantwich View map - The Talbot Permanent link

The Sound Party

A debut at The Talbot for The Sound Party, a three-piece Rock, Pop and Indie group from Staffordshire.

This is a free gig.

9ish start.


Shakermaker @ The Broughton Arms, Haslington View map - The Broughton Arms Permanent link

Shakermaker

ShakerMaker – Halloween Fancy Dress Special!

Cheshire based, professional covers band ShakerMaker, will be rocking the Broughton for a Fancy Dress Halloween special.

Shakermaker will be performing as a duo, with Ben Maitland (singer) and Graham Cooper (guitarist), playing rock, indie and rock n roll music from the 50's to the present day.

They absolutely LOVE what they do and this comes across in their performance, which is lively, energetic and above all passionate. They will make sure that everyone has the best time.

Come and enjoy the fun from 7:30pm. There is also a free buffet.


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

12.00 - 2.00pm


NSS Band @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven 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 70s 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! 6.00pm start.

Monday 31st Oct 2016

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


Acoustic Session @ The Hawk, Haslington View map - The Hawk Permanent link

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