Crewe and District Gig Guide

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Today - Monday 25th Mar 2019

Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac @ The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - The Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac - Anniversary Tour
50 Years - The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2019 with its ‘Anniversary Tour’, a brand new show celebrating 50 years of the very best of Fleetwood Mac, including a very special blues set paying tribute to Fleetwood Mac’s legendary Peter Green era.

Channeling the spirit of Fleetwood Mac at their very best, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac offers a unique opportunity for fans, both old and new, to rediscover the songs and performances that have ensured Fleetwood Mac’s place as one of the most loved groups of all time.

Personally endorsed by Fleetwood Mac founding member, Mick Fleetwood, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac is the ultimate tribute to one of rock and roll’s most remarkable groups.

Tickets: £28
Show & Dine: £48 (arrival 6 PM)
Plus 100 Gold Circle Tickets at £38

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.


Charity Fundraiser @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

£5 entry.
Music from Footsteps, The Blue Yellows, Dayve Dean, Tim Lee, Luke Stevenson and Bitter and Twisted

Tuesday 26th Mar 2019

Open Mic Night @ The Oddfellows Arms, Nantwich View map - The Oddfellows Arms Permanent link


Time Bandits @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link


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 27th Mar 2019

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 28th Mar 2019

Kast Off Kinks @ The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - The Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Kast Off Kinks

FEELING KINKY? The Kast off Kinks features three former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name. This great line-up features Mick Avory (original drummer on all the classic hits from 1964-84), Ian Gibbons (keyboards/vocals, Kinks 80’s & 90’s and still with Sir Ray Davies), John Dalton (bass/vocals, Kinks 60’s & 70’s) alongside Dave Clarke (guitar/vocals, formerly of the Beach Boys, Noel Redding & Tim Rose).

Expect an evening of iconic hits including: You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, Sunny Afternoon, Lola, Days, Waterloo Sunset, Come Dancing, All Day and All of the Night plus more… A great night out, not to be missed!

A full house, and a standing ovation. To anyone wondering about going, do not hesitate (The Stables, Milton Keynes)

Nothing short of superb. From start to finish it was filled with hit after hit (Mad Ferret, Preston)

Tickets: £22.50
Show & Dine: £42.50

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.


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...!







Ryan Cook @ The White Bear, Middlewich View map - The White Bear Permanent link

+ Eddie Ogle
£10.00


Open Mic Night @ Ebenezer's, Nantwich View map - Ebenezer's Permanent link


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


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


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

Nostalgia night
£3 adv, £4 otd.


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

JLS

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 and The Barflys.

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

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.

Friday 29th Mar 2019

The Magic of Motown @ The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - The Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown - Celebrating the sound of a generation.

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a million people, it’s no surprise that the show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history, even performing for Her Majesty the Queen, as special guests at the Royal Variety Performance.

Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and more, are sensationally recreated for you by an exceptionally talented cast and band.

This breath-taking concert spectacular takes you on a musical journey through all your favourite songs, including: Ain’t No Mountain, Signed Sealed Delivered, Grapevine, Get Ready, Dancing In The Streets, My Girl, Blame It On The Boogie, Uptight, Endless Love, My Cherie Amor, All Night Long, Heatwave and many, many more.

(This is a tribute show and is no way affiliated with any original artists/estates/management companies or similar shows).

Tickets: £29
Groups: £25
Show & Dine: £49 (arrival at 6 PM)

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.


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....!


Motel California @ Coppenhall Working Mens Club, Crewe View map - Coppenhall Working Mens Club Permanent link

Motel California

Motel California - Eagles tribute band 10th anniversary tour.

Top Eagles tribute band Motel California is marking 10 years of delighting fans across the UK. Playing songs from the early days to the latest album they continue to accurately reproduce the glorious vocal harmonies and guitar parts associated with classic songs by Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley and Glenn Frey. Expect a few surprises and new material on this celebration tour!

£10.00
Adults only.
Contact Phil Taylor for tickets on 01270 584144


Artizan @ The Brunswick, Crewe View map - The Brunswick Permanent link

Artizan

This band was formed to bring a high-octane rock show to the local scene, playing popular anthems spanning from 70’s to modern hard anthems.


Expect tracks from the likes of Bon Jovi, Fleetwood Mac, Stereophonics, Tears For Fears, Kings Of Leon, Journey, Van Halen... The list goes on!!


FREE ENTRY!


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

The Dans

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

They play: Rock, Funk, Blues & Pop

They promise: rock, funk, blues and pop - a mix to entertain everybody!


Sid St John @ The Railway Inn, Alsager View map - The Railway Inn Permanent link

Sid St John

Sid is from Newcastle-under-Lyme and is well known as The Soulster in the area. He has been entertaining lovers of Soul & Motown for many years.

Sid just loves to sing his tribute to Motown & Soul Music, and with so much passion. It doesn't matter how many times you see him, there will always be songs you've not heard him do before!


Amber Lamps @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link


Mutha Humbucker @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club 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!

Members £free
Non-members and guests £2.00


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

Walkway

Following the success of opening for Status Quo, The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry, Slade, Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Eric Martin (Mr Big), Graham Bonnet (Rainbow); Walkway’s distinct vocals, jaw dropping solos and solid rhythm section have created a huge buzz and gained the band the reputation as one of the UK’s best unsigned rock bands.


Touring extensively, including shows in Europe, three successful album releases, plus national airplay on BBC Radio 2, Walkway have a huge national fan-base.


"Really enjoyed it, loved the energy you guys had. You boys are annoyingly good!" - Rick Parfitt & Francis Rossi (Status Quo)

“I actually felt like I was at your show…” - Dan Hawkins (The Darkness)

“You guys have got a very bright future ahead of you” - Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry)

"I would love to have Walkway out on tour with us. You're a great rock and roll band that are going places. I'm your biggest fan" - Eric Martin (Mr Big)








About Time Two @ The Oddfellows Arms, Nantwich View map - The Oddfellows Arms Permanent link

About Time Two

Embarking on a journey as a duo this year but more than likely picking up a guest or two on the way!

Local legend Al Dean and Baz Pickles offer a mixture of Roots, Blues and Soul tracks for your enjoyment.

They hope you can join them on their musical journey...

Saturday 30th Mar 2019

Oli Ng + special guests @ The Broad Street Project, Crewe View map - The Broad Street Project Permanent link


The Broad Street Project presents...

AN EVENING WITH OLI NG + SPECIAL GUESTS

Oli Ng is a singer-songwriter from Crewe. Influenced by artists such as Bruce Springsteen, The Gaslight Anthem and Tom Petty, Oli's Americana-Rock sound has seen him tour relentlessly across the UK & Europe both solo & with his band at the age of just 23.
His 'Into The Dark' EP was awarded 'Best EP' at the Music Awards of Staffordshire & Cheshire 2017.

Oli will be performing a show broken into both solo acoustic & full band sets, performing songs from across his back catalogue.

Special guests: Chris Kelly + Bel Roden

Tickets £6.00 and include Hot Supper. Bring your own Drinks

Ticket link - www.wegottickets.com


Elvis: The Story of Aloha from Hawaii Starring Gordon Hendricks @ The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - The Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

Elvis: The Story of Aloha from Hawaii Starring Gordon Hendricks

Featuring Gordon Hendricks as Elvis - crowned 2017 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artiste ratified by Elvis Presley Enterprises - 2017 and 2014 Collingwood Grand Champion in Canada confirming him as the World’s No 1!

This is a show which takes you through the '68 Special and Elvis in Concert years to a special section where beautiful ballads and gospel songs are recreated in an intimacy which leaves the audience spellbound.

After the interval it is a superlatively choreographed and brilliantly engineered MAJOR theatre production which replicates the original Iconic “ALOHA FROM HAWAII ” Show as beamed via satellite from Honolulu and comes to Crewe Lyceum Theatre for the first time. I t is all there with a 12 piece band and singers and those incredible ELVIS vocals. The raw energy and sheer charisma of Gordon’s performance is absolutely jaw dropping - along with the superb musicians & singers this show recreates the magic of ELVIS’ brilliant concert.

He has the looks of Elvis, he moves like Elvis and he sounds like Elvis - he has my vote anyday. - JOHN WILKINSON - Elvis’ guitarist between 1968 to 1977.

Whatever Elvis had, you have it too. - SHERRILL NIELSON - Elvis’ backing vocalist 1971 to 1977.

I think he just keeps getting better and better. Your show is a nice devotion to keeping Elvis memory alive and well. - CHARLES STONE - Elvis' Tour Manager.

Thanks for telling me about Gordon…He is indeed very good. - JERRY SCHEFF - Elvis’ bass guitarist.

Tickets: £27
Premiere Card Members: £23.50

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 Udacious Truth @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link

The Udacious Truth

"BREAKING NEWS... Local Legends to play The White Horse!

'The Udacious Truth' will be playing at The White Horse in Nantwich, one of the premier live music venues in Cheshire, on Saturday March 30th at 9:15pm.

This promises to be a cracker, as it brings together some of the most respected musicians of their generation playing Classic Rock, Rhythm N' Blues, Blues, Prog, Funk, Country Rock, Soul and Pop covers from the 60s to the present.
The line-up includes Alec Johnson on guitars and Steve Bartley on drums both professional musicians on the global touring circuit (ex: Nightwing, Skeleton Crew, Magic and Plain Truth). They'll be joined by another local legend' Al Dean (The Regulators, Big Blue House, Flight 505) on bass and 'Pappi Ande' (Ande Blackshaw Allstars, TaBoF and The Ande Blackshaw Experience) on vocals and guitars.

This is definitely a show not to be missed, bring your friends and dancing feet too!
It would be lovely to see you there 😊"


Megan Lee @ The Oddfellows Arms, Nantwich View map - The Oddfellows Arms Permanent link

Megan Lee

Megan Lee is a local girl from Nantwich who has a huge love for music, her forte being jazz and blues, visiting all the eras from Ella Fitzgerald and Eva Cassidy to the modern day Adele and Amy Winehouse, to the quirky 1940's style with the likes of Caro Emerald and Madeleine Peyroux.


Megan's style and persona complements the style of the music she performs leaving you wanting more and most certainly having a night to remember.


She trained at the London School of Musical Theatre and has worked in the West End and abroad as a leading lady.


This is a free gig. Not to be missed!


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......!!!


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


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

Colin Paul

Charity Evening

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.....

Also, Shane Rich (Crackerjack).

£5.00


Black Magic @ 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


The Pluckers @ The Woodside, Crewe View map - The Woodside Permanent link

The Pluckers

The Pluckers are a Stoke-based duo comprising of Andy (acoustic guitar/vocals/ukulele) and Tony (acoustic guitar/vocals /ukulele/mandolin ) and occasional guest performers.

Formed in 2007 they play regularly far and wide to delighted audiences.

Expect songs from Crowded House, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, The Zutons, REM, The Kinks, Neil Young, James Taylor, The Eagles, Snow Patrol, The Rutles, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Leadbelly, The Jam, Pink Floyd and more....


Insanity Beach @ The Imperial, Crewe View map - The Imperial Permanent link

Insanity Beach

Insanity Beach are a North-West Rock band, taking their show out on the road 52 weeks of the year.

With raw and sincere vocals, two Lead guitarists, thundering bass & powerhouse drums, playing timeless classics by bands such as Guns N’ Roses, Killers, Bon Jovi, The Kings of Leon and U2, along with more modern tunes like Nikki Minaj, Rihanna, Maroon 5 and Black Eyed Peas, the band never fail to win over even the toughest of audiences.

Their greatest achievement to date is being invited by Status Quo to open for them in front of more than 7,000 avid Quo fans at Worcester Sixways Stadium during their ‘Just Doin’ It’ tour!


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

The Extras

The Extras are all ex-professional musicians from Liverpool.

They play high-octane British Rhythm and Blues in style of The Pirates and Dr Feelgood.

Other influences include Dick Dale, Rory Gallagher, Chris Spedding, Brian Setzer, Wilko Johnson...


The Jim Kirkpatrick Band @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Jim Kirkpatrick

The all-new Jim Kirkpatrick Band featuring Neil Simpson (Roy Wood, Climax Blues Band) on bass, Duncan Thompson (Sandi Thom) on drums, Dave Edwards (Chris Bev Org) on Hammond alongside one of the UK's premier slide, blues and rock guitar players - Jim Kirkpatrick (FM, Bernie Marsden, Rhino's Revenge and more).

Original and cover tracks from Hendrix to Zeppelin....



Pink Cadillac @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

Pink Cadillac

The boys are back in town with some quality 50's and 60's Rock 'n' Roll.
Take a trip back in time with Pink Cadillac to the 50's and 60's and twist the night away!
This band lives for the fact that Rock-n-Roll is here to stay!

Members £ free
Non-members and guests £2


The Eton Rifles + The Start @ The Crosville Club, Crewe View map - The Crosville Club Permanent link

The Eton Rifles + The Start

Back by popular demand!

The return of Yorkshire's finest Mod/Ska tribute band "From The Eton Rifles"

After a three year break, the band are back together with a new line up playing the very best in Mod/Ska/New wave and Northern soul.

Support comes from Crewe's very own, "The Start."

The last two gigs these bands played together sold out, so advanced tickets are recommended.

Tickets available now from www.wtdpromotions.com or from The Crosville Club in person (no booking fee).

£9.00 adv. + bf
£12.00 door


Heather Marie @ Wilbraham Arms, Nantwich View map - Wilbraham Arms Permanent link

Heather Marie

Heather Marie is a fantastic vocal entertainer with a large repertoire of songs ranging from the 50’s to present day.

In 2010 Heather won ‘Meccas’ got talent national competition where she went on to perform at the Blue Square Premier bet play off final at Manchester City Football club with an audience of 18,995. She has also been performing at The Liverpool Royal Philharmonic Theatre.


Double Denim Co. @ The Rising Sun Vaults, Crewe View map - The Rising Sun Vaults Permanent link

Sunday 31st Mar 2019

I Talk Too Much - An Evening of Chat and Music with Francis Rossi @ The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe View map - The Lyceum Theatre Permanent link

I Talk Too Much -  An Evening of Chat and Music with Francis Rossi

Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening.

In Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much, the founder, lead singer and lead guitarist of Status Quo will talk about his mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of the biggest and most loved bands ever.
Francis is a true member of British Rock Royalty. He sang the first words at Live Aid in 1985, survived the obligatory rock’n’roll brush with alcohol and drugs, was awarded an OBE in 2010 and has a BRIT for his Outstanding Contribution to Music. His band has sold more than 120 million records globally.

Expect laughter, revelations, tales involving some of the giants of music, exclusive video clips, snatches of classic tunes and a great night out. Rossi will be joined on stage by award-winning writer and broadcaster Mick Wall, who has sold more than 1 million books.

FRANCIS ROSSI WILL BE SIGNING COPIES OF HIS ALBUM AND BOOK AFTER EVERY SHOW

Standard: £28.50
VIP: £36 (Stalls Rows A-E, includes a photo & exclusive VIP lanyard. Please note this does not include a meet and greet)
Show & Dine: £48.50 (arrival at 6 PM)

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.


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 /.

The band has just recorded their debut album ‘Vol. 1’

An unmissable gig for any SAHB fan!


+ Long Strung Creatures

Tickets £15.00 adv, £18.00 OTD.


Sami Brookes @ Wilbraham Arms, Nantwich View map - Wilbraham Arms Permanent link

Sami Brookes

Sami Brookes, is an established singer with a huge hunger and passion for music.
Originally from Prestatyn in North Wales, she has trained to a high standard in Dramatic Arts and Music.

She is a versatile Soprano singer and covers a wide range of music from the 1950’s right up to the present day. Her genres include jazz, soul, pop, rock, ballads, disco, dance and swing.

She is better known for appearing as a contestant on ITV's X Factor in 2011, where she performed on the live TV Finals for a number of weeks. She made it through to the final 10 and received a tweet from her idol Kelly Clarkson (Winner of American Idol) saying that she had a 'killer voice'!

She also featured on the “Wishing on a Star” charity single along with The X Factor contestants, One Direction and JLS which reached number 1 in the UK charts.

4.30pm


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 25 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

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