Crewe and District Gig Guide

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

39 gigs

Today - Sunday 26th Jan 2020

Risky Business @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link


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

12.00 - 2.00pm

Ben Maitland @ The White Horse, Nantwich View map - The White Horse Permanent link

Monday 27th Jan 2020

Open Mic Night with Marc Gollins @ The Brunswick, Crewe View map - The Brunswick Permanent link

The Brunswick Open Mic Night, hosted by established local musician, Marc Gollins.

"Every Monday for new and existing bands, solo artists, stand-up comedians or alternative entertainment - come along and if you pass the audition you will get a paid gig here at The Brunswick. Please let us know if you're coming along to perform..." (click through to their Facebook page here).

All welcome, performers and spectators alike.

Free entry.

7.30ish start.

Tuesday 28th Jan 2020

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

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

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

Steamhead @ The Market Tavern, Sandbach View map - The Market Tavern Permanent link

Wednesday 29th Jan 2020

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 30th Jan 2020

Benidorm's Irish Rovers @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Benidorm's Irish Rovers

FOR one night only, Benidorm's Irish Rovers arrive in Crewe.

The Guinness, the craic and the music will certainly flow when in-demand six-piece band come to Crewe complete with fiddle, guitar, banjo, whistle and a rock rhythm section.

During a ten-year plus residency in Benidorm’s legendary Shamrock Bar, the band have finely honed their sound and music to perfection.

Equally able to produce memorable versions of Irish traditional songs and tunes as well as their own distinctive and unique takes on the work of rock music giants such as U2 or Kings Of Leon, their set is always a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

9.30pm ***LATE BAR!!!***

Eliza Waters @ 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

Friday 31st Jan 2020

Elle McLain @ The Flying Lady, Crewe View map - The Flying Lady Permanent link

Elle McLain

Live at The Flying Lady

Artistes International present -

Elle McLain - a 'superb vocal entertainer'...

Expect familiar songs from across the decades.

As always, free entry.

9ish start.

Glory Days @ Langtry's, Crewe View map - Langtry's Permanent link

Glory Days

Glory Days bring their live show to Langtry's in Crewe for the first time - after some great gigs at the now demolished Box in Crewe the guys are really looking forward to playing at this great new venue. It's also a home town gig for some of the band!

Glory Days have been playing for more than two decades and are long-time Springsteen fans who lovingly recreate the power and poetry of a Springsteen show, playing not only the crowd pleasing greatest hits, but also some less well known album tracks for the hard core fans.

The full E-Street, seven piece line-up will take you on a blast down Thunder Road playing all the classics on the way. These musicians can rock for over three hours and give you that Bruce experience you thought you just couldn't get anymore. Sets have included just about everything over the years and you will always be treated to a great mix of songs, from Jungleland and Thunder Road to The River and Promised Land, they pick from the best back catalogue around. When The Boss stays home, Glory Days will give you what you need.. Jersey style!

Ticket info tbc.

The Cheatles @ Coppenhall Working Mens Club, Crewe View map - Coppenhall Working Mens Club Permanent link

The Cheatles

A ‘first class’ tribute to The Beatles - Five decades after the hysteria of The Beatles first number one single, The Cheatles, the most authentic of the Beatles tribute bands, will transport you back to the swinging sixties, creating the ultimate feel good factor!

Established as the UK’s finest vintage Beatles tribute band, The Cheatles are the ultimate entertainment. Across the globe, they have a reputation as the authentic choice for all decerning Beatles fans having toured China, Russia, Europe and the Middle East. They are in particular demand on the celebrity circuit with their superb Beatle show, often traveling to weird and wonderful locations for their performances. As seen on the BBC, they opened the Hard Days Night Hotel in Liverpool with their super Beatles tribute and are regulars at the Annual Liverpool International Beatles week where their performances are always anticipated with an air of excitement!

Its over 50 years since the release of the ‘Please Please Me’ album and The Cheatles have showcased this fantastic album in full throughout the year, they open up the evening with the classic title song and slip into a wonderful array of The Beatles finest tunes and some of the most choice ‘B’ sides as well, these boys know all the secret Beatles oldies that are most requested yet never get played. The look is sharp and the harmonies are second to none - only the best will do for their fans!


The Liver Bird - Victoria Jones top tribute to Cilla Black. After many successful years performing around the world as pop sensation Kylie, Victoria Jones has hung up her hot pants in favour of something a little more swinging. This Liverpudlian lass is taking on the starring role in a new show – Liverbird!

The show will take audiences on a musical journey through Cilla’s life and some of the biggest chart hits of the era.

Classic hit songs such as Alfie, Anyone Who Had A Heart, Step Inside Love and many more will also celebrate the great songwriting partnerships of the time including Lennon and McCartney.

Tickets £6.00
Adults only.
Contact Phil Taylor for tickets on 01270 584144

Green Bullet @ Albert's Corner, Crewe View map - Albert's Corner 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 entry!

Electro 80's + The Start @ The Crosville Club, Crewe View map - The Crosville Club Permanent link


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

FootSteps @ The Oddfellows Arms, Nantwich View map - The Oddfellows Arms Permanent link


A welcome return to The Oddies for this great local acoustic trio oozing with talent, playing a range of pop, rock and indie covers!

£free as always.

Robbie Williams tribute @ Kinderton Hotel, Middlewich View map - Kinderton Hotel Permanent link

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


Vocalist from El Diva performing solo -

Expect 80's and 90's dance and soul classics.

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

The Leaders

The Leaders - A little bit Country, little bit Blues, little bit Rock 'n' Roll...

Take a tablespoon of good music, a scoop of entertainment, a measure of talent, mix well - Welcome to the show!

King Rock @ The Cosey Club, Haslington View map - The Cosey Club Permanent link

King Rock

First time at The Cosey for King Rock. Performing an array of songs from the 1970s and 1980s, King Rock have been playing pubs, clubs, and bikers rallies across central England and Wales since 2015.

With a collection of 60+ songs, the sets of King Rock always include some of the expected as well as the unexpected; those songs you love but rarely hear at your local venues.

Committed to playing the music they grew up listening to, Phil (vocals), Lee (guitar), Nick (bass), and James (drums) deliver dynamic performances with music centered around bands such as Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Montrose, Ozzy, Thin Lizzy, Budgie, UFO and more.

Members £free
Non-members/guests £free

Saturday 1st Feb 2020

Iron Mayhem @ Langtry's, Crewe View map - Langtry's Permanent link

Iron Mayhem

Iron Maiden tribute, plus Rockageddon Classic Rock Night

Iron Mayhem are UK's leading Iron Maiden tribute with a vast array of classic Maiden songs. They strive to make every song that they cover as close to the original as possible for the full Maiden experience!

£tbc adv, from the Corner Bar or from Rockageddon.
£tbc otd.

Photo Booth Smile @ The Brunswick, Crewe View map - The Brunswick Permanent link


" In my wallet with your Photo Booth Smile and I, wearing my water proof jacket " - Maximo Park.

Photo Booth Smile, a female fronted four-piece function band based in Crewe. Expect a wide range of lively cover songs from the past thirty years from artists such as Alanis Morisette, Blondie, Adele to the likes of Cornershop, Pulp, White Stripes, The Killers, Katrina & The Waves plus many many more...

Tumblin' Dice @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Tumblin' Dice

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

Venture X @ The Linley Tavern, Alsager View map - The Linley Tavern Permanent link

Venture X

It ain't gonna end well...a four piece providing an eclectic variety of covers whilst avoiding the classic rock cliches? Yes! Amazing! Truly amazing!

A debut at The Linley for Stoke rockers Venture X.


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

12.00 - 2.00pm

Led Into Zeppelin @ Sandbach Town Hall, Sandbach View map - Sandbach Town Hall Permanent link

+ The Disappearing

£8.50 adv; £10 door

Doors 7.30pm

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

The Scoundrels

The Scoundrels play all 80's pop tracks.
They are a 5 piece vocals, guitar, keys, drums and bass. They are all ex-pro musicians who gig regularly and are very experienced.

An Eclectic 80's Revival - Go West to Hall & Oates, Simple Minds to Level 42 & everything in between!

Members £free
Non-members/guests £2.00

Baxter @ The Hop Pole, Crewe View map - The Hop Pole Permanent link


Baxter is the musical lovechild of Hayley Strangelove and Paul Senior.

Hayley is something of a local legend, with her direct, powerhouse vocals, evenly matched with a dry wit and infectious guitar style that will leave you open mouthed and wanting more.
Paul brings strong vocal styles from soul, blues and jazz through to big rock anthems. He was also the frontman of the rock band Son Of Shinobi.

Baxter strive to be more than your average covers band, choosing the less obvious songs to deliver a completely different experience that will keep you guessing, and dancing, but more importantly, smiling!

Mind Over Matter @ Shavington Club, Shavington View map - Shavington Club Permanent link

Mind Over Matter

Delivering everything from classic Rock 'n' Roll through to current hits with a twist, this band have the ability to please audiences regardless of age or musical preference.

Expect covers from the 50's to the present day - Fleetwood Mac, Elvis, The Jam, Stereophonics, The Beatles, Status Quo, The Killers and more....

Members £free
Non-members/guests £1.00

The Midwich Affair @ The Railway, Nantwich View map - The Railway Permanent link

The Midwich Affair

THE MIDWICH AFFAIR - a fun 4 piece band playing a mix of new wave rock and pop from Bowie, Blondie, Pretenders to name but a few... they guarantee a good time with some great music!

Sunday 2nd Feb 2020

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

Lundie Brothers @ 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

The Callum Wright Band @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

The Callum Wright Band

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

With years of experience gigging at venues across the UK and occasionally overseas, 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, Mc Fly, Bill Withers and many, many more and includes some of his own respected original material.

For this full band show, he'll be joined by Neil Anderson and Ben Price.



Also, at 6.00pm - ALISHA PARKER

Alisha Parker @ The Raven, Crewe View map - The Raven Permanent link

Alisha Parker

Alisha Parker is a professional singer, pianist and composer.

The 18-year old has taken her influences from the likes of Elton John, Norah Jones and Stevie Wonder and is now performing at venues across the North West & Midlands.

Since taking to the piano at the youthful age of 11, Alisha’s love for music flourished. From there, her classical skills then expanded into the depths of Pop, Jazz and Blues as an accompanist. She then began to combine her playing skills with her unique vocal ability during her school career, later honing them at various open mic and jam nights in the local area.

Today, Alisha gigs at venues across the UK from cocktail bars and hostelries to festivals and weddings alongside her A level music studies. Her talents have already been recognised by many seasoned musicians and her following is continuing to bloom!


Also, at 8.00pm - THE CALLUM WRIGHT BAND

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