The Graeme Wilson Quartet have built a reputation for electrifying performances around the North East for over two years. They formed to play the music of saxophonist Wilson, who moved to Newcastle after a long stint on the Scottish jazz scene including Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra.
Hard-hitting Chicago Blues!
The Blueswater are an award-winning act from Edinburgh who regularly perform across Scotland and the UK. The band brings in the sounds of gritty old-school rhythm and blues, drawing inspiration specifically from the Chicago blues style of Chess records, building guitar riffs and harmonica solos around a tight rhythm section.
Kyla Brox is all woman, and now that she’s added mother to her various roles as temptress, good-time gal and dream soul singer, Kyla is the complete woman.
Every 1st Monday of the month is the very popular Blues Jam. Our resident band will jam the night away with players of any standard, so bring your guitars, mouth organs, sticks or vocal chords and play the blues. Just seek out Franny when you arrive and they'll give you the lowdown on how it works. All welcome to join in or kick back and watch the players in action!
‘A Moveable Feast’ is a group led by award-winning jazz pianist Mark Pringle. Heavily inspired by time spent studying in Paris in 2013, the music draws on multiple cultural influences, containing themes of nature, wildlife, literature, the chaos of cities, the lives of people who inhabit them, woodland creatures and strange beasts.
Here's a change to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Manchester. Who says you need a trip to New Orleans to experience the fun!
Henry Botham - piano
Jamie Brownfield - trumpet
Hugh Lawrence - drums
"Twitter’s number 1 followed Blues guitarist worldwide", Chris King Robinson brings his considerable talents to Matt & Phreds, Manchester. In December Chris’s single ‘Lipstick On Her Cigar’ reached top spot in the iTunes blues chart, meaning that his accolade one of the top ‘undiscovered’ guitar talents in the world is rapidly changing!