Zetor in the Kailyard return to Belper on Feb 14 with support from Dave and Chris. Kate Badcock and Roddy Johnson play what they describe as 'turbo driven fusion..pushing tradition to the edge of modernity'.
Support on this occasion comes from Duffield duo Dave and Chris with their own effortless fusion of folk and blues.And yes, befitting the date, there will be love songs.
ROBB JOHNSON AT THE QUEENS HEAD,BELPER.NOV 23rd. Just a few tickets left for this one. Best grab them now from the venue or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Doors at 7.30pm.Three great acts starting at 8.00pm.Without a ticket or reservation,turn up early.
Long revered as one of our finest song writers and social commentators, Robb Johnson returns to Belper on Nov 23rd. With a new album 'Ordinary Giants' featuring cameos from Phil ( Men They Couldn't Hang) Odgers . Tom Robinson and ...Dennis Skinner. Robb's star is very much in the ascendant just at the moment. Add two East Midlands favourites, Graham Cooke and Paul Carbuncle and you have a bill well worth booking early for.
Tickets are already available at the venue or to reserve now contact email@example.com.
Capacity limited to 50 for this one.
From Austin Texas and on his very last UK tour, Bob Cheevers returns to Belper. The award winning songwriter comes to The Queens Head on November 8th.
Catch him here if you can't afford the air fare to Texas.
Tickets are £8 / £7 unwaged on the door or reserve via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twice winner of the Black Horse Poetry award,performance poet and musician,Jimmy Andrex brings his one man show to Belper.
Based on the book 'Utopia for Realists' by Rutger Bregman, the show explores the causes and impact of poverty together with the argument for Universal Basic Income.
Co-founder of Red Shed Readings, Jimmy has also delivered plays and stage performances which have been at least controversial.
His friends describe him as clever and articulate while his wife just wishes he would shift that pile of books next to the bed.
Poets eh ?
Admission is by donations to Hope For Belper.
The clock is ticking for Nailed...let's pull together for our community newspaper at The Queens Head,Belper on Oct 12 and No 28 on Oct 14.
Two benefit gigs in three days to send our community newspaper onwards and upwards.
On Saturday October 12, Cage of Crows, Spindrift, Jake KIngfisher and Leo Swarvett play The Queens Head while on October 14 The Ferrets headline at No 28.
To allow for a full evening's fun and entertainment, The Queens gig kicks off at 7.30 pm and there may still be additions to the line up plus raffles and other frivolities.
Admission is free but donations are welcome and we will tug at your purse strings.
There is an admission charge on Monday but there will also be excellent food.
Why not support both and ensure that we have our own community newspaper funded for the future.
If you think you've never heard John Emil,be surprised. As well as touring clubs and festivals on both sides of the Atlantic, John's subtle and innovative slide / dobro playing has enhanced many a major TV series. Preferring Hawaiian lap steel style his playing reaches deep down into the roots of the blues while incorporating bluegrass and country picking. So be prepared for a refreshing interpretation of the old label Americana.
On the same bill is our own finger style maestro Tony Stark so all round an evening of stunning and innovative guitar work.
Tickets available at the venue or contact email@example.com.
SEAN TAYLOR and MIKE SEAL at THE QUEENS HEAD,BELPER. SEPTEMBER 21. 8.00pm. Support from Dave and Chris.
Coming on like a latter day beat poet, Sean Taylor has established himself in the vanguard of young singer/ song writers.With unique material evocative of smoky bars and late night cafes, Sean covers the whole emotional range from the personal to social comment all delivered with a vocal intensity that has echoes of both Tom Waits and J.J Cale.
His new album 'The Path Into Blue' has already garnered rave reviews from sources as diverse as Mojo and The Morning Star. The Guardian tips him as 'a man to watch'.
On this occasion Sean's vocals and fiery guitar are perfectly complimented by the double bass of Mike Seal to form a duo that can only remind you of the halcyon days of John Martyn and Danny Thompson.
Support comes from Dave and Chris with their fusion of folk and blues from the Duffield Delta.
Tickets are £8 / £7 unwaged and available from the venue or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
But hurry as capacity is limited to 50.
Join us on a trip down memory lane and revisit those old classics from the 20s through to the 50s.
Sounding even better today than they did on the old
steam wireless radio.
Tickets £8 and available from wegottickets.co/.event/469373 or visit the venue where tickets will be available behind the bar from 25/6/2019.
Some early reservations can be obtained via email@example.com. Some tickets available behind the bar.
From Bessie Smith to Billie Holiday,from Louis Armstrong to Gregory Porter,jazz has always had a human as well as an instrumental voice. We are proud therefore to welcome back the Midlands' finest interpreter of jazz,blues,soul and gospel combined with the virtuoso keyboards of Matt Ratcliffe.
They wete stunning back in January and their return could well spearhead future collaborations of our finest jazz artists.
For now grab tickets from the venue or for early reservation,contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katie Spencer at The Queens Head,Belper.May 18th .8 00pm.£8 /£7 unwaged. Spindrift added to the bill!
Exploring new song structures 'little tapestries of song with guitar reminiscent of the great Bert Jansch'.Katie is surely the brightest star in the acoustic firmament.Her debut album 'Weather Beaten' sending shock waves through the petrified forest of the UK folk scene.
Don't miss her now.
Tickets £8/£7 unwaged at the venue or contact email@example.com.