Clowne Rock & Blues Club - Gig Guide:
The Clowne Blues Club is now Clowne Rock & Blues to more reflect the blues based classic rock bands on offer & also because we aren't a club as such, as you don't have to be a member.
Live music at the Clowne Community Centre between Chesterfield & Worksop N.E. Derbyshire every Sunday night from 8.30pm 'till 11:00pm. Doors open from 7:45pm. Just 2 miles from M1 Junction 30.
Sensibly priced drinks, usually with a choice of 3 cask ales.
Doors open from 7:45pm - Bands start at 8:30pm
|1st December||3 Legged Cat(£4 on the door)|
|3 Legged Cat are a classic rock covers band based around Mansfield and Chesterfield who have gathered a loyal following from their gigs all over the midlands. Artists they cover are: Deep Purple, Thin Lizzy, Free, Wishbone Ash, Bad Company, UFO, Pink Floyd, Whitesnake, Neil Young, Cream, plus occasionally a few originals.|
|8th December||Sam Kelly's Station House(£5 on the door)|
|It's great to see this excellent band back at Clowne again. Sam's self taught style of drumming has placed him in the drumseat with Cymande, Dr John, Chaka Khan, Eddie Floyd, Robert Plant, Michelle Shocked and Gary Moore to name but a few. He's been voted into the Blues in Britain Gallery of the greats' after winning 'UK Drummer of the Year' five years running. The London music scene devours his rhythmic contribution as he continues to work in the U.K. and Europe, stamping his brand on blues, R&B, funk and soul.|
|15th December||Vamp(£4 on the door)|
|Vamp play a variety of Classic rock music from the likes of Free, Led Zeppelin, The Faces & more. They are a classic rock band & though based in South Yorkshire they play all over the north of England. The lineup has been re-Vamped a few times over the years. Steve and Ian are the only remaining members from the original lineup. After a few bass players, Jayne joined the band in 2009 & after parting ways with their former drummer, Ian (Jock) joined the band also in 2009.|
|22nd December||The Idle Hands(£5 on the door)|
|Big favourites at Clowne, the Idle Hands have been acclaimed by the UK National music press as being "One of the finest yet still surprisingly unsigned original Blues Rock bands on the scene today". Powerful, gritty & soulful vocals are interlaced with proficient, intensely exhilarating guitar work, all solidly backed by a vacuum tight rhythm section. If you don't know this band yet, then you don't know what you've been missing.|
|29th December||Paddy Maguire + Hooson(£5 on the door)|
"Guitarist/Singer Paddy Maguire can regurgitate the most basic blues licks straight from the Mississippi Delta or run off a flurry of screaming guitar notes like Jimi Hendrix or Stevie Ray Vaughan without sounding like an imitation of either" - Paul Jones BBC Radio 2
The unstoppable Jenna Hooson is taking the British blues scene by storm. Her multi-faceted vocals & energetic presence are truly unforgettable. Nominated for Best Female Vocalist at the 2012 British Blues Awards, Jenna has toured across the UK, Europe & the US, thrilling audiences everywhere with her spirited blend of blues, soul & rock.
|12th January||Laughing Gravy|
|19th January||AVIT Blues Band|
|26th January||Mahogany Newt|
|2nd February||Steve Fulsham Band|
|23rd February||Cold Flame|