JAN 2017


WED 4 JAN

GEORGIA SHACKLETON TRIO [info] (8.15pm ~ £6.00 / £5.00 members ~ tel 01406 381 339 for info re club) - SPALDING FOLK CLUB @ SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS


SAT 7 JAN

RLB BAND [info] (Doors 7pm ~ Classic rock & blues covers, Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Doors, ZZ Top etc ~ free entry ~ band info 07751 193 641 / Venue 01724 861 685) - REDBOURN SOCIAL CLUB, CEMETERY ROAD, SCUNTHORPE, N. LINCS.

REVAMPED [info] (eclectic mix of rock and pop ~ 01507 602 965) - KINGS HEAD, 10 MERCER ROW, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 9JQ

KEZIA GILL [info] (8pm ~ 01652 655 480) - BLUE NICKEL CMC, SCRAWBY VILLAGE HALL, 17 WEST ST, SCRAWBY, nr BRIGG, NE LINCS. DN20 9AS


SUN 8 JAN

CLUB NIGHT ~ SING IN THE NEW YEAR (01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN


MON 9 JAN

BARRY FORBES & JOHN HUBBERT (8.15pm ~ club info 01205 358 783 / venue 01205 361 116) - BOSTON FOLK CLUB @ THE EAGLE, 144 WEST STREET, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 8RE


TUE 10 JAN

PHIL LLOYD (8pm ~ with linedancing ~ £3.50 on the door ~ Bar/Tea & Coffee/Buffet ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


38TH WHITTLESEA STRAW BEAR FESTIVAL

FRI 13 - SUN 15 JAN

Various music, dance displays, sessions (including free events on Sat & Sun) plus the traditional Straw Bear Procession and burning - WHITTLESEY. CAMBS.

For full details visit the Straw Bear Festival website


FRI 13 JAN

MOTLEY CRUDE / POIZON (Rock tribute acts ~ £6 adv £8 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

SAM KELLY / FLOSSIE MALAVIALLE / RUSSELL & ALGAR (8pm ~ £10 ~ 07857 357 970) - STRAW BEAR FESTIVAL @ IVY LEAF CLUB, GRACIOUS STREET, WHITTLESEY, CAMBS.


SAT 14 JAN

THE TAILFINS (Rock'n'Roll night ~ £3 adv £4 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

BARNDANCE with ALL BLACKED UP with Caller BAZ PARKES (8pm ~ Bar available, please do not take your own drinks! ~ £12 ~ 07857 357 970) - STRAW BEAR FESTIVAL @ SIR HARRY SMITH COMMUNITY COLLEGE, EASTREA ROAD, WHITTLESEY, CAMBS.


SUN 15 JAN

BETWEEN THE LINES [info] (01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN

JONNY WILLIAMS & LYNNETTE MARIE [info] - OLD LEAKE CMC, COMMUNITY CENTRE, FURLONGS LANE, OLD LEAKE, nr BOSTON, LINCS. PE22 9NX


SKEGNESS ROCK & BLUES FESTIVAL 2017

FRI 20 - SUN 22 JAN

Various artists including:

MAIN STAGES (CENTRE STAGE / REDS)

Friday:The Skegness Blues Harp Explosion featuring MAGIC DICK [info], JAMES HARMAN [info] & BILLY BRANCH [info]with THE GILES ROBSON BAND [info] / SUGARMAN SAM & THE VOODOO MEN [info] (Fri)

Saturday:Alligator Records present MARCIA BALL [info] / MORELAND & ARBUCKLE [info] / TORONZO CANNON [info] / NINE BELOW ZERO [info] / STEVE 'BOLTZ' BOLTON and DEAD MANS CORNER [info] /HELEN HARDY BAND [info] (Rock stage) / MARTIN HARLEY BAND [info] (Sat)

Sunday:STEVE HARLEY & COCKNEY REBEL [info] / JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR [info] / POPA CHUBBY [info] / LIL JIMMY REED [info] / ERIC SARDINAS & THE BIG MOTOR [info] / DAVID KNOPFLER BAND [info] / BILLY BOY MISKIMMINS & MERCY LOUNGE [info] / LAURENCE JONES BAND [info] / JAMIE WILLIAMS & THE ROOTS COLLECTIVE [info] (Sun)

Day to be confirmed: SNAFU [info] / THE TEXAS FLOOD [info] / KENNY JONES & THE JONES GANG [info] / THE RAINBREAKERS [info] / LEAFHOUND [info] / PAUL JONES & DAVE KELLY [info] (tbc) / THE BLUES BAND [info] (tbc)

BLUES MATTERS STAGE:

Friday: THE REVOLUTIONAIRES / HUSKY TONES / THE FRAN McGILLIVNEY BAND

Saturday Afternoon: ROADHOUSE (JAM SESSION)

Saturday Night: CATFISH / THE DOM PIPKIN BAND / LAVENDORE ROGUE

Sunday Afternoon:MICHAEL WOODS / JO ANN KELLY CELEBRATION / KENT DuCHAINE & LEADBESSIE

Sunday Night:ROADHOUSE / WILL JOHNS / KRIS BARASS BAND

INTRODUCING STAGE:

G-Ts BOOS BAND / TOM WALKER TRIO / LEEDS CITY STOMPERS / MATT EDWARDS BAND / BACKWATER ROLL BLUES BAND / SOUTHBOUND / BOURBON STREET REVIVAL / AMY EFTEKHARI / THE ZOE GREEN BAND / GREG COULSON / LOL GOODMAN BAND / ELLES BAILEY / THE WANG DANG DOODLE

(0845 070 4734) - BUTLINS (SKEGNESS), ROMAN BANK, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 1NJ

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FRI 20 JAN

BURDEN OF PARADISE [info] (Featuring Snake Davis ~ 01652 660 380) - ROPERY HALL @ THE ROPEWALK, MALTKILN LANE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, NE LINCS. DN18 5JT

THE BULLY WEE BAND [info] / EDDIE O'DWYER (doors 7.30pm for 8pm ~ tel 01522 535 770) - FALDINGWORTH LIVE, MEMORIAL HALL, FALDINGWORTH, LINCS. LN8 3SE

BETTY SWOLLOX [info] (01775 822 228) - BLACK BULL, 7 MARKET PLACE, DONINGTON, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 4ST

THE CREEDENCE COLLECTION (a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival & John Fogerty) / THE FROOT '67 (£8 adv £10 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

THE AFTER HOURS QUINTET [info] (7.30pm ~ goodtime vintage jazz ~ 01472 840 068) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, THE SQUARE, NORTH THORESBY, LINCS. DN36 5QL

OUT OF ORDER [info] (Mod, ska & 2 Tone ~ 01472 310 040) - HAINTON CLUB, HENEAGE ROAD, GRIMSBY, N E LINCS. DN32 9JF

INERTIA [info] (4 piece band playing original songs and Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Queen, etc. covers ~ 01472 354422) - THE COUNTY HOTEL, BRIGHOWGATE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 0QU

THE PITMAN POETS [info] (01302 303 959) - CAST, WATERDALE, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKS. DN1 3BU

KEZIA GILL [info] (0115 981 1481) - TEST MATCH HOTEL, GORDON SQUARE, WEST BRIDGFORD, NOTTS. NG2 5LP

CAROLANN B [info] - (01909 472 817) - SHIREOAKS CMC, SHIREOAKS MINERS WELFARE & SPORTS CLUB, SHIREOAKS ROAD, WORKSOP, NOTTS. S81 8NA

ROD CLEMENTS [info] + ABSENT AVERAGE [info] (£8/£10 ~ 07939 148 603) - THE ROOTS MUSIC CLUB, UKRAINIAN CENTRE, 46 BECKETT ROAD, DONCASTER, DN2 4AD


SAT 21 JAN

PAUL JONES & DAVE KELLY [info] (7.30pm ~ £21 / £20 conc ~ 01476 406 158) - GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE, ST PETER'S HILL, GRANTHAM, LINCS. NG31 6PZ

REVAMPED [info] (eclectic mix of rock and pop ~ 01790 752 528) - GEORGE HOTEL, 1 BOSTON ROAD, SPILSBY, LINCS. PE23 5HB

MOTORHEADACHE (Motorhead tribute ~ £5 adv £6 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

BLAIR DUNLOP [info] (7.45pm ~ award winning folk singer & guitarist ~ 01522 722 462 / 01522 722 919) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ MEMORIAL HALL, SCHOOL LANE, HARMSTON, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN5 9SN

ALL MOD CONS [info] (Jam tribute band ~ 01724 849 255) - LORD ROBERTS HOTEL, WELLS ST, SCUNTHORPE, N LINCS. DN15 6HJ

MODERA [info] (Mod/Ska tunes delivered with style ~ 01472 354422) - THE COUNTY HOTEL, BRIGHOWGATE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 0QU

DAN FURNISS [info] (Soul singer ~ 01472 693 601) - LINDEN HOMES CLUB, CLEE ROAD, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8QL

RAZMATAZ (Personality male/female duo ~ 01472 310 040) - HAINTON CLUB, HENEAGE ROAD, GRIMSBY, N E LINCS. DN32 9JF

THE JIVE ACES with AMY BAKER [info] (01302 303 959) - CAST, WATERDALE, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKS. DN1 3BU


SUN 22 JAN

THE AFTER HOURS QUINTET [info] (7.30pm ~ goodtime vintage jazz) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ HEYDOUR PARISH HALL, MERE LANE, HEYDOUR, LINCS. NG32 3NE

CLUB NIGHT (01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN


TUE 24 JAN

AMANDA RHEAUME [info] (Canadian Roots singer/songwriter ~ soulful folk, country, roots) / DENNIS ELLSWORTH [info] (Canadian Roots singer/songwriter) (01482 847 007) - THE BACK ROOM, 175a HALLGATE, COTTINGHAM, EAST YORKSHIRE. HU16 4BB


THU 26 JAN

RICK HUDDLESTON (8pm til late ~ folk & blues across the road from the Wheatsheaf pub ~ 01205 821 492) - 'LAST THURSDAY FOLK/BLUES CLUB' @ ARTS CORITANI GALLERIES, HIGH STREET, SWINESHEAD, BOSTON, LINCS. PE20 3LH

URBAN FOLK QUARTET [info] (7.30pm ~ 01427 881 582) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, MANOR LANE, RAMPTON, NOTTS. DN22 0JU

MICHAEL CHAPMAN [info] (Renowned guitarist / singer/songwriter) / LINDSEY SIMPSON [info] (Hull blues musician) / PROKOP [info] (8pm ~ £10 adv ~ 01482 348 216) - NEW ADELPHI, 89 DE GREY ST, HULL, E. YORKS. HU5 2RU


COUNTRY MUSIC WEEKEND

FRI 27 - SUN 29 JAN

CLEARWATER [info] / CAROLANN B [info] / CLEAR CUT [info] / ARIZONA WES (The Sheffield Cowboy) [info] + Irene & Phillip dance tuition (Country weekend £139 incl accomodation half board ~ 01754 762 301) - ROYAL HOTEL, SOUTH PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 3EH

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FRI 27 JAN

BLAIR DUNLOP [info] (7.30pm ~ award winning folk singer & guitarist ~ £8.00 ~ 01507 363 682) - VILLAGE HALL, MAIN STREET, FULSTOW, LINCS. LN11 0XG

LIZZIE & THE BANSHEES / FIENDFITS / THE CORVIDS (£7 adv/£9 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

ROCK INTO 2017 featuring TREVOR LEESON & TERRY CAREY with PREMIER CRU / CRAIG MARTINI / MEG McPARTLIN / DENNIS GEORGE (7.30pm ~ £12.50 ~ 01476 406 158) - GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE, ST PETER'S HILL, GRANTHAM, LINCS. NG31 6PZ

MARK FERGUSON TRIO (Launch of Last Friday of the Month Jazz Session featuring trio led by The Fanfare Big Band pianist ~ free entry donations welcome ~ 01790 752 936) - IN THE BAR @ SPILSBY THEATRE, CHURCH STREET, SPILSBY, LINCS. PE23 5DY

LEAGUE OF MENTALMEN [info] (Entertaining punk band from Lincoln ~ 01472 354422) - THE COUNTY HOTEL, BRIGHOWGATE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 0QU

MODERA [info] (Mod/Ska tunes delivered with style ~ 01472 310 040) - HAINTON CLUB, HENEAGE ROAD, GRIMSBY, N E LINCS. DN32 9JF

MARK WILLIAMS [info] (01724 849 255) - LORD ROBERTS HOTEL, WELLS ST, SCUNTHORPE, N LINCS. DN15 6HJ

THE CARRIVICK SISTERS [info] (£8/£10 ~ 07939 148 603) - THE ROOTS MUSIC CLUB, UKRAINIAN CENTRE, 46 BECKETT ROAD, DONCASTER, DN2 4AD

BETTY SWOLLOX [info] (01485 600 625) - THE ANVIL INN, ST ANDREWS LANE, CONGHAM, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE32 1DU


SAT 28 JAN

The annual un-scottish Burns Night Bash featuring The DOG HOUSE ROCKETS [info] (Music from 8.30pm ~ 50's rock n roll ~ haggis supper available. for more info ring 01205 480 395) - RED LION, CHURCH ROAD, STICKFORD, LINCS. PE22 8EP

THE JIVE ACES with AMY BAKER [info] (8pm ~ £15 / £13 conc ~ 01522 873 894) - LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

BETTY SWOLLOX [info] (01205 361 990) - NEW INN, PENN STREET, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 6TF

REVAMPED [info] (eclectic mix of rock and pop ~ 01522 524 414) - THE STILL, 8-20 SALTERGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1DH

LIMEHOUSE LIZZY [info] (Thin Lizzy tribute band ~ £10 adv/£12 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

YOUNG FOLK SHOWCASE featuring ROSE HOOD / OLLIE KING / JACK COOKSON (01652 660 380) - ROPERY HALL @ THE ROPEWALK, MALTKILN LANE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, NE LINCS. DN18 5JT

THE URBAN FOLK QUARTET (7.30pm ~ Folk quartet who are taking the festival scene by storm ~ 01507 578 695) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, MILL LANE, HEMINGBY, nr HORNCASTLE, LINCS. LN9 5QQ

GENIE LAMPS [info] (Lincoln rock covers band ~ 01724 849 255) - LORD ROBERTS HOTEL, WELLS ST, SCUNTHORPE, N LINCS. DN15 6HJ

ALL MOD CONS [info] (Jam tribute band ~ 01472 354422) - THE COUNTY HOTEL, BRIGHOWGATE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 0QU

THE INFLATIONS [info] (If you like something a bit different! ~ Music & Comedy duo ~ 01472 693 601) - LINDEN HOMES CLUB, CLEE ROAD, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8QL

LANCE MERLIN [info] (Line dance club ~ 01636 703 685) - RODEO CMC, BRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTRE, LINCOLN ROAD, NEWARK, NOTTS. NG24 2DQ

JADE [info] (Female vocalist ~ 01472 310 040) - HAINTON CLUB, HENEAGE ROAD, GRIMSBY, N E LINCS. DN32 9JF

MODERA [info] (Mod/Ska tunes delivered with style ~ 01469 572 896) - STATION INN, STATION RD, HABROUGH, IMMINGHAM, N E LINCS. DN40 3AP


SUN 29 JAN

MOLLY AMOUR with PAUL GOUGH [info] (01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN

LINDSAY LOU & THE FLATBELLYS [info] (7.30pm ~ Eclectic Americana /modern bluegrass band from the Great Lakes of Michigan ~ £12.50 / £11.50 conc / £7.50 U16s ~ 01775 764 777) - SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS

JOHN VERITY BAND (4-6pm ~ Superb guitarist, formerly with The Zombies, Argent etc and band ~ £8.00 ~ 01673 828 217) - TAVERN BLUES @ HOPE TAVERN, CAISTOR RD, HOLTON-LE-MOOR, MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN7 6AH


TUE 31 JAN

WARREN DEWITT [info] (Voted best East Midlands Country Music Act Oct 2016 ~ 01405 812 761) - MOORENDS COMRADES CLUB, 160 MARSHLANDS ROAD, MOORENDS, DONCASTER. S. YORKS. DN8 4SB

MICK DENVER (8pm ~ with linedancing ~ £3.50 on the door ~ Bar/Tea & Coffee/Buffet ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN