APR 2017


SAT 1 APR

RAG MAMA RAG [info] (7pm for 7.30pm ~ acoustic blues duo ~ £10 ~ 01507 568 651) -- Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, MAREHAM LE FEN, BOSTON, LINCS. PE22 7RL

THE BIG JIG featuring HIGGLEDY PIGGLEDY [info] / THE DELTA DOGS [info] (7pm to late ~ Ceilidh raising funds for UNICEF 51; helping children in danger ~ tickets £10 otd or available from the bands, folk clubs, South Holland Centre, Spalding, or tel 07777 696 690) - TRAVIS PERKINS SUITE, LINCOLN CITY FOOTBALL STADIUM, SINCIL BANK, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN5 8LD

GORDIE MacKEEMAN & HIS RHYTHM BOYS [info] (7.30pm ~ £13.50 / £12 conc / £7.50 U26s ~ 01775 764 777) - SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS

DOUBLE TAKE [info] (12 Noon - 2pm ~ Free entry ~ 01522 873 894) - CAFE BAR @ LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

TOTALLY TINA [info] (7.30pm ~ £18 / £19.50 / children £11 ~ 0844 871 3016) - GRIMSBY AUDITORIUM, CROMWELL ROAD, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 2BH


SUN 2 APR

GILES ROBSON & THE DIRTY ACES [info] (4-6pm ~ £8.00 ~ 01673 828 217) - TAVERN BLUES @ HOPE TAVERN, CAISTOR RD, HOLTON-LE-MOOR, MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN7 6AH

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

RAG MAMA RAG [info] (7.30pm ~ 0333 666 3366) -- Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ CROWLAND ABBEY, 46 EAST STREET, CROWLAND, LINCS. PE6 0EN

BLUE HORIZON [info] (0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.


MON 3 APR

Day/date t.b.c:COUNTRY COUSINS (Male Country duo ~ 01302 868 775) - ROSSINGTON LABOUR CLUB, GATTISON LANE, ROSSINGTON, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE. DN11 0NR


TUE 4 APR

BERNIE TORME [info] / GRACE SOLERO [info] (£10 adv £12 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

PETER SHAW [info] (Doors open 7-15 for 8-00pm start ~ Admission £3.50 ~ everyone welcome ~ All profits go to charity ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


WED 5 APR

THE HUT PEOPLE [info] (8.15pm ~ £6.00 ~ tel 01406 381 339 for info re club) - SPALDING FOLK CLUB @ SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS

THE BUDAPEST CAFE ORCHESTRA [info] (01507 578 755) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, BRICKEN FIELD LANE, MINTING, HORNCASTLE, LINCS. LN9 5RX

DAVE LESLEY [info] - GRIMSBY CMC, THE NEW STANDARD CLUB, FRESHNEY DRIVE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 1XE


THU 6 APR

THE BLUES BAND [info] (7.30pm ~ £24.00 ~ 01522 873 894) - LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

BILLY OCEAN plus special guests [info] (7.30pm ~ £22.50 / £35 / £45 ~ 0844 871 3016) - GRIMSBY AUDITORIUM, CROMWELL ROAD, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 2BH

LES McKEOWN'S BAY CITY ROLLERS [info] (7.30pm ~ £24.00 / Child £10.00 ~ 01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

THE BUDAPEST CAFE ORCHESTRA [info] (01507 313 335) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, PLAYING FIELD LANE, LUDFORD, LINCS. LN8 6AJ

PLUGGED presents BANG BANG ROMEO [info] / KINGS & BEARS [info] / HYPE-O [info] (Doors 7pm ~ curated by BBC Introducing ~ 14 years and over ~ £4 adv / £5 otd ~ 0844 888 8766) - THE ENGINE SHED, UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN, BRAYFORD POOL, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN6 7TS


SALOON DRIFTERS WEEKENDER

COUNTRY MUSIC & LINE DANCE WEEKEND

FRI 7 - SUN 9 APR 2017

PAUL BAILEY [info] / DEREK MAGILL DARBY [info] / BILLY CURTIS [info] (Three nights of great music, fun and dance, line dance workshops during the afternoons ~ £165 per person ~ inbox Vicki Taylor for info / booking form) - SAVOY HOTEL, NORTH PROMEADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UB


FRI 7 APR

ALEXANDER O'NEAL [info] (Doors 7pm ~ One of RnB's most iconic names with his 9 piece all star band celebrate 30 years of his1987 masterpiece 'Hearsay' ~ entry all ages, U14 accompanied by an adult ~ £32.50 ~ 0844 888 8766) - THE ENGINE SHED, UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN, BRAYFORD POOL, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN6 7TS

ZOE GILBEY QUARTET [info] (7.30pm ~ Exceptional jazz singer/songwriter leads swinging quartet performing jazz favourites from the Great American Songbook, popular songs with a jazz twist & original songs ~ £14 / Conc £12 / U16s £7.50 Jazzpac £12 & £10 ~ 01522 883 311) - TERRY O'TOOLE THEATRE, NK CENTRE, MOOR LANE, NORTH HYKEHAM, LINCS. LN6 9AX

LINCOLN FOLK CLUB (8-11pm ~ All acoustic ~ Performers £1.00 Non-performers £2.00 ~ For further details call Colin 01522 880968) - THE UNISON CLUB, BEAUMONT MANOR, BEAUMONT FEE, LINCOLN. LN1 1UL

THE BUDAPEST CAFE ORCHESTRA [info] (8pm ~ Balkan, Jewish & Russian traditional gypsy & folk music ~ £10 adv / £12 otd / U16s £6.50 ~ 01507 463 666) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ CORN EXCHANGE, 9 MARKET PLACE, ALFORD, LINCS. LN13 9EB

AUTUMN STORM [info] (01754 897 835) - WELLIES BAR, 16-17 GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

DEXETER [info] (UK country band making waves ~ 01482 348 216) - NEW ADELPHI, 89 DE GREY ST, HULL, E. YORKS. HU5 2RU

FOOLS GOLD [info] (01623 702 550) - TRIPLE S CLUB, MANSFIELD ROAD, SKEGBY, SUTTON IN ASHFIELD, NOTTS. NG17 3EF


SAT 8 APR

BAND FROM COUNTY HELL [info] / AUTUMN STORM / [info] CROSSFIRE [info] (tickets £10.00 ~ Box office ~ Note limited opening hours ~ 01205 367 919) - THE GLIDERDROME, SPAIN LANE, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 6HN

LTH Live presents BABAJACK [info] / RAPHAEL CALLAGHAN [info] (Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start ~ Award winning roots blues band supported by long standing acoustic bluesman ~ £10 adv ~ 01507 354 336) - LOUTH TOWN HALL, EASTGATE, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 9 NH

THE BIG JIG featuring THE BELTONAS [info] / STEPPIN STONES [info] (7-11pm ~ Ceilidh raising funds for UNICEF 51; helping children in danger ~ tickets £10 otd or available from the bands, folk clubs, South Holland Centre, Spalding, or tel 07777 696 690 / 01775 764 777) - SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS

NIGEL & TERI [info] (12 Noon - 2pm ~ Free entry ~ 01522 873 894) - CAFE BAR @ LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

TOTALLY TINA [info] (7.30pm ~ £22.00 / Child £10.00 ~ 01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

THE BUDAPEST CAFE ORCHESTRA [info] (01522 778 587) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ CORONATION HALL, MOOR LANE, SOUTH CLIFTON, NOTTS. NG23 7BG

CLASSIC ROCK USA [info] (7.30pm ~ Tribute featuring the hits of Bryan Adams, Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi ~ £19.50 / £18 conc ~ 0844 871 3016) - GRIMSBY AUDITORIUM, CROMWELL ROAD, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 2BH

HEY BEATLES [info] (7.30pm ~ Tribute ~ £12 / £10 conc ~ 01476 406 158) - GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE, ST PETER'S HILL, GRANTHAM, LINCS. NG31 6PZ

STEVE LOVETT [info] - C-SIDERS, VILLAGE HALL, JACKSON LANE, BURGH-LE-MARSH, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE24 5LA

MICK PINI BAND [info] (0116 251 0080) - THE MUSICIAN, CLYDE ST, LEICESTER, LEICS. LE1 2DE


SUN 9 APR

MICK PINI BAND [info] (4-6pm ~ £8.00 ~ 01673 828 217) - TAVERN BLUES @ HOPE TAVERN, CAISTOR RD, HOLTON-LE-MOOR, MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN7 6AH

SPOTLIGHT NIGHT featuring DAVE WAGSTAFF / KEITH EASTON / KIRSTY GREENFIELD [info] / MICK & SI GALLANT plus LOUISE JORDAN [info] (£2.00 ~ 01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN

ZOE GILBEY QUARTET [info] (7.30pm ~ 01529 461 926) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ READING ROOMS, MAIN ROAD, EWERBY, LINCS. NG34 9PJ

CLEAR CUT COUNTRY [info] (0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.


MON 10 APR

LOUISE JORDAN [info] (8.15pm ~ club info 01205 358 783 / venue 01205 361 116) - BOSTON FOLK CLUB @ THE EAGLE, 144 WEST STREET, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 8RE

Day/date t.b.c:GAMBLER ('Knockout Country show' ~ 01302 868 775) - ROSSINGTON LABOUR CLUB, GATTISON LANE, ROSSINGTON, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE. DN11 0NR


TUE 11 APR

WINTER WILSON [info] (8.30pm ~ club info 01507 354 464 / venue 01507 605 146) - LOUTH FOLK CLUB, BROWN COW, 133 NEWMARKET, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 9EG

BILLY LEONARD [info] - (8pm ~ £3.50 ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


WED 12 APR

JEFF GALLANT (Solo) [info] (8pm) - GRIMSBY CMC, THE NEW STANDARD CLUB, FRESHNEY DRIVE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 1XE


THU 13 APR

WARREN DEWITT [info] (01522 542 977) - RICKI SYLVA CMC, VILLAGE HALL, BILLINGHAY, LINCS. LN4 4EX

FOOLS GOLD [info] (info 01354 610 126) - COUNTRY REBELS, RUNCTON HOLME SOCIAL CLUB, SCHOOL ROAD, RUNCTON HOLME, NORFOLK. PE33 0AQ


FRI 14 APR

SNAKE DAVIS BAND - CLASSIC SAX SHOW [info] (8pm ~ £14 adv / £16 otd ~ 01652 660 380) - ROPERY HALL @ THE ROPEWALK, MALTKILN LANE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, NE LINCS. DN18 5JT

KATHRYN ROBERTS & SEAN LAKEMAN[info] (07939 148 603) ) - THE ROOTS MUSIC CLUB, UKRAINIAN CENTRE, 45, BECKETT ROAD, DONCASTER, DN2 4AD


SWEETWATER RUN COUNTRY & WESTERN

LINEDANCE FESTIVAL 2017

RUNS FRI 14 - MON 17 APR

ROSEVILLE BAND [info] / ATLANTA [info] / THE THRILLBILLIES [info] (Sat 15) / STONECOLD COUNTRY [info] / RAY PETERS & SMOKEY TURTLE BAND [info] (Sat 15 - 5 pce band) / THE HAYLEYS [info] (Sun 16) / ZENNE [info] / DARREN BUSBY [info] / AIDEN J DANIELS [info] / KEZIA GILL [info] / RICHARD PALMER [info] / ROOT'N'TOOT'N [info] / STEVE HANKS [info] / CLEAR CUT [info] (Fri 14) / SHANE DOUGLAS BAND [info] / TEXAS GUN [info] / HENRY SMITH BAND [info] (Sun 16 tbc) / FULL NELSON (Willie Nelson tribute) [info] (Mon 17) ~ Festival hosted by Florence Davis (Belle Boyd) - (01302 370 777) - SWEETWATER RUN FESTIVAL @ THE DOME, DONCASTER LAKESIDE, BAWTRY, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKS. DN4 7PD


SAT 15 APR

YARDBIRDS 10th ANNIVERSARY PARTY with OLIVER DAWSON SAXON [info] / BIGFOOT [info] (0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

KATHRYN ROBERTS & SEAN LAKEMAN[info] (8pm ~ £14 adv / £16 otd ~ 01652 660 380) - ROPERY HALL @ THE ROPEWALK, MALTKILN LANE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, NE LINCS. DN18 5JT

OLD DOG JACKSON [info] (8pm ~ 01400 230 291) - RAILWAY INN, 135 ERMINE ST, ANCASTER, GRANTHAM, LINCS. NG32 3QN

SUGARMAN SAM & THE VOODOO MEN [info] (01522 589 598) - THE ROGUE SAINT IRISH BAR, 33-37 MINT STREET, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1UB

MICHAEL TODD (Lincoln based musician playing finger-style guitar, ballads & instrumentals) [info] (12 Noon - 2pm ~ Free entry ~ 01522 873 894) - CAFE BAR @ LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

THE CONFIDENT TRICKSTERS (8.45pm ~ 01777 860 788) - RUM RUNNER, WHARF ROAD, RETFORD, NOTTS. DN22 6EN


SUN 16 APR

KEZIA GILL [info] (07446 294 837) - ST BERNADETTES CMC, ST BERNARDETTES SOCIAL CLUB, ASHBY ROAD, SCUNTHORPE, NE LINCS. DN16 2RS

JIM WORTON [info] (Long standing Country artist ~ 01522 542 977) - RICKI SYLVA CMC, VILLAGE HALL, BILLINGHAY, LINCS. LN4 4EX

THE HOOLEYS [info] (01522 589 598) - THE ROGUE SAINT IRISH BAR, 33-37 MINT STREET, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1UB

MICK PINI BAND [info] (4pm ~ 01945 475 566) - ROCK & BLUES CLUB @ ELME HALL HOTEL, 69 ELM HIGH RD, WISBECH, CAMBS. PE14 0DQ.

SMOKEY TURTLES BAND (Ray Peter's 5 piece band) [info] (0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.


MON 17 APR

t.b.c. - THE BUTCHER NOOK C.M.C, DAWNHILL LANE, WELDON RD, HEMSWELL, LINCS. DN21 5UH MON 3 APR

HIRED HANDS DUO [info] (Male Country duo ~ 01302 868 775) - ROSSINGTON LABOUR CLUB, GATTISON LANE, ROSSINGTON, DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE. DN11 0NR


TUE 18 APR

PETE JONES [info] (Doors 7.15pm for 8pm ~ £3.50 ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


WED 19 APR

TAPPY LAPPY QUARTET [info] (7.30pm ~ featuring David Gray ~ tea & cakes available~ £3/£7 tel 01526 320 695 for details ~ tickets also available on door) - ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY CHURCH, CHURCH ST, DIGBY, LINCS. LN4 3LZ

WARREN DEWITT [info] - GRIMSBY CMC, THE NEW STANDARD CLUB, FRESHNEY DRIVE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 1XE


THU 20 APR

THE BIG CHRIS BARBER BAND; CENTURY OF JAZZ [info] (7.30pm ~ £20 ~ 0844 871 3016) - GRIMSBY AUDITORIUM, CROMWELL ROAD, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 2BH

MICK PINI BAND [info] (Unplugged Acoustic ~ 0116 251 0080) - THE MUSICIAN, CLYDE ST, LEICESTER, LEICS. LE1 2DE


SKEGNESS ROCK'N'ROLL SOCIETY proudly presents

ROCKIN AT THE RICHMOND No 42 ~ JIVE & STROLL WEEKEND

FRI 21 - MON 24 APR

THE KINGCATS / THE DANY RENO BAND / JOEY & THE JIVERS / BERNIE WOOD'S & THE FOREST FIRES / MEMPHIS RIDERS / THE TROUBLE SHOOTERS / BO WALTON & RED ALERT / THE V8 ROCKETS / THE BUDDIES / THE ROOSTERS / ROCKIN THE JOINT / RONNIE & THE REVERBS / THE HI ACES - RICHMOND (£55 for 3 day pass tel 0115 932 2897 for enquires ~ day tickets available on door Fri £23.00 / Sat from 12 Noon £28.00 / Sat after 5pm £24.00 / Sun from 12 Noon £23.00 / Sun after 5pm £19.00) - RICHMOND HOLIDAY CENTRE, RICHMOND DRIVE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 3TQ

FRI 21 APR

FAT SKELETON'S BLUES & BIKES WEEKEND

FRI 21 APR

Main Stage: SLEEZE SISTERS [info] (11pm) / EX-KITTENS [info] (9pm) / OLD DOG JACKSON [info] (7pm) Acoustic Stage TRIGG DOWSE [info] / ITCHY FINGERS [info] + more to be announced (Weekend Ticket £25 adv / £30 otg subject to availability) - CABOURNE PARVA, CAISTOR, MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN7 6DR

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THE LITTLE BAND [info] / SILVER BIRCH [info] (7-11pm ~ Ceilidh raising funds for UNICEF; helping children in danger ~ tickets £10 otd or available from the bands, folk clubs, South Holland Centre, Spalding, or tel 07777 696 690) - MEMORIAL HALL, GRIMSBY ROAD, CLEETHORPES, NE LINCS. DN35 8AH

LINCOLN FOLK CLUB (8-11pm ~ All acoustic ~ Performers £1.00 Non-performers £2.00 ~ For further details call Colin 01522 880968) - THE UNISON CLUB, BEAUMONT MANOR, BEAUMONT FEE, LINCOLN. LN1 1UL

STACEY KENT [info] (8pm ~ £19.50 / £18.50 conc ~ 01775 764 777) - SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS

NORTHSYDE [info] (8pm ~ £12 adv / £14 otd ~ 01652 660 380) - ROPERY HALL @ THE ROPEWALK, MALTKILN LANE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, NE LINCS. DN18 5JT

NO FRILLS CEILIDH (Live band, non-stop dancing, Bring your own drinks ~ 01775 723 026) - ST MARY'S CHURCH HALL, ROSE LANE, PINCHBECK, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 3RN

LET'S HANG ON [info] (7.30pm ~ Show featuring the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons ~ £23.50 / Over 60s £22.50 / Child £12.00 ~ 01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

CONSPIRACY RISING [info] (01522 589 598) - THE ROGUE SAINT IRISH BAR, 33-37 MINT STREET, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1UB


SAT 22 APR

FAT SKELETON'S BLUES & BIKES WEEKEND

SAT 22 APR

Main Stage:DANA GILLESPIE & THE LONDON BLUES BAND [info] (9pm) / THE GYPSIES [info] (11pm) / BESSIES BLUES [info] (7pm)

Main Stage:SNEAKIN' STUPIDITY [info] (5pm) / BURNING SKY [info] (3.30pm) / BRINKHILL BLUES BAND [info] (2pm)

Acoustic Stage: HALF DEAF CLATCH [info] / TWA AULD REIVERS [info] / DUKES De LUDA [info] / WOOLFIE [info] / THE BREEZE [info]

OPEN MIC (but not loud) (12:30 to 3pm)

(Weekend Ticket £25 adv / £30 otg subject to availability) - CABOURNE PARVA, CAISTOR, MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN7 6DR

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RAKE UP [info] / THE RIVERHEAD RANTERS [info] (7-11pm ~ Ceilidh raising funds for UNICEF 51; helping children in danger ~ tickets £10 otd or available from the bands, folk clubs, South Holland Centre, Spalding, or tel 07777 696 690) - TRINITY CENTRE, EASTGATE, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 8DJ

FLAMING IRIS [info] (7.30pm ~ 5 piece band in concert playing all original material, BYO drinks ~ space for dancing ~ Tickets £7.50 or on the door ~ All profits to Transition Town Horncastle ~ 01507 526 591) - HAMILTON/VILLAGE HALL, EAST ROAD, TETFORD, HORNCASTLE, LINCS. LN9 6QQ

ILLEGAL EAGLES [info] (7.30pm ~ Eagles tribute, 20th Anniversary Tour ~ £24 plus booking fee ~ 0844 854 2776) - BATHS HALL, 59 DONCASTER ROAD, SCUNTHORPE, NE LINCS. DN15 7RG

EDDY O'DWYER [info] (12 Noon - 2pm ~ Free entry ~ 01522 873 894) - CAFE BAR @ LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

MATTHEW FORD [info] with the GARY STEVENS HOUSE BAND [info] (8pm ~ One of the finest big band singers ~ £18 ~ 01522 873 894) - LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

ICONIC [info] (7.30pm ~ £23.00 / Child £10.00 ~ 01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

UB40 EXPERIENCE [info] (7.30pm ~ UB40 tribute featuring 'Stars In Your Eyes ' winner Andi Bagnali as Ali Campbell ~ £12 ~ 01427 676 655) - TRINITY ARTS CENTRE, TRINITY STREET, GAINSBOROUGH, LINCS. DN21 2AL

THE CLOUDS [info] (01507 602 965) - KINGS HEAD, 10 MERCER ROW, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 9JQ

ACOUSTICA [info] (01522 537 108) - ADAM & EVE, 25 LINDUM ROAD, LINCOLN, LN2 1NT

UNDER THE COVERS [info] (3.30pm ~ Rock duo ~ 01754 765999) - STUMBLE INN, 128-130 LUMLEY RD, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 3NA

ALBANY [info] (01522 589 598) - THE ROGUE SAINT IRISH BAR, 33-37 MINT STREET, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1UB

EBONY & IVORY [info] (Popular acoustic duo host a request night with a difference ~ 07920 800 066) - WEST END TAP, 108 NEWLAND ST WEST, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1PH

Postponed:BELLA GAFFNEY [info] (01790 752 936) - SPILSBY THEATRE, CHURCH STREET, SPILSBY, LINCS. PE23 5DY

KATRIONA GILMORE & JAMIE ROBERTS [info] (£12.50 ~ 01623 870668 / 01623 794700) - FARNSFIELD ACOUSTIC, FARNSFIELD VILLAGE CENTRE, NEW HILL, FARNSFIELD, NOTTS. NG22 8JN

SAM CARTER [info] / THE POETS (Doors 7pm ~ Sam is described as the finest English-style finger-picking guitarist of his generation' by Bellowhead's Jon Boden, plus a short support slot by local poets ~ tickets eventbrite or 01636 822 742 / Venue 07880 973 365) - THE HOPBARN, HOPYARD FARM, HOCKERWOOD LANE, SOUTHWELL, NOTTS. NG25 0PZ


SUN 23 APR

THE LEGENDARY NIGHTHAWKS (4-6pm ~ £8.00 ~ 01673 828 217) - TAVERN BLUES @ HOPE TAVERN, CAISTOR RD, HOLTON-LE-MOOR, MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN7 6AH

BILL WHALEY & DAVE FLETCHER [info] (01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN

OLD DOG JACKSON [info] (01507 606 699) - COBBLES BAR, NEW STREET, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 9PU

TRAVIS LOGAN [info] (0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.


MON 24 APR

THE KOOKS [info] (doors 6.30pm ~ £25 plus booking fee ~ 0844 854 2776) - BATHS HALL, 59 DONCASTER ROAD, SCUNTHORPE, NE LINCS. DN15 7RG

BERNIE WOOD [info] (Doors 7.15pm, music 8.30pm ~ 01522 879 740) - SILVER STAR CMC, CASTLE WARD CLUB, KINGSLEY RD, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3JN


TUE 25 APR

TEXAS TORNADOS [info] (Doors open 7-15 for 8-00pm start ~ £4.00 ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


THU 27 APR

THE BARFLIES (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


BANK HOLIDAY SCOOTER RALLY WEEKENDER

FRI 28 APR - MON 1 MAY

DJ RAY MacDONALD playing the best NORTHERN SOUL, SKA, MOD plus guest DJs (Vinyl only on Sunday ~ free entry ~ 01754 897 835) - WELLIES BAR, 16-17 GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG


SPIRIT OF THE MARSH

FRI 28 APR - MON 1 MAY

Music, workshops, etc - SPIRIT OF THE MARSH (Beltane Celebration), Entrance opp. BRAY AVENUE, TRUSTHORPE, nr MABLETHORPE, LINCS. LN12 2PS

[Website]

BEER & SAUSAGE FESTIVAL

RUNS FRI 28 APR - MON 1 MAY

Various artists - see website / daily listings for details (01754 882 009) - BATEMANS VISITOR CENTRE, MILL LANE, WAINFLEET, LINCS. PE24 4JE

[Website]

FRI 28 APR

JOHN OTWAY [info] / CHARIOTS [info] (£10 adv £12 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

SURA SUSSO [info] (Gambian kora player ~ 01507 602 965) - KINGS HEAD, 10 MERCER ROW, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 9JQ

BEER & SAUSAGE FESTIVAL

FRI 28 APR

MERLIN'S KEEP [info] (6-11pm ~ £4.00 ~ 01754 882 009) - BATEMANS VISITOR CENTRE, MILL LANE, WAINFLEET, LINCS. PE24 4JE

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'YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND'; Show featuring The Music Of James Taylor & Carole King [info] (7.30pm ~ £18 / £19 / £11 children ~ 0844 871 3016) - GRIMSBY AUDITORIUM, CROMWELL ROAD, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN31 2BH

'THAT'LL BE THE DAY' [info] (7.30pm ~ The Rock'n'Roll variety production ~ £25.00 / Over 60s £24.00 / Child £14.00 ~ 01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

THE MARTINI ENCOUNTER [info] (7.30pm ~ Tribute ~ £12 / £10 conc ~ 01476 406 158) - GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE, ST PETER'S HILL, GRANTHAM, LINCS. NG31 6PZ

FUNHOUSE COMEDY CLUB present DAN NIGHTINGALE [info] / PETER BRUSH [info] / DOUG SEGAL [info] (8.30pm ~ Live Comedy suitable for 14+, U18s to be accompanied by adult ~ £12.50 otd / £10 adv ~ 01775 764 777) - SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS

REVELRY [info] (01522 589 598) - THE ROGUE SAINT IRISH BAR, 33-37 MINT STREET, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1UB


SAT 29 APR

BOB FOX [info] / JOHN BLANKS [info] (8pm ~ £9.50 / £9 conc 01522 535 770) - FOLK IN THE CELLAR, UNISON CLUB, BEAUMONT FEE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1EZ

AKMED'S CAMEL [info] / LONELY MR PUNCH [info] (7-10.30pm ~ Ceilidh raising funds for UNICEF 51; helping children in danger ~ tickets £10 otd or available from the bands, folk clubs, South Holland Centre, Spalding, or tel 07777 696 690) - CARRES GRAMMAR SCHOOL, NORTHGATE, SLEAFORD. LINCS. NG34 7DD

HUNTER MUSKETT [info] (7.30pm ~ Hunter Muskett played the clubs, colleges and festivals at home and abroad from 1968 to 1974, they reformed in 2010 and have just released their latest album 'Unafraid and Sober' ~ £10 ~ 01400 275 040) - VILLAGE HALL, FENTON ROAD, STUBTON, LINCS. NG23 5DB

BEER & SAUSAGE FESTIVAL

SAT 29 APR

DOCTOR BUSKER & THE QUACK DOCTORS [info] (evening) (11.30 am - 11pm ~ admission after 6pm ~ £4.00 ~ Adult Entertainment ~ Bawdy songs themes include The Victorians, Pirates and the 1920's. ~ 01754 882 009) - BATEMANS VISITOR CENTRE, MILL LANE, WAINFLEET, LINCS. PE24 4JE

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EYMS BAND [info] (7.30pm ~ Brass band playing an entertaining programme featuring classics, modern, stage & screen and dazzling soloists ~ £10 ~ 01427 676 655) - TRINITY ARTS CENTRE, TRINITY STREET, GAINSBOROUGH, LINCS. DN21 2AL

STRUMMIN' STEVE JACKSON [info](12 Noon - 2pm ~ Free entry ~ 01522 873 894) - CAFE BAR @ LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

WHITNEY: QUEEN OF THE NIGHT [info] (7.30pm ~ £23.50 / Child £11.00 ~ 01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

DECOY [info] (01507 602 965) - KINGS HEAD, 10 MERCER ROW, LOUTH, LINCS. LN11 9JQ

HOT PINK 66 [info] (01522 537 108) - ADAM & EVE, 25 LINDUM ROAD, LINCOLN, LN2 1NT

THE BOUTONES [info] (01522 589 598) - THE ROGUE SAINT IRISH BAR, 33-37 MINT STREET, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1UB

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

BAND FROM COUNTY HELL [info] (Venue: 01302 739 460 /Tickets: 01302 303 959) - THE LEOPARD, 2 WEST STREET, DONCASTER, S. YORKS. DN1 3AA


SUN 30 APR

THE QUIREBOYS [info] / LAST GREAT DREAMERS [info] / SOULS OF TIDE [info] (£16 adv £18-50 door ~ 0777 152 0374) - YARDBIRDS ROCK CLUB, CHURCH STREET, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 7DD

JET [info] (01205 760 371) - BULL & DOG, CHURCH ROAD, FREISTON, BOSTON, LINCS. PE22 0LA

SPIRIT OF THE MARSH

SUN 30 APR

OLD DOG JACKSON [info] + other artists - SPIRIT OF THE MARSH (Beltane Celebration), Entrance opp. BRAY AVENUE, TRUSTHORPE, nr MABLETHORPE, LINCS. LN12 2PS

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BEST OF FRIENDS DUO featuring MIDDY & STEVE CHASE [info] - OLD LEAKE CMC, COMMUNITY CENTRE, FURLONGS LANE, OLD LEAKE, nr BOSTON, LINCS. PE22 9NX

THE ACTIVATORS [info] (01522 589 598) - THE ROGUE SAINT IRISH BAR, 33-37 MINT STREET, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 1UB

BEER & SAUSAGE FESTIVAL

SUN 30 APR

BATEMANS SILVER BAND [info] (11.30 am - 4pm ~ free admission, music from 2pm ~ carvery available as normal ~ 01754 882 009) - BATEMANS VISITOR CENTRE, MILL LANE, WAINFLEET, LINCS. PE24 4JE

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THE SHIRES [info] (UK Duo whose debut album Brave became the first British country album ever to enter the UK top ten ~ tickets from £22 ~ 0115 989 5555) - ROYAL CONCERT HALL, THEATRE SQUARE, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG1 5ND

BADLANDS [info] (4 piece country band ~ 0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.