Leek Blues and Americana Festival

Leek Blues & Americana Festival

Wednesday 28th September – Sunday 2nd October 2016

Lisa Mills + Breeze & Wilson @ Foxlowe Arts Centre
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
Lisa Mills + Breeze & Wilson @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
Tickets £12.50 available on-line and from the venue Doors 7.30pm for 8.00pm start   “Lisa Mills can be called a Blues singer, a Gospel singer, a Torch singer or an R&B singer–to which I might also[...]
Charity Music Quiz for Musicians Against Homelessness with Ricco @ Dyers Arms, | United Kingdom
Musicians Against Homelessness Charity Music Quiz  with Ricco £1 per team member 8.00pm for 8.30pm Start
The Tom Seals Band @ Foxlowe Arts Centre
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Tom Seals Band @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
Tickets £6.00 available on-line and from the venue Doors 7.30pm for 8.00pm start Tom Seals, “quite possibly the future of Jazz/Pop”, literally has the world at his fingertips. His virtuoso solo-ing, excellent improvisation skills as well as[...]
Bin53 / 2 @ Den Engel
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Bin53 / 2 @ Den Engel | Leek | England | United Kingdom
  free admission
Uptown Swing @ The Red Lion
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Uptown Swing @ The Red Lion | Leek | England | United Kingdom
Swing Dance Session at the Red Lion, Leek
Sep 29 @ 8:30 pm
The Earl Grey Whistle Test @ The Earl Grey | Leek | England | United Kingdom
8.30pm Kayleigh Knight 10pm Amy Condley & The Razors Free Admission
Sep 29 @ 9:00 pm
Blues & Americana Session @ The Cock Inn | Leek | United Kingdom
Local talent from across the Staffordshire Moorlands help to kick off this year’s Festival with an evening of acoustic music from the genres.   Free Admission
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
Chris Bevington Organisation + Mikey Rhead @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
Tickets £7.00 available on-line, from the venue & TF Travel, Leek and Chris Bevington! Doors 8.00pm for 8.30pm start Chris Bevington & Friends hit the Blues scene in 2014 with the release of their debut album[...]
Randall’s Stone @ The Engine Room
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
Randall's Stone @ The Engine Room | Leek | England | United Kingdom
https://www.facebook.com/randallsstone/   Almost entirely home-grown songs in a blues/folk tradition.  
The Missing Link @ Dyers Arms,
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Missing Link @ Dyers Arms, | United Kingdom
8.00pm for 8.30pm Start The Missing Link is a vastly experienced and talented five-piece band based in Stoke-on-Trent, playing an eclectic mix of classic pop-rock songs, mostly from the 60’s and 70’s, but including some[...]
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Three Time Losers @ The Red Lion | Leek | England | United Kingdom
Three Time Losers , big, bad blues from the Churnet Delta at the Red Lion, Leek Free Admission
Harry Moors @ The Engine Room
Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm
Harry Moors @ The Engine Room | Leek | England | United Kingdom
    Free Admission
Pistol Pete Wearn @ The Roebuck Hotel
Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm
Pistol Pete Wearn @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
  Moonshine Magazine Solo Blues Artist Of The Year 2015-16 “…a master slide guitar virtuoso” – Maverick Magazine They say the blues is as much an attitude as it is a music. In the acoustic[...]
Sunjay @ The Cock Inn
Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm
Sunjay @ The Cock Inn | Leek | United Kingdom
“Sunjay is very much the man of the moment. Not so much the flavour of the month is the flavour of the year.” – Living Tradition You could be forgiven for thinking at first listen that Sunjay is older[...]
The Lester Hunt Band @ The Wellington
Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm
The Lester Hunt Band @ The Wellington | Leek | United Kingdom
Our very own Les Hunt featuring Fastfret Egan on Bass, Cathouse Cricthlow on skins.   Free Admission
Reefy Blunt & The Biftas @ The Engine Room
Sep 30 @ 10:00 pm
Reefy Blunt & The Biftas @ The Engine Room | Leek | England | United Kingdom
R ‘N’ B, Rock ‘n’ Roll Blues, Ska   https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=reefy%20blunt
Roots Room DJ’s @ The Roebuck Hotel
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm
Roots Room DJ's @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
Free Admission
Rick Ford + The River Cards @ The Roebuck Hotel
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm
Rick Ford + The River Cards @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
The Rivercards A lot of plushy numbers in a laid back manner! Acoustic Blues, Jazz, Americana and a whole lot more besides!!! https://www.facebook.com/The-River-Cards-560114364075260/ Rick Ford ‘One of those rare singer-songwriters who is wholly convincing in[...]
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm
Mat Walklate and Tom Attah @ The Cock Inn | Leek | United Kingdom
Tom Attah is a strong and soulful performer of new and original acoustic blues material, based in the UK.   Combining the raw power of Son House with the dense hypnotic rhythms of Howlin’ Wolf and the barrel-chested[...]
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm
Barrelhouse Jukes + Clair Brennan @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
Barrelhouse Jukes is an acoustic blues and roots band.We write our own material and also put our own twist on classic blues and roots covers. If you dig your roots, play them Barrelhouse Jukes. https://www.facebook.com/barrelhousejukes/[...]
Elvis Fontenot @ The Cock Inn
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm
Elvis Fontenot @ The Cock Inn | Leek | United Kingdom
Cajun, Zydeco, Swamp ‘n’ Roll from the bayous of Staffordshire Formed in the dim and distant past of 1993, in Stoke-on-Trent, Elvis Fontenot have evolved to become the premier European swamp’n’roll outfit that they are[...]
Bin53/4 @ The Roebuck Hotel
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm
Bin53/4 @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
Rhythm and Blues, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Rockabilly and Country Rock… These are just some of the musical influences that shape a live performance byBin 53. The Band began as a duo by two friends and neighbours, Ric Bateman and[...]
Pastry Shoes @ Spout Coffee Shop
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm
Pastry Shoes @ Spout Coffee Shop | Leek | United Kingdom
A trio of tenor saxophone, guitar and female vocals. Funny and engaging, Pastry Shoes will soothe you with their easy-listening jazz and swing and have you singing and dancing to popular hits from the 1940’s[...]
Graham Dawson @ The Cock Inn
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm
Graham Dawson @ The Cock Inn | Leek | United Kingdom
  Singer/songwriter acoustic guitarist, and all round nice guy 7.30pm Free Admission
Blackwater Trading Co. @ The Wilkes Head
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
Blackwater Trading Co. @ The Wilkes Head | Leek | United Kingdom
The BWTC is a five piece band originating from Stoke-On-Trent, West Midlands (UK). Traversing various genres and sounds, we don’t like to label ourselves under any particular one. Most of our current music centres around[...]
Chris Birdsall @ The Roebuck Hotel
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
Chris Birdsall @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
Bio Chris has been playing the guitar since a teenager. His album entitled “10 Songs” is a collection of these songs and other ideas due for release soon. Influences Peter Green, Eric Clapton, The Beatles,[...]
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
Dominic 'Chuck Berry' Cooper & His Combo @ The Red Lion | Leek | England | United Kingdom
Dominic ‘Chuck Berry’ Cooper endorsed by the Berry Family.   Dom has kindly stepped in to replace the Bad Soul Buskers who have sadly recently disbanded.
The Situation Presents - Psyence, Betunizer, Gunther Prague & Guests @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
Fantastic lineup including – Headliners Psyence, Stoke-on-Trent’s neu-psychedelic wunderkind wash you with a swirling kaleidoscope of singing guitars, soaring vocals and hypnotic circular rhythms. Cited as “the best live band” he’d seen in 10 years[...]
Oct 1 @ 8:30 pm
Greg Murray & The Seven Wonders @ The Engine Room | Leek | England | United Kingdom
  Greg Murray and the Seven Wonders In a big old shed, at the bottom of the wild garden of an old house in Stoke, something wonderful is happening. Seven musicians have been laughing a[...]
Dirk Digglers Blues Revue @ The Wilkes Head
Oct 1 @ 10:00 pm
Dirk Digglers Blues Revue @ The Wilkes Head | Leek | United Kingdom
The blues played well. If you want to hear quality blues music, these guys have got it all. Playing a mix of classic; contemporary and original tunes, their repertoire reads like a ‘Best of the[...]
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm
Songsmiths - Harmony Singing Workshop @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
  Free Admission – Peace Through Folk Choir   http://www.liveagefestival.co.uk/        
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm
Totally Locally Sunday Supplement Buskers @ market place | Leek | United Kingdom
The Sunday Supplement on the first Sunday of every month in Leek, Staffordshire. Action For Market towns regional award winning event with a handmade food & craft market, music, shops, cafes, pubs all open, community[...]
The Retrobaits @ The Roebuck Hotel
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm
The Retrobaits @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
https://www.facebook.com/TheRetrobaits/ The Retrobaits are a Vintage Rock N Roll trio based in central UK. Free Admission
Rob Davies @ The Engine Room
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm
Rob Davies @ The Engine Room | Leek | England | United Kingdom
   
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm
Songsmiths - Songwriters Forum featuring Hissy Fit @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
  Hissyfit – Linda Kelly & Hazel Richings Rick Ford, Peter Shirley, Birdscarers Val Williamson, Derek Baker, Jane Rushton, Rosie Rushton, Jazz Stephens, Duncan Bourne, Richard Watson, Farnham Haywood, Mike Gledhill & more… http://www.liveagefestival.co.uk/  [...]
The Quiet Men @ The Cock Inn
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm
The Quiet Men @ The Cock Inn | Leek | United Kingdom
  Free Admission
Pip Pip and The Swags @ The Roebuck Hotel
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm
Pip Pip and The Swags @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
https://www.facebook.com/Pip-Pip-and-the-Swags-280294228762431/   Free Admission
Rough Chowder @ The Cock Inn
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm
Rough Chowder @ The Cock Inn | Leek | United Kingdom
Rough Chowder are a Cajun music band from the UK. Fronted by husband and wife, Ian McIlroy and Miss Kitty, Rough Chowder combine traditional Cajun and Zydeco music with their own original material, to produce[...]
Songsmiths – Concert @ Foxlowe Arts Centre
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm
Songsmiths - Concert @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
  Hissyfit – Linda Kelly & Hazel Richings Rick Ford, Peter Shirley, Birdscarers Val Williamson, Derek Baker, Jane Rushton, Rosie Rushton, Jazz Stephens, Duncan Bourne, Richard Watson, Farnham Haywood, Mike Gledhill & more… http://www.liveagefestival.co.uk/  [...]
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm
Last Call feat. The Midnite Johnny Band @ The Roebuck Hotel | Leek | United Kingdom
Midnite Johnny has worked extensively throughout his native USA and has established a reputation as one of South Florida’s most powerful Blues and Rock guitarists. A lead/slide guitarist and vocalist specialising in Blues, Blues Rock,[...]
Songsmiths – Singaround @ Foxlowe Arts Centre
Oct 2 @ 9:30 pm
Songsmiths - Singaround @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
  Hissyfit – Linda Kelly & Hazel Richings Rick Ford, Peter Shirley, Birdscarers Val Williamson, Derek Baker, Jane Rushton, Rosie Rushton, Jazz Stephens, Duncan Bourne, Richard Watson, Farnham Haywood, Mike Gledhill & more… http://www.liveagefestival.co.uk/  [...]
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club @ Foxlowe Arts Centre
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm
Slim Cessna's Auto Club @ Foxlowe Arts Centre | Leek | United Kingdom
  Leek Blues and The Situation present: Slim Cessna’s Auto Club… With support. Doors 7.30; show 8.30pm. In September 2016, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club is releasing its new album The Commandments According to SCAC. It[...]
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