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Today Saturday January 25

Afternoon

Jazz

Tees Valley Jazzmen - Hammer & Pincers, Preston Lane, Preston-le-Skerne, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6JH. Tel: 01325 314873. 1:00pm. £2.00.

Evening

Shirt Tail Stompers - Durham Town Hall, Durham DH1 3NJ. 7:30-11:15pm. £25.00. (£20.00. adv.). DJam 2020: Lindy Hop Festival ‘Masquerade Ball’. Line-up inc. Michael McQuaid (reeds), Nick Ball (drums). A Lindy Jazz event.

Blues/Funk/Soul

Broken Levee + John Carroll - Saltburn Cricket Club, Marske Mill Lane, Saltburn TS12 1HJ. 7:30pm (doors). £10.00. Info & tickets: 07960 935263. Saltburn Blues Club.

Ojay - Outstanding Art, North Road, Durham DH1 4SQ. Tel: 0191 649 0553. 8:00pm. Free. Electric bassist Ojay.

Raggy Ass Boys - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Charity Event in Aid of Cystic Fibrosis

Not exactly a jazz gig but, with Brian Lynam of 'No Time For Jive' compering there's gonna be some good stuff around and a whole lot of blues.
Sax player James Vargas leads the entertainment which includes Val Dunmore, Ben 'E' Kings, Jade Thirlwell and Sheila Mallows. Comedian Derek Wade is also reputed to be giving out with the gags.
Tickets are £6 and £5 and the proceeds go to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust - a worthy cause.
It's on Thursday Oct. 22 @ Springs Health Centre, South Shields. 7:30 - 11:30 pm. Tickets from Springs Health Centre telephone 0191 4277888.
Lance.

1 comment :

Unknown said...

I did/nt see this Lance thanks so much, Brian took part in the show but the compare was Matty Harrison, it was a fabulous evenning thankyou so much for your contribution, the acts were wonderfull and James Vargas was amazing rising star Jade Thirwell[17 yrs old] came for a sound check and was really poorly so she had to pull out and we found out she had swine flu, but we did manage to raise £1000 thanks again lance val.