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Sunday, February 14, 2010

St Valentine's Day Double Diva Delight Tonight.

Tonight - St. Valentine's Day no less - has the Zoe Gilby Quintet as this week's "Splinter @ The Bridge" gig. Zoe will front her usual suspects in the form of Andy Champion (bs), Ric Brown (dms), Graeme Wilson (ten) and Mark Williams (gtr). Zoe starts doing it at 7:30/7:45 pm. -----
Down the road a'piece at the Bascule Bar, St Peter's Basin the Ruth Lambert Trio will also be wooing the Valentine Faction. With Ruth will be Paul Gamblin (gtr) and Paul Susans (bs).
This is going to be a tough choice. However, that mother of Invention Russell has pointed out that by judiciously throwing one's self down Dog Leap Stairs one could then catch the Link Bus along the Quayside to that part of the Tyne Riviera known as St Peter's Basin and thus grab a set from both girls.
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