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Today Thursday February 27



Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free.

Blues, Soul, Funk etc.




Lindsay Hannon & Mark Williams - Revolución de Cuba, Cloth Market, Newcastle NE1 1EE. Tel: 0191 917 7076. 6:00pm. Free.

Lieko - Bobik’s, Punch Bowl Hotel, Jesmond Road, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 3JY. Tel: 0191 284 0490. 7:30pm. £8.00. + bf, £5.00. concs + bf. Support TBC.

’58 Jazz Collective - Hops and Cheese, Tower St., Hartlepool TS24 7HH. 7:30pm. Free. Last Thursday in the month residency.

Paul Skerritt Band - The Pennyweight, Bakehouse Hill, Darlington DL1 5QA. Tel: 01325 468411. 8:00pm. Free.

Maine Street Jazzmen - Sunniside Social Club, Hollywell Lane, Sunniside, Gateshead NE16 5NJ. Tel: 0191 488 7347. 8:30pm. Free.

New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band - Oxbridge, Oxbridge Lane, Stockton on Tees TS18 4AW. 8:30pm.

Tees Hot Club w. Gus Smith (vocals); Josh Bentham (alto sax); Ted Pearce (keys) - Dorman’s Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough TS5 5DT. Tel: 01642 823813. 9:00pm. Free.


The Slim Bees - The Hotspur, Percy St., Newcastle NE1 7RY. Tel: 0191 232 4352. 8:00pm. Free. Acoustic blues set by Scott Taylor & Michael Littlefield. Any donations will go to the under seige peoples of Syria.

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

Sunday, February 28, 2010

More on Stepneys Tuesday Mar. 2.

Gateshead College Foundation Degree in Popular Music & BA Hons Degree in Contemporary Popular Music staff and students present an evening of jazz standards, Latin, jazz funk and jazz pop from three marvellous bands. 'The Splint'a's' The evening opens at 7.30 with a set from our in house function band 'The Splint'a's' - a collective of rhythm section, wind players and vocalists who perform a rich mixture of standards, light pop, funk and function tunes. Harder Snails Exciting 9 piece band comprising 5 piece rhythm section, 3 horns and 3 vocalists. The set includes jazz standards, Latin jazz, jazz funk and jazz pop (performing tunes recorded by Michael Buble, Daniel Merriweather, Spyrogyra, Chick Corea, Maxwell and more). Cordoroy Pillow Guaranteed to make an impression. This sophisticated band (5 piece rhythm & 2 vocalists) will present a programme of jazz fusion (performing tunes recorded by Chick Corea, Jeff Beck, Pat Metheny, Bobby Cauldwell and more) Technical support will be provided by music technology students. Tuesday 2 March, Stepneys Bar, Newcastle 7.30 start 3 Bridge View, Stepney Lane, close to Manors Metro Station. 10 mins walk to the City Centre and Quayside.

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