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YolanDa Brown: "Ron Dennis (former McLaren Formula 1 chairman) introduced me as 'the Lewis Hamilton of the jazz world'. I thought, 'I'll take that'." - (i newspaper July 17, 2019)

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Daily: July 6 - October 27

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA. Tel: 0191 478 1810. Screenings at intervals during the day. part of Akomfrah's exhibition Ballasts of Memory. Exhibition (daily) July 6 - October 27. 10:00am-6:00pm. Free.

Until July 21

Today Friday July 19

Afternoon

Jazz

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden. See above.

John Settle’s Vibe-ology - Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP. Tel: 03000 269 524. 1:00pm. £5.00.

Rendezvous Jazz - Monkseaton Arms, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. Tel: 0191 251 3928. 1:00pm. Free.

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys - Ernest, Boyd Street, Newcastle NE1 2AP. Tel: 0191 260 5216. 5:00pm. Free.

Blues/Country/Folk

Summertyne Americana - Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. Struggle Buggy 2:00-2:45pm., Shipcote & Friends 3:00-3:45pm. Free. Jumpin’ Hot Club stage.

Evening.

Riviera Quartet - Traveller’s Rest, West Auckland Road, Cockerton, Darlington DL3 9ER. 8:00pm. (7:30pm doors). £8.00.

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys - Cobalt Studios, Boyd St., Newcastle NE2 1AP. Tel: 0191 232 3553. 8:00pm. £5.00. (£4.00. adv). Top class band from New Orleans.

Baghdaddies - Cumberland Arms, James Place Street, Newcastle NE6 1LD. Tel: 0191 265 6151. 8:30-9:30pm.

Global BRASS @ Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA. Tel: 0300 266 600. 7:30pm. £15.00. (£12.00. concs.). Joint concert featuring two bands 560 miles apart - NASUWT Riverside Band (Chester le Street) & Concord Brass Band (Copenhagen). A Durham Brass Festival event.

Haftor Medbøe & Will of the People Quartet: Global Brass Jam - Live - Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA. 10:30pm. £10.00. (£8.00. concs.). Pan-European jam session. Will of the People Quartet line-up: Haftør Medboe (saxophones); Pete Furniss (clarinets); Jacob Karlzon (piano); Tom Bancroft (drums). A Durham Brass Festival event.

Blues/Soul/Funk/Country

Sold out!

k.d.lang - Summertyne Americana Festival, Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 7:30pm.

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The Hookahs - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9pm. Free.

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

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

New Brunswick Battle of the Blues

The line-up for the 4 regional heats of New Brunswick Battle of the Blues has been announced and 24 unsigned and original acts will be battling it out for a place in the London final and ultimately, the chance to play on an international stage at the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, New Brunswick, Canada.
The heat dates and venues are: 13th January, True Blues Club, Newton Le Willows, Merseyside, 18th January, The Thunderbolt, Bristol, 19th January, New Crawdaddy Blues Club, Billericay, Essex, 27th January, St Peter’s Social Club, Byker, Newcastle. The final will be held at The Garage, Highbury, North London, 27 March.  For more information about the heats, the competition and the province of New Brunswick, visit www.tourismnewbrunswick.co.uk
The acts competing in the regional heats are:
At the North West heat in Newton-le-Willows 13/1: Tom Attah from Shipley, Alex McKown Band from Glossop, Chris James Blues from Scotby, Carlisle, Rythmn Zoo from Shrewsbury, Cliff Brown Band from Yelvertoft, James O’Hara from Gomersal
At the South West heat in Bristol 18/1: Matt Woosey from Bristol, Victoria Klewin and the True Tones from Bristol, Thomas Ford from Plymouth,
Paint It Blue from Burton, near Bournemouth, Dan Sowerby Band from Salisbury, Park Royal Blues from NW2 in London
 At the South East heat in Billericay 19/1: Smokin Hogs from Shotley Gate, Ipswich, Liam Tarpey Band from SE5, London, Little Devils from SE14, London, Lexie Green and Danny Moore from Whittlesey nr Peterborough,
Dove and Boweevil from Oulton Broad near Lowestoft and
Cylvian and Blues Affair from Haywards Heath
 At the North East heat in Newcastle 27/1: Half Deaf Clatch from Hull, Greg Wilson and the Big Caffeine Fix from Blencow, Carlisle, Sheik Your Mojo from Washington, Sunderland, Groove-A-matics from Gateshead, Lee Bates and Billy Newton from Gateshead, How Askew from Newcastle.
Lance.

1 comment :

Graham said...

We are looking forward to a fantastic evening!

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

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Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to all of them other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
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Lance