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13,248 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 667 of them this year alone and, so far, 75 this month (May 16).

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May 20: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone (Indoors!)
May 20 Maine Street Jazzmen are back at Sunniside Social Club. 8:30pm start.
May 23: Vieux Carré Hot Four are back at The Spanish City.

June 21: Jazz in the Afternoon are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club. (Revised date).
June 23: Vieux Carré Jazzmen are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club. (Revised date).

Monday, June 08, 2015

Pardon me boy, is this the Jazz 'n' Real Ale Train?

Yes! It's the first Jazz 'n' Real Ale Train of 2015 this Wednesday afternoon (10 June). 
20's Jazz by The Vieux Carré Hot 4 and Real Ale Bar courtesy of High House Farm Brewery. Music will commence immediately after departure from NEWCASTLE CENTRAL STATION - Real Ale bar opens on arrival at Hexham Station.
The jazz train is the 12.22pm NEWCASTLE to CARLISLE service calling at Metro Centre; Blaydon; Wylam; Prudhoe; Stocksfield; Riding Mill; Corbridge; Hexham; Haydon Bridge; Bardon Mill; Haltwhisle; Brampton; Wetheral; CARLISLE (departs 2.36pm). 
Return tickets Newcastle-Carlisle are £17.80. However, if you are travelling with a partner or friend, ask for 'DUO TICKETS (£26.70) the 2nd ticket is half-price which makes a considerable saving. 
The Vieux Carré Hot 4 are, Pete Wright, trumpetDerek Fleck, clarinet, Brian Bennett, banjo and Phil Rutherford, sousaphone. Rendezvous at Central Station ticket barriers at 12.00 noon - if you prefer, bring a small snack for the journey! 
Afternoon departures from Newcastle at 12.22pm on June 10th, June 17th and June 24th and July 1st. 
Evening departure at 19.20pm on July 8th

1 comment :

Liz said...

what a great idea, you folks in the N.E. sure know how to party!

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