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In the current climate we are doing our best to keep everyone up to date. All gigs, as we all know, are off.

However, good old YouTube has plenty to offer both old and new to help us survive whilst housebound. Plus now is a good time to stock up on your CDs.

Also, keep an eye out for live streaming sessions.

Alternatively, you could do as they do in Italy and sing from your balcony.

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As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

New Venue Way Out West

Gary Stirling has mailed me to tell me that he has opened up a purpose built ‘50s Jazz Club in Greenhead, Brampton. (In Northumberland but with a Cumbrian postcode). Seems as though it’s in an old castle – Blenkinsopp Castle.
2016 dates, so far announced are:
October 8: Swing Manouche w. Daniel John Martin.
November 19: Ruth Lambert Trio.
November 28: Tommaso Starace Quartet.
December 17: Roz Sluman’s Big Shoe Band.
More info on www.blenkinsoppcastleinn.co.uk
Lance.
PS: Hopefully the tables in the pic won't be empty on gig nights!

1 comment :

Patti D (on F/b) said...

Yes - it looks like a fab venue ...... but what a funny name for a castle!! Blenkinsopp Castle, indeed .......

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