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APRIL/MAY 2017 LISTINGS

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April/May Bands - April/May Venues - April/May Festivals
Feb/March Listings

BANDS

Apex Jazz & Blues:
FApr 2 Albrighton Jazz Club
May 5 Stourbridge Rugby Club
May 7 Brown Jug, Newcastle
May 18 Harrisons Sports & Soc Club
01543 276428
07778 464446

Arthur’s Jazzers:
Monthly First Sunday at Great Stone Inn, Northfield, B31 2LU
3pm 0121-478 1254

Barbara & All That Jazz:
01543 502997

Silvershine Jazz Club, Bearwood
The Blue Notes

Various dates (see website) - Silvershine Jazz Club, Bearwood Corks Club, Bearwood B66 4BT £5/4(concs) 0121 429 4352

Brian Newton Big Band:
First Monday of the Month at Red Lion, Kings Heath, B14 7LY

Chase Jazzmen:
Apr 1 British Legion, Sutton C’field
Apr 2 B’ham Botanical Gardens
Apr 12 Trumpet, Bilston
Apr 27 Boycott Arms, Claverley
May 1 CEM Club, Northfield
May 10 Trumpet, Bilston
May 21 Cons Club, Longbridge
May 25 Boycott Arms, Claverley
May 29 Beer Festival, Cookley
01746 712766 - www.chasejazz.co.uk

Fat Chops Big BandFAT CHOPS
Sunday 9 April 12.30 Moseley All Services Club, Church Rd B13 9EA - Special Guest Internationally Acclaimed Trombonist Mark Nightingale £10.00 on the door
Sunday 14 May , Sunday 18 June, Sunday 16 July, all at Moseley All Services Guests TBA
01675 442050

JB’s Jazz & Blues:
Apr 2 Jazz-a-matazz
Monthly Third Sunday JB’s Jazz Club
01452 862328

Midland Youth Jazz OrchestraMYJO
Wednesday 10 May 7.30pm All 3 MYJO Bands Moseley All Services Club, Church Rd B13 9EA £5.00 on the door .
Thursday 15 June Swansea Jazz Festival Details to be confirmed Birmingham Big Band
Wednesday 5 April 12.30 Moseley All Services Club,Church Rd B13 9EA £5.00 on the door
Ring 01675 442050 for info

Peter Houtman Trio
2nd Thursday monthly - Cafe Espanol Hinkley LE10 7QE

Southside Big Band:The Stadium, Wheelers Lane, Kings Heath, B13 0ST
0121-475 6177

Sutton Swing Band:
Second Thursday of the Month at the Toby Inn, Sutton Park

Tim Garland & Friends:
May 19 St John’s Church, Kenilworth
www.kenilworthartsfestival.co.uk

April/May Bands - April/May Venues - April/May Festivals
Feb/March Listings

VENUES

Where events aren't given please refer to the advert in the magazine or ring the venue.

VARIOUS DAYS

Actress & Bishop, Ludgate Hill, B'ham
Every Sunday - Live Jazz Rhythm ‘n’ Blues & Rock ‘n’ Roll with Great Guest Artists 3-6pm
Every Wednesday - Trevor Burton Band

FREE 0121-236 742

Harp, Albrighton:
Tues nights & Sun 1pm

Solihull Trad Jazz Club: Royal British Legion, B91 3DH
0121-705 0742

Trumpet, Bilston
Trumpet, Bilston:
APRIL
1st New Orleans Bump
2nd Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Ratatouille
4th Dutch Lewis Quartet
5th Patsy Gamble Band
6th Sheila Fawkes Quintet
7th Swing Parade
8th Mike Owen Band
9th Lunch: Henry Newman Trio Eve: Bon Accord
11th The Pacitto Legacy
12th Chase Jazzmen
13th Bill Hayes Trio
14th Swing Parade
15th Old Comrades
16th Lunch: Andy Bucknall Blues and R&B Trio Eve: Tim Amann Xtet
18th Dutch Lewis and His Select Trio
19th Mercia Jazz 5
20th Sheila Waterfield Band
21st Swing Parade
22nd Ron Hills & Tony Pipkin Quintet
23rd Lunch: Bill ‘B’ Trio Eve: Bescot Bay
25th Style Unlimited
26th Mike Turner Band
27th Big ‘B’ Swingtet
28th Swing Parade
29th Five In Line
30th Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: Henry Newman Band
MAY
2nd Dutch Lewis Quartet
3rd Patsy Gamble Band
4th Sheila Fawkes Quintet
5th Swing Parade
6th Dixieland Stompers
7th Lunch: John Evans & Terry Eve: Ratatouille
9th The Pacitto Legacy
10th Chase Jazzmen
11th Bill Hayes Trio
12th Swing Parade
13th Five In Line
14 Lunch: Henrey Newman Trio Eve: Bescot Bay
16th Sheila Waterfield Band
18th Mike Owen Band
20th Old Comrades
21st Lunch: Andy Bucknall Blues and Rhythm & Blues Eve: Tim Amann Xtet
23rd Henry Newman Band
24th Dutch Lewis and His Select Trio
25th Big ‘B’ Swingtet
26th Swing Parade
27th Ron Hills & Tony Pipkin Quintet
28th Lunch: John Evans & Terry Roberts Trio Eve: John Sparry Sextet featuring Steve Moore (piano)
30th Style Unlimited
31st Mike Turner Band
(01902) 493723

MONDAYS

The Crown, Post Office Lane, Alrewas
Alt Mons 8.30 FREE

01283 790 328

Hill Social Club, S/C:
Monthly 2nd Monday Second City Jazz Quartet

8.30pm £2 0121-308 2688


Kenilworth Jazz Club
- Glasshouse Lane, CV8 2AJ:
Apr 3 RNCM Jazz Messengers
May 8 Emma Johnson’s Gravy Boat
7.45pm £7.50 on door
www.kenilworthjazzclub.co.uk

Jazz At The Manor
Tamworth Mainstream & Modern
, Bolehall Manor, Amington Rd, B77 3LH
April 10th - Special evening to Launch the ir new CD: “You said It” - Roy Sainsbury. g Dave Newton, P Tom Hill. B Mel Garrett. d Bryan Corbett. T Charlie Right. s
May 8th Art Theman. s Zoltan Sagi. Re. Al Gurr. K Bill Colman. B
8.30pm 01902 344972

TUESDAYS

Bournville
Bournville Jazz Club, Mary Vale Road
4 Apr, 2 May: Henry Newman Band with Fred Webb (vocs)
11 Apr, 9 May: Mercia Jazz Five with Tony Billingsley (tpt)
18 Ap, 16 May: Frank Partridge Swing Session
23 May: Bon Accord gypsy jazz
25 Apr, 30 May. The New Orleans Wanderers with Stan Stephens (tmbn)

FREE 0121-459 5101

Corner Pocket Jazz & Blues:
Monthly 2nd Tuesday

Monthly Second Tuesday at Standard Triumph Club, Herald Ave, Tile Hill, CV5 6UB 8pm £5

Crown, Stockton:
Folk in the Barn Monthly Last Tuesday
01926 812255

Droitwich Jazz Club: Gaudet Luce Golf Club, WR9 7JR
Apr 11 Debbie Arthurs Hot Rhythm Boys
May 9 Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants

8pm £8 01905 771528 - www.richardleach.eu

Nothin’ but the Blues:
Every Tuesday at The Asylum 2, 38-43 Hampton St, Hockley, B19 3LS

0121-233 1109

Perry Hill Tavern: Perry Hill Rd, Oldbury
Old Comrades 8.45pm

Regent Sports & Social Club: 102 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7DA
Live Jazz Every Tuesday 8pm

spotted dogSpotted Dog: 104 Warwick St, Digbeth, B12 0NH
Every Tuesday 9pm Free entry, Gourmet Barbecue
Every Tuesday 9pm

0121-772 3822 - aspottedblog.wordpress.com

WEDNESDAYS

Dunchurch Jazz Club: Village Hall, Rugby Rd, CV22 6PN
May 31 Bateman Brothers

07515 275655

Jazz on Tap: National Brewery Centre, Burton on Trent, DE14 1NG
May 3 Kourosh Kanani
June 7 Catherine Sykes Quartet

07710 545 555 (Paul Jefferies) www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk

Leam
Leam-Jazz:
Rugby Club, Kenilworth Rd, CV32 6RG
Apr 19 Tom Hill’s Inner Urge
May 17 Swing From Paris

www.leam-jazz.com

Moreton Jazz: Redesdale Hall, High St, Moreton in Marsh, GL56 0AW
May 10 Kourosh Kanani Quartet

07515 275655

Pershore Jazz Club: Monthly Last Wednesday at New Venue: Pershore Football Club, King Georges Way, WR10 1QU
Apr 26 Hot Fingers

01386 554235 www.pershorejazz.org.uk

 Stratford Jazz: Stratford ArtsHouse, CV37 6LU
Apr 12 Simon Spillett Quartet

Riverside, Tiddington Rd, CV37 7AB
Apr 26 Alison Rayner Quarter
May 10 Jean Toussaint
May 24 Dinosaur

8pm £12 01789 207100 - www.stratfordjazz.org.uk

Sutton Coldfield Trad JC Walmley Social Club, Fox Hollies Rd, B76 2RJ
April
5th George Huxley’s All Stars
12th Dave Rae’s Levee Ramblers
19th Richard Leach’s Club House Six
26th Baby Jool’s Jazzaholics
May
3rd Merseysippie Jazz Band
10th Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants
17th Bob Dwyer’s Bix and Pieces
24th Dave Stradwick’s Sussex Jazz Kings
31st Brian Mellor’s Jazz Ramblers

Wednesdays 8.30pm - admission £4.00 (unless stated otherwise) - 8.30pm - 0121-308 4660

THURSDAYS

Silvershine Jazz Club
@ Bearwood Corks Club, Bearwood Road, B66 4BT
Jazz every Thursday - see website for details

Doors 8.30pm Starts 9pm - 0121-429 4352
www.bearwoodjazz.co.uk

Burton Jazz
Burton Jazz Club, Marston's Social Club
APRIL
6th Savannah Jazz Band
13th Tame Valley Stompers
20th Old Fashioned Love Band
27th Frog Island Jazz Band
MAY
4th Dave Rance’s Rocking Chair Band with Richard Leach
11th Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants with Paul Harrison
18th Annie Hawkins Funky Butt Hall Jazz Band
25th Phoenix Jazzmen

George Huxley JC
George Huxley’s Jazz Club Monthly
Solihull British Legion, Union Rd, B91 3DH
Monthly Last Thursday
except August
8.30pm £8/£7 01564 730098

Harrisons Sports & Social Club: Great Wyrley, WS6 6EU
Apr 6 Millennium Eagle Jazz Band
Apr 20 Bill Bailey’s All Star Jazz Band
May 4 Mick Owen’s Scarlette Serenaders
May 18 Apex Jazz & Swing Band

Mallory Court, Leamington Spa: Harbury Lane, CV33 9QB
Jazz in the Brasserie Every Last Thusday of the Month

01926 330214 www.mallory.co.uk

Rugby Jazz: New Jazz Night at Rugby Hotel, Sheep St, CV21 3BX
Jazz Thursday with Ian Hill & Friends

07967 620363

FRIDAYS

Bar No 10
Live Jazz Every Friday

0121-271 0600

 Bonded Warehouse: Canal St, Stourbridge, DY8 4LU
Fri 14 Apr Linda Angelis Quintet

£8/£4 07766 910 179

 
Dunchurch Jazz Club:
Village Hall, Rugby Rd, CV22 6PN
Apr 28 A Night of Frank Sinatra

07515 275655


Friends of the Upton JF:
Hanley Castle High School, WR8 0BL
Apr 7 Jonny Boston Hot Six
May 5 Dave Donohoe Jazz Band

8pm £16/£13 01684 593794

Le Monde, Brindley Place:
Every Friday in No 10 Lounge at Brindley Place, B1 2HL 7.30pm

Manhattan Suite Broadway Casino, B’ham B16 8LP
Every Friday

8pm 0121-456 5557

Market Bosworth Jazz Club: Parish Hall, Park St, CV13 0LL
Apr 21 Catherine Sykes Quartet
May 19 Hot Club of Bosworth Quartet

07515 275655

Severn Jazz Club, Worcester: The Portobello, WR2 4EZ
Apr 7 Alan Barnes & David Newton
Apr 28 Roy Sainsbury Trio

8pm - 01905 748124 - www.severnjazz.org.uk

SATURDAYS

  
Friends of the Upton JF:
Hanley Castle High School, WR8 0BL
May 27 Geoff Barnhart/George Huxley All Stars 8pm £16/£13

01684 593794

Harrisons Sports & Social Club: Great Wyrley, WS6 6EU
Apr 20 St George’s Day Celebrations

0780 123 6481

Shrewsbury Jazz Network: The Hive, Belmont, SY1 1TE
Apr 8 Tom Hill’s JazzFunk Machine
May 13 Brandon Allen Quartet

8pm - 01743 234970

SUNDAYS

the boatBoat Inn:Newbold on Avon, Rugby, CV21 1HN
Jazzy Jammin Monthly 2nd Sunday


BrooklandsHotel, Shrewsbury, SY3 9JT
Monthly 2nd Sunday Chicago Swing Katz:

01743 344270

The Cross, Moseley: 145-147 Alcester Rd, B13 8JP
Jazz Shark! Every Sunday

Harp, Albrighton
1.00-3.00pm FREE

JAZZAMATAZZ
Jazzamatazz, Coventry:
Westwood Heath Club & Reading Room, Westwood Heath Road Coventry, CV4 8GP
Every Sunday
April
2nd JB Jazz & Blues
9th Amy Roberts & Richards Exhall Quintet
16th George Huxleys Jazzmen
23rd Eagle Jazz Band
30th Spats Langham’s Hot Fingers with Emily May
7th Kevin Grenfell’s Jazz Giants, with Paul Harrison
14th Swing Kings
21st New Orleans Heat
28th Bev Pegg’s, Railroad Skiffle

Sunday 12.30 to 15.00.£5. Raffle
02476 403707 www.jazzamatazz.org.uk

Jazzy Jamming Rugby: Barley Mow, CV21 1HW
Monthly First Sunday

Jazz in Rugby:
Monthly Third Sunday - Jazz Jam with Ian Hill & Graham Dent
07967620363

Malthouse, B’ham:
Jazzstrata Every Sunday 1pm

Old Brown Jug: Bridge St, Newcastle-Under-Lyme Trad
Jazz Every Sunday From Midday 12.30pm Free

12.30pm Free 07751 964815

Old Joint Stock, B’ham:
Sundays 1-3pm Jazz with House Band

Old Wagon and Horses: Stourbridge Rd, Ismere, Nr Stourbridge
Last Sunday of month Howard Sheldon Ensemble

8.30pm Free 01299 823278

Pickled Plum: 135 High St, Pershore, WR10 1EQ
Every Sunday lunchtime

01386 556645

Rugby Jazz:
Third Sunday of the Month at Rugby Hotel, Sheep St, CV21 3BX

Stafford Jazz Society: White Eagle Club, Riverway, ST16 3TH
APRIL
2 KEVIN GRENFELL’S JAZZ GIANTS
9 THE DEBONAIRES LITTLE BIG BAND
16 ERIC’BUSKER’ NEWTON’S WILLY’S WEEPERS
23**RICHARD LEACH’S CLUBHOUSE 6 (7-00pm to 9-30pm)
30 CHRISTINE TYRRELL with MATT PALMER’S RHYTHMIC REEDS
MAY
7* PEDIGREE JAZZ BAND presents A SALUTE TO TRAD JAZZ (12-30pm to 3-00pm)
14 WABASH JAZZMEN
21 CHICAGO SWING KATZ
28* IVORY & GOLD featuring JEFF & ANNE BARNHART (USA) THOMAS ‘SPATS’ LANGHAM & GRAHAM SMITH (12-30pm to 3-00pm)

12.30pm 01785 226950

The Establishment: The Old County Hall, Bayley Lane, Coventry, CV1 5RN
Zoots Band & Jentle Jazz, alternate Sundays 12.30pm

Waterside, Stratford on Avon: Monthly Jazz Brunch
Jazz Lunch Every Third Sunday of the Month

01789 298682 - www.theardenhotelstratford.com

April/May Bands - April/May Venues - April/May Festivals
Feb/March Listings

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

John Hallam & Friends:
April 21-23, 2017 Burnside Hotel, Bowness on Windermere
01942 811522 www.johnhallamjazz.co.uk

Newcastle-Under-Lyme Jazz & Blues Festival
May 26th - 29th100 Gigs, 20 Venues
June 1 Ronnie Scott’s All Stars at New Vic Theatre
www.newcastlejazzandblues.co.uk

Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival:
June 8-11 Leon McCaig, 90 St Mary St, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4EJ
01557 330467 www.kirkcudbrightjazzfestival.co.uk

Upton upon Severn Jazz Festival:
June 22-25 Jazz Festival Office,
18 Riverside Close, WR8 0JN 01684 593254 www.uptonjazz.co.uk

Swanage Jazz Festival:
July 14-16
01929 422215 www.swanagejazz.org.uk

Pershore Jazz Festival:
Aug 18-20 Pershore College, Avonbank, WR10 3JP www.
www.pershorejazz.org.uk

Venture Away:
Oct 13-16, 2017 Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth
01305 750797 www.ventureawaymusicweekends.co.uk
Royal Bath Hotel Bournmouth

John Hallam & Friends:
Nov 17-19 Burnside Hotel, Bowness on Windermere
01942 811522 www.johnhallamjazz.co.uk

Venture Away:
Nov 17-20 Royal Hotel, Scarborough 01305 750797
SPECIAL EVENTS www.ventureawaymusicweekends.co.uk

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