Events

Nick Harper

Time: Doors open-19.00 : show-19.30, now rescheduled 7th July 2018 - Tickest £12.00

Location: West End Club - Barry

Nick Harper is making a welcome return to the West Club. .

3rd March tickets valid for rescheduled show on 7th July

To call Nick a superlative singer/songwriter could put his highly lauded guitar talent in the shade, and to call him a guitarist's guitarist might slight his distinctive, soulful voice and passionate songs. Not forgetting the wild ride that is one of his live shows - from personal introspection to biting political satire via a charmingly caustic wit that would make Groucho Marx proud. He often segues from his own compositions to well-loved covers he makes his own

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Smokehouse Sessions - Doug MacLeod

Sunday 15th July 2018 Tickets £10.00 in adv.... Doors 18.30.

Location: Hang Fire Southern Kitchen. Hood Road, Barry, CF62 5BE.

Doug MacLeod is known for his superb songwriting, guitar wizardry, warm soulful vocals, wit and unforgettable live performances. At the heart of a Doug MacLeod performance is his knack for storytelling, bringing characters-from the faceless to the legendary-to strikingly real life.

Tickets £10.00 in advance... Doors 7pm.

Blues Music Awards

Doug is a multiple Blues Music Award winner, most recently the 2017 Blues Music Award for Acoustic Artist Of The Year and the Blues Blast Music Award for Male Artist Of The Year.

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SmokeHouse Sessions - The Corn Potato String Band

Sunday 19th August 2018 Tickets £10.00 in adv.... Doors 18.30.

Location: Hang Fire Southern Kitchen. Hood Road, Barry, CF62 5BE.

The Corn Potato String Band earns high praise in traditional American music, keeping old time fiddle and banjo music from a one-way trip to the dustbins of history. Theirs is a story of struggle, hard knocks and triumph. Essentially unable to cope with modern life, the members of this band are outcasts of society who survive by playing the lost music of the flatlands where they were raised.

Tickets £10.00 in advance... Doors 18.30 - show 19.30.

The Corn Potatos have delighted audiences with their driving fiddle tunes and harmonious singing across the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and India. They are all multi-instrumentalists dedicated to continuing the music and dance traditions of the Central and Southern US. In addition to being champion fiddlers they play banjo, guitar, bass and mandolin and deftly handle many different antiquated styles including ballads, “ho-downs,” country “rags” and southern gospel, specializing in twin fiddling and double banjo tunes.

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SmokeHouse Sessions - Rag Mama Rag

Sunday 28th October 2018 Tickets £10.00 in adv.... Doors 18.30.

Location: Hang Fire Southern Kitchen. Hood Road, Barry, CF62 5BE.

RAG MAMA RAG create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audiences feet tapping. Their repertoire is 20’s and 30’s Blues based, but extremely varied, encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast Ragtime sounds, early White Country tunes, Original Compositions, and many other regional styles of the 20’s and 30’s period.

Tickets £10.00 in advance... Doors 18.30 - show 19.30.

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Rob Heron and the Teapad Orchestra

24th Novenber 2018 Tickets £12.00 in adv.... Doors 19.00.

Location: West End Club - Barry

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra don’t care what genre you choose to put them in – western swing, country blues, ragtime hokum or whatever else– as long as you understand that they’re 100% sincere and 100% immersed in this stuff. This is no lazy pastiche, no dressing up box. They live and breathe this music and want you to get immersed with them.

Tickets £12.00 in advance... Doors 19.00

The Tea Pad are five years into a remarkable story that began with four friends studying folk and traditional music at Newcastle University and now sees them playing clubs and dancehalls and festivals the breadth of the British Isles and into mainland Europe (there was even a brief trip to India last year). Based on Tyneside but with members hailing from Orkney to Warwickshire, the Tea Pad sound draws on myriad influences – from Bob Wills to Django Reinhardt, George Jones to Cab Calloway – yet ultimately sounds like nobody else, that North Eastern Swing style that’s utterly their own and changing all the time.

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