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Listings for October, 2017

APPEARING ON Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Open Mic W/MountainFace (freshers Special) [+]

We welcome in the new Chester students with this special open mic
hosted by the amazing MountainFace

Free entry

Slots available from 8pm

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APPEARING ON Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Latin Mania [+]

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Salsa classes and Latin dance night

Free Bar Entry – Classes £5 each or £7 for both

2 for 1 Cocktails

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Telfords has hosted a salsa club in Chester for over 15 years and we’re now launching Latin MANIA!

Learn Cuban salsa lessons every Wednesday with Lee Baker and Rachael Lynette. Lessons are provided for all levels of ability, from complete beginners to experienced dancers. You don’t need a partner – you’ll change partners all the time in a friendly, fun group.

8.00 pm: Separate classes for Beginners and Improver level

8.45 pm: Intermediate level partnerwork and Improver (and above) rueda (Cuban group dance, performed in a circle or ‘wheel’)

– Beginner classes introduce you to salsa music, teach the basic footwork steps and let you take your first steps dancing with a partner.

– Improver classes build up your repertoire of fundamental partner work sequences.

– Intermediate classes build up more advanced partner work and solo patterns, and help develop body movement and musicality.

9.30 pm till 12.30: Dance into the night with a mix that includes salsa, timba, bachata, regaetton, merengue, latin pop and more.

Classes are just £5 for one class or £7 for two classes. Entry to social dancing after 9.30 is free.


 
APPEARING ON Friday, October 6th, 2017

Telford’s Beer & Cider Festival (Day 1) [+]

3 Days Of  Good Beer, Good Cider Good Music And Good Food.

With live music from.

The Mark Henderson Band

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APPEARING ON Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Telford’s Beer & Cider Festival (Day 2) [+]

3 Days Of  Good Beer, Good Cider Good Music And Good Food.

With Live Music from

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APPEARING ON Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Telford’s Beer & Cider Festival (Day 3) [+]

3 Days Of  Good Beer, Good Cider Good Music And Good Food.

Open Mic With Tom Durkin.

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APPEARING ON Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

The Paint Republic [+]

We paint, we drink, we party

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This is not a paint class as you know it! Join us for an evening of relaxed painting, hosted by our master artist, they’ll help you unleash your creativity by loosely instructing you how to paint a picture chosen for the event. The jokes are bad, the music’s loud, and the banter’s high. We recommend an alcoholic beverage to help you along your way, two hours later you’ll have a canvassed painting you can take home to give to your mum… She’ll love it, she loves everything you do. Free-styling’s encouraged, beginners are welcome, get loose and get creative!

Tickets can be purchased via our website- www.thepaintrepublic.com or at www.facebook.com/thepaintrepublic


 
APPEARING ON Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Latin Mania [+]

LatinWeb

Salsa classes and Latin dance night

Free Bar Entry – Classes £5 each or £7 for both

2 for 1 Cocktails

Latin Mania Flyer

Telfords has hosted a salsa club in Chester for over 15 years and we’re now launching Latin MANIA!

Learn Cuban salsa lessons every Wednesday with Lee Baker and Rachael Lynette. Lessons are provided for all levels of ability, from complete beginners to experienced dancers. You don’t need a partner – you’ll change partners all the time in a friendly, fun group.

8.00 pm: Separate classes for Beginners and Improver level

8.45 pm: Intermediate level partnerwork and Improver (and above) rueda (Cuban group dance, performed in a circle or ‘wheel’)

– Beginner classes introduce you to salsa music, teach the basic footwork steps and let you take your first steps dancing with a partner.

– Improver classes build up your repertoire of fundamental partner work sequences.

– Intermediate classes build up more advanced partner work and solo patterns, and help develop body movement and musicality.

9.30 pm till 12.30: Dance into the night with a mix that includes salsa, timba, bachata, regaetton, merengue, latin pop and more.

Classes are just £5 for one class or £7 for two classes. Entry to social dancing after 9.30 is free.


 
APPEARING ON Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Crackling Vinyl [+]

Free entry.

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Crackling Vinyl began in November 2011 as an excuse for music enthusiasts,Adam Walton, Ben ‘Soundhog’ Hayes and Elin Bach to play their favourite records in their favourite music venue far away from the madness of endless requests for the kind of R&B that wasn’t pressed on Chess Records.
 
Previous live guests at Crackling Vinyl have included: Gallops, Paper Aeroplanes, Katell Keineg, Alun Tan Lan, Gulp, Zervas & Pepper, Euros Childs, Cate Le Bon, Laura J. Martin, Y Niwl, Colorama, Richard James, H. Hawkline, Mowbird, Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog, Toy Horses, T.G. Elias, Georgia Ruth, Chris T-T, Sex Hands, Irma Vep, She Makes War, Sam Airey, Houdini Dax, The Gentle Good, Trwbador, Golden Fable, The Wellgreen, Pulco, Harry Keyworth, Greta Isaac, Atlas Twins, Jessica Ball, Sophie Ballamy, Bright Young People – a fascinating selection of artists who have graced Radio 1, 6Music, Radio 2 and Radio Wales.

 
APPEARING ON Friday, October 13th, 2017

The Immediate [+]

Free before 9pm…£4 after.

Free all night with a valid NUS or Telford’s membership card.

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 Three-piece from Mold. The Who / Husker Du / The Jam / Elliott Smith / 60ft Dolls / Teenage Fanclub. New EP coming summer 2016. Adam / Duncan / Richard.

 


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Idle Frets [+]

Free before 9pm…£4 after.

Free all night with a student card or Telford’s membership.

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APPEARING ON Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Open Mic W/Chris Tavener [+]

Free Entry…Slots available from 8pm

Chris Tavener Music

Chris Tavener is a satirical singer-songwriter, known for his mischievously witty lyrics, well-crafted songwriting and a vintage sound.

Having performed over 230 times in 2015, Chris is one of the most hard-working musicians in the North West. His latest EP sold in the hundreds of copies and a new release for 2016 has received acclaim from Steve Lamacq of BBC 6 Music.

Originally from Northwich in Cheshire, Chris began writing and producing demo albums at age 17. Rather than write about himself, he wrote songs that featured interesting characters or ironic takes on social behaviour. Five albums later he recorded his latest studio EP that’s seen him perform from Edinburgh to London. In March to April 2016 he took on a nationwide tour visiting 10 cities over 6 weeks. He launched his new EP “i’m sorrdy bi’m drunnk” in Manchester on 19th May.


 
APPEARING ON Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Latin Mania [+]

LatinWeb

Salsa classes and Latin dance night

Free Bar Entry – Classes £5 each or £7 for both

2 for 1 Cocktails

Latin Mania Flyer

Telfords has hosted a salsa club in Chester for over 15 years and we’re now launching Latin MANIA!

Learn Cuban salsa lessons every Wednesday with Lee Baker and Rachael Lynette. Lessons are provided for all levels of ability, from complete beginners to experienced dancers. You don’t need a partner – you’ll change partners all the time in a friendly, fun group.

8.00 pm: Separate classes for Beginners and Improver level

8.45 pm: Intermediate level partnerwork and Improver (and above) rueda (Cuban group dance, performed in a circle or ‘wheel’)

– Beginner classes introduce you to salsa music, teach the basic footwork steps and let you take your first steps dancing with a partner.

– Improver classes build up your repertoire of fundamental partner work sequences.

– Intermediate classes build up more advanced partner work and solo patterns, and help develop body movement and musicality.

9.30 pm till 12.30: Dance into the night with a mix that includes salsa, timba, bachata, regaetton, merengue, latin pop and more.

Classes are just £5 for one class or £7 for two classes. Entry to social dancing after 9.30 is free.


 
APPEARING ON Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Telford’s Folk Sessions [+]

Free Entry

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Hosted by local folk pioneers The Deportees will be inviting down folk musicians to join them in an organised folk session on Telford’s intimate window stage. Playing is by invite only or you can get in touch with them direct via contact.deportees.com and arrange a show with them as house band.

Mick Adrian and Graham  play guitars, mandolin, mandocello, bouzouki and banjo as well as  harmonica and melodeon – almost entirely acoustic, but with some subtle electric guitar touches.

Most of all they sing  – three voices finding unexpected harmonies in a mix of old and recent songs from both sides of the Atlantic, some written by themselves, others by their heroes like Woody Guthrie, Richard Thompson, Hank Williams, John Martyn,  Bob Dylan, Guy Clark, Robert Johnson, Buddy Holly, Tom Waits and good old Trad Arr.You’ll hear songs to join in with, songs to make you think, songs to move you and songs to get you moving


 
APPEARING ON Friday, October 20th, 2017

Campfire Social [+]

Free before 9pm…£4 after

Free all night with a student card.

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Celebrating the release of their first collection of studio tracks ‘Wellbeing EP’ Indie-pop 5 piece, Campfire Social, are a refuge from the wild woods all around. Their incandescent, melodic songs take the intimate heartbreak of Elliott Smith and embellish with golden harmonies borrowed from The Beach Boys. At times getting you up off your chairs in a passionate rage, at others just to dance but always filled with hope. 

Last year the band released the single ‘Nothing Nowhere Never Now’, listed by Adam Walton (BBC Wales), Rock Current (podcast) and Drunk on Music (Blog) in their best of 2016 roundups.
That song is now one of two tracks from the newly released Wellbeing EP selected for the A-list by BBC Radio Wales resulting in continued airplay, a live session with Janice Long and further BBC 6 music plays. Now the band have taken on a ‘full steam ahead’ philosophy, performing as much as possible including a scheduled appearance at this years festival number 6 and a trip to South Korea, with the Backing of Focus Wales and WAI, for this years Zandari Festa.


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Backbeat Soundsystem [+]

Free before 9pm…£4 after.

Free all night with a valid NUS card or Telford’s membership.

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In a UK reggae scene that has long eschewed bands in favor of sound systems, Backbeat Soundsystem are a different beast, bringing 8 musicians to the stage. While many of their peers are slavish in their attempt to recreate an authentic Jamaican-leaning sound, Backbeat Soundsystem are not afraid to go in totally different directions, pulling in influences from all across the music spectrum, to create their vision of modern reggae. Dean and Adjua effortlessly tear up the stage with lush harmonies, soaring melodies and natural born chemistry. This combined with a flawless horn section and undeniable groove leaves the audience mesmerised by their show stopping performance. Bringing an electronic flavour to the mix, with dub effects, sirens and live analog synthesiser, Backbeat Soundsystem remind the world that dub reggae is at the forefront of dance music culture.


 
APPEARING ON Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Open Mic W/Laura-Leigh Dickenson [+]

Free entry

Slots available from 8pm

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APPEARING ON Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Latin Mania [+]

LatinWeb

Salsa classes and Latin dance night

Free Bar Entry – Classes £5 each or £7 for both

2 for 1 Cocktails

Latin Mania Flyer

Telfords has hosted a salsa club in Chester for over 15 years and we’re now launching Latin MANIA!

Learn Cuban salsa lessons every Wednesday with Lee Baker and Rachael Lynette. Lessons are provided for all levels of ability, from complete beginners to experienced dancers. You don’t need a partner – you’ll change partners all the time in a friendly, fun group.

8.00 pm: Separate classes for Beginners and Improver level

8.45 pm: Intermediate level partnerwork and Improver (and above) rueda (Cuban group dance, performed in a circle or ‘wheel’)

– Beginner classes introduce you to salsa music, teach the basic footwork steps and let you take your first steps dancing with a partner.

– Improver classes build up your repertoire of fundamental partner work sequences.

– Intermediate classes build up more advanced partner work and solo patterns, and help develop body movement and musicality.

9.30 pm till 12.30: Dance into the night with a mix that includes salsa, timba, bachata, regaetton, merengue, latin pop and more.

Classes are just £5 for one class or £7 for two classes. Entry to social dancing after 9.30 is free.


 
APPEARING ON Thursday, October 26th, 2017

E/I/N Presents Cavalier Song [+]

FREE ENTRY

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Cavalier Song inscribe modern hymns that celebrate a merging of the imagination and material forms. Their cinematic stares study earthy landscapes and post-industrial wastelands, constructing a range of sonic artworks that meditate on the human condition, stirring memory and desire within definitions of a terrible sublime. The results are a series of lush, yet darkly affective, symphonic abstractions. Cavalier Song deploy a post-minimalist sensibility, referencing a range of art forms including painting, sculpture and literature. Musical influences include Philip Glass, Swans, Grouper, John Coltrane and King Crimson, each echoing a fascination for repetition, duration and modal improvisation.


 
APPEARING ON Friday, October 27th, 2017

The Undercover Hippy [+]

Free before 9pm…£4 after.

Free all night with a valid NUS card or Telford’s membership.
Secure your place and buy a ticket here

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“Beautifully produced agitprop reggae flavoured rap”
– Tom Robinson, BBC 6Music

“About as real as music gets”
– Andrew Marston, BBC Introducing

“truly electrifying… delivers big, weighty messages with an optimistic and entertaining light-heartedness”
– On The Beat

“The band lit up the venue with their tongue-in-cheek yet poignant music”
– ClunkMag

“Like the love-child of Steel Pulse, Kate Tempest, and The Sleaford Mods”
– Tom Robinson, BBC6Music

“Insanely infectious” ****
– Liverpool Sound & Vision

“politically charged reggae that sticks two fingers up to the powers that be”
– Fresh on The Net, Christopher McBride

“Combining intelligent, amusing, and often politically charged lyrics with dangerously catchy hooks and a feel good groove, this is music for the thinking man to shake his arse to. Think Jason Mraz meets The Cat Empire…on a protest march…at the Edinburgh Fringe”
– Music Mafia
 


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Peaness Halloween Show [+]

Free before 9pm…£4 after.

Free all night with a student card or Telford’s membership.

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APPEARING ON Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Open Mic W/Peter Douglas [+]

Free entry.

Slots available from 8pm.

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