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APPEARING ON Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Latin Mania [+]

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Salsa classes and Latin dance night

Free Bar Entry – Classes £4 each or £6 for both

2 for 1 Cuban 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 £4 for one class or £6 for two classes. Entry to social dancing after 9.30 is free.


 
APPEARING ON Thursday, August 25th, 2016

The Flipside Takeover [+]

Free Entry

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Flipside Radio (formerly Lache FM) is a community radio station for Chester. We aim to celebrate the people, music and culture within our community. We promote local musicians, charities and community groups, as well as playing a wide range of music, from chart pop to roots reggae and everything in between. All of our presenters are volunteers.

The station has a monthly event at Telford’s Warehouse where we get to showcase local musicians and it’s always free entry.

I was asked to organise this month’s event on the 25th of August, so I’m taking it a bit out there.

 

First up will be Patchwork Man from Wrexham, bringing his unique blissy blend of acoustic psychedelia to proceedings.
We had him on last year and he went down a storm with his leftfield humour and engaging performance.

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Our main act are Chester space rockers Civilian Zen.

Civilian Zen was formed in 2006 by Keith Hill & Mark Broster, recording two albums for the Shelter charity in 2006 & 2007, including former members of Hawkwind.

Since then they have gone on to record a number of quality releases including the magnificent Tell Lie Vision from 2014.

Civilian Zen are

Ralph Wordenweber, Mark Broster & Keith Hill.

https://civilianzen-music.bandcamp.com/

Soundtracking the event will be the boys from popular music panel show Ear Of The Tiger so expect an eclectic mix of absolute quality to nod your head to.

And of course. Who else could host such an evening but our very own Rusty Mahone.

We’ll hopefully see you there for a fantastic night of music.


 
APPEARING ON Friday, August 26th, 2016

Trecco Beis [+]

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Taking inspiration from the Elephant 6 Collective and 60s West Coast pop, the South Wales raised, London residing Trecco Beis have been gaining fans wherever they go with their unique mixture of Gorkys harmonies and early Velvets fuzz. Gaff-recorded demos brought them airplay from BBC Radio Wales’s Adam Walton, slots at Dim Swn and Machynlleth Comedy festival, and a single deal from the Popty Ping Recording Company. Their debut 7” ‘Hummingbird’ will see the light of day in March.


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, August 27th, 2016

The Haphazards [+]

FREE ENTRY BEFORE 9PM…£4 AFTER

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The Haphazards by name & by nature!

Originally starting life as the Dawson’s Music Family Band, showcasing guitars and amps by playing every type of style known to man, the Haphazards decided to branch out and do it for their own sick enjoyment.

Due to reasons ranging from health issues, abductions & arrest warrants – there have been a few line-up changes since the last public appearance –  though the same dizzying selection of  blues/soul/funk/ska will be on offer.

Catch them now, before they’re banned from public places.


 
APPEARING ON Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Open Mic W/Alx Green [+]

Free Entry

We welcome back Alx Green. Expect this one to be extra special. Slots available from 8pm.

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APPEARING ON Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Scott Matthews [+]

Tickets £10 

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Scott Matthews, born 15th Jan 1976 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK, was raised in a very musical family. His father was a drummer and introduced Scott to such iconic artists as Marc Bolan, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan.

Upon acquiring his first guitar at the tender age of seven, It didn’t take long before Scott realised that music was his true calling in life. Scott’s diverse musical taste would later lead to experimentations with funk, soul and indie rock, with various local bands, before finally deciding to embark on a career as a solo artist.

In 2003 Scott played his first ever solo show, and was spotted by a local dj, who would eventually become Scott’s manager. By 2004 Scott had signed a recording contract with independent label San Remo Records, the label that would release Scott’s 2006 ground-breaking album “Passing Stranger”.


 
APPEARING ON Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Aynsley Lister [+]

Tickets £13 

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“Superb” – THE TIMES
“His guitar playing is a fire hazard” – MOJO

 

When explosive natural ability collides with fiery, emotionally charged compositions, the result is Aynsley Lister; an incredible guitarist whose brand of blues-based rock delivers contemporary song writing fueled with the kind of heart and soul that’s missing from so much modern music.  Whether passionately writing and recording his own material or mesmerising audiences at his live shows one thing is abundantly clear: music is hard-wired to his DNA and flows from his fingertips like sonic bolts of lightning.  With over 86,000 albums sold, lashings of critical acclaim and years of high profile touring, Lister’s resumé speaks for itself and firmly secures his position as a leading light in the resurgence of British blues-infused music.


 
APPEARING ON Friday, October 7th, 2016

Telfords Beer+Cider Festival [+]

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Six years old and going strong, Friday October the 7th sees the return of Telford’s October Beer, Cider and Folk festival. A three day session dedicated to the wonders of real ale, traditional cider and good music!  That’s right from 6pm on the Friday evening until close of business Sunday night there will be top quality beer, cider and music on offer every hour we’re open.

With over 30 regional and national real ales, traditional ciders on offer over the course of the weekend, as well as our usual selection of national and international beers, it promises to be a fantastic weekend. Throw in a selection of the best Live Music acts from Chester and the surrounding areas, including the likes of Rusty Mahone & Friends, The Texas Banjo Massacre & many more and the party is already in full swing. To finish off the mix we will also be serving an extended range of snacks from the bottom bar. To further complement the fine array of drinks available, we’ll be having a BBQ on the Friday evening, a Hog Roast on the Saturday evening and another BBQ on the Sunday. We’re spoiling you!

Entry is based on our usual weekend club nights, free before 9pm and £4 on the door thereafter, and Free Entry all night for CAMRA card holders, with the event running from 6 pm on the Friday until close at 2 am, from 12 noon on Saturday again until close at 2am. We will have the bars open again Sunday from 12 noon throughout the evening so come down for our Open Mic session, with free entry all day.