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Listings for November, 2008

APPEARING ON Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Trevor & The General [+]

Free Before 10pm, £4 thereafter


Old school Reggae from these Telfords favourites will excite any spectator. It might be winter outside but you’ll be warmed from the stage by the classic reggae styling, the sun will surely come out to play on this occasion.

APPEARING ON Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Nizlopi [+]

Nizlopi announce last tour dates for 2 years!!!!!!

‘Last Nights on Tour’ Oct/Nov 2008

Tickets £10.00


APPEARING ON Friday, November 7th, 2008

Sketchbeat [+]


Free before 9pm, £4 therafter.

Channelling the humour and harmonies of Queen, the attitude and funk of James Brown and the sonic vocal stylings of the Chili Peppers and Zeppelin, Sketchbeat are more than boys with guitars. Gig goers have had enough of whining self interest – it’s time to get hot and angry on the dance floor!


APPEARING ON Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Funkdub’s 4th Birthday with YES KING! [+]


Fourth birthday celebrations secure special guests for Chester’s premier promoters

Yes King, the acclaimed hip hop, dancehall and ska outfit have been revealed as the special guests to headline at Funkdub’s fourth birthday event at Telford’s Warehouse in Chester on Saturday, 8th November.

Funkdub have been showcasing eclectic DJ nights and some of the UK’s most respected artists throughout the last four years.

The birthday event promises to outshine the legendary Telford’s Warehouse performances from Pama International, Max Sedgely & The Shoots, Little Barrie and Keb Darge.

Yes King is the latest offering from Mark Rae, one half of the celebrated Rae & Christian, architect of the sadly now defunct Grand Central Records, and owner of Manchester’s famous Fat City record shop.

The live show, just returning from tours of the US, Australia and New Zealand, includes UK hip-hop icon Mystro, Yes King co-creator Rhys Adams and an outstanding brass section.

Funkdub founder Sam Hutchinson is thrilled to have secured a band of Yes King’s calibre in Chester: “Running Funkdub over the last four years has been a brilliant journey. Between Funkdub and its various spin-off nights, we’ve had over 65 DJ outings, playing some of the finest and rarest funk, dub, electro, hip-hop, soul and rock & roll in venues such as Alexander’s, City Bar, The Student Unions, The Frog and Nightingale, Off The Wall and of course our spiritual home Telford’s Warehouse.

Sitting in the shadows of bigger cities like Liverpool and Manchester, Chester has always been a difficult city to pull bands to, but bringing the likes of Pama Intl., Little Barrie, Max Sedgley & The Shoots, Keb Darge and Out From Animals to our stage, I have proven it can be done. The icing on the cake is the fabulous Yes King for the fourth birthday… make sure you get down early to avoid disappointment!”

The band will be supported by Funkdub DJs 3DJ and G-Kush’s unparalleled mix of eclectic vinyl before and after the main event.

Funkdub Live Presents Yes King will be on Saturday, 8th November at Telford’s Warehouse.

Free Entry Before 10pm, £4thereafter.

If you are a facebooker – you can RSVP here

APPEARING ON Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Acoustic Open Mic Session with Nice Peter [+]

Free Entry

Contains Adult Themes

Augmented by serious musicianship, Nice Peter’s hysterical original acoustic based pop songs are a terrific change of pace for any modern music lover. Trained at the Improv Olympic in Chicago, Pete Shukoff brings his improv comedy experience to the rock and roll stage. Audiences across the US and UK are laughing, dancing, and raving about this one-of-a-kind act with a truly unique live experience.


APPEARING ON Monday, November 10th, 2008

Aynsley Lister [+]

Blues Rock


Tickets £8

Since signing his record deal, Aynsley has sold over 75,000 albums. He has played alongside blues legends such as Buddy Guy, John Mayall, and Robert Cray aswell as big name pop artists such as Bryan Adams and Fun Lovin’ Criminals. His recorded work has seen him working with Producers Jim Gaines (Santana, SRV) and Greg Haver (Manic Street Preachers, Catatonia) on both sides of the Atlantic.

APPEARING ON Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Peter Bruntnell, Jeb Loy Nichols & Michael Weston King [+]

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Tickets £10.00

APPEARING ON Thursday, November 13th, 2008

The Furs [+]

Free Entry

Hailing from the city of Manchester via Bolton, The Furs are a new 4 piece band playing in whatever venues we can to make a name for ourselves. with influences including Ocean Colour Scene, Stereophonics and trains to and from Bolton, they play music to anyone who’ll tap their feet, clap their hands or even full on rave if it takes their fancy.

APPEARING ON Saturday, November 15th, 2008

The Fortunate Sons [+]


Free before 10pm, £4 thereafter

APPEARING ON Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Acoustic Open Mic Night Feat Sarah Deboe [+]


Free Entry

APPEARING ON Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Acoustic Open Mic with Rusty [+]


Free Entry

APPEARING ON Monday, November 24th, 2008

The Wholigans [+]

The Who Tribute


Tickets £10.00


APPEARING ON Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Martyn Joseph [+]

Tickets £15 

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Originally hailing from Penarth, Martyn Joseph reached the charts with his 1992 single Dolphins Make Me Cry. But the tale goes deeper than that, for this is a singer-songwriter with more than two decades of performing behind him. Read more… »

APPEARING ON Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Milk Milk Lemonade present Quaintways [+]


APPEARING ON Friday, November 28th, 2008

Circle Sound [+]

APPEARING ON Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Sheelanagig [+]

Free Before 9pm, £4 thereafter

APPEARING ON Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Acoustic Open Mic Session with Mercy Elise and Kai Lena [+]


Open mic at Telford’s in Chester. On the 30th November the hosts are the wonderful Elise and magical Kai bringing you a combination of their own melodies with some familiar tunage included in for good measure!

Bring your instrument along, whatever it may be and come join in musical creativity, always love to see new faces as well as old favourites. Get in early to make sure you get a slot.