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APPEARING ON Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Mark Henderson & Friends With Cinder Hill (EP Preview show) [+]

Free entry.

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Cinder Hill are a British Country Music duo from the North West. Identical twins, Katie and Hayley, have a lifelong love of country music which inspires their Country/Americana sound. Intensely interwoven harmonies are at the heart of their beautifully crafted songs, which have all the storytelling and relatability you would expect from this heartfelt genre. 

Cinder Hill are delighted to be releasing their debut EP ‘Fairytales’ in Spring 2018 and are looking forward to sharing their stories with you.


 
APPEARING ON Friday, February 2nd, 2018

China Shop Bull [+]

Free before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

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


Fronted by a big rapper with a Yorkshire accent and and an aggressive singer who is simultaneously technically brilliant on guitar, backed up by a powerful brass section and a mathematically precise rhythm section. The old adage of ‘has to be seen/heard to be believed’ has never rung truer than with China Shop Bull. Yes they combine elements of hip hop, punk, ska, drum and bass and reggae. But the point is that they do so with excellent musicianship and and incredible energy.

Increasingly being booked as a headline band around the UK and Europe, they have been invited to play such festivals as BoomTown Fair, Beatherder, Alchemy, Solfest and Mighty 
Sounds (Cz). Following the release of their second album Public Disorder: Act 1 in 2015, their momentum is only set to increase with the next album Public Disorder: Act 2 in 2018.

 


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Scarlet. [+]

Free before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

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

Scarlet kicked off the new year by playing in front of 20,000 people at Tbisili Open Air festival (Georgia) along side Steve Vai and released their debut crowd funded album ‘Effigy’ in Japan and the UK.

The band secured a licensing deal for the album in Japan with Vinyl Junkie Records (blossoms, swim deep, the wombats)

Scarlet have supported Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats, Neon Waltz, Pulled Apart By Horses, Swervedriver, Black Honey, Kagoule, The Struts, secured slots playing DIY’s ‘breaking out’ night at Liverpool music week festival, and played the huge festivals, Secret Garden Party, Tramlines, Sound City, Hop Farm Festival, ‘We Luv Festival’ (Aintree racecourse alongside acts such as UB40, Scouting For Girls, Example and many more) amongst many others.

They have worked with producers Jon Withnall, (Coldplay’s Parachutes, A Rush Of Blood To The Head, and X&Y) Michael Johnson (Joy Division, Pink Floyd, New Order, Stone Roses) and Al Groves (Bring Me The Horizon, CAST) on their debut album ‘Effigy’.

Scarlet secured ongoing support from Marshall Amplifiers who chose their demo ‘Heavy’ to be a part of their Richer Unsigned ‘Best unsigned bands’ playlist, which meant the song was played in every Richer Sounds music store up and down the country for a month and featured in Q Magazine!

The band won two competitions one of which, was to work with crowd funding specialists ‘Pledge
Music’ and ‘Juxdit’ in association with Liverpool Sound City festival, to create a Pledge Music campaign to fund the release of their album and secured themselves a slot playing the delegates conference at Liverpool Sound City festival 2015.
They hit the 50% mark on their pledge music campaign just 6 days into the 60 day campaign and successfully reached their target of £6,000 and unlocked the money to make their debut album ‘Effigy’

‘Anyway’ was included in BBC Radio 6’s ‘Fresh Faves’ Batch 146

They are currently working on promoting their album through live shows and maintaining a steadily growing organic fan base with continuous support from north west music scene fanatics, as well as branching out and gaining support from BBCintroducing, BBC Radio 6, and other bands further afield.

The band have also received direct endorsements for their music from Guy Garvey (Elbow) and support from The Vaccines and Sir Bob Geldof.


 
APPEARING ON Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Open Mic W/Limerance [+]

Free entry.

Slots available from 8pm.

(find the hosts or ask at the bar for details on how to get involved.)


 
APPEARING ON Monday, February 5th, 2018

Telford’s Quiz [+]

£1 per person.

With quiz master Scott Bricabracboy Mcanally.

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APPEARING ON Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

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, February 7th, 2018

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, February 8th, 2018

Crackling Vinyl DJs [+]

Free entry

2 for 1 on selected cocktails // £1 tequila shots

It’s pop Jim… but not as we know it!

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, February 9th, 2018

Sustinere (EP Launch) [+]

Free before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

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

Indie-Rock Duo. Inspired by Royal Blood/Drenge/Manchester Orchestra/Billy Talent. We like noise. 


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Seazoo (Album Launch) [+]


SEAZOO are an act that started out as nothing more than a bedroom-recording project.

Surprising momentum built however, as their Grandaddy/Yo La Tengo/SFA inspired recordings began to gain support from the BBC. Huw Stephens, Lauren Laverne, Steve Lamacq, Mark Radcliffe have all played previous tunes from the Ken, Car Deborah and JUMBO EPs. Rather excellently, Marc Riley invited them to perform a few live session for his 6 Music show, most recently August 2017. They accepted, ferociously.

The band release their first 7″ on the beautiful Too Pure label.

SEAZOO have brightened up Green Man, Festival No. 6, Lost Map’s Howlin’ Fling on Eigg, Swn, Truck, Canadian Music Week, The Great Escape and even the legendary basketball court that is Maida Vale Studio 3.

The band will release their debut album November, 2017!

First single Roy’s World released 12/05/17. Featured on BBC Radio 1, 6Music and BBC Radio Wales. Here’s what some good eggs had to say about it:

‘Music doesn’t have to take itself too seriously to be valuable; in fact it’s Seazoo’s enthusiastic attitude that really elevates “Roy’s World” into more than a piece of throw-away indie pop.’ THE LINE OF BEST FIT

‘In ‘Roy’s World’, Seazoo’s 90s influences are clear – yet while there’s a tinge of the grungy/psych elements of their influences (Grandaddy, Yo La Tengo, Super Furry Animals), the track’s energy and more-ish hooks see Seazoo venture over to Britpop. And I’m excited for more of it.’ – GIGSLUTZ

‘You want to meet the next great pop group? Then just listen to Seazoo, and do it today.’ – AUSTIN TOWN HALL

‘Just when it felt like fuzzy, lo-fi indie pop had fallen out of favour forever, North Wales quintet Seazoo are poised to deliver an album that will make you fall in love with the genre all over again.’ DRUNKEN WEREWOLF

Second single Shoreline out 04/09/17:

‘it’s a fast-paced and ludicrously infectious’ CLASH

Recordings have been sent to Metalwork Hobby Magazine and Steam Railway Magazine. The band await replies. .
 


 
APPEARING ON Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Closed for private function. [+]

Telford’s bar and restaurant will be closed from 6pm for a private function. 

we are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


 
APPEARING ON Monday, February 12th, 2018

Telford’s Quiz [+]

£1 per person.

With quiz master Scott Bricabracboy Mcanally.

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APPEARING ON Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

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, February 15th, 2018

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, February 16th, 2018

Nine Blind Ravens [+]

Free Before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

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


Nine Blind Ravens are a Liverpool-based band playing a unique and powerful brand of electric folk music.

With influences ranging from Celtic folk to Americana and rock ‘n’ roll, the band deliver impassioned, energetic performances incorporating a wide range of musical styles and instrumentation.


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Colour [+]

Free before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

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


COLOUR are a #MicroProg band from #Liverpool. 
All Artwork, Video Concepts/Editing, Songwriting, Production and Engineering are done by COLOUR at COLOUR Studios on the Northwest Coast of England
Head to our website for Free Streaming, All Videos, Upcoming Gigs, Newsletter Signup and Press.
COLOUR are:
James Tidd, Liam Downey, Scott Harvey and Connor Dickson


 
APPEARING ON Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Open Mic W/ Billie Stansbury-Jones [+]

Free entry.

Slots available from 8pm.

(find the host or ask at the bar for details on how to get involved.)


 
APPEARING ON Monday, February 19th, 2018

Telford’s Quiz [+]

£1 per person.

With quiz master Scott Bricabracboy Mcanally.

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APPEARING ON Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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, February 21st, 2018

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, February 22nd, 2018

John Bramwell (I am Kloot) [+]

Tickets £15

Or Call us on (01244) 390 090

“Arguably the UK’s finest export” – THE NEW YORKER

“Great songs, great voice. The real thing” – TIME OUT

“Utterly compelling, quite beautiful and frequently hilarious” – THE GUARDIAN


 
APPEARING ON Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Creature of Habit [+]

Free before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

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

 


 
APPEARING ON Saturday, February 24th, 2018

The holograms [+]

Free before 9pm // £4 thereafter.

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


New up and coming psychedelic rock collective from Liverpool


 
APPEARING ON Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Open Mic W/Jon Coley [+]

Free entry 

Slots available from 8pm.

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APPEARING ON Monday, February 26th, 2018

Telford’s Quiz [+]

£1 per person.

With quiz master Scott Bricabracboy Mcanally.

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APPEARING ON Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

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.