From: Chris Ashman [chris_at_kentgigs_dot_com]

Sent: 30 November 2010 01:27

Subject: [News and Gigs] Wotson 12th December to 18th December 2010 - Kent & E Sussex Gig Guide

 

 

Wotson 12th December to 18th December 2010 -  Kent & E Sussex Gig Guide

 

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KENT & E. SUSSEX GIG GUIDE 
Gig Listings

Sunday 12 December 2010

Black Horse and Hoodens (76 Maidstone Rd Borough Green Sevenoaks Kent Th15 8hf 01732 885332)  The Cracklin' Griffins 6 Piece Irish Band Playing Traditional and Contemparary Genres 7.45pm Free
Dog & Gun (213 Boxley Rd Maidstone Kent M14 2tl 01622 759046) Blackstar Rock/Blues Covers Band  5-7pm Free
Louis Armstrong (Maison Dieu Road Dover Kent Ct16 1ra 01304 204759) Bill Barnacle Jazz Band Trad.
The Eagle Tavern (124 High street Rochester Kent Me1 1jt 01634 409040) Geoff Mason / Jo Fooks Quintet Jazz 1pm Free.
The Eagle Tavern (124 High street Rochester Kent Me1 1jt 01634 409040)  Purple Haze DJ Playing Classics  8pm Free

Monday 13 December 2010

Lower Bell (201 Old Chatham Road Aylesford Kent Me20 7ef 01634 861127) Jam Session All Welcome  
Walnut Tree P.H. (234 Tonbridge Rd Maidstone Kent Me16 8sr 01622 727260) Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs.

Tuesday 14 December 2010

The Flower Pot (96 Sandling Rd Maidstone Kent Me14 2rj 01622 757705)  Electro Acoustic Jam Night - Country & Blues Soul & Folk Just bring your own instruments From 8pm

Wednesday 15 December 2010

The Anchor (London Rd Sevenoaks Kent Tn13 1as 01732 454898) 'Blues With Bottle' Present Duck Soup Distinctive Brand of Blues/ R&B.
The Eagle Tavern (124 High street Rochester Kent Me1 1jt 01634 409040)  Jam Night  9pm Free

Thursday 16 December 2010

Ocean Inn (2 High St Dymchurch Kent Tn29 0ng 01303 872152) Karaoke Night.
The Butt Of Sherry (132 High St Hythe Kent Ct21 5ld 01303 266112)  Jack Pound Open Stage.
The Eagle Tavern (124 High street Rochester Kent Me1 1jt 01634 409040) Bitten By Monkeys 6 Piece R'n'B / Rock and Soul Band  
The Lobster Pot (Swan St West Malling Kent Me19 6ju 01732 843775)  Masterclass 50's till Now! Wow! Pop Rock Soul & Funk 8-10pm Free
Walnut Tree (Forge Lane East Farleigh Kent Me15 Ohj 01622 726368) Fusion Soft Rock & Classic Pop Band.
Walnut Tree P.H. (234 Tonbridge Rd Maidstone Kent Me16 8sr 01622 727260)  Stand-Up Adult Comedy With Kevin Precious.

Friday 17 December 2010

East Kent P.H. (72 Oxford Street Whistable Kent Ct5 1da 01227 272018) Bodegas Rock Covers.
George Hotel (68 High Street Ashford Kent Tn24 8tb 01233 625512) User Friendly Rock Covers.  
Gulbenkian Theatre (University of Kent Canterbury Kent Ct2 7nb 01227 769075)  Richard Durrants Christmas Guitar Recital A Whimsy Musical Voyage With Son Et-Lumiere 7.45pm 14 12
Louis Armstrong (Maison Dieu Road Dover Kent Ct16 1ra 01304 204759)  The Relics.
Lower Bell (201 Old Chatham Road Aylesford Kent Me20 7ef 01634 861127) The Ronnies   

Saturday 18 December 2010

Ashford Rocks at The Q Club (Godington House Godington Road Ashford Kent Tn23 1lh 01233 625088)  Christmas Show With Know Your Enemy + ShyChloe + Never Say die Black Sabbath Tribute 7.30pm 5
Duke Of Edingurgh (1 Heath Road Barming Maidstone Kent Me16 9lq 01622 727122)  The Cox  8pm Free
East Kent P.H. (72 Oxford Street Whistable Kent Ct5 1da 01227 272018) Lost Weekend Classic BritRock.
Five Bells (25 Church Rd Seal Nr Sevenoaks Kent Tn15 0au 01732 763207) Blues With Bottle Club presents  Simon Prager & Alan Glenn Blues 9pm Free
George Hotel (68 High Street Ashford Kent Tn24 8tb 01233 625512)  Kebbo's Dustys Years Disco  
Louis Armstrong (Maison Dieu Road Dover Kent Ct16 1ra 01304 204759) Led Gremlin Female Fronted Psychodelic Blues Rock  .
Lower Bell (201 Old Chatham Road Aylesford Kent Me20 7ef 01634 861127) The Choos 7 Piece Soul Funk Jazz and Pop  
Ocean Inn (2 High St Dymchurch Kent Tn29 0ng 01303 872152) Bodegas Rock Covers  .


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Other Weeks Details based on that available to us at our Monday deadline


News 


Simple Minds Forest Concert in Kent for 2011
Simple Minds have announced a 'Greatest Hits Forest Tour' for next summer, playing a series of dates in spectacular woodland locations as part of Forestry Commission Live Music.

Classic songs like 'Alive and Kicking', 'Sanctify Yourself', 'Don't You (Forget About Me)', 'Promised You A Miracle', 'Waterfront' and 'Belfast Child' established Simple Minds with a global audience with a run of No 1 albums including 'Sparkle In the Rain', 'Once Upon A Time' and 'Street Fighting Years', propelling them to supergroup status in the UK.

Special guest support for all dates will be Starsailor front man James Walsh.
Simple Minds Greatest Hits will be released Spring 2011.

Money generated by Forestry Commission Live Music ticket sales is spent directly on the nation's woodlands, benefiting everything from butterflies to mountain bikers.

Fri 10 June Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest, Nr Goudhurst, Kent.
  
Tickets cost 35.00 (subject to booking fee) and go on sale at 9.00am Friday 3rd December 2010 from Forestry Commission box office telephone 03000
680400 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music


  

Red Admiral Records
Jazz and Easy Listening - New Releases



Red Admiral Records Jazz Season brings together Jazz and Easy Listening artists from UK, Canada and USA.
http://www.redadmiralrecords.com

A Jazzy Season for Red Admiral Records features select World class artists from around the globe combining new, smooth and sexy melodies with jazz standards performed regional writers and musicians.

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BARBARA JEAN - CD Album: Sweet
Jazz / Swing

Releasing 7th December

Barbara Jean is a singer/songwriter from New York whose ballads and solid swing tunes provide the perfect vehicle for her mellow voice and direct delivery.
"Sweet", is a fine collection of original material and runs the gamut from soulful ballads to cool swing.

Born into a musical family (her mother was a cellist and her sister, an accomplished pianist) she began her professional music career as a bassist in Phoenix - country, pop, rock and roll. After two years on the road on the hotel circuit, Barbara recorded with new-country group, Gotham Rose, opening shows for greats George Jones, Patty Loveless, Toby Keith and Diamond Rio, among others. The group received extensive radio play across

Europe in the 90's and remains a project she is extremely proud of. In 2000 she set down her bass and picked up a mic with her hometown swing big band. Soon, the area's most gifted jazz musicians were calling and Barbara now lives, writes and sings in upstate New York.

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MELISSA PISARZOWSKI - CD EP: Love Me
Jazz / Easy Listening / Swing

Melissa Lauren Pisarzowski is a popular accomplished singer and writer making her mark in the Toronto music scene. With a strong influence in jazz, Latin, and blues, Melissa has developed an original style of her own melting together old school sounds with modern flare.

On "Love Me her latest CD release, Melissa presents 3 of her latest compositions with minimal backing exposing the smooth and seductive vocals that have brought her the opportunity to work with so many top music professionals.

A graduate of York University's music program, Melissa began studying voice at the age of twelve and discovered her passion performance. She has had the privilege of studying with some of Toronto's most respected musicians including Barry Elmes, Mark Eisenman, and Al Henderson. Melissa's love for swing and jazz music started when she started performing with the Toronto All-Star Big Band; she continued singing with them until 2004. She had the opportunity to work with and open for many wonderful musicians; Jeff Healey, Gordon Lightfoot, Ranee Lee, Henry Questa, Tommy Ambrose, Peter Appleyard, Buddy DiFranco, Jackie Richardson, and Clark Terry to name a few.

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ZOO - CD Album: Phychodrama
Jazz - Nu Jazz Fusion

ZOO create a unique blend of jazz-infused grooves, warm, absorbing and emotive, beautifully intimate, atmospheric, with rich harmonies and instrumentation.

Phychodrama their 3rd album on the Red Admiral label pushes their unique envelope one stage further.

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GARY SWINARD - CD Album: After Five
Easy Listening / Instrumental / Jazz / New Age

Gary Swinard was born in Ashford, Kent, England. His music career spans more than 4 decades playing guitar, bass and keyboards. He has worked along side and in the company of many great icons that are still performing today.

After Five demonstrates Gary's his desire to mix some of his originals that include Smooth Jazz, Relaxation and New Age with some old classic tunes of yesterday. In 2009 Gary set about recording two albums with his close friend & sax player, Joe Bolero. "After Five" is the first of these. Stuffed full of mature and relaxing music to get into, with a glass of your favourite liquid After Five.

In 2001 Gary moved to Florida USA, his first six months was spent getting used to the Florida life style before getting back into music.
2001-2002 He joined a well known local band JIMMIE DEE & NITEFLIGHT before setting up his own 7 piece show band in 2003-2008 THE PRAIRIE DAWGS now called THINK BIG LIVE Specialising in tributes. The band covers The Blues Brothers, Elvis, Garth Brooks, and the one tribute Gary loves to perform, Eric Clapton. Apart from playing many of the major hotels in Orlando these shows have also taken the band to Nashville and Las Vegas

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ROGER ALLEN - CD Album: Electro Swing Guitar
Jazz / Easy Listening / Swing

Roger Allen has played the Guitar professionally for the last fifty years, after starting at four years old on a Ukulele given to him by his family.
Electro Swing Guitar is a compilation of some of Roger's favourite standards, played his own way. A timeless piece of work.

Roger has played in a diverse number of situations and countries, Canada, Australia, Holland, France and the USA . He has worked with his own trio and quartet, but his love of recording and the influence of Les Paul (who he has jammed with on stage) finally encouraged him to make his own backing tracks which always made life easier when moving around the world and to different venues.
For many years running his own company, making industrial films and radio documentaries in England and Australia, he became an accomplished sound recording engineer, stills and film cameraman. Roger returned to the UK in 1995 and now resides in Ramsgate, Kent.UK.

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NOEL BANNISTER - CD Album: In Search Of Peace
Easy Listening / Relaxation/ Meditation

Noel Bannister is a professional composer and musical arranger based in Crowborough, E.Sussex (UK). He has an international reputation as a pianist, having played all over the Northern hemisphere from the Arctic Circle to Casablanca.

In Search Of Peace presents 47 minutes of relaxing music ideal for healing, meditation and soothing after a tough day. Within each of us there is an inner silence which, given the many distractions of modern day life, is sometimes difficult to access. This music represents an antidote to the hectic lifestyles most of us lead, a journey of the imagination to a place of inspiration, healing and inner peace. A calming and tranquil backing for video or film and ideal for background music when entertaining or dining with friends.

Red Admiral Records Artist downloads and Previews are also available at iTunes and good stores Worldwide.


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