Blues

Upcoming Events


Wizz Jones - Acoustic guitarist, songwriter, folksinger and bluesman!
Wizz Jones - Acoustic guitarist, songwriter, folksinger and bluesman! - Sun 6th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“Originally inspired by seeing Big Bill Broonzy and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Wizz learnt his guitar licks from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry whilst playing in the coffee bars of London’s Soho in the late 1950’s. He then followed the time-honoured buskers’ trail from the streets of ...

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Arkansas Dave (4 piece Band)
Arkansas Dave (4 piece Band) - Thu 19th July, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm It’s a romantic cliché to find an escape in music and the blues, but living that life is a different matter. Ask Dave about growing up in a broken home, with fundamental Christianity on one side, and crippling drug-addiction on ...

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The Blueswater Band
The Blueswater Band - Wed 26th September, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

100 years of blues, 90 minutes to play it. From early delta blues to modern artists such as Jack White and Seasick Steve, Blues! plays the songs and tells the stories of the artists that have defined today’s music. Featuring award-winning rhythm and blues band The Blueswater, the show was ...

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James & Black (USA)
James & Black (USA) - Thu 27th September, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Bruce James and Bella Black joined musical forces in Austin, Texas in 2011 and have been on a mission spreading the word of “Guerrilla Soul” ever since. The roots of their music spring from the tradition of the Southern Soul ...

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Jo Harman (full band show)
Jo Harman (full band show) - Sat 20th October, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Widely regarded as one of Europe's finest ever soul/blues fuelled voices, JO HARMAN remains a genre-defying, independently minded artist of rare credibility, who makes sincere and heartfelt music, often compared to that of the 'golden age of music'. Jo recently ...

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Kent DuChaine the American Delta Bluesman
Kent DuChaine the American Delta Bluesman - Fri 26th October, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Kent was born in Wyzata a town in Minnesota & was taught to play ukulele, guitar & clarinet by his father by the age of 11. He later learned to play piano & electric guitar at school. He played in ...

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Martin Harley (Solo)
Martin Harley (Solo) - Wed 5th December, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. Live at Southern Ground, his eagerly anticipated new album was recorded in Nashville in collaboration with Daniel Kimbro (Jerry Douglas, Larkin Poe) on upright bass. As Martin explains “I wanted to ...

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