On paper they are Kim Hollin on vocals, Alec Hollin on guitar, Chris Mather on bass, Dave Farnworth on keys and Phil Carr on drums.
Every 1st Monday of the month is the very popular Blues Jam. Our resident band will jam the night away with players of any standard, so bring your guitars, mouth organs, sticks or vocal chords and play the blues. Just seek out Franny when you arrive and they'll give you the lowdown on how it works. All welcome to join in or kick back and watch the players in action!
After the success of their first two albums, 'Evolution' – 2011 and 'The Thaw' 2012, EYESHUTIGHT are gaining recognition as real beacon of originality on the UK Jazz scene. Their unique blend of accessible, melodic compositions. Fiery, expansive improvisation, and engaging, enjoyable stage show have earned them a reputation as an unmissable band.
J-Bear And The Giants are a 3 piece british blues rock band who pen tale-telling songs of swamp and swagger. The band play an array of Blues classics from the likes of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Etta James, Freddie King as well as a taking a few twists and turns from some popular modern artists.
The Jamie Brownfield quartet consists of British Jazz Awards rising star, Jamie on Trumpet. Tom kincaid on Piano, Frank Grime on Double Bass, and Jack Cotterill on Drums.
After a showcase gig during the 2014 Manchester Jazz Festival, we couldn't wait to bring this band back to the club!
The musicians in Dread Supreme believe the segregation of the music scene attempts to categorise musicians and place value judgements on different traditions. This band wants to question that wisdom and push against those barriers.
Doña Oxford is an extraordinary, soulful and passionate singer, songwriter and keyboardist who’s Old School, Soul vocals and her love of Rock & Roll piano infuses to create a unique sound many have compared to “Gladys Knight meets the Rolling Stones”.