Since their formation in August 2010 The Lewis Hamilton Band have booked shows from Shetland to Poland, and have appeared at most of the UK’s biggest blues festivals, including Main Stage performances at Hebden Bridge and Maryport.
Kyla Brox can be tender, urgent and gritty: she blurs the distinction between pleasure and pain like the soul greats of old. The daughter of blues singer Victor Brox, Kyla started singing on-stage at the age of 12 and has several albums to her name, including the band triumph Coming Home (2004) and the stripped and sensitive Grey Sky Blue (2009).
Le Toot and the Kansas City Four are a Leeds based Be-Bop/Hard-Bop quintet. They first played in the fall of 2013 playing compositions of the late great Clifford Brown. Since then the band have performed regularly around Leeds taking influence from all the major names in Bop.
Solana's high-octane musical whirlwind draws influences from gypsy, folk, balkan and world music with a sprinkling of latin and afro grooves and a healthy dose of proper party vibes.
Our favourite buys are back! If you haven't already been to a Speakeasy gig, get yourself down to this one!
After decades of breaking new artists, Manchester’s most prolific live music venue is opening itself up to YOU! All we want is your opinion. We know you’ve got unrivalled taste (you’ve been coming here almost as long as we have!) and that’s why we want you to take the helm. This is your opportunity to take control and push the M&P’s music policy to the next level…
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!
Tonight, Monkfish will be mixing up hot Gypsy Jazz rhythms with cool Bop and throwing in the odd Latin Groove and bit of Blues for good measure. Expect tunes by Django Reinhardt, Grant Green, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk and a few original compositions too.