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SUNDAY 30TH APRIL

MARK & THE CLOUDS


Mark & the Clouds is a London-based band fronted by singer/guitarist/songwriter Marco Magnani (formerly in Instant Flight ) whose idea came to gather lots of musicians/friends to record the first album"Blue Skies Opening"(released on CD & Vinyl by Mega Dodo Records on 30th June 2014).The list of names included: ex Death In Vegas’ Ian Button on drums (now singer/guitarist in Papernut Cambridge), John O’Sullivan on Bass/Guitar/backing vocals (also in Instant Flight + The Snakes & Limozine), Fabio Mongelli on backing vocals (singer/guitarist in The Lysergics), Shin Okajima on drums (he formed The Smokers with Marco years before), Tiberio Ventura on drums (previously with Marco in Italian cult band Avvoltoi) , Fabio Serrone on guitar & bass (guitarist in Mixed Company and JJ King & The Coolers), Javier H.Ayensa on guitar (who recorded his 1st album as J.H.A. Band, in which Marco played bass), Ray Fontana on keyboards, Michele Rossiello on bass(Atomic Workers + That's All Folks), Joe Hammond on trombone & Tom Hammond on trumpet (also in Mixed Company). 
As a Live band their format is flexible, changing members slightly according to the situation. Others who occasionaly performed with Mark & The Clouds are drummer James Ovens & keyboardist Charlie Bennett. Their upcoming second album "Cumulus"- to be released at the end of February 2017 by Mega Dodo on CD & Vinyl, has the following line-up: Marco Magnani(vocals & guitars), John O'Sullivan(bass & backing vocals), Shin Okajima(drums), Javier H. Ayensa(rhythm guitars), Lucie Rejchrtova'(keyboards),Joe Hammond (trombone) & Tom Hammond (trumpet).
Several good reviews have been written on both albums, including Shindig magazine, Terrascope, Bliss/Aquamarine, Strange Brew, Heyday Records, Expose' Online, Aural Innovations, Code 7 Records Distribution, Record Collector magazine (U.K.), Wild Thing (Greece), Clearspot Distribution, Carry Munter's New Underground Music (Holland), Blow Up Magazine, Rumore(Italy) and many more...

 

 

SATURDAY 29TH APRIL

ALFIE SAUNDERS

 

 

 

SUNDAY 9TH APRIL

LEWIS FLOYD HENRY


SUNDAY 16TH APRIL

DANIEL JEANRENAUD & THE CAMDEN CATS


 

SUNDAY 26TH MARCH

 

JACOB MARCH

 

Haunting poetic folk singer song writer inspired by Jeff Buckley, Bob Dylan and Fleet Foxes

 

 

 

SUNDAY 2ND APRIL


MODOU TOURE & RAMON GOOSE

WEST AFRICA BLUES PROJECT

 

 

 

 

PREVIOUS GIGS


SUNDAY 5TH MARCH


JOSEPH DEAN OSGOOD

 

 

Original music and rock/pop/indie covers

 

 

SUNDAY 12TH MARCH

 

FREDDIE HALL

 

 Freddie Hall is a singer/songwriter, guitar player (AND OLD FRIEND OF THE GOLD) who continues to travel and perform throughout the world. He has perfomed in a variety of venues from jazz clubs to concert halls and colleges and universities.

Freddie enjoys singing jazz standards, blues, motown and soul. His style of music has been influenced by the likes of Nat King Cole, The Temptations (whom he sang with in Orlando, Fl), Ray Charles and Van Morrison.

In addition to music, his passion is also working with children with special needs. He received his Ph.D., in Speech-Language Science at the University of Tennessee and completed his post-doctoral studies and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Freddie currently resides in Huntingdon, England. He continues to travel and perform on a regular basis either as a solo artist, as a duo with his famed keyboard player (Duncan Maletka) or with his 5 piece motown band (The Freddie Hall Band)www.thefreddiehallband.com

 

 

 

 

19TH OF MARCH

ESE & THE VOODUU PEOPLE

 


Electric Soul band from Brixton

 

SUNDAY 26TH FEBRUARY

EDDIE AND THE WILD DICE


 

Eddy Cottridge is a modern yet traditional blues musician. His Dad has been buying him harmonicas and playing him Blues records since he was in nappies so it was inevitable he would end up liking the music. After many years of playing guitar, harmonica and singing. Eddy found a love for that classic American swamp sound that was played by the old greats such as Slim Harpo, Jimmy Reed, John lee hooker (to name a few!). Through endless fiddling with gear and making his own amps and microphones he has a sound which can be considered unique at a time where everything has been done before!
 

Though the sound harks back to a time of duke joints and smokin' tube amps, his lyrics are fresh, contemporary and unmistakeably British!

Eddy is accompanied by a bass player and drummer for his band 'Eddy and the Wild Dice'. Where he provides vocals, Guitar and amplified harmonica through a home made harmonica harness/microphone. Despite being a trio it has a very 'full' sound and unlike a lot of blues trios. It's less about the ego of the front man and more about the rhythm and groove of the song, that will have you nodding your head and tapping your feet all night long!

Equipped with a portable amp, harmonicas, a beat up kay guitar, foot tambourine and his granddads old leather suitcase as a kick drum, he can be found playing his one man band in the pubs and streets of London. Email eddycottridge@gmail.com for one man band and duo gigs! Please visit www.eddyandthewilddice.com for full band gigs.

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 17TH DECEMBER

HIGHTOWN CROWS

 BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND ANOTHER NIGHT OF ROCKABILLY IN THE BAR FROM 7ISH!

 

 

 (c) Helena Henning

 

 



 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SUNDAY 16TH APRIL

DANIEL JEANRENAUD & THE CAMDEN CATS