Support Local Live Music - SEAN WEBSTER - 7th March
Whilst our gig on th 6th March is sold out, we'd like you to support our live music neighbour at Mainsforth Community Centre. They have the very talented Sean Webster who has a large following in the North East. Mainsforth CC has a fantastic stage and great sound system so please show your support. And at a fiver a ticket plus cheap beer at the bar, what more can you ask for!.
Midnite Blue are a superbly talented local band playing hard driven guitar orientated blues/rock. The band covers Stevie Ray Vaughan, Free, Cream, Gary Moore and Jimi Hendrix.
NEW GIG: 27th NOVEMBER 2015
REBECCA DOWNES BAND
"Rebecca Downes is fast establishing herself as one of the star attractions amongst the new vanguard of blues performers in the UK, with her unique and powerful voice, drawing influences ranging from Blues and Soul to Jazz and Rock."
Winter/Spring Gig Flyer
Summer/Autumn 2015 Gig Flyer
Bringing the blues to you...Our Rock and Blues club is a non-profit organisations, run by volunteers, who have the desire and enthusiasm to deliver first class rock and blues bands to you time and time again. So with the help of enthusiasts, musicians and friends around the music scene we will hand pick bands to suit a variety of rock and blues styles. We have a fantastic venue with superb sound and a quaint atmosphere plus locally brewed award winning cask ales. Our reputation and ability to bring the best headline acts to our stage is growing and we will maintain our promise to you that you will get quality over quantity. We have had some fine acts since start up in 2010 and will continue to do so well into the future.
Paul Lamb: "Let me tell you folks...This is probably the BEST BLUES CLUB in the land... keep on doin what you do so well, from Paul Lamb & the King Snakes"
Chantel Mcgregor: "A nice night in a lovely place with lovely people."
Ben Poole: "Brilliant crowd and atmosphere at last nights gig in Sedgefield. Thanks to all the team there, and to all who helped us sell it out."
The Idle Hands: "A superb club run by passionately dedicated volunteers who provided The Idle Hands and the audience with a perfect package to ensure a fantastic night.....we had an amazing time Sedgefield, Cheers"
Howlin Mat: "Sedgefield is a club amongst clubs. 100% committed to providing its members with the best acts nationally and internationally. It is also helping to develop the music scene in the north east by providing a forum for up and coming acts to hone their skills and by offering support and encouragement to others involved in putting on music in the region"
Dave Arcari: "Now these Sedgefield folks know how to put on a show – great sound, great room, great hospitality and great people..."
British Blues Awards
The 2014 British Blues Awards culminated in the presentation at The Great British Blues Festival in Colne on Sunday 24th August. Back in January, when a seventy plus panel of people closely associated with The British Blues Scene chose their favourite performers in 18 categories which included over 1300 artists. We were proud to support this years BEST ALBUM category. The nominations were:
- Big City Blues - The Hoax
- Home - Aynsley Lister Band
- Independence - Trevor Sewell Band
- Shake The Walls - Marcus Bonfanti
- Standing In The Shadows - King King
- The Storytellers Daughter - Northsyde
King King had a year to remember and picked up the award
Committed to giving something back. As we are a non-profit organisation we like to give something back to the music and local communities.
As such we are proud to sponsor this years British Blues Award best album, become a platinum sponsor of Sedgefield In Bloom and donated to a worthy cause supported by Marcus Malone.
We have also donated to Dani Wildes Moving Mountains charity.
What to do when your phone goes off...
We have this classic original design T-shirt on sale or for pre-order and collection on gig nights. The classic blue guitar on a black or white T-shirt in a range of sizes, S/M/L/XL/XXL.
T-Shirt (The Wall)
'The Wall' is a new design showing all the artists who have played at the club from 2010-2014. This will be a limited edition as the 2015 edition will be available when all the acts for 2015 have been confirmed.
Blues Fusion Art
A unique concept of fusing a famous musician from the world of blues with the complete lyrics to one of their songs producing a bespoke image that is transferable to a range of products. In our collection we have Rory Gallagher, Howlin Wolf, Robert Johnson, Tom Waits, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker.