Pretty Things playing Thursday 12 January 2017

Music events at The Eel Pie Club

Location To find the natural venue for UK Rhythm & Blues, go over Richmond Bridge, head towards Eel Pie Island, then make a right until you almost reach Twickenham Station (where Long John Baldry discovered Rod Stewart busking) and you will see The Cabbage Patch Public House on your left. Every other Thursday the heritage of Richmond Rhythm & Blues is celebrated upstairs at The Eel Pie Club in the area where it all began in the 1960’s

THE PATCH (upstairs at THE CABBAGE PATCH) cabbagepatch.co.uk
67 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3SZ

2 minutes from Twickenham Mainline Station
Buses: 281, 267 go past door.

Licensed Bar. Good food available at The Cabbage Patch.

See Eel Pie’s website for more information, the latest updates, and ticket options . Members and non-members welcome. If you want to become a member, please visit the website for details.

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LONNIE DONEGAN BAND featuring
PETER DONEGAN
Thursday 9 February

Peter Donegan is son of Lonnie Donegan, the King of Skiffle. Peter is a talented musician in his own right and he has joined forces with the band that toured with the legend for the last 30 years. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays Piano, Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Banjo, as well as lead vocals.

Peter is not only a talented performer, having toured with Van Morrison and Crystal Gale, but is also a talented songwriter. Having developed his own style, Peter accompanied by the Lonnie Donegan Band will perform some of Lonnie’s classics such as “Putting On The Style”, “Have a Drink On Me”, “Rock Island Line”, and “Pick a Bale of Cotton” to name just a few.

£13 (£11 Members).

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THE KAST-OFF KINKS
Thursday 23 February

Not a Tribute Band! The Kast-Off Kinks contains 3 actual Members of THE KINKS. Original drummer, Mick Avory, who joined The Kinks (at that time still called The Ravens) in 1964 and is still regarded to this day as the backbone of the original Kinks, is joined by John Dalton, bassist with The Kinks from 1969 until the late ’70’s, and keyboard player, Ian Gibbons who was with The Kinks for 17 years and still plays and tours with Ray Davies. By fans, Ian is regarded as the best keyboard player of The Kinks. The fourth member and only non-Kink, is Dave Clarke (ex Noel Redding Band), taking the place of the Davies brothers. kastoffkinks.co.uk Almost every other ex-Kink has guested with The Kast-Off Kinks, including Ray Davies.
£13 (£11 Members)

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CYRIL DAVIES TRIBUTE featuring The Alan Glen/John O’Leary All-Stars
Thursday 9 March

As part of the 2017 Twickenham Festival, some of the finest musicians in the UK will pay tribute to the music of Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner and the release in 1963 of ‘Country Line Special/Chicago Calling’. This annual all-star event is one of the most popular in the Eel Pie calendar. The Alan Glen/John O’Leary All-Stars are: Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), John O’Leary (Downliners Sect, Savoy Brown), Tim Penn (Cadillac Kings), Nick Newall (Kinks, Zoot Money), Glynn Evans (Ray Davies, Martha & The Vandellas), Al Vincent (Daniel Smith Band), Peter Miles (Joann Kelly, Radical Sheiks). Special guests will include (subject to availability) Ali Maas, Paul Cox, Don Craine, Dave Raphael, Delta Ladies, Bob Hokum, Nick Hyde, Robin Bibi, Laurie Garman + more.

£12 (£10 Members), £5 Students (Photo ID Required).

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CYRIL DAVIES TRIBUTE featuring The Alan Glen/John O’Leary All-Stars
Thursday 23 March

As part of the 2017 Twickenham Festival, some of the finest musicians in the UK will pay tribute to the music of Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner and the release in 1963 of ‘Country Line Special/Chicago Calling’. This annual all-star event is one of the most popular in the Eel Pie calendar. The Alan Glen/John O’Leary All-Stars are: Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), John O’Leary (Downliners Sect, Savoy Brown), Tim Penn (Cadillac Kings), Nick Newall (Kinks, Zoot Money), Glynn Evans (Ray Davies, Martha & The Vandellas), Al Vincent (Daniel Smith Band), Peter Miles (Joann Kelly, Radical Sheiks). Special guests will include (subject to availability) Ali Maas, Paul Cox, Don Craine, Dave Raphael, Delta Ladies, Bob Hokum, Nick Hyde, Laurie Garman + more. £12 (Doors 8:00pm for 8:30pm start).

THE ROLLIN’ STONED
Thursday 23 March

We never get tired of getting Rollin’ Stoned! This magnificent band returns for two hours of nostalgia playing the best of 1964-1969 – Jumping Jack Flash, Brown Sugar, Paint It Black, Not Fade Away. Get Off My Cloud, It’s All Over Now, Under My Thumb, Mother’s Little Helper, Ruby Tuesday, You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Two Thousand Light Years From Home, Let’s Spend The Night Together, Street Fighting Man, Satisfaction and all those eclectic classics you almost forgot about. Endorsed by Keith Richards’ mother as ‘outstanding and suitably fit stand-ins for the Stones’, Rollin’ Stoned have also been described by The Times as “The nearest thing to the real article” and have been revered by both Stones fans for their authenticity and the real Stones who booked them for the band’s birthday!. This is always a popular gig – so early booking advised!

£13 (£11 Members).

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KAT & CO.
Thursday 6 April

Magnificent American blues vocalist, Kathleen (Kat) Pearson’s face has appeared on the cover of ID Magazine and in the video of the hit single, “Block Rockin’ Beats” by the Chemical Brothers. She guested on the hit single of D. Ream’s Things Can Only Get Better and has shared the stage with Lulu and Mud Morganfield (Muddy Waters Jr.) and Mud Morganfield guested on Kat & Co’s CD, I Kat The Blues. Kat & Co. have just released their 4th CD, ‘Blues Is The New Cool’. The band is a vibrant collaboration between Kat Pearson, guitarist, Francesco Accurso and pianist, Federico Parodi with Marco Marzola on bass and Nicholas Owsianka on drums. Between them they have created a contemporary image to the blues with an authentic personal sound that creates an infectious energy that enthralls their audiences. Previous performances by Kat & Co. include the Montreux Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scotts, London Blues Festival and Shepherds Bush Empire.

£11, £9 Members, £5 Students (with Photo ID)

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JOE JAMMER’S ALL-STAR CHICAGO BLUES REVUE
Thursday 20 April

Originally from Chicago, Joe Jammer was live guitarist for Supertramp, Screaming Lord Sutch, Paladin, Stealers Wheel, Donna Summer and Maggie Bell. Founding member of The Olympic Runners, Jam Master for Buddy Guy’s Original Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago Jam Master at The Speakeasy, London and Session Guitarist for Mick Jagger, Joe Cocker, Ringo Starr, Jerry Lee Lewis and Oprah Winfrey, Joe Jammer has also been seen in “Sports Illustrated”, Aerosmith’s Autobiography “Walk This Way”, “Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin Uncensored” by Richard Cole, Rolling Stone Magazine’s “Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll”, The Encyclopedia of Popular Music” and “Close to The Edge, the story of ‘Yes’ by Chris Welch. Joe Jammer’s Chicago Blues Revue features some great blues musicians and vocalists and is both entertaining and fun.

£11, £9 Members, £5 Students (with Photo ID)

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DONA OXFORD – “Goddess of Soul – Queen of Boogie Woogie”
Thursday 4 May

US born-and-raised singer/pianist Doña Oxford will be taking a break from touring with the legendary Albert Lee, as part of his Hogan’s Heroes backing band, to appear here at the Eel Pie Club with her very own 4-piece group. In addition to performing with her own band, Dona has worked as a singer/pianist with some of the finest musicians around. Her CV these days reads like a who’s who of popular music, including work with the likes of Keith Richards, Van Morrison, Buddy Guy, Levon Helm, Lonnie Brooks, Shirley Dixon and her idol, former Chuck Berry sideman and father of rock & roll piano, Johnnie Johnson.

£15, £13 Members

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STEPHEN DALE PETIT BAND
Thursday 18 May

“Petit occupies a stunning middle ground between the fire of Freddie King, the instinct of Jimmy Page and the soul of Eric Clapton” Classic Rock Magazine. Stephen Dale Petit is a London-based Blues guitarist who has played alongside guitar legends such as Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, and even B.B.King! Moving to London from California when he was barely 20, he’s lived through and survived the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle of drugs and alcohol, composing and financing his much acclaimed debut album Guitararama whilst busking on the London Underground. He has since released 4 albums and toured extensively around UK and Europe plus giving masterclass university lectures on blues music and widespread radio airplay.

£11, £9 Members

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