Bank Holiday Monday Sessions – Molly’s Lips
28th August 2017
19:00 to 21:00
Molly’s Lips are a duo from Deal,, who both help make up the bands Cocos Lovers and The Hellfire Orchestra. Over the past two years they’ve been haunting the drinking holes of Deal, honing their sound besides roaring fires, pints of ale and intrigued locals. In 2015 they released a live EP on Smugglers Records which was recorded, mixed and released all in one day.
Sunday Sessions – The Delta Ladies
13th August 2017
THE DELTA LADIES are multi-instrumental duo – Vicky Martin &
Diana Stone who perform regularly throughout the UK and France as a duo, trio, or band. They perform both acoustic & electric shows. Vicky plays Guitar, Lap Steel, Kandela, Uke & Bouzouki. Diana plays Piano, Fiddle, Keyboards & Accordion. The music, is an energetic mix of originals & cover versions with influences ranging through vintage New Orleans rhythm & blues, Americana, swing and rock & roll, to Bluegrass and American roots music.
Sunday Sessions – Syroon and Paul
23rd July 2017
19:00 to 21:00
Syroon and Paul are a piano/vocal duo from Thanet. They perform songs by artistes as varied as David Bowie, Nina Simone, Madonna, ELO and Nat ‘King’ Cole to name just a few. Syroon’s versatile and evocative vocals and Paul’s melodic piano accompaniment create a stylish and enjoyable musical evening, with a mixture of instantly recognisable songs as well as some that you may have forgotten that you knew and loved!
Tuesday Sessions – Martin McNeill
4th July 2017
20:00 – 22:00
MARTIN McNEILL plays and sings a wide variety of old-school blues, from raw Delta material through to cool ballads. He is a renowned slide guitarist and has a mellow vocal style.
Sunday Sessions – Katie Bradley and Dave Ferra
4th June 2017
19:00 to 21:00
Kent singer-songwriter Katie Bradley came into the spotlight with her 2012 iTunes Blues hit “I hear the river” which received a nomination for Best original song in the British Blues Awards, which came from her debut album “She’s Ready”.
Dave Ferra plays Blues, Spirituals and Ragtimes with guitar, slide and rack harmonica. Playing in England and the Continent he has supported The Blues Band, Kirk Fletcher, Paul Lamb, Babajack, Nine Below Zero, Billy Walton and The Spikedrivers amongst others and is a regular at London’s Ain’t nothin but the Blues Bar.
Tuesday Sessions- Pasha
9th May 2017
Pasha is a singer- songwriter from Kent with a beautiful voice and a huge passion for performing live. Pasha will perform 2 sets with a mixture of music from the 60’s right up to today combined with some of her own original material.
Sunday Sessions- Deux Chapeaux
21st May 2017
Duo playing European and original songs, with accordion, ukulele and vocals.
Andrew Hedges- Accordion
Bill Redfern- Ukelele
Sunday Sessions- Swing Noir
14th May 2017
Swing Noir are an acoustic trio, covering music from the 20’s to the 70’s, with influences such as Django Reindhart, Mel Torme and Ella Fitzgerald.
Bank Holiday Monday Sessions- Martyn Court
10th October 2017
Martyn plays saxophone led instrumental smooth jazz. Martyn is a soulful and expressive player. With influences from David Sanborn and Grover Washington through to Peter White, Art Porter, Boney James, Richard Elliot and Euge Groove.
Sunday Sessions – Amanda Houghton
7th May 2017
Originally touring with a London funk band, Amanda has moved back to the coast and is now settling into the local jazz scene. She is a passionate and soulful player, remoulding traditional jazz melodies into smooth easy listening songs. With beautiful piano accompaniment by Joseph shepherd.