The Crown Hotel

The Crown Hotel

The Crown Hotel

THURSDAY 29TH MARCH

BAR –  9pm – 11pmPETE LATHAM AND JEN OGLE started working together as a duo in the summer of 2013. Mostly influenced by Folk Revival music – Bert Jansch, Fairport Convention, Tom Paxton, Judy Dyble, Sandy Denny, John Renbourn, All About Eve and Pentangle.

FRIDAY 30TH MARCH

BAR6pm – 8pmRICK WHITEHEAD Stunningly talented solo blues vocal / guitarist Rick Whitehead is just perfect for a Friday evening. Well known on the Blues circuit we welcome him to Nantwich.

BAR9pm – 11pmBLUE SILK is Judy Blu and Ian Silk who will be showcasing original songs with jazz and soul classics with a twist.

SATURDAY 31ST MARCH

BALLROOM3pm – 7pmCHRIS BEVINGTON ORGANISATION PRESENTS Chris, his Organisation and special guests Emma Jonson and Mike Rhead will be filling the afternoon with the best of British Blues. Always popular and a Festival high point.

BAR3pm – 5pmCHUCK HARRIET Chuck Harriet play glorious vintage jazz swing to leave you Feeling Good or maybe wanting to Sing Sing Sing with That Man, maybe even Cheek to Cheek in the Summertime or on A Night Like This.

BAR6pm – 8pmB D LENZ Second outing for this Stateside band from New Jersey. Mix together the styles of Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughn and you have the recipe for contempo-jazz guitarist B.D. Lenz.
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BALLROOM8pm – 10pmBLOZONE Formed in 1996 these “Local Heroes” have been entertaining audiences with their mixed flavour of Soul, Motown, STAX and popular songs across the UK. A party atmosphere is in prospect with much dancing.

BAR9pm – 11pmBARRELHOUSE JUKES Back by popular demand and making a fifth consecutive appearance year is this unique Acoustic Blues & Roots band.

 

SUNDAY 1ST APRIL

BALLROOM12noon – 5pmTHE CRY BABY SESSIONS Featuring CRY BABY & THE HOOCHIE COOCHIE BOYSDIRK DIGGLERS BLUES REVIEW & 3 KINGS DUO. A splendid afternoon of high quality Blues.

BAR1pm – 3pmKEVIN HASSETT’S ‘REDUX’ is a Jazz Quartet based in the North West producing accessible, entertaining jazz for thoughtful listeners.

BAR4pm – 6pmLUCY LOCKWOOD a vibrant and exuberant Jazz and Blues vocalist, performs with her band.

BALLROOM6pm – 8pmGAMBLER Another Festival outing for this fantastic Three Piece Rock Band, musicianship of the highest order, superb vocals and thoroughly entertaining.

BAR7pm – 11pmTHE NICK STEED BAND Nick Steed is a freelance keyboardist, piano/vocalist based in Stockport and will be bringing along his band to present a fantastic evening in The Crown Hotel Bar.

BALLROOM9pm – 11pmBLUE CARTEL A four piece Blues/Funk/ Soul band. Expect an entertaining evening of quality live music, brought to you by performers that love to play live.

 

MONDAY 2ND APRIL

BALLROOM1pm – 5pmBLUES ROCK DOUBLE BILL FEATURING JIM KIRKPATRICK & HEAVY WEATHER + BIG WOLF BAND Good to see Local guitar Hero Jim back at the festival with Heavy Weather on a double bill with up and coming Blues Rock powerhouse Big Wolf Band.

BAR – 2pm – 4pmDR MIRMATT An eclectic mix of laidback melodic tunes covering genres such as Jazz, Soft Rock, Blues, Soul, Pop and standards

BAR4pm – 6pmTHE STEVE OAKES QUARTET perform a mixture of original compositions and interpretations of pieces by contemporary jazz greats including Pat Metheny and Chick Corea.

BAR6pm – 8pmRICKETY WIRELESS What do you get when three original artists form a cover band? A rock/pop band performing many of your favourite tunes that many other bands don’t play that’s what !.

Please note the Round the Town lineup may be subject to change.