What’s On - 8, 9 & 10 November, 2013

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Friday

((November 8)))

theatre and shows

show of hands. Celebrating a 21 year musical partnership, singer songwriter Steve Knightley and multi instrumentalist Phil Beer have sold out the Royal Albert Hall four times and are triple winners. Joined by musical chameleon Miranda Sykes on double bass they have become one of the acoustic roots scene’s major players, widely recognised for their resonating original songs, slick musicianship and audience rapport. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpoo;. 7.30pm.

the gang show. Songs, dance, sketches with cast of over 100 on stage from youngsters to the not so young from Blackpool District Scout Council and Guiding Blackpool UK. 7.30pm, tickets Adults £8.50, children and concessions £6.50 Globe Theatre, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. Box office 0871 222 9090.

paul reason (robbie williams tribute). All the hits with all the character of the real Robbie. Sands, Promenade, Blackpool. Details 625262.

pubs and bars

nick unlimited. Cedar Tavern, Cedar Square, Blackpool. 9pm.

bob on. Bob Marley tribute band. Station Tavern, Lytham.

THE STORIES. Impressive rock and pop band. The Bar @ Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

de palma. Rock City, Chapel Street, Blackpool.

social clubs

BRAD LEIGH SCOTT & DIANNE LEE CAROL. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

EDDIE KRAY. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

JACK BENNETT. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

MEMPHIS CRUISERS. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

SKAFACE. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton.

BINGO - QUIZ - RAFFLE - LOTTO BINGO. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

EMMA LOUISE. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

CAVA. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

MATT ANDREWS. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

JOHN MALCOLM. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

JOHNNY DEE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

LEE LAMBERT. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

DJ & KARAOKE. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

PRIVATE PARTY. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End.

ROB JOHNSON. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


KARAOKE/DISCO WITH LAIDEE H WARD. The Old Bridge House Cabaret Bar, 124 Lytham Road, Blackpool.

FAMILY ENTERTAINER. Ex-Forces Family Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

others

northern festival of remembrance. Hosted by the Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre. Tickets £8.50. Marine Hall, Fleetwood. Details 887693.

return to graceland - the search for the king. Calling all Elvis tributes and amateurs alike in a bid to be crowned the Merrie England Bar’s first ever King. The winner will receive £1000 and a 12 week contract performing on North Pier. Just complete a registration form which can be downloaded from www.NorthPierBlackpool.co.uk and return to it to Joey Blower’s Return to Graceland at North Pier (details are on the website). Merrie England, North Pier, Blackpool.

saturday

(((november 9))

theatre and shows

JANE MCDONALD. One of Blackpool’s most popular performers, makes a long-awaited return to delight her loyal fans. Opera House, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

aida. With opulent sets and costumes, this traditional production is as stunning visually as it is musically, featuring some of the greatest pieces of music Verdi ever wrote, with the well known arias ‘Celest Aida’, ‘Ritorna Vincitor’ and the great chorus piece the ‘Triumphal March’. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

the gang show. Songs, dance, sketches with cast of over 100 on stage from youngsters to the not so young from Blackpool District Scout Council and Guiding Blackpool UK. 2.30pm and 7.30pm, tickets Adults £8.50, children and concessions £6.50 Globe Theatre, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. Box office 0871 222 9090.

vnv nation. Their sound ranges from melodic energetic beats to indie-electronic-anthems, emotive ballads and beyond. 53 Degrees, UCL, Fylde Road, Preston. 7pm.

80’s Gold. The ultimate 1980’s tribute show featuring the music and looks of the 80’s icons. Plus three course meal. The Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool. Details 625262.

pubs and bars

contraband. Plus DJ DAve Ward, classic rock covers. St Annes Cricket Club, Vernon Road, St Annes. From 8.30pm. Free admission.

Monkberry. Experienced 60s and 70s band. Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood. 9.30pm. Free entry.

laura catlow and friends. A welcome return for the talented local singer songwriter and her guests. The Bar @ Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

last man standing. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood. 8.30pm.

blue pig orchestra. The Highfield Social Club, Highfield Road, South Shore.

social clubs

debbie marx. Fleetwood Working Mens Club, Kemp Street, Fleetwood.

EMMA WRIGHT & JASON J . Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

MICHAEL J. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

MICKY JOHN BULL. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

BACK 2 BACK. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

TOUCH THE PEARL. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton.

DARREN SHAW. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

JOANNA SHORROCK. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

JOHN MALCOLM. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

BEN BELLUSHI & TREVOR WALLACE. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

KEVIN REES OWEN. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

KURTIS KING (LUNCH) MATT ANDREWS & BRIAN SHARPE (EVENING). Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool.

IN BLUE. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

JEFF LEE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

MATTHEW SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

JOHNNY CORRIGAN (AFTERNOON) BOB WILSON & KARAOKE. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

CHRIS BROADBENT. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End.

THE BLUE PIG ORCHESTRA. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore.

WHEELTAPPERS KARAOKE SHOW. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

ANDY MUDD. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


70s DISCO. The Old Bridge House Cabaret Bar, 124 Lytham Road, Blackpool.

RIK STEVENS. Ex-Forces Family Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

others

return to graceland - the search for the king. Calling all Elvis tributes and amateurs alike in a bid to be crowned the Merrie England Bar’s first ever King. The winner will receive £1000 and a 12 week contract performing on North Pier. Just complete a registration form which can be downloaded from www.NorthPierBlackpool.co.uk and return to it to Joey Blower’s Return to Graceland at North Pier (details are on the website). Merrie England, North Pier, Blackpool.

springfield fell walking club. Next walk Threlkeld. Three grades of walk, bus pick up Blackpool to Black Bull, Preston, coach £9. Details Christine (01772) 865278, enquiries@springfieldfellwalking.co.uk

sunday

((november 10))))

theatre and shows

nabucco. Featuring the haunting and melodic Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, ‘Nabucco’ follows the plight of the Hebrews as they are forced from their homeland into exile by the Babylonian King Nabucco. It is a powerful tale laced with revenge, destruction and jealousy. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

pubs and clubs

blackbeard’s tea party. One of the most formidable live acts on the folk circuit, striking the perfect balance between tradtional material and contemporary arrangements. 53 Degrees, UCL, Fylde Road, Preston. 7.30pm.

jazz

the lancashire youth jazz orchestra. Lancashire’s top young jazz musicians make a requested return. Crofters Jazz Club, Crofters Hotel, A6 New Road, Cabus, Garstang. 8pm. Tickets £8 adults, £5 juniors pay on the door.

two piano jazz. Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood. 2.30pm.

social clubs

JENNIFER BALL & JOHN WILLIAMS. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

AARON LEVI. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

SOUNDSMAGIC. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

GEORGE MCINTOSH. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

BINGO-QUIZ-KEY DRAW. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

QUIZ AND BINGO NIGHT. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

STEVE PROCTOR. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

VIKI MORAN (LUNCH) TOM MCLEOD (EVENING). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

JEFF LEE. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

MAURICE MALLONE. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

GEMMA LOUISE DOYLE. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

DARREN SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

CENOTAPH. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

WHEELTAPPERS KARAOKE SHOW. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

EXTENDED KARAOKE WITH MIKE. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


KARAOKE/DISCO WITH LAIDEE H WARD. The Old Bridge House Cabaret Bar, 124 Lytham Road, Blackpool.

GAMES NIGHT. Ex-Forces Family Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

others

return to graceland - the search for the king. Calling all Elvis tributes and amateurs alike in a bid to be crowned the Merrie England Bar’s first ever King. The winner will receive £1000 and a 12 week contract performing on North Pier. Just complete a registration form which can be downloaded from www.NorthPierBlackpool.co.uk and return to it to Joey Blower’s Return to Graceland at North Pier (details are on the website). Merrie England, North Pier, Blackpool.