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LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS FOR THE SPINNING TOP

JULY

Thursday 20th – HOWLIN’ MAT

– Some words about Mat – 

A man who had a good job, career, house, marriage & family but gave it all up to go out on the road playing hard rockin, boogie blues!  — The Spinning Top

A blistering set of blues songs and stories played by ‘Howlin Mat’, an English version of ‘Seasick Steve’ who mirrors him in living an almost semi nomadic life to live the dream of playing the blues.” – The Old Bush Blues Festival 2015

“The large Ripley crowd were very impressed with support act, Howlin’ Mat, who played and sang a number of Blues classics. In between he kept the audience well entertained with his chat.” – Andy Herrington, Ripley Blues

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Friday 21st jULY –  THE SENSATIONAL BALL & CHAIN GANG BAND

Classic rock covers band fronted by Black Zeppelin’s Mike Grady.sensational-ball-chain-gang-band-jul7-17

 

Saturday 22nd July – SHOWCASE, THE BEST OF LEAF PROMOTIONS

Leaf Promotions showcase night moves to sat night for July & Aug. X3 quality original bands. 9.15pm
GUNRUNNER
BIG BEAR
JOHN DHALI BAND

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Wednesday 26th July – RAGTAG BAND

The Ragtag’s are in for their monthly folk residency. An electric folk band playing covers originally from various genres .

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Thursday 27th July – THE SPINNING TOP SESSIONS  8pm

Local singer songwriter Heidi Dewhirst brings us X5 acoustic artists playing mostly their own material.     8 – 11PM

Lots of info on Heidi’s Spinning Top Session page including artist links and samples….here…..

https://www.facebook.com/spinningtopsessions/ tst-sessions-july-17

 

Friday 28th July – TBC

 

Saturday 29th July – THE DISTRACTIONS + SUPPORT            £5 ADV / £6 DOOR

Manchester punk/new wave legends who first influenced bands like The Buzzcocks before adapting to ‘power pop’ with the release of their first album in 1980. An original Factory Records band before signing with Island Records. Shared stages with Buzzcocks, Magazine & Joy Division.

Checkout the full story…. http://www.thedistractions.co.uk/home.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Distractions

http://thedistractionslive.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/spinning-top-stockport-gig.html?m=0

£5 advance from the bar or £6 on the door

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The Distractions

 

AUGUST

Thursday 3th August – VEINS HEAVY ROCK NIGHT

X3 original bands brought to you by Stockport’s Leaf Promotions.                                  

 9PM FREE ENTRY Veins Leaf

 

Friday 4th August – TBC

 

Saturday 5th August – NICK BOLD & THE RAGING SEA

1st Sat of the month means our highest quality blues – rock bands. No exception this month. Check out Nick’s impressive bio here http://www.nickbold.co.uk/aboutnick.html

Originals & covers. 9.15pm start    Free entrynick-bold-poster-real-blank

 

Sunday 6th August – ESCAPE ROUTE PRODUCTIONS Round 3

A collective of local Stockport artists specializing in live Drum n Bass, Hip Hop, Grime & Jungle performances + DJ’s.   Following June’s successful launch and July show it’s time for round 3! erp-round-3

 

Wednesday 9th Aug – ACOUSTIC JAM SING-A-ROUND

Our monthly singaround evening. A big friendly circle of musicians/singers taking in turns to lead. No pressure, just play along or even watch if you like.

Hosted by Glynne, Kelvin, Phil & Zeb

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Thursday 10th Aug – THE REMOVAL MEN

Stockport RnB legends return for their monthly residency. 9pm the-removal-men-promo-pic

Friday 11th Aug – AZIZ’S PROJECT 70 ASIAN BLUES

Aziz Ibrahim continues his residency here 2nd Friday of every month  with special guests……     

Special guests – Ian Brown’s legendary percussionist INDER GOLDFINGER  (+ his son Silverfinger Singh!)

AZIZ –   #LordOfTheStrings proper chuffed! Me n me mate Inder Goldfinger playing together The Spinning Top #Stockport Fri 11th Aug. 9.15pm Gonna play an entire set of #IanBrown songs I co-wrote or contributed to. Oh, n’ check out the #photobomberbrown #Belfast in the background lol #DesiGuitR
https://www.facebook.com/events/2299826903576207   aziz-poster-july-17

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                      Aziz’s Project 70 Asian Blues is supported by Arts Council England aziz-arts-council-logo

Saturday 12th Aug – TEN EYED MAN

Classic rock covers and superb originals. These guys have gained a reputation here over the past 12 months.

And…..it’s Stockport County’s first home game of the new season!

 

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Sunday August 20th – BLOWOUT BAND

Nick Steed, Kim Nishikawara and Steve Gibson of the Norman Beaker band join forces with old friends and seasoned players Tony Nicholls and Dave Dunne, performing some funky jazz and blues from artists such as David Sanborn, The Meters, Michael MacDonald, T.O.P, A.W.B, Dr.John, Professor Longhair amoungst others.

An evening of class musicianship blowing out the cobwebs

Nick Steed – Hammond/vocals/ LH Bass
Tony Nicholls – Piano/vocals/ LH Bass
Kim Nishikawara – Sax
Steve Gibson – Drums
Dave Dunne – Guitar/vocals

 

Saturday 26th Aug – THE HURT + Taureg  Free entry

Rikki Turner (ex Paris Angels) warms up his new band The Hurt before heading out on tour.

Support comes from fem punk outfit Taureg. Chicks with picks n stix!

 

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Saturday  tbc – BAND OF LORDS

Stockport’s blues, rock super group. Barry Lord (ex Atlanta Roots), Pete Gallagher (Tripadvizorz ex Casual Ties), Paul Burgess (10CC) and new young female bassist Charlie Rachael Kay who will be making her debut here.

Atlanta Roots originals and blues rock covers by the likes of Tom Petty etc.  You can check out Barry’s Atlanta Roots history below.

http://www.manchesterbeat.com/groups/atlantaroots/atlantaroots.php  dsc_0125

 

Thursday  ?? Oct – NICK STEED BLUES TRIO

Nick Steed Blues Trio, featuring Steve Gibson (Norman Beaker Band)Drums, Peter Mason (Toss the feathers/Beautiful South)Guitar/Vocal and Nick Steed(Norman Beaker Band) on Keyboards/Lead Vocal and left hand bass.

A tight power trio performing original and cover versions from artists such as Robben Ford, John Mayer, Cream, Freddie King, JJ Cale to name but a few.  nick-steed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5-8PM RADIO WORSLEY’S GINO BRANDOLANI WILL BE BROADCASTING LIVE AROUND THE WORLD FROM THE SPINNING TOP! Come down, it’s fun!  gino

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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