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"Before the winter fire I will still be dreaming, I have no thought of time." Sandy Denny

Weekly Update

 

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Chef Gary and his team will be taking a well deserved break in January. They’ll be cooking up something special again from Thursday 24th when we host a very special Burns Evening – see below.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS.

BIG thank you to producer JON ASTLEY for coming along to present the truly wonderful, ‘THE WHO LIVE AT LEEDS,’ album on 10th January. It’s on the list of best CAT Club events ever.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

THURSDAY 21st FEBRUARY. Tickets on sale 18th January.
PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION – PURPLE RAIN
Presented by STUART WILLOUGHBY
A journey to Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis in the first anniversary week of the man’s death – Stuart found himself on an incredible adventure that brought him closer to the man himself than he ever could have imagined.
The result was the acclaimed publication ‘Minneapolis Reign.’

THURSDAY 21st MARCH. Tickets on sale 31st January.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

 

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

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WEEKLY UPDATE

 

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Chef Gary and his team will be taking a well deserved break in January. They’ll be cooking up something special again from Thursday 24th when we host a very special Burns Evening – see below.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

COMING UP IN THE NEW YEAR – DETAILS TO FOLLOW
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS HERE’S THE SEX PISTOLS.

Thursday 21st March. Tickets on sale soon.
JOY DIVISION – UNKNOWN PLEASURES.
The album will be presented by former Fall drummer, PAUL HANLEY.
A veteran of the Manchester post-punk scene Paul witnessed the rise of Joy Division first hand. His first book, ‘Leave The Capital,’ was published by Route. It tells the story of Manchester’s first professional recording studios and the seminal records that were made there Including ‘Unknown Pleasures.’
He once scored 21 on Ken Bruce’s Popmaster.

 

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

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WEEKLY UPDATE

NEW YEAR’S EVE – IT’S PARTY TIME AT THE TAP! Free event – early attendance is strongly recommended!

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
A TASTE OF ROME.LA DOLCE VITA. The sweet life will be experienced indeed when Martha’s Kitchen presents A TASTE OF ROME.
Chef Gary Pickles and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make this a memorable evening and one guaranteed to have your taste buds gloriously satisfied. RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS HERE.

THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

COMING UP IN THE NEW YEAR – DETAILS TO FOLLOW
NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS HERE’S THE SEX PISTOLS.
UNKNOWN PLEASURES – JOY DIVISION.

 

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

 

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

WEDNESDAY 12th DECEMBER – SOLD OUT
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF PARIS. Ooh la la.

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
BURNS EVENING
MARTHA’S KITCHEN will be serving up a real treat for you when we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday on THURSDAY 24TH JANUARY, the day before the great man’s actual arrival in 1796.
There’s also some wonderful authentic Scottish folk music performed by some of the country’s finest. MORE DETAILS AND TICKETS HERE

COMING UP IN THE NEW YEAR
A TASTE OF ROME. Date and details to follow.
THURSDAY 14th FEBRUARY – VALENTINE’S. Details to follow.
THURSDAY 14TH MARCH – A TASTE OF DUBLIN. Details to follow.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed. Get your tickets here.

 THE CAT CLUB – CHRISTMAS SHINDIG
THURSDAY 13th DECEMBER at 7.30pm.
A THANK YOU FROM THE TAP & BARREL AND THE CAT CLUB TO Y’ALL OUT THERE. It’s been a terrific year at The CAT Club – terrific albums and some incredible guest presenters. So we’re gonna have a Shindig. Admission is free but you need tickets – get them here.

WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER
SANDRA’S WEDDING – VINYL EP LAUNCH AND LIVE IN CONCERT – SOLD OUT
Last time they played the house they sold the joint out and brought the house down. This time they’ll be playing live in concert and launching their new vinyl ep.

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.
You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

 

 

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Tap & Barrel

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 6th DECEMBER
Our Good Food Club presents another evening of Fine Dining with some wonderful dishes from our celebrated chef, Gary Pickles. A FEW TICKETS LEFT.

WEDNESDAY 12th DECEMBER – SOLD OUT
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF PARIS. Ooh la la.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

REARRANGED DATE: THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY – TICKETS ON SALE SOON.
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed.

 THE CAT CLUB – CHRISTMAS SHINDIG
THURSDAY 13th DECEMBER at 7.30pm.
A THANK YOU FROM THE TAP & BARREL AND THE CAT CLUB TO Y’ALL OUT THERE. It’s been a terrific year at The CAT Club – terrific albums and some incredible guest presenters. So we’re gonna have a Shindig. Admission is free but you need tickets – get them here.

WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER

SANDRA’S WEDDING – VINYL EP LAUNCH AND LIVE IN CONCERT – SOLD OUT

Last time they played the house they sold the joint out and brought the house down. This time they’ll be playing live in concert and launching their new vinyl ep.

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.

You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

 

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER – 4 tickets have just become available.
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF SPAIN. A night of amazing food and music.

THURSDAY 6th DECEMBER
Our Good Food Club presents another evening of Fine Dining with some wonderful dishes from our celebrated chef, Gary Pickles.

WEDNESDAY 12th DECEMBER – SOLD OUT
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF PARIS. Ooh la la.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

REARRANGED DATE: THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

WEDNESDAY 28th NOVEMBER at 7.30pm
LED ZEPPELIN IV. SOLD OUT
We here at The CAT Club are delighted to welcome one of the leading authorities on all things Led Zeppelin.
DAVE LEWIS founded the Zeppelin magazine, TIGHT BUT LOOSE, thirty nine years ago. Dave has seen it grow from a do it yourself hand-out to the globally respected feature that is a must for all fans of the band and their individual members. He’s also written critically acclaimed books including his latest tome EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN: The Complete Concert Chronicle 1968-1980 (written with Mike Tremaglio).

THURSDAY 31st JANUARY – TICKETS ON SALE SOON.
FAIRPORT CONVENTION – WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS
CLINTON HEYLIN, leading music historian will be with us to present FAIRPORT CONVENTION’S classic album WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS.
“What We Did Instead of Holidays: A History of Fairport Convention and Its Extended Folk-Rock Family” is Clinton’s latest book – a comprehensive new biography of Fairport Convention and their many offshoots, telling the full story of English folk-rock in its golden era (1968-1982).
To read more about the band and book please click here.

Tickets are priced at £11 instead of the usual £10 but also include a £10 book voucher! New Year bargain indeed.

 THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT

THURSDAY 13th DECEMBER at 7.30pm. Tickets £10

INHALER CONNECTION
INHALER COLLECIVE are a group of individual musicians with incredible talent – cascades of light in the form of soul jazz and shadows of something funky yet dark throughout.
We are delighted to have them appearing live in concert. You can see see them in action and also get your tickets here.

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY at 7.30pm Tickets £10
THE TAP & BARREL PRESENTS: KATIE SPENCER
Katie Spencer is a young woman from Hull. She is an artist. She is a fine talent and might be described as a progressive folk musician. She plays solo and with her band.
In February we’re lucky enough to have her presence at the Tap & Barrel. She be playing solo here as part of a her national tour.

You can buy tickets and get more information here

 

 

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY POST

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 8th NOVEMBER – SOLD OUT
Our Good Food Club presents an evening of Fine Dining with some wonderful dishes from our celebrated chef, Gary Pickles. Details here.

THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER – SOLD OUT
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF SPAIN. A night of amazing food and music.

WEDNESDAY 12th DECEMBER
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF PARIS. Ooh la la. Tickets selling fast, get yours here.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

REARRANGED DATE: THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 10TH November at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Following his accident, our very special guest, Who producer JON ASTLEY will now be joining us on THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

LED ZEPPELIN IV. SOLD OUT
We here at The CAT Club are delighted to welcome one of the leading authorities on all things Led Zeppelin.
DAVE LEWIS founded the Zeppelin magazine, TIGHT BUT LOOSE, thirty nine years ago. Dave has seen it grow from a do it yourself hand-out to the globally respected feature that is a must for all fans of the band and their individual members. He’s also written critically acclaimed books including his latest tome EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN: The Complete Concert Chronicle 1968-1980 (written with Mike Tremaglio).

THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT

We’ve had some wonderful live events recently.

MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT performed live in concert on Monday 29th October and this will be long remembered for being one of the best ever gigs in this town for many a year. The previous night, in association with Route Publishing, IAIN MATTHEWS launched his biography, Thro’ My Eyes. IAN CLAYTON, who helped write the book, did some terrific readings and Iain Matthews sang some wonderful songs. Two great nights on the bounce for sure.

MISTER DODO BONES AND THE ONE-EYED JACKS blew our minds on Saturday 3rd November with one of the best blues performances we’ve ever had. If you missed them, you’ll be glad to happy to know they’ll be back in town as soon as we can arrange it.

 

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY POST

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Sunday lunch at Martha’s is now established as the best around and is regularly booked up days before. So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 8th NOVEMBER – SOLD OUT
Our Good Food Club presents an evening of Fine Dining with some wonderful dishes from our celebrated chef, Gary Pickles. Details here.

THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER – SOLD OUT
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF SPAIN. A night of amazing food and music.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

BOB DYLAN ‘ BLOOD ON THE TRACKS – THE NEW YORK VERSION’  was our featured album on Saturday 13th October on National Album Day.
The CAT Club was delighted to join forces with Route Publishing to welcome leading Dylan authority CLINTON HEYLIN for the worldwide launch of his new monograph NO ONE ELSE COULD PLAY THAT TUNE – THE MAKING AND UNMAKING OF DYLAN’S 1974 MASTERPIECE.
Another classic CAT Club event and a special thank you to those Bobcats who travelled from Sheffield, Wales, the Midlands and London.


POSTPONED! THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT

Unfortunately our very special guest, JON ASTLEY had an accident and has been advised not to travel for a short while. We will be rearranging this event in the future and will let you know asap:

The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

 

LED ZEPPELIN IV. SOLD OUT
We here at The CAT Club are delighted to welcome one of the leading authorities on all things Led Zeppelin.
DAVE LEWIS founded the Zeppelin magazine, TIGHT BUT LOOSE, thirty nine years ago. Dave has seen it grow from a do it yourself hand-out to the globally respected feature that is a must for all fans of the band and their individual members. He’s also written critically acclaimed books including his latest tome EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN: The Complete Concert Chronicle 1968-1980 (written with Mike Tremaglio).


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THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT

IAIN MATTHEWS with Ian Clayton. SONGS & STORIES. SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER AT 7.30pm. TICKETS £10
IAIN MATTHEWS first gained attention as a founding member and vocalist for the innovative FAIRPORT CONVENTION.
He moved on to create MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT, exploring his interest in American music. They had a No 1 hit in the UK with Joni Mitchell’s ‘Woodstock’.
Never one to stand still for very long Iain moved on during the 1970’s with another group, PLAINSONG.
Between his own solo recording and various Plainsong line-ups Iain released ten albums to critical acclaim and scored another top ten US hit with the single ‘Shake It’.
Iain’s memoir Thro’ My Eyes, a story of music, journeys, life and what it does to us, through the eyes of one of our most enduring singer-songwriters is published by Route.
Ian Clayton is an author, broadcaster and storyteller. His stories are about making sense of where we come from. His books include Bringing It All Back Home, a bestselling book about music; Song For My Father about his lifelong search for a father figure; Our Billie about loss; and most recently It’s The Beer Talking about a life in public houses and ale.

SATURDAY 3rd NOVEMBER – 4.30pm. Tickets £10
MR DODO BONES AND THE ONE-EYED JACKS Live in Concert. Terrific band and not to be missed. More info here.

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WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Our Sunday lunches started a few weeks ago and are now the talk of the town! So now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 8th NOVEMBER
Our Good Food Club presents an evening of Fine Dining with some wonderful dishes from our celebrated chef, Gary Pickles. Details here.

THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF SPAIN. A night of amazing food and music. Limited places available.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

Grammy award winning engineer DOM MORLEY was with us to talk about his work on  BACK TO BLACK by AMY WINEHOUSE a few days ago and what a truly wonderful evening it was. First class interviewing from Ash Duncan.

BOB DYLAN ‘ BLOOD ON THE TRACKS – THE NEW YORK VERSION’  was our featured album the following Saturday 13th October on National Album Day.
The CAT Club was delighted to join forces with Route Publishing to welcome leading Dylan authority CLINTON HEYLIN for the worldwide launch of his new monograph NO ONE ELSE COULD PLAY THAT TUNE – THE MAKING AND UNMAKING OF DYLAN’S 1974 MASTERPIECE.
Another classic CAT Club event and a special thank you to those Bobcats who travelled from Sheffield, Wales, the Midlands and London.


THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT
The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

 

LED ZEPPELIN IV. SOLD OUT
We here at The CAT Club are delighted to welcome one of the leading authorities on all things Led Zeppelin.
DAVE LEWIS founded the Zeppelin magazine, TIGHT BUT LOOSE, thirty nine years ago. Dave has seen it grow from a do it yourself hand-out to the globally respected feature that is a must for all fans of the band and their individual members. He’s also written critically acclaimed books including his latest tome EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN: The Complete Concert Chronicle 1968-1980 (written with Mike Tremaglio).


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THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT

MARK HARRISON was last Sunday and gave a terrific performance. All original material and a master guitar player brought the house down.

IAIN MATTHEWS with Ian Clayton. SONGS & STORIES. SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER AT 7.30pm. TICKETS £10
IAIN MATTHEWS first gained attention as a founding member and vocalist for the innovative FAIRPORT CONVENTION.
He moved on to create MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT, exploring his interest in American music. They had a No 1 hit in the UK with Joni Mitchell’s ‘Woodstock’.
Never one to stand still for very long Iain moved on during the 1970’s with another group, PLAINSONG.
Between his own solo recording and various Plainsong line-ups Iain released ten albums to critical acclaim and scored another top ten US hit with the single ‘Shake It’.
Iain’s memoir Thro’ My Eyes, a story of music, journeys, life and what it does to us, through the eyes of one of our most enduring singer-songwriters is published by Route.
Ian Clayton is an author, broadcaster and storyteller. His stories are about making sense of where we come from. His books include Bringing It All Back Home, a bestselling book about music; Song For My Father about his lifelong search for a father figure; Our Billie about loss; and most recently It’s The Beer Talking about a life in public houses and ale.

SATURDAY 3rd NOVEMBER – 4.30pm. Tickets £10
MR DODO BONES AND THE ONE-EYED JACKS Live in Concert. Terrific band and not to be missed. More info here.

 

 

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MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Our Sunday lunches started a few weeks ago and are now the talk of the town! Last Sunday was full to capacity and we’re almost booked up for the 7th – so now is the time to get your reservations sorted before it’s too late.

THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER
The Good Food Club presents A TASTE OF SPAIN. A night of amazing food and music. Limited places available.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

To find out what The CAT Club is all about, how it started, what albums have been played and which guest presenters have been along to talk to us check our website.

The leading Beatles authority, MARK LEWISOHN was with us last Wednesday to present WITH THE BEATLES.
It was, as the sold audience will agree, a classic CAT Club evening with Mark regaling us with tales of the fabs throughout the night. A big thank-you must go to our very own Gaz Lethbridge for a top class spot in the interviewer’s chair. Great stuff, great night.

SOLD OUT: BACK TO BLACK by AMY WINEHOUSE. Thursday 11th October
We have DOM MORLEY with us for this one. Dom is a world renowned producer who has worked with Adele, Jeff Beck, The Verve, Morrisey, Sting, Mark Ronson and many others. He was the engineer on BACK TO BLACK and won a Grammy award for his efforts. We can’t wait!
Just a note to say that the tickets went on sale at 12 noon on 1st August and were sold out at 12.24pm. Phew! Rock and roll.
SOLD OUT.

BOB DYLAN ‘ BLOOD ON THE TRACKS – THE NEW YORK VERSION.’ Saturday 13th October at 3.33pm. SOLD OUT.
The CAT Club is delighted to join forces with Route Publishing to welcome leading Dylan authority CLINTON HEYLIN for the worldwide launch of his new monograph NO ONE ELSE COULD PLAY THAT TUNE – THE MAKING AND UNMAKING OF DYLAN’S 1974 MASTERPIECE and the playing of the New York version of Bob Dylan’s seminal album, BLOOD ON THE TRACKS. As part of the National Album Day needle drop time is at 3.33pm.


THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS. Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm. SOLD OUT
The legendary live album recorded (less than 20 miles from The CAT Club) at the University Refectory at Leeds on 14 February 1970 is presented in it’s all glory on the original vinyl pressing.

Critic Nick Cohn described the album as “the definitive hard-rock holocaust,” and that just about sums the collective of Pete Townsend, Roger Daltry, John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

Our very special guest presenter is JON ASTLEY who remastered the tapes and produced the de-luxe edition and has worked with The Who for many years supervising mastering all their back catalogue.

 

LED ZEPPELIN IV. TICKETS ON SALE 5th OCTOBER.
We here at The CAT Club are delighted to welcome one of the leading authorities on all things Led Zeppelin.
DAVE LEWIS founded the Zeppelin magazine, TIGHT BUT LOOSE, thirty nine years ago. Dave has seen it grow from a do it yourself hand-out to the globally respected feature that is a must for all fans of the band and their individual members. He’s also written critically acclaimed books including his latest tome EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN: The Complete Concert Chronicle 1968-1980 (written with Mike Tremaglio).

It’s sure to be a sell out so don’t miss out.


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THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT

MARK HARRISON – SUNDAY 14th OCTOBER. SOLD OUT
‘Really excellent’ (Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2)
‘One of the UK’s great blues singers and guitarists totally and absolutely original’ (Mike Harding)
‘Wonderful rootsy blues ….. innovative’ (Jazz fm)

IAIN MATTHEWS with Ian Clayton. SONGS & STORIES. SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER AT 7.30pm. TICKETS £10
IAIN MATTHEWS first gained attention as a founding member and vocalist for the innovative FAIRPORT CONVENTION.
He moved on to create MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT, exploring his interest in American music. They had a No 1 hit in the UK with Joni Mitchell’s ‘Woodstock’.
Never one to stand still for very long Iain moved on during the 1970’s with another group, PLAINSONG.
Between his own solo recording and various Plainsong line-ups Iain released ten albums to critical acclaim and scored another top ten US hit with the single ‘Shake It’.
Iain’s memoir Thro’ My Eyes, a story of music, journeys, life and what it does to us, through the eyes of one of our most enduring singer-songwriters is published by Route.
Ian Clayton is an author, broadcaster and storyteller. His stories are about making sense of where we come from. His books include Bringing It All Back Home, a bestselling book about music; Song For My Father about his lifelong search for a father figure; Our Billie about loss; and most recently It’s The Beer Talking about a life in public houses and ale.

WE’VE MOVED THE SUNDAY BLUES SESSIONS TO SATURDAY TEA-TIME TO BRING YOU THE BEST BLUES SOUNDS AROUND.

SATURDAY 3rd NOVEMBER – 4.30pm. Tickets £10
MR DODO BONES AND THE ONE-EYED JACKS Live in Concert. Terrific band and not to be missed. More info here.

 

 

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