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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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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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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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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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WEEKLY UPDATE

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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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY UPDATE

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.

Our celebrated chef Gary will be presenting A TASTE OF CHICAGO with authentic food and live Chicago blues on Saturday 3rd November. Tickets here.

We also have ‘A TASTE OF SPAIN’ and a ‘STEAK NIGHT’ coming up soon – details to follow asap.

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.

 

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WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  – SUNDAY LUNCH from 23rd September. Have a look at the mouthwatering menu here. More info soon.

MARTHA’S KITCHEN GOOD FOOD CLUB hosted a wonderful Sunday afternoon event entitled ‘A Taste of Louisiana.’ Superb food and great music from Slim Wilson and the Swamp Brothers. Oh, and chef Gary Pickles got a rousing ovation!

It was so successful that we’re gonna do another one: A TASTE OF CHICAGO with authentic food and live Chicago blues on Saturday 3rd November. Tickets 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 out our website.

BIG THANK YOU TO TORIA GARBUTT for breaking through to the other side at The CAT Club on Thursday with THE DOORS . . . and to Mr Ian Daley for his world class interviewing.

BREAKING NEWS – BOB DYLAN ‘ BLOOD ON THE TRACKS – THE NEW YORK VERSION.’ SATURDAY 13TH OCTOBER. FIND OUT MORE

WITH THE BEATLES. Wednesday 26th September. SOLD OUT
The leading Beatles authority, MARK LEWISOHN, will be with us to present the Fabs’ second album – a mixture of soul classics and original material.
Mark is the author of several Beatles books and was heavily involved in the terrific Anthology project.
THE BEATLES: ALL THESE YEARS, VOLUME 1 – TUNE IN is one of the finest music books ever written. It numbers close to 1,000 pages and details the story of the boys up to 1962. We can’t wait for
volume 2.
“A DELIGHT – THE STORY IS TOLD SO DEFINITIVELY THAT, AFTER THIS, 
THAT REALLY SHOULD BE IT.” THE GUARDIAN.
THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT

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.

 

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS.’ Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm. Only a few tickets left.

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. Only a few tickets left
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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)

 

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WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  – SUNDAY LUNCH from 23rd September. Have a look at the mouthwatering menu here. More info soon.

MARTHA’S KITCHEN GOOD FOOD CLUB hosted a wonderful Sunday afternoon event entitled ‘A Taste of Louisiana.’ Superb food and great music from Slim Wilson and the Swamp Brothers. Oh, and chef Gary Pickles got a rousing ovation!

It was so successful that we’re gonna do another one: A TASTE OF CHICAGO with authentic food and live Chicago blues. Details to follow shortly.

 

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 out our website.

THE DOORS legendary eponymous debut album in it’s all glory. Presented by the highly acclaimed high priestess of the spoken word – the rather wonderful TORIA GARBUTT. Only a few tickets left.

 

WITH THE BEATLES. Wednesday 26th September. SOLD OUT
The leading Beatles authority, MARK LEWISOHN, will be with us to present the Fabs’ second album – a mixture of soul classics and original material.
Mark is the author of several Beatles books and was heavily involved in the terrific Anthology project.
THE BEATLES: ALL THESE YEARS, VOLUME 1 – TUNE IN is one of the finest music books ever written. It numbers close to 1,000 pages and details the story of the boys up to 1962. We can’t wait for
volume 2.
“A DELIGHT – THE STORY IS TOLD SO DEFINITIVELY THAT, AFTER THIS, 
THAT REALLY SHOULD BE IT.” THE GUARDIAN.
THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT

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.

 

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS.’ Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm. Only a few tickets left.

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. Only a few tickets left
.


THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT

MARK HARRISON – SUNDAY 14th OCTOBER.
‘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)

Tickets on sale now.

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Tap & BarrelWEEKLY UPDATE

WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  – SUNDAY LUNCH from 22nd September. Have a look at the mouthwatering menu here. More info soon.

‘A TASTE OF LOUISIANA’ – Sunday 2nd September. SOLD OUT.

 

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

We brought author and journalist, Melissa Chemam all the way from Paris, France to present BLUE LINES by MASSIVE ATTACK. Interviewer Chris Madden came all the way from Barnsley, South Yorkshire. It was a wonderful evening with the sell-out audience making it even more memorable as Melissa (author of the new biography of the band) and Chris waxed lyrical about the platter – which sounded marvellous. BIG thanks to everyone involved.


BREAKING NEWS: 

THE WHO ‘LIVE AT LEEDS.’ Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm. TICKETS ON FRIDAY 31st AUGUST at 12 noon.

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. More info and ticket sales here.

 

THE DOORS. Rearranged date: Thursday 13th September.  Only a few tickets left.

THE DOORS legendary eponymous debut album in it’s all glory. Presented by the highly acclaimed high priestess of the spoken word – the rather wonderful TORIA GARBUTT.

 

WITH THE BEATLES. Wednesday 26th September. SOLD OUT
The leading Beatles authority, MARK LEWISOHN, will be with us to present the Fabs’ second album – a mixture of soul classics and original material.
Mark is the author of several Beatles books and was heavily involved in the terrific Anthology project.
THE BEATLES: ALL THESE YEARS, VOLUME 1 – TUNE IN is one of the finest music books ever written. It numbers close to 1,000 pages and details the story of the boys up to 1962. We can’t wait for
volume 2.
“A DELIGHT – THE STORY IS TOLD SO DEFINITIVELY THAT, AFTER THIS, 
THAT REALLY SHOULD BE IT.” THE GUARDIAN.
THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT

 

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.


THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT

MARK HARRISON – SUNDAY 14th OCTOBER.
 ‘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)

More info to follow shortly.

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Kevin ReynoldsWEEKLY UPDATE