THE CAT CLUB – CLASSIC VINYL ALBUM EVENTS
BIG thank you to producer and engineer, OWEN MORRIS, for presenting ‘Definitely Maybe,’ on Wednesday 20th June and ‘What’s The Story, Morning Glory,’ on the following Thursday.
The force of nature that is Owen Morris delighted two sold out audiences with his tales of the band and the recording of the two albums. Not bad for a man who said he would never talk about OASIS again.
And a special thanks to BAZ BRADLEY for interviewing Owen – not an easy task but one that he did magnificently.
And another BIG thank you to CHRIS McCLURE – the face on the iconic cover of the Arctic Monkey’s ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not,’ cover. Chris regaled with some wonderful tales about his friendship with the band and told us the true story of that legendary photo shoot for the album cover.
And a special thanks to ASH DUNCAN for conducting a world class performance in the interviewer’s chair.
THURSDAY 25TH JULY – THE STONE ROSES. SOLD OUT
A rearranged date from 18th July. Journalist, musician and broadcaster, JOHN ROBB with us to present the STONE ROSES debut album. HEATH COMMON will be interviewing the man who probably knows more about more than the band than anyone else. John wrote the definitive biography about the group – THE STONE ROSES: THE STONE ROSES AND THE RESURRECTION OF BRITISH POP.
MASSIVE ATTACK – BLUE LINES. Thursday 16th August.
APRIL 1991. MASSIVE ATTACK release BLUE LINES: The first masterpiece of what was only termed trip-hop much later, ‘Blue Lines,’ filtered American hip-hop through the lens of British club culture, a stylish, nocturnal sense of scene that encompassed music from rare groove to dub to dance. For some members of this generation – music would never be the same again.
We are delighted to welcome to MELISSA CHEMAM from Paris, France to The CAT Club. Melissa is the author of the new biography of the band, ‘OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE.’ (to be published in September.) Tickets here.
THE DOORS. Rearranged date: Thursday 13th September. TICKETS NOW ON SALE.
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
“A DELIGHT – THE STORY IS TOLD SO DEFINITIVELY THAT, AFTER THIS, THAT REALLY SHOULD BE IT.” THE GUARDIAN.
THIS EVENT HAS NOW 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!
TICKETS ON SALE 1ST AUGUST.
THE CAT CLUB – LIVE IN CONCERT (Please note that there will no live blues in event in July)
SUNDAY 5th AUGUST.
We’ll let the accolades speak for themselves for this truly amazing talent:
‘A FINE BLUES GUITARIST – THE MAN TO WATCH.’ GUARDIAN.
’THE LYRICS ARE ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.’ BBC.
‘EFFORTLESSLY BEGUILING, QUITE SUPERB, ASSUREDLY EVOKES THE GHOST OF JOHN MARTYN.’ BLUES MATTERS.
‘ARTICULATE, COMPELLING, BRILLIANT.’ MOJO MAGAZINE.
Enough said. Tickets here.
MORE EVENTS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION:
THE PONTEFRACT UKULELE SOCIAL CLUB meets at The Tap every Monday every evening from 7.30pm. If you are a beginner or a seasoned player you are more than welcome to come along and join in or just sit back and listen.
No finer way to spend a Monday night.