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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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