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August 2019

REV REYNOLDS presents A RHYTHM & BLUES REVUE. Free event.

August 23 @ 8:30 pm

We're kicking off a twice monthly Friday night R&B REVUE here at the Tap with the sensational TOMBSTONE BUZZARDS. Probably the most requested 'get them back on' band we've ever featured, the Buzzards will rock you to your very soul. Presented by deejay Rev Reynolds who'll be playing vinyl R&B records from his vast collection. Toe tappin' guaranteed, money maker shakin' optional. Happy Trails.



£6

LONG LOST TOM AND FRIENDS – Live in concert.

August 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

LONG LOST TOM AND THE HARRIETS Live in concert Long Lost Tom is a budding songwriter from the liquorice fields of Pontefract. Performing his own songs on his Hofner Senator guitar, LLT reflects his regional area in his music. He has put out two acclaimed EPs: Long Lost Tom and Liquorice Sticks, both of which show his keen lyrical focus along with the spring and twang of his guitar melodies. THE HARRIETS The Harriets are a Leeds-based power pop band…



REV’S RHYTHM & BLUES VINYL RECORD REVIEW – free event.

August 31 @ 9:00 pm
Tap & Barrel, 13 Front Street
Pontefract, 01977 326457 United Kingdom
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REV'S BACK ON THE DECKS THIS SATURDAY PLAYING SCORCHING SOUL AND FUNK AND BLISTERIN' BLUES. Toe tappin' guaranteed, money maker shakin' optional.



September 2019
£10

PELICO – A STRIPPED BACK AND INTIMATE LIVE CONCERT

September 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Indie folk-rock band Pelico are regularly found playing venues and festivals across the UK, supporting the likes of Roddy Woomble (Idle Wild) and more recently John Bramwell (I Am Kloot) and recently featured on Tom Robinson’s BBC 6 Music show as a highlighted band. Since their first album Smile (2012) they have continued to write, gather influences and introduce new qualities to the Pelico sound. The ep Only So Far Now (2014) was perhaps an indication as to what to…



Free

MR DODO BONES & THE ONE EYED JACKS. Album launch and live recording.

September 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

MR DODO BONES & THE ONE EYED JACKS NEW ALBUM LAUNCH AND LIVE CONCERT RECORDING One of the finest bands ever to grace the stage here at the Tap - they’re launching their new album entitled Takin’ Names here at their favourite venue and recording a live concert as well. Free event. Tickets below. https://vimeo.com/353978104?fbclid=IwAR3y_M2VG2aTq72mIqcL8U6clk3bpDRsrK_LdACWPxHIyL4p3XagUaOnckw



SLIM WILSON & THE SWAMP BROTHERS – presented by Rev Reynolds. Free event.

September 6 @ 8:30 pm
Tap & Barrel, 13 Front Street
Pontefract, 01977 326457 United Kingdom
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SLIM WILSON & THE SWAMP BROTHERS are the guests for our second Friday night Rhythm & Blues Revue. They've brought the house down here a couple of times here at the Tap and we're sure they're gonna do it again. Presented by deejay Rev Reynolds who’ll be playing vinyl R&B records from his vast collection. Toe tappin’ guaranteed, money maker shakin’ optional. No finer way to start the weekend brothers and sisters.



CRAIG CHRISTON – record selector extraordinaire is on the decks this Friday!

September 13 @ 9:00 pm

NO FINER WAY TO START THE WEEKEND THAN LISTENING CRAIG CHRISTON'S SELECTIONS FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE. WE'LL SEE YA ON THE DANCEFLOOR.



REV’S RHYTHM & BLUES VINYL RECORD REVIEW – free event.

September 14 @ 9:00 pm
Tap & Barrel, 13 Front Street
Pontefract, 01977 326457 United Kingdom
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REV'S SPINNING HIS BLUES, SOUL & FUNK RECORDS THIS SATURDAY NIGHT. HE'S GONNA FEATURE SOME STORMIN' INSTRUMENTALS SO GET READY TO SHAKE YOUR HIPS. Toe tappin' guaranteed, money maker shakin' optional.



£10

IAN CLAYTON’S ‘BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME’

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

IAN CLAYTON'S 'BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME.' AN EVENING TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF THE NEW UPDATED EDITION OF IAN CLAYTON'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MUSIC BOOK.   Featuring a selection of readings from the book, an in depth interview with Ian conducted by Liz Wheeldon and a desert island disc selection of the music that soundtracks Ian's life. ‘He has created one of the best books about popular music ever written.’ 
Record Collector.   A Route Modern Classic.



ALEX HAYNES live in concert. Presented by Rev Reynolds. Free event.

September 20 @ 8:30 pm
Tap & Barrel, 13 Front Street
Pontefract, 01977 326457 United Kingdom
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ALEX HAYNES is the guest for our third Friday night Rhythm & Blues Revue. It's gonna be a case of live wire blues power from one of the most talented bluesmen around. Not to be missed that's for sure. Presented by deejay Rev Reynolds who’ll be playing vinyl R&B records from his vast collection. Toe tappin’ guaranteed, money maker shakin’ optional. No finer way to start the weekend brothers and sisters.



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Kevin ReynoldsALEX HAYNES live in concert. Presented by Rev Reynolds. Free event.