Supertramp saxophonist, John Helliwell will be with us to present the band’s magnum opus from 1977, Breakfast In America (28 million copies sold to date). In 1966 John joined The Alan Bown Set who recorded several acclaimed albums and the northern soul anthem ‘Emergency 999.’ He joined Supertramp in 1973 whose efforts were later recognised by the French government when John and fellow band members Rick Davies and Bob Siebenberg were awarded the “Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et Lettres”…
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.
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 BACK ON THE DECKS THIS SATURDAY PLAYING SCORCHING SOUL AND FUNK AND BLISTERIN' BLUES. Toe tappin' guaranteed, money maker shakin' optional.
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…
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 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.
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 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.
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.