Boogie Band with a Rich Warm Sound

Sunset Boulevard is a six-part dance-band consisting of bass, drums, keyboards, guitar/vocals and twin-saxophones. The band members have played with artists as diverse as ‘Van Morrison’ to ‘Chas and Dave.’ We saw the London-based group play live this week at the admirable Staines Riverside Club. It was a wet Bonfire Night and the venue was…

Half a Meal Ticket — Live in Staines

Meal Ticket were a country rock band that played the London pub circuit in 1970’s. The Canadian performer Rick Jones wrote many of their songs. Steve Simpson and Willy Finlayson played guitars (plus additional instruments ) in the original band. Now the two famous guitarists play local venues as a trio named (understandably) “Half a…

WEYFEST — Final 2015 Line up Revealed

Weyfest is more like a mini stress-free holiday than a music festival… It is a fabulous weekend in the country, with over 30 hours of the finest music from 4 stages, camping, posh loos, friendly staff and plenty to occupy the whole family. Now this super Surrey Festival has now revealed their final line-up. The exciting…