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…

Ali Maas Live in Staines

The gorgeous and talented vocalist Ali Maas has guested for bluesman Papa George and our favorite guitarist Micky Moody at the Raffles Club Staines. But this was her first headline appearance at the Riverside club with her incredible band. Kicking off with Don Bryant’s “99 lbs.” (made famous by The Black Crowes) : “Twenty-five pounds…

Snakecharmer Album Review

Originally founded in 2011 by former members of Whitesnake – Snakecharmer is a super-group that is made up from some of the best musicians in this country – Micky Moody and Neil Murray (Whitesnake), Laurie Wisefield (Wishbone Ash), Harry James (Thunder), Adam Wakeman (Ozzy Osbourne) and Chris Ousey (Heartland.) The band have now issued their…