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Manor Farm Rearsby (LE7 4YB): Muso Jumble sale 10-4pm
Not a gig but very much of interest to Muso’s, Amateur Muso’s and Music fans alike. Looking forward to seeing you all at this Octobers Musojumble 20th & 21st at Manor Farm Rearsby. This great weekend is now in its second year. A friendly weekend of musicians with second hand Guitars, instruments and equipment and a load of other bits and bobs. Please contact me if you are interested in a stall or have something for sale. We are also have a few floor spots available for our stage area and we are also raising funds for a local Charity. More on that later. Looking forward to hearing from you….John Montegue.
The Geese and Fountain (Croxton Kerrial): ‘Tap Tonic’ 5pm (Debut)
TapTonic are a swing trio comprising of Claire Shortland on lead vocals, Steve Billau on piano/keyboards and Adi Wood on drums. Their musical repertoire is diverse, ranging from George Gershwin to George Ezra, Nina Simone to Amy Winehouse and Nat King Cole to Jessie J.
Claire is an experienced vocalist and has been performing since she was 14. She has covered many genres including folk, pop, electronic, big band, blues, jazz and swing, fronting The Patch System, sometrue and The Beeliacs. As well as singing covers, Claire enjoys song writing and recording.
Steve is an accomplished pianist and keyboard player and his arrangements for TapTonic are fresh and original, adding a quirky twist to the timeless classics and more recent compositions of today. Steve is also a talented song writer and has written and arranged several instrumental pieces.
Adi is a respected drummer of the Leicester music scene, playing with Mick Ridgway’s Mojo Hand, Rollo Markee, Tony Alles, Blueswamp Southern, Small Blind Chris and Jadi. His versatility perfectly complements TapTonic’s musical arrangements.
TapTonic at the Donkey, Hang on it to the Outro, The Piano is most certainly playing incidental Music from the Robinson Crusoe the Black and White TV show from the Summer Holidays
The Crown: ‘Andy and Ray’ 7pm
Ray Callcut and Andy Lamb (two-thirds of the late, lamented Revolver) getting together to thrash out some tunes at a the Crown for SUNDAY-FUNDAY – who could possibly resist? Despite losing a third of Revolver to the lure of sangria and señoritas or The Saddle at Twyford, Ray and Andy return to bring you a Rockin’ Acoustic set to re-live Classic songs ranging from the 60’s to the 80’s. From The Beatles to Aerosmith they’ve got it all!
The Generous Briton (Genny B): Open Mic Hosted by Jonny and Reuben 7pm
You never know who will turn up, there’s been some excellent music created at these Open Mic Nights. If you fancy a crack at it or just a pint listening to some nice songs, then Reuben and Jonny and Fionna will be there to accommodate your needs! They have a drum kit and also a host of other instruments, they’ll be down each week to play a few songs and encourage more musicians to get involved. Video Courtesy of Caroline Fleck Taylor Barrodell