What's On

03 May

Twickenham Cinema Club presents...

LOCAL HERO

This really is the hottest ticket in town – every month is sold out weeks in advance!

'Without question, the most charming British film of the 1980s.'
'Here is a small film to treasure, a loving, funny, understated portrait of a small Scottish town and its encounter with a giant oil company. '
'It's the feel-good flick of the decade. Charming, whimsical, and practically perfect.'

 
DOORS 7.00 FOR PRE-FILM DRINKS AND DISCUSSIONS MEMBERS ONLY £7 IN ADVANCE - SEE OUR JOIN PAGE FOR DETAILS.

04 May

DONA OXFORD - "Goddess of Soul - Queen of Boogie Woogie"

US born-and-raised singer/pianist Doña Oxford will be taking a break from touring with the legendary Albert Lee, as part of his Hogan's Heroes backing band, to appear here at the Eel Pie Club with her very own 4-piece group. 

In addition to performing with her own band, Dona has worked as a singer/pianist with some of the finest musicians around. Her CV these days reads like a who's who of popular music, including work with the likes of Keith Richards, Van Morrison, Buddy Guy, Levon Helm, Lonnie Brooks, Shirley Dixon and her idol, former Chuck Berry sideman and father of rock & roll piano, Johnnie Johnson.

Now based in LA, California, as well as extensive touring around her native USA Doña's impressive playing and singing has been heard worldwide. She has produced five albums under her own name, the most recent of which, “Soul Quest”, was received with considerable critical acclaim. A high-energy performer with a powerful delivery and stunning piano technique, Doña imbues every song, from ballad to rip roaring classic, with a unique style and delivery.

She is promising to bring to the Club this evening a show that is a mixture of "Roots", R&B, Soul and some of the most remarkable Boogie Woogie piano playing you are ever likely to see!  A rare chance to see this terrific performer with her own band that also features James Beck on guitar & vocals, Ben Graham on bass & vocals, Jim Williams on percussion & vocals and Mikey Ciancio on drums. " ...Carole King meets The Rolling Stones" Fortune Magazine; "The next big thing in music" Ewan McGregor; "If she's not coming near you, you need to move" Joe Bonamassa. www.donaoxford.com

£15, £13 Members

18 May

Stephen Dale Petit - Live

'Petit occupies a stunning middle ground between the fire of Freddie King, the instinct of Jimmy Page and the soul of Eric Clapton' Classic Rock Magazine. Stephen Dale Petit is a London-based Blues guitarist who has played alongside guitar legends such as Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, and even B.B.King!
Moving to London from California when he was barely 20, he's lived through and survived the rock 'n' roll lifestyle of drugs and alcohol, composing and financing his much acclaimed debut album Guitararama whilst busking on the London Underground. He has since released 4 albums and toured extensively around UK and Europe plus giving masterclass university lectures on blues music and widespread radio airplay.
In 2016, he double-headlined with blues-rock titan, Walter Trout.

Rolling Stone Mick Taylor commented: “He’s got his own unique take on contemporary blues… I’ve heard him do a great live version of Freddie King’s “Have You Ever Loved a Woman?” It was wonderful. All his albums are very interesting, he deserves the recognition.”

YouTube Video

£11 (£9 Members).

08 June

Gina's Birthday Bash...

GINA'S BIRTHDAY BASH! - THE DEPUTIES + Special Guests + HAMMERTON, HEART & LYNTON

The Deputies are a seasoned bunch of musicians who simply love to perform and entertain. They’re regulars on the London music festival scene and guaranteed to get you going! With their rock 'n' roll/ blues/country blend, their sound is reminiscent of legends such as, Hendrix, The Band, The Eagles, Jackson Browne, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Little Feat, and Chuck Berry. Line up is Rick Cassman (vocals & guitar), Richard Lightman (lead guitar), Andrew Heart (bass guitar, Geoff Swettenham (drums), Paul Coppock (mandolin & guitar), Poppy Boden (vocals). Special guests to be confirmed.

Hammerton, Heart & Lynton are a brand new band. Peter Hammerton was with the legendary RnB Band, The Others, Andrew Heart played with Billy Idol and Bob Geldof, Rod Lynton formed Rupert's People in the 1960s and was guitarist on John Lennon's Imagine album.

Doors 8:00pm for 8:30pm start.

£11 (£9 Members).

10 June 8PM

Rip It Up 80’s Night!

The Rip It Up team are back to kick-start the summer with their brilliant 80’s night in Patchworks Music Bar.

You can get your 80’s groove on to Chaka Khan, Adam Ant, Madonna, Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, ABC, Bronski Beat, Depeche Mode, Spandau Ballet, Queen, Bowie, The Human League, a bit of Wham and a ton more.

Bring the girls, bring the boys, bring your partner, bring everyone you know, as long as they are over-30!

See the Rip It Up website for advance tickets: Rip It Up Parties

See you there!

15 June

The Boom Band - Live

The Boom Band features 4 superb guitarists-Jon Amor (The Hoax), Marcus Bonfanti (Ten Years After), Mark Butcher and Matt Taylor (Snowy White/The Motives), plus keyboard player Paddy Milner (Tom Jones/Jack Bruce).
Their debut album received rave reviews across the board. Van Morrison declared "this band is great – they're on the money!", after the Boom Band had backed him at the Paul Jones' Charity Show in December 2014. Every one of the front line is not only a great player but also a fine singer and talented songwriter.
Everybody brings something to the party, there are no weak links. And, perhaps remarkably, at the same time there are no egos. Everyone has the experience and temperament to be able to sit back and let others shine and then step up and shine themselves when the time is right.
The band is currently in the process of writing new material for their second studio album, due 2017.

Boom Band Website

£15 (£13 Members)

29 June

Eel Pie All-Stars - Live

EEL PIE ALL-STARS Benefit for Prostate Cancer UK in memory of ART WOOD

Annual event to benefit Prostate Cancer UK in memory of Art Wood, a great character, vocalist and artist who was brother of Rolling Stone, Ronnie. Art was a talented vocalist with his own band, The Artwoods and with Alexis Korner and the Cyril Davies All-stars and he was an integral part of The Eel Pie Club in its early days.
Art died from Prostate Cancer in 2006. His birthday would have been on 7 July so in memory of Art, this will be a great night of rockin’ rhythm and blues and nostalgia from The Eel Pie All-Stars + special guests. The Eel Pie All-Stars are Don Craine and Keith Grant of The Downliners Sect, Robin Bibi (ex Pretty Things), Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), Andrew Heart (ex Billy Idol, Bob Geldof Band), Chris Hunt (Lonnie Donegan Band, The Bruvvers) and Dave Lennox formerly with Blodwyn Pig, + a host of special guests.

Doors 8pm for 8:30pm start.

£13 (£11 Members)

07 July 7PM

U2 Fans Tour

As part of the exciting U2 concert to be staged at Twickenham stadium on Sat 8th & Sun 9th July, we are proud and privileged to announce the amazing live band DECEMBER as part of the U2 Fans Tour

December are a band from Glasgow, Scotland with a strong U2 influence. In November 2015 the band released ‘Alison Stewart’ as a tribute single for U2 and Ali Hewson with proceeds from the single donated to Chernobyl Children International.December released their debut album ‘I will let you have your say’ 14 May 2016 and in the same year released covers of U2’s A sort of homecoming and I fall down both of which were very well received in the U2 community.

The band were also invited to open the official U24O celebrations in Dublin on Saturday 25 September. December’s main influences are U2, Springsteen, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Maria McKee. The band are currently working on the follow up album to ‘I will let you have your say’ and also on a full album of re-interpretations of U2 songs; the latter will be launched at a special event in Dublin in September 2017. Limited tickets are now on sale for what will be an exciting gig with December, so do not miss out!

Check out their Facebook page now!

07 July 7PM

U2FT

Patchworks and the U2 Fans Tour Group present DECEMBER – the U2 fans tour groups favourite band!
 
This exclusive gig has been specially arranged from the U2 Fans Tour Group who help REAL fans get tickets for U2 gigs!

These Indy rockers are long term lovers of the music of U2 and released a charity single called Alison Stewart. The band members said they owe their passion for music and performing to the work of the Irish super group.

There song that was released back in Nov ’15 also highlights the contribution of Ali Hewson (nee Stewart) who is married to Bono. The group donated all proceeds to The Chernobyl Children International, a cause close to Ali Stewart’s heart.

This gig will sell out with over half the tickets sold already.  Go to www.U2FT.com for tickets now!

Every Sunday in the patchworks bar

Acoustic Music - Twickfolk


Join us for Twickfolk (Twickenham Folk Club)  established in January 1983. We are now one of the best-known and most highly-respected hosts of live acoustic, folk and Americana music. Our tastes are broad, but we know quality when we hear it and we have a reputation for organising great gigs. Check out www.twickfolk.co.uk for details of our gigs and ticket information. Pre booking discounts available.


Every Thursday from 7pm

Capoeira Lessons

Originating in Brazil, Capoeira is an exhilarating physical art form incorporating dance, acrobatics, martial arts and music!
Fantastic for helping your strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, stress reduction and confidence.

Please contact: carloscoutouk@gmail.com or 07928101518 for more information

Every Thursday from 6th April

All dates:
April 13th, 20th, 27th
May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

Every second Thursday AND MORE in the patch nightclub

Live Music - The Famous Eel Pie Club



Eel Pie club- Home of rhythm and blues in Twickenham, preserving what began on Eel pie island in the 1960s. Join us for some great blues music every other Thursday. Some of the most famous stars have graced the stage including Jeff Beck,The Pretty Things,The Kast Off Kinks,Long John Baldry and even Ronnie Wood himself. Check out www.eelpieclub.com for our next gig and ticket information. Why not become a member and benefit from our discounted tickets.


Tuesdays in Patchworks

Twickenham Jazz Club

Established for more than ten years Twickenham Jazz Club is hosted by local musicians Lesley and Kelvin Christiane ( saxophone & vocals) and features not only some of the finest Jazz musicians on the planet but also the warmest welcome registered at any UK Jazz Club.. offering an innovative and  proud contribution to the celebrated Cabbage Patch Music programme
www.twickenhamjazzclub.co.uk

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