Hands Off Gretel – Hightown Parade – The Howling Tides
Sep 15 @ 7:15 pm

The Gig Cartel and the situation Present Triple Threat
An evening of rock featuring performances from Hands Off Gretel, Hightown Parade & The Howling Tides

Hands Off Gretel are an Alternative Rock/ New Wave Grunge band formed in 2015 from South Yorkshire. The band is Lauren Tate (guitar, vox), Sean Bon (guitar) Sam Hobbins (drums) and Becky Baldwin (bass)“Energy, chaos, nihilism and debauchery abound, a trip with Hands Off Gretel will leave you spent. A beautifully polished ballet of chaos, costume and drama presenting lyrics that echoes the angst and vulnerability of growing up in 21st century Britain.” Northern Exposure. 2017 was a busy year for Hands Off Gretel in which the band played over 60 shows, performed at major festivals, including Download, Isle of Wight, Rebellion, Camden Rocks Festival and headlined Loud Women Festival in London. The band also played their first European dates on a six-day tour of Germany and did 5 headline Camden Rocks shows.Described as “One of the most exciting new bands” in the ‘Bands To Watch’ feature by the US giant Alternative Press, who premiered the band’s ‘My Size’ video and ‘the best Alternative Rock band to come out of the UK in years’ – Louder Than War. Tracks from the bands debut album in 2016 were played on Kerrang Radio, Team Rock Radio and BBC Introducing Sheffield. 2018 is an exciting new chapter for the band having just finished recording their second album at Monnow Valley Studio in Wales, which is planned for release later in the year.

Hightown Parade –
Flamboyant and musically diverse, Infectious melodies, stomping rhythms, and a vigorous dialogue between guitar and piano. Hotly tipped for big things in 2018 by both Planet Rock and Kerrang.

The Howling Tides –
Four-piece Rock band from Staffordshire, playing hard hitting original material. “That’s more like it! Tight musicianship and well-constructed songs.” – Paul Anthony, Planet Rock



7.15pm doors

8.00pm start.

“Frank Sinatra – His Way!” – Centenary Edition
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm

Robert Habermann sings the songs and tells the remarkable story of Francis Albert Sinatra – From band singer to 1940’s ‘pop idol’, From his fall from popularity to, swinging his way through the 1950’s, recording his most famous songs and albums, building his own record label “Reprise”; Award winning singer Robert Habermann tells the Chairman of The Board’s ‘whole’ story, and sings the great Sinatra classics : Come Fly With Me, Fly Me To The Moon, Witchcraft, You Make Me Feel So young, Strangers In The Night, My Way, New York New York and many more Music Director Buny thompson


STARTS  2.00  PM.