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Doors open 8:30pm. Music starts 9pm and finishes just before 11pm (unless otherwise advertised).

Advance tickets are available from the Eel Pie Club, or by sending a cheque with a stamped, self-addressed evenlope to The Eel Pie Club, c/o Executive Mortgages & Investments Ltd., 1st Floor, 6 Park Road, Teddington, TW11 0AA.  Credit card bookings can be made for all events with TicketWeb of See Tickets by clicking on the 'BUY NOW' links below (booking fee applies).  Please note that The Eel Pie Club cannot give refunds on unused tickets.

The Eel Pie Club welcomes Members and non-Members.  To become a Member of the Eel Pie Club, download  Membership Application Form here.
 
Thursday 27 February LEAF HOUND

A rare Club appearance for this cult UK rock band!
Led by original vocalist, Peter French (also of original and recent Atomic Rooster fame), Leaf Hound was a product of the SW London rock scene of the late '60s which spawned the likes of Free and other blues-rock acts, and their 1971 Growers of Mushroom album has achieved massive cult status and now exchanges hands for over 6,000 and was voted the 'Number one most collectible Rock album!' in Q Magazine!!
Peter's reputation as a potent lead vocalist also led him to a stint with Carmine Appice's US band, Cactus.  Later in the '70s he served as frontman for the popular German act, Randy Pie, before recording his acclaimed solo album, Ducks in Flight, which featured Brian Robertson, Micky Moody and Kenney Jones.  This album has recently been re-released by Repertoire.
Leaf Hound was re-formed in 2004 and since then the band has re-issued the Growers of Mushroom album and recorded a new album, Unleashed.  Leaf Hound's Live in Japan CD/DVD and Vinyl was released 5 years ago.  2019 has seen the band wow audiences in Italy and Belgium.
Peter French's vocals on Leaf Hound's song, Freelance Fiend, was the soundtrack to the Casio G-Shock Watches advert on cinemas worldwide, and his song Too Many Rock 'n' Roll times is featured in the new Hollywood movie, Adolescence.  Peter's voice was also featured on the theme song from TV's Life on Mars.

Tonight's line-up is Peter French on vocals, Tom Smith on guitar, Peter Herbert on bass and Dominic French on drums.

12 (10 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 12 March CYRIL DAVIES TRIBUTE - The Alan Glen/John O'Leary All-Stars

Some of the finest musicians in the UK will pay tribute to the music of Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner and the releas in 1963 of 'Country Line Special/Chicago Calling'.  This annual All-Star event is one of the most popular in the Eel Pie Club calendar.  The Alan Glen/John O'Leary All-Stars are: Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), Tim Hain (Jamside Up/The Incredible Blues Puppies), John O'Leary (Downliners Sect, Savoy Brown), Bob Hadrell (Barcodes, Sonny Black), Ed Spevock (Graham Bond Organisation, Chicken Shack), Peter Miles (Wessell Anderson, Herb Ellis).  They will be joined by a host of guest musicians and vocalists.

12 (10 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 26 March DAVE KELLY BAND

Dave Kelly is known as Britain's finest blues slide guitarist, as well as being an excellent vocalist.  He is joint lead singer in The Blues Band of which he was a founder member with Paul Jones.  Dave Kelly and Paul Jones have also been touring as an acoustic duo over the past 20 years.  Dave does similar tours with Scottish soul queen, Maggie Bell.
Dave's professional career has scanned over 50 years and he has worked with many of his heroes: As well as Hooker, House and Wolf, he has played with Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Freddie King, Lowell Fulson, The Allman Brothers Band, Bill Payne and James Burton.
The Dave Kelly Band tonight is Dave on guitar and vocals, Pete Emery on guitar, K. T. Homer on bass, Rob Millis on keyboards and Sam Kelly on drums.

14 (12 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 2 April

KYLA BROX

Blues and soul become inextricably entwined in award-winning singer-songwriter, Kyla Brox, whose raw talent has seen her described as "the finest female blues singer of her generation".  Winner of the 2018 UK Blues Challenge, Kyla had the honour of representing the UK in Memphis at the 2019 International Blues Challenge, as well as the European event in the Azores.  In a huge nod to her ongoing stature in British Blues, the UK Blues Federation made Kyla an official Ambassador of UK Blues in 2016 and she is one of only three British singers privileged to be included in the 50 Women of the Blues Spotify playlist. 
With many albums under her belt and many miles covered on the road, touring all over the world, Kyla Brox is widely regarded as one of the very best soul-blues singers the British Isles has ever produced.
"An authentic soul diva....sensitive, sexy and with infinite reserves of sassiness" City Life.
"Manchester's answer to Aretha Franklin" Tony Wilson, Factory Records.
"Surely one of the finest voices Britain has ever had" Peter Clack, Blues in Britain.

14 (12 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 9 April

Doors 8pm. Music 8:30pm-11:30pm.

EEL PIE CLUB 20TH BIRTHDAY PARTY - The Eel Pie All-Stars plus Guests.

The Eel Pie Club is 20 years old in April and we are having a party to celebrate with many of the awesome musicians who we have been lucky enough to have play at the Eel Pie Club over the years.
The Eel Pie All-Stars are Don Craine and Keith Grant (Downliners Sect), Robin Bibi (ex Pretty Things) Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Blow Zero), Chris Hunt (Lonnie Donegan Band, The Bruvvers), Dave Lennox (ex Blodwyn Pig) will be joined by some of the best musicians in the UK. Guests so far are:
Alix Anthony
Mick Avory (The Kinks)
Rick Biddulph (Caravan, Tom Nolan & The Bluescasters)
Birdwood (feat. Ali Mackenzie of The Birds, and Derek Griffiths of the Artwoods)
Paul Cox
Peter French (Atomic Rooster and Leaf Hound)
Mark Freeman (Downliners Sect)
Tim Hain
Peter Hammerton (The Others)
Andrew Heart (ex Bob Geldof Band, Billy Idol)
Jack Pinder (Tom Nolan & The Bluescasters)
Dick Taylor (The Pretty Things)
Top Topham (The Yardbirds)

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14 (12 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 23 April CATFISH

UK and British Blues Award winners, Catfish, have carved a reputation for themselves as an excellent live band with a phenomenal frontman in 24 year old guitarist/vocalist Matt Long who plays with a real passion for the blues.  Over 2 years they received 5 nominations in the British Blues Awards, and they won one in 2016 and followed up with a UK Blues Award for Blues Act of the Year (England) in 2018.
Both their albums have reached No. 1 in the IBBA Blues Airplay Charts and their new album, Burning Bridges, is already receiving excellent reviews www.catfishbluesband.co.uk.
Re. their latest album: 'Catfish can only consolidate their place at the very top of the Blues-Rock scene with this impressive album' Blues in Britain Magazine, May 2019.

12 (10 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

Thursday 7 May GARY FLETCHER BAND

A founder and ever present member of THE BLUES BAND with Paul Jones, Gary has appeared with and/or recorded with Peter Green, Maggie Bell, Van Morrison, John Mayall, Long John Baldry, Guy Barker, Bernie Marsden, Micky Moody, Kim Simmonds, Henry McCullough, Zoot Money, Nat Addrley, Guy Barker, and more...
The music straddles blues, Americana and folk, playing guitar, slide banjo, mandolin and ukelele.
The 6-piece line-up is tom Leary (Feast of Fiddles, Lindisfarne, ELO) on violin and mandolin, Alan Glen on harmonica (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), Andy Billups (The Hamsters) on bass, Nick Ritchie on lead guitar (Mud) and Sam Kelly on drums (Tom Robinson, Dave Kelly Band).

"I played that track ('Payback') a few weeks ago now, the reaction I got to it was just absolutely fantastic.  I was amazed, you know, by how many emails I got and how enthusiastic everybody was about that track" Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2.

12 (10 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 21 May THE ROLLIN' STONED

"The Best Rock 'n' Roll Tribute Band in the World", this magnificent band returns to The Eel Pie Club for two hours of nostalgia, playing the best of 1964-1969 - Jumping Jack Flash, Brown Sugar, Paint it Black, Not Fade Away, Get Off My Cloud, It's All Over Now, Under My Thumb, Mother's Little Helper, Ruby Tuesday, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Two Thousand Light Years from Home, Let's Spend the Night Together, Street Fighting Man, Satisfaction, and all those eclectic classics you almost forgot about.
Endorsed by Keith Richards' mother as 'outstanding and suitably fit stand-ins for The Stones, Rollin' Stoned have also been described by The Times as 'The nearest thing to the real article' and have been revered by both Stones fans for their authenticity and the real Stones who booked them for the band's birthday!

14 (12 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 4 June ROBIN BIBI & THE BLACKJACK HORNS

The Robin Bibi Band's most recent studio album, the critically acclaimed "No More A Secret" was the band's first 100 percent original album.  It peaked at Number 2 in the Independent Blues Broadcasters chart and received national airplay on BBC Radio 2.  The album features The Blackjack Horns - some of the UK's most distinguised and sought after session musicians.  They are: Gary Barnacle - Sax; Nik Carter - Sax; Jack Birchwood; Trumpet.  They have played with (amongst others) Jamiroquai, Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Gloria Gaynor, Ollie Murs and Ed Sheeran.

The Big Band lineup will be performing a string of festival appearances and carefully selected club dates during 2020 and the band are very excited to play the legendary Eel Pie Club . The addition of the Horns gives the band a truly massive sound and is not to be missed!!  https://robinbibiband.co.uk

12 (10 Members).  See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Saturday  6 June STRAWBERRY HILL MUSIC FESTIVAL

ELO EXPERIENCE with support by Aaron Norton.  6pm.

Strawberry Hill House Garden, 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST

Tickets via http://strawberryhillmusicday.co.uk/

Sunday 7 June STRAWBERRY HILL MUSIC FESTIVAL

Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day - 15th Anniversary.  11.30am-7:30pm

Sponsored by The Rugby Football Union, in association with The Eel Pie Club, Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day is one of the major fundraising events for Strawberry Hill House.  Together with a fabulous line-up on the Main Stage there will be street food, art & craft stalls, fairground attractions, water zorbs, face painting, children's crafts as well as the opportunity to look around Strawberry Hill House.

Entry by donation (suggested 4/adult & 1/child with proceeds going to the House.

Line-up will be announced soon! www.strawberryhillmusicday.co.uk

Strawberry Hill House Garden, 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST

Please note that security searches will be in operation on arrival and for the safety of all visitors, there is a new Alcohol & Glass Policy in operation that does not allow visitors to bring alcohol or glass to th site.  A licensed bar serving ale, lager, cider, Pimms, Prosecco, wine and soft drinks will be available on site.

 

Thursday 18 June SLIM CHANCE

Slim Chance has its origin in the early 70's, formed by the legendary and brilliant songwriter, Ronnie Lane, who had been a mainstay of both the Small Faces and The Faces.
The line-up now features original members, Charlie Hart, Steve Simpson, Steve Bingham, plus guests including Geraint Watkins, Billy Nicholls, John Lingwood, Des Horsfall, Benny Gallagher and more.  Their set includes a host of classic Ronnie Lane songs, including Ooh La La, Debris, The Poacher and How Come, as well as original tracks from their album "On The Move" which has received rave reviews in all the top music press.

15 (13 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 16 July ATOMIC ROOSTER

Legendary Prog Rock Band, formed in 1969 from the ashes of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, featuring original members, Pete French on vocals and Steve 'Boltz' Bolton on guitar.  Completing the band are Adrian Gautry on keyboards, Shug Millidge on bass and Bo Walsh on drums.
Their gig will feature Atomic Rooster hits, including Tomorrow Night, Devil's Answer, and Death Walks Behind You.
The band re-formed in 2016 and have received excellent reviews throughout the UK and Europe.  They have already played 2 sell-out gigs at The Eel Pie Club.

17 (15 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!
All tickets 20 cash on the night (if still available).

 

Sunday 26 July 2-4pm.

The Barmy Arms
Twickenham Embankmnt

TWICKENHAM '60'S DAY at The Barmy Arms

Fantastic FREE event.  The Eel Pie All-Stars plus a guest or two will play from 2-4pm outside The Barmy Arms, Twickenham Embankment.  The Mods will be there with their scooters and Lambrettas.  Drinks and BBQ will be served all afternoon by the pub.  Dress 1960s if you can!

 

Thursday 30 July PETER DONEGAN & THE BAND

Peter Donegan is the son of Lonnie Donegan, the King of Skiffle.  Peter recently made headline news when he appeared on The Voice and duetted with Tom Jones in a song his father wrote for him.  Peter is a talented musician in his own right.  A songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he plays piano, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, banjo, as well as lead vocals.  He has tourd with Lonnie Donegan, Van Morrison and Crystal Gale.

Peter and his great band will perform some awesome Americana and Blues, plus some of Lonnie Donegan's classic, combined with original numbers from his latest albums, the first which he wrote and recorded in Nashville a couple of years ago, and the second recorded in Decca Studios.

13 (11Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

Decca Studios.

 

Thursday 13 August GENO WASHINGTON & THE YO YOS

Geno Washington is still the ultimate 60's soul man, enjoying cult status in soul, blues and RnB, mainly due to his unsurpassable reputation as a live performer.

A contemporary of Georgie Fame, The Small Faces and Jimi Hendrix (all of whom were his support acts back in the day), Geno is as electrifying today as ever, a force of nature and a genuine joy to behold.

In 1980, 'Oh Geno!' was a massive UK Number 1 hit for Dexys Midnight Runners.  Vocalist Kevin Roland based the song on his memories of Geno's gigs, when clubland used to join in the chants of Geno! Geno! Geno!

Geno Washington & The Yo Yos features members of the super tight Ram Jam Band, playing a blistering set of pared down street soul, RnB and house rockin' blues.

16 (14 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 12 November DR FEELGOOD

Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world.  The raw and uncompromising style of their performance resulted in the album, Stupidity, that immediately went to the Number One position in the UK Charts.
Formed on Canvey Island, Essex, in the arly 1970s, Dr. Feelgood have enjoyed global success with a string of hit singles including Milk & Alcohol, Down at The Doctors, Roxette, Back in The Night, She Does it Right, Going Back Home and See You Later Alligator, which gave the group their first Gold Record.
The line-up has changed since those early days but these doctors still have the Feelgood factor!  The current lineup features the rhythm section, Kevin Morris on drums and Phil Mitchell on bass, both 34 years with the band, and Steve Walwyn on guitar who has been with the band for 28 years.  Vocalist, Robert Kane (formerly of The Animals) is the most recent addition - joining in 1999 after the tragic death of Lee Brilleaux.  The band continues to tour extensively throughout the world and enjoys a loyal following at home and abroad.  http://drfeelgood.org/

17 (15 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

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RESTAURANT DEALS FOR EEL PIE CLUB MEMBERS!!

Eel Pie Club Members are entitled to a 10% discount off their total bill (Mondays to Thursdays) at The Sheesh Mahal in Twickenham and The Gurkha's Inn, Twickenham,  on production of their current Eel Pie Club Membership Cards.

The Sheesh Mahal
19-21 London Road
Twickenham
TW1 3XS
Tel:  020 8892 3303
(Mon-Thu Only)

The Gurkha's Inn
25 York Street
Twickenham
TW1 3JZ
Tel:  020 8892 4505/4535
(Mon-Thu Only)