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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.
 
Wednesday 18 December

Doors 7:15pm. Music 8:-11pm

CHRISTMAS PARTY!! THE EEL PIE ALL-STARS + GUESTS

The Eel Pie Club Christmas Party is now famous! Great music, great fun, free mince pies and mulled wine (if you get there early enough!), and 'the best party in town'.  The Eel Pie All-Stars are Don Craine and Keith Grant (Downliners Sect), Robin Bibi (ex Pretty Things), Alan Glen (formerly with the Yardbirds and Nine Below Zero), Chris Hunt (Lonnie Donegan Band, The Bruvvers), Dave Lennox (formerly with Blodwyn Pig), PLUS a host of guest musicians, including (at time of writing): 
Mick Avory (The Kinks), Birdwood feat. Ali Mackenzie (The Birds and Derek Griffiths (the Artwoods), Belinda Campbell, Paul Cox, Dudley & Aisuke, Mark Freeman, Peter French (Atomic Rooster & Leaf Hound), Andrew Heart (formerly with Billy Idol and Bob Geldof) + Rockstock, Honey B Mama aka Cleo Sylvestre, Terry Marshall, Dave Peabody (King Earl Boogie Band), Top Topham (original Yardbirds)...and more.

14 (12 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 9 January 2020 BAD DAY BLUES BAND

Receiving radio airplay throughout 2018 and 2019 on BBC Radio 2, BBC Bluenots, A-Radio Rock (Brazil) and many other international radio stations with their latest single, Hurricane, the UK's hottest new rock 'n' blues band are taking the world by storm!
Featuring a unique mix of classic blues harp, entwined bass and lead vocals, dirty guitar and driving rhythm, Bad Day Blues Band are hailed by the critics as one of the must see musical acts of modern times.
Hurricane follows on from the critically acclaimed Abbey Road Sessions EP and the Number One Blues Chart single, Be Careful What You Wish For.
The Bad Day Blues Band have played on such prestigious  Square (NYC), Black Deer Festival, Ronnie Scott's, The 100 Club, The Hard Rock Cafe and many, many more.

"Brilliant live!" BBC Radio 2, "Hits you like a thunderbolt" Operation Blues Magazine, "Just too good!" Bass Guitar Magazine.

12 (10 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 16 January MUD MORGANFIELD (MUDDY WATERS JR.) 

Now a regular performer at The Eel Pie Club when he is visiting from Chicago, Mud Morganfield is a multi-award winning artist and an established star in the world of Blues music.  The eldest son of the legendary Muddy Waters, Mud was brought up surrounded by many of the finest musicians in the Blues.  Mud's singing is firmly in the best traditions of Chicago blues, and he is backed by some of the best musicians playing today.  His big, powerful voice conveys deep emotional resonance on the slow numbers and good old fashioned testosterone-laden strut on those classic shuffles.  H is acclaimed by both critics and artists such as Buddy Guy and Jools Holland for his own musical ability.

Mud's latest album, They Call Me Mud, was released last year to extensive airplay and great reviews.  His award-winning album, Son of the Seventh Son, was launched in 2012 and was nominated in the Best Album and Traditional Blues Male Artist Album categories of the 2013 Blues Foundation Music Awards.  He went on to appear on BBC's Later...with Jools Holland.  More info at www.mudmorganfieldblues.com

Advance tickets: 17 (15 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!  All tickets 20 cash on the door.

 

Thursday 23 January MIKE VERNON & THE MIGHTY COMBO

"The audience was jumping for joy as a British blues legend let the good times roll with his all mighty combo". Stephen Foster, New Wolsey Theatre.
Blues Legend, MIKE VERNON has produced albums for some of the most famous artists in British Rock and Blues history, including John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (with Eric Clapton, Peter Green and Mick Taylor); David Bowie; Ten Years After; Savoy Brown; Fleetwood Mac (with Peter Green, Danny Kirwan and Christine McVie); Chicken Shack; Focus; Freddie King; Climax Blues Band; Level 42 and Roachford.
Mike is probably best known as the founder of the Blues record label, Blue Horizon - a major 'ground breaker' in its time and still revered to this very day.  Maybe not quite so well-known is Mike's 'other' job - that of vocalist.  In the 1970s and early 1980s Mike was not only a member of the Olympic Runners, but also the baritone singer with Rocky Sharpe and The Replays.  Mike Vernon & The Mighty Combo has recently released their album, BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON to great reviews: ...."In fact it's a sensational band, actually!" Paul Jones - BBC Radio 2.
MIKE VERNON & THE MIGHTY COMBO have their audiences dancing in the aisles: Energising and tuneful rocking slabs of Rhythm & Blues in the vein of Fats Domino, Wynonie Harris, Little Richard and Louis Jordan et al.  Full-on 100% goodtime music, guaranteed to put smiles on faces!
THE MIGHTY COMBO features Kid Carlos - an outstanding young guitar player from Spain; Ian Jennings on upright bass; Matt Little on keyboards; Paul Tasker on saxophone and Mike Hellier on drums.
"Awop-bop-a-loo-mop-a-lop-bam-boom!"

13 (11 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 13 February

Doors 7:45pm.
Music  8:30-11pm.

BLUESCLUB (dedicated to Alan Rogan)

BluesClub is an All-Star band who have a combined love for the Blues of America from the 1930s to the 1970s.  Their set list includes songs from artists as varied as Leadbelly, Son House and Charley Patton, to Slim Harpo, Sonny Boy Williamson, John Lee Hooker, Taj Maahal and Canned Heat.
The star line-up is Guy Fletcher (Mark Knopfler Band, Dire Straits), on Keys and Steel Guitar; William Topley (The Blessing) on vocals, Peter Hope-Evans (Medicine Head and Pete Townshend) on Mouth Organ and Jews Harp, Danny Cummings (Mark Knopfler Band, Dire Straits) on Drums; Robbie McIntosh (Pretenders, Paul McCartney Band and John Mayer) on Guitar, and Sophie Lord on Bass.
There could be a couple of guests in addition.
Tonight's performance will be dedicated to Alan Rogan who sadly passed away from cancer in July 2019.  Alan was the founder and bass player of the BluesClub band.  He was also guitar tech to Pete Townshend, and formerly to Ronnie Wood.  All gig proceeds, raffle and auction to benefit Cancer Research UK.

14 (12 Members). See Tickets BUY NOW!

 

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. Watch this space for more details!!

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!

 

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!

 

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!

 

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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)