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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 24 August BOOTLEG BLONDIE - Eel Pie Summer Special! 


BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGBs in New York City before it's demise in 2006. CBGBs was the Holy Grail of American Punk and New Wave, where the real Blondie first kicked off their career.

Bootleg Blondie has played the Isle Of Wight Festival, the 100 Club and the Hammersmith Palais in London, The Electric Ballroom, Erics in Live

rpool, and have opened up for amongst others The Undertones, Slade, Bad Manners, The Beat, Heaven 17, Toyah, Hazel OConnor, Tony Hadley and can be seen at all the major venues and festivals around the UK and Europe.

Debbie Harris and the boys have met the REAL Blondie and are officially endorsed by the band. Debbie Harry got in touch in 2006 when she heard they were playing CBGBs in New York City to wish them good luck with their show and when Clem Burke, Blondie's charismatic drummer, found out that Bootleg Blondie were making a replica of his Premier drum kit, he arranged for them to meet him to sign their bass drum skin.
Debbie Harris, lead vocalist of Bootleg Blondie, has the looks, the voice and the attitude of the original Blondie bombshell and like her heroine is typically outrageous on stage. She has been known to wear dustbin liners, thigh length boots and t.shirts with more holes than t.shirt! Debbie's pride & joy is her guitar which she plays at every show and is signed by all the Blondie band members.

Debbie Harris is the niece of the celebrated singer and actress Shani Wallis who played Nancy in Lionel Barts musical film 'Oliver'!

Tonight Bootleg Blondie will be recreating the real Blondie's 1974 chart topping album, Parallel Lines.

http://www.bootlegblondie.co.uk/

14, 12 Members SEE Tickets  BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 7 September TRIBUTE TO MEMPHIS SLIM

This unique-in-the-world tribute to one of the blues giants has already been performed at the Royal Albert Hall and The Boisdale, Canary Wharf, and Peter Chatman, the son of Memphis Slim, is enthusiastic about the project.

The band features top blues musicians, including Eric Ranzoni who has been playing keyboards with Mud Morganfield, the son of Muddy Waters, for 8 years; Pete Pritchard on bass who has played with, among others, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Alvin Lee and Elvis original guitarist, Scotty Moore.  On guitar is Mal Barclay of The Cadillac Kings, and on drums, Brendan O'Neill, ex Rory Gallagher Band, who plays with Nine Below Zero

This tribute was inspired by Eric Ranzoni's meetingin Paris with drummer Michel Denis and pianist Jean-Paul Amouroux who both played with Memphis Slim during his French years later in his life.

12, 10 Members SEE Tickets  BUY NOW!

 

Thursday 14 September BIRDWOOD

A thrilling All-Star combination of three bands that played on Eel Pie Island in th 1960s - The Birds featuring vocalist, Ali Mackenzie (which in the 1960s also featured Ronnie Wood on guitar), guitarist, Derek Griffiths of The Artwoods (which featured Art Wood on vocals) and Keith Grant of The Downliners Sect on bass.  Mark Freeman (Rollin' Stoned, Art Wood All-Stars,  Downliners Sect) is on drums and Chris Parren (Strawbs, Rocky Horror Show Band) is on keyboards.

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Thursday 28 September

SLIM CHANCE

Slim Chance has its origin in the early seventies, formed by the legendary and brilliant songwriter, Ronnie Lane, who had been a mainstay of both the Small Faces and The Faces.

Slim Chance are brilliant live band, whose members are all fine singers, musicians and showmen, playing an amazing array of instruments.  The band is known for its pioneering use of fiddles, mandolin and accordion.
Recently, the Huffington Post described the band as 'the real deal', an 'organic multifaceted collective' 'raising the roof'.
Since the release of the film, The Passing Show, the 2004 concert at the Albert Hall with Pete Townshend and Paul Weller, and more recently the re-release of classic Slim Chance material by Island/Universal Records, there has been a resurgence of interest in Ronnie Lane's music and the band, Slim Chance.
The line-up now features original members, Charlie Hart, Steve Simpson, Steve Bingham, plus guests including Geraint Watkins, 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 new album "On The Move" which has received rave reviews in all the top music press.

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Thursday 12 October JOHN IDAN & THE NATURAL BLUES BAND

John Idan is lead guitarist/vocalist with the world famous Yardbirds.  He is taking a break from touring to play at The Eel Pie Club with his own band, The Natural Blues Band - which he originally formed in his home city of Detroit.

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Thursday 19 October THE DOWNLINERS SECT

Very much part of the London Rhythm and Blues scene in the 1960s, The Downliners started out in Twickenham on Eel Pie Island and subsequently took over The Rolling Stones' residency at Ken Colyers Club in London's West End.  The Downliners Sect still attract crowds of thousands in Japan, Spain and Sweden where their song, Little Egypt, reached Number One in the Hit Parad.  The Downliners Sect today are original Members, Don Craine (vocals/guitar), and Keith Grant (vocals/bass), plus Del Dwyer (vocals/guitar), John O'Leary (vocals/harmonica), Mark Freeman (drums).

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Thursday 2 November UNCHAINED - THE BEST OF JOE COCKER

An original project in tribute to Joe Cocker with a 5-piece band plus backing singers, led by the charismatic voice of Paul Cox.  Paul Cox never fails to excite his audience thanks to his deep, warm and rocky voice - always sensual.  His interpretation of Joe Cocker's repertoire is truly astonishing.  Joe Cocker is honoured in a concert where ach musician brings a personal touch to express his/her admiration for this great singer who passed away in 2014 who bewitched crowds and touched the hearts of many.

The band features Paul Cox on vocals, Mike Summerland on guitar, Nigel Hardy on bass, Pete Stroud on drums, Dave Moore on keys and backing vocals by Stephanie Whitelock.

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Thursday 16 November LEAF HOUND

Led by original vocalist, Pete French (also frontman of the original and current re-formed Atomic Rooster), 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 has just won the accolade of being the most valuable album to exchange hands, at a whopping $6,184. Pete's reputation as a potent lead vocalist led him to stints as frontman to Carmine Appice's US band, Cactus and 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 is currently re-released on Repertoire Records. Pete reformed Leaf Hound in 2004 and since then the band has re-issued the Growers of Mushroom album with 1 additional track and recorded a new album, Unleashed. Leaf Hound's Live in Japan CD/DVD and Vinyl was released 4 years ago via Ripple Music.  www.leafhound.net
Petes vocals on Leaf Hound's song, Freelance Fiend, was the soundtrack to the Casio G-Shock Watches advert on cinemas worldwide. His voice was also featured on the theme song from TV's 'Life on Mars'.

12, 10 Members SEE Tickets  BUY NOW!

Thursday 23 November

Patchworks, Cabbage Patch, 67 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3SZ

Doors 7:00pm
Starts 7:30pm.

QUIZ NIGHT at Patchworks

Benefit to raise funds for The Eel Pie Club to purchase acoustic curtains for the stage.  At the moment it is difficult for the musicians to hear themselves on stage as the music from the monitors on the stage bounces off the hard wall.  The acoustic curtains will offer an improvement to the sound both on stage and for the audience.

Admission includes mixed Hot Food Platter per table plus some blues/rock by guitarist/vocalist Peter Hammerton and prizes for quiz and raffle winners.

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Thursday 30 November GENO WASHINGTON & THE YO YOS

Geno Washington is still the ultimate 60s soul man, enjoying cult status in soul, blues and RnB scenes, 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 cho to 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.
Always ready to rock the house, the king of the swingers, Geno Washington, is the incarnation of all things 60s.  Hipsters and flipsters, movers and shakers alike, all will have a great time when the good time guru gets his army of fans on the good foot! The old Geno magic still drags them in and sends them home high.

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Wednesday 13 December CHRISTMAS PARTY!!  Eel Pie All-Stars + Guest Musicians

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'.

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Thursday 11 January 2018 BLUESCLUB

BluesClub's star line-up is Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits & Mark Knopfer) on Keys & Steel Guitar; William Topley (The Blessing) on vocals;Peter Hope-Evans (Medicine Head and Pete Townshend) on Mouth Organ and Jews Harp; Paul Beavis (Andy Fairweather-Lowe Band) on Drums; and Robbie McIntosh (Pretenders, Paul McCartney Band and John Mayer) on Guitars; Alan Rogan who is currently Pete Townshend's guitar tech) on Fender bass). 

With a combined love for the Blues of America from the 1930s to the '70s, BluesClub's 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 Mahal and Canned Heat.

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Thursday 25 January  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 Togther, 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!

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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)