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Regular Bluegrass Clubs/Jam Sessions
in the NW Area of England
Last updated 7 November 2004 because no-one send details
Principal Bluegrass Clubs and
Sessions: ("Possibles" below)
For details of "all" British Clubs, Sessions, etc. click here
LIVERPOOL The Grapes on Roscoe St, Liverpool City Centre (Info 8 Sept 2004)
Every Thursday 8.30pm - 11pm. Mainly Bluegrass
Contact Jimi Fallows Tel: 0151 727 4667
E-mail: Xjimifallows@hotmail.com (but without the 'X')
Birkenhead: Monthly bluegrass nights at Club 57 Price St. Bands booked.
Details: Dannie McNamara 0151-639 3791. e-mail (Info 8th Nov 2002)
Bridge) First Sunday afternoon monthly at the Dog and Partridge
Ince: 2nd Tuesday monthly, Duke of Wellington, 9:00pm Open Pick.
Halton (Lancaster): Club closed down 2001. Click for a map For info on the area
Write to Bill or tel: Bill Gilson (01539-735653) or Mark Currie (01524-812264) (Article)
Quarrygreen Residents Club, Northwood, Kirkby.
Every Monday 8.30 pm. All styles and combination of instruments welcome.
Continued availability of the venue dependent on level of support.
Info: Jim Richardson, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07812413410
North Wales Bluegrass Club,
Conwy:Old-Time, blues & some Bluegrass.
Abergele: Llandulas British Legion.1st
Tuesday every month 8pm. Small fee.
Yorks: in the Limestone Dales. Flying Horseshoe Hotel,
Heywood: The Hobo's Retreat has occasional Bluegrass Gigs.
Liverpool: (Near the Liver Building) Thursday night at Pig & Whistle, junction of Water St. and Covent Garden (St.), by St. Nicholas' Church. 8.30 to pub shut. Several good bluegrass pickers but mixed music, folk-based format.
From Lancs side: M62 to A580 (East Lancs Road). Go to end of A580 (Rice Lane Roundabout) then ask.
From Wirral: Exit old (Birkenhead) tunnel. Straight ahead to Roundabout. Good idea to stop in car park (2nd exit) and get your bearings, or go direct to 3rd exit (Dale St.). Right lane turns right at lights. Left lane turns left at T-jcn. into Water St. Before Liver Building on right turn rt. into Covent Garden (cross-street) to park. Info: Brian 0151-734-4721
LIVERPOOL: The Bistro, Everyman Theatre,
Blackley, North Manchester,
The Duke of Wellington every Thursday, Free. Acoustic Music Club. At junction
of M66/A576 follow Manchester signs. Turn left into Victoria ave A6104 for
¾ mile. Take the 1st right after garage then immediate left.
Nantwich: Every Wed.night, free, 8.00pm. General jam session. New venues being tried - phone for latest details. Tel: Julie (Crewe) 01270-211491
The Falcon. Wed night get together, acoustic players, mostly 'Folk' but
C&W, Bluegrass, Skiffle, '60s (&'50s) pop, any kind of music and
at any level of ability is welcome, People come to sit, play and sing (drink!)
and generally enjoy themselves.