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Upcoming Live Events

8.30pm (unless stated otherwise)

Comedy night
Friday 19th April

Our regular comedy night returns hosted by Robert Cauwood.

Five incredible comedians will entertain us for the night.

 

As always it promises to be a fun filled evening!

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Chris Jagger
Friday 26th April

We are pleased to have local musician Chris Jagger appearing for a special session featuring songs from his many records the first of which was released fifty years ago in 1973. 

He will also bring along a guest to liven up the evening and possibly dip into his autobiography. 


“I tend to gauge the show according to the mood of the audience and myself, that way it keeps it real” he says. 

 

Look forward to an eventful evening.

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Sunday Afternoon with Emma Harris Trio
Sunday 28th April 2.30pm-4.30pm

Emma Harris is well known for the inspired exuberance she brings to every performance. This afternoon she is supported by Graham Dent on piano and Adrian Smith on bass for what promises to be a great afternoon of jazz. The doors open at 2pm with live music from 2.30pm -4.30pm

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Quiz night
Friday 10th May

Our quiz night with the theme 'Entertainment' With prizes for first and second place.

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The Fab twins
Thursday 16th May

The Fab twins are playing the Bluebird as part of Wedmore Arts Festival. They are a guitar and vocals duo that play the vintage nostalgic sounds of the late fifties to the early seventies, including Beatles, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Elvis and much more.

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Sam Evans
Saturday 25th May

Sam is a great rising star with  song writing with thought-provoking lyrics His music is a beautiful blend of Blues/Soul/Jazz/Funk.

 

He has supported musicians including Mike Love and Rae Morris, and has played top festivals including Glastonbury.

Sam has 3 albums and 2 EPs available to stream.

 

His music is guaranteed to uplift your spirits.

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Small Town Jones
Friday 31st May

Devon-based Singer-Songwriter "Small Town Jones" (Jim Jones) draws favorable comparisons to musical greats like John Martyn,  Ron Sexsmith and bands like Wilco and the Lemon-heads. However, it's evident that Small Town Jones is carving his own path with a distinctive trademark of sincere, emotional songwriting and captivating performances.. Dermot O leery loves him and has featured him on his Radio 2 shows. Small Town Jones is on a UK and Ireland tour and we are lucky to have him play the Bluebird as a duo.

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Andy Doran
Saturday 8th June

Andy plays a vast repertoire of classics. 
He can hold an audience all night long, delivering not just all time classics but reworked to his own style. Andy is definitely, without doubt, a cut above the rest.

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Sea Shanty
Saturday 15th June

We are fortunate to have seven members of 'High n Dry' Sea shanty group singing. This promises to be an incredibly fun night.

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Bob Gallie
Saturday 29th June

Originally from South Wales, Bob has been performing at Festivals and gigs throughout the country and overseas including Glastonbury festival.
Performing as a Vocalist and performing at well-known Venues such as the Marquee in London he has also worked with members of Level 42 and The Alarm, Steve Knightley and Gas Brookfield and supported Reef in concert. Bob's music is a beautiful Americana sound not to be missed.
 

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Quiz night
Friday 5th July

Our quiz night with the theme 'Entertainment' With prizes for first and second place.

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Tinto Latin trio
Saturday 13th July

Tonight is our first 'Latin' night with an amazing Latin trio "Tinto'.

TINTO brings exciting new compositions with Electric guitar twang, the melodic lines of a bass and the pulsating rhythms of Latin percussion. A high energy and cool Tropical offer.
The band innovates with new compositions, arrangements and a few cover versions. To spice things up, the band re-visits some repertoire by the acclaimed guitarist Marc Ribot and the "Cubanos Postizos". Influenced by the stylistic approach of new comers La Lom from Los Angeles, TINTO follows the tradition and legacy of artists like Abelardo Carbonó, the godfather of Colombian champeta guitar.

This should be a fun night, allowing us to even have a dance to Latin grooves!

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Ruth Blake
Saturday 3rd August

Ruth Blake is a UK-based singer-songwriter singing honest songs that feel like medicine. Her music has been been compared to the likes of Kate Bush and Tori Amos for her captivating voice and profound lyricism, born out of her own passion for self-knowledge and the deeper truths of her human experience.

Her sound is ethereal folk meets campfire sounds that’s sometimes a little bit rock and sometimes a little bit blues. Accompanying herself on guitar and piano, she sings soulful stories. 

As well as being featured on BBC Introducing, Blake has played dozens of festivals accross the UK, recorded at Real World Studios and collaborates with Manchester-based Caulbearers and the Music as Medicinecollective. 

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True Foxes
Saturday 10th August

True Foxes, acclaimed Folk/Americana, cousin-duo from Cornwall, are quickly gaining recognition in the South West and beyond. Amie’s powerful vocals and soulful song writing has been compared to the likes of Laura Marling and Brandi Carlile, performing on Acoustic Guitar. Together with Chloe’s ethereal harmonies and melodic bass lines, the duo’s storytelling and sisterly banter takes the audience on an emotional journey. 

Debut album 'Howl' out now!

If you're a fan of First Aid Kit and The Secret Sisters but with a touch of British influence, you'll definitely enjoy True Foxes.

 

 "...the pure energy is quite infectious." - Alan Cackett (Maverick Magazine)

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Newton Toad jazz trio
Sunday afternoon 25th August

Newton's Toad comprising local jazz stalwarts Hywel Davies on melodica (sounds a bit like an accordion) Richard Llewelyn on guitar and Ron Phelan on bass)  has built a reputation for  upbeat gypsy-style swing, with repertoire that embraces tunes from the Hot Club of France (Django reinhardt/Stephan Grappelli , early jazz tunes, folk tunes, bossa nova and even some tango when the mood takes them.

Doors open 2pm with the live jazz from 2.30pm-4.30pm

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Jinder
Saturday 31st August

Jinder is a songwriter and storyteller. He was part of the group Candlefire in the 90's that are best known for the UK chart hit 'Sorry Spreads its Wings'. Then part of the Mercurymen, signed to Sony records and toured with Deacon Blue and Level 42.

Jinder then pursued a solo career.

Best known for writing the modern classic 'Keep Me In Your Heart', a song which topped the download charts in eight countries after being featured in the successful British movie 'Fisherman's Friends' in 2019, Jinder has released thirteen critically acclaimed albums to date, for five different labels, including Sony BMG and Universal. 

 

Recent album ‘Codetta’, featuring successful singles ‘Between Vermillion & Mitchell’, ‘Isabel’ and ‘A Simple Song’ was released in June 2023, and Jinder is currently in the studio recording his next album.

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Jane Taylor
Saturday 20th April

BBC Radio 2 presenters Johnnie Walker and Bob Harris are real fans. 

Jane’s debut album, ‘Montpelier’ hit BBC Radio 2 when Johnnie Walker decided to play the opening track ‘Fall On Me’ on his Drive Time Show. She then supported Jools Holland, Bill Wyman, Seth Lakeman, Paul Buchanan, Andy Fairweather Low and Paulo Nutini and toured the UK and Europe.

BBC Introducing then invited her to perform at a special Maida Vale concert which celebrated her as one of Bristol’s finest songwriters. 

This is not to be missed!!

 

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Rileys Cove
Saturday 27th April

Rileys Cove are a local acoustic duo, playing easy-listening, memorable melodies and high energy with rich acoustic guitar and warm uplifting vocals. 

Guitarist, Scottie lives in Wedmore and singer Chelle lives in Somerton. 

 

The duo won an international award in 2021 from the International Singer Songwriters Association in the USA and have had their original songs played on radio stations all round the world.

They played Glastonbury Festival last year, playing 6 stages over the festival.

 

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Nick Girone Maddocks
Saturday 4th May

Nick is an incredible artist and songwriter. His Americana and Blues tunes create a really entertaining show. His last performance at the Bluebird was masterful.

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Harrisen Larner Main
Saturday 11th May

Harrisen got to the Finals of The Voice in 2019, coached by Ollie Murs. He has since toured the UK and Europe and released some incredible music. This will be his third visit to the Bluebird and it is always and incredible show. Not to be missed.

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Rodney Branigan
Saturday 18th May

Rodney Branigan is an incredibly talented guitarist who has toured all over the world. His reputation as an outstanding live performer has led to turns supporting or collaborating with the likes of Jack Johnson, , BoDidley,  Alabama 3, Stereophonics, Billy Bragg, Tom Robinson, Tom Odell, Seth Lakeman and many more. He has played a main stage at Glastonbury Festival. What this artist can do with two guitars is unbelievable.

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Scarlet Stone Peggy Lee tribute
Sunday 26th May

Scarlett Stone jazz trio are a fantastic group. On this Sunday afternoon Scarlett will be singing a Peggy Lee tribute gig.

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Quiz night
Friday 7th June

Our quiz night with the theme 'Entertainment' With prizes for first and second place.

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Comedy night
Friday 14th June

Our regular comedy night returns hosted by Robert Cauwood.

Five incredible comedians will entertain us for the night.

 

As always it promises to be a fun filled evening!

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Tom Willcox
Saturday 22nd June

Local musician, Tom Willcox, is an amazing guitarist/vocalist. With a wide repertoire of songs to choose from, he's guaranteed to give us a good night at the Bluebird!

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Sarah Griffiths jazz trio
Sunday afternoon 30th June

Sarah is an amazing jazz singer who has sung in West End shows. She is accompanied by Richard Jenkins on keys and Adrian Smith on double bass. The live music is from 2.30-4.30pm

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Ben Jordan
Saturday 6th July

Ben Jordan's voyage has taken him to several musical hot beds (including New York City, Nashville, New Orleans, San Francisco, Boulder,  London, Dublin & Prague) where he had the privilege of befriending some rising stars, and established vets, including The Black Crowes, Norah Jones), Ryan Adams, Keith Urban and  Johnny Pisano. 2010 saw the release of his critically acclaimed “Ghosts Breathing through Our Strings” and a year long tour of the U.S. Ben has played capacity and sold out shows throughout the UK and of course the Troubadour and world renowned Borderline in London. He has also supported Alabama 3 in concert. In 2014 Ben signed with IRL Records, home to Damien Dempsey, the Wonder Stuff and many other great artists. His first release with them was 2015’s critically lauded Dream Invisble. 

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Luke Gittins
Saturday 20th July

Luke Gittins is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from South West England. 

As well as writing and releasing his own original music, Luke has built a reputation for his well crafted covers. These have been noticed and shared by the likes of Alicia Keys, Bastille, McFly, the Jonas Brothers and Elton John.

In March 2023, Luke was surprised by Ed Sheeran and invited up on stage at the O2 Arena in London to perform a duet in front of 20,00 people. Ed had watched some of Luke’s music online and wanted to show support for Luke as an up-and-coming songwriter. This performance went viral online and Luke was invited to open a show for Ed Sheeran in Berlin in the following April. 
Luke offers a great set of covers as well as some of his own that will creat a special gig.

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Quiz night
Friday 9th August

Our quiz night with the theme 'Entertainment' With prizes for first and second place.

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Jenna
Saturday 24th August

Singer-songwriter Jenna Witts grew up in Woolacombe and spent her life living on the south west coast by the ocean, and this flows through her folk & country style music. 

 

With three solo albums to her name and a history of nationwide tours, venues such as Minak Theatre & The Royal Albert Hall and supporting big names such as Elkie Brooks, Seth Lakeman, Fisherman’s Friends and Show Of Hands to name just a few! 

 

With an acoustic guitar in one hand and ukulele in the other, join Jenna for melodic escapism and some laughter too!
 

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Comedy night
Friday 30th August

Our regular comedy night returns hosted by Robert Cauwood.

Five incredible comedians will entertain us for the night, with a headline act to finish.

 

As always it promises to be a fun filled evening that will get us all giggling.

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