What’s On This Weekend

Live Music in Blackpool

This weekend brings a wealth of live music performance.  Whether you have a penchant for punk or a schwing for swing, if you’re a sucker for soul or a freak for funk there’s a gig this weekend that’s for you.  Here’s a round up of what’s on.

I never could get the hang of Thursdays…

Misery of Sound presents…

The Dark Shadows, Speed Kings, Lesbian Bed Death and DJ Grimly

The Tavern, 115 Church Street, Blackpool

8pm to 1am

Gig Guide Fest 2012 DVD launch

Launch of DVD from this year’s Gig Guide Fest.  Swing music from Ska Face’s James Kennedy.  £5 admission includes DVD.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queen’s Promenade, Blackpool

8pm to 11.30pm

Friday I’m in love…

Rude Boy Revival

Ska music

Cedar Tavern, Cedar Square, Blackpool

8pm to 11pm

Girlfixer at The Tavern

Girlfixer, Mayhem Freak, and Dischord UK – punk

The Tavern, 115 Church Street, Blackpool


Touch the Pearl

Touch the Pearl – soul-dance/funk

Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queen’s Promenade, Blackpool


Soul Train

Soul music cover band

The Fairhaven, 1 Marine Drive, Lytham

9pm to 12am

Saturday Night Live…

Live bands at The Blue Room

Adam Smith,  Wisdom Of Oz & The Bean Machine,  Joe McCoriston

The Blue Room, 139 Church Street, Blackpool


Funk all over ya face!

Bobby, Jemima and DUNBAR – beat, soul and boogaloo

Silantro, 2a Wood Street, St Annes

8.30pm to 12am


Flip – popular music covers, 3 piece comprising vocals, acoustic guitar, violin and congas

The Shovels Inn, Green Meadow Lane, Hambleton

9pm to 12am

Image courtesy of Linzi Casson Photography.

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