John Otway reappears on Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall stage early next month nearly four years after his first appearnace in the company of Wild Willy Barrett.
His gig on April 8 will see John, who once described himself as “rock’n’roll’s greatest failure”, perform with characteristic madcap mayhem. Continue reading
Tom Robinson, the musician who is forever associated with the rock anthem 2-4-6-8 Motorway, will be motoring down the M180 to Barton upon Humber in October when he plays his first gig at the town’s Ropery Hall.
The gig is celebrating the anniversary of the band Tom formed in the late 1970s, the Tom Robinson Band, and its debut album Power In The Darkness, that went gold both in the United Kingdom and Japan. Continue reading
Roger Davies, one of today’s most engaging songwriters through four solo albums and performances around the country is playing at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall later this month.
Roger, who hails from Brighouse in West Yorkshire, will be performing alongside his own group. Continue reading
After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes decided to realise a long held ambition and give comedy a go.
Since then Angela and her witty world view have been both heard and seen on numerous radio and television shows including appearances on BBC Three’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop Tour (BBC Radio 2), and BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show. Continue reading
Nine Below Zero’s founding members, Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham have gone back to their blues roots and are performing a series of intimate, acoustic concerts as a duo including Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall.
“We’re delighted that Dennis and Mark are playing one of their first “old style” blues shows the pair have performed in the 35 years they have been working together here”, said Liz Bennet of The Ropewalk. “Covering songs by blues legends such as Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Jimmy Reed, Slim Harpo and Leadbelly, they will also play unplugged versions of well known Nine Below Zero material.” Continue reading
One of Brit-folks brightest new guns Mawkin, a blistering five-piece band fusing folk, blues and rock, fills February’s folk night slot at Barton upon Humber’s Ropery Hall.
Touring ahead of their latest album, Down Among the Dead Men, Mawkin are on the cutting edge of the contemporary music scene coupled with all the verve and mustique of ancient folk music traditions. Continue reading