Gigs Newsletter Past & Present

Wednesday, 6th May, 2015

gigs newsletter

(email me for the original & regular updates)

Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Golf & Social Clubs, House Parties, Nice Pubs


0161 430 5052      –     07811 44 73 88
Our next local venue is at the Buxton Inn Gee Cross Friday 8th May
The Buxton has replaced the Apethorn as a top music venue
we only have the one date here, so we hope you can join us
and on Saturday 9th May we’re back at the Nursery Inn Heaton Norris
Denny Franklyn sings at Woodley Palace every Wednesday from 5-8pm
take a mini-disc with your backing tracks if you want a go
Muso’s Open Mic at the Stone Jug Stalybridge every Wednesday
here’s me and the guys recently – click
Singer’s Session at the Roaches Lock every Wednesday
the BridgeBeats are at the Crown Bredbury on Friday
Split Generation are at the Coach & Horses Denton on Friday
Manchester SKA Foundation are at the Bluebell Royton on Friday
Live at Live Stockport on Friday
Morgan is at the Crown Bredbury on Saturday
the Removal Men are at the Windsor Castle Marple Bridge on Saturday
the Basics are at the Union Levenshulme on Saturday
Groovemental are at Whittles Oldham on Saturday
Blank Cheque are at the Bulls Head Marple on Saturday
Live at Live Stockport on Saturday
Louise is in Pink Floyd’s the Wall at the Palace Theatre Manchester on Sunday
upcoming gigs for Past & Present duo Chris & Louise
9pm ish unless stated
04-Apr Saturday Cow & Calf Romiley SK6 3AT 494 9661 13th time
05-Apr Sunday Windsor Castle Marple Bridge SK6 5EJ 427 9898 2nd time
11-Apr Saturday Dog & Pheasant Ashton OL7 9PQ 330 4894 10th time
18-Apr Saturday Moor Top Heaton Moor SK4 4DU 432 7875 3rd time
24-Apr Friday The Crown Bredbury SK6 2AA 406 6550 17th time
25-Apr Saturday Strawberry Gardens Droylsden M43 7HL 370 3664 2nd time
02-May Saturday Cricket Club Marple private party
03-May Sunday Hyde Bank Farm Romiley Wedding
08-May Friday Buxton Inn Gee Cross SK14 5NG 366 1534 NEW
09-May Saturday Nursery Inn Heaton Norris SK4 2NA 432 2044 42nd time
16-May Saturday Conservative Club Tintwistle private party
29-May Friday Spread Eagle Romiley SK6 3DR 494 5723 2nd time
30-May Saturday Dog & Pheasant Ashton OL7 9PQ 330 4894 11th time
06-Jun Saturday Moor Top Heaton Moor SK4 4DU 432 7875 4th time
20-Jun Saturday The Crown Bredbury SK6 2AA 406 6550 18th time
Your support at these venues is very much appreciated
Another great gig at the Nursery Inn Heaton Norris
If you missed our previous gig at The Nursery
or you’d like to hear the songs again click this


Louise sings ‘Skyscraper’ at the Nursery click
This is Louise singing Celine Dion’s ‘Love me Back to Life’ –  click
 We’re back there Saturday 9th May

(click the pic)


Another top gig at the Top Dog (Dog & Pheasant) in Ashton
We’re back there Saturday 30th May
More Top nights at the Moor Top
a great turn-out, we’re back there Saturday 6th June
Another full house at the Crown

A fantastic New Year’s Eve gig at the Crown in Bredbury for Pete & Olwen


Here’s a short video

we’re back there Saturday 20th June
Our return to the Apethorn Gee Cross was great
the Matchstalk Men were there on Friday 2nd January
for the last night before it closed
Our 2nd gig at the Strawberry Duck was great
Our 1st gig at the new Coach & Horses Denton went well
Our gigs in the lounge at Romiley Liberal Club went well
A very enjoyable wedding gig at Hollin Hall for Helen & Tony
A great wedding gig at the Alma Lodge for Gemma & Mike
Another great gig at the Stock Dove Romiley
Erica & Kevin Parrott – Dot & Ian Brookes
Paul Burgess (10cc / Removal Men / Escape Committee etc)
Kevin Parrott (Matchstalk Men)
Ian Brookes (Yes Sir / Vehicle)
and here
and here
here are some songs we did at the Nursery recently – click this
I’m always looking for new venues, can you help?  
Chris & Louise   
We can cover over 1000 songs between us, not all ‘A’ list songs of course     
but it means we could play a weekly venue with a different set for the whole year   
Chris Statham  – 0161 430 5052
I’ve put together a lot of pictures to make a video for one of my old songs   
click on the picture or the link, tell me what you think   

Here’s a new video for one of my old songs, nice pics of cars, girls, and dogs –  click

have a listen to some of my own songs    

more of my songs here
manchesterbeat lots of interesting stuff here
manchesterbeat my old band Axis
 here’s a great website full of useful info ….. SOFTSHOE’S MUSIC MATTERS      
click ‘Albums’ to see all the albums & track listings your favourite artist released   
for singles and chart positions use this one ….. everyHit UK top 40 database   
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