8 October 2013

New shows Announced for Eric's Liverpool

New shows Announced for Eric's Liverpool

New shows Announced for Eric's Liverpool

Jon  Allen Band -  Thursday 10 Oct , Eric's , 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L2 6RE,  7.30pm – 11:30pm,  £8 adv,

Jon Allen has been hailed as the new Dylan, the new Rod Stewart.  Well he’s not.  He’s the UK’s best hope for a singer songwriter with the talent and experience to be those men for the future. Since the release of his 2009 debut, Dead Man’s Suit, Jon has had Radio 2 playlisted hits with Going Home and In Your Light along with Down By The River and Joanna from 2011′s Sweet Defeat.

The Beat- Eric’s 2nd birthday party -  Saturday  19 October, Eric's , 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L2 6RE,  7.30pm – 11:30pm, £15 adv,

The Beat are known the world over for a string of hit singles, including “Mirror in the Bathroom”, “Too Nice To Talk To”, “Can’t Get Used To Losing You”, “Hands off She’s Mine” and “All Out To Get You”. Their songs of peace, love and unity fuse ska, pop, reggae and punk rock and their dynamic live show has garnered them a loyal following at home and abroad.

The Monochrome Set, Wednesday 23 October, Eric's , 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L2 6RE, 7.30pm – 11:30pm, £12.50 adv,

Post punk outfit The Monochrome Set was formed in Hornsey, London in 1978 from the remnants of a college group called The B-Sides (whose members had included Stuart Goddard, later known as Adam Ant).

The band continue to tour in the UK, Europe and Japan throughout 2012, playing material from their 2012 studio album Platinum Coils (their first album since 1995′s Trinity Road) as well as selections from their extensive back catalogue. The band have now been joined by Helena Johansson from Scarlet’s Well on violin and mandolin, replacing John Paul Moran.

Big Boy Bloater, Thursday 24 October , Eric's , 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L2 6RE, £10 adv, 7.30pm – 11:30pm,

Big Boy Bloater is a well known figure on the blues and roots music scenes around the world – his unique and powerful style has thrilled audiences from London to Las Vegas and his performances have built an enviable profile and following, not only from the roots crowds but from anyone that has ever witnessed his charisma and talent on stage.

Touchstone / Von Hertzen Brothers, Saturday 26 October, Eric's , 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L2 6RE, £12.50 adv, 7.30pm – 11:30pm,

Rapidly rising progressive hard rock five piece Touchstone was formed in 2003 by keyboard player Rob Cottingham and guitarist Adam J Hodgson. However it was the band’s second album ‘Wintercoast‘ that really put Touchstone on the map in 2009, with Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons featuring as a very special guest performing the prelude narration. The album was voted 4th best album of 2009 by PROG Magazine readers and by Classic Rock Magazine’s Geoff Barton in the Critics’ Choice.

True to their name, the Von Hertzen Brothers are bonded by blood and this brotherly connection really shines through in the music. Formed initially as a project in 2000 in their hometown of Helsinki, they have since reached far and wide with their epic rock.

Limehouse Lizzy, Thursday 31 October, Eric's , 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L2 6RE, Tickets are £12 adv,, 7.30pm – 11:30pm,

Renowned for an action-packed pyrotechnic- fueled explosion of a show, Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute in their set to the late Gary Moore (ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist and world renowned solo artist) who sadly passed away last year.

Limehouse Lizzy have been officially named one of the hardest working acts in the UK, alongside some of the country's biggest and most popular performers. They were accredited for their live shows by the Performing Rights Society, and received their award from PRS Chairman and Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter (Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Tom Jones) Guy Fletcher OBE.

The Factory club and Eric's present - The Chameleons , Eric’s Liverpool, 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE, Friday  22 November, 7.30pm – 11:30pm, £15,

English post-punk band The Chameleons formed in Middleton, Greater Manchester in 1981. The band originally consisted of singer and bassist Mark Burgess, guitarist Reg Smithies, guitarist Dave Fielding and drummer John Lever.

The three started without a drummer and got the attention of the legendary Radio 1 DJ John Peel. Their first single, "In Shreds" made number 42 on John Peel's Festive Fifty in 1982 attracting the attention of CBS who later signed them.

Barb Wire Dolls, Wednesday 27 November , Eric’s Liverpool, 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE, 7.30pm – 11:30pm

Fronted by the fiery and outspoken Isis Queen, and propelled by ex-professional surfer/skateboarder Pyn Doll (guitar), and drummer Krash Doll, LA band Barb Wire Dolls whip their captivated audiences into a frenzy wherever and whenever they perform.

"With raw power and pure primal force, Barb Wire Dolls are shaking and waking up audiences with their electrifying live show” writes Juice magazine.

Miles Kane, Eric’s Liverpool, 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE, Friday 6 December & Saturday 7 December 2013, 7:30pm – 11:30pm, £16.50,

The singer of Liverpool band The Rascals, Miles Kane also co-fronts The Last Shadow Puppets alongside the Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner. As a solo artist, Miles has built up a head of steam on the live circuit, proving to be one of the most exciting young talents in the country. He plays two intimate shows at Eric's this December.

Edgar Jones (The Stairs) and Mick Head (Shack), Eric’s Liverpool, 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE, November 29 2013, 7:30pm – 11:30pm, £10,

Liverpool songsmiths Mick Head and Edgar Jones will be sharing the stage at Eric's this winter performing collections of their stunning back catalogue- old and new.

Jones was originally the bass player and singer-songwriter for The Stairs and has played in other bands such as The Isrites, The Big Kids, Edgar Jones & the Joneses and Free Peace. He has also played as a session musician for several artists including Ian McCulloch, Paul Weller, Saint Etienne and Ocean Colour Scene.

Mick Head first gained attention as a member of cult indie-pop band The Pale Fountains in the early 1980s. After touring for a while with childhood heroes Love, Head went on to form Michael Head and The Strands.   Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band are scheduled to release their debut record, an EP entitled Artorius Revisted, on their own Violette label this month.

Oli Brown , Thursday 12 December 12, Eric’s Liverpool, 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE, 7.30pm – 11:30pm, £10 adv,,

Late 2002 saw Oli pick up a guitar for the first time. Two and a half years later at age of 15 he was invited to America as the guest of American Blues band Blinddog Smokin’. This first trip saw Oli on the same stage as Buddy Guy and Taj Mahal.  In 2008 Oli was signed to the German Blues label, Ruf Records. Thomas Ruf  flew into the UK to see Oli perform and signed him on the spot.

Oli’s debut album, Open Road, was recorded and released in 2008 and received great reviews across the UK and Europe. It was voted the No. 2 Blues album of 2008 by readers of Blues Matters! magazine and it still rides  high in the Blues Charts.

The Blockheads , Friday 13 December, Eric’s Liverpool, 9 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE, 7.30pm. – 11:30pm, £20 adv ,,

Originally fronted by vocalist Ian Dury as Ian Dury and the Blockheads, the band has continued to perform since Dury's death in 2000. Current members include Derek Hussey (vocals), Chaz Jankel (guitar), Norman Watt-Roy (bass guitar), Mick Gallagher (keyboard/piano), John Turnbull (vocals/guitar). John Roberts (drums).

There is rolling line up of saxophone players that includes Gilad Atzmon, Terry Edwards or Dave Lewis and from time to time, the original sax player, Davey Payne. The band are best known for their hit singles, recorded with Dury, "What a Waste", "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick", "Reasons to be Cheerful, Part 3" and "Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll".

The blockhead release their new album 'Same Horse - Different Jockey' 23rd November 2013

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