What’s On - Friday, May 8, 2015

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Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde Coast

friday

((may 8)))

theatre and shows

SEA VIEW SPECIAL WITH RICHIE PENROSE. One of the UK’s best soul and Motown performers with his tribute to the music of greats such as The Four Tops, The Drifters, Lionel Richie, George Benson, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke and more. Plus one of the best views in town – and meal option. Sea View Restaurant, Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Absent Friends. Cutting and painfully funny, Absent Friends explores friendship, marriage and what it means to be happy. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

pubs and bars

DE PALMA. One of the coast’s biggest sounding bands hits the spotlight with its distinctive brand of “dirty reggae.” Expect anything from The Specials, Madness, The Clash, Bob Marley, The Beat, Bad Manners, The Lambrettas, The Stranglers and other grooves in the band’s esoteric setlist. The Bar @ Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

scoundrels. Olive Tree, Wood Street, St Annes.

SOCIAL CLUBS

tony james. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

mark shaw. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

phil haley & the comments. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

smooth chalk. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton.

cava. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

matt andrews. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

kevin anthony. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

martin gabriel. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

johnny baker. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


others

ve day celebrations. Commemorate 70 years since the end of the war with parade of Standard followed by an evening of music and entertainment with organist and many guest artists with song sheets and sing along songs fromw ar years. Blackpool Royal British Legion, 33-39 King Street, Blackpoo. 8pm.

saturday

((may 9)))

theatre and shows

THE PRODIGY. One of the biggest innovators in commercial dance music since 1990 and known for their stunning lightshows and MCing when playing live, The Prodigy will take your brain to another dimension. Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. 7pm.

BEE GEES FEVER (BEE GEES TRIBUTE). Welcome return of the UK’s top Bee Gees tribute covering every era of the brothers Gibb phenomenal chart career. Includes three course meal option. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

95TH SPRING BRASS BAND FESTIVAL. Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. 8.30am.

Absent Friends. Cutting and painfully funny, Absent Friends explores friendship, marriage and what it means to be happy. The Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 2.30pm & 7.30pm.

fleetwood and district choral society. An evening of Mozart including The Coronation Mass and Requiem. St Peter’s Church, Lord Street, Fleetwood. 7.30pm. Tickets £10.

pubs and bars

ASHLEY PARKINSON. Gigging and travelling as a musician for more than five years, the twentysomething has developed a dynamic acoustic set to entertain all ages. His influences range from John Mayer, Damien Rice, Newton Faulkner and Maroon 5, through to Santana, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. The Bar @ Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

full fat boogie band. Blackpool Cricket Club, Stanley Park, Blackpool.

the monster squad. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. 9.30pm.

northern soul night. DJs Jimmy Scrivener and Rod Allsworth (Billy the Kid). The Park Club, West Drive, Cleveleys. 8pm-1am. £3 on the door.

social clubs

lee wainwright. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

heather dee. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

anthony james. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

joe marcel. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

kazoobian. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton.

flashback. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

claire daye. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

rob johnson. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

back 2 back plus terry cotta. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

ginger dog blues band. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

donna. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station.

sneak preview and david ross. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

natalie bartley. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

the humbuckers. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End.

wilf springwater. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

private eye. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore.

john malcolm. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

mark favell. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


others

spring fair. St John’s Parish Church, East Beach, Lytham. 2pm-4pm.

national mills weekend. Friends of Marsh Mill celebrate with a pop-up exhibition. The theme is Mills in Art with a chance for visitors to show their own artistic skills with a variety of media available. Unit 6a & 7a, sbove Tiffins Cafe, Marsh Mill, Thornton. 11am to 4pm.

sunday,

((((may 10))))

pubs and bars

SHOW AND DINE JAZZ EVENING. Take a trip back in time with an evening of jazz, blues and easy listening. Reminisce with Charlotte Dalton to some of the most classic songs of all time from artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Eva Cassidy and Frank Sinatra. The Bar @ Toast, Wood Street, St Annes.

SOCIAL CLUBS

jane fraser. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

karyn mac. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

trey jackson. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

ken morell. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

sandie (lunch), steve mcknight (eve). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

jeff denton. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

victoria roberts. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

others

national mills weekend. Friends of Marsh Mill celebrate with a pop-up exhibition. The theme is Mills in Art with a chance for visitors to show their own artistic skills with a variety of media available. Unit 6a & 7a, sbove Tiffins Cafe, Marsh Mill, Thornton. 11am to 4pm.