What’s On - March 12, 2013

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Theatre and shows

alfie boe. Alfie Boe’s biggest UK tour will include special guest, the acclaimed Emilia Mitiku already earning praise for the upcoming album ‘I Belong To You’ which explores her life of classic jazz and soul. Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 7pm.

wizard of oz. Packed with great songs, brilliant dance routins and plenty of laughter for all the family. Starring Grace Adams-Short (Big Brother) and comedy star Jolly Goode. North Pier, Blackpool. 2pm.

calamity jane. The society that gave you Titanic the Musical, and in their 60th anniversary Year, Blackpool Operatic Players are proud to present Calamity Jane. Western tomboy, “Calam” dresses like a man, totes a gun and drives the Deadwood City stagecoach. The Grand Theatre, Blackpool. 7.30pm

paul reason. Robbie Williams tribute. The Sands Venue, Promenade, Blackpool.

moscow state circus. A brand new spectacular show set in the mystical centre of Moscow’s cultural and artistic quarter Park Gorkogo is the perfect back drop for what is undoubtedly the greatest and most famous circus on earth. Moor Park, Sir Tom Fnney Way, Preston. 3pm & 7.45pm.

THE lion king. Disney’s The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, seen by over 65 million people and still drawing sell-out crowds at London’s Lyceum Theatre in its 13th year. Palace Theatre, Oxford Street, Manchester. Tue - Fri 7.30pm, Wed 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Sun 2.30pm. (Ends April 20).

around the world with mooky and boo. Go on a fabulous journey around the world on a whistle-stop journey filled with amazing feats, fantastic fun and jaw-dropping stunts of incredible skill. Tower Circus, Blackpool. (Ends Nov 10).

cats. Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical! Adapted from TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, this wonderful blend of fantasy, drama and romance is set on the night that the Jellicle Cats meet for the Jellicle Ball in a sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse. Matinees Tues, Thur and Sat 2.30pm. Mon to Sat 7.30pm. Opera House, Manchester.

Pubs and bars

lieutenant dan. Fun pop/rock and party band playing a variety of songs ranging from the 70s right through to modern chart. Toast Cafe Bar and Grill, Wood Street, St Annes.

goldblade, evil blizzard, braxton hicks. Maintaining the swagger and sharp edge, Goldblade have incessantly toured the world and regularly play festivals such as Glastonbury and Rebellion. The Continental, South Meadows Lane, Preston. 8pm.

de palma. Ska, reggae and new wave classics. The Venue, Promenade, Cleveleys.

Cabaret

THE VIVA! SHOW. With Leye D Johns, Phil Jeffries, the VIVA Showgirls and some very special guest vocalists. Viva! Blackpool, Church Street/Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Social clubs

steve brett. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

liam halewood. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

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

david wainwright. Layton Sports and Social club, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

kevin rees owen. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

rock & soul. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

martin gregory lambert. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

laura magann. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

emma louise. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

jon williams. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

chloe costello. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


ronnie lee. Blackpool Central Club, Kent Road, Blackpool.

free ‘n’ easy. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.

Nightclubs and dance

DANCE NIGHT. Commercial chart and dance with a mix of urban and R&B and a splash of 90s presented by DJ Luminati. Drinks promotions. The Loft, above Toast, Wood Street, St Annes. 10pm to 4am.

urban uncut. DJ Jay Fontalba playing r’n’b, hip hop, UK garage, reggae, bashment and UK funky. Crystal, Talbot Square/Market Street, Blackpool. And Saturday.

U.N.I. Weekly session with resident DJ Vince Williams plus guests. Co Co, Market Street, Blackpool.

eclectic. Funky, progressive and electro house with DJ Robert Bagshaw. Flamingo, Queen Street, Blackpool. 11pm to 5am.

Others

jongleurs. Comedy evening. Marine Hall, Fleetwood. Tickets £12. 8pm. Details (01253) 887693.

saturday

Theatre and shows

hits lancashire 22. Now in their 22nd year the HITS productions will be back again to delight the audience and showcase the fantastic talent at our dance schools. Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 7pm.

wizard of oz. Packed with great songs, brilliant dance routins and plenty of laughter for all the family. Starring Grace Adams-Short (Big Brother) and comedy star Jolly Goode. North Pier, Blackpool. 2pm.

calamity jane. The society that gave you Titanic the Musical, and in their 60th anniversary Year, Blackpool Operatic Players are proud to present Calamity Jane. Western tomboy, “Calam” dresses like a man, totes a gun and drives the Deadwood City stagecoach. The Grand Theatre, Blackpool. 2pm and 7.30pm

songs of michael buble with the sands swing band. The Sands Venue, Promenade, Blackpool.

moscow state circus. A brand new spectacular show set in the mystical centre of Moscow’s cultural and artistic quarter Park Gorkogo is the perfect back drop for what is undoubtedly the greatest and most famous circus on earth. Moor Park, Sir Tom Fnney Way, Preston. 3pm & 6pm.

Pubs and bars

STACEY KENT. One of the world’s foremost jazz singers. The Platform, Morecambe. 7.30pm. Details 01524 582803.

blue pig orchestra. The North Euston, Fleetwood.

nikki fallows. Toast Cafe Bar and Grill, Wood Street, St Annes.

thistle. The Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood.

wyreless acoustic. The Steamer, Fleetwood.

Social clubs

reece oliver. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool.

lauren b. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

cathrine vandorme. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

gilly allen. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

karen jay. The Layton, Westcliffe Drive, Layton, Blackpool.

jaydon roberts. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool.

helen o’neil. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

billy hunter and nikki millar. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

helen louise plus trevor wallace. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

gary collins. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool.

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

paul rafferty plus scarlett duo. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

matthew shaw. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

steve brett. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

phil novak. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End.

dave brooklyn. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

soul decision. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore.

chloe costello. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool.

tony james. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. 


terry’s free ‘n’ easy. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.

sarah. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

Others

SPRINGFIELD FELL WALKING CLUB. Three grades of walk, bus pickup Blackpool to Black Bull, Preston, coach £10, Blencathra - Lakes.

sunday

Theatre and shows

moscow state circus. A brand new spectacular show set in the mystical centre of Moscow’s cultural and artistic quarter Park Gorkogo is the perfect back drop for what is undoubtedly the greatest and most famous circus on earth. Moor Park, Sir Tom Fnney Way, Preston. 2pm & 5pm.

Pubs and bars

andy knights free and easy. Guest artists and singers welcome. Hole in One, South Park, Lytham. From 8pm.

sky sports live, two boxes more matches. Crazy Scots Bar, Rigby Road, Blackpool.

open mic night. Try your talents. The Cube, Breck Road, Poulton. 7 to 10.30pm.

OPEN MIC NIGHT. Singer/songwriters, take your own instruments. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool. From 8pm.

party and charty. With drag DJ Angel Delight. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

neil orin. Acoustic sounds. The Edge, Queen Street, Blackpool.

old skool sunday. With DJ Gaz Peck. Bar 19 Queen Street, Blackpool. 9pm to 4am.

sunday sin session. With DJ Barrie. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 2am.

70s/80s night. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

galleon band. Resident house band plus guests – swing, blues and beyond. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Also Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free entry.

poker night. The Hop Inn, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

Jazz

the spirit of new orleans. Making a welcome return a seven piece lively and entertaining jazz band. Crofters Hotel, A6 Cabus, Garstang. 8pm until 10.30pm. £6. Details (01772) 709923.

Social clubs

kev rees owen. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore.

dave lee michaels. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool.

coles country. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore.

val roberts. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

mal king (lunch) emma louise (eve). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.

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

tom scott. Cleveleys Men’s Club, 
Slinger Road, Cleveleys.

darren shaw. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool.

terry’s free ‘n’ easy. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool.

dave windle. Keyboard music. The Co-Operative Club, Preston New Road, Marton.

family time AFTERNOON. Free food and raffle weekly. Childrens’ 
entertainer every other week. Blackpool Trades and Social Club, Chadwick Street, Blackpool.

family fun afternoon. Karaoke bingo and more. Talbot Conservative Club, Milbourne Street, Blackpool. 3 to 7pm.

games night. Duple Social Club, Bond Street, South Shore. All welcome.

Quizzes

fun quiz. Guaranteed final question jackpot of £100. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. 9pm.

FUN quiz night. And Play Your Cards Right. Prizes. Plus karaoke DJ, music and free supper. 
The Travellers Rest, Beach Road, Cleveleys.

quiz night with open the box. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore. From 9pm.

quiz night. Weekly. The Queens, Beach Road, Fleetwood. 8.30pm.

quiz night. With free snacks. The Hop, Cookson Street, Blackpool.

quiz night. With Joe Gordon. The Station, Fleetwood.

alan reid’s big fun cash quiz. Plus spirit draw, tote double and bingo. Bispham Conservative Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham.

QUIZ AND KARAOKE. Free entry. The Lane Ends, Marton.

QUIZ and dj night. Free entry and cash prizes. The Clarence, Preston New Road, Marton. 9pm.

BULLSEYE FUN QUIZ. Cash prizes and weekly jackpot quiz. The Ramsden Arms, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

STEVE JAMES’ AFTERNOON QUIZ. Cash prize for winners plus cash bingo. Bispham Hotel, Red Bank Road, Bispham. 3pm.

fREE QUIZ. With the Dave Ward Roadshow. The Ship & Royal, Clifton Street, Lytham. 9 to 11pm.

QUIZ NIGHT. Plus The Accumulator. Presented by Danny. The Belle Vue, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool.

QUIZ/CHARITY FUN QUIZ NIGHT.
 Weekly quiz, fortnightly charity fund raiser. Blackpool Catholic Club, Queen Street, Blackpool.

STEVE M’s SUNDAY QUIZ NIGHT. Host Steve Mulligan. The Strawberry Gardens, Poulton Road, Fleetwood.

QUIZ NIGHT. Plus Open the Safe. Cash prizes to be won. Gardeners Arms, 
Fleetwood Road, Thornton.

LANDLORD’S GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ. 40 weekly general knowledge questions. The Boot & Shoe, Elswick. 9pm.


BEER AND CASH QUIZ. £50 bonus prize. Dog & Partridge, Lytham Road, South Shore.

FAMILY FORTUNES QUIZ. Devonshire Arms, Devonshire Road, North Shore. From 9.30pm.