What’s On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October 2011

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

SATURDAY

Rock and pop

JOE BONAMASSA. Blackpool debut for the legendary guitarist. Opera House, Church Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.

FREESTYLE DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS. Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. And Sunday.

FROM THE JAM. The nearest thing to the classic line-up. The Platform, Station Buildings, Central Promenade, Morecambe. 8pm.

Theatre and shows

THE GONDOLIERS. Marton Operatic Society’s production of the Gilbert and Sullivan favourite. Lowther Pavilion, Lytham. Ends tonight.

HI VIS. Christine Mackie stars in a one woman show about a mother, amateur clown and miracle worker. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. 7.30pm.

LEGENDS. Tonight it’s tributes to Elvis Presley, Elton John, Neil Diamond and Rod Stewart. Legends Showbar, Central Pier, Blackpool.

THE BEST OF BLACKPOOL. Mooky and Mr Boo plus speciality acts from around the world. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 1, 4 and 7pm.

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS. James Cordon in the National Theatre tour of Richard Bean’s adaptation of Carlo Goldini’s The Servant of Two Master. The Lowry, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester. 2 and 7.30pm.

Pubs and bars

SOUL NITE. Across the board Northern Soul, Motown, 70s and 80s plus current dancers with djs Dave Gillett, Paul Hughes and Stevie Wilson. Kirkham Cricket Club, Woodlands Avenue, Kirkham. 8pm to 12.30am.

THE 3RD STEP. The Tank, Fleetwood.

ALIBI. The Station Tavern, Station Square, Lytham. 9.30pm.

CALLAGHAN AND WOLKSI. The Burn Naze, Gamble Road, Thornton.

JAMES LUKE. Lane Ends Pub, Weeton Road, Kirkham.

THE KEY-TARS. The Venue, North Promenade, Cleveleys.

STELLA ARTOIS. With DJ Kieron. The Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

MONKBERRY. The King’s arms, Fleetwood.

GOOD MACHINE. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Queens Promenade, Bispham.

VEASEY. The Seamer, Fleetwood.

Social clubs

SID SCOUSE AND LEE BRADY & CLAIRE. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

CHRIS SHANNON. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

CHASER. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

MARTIN GABRIELL. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

JIMMY BRIGHT. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

KEVIN ANTHONY. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620981.

CHERIE JADE. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

TIMELESS DUO. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

DARREN THOMAS PLUS JACKIE DIJON. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

MURRAY G MAC. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

JO SUMMERS. LMS Loco Sports and Social Club, Back Ribble Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625040).

ROSCOE OR DINAH RODD (LUNCH), GEORGIA PLUS SID SCOUSE (EVE). Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621039.

TONY JORDAN. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

MIKE ENFIELD PLUS HEARTBEAT. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

JON WILLIAMS & LEIGH MYERS. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

RONNIE WEST. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625841.

STEVE DEAN. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

DREAM CATCHER. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 342389.

ROB JOHNSON. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

CATHERINE KERR. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

KEV REES OWEN. Station Road Social Club, 11 Station Road, South Shore.

DAVE BROOKLYN. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes, FY8 2PB. Details (01253) 723471.

Cabaret

SUMMER SPECTACULAR. Starring Gilly Maxwell, Katie Mitchell, Jordan Riley and Bianca Rudman with Whittaker’s Dance Academy, Time Stage School, Stuart McNeal (Michael Jackson tribute). Wainwright Club, Hornby Road, Blackpool. Doors 7pm, show 8pm.

Others

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING AND FAIR. Lots of stalls, gift ideas etc. Sharples Hall, Princess Alexandra Home for the Bind, Bosworth Place, South shore. 10.30am to 2.30pm.

SUNDAY

Theatre and shows

KEN DODD. Comedy’s marathon Man celebrating 53 years of appearing in Blackpool. Grand Theatre, Church Street, Blackpool. 7pm. Weekly to November 6.

LEGENDS. Tonight it’s tributes to Elvis Presley, Elton John, Neil Diamond and Rod Stewart. Legends Showbar, Central Pier, Blackpool.

THE BEST OF BLACKPOOL. Mooky and Mr Boo plus speciality acts from around the world. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 1 and 4pm.

Talent shows

THE DICKENS FACTOR. Qualifying heat for the £1000 prize money. The Dickens Inn, Cleveleys.

Music

BLACKPOOL AND EAST FIFE MALE VOICE CHOIRS. Double choral afternoon. Montgomery High School, Bispham. 3pm.

THE FRANK FLYNN BAND. Frank and Janice Flynn plus Derek Sutcliffe. The Art Deco Cafe, Stanley Park, Blackpool. 1.30pm.

Rock, pop and dance

FREESTYLE DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS. Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool.

SWINGING WITH THE BIG BAND. Featuring Andy Prior. Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham. 7.30pm.

Pubs and bars

CABARET. Stella Artois (afternoon) and Irene Silva with One Vision (evening. The Mardi Gras, Talbot Road, Blackpool.

BACK 2 BACK. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.

Social clubs

MIKE DENNETT & CHIC AND TOM COLLINS. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

TIMELESS DUO. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

DAVE BELL. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

JEREMY JAY. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

MARTY GRICE. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

PETER HOLDEN. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

RAY GRANT (LUNCH), LEE BRADY PLUS NICKY NEWSOME (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

JOHN MALCOLM. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

DARREN LEE. LMS Loco Sports and Social Club, Back Ribble Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625040).

MIKE DENNETT & CHIC (LUNCH), SUSIE BEE PLUS NICKY NEWSOME (EVE). Philharmonic WMC & Institute, Foxhall Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621039.

DON TAYLOR. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

PAUL STEVENS. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

DARREN SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

MONICA. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

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

Others

BLACKPOOL ANTIQUES AND COLLECTORS’ FAIR. All kinds of everything for collectors. Hilton Hotel, North Promenade, Blackpool. 10am to 4pm.