Calendar

Jun
9
Sat
2018
Rab McCullough @ The Thatch
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Rab McCullough is an Irish blues legend having been an active contributor in the 60s and 70s when the blues baby came of age, sharing stages with his peers, who included Rory Gallagher, Van Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, John Mayall and The Blues Breakers, and many more.

Rab is still a vital force on the scene, with his irresistible combination of Irish and American blues and high intensity hard rocking shows helping to redefine contemporary blues music.

Simply the King of Belfast Blues.

Susan Tomelty Band @ The Thatch
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Susan Tomelty Band cover material from KoKo Taylor, Ida Cox, Junior Wells, Susan Tedeschi, Bonnie Riatt, B B King, Tony Joe White, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Peter Green, Originals and much more….

Susan is from Co Down originally and has been influenced by the singing of Ottalie Patterson and Bessie Smith.

She has supported Van Morrison and Mary Coughlan.

She has been a long time resident in J J Smyths, home of Irish Jazz and Blues in Dublin and has recorded with Pat Farrell from The Business Blues Band.

Her band are funky, soulful and ooze energy.

Prepare to shake those tail feathers !

 

THE BAND:

BILL BERGIN – BASS GUITAR

DERMOT ROCHE – LEAD GUITAR

TIMMY CREEDON – DRUMS

SUSAN TOMELTY – VOCALS, GUITAR

Jun
10
Sun
2018
The Souldiggers @ The Thatch
Jun 10 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 am

A regular on the Belfast music scene since the 1980’s, Alan McKelvey has been entertaining us for decades. His world class vocals and inspired guitar playing provide a unique blues rock experience in Northern Ireland. Seeking influence from Blues greats like Gary Moore, Joe Cocker and BB King, the band performs an extensive set of classic and modern Blues Rock in their own unique style.

Alan performs regularly with a host of well known artists in the greater Belfast area and even further afield. Wether it’s with a large 8 piece band or as a solo performance, a night with Alan is sure to be entertaining and not to be missed!