Show at talent contest
IN a week when a song proven in court to be a blatant plagiarism (rip off) goes on to win Best Song in the 2015 Grammy like to warn anybody who ever gets a Grammy nomination to seriously question the integrity of their music.
On that note, may draw your attention to Beer, winner in the under-18s category of the Hillingdon’s Hidden Talent contest held at the Compass Theatre,
recently, a tournament of talent of which was honoured to be able to join the panel of judges.
composition was poetic and his performance was so breathtakingly poignant that it pushed him out by a neck against the fierce competition. Remember that name.
There will be a Hillingdon band of indie mods with a modern exciting edge called Moxie Kicks strutting their stuff at The Crown and Treaty this Friday 20th February.
Their single ‘Soul For You’, which totally grooves, has been amassing 10,000 views per month on YouTube since its posting back in July last year and believe Friday’s gig at the Oxford Road pub will be their debut on home turf.
They consist of local producer, singer, pianist and guitarist Jamie Brown and his singing sidekick
IIICharlie Freeman, whose vocal style could be likened to that of Paul Weller or Joe Jackson. Support is promised but yet to be announced. free before 10pm and £5 after. You’re spoilt for choice on Friday because it’s band night back at the Compass Theatre, Hot on the bill are: Band of King. Fronted by a boss entertainer and songwriter by the name of King whose material ranges from soul to rock to rap and all stops in between. favourite at local events and on my Tuesday night radio show.
The Watford’s psychedelic, indie mods have an atmospheric quality which conjures up an indie-fied Pink Floyd.
are an all girl band from Cranford who possess not only bucket loads of class and glamour but can also belt out tight tunes covering the rock and dub genres.
AFriday, February 20 Stuart’s Sinatra Tribute @ The Crown, High Street, Cowley KD Band @ Hayes Workingmens Club, Pump
Hayes CCN7 @ The Brook House, Kingshill Hayes
Tribute @ Tropic, Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip Replica Rockaholics @ The Black Horse, High Road,
Saturday, February 21 Undersound @ The Crown and Treaty, Oxford Road, Uxbridge Wild Roots @ The Six Bells, Station Road, West
Mojo @ Hayes Workingmens Club, Pump Hayes Mixed Company @ The General
St Johns Road, Uxbridge
Triplets from Outta Space are actually from Ruislip and have an array of interesting material from ska to quirky pop but always well written and often amusing.
Prices are £5 in advance plus a per-transaction fee of £1.25 when
8pm Tuesdays @ The Old Crown, Station Road, Hayes Town 9pm Wednesdays @ The White Bear, Ruislip 6.30pm Thursdays @ Harris
Hoole Coffee Shop, opp Uxbridge Station 8pm First Thursday of each month @ The Crown Treaty, Oxford Road, Uxbridge 8pm Last Thursday of each month @ The Brook House, Kingshill Hayes booked online or £1.75 offline.
For under 18s it is £4 plus a per-transaction fee of £1.25 when booked online or £1.75 offline.
On the door cost is £7 plus a per-transaction fee of £1.25 when booked online or £1.75 offline.