American pop singer-songwriter Steve Forbert had his first major hit with ‘Romeo’s Tune’ in 1979 and played a cameo role in Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ video.
More than thirty years and fourteen studio albums later, he brings his brash-yet-sensitive take on song-writing to The Stables on Thursday night.
From a crooner who blends folk, rock and country, to a saxophonist comfortable with classical, jazz, soul and the blues – Friday sees Julian Smith play at the Wavendon venue.
A graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire, music teacher Julian appeared as a contestant on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent in 2009, coming third.
But hey, he’s still working...
Stage 2 welcomes the aptly named Good Lovelies on the same night – Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough, below, and Sue Passmore are best friends thrown together after solo careers.
The Toronto-based trio have folk-roots and a western swing and their clever songs and three-part harmonies are matched by a convulsively funny repartee.
‘The Supersonic 70s Show’ is taking the UK by storm – you won’t want to miss this incredible live pop experience on Saturday.
Full of classic hits, the gig features a six-piece band and takes you from the towering mastery of Queen to the pin-up pop of David (Essex and Cassidy) and the sounds of The Carpenters, ‘Saturday Night Fever’ and ‘Grease’.
Also on Saturday, over on Stage 2, exciting young guitarist Ben Poole will showcase his talent as a guitarist, singer and songwriter.
The award-winning Blazin’ Fiddles are a group of contemporary fiddle players from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Like rare single malts, each band member draws the distinct flavour of music from their homeland, blending solo and ensemble sets in a way guaranteed to excite your senses on Wednesday evening - mid-week musical magic.
Call 01908 280800 to book.