2017

 

Thurs 2nd Nov ABC   Manchester

Fri 3rd Nov   ABC   Liverpool

Sat 4th Nov   ABC   London

Mon 6th Nov   ABC   Birmingham

Tues 7th Nov  ABC   Bristol

Thurs 9th Nov ABC   York

Fri 10th Nov  ABC   Sheffield

Sat 11th Nov  ABC   Gateshead

Sun 12th Nov  ABC   Nottingham

Thurs 16th Nov  Heather Small London

Thurs 23rd Nov Zeeteah Massiah London

 

 

The remainder of the year....

 

 

October

 

17th - Marlow Theatre, Canterbury - ABC

21st - The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester -ABC

22nd - City Hall, Newcastle - ABC

24th - Symphony Hall Birmingham - ABC

25th - Royal Festival Hall - ABC

26th - Dome, Brighton - ABC

28th - Pavillion, Bournemouth - ABC

29th - City Hall, Sheffield - ABC

30th - Colston Hall, Bristol - ABC

 

November

 

1st - Theatre Royal, Nottingham - ABC

2nd - Cliffs Pavilion, Southend - ABC

15th - Olympia Theatre, Dublin - ABC

16th - Limelight, Belfast - ABC


18th - Zagreb - ABC

20th - Finchley, London - The Rob Hughes Trio featuring Roger Beaujolais

 

26th - London - John Wilson Band

29th - Tabernacle, London - Zettiah Massiah

 

December


3rd - London - ABC

8th - Holland - ABC

10th - Holland ABC

12th - Hamburg - ABC

13th - Manheim - ABC

14th - Berlin - ABC

15th - Colgne - ABC

17th - Sourbridge Town Hall - Red Lemons

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 7th July.

Pheasantry Poster 7th July

Rob Hughes Quartet featuring Shamus Dark

Crypt-St Martins- Rob and Shamus

'I first heard Shamus Dark in the intimate late night setting that was the Map Café in Kentish Town. Shamus was accompanied by sympathetic, atmospheric, imaginative and consummate musicians in the shape of Rob Hughes (saxophones and flute), Rick Laughlin (piano and keyboards) and Paul Harvey (guitar). Shamus and his cohorts took me into a twilight world, a world of film noir, with a series of atmospheric songs, mainly, but by no means exclusively (for example, a notable exception was “Hey You” courtesy of late 70s Pink Floyd), from the forties and fifties. All the songs had a timeless quality that transcended genre, era and style. Notable examples of genre-busting included Country great Hank Williams’ “Weary Blues (From Waiting”), originally recorded by Shamus on his first album Songs for Suicidal Lovers and, from his second album Trouble in Paradise, “Trust in Me”, a song which first saw the light of day in the film of the late 60s The Jungle Book.

                         As well as purchasing the two albums with alacrity, I very quickly visited YouTube to re-visit my experience. (Tom Waites, take note on how Shamus touches your heights, without imitation and arguably more subtle humour, on that classic song “You’ve Changed”, originally performed by Dick Haymes with the Harry James Orchestra in 1941).

Go, preferably with a friend or three, to see these masterly musicians on Wednesday 15th June 2016 at The Café In The Crypt St Martin-In-The-Fields Trafalgar Square London WC2N 4JJ.

Review by Bryan Collins.

 

This is postponed until Dec-Wed 14th Oct

Pop-Poster

This concert is not taking place and will be moved to a date in December.

Rob Hughes Sextet.

Crypt Poster 22nd April

Tuesday 3rd March - 2015

I have the great pleaure of guesting with Beverley Beirne & The Sam Watt’s Trio at Pizza Express, for more info on Beverly's musical performances click here.

My next gig....

20th Dec Poster

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