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Cafe Swing trad jazz session on 15th July.

Posted by Peter Barnes on Sunday, July 5, 2015, In : Music 
These hugely popular 'all join in' sessions at the Swan Hotel in Bradford on Avon really rock, so come along and enjoy the fun! Bring your sax if you have one and play some low down dirty blues with us too!oops, that's probably the wrong photo!
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Half Term Trad Jazz Party!

Posted by Peter Barnes on Monday, January 26, 2015, In : Music 

Half Term Trad Jazz Party

at the Swan Hotel,

Church Street, Bradford on Avon,

Wednesday 18th February 2015, 8.30-11pm.


The New Academic Feetwarmers and friends welcome you to have fun and participate in a jam session hosted by Peter Barnes at the Swan Hotel.

Admission is free and our Landlord James has offered a free drink to every performer, so come along and make this a night to remember!

The following music will be played and copies of melody and chords for B-flat and concert instruments can be ...


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12-Bar Hoe-down! Blues Band with Ceilidh Dancing....

Posted by Peter Barnes on Friday, February 28, 2014, In : Music 
Book 'Harpin On' Blues Band (prices from £200 for an evening in Bath or Bristol) and get some dance floor action in for your guests. It's cool dancing 'Strip the Willow' to 'Got My Mojo Working' and 'The Cumberland Square 8' to 'Mustang Sally'.
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The Cornubia 22nd Feb 8.30pm

Posted by Peter Barnes on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, In : Music 
Come and hear 'Harpin On' Blues Band on Saturday. My first bass gig in Bristol.
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Mad about the bass!

Posted by Peter Barnes on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, In : Music 
Hi Guys!

I'll tell you what I've been doing since the last sailpb blog. Playing the Double Bass, playin' Electric Bass and joining local bands:
Come and see me every Sunday from 4-7pm at The Griffin Pub in Frome, playing with 'The E-flats'.
Book 'The Accademic Footwarmers' Traditional Dixieland Jazz Band for your summer garden party,
or come to 'The Cornubia Pub' to hear 'Harpin On' play Blues on Saturday evening, 22nd Feb, 2014.
Check out my new Jazz pages on this site, and come and party!

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Berty goes down the pub.

Posted by Peter Barnes on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : Music 
one picture says it all:

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Funky band?

Posted by Peter Barnes on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, In : Music 
Raggle Taggle go Leycock Abbey, Wiltshire. Me on bass!
 

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Trowbridge Shires Shopping Complex

Posted by Peter Barnes on Sunday, September 23, 2012, In : Music 
Played bass in the shopping Mall yesterday. We raised £30 for charity. I had free reign on the bass line. Trying for 'funky folk'. I'm loving it. Proud to be 'Raggle Taggle'.
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Raggle Taggle ceilidh band gets another gig.

Posted by Peter Barnes on Sunday, June 10, 2012, In : Music 
This is the forth gig in six weeks. See them live in Bristol on 30th June and at Hemmington on 6th July. - with their new tea chest bass player!
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Bass Man Barnesy?

Posted by Peter Barnes on Sunday, June 10, 2012, In : Music 
I just got an electric bass. Bass man Bill sails a Mirror, Bass man Pete sails a 'grad', I sail a Laser - and I want to play like this guy on Youtube:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1I1I6J_U5Q&feature=related I've some way to go, but I've started gigging with my 1969 tea chest - I'm the bass player for 'Raggle Taggle'. You can find them on my 'Barn Dance' page. Now how useful is that?
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Barn Dance for the Queen!

Posted by Peter Barnes on Thursday, June 7, 2012, In : Music 
The Jubilee. I called Four Barn Dances and played for three parties in five days. What a weekend. Roll on some time in the workshop and back sailing.
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