Refurbishment at Ryan’s Bar

Sorry to announce that Ryan’s refurb still won’t be finished in time for April’s gig on the 27th, but watch this space coz we’ll be re-opening with a bang on Wednesday 25 May 2016. Line-up revealed very soon!

The Founder Effect + Weavils – 28 October 2015

THE FOUNDER EFFECT: Alan Wilkinson (reeds)/ John Coxon (guitar,lx) / Pat Thomas (keyboards)/ Steve Noble (drums) Sadly the first performance in some time for this great quartet with four of the best improvisers around. + WEAVILS: Mick Beck (tenor sax,bassoon) / Alex Ward (clarinet) / Chris Cundy (bass clarinet) Highly …

Sean Noonan Pavees Dance Electric Trio + Alan Wilkinson/Charles Webber – 30 September 2015

Sean Noonan Pavees Dance Electric Trio: Sean Noonan (drums)/Johnny Richards (keyboards, electronics)/Michael Bardon (bass, electronics). New project from Brooklyn-based drummer who has worked with the likes of Jamaaladeen Tacuma and Marc Ribot with two musicians from Leeds-based Shatner’s Bassoon. Noonan/Tacuma/Buerger: + Alan Wilkinson/Charles Webber Resident Titan of saxes and lately …

Blix + Bitten By A Monkey – 29 July 2015

As usual flimflam takes a break after the July gig and comes back in September. This gig features a fine line-up again, this time curated by Ivor Kallin. Blix: Ivor Kallin (fretless bass) / Graham Painting (guitar) / Jim LeBaigue (drums). Newly configured trio guaranteed to blow some of that …

Mark Wastell Quartet + Roland Ramanan/Roberto Sassi – 24 June 2015

MARK WASTELL QUARTET: Mark Wastell (cello), Alan Wilkinson (reeds), Dominic Lash, Graham MacKeachan (basses). Second outing for this very exciting quartet blending the sonority of the deep strings with alto sax and bass clarinet. + Roland Ramanan/Roberto Sassi Now reduced to a duo this will still be an intriguing and …