halfmoon putney

Live Music at the Halfmoon

September 2011 listings for Putney's leading music venue

Venue Details
93 Lower Richmond Road
SW15 1EU
020 8780 9383 office@halfmoon.co.uk

The Halfmoon Pub Quiz.
Every Tuesday in the main bar.  £1 per head, no more than 6 people per team please…

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Thu 01 TERRY REID  Jimmy Page's first choice as the front man for Led Zeppelin: Superlungs as he’s affectionately known, is without doubt one of the greatest rock/soul voices this country has ever produced or is indeed likely to. A Terry Reid concert should be a cherished memory for any self-respecting fan of the greats of British music. £19


Sat 03 DIRTY DC  2 hour+ stage show incorporating both AC/DC eras and visual effects. if you love AC/DC and really want to rock, rock up this Saturday. Last gig here sold out in advance so get your tickets early! Plus Crawdaddy DJ's in the main bar. £9adv/£10

Sun 04 DIESEL PARK WEST  For many people the most enigmatic band from the late eighties still performing today. Back in those Thatcherite days the psychedelic guitar ground they occupied was often dismissed as a mere throwback to the mid-sixties.  Drawing upon seven albums worth of material and the hippest cover versions imaginable, Diesel Park West continue to prove beyond a doubt that they really are the torchbearers for an entire genre.  £10adv/ £12

Mon 05 GOOD VOODOO (formerly Half Moon Unplugged)  Up to 8 solos, duos and bands at this respected and eclectic chilled out showcase.. £2.50

Tue 06 GITS & SHIGGLES COMEDY A cool new comedy club bringing you the very best in stand up, sketch and musical comedy on the first Tuesday of every month.    Sit back and relax in candle lit surroundings with venue bar, freshly made food and table service... and hopefully spurt said drink and/ or food over the person in front of you in a fit of gits and shiggles. £5

Wed 07 HALF MOON UNSIGNED: SOCIETY Three piece country rock band from West Sussex who specialise in gorgeous three part harmonies that set them apart from the current crop of Americana or West Coast rock wanabees in the UK.  £4 adv/£5

Thu 08 AMY WADGE & PETE RILEY Amy Wadge is a somerset born folk/rock singer songwriter. Being signed at 14, and releasing her first single at 16, this lady has had multiple releases and is still singing her heart out! One not to miss! £10 adv/ £12

Fri 09  BEN POOLE BAND “A fleet fingered and talented newcomer to the British blues scene. His playing may be ferocious but he rarely sacrifices precision for it. His phrasing belies his years. Definitely one to watch.” - Guitarist magazine  £4adv/ £5

Sat 10 LOS PACAMINOS Star-studded evening of Tex-Mex and country rock from this popular combo, featuring '80s chart-buster Paul Young. Plus Crawdaddy DJ's in the main bar. £12

Sun 11 FREE SUNDAY LUNCHTIME JAZZ feat. KATIE LEONE (LADY K) Now performing under her own guise with a new band. Katie’s credits include  Lou Reed, Jocelyn Brown, Elvis Costello, Leon Ware and a whole range of other international artists including support slots for KT Tunstall and Sister sledge with other members of the quintet including Carl Hudson (Professor Green, Joy Rose) Mat Hector (Thomas Dolby, Gilad Atzmon) and  Nat Martin  (Thomas Dolby).  She is currently recording her debut album and performing originals from it alongside soul classics.  “She can sing her tail off!” Jocelyn Brown FREE

EVENING: NIGHTFLIES PLUS STONEWIRE The NIGHTFLIES are a hard hitting original four piece band with members culled from some of the most successful bands on the Essex R&B scene in the last decade.With support from StoneWire; a female fronted, five piece rock band based in London with an ever-growing reputation for a live show that's not to be missed.  £5 adv/ £6

Mon 12 GOOD VOODOO (formerly Half Moon Unplugged)  Up to 8 solos, duos and bands at this respected and eclectic chilled out showcase.. £2.50

Tue 13 JOE BURT EXPERIENCE Jo Burt, best known for being bassist in Black Sabbath during their 1987 tour and appearing on Freddie Mercury's Solo Album, 'Mr Bad Guy', is coming to grace the Half Moon with his own project 'The Jo Burt Experience'. He describes his southern-style rock with a trippy Beatles-esque English twist sound as "Nashville Rock with an English Accent".. £8 adv/£10

Wed 14 HALF MOON UNSIGNED: EVERAFTER Three piece US Power PopRock band from London - Think Green Day. £4 adv/£5

Thu 15 AYNSLEY LISTER  He is one of very few artists playing blues infused rock with a modern edge -tangible, heartfelt, soul searching and full of fine songwriting; played with passion and vitality. His hard hitting rhythms and guitar work are reminiscent of a young Clapton..  £4adv/ £5

Fri 16 HALF MOON UNSIGNED: TEASERS/ LADYBEAR/ PASSENGER SMITH A night of electro Pop Rock from three fantastic bands £5adv/ £6

Sat 17 TOO REX: BOLAN’S 34TH ANNIVERSARY "TooREX, the UK's definitive T.Rex and Marc Bolan tribute show including all the hits from Get it On, Hot Love and Children of the Revolution to Telegram Sam, Metal Guru and I Love to Boogie".  Marc was one of my best mates and when I work with TooREX it brings a lump to my throat - it reminds me of some fab memories, great band! - Alvin Stardust.  Plus Crawdaddy DJ's in the main bar. £10adv/ £12

Sun 18 FREE SUNDAY LUNCHTIME JAZZ feat. DICK LAURIE & THE ELASTIC BAND  Cheerful mainstream Jazz, Swing and Speakeasy from our resident veterans of Jazz FREE

Mon 19 GOOD VOODOO (formerly Half Moon Unplugged)  Up to 8 solos, duos and bands at this respected and eclectic chilled out showcase.. £2.50

Tue 20 HALF MOON UNSIGNED: SJW/ STEREO SON Alternative Rock  £4adv/ £5

Wed 21 HALF MOON UNSIGNED: THANK PABLO  New indie folk band from SW London, ready to bust out their tunes to great music lovers. £4adv/ £5

Thu 22 SMALL FAKERS  The UK’s number one tribute to the Small Faces £8adv/ £10

Fri 23 BOOT LED ZEPPELIN  Number on Led Zeppelin Tribute. The closest you’ll get to the real thing. £12

Sat 24  HAMSTERS:25TH AND FINAL YEAR  They’ve long been established as one of our premier live attractions. Although primarily playing their own brand of Rock, Blues and Americana, they're also widely regarded as the UK's leading interpreters of the music of JIMI HENDRIX & ZZ TOP - and will no doubt be featuring some tonight. Also, another popular feature of their two-hour performance will be the inclusion of a few acoustic songs.  Plus Crawdaddy DJ's in the main bar. £12

Sun 25 FREE SUNDAY LUNCHTIME JAZZ feat. DICK LAURIE & THE ELASTIC BAND  Cheerful mainstream Jazz, Swing and Speakeasy from our resident veterans of Jazz FREE

Mon 26 GOOD VOODOO (formerly Half Moon Unplugged)  Up to 8 solos, duos and bands at this respected and eclectic chilled out showcase.. £2.50

Tue 27 CHRISTINE COLLISTER, DAVE KELLY & PETER FILLEUL Close friends Christine, Dave and Peter have done 3 great tours together when touring with The Travelling Gentlemen, fronted by Collister & Kelly, with Peter as the 3rd harmony vocal.In September 2011 they are coming together for the first time in three years, this time to tour as a trio. The stunning voices of Christine and Dave will be beautifully supported by Peter’s harmonies and piano. They will perform a host of their favourite songs - crossing every music genre; soul, blues, country and maybe a little folkabilly too. £12adv/£14

Wed 28 THE ACOUSTIC GATHERING Comprised of former and current members of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span, Lindisfarne, Magna Carta, The Albion Band, Jethro Tull, and Pentangle, never before (outside of the seminal festivals of folk-rocks brightest and finest period) has such a line up drawn from the genres most influential bands come together on stage to celebrate their shared heritage of songs and performances! They return to the Half Moon for a very special acoustic gig! £10

Thu 29 RIOTOUS BROTHERS  Mash Sonnet -  Vocals, Guitars, Harmonica Paul Long - Vocals, Keyboards Mat Lake -  Bass, Vocals Dirk Maggs -  Drums, Vocals.
The Riotous Brothers play powerhouse rhythm & blues that's fresh and fun. Their new CD is the game-changing Shout It Out, fourteen original compositions including visceral rockers, eclectic blues and cool funk which have been road tested from Portsmouth to Florida to the Pyrenees.. £8

Fri 30 SHARED FESTIVAL feat. Dirty Ray, Dan Donnelly, Ian Prowse, Miles & Erica, Jim Bob The first of two nights .  £13

Doors open 8:15pm unless stated otherwise. Prices are for advance tickets only, on-door prices may be higher.

Crawdaddy Club. Saturday nights in the main bar – Resident and guest DJ’s play vintage rock’n’roll, rockabilly, jive, surf, ska, cult film soundtracks and more - if Tarrantino ran a club, this would be it. No dress code, no cheese, no idiots. 9:30pm – 1am, FREE.