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Saturday 10th September 2011 15:45:00

Blue News From Portsmouth September 2011 - French Tours - Walker Broad Videos and more

Welcome to this months newsletter.

A very busy month coming up!

* Blues Kitchen @ Le Cafe Parisien *


Thanks to everyone who came to Le Cafe Parisien on
September 2nd, despite there being a number of competing
events in town that evening, we had a full house, we
might just a have fitted in an extra table for two, but
you would have been bumping elbows with the table next
door!

They are planning more of these so I'll let you know more
when I'm back there!

* French Tour 2011 *

I'm off on my tour off France next week, leaving on
Wednesday night and driving down to the south of France
during Thursday, I've then got three dates to play on the
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, gradually working my way up
the country till I return home on Monday. The Saturday
night is a private party but I'll be playing public dates
on Friday 16th at 'Bar Mary John', Lamalous-les-Bains and
Sunday 18th at Dixieland Cafe Verteuil-sur-Charente. I'm
planning on taking the minidisc recorder and looking to
come back with enough material for a Live In France CD.

* Walker Broad Videos *

The Walker Broad duo had a great time playing at The 11ht
Southsea Folk & Roots Festival this year and we've got a
couple of videos posted taken during the gig. With a
couple more in the pipeline. (Probably not till I get
back from France though)

Bordering On Bedlam

http://youtu.be/TxCpesV3CLo

If Can Do

http://youtu.be/U1nDSSJRhfI

Rehearsals with the band version of Walker Broad continue
with our first outing being on Friday 14th October at The
NBE CSA Club as part of the Closing celebration of
"Mental Health Everyone's Business" a week of events
based around World Mental Health Day on the 10th of
October.

You can get a sneak preview of The Band at The Thorngate
Halls in Gosport on September 24th, when the bass player
may be joining us for a few numbers....

* Gig List *


Here's the lineup of what's happening this month.

Sunday 11th September 4.00pm till 7.00pm
The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade, Southsea
Blue Graffiti - Andy Broad & Chris Shaw

Friday 16th September 8.00pm Till Late
Bar Mary John, Lamalous-les-Bains, France
Andy Broad - Solo Blues Tour 2011

Saturday 17th September
Private Party, France
Andy Broad - Solo Blues Tour 2011
Invite only but if you want to book me for your own
event, please get in touch!

Sunday 18th September
Dixieland Cafe, Verteuil-sur-Charente, France
Andy Broad - Solo Blues Tour 2011

Friday 23rd September
The Auckland Arms Southsea
Walker Broad - Sandy Walker and Andy Broad - Original
Folk Blues & Jazz

Saturday 24th September
The Auckland Arms Southsea
Walker Broad - Sandy Walker and Andy Broad plus special
guests - Original Folk Blues & Jazz

Sunday 25th September
The Hobbits, Restaurant And Bar, Hythe
Andy Broad - Solo Blues

October 2nd September
The Florence Arms, Florence Road, Southsea
Andy Broads Blues Jam


Hope to see you at a gig soon!


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