Gig season kicks off at Bookmark Theatre

Bookmark Theatre, part of the Bookmark Bloxwich library complex in Elmore Row, is launching its 2012 gig season this Saturday.

Steve Hayes and Lester Hunt will be taking to the stage on Saturday, February 4.

Steve Hayes and Lester Hunt kick of the 2012 gig season at the Bookmark Theatre, Bloxwich

Steve is best known as the lead singer/guitarist with Nearly Dan, who performs Steely Dan songs, while Lester is lead guitarist with the famous Climax Blues Band. Both are members of the Barflys, who are well-known in Stoke and Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Now they are preparing to take the Walsall music scene by storm as part of Bookmark Theatre’s Live Music Review series, which is organised by Canadian singer-songwriter Chuck Micallef.

Stuart Williams of Bloxwich Library Forum, which manages the theatre in partnership with Bloxwich Library, said: “Hayes and Hunt are becoming well known around the UK for their acoustic set which includes songs from many musical genres.

“Featured writers and artists include Eric Clapton, BB King, Sting, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Free, Hendrix, Paul Simon, Santana, and many many more. We’re really looking forward to bringing these guys to the Bookmark and hearing them raise the roof!”

Doors open 8pm for 8.30pm show. Tickets cost £5 and are available from Bloxwich Library in Elmore Row, Bloxwich. Telephone 01922 655900 to reserve.

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