The Bear Club, Luton

05/05/17 20:30 £5/4
Ruby and the Dukes

Vintage, RocknRoll, Blues, Rockabilly and Retro Swing

06/05/17 20:30 £10/9/5

Three musicians known for their intricate dialogues and strong humour, paying tribute to another musician Fats Waller who also had these attributes: Mark Lewandowski – double bass Liam Noble – piano, fender rhodes Paul Clarvis – drums

12/05/17 20:30 £10/9/7

widely acknowledged as the godfathers of the new wave of British post-jazz and improv, and have outlived many of the bands that have come since their formation. BBC Radio 3 asserts they are “one of the most exciting all star experimental groups in jazz today”.

13/05/17 20:30 £10/9  
Cherry Lee Mewis

Dashes of ragtime, country blues, rock ‘n’ roll and a blade of bluegrass, all cemented together with pint-sized Cherry’s powerhouse, energy-a-plenty, smoky vocals

19/05/17 20:30 £5/4
Wicked Grin

Wicked Grin have been rockin’ festivals and clubs throughout Canada and the United States with their distinctive hard-driving, in-your-face performances: full-tilt blues with a groove that just won’t quit

20/05/17 20:30 £10/9/5
Marco Marconi Trio CD launch

Marco Marconi, playing in his excellent trio line-up to celebrate the release of their album TRIALOGUE on 33 Records, with Tom Farmer – bass, Emiliano Caroselli – drums

26/05/17 20:30 £10/9/5
Heidi Vogel presented by Focus on Jazz

an evening of soulful Jazz with the incredible Vocalist Heidi Vogel, featuring the Peter Honegan Band in a first-ever performance by Heidi at The Bear Club

27/05/17 20:30 £10/9/5
Gilad Atzmon & Alan Barnes: Lowest Common Denominator

two of Britain’s most celebrated saxophonists are launching their new Album ‘The Lowest Common Denominator’. Expect an evening of humour and superb music by a band of jazz stars

28/05/17 14:00 – 17:30 £4/3
Jazz Jam

a session led by a great house band, where musicians and singers come to try out material, play old classics and sit in with other players