This page contains a history
of the gigs that we have
hosted in the past

To view images of the artists please click on thumbnail image

To view archives for other years please click on a link below:

1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017,

Friday 12th February 2016

Manhattan Magic

New York singer Lesley Alexander's "Manhattan Magic", features great jazz, blues & soul from Ella Fitzgerald to Aretha Franklin & Etta James. Lesley, who sang with The Roy Budd Orchestra for the iconic Michael Caine film 'Get Carter' and had a song written for her by Paul Anka, has performed at many of the best night clubs in New York, including Playboy Club, Blue Note & Cotton Club. Lesley brings all the glitz of the New York Cabaret scene to Maidstone for a great night out. BOOK ONLINE

Sunday 14th February 2016

When Peggy Met Ella

 When Peggy Lee Met Ella Fitzgerald:  Sarah Moule and Shireen Francis celebrate two great singers, Peggy Lee and Ella Fitzgerald. From the understated purr of Black Coffee to the infectious swing of The Lady Is A Tramp and Cheek To Cheek. Together with Ronnie Scott pianist Geoff Castle they deliver favourites such as Summertime, That Old Black Magic and Fever and some lesser-known gems. BOOK ONLINE
Sunday 5th June 2016

Geoff Eales - Piano JAzz Legends

 Geoff Eales. Geoff performs favourites from Oscar Peterson, Dave Brubeck, McCoy Tyner and George Shearing, as well as pieces from his new album. Geoff was resident pianist with The BBC Big Band for many years and a favourite accompanist for many leading singers including Shirley Bassey, Jose Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Lesley Garrett and Michael Ball.

'truly master of the game' Manchester Evening News   ONLINE TICKETS

Wednesday 13th July 2016


Martin Speake AND Rob Luft QUINTET
Thursday 15th September 2016


Friday 14th October 2016

Garth Hewitt - Strange Weapons

Garth Hewitt with themes of truth and justice. Hear stories of people from around the world who receive support through Amos Trust projects. "It is people like Garth who make us look at the world differently and realise what it is to be a true Christian." Martin Smith-Delirious.
Sunday 23rd October 2016

Jazz Lunch with Derek Nash
Dave Colton

 Derek Nash, alto sax with Jools Holland's Orchestra and leader of Sax Appeal accompanied by the virtuoso Australian guitarist Dave Colton. Enjoy fantastic music and a traditional roast with a choice of meats followed by dessert of your choice. Fish & vegetarian options available. Advance booking essential. Click for online booking

Sunday 20th November 2016

Buster Birch plays Buster Keaton

BUSTER BIRCH plays BUSTER KEATON's Sherlock Jr., featuring JO FOOKS on saxaphone. A screening of the Buster Keaton classic silent movie 'Sherlock Jr' with live accompaniment by drummer Buster Birch's Jazz Quartet featuring saxophonist Jo Fooks, known to jazz fans for her playing with Humphrey Lyttelton's Band. TICKETS ONLINE

Saturday 17th December 2016

Frank Holder's Quartet

 Frank Holder Quartet Holder one of the very few still-performing jazz musicians to have played on the London jazz scene that followed the Second World War in the 1940's & 50's. Frank's enthusiastic approach to singing, and the rhythm of his conga playing, is as fresh today as in his days with the bands of Leslie 'Jiver' Hutchinson, Joe Harriott, John Dankworth, Ronnie Scott, Duncan Lamont to name only some of them and more recently with the iconic Latin American band Paz. For this lunchtime concert Frank will be performing with ; Geoff Castle, piano; Shane Hill, guitar; Val Manix, bass .BOOK ONLINE
Other years - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017,