FRIDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER at 8.30pm. Free event. Rev Reynolds presents a RHYTHM & BLUES REVIEW featuring SLIM WILSON & THE SWAMP BROTHERS. Every other Friday we’ve got Rev spinning some of his vast collection of blues, soul and funk vinyl records and introducing a blisterin’ live band. THE CAT CLUB (CLASSIC ALBUM THURSDAYS) COMING UP: Thursday 10th October – THE BEATLES ‘ABBEY ROAD’ – SOLD OUT Tuesday 22nd October – LED ZEPPELIN II. Tickets on sale now. More info here. Thursday 7th November – NICK DRAKE ‘5 LEAVES LEFT’. Tickets on sale 13th September. More info here. Thursday 14th November – THE ROLLING STONES ‘LET IT BLEED.’ Tickets on sale 20th September. More info here. LIVE IN CONCERT SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER – 6.30pm. Tickets £10. More details and tickets here. PELICO – A STRIPPED BACK AND INTIMATE LIVE CONCERTIndie folk-rock band Pelico are regularly found playing venues and festivals across the UK, supporting the likes of Roddy Woomble (Idle Wild) and more recently John Bramwell (I Am Kloot) and recently featured on Tom Robinson’s BBC 6 Music show as a highlighted band. They’ll be performing a stripped back concert in the intimate setting of the Tap & Barrel as a trio. Not to be missed brothers and sisters. TUESDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER – 7.30pm. Free event – reserve spaces here. MR DODO BONES & THE ONE EYED JACKS New album launch and live recording. One of the finest bands ever to grace the stage here at the Tap – they’re launching their new album entitled Takin’ Names here at their favourite venue and recording a live concert as well. Contact us if you’d like to be a part of this event. TUESDAY 17th SEPTEMBER – 7.30pm. Tickets on sale. IAN CLAYTON’S BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME AN EVENING TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF THE NEW UPDATED EDITION OF IAN CLAYTON’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MUSIC BOOK. Featuring a selection of readings from the book,an in depth interview with Ian conducted by Liz Wheeldon and a desert island disc selection of the music that soundtracks Ian’s life. ‘He has created one of the best books about popular music ever written.’ Record Collector. SUNDAY 29th SEPTEMBER – 6.30pm. Tickets £12. More info here. IAIN MATTHEWS & IAN CLAYTON: THRO MY EYES | WORDS AND MUSIC TOUR Iain Matthews’s critically acclaimed memoir Thro’ My Eyes was written in collaboration with author Ian Clayton. The book is structured around a series of Matthews’s songs and illustrated by the stories that inspired them. This words and music show brings the book to life: Ian Clayton will read stories from the book interspersed with live songs from Iain Matthews, presenting an intimate and highly entertaining evening that tells the story of an artistic life through the eyes of one of our most enduring singer-songwriters.