Landlord’s double at Barleycorn

09:40 19 April 2012

A landlord is celebrating nine years at a popular music venue with a large double.

Ron Piper of The Sir John Barleycorn in Hitchin hosts regular gigs ranging from rock and pop to jazz and blues - and with an anniversary to celebrate has organised two evenings of music this weekend.

Accomplished guitarist Andy Skelton who kicked off the pub’s music nights nine years ago has been invited back on Friday. Andy has a vast music repertoire ranging from James Taylor to Jimi Hendrix and has recorded with Dolly Parton, Roger Taylor and The Detroit Emeralds among many.

Then on Saturday Blocks And The Blues Soulstations will be up for a party with their The Commitments and Blues Brothers covers as well as a catalogue of ‘60s soul.

Both events are free from around 8pm.


More news stories

Yesterday, 16:45
File photo of makeshift accommodation at the Jungle in Calais, from where 10 unaccompanied Ethiopian and Eritrean girls have arrived in Hertfordshire. Photo: Layth Yousif

Ten unaccompanied Ethiopian and Eritrean girls have arrived in Herts from the Jungle migrant camp in Calais, and are now with foster carers across the county.

Yesterday, 11:50
Heather Small

Stevenage Borough Council is ‘Moving on Up’ this year as iconic singer Heather Small will make you ‘Proud’ to be from Stevenage on Thursday November 24, at the town centre Christmas Lights Switch On.

Yesterday, 11:42
There has been a burglary at Hitchin Town FC.

Heartless thieves targeted community club Hitchin Town FC by breaking into its Top Field premises.

Yesterday, 10:32
47 thefts from vehicles have taken place in Stevenage over the past month

Almost 50 thefts of tools from vans and thefts from cars have been reported in Stevenage in the past month and police want people to work with them to help catch the culprits.

Most read stories


Show Job Lists

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Read the The Comet e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters: