Hitchin’s Club 85 promises a packed weekend offering treats for all tastes

US folk and roots artist Zander Michigan is coming to Hitchin's Club 85

US folk and roots artist Zander Michigan is coming to Hitchin's Club 85 - Credit: Archant

It’s a busy weekend at Hitchin’s Club 85, with the Whinbush Road venue’s trademark eclectic musical mix to the fore.

Tomorrow Detroit-based singer-songwriter Zander Michigan will be on the bill for a Roots & Roll Cafe session which will also feature Beds-based Painted Lady, Walkern’s Roxy Searle, Hitchin rock band Oldskool and Cambridgeshire’s Charmaine Dawson, billed as Kate Bush for the 21st century, and you won’t be far wrong!

It’s only £6 on the door from 7.45pm with music starting at 8pm.

That’s followed on Saturday with hotly-tipped Birmingham indie-rockers Jaws calling in on their UK tour, with support from Sheffield slacker punks Nai Harvest and Liverpool’s Whitecliff – who feature erstwhile Stevenage skin-slapper Tom Taylor on drums.

Tickets are £10 in advance from www.juiceboxindie.com or £12 on the doors, and again the start time is 8pm.


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On Sunday night there’s more international talent with a visit from Danish skate punks Forever Unclean, with the undercard boasting a first local show for pop punk supergroup The Over Everythings – featuring members of Frog Stupid, Manboob and many more besides – as well as female alternative rockers Screech Bats and a live debut from new local trio Post99.

The Sunday show will be getting under way from 6.45pm and it’s only £5.

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Visit the website at www.club-85.co.uk for more details and to see what else is coming up on the venue’s crowded calendar.

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