Good Times: Long weekend of music for bank holiday

Jeremys at the Boathouse, Brighouse
Jeremys at the Boathouse, Brighouse

Rachel Bray at Jeremy’s has been in touch to inform that they have a great long weekend of music, kicking off on Friday night with Indecision.

On Saturday night Bad Asteroids will be playing pop, funk and soul classics and on Sunday it’s the acoustic sounds of Rebecca Lindley, followed by the 25 O’clock Band playing from 9pm.

Jeremy’s have launched a new menu including more tapas dishes, the return of their homemade pizzas and new salad ideas.

The cocktail menu has also been revamped and a cocktail of the week has been introduced which at selected times will be available to sample free of charge.

The Brighouse 1940s weekend will soon be with us and Jeremy’s will welcome A - Train Swing playing swing music for you to dance along to on June 4 and 5. They will also have Grace Lamont singing wartime classics for all to join in.

Rob Wilde will re-open the doors to the Dusty Miller, at Hove Edge this Friday after being shut for the past fortnight while the pub underwent a major refurbishment. As well as new decor there will be new toilets, carpets and seating.

Plus on the outside of the public house there will be a new decked area just in time for summer.

Greg Wright, former Greyhound landlord and local Brighouse personality, will be hosting a charity quiz night on Friday, June 3, at the Cowcliffe Club in Fixby. It’s in aid of Crossroads Care, starting at 8.30pm and will include spot prizes and drinks for the winning team, plus a free supper. There is also a signed Huddersfield Giants shirt to be won in the raffle.

Down at The George this Bank Holiday weekend they have ska and reggae band The Elements on Friday night.

On Saturday, DJ Thom is on the decks with a disco and karaoke. On Sunday there will be a bouncy castle and live music from solo singer Johnny Wood from 6pm.

Preparations are underway for the 1940s weekend and the George will have an outside bar. They will also have 1940s vocalist Lisa Jayne from 3pm on the Sunday, then from 6pm Leigh Tetley will be getting the party going.

At the Barge tonight (Thursday) it’s the weekly jam session, followed on Friday by The Cover Up. The live music on Saturday night comes from Any Given Sunday and the weekend will be wrapped up with Neil Wilde’s Boogie Band.

At the Junction Inn, Rastrick, Phil Ward will be getting ready for his three-day Spring Bank Real Ale Festival across Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Halifax-based Irish band Belt of the Celts will play the Junction tomorrow (Friday), Rewind will perform on Saturday and Stonefall are Sunday’s band. There will be 24 ales on nine hand pumps in rotation, several ciders and Prosecco.