27th November – 7:30pm – F B POCKET ORCHESTRA


LAST THURSDAY’S Live in the Forest
Every month at Evergreen Hall Broadwell nr Coleford GL16 7BN
Thursday 27th November 7-30pm

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The FB Pocket Orchestra take audiences back to the hot jazz, blues, ragtime songs and popular dances of the 1920/30s and earlier. The Orchestra features a unique line-up of strings, brass, reeds, guitar, percussion and vocals drawing repertoire …Arrangements are all written by band members especially to invoke the spirit of the period but stay in step with modern trends

Wielding an array of instruments including Euphonium,Guitar, Clarinet,Acccordian, Cajun Drum-box, Banjo, Ukuelle , Cornet and Wash board.

Atmospheric, yet vibrant, this charming collection of songs will make you wish you had been born some 100 years ago. The style, glamour and ‘fabulousness’ of this era is captured beautifully on the album.” Jazz FM on their 1st CD

‘There was some New Orleans Heat in the air at Jazz Unlimited as the FB Pocket Orchestra took to the stage with glorious crooning vocals from Ollie Corbin and Jenny Russell- Billie Holliday,Sidney Bechet, Fats Waller, Duke Ellingon and Bix Beiderbecke were all visited through two swinging sets’…Scott Free (The Pink Sinatra)

FB Orchestra  brings Folk Jazz Blues from 1920s on- fresh from  their gig at the Albert Hall

Evergreen Hall Broadwell nr Coleford GL16 7BN

Tickets £7 from Forestbookshop.com (01594-833334) /£8 on door
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**SAT 27th Dec 7pm Annual Custard Band Ceilidh**
With Forest Bard ‘Keith Morgan’ -Tkts £5 /Children free

Future gigs include  Jan 29th -Ooh La La -French swing Jazz/Feb 26th -Kapow-Theatre/

Mar 26th -Spilt Milk Dance Co / April 30 Sam Lee & Band -May 28th t/b/c – June 25th Martin Carthy

LAST THURSDAY is supported by SOUNDWORK Community Projects- thanks also to Coleford Town Council