Friendly crowd, good atmosphere, great music and a light complimentary buffet are all part of the Sunday afternoon sessions.
New beers for 2015 include San Miguel, Thatchers Gold and Oyster Stout draught.
Admission is £3.00
Free admission for hotel residents, Sunday lunch diners and accompanied under 14s.
The band was formed in 2003 by bassist Samantha North. Jason joined in 2007 he sings and plays Fender and Gibson guitars and plays through Fender amps. His influences are Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Peter Green and blues stars like Freddie King and Muddy Waters. These can be heard in songs such as Sultans Of Swing, Lay Down Sally, Need Your Love So Bad and many more.
Sam, originally Sam Skidmore, has played bass and sung with the band since its inception. Her influences are Flea, ZZ Top, Christine McVie and Andy Fraser. This is borne out in songs such as Dani California, Tush, Say You Love Me, Alright Now and The Hunter. In 2014 Sam was nominated for Best Bassist in the British Blues Awards.
Stevie ‘Keys’ Gooding is an extraordinary keyboard player who was originally influenced by organ music as played in theatres and music halls. He now favours keyboard and synth sounds from the 80s to the present day. This can be heard in tracks such as Jump, Rebel Yell, Every Day I Love You Less And Less and Dakota.
Mark Barrett first played with Local Heroes in 2004. Mark is best known for playing blues with a variety of acts, not least Blues Boy Kings—Local Heroes other guise. His influences are Paul Weller, Gilson Lavis and Jim Keltner. This is best demonstrated on tracks such as You Do Something To Me and Sweet Home Alabama.
The Local Heroes take every care to make sure that whether it’s The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Dire Straits or Queen; The Arctic Monkeys, Jet or Snow Patrol, that the songs are as close to the records as possible.
They are a big favourite at parties, pubs, bike festivals and more. So sit back and enjoy the sound of your record collection, being played right before your eyes!
East Angles Brass Band
Just look at this line-up!
East Angles are a New Orleans-inspired brass band from all over East Anglia performing funk, soul and more traditional 'NOLA' music. Featuring members of local bands The Soft Tone Needles, Vex, Groove Cartel, Tallawah and more, this band consists of nothing but horns and percussion and is best experienced live!
Most of the line-up have played the Elme on numerous occasions in some exceptional bands and this promises to be another one to add to that list.
David Maddison - Trumpet
Mark Wilkinson - Tenor Sax
Robbie Germeno - Trombone
Alex Maddison - Trombone
Lauren Young - Baritone Sax
Jake Graham - Percussion
Dave Jackson - Percussion
"This is a great venue which regularly brings top notch bands to an unfashionable corner of the country". Gary Blue - Star Blues
"What can I say it was a fantastic gig at the Elme Hall Hotel Sunday, the atmosphere was great the people very friendly would like to thank all that attended and made us feel so welcome. A great venue for rock and blues fans so if ya in a band or you like live music check it out one of the best Sunday afternoons I've had in a very very long time". Fakesnake
"Thanks again for videoing the show, I really appreciate it, hopefully we'll be seeing you again soon". Liam - Liam Tarpey Band
"If you have never been to Elme Hall it is well worth a Sunday afternoon trip. Huge playing area, friendly crowd, good variety of bands. Venues like this deserve support".
Back Street Blues Band
Thanks for yesterday Michael, Elme is still a bloody brilliant gig. Dave Jackson - The Offshore Rivers 01/06/2015
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