Venue Spotlight: True Blues Club

The True Blues Club is run from a venue in Newton le Willows by Graham and Steve, who book the bands, sell the tickets, market the shows and even compere - bringing a monthly taste of Blues to Merseyside.

We spoke to Graham a little about how it all works - and we're glad they're one of the 70,000 venues listed on Ents24!

Vital Stats:

  • True Blues Club, Earlestown Conservative Club, 17-19 Earle Street, Newton Le Willows, WA12 9LW
  • Capacity: 100 (seated)
  • Established in 2010

Take a look at The True Blues Club's forthcoming events!

Which artist that's performed at your venue has gone on to be the best known?

Laurence Jones - 3 years ago Steve & I saw a young 19 year old play our venue to a small audience. On the 17th July he played to a capacity crowd. Having just released his third album many pundits, us included, have given him the accolade of being the future of British "Blues Rock".

Which artist that's performed at your venue deserved/deserves to be better known than they are?

Midnite Johnny - Hailing from Florida and now residing in the UK he is an extremely accomplished Blues musician.

If you could change one thing about the live music/entertainment industry, what would it be?

I would love to see a mainsteam UK Blues Chart.

What's been your proudest moment working at your venue?

Simply seeing a "Blues" loving audience captivated by the evenings entertainment is reward enough for our efforts.