The Whiskey River Cajun Quartet [Aidan, Martin, Rob & Dennis] - The Cajun Swamp Club's Xmas Bash - The Beehive, 112 Wellington Hill West, Bristol BS9 4QY. Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £10 in advance from email@example.com or £12 on the door. Dance class and buffet included - Dance the night away!!
Tues 19 Please note date change!
Blake's III - Xmas bash at Nori's Café, 3 Church St, Leominster - a brilliant little restaurant - 3 course dinner to the sounds of a totally acoustic set [yes, that's right - no electric amplification at all] £25 - booking essential. Phone Norrie on 01568 612876 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 20 late afternoon
The Whiskey River Boys + Bass [Aidan, Martin & Dennis] - The Old Market Shopping Centre, Hereford. Come and warm yourselves up, have a dance whilst doing your last minute Christmas shopping! 4.30pm
Sun 31 New Year's Eve
The Whiskey River Boys [Aidan & Martin] - The Angel Inn, Grosmont. Free. See the New Year in at a great pub with us! 10pm start
Whiskey River[the full 6-piece electric line up]- The Golden Cross, Sutton St Nicholas, Herefordshire 9pm
Sun 28 afternoon
The Whiskey River Boys [Aidan & Martin] - The Grape Vaults, Broad St., Leominster 3-6pm. The best pub in town. Small but beautifully formed!
The Whiskey River Trio [Aidan, Martin & Dave] - "The Velvet Violin", Presteigne. more details later...
Hereford Bluegrass Session - The Victory, 88 St Owens St, Hereford HR1 2QD 8pm
The Whiskey River Boys [Aidan & Martin] - The Bell Inn, Redbrook, Nr Monmouth 8.30pm
Sun 25 Early evening
Martin Blake & Eric Porter - The Chestnut Inn, Lansdowne Road, Worcester WR1 1SS. Return match for the two guitar slingers 6-8pm. Be there! Free! Optional trombone!
The Whiskey River Boys [Aidan & Martin] - The Old Nag's Head, Granville St., Monmouth. Admission free. 9.30pm
The Whiskey River Trio [Aidan, Martin & Bernie Kilbride] - The Goose & Cuckoo, Upper Llanover, Nr Abergavenny. 8.30pm
Blake's III - "Friday Music Nights" at Linton Village Hall, [Nr Ross] £8. 8pm
Martin Blake & Eric Porter -The Yew Tree, Peterstow. The two guitar slingers return! 9pm.
The Whiskey River Boys [Aidan & Martin] - The Yew Tree, Peterstow, 9pm. Come early to get a seat!
Sun 27 Afternoon
Whiskey River [the full 6-piece electric line up] - "Goosestock Festival" - The Goose & Cuckoo, Upper Llanover, Nr Abergavenny. The festival runs from noon until 7.30pm. Whiskey River will be the penultimate band, on stage at about 5pm, at a guess.
Fri 8 - Sun 10
The Black Mountain Bluegrass Picking Weekend - Clyro Court [Baskerville Hall Hotel], nr. Hay-on-Wye - fab bluegrass weekend with no organised concerts but the jamming will be massive. Free admission, camping £6 per person per night. Contact the venue to book rooms in the hotel or the bunkhouse. Phone Tim on 01497 820033
The Whiskey River Trio [Aidan, Martin & Dave] - The Bell Inn Avening Nr Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. A brilliant pub with a bona fide Indian restaurant attached!
Sun 24 early evening
The Whiskey River Trio [Aidan, Martin & Dave] - The Three Tuns, 32 Bridge St., Chepstow NP16 5EY. A new venue for us - come on down, check it out!
Aidan Sheehan [left] & Martin Blake [aka "The Whiskey River Boys"] at The Atchafalaya Swamp, Lake Martin, Louisiana, March 2003