It wouldn't be Christmas without Touchline's annual visit from the Doctor...
Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. The raw and uncompromising style of their performance resulted in the album Stupidity that immediately went to the number one position in the U.K. charts.
Dr. Feelgood have also enjoyed global success with a string of hit singles including Roxette, Back in the Night, Milk and Alcohol, Down at the Doctors, She Does it Right, Going Back Home and See You Later Alligator - which gave the group their first gold record.
The last album to feature Lee Brilleaux - Down at the Doctors, was recorded live at the Dr. Feelgood Music Bar on Canvey Island, (now the site of the Oysterfleet Hotel) just two months before he died.
The current line up features the rhythm section Kevin Morris on drums and Phil Mitchell on bass (both 33years), Steve Walwyn on guitar (26 years), and Robert Kane (formerly of the Animals) the most recent addition – joining in 1999.
Julien Temple’s film Oil City Confidential released on 2nd February 2010 tells the story of the bands formative years featuring the Wilko Johnson era.
May 2011 saw the digitally re – mastered re release of Chessmasters originally released in 2000 on EMI Records … the band’s tribute to the Chess label, home to many of the finest blues artists of the 20th century and the first Dr Feelgood album to feature Robert on vocals.
The band continues to tour extensively throughout the World.
plus support from Jeff Chapman's ROOSTERS
High energy R&B band from Southend on Sea
Chris Patching..,bass guitar/vocals
Jeff formed The Roosters way back in the 1980s and apart from a brief period in the early 90s when disbanded due to health problems, the band has worked around the pub,club and blues festival circuit in the UK for at least 25 years with various rhythm sections.The Roosters style is mainly 1970s pub rock inspired,with songs of that period by Dr Feelgood,The Pirates and Wilko Johnson featuring heavily in their set, with the inevitable Chuck Berry and a smattering of rock n roll thrown in for good measure.
Advance Tickets £18, Pay on Door £20
VENUE LAYOUT FOR THIS GIG:
Limited allocated seating at tables and a standing/dancing area.
Please be aware that if you are seated, people around you will be standing and/or dancing and it is not possible to guarantee an uninterrupted view of the stage.
Seats are only available to seated ticket holders.
TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE:
- Online at WeGotTickets (10% booking fee payable)
- In person at Hockley Community Centre OPEN Mon - Fri 7pm to 10pm and Sun 3pm to 7pm - CLOSED on Saturday. Please note CASH ONLY please. We would recommend that you ring first on 01702 201515 to check availability.
TICKET RESERVATIONS TO PAY ON THE DOOR:
Sorry, there is no ticket reservation option for this gig.
Tickets need to purchased in advance as above please
Please ensure that
you contact us if your booking includes any wheelchair users or disabled customers, or if there are bookings made under different names that wish to be seated together.
UNDER 18's MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PAYING ADULT
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We offer a limited number of seats at tables for most gigs. These are allocated to the Seated Ticket holders to save having to arrive early
to ensure a seat.
The seats always sell out very quickly, so if you need or prefer a seat we would recommend that you purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
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do not buy a Standing Ticket, expecting to be able to find a chair at the gig.
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