What’s On at The Malt Shovel Tavern

Live Blues

Every Wednesday night, the sound of live blues fills the Malt Shovel Tavern. Bands come from near and far as we try to find the best to entertain you. Gigs start at 8.45pm and admission is free.

Eat, drink & be merry!

We eat well at The Malt Shovel Tavern. We don't have a regular evening menu, it's true, but twice a month we have special foodie nights to delight your taste buds. Our Curry Club is perfect if you like things spicy, while our Good Grub evenings aim to put a twist on popular favourites.

For the love of sport!

Ok, so we're not a sports bar, but we do love our sport, especially our local and national teams. You'll find the big occasions on our big screen, so watch the calendar, get a group of mates together and ask about our Sports Party Packages!

Quiz Night

Test your general and trivia knowledge at The Malt Shovel Tavern. We run two quizzes a month on the first and third Thursday at 8pm. Maximum team size is 8 players and entry is £1 per player. There are cash prizes for the winners.

Aug
23
Wed
2017
Cherry Lee Mewis
Aug 23 @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Cherry Lee Mewis

Cherry Lee Mewis has a story to tell and something to say. She tells it through her music – her way.

Aug
30
Wed
2017
Mojo Hand
Aug 30 @ 1:49 pm – 2:49 pm
Sep
6
Wed
2017
Spikedrivers
Sep 6 @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Spikedrivers

One of the most original, innovative and exciting bands around; their combination of gutsy slide guitar, rock-solid bass, infectious grooves and highly distinctive vocals, creates a sound that is uniquely their own. Spikedrivers take you on a journey, from southern juke-joints and lazy front porches to the huge open spaces of dust bowls and railroad tracks disappearing into the distance…

Sep
13
Wed
2017
Dawson & The Dissenters
Sep 13 @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Dawson & The Dissenters

Dawson and The Dissenters are a roots rockin’ electric band doing mainly songs written by Dawson Smith – think blues rock / Americana. If you like Steve Earle, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Dave Alvin / Blasters, Joe Ely, Sonny Landreth, John Hiatt… then this is your kind of music.

Sep
20
Wed
2017
Tommy Allen’s Trafficker
Sep 20 @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Tommy Allen's Trafficker

Guitarist, singer and songwriter Tommy Allen, started out in his younger years working as a sideman to some of the big names in the blues scene, from Mojo Buford (Muddy Waters Band), Lazy Lester, Otis Taylor, Big Joe Turner to Nicky Moore (Sampson and Mammoth). In 2001, Tommy had the opportunity to join the Sugababes a UK Girl pop band signed by London Records. It was during this 2001 Tommy needed a band to perform his own original songs – and Trafficker was born…