What’s On

 

JULY LISTINGS

Thu 1st: Join us as we wecome DJ DuVall to our bar stage to spin some easy listening, smooth jazz and ultra lounge to ease us back into the swing of things with the aptly named Easy Tiger. This event will repeat every first Thursday monthly. Doors 6pm. DJ sets from 7pm. FREE

Fri 2nd: It’s back! The return of one of our most popular evenings, The Blind Pig Blues Club! King Bees frontman, Michael Littlefield brings us his monthly showcase of LIVE Delta blues with guest artist Lee Bates. FREE / Jar on the Bar. Sets from 8pm.


Sat 3rd:
Live performance from Dean James & The Black Dogs. Three times HMMA nominee, this singer-songwriter is a hard hitting dirty blues artist hailing from South Shields. FREE / Jar on the Bar. Sets from 8pm.

Sun 4th: * PAWSTBONED * UNTIL AUGUST DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS EXTENSION!
(Bar) 2pm – 6pm. Oh lawdy, here they come! It’s our first Hound Club of 2021! The Hound Club is a monthly afternoon social for dogs of all ages, shapes and sizes and for their human pals to meet like minded owners. NEW start time of 2pm (when our doors open) gives our four legged pals longer to stay and play. Water bowls, toys and treats provided. No dog required! FREE. * PAWSTBONED *


Sun 4th: (Venue) * SOLD OUT! * Beth Macari LIVE! 
With a love of Soul and Motown always at the forefront of her sound, Beth fuses her old school roots with the contemporary flavours of R&B, Dance and Pop to create a diverse sonic palette of sounds from every decade. We’re delighted to host this intimate show as part of her new UK Tour. See Beth’s website for tickets and more info. Doors 7pm. Showtime 8pm. SOLD OUT!

Wed 7th: Weekly Pub Quiz. Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm.

Thu 8th: * POSTPONED! * DuVall Events Presents Cafe Electrique – a collection of gorgeous mid-low tempo dance, synth and electronica that deserve a spin on the decks. This event repeats every second Thursday monthly. Doors 6pm. DJ set from 7pm. FREE * POSTPONED! * 

Fri 9th: A wonderful night of hits from the musicals from local vocalist Beth O’Doherty. Join us for an evening of classic showtunes. FREE / Jar on the Bar. Sets from 8pm.

Sat 10th: Live Jazz and Blues from Prohibition favourite Julija Jaicenaite.Always a popular night, be sure to get down early and nab a seat! FREE / Jar on the Bar. Sets from 8pm.

Wed 14th: Weekly Pub Quiz. Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm.

Thu 15th: Ohhh lordy! She’s back! We are delighted to announce that our very own Bunty Del Mar (the ‘girl with the little bit extra’!) exclusively returns to her rightful home on our Prohibition stage bringing her BRAND NEW show, Bunty’s ‘On The Game’! celebrating the good old-fashioned British gameshow with the campest of twists! Expect fun, frolics, audience participation and naff prizes galore! Doors 6pm. Show starts 7pm. FREE

Fri 16th: TBC – LIVE acoustic guitar from ‘The Gentleman Busker’. We welcome back this local singer-songwriter for an evening of acoustic music. Sets from 8pm. FREE/Jar on the Bar.

Sat 17th: LIVE piano from one of our Prohibition favourites Jenni Winter who always brings the party with her fast-fingered ivory tinkling repertoire, covering all the musical theatre and cabaret greats plus jazz standards and beyond! Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar

Wed 21st: Weekly Pub Quiz. Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm.

Thu 22nd: (Venue) The Harry Keeble Quartet LIVE – the HKQ will be playing two sets of music; a mixture of original material and some jazz/jazz fusion classics. The quartet is comprised of drummer Abbie Finn, guitarist Mark Williams, bassist Andy Champion, and tenor saxophonist Harry Keeble. This gig will be featuring the three original tunes from the HKQ’s debut EP, “The Beacon”, which was released on the 3rd of July, 2021. Tickets £7.50 available HERE. Doors open 7pm. Ticket holders encouraged to arrive early to nab the best seats!

Fri 23rd: (Public Bar) CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE HIRE For the first time in six years we did a booboo and have double booked our venue, so to enable us to accommodate both hires one of the events has been moved downstairs to our public bar, meaning we will have to be closed to the public for the evening. Many apologies for any inconvenience caused. We will be open from 2pm to 12am on Saturday, we hope to see you then!

Fri 23rd: (Venue) * SOLD OUT! * DuVall Events Presents: LUSH! Finally returning after the frustrations of lockdown are DJ’s Laura Mac and AndyB with their distinct mix of Ska, Motown, Northern Soul Disco and 60’s/70’s pop for you to FINALLY shake your stuff to! Doors 7.30pm SOLD OUT!

Sat 24th: (Public Bar) Live music from local talent Paul Grainger. Expect a duo with guest TBA. Always a jam-packed set covering jazz, blues and beyond. Not to be missed! Sets from 8pm. FREE/Jar on the Bar.

Sat 24th: (Venue) Miss Sasha Blaze – Still Fat! Still Single! UK Tour. It’s not all fun and games being a drag queen, and Miss Sasha Blaze knows this the most. Follow the story of Miss Sasha Blaze and her life and her time during a global pandemic. This will be a night to remember with Sasha’s quick fire comedy and sing-alongs. Not to be missed! Early Bird show 7pm. Night Owls show 9pm. Tickets available HERE.

Wed 28th: Weekly Pub Quiz. Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm.

Thu 29th: NEW! Prohibition Cabaret Bar Presents: The People’s Talent Show! Can you bend spoons? Or play them? Can you play the saw or your own teeth?! Are you a skilled balloon modeller? Do you think you’re a bit of a comedian? Well, we want you! The People’s Talent Show is the brainchild of Prohibition bossman Mitch who believes everyone is good at something, so he wants to see what you’re good at! Each month’s show will need 5 entrants to compete and each will have a winner. Those winners will compete against each other in a grand final in December where we will crown our first People’s Talent Show champion! With a grand prize of £100 at stake get your thinking caps on and get in touch to be in with a shot at your 15 minutes of fame and a go on our famous Prohibition Cabaret Bar stage! FREE to enter. Doors 6pm. Acts from 7pm.

Fri 30th: Vintage Vaudeville fun and frolics from comedian, singer-songwriter, poet, artist and all round good egg, Stewart Simpson. Doors 6pm. Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar

Sat 31st: Live blues and originals from one of the finest solo female artists the North East has to offer, it’s wor Lindsay Hannon. Open from 2pm – 12am. Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar

AUGUST LISTINGS

Sun 1st: (Bar) 2pm – 6pm. Oh lawdy, here they come! It’s our first Hound Club of 2021! The Hound Club is a monthly afternoon social for dogs of all ages, shapes and sizes and for their human pals to meet like minded owners. NEW start time of 2pm (when our doors open) gives our four legged pals longer to stay and play. Water bowls, toys and treats provided. No dog required, bar still open to the public, though liking dogs would be helpful! FREE


Wed 4th: Weekly Pub Quiz.
Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm

Thu 5th: Kicking off our program of scheduled events this month we welcome DJ DuVall to our bar stage to spin some easy listening, smooth jazz and ultra lounge to ease us back into the swing of things with the aptly named Easy Tiger. This event will repeat every first Thursday monthly. Sets from 8pm. FREE


Fri 6th: (Bar) The Guy Swinton Quartet
bring an evening of LIVE jazz to get your weekend off to a flying start. Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar

 

Fri 6th: (Venue) It’s back AND in the main venue! The return of one of our most popular evenings: The Blind Pig Blues Club! King Bees frontman, Michael Littlefield brings us his monthly showcase of LIVE blues with guest artist TBC. Sets from 8pm. Tickets coming soon.


Sat 7th: (Venue) 1pm – 5pm
NEW! The Pit at Club a’Gogo – brought to us by the team behind Downbeat and Club a’Gogo this new WEEKLY Saturday afternoon event will prove to be the weekend warm up you’ve been waiting for! “Saturdays will never be the same again!” Check out the event Facebook page HERE for details and tickets, TBA.

Sat 7th: (Bar) 8pm – 10pm
Live performance from Tyneside based bluegrass legends The Byker Hillbillies bringing you foot-tappin’ Americana, with the sweetest vocal harmonies this side of the Byker Bridge! Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar


Sun 8th: (Bar) 3pm – 6pm
LIVE music to while the Sunday afternoon away from local musicians Audio’s Acoustic Duo– an international act based in the northeast of England. Sets from 3pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar


Wed 11th: Weekly Pub Quiz.
Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm

 

Thu 12th: DuVall Events Presents Cafe Electrique – a collection of gorgeous mid-low tempo dance, synth and electronica that deserve a spin on the decks. This event repeats every second Thursday monthly. Doors 6pm. DJ set from 7pm. FREE 


Fri 13th:
Live Americana, Gypsy Jazz, Surf and Swing guitar instrumentals from local guitarist Anth Purdy. Anth’s original music pays tribute to the guitar greats and uses a sound-on-sound technique developed by Les Paul himself back in 1948, creating a unique and fascinating performance loved by fans the world over. Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar  on the Bar


Sat 14th: (Venue) 1pm – 5pm
NEW! The Pit at Club a’Gogo – brought to us by the team behind Downbeat and Club a’Gogo this new WEEKLY Saturday afternoon event will prove to be the weekend warm up you’ve been waiting for! “Saturdays will never be the same again!” Check out the event Facebook page HERE for details and tickets, TBA.

Sat 14th: (Bar) Join us for an evening of LIVE acoustic music from local artist Stuart Turner. Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar


Wed 18th: Weekly Pub Quiz.
Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm

Thu 19th: Ohhh lordy! She’s back! We are delighted to announce that our very own Bunty Del Mar (the ‘gal with the little bit extra’!) exclusively returns to her rightful home on our Prohibition stage bringing her BRAND NEW monthly show, ‘Bunty’s On The Game! celebrating the good old-fashioned British gameshow with the campest of twists! Expect fun, frolics, audience participation and naff prizes galore! This month we take on ‘Play Your Cards Right’. Doors 6pm. Show starts 7pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar


Fri 20th:
(Bar) LIVE Burlesque! The House of Trixie Blue & Prohibition Cabaret Bar proudly present Vaudeville Vault. Starring The Sapphire Whiskers & very special guests! Doors 7pm. Showtime 8pm. Tickets are just £1 (N.B. Tickets for these shows go live online at 10.30am the following morning of the previous month’s show. (That’s the 3rd Saturday of the month). They are usually all allocated within a matter of hours. Please check the House of Trixie Blue Facebook event page for ticket links, details and more info. Burlesque is THE most popular event at Prohibition and with a capacity of only 40 the tickets go like jimminy!)

Fri 20th:(Venue) Hoodoo Blues  A monthly Friday night blues and fusion dance event with a taught class, followed by a whole evening of dancing. The night will begin with a 1 hour blues dancing class followed by social dancing with a fun, friendly atmosphere. Doors 7pm and the class starts at 7:30pm. Great blues tunes until midnight. Class & Social £10 / Just Social £5

 

Sat 21st: (Venue) 1pm – 5pm NEW! The Pit at Club a’Gogo – brought to us by the team behind Downbeat and Club a’Gogo this new WEEKLY Saturday afternoon event will prove to be the weekend warm up you’ve been waiting for! “Saturdays will never be the same again!” Check out the event Facebook page HERE for details and tickets, TBA.

 

Sat 21st: (Venue) * SOLD OUT! * LUSH! finally returns after the frustrations of lockdown with their distinct mix of SKA, Motown, Disco, Northern Soul and 60s/70s Pop for you to shake your stuff to! Hurrah! Tickets £8 Doors 7.30pm * SOLD OUT! *

 

Sat 21st: (Bar) LIVE music from the Ana Munoz Duo offering a variety of upbeat cover hits accompanied by guitar. Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar

Wed 25th: Weekly Pub Quiz. Join our quizmaster Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of quizzical quandary, including General Knowledge, Film & TV, Wild Card and Music. Pit your wits against other teams to win the cash prize, or aim for last place to take home the coveted loser’s biscuit! £1 entry per player. Teams of up to 6. Doors 6pm. Quiz starts 8.30pm


Thu 26th: NEW!
Prohibition Cabaret Bar Presents: The People’s Talent Show! Can you bend spoons? Or play them? Are you a skilled balloon modeller? Do you think you’re a bit of a comedian? Well, we want you! The People’s Talent Show is the brainchild of Prohibition bossman Mitch who believes everyone is good at something, so he wants to see what you’re good at! Each month’s show will need at least 3 entrants to compete and each heat will have a winner. Those winners will compete against each other in a grand final in December where we will crown our first annual People’s Talent Show champion! With a grand prize of £100 at stake get your thinking caps on and get in touch to be in with a shot at your 15 minutes of fame and a go on our famous Prohibition Cabaret Bar stage! Doors 6pm. Acts from 7pm. FREE to enter and spectate!

 

Fri 27th: Always a popular performance of Americana, cigar box and roots blues from the fantastic Robbie Reay and Willy Cran – two hugely talented musicians who have graced our stage on many occasions before and always to rapturous, foot-stomping applause! Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar

Sat 28th: (Venue) 1pm – 5pm NEW! The Pit at Club a’Gogo – brought to us by the team behind Downbeat and Club a’Gogo this new WEEKLY Saturday afternoon event will prove to be the weekend warm up you’ve been waiting for! “Saturdays will never be the same again!” Check out the event Facebook page HERE for details and tickets, TBA.

Sat 28th: (Bar) A catalogue of Jazz and blues music awaits from multi-talented local legend Jude Murphy and her brand new outfit ‘General Mojo‘. Expect a great show from a veteran musician who never fails to impress. Sets from 8pm. FREE / Jar on the Bar

CONTACT US

For General Enquiries please drop us a line on: prohibitionnewcastle@gmail.com

For Private Hire or Live booking enquiries it's: prohibitionbookings@gmail.com

25-27 PINK LANE | NEWCASTLE | NE1 5DW

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