Highly successful, six piece rock and folk influenced band.
They play rockin’ and toe tappin’ music.
The Blue Pig Orchestra consists of band members Mike Rolland on guitar, mandolin, harmonica, vocals and (occasionally) banjo, Jo Byrne on guitar, vocals and piano, Darren Rice on guitar and vocals, Mark Mitchell on drums and vocals and Stuart Emery on bass. The band’s newest member is Richard Curran who is on violin, viola, cello, mandolin (as well as any other stringed instrument he can get his hands on).
The ‘orchestra’ formed in 2007 and Mike and Jo have played together for over fifteen years. Mike and Jo first played together in an REM tribute band. Alongside their covers of popular songs, they started to include their own written songs into their repertoire. Their first EP is called Witches. Their second EP is From the Storm and was released last year.
Pub & Restaurant
At Sizzling we believe the people of Blackpool deserve more from their local pub. And it's our job to give you just that.
We're a friendly bunch and we pride ourselves on giving the warmest of welcomes. We're committed to seeking out the very best quality ingredients at prices that are honest and fair. We're a real part of the local community, proud to help fundraise for charities and offer our function area free of charge to locals and groups.
We're local to Thornton, Little Thornton and Stanah, so whether you're up for a party, watching sport, meeting with friends and family or just relaxing and taking the time to unwind, Bay Horse is the pub putting the sizzle in Blackpool.
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