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.
Bar & Restaurant
Located on the stunning seafront at Cleveleys, The Venue, is a privately owned, multi-award winning complex of restaurants, bars and function suites. Providing unparalleled wining, dining and entertainment facilities for all age groups.
In fact, it is the complete venue for any occasion. Open daily from 12 noon till late and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays, The Venue offers a fabulous choice of meals, snacks, coffees and alcoholic refreshment and provides regular entertainment in the evenings, especially every weekend, when we feature top live bands and DJs.
Children welcome until 9pm.
Whilst every effort goes into ensuring this gig listing is accurate and up to date, always check with the venue before you travel.