What’s On Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May

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Don’t miss our What’s On section for all the best in entertainment across the Fylde coast.

SATURDAY

Pubs and bars

COOL VIBES. DJ Selector and reggae singer Mellanare with a weekly session of Caribbean music. Upstairs @ The Cedar Tavern, Cedar Square, Blackpool. From 10pm.

LIPSTICK. Weekly fun music session. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 3am.

DJ SCOUSE. The Dutton Arms, The Promenade, South Shore. From 8pm.

SPIN THE WHEEL. Live entertainment, plus Sing Like The Stars with cash prizes. Welcome Inn, Cherry Tree Road, Marton. 8.30pm to late.

JOE DAVIS DISCO AND KARAOKE. The Excelsior, Lytham Road, South Shore.

THE JOHN ADAMS TRIO. Resident house band plus guests with jazz, blues and swing. The Galleon, Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Also Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

GUEST ACTS. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

MOTOWN AND SOUL PARTY. With John Miles and Tony King. Soul Suite, Queen Square, Blackpool.

DISCO NIGHT. The Townsman, Topping Street, Blackpool.

ROXY HART AND BONNIE LA BLUE. Cabaret all night. Free admission before 9.30pm. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

PURE PARTY. With Lee Hirst. Chart and party tunes. Rumours, Talbot Square, Blackpool. 9pm - 4am.

THE JOE WILDY SHOWBAND. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore.

LEE STAR. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Evening.

SEXY SATURDAY. Soulful and funky vocal house plus occasional theme nights. Bar 137, Church Street, Blackpool.

DUET. Female duo. Buckingham’s, Queen Street, Blackpool. 8.45pm.

DISCO AND KARAOKE. With DJ Terry. The Raikes Hall, Liverpool Road, Blackpool.

DECADES DISCO. With Steve L. The Travellers Rest, Beach Road, Cleveleys.

ENTERTAINMENT NIGHT. Guest acts. Sandyforth Arms, Trunnah Road, Thornton.

DAVE WARD ROADSHOW. Latest releases, chart and classic hits. The Ship & Royal, Clifton Street, Lytham. 8pm to midnight.

DJ NIGHT. Whittle Springs, Talbot Road, Blackpool. And Friday.

Cabaret

CABARET NIGHT. Buddy Lee presents Lee Brady and Nicky Newsome plus the Talk of the Coast dancers. Talk of the Coast, Viking Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool. Doors 7pm, show from 9pm.

FUNNY GIRLS SUMMER SHOW 2011. The award winning show performed nightly (except Mondays). Funny Girls, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

Theatre and shows

WIZARD OF OZ. Garstang Theatre Group invite audiences down the Yellow Brick Road. Garstang High School, Bowgreave, Garstang. 7.30pm nightly. To Saturday.

THE BEST OF BLACKPOOL. All new circus show with Mooky and Mr Boo plus speciality acts from around the world. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 1 and 4pm. Box office, 0844 8561000.

THE KEN WEBSTER SHOW. The master hypnotist’s 24th summer season - and his most outrageous show yet. The Horseshoe Bar, Casino Building Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 8.30pm. Weekly to November 5.

GHOST: THE MUSICAL. New stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1990 film prior to opening in London’s West End and starring Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy. Opera House, Quay Street, Manchester. Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm, Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm. Ends May 14.

5 @ 50. World premiere of Canadian writer Brad Fraser’s comic new play about five women turning 50. Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester. Monday to Friday, 7.30pm. Saturdays, 8pm. Matinees Wednesday, 2.30pm and Saturday 4pm. Box office, (0161) 8339833. Ends May 14.

Pubs and bars

INDIGO SANDS. The Victoria Bar, North Euston Hotel, The Esplanade, Fleetwood.

NICK UNLIMITED. Blues and rock. The Raikes, Liverpool Road, Blackpool.

THE COUSTIKS. Afternoon delights. The Ship and Royal, Lytham. 2pm.

THE MAGIC TREES. Canadian band based in St Annes. The Station Tavern, Lytham.

GROOVEBREAKER. The King Edward, Central Drive, Balckpool.

LUNE DEEP. The Tank (Gasworkers’ Club) Fleetwood.

HIPPOCROCKOPIGS. Lane Ends Pub, Weeton Road, Wesham.

ROBIN LEE. Soul and Motown. G Casino, The Sandcastle, South Promenade, Blackpool.

THE 45’S. The Old Bank, Bond Street, South Shore.

Social clubs

JACK BENNETT. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, Blackpool.

SKA FACE. Stanley Ward Conservative Club, Common Edge Road, Marton. 9.30pm. Details, (01253) 312302.

NATALIE BENTLEY. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

RICKY J. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

THE PHELAN BROTHERS. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

JOHN JEFFREY. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

THE BLUE PIG ORCHESTRA. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

STEVIE. Claremont Conservative Club, Westminster Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 620981.

DAVE BROOKLYN. Blackpool’s Number One Club, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 341441.

CHINCO. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

EMMA JAYNE PLUS TERRY DEVON. Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

TOM BROWN. Hotels and Apartments Club, 122 Coronation Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 623784.

ON THE LEVEL. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

DAVID PEEL AND HUGGY AND THE BEARS. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

MARTIN GABRIEL. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

LEE DAVID. Comrades of the Great War Club (Blackpool) Ltd, 116 Adelaide Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 625841.

JADE ASH. Knott End WMC, Salisbury Avenue, Knott End. Details, (01253) 810362.

JOHN LYNE. St Annes Conservative Club, 314 Clifton Drive North, St Annes. Details, (01253) 723471.

CARNABY STREET. Highfield Road & Rec., 79 Highfield Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 342389.

DON TAYLOR. Blackpool Catholic Club, 30 Queen Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 622979.

JANE HARVEY. Thornton Cleveleys Wings Club. 135, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Details (01253) 852709.

TERRY ON THE ORGAN. Blackpool RBL Club, 33-39 King Street, Blackpool. Details (01253) 626308.

Dance

AN EVENING OF DANCE. Featuring Strictly Come Dancing stars Darren Bennett and Lilia Koplova plus Fever and live music from the Mike James Orchestra and singers. Blackpool Tower Ballroom, Blackpool. 7pm to midnight.

Cabaret

SANDS SWING SPECTACULAR. Big band sounds from the resident ensemble plus guest vocalist Liam O’Brien from Emmerdale. With or without meal. Sands Venue, Central Promenade, Blackpool.

Music

FLEETWOOD CHORAL SOCIETY. Handel - Four Coronation Anthems. Mozart – Coronation mass. Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 7.30pm.

Others

SPRING FAIR. Raffles, cakes, books, mystery parcel stall and more. St John’s Parish Church, Lytham,. 2 to 4pm.

MAY FAIR. Stalls, games, refreshments, entertainment. Northfold Primary School, Ringway, Cleveleys. 10am to 1pm.

SUNDAY

Theatre and shows

THE BEST OF BLACKPOOL. All new circus show with Mooky and Mr Boo plus speciality acts from around the world. Tower Circus, Blackpool Tower. 2.30pm. Box office, 0844 8561000.

Social clubs

LORREN PRICE. Duple Social Club, 96a Bond Street, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341647.

JOHNNY ROXX. Brun Grove WMC and Institute, 1 Brun Grove (off Ansdell Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 762186.

ANDY ASH. Hampton Road Social, Off Lytham Road, South Shore. Details, (01253) 341508.

ZOE & JEZ. Layton Institute, Westcliffe Drive, Layton. Details, (01253) 391774.

TAM RYAN. Bispham Con. Club, Red Bank Road, Bispham. Details, (01253) 357519.

STEVE JAMES (LUNCH), VAL ROBERTS (EVE). Bloomfield Club, 128 Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 344583.

DON TAYLOR. Thornton Cleveleys Royal British Legion, Rough Lea Road, facing Cleveleys Bus Station. Details, (01253) 852450.

PAT MASTERS. Cleveleys Men’s Club, Slinger Road, Cleveleys. Details, (01253) 853219.

DARREN SHAW. Brunswick Club, Bethesda Square, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 624208.

LIVE Tv SPORT and dj Kieran. North Shore Sports and Social Club, Cross Street, North Shore. Afternoon.

FAMILY FUN AFTERNOON. Karaoke bingo and more. Talbot Conservative Club, Milbourne Street, Blackpool. 3 - 7pm.

MAGGIE ON KEYBOARD. Stanley Road WMC, Stanley Road, (off Hornby Road), Blackpool. Details, (01253) 621168.

FREE AND EASY. With the Terry Martin Duo. Blackpool RBL Club, King Street, Blackpool. Details, (01253) 626308.

Pubs and bars

THE DEADBEATS. Acoustic set. On The Edge, Hardhorn Road, Poulton.

NEAL ORIN AND GUEST. The No 4 & Freemasons, Newton Drive, Blackpool.

SOUVLAKI SUNDAY. Weekly Greek BBQ with live music most weeks. Weather permitting. Olive Tree Brasserie, Wood Street, St Annes. Noon to 4pm.

SANDYFORTH’S GOT TALENT. Return of the now annual hunt for all types of talent. £1000 top prize in the June 26 final. The Sandyforth Arms, Trunnah Road, Thornton.

THE ALBERT’S GOT TALENT. Weekly heats with £10 for the winner leading to a final with £400 up for grabs. Register by 7.30pm. The Albert, Lytham Road, South Shore.

SUNDAY SIN SESSION. Walkabout, Queen Street, Blackpool. To 2am.

70s/80s NIGHT. Churchill’s, Topping Street. Blackpool.

THE GALLEON CABIN CREW SINGERS. Hosted by Liam Halewood. Take your own recorded music. The Galleon, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. 5-8.30pm.

THE JOHN ADAMS BAND. Resident house band plus guests with jazz, blues and swing. The Galleon, Adelaide Street, Blackpool. From 9pm. Also Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

THE ELIJAH CRAIG BAND. Weekly rock session. The Queens, Talbot Road, Layton.

MOTOWN AND SOUL PARTY. With live entertainment. Soul Suite, Queen Square, Blackpool.

ROXY HART. Plus guest vocalist. Cabaret all night. Free admission. Roxy’s, Queen Street, Blackpool.

ANDY KNIGHT. Open mic and karaoke. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore. 1-5pm.

BAND NIGHT. Different weekly bands. Theatre Bar, Queens Hotel, The Promenade, South Shore. 8.30pm.

NICK UNLIMITED. Weekly blues and rock. The Cedar Tavern, Cedar Square, Blackpool. From 6.30pm.

FREE ‘N’ EASY. Afternoon. Plus DJ Tim James and Lee Star. Lucy’s @ Tobago, Abingdon Street, Blackpool. Evening.

OPEN DECK SUNDAY. Open day for budding djs, mixers, producers or listeners. Bar 137, Church Street, Blackpool. 3pm - midnight.

SUNDAY SINGALONG. The Washington, Topping Street, Blackpool.

JOURNEY THROUGH THE DECADES. From the 60s to the Noughties. The Dickens Inn, Cleveleys. From 7pm.

DISCO AND KARAOKE. Afternoon fun with with Steve L. The Travellers Rest, Beach Road, Cleveleys. 2 - 7.30pm.

OPEN MIC NIGHT. Singer/songwriters, take your own instruments. Free admission. Drinks promotions. The Blue Room, Church Street, Blackpool. From 8pm.

Nightclubs and dance

I LOVE SUNDAYS. Party time with Dave Pope and Danny Howard. Club Sanuk, North Promenade, Blackpool. To 4am.

BEAT NIGHT. DJ Daz behind the decks for youngsters getting their skates on. The Arena, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. 7 - 9pm.

Line dancing

LANCASHIRE ROSE LINE DANCE CLUB. St Theresa’s Church, St George’s Avenue, Cleveleys. 7.30 - 10.30pm. Details, 07766 310260.

Cabaret

FUNNY GIRLS SUMMER SHOW 2011. The award winning show performed nightly (except Mondays). Funny Girls, Dickson Road, Blackpool. From 8.30pm.

Irish, folk and country

IRISH MUSIC SESSION. Weekly informal session. Listeners, musicians and singers welcome. The Mount Hotel , The Esplanade, Fleetwood. 8.30pm. Admission free.

COUNTRY AND WESTERN NIGHT. Live music, shoot-outs, bucket draw. Hampton Road Club, South Shore.

COUNTRY AND WESTERN NIGHT. Guest acts. Progress Sports & Social Club, Exchange Street, Blackpool. 7.30pm.