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Well, Xmas is over, and we're looking forward to New Year's Eve! 2012 certainly looks like being a cracker of year for The Bullfrog Blues Club, we have a great line up of artistes lined up for you, with many old favourites, and some new top class artistes! And who better to kick off the year than the sensational ROBIN BIBI BAND on Thursday 5th January? It promises to be a great night, and Robin's doing a "gig of two halves", as one set will be his superb tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, which has been knockin' 'em dead every place the band have played. For those of you who don't know abpout Robin (where have you BEEN?!?) he was a member of The Pretty Things, played with Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and many many others. A superb talent and a great showman! Check out www.robinbibiband.co.uk and on youtube... http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=oPaucEDrdXo You can't afford to miss this gig - a great way of blowing away those after Christmas blues! You can buy your tickets in adavance - for just £8 - via our secure paypal facility on the website, www.barkingspider.abelgratis.com The Bullfrog Blues Club is at The N.B.E.C.S.A. Club (a.k.a.The Dockyard Club), Onslow Rd, Southsea, PO5 2NH, where you can collect your tickets on the day of the gig - doors open at 8 p.m. You can buy your tickets in advance - for just £8 - from "Saraband", Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea (next to the Shell garage, towards Fratton Park) during shop hours, or via our secure paypal facility on the website, www.barkingspider.abelgratis.com, The N.B.E.C.S.A. Club is a great 150 + capacity venue, with a proper stage, a well stocked bar at club prices. It’s only two minutes (around 700 yards) from our old venue, South Parade Pier. is a great 150 + capacity venue, with a proper stage, a well stocked bar at club prices. It’s only two minutes (around 700 yards) from our old venue, South Parade Pier. Using the Pier as a starting point.... Head west on South Parade, and after less than 100 yards take the first right into Clarendon Rd. After a short while you’ll come to a roundabout. Go straight on (Burgoyne Road is on the left, Waverley Rd on the right - there’s a night club on the corner). After about 500 yards Onslow Rd is on the left. The N.B.E.C.S.A. Club is in Onslow Road, about 50 yards on the right. Herw's the other artistes we have booked so far for 2012! Thurs 2.2.12 TONY DOWLER'S HELLHOUNDS - featuring Tony Dowler on lead guitar and vocals, with Dave & Steve from the previous line-up of Sinnerboy. Thurs 1.3.12 SONS OF THE DELTA - no introduction need to these guys, who are special guests at the blues festival in Clarksdale Mississippi (again!) just after this gig! Thurs 5.4.12 WATERMELON SLIM - a true "one off", this guy is VEREY special - if you like Seasick Steve, Watermelon Slim is definitely for you! We are very, very lucky to have managed to book this guy. Thurs 10.5.12 SINNERBOY - Barry Barnes and the guys perform an evening of the ,music of Rory Galalgher - with a new line -up; just to keep things fresh! Thurs 5.1.12 BULLFROG BLUES CLUB Thurs 2.2.12 TONY DOWLER'S HELLHOUNDS BULLFROG BLUES CLUB Thurs 1.3.12 SONS OF THE DELTA BULLFROG BLUES CLUB Thurs 5.4.12 WATERMELON SLIM BULLFROG BLUES CLUB Thurs 10.5.12 SINNERBOY BULLFROG BLUES CLUB .