Last updated on 5 December 2019

 

To engage Pete, or for general enquiries, please contact Dee Parsons on 07501 821385 or email her at deeparsons@outlook.com.

Please note that dates and details can be subject to change without notice. In order to check, please ring the number given for that event (if any). Otherwise please use the contact details given above.

 

RESIDENCIES

Pete Allen has residencies at Minehead (Regal Theatre), Newbury (Deanwood Park Golf Club),  Sidmouth (Sidholme Hotel) and Wellington, Somerset (Beambridge Inn). Please note that the venue for Newbury has changed from 13th October. For further details and dates, please consult the following guide.

 

**PETE’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY

**Pete’s book On the Beat: My Life as a Jazz Musician is out now. It will be on sale at £10 at all his gigs. To obtain a copy by post, please contact Dee Parsons at deeparsons@outlook.com or by ringing her on 07501 821385.

 

THANKS! Very many thanks to all who came to Pete’s 65th Birthday Bash Weekend and helped to make it such a lovely occasion. Pete is also very grateful to all those who so kindly gave him cards and/or gifts. He really enjoyed the weekend and now thinks that perhaps turning 65 isn’t so bad after all!

PETE’S PENSION PARTY WEEKEND. Following the success of his 65th Birthday Bash, Pete invites you to his Pension Party Weekend at Sidholme Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon, 27-29 November 2020. This will be three nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast with four full sessions of jazz involving different musicians and including a Roaring Twenties evening. £230 per person. No single supplements. Please book early to ensure a place in the hotel. Email deeparsons@outlook.com or telephone her on 07501 821385.

 

GUERNSEY JAZZ HOLIDAY. Pete is planning a one-week jazz holiday from 21 September 2020 at the 3-star Hotel Hougue de Pommier, Guernsey. The package price of £405 will include seven nights’ bed and breakfast, five dinners and five evenings of live jazz. Single supplements may apply. PLEASE NOTE  that the package does not include flights, ferries or transfers. If you are interested, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or telephone her on 07501 821385. The holiday will go ahead only if enough people have registered their interest by 30 April 2020, so please do not make travel arrangements until the holiday has been confirmed.

 

DECEMBER 2019

8th:  Minehead, Somerset. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington in the Regal Theatre Bar, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5UQ. 3-5.30 pm. For tickets or further information tel. 01643 706430

10th:  Droitwich, Worcestershire.  Pete as guest with Richard Leach: ‘Pete Allen’s Old Chums Jazz Band’ at Droitwich Jazz Club, Gaudet Luce Golf Club, Middle Lane, Hadzor, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 7JR. 8pm. Tel. 01905 771528

13th: Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington at North Cotswold Jazz, Townsend Hall, 52 Sheep Street, Shipston-on-Stour, CV36 4AE. 8 pm. Tel. 01608 652705 or 07747 625454.

15th:  Newbury, Berkshire. Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Pete  Allen Jazz Band. 3 pm. Admission £15.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

16th:  Travelling to Denmark

17th, 18th & 19th: Nyborg, Denmark.  Pete Allen’s Solo Show at Villa Gulle Hotel, Nyborg.

20th:  Travelling

22nd:  Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £15.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

 

JANUARY 2020

Pete will be away throughout January, so there will be no gigs.

 

FEBRUARY 2020

Sunday 2nd:  Wellington, Somerset. Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, TA21 0HB. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Arundel Room, 4-6.30 pm, doors open at 3.30 pm. £13.50 at the door. Tel. 01823 672223 (Beambridge) or 07899 925194

Sunday 9th:  Minehead, Somerset. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington in the Regal Theatre Bar, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5UQ. 3-5.30 pm. For tickets or further information tel. 01643 706430. £12.50 at the door.

Monday to Friday 10th-14th:  Away

Sunday 16th:  Newbury, Berks. Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Pete  Allen Jazz Band. 3 pm. Admission £13.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Sunday 23rd: Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Jon Graham (trumpet/guitar) in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £15.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

Monday to Saturday 24th-29th:  Denmark. To be confirmed

 

MARCH 2020

Sunday 1st:  Wellington, Somerset. Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, TA21 0HB. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Arundel Room, 4-6.30 pm, doors open at 3.30 pm. £13.50 at the door. Tel. 01823 672223 (Beambridge) or 07899 925194

Monday to Thursday 2nd-5th:  Away

Sunday 8th:  Minehead, Somerset. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington with special guest (to be confirmed) Dave Moorwood (guitar/banjo) in the Regal Theatre Bar, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5UQ. 3-5.30 pm. For tickets or further information tel. 01643 706430. £13.50 at the door.

Sunday 15th:  Newbury, Berks. Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Pete  Allen Jazz Band. 3 pm. Admission £13.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Sunday 22nd:  Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Kevin Grenfell (trombone) in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £15.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

Tuesday to Friday 24th-27th:  Away

Saturday 28th:  Kettering, Northants. Pete with Richie Bryant’s All Stars at Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering Parkway, NN15 6XT. Tel. 01536 416666 (hotel).

 

APRIL 2020

Sunday 5th: Wellington, Somerset. Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, TA21 0HB. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Arundel Room, 4-6.30 pm, doors open at 3.30 pm. £13.50 at the door. Tel. 01823 672223 (Beambridge) or 07899 925194

Tuesday to Saturday 7th-11th:  Paris, France. Pete as guest at Caveau de la Huchette with local rhythm section.

Monday 13th: Norwich, Norfolk. Pete as guest at John Petters’ Jazz Weekend at Holiday Inn Norwich North (Airport), Cromer Road, NR6 6JA. Tel. 01406 365731 (John Petters), 0371 4234876 (hotel)

Friday 17th: Nr. Minehead, Somerset. Pete Allen Jazz Band at St Audries Bay Holiday Club, West Quantoxhead, near Minehead, TA4 4DY. Tel. 01984 632515

Sunday 19th:  Newbury, Berks. Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Pete  Allen Jazz Band. 3 pm. Admission £13.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Sunday 26th:  Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £13.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

 

MAY 2020

Sunday 3rd:  Wellington, Somerset. Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, TA21 0HB. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Arundel Room, 4-6.30 pm, doors open at 3.30 pm. £13.50 at the door. Tel. 01823 672223 (Beambridge) or 07899 925194

Thursday to Tuesday, 7th-26th: Gran Canaria. Pete guests with Richard Leach in Mogan. However, his residencies continue …

Sunday 10th: Minehead, Somerset. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington in the Regal Theatre Bar, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5UQ. 3-5.30 pm. Andy Dickens (trumpet) stands in for Pete. For tickets or further information tel. 01643 706430. £12.50 at the door.

Sunday 17th:  Newbury, Berks. Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Deanwood Park Four plus Andy Dickens (trumpet) standing in for Pete. 3 pm. Admission £13.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Sunday 24th:  Sidmouth, Devon. Sidholme Trio with special guest (to be confirmed) standing in for Pete in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £13.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

 

JUNE 2020

Saturday 6th:  Devizes, Wiltshire. Pete Allen’s Solo Show on canal barge Kenavon, departing Devizes Wharf at 7 pm. Tel. 01380 721279 for tickets including fish and chips.

Sunday 7th:  Wellington, Somerset. Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, TA21 0HB. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Arundel Room, 4-6.30 pm, doors open at 3.30 pm. £13.50 at the door. Tel. 01823 672223 (Beambridge) or 07899 925194

Wednesday 10th:  Frome, Somerset. Pete Allen Jazz Band. Private function.

Saturday 13th: Minehead, Somerset.  Pete Allen Solo Show. Minehead Roman Catholic Church, fund-raising event, afternoon.

Sunday 14th:  Minehead, Somerset. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington in the Regal Theatre Bar, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5UQ. 3-5.30 pm. For tickets or further information tel. 01643 706430. £12.50 at the door.

Sunday 21st:  Newbury, Berks. Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Pete Allen Jazz Band. 3 pm. Admission £13.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Saturday 27th:  Dinton, Wiltshire.  Pete Allen Jazz Band at Dinton Village Hall, Bratch Lane, Dinton, SP3 5EB. 6-9 pm. Charity event.

Sunday 28th: Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Dave Moorwood (guitar/banjo) in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £15.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

JULY 2020

Sunday 5th:  Wellington, Somerset. Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, TA21 0HB. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Arundel Room, 4-6.30 pm, doors open at 3.30 pm. £13.50 at the door. Tel. 01823 672223 (Beambridge) or 07899 925194

Monday and Tuesday, 6th and 7th:  Denmark.  Odense. Pete as guest.

Wednesday 8th:  Travelling

Thursday to Monday 9th-13th:  Germany. Pete Allen Jazz Band at Harsewinkel, Farmhouse Jazz Club.

**SATURDAY 18th**:  Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £13.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A SATURDAY, and it’s earlier in the month than usual. It is the only date that is convenient for both Pete and Sidholme Hotel. The only alternative would have been to forget about July altogether, so please come and support the event in spite of the change of day!

Sunday 19th:  Newbury, Berks. Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Pete Allen Jazz Band. 3 pm. Admission £13.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Saturday 25th:  Wickham Bishops, Essex. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Village Hall, Church Road, Wickham Bishops, CM8 3JZ. Tel. 01681 891717.

 

AUGUST 2020

Saturday 1st:  Devizes, Wiltshire.  Pete Allen’s Solo Show on canal barge Kenavon, departing Devizes Wharf at 7 pm. Tel. 01380 721279 for tickets including fish and chips.

Sunday 2nd:  Wellington, Somerset. Beambridge Inn, Sampford Arundel, TA21 0HB. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Arundel Room, 4-6.30 pm, doors open at 3.30 pm. £13.50 at the door. Tel. 01823 672223 (Beambridge) or 07899 925194

Sunday 9th:  Minehead, Somerset.  Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington in the Regal Theatre Bar, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5UQ. 3-5.30 pm. For tickets or further information tel. 01643 706430. £12.50 at the door.

Sunday 16th:  Newbury, Berks.  Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. Pete Allen Jazz Band. 3 pm. Admission £13.50 at the door. Lunches available from 12 noon. Free parking.  Licensed bar. Enjoy a round of golf before lunch and jazz! For enquiries re jazz tel. 01635 44806;  for enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Sunday 30th:  Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  £13.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To engage Pete, contact Dee Parsons on 07501 821385 or email her at deeparsons@outlook.com.