Last updated on 7 December 2021

 

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.

 

THE BAND. The Pete Allen Band line-up for 2021 is Pete Allen (clarinet, saxophones, banjo and vocals), Roger Marks (trombone), James Clemas (piano and vocals), Dave Hanratty (bass) and Jim Newton (drums).

 

RESIDENCIES.  In 2021, Pete has residencies at Minehead (Northfield Hotel), Newbury (Deanwood Park Golf Club) and Sidmouth (Blue Ball Inn, Sidford).  Dates (see below) will of course be subject to change/cancellation according to the Coronavirus situation at that time.

 

***** PETE’S PRESTIGIOUS JAZZ DAYS  – a three-day residential weekend of jazz – will take place on 1st, 2nd and 3rd October 2022 at the Chequers Hotel, Newbury, and places can be booked now. Full details will follow, but please see ‘October 2022’.

 

PETE’S SOLO MUSIC SHOW.  If anyone is planning a small garden party or similar social event, Pete’s Solo Music Show will be the perfect answer.  He is very versatile and will tailor the show to the needs and tastes of host and guests.  (See the Solo Music Show page of this website.) To engage Pete, or to find out more, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring her on 07501 821385.

 

PETE’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY and CDs.  Pete’s book On the Beat: My Life as a Jazz Musician can be obtained by post, as can certain of his CDs The book is £10 + p&p £2.50 = £12.50 and the CDs are £10 each + p&p £2 = £12.00 each. The CDs currently available are On the Beat, I Wish You Love, Caravan and 21 Years On. To order, please contact Dee Parsons at deeparsons@outlook.com or ring her on 07501 821385.

 

DECEMBER 2021

Sunday 12th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 15th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £12.50 at the door.  Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

JANUARY 2022

Wednesday 5th: Minehead, Somerset.  The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 9th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 19th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

FEBRUARY 2022

Wednesday 2nd: Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 13th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 16th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

MARCH 2022

Wednesday 2nd:  Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 13th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 16th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

APRIL 2022

2nd-18th:  Pete away on holiday break

Wednesday 6th: Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  In the absence of Pete, Roger Marks leads with guest front-line player TBC. For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 10th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  In the absence of Pete, Roger Marks leads with guest front-line player TBC.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 20th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band with special guest Ben Holder (jazz violin) at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £17.50 by advance ticket only, on sale at Sidford sessions from 15th December 2021, or contact deeparsons@outlook.com/tel. 01395 514438. Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

MAY 2022

6th-24th:  Pete away guesting with Richard Leach in Gran Canaria

Wednesday 4th: Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  In the absence of Pete, Roger Marks leads with guest front-line player TBC.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 8th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  In the absence of Pete, Roger Marks leads with guest front-line player TBC. For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 18th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door. In the absence of Pete, Roger Marks leads with guest front-line player, TBC.  Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

JUNE 2022

Wednesday 1st: Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band with special guest Ben Holder (jazz violin) in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £17.50 by advance ticket only, on sale soon. Details to follow.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 12th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band with special guest Gary Wood (trumpet) at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP. 2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £17.50 by advance ticket only, on sale soon.  Details to follow.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 15th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

JULY 2022

Wednesday 6th:  Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 10th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 20th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

Saturday 23rd: Wickham Bishops, Essex. The Pete Allen Band in the Village Hall, Church Road, Wickham Bishops, CM8 3JZ

 

AUGUST 2022

Wednesday 3rd:  Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 14th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP.  2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 17th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band with special guest Gary Wood  (trumpet) at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL. 2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £17.50 by advance ticket only, on sale soon. Details to follow.  For enquiries please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438. Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

Friday 19th:  Ilminster, Somerset. The Pete Allen Band with Ben Holder (jazz violin) at Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, 35 East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AN.  Tel. 01460 54973

 

SEPTEMBER 2022

Wednesday 7th:  Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 11th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 21st: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

OCTOBER 2022

***** Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 1st, 2nd and 3rd:  Newbury, Berks.  The Pete Allen Band, with special guests Enrico Tomasso (trumpet) and Sean Moyses (banjo), together with Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm, will between them perform seven live sessions (including Pete’s Solo Jazz Show) at Chequers Hotel, Oxford Street, Newbury, Berks, RG14 1JB, starting on the Saturday evening. There will also be a fun jazz quiz.

The price will be £320 per person sharing an en-suite double or twin room, or £440 for a single person.  This will include all the music plus dinner, bed and breakfast for three nights and two finger buffet lunches with a glass of bubbly (or a soft drink).  A variety of non-residential tickets may be on sale from August depending on availability.

For further details or to book, please contact Jane, tel. 01189 812598 or 07742 022512, email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com or pick up a leaflet at one of Pete’s forthcoming shows.  Information about the Chequers Hotel can be found on www.chequershotelnewbury.co.uk.

***** SO GO AHEAD AND BOOK YOURSELF A SWINGING JAZZ TREAT NOW!

Wednesday 5th:  Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band with special guest Gary Wood (trumpet) in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU. 2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £17.50 by advance ticket only, on sale soon. Details to follow.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 9th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Sunday 16th: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Phyllis Court, Henley-on-Thames. Members only.

Wednesday 19th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL.  2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

Sunday 23rd: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon. The Pete Allen Band. Private function at the Blue Ball Inn.

 

NOVEMBER 2022

Wednesday 2nd:  Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 13th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band with special guest Ben Holder (jazz violin) at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £17.50 by advance ticket only, on sale soon. Details to follow.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 16th: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL.  2.30-5.00 pm. Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

DECEMBER 2022

Friday 2nd:  Sidmouth, Devon. The Pete Allen Band at the Bedford Hotel, Esplanade, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8NR. 8pm. Part of ‘Jazz at the Bedford 2022’.  For enquiries please ring GJazz Promotions on 0117 942 2449 or 07976 719350.

Wednesday 7th:  Minehead, Somerset.   The Pete Allen Band in the Willow Suite at Northfield Hotel, Northfield Road, Minehead, TA24 5PU.  2.30-5.00 pm Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries tel. Rosemary Jones on 01643 703545 or email davrosjones@talktalk.net. Licensed bar. Teas, coffees and light snacks available. Free car-parking.  To book meals or accommodation, please telephone the hotel direct, 01643 705155.

Sunday 11th: Newbury, Berks. The Pete Allen Band at Deanwood Park Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8JP.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door.  Booking is not necessary.  For enquiries about the performance, please tel. Jane on 01189 812598 or email nana.macgregor@btinternet.com. For enquiries re lunch or golf tel. 01635 48772.

Wednesday 21st: Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon.  The Pete Allen Band at the Blue Ball Inn, Stevens Cross, Sidford, Sidmouth, EX10 9QL.  2.30-5.00 pm.  Admission £12.50 at the door. Pre-booking has been reintroduced because of the limited capacity of this venue. To be sure of a place, please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring 01395 514438.  (Alternatively, if necessary, ring  or text 07501 821385).  Light snacks will be available. To book meals or accommodation, tel. 01395 514062 (Blue Ball).

 

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