Last updated on 16 January 2020

 

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 has residencies at Minehead (Regal Theatre), Newbury (Deanwood Park Golf Club),  Sidmouth (Sidholme Hotel) and Wellington, Somerset (Beambridge Inn). 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. 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.

 

** 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 (and one solo show) 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. Single-session tickets available –  please see individual dates in the gig guide.

** Details of Pete’s Pension Party Weekend can now be found in the gig guide under individual dates, 27-29 November 2020.

 

** 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.

 

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

 

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 with special guest John Shillito (trumpet) 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

 

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 (James Clemas (piano), Dave Hanratty (bass) and Richie Bryant (drums)) led by Roger Marks (trombone) standing in for Pete.  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.

Monday 15th:  Travel to Denmark

Tuesday to Thursday, 16th to 18th: Nyborg, Denmark.  Pete guests with local band at Villa Gulle Hotel, Nyborg.

Friday 19th:  Travel back from Denmark

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 Arthur Brown (trumpet) 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.

Sunday 12th July:  Minehead, Somerset. Guest band (to be confirmed) 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.

**SATURDAY 18th**:  Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Jon Graham (trumpet) 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. 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 with special guest Ben Holder (violin) 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

 

SEPTEMBER 2020

Saturday 5th:  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 6th:  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 13th:  Minehead, Somerset.  Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington with special guest Jon Graham (trumpet) (to be confirmed) 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 20th:  Newbury, Berkshire.  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.

Monday to Monday, 21st-29th:  Possible Guernsey Jazz Holiday – see top of gig guide. Please register your interest by emailing deeparsons@outlook.com or ringing her on 07501 821385. The trip will go ahead only if enough people have registered by 30th April 2020.

Sunday 27th: Sidmouth, Devon. Pete Allen Jazz Band or possibly a guest band (depends upon the Guernsey trip above) in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. 3 pm, doors open at 2.30 pm.  Tel. 07501 821385

 

OCTOBER 2020

Saturday 3rd:  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 4th:  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 11th:  Minehead, Somerset. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington with special guest Sean Moyses (banjo) (to be confirmed) 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 18th:  Newbury, Berkshire.  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.

Friday 23rd: Dunchurch, near Warwick. Pete as guest with Ben Holder Band. Details to follow

Sunday 25th:  Sidmouth, Devon.  Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Enrico Tomasso (trumpet) 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

 

NOVEMBER 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

Sunday 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. £12.50 at the door.

Friday 13th:  Andover, Hampshire.  Pete with Sean Moyses (banjo). Details to follow.

Sunday 15th:  Newbury, Berkshire. 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.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 27th, 28th and 29th: Sidmouth, Devon.  Pete’s Pension Party at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. Three nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast, four full sessions of jazz and one solo show. £230 per head. Details below. To book please email deeparsons@outlook.com or ring her on 07501 821385.

Friday 27th:  Sidmouth, Devon. 8.30-11.00 pm. Part of Pete’s Pension Party. Jazz-only tickets £15.50 – please book as above. Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Colin Bray (vibes). Colin hasn’t played at Sidmouth before so the audience will be in for a rare treat – he is a splendid performer who will take your breath away.  This session will include tributes to Benny Goodman – ‘the King of Swing’.

Saturday 28th:  Sidmouth, Devon. 2.30-5.00 pmPart of Pete’s Pension Party.  Jazz-only tickets £13.50 – please  book as above. Pete Allen’s Dukes of Wellington with special guest Trevor Whiting (clarinet/saxes), ex Chris Barber band

Saturday 28th:  Sidmouth, Devon. 8.30-11.00 pm. Part of Pete’s Pension Party.  Jazz-only tickets £15.50 – please book as above. Pete Allen’s Sidholme Syncopators: Pete (clarinet/saxes), John Petters (drums), Martin Litton (piano), Tony Mann (sousaphone), Dave Moorwood (banjo), Roger Marks (trombone), Jon Graham (trumpet). Roaring Twenties theme with space for dancing.  Twenties dress optional.

Sunday 29th:  Sidmouth, Devon. 3-5.30 pm. Part of Pete’s Pension Party.  Jazz-only tickets £13.50 – please book as above. Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Alan Bateman, one of our top Louis Armstrong-style trumpet-players.

Sunday 29th:  Sidmouth, Devon.  9-10 pm. Part of Pete’s Pension Party.  Jazz-only tickets £10 – please book as above. Pete’s Solo Show.

 

DECEMBER 2020

Sunday 6th:  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 13th:  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 14th:  Travel to Denmark

Tuesday to Thursday, 15th to 17th: Nyborg, Denmark.  Pete guests with local band at Villa Gulle Hotel, Nyborg.

Friday 18th:  Travel back from Denmark

Sunday 20th:  Newbury, Berkshire.  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.

**Thursday 31st: Sidmouth, Devon. New Year’s Eve Afternoon.  Pete Allen Jazz Band with special guest Arthur Brown (trumpet) in the Music Room at Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, EX10 8UJ. *2-4.30 pm*, doors open at 1.30 pm.  £15.50 at the door. Tel. 07501 821385

 

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