dilemna of so many events in Eltham yesterday, we ended up visiting the live music at the Well Hall Pleasaunce. We saw the Espree Band, featuring Suzie B, play under a gazebo on the Green in front of the Tudor Barn (photo left).
They were good - playing the usual classics one might expect at such an event and for a middle-aged, suburban audience. One track that caught my attention though was a kind of latin rendition of 'Summertime, and the livin' is easy...". The keyboard player clearly enjoying playing with that one. The singer was lovely as were all the band who a funny rapport going on (including finding it hilarious to end some of their numbers with the 'Countdown' theme tune (C4 quiz show), for no obvious reason). When a bride and groom strayed into the grounds for wedding pictures, the guitarist joked that they'd like to dedicate a track to them - "Boz Scaggs' Why did you do it?" (sic), a slip because that track was I think actually by Stretch. Instead they aptly played Stevie Wonder's 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered'. A lovely afternoon.
Live music continues at the Well Hall, Tudor Barn on each Sunday afternoon, between 2-4pm, up until Sunday 22 August.
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