Gigs

One of the best gigs of 2015 at the March Manouche Festival

Gigs:

January 2022

Jan 11 Violinogram. Chester.

February 2022

Feb 14 – 18 Sioe Cerdd Ysgol Godre’r Berwyn: Grîs.

March 2022

Mar 19 Performing a programme of Nordic classical music with the St Helens Sinfonietta

Mar 26 Performing with Andy Mackenzie and Eryl Jones.


Mar 27  Performing to Strangers, Friends and their Mothers from my studio for Mothers Day. Click on the link to book a time slot.

April 2022

April 30 Private Function

May 2022

May 11 The Peter Lemer and Billy Thompson Quintet with Tom Ridout. South Mill Arts Centre, Bishops Stortford.

May 21 Billy Thompson Gypsy Style performing at the Neston Music Festival.

May 22 Performing with the Greg Williams Big Band at Gladstone Theatre on the Wirral raising money for the Red Cross Ukraine Refugee Appeal. 7.30pm. Click on the poster to get tickets:May be an image of 6 people, dog, outdoors and text that says "UKRAINE REFUGEE CHARITY CONCERT SUNDAY 22nd MAY 2022 at 7:30PM MARK SEBASTIAN D'LACEY, BILLY THOMPSON TIA GILL LOCAL DRAMATIC, OPERATIC AND MUSICAL SOCIETIES SUPPORTED BY THE GREG WILLIAMS GLENN MILLER STYLE BIG BAND GLADSTONE THEATRE PORT SUNLIGHT VILLAGE Tickets £12 Online Bookings www.gladstonetheatre.org.uk Telephone Bookings: 0151 643 8757 Mon Fri: 10:00 AM 4:30 PM CH62 4XB Supporting BritishRedCross"

May 28 Billy Thompson Gypsy Style performing at Mini Mach.

June 2022

June 18 Private Function

June 27 Private Function

July 2022

July 02 Private Function

July 16 Private Function

July 22 – 24 The BIlly Thompson Trio at the Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival. TBC.

August 2022

September 2022

Sept 07 Private Function

October 2022

November 2022

December 2022

Dec 25 Playing to diners at Hawkstone Hall 1-4pm.

To book Billy Thompson Gypsy Style for your venue, festival or party contact the band for a quote. The full 5-piece band is what we call ‘The A-Team’ but should the budget or venue dictate, a smaller size group can be provided…

2021’S GIGS:

January 2021

February 2021

March 2021

Mar 14. Performing to Strangers, Friends and their Mothers from my studio for Mothers Day.

April 2021

May 2021

May 28. Playing with backing tracks at Nineteen57 Bar & Restaurant, Islawrddordd Caravan Park, Barmouth 01341 242449. 7pm.

June 2021

June 06 Private Function.

June 14. Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia & NYJO Present: Bulletproof, Ronnie Scott’s, London. First House 17:30. Second House 20:30.

June 25. Playing with backing tracks at Nineteen57 Bar & Restaurant, Islawrddordd Caravan Park, Barmouth 01341 242449. 7pm.

July 2021

July 21 The Billy Thompson Trio performing at the Birmingham and Sandwell Jazz Festival.
With Caley Groves on guitar and Mike Green on double bass.
12:30 MAILBOX 7 Commercial Street B1 1RS. 0121 632 1000.
19:30 WEDNESBURY LIBRARY Walsall Street WS10 9EH. 0121 569 4945. Livestream Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xd8lj8caHbI

July 22 The Billy Thompson Trio performing at the Birmingham and Sandwell Jazz Festival. With Caley Groves on guitar and Mike Green on double bass.
12:30 VICTORIA SQUARE BANDSTAND Birmingham B1 1BB. 0121 227 4114
18:00 BREWHOUSE & KITCHEN, SUTTON COLDFIELD 8 Birmingham Rd B72 1QD. 0121 796 6838
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July 24 Private Function.

August 2021

Aug 26 Billy Thompson Gypsy Style performing at the Fishguard Jazz ‘n’ Blues Festival – Aberjazz. Due to short notice there is a new look line up of Caley Groves on guitar, Dave Kelbie rhythm guitar and Andy Crowdy on double bass.
Livestreamed to Brecon Jazz. Click the link to book a ticket with a watch again feature up to Oct 31st.

Aug 29 Private Function.

September 2021

Sept 04 Private Function.
Sept 25 Private Function.
Sept 30 Private Function.

October 2021

Oct 12  Chwarae i Merched y Wawr, Yr Wyddgrug. 12.30pm.

Oct 29  w. Tina May, Barmouth. CANCELLED.

November 2021

Nov 13 Performing with a DJ. Private Function.

Nov 19 Performing in The Westbrook Blake (Glad Day) at Cadogan Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival.

Nov 27 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.

December 2021

Dec 03 Performing with a DJ. Private Function.
Dec 04 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.
Dec 05 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.

Dec 10 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.
Dec 11 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.

Dec 18 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.
Dec 19 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.

Dec 21 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.
Dec 22 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.

Dec 25 Playing to diners at Hawkstone Hall 1-4pm.

Dec 27 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.
Dec 28 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.
Dec 29 Performing at the Alton Towers Christmas Market. Available for an evening performance.

2020’S GIGS:

January 2020

February 2020

Feb 14 The Billy Thompson Trio performing in Stourbridge. Jazz at the Bonded Warehouse, Canal Street, Stourbridge DY8 4LU

March 2020

March 05 Performing with Andy Mackenzie and Greg Robley at Cadwaladers, Criccieth. 7.30pm.

April 2020

April 05 Performing with singer Ana Gracey at Pizza Express Soho, London… Ticket detailsCANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

April 10 Performing at the launch of ‘Nineteen57’, Barmouth. CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

April 25 Billy Thompson Gypsy Style performing at the Neston Music Festival… Ticket details to follow… CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

May 2020

May 16 Private Function. CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

June 2020

June 19 – 21 The Billy Thompson Trio at the Llandudno Jazz Festival. CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

July 2020

July 22 & 23 The Billy Thompson Trio at the Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival. POSTPONED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

August 2020

Aug 01 with Gavin Crisfield at Le Guingette, Les Salces, France. Environ 9heure du soir

Aug 15 Fête de Serge, St Jean de la Blaquière. Environ 8heure du soir

September 2020

Sept 12. Private FunctionCANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

Sept 15. Chwarae i Merched y Wawr, Yr Wyddgrug. Playing for Merched y Wawr, Mold. POSTPONED TO SEPT 14, 2021 DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

Sept 18. Playing with international jazz singer Tina May along with Andy Mackenzie, Greg Robley and Neil Browning. CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

Sept 25/26/27. The Billy Thompson Trio at The Llyn Guitar Festival CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

Sept 26. Playing to backing tracks at Nineteen57 Bar & Restaurant, Islawrddordd Caravan Park, Barmouth 01341 242449. 8pm. CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

October 2020

Oct 19. The Billy Thompson Trio at The Birmingham Jazz Festival. Playing a The Canal House, Birmingham. 8 – 10pm.

Oct 23. Playing to backing tracks at Nineteen57 Bar & Restaurant, Islawrddordd Caravan Park, Barmouth 01341 242449. 8pm. CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

Oct 30. Playing at the launch of new work by animator Todd Fuller at Ningaloo Arts Centre, Exmouth, Australia via Webex.

November 2020

December 2020

Dec 12. Playing around Bala high street for the Bala Shop Association. 11.30 – 1pm. 2pm – 3.30pm.
Dec 19. Playing around Bala high street for the Bala Shop Association. 11.30 – 1pm. 2pm – 3.30pm.
Dec 23. Playing around Bala high street for the Bala Shop Association. 11.30 – 1pm. 2pm – 3.30pm.

2019’S GIGS:

January 2019

February 2019

Feb 02 Tribute to Jon Hiseman:

March 2019

March 07 performing as a trio with Andy Mackenzie and Greg Robley at Cadwaladers, Criccieth 7pm.

March 23 performing as a trio with Andy Mackenzie and Greg Robley at the March Manouche Festival, Menai, Anglesey. Time & Date TBC. I will also be running a workshop on my style of improvisation the day of my gig.

April 2019

April 12 Billy Thompson Gypsy Style playing for the Frodsham Music & Arts Club. 7.30pm
April 18 at Tŷ Glyndwr with the Eryl Jones BIG Band.

May 2019

May 06 the Billy Thompson Trio at Allports, Pwllheli. 7pm start.
May 08 the Billy Thompson Trio at The White House, Rhuallt, 8pm for the North Wales Jazz Society.
May 22
performing in The Westbrook Blake. Moscow, Russia.
May 25 Private Function.

June 2019

June 24 Playing at the book launch for the new book by Clare Mackintosh.
June 29
 Private Function.

July 2019

July 20 Private Function.

August 2019

Aug 15 w. Gavin Crisfield at L’Épicerie, Les Salces, Hérault. 9pm.

September 2019

Sept 14 Private Function.

October 2019

Oct 24 Billy Thompson Gypsy Style, The Paysanne restaurant, Deganwy.

Oct 26 Private Function.

November 2019

Nov 09 Billy Thompson playing at the German Christmas Market, Birmingham 2-4pm.

Nov 11 Billy Thompson playing with Andy Mackenzie and Greg Robley at Allports, Pwllheli… Book in advance…

Nov 20 Private Function.

Nov 22 w. Tina May, Rosehill Theatre, Whitehaven, Cumbria
CA28 6SE. Details

Nov 23 Private Function.

December 2019

Dec 13 Private Function.

Dec 14 Private Function.

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