Entries by blackdykemills

THE DUNWELLS – Saturday 15 June 2019

Joe Dunwell and his elder brother Dave grew up in a musical household and fondly recall flipping through their dad’s Bob Dylan and Beatles records, as well as hearing their mum singing along to Motown. The Dunwells’ songwriting has grown over the years since school, enriched by extensive US and UK touring in support of […]

PAUL HANDYSIDE IN CONCERT – Saturday 22 June 2019

Paul Handyside is a folk and roots singer songwriter. His song writing style has been compared to artists as varied as Chris Difford, Billy Bragg, Robyn Hitchcock, Green Gartside, Elvis Costello, Jeff Buckley and Martin Carthy. He began his musical career with eighties indie darlings Hurrah! The jangle pop band had album releases on Kitchenware […]


Michelle Lewis is a Boston singer/songwriter living in Los Angeles. Michelle writes joyful songs that make you cry, and sad songs that leave you smiling. Her music is rich with melody, her lyrics find beauty in sadness. As a storyteller, she writes intensely visual songs that explore the defining moments in burgeoning and breaking relationships. […]

THE ROB DYLAN BAND – Saturday 20 July 2019

The Rob Dylan Band have played the mill twice before and went down a storm. We are delighted to welcome them back on 20 July 2019. The band was formed by a group of musicians who share a passion for the songs of Bob Dylan and The Band. Recreating the ‘Rolling Thunder” style, their performance […]


Mr Dodo Bones and the One-Eyed Jacks lay down a twangy, rattling, lo-fi, down-home country blues with a junkyard aesthetic and songs that speak of a life hard-lived, questionable decisions and many a lost weekend. Add a voice that sounds scraped up off the floor after a bar fight accompanied by instrumentation and arrangements infused […]

SENTIMENTALISTS – Saturday 14 Sept 2019

Presenting songs of melancholy, dark humour and gentle defiance, Sentimentalists stand for lyricism, lovely music, and character. Mark Radcliffe (BBC radio) recently described Sentimentalists as “truly marvellous”. Mark Coles (BBC radio) said “beautiful…in a miserable way”, guitarist Pete Greenway from The Fall described Sentimentalists as “the band that the world is waiting for”. Despite featuring […]

QUEENSBURY COMMUNITY AWARDS 2019 – Sunday 22 September 2019

The Black Dyke Mills Heritage Venue is delighted to be hosting the first ever Queensbury Community Awards on Sunday 22 September 2019. The event, organised by the Queensbury Community Ward Partnership, will celebrate all that is good about our local area. Doors open at 2.30 pm with the awards ceremony commencing at 3.00pm. Entertainment will […]

THE HAYES SISTERS – Saturday 05 October 2019

Take three girls. Name them Cathryn, Angela and Jennifer. Bring them up in a home where someone is always singing. Listen to them start to sing in harmony from a very young age. Realise that nature has blessed them with rather beautiful voices. Give them a guitar. Discover that they have a natural musical ability. […]