Huntingdon Commemoration Hall ROCKINBEERFEST s series of fundraising shows at the Commemoration Hall in Huntingdon got off to a fantastic start on Friday, October 27. Real ale and real music were the order of the day with a big crowd enjoying both. Band f
Huntingdon Commemoration Hall
ROCKINBEERFEST's series of fundraising shows at the Commemoration Hall in Huntingdon got off to a fantastic start on Friday, October 27.
Real ale and real music were the order of the day with a big crowd enjoying both. Band founder Ray Minhinnett is an exceptional guitarist and truly submerges himself in the intricacies and style of Eric Clapton's playing. I'm not a fan of fret-gymnastics on the guitar - it shouldn't simply be a workout for the fingers or a feat of dexterity.
As I believe is the case with Clapton - the music's first - the sound, the tone, the feeling and Ray understands and replicates all of these wonderfully.
Ray has previously described the band as an appreciation rather than a tribute and I think that is very noticeable and in their favour. There is no attempt to replicate Cream's appearance and they are never role-playing. They are simply three great musicians playing the songs of a band they clearly love.
The next Rockinbeerfest night at the Commemoration Hall sees La Vida Santana on November 25.
- 1 Police searching for missing man discover body
- 2 Eight Huntingdon children handed anti-social behaviour interventions
- 3 A1 set for night-time and weekend closures until August
- 4 Two-day closure set for B661 between Great Staughton and Grafham Water
- 5 Meet the Sassy Lassies cycling group encouraging women in Huntingdonshire to ride
- 6 Suspected case of bird flu in swan reported to DEFRA
- 7 Police check home of 101-year-old animal rights patron for stolen beagles
- 8 New homes plan for Huntingdonshire village
- 9 A "determined" Huntingdon man takes on Everest after a double lung transplant
- 10 Site cleared after 'grenade' prompts alarm