AUTUMN MUSIC TRAIN TO JAZZ IN CHESTER

5th October 2011

The Dave Roberts Quartet pay homage to jazz legends at Alexander's Café Bar in Chester every month.  On 5 October a Mid Cheshire Music Train will take you to hear them - with music on the train to Chester, taxis arranged to and from Alexander’s, ‘sausage and mash’ as you listen and more music on the train on the way back.

The Dave Roberts Quartet with guest trumpeter will be playing an exciting tribute to the Giants of Hard Bop Jazz including Cannonball Adderley (Worksong, Sack o' Woe) & Horace Silver (Song For My Father, The Preacher). 

The Cowboy Outfit will play on the train. If you like toe-tapping Honky Tonk music, The Cowboy Outfit is the band for you. You’re sure to love The Cowboy Outfit’s sizzling renditions of the best of Hank Williams, Bob Wills and Johnny Cash, with a few surprises thrown in!

How it works – book the package – and a train ticket 

The Music Train is arranged by the Mid-Cheshire Community Rail Partnership with Alexander’s Café Bar.  You will need a ticket (£9.45 + 55p booking fee) for the package from Alexander’s, bought through their website, as well as your ticket for the train journey, bought in the usual way from a ticket office or the conductor on the train.  On the way to Chester the music on the train starts at Knutsford, on the way back it continues to Altrincham. 

Alexanders website is at www.alexanderslive.com .  Look for the Music Train in their October music listings and book the package online.    

Train Times and Tickets 

Train times to Chester:        Manchester Piccadilly 18:17, Stockport 18:30, Navigation Road 18:44, Altrincham 18:46, Hale 18:49, Ashley 18:52, Mobberley 18:55, Knutsford 18:59, Plumley 19:03, Lostock Gralam 19:07, Northwich 19:12, Greenbank 19:17, Cuddington 19:22, Delamere 19:26, Mouldsworth 19:31

Return train times from Chester   Chester 22:44, Mouldsworth 22:55, Delamere 23:00, Cuddington 23:04, Greenbank 23:09, Northwich 23:13, Lostock Gralam 23:16, Plumley 23:20, Knutsford 23:25, Mobberley 23:29, Ashley 23:32, Hale 23:35, Altrincham 23:40, Navigation Road 23:42, Stockport 00:02, Manchester Piccadilly 00:18    

Example fares from Knutsford Cheap day return   £9.20; Northern Duo (two people travelling together) £6.90 each; with Railcard £6.10. 

The Mid Cheshire Line is operated by Northern Rail and provides rail links to the national rail network at Manchester, Chester and Stockport and with the Metrolink Tram network at Altrincham.   

More Music Trains

We have more evening Music Trains on the Mid Cheshire Line in 2011.

The next evening Music Train from Chester to Plumley is on Thursday 12 October with Rusty Cadillacs.  And on 16 November we have the Merseybillies. 

Contacts 

Michael Ross, Music Trains organiser for the Mid-Cheshire Community Rail Partnership – musictrains@midcheshirerail.org.uk

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