Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Private functions 2019

The Green Chain Quartet play a number of private functions each year, from house parties to corporate events and wedding receptions and beyond. The list of events the GCQ perform at below gives some idea of the scope.
The GCQ Play all kinds of events...

To book us for your event simply get in touch using the Contacts page or use the 'Contact Form' on the right hand column of this page.

GCQ Event examples: 

Wringer & Mangle, Hackney E8 - Wedding reception


Devonport House, Greenwich SE10 - Private party
.. and places...
... some of them warmer than others!

Hammersmith Town Hall, Hammersmith W6 - Corporate events

Horniman Museum - Corporate event

Various roads in London - Street parties - Community events

Tony and Amy's BBQ house Party SE11 - Private house party

Hither Green Market - Community event

Arts Cafe, Lee - Community event

Cancer Research, Sydenham - Charity event

Battersea Barge - Birthday party

The George, Rye - Wedding reception

The Royal Standard, Blackheath - Jazz Night






Sunday, 26 May 2019

Live afternoons this summer

We get asked at private functions: Where else can we catch you playing live? Well there are several places and dates actually..




  • Sunday 28th July - Mycenae House, Mycenae Road, Greenwich - from 1pm
  • Thursday - 22nd August -  Mycenae House, Mycenae Road, Greenwich - from 1pm 

More information at GCQ Dates  https://www.greenchainquartet.com/p/dates.html


More public live dates in the pipeline, so stay tuned, and stay Green!



Saturday, 16 February 2019

Happy February!

Happy February everybody.

Lots of stuff coming up this year, including:

Mel fronts the band from a bandstand
- A select pile of new material by Big John Patton, Wes Montgomery, Dobie Gray, Mel Tormey, John Coltrane, Oliver Nelson, Wayne Shorter etc.

- Early notification alert! For fans of our open air park gigs we're back at Parliament Hill Bandstand, Parliament Hill Fields,  NW5, on Sunday 18th August. Following in the foot steps of Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd and ABBA! Read about the history of this venue at: Parliament Hill Bandstand

What's it like? Well a bit like this actually: GCQ - Live at Golders Hill, Hampstead

- A new recording! Watch this space.

Stay tuned for updates 

Love

The CGQ

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Xmas Special At Birdies

GCQ are back in Bird-land. The Green Chain Quartet are back for an Xmas Special at the lovely Birdie Num Nums in New Cross. 

Looking forward to great set from Sev In The City and of course the fab-tasimmo Green Chain Quartet!  

Expect... Christmas swing, funky songs, joyfulness and... mmmm ... Christmas hats! 



When: Sunday evening 7.00 - 11pm: 16th December

Where: 11 Lewisham Way, London SE14 6PP (Opposite Goldsmiths College)


What:  A great little place in New Cross, South London, just over the road from Goldsmith's College. Great food, bar, cafe, nice vibe, great jazz, everyone agrees.. get there, you'll love it.

Check out the Birdie Num Nums Facebook Page, or Tweet at Birdies

Monday, 9 July 2018

GCQ Summer Break

We're taking a break over the summer.... Recharge our batteries, catch a few rays, kick back, chill out... We'll be back in the autumn though. So in the meantime do check out our tunes on YouTube.

The Green Chain Quartet - Short Cuts (Light Bytes - 6 minutes, opens in YouTube)

The Green Chain Quartet - Long Cuts (Hearty Bytes - 19 minutes, opens in YouTube)



See y'all soon.


Friday, 25 May 2018

GCQ Live on the Heath - Sunday 10th June

Yo good people! Like a bit of musical history? Sunday 10th June we're at Parliament Hill Fields Bandstand, Hampstead Heath; what's so historical about that? Well, back in the day (1968-1972 in fact) this was the venue for various rock/blues/psychodelia concerts that featured many legendary bands including: Pink Floyd, Pretty Things, Jefferson Airplane, Fairport Convention, Roy Harper, Pete Brown and his Battered Ornaments, Jody Grind and Musica Electronica Viva and .... ABBA! (no kidding). 

The full history is here:
https://www.kentishtowner.co.uk/2013/02/20/secret-history-parliament-hill-bandstand/

More info/pics here:  http://www.ukrockfestivals.com/pinkfloyd5-9-69.html

And here: http://www.ukrockfestivals.com/camden-Festival.html

Ok, ok you get the idea... So anyways in this fine tradition of music making merriment we'll be bringing all the groovy Boogaloo to the Heath from 3 to 5pm on Sunday 10th June. See you there!

Check us out: The Green Chain Quartet - Short Cuts (opens in a separate window in Youtube)


The GCQ... coming to a Bandstand near you.

GCQ Live at BNNs Sunday June 3rd

GCQ are back at Birdies. The Green Chain Quartet return for their regular monthly lunchtime jazz session at the lovely Birdie Num Nums.

When: Sunday lunchtime 12.30 - 3pm June 3rd

Where: 11 Lewisham Way, London SE14 6PP (Opposite Goldsmiths College)


What:  A great little place in New Cross, South London, just over the road from Goldsmith's College. Great food, bar, cafe, nice vibe, jazz, everyone agrees.. get there, you'll love it.



Check out the Birdie Num Nums Facebook Page, or Tweet at Birdies