Jazz Club

558 Bearwood Road (corner of Sherwood Rd), Smethwick B66 4BT - 9pm (doors 8.30)


At the Silvershine Jazz Club we aim to bring you some of the best Jazz from the West Midlands, the UK and overseas, whilst also using our Jazz nights to bring on new talent from in and around the area. In so doing we hope to maintain the ethos and the standards set by Andy Hamilton MBE, the man who first brought Jazz to Bearwood Corks Club.

2nd June John Garner Quartet £5(£4 concs)
9th June Minty Cucumber Jazz Band £6(£5 concs)
16th June Roy Forbes Trio £5(£4 concs)
23rd June Steve King Big Band
with Lynn Dawes (US - vocals)
£6(£5 concs)
30th June Blue Notes Jam £5(£4 concs)

•  JOHN GARNER QUARTET •  2nd June  •

John Garner
As both a Classical and a Jazz violinist John Garner has been making waves across the world over recent years
. We at the Silvershine Jazz Club are both delighted and flattered to be able to invite such a prodigious talent to perform at our venue.

Formed in 2012 at The Royal College of Music, The John Garner Quartet offers up a mixture of standards, arrangements of contemporary tunes and original compositions. With a focus on exploration and experimentation, incorporating unorthodox instrumental textures and electronics, the group still keeps a firm hold on their classical roots. Covering artists as diverse as John Coltrane, Tan Dun, Joni Mitchell and Pearl Jam, nothing is off limits. After the release of their sophomore album ‘Blue Fields’ in early 2015, The JGQ made their BBC Proms début, performing at the Proms Extra Lates alongside poet Jon Stone.


“You are a leader in what you do in your generation.” (Paul Gambaccini)

The full line up is:


  • John Garner - violin & electronics
  • Michael Redfern - electric guitar
  • Matt Gedrych - bass
  • Dan Day - drums


a photograph by Paul Hassell

Surfing the internet I came across this wonderful photograph ov Vic Evans, the Blue Notes vocalist. It's a truly wonderful shot that truly captures the Vic we know and love, and looks more like a photo-realist drawing than a photograph - A work of art!

The photographer, Paul Hassell, emailed us the photograph, kindly giving us permission to upload it to our website. You can see more of Paul’s work on his site at

Facebook is sorted...

...but we’ve still got a bit to do!

Our Facebook is now back working as it should do. In fact it's even better as we can pin posts as well as send out invites to events. Still working out all we can do because once you think you've got this social media thing sussed something changes.


Please like the Bearwood Jazz Facebook page...


...and our Silvershine Jazz Club Facebook page...

... follow us on them and get other fans to do so as well!

You can now also us on Twitter,

re-tweet our tweets and help boost our following!

Download this fabulous new A3 Poster
featuring a photo by Adam Gilchrist.


Or download this version (below) with a text box to write in and promote your event.

Silvershine Club poster


...also download this stunning poster.
It's A3, but you can scale to fit for an A4 printer, and it will look fabulous anywhere. You can hang it on your wall or pin it up somewhere that it's likely to be seen and spread the word.


We have also created a downloadable version with a text box (recently updated) to write in and promote your event.

Poster with text box

...oh! and don't forget that you can get regular email alerts about what's on if you join our email list. To do so visit our Contact page and either fill in the form or email us.






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