See here every week for the latest news from the
home of the Herd at the Rock of the North, with lights & smoke
The Rock Club convenes in Houghton Comrades Club,
the full address is: Houghton Comrades, Pear Tree Place Houghton
le Spring DH4 4AT. The clubs phone number is 0191 584 1123, the
Rock Club can be contacted via the usual email address here.
The penultimate gig
at the 'Home of the Herd' saw 'Diamond Dogs' grace our stage for
the first time, and the lads served up a set full of classic tunes
enjoyed by a healthy and appreciative crowd, plenty of sing-a-long
songs and foot stompers were included, which had the dancers up
doing their stuff from early on. Golden oldies by the Who, the Beatles
and the Stones, were in the mix in with punk/new wave numbers from
the Undertones, the Clash, and the Pistols, all held together with
plenty of brilliant Bowie tracks (which kept this particular punter
well happy!), all played with gusto and energy, backed up by appropriate
stage wear/make up, and a very impressive lighting display, top
marks for your efforts all round boys, sets us up nicely for the
last blast next week, see ya there . . . .
The Mudsharks have become regulars
here at the Buffalos in the last 3 or 4 years, playing that far
South of the river, their noses bleed when they're on stage, their
hard Rock set goes down well with the Herd who love their mix of
popular classics from the like of AC/DC & Thin Lizzy to the
more eclectic Buck Cherry and Five Fingered Death Punch. In between
there'll be stuff from Ozzy, UFO, Foo Fighters, G'n'R & The
Cult. Twin lead guitars and a no-nonsense approach to their craft
normally brings in the punters. As this will be the last ever Buffalos
Rocks gig for both bands and punters alike, we're expecting a few
in to celebrate the end in style. Join us, be able to say "I
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The Buffalos Rock Club will be having the last gig in The Comrades
Club on Friday 24th April.
7 years or more, people are not turning out to see live music in
sufficient quantities to make keeping it going a viable option.
The Mudsharks will be the last gig.
I personally would like to thank all the bands and
fans who came along to both the original Buffs venue and the later
Our thanks also to both clubs for their support
as well, both were prepared to take it on the chin on the weeks
we didn't bring the punters in, taking the long view that other
weeks they'd more than covered their costs.
In Rock we trust, we move on to
anybody has taken photos of either the bands, or of general revelry
taking place on at Buffalos, by all means send them to me for display
on the website.
Any evidence of indecency will be thoroughly examined, then deemed
as perfectly acceptable behaviour.
send the photos as email attachment to email@example.com
As a reminder - contrary to popular belief, it is fine to dance
any time you like.
No restrictions & any musical requests, give us a shout.
Bar and dancing till Midnight.
Welcome to Buffalos, the home of the most excellent rock venue
in this little corner of England.
Every Friday, Buffalos hosts a great band and rock tunes.
Bar till midnight, stocked with cold beverages at very appealing
prices, you'll have a great night without breaking the bank.
Doors open 7:00pm, Band onstage around 8.30pm, offstage 11:00pm
Rock Choons till Midnight.