What’s On – News

Please remember Covid hasn’t gone away just yet and give each other some space. But come on down and give your ears a treat.


Yellow Goose Dance

Date: Saturday, 2 March 2024
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Yellow Goose Dance brings you seven of Huddersfield’s finest musicians, playing catchy, original songs, with sweet harmonies, rock solid beats and sizzling horn section. Expect sultry Latin beats, lively ballroom numbers and maybe even something heavier. This band plays it all!

Cadet Massive & The Tall Trees

Date: Friday, 1 March 2024
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ADRA promotions and Puzzle Hall Inn present … Cadet Massive (France) Noise/pop trio from France/Sweden featuring members of Sheik Anorak, SoCRaTeS, Panda, etc. https://www.facebook.com/cadetmassive

The Tall Trees West Yorkshire Noise Rock’n’Roll in a Mclusky / Hot Snakes vein https://thetalltreesuk.bandcamp.com/

8pm – 10pm

FREE ENTRY with donations for bands gratefully accepted. Done in time for trains back to Leeds / Manc. Supported using public funding from Arts Council England.

Jazz with Jamil Sheriff’s 4 In 1

Date: Thursday, 29 February 2024
Time: 8:45 pm - 11:00 pm

Saxophone – Will Howard
Piano – Jamil Sheriff
Double Bass – Sam Quintana
Drums – Steve Hanley

4in1 play music from the African American tradition, paying tribute to artists such as Thelonious Monk, Benny Golson, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Led by Jamil Sheriff who was described in The Times as ‘an excellent northern pianist who brings together a range of classic, contemporary, and urban approaches’, this is a swinging and joyful affair that promises to remind you of all your favourite musicians. But expect a few twists along the way – the group do things their own way!

Free entry as always, donations to help keep us grooving always welcome!

Zero & The NoNos

Date: Saturday, 24 February 2024
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Surf, Rockabilly and Rock n’ Roll brilliance with a classic B movie edge.

Glow – Primitive Percussion

Date: Sunday, 18 February 2024
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Glow – Primitive Percussion Youth Orchestra

Sunday, 18 February⋅5:30 – 6:30pmPerformance by young people in beer garden for Fire and Water Glow procession. (no money/tech required).

Into The Silence

Date: Saturday, 17 February 2024
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Puzzle welcomes Into The Silence, a five piece Alt-Rock/Grunge band from West Yorkshire, UK. Formed in November 2017, Into The Silence will be playing an array of songs from their first and second album, with a few new tunes thrown in.

Why So Serious?

Date: Friday, 16 February 2024
Time: 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Escape the working week. Step into a world of electronic beats! Our Friday dance night is designed for hardworking adults like you. It’s time to swap the stress for dance floor bliss!”
And… it’s Phill’s birthday too. Come meet Phill, have some fun, and dance your socks off till dawn, with time to recover days after! Everyone welcome!

FRIDAY 16th February 2024, 8-2pm, @The Puzzle.

Lines Of Silence

Date: Saturday, 10 February 2024
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Sowerby Bridge Fire and Water and the Puzzle Hall Inn proudly present…

Lines of Silence hail from Todmorden, West Yorkshire by way of Manchester, and have been making Krautrock-influenced music for a number of years.

Now a core duo of David Little (guitar, synths and electronics) and Manchester experimental music legend Dave Clarkson (synths, electronics), LOS shows are unpredictable and often involve a fair amount of improvisation, but expect a brew of motorik jams, electronic experimentalism and psychedelic guitar explosions. Dave Clarkson and LOSRND will also be performing some solo material.

Music from 9pm. Free Entry, donations towards events always welcome.


This event is a warm-up for Fire and Water’s Glow Festival 2024 that will will shine a light on the everyday creativity and heritage of Sowerby Bridge through two days of art, music, performance, food, family and community activities on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February 2024. More info at https://firestationtheatre.co.uk/2024/01/14/auto-draft

Acoustic Singaround Session

Date: Sunday, 4 February 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at the Puzzle Hall Inn, the 1st Sunday of each month for an acoustic afternoon informal singaround.
All persons of all ages and skill levels welcome.

Hosting, will be the incredible Dave Calvert
In his own words: “Everyone is welcome to come along and sing, play, join in or just listen, the beer is great, as is the atmosphere. Its a lovingly restored, community owned pub which is continuing it’s long history of music events.”

The Richard Royle Band

Date: Saturday, 3 February 2024
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Richard returns to the Puzzle.

Richard Royle is a Halifax based guitarist and vocalist specialising in bottle neck slide guitar. As a multi instrumentalist Richard has performed with various bands and acts locally but now has turned his attention to performing his original material.

A mix of folk, blues, soul and jazz his music centres around intricate guitar work which comprises bass, rhythm and lead parts all wrapped up in one guitar.

With inspiration coming from greats such as Ry Cooder, Sam Cooke, Robert Johnson and many more Richard’s music is raw, honest and genuine.

But …

If you’re one of those people who just loves christmas –

You can see Ghostschool wassailing and playing a selection of traditional Christmas songs here.