In the past week I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to catch up with Pat Duggan and record an interview. I’ve been into the The Doghouse Jazz Bar a few times before but never really spoke to Pat much, you don’t tend to get much time for things like that on a night out, not when people are working anyway.
I booked a day off with work and headed down Kay Brow and turned into the industrial units through the tunnel and into the yard. When I approached Pat was already there mopping up, he looked up as I said “Hi Pat” and put down his mop. He looked genuinely pleased to see me, which considering it was actually his wife who had done most of the arranging of the interview was nice to see.
The Doghouse Jazz Bar is unique, it has an air of nostalgia whilst remaining up to date with a good array of drinks on offer at the bar. It was easy to see from the way Pat was talking that the Jazz Bar is his baby, he’s not in it to make millions but is firmly in it for the love of it.
During the interview Pat even admitted that he cleans his own toilets in the club, now if that’s not love I don’t know what is.
The Dog House Jazz bar has actually featured in at least one music video, that video by the band mentioned by Pat during our interview Sister Rose. The video even features Pat himself, I presume playing himself, or at least the club owner.
I really hope you liked the interview this week and I’d really appreciate if you could take the time to share it with your friends. If you didn’t like it, feel free to share it with your enemies.
Ramsbottom United News: 34:34
It’s not been plain sailing for Ramsbottom United recently. Since I spoke to you last back at the end of February we have played four matches had one win, one draw and two losses. It’s not all doom and gloom though. Our new signings have started well and integrated into the team and we also welcome back Lee Gaskell who left Ramsbottom United 18 months ago to join Darlington.
Whilst at Ramsbottom he originally made 224 appearances scoring 113 goals which is a damn good ratio if you ask me. To put it into perspective, Sergio Aguero according to Premier League.com has scored 114 goals for Manchester City in 171 matches.
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The next match for The Rams is away to Trafford who are currently sitting 3rd in the evostik league whilst Ramsbottom United remain in 10th.
Upcoming Events: 37:16
If you want to check out what events are coming up in and around Ramsbottom take a look at the events page, here are some upcoming events from that list:
Check out the full events calendar for most upcoming Ramsbottom events, but here are some other great sources too:
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Shout Outs: 43:08
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