Callin' all you hep cats and swingin' kittens! Brighton's rockin'est Skifflebilly Trio Bad Bad Whiskey is here folks! ...and they're playin' a wild monster-mash of your favourite skiffle, rockabilly, rhythm & blues, jazz and blues tunes for you to bop, jive an' wail to, daddy-o!

Bad Bad Whiskey have played with the likes of Jack Rabbit Slim; Restless; Knocksville; The Ladykillers; The Caravans; Fat 45; The Severed Limb; Terry & Gerry, The Devil Wrays; One Fathom Down; Sixteen & The Sidewinders, Voola & The Jayhawks; The Drugstore Cowboys and such international acts such as Rocket To Memphis (Australia) and The Peacocks (Switzerland) - and even busked around the campfire with country legend Charlie Thompson!

In addition to their regular pub and club gigs in the circuit of the South Coast and London, they have played shows at the British Music Experience at London's O2; Vintage at Southbank; Brighton Rumble; Judy's Vintage Fair; Born Bad; Frockabilly; Stay Sick; the Choccywoccydoodah show on the Good Food channel and have been beamed up to the Milky Way for the Dusty Groove Jukebox Show.

Bar from 4:30pm - Doors 8:00 to 11:30pm - Free entry all welcome

Function Room

Club Members can hire the function room for parties, meetings and other events, especially on Saturday evenings. Rates are very reasonable and we can provide all sorts of additional resources to make your evening go with a swing!

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Opening HoursOpening Hours

Monday to Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday and Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm

12 noon - 8 pm

N.B. Hours may be extended on gig nights.


The current membership year started on 30th June 2019. Renewals are now closed, but new applications are always welcome.

Please mail all membership enquiries to

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questions iconQ & A

Q - Where are you?
A - We're located at 139 High Street in Lewes town centre. If you're coming by road from the Brighton direction we're on the left, just after Shelleys Hotel before the bottleneck and next door to Lewes Old Grammar School (see the map below).

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