Maxine Peake: Award winning actor, producer and writer – The Velvet Underground and Nico.
“I had two brilliant nights at The CAT Club talking about my work with Oasis. A great time with good people.”
Owen Morris: producer of Definitely Maybe and What’s the Story, Morning Glory by Oasis.
“Coming to the CAT Club confirmed it – my choice of a club to have copious quantities of cerebral and cultural crack was corroborated! My appearance at the CAT Club confirmed that I am the world’s expert on myself!”
John Helliwell: Saxophonist with Supertramp – Breakfast in America.
“I had a really good time so I’m glad others did too! Being in The CAT Club to talk about Amy and that album was a real treat.”
Dom Morley: Producer and engineer – Back to Black by Amy Winehouse.
“Producing the Buena Vista Social Club record and film with Ry Cooder was a terrific experience. Talking about that experience at The CAT Club brought those fond memories back once again. Thank you everyone involved for a great night.”
Nick Gold: Producer and head honcho of World Circuit Records – The Buena Vista Social Club
“A good time indeed. It was special to listen to ‘Ziggy Stardust’ after so many years in the company of a such knowledgeable audience.”
Woody Woodmansey: David Bowie’s drummer on Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars.
“Great to be in Pontefract at The CAT Club, a special night.”
Andrew Weatherall: Producer and mixer on Primal Scream’s Screamadelica.
“T’was a great night when Pontefract remembered Stiff. Great crowd and great IPA. Respect to our CAT Club host Rev Reynolds.”
Dave Robinson: Co-founder of the legendary Stiff Records.
“I always enjoy being a guest at The CAT Club. Interesting, intimate and a unique experience.”
Clinton Heylin: Journalist, author and leading Bob Dylan authority – Slow Train Coming, Live 1966 (“The Royal Albert Concert”), Blood on the Tracks (New York version) by Bob Dylan and various other CAT Club events.
“I had a brilliant evening at The CAT Club with Clinton Heylin talking about Bob Dylan’s gospel albums. Great fun, illuminating, great audience and very tuneful!”
The Bishop of Leeds, The Rt Revd Nick Baines – Slow Train Coming by Bob Dylan
“A lovely evening spent with some true fans – great listeners, great questions and great company.”
Jon Astley: Producer, engineer and master of the remaster – The Who Live at Leeds.
“I’ve had two wonderful nights at The CAT Club. So happy they invited me back again.”
John Wood: Producer and engineer – Solid Air by John Martyn and Five Leaves Left by Nick Drake.
“The CAT Club is a great place to present. The audience is friendly, funny and right up close, the ambience is every bit as good as Yorkshire ale. I loved it and hope to return.”
Mark Lewisohn: Author and leading Beatles authority – With The Beatles.
“What a wonderful and unique experience to reminisce and chat about the album ‘New Boots And Panties,’ that I made with Ian Dury and The Blockheads. To share my thoughts with such an attentive audience as The CAT Club was a joy and a privilege. All down to the enthusiasm and passion of Rev who made this event come to life.”
Chaz Jankel: Co-writer & founder member of The Blockheads – New Boots and Panties by Ian Dury.
“I have very happy memories of visiting the CAT Club. Discussing The Beatles’ classic album Abbey Road in such great company, with such an appreciative audience, is one of the nicest and most rewarding things I’ve ever done.”
Tony Barrell: Journalist, author and Beatles enthusiast – Abbey Road by The Beatles.
“If I lived in England, I’d go to every CAT Club event.”
Iain Matthews: Fairport Convention and Matthews Southern Comfort – No Other by Gene Clark (and several live in concert appearances).
“The CAT Club could not have made me feel more welcome and appreciated and the whole evening was just a brilliant experience. Music can bring people together in a way that few other things can and this event is testament to that.”
Richard Balls: Author of A Furious Devotion: The Life of Shane MacGowan – Rum, Sodomy & The Lash by The Pogues.
“I’ve had a really good time, can I come again?”
Howard Marks: Author and purveyor of fine herbal substances – Cruising with Ruben and the Jets by The Mothers of Invention.