Classically different music for corporate events, weddings & functions.

RYE BAY CREW are musicians who work with events managers, publicans, & individuals. Highly flexible, we cater to your bespoke requirements with an extensive repertoire of music.

We can bring you a whole season of music suitable for all occasions, from weddings & events, to functions & background music. Our speciality is putting our music together with your food for a themed evening.


February 22nd & 23rd, March 1st & 2nd    Queen's Head, Rye    Scallops & Shanties

March 16th    Rye    Private Function

April 13th    Rye Sailing Club    Private Function

June 22nd    Rye    Appearing at the Rye Hospital Fete and family fun day at various times in the afternoon

July 12th    Black Lion, Appledore    Rebekah and Graham as a jazz duo

September 6th    Devil in Rye    Richard Eldridge & Rebekah as a jazz duo with a live jazz tasting experience

September 13th    Milligan Theatre    Last Night of the Proms with the mighty Rye Wurlitzer cinema organ
This year we bring you on the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the second world war songs from the era in full costume. Tickets from Rye Wurlitzer Academy website

Saturday 28th September    The Hope Anchor    Rye Harbour Sailability invite you to a Rat Pack and Swing evening with The Rye Bay Crew. Two course dinner, mini auction, raffle. Dress - smart casual. Tickets £30.

Tuesday 24th December    Mermaid Inn    Christmas carols


February 13th    Rye    Private Function

February 23rd & 24th, March 2nd & 3rd    Queen's Head, Rye    Scallops & Shanties

March 10th    Private Function

March 24th    Wedding Ceremony & Reception

April 21st    Charity Fund Raiser

June 14th    Wedding Reception

June 22nd    Wedding Reception

August bank holiday weekend    Two appearances at the Rye International Jazz Festival, plus an evening of film music at Rolvenden Church on Sunday 26th

September 14th    Last Night of the Proms with the Rye Wurlitzer at the Milligan Theatre

October    Melbourne, London, Venice    Soloist in St Bartholomew's, London and Venice, Italy


February 18th, 24th, 25th    Shanties at Rye Bay Scallop Festival

July 22nd    Strand Quay, Rye    Rye Festival of the Sea, Shanties & songs of the sea, free gig

August 5th    Peasmarsh    Private function

August 25th    Queen's Head, Rye    Swing Night, Rye International Jazz Festival

August 27th    Rolvenden Church    Swing Night

September 15th    Rye College    Last Night of the Proms with the Rye Wurlitzer

October 27th    Black Lion, Appledore, Kent    Oktoberfest

November 24th    The George Inn, Rye    Private function

December 2nd    Beckley    Private function

December 9th    Rye    Christmas in Rye Festival

December 22nd    Rye    Private function

December 31st    Rye    Swing in the New Year


Friday 19th & Saturday 20th February    Queen's Head, Rye    Shanties and Scallops Night

Saturday 12th March    Newenden church    Opera & Music Theatre

Saturday 11th June    Queen's Head, Rye    1940s Night in Honour of the Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday 23rd July    Rye Harbour Sailing Club FUNDay - fundraising event for the club

Saturday 30th July    Newenden Beer Festival, White Hart - Rye Bay Crew opening the Festival

Sunday 14th August    Rye    Private event

Friday 26th August    Queen's Head    Swing Night. Part of the Rye International Jazz Festival

Sunday 28th August    Rolvenden Church    1940s night, fund raiser for the Friends of the Church

Friday 23rd September    Milligan Theatre, Rye    Bond Night with the Rye Wurlitzer

Friday 28th October    Private function

Saturday 29th October    Cinque Ports, Rye    (part of wild boar week) - French Night & themed food

Saturday 3rd December    Rolvenden Village Hall    Christmas music through the ages