*Folk Night, 4th Monday in every month!!! 8pm ish!!!
Come and listen, lovely evening with lovely people!
Sunday 29th April
Edinburgh based Wayward Jane formed in 2015; a group of friends who had played together in many guises over the years. The... main inspiration for their sound is American Old-Time but with a transatlantic slant that embraces British and Irish traditions as well. The band hit it off very quickly and after some roof-raising shows and a UK tour they recorded an album at Edinburgh's Chamber Studio.
The Tweed River Band
with the one & only ……….
Sunday 16th June 3ish!!!!
Saturday 23rd June 9pm
Kent DuChaine has listened to, hung out with, opened up for, travelled and played with most of the great Blues men and women his whole adult
life. The list is too long to name them all, but some of the major ones are: Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Big Mama
Thornton, Koko Taylor, BB, Albert and Freddie King, Willie Dixon, Bukka White, Johnny Shines, Robert JR Lockwood, Mississippi
Fred McDowell, Furry Lewis and Son House. These were the big Country and Urban Blues influences who Kent heard and/or played with.
Harbottle & Jonas
Sunday 24th June
Harbottle and Jonas are a stunning folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and is always accompanied with a great story. They have received plaudits from folk royalty including Seth Lakeman, Jon Boden, Rod Clements, Declan Sinnott, BBC introducing. These troubadours are to be found far and wide across our beautiful island!
Chester & The Fog
Sunday 8th July 4-7ish!!!!
Chester and The Fog is a bluegrass-influenced trio who perform songs and tunes from America with a mixture of folk from the British Isles, along with their own compositions of tunes and songs in the same musical styles. They share a passion for the legendary albums of Old and in the Way, J.D. Crow and The New South, Bill Monroe, Alison Krauss, Bela Fleck and Chris Thile. Based in Gateshead, the trio have performed at the Americana Festival at the Sage Gateshead, Warwick Folk Festival and more. The line-up includes; Rory Ogden from Gateshead and provides acoustic guitar and vocals. Kieran Szifris (also to be found in Newcastle's infamous Monster Ceilidh Band) is on mandolin, and Bevan Morris plays Double Bass. The trio perform uptempo tracks to get the feet stomping and slow numbers that remind you of home. It is an infectious mix of brilliant musicianship and presentation which never fails to light up the room!
Sunday 29th July!
Celia Bryce Band
Rothbury Highland Pipe Band
Sunday 26th August
Holy Moly & The Crackers!!!!
Famous Last Words
Sunday 21st October