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Our Guest List includes many of the most talented performers from the world of acoustic/folk music ...

All ticket prices are discounted by £2 for members. Why not join for £10 and enjoy the benefits? Prices quoted below are for non-members.

 

30th April - Tom McConville

Tynesider Tom is simply one of the the finest folk musicians of our time. Having played alongside some of the folk greats (Bob Fox, Chris Newman, etc) and at one time mentor of the young Seth Lakeman, who describes him as "... a true master", you will get not only fantasic fiddle-playing but great songs, a fine voice and dry humour. £10

 

 

7th May - Lee Collinson

From the earliest age Lee has been blessed rolex replica uk with fingers capable of guitar-playing beyond mere mortals! His solo career began in 1987 after experiencing life as a lead guitarist in a number of rock bands. His impact was immediate, captivating audiences at folk clubs and festivals, and he was twice a finalist in BBC Radio’s Young Tradition Award. Lee then toured in a trio with Keith Hancock and Clive Gregson, and forged a successful solo career with his eclectic repertoire comprising folk in all fake watches of its forms.

Lee can switch from contemporary and traditional folk, to 50s style, blues and jazz. His albums, co-produced by Dave Swan, feature guest appearances from the likes of Christine Collister, Barb Jungr and Tom swiss replica watches McConville and his career has taken him all over the world. Lee was Martin Carthy´s replacement in the Keith Hancock Band, toured the world with Keith and has made some very fine recordings. £10

 

14th May - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

 

21th May - Paul Downes

Taking a break tonight from touring with Mick Ryan, Paul will showcase his outstanding talent on guitar, which has led to successful collaborations with Phil Beer, the Joyce Gang, Arizona Smoke Revue, etc, etc. His relaxed style belies the quality of his musicianship (he is in great demand a a session musician). He's also a fine singer! £10

 

 

28th May & 4th June - Open nights

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

 

11 June - Cloudstreet (Date changed from 7th May)

It is over 6 years since we last welcomed this fabulous Australian trio to the club and this promises to be their final UK tour. Nicole, John and Emma have carved themselves a niche internationally with teriffic vocal harmonies, their arrangements of Australian classics and a repertoire that spans the Anglo-Celtic world. Not to be missed! £12

 

 

18th June - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

25th June - Bob Fox

with over 40 years as a professional, Bob is one of the most formidable solo performers on the folk scene. A rich voice is accompanied by enviable guitar technique and a wealth of material ranging from traditional and modern ballads from the North East to songs from his role as Songman in Warhorse. You can be assured of a consummate performance. £12

2nd July - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

9th July - Robb Johnson

A prolific and widely acclaimed songwriter, Robb says, of his 2016 five-CD career retrospective,
“it does have quite a lot of politics and protest, lots of songs doing what folk song is supposed to do ….But there are also interpersonal songs about relationships…what you have here is part journal, part diary, part testament.” £10


16th July - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

23rd July - Robin Laing

A unique, charismatic performer, Edinburgh-born Robin now has 12 albums to his credit.…and 6 of them are about Scotch whisky! But even if you are not a fan of that particular tipple, you will certainly be charmed by Robin’s clever, often hilarious lyrics on that topic and many others. Add in some traditional songs and a mellow voice and it’s the perfect blend! £10

 

30th July - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

THE CLUB IS CLOSED FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST