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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.

 

5th January - Flash Jack

Some familiar faces appear in this excellent shanty crew, comprising previous members of "Hanging Johnny" (who formed at the Club in the days of the "Who'd Have Thought It") plus other locally based singers and musicians. You won't just hear shanties but also ballads and work songs from the land, comic songs and songs from a woman's perspective, all sung with great zest. £10

 

12th January - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

19th January - Sloan Wainwright / Brooks Williams

The fabulous Brooks Williams teams up here with the equally talented Sloan Wainwright, sister of Louden Wainwright and aunt to Rufus. Brooks has been rated in the top 100 acoustic guitarists and is also a highly acclaimed singer/songwriter. also a powerful songwriter, Sloan has a rich, contralto voice, that can shift with apparent ease between pop, folk, jazz and blues. £12

 

26th January - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

2nd February - Tom McConville

Tynesider Tom is simply one of the finest folk violinists of our time. He combines technical brilliance with an easy approach to his audience and has played alongside many of the folk greats (Bob Fox, Chris Newman, etc). He was one time mentor of the young Seth Lakeman, who describes him as his biggest influence and "a true master". You will get not only fantastic fiddle-playing but great songs, a fine voice and dry humour. £10

9th February - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

 

16th February - Katie Kirk & Rick Williams

23rd February - Open night

Audience and performers equally welcome. £1

1st March Andy Clarke

and later on ....

15th March - Dan McKinnon

29th March - Louise Jordan

5th April - The Salts

19th April - Lander Mason

26th April - Richard Grainger