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Two times BBC Folk Award winner Daoirí Farrell
Two times BBC Folk Award winner Daoirí Farrell - Wed 17th April, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

‘The finest Irish male folk singer-storyteller this side of Christy Moore and Paul Brady.’ The Weekend Australian Since launching his own solo live career at the 2016, Daoirí Farrell has gone from strength to strength with numerous honours from BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to ALSR Celtic Music accolades and ...

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The Leisure Society plus support: Tom Bright - SOLD OUT
The Leisure Society plus support: Tom Bright - SOLD OUT - Thu 25th April, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“Gorgeous” Financial Times “Remarkable” Clash Magazine The Leisure Society was founded by Nick Hemming, who grew up in Burton-on-Trent. As a teenager he formed the indie band She Talks To Angels with his art college friend, director Shane Meadows plus the actor Paddy Considine. Following the band’s split, Nick was scooped up by local ...

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Annie Dressner
Annie Dressner - Thu 2nd May, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

This show is part of Annie's I Thought It Would Be Easier album tour. Singles from the upcoming record (5 April) have already had spins on BBC 6 Music! Born and bred in the heart of NYC, Annie's musical journey started at an unexpected crossroads. The night of her high ...

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Benji Kirkpatrick - (Faustus) solo
Benji Kirkpatrick - (Faustus) solo - Fri 10th May, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Benji Kirkpatrick is a singer, songwriter and musician. A key member of folk big band, Bellowhead, Benji has been performing solo for 25 years. New album 'In Phase', released autumn 2023, features all original songs written between 2020 and 2022. Lauded releases such as ‘Boomerang’ (2008) and ‘Hendrix Songs’ (2015) ...

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The Ciderhouse Rebellion
The Ciderhouse Rebellion - Sat 25th May, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Magical in-the-moment music from a virtuoso duo Profound and eloquent, epic, haunting and dramatic, Masters of improvisation The Ciderhouse Rebellion sees virtuoso musicians Adam Summerhayes and Murray Grainger combine to produce incredible spontaneous tapestries of sound. The pair specialise in creating music in the moment, based on traditional tunes or ...

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Gary Stewart
Gary Stewart - Thu 30th May, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Gary Stewart is a singer/songwriter from Perthshire who cut his teeth performing on the Leeds Music Scene for 15 years before moving to York where he currently resides. Stewart writes songs in the Folk/Pop vein and is influenced by the Folk Artists of the '60's and '70's (Paul Simon/James Taylor/The ...

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OTWAY AND BARRETTT present their Half A Sentry Tour – the extra bonus shows for 2024!!
OTWAY AND BARRETTT present their Half A Sentry Tour – the extra bonus shows for 2024!! - Sat 1st June, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The main tour in 2023 was a great success. And John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett are still talking to each other so they have agreed to present a few more shows around the country during 2024. This magnetic bond still holds after more than 50 years of attempted escapes ...

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Miranda Sykes ‘Out of the Woods’, Solo Tour
Miranda Sykes ‘Out of the Woods’, Solo Tour - Wed 5th June, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

It feels like a lifetime ago that the world was in lockdown and the hugs and closeness of family and friends seemed like a far off dream. Many still have to be careful, many bear scars of the Pandemic and the long term effects of this on us all is ...

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The Weeping Willows (AUS)
The Weeping Willows (AUS) - Thu 4th July, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

3 x CMAA ‘Golden Guitar’, 2 x Australian Folk Music and Music Victoria Award winners, The Weeping Willows (Laura Coates and Andrew Wrigglesworth) are a couple of old souls, steeped in Bluegrass tradition and draped in Gothic Americana imagery. They regale their audiences with stories of sunshine and romance, God ...

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An Audience without Jake or Les
An Audience without Jake or Les - Thu 18th July, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Jake would have loved the skill of the performance, the accuracy of the impression, and the affection it contains. Long may John continue to keep Jake's memory alive so affectionately and skilfully, and introduce more people to one of the most remarkable talents I ever met." Sir Richard Stilgoe 'An ...

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Fraser Anderson
Fraser Anderson - Thu 1st August, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

"Fraser Anderson is one of our favourite singer songwriters of the past decade and more. He is a wonderful live performer, with a beautiful voice and delicate guitar work that sends shivers down your spine. He also has a natural and warm rapport with his audience. He seems to be ...

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Odette Michell Duo
Odette Michell Duo - Thu 5th September, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Odette Michell is an award-winning British singer-songwriter, guitarist and bouzouki player with a rich foothold in the folk tradition. Odette released her debut album The Wildest Rose which garnered positive acclaim and was followed by an extensive tour and a string of live interviews on both Folk and BBC Radio. ...

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Track Dogs
Track Dogs - Wed 11th September, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Track Dogs are two Irishmen, an Englishman and an American, (Garrett Wall, Dave Mooney, Howard Brown & Robbie K.Jones), whose artistic name derives from the dark subterranean world of New York’s subway system. If they are still new to you, check out previous releases Kansas City Out Groove, Fire on ...

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Vera Van Heeringen & Brooks Williams - Song Roots
Vera Van Heeringen & Brooks Williams - Song Roots - Thu 26th September, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Two Masters of Roots Songwriting In Concert Vera Van Heeringen and Brooks Williams present “Song Roots,” a night of songs, stories and masterful guitar playing. Audiences will be treated to duets as well as solos in this variation of the “songwriter in the round” sessions made famous in Nashville in ...

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Rachael McShane & The Cartographers
Rachael McShane & The Cartographers - Thu 17th October, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Rachael McShane is a renowned folk singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player from the North East of England. She gained fame as an original member of the award-winning folk big band Bellowhead, touring with them extensively and making a number of television appearances. The band recorded five studio albums and, ...

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Luke Jackson Trio
Luke Jackson Trio - Fri 25th October, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Canterbury based singer songwriter Luke Jackson has been touring and recording for over 10 years now, steadily developing an enviable reputation for himself in the Folk, Roots, Americana & Acoustic circuits. In addition to the UK, Luke regularly tours across Europe, USA and Canada. Between his debut album ‘More Than ...

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Ida & Samantha
Ida & Samantha - Thu 31st October, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Ida Wenøe (Denmark/Songcrafter Music (DK) & Integrity Records (UK)) and Samantha Whates (UK/Rough Trade Records & Wonderfulsound) are back on the road in 2024. Following a Danish tour in February the pair are continuing where they left off touring the UK in March 2022. Ida Wenøe 2021 Danish Music Awards ...

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Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow
Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow - Thu 7th November, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

One of the most exciting duos to emerge from the UK in recent times, Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow combine heartfelt musicality, unparalleled virtuosity and vocal harmony. Using the folk music of the British Isles as a catalyst, Kit and Aaron create dynamic and effervescent interpretations of centuries-old material as ...

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Hannah James & Toby Kuhn
Hannah James & Toby Kuhn - Wed 20th November, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Hannah and Toby met in Summer 2018 at Floating Castle festival in Slovenia and it was clear that these two musicians shared a common approach to music making and a real artistic chemistry. Award-winning folk musician, dancer and composer Hannah James is complemented perfectly by the virtuoso cello of Toby ...

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Project Smok
Project Smok - Thu 21st November, 2024 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A STANDING GIG - With chairs down both sides of the Auditorium only! Project Smok is the neo-trad trio of Ali Levack, Ewan Baird and Pablo Lafuente, whose nonconformist and progressive Scottish traditional music has set them apart since their formation in 2017. Known for their ...

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