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Upcoming Events


Steve Knightley ‘Songs & Stories’ 2018 Tour
Steve Knightley ‘Songs & Stories’ 2018 Tour - Thu 22nd February, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Steve Knightley announces highly anticipated 2018 solo tour – and there’s a twist. As the frontman and songwriter of British folk heavyweights Show of Hands, Steve Knightley boasts an impressive back catalogue. He’s regularly cited by emerging artists as a ...

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Damien O’Kane Trio
Damien O’Kane Trio - Fri 23rd February, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Damien O’Kane (vocals, guitar/tenor guitar and banjo), Steven Byrnes (guitar/tenor guitar) and Steven Iveson (electric guitar). BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 nominee for ‘Best Album’ Damien O’Kane is a musician of many talents. Teamed up with master guitarist Steven ...

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North Sea Gas
North Sea Gas - Sun 25th February, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

North Sea Gas return once again. They will entertain you with songs from their new album. “When We Go Rolling Home” and old favourites!! Playing Guitars, Fiddle, Banjo, Bouzouki, Bohdran and with strong vocals. Featuring three part harmonies and lots of Craic!! An entertaining show for all ages. www.northseagas.co.uk/

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FolkLaw
FolkLaw - Sat 3rd March, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm "Show of Hands with a new wave ethic" fRoots Magazine Supporting The Shires, Seth Lakeman, Mad Dog Mcrea and more, FolkLaw were catapulted on to their debut European tour with gusto. On 3rd March these rising stars of the folk, ...

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Nigel Philip Davies and the Good Companions with support from Nick Ward
Nigel Philip Davies and the Good Companions with support from Nick Ward - Thu 8th March, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Singer Songwriter Nigel Philip Davies is a veteran of the music scene. Ably accompanied by The Good Companions, he performs songs that span the broad spectrum from riotous fiddle driven tunes to deeply reflective songs of love and loss, covering ...

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Broom Bezzums
Broom Bezzums - Thu 15th March, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Mark Bloomer & Andrew Cadie have been constantly tearing up and down the autobahn since 2007, spreading their infectious music and wooing new fans with their congenial storytelling wherever they go. Now firmly established in Germany, Broom Bezzums have twice ...

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The Young’uns present: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff
The Young’uns present: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff - Wed 21st March, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Young’uns have been nominated for two BBC Folk Awards! 1. Nomination for Best Album for ‘Strangers' The Best Album Nomination also goes to a public vote, see here... 2. Nomination for Best Song for ‘Be The Man' Nomination News... Twice BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners the Young’uns present ...

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O’Hooley & Tidow
O’Hooley & Tidow - Thu 22nd March, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm O’Hooley & Tidow have been nominated for ‘Best Duo’ in this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards! With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, sessions on 6 Music and Radio 2, five star reviews and a feature ...

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The Jar Family
The Jar Family - Fri 23rd March, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Hartlepool based The Jar Family are five individual songwriters and musicians, who decided that, rather than strive for success in isolation, they would join forces to pool their talent and create their ‘industrial folk’ sound. The Jar Family have mesmerised, ...

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Brooke Sharkey plus support: Joey Costello
Brooke Sharkey plus support: Joey Costello - Thu 12th April, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm London based singer-songwriter Brooke Sharkey was raised between France and England, since her return she has release 2 Eps and 1 full length album (one dress, 2012) and has just released her second album ‘Wandering Heart’ independently in the UK ...

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The Rheingans Sisters
The Rheingans Sisters - Thu 19th April, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Winners of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Original Track, The Rheingans Sisters make playful, powerful and richly connecting music that is wholly contemporary while deeply anchored in folk traditions. Drawing on their pan-European musical scholarship (having ...

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Ranagri plus support, Plumhall
Ranagri plus support, Plumhall - Fri 20th April, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Ranagri produce an electrifying mix of virtuosic instrumentals, haunting melodies, vivid storytelling and their unique take on old and new folk songs. The London based band are a combination of Irish and English musicians; Dónal Rogers (Vocals/Guitar), Eliza Marshall (Flutes/Whistles), ...

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The Leylines
The Leylines - Sat 21st April, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm The Leylines are British folk-punk for a summer’s afternoon, a sound forged in festivals and bonfires, with fiddle-driven rabble rousers and songs that stir the soul. The Leylines was started by a group of West Country musicians driving home from ...

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'Both Sides Now' presents The Joni Mitchell Songbook
'Both Sides Now' presents The Joni Mitchell Songbook - Sat 28th April, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Of all the leading lights of the West Coast singer-songwriter movement, Joni Mitchell remains its most influential figure, with a body of work running the gamut from folk to mainstream pop, right through to modern jazz and back again. This ...

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Wizz Jones - Acoustic guitarist, songwriter, folksinger and bluesman!
Wizz Jones - Acoustic guitarist, songwriter, folksinger and bluesman! - Sun 6th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“Originally inspired by seeing Big Bill Broonzy and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Wizz learnt his guitar licks from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry whilst playing in the coffee bars of London’s Soho in the late 1950’s. He then followed the time-honoured buskers’ trail from the streets of ...

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Young Waters (5 piece Band) plus support, Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow
Young Waters (5 piece Band) plus support, Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow - Thu 17th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Winners of the New Shoots Competition, Bath Folk Festival 2016 "Energetic, original ...excellent stage presence and varied, enchanting material... extremely deserving winners of the Bath Folk Festival New Shoots Competition 2016." Bath Folk Festival Young Waters: haunting harmonies, toe-tapping rhythm ...

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DLM & Leon Hunt’s n-Tet
DLM & Leon Hunt’s n-Tet - Sat 26th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Davis Lindley Mullan (DLM) are a trio based in the West Country with a serious, classy pedigree. Fronted by Andrew Cresswell Davis, who in his long career has been a mainstay of the evergreen Bristol band Stackridge, was one half ...

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Daryl Kellie & Jon Hart - Set Adrift Tour
Daryl Kellie & Jon Hart - Set Adrift Tour - Sun 27th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

'Set Adrift' are a fingerstyle singer-songwriter duo (with two of UK's best percussive fingerstyle guitar-singers) based in and around London. What started off as a collaboration idea to write a few songs on a houseboat, resulted in a 5-day tour on the River Thames and an album's worth of material. ...

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Reg Meuross with special guest - Anna Tanvir
Reg Meuross with special guest - Anna Tanvir - Thu 31st May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm A captivating musical evening with multi-award winning Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross, with very special guest the harpist Anna Tanvir. Anna will perform a solo opening set, and will join Reg for part of his headline set. The combination of these ...

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Track Dogs
Track Dogs - Fri 1st June, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Sun-shiny songs thriving on dark themes behind irresistible rhythms. The band take their name from the maintenance teams working the subway tracks in New York City. These teams have to look out for each other and are a closely-knit group ...

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