Singer/songwriter

Upcoming Events


Luke Jackson
Luke Jackson - Thu 5th July, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Luke is a Singer/Songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who in 2013 was nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for both the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Talent and The Young Folk Category. With a bold, distinctive voice and a ...

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Chris Cleverley plus support Minnie Birch
Chris Cleverley plus support Minnie Birch - Fri 13th July, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Award winning Songwriter and guitarist Chris Cleverley is renowned for his ability to draw audiences to the edge of their seats with hauntingly delivered tales of ghost women, lonesome clock towers, lovelorn mariners and hospital beds. Chris has crafted a ...

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Jo Elms (4 piece Band)
Jo Elms (4 piece Band) - Sat 14th July, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Summer 2018 sees Jo Elms returning to the UK to perform music from her upcoming new e.p.. (as yet unnamed) as a follow-up to her debut e.p 'The Right Time'. British born Jo Elms is a singer songwriter whose dynamic ...

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Arkansas Dave (4 piece Band)
Arkansas Dave (4 piece Band) - Thu 19th July, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm It’s a romantic cliché to find an escape in music and the blues, but living that life is a different matter. Ask Dave about growing up in a broken home, with fundamental Christianity on one side, and crippling drug-addiction on ...

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Rachael Dadd & RHAIN (double headline show)
Rachael Dadd & RHAIN (double headline show) - Thu 6th September, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm RHAIN RHAIN, the Isle of Wight native, is a bold, powerful and honest performer, whilst her songwriting is acutely fragile, mythical and overwhelmingly melodic. Described by NME as ‘a figure of lyrical beauty’, she has received airplay by fans such ...

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Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith (with full band) Launch ‘Many a Thousand’
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith (with full band) Launch ‘Many a Thousand’ - Sun 9th September, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith are one of the finest duos to have emerged onto the British folk and acoustic scene in recent years. Their unique ability to make old songs seem relevant and new songs sound ancient has brought them widespread critical acclaim. Throughout the autumn of 2018 they ...

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The Undercover Hippy
The Undercover Hippy - Fri 14th September, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Billy Salisbury aka The Undercover Hippy has been performing at festivals since 2008, working his way up from being a solo singer-songwriter playing in small marquee stages, to now having a full band of incredible musicians and playing main-stages at ...

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Bill Ryder-Jones
Bill Ryder-Jones - Wed 19th September, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Multi-instrumentalist, producer, string-arranger and composer Bill Ryder-Jones has had a career spanning 15 yrs, a rarity in a world that looks to the new. His talent stretches from a musical interpretation of Italian Calvinos ‘If On A Winters Night A Traveller' (2011's If..) to the top ten MOJO album of ...

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Kate Dimbleby and Keith Warmington: Smile till it Hurts
Kate Dimbleby and Keith Warmington: Smile till it Hurts - Sun 23rd September, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

A brand new pairing of internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Kate Dimbleby and harmonica virtuoso Keith Warmington on harmonica/guitar and vocals. A remarkably fresh show from two experienced entertainers – songs to make you laugh, cry and sing along. Bringing together a touch of Americana with a British sense of humour, this ...

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Martin Simpson
Martin Simpson - Thu 4th October, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm “Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly become a superb storyteller and musician of great depth and unquestionable taste.” Stephen Fearing The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength - every gig is a ...

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Amy Mayes Band
Amy Mayes Band - Fri 19th October, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Amy Mayes is a vocal powerhouse who has risen slowly but surely to esteemed accolade. Amy has since not only recorded on Ben Waters' album 'Live in Moscow' but has followed that up by touring with him throughout Europe with ...

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Jo Harman (full band show)
Jo Harman (full band show) - Sat 20th October, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Widely regarded as one of Europe's finest ever soul/blues fuelled voices, JO HARMAN remains a genre-defying, independently minded artist of rare credibility, who makes sincere and heartfelt music, often compared to that of the 'golden age of music'. Jo recently ...

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DOUBLE BILL: Adam Holmes and The Embers and Baskery
DOUBLE BILL: Adam Holmes and The Embers and Baskery - Thu 25th October, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Baskery The three sisters can't recall when or why they started playing, the music’s always just been there. In their late teens, the sisters joined forces with their dad, who for decades was a one man band playing old blues ...

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Tom Baxter The Other Side of Blue Tour
Tom Baxter The Other Side of Blue Tour - Sun 4th November, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

One of the most distinguished song craftsmen of the 21st century is to make his long-awaited return to record. On 17 August 2018, Tom Baxter will unveil his first official release in a decade, 'The Other Side of Blue.' It was in 2008 that Tom brought out the self-funded 'Skybound,' ...

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Andy White
Andy White - Sun 25th November, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Belfast singer-songwriter Andy White has been producing and writing, and is coming out of hiding to tour the UK and Ireland, late 2018. 22 years after its original release, Andy's debut album 'Rave On Andy White' is reissued on October 5 by Vinyl 180. Latest album 'The Guilty & The ...

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Martin Harley (Solo)
Martin Harley (Solo) - Wed 5th December, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation. Live at Southern Ground, his eagerly anticipated new album was recorded in Nashville in collaboration with Daniel Kimbro (Jerry Douglas, Larkin Poe) on upright bass. As Martin explains “I wanted to ...

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Amy Wadge
Amy Wadge - Thu 13th December, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Grammy Award winner Amy returns for a rare solo appearance. Grammy winner Amy Wadge is widely regarded as one of the country's most successful female singer/songwriters. Over the course of five solo albums, two collaborations, numerous compositions for other artists ...

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