Singer/songwriter

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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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Daisy Chapman
Daisy Chapman - Thu 10th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Daisy Chapman - Vocals Piano Violin Cello Self titled 'Sinner' Songwriter and BBC Introducing favourite Daisy Chapman is an incredibly well-travelled pianist and vocalist who draws influences from the anti-folk world. It’s hard to pinpoint Daisy’s unique style, but think ...

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Emily Maguire
Emily Maguire - Fri 11th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm “Exquisite” UNCUT “A class act” THE MIRROR “A true artist” RnR MAGAZINE “Music for the soul” MAVERICK MAGAZINE A classically-trained multi-instrumentalist with five albums and two books to her name, Emily Maguire is truly “a talent to be reckoned with” ...

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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 and Sim Jones
Daryl Kellie and Sim Jones - Sun 27th May, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Daryl Kellie Daryl's vibrant, multi-layered technique is sure to enthral lovers of acoustic blues and jazz, pop and rock alike. He is currently receiving huge acclaim across the guitar world for his unique arrangements of classic songs; whilst his own songs, both vocal and instrumental, are a breath of fresh ...

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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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Jack Carty & Maz O'Connor
Jack Carty & Maz O'Connor - Wed 6th June, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Two of the UK’s leading contemporary songwriters join forces in a celebration of song. Touring the UK in May and June of 2018. Jack Carty and Maz O’Connor are two of the most engaging songwriters on the U.K. acoustic scene and have ploughed independent furrows on their paths to success. ...

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Jill Jackson
Jill Jackson - Fri 8th June, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Are We There Yet? is the long awaited 5th solo album by Paisley born singer songwriter Jill Jackson, a record that bears the hallmarks of a 25 year musical journey that has taken her from Paisley to Top of The ...

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Ange Hardy
Ange Hardy - Thu 14th June, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Nominated at the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and celebrated by The Telegraph as “one of Britain’s top folk musicians” has grabbed the attention of the traditional folk music world by writing new material and embracing modern technologies whilst ...

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Rik and Rainy
Rik and Rainy - Fri 15th June, 2018 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Cafe is open this evening, last orders at 6.30pm Rainy "laid back grooves, sun soaked open roads and a healthy dose of wonder" Rainy is a singer-songwriter and multi instrumentalist. He writes, records and performs all the music on his albums excluding the odd special guest appearance from friends. ...

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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
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith - 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 combination of outstanding vocal work, sensitive instrumentation, and a powerful social conscience has brought them widespread critical acclaim. ‘Their real strength lies in their original ...

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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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