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Mon 27th June
8.00pm to 2.00am
Two Coats Colder @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Quirky, progressive folk. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 27th June
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Tue 28th June
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Punch & Judy, Tonbridge
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Thu 30th June
8.00pm to 11.00pm
John Wort Hannam @ Acoustic Oak
Royal Oak, Corsham, Corsham
Canadian singer/ song-writer. Roots-country. Lots of floor spots. Raffle. All welcome.
Thu 30th June
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Martin Joseph Concert On Stage
Thu 30th June
8.15pm to 10.30pm
Charlie Dore w/Julian Littmann
The Hen & Chicken, Bristol
Delightful singer sonwriter accompanied by Julian Littman, both are muti instrumentalists
Thu 30th June
8.30pm to 11.00pm
Topic Folk Club
Glyde House, Bradford
Sam Kelly Duo. Sam, one of the most exciting young prospects on the folk scene, with Jamie Francis.
Fri 1st July
8.00pm
Folk at the Maltings
Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans
Chris Flegg, Tell Tale Tusk and New Roots finalist An Dha
Fri 1st July
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Chris Wood: Tickets for this show will be like gold dust - he's one of the UK's finest songwriters
Sat 2nd July
12.00pm to 11.30pm
Feathersfest
The Feathers, Wymondham
All day festival. 12noon to 11.30pm, Ft The Phantom Cowboys & many more. Six Real Ales & BBQ
Sat 2nd July
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Folk Club
The Saltcellar, Bristol
Singaround. Come and sing, play, dance, recite or just come and listen.
Mon 4th July
8.00pm to 10.30pm
All Welcome Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 4th July
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Tue 5th July
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Ian Bruce & Ian Walker with Moe Walker
Tue 5th July
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
Philip Cockerham Trio. MFC always welcomes floor singers.
Tue 5th July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Singaround @ Bradford Folk Club
Cellar Bar, Swan Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen.
Wed 6th July
7.15pm
St Michael's St Folk evening
Street, pubs and churchyard, St Albans
Dancing in the street, music in the pubs and churchyard. 'Overture' by bellrimgers
Wed 6th July
8.00pm
Tales and Ales at the Prince of Wales
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Come to our friendly story session where you can can sit in a snug room and listen to a tale or two
Wed 6th July
8.00pm to 10.15pm
The Music Institute
Guildford Institute, Guildford
Hot Vultures
Hot Vultures – Ian Anderson on guitar, slide guitar and vocals and Maggie Holland on bass guitar, banjo, guitar and vocals – were one of the hardest working and popular outfits on the UK and European folk and college circuits of the 1970s. They mixed up an Anglicised selection of old American roots musics, early blues, pre-country and old-time music with UK trad. music, acoustic R&B all played with energy and a genuine love of the sources.
Wed 6th July
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
Thu 7th July
7.30pm
Folk and Acoustic
The Globe, Newcastle upon Tyne
The first Thursday of each month is Folk and Acoustic open mike night at the Globe.
Thu 7th July
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Long Lankin are four female singer / instrumentalists. Note they will be starting early at 8:15pm.
Thu 7th July
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Traditional Song Session
Prince of Wales Pub, Moseley, Birmingham
A chance to sing and listen to traditional songs in a friendly and informal environment.
Thu 7th July
to Sun 10th July
Bromsgrove 25th Folk Festival
The Bowling Green Inn, Bromsgrove
Rory McLeod, Kristina Olsen, Steamchicken, AJ Clarke, Mad Jock & Englishmen, Union Jill...etc
Fri 8th July
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Praying for the Rain in concert
Rook Lane Chapel, Frome
Compelling contemporary folk, with beautifully crafted vocals and wonderfully engaging songs.
Fri 8th July
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Flossie Malavialle: Funny, smart, captivating singer who chooses her songs well
Fri 8th July
8.30pm
The Kalamazoo Klub
The King's Head, London
Julie Felix
Sat 9th July
3.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Hop & Huffkin, Sandwich
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 9th July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic Open Night
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
An opportunity for anyone to sing, play or say, or just to enjoy.
Sun 10th July
3.30pm
Triage
Blake's of Dover, Dover
Modern and traditional folk songs and tunes; some original.
Sun 10th July
7.30pm to 10.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
SINGAROUND! Friendly and informal.Singers (inc. beginners) and listeners welcome. Real ale!
Sun 10th July
8.00pm to 10.45pm
Grimsby Folk Club
Spiders Web Carr Lane Grimsby, Grimsby
Roger Wilson , singer actor, "songman" in Warhorse
Mon 11th July
8.00pm to 10.30pm
All Welcome Night @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 11th July
8.30pm
2Nd Monday Session At The Pheasant
The Pheasant, Sheffield
All inclusive, friendly, relaxed session of acoustic music. Come and sing, play or just listen.
Mon 11th July
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Wed 13th July
8.30pm to 10.30pm
Political Song Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Raise your voices, let the old and new songs be heard: let us learn and take heart from them.
Thu 14th July
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Babajack
Fri 15th July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Musical Traditions Club
King & Queen, London
BARTRAM BROOKES & WEATHERALL Tunes from Shropshire on melodeon & concertina plus Chris's great songs
Fri 15th July
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Rab Noakes: A pivotal figure in the acoustic music world
Fri 15th July
8.30pm
Atlantic Currants
The Great Tree, Ramsgate
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 16th July
1.00pm to 10.00pm
Swanfest 2016
The Swan Inn, Chipping Norton
Martyn Joseph + several top local artistes
Sat 16th July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spalding Folk Club Singaround
Welland Yacht Club, Spalding
Free event (£1 raffle optional) Join in or listen, anyone can sing, play, tell a story or dance.
Sat 16th July
8.00pm
Appletwig Songbook
The Globe, Newcastle upon Tyne
Music has a strong folk / jazz feel, using everything from gospel, blues, rock and world music.
Sun 17th July
8.00pm
Traditional Music Session
The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Enjoy playing and listening to English, Scottish & Irish folk music and song.
Sun 17th July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Play On Folk Club
The Banner Cross Hotel, Sheffield
Singers Nights - but you don't have to sing - poems, monologues, instrumentals and audience welcome.
Mon 18th July
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Mary Humphreys/ Anahata @ Devizes Folk Club
Lamb Inn, Devizes
Great acoustic duo. Lots of floor spots. Sing, play or just listen. Raffle. All welcome.
Mon 18th July
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Tue 19th July
8.00pm
Morley Folk Club
United Services Club, Leeds
James Allan (Erie Scruggs Banjo) & Mrs Porter's Ensemble. MFC always welcomes floor singers.
Thu 21st July
8.00pm
Orpington Folk Club
The Change of Horses, Farnborough, Nr Orpington
Ian Petrie. He’s a singer, guitarist and songwriter and he excels at all three.
Thu 21st July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spalding Folk Club Singaround
Welland Yacht Club, Spalding
Free event (£1 raffle optional) Join in or listen, anyone can sing, play, tell a story or dance.
Fri 22nd July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
BAA Club
Tarset Village Hall, Hexham
THE URBAN PIONEERS (USA)
Fri 22nd July
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Edwina Hayes: Bold tunes and a warm, sweet smoky voice to fill a room
Sat 23rd July
1.30pm
Atlantic Currants
Faversham Nautical Festival, Faversham
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 23rd July
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar + Support spots
Sun 24th July
Wimbledon Acoustic Music Session
Hand in Hand, Wimbledon
Aspiring or experienced musicians and singers are welcome at these informal sessions.
Mon 25th July
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Thu 28th July
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Summer Showcase
Fri 29th July
8.15pm to 11.15pm
The Ram Folk Club
The Old Cranleighan Club, Thames Ditton
Mike Silver: Delicate songs to ease us delightfully into the summer holidays
Mon 1st August
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Wed 3rd August
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Joe Topping
Sun 7th August
11.00am to 9.00pm
Day of Lincolnshire Folk
The George Hotel, Leadenham
Lincolnshire Day of Music Dance & Song
Mon 8th August
8.30pm
2Nd Monday Session At The Pheasant
The Pheasant, Sheffield
All inclusive, friendly, relaxed session of acoustic music. Come and sing, play or just listen.
Mon 8th August
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Thu 11th August
8.00pm to 8.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Heartstrings
Sat 13th August
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Flower Pot, Maidstone
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sun 14th August
7.30pm to 10.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
SINGAROUND! Friendly and informal.Singers (inc. beginners) and listeners welcome. Real ale!
Mon 15th August
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Thu 18th August
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spalding Folk Club Singaround
Welland Yacht Club, Spalding
Free event (£1 raffle optional) Join in or listen, anyone can sing, play, tell a story or dance.
Fri 19th August
8.00pm
Concert
Otley Courthouse, Otley
The Hot Seats
Sun 21st August
8.00pm
Wimbledon Acoustic Music Session
Hand in Hand, Wimbledon
Aspiring or experienced musicians and singers are welcome at these informal sessions.
Sun 21st August
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Play On Folk Club
The Banner Cross Hotel, Sheffield
Singers Nights - but you don't have to sing - poems, monologues, instrumentals and audience welcome.
Mon 22nd August
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Thu 25th August
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Mike Silver
Fri 26th August
to Mon 29th August
Towersey Festival 2016
Thame Showground, Thame
Billy Bragg, Kate Rusby, Young'Uns, UOGB, 9Bach, Kris Drever, Kerr & Fagan, Roy Bailey, Lynched, UFQ
Fri 26th August
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Hogarth Inn, Grain
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 27th August
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Anna Shannon + Support spots
Mon 29th August
9.00pm
Traditional music session
The Star, Godalming
Every Monday at the Star. Free. Just turn up. Mainly traditional English, Scottish and Irish music.
Sat 3rd September
11.00am to 11.00pm
London Folk Festival
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Town
Faustus, Stick in the Wheel, Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar
Sat 3rd September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Folk Club
The Saltcellar, Bristol
Jez Lowe. Nominated for best singer and best song BBC Folk Awards 2015.Floor Spot performers welcome
Sat 3rd September
Bridport Ceilidhs
St Mary's Church House Hall, Bridport
"Patchwork", with Eileen Nightingale calling
Wed 7th September
8.15pm to 11.15pm
Spalding Folk Club
South Holland Centre, Spalding
Tom McConville
Thu 8th September
7.30am to 11.00am
The Goose Is Out!
The White Horse, Peckham
JACK HARRIS. Rich, complex lyrics and powerful melodies. Real ale, good food!
Thu 8th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club
Catshill Club, Bromsgrove
Anthony John Clarke
Fri 9th September
7.30pm to 9.30pm
BAAFEST STUDENT CONCERT
Brownrigg Lodges, Bellingham
A celebration of young musical talent in the North Tyne Valley
Sat 10th September
to Mon 12th September
BAAFEST 2016
Brownrigg Lodges, Bellingham
Featuring Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra, Mark Harrison, Eddie Walker, The Floozies, Yvonne Lyon
Sat 10th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic Open Night
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
An opportunity for anyone to sing, play or say, or just to enjoy.
Sun 11th September
7.30pm to 10.00pm
The Goose Is Out!
The Ivy House, Nunhead
SINGAROUND! Friendly and informal.Singers (inc. beginners) and listeners welcome. Real ale!
Mon 12th September
8.30pm
2Nd Monday Session At The Pheasant
The Pheasant, Sheffield
All inclusive, friendly, relaxed session of acoustic music. Come and sing, play or just listen.
Wed 14th September
8.00pm to 10.15pm
Electric Voices
The Electric Theatre, Guildford
Leveret
The music of this critically acclaimed trio - Sam Sweeney (fiddle), Rob Harbron (concertina) and Andy Cutting (melodeon) - is firmly rooted in the English tradition with original settings of ancient tunes sitting alongside new compositions by some of today's finest tunesmiths. "Elegant, sophisticated" The Guardian "This glimmering set of instrumentals cuts unfailingly elegant lines" The Sunday Times
Thu 15th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Spalding Folk Club Singaround
Welland Yacht Club, Spalding
Free event (£1 raffle optional) Join in or listen, anyone can sing, play, tell a story or dance.
Thu 15th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Electric Voices
The Electric Theatre, Guildford
Shirley Inspired including Alasdair Roberts
This celebration of the music of Shirley Collins includes exclusive excerpts from the forthcoming film "The Ballad of Shirley Collins", plus performances from Scotland's Alasdair Roberts and Lords of Thyme (featuring Sophie Williams), both featured on the triple album "Shirley Inspired". "The mission of a traditionalist like Ms. Collins is to make sure old songs are passed on and heard afresh; Shirley Inspired shows how well she succeeded." The
Fri 16th September
8.00pm to 10.15pm
Electric Voices
The Electric Theatre, Guildford
Martin Simpson
This will be Martin's sixteenth appearance at the Electric Theatre and a very welcome return. This review from Guitarist magazine says it all: "Martin Simpson is a stunningly accomplished guitarist, but he's more than that: he's a musician with the power to make you forget you're listening to a guitar at all . . . the show he produces must rate among the best man-and-guitar performances I've heard."
Fri 16th September
9.00pm
Atlantic Currants
The Tartar Frigate, Broadstairs
Americana, Celtic and English Folk
Sat 17th September
8.00pm to 10.30pm
Dunton Folk
St Mary Magdalene Church, Biggleswade
Bob Fox
Sun 18th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Play On Folk Club
The Banner Cross Hotel, Sheffield
Singers Nights - but you don't have to sing - poems, monologues, instrumentals and audience welcome.
Tue 20th September
7.30pm to 10.30pm
Cramlington Folk Club
Clef & Cask (formally The Hind, Cramlington
Pete Coe
Fri 23rd September
7.30pm to 11.00pm
Grayshott Folk Club presents:
Grayshott Village Hall, GRAYSHOTT, Nr. Hindhead
Connla-a talented and young traditional Irish/Celtic Folk band from Northern Ireland-don't miss 'em!
Sat 24th September
8.00pm to 11.00pm
Shammick Acoustic concert
Pack o' Cards, Combe Martin
Pete Coe + Support spots
Sun 25th September
12.00pm to 2.00pm
Brunch Barnstormer
Riverhouse Arts Centre, Walton on Thames
Hollie Rogers "A magnificent and powerful voice" according to Suzanne Vega
Sun 25th September
8.00pm
Wimbledon Acoustic Music Session
Hand in Hand, Wimbledon
Aspiring or experienced musicians and singers are welcome at these informal sessions.