Will you please all note that it was decided that the evening will begin half an hour earlier at 8pm – so 7.30pm for a prompt 8pm start. This is to allow more singers to get on when the club is busy and will allow a little more time for the raffle.
30/12/17 Singaround night by request.
13/1/18 Alistair Russell & Chris Parkinson, Review from The Black Diamond Folk Club, Alistair (Ex Battlefield band) has one of the most distinctive voices in Folk Music. Each song sounds as it was crafted just for him. He accompanies himself on guitar and is joined tonight by the doyen of box players Chris Parkinson who is well loved at the club. A must for your diaries.
10/2/18 Di Henderson, Another regular White Hart Folk Club member and fine local singer with a great following throughout the North of England and Scotland, Di has a great repertoire of Industrial, Lifestyle and Celtic (Gallic) songs and stories.
10/3/18 Stanley Accrington, From Oldham in Lanc’s, (Quote) Stanley emerged from the dark days of the late 1970’s and has been terrorising the cultural world ever since.
24/3/18 Singaround, Featuring Paul Mason, one of our club regulars, great guitar player, great voice performing a hot spot for your entertainment.
21/4/18 Mike Nicholson, What needs to be said? …. Wonderful Voice, Musician, Entertainer!
19/5/18 Sadie & Jay – (from Australia) Sadie and Jay visited us a while ago and were a pleasure to listen to, we are fortunate to have them return to entertain us.
Quote from CLOUDSTREET,
Blues and smoke and beauty infuse the deliciously matched vocals of Sadie and Jay. They lead us on a dance through heartache, hope and happiness with inviting choruses and neatly understated double bass and guitar, their warm personalities drawing us into a show that feels intimate. Nicole Murray CLOUDSTREET
2/6/18 Club closed, Bender charity weekend at the High Whins farm, Tranmire Town Hall, Tranmire, Come along and support this fine charity hosted as ever by the Wilkinson family.
16/6/18 CLUB CLOSED, LANDLADIES REQUEST (It’s Alan the Landlords 60th Birthday, Many Happy Returns Alan, Enjoy your night)
23/6/18 Caim, Irelands Jacynth Hamill and Scotland’s Heather Innes and Pauline Vallance sing together as Caim. Jacynth and Heather met in Belfast in the 1980’s. In 1998 Caim celtic harmony duo was born when Heather invited Jacynth to sing with her and to research and arrange most of the music for their first album.
21/7/18 Peter and Barbara Snape, With a distinct musical identity and a growing reputation for providing an entertaining menu of good songs, all well sung and played with commitment, passion and enjoyment, The Snapes are two fine performers who are firm favourites with many.
28/7/18 Club Barbecue and Singaround, 6pm Start.
18/8/18 CLUB CLOSED, Private Celebration.
1/9/18 Club closed, Bender charity weekend at the High Whins farm, Tranmire Town Hall, Tranmire, Come along and support this fine charity hosted as ever by the Wilkinson family.
22/9/18 Tom Lewis, If you like songs and stories of the sea, new and old, you’ll certainly enjoy Tom’s singing, his stories and his recordings. Tom is a 24-year veteran of Her Majesty’s Royal Naval diesel submarines; although now he’s comfortably located on dry land.
20/10/18 Grannies Attic, Tickets only, Granny’s Attic – Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (Melodeon, Concertina, Vocals), George Sansome (Guitar, Vocals) and Lewis Wood (Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals) – are a folk trio who play the tradition with verve, energy and their own inimitable style. These three young men are all exceptional musicians, fine singers and play a range of English, Irish and Scottish traditional music as well as their own compositions. Formed in 2009, they have since played at clubs and festivals up and down the country, and have been heralded for their lively performances and maturity beyond their years in their delivery and selection of traditional songs.
17/11/18 Ian Stewart, Come along and be entertained by a fine local Singer/Guitarist who visits our club on occasions and delights us with his great voice and instrument playing. A night to enjoy and remember!
8/12/18 John Ward Band, brings together John, Lynne and Les whose powerful 3-part harmonies blend to give a richer life to John’s original songs and to his traditional repertoire. Accompanied by guitar, double bass, mandolin, harmonica, whistles and bodhran, and with the familiar, relaxed banter, stories and humour, the Trio delights folk club and festival audiences around the country. John is an East Anglian boy and, when the occasion demands, the Trio love to specialise in John’s East Coast heritage songs and traditional music of the land and the sea.
15/12/18 Faith Supper ??? to be decided on whether this week or next.
22/12/18 As Above!
29/12/18 Singaround undecided yet.
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