Will you please all note that it was decided at the last folk club meeting 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.
2/9/17 No Club! All meet at the Black Bull Bender, Tranmire Town Hall, High Whins Farm, Tranmire, for the Late Bender. Starts Friday evening 8pm until Sunday evening. Also two afternoon sessions, start, approx 1pm until 4pm. £2pp entry evening sessions, £2 pp afternoon sessions. Children free!
Recovery times in between sessions!
Licensed bar, Sandwiches, Snacks, Tea, Coffee and Soft Drinks available, Free camping/caravanning to participating visitors, fresh water and toilets. Breakfasts are served in the main house Saturday and Sunday mornings, Please indicate your requirements the evening before to enable the volunteers to cook only what is necessary. Mobile fish and chip shop on site approx 4-4.30pm on Saturday .
ALL PROFITS FROM EVERY TRANSACTION ARE PUT INTO THE CHARITY DONATIONS .
9/9/17 Bernard Hoskins ( Feature Night ), is a songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist from Cambridge whose distinctive and original sound is based upon English songwriting and world music rhythms as well as the more common folk, country and blues styles. An experienced performer, he accompanies himself on 6 string and 12 string guitars and mandolin playing a mixture of original and traditional songs.
21/10/17 Paul Downes, Review, “One of the most able and talented, yet underrated singer/guitarists on the folk scene”. excerpt from ‘The Folk Diary’
11/11/17 Ailsa MacKenzie & Graham Walker, A local two piece act, who between them have an impressive folk music history, Ailsa having been in a variety of groups one of them being Bryony, a three part harmony trio, Ailsa plays Appalachian Dulcimer,Hammer Dulcimer and the Celtic Harp. Graham has also been on the folk scene for many years at one time a member of the Teesside group Willards Leap and plays guitar sometimes to his own self penned arrangements.
25/11/17 25th on the 25th? ( To be discussed at the next meeting, the possibility of a celebration of the clubs 25th anniversary )
December guest to be confirmed subject to availability , this will be a ticket only event.
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.
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
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