NETTLEBED FOLK SONG CLUB
THE VILLAGE CLUB HIGH ST NETTLEBED nr. HENLEY OXON RG9 5DDwww.nettlebedfolkclub.co.uk
MONDAYS 8 - 11pm
Patron: Phil Beer. Residents: Kith & Kin, Bruce Gomersall and Jackie Oates.
THE BULLY WEE BAND & PHIL BEER (from Show of Hands) - Ian Cutler of Feast of Fiddles on violin & keyboards, Fergus Feeley on cello mandolin & vocals, Colin Reece on vocals & guitar and Jim Yardley on mandolin, whistles & vocals. Tonight will also feature a thirty minute set from Phil Beer from Show of Hands.
THE CHURCHFITTERS - This flamboyant band from England, Ireland and France is taking UK audiences by storm. Unique and energetic, they present a fast-paced infectious show with fresh, original songwriting as well as rearranged songs & tunes from the British Isles. Outstanding vocals and an astonishing array of acoustic instruments including fiddle, bass, flute, saxophone, guitar, banjo, dulcimer, whistle, mandolin and musical saw!
SALLY BARKER - Lead singer & guitarist with 'The Poozies', Sally reduced Sir Tom Jones, and viewers alike, to tears with her flawless performances on BBC TV's 'The Voice' 2014. She has supported Bob Dylan, Robert Plant and Sir Tom himself!
MIRANDA SYKES & REX PRESTON - One of the most sought after duos on the circuit. Miranda is well known as a central component of 'Show of Hands' with her exquisite, spine-tingling voice and Rex is one of the finest mandolin players in the UK.
CARA DILLON - Possessing a rare & unique voice Cara is one of the finest exponents of traditional Irish song anywhere in the world. Together with her husband & musical partner, Sam Lakeman, she has earned both commercial success and astonishing critical acclaim.
BREABACH - One of Scotland's most successful groups winning 'Live Act of the Year' in 2013 at the Scots Trad Music Awards. Dynamic & fun they produce a distinct sound with songs, tunes & step dance accompanied by double bagpipes & bass, flute, fiddle & guitar.
McGOLDRICK, McCUSKER & DOYLE - All members of the BBC's Transatlantic Sessions, this is indeed a rare chance to see 3 of the world's finest musicians share a stage together. Michael McGoldrick plays flute, whistles & uillean pipes, John McCusker plays fiddle and John Doyle is the vocalist & guitarist. These guys have worked with Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler, Jools Holland and Joan Baez to name just a few!
FAUSTUS - Benji Kirkpatrick the fretboard wizard & Paul Sartin the violinist/oboe player both from Bellowhead plus melodeon maestro & vocalist Saul Rose from Waterson:Carthy. This trio gives a fresh impetus to the surge of English traditional song.
CRAOBH RUA - Our annual St. Patrick's Special! This amazing Irish band has given us many great evenings. Songs & tunes on pipes, fiddle, whistles, banjo, guitar & mandolin.
JOSIENNE CLARKE & BEN WALKER - Be it traditional songs or her own lyrics Josienne's jewel-like voice & Ben's musical tact & flair for arrangement send the songs straight to your heart. It's as if they pull in all the energy in the room!
FEAST OF FIDDLES - 2 concerts, Monday & Tuesday, celebrating 22 years of their shows!
EASTER MONDAY - CLOSED.
ANDY IRVINE - One of the great Irish performers, his voice gets to the very soul of that country. Founder member of Planxty & Patrick Street he's often hailed as 'a tradition in himself.
OTHER ADVANCE DATES
APR 20 - ARTISAN. APR 27 - STEVE KNIGHTLEY. MAY 11 - FAIRPORT CONVENTION. MAY 18 - CHRIS & KELLIE WHILE. JUNE 1 - JACKIE OATES BAND. JUN 8 - JOHN JONES. JUNE 15 - PETER KNIGHT'S GIGSPANNER with PHILLIP HENRY & HANNAH MARTIN. SEP 28 - 40TH BIRTHDAY with DOWNES & BEER. DEC 24 - ST. AGNES FOUNTAIN.
ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE --- DETAILS - 01628 636620