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NETTLEBED FOLK SONG CLUB

THE VILLAGE CLUB HIGH ST NETTLEBED nr. HENLEY OXON RG9 5DD

www.nettlebedfolkclub.co.uk

MONDAYS 8 - 11pm

Patron: Phil Beer. Residents: Kith & Kin, Bruce Gomersall and Jackie Oates.


JUN 1

THE JACKIE OATES BAND - Come & support our very own darling of song as she is on a national tour to showcase her new album 'The Spyglass & The Herringbone' with Chris Sarjeant, Mike Cosgrave & John Parker. Vocals, violin, viola, guitar, piano, accordion & double bass. There will also be a set from Megan Henwood.


JUN 8

JOHN JONES AND THE RELUCTANT RAMBLERS - John, lead singer of Oysterband leads his band of walkers & musicians along the Ridgeway to finish at Nettlebed to launch his new album 'Never stop moving'. He will be joined by fellow Oysterband member Al Scott on guitar & vocal, Rowan Godel on vocal, Lindsey Oliver on double bass & vocal, Tim Cotterell on fiddle & mandolin and Benji Kirkpatrick from Bellowhead on strings.


JUN 15

PETER KNIGHT'S GIGSPANNER + PHILLIP HENRY & HANNAH MARTIN - Feast of Fiddles & Steeleye Span's legendary fiddle player and vocalist with guitarist Roger Flack & percussionist Vincent Salzfaas. Innovative, intelligently crafted brilliance. Tonight there will be a set from BBC Best Duo winners Phillip & Hannah. This concert will show the difference between entertaining & spellbinding!


JUN 22

MARTIN SIMPSON, ANDY CUTTING & NANCY KERR - What a night this is going to be! Three of Britain's finest interpreters of songs & tunes and Nancy has just won 'Folk Singer of the Year' at the 2015 BBC Folk Awards! Each of them are virtuosos in their own right, playing & exploring the possibilities of music together and thoroughly enjoying it!


JUN 29

BRASS MONKEY - John Kirkpatrick & Martin Carthy are bringing this unique brand of Englishness back to Nettlebed for the last time before the band retires this year. Vocals, accordion, guitar, trombone, trumpet & percussion. Don't miss this last show!


JULY 6

MEGAN HENWOOD - Launch day special concert for 'Head Heart Hand', the new album from our local award winning singer/songwriter/guitarist. Megan will be performing with her musician friends including Pete Thomas, her brother Joe & Jackie Oates. There will also be an appearance by the trio, Tred, which includes David Delarre from Mawkin.


JULY 13

MISCHA MACPHERSON TRIO - BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award winner, Mischa is a new Folk artist who - if the success of her trio in 2014 is anything to go by - looks set to achieve great things. A singer & clarsach player from Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, she is joined by Conal McDonagh on Scottish border-pipes and whistles and guitarist Innes White.


JULY 20

PIG - This Feast of Fiddles spin off features Hugh Crabtree on vocals & melodeon, Alan Whetton on sax, Martin Vincent on guitar, Dave Harding on bass and a guest drummer. Folk rock, covers and occasional community singing all delivered with taste and panache!


WE ARE THEN CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER - RE-OPENING ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7 WITH MARTIN CARTHY & DAVE SWARBRICK.

OTHER ADVANCE DATES


SEP 7 - CARTHY & SWARBRICK. SEP 14 - MAZ O'CONNOR.
SEP 21 - RICHARD DIGANCE.
SEP 28 - 40TH BIRTHDAY with DOWNES & BEER. OCT 5 - CHRIS LESLIE.
OCT 12 - THE YOUNG'UNS. OCT 19 - CHRIS WHILE & JULIE MATTHEWS.
NOV 2 - DAVE PEGG'S BIRTHDAY CONCERT. NOV 23 - JEZ LOWE & STEVE TILSTON. DEC 7 - FOTHERINGAY. DEC 14 - ST. AGNES FOUNTAIN.
DEC 21 - BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST. JAN 18 - BULLY WEE BAND + PHIL BEER.
JAN 25 - OYSTERS 3 (IAN TELFER - JOHN JONES - ALAN PROSSER)


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