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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.


JAN 16

**SPECIAL SHOW** - PETER KNIGHT’S GIGSPANNER BIG BAND with PHILLIP HENRY & HANNAH MARTIN – RECORDING OF LIVE NEW ALBUM ! - Their appearances together are rare but highly sought after, thanks to performances of dazzling musicianship and arresting chemistry. They want to record this live album for summer festival shows including Cropredy & they chose Nettlebed as the ideal venue. Come and be part of it!



JAN 23

THE BULLY WEE BAND & PHIL BEER - 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 our patron - Phil Beer from Show of Hands.



JAN 30

SETH LAKEMAN – SOLD OUT!!



FEB 6

JACKIE OATES & MEGAN HENWOOD - After meeting at our club it became obvious that their voices & musicianship complemented each other and although hearing them play floorspots we keep being asked ‘when are they doing a full evening again?’ – Well here it is!



FEB 13

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!



FEB 20

STEVE KNIGHTLEY -The vocalist and songwriting force behind Show of Hands in a special show plus Megan Henwood doing support. Numbers are now limited – Don’t miss out!



FEB 27

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.



MAR 6

OYSTERS 3 – OYSTERBAND UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL - John Jones, Alan Prosser & Ian Telfer, the 3 founder members & the creative heart of folk-rock legends Oysterband invite you to a special, fresh acoustic performance with great songs from every era of a unique career.



MAR 13

CRAOBH RUA - Our annual St. Patrick’s Week Special! This amazing Irish band has given us so many great nights. Songs & tunes on Irish pipes, fiddle, whistles, banjo, guitar & mandolin.



MAR 20

SAM KELLY & JAMIE FRANCIS - Sam Kelly is a BBC Folk Award winning Cornwall-based singer, song-writer, producer & multi-instrumentalist. Sam spent many a night enraptured, listening to his grandfather tell folk tales, sing folk songs & play folk tunes. Having caught the bug, he has gained a reputation for an incredibly high class and dynamic live show. He will be playing tonight with acclaimed banjo player Jamie Francis.



MAR 27

JOHN KIRKPATRICK & MARTIN CARTHY - A special duo concert from these two leading interpreters of English folk traditions. They are long term musical project collaborators from ‘Plain Capers’ through Steeleye Span to Brass Monkey. Pure English folk pedigree!



APR 3 & 4

FEAST OF FIDDLES - Our biggest act of the year. 6 top class fiddlers including Peter Knight and Chris Leslie with a powerful backline including Dave Mattacks. 2 shows - Mon & Tues.


OTHER ADVANCE DATEs...


APR 10 - THE JOHN McCUSKER BAND. APR 24 - HOME SERVICE.

MAY 8 - THE RHEINGANS SISTERS. MAY 15 - THE PHIL BEER BAND.

MAY 16 (TUE) - COOPE,BOYES & SIMPSON (VALENTINE FLEMING SPECIAL SHOW)

MAY 22 - FAIRPORT CONVENTION. JUNE 5 - CHRIS & KELLIE WHILE.


ADVANCE BOOKING INFORMATION --- CALL - 01628 636620