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.
PHILLIP HENRY & HANNAH MARTIN - Winners of 'Best Duo' at the BBC Folk Awards this year, they are one of the most exciting & innovative duos to appear in recent years. Phillip plays slide guitar & harmonica and Hannah is a singer/songwriter/fiddle player & multi-instrumentalist. 'Utterly captivating' - Steve Knightley.
ALTAN - They're back! Altan have established themselves as one of the most important live acts to play traditional Irish music in Ireland and on the World stage. The Boston Globe has described them as 'The hottest Group in the Celtic realm!'. Winners of Best Group at the BBC Awards and Irish Best Live Band. Vocals, fiddles, accordion, bouzouki & guitar.
THE OUTSIDE TRACK - They started our season last year with a stunning synthesis of virtuosity & energy! Their award winning Scottish, Canadian & Irish song, music & dance has been rapturously received worldwide. 4 ladies & 1 man united by a love of traditional music.
DERVISH - They've packed shows all over the world including 'Rock in Rio' in front of 240,000!! A Dervish show is a myriad of tones & moods ranging from high energy Irish tunes to Cathy Jordan's beautifully measured songs of life & love. Vocals, fiddle, flute, accordion, mandola, bouzouki & whistles. This Irish band has energy and passion!
AN EVENING WITH CHRIS LESLIE - Chris has spent his life playing violin, mandolin & singing, currently with Fairport Convention, Feast of Fiddles & St Agnes Fountain. After his packed solo gig last year we just had to invite him back for more!
MARTIN CARTHY & DAVE SWARBRICK - This legendary fiddle, guitar & vocal duo demonstrate all the old skills with their collection of traditional songs & instrumentals.
THE SHEE - An exceptional Scots 6 piece all-female band - 3 strong singers & astonishing instrumental prowess! Vocals, flute, fiddles, harp, viola, mandolin, accordion & clogs!!
CHRIS WHILE & JULIE MATTHEWS - Breathtaking, award winning singer/songwriters & musicians (They've been nominated at the BBC Awards 9 times and won Best Duo!). Their dedication to their craft & audience holds no bounds. Harmony vocals with guitar & piano.
LUCY WARD with JOY GRAVESTOCK - An engaging singer/guitarist, Lucy has won an award for 'Best Album', been nominated for 'Folk Singer of the Year' and won the Horizon Award. Tonight she will be accompanied by fiddle player Joy Gravestock.
'IN FLANDERS FIELDS' with COOPE, BOYES & SIMPSON - A tribute to the lives caught up in the War to end all Wars. It brings together readings, biting humour of Western Front soldiers and most evocative of all, music of the time and specially commissioned songs.
THE EMILY PORTMAN TRIO - This young singer/songwriter & concertina player is tonight performing alongside talented musicians Lucy Farrell (vocals, viola & saw) and Rachel Newton (vocals, harp & fiddle). 'Marvellous' The Observer.
MIDSOMER MURDERS SPECIAL - We've been involved once again in the TV programme, this time providing 15 performers over 4 days of filming, including Paul Downes, Jackie Oates, Tom Chapman & Hugh Crabtree. Everything from an unaccompanied sea shanty to an 8 piece band & a folk version of the theme tune! All 15 will be performing their contributions tonight.
JACKIE OATES & MEGAN HENWOOD - Our new local duo!!
LINDISFARNE - A special show by Ray Jackson's legendary band before the Newcastle gigs.
ST AGNES FOUNTAIN - Get your tickets before this show sells out!
BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST - Paul Hutchinson & Bellowhead's Paul Sartin prepare us for Xmas.
Closed until Jan 19 2015 when we reopen with The Bully Wee Band & Phil Beer.
ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE --- DETAILS - 01628 636620