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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 18

THE BULLY WEE BAND & PHIL BEER - Launching their first new album in 35 years! 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.



JAN 25

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.



FEB 1

TALISK - Winners of the BBC Young Folk Award and the Danny Kyle Award at Celtic Connections. The trio's engaging & energetic performances have landed them slots at some of Britain's biggest festivals including Cambridge, Cropredy & Celtic Connections.



FEB 8

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 15

JOHN KIRKPATRICK & MARTIN CARTHY - A rare duo concert from these two leading interpreters of English folk traditions. However, they are long term musical project collaborators from 'Plain Capers' though Steeleye Span to Brass Monkey. Pure English folk pedigree!



FEB 22

BREABACH - One of Scotland's most successful groups winning 'Live Act of the Year' & 'Best Band' 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.



FEB 29

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 7

AN EVENING WITH PHIL BEER - Phil is known for his dazzling multi-instrumentalist skills & passionate, rich vocals and we are honoured to have him as our patron. Well known for his work with Show of Hands & Feast of Fiddles he is one of the most popular ambassadors for acoustic music and has won the Spiral Earth Award for Best Musician.



MAR 14

CRAOBH RUA - Our annual St. Patrick's Special! This amazing Irish band has given us so many great evenings including a special appearance in our 40th anniversary show. Songs & tunes on Irish pipes, fiddle, whistles, banjo, guitar & mandolin.



MAR 21

JOHN TAMS & BARRY COOPE - Multi Folk Award winner John Tams and Coope, Boyes & Simpson harmony singer Barry Coope bring experience, innovation & tradition to their captivating shows. Classic songs with passion & power accompanied by guitar & keyboards.



APRIL 4&5

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 - But the Monday has now SOLD OUT - Tuesday is still available at the moment..



OTHER ADVANCE DATES


APRIL 11 - FARA

APRIL 18 - ALTAN.

APRIL 25 - JOHN McCUSKER'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY BAND.

MAY 9 - PETER KNIGHT'S GIGSPANNER plus PHILLIP HENRY & HANNAH MARTIN.

MAY 16 - CHRIS & KELLIE WHILE.

MAY 23 - FAIRPORT CONVENTION.

JUNE 13 - SIMPSON, CUTTING, KERR.

JUNE 27 - TONY CHRISTIE & RANAGRI.

JULY 11 - SHOW OF HANDS - SOLD OUT.


ADVANCE BOOKING INFORMATION --- CALL - 01628 636620