What's On

NETTLEBED FOLK 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.


September

Sep 4

SHIRE FOLK SHOWCASE - EMILY BARKER & LUKAS DRINKWATER, NINEBARROW, STEVE PLEDGER , JACKIE OATES & MEGAN HENWOOD. - The Shire Folk team are presenting their first ever Showcase with this amazing line-up!



Sep 11

CHRIS LESLIE - Chris has spent his life playing violin & mandolin. He is also a great singer/songwriter currently with Fairport Convention, Feast of Fiddles & St Agnes Fountain.



Sep 18

PHIL BEER presents his PATRON'S EVENING with GEOFF LAKEMAN, SAM KELLY, ALICE JONES & MIRANDA SYKES & of course PHIL BEER himself!



Sep 25

JOHN TAMS & BARRY COOPE - Multi award winner John Tams and Coope, Boyes & Simpson harmony singer Barry Coope present classic powerful songs with guitar & keyboards.


October

Oct 2

FAUSTUS - Benji Kirkpatrick the fretboard wizard & Paul Sartin the violinist/oboe player both ex Bellowhead plus melodeon maestro & vocalist Saul Rose ex Waterson:Carthy. A fresh impetus to the surge of traditional song. A distinct blend of subtlety & attack - The Guardian.



Oct 9

THE SHEE - An exceptional all-female band bringing electro-harp, accordion, fiddles, flute, mandolin & three powerful voices together with a range of individual musical influence. Harp player Rachel Newton, won Musician of the Year at the 2017 BBC Folk Awards.



Oct 16

MADDY PRIOR with GILES LEWIN & HANNAH JAMES - Maddy has proved to be one of the most enduring, influential and respected artists in British music, known for both her work as lead vocalist in Steeleye Span and numerous solo endeavours.



Oct 23

HEIDI TALBOT TRIO + KITH & KIN CD LAUNCH - Multiple Folk Awards nominee Heidi, from Co. Kildare, hit the scene as lead singer of Cherish the Ladies & now lives in Scotland, where she is married to celebrated fiddler & multi-instrumentalist John McCusker. Tonight our resident duo Kith & Kin will also be performing a set to launch their new CD.



Oct 30

CHRIS WHILE & JULIE MATTHEWS - Both are members of St Agnes Fountain and are award winning singer/songwriters & musicians. Powerful harmony vocals with guitar & piano. Tonight Megan Henwood will also be performing a set to launch her new CD, River.


November

Nov 6

DAOIRI FARRELL - Irish singer & bouzouki player - winner of 2 BBC Awards this year! 'The creamy forthrightness of Paul Brady, the occasional guile and nuance of Andy Irvine and the attitude and approach to material, perhaps, of Christy Moore'. fRoots



Nov 13

THE ELEPHANT SESSIONS - Following their storming shows at Celtic Connections these Scots Trad Awards winners are bringing their breathtaking act to Nettlebed! They create a truly unique sound on the current traditional music scene. Fiddle, guitar, mandolin, bass & drums.



Nov 20

LAU - Brilliant musicians, thrilling performers & all-round good chaps as well - small wonder they've got shelves groaning with awards including 4 times Best Group & Kris Drever just won Folk Singer of the Year! Vocals, fiddle, accordion & guitar.



Nov 27

TALISK - Winners of a 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.


December

Dec 4

PETER KNIGHT'S GIGSPANNER - Since leaving Steeleye Span this legendary fiddle player's band has become one of the most innovative acts on the folk/roots scene.



Dec 11

ST AGNES FOUNTAIN - You are advised to get your tickets before this show sells out!



Dec 18

BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST - Paul Hutchinson's & Paul Sartin's much-loved Christmas Show.


Closed until Jan 22 2018


JAN 22 - BULLY WEE BAND. JAN 29 - SWARB! - IT SUITS HIM WELL.


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