What's On

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.


APR 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. (Mon show is Sold Out).



APR 11

FARA - 4 Orkney girls evoking rapturous audience rapport. Rich 4 part harmony vocals with 3 dynamic fiddles & driving piano. They sing & play like they mean it & have a string of awards.



APR 18

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.



APR 25

JOHN McCUSKER'S 25th ANNIVERSARY SHOW - One of the UK's most gifted & versatile musicians in any genre. Having played a sell out show for us in February with McGoldrick & Doyle, John returns in this special show with his 5 piece ensemble. Vocals, fiddles, mandolin, guitar, cittern, flute & whistles. This show will be much in demand!



MAY 2

BANK HOLIDAY - CLOSED.



MAY 9

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 they will be joined again by BBC Best Duo winners Phillip & Hannah. This concert will be spellbinding!



MAY 16

CHRIS & KELLIE WHILE- The world class vocals of Chris While from St Agnes Fountain & the uncannily similar quality of daughter, Kellie, combine for this special evening. As a duo it's easy to lose sight of who is who, even if they have their own distinctive style & sound.



MAY 23

FAIRPORT CONVENTION - Get your tickets before they all sell out!



MAY 30

BANK HOLIDAY - CLOSED.



JUNE 6

GILMORE & ROBERTS - Katriona & Jamie combine superb songs with astounding musicianship & trademark harmonies to create a powerful sound. 3 times nominated at the BBC Folk Awards they are decribed by fRoots as 'Hot property'! Vocals, fiddle, mandolin & guitar.



JUNE 13

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 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!



JUNE 20

BLAZIN' FIDDLES - A welcome return for this incredible ensemble. What a line-up - Bruce MacGregor, Jenna Reid, Rua Macmillan & Kristan Harvey on fiddles with Anna Massie & Angus Lyon on guitar & piano. This multi award-winning act never fails to set audiences alight.



JUNE 27

TONY CHRISTIE & RANAGRI - He's best known for singing his way to Amarillo but his family are from Co. Mayo & Tony is going to be giving us an evening of mainly traditional songs from his roots. He'll be with Ranagri who play harp, flute, bouzouki, guitar & whistles.



JULY 4

THE KATE RUSBY BAND - Start of our 40th Birthday year finale - Kate's wondrous vocals with bouzouki, melodeon, banjo, guitar & double bass. We're grateful to sponsors Berkshire Fiesta Centre & Drivepay of Padworth & Crays Pond. CALL TO CHECK AVAILABLITY.



JULY 11

SHOW OF HANDS - Continuing our 40th Birthday year finale - SOLD OUT!



JULY 18

SHOWCASE CONCERT - Our 40th Birthday year finale night - with acoustic Feast of Fiddles (including Peter Knight & Hugh Crabtree et al), Megan Henwood, Jackie Oates, Kith & Kin, Bruce Gomersall and more... Here's to the next 40!!!!



OTHER ADVANCE DATES


SEP 5 - THE OUTSIDE TRACK.

SEP 12 - LEVERET.

SEP 19 - LYNCHED.


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