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

Residents: Kith & Kin, Bruce Gomersall and Jackie Oates.


JAN 20

THE BULLY WEE BAND & PHIL BEER (from Show of Hands)- 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 27

MARTIN & ELIZA CARTHY - A very special show from this iconic father & daughter. They have won at least ten BBC Awards between them. Their singing, guitar and fiddle playing are legendary on the British folk scene


FEB 3

AN EVENING WITH BRIAN McNEILL (FEAST OF FIDDLES)- Brian founded the Battlefield Band and is a core member of Feast of Fiddles. He is an accomplished singer, songwriter & musician playing fiddle, bouzouki, mandocello, guitar & concertina and his songs include The Yew Tree, No Gods, Precious Few Heroes & Bring The Lassie Hame.


FEB 10

THE CHURCHFITTERS - This flamboyant band from England, Ireland and France is taking UK audiences by storm. Unique and energetic, they present a fast-paced infectious show with fresh, original songwriting as well as rearranged songs & tunes from the British Isles. Outstanding vocals and an astonishing array of acoustic instruments including fiddle, double bass, bouzouki, flute, saxophone, guitar, banjo, dulcimer, whistle and mandolin!


FEB 17

BOX FOX - Still playing 'Song Man' in Michael Morpurgo's War Horse, Bob is finding time to return again to do a solo gig for us. Twice nominated for BBC Folk Singer of the Year, he is a superb singer of mainly traditional songs and is a wonderful guitarist.


FEB 24

OUR RENOWNED SHOWCASE CONCERT! - JACKIE OATES, PETER KNIGHT, MEGAN HENWOOD, KITH & KIN, BRUCE GOMERSALL AND HUGH CRABTREE & FRIENDS - What a wealth of musical talent and all regular performers at the club - even though Peter has moved away to France he's coming back especially!! Book early for this one.


MAR 3

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!


MAR 10

MARTIN SIMPSON - One of the finest acoustic & slide guitarists in the world whose interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling


MAR 17

CRAOBH RUA - The St. Patrick's Special! This amazing Irish band has given us many great evenings. Songs & tunes on pipes, fiddle, whistles, banjo, guitar & mandolin.


MAR 24

BELLA HARDY, LUCY WARD, JAMES FINDLAY & BRIAN PETERS - 'THE LIBERTY TO CHOOSE' - A special show featuring songs from the New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs. A mixture of vocal harmony, solo and band arrangements with concertina, melodeon, fiddles & guitars.


MAR 31

MEGAN HENWOOD'S 'HEAD HEART HAND' ALBUM LAUNCH- our local BBC Award winning singer/songwriter/guitarist with musician friends in a special concert.


APR 7 & 8

FEAST OF FIDDLES - 2 concerts, Monday & Tuesday, celebrating 21 years of their shows!


Other Advanced Dates

APR 14 - MADDY PRIOR & FRIENDS. APR 28 - PAUL DOWNES & PHIL BEER.

MAY 12 - FAIRPORT CONVENTION. MAY 19 - CHRIS & KELLIE WHILE.

JUNE 9 - STEVE KNIGHTLEY. JUNE 23 - VIN GARBUTT. JULY 21 - GIGSPANNER.


ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE --- DETAILS - 01628 636620