For earlier events click here, H1'15
; H2'15 ; H1'16
; H2'16 : H1'17
||Hot spot: Ian Stewart - a chance for one of our
"irregulars" to strut his stuff. Ian has entertained us
with his stylish take on contemporary and bluesy songs and his impressive
guitar accompaniments and solos. We look forward to hearing more.....
| 17th July
||The Raffleites are five females (including our
own Joy) in beautiful multi-part harmony, ably accompanied by Andy.
Their wide-ranging repertoire covers everything from deeply trad.
to bang up-to-date contemporary folk with a few excursions into other
genres along the way. Door money and a bit more is being donated
to the North Tees Hospital Breast Cancer Care Unit.
||All August Mondays are scheduled as singarounds. Please check
this page though for confirmation.
||Geoff Higginbottom An old favourite with a powerful
voice, Geoff serves up a great mix of songs with lots of choruses
and with great good humour. you can see and hear him online on YouTube
Wisdom is a young traditional singer, born and bred in
Suffolk, who is very well regarded in her home region. She comes to
us through the New Roots competition, a great source of new talent.
Warner - a transatlantic favourite who has a huge store
of traditional American songs and tunes, many of which share their
roots with songs from these islands. Accompanying himself on guitar,
banjo and concertina, he is a charismatic performer who shares his
enthusiasm and quiet humour with his audience.
||Bert Draycott is part of the fabric of North East
Folk. We know we can rely on him for an unforgettable night of pit-songs,
music hall, jokes and, of course, the spoons.
Sanders & Ben Savage - a first visit for a delightful
duo who bring a mix of contemporary, traditional and Americana material.
"Spellbinding ... Hannah and Ben were born to sing and play
Listings for other clubs in the north east can be
found in "Folk Roundabout", for sale at the club or from the
editor, Mike Hughes (see contact page).
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