2017 Events Update from Rick

Sun 19/02/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 19/02/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 45 8552 8308 London
Sun 19/02/17 Dana Immanuel & the Stolen Band Horsham Folk Club, Normandy Ctr, Denne Rd RH12 1JF
Mon 20/02/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 20/02/17 Session with the Bow Creek Ramblers The Castle, 15 Grosvenor Rise E, Walthamstow E17 9LB 020 8509 8095 London
Mon 20/02/17 Sacred Harp singing St George’s, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2HR 7.15-9pm; 07770 210067 London
Tue 21/02/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 21/02/17 Grand Ole Orpy Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 22/02/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 22/02/17 Sacred Harp Singing One Church, Florence Road, BN1 6DL 7.30pm: brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Wed 22/02/17 Picking session with Mick Allchorne & friends Pembury Bowls Club, Recreation Ground, Lower Green Road, Pembury TN2 4DZ call Mick on 07949369127 when you arrive – complex venue W.Kent
Wed 22/02/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 22/02/17 Police Dog Hogan Nell’s Jazz & Blues Club, Bentleys, 11-15 Swallow St, W1B 4DG London
Thu 23/02/17 Police Dog Hogan Lewes Con Club, 139 High St, BN7 1XS 01273 473076 Brighton/Lewes
Thu 23/02/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412985 Crawley
Thu 23/02/17 Ben Paley & Tab Hunter The Lord Nelson, Trafalgar St, BN1 4ED Brighton/Lewes
Fri 24/02/17 Police Dog Hogan Arlington Arts Ctr, Mary Hare, Newbury RG14 3BQ Reading
Fri 24/02/17 Down by the Riverside: Rick Townend, Hilary Gowen, Jimmy Lin, Dick Embury Riverside Club, 6 Laleham Rd, Staines TW8 2DX Staines
Sat 25/02/17 The Ben Somers String Band The Sands Room, Sands Rd, Farnham GU10 1LL tickets from 01276 609954 Guildford
Sat 25/02/17 Wakin’ Snakes Crown & Anchor, Eastbourne Eastbourne
Sat 25/02/17 Southern Tenant Folk Union South Street Arts Ctr, 21 South St, RG1 4QU Reading
Sat 25/02/17 Alice & David Wylde Cellar Upstairs Folk Club, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Rd, WC1X 8JR 020 7281 7700 London
Sun 26/02/17 Ben Paley & Tab Hunter Walthamstow Folk Club, Ye Olde Rose & Crown, 53 Hoe St, E17 4SA 07740 612 607 London
Sun 26/02/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 26/02/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 46 8552 8308 London
Sun 26/02/17 25th Annual London Fiddle Convention Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Pk Rd,  NW1 7AY London
Sun 26/02/17 Grinch Mountain The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Mon 27/02/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 27/02/17 Session with Taube Marks & friends The Red Lion, 42 Oxford Rd, Old Marston OX3 0PH 1872 552111 Oxford
Mon 27/02/17 The Ben Somers String Band The Fiddler’s Elbow, 1 Malden Rd NW5 3HS London
Tue 28/02/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 28/02/17 Uckfield Acoustic Session welcomes bluegrass & old-time musicians The Alma, Framfield Rd, Uckfield, TN22 5AJ 8pm; 01825 765779/07825 658439 Uckfield
Tue 28/02/17 Bluegrass session The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285585 Hertfordshire
Tue 28/02/17 Bluegrass/Old-time welcome at Orpington Folk & Blues Open Mike night Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Tue 28/02/17 Old Time Session The Old Ship, 3 King St, Richmond, TW9 1ND London
Wed 01/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 01/03/17 Dog Gone ROOTS – old-time/clogging session Dancing Dog Saloon, Bobbing, ME9 8QP 1636 260281 / 07745 293265 N.Kent
Wed 01/03/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 01/03/17 The Most Ugly Child What’s Cookin’,  Leytonstone Ex-Servicemens Club, Harvey Rd, E11 3DB London
Thu 02/03/17 Sacred Harp singing St Catherine’s Church,  Pepys Rd, Brockley SE14 5SG 7.30-9.30pm London
Thu 02/03/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412986 Crawley
Thu 02/03/17 The Ben Somers String Band The Lord Nelson Inn, 36 Trafalgar Rd, BN1 4ED Brighton/Lewes
Fri 03/03/17 Simon Mayor & Hilary James Shaw House, Church Rd, Newbury RG14 2DR 01635 279279 Reading
Fri 03/03/17 The Ben Somers String Band Musically Monstrous, Three Horseshoes, Towersey Oxford
Fri 03/03/17 Porchlight Smoker The Neptune, Kingsway, Hove
Sat 04/03/17 The Coal Porters The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Sat 04/03/17 The Ben Somers String Band Bluegrass Plus Club, Catsfield Village Hall, Church Rd, TN33 9DP Hastings
Sun 05/03/17 “Old-Time Fix” session The Global Café, 35-9 London St, Reading, RG1 4PS 3-6pm Reading
Sun 05/03/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 05/03/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 47 8552 8308 London
Mon 06/03/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Tue 07/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 07/03/17 Grand Ole Orpy Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 08/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 08/03/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 08/03/17 Old-time Session The Lamb, Fisher St, Lewes, BN7 2DG Brighton/Lewes
Thu 09/03/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412987 Crawley
Fri 10/03/17 Sacred Harp Singing West Hill Hall, Compton Avenue, BN1 3PS 7.45pm; brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Fri 10/03/17 The Curst Sons Con Club, 139 High St, Lewes, BN7 1XS 9pm Brighton/Lewes
Fri 10/03/17 Wakin’ Snakes Pissaro’s, 9-10 South Terrace, Hastings TN34 1SA Hastings
Sat 11/03/17 Rattle-on-the-Stovepipe Cellar Upstairs Folk Club, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Rd, WC1X 8JR 020 7281 7700 London
Sat 11/03/17 The Curst Sons The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN
Sun 12/03/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 12/03/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 48 8552 8308 London
Mon 13/03/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Tue 14/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 14/03/17 Sacred Harp singing Heath St Baptist Church, 84 Heath St, Hampstead NW3 1DN 7.30-9.30pm; 07770 210067 London
Tue 14/03/17 Bluegrass session The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285589 Hertfordshire
Tue 14/03/17 Judy Cook Chichester Folk Club, Four Chestnuts Sussex W
Tue 14/03/17 Bluegrass/Old-time welcome at Orpington Folk & Blues Open Mike night Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 15/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 15/03/17 Judy Cook Dorking Folk Club, Dorking Golf Club, Deepdene Ave, RH5 4BX 07754 853171 Dorking
Wed 15/03/17 Dog Gone ROOTS – old-time/clogging session Dancing Dog Saloon, Bobbing, ME9 8QP 1643 260281 / 07745 293265 N.Kent
Wed 15/03/17 Bluegrass/old-time session with the Vanguards & friends The Builder’s Arms, 65 Leslie Park Road, Croydon, CR0 6TP 23 8654 1803; https://www.facebook.com/groups/1527898510755041/ London
Wed 15/03/17 Bluegrass/old-time session with the Vanguards & friends The Builder’s Arms, 65 Leslie Park Road, Croydon, CR0 6TP 23 8654 1803; https://www.facebook.com/groups/1527898510755041/ London
Wed 15/03/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 15/03/17 Porchlight Smoker What’s Cookin’,  Leytonstone Ex-Servicemens Club, Harvey Rd, E11 3DB London
Thu 16/03/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412988 Crawley
Thu 16/03/17 Gentlemen of Few The Lighthouse, Deal E.Kent
Thu 16/03/17 Flats & Sharts Ropetackle Ctr, Shoreham-by-Sea Sussex W
Fri 17/03/17 Gentlemen of Few The Durty Habit, Hollingbourne 7.30-9.30pm Mid-Kent
Fri 17/03/17 The Curst Sons Jenny Lind, 69 High St, Old Town, Hastings TN34 3EW  Hastings
Fri 17/03/17 Rachel Eddy Musically Monstrous, Three Horseshoes, Towersey Oxford
Sat 18/03/17 The Hot Rock Pilgrims The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Sun 19/03/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 19/03/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 49 8552 8308 London
Mon 20/03/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 20/03/17 Session with the Bow Creek Ramblers The Castle, 15 Grosvenor Rise E, Walthamstow E17 9LB 020 8509 8095 London
Mon 20/03/17 Sacred Harp singing St George’s, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2HR 7.15-9pm; 07770 210067 London
Tue 21/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 21/03/17 Grand Ole Orpy Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 22/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 22/03/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Thu 23/03/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412989 Crawley
Sat 25/03/17 Wakin’ Snakes Chapter 12 Wine Bar, 12 High St, Hailsham BN27 1BJ 01323 351898 Eastbourne
Sat 25/03/17 Mardi Grass Little Op’ry, Tom Thumb Theatre, Eastern Esplanade, Cliftonville, CT9 2LB 0795 852 7035 / 01227 770840 E.Kent
Sun 26/03/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 26/03/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 50 8552 8308 London
Sun 26/03/17 Grinch Mountain The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Sun 26/03/17 Worry Dolls TwickFolk, the Cabbage Patch, 67 London Rd, Twickenham TW1 3SZ London
Mon 27/03/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 27/03/17 Session with Taube Marks & friends The Red Lion, 42 Oxford Rd, Old Marston OX3 0PH 1872 552111 Oxford
Tue 28/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 28/03/17 Uckfield Acoustic Session welcomes bluegrass & old-time musicians The Alma, Framfield Rd, Uckfield, TN22 5AJ 8pm; 01825 765779/07825 658439 Uckfield
Tue 28/03/17 Bluegrass session The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285586 Hertfordshire
Tue 28/03/17 Bluegrass/Old-time welcome at Orpington Folk & Blues Open Mike night Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Tue 28/03/17 Old Time Session The Old Ship, 3 King St, Richmond, TW9 1ND London
Wed 29/03/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 29/03/17 Sacred Harp Singing One Church, Florence Road, BN1 6DL 7.30pm: brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Wed 29/03/17 Picking session with Mick Allchorne & friends Pembury Bowls Club, Recreation Ground, Lower Green Road, Pembury TN2 4DZ call Mick on 07949369127 when you arrive – complex venue W.Kent
Wed 29/03/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Thu 30/03/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412990 Crawley
Thu 30/03/17 Lowell Levinger The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Fri 31/03/17 Clark & Zuppardi The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Fri 31/03/17 Down by the Riverside Riverside Club, 6 Laleham Rd, Staines TW8 2DX Staines
Sat 01/04/17 Sacred Harp Singing Day Exeter Street Hall, 16-17 Exeter St, BN1 5PG 10.30am-4pm; brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Sat 01/04/17 Will Kaufman – Hard Times & Hard Travellin’  The Forge, Anvil Arts, Churchill Way, Basingstoke 8.15pm Reading
Sat 01/04/17 Wakin’ Snakes The Snowdrop, Lewes 9pm Brighton/Lewes
Sun 02/04/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 02/04/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 51 8552 8308 London
Mon 03/04/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Tue 04/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 04/04/17 Grand Ole Orpy Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 05/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 05/04/17 Dog Gone ROOTS – old-time/clogging session Dancing Dog Saloon, Bobbing, ME9 8QP 1637 260281 / 07745 293265 N.Kent
Wed 05/04/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Thu 06/04/17 Woody Pines The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN 020 7485 9899 London
Thu 06/04/17 Sacred Harp singing St Catherine’s Church,  Pepys Rd, Brockley SE14 5SG 7.30-9.30pm London
Thu 06/04/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412991 Crawley
Sat 08/04/17 Kate Lissauer Cellar Upstairs Folk Club, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Rd, WC1X 8JR 020 7281 7700 London
Sat 08/04/17 Flats & Sharts The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN 020 7485 9899 London
Sun 09/04/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 09/04/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 52 8552 8308 London
Mon 10/04/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Tue 11/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 11/04/17 Sacred Harp singing Heath St Baptist Church, 84 Heath St, Hampstead NW3 1DN 7.30-9.30pm; 07770 210067 London
Tue 11/04/17 Bluegrass session The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285589 Hertfordshire
Tue 11/04/17 Bluegrass/Old-time welcome at Orpington Folk & Blues Open Mike night Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 12/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 12/04/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 12/04/17 Old-time Session The Lamb, Fisher St, Lewes, BN7 2DG Brighton/Lewes
Thu 13/04/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412992 Crawley
Fri 14/04/17 Sacred Harp Singing West Hill Hall, Compton Avenue, BN1 3PS 7.45pm; brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Fri 14/04/17 Porchlight Smoker Jenny Lind, 69 High St, Old Town, Hastings TN34 3EW Hastings
Sun 16/04/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 16/04/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 53 8552 8308 London
Mon 17/04/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 17/04/17 Session with the Bow Creek Ramblers The Castle, 15 Grosvenor Rise E, Walthamstow E17 9LB 020 8509 8095 London
Thu 16/03/17 Bluegrass/old-time session with the Vanguards & friends The Builder’s Arms, 65 Leslie Park Road, Croydon, CR0 6TP 23 8654 1803; https://www.facebook.com/groups/1527898510755041/ London
Mon 17/04/17 Sacred Harp singing St George’s, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2HR 7.15-9pm; 07770 210067 London
Tue 18/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 18/04/17 Grand Ole Orpy Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 19/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 19/04/17 Dan Walsh at Dog Gone ROOTS  Dancing Dog Saloon, Bobbing, ME9 8QP 1644 260281 / 07745 293265 N.Kent
Wed 19/04/17 Bluegrass/old-time session with the Vanguards & friends The Builder’s Arms, 65 Leslie Park Road, Croydon, CR0 6TP 23 8654 1803; https://www.facebook.com/groups/1527898510755041/ London
Wed 19/04/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Thu 20/04/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412993 Crawley
Fri 21/04/17 Wakin’ Snakes Pissaro’s, 9-10 South Terrace, Hastings TN34 1SA 9pm; 01424 421363 Hastings
Fri 21/04/17 Dan Walsh Deal Folk Club, Royal Marines Assn, 37 The Strand, Walmer CT14 7DX E.Kent
Sat 22/04/17 Dan Walsh Folk Weekend Oxford
Sun 23/04/17 Wakin’ Snakes Dymchurch British Legion 2pm E.Kent
Sun 23/04/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 23/04/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 54 8552 8308 London
Sun 23/04/17 Matt Gordon & Leonard Podolak TwickFolk, the Cabbage Patch, 67 London Rd, Twickenham TW1 3SZ London
Mon 24/04/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 24/04/17 Session with Taube Marks & friends The Red Lion, 42 Oxford Rd, Old Marston OX3 0PH 1872 552111 Oxford
Tue 25/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 25/04/17 Uckfield Acoustic Session welcomes bluegrass & old-time musicians The Alma, Framfield Rd, Uckfield, TN22 5AJ 8pm; 01825 765779/07825 658439 Uckfield
Tue 25/04/17 Bluegrass session The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285587 Hertfordshire
Tue 25/04/17 Bluegrass/Old-time welcome at Orpington Folk & Blues Open Mike night Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Tue 25/04/17 Old Time Session The Old Ship, 3 King St, Richmond, TW9 1ND London
Wed 26/04/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 26/04/17 Sacred Harp Singing One Church, Florence Road, BN1 6DL 7.30pm: brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Wed 26/04/17 Picking session with Mick Allchorne & friends Pembury Bowls Club, Recreation Ground, Lower Green Road, Pembury TN2 4DZ call Mick on 07949369127 when you arrive – complex venue W.Kent
Wed 26/04/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Thu 27/04/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412994 Crawley
Fri 28/04/17 Down by the Riverside Riverside Club, 6 Laleham Rd, Staines TW8 2DX Staines
Sat 29/04/17 Porchlight Smoker The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN 020 7485 9899 London
Sat 29/04/17 Gentlemen of Few Dane John Garden, Canterbury 7-7.45pm E.Kent
Sat 29/04/17 The Curst Sons The Duke Of Wellington, 368 Brighton Rd, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 6RE. Sussex W
Sun 30/04/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 30/04/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 55 8552 8308 London
Sun 30/04/17 Grinch Mountain The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Mon 01/05/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 01/05/17 Dan Walsh The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Mon 01/05/17 Porchlight Smoker Duke of Wellington, 368 Brighton Rd, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6RE Brighton/Lewes
Tue 02/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 02/05/17 Grand Ole Orpy Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 03/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 03/05/17 Dog Gone ROOTS – old-time/clogging session Dancing Dog Saloon, Bobbing, ME9 8QP 1638 260281 / 07745 293265 N.Kent
Wed 03/05/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Thu 04/05/17 Mandolinquents Arlington Arts Ctr, Mary Hare, Newbury RG14 3BQ 01635 244246 Reading
Thu 04/05/17 Sacred Harp singing St Catherine’s Church,  Pepys Rd, Brockley SE14 5SG 7.30-9.30pm London
Thu 04/05/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412995 Crawley
Fri 05/05/17 The Goat Roper Rodeo Band The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Fri 05/05/17 Dan Walsh The Ram Club, Old Cranleighans, Portsmouth Rd Thames Ditton KT7 0HB London
Sat 06/05/17 Dan Walsh Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill, Croydon SE25 6AB 0208 251 0184 London
Sat 06/05/17 The Most Ugly Child The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Sun 07/05/17 The Coal Porters Union Chaper – What’s Cookin’, Compton Terr., N1 2UN 3.30pm London
Sun 07/05/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 07/05/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 56 8552 8308 London
Mon 08/05/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Tue 09/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 09/05/17 Sacred Harp singing Heath St Baptist Church, 84 Heath St, Hampstead NW3 1DN 7.30-9.30pm; 07770 210067 London
Tue 09/05/17 Bluegrass session The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285589 Hertfordshire
Tue 09/05/17 Bluegrass/Old-time welcome at Orpington Folk & Blues Open Mike night Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 10/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 10/05/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 10/05/17 Old-time Session The Lamb, Fisher St, Lewes, BN7 2DG Brighton/Lewes
Thu 11/05/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412996 Crawley
Fri 12/05/17 Sacred Harp Singing West Hill Hall, Compton Avenue, BN1 3PS 7.45pm; brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Fri 12/05/17 Anna Roberts-Gevalt & Elizabeth Laprelle Kings Place London
Sat 13/05/17 Wakin’ Snakes The Rose & Crown, Mayfield 9pm Uckfield
Sat 13/05/17 The Curst Sons Jamboree, 566 Cable St, E1W 3HB London
Sat 13/05/17 Anna Roberts-Gevalt & Elizabeth Laprelle Brighton Festival Brighton/Lewes
Sun 14/05/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 14/05/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 57 8552 8308 London
Sun 14/05/17 Wakin’ Snakes The Ypres Inn, Rye 7pm Hastings
Sun 14/05/17 Anna Roberts-Gevalt & Elizabeth Laprelle Brighton Festival Brighton/Lewes
Sun 14/05/17 Pete Cooper with Shirley Collins Brighton Festival – The Dome Brighton/Lewes
Mon 15/05/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 15/05/17 Session with the Bow Creek Ramblers The Castle, 15 Grosvenor Rise E, Walthamstow E17 9LB 020 8509 8095 London
Mon 15/05/17 Sacred Harp singing St George’s, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2HR 7.15-9pm; 07770 210067 London
Mon 15/05/17 Anna Roberts-Gevalt & Elizabeth Laprelle Brighton Festival Brighton/Lewes
Tue 16/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 16/05/17 Grand Ole Orpy Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Wed 17/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 17/05/17 Dog Gone ROOTS – old-time/clogging session Dancing Dog Saloon, Bobbing, ME9 8QP 1645 260281 / 07745 293265 N.Kent
Wed 17/05/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Thu 18/05/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412997 Crawley
Sat 20/05/17 Wakin’ Snakes Chapter 12 Wine Bar, 12 High St, Hailsham BN27 1BJ 01323 351898 Eastbourne
Sat 20/05/17 Ben Paley with the Long Hill Ramblers Cellar Upstairs Folk Club, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Rd, WC1X 8JR 020 7281 7700 London
Sun 21/05/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 21/05/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 58 8552 8308 London
Mon 22/05/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Tue 23/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 23/05/17 Bluegrass session The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285588 Hertfordshire
Tue 23/05/17 Bluegrass/Old-time welcome at Orpington Folk & Blues Open Mike night Orpington Liberal Club, Station Rd, BR6 0RZ London
Tue 23/05/17 Kaia Kater The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Wed 24/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 24/05/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 24/05/17 Evie Laden & Keith Terry The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Thu 25/05/17 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412998 Crawley
Fri 26/05/17 The Curst Sons Jenny Lind, 69 High St, Old Town, Hastings TN34 3EW  Hastings
Fri 26/05/17 The Mountain Firework Company The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Fri 26/05/17 Down by the Riverside Riverside Club, 6 Laleham Rd, Staines TW8 2DX Staines
Sat 27/05/17 Blossom Hill Little Op’ry, Tom Thumb Theatre, Eastern Esplanade, Cliftonville, CT9 2LB 0795 852 7035 / 01227 770840 E.Kent
Sun 28/05/17 Bluegrass/Old-Time Session The Cask pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Rd, Pimlico SW1V 2EE 4.30-7.30pm London
Sun 28/05/17 Session – old-time The Shakespeare’s Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 59 8552 8308 London
Sun 28/05/17 Wakin’ Snakes Pissaro’s, 9-10 South Terrace, Hastings TN34 1SA 9pm Hastings
Sun 28/05/17 Grinch Mountain The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Mon 29/05/17 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF 020 7607 3303 London
Mon 29/05/17 Session with Taube Marks & friends The Red Lion, 42 Oxford Rd, Old Marston OX3 0PH 1872 552111 Oxford
Mon 29/05/17 Bluegrass in Bloom: 11am-11pm: Blossom Hill, One Tree Hillbillies, Native Grass St Julians Club, Sevenoaks TN15 0RX W.Kent
Tue 30/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Blues Kitchen, 40 Acre lane, Brixton SW2 5SP  020 7274 0591 London
Tue 30/05/17 Uckfield Acoustic Session welcomes bluegrass & old-time musicians The Alma, Framfield Rd, Uckfield, TN22 5AJ 8pm; 01825 765779/07825 658439 Uckfield
Tue 30/05/17 Old Time Session The Old Ship, 3 King St, Richmond, TW9 1ND London
Wed 31/05/17 Bluegrass Night The Stag, 14 All Saints St, Old Town Hastings TN34 3BJ 01424 425734 Hastings
Wed 31/05/17 Sacred Harp Singing One Church, Florence Road, BN1 6DL 7.30pm: brightonshapenote@gmail.com Brighton/Lewes
Wed 31/05/17 Picking session with Mick Allchorne & friends Pembury Bowls Club, Recreation Ground, Lower Green Road, Pembury TN2 4DZ call Mick on 07949369127 when you arrive – complex venue W.Kent
Wed 31/05/17 Blue Lion session (bluegrass/old-time) The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London

 

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2016 Bluegrass Calendar

Here is a list of 2016 festivals that we’ve been notified of:

4-5th March. Bristol Bluegrass & Americana Festival, BS1 5JG.    07779 111569

28th March – 1st April. Sorefingers. Kingham School, Gloucs. http://www.sorefingers.co.uk

6-8th May. Orwell, Ipswich. orwellbluegrass.co.uk/

14-15th May. Battlefield Bluegrass Festival, Naseby.  07931 307039

20-22nd May. The Wharf Bluegrass Weekend. Worcester, WR6 6TB. http://www.wharfbluegrass.com/

16th April. Somerset Bluegrass Day. Wellington

30th May Bluegrass in Bloom – St Julians, Sevenoaks https://www.facebook.com/stjuliansclub/posts/817409851676895

3-5th June. Coastline Bluegrass Festival, Llangollen. http://www.coastlinebluegrass.co.uk/

9-13th June. Tamworth, B77 3LH, Staffordshire. www.tamworthbluegrass.co.uk

10th-12th June, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland. http://westportfolkandbluegrass.com/

17-19th June. Steeple Morden, East Anglia. http://www.eabg.co.uk/

24 – 26 June Bluegrass picking weekend at Clyro Court ( http://www.clyrocourt.co.uk/ ) just outside Hay-on-Wye

24 to 26 June British Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar Federation’s summer school – Bluegrass workshop by Mike Pryor and Richard Holland http://www.banjomandolinguitar.org/summer%20school.htm

30thJune–3rdJuly. North Wales Bluegrass Festival, Conwy. www.northwalesbluegrass.co.uk

8-10th July.  Holford Arms picking w/e at Knockdown near Didmarton. www.theholfordarms.co.uk

14-17th July. South Essex Bluegrass Festival. http://southessexbluegrass.co.uk/

22-23rd July. Beer & Bluegrass, Poole. http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Poole/St-Aldhelms-Hall-/Beer-and-Bluegrass-2016/12587716/

28th July. Bluegrass night at Cairncastle, Larne, Co Antrim. https://www.facebook.com/Cairncastle-Ulster-Scots-136932219707793/?fref=nf

5-7th August. Surrey Mini Bluegrass Festival. http://www.surreybluegrass.com/

11-14th August. Pick Your Own Festival, Cheshire. http://pickyourown.org.uk/wp/

25-28th August. Dunmore East festival, Co Waterford, Ireland

25-28th August. Purbeck Valley Folk Festival. http://www.purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk/

2-4th September. Didmarton, Gloucs. http://didmarton-bluegrass.co.uk/

2-4th September Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, Co Tyrone. http://nmni.com/bluegrass

9-11th September. Gower Bluegrass Festival, South Wales. http://gowerbluegrass.co.uk/

16-18th September. Cornish Bluegrass Festival, Newquay. www.cornishbluegrass.co.uk/

23-25th September. Moniaive Bluegrass Festival, Scotland. www.moniaivebluegrass.co.uk/

Details as notified at time of publication. No guarantee is given for accuracy

 

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8th Bristol Bluegrass and Americana Festival

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th March 2016 at The Bristol Folkhouse, 40A Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JG.  

 Concert Friday night.  Workshops, open mic, open jam and concert Saturday.

 Bands appearing:

 The Ben Somers String Band

The Grass Snakes

Heather Bristow

The Hogranch

The Jolenes

The Kentucky Cow Tippers

The Vanguards

 Friday only ticket  £15  Saturday only ticket  £17  Both days ticket  £29

Banjo, fiddle and guitar workshops (Saturday morning) £25

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RNLI Charity Concert 27 Feb 16 – Croydon

RNLI Charity Concert update

27th Feb 2016, 24th annual Charlie Gaisford memorial charity concert for the RNLI

at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon, 7pm to 11.30pm with

 

Molly and the Blackbriar band,

The Biggin Hillbillies,

Joe Hymas (from Hayseed Dixie),

Norbert Shroeder (top German guitarist from Orange Blossom Sound),

The Vanguards,

Sarah and Martin,

Dave Plane,

The One Tree Hillbillies,

Blue Mountain

plus many more!

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