Lewes Saturday Folk Club
Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ 8.00 pm
http://www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/
LOYALTY CARD: 6 visits = £5 credit.

NOV 4 CLOSED FOR BONFIRE
NOV 11 NIAMH PARSONS & GRAHAM DUNNE £10
http://www.niamhparsons.com
Niamh has one of the finest voices in Irish traditional music & an international reputation, headlining festivals & performing for both President Clinton & Irish PM Bertie Ahern.
Graham is a brilliant guitarist, a sensitive accompanist & fiery soloist, having played with Liz Carroll, Paddy Keenan & Tommy Peoples.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club and website.
NIAMH PARSONS IRISH SONG WORKSHOP
Saturday 11th. November 10.45 - 16.45 Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Traditional Irish & English song in the English language; sourcing songs, choosing songs to suit the singer, breathing exercises & finding the best key for the singer.
Details and booking forms available from the club and website.
GRAHAM DUNNE GUITAR WORKSHOP
Saturday 11th. November 10.45 - 16.45 Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
An informed approach to the accompaniment of Irish traditional music & song. The workshop will be tuning-agnostic, as the information given & discussed will be relevant to all. Flatpicking melodies also, for those interested.
Details and booking forms available from the club and website.
NOV 18 JODY KRUSKAL £7
Direct from Brooklyn NY, Jody is a master of the unruly Anglo concertina, squeezing out vintage US tunes & songs that are hilarious, gritty & true, often with strong bluesy flavours & fine choruses.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club and website.
JODY KRUSKAL US OLD-TIME WORKSHOP
Saturday 18th. November 10.45 - 16.45 Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
US Old-time tunes for concertina band & all others, fiddlers being especially welcome. For ear players & readers. Dots & audio available in advance.
Details and booking forms available from the club and website.
NOV 25 TREVOR & MICHAEL CURRY £6
Popular local father & son with fiddle, guitar, melodeon & whistle sing & play mainly English traditional songs & tunes. Plenty of choruses & tunes to join in.
DEC 02 BRIAN PETERS £7
http://www.brian-peters.co.uk
One of the country's finest melodeon, anglo concertina & guitar players & spellbinding singer of mainly British traditional songs, Brian also offers blues, Tex-Mex & other US styles.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club and website.
BRIAN PETERS MELODEON WORKSHOP
Saturday 2nd December 10.45 - 16.45 Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Enriching your playing with right-hand harmony; how to play grand & stately tunes; tunes from the unusual tradition of New England.
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
BRIAN PETERS MELODEON WORKSHOP
SUNDAY 3rd December 10.45 - 16.45 Places £30 (2 under-25-year-olds £15)
Brian has been singing the greatest Child Ballads for many years, recording the acclaimed CD 'Songs of Trial & Triumph'.Bring one or two traditional ballads of your choice to sing & discuss (choose in advance).
Details and booking forms available from the club and website.
DEC 09 SHEPHERDS ARISE £7
Old Sussex carols with fiddle, flute, bassoon, serpent, whistle & concertinas, Sussex tunes, Sussex readings, Sussex mummers' play.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club and website.
DEC 16 RATTLE ON THE STOVEPIPE £8
http://www.petecooper.com/rattle.htm
Dave Arthur, Peter Cooper & Dan Stewart play Appalachian & British songs & tunes with banjos, fiddle, guitar & melodeon. Dazzling, thrilling & authentic.
DEC 23 CHRISTMAS PARTY £4
Carols, mumming play, home-made mince pies, minimalist panto. Bring a party piece or chose from our carol book. Ballgowns optional.
DEC 30 PEPPER'S GHOST £7
Allan & Rene Marriot's charming Victorian Magic Lantern show with music & readings from Charlotte & Spong, plus shadow puppetry.
JAN 06 BOB LEWIS & THE COPPER FAMILY - A CD LAUNCH £10
An evening with the Copper Family and Bob Lewis to launch a CD, 'Two Bobs' Worth,' of recently-discovered recordings of Bob Lewis and Bob Copper (with concertina) on Rod Stradling's Musical Traditions label. This would have been Bob Copper's 103rd. birthday. Bob and the Coppers will give us two one-hour spots, so we are starting the evening early at 7.30 p.m. Doors will open at 7.00 p.m.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club and website.