Lewes Saturday Folk Club
Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ 8.00 pm
LOYALTY CARD: 6 visits = £5 credit.
SEP 23 MIKE NICHOLSON £6
Singer of old & new songs with a glorious voice (99% cocoa solids) and occasional guitar.
SEP 30 SING A SONG OF SUSSEX £4
Written songs about Sussex by local songwriters old and new: Charlotte Oliver, Milly Murphy, Don Morgan, Jim Glover, Chris Skinner, Diane & Steve Nevill, Dave Middleton & Valmai Goodyear will sing. There will also be songs by Kipling, Belloc, Maria Cunningham & Ranna Hurst. Bring Sussex songs you have written or found. Home-made Plum Heavies & Claverham Potato Cakes (Sussex specialities) will be served.
OCT 7 SONGS OF THE SEA £3
The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
Don Morgan leads this popular evening. Bring songs and tunes about the sea & seafaring: not only shanties, but the wider range of beautiful, stirring & thoughtful music inspired by manís relationship with the oceans.
OCT 13-15 LEWES FOLK FESTIVAL http://www.lewesfolkfest.org/LFFindex.php
with Martyn Wyndham-Read, Iris Bishop, Jackie Oates, Tristan Seume, The Young Coppers, Shirley Collins, Ian Kearey. Dance displays by 21 sides, tune & song sessions, workshops & more.
OCT 14 JACKIE OATES & TRISTAN SEUME £12
Concert with support from John & Di Cullen, Dan Quinn, Bob Lewis, Mandy & Aisling Murray.
OCT 21 THE ASKEW SISTERS http://www.askewsisters.co.uk/ £8
Emily & Hazel Askew are a dazzling young duo using fiddle, voices, melodeon & concertina to breathtaking effect. Dark ballads & dance tunes are played & sung with driving energy. They also play Early Music.
ASKEW SISTERS: EARLY MUSIC FOR FOLK MUSICIANS WORKSHOP (voices too)
10.45 am Ė4 .45 pm. Places £35 (2 under-25s £17) For any instrument
The workshop will focus on a dynamic range of mediaeval & Renaissance music that is often not far from folk music.
Music will be sent in advance
Details and booking forms available from the club.
IN THE EVENING THE ASKEW SISTERS PERFORM AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered.
OCT 28 DOVETAIL TRIO http://www.dovetailtrio.com/ £7
Jamie Roberts (voice, guitar) Rosie Hood (voice) & Matt Quinn (voice, duet concertina) bring youth & brilliance to English traditional songs.