LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB PROGRAMME

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SEP 3 HARVEST SUPPER in the presence of JOHN BARLEYCORN £4
Home-made harvest loaves, English cheeses & apples. Bring songs, tunes & readings for harvest.
SEP 10 LEVERET http://www.leveretband.com £12
Brilliant, beautiful & inventive music from Andy Cutting (melodeon) Rob Harbron (English concertina) & Sam Sweeney (fiddle).
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

ANDY CUTTING MELODEON WORKSHOP http://www.andy-cutting.co.uk/about.html
10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (£17 for two under 25-year-olds)
Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
ROB HARBRON All systems CONCERTINA WORKSHOP http://www.robertharbron.com
10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (£17 for two under 25-year-olds)
The Dorset, 22 Malling Street, Lewes BN7 2RD
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
SAM SWEENEY ENGLISH FIDDLE WORKSHOP http://www.samsweeneymusic.com/
10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (£17 for two under 25-year-olds)
Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
Details and booking forms available from the club and here

SEP 17 FOUR STAR TRIO http://www.facebook.com/FourStarTrio/?fref=ts £8
Con Fada Ó Drisceoil (accordion, voice) Johnny McCarthy (fiddle, flute, whistle) & Pat ‘Herring' Ahern (Irish slide guitar, bouzouki) play & sing the music of Cork in fine, exuberant traditional style.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

FOUR STAR TRIO WORKSHOP on MUSIC OF SLIABH LUACHRA for any instrument
10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (£17 for two under 25-year-olds)
Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
CON Ó DRISCEOIL IRISH SONGWRITING WORKSHOP
SUNDAY SEP 18 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £30 (£15 for two under 25-year-olds)
Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ
Details and booking forms available from the club and here

SEP 24 ELSIE'S BAND http://elsiesband.com/ £7
At the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
David Watts (voice) Iris Bishop (duet concertina, accordion) & John Hills (voice, guitar, mandolin, mouth organ). Songs & tunes in Southern English traditional style.
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OCT 1 COME ALL YE: SONGS OF THE SEA with Don & Di Morgan: £3
Bring songs & tunes to suit the theme.
OCT 8 JOHN KIRKPATRICK in concert with
Terry Masterson, Rowan Piggott & Rose Hodgson, Tom Evans & Jack Hogsden, Bing Lyle
A Lewes Folk Festival event. Tickets £12 from http://www.lewesfolkfest.org. See separate advert.
OCT 15 JIMMY CROWLEY http://www.jimmycrowley.com/about/ £7
A legend in Irish traditional music, singing, writing & playing bouzouki & guitar, inspired by his native Cork.
OCT 22 STEVE TURNER http://www.steve-turner.co.uk £7
English & US traditional songs with English concertina, cittern, mandolin & banjo. Stunningly good.
OCT 29 TWAGGER BAND http://www.twaggerband.co.uk £7
Songs & tunes from Britain & beyond with hammered dulcimers, concertinas, harp, Northumbrian pipes, guitar, banjo & serpent.
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NOV 5 CLOSED FOR LEWES BONFIRE Don't even think about it
NOV 12 FRANKIE ARMSTRONG http://www.frankiearmstrong.com £7
Stirring, evocative, humorous & moving ballads, rural, industrial, music hall & modern songs.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

FRANKIE ARMSTRONG NATURAL VOICE WORKSHOP
Sunday 13 November 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (£17 for two under 25-year-olds)
At the Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
Frankie has worked with Louis Killen, Ewan McColl, Bert Lloyd, Peggy Seeger & Sandra Kerr & is a superb solo performer. She's a pioneer of natural voice techniques. Enjoyable & relaxing exercises, improvisations & songs will help release the voice. Music reading not necessary.
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
NOV 19 COPPER FAMILY http://www.thecopperfamily.com £10
Songs in harmony from the family's own tradition sung by members of two generations. As Sussex as the Downs, flint walls, Bonfire & Harveys Best.
Advance tickets from the club or here.
NOV 26 PETA WEBB & KEN HALL http://www.englishfolkinfo.org.uk/mustrad/mtc.html £7
Peta & Ken sing Irish, English, US & music hall songs in beautiful, charming harmony.
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DEC 3 TOM PALEY & BEN PALEY https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Paley £8
Tom sings & plays banjo, guitar & fiddle. Ben plays fiddle. Tom has played with Woody Guthrie, Mike Seeger, Leadbelly & the New Lost City Ramblers & has played a huge part in reviving US old-time & vintage music.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.

BEN PALEY FIDDLE WORKSHOP
http://www.benpaley.com/
10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (£17 for two under 25-year-olds)
Ben is a natural & scintillating musician who's played the fiddle music of the USA, Sweden & Ireland since he was six. He tours widely with his father Tom, The Long Hill Ramblers, The New Deal String Band, & Sarah Grey & Kieron Means. The workshop will use tunes from Ireland, USA & Sweden to explore techniques.
Details and booking forms available from the club and here
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