LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB PROGRAMME

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AUG 4 COME-ALL-YE with DON & DI MORGAN £3
‘Far from Home’
AUG 11 COME-ALL-YE with BRAD & CAROLE CHICK £3
‘Alternative Versions’
The Royal Oak, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
AUG 18 COME-ALL-YE with SANDRA GODDARD £3
‘Hushabye, Baby,the Dark & the Light’
AUG 25 COME-ALL-YE with DIANE & STEVE NEVILL £3
‘Silver Linings’
   
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SEP 1 VIC GAMMON £7
Traditional English songs with anglo concertina, melodeon, tenor banjo & mandolin.
SEP 8 KEVIN BURKE http://www.kevinburke.com/ £12
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Kevin Burke is one of the finest living Irish fiddle players. He is unexcelled as a solo performer. He has been a member of the Christy Moore Band, the Bothy Band, a duo with Cal Scott & Patrick Street.. He now plays solo & with The Celtic Fiddle Festival. Kevin grew up in the London Irish community & now lives in America.
Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.
SEP 8 KEVIN BURKE IRISH FIDDLE WORKSHOP
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10.45 a.m - 4.45 p.m. Places £40 (2 under-25s £20)
This workshop will cover bowing, rhythm, expression & ornamentation. You are welcome to record on your mobile phone for personal use.
Details and booking form can be obtained from the club and here.
SEP 15 MÁIRE NÍ CHATHASAIGH & CHRIS NEWMAN http://www.maireandchris.com/ £10
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Dazzling, beautiful, thrilling Irish music on harp & guitar. Advance tickets for the evening performance are available from the club or can be ordered here.
SEP 15 MÁIRE NÍ CHATHASAIGH HARP WORKSHOP
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10.45 a.m - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (2 under-25s £17)
The doyenne of Irish harp players, a many-times All-ireland & Pan-Celtic champion, Máire has developed deeply influential techniques for the performance of Irish traditional harp music. In the workshop players will learn some beautiful Irish tunes & work on appropriate rhythm, phrasing, ornamentation & accompaniment, with a harp ensemble piece to finish.
Details and booking form can be obtained from the club and here.
SEP 15 CHRIS NEWMAN GUITAR WORKSHOP
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10.45 a.m - 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (2 under-25s £17)
A breathtaking & stylish guitarist with playing full of grace, brilliance & humour. As well as being steeped in traditional music he has played with Diz Disley, Stephan Grappelli & Fred Wedlock. Chris is the guitar tutor on the Newcastle University traditional music degree course. The workshop will cover a range of technical exercises, ways of playing cleanly & economically, & a look at several different musical styles.
Details and booking form can be obtained from the club and here.
SEP 22 ANDREW McKAY & CAROLE ETHERTON https://www.cranedrivinmusic.com/ £6
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New songs in traditional style, many about South Wales & its history, with Crane duet concertina & cornemuse.
SEP 29 CAROLINE KENDALL https://carolinekendall.bandcamp.com £6
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Caroline is a fine guitarist & singer from Brighton with a good understanding of traditional songs & good taste in newer ones, including her own compositions.
   
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OCT 6 Songs of the Sea with Don & Di Morgan £3
OCT 13 Jim Causley (Lewes Folk Festival) £12
Tickets available from the Lewes Folk Festival Website
OCT 20 Bob Lewis £7
With SONGS OLD & NEW WORKSHOP
OCT 27 Halloween £4
Candles & soul cakes
   
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NOV 3 Bob and Gill Berry £7
NOV 10 Tom Perry and Clive Brooks £6
NOV 17 Daoiri Farrell £10
Advance tickets are available from the club or can be ordered here
NOV 24 The Night Watch £8
With EARLY MUSIC FOR FOLK MUSICIANS WORKSHOP
   
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DEC 1 The Teacups £8
With VOCAL HARMONY WORKSHOP
DEC 8 Bruce Molsky £8
With US OLD-TIME FIDDLE WORKSHOP
DEC 15 ‘Shepherds Arise’ £7
Old Sussex West Gallery carols, tunes & readings, Mumming Play
DEC 22 Christmas party £4
Fire, candles, mince pies.
DEC 29 Diane & Steve Nevill £6