Diary

Saturday 6 April  2019 – Hatful Of Rain plus floor spots

Back to Tooting Folk by popular demand, Hatful of Rain are an East Sussex  trio made up of Chloe Overton – vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin and harmonica. Phil Jones, double bass, vocals, guitar, banjo and Fred Gregory, guitar, vocals and mandolin. Their music is a blend of Folk/Americana styles, centred round songs with timeless themes of love and loss, domestic hardships, migration, identity, celebration & grief. They have released 4 CDs to date and toured widely in the UK on the folk circuit; pubs & bars, villages halls, festivals, house concerts and theatres. Originally a four piece, 2019 brings a period of change – following the retirement of fiddle player James Shenton.

Saturday 4 May 2019  – Brazen Thieves plus floor spots

Sisters Laura (vocals/violin) and Rebecca (vocals/guitar/concertina) were raised on folk music. They began their recent foray into folk by adapting songs and arrangements originally selected by their father, Clive Woolf, for his sets when he was playing on the scene in the late 60s/early 70s. This inspired the name Brazen Thieves.  Together as a quartet with Mark (guitar) and Lucy (vocals/cello), Brazen Thieves combine contemporary and classical influences to create new and interesting takes on traditional songs, with a strong emphasis on harmony singing.

PAST GUEST ACTS:

Sophie Crawford

Old Time Wasters

Ed Hopwood

The Ninetree Stumblers

Woven Sky

Lis Stewart, Jess Cahill & Chris Dyer

Cath & Phil Tyler

Gemma Khawaja

Bird In The Belly

Keiran Towers & Charlotte Carrivick

Arfur Doo & The Toerags

Magic City Trio

Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp

Jim Murray & The Too-Good-To-Hurry Band

Emerald Hill 

City Ramblers Revival

Tim Jones & the Dark Lanterns

The Matchsellers 

Jimmy Grayburn

Tom Lewis

Mikey Kenny

Mike Wilson & Damien Barber

Long Lankin

Porchlight Smoker

Gentlefolk

Tom McConville

The Bara Bara Band

Apple of My Eye

The Carrivick Sisters

The Coach House Company

Jim Causley

Caz Forbes & Ste Moncrieff

Rattle On The Stovepipe

Lords Of Thyme

Black*Scarr

Stick In The Wheel

Stuart Forester

Skiffle and The Piffles

Dan Raza

The Three Drunken Maidens

Dry Bones Band

The Ballina Whalers

Hatful of Rain

Green Diesel

Tash & Beth

Martyn Wyndham-Read

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

The No Frills Band

The Kilcawley Family

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