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Tooting Folk on Tooting Bec Common 5th June 2021

Hi all!

Assuming the weather is good and with rules on outdoor gatherings being loosened, on 5th June we are going to attempt to do a singaround in Tooting Common!

Bring a picnic, bring some drinks and bring something to sit on if you can – would recommend camping chairs which you can buy for around £10 in Asda and probably other stores too.

Let’s aim to meet at the shaded area just southwest of the cafe – here is the link on Google Maps:

https://goo.gl/maps/jhBYa8etAhbZgdgn7

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If you have any questions, message me on 07951163434.

Look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible!

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3rd April Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

One more Zoom singaround at least on 3rd April – but hopefully we might be able to transition back to physical singing sooner rather than later!

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85243968653?pwd=WHUyRmNBQ21LaWpDUURXMEJGMjkvQT09

When prompted, type this password: 307789

Meeting ID: 852 4396 8653

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events.

We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom.

If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.

FB event: https://fb.me/e/1ulCVNK60

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6th March Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

As we creep slowly back towards some kind of freedom, we’re still doing Zoom singarounds and the latest is 6th March!

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83308569102…

When prompted, type this password: 323968

Meeting ID: 833 0856 9102

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up.

Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events.

We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom.

If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434

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31st July Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

Brace yourself, this Friday 31st July we will indeed be hosting another Zoom singaround.

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84554897356?pwd=dlBoc3g1cklGaU9UTlJ0ekpxUVFzQT09

When prompted, type this password: 806693

Meeting ID: 845 5489 7356

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events. We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom. If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.

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17th July Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

Once again, this Friday 17th July we will indeed be hosting another Zoom singaround.

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83484132829?pwd=a29KeWJKRG9CVHlGVzF4U250MnZ5QT09

When prompted, type this password: 333775

Meeting ID: 834 8413 2829

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events. We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom. If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.
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3rd July Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Hi all!

Sorry for the slight delay in hosting an event this fortnight, but this Friday 3rd July we will indeed be hosting another Zoom singaround

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86477058909?pwd=ZG10d1pOdlZyWGRLQkUrdSt2bEh3QT09

When prompted, type this password: 138702

Meeting ID: 864 7705 8909

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting.

Trying to avoid gatecrashers – a problem we’ve had a couple times now – so if I don’t know you or someone else can’t vouch for you I might send a message to you before accepting you just to check.

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events. We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check you have “use Original Sound” activated on Zoom. If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.

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29th May Tooting Folk Zoom singaround

Once again this Friday 29th May we’re going to have another Zoom singaround, so get your banjos tuned, polished and ready!

If you want to join, just download Zoom (if you haven’t already) and then click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89502910402?pwd=TzFRMTVqM1M1eUVnR3QxUkQ2RlpFQT09

When prompted, type this password: 702409

Meeting ID: 895 0291 0402

You’ll be placed in a ‘meeting room’ and then I’ll accept your entry to the Zoom meeting. Zoom has upped its security recently due to various unsavoury people hijacking links!

We’ll be hosting the Zoom meeting from 7:30pm – send me a chat message in the application if you want to play/sing a song and I’ll sign you up. Music will kick off at 8pm, just like the normal events. We’ll finish sometime after 11pm.

Check that your microphone on your device doesn’t have “noise cancellation” enabled. If you have a decent microphone and/or camera, do use it!

Any questions, send a message on 07951163434.

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Saturday 2nd November 2013 – ONE YEAR HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOOTING FOLK PARTY! Featuring Skiffle and The Piffles

Yes, we made it, in November we will have been running for one whole year!  It’s been a great year, and we are very lucky to have some fantastic regular floor spot performers who are a huge part of the night as well as lots of great guest acts.    To celebrate, we have the eight piece Skiffle and The Piffles as our guest act for the night, plus floor spots of course!

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Inspired by the rockabilly, folk and bluegrass of the 50s and 60s, 8 piece Skiffle and the Piffles formed in 2010.  Taking inspiration from the greats like the Carter Family and Wanda Jackson, they stir up a mix of girl group harmonies, stomping rhythms and finger pickin’riffs in their own unique style that is sure to have you singing along and dancing on tables.  Dusting off the washboard, accordion and box drum, expect a contemporary take on some old classics and many brand new tracks from their recent “Bones in the Ground” EP and beyond.

http://skiffleandthepiffles.blogspot.co.uk/

There will also be floor spots as usual, so come along and sing a song!  With or without an instrument, traditional or original.  Or read a poem.  Or do a dance.

Doors 7.30pm, music starts at 8pm. Come along at 7.30pm to put your name down for floor spots. Entry is £3, all the door money goes to the guest act.

Join the TOOTING FOLK group on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/359488827459547/?fref=ts

Like the page: http://www.facebook.com/TootingFolk

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Saturday 5th October – featuring Dan Raza

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Singer-songwriter of exceptional talent, Dan draws on folk and country influences to produce spellbinding songs and is undoubtedly magnificent at weaving a tune. He has gained considerable acclaim on the live scene both here and across the pond, opening for Mary Gauthier, Badly Drawn Boy, Cara Dillon and Slaid Cleaves.

http://www.danraza.com/

There will also be floor spots as usual, so come along and sing a song!  With or without an instrument, traditional or original.  Or read a poem.  Or do a dance.

Doors 7.30pm, music starts at 8pm. Come along at 7.30pm to put your name down for floor spots. Entry is £3, all the door money goes to the guest act.

Join the TOOTING FOLK group on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/359488827459547/?fref=ts

Like the page: http://www.facebook.com/TootingFolk

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Saturday 3rd August – featuring The Dry Bones Band

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Playing a big old mix of folk, blues, gospel, ragtime and country, this London-based quartet employ open-backed banjo, mandolin, double bass, and resophonic guitar to perform their original material and a diverse selection of obscure American tunes. We should also add that the banjo player is none other than one of our favourite regular floor performers, Paul!

www.drybonesband.co.uk

There will also be floor spots as usual, so come along and sing a song! We’re really lucky to have a very high quality collection of regular performers who are as much part of the night as the guest act.

Doors 7.30pm, music starts at 8pm. Come along at 7.30pm to put your name down for floor spots. Entry is £3, all the door money goes to the guest act.

Join the TOOTING FOLK group on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/359488827459547/?fref=ts

Like the page: http://www.facebook.com/TootingFolk

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