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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.

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Saturday 6th July – featuring The Ballina Whalers

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The Ballina Whalers are Pete Truin, Jamie Doe and Sam Brookes – three musical barnacles clinging to the creaking hull of a musical tradition stretching back over hundreds of years. Using just their voices they explore ballads, shanties and seafaring songs that tell tales of whaling ships, lost loves, roaring storms and hardship out at sea.

“Stunning voices that blend so beautifully, a real knock out”
– Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

There will also be floor spots, 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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Saturday 3rd November – Opening Night!

We are very proud to have as our first featured act The Kilcawley Family:

The Kilcawleys have a strong repertoire ranging from country classics, bluegrass, child ballads and blues. Both sing, play guitar and autoharp, Rabouhi’s voice is compared to blues singers such as Lucille Bogan and Bessie Smith and Damon can turn his hand to the flat-picking of Doc Watson and blues harp of Sonny Terry. It should be one hell of an opening night!

There will also be floor spots available so if you’d like to sing please arrive at 7.30pm.

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Brand New Folk Night!

TOOTING FOLK is a folk night held on the first Saturday of every month at The Selkirk, Tooting Broadway.

Come along, sing a song! 

Doors 7.30pm, music starts at 8pm.There’s a monthly featured act plus floorspots – come along at 7.30pm to sign up to perform. We welcome musicians from all corners of the folk spectrum. Sing a song with or without an instrument, traditional or original. Or read out a poem. Or do a dance.Entry is £3, or if you are playing we suggest a voluntary donation of £1 for the featured act.For more info drop us a line at tootingfolk@hotmail.co.uk

Oh and it’s totally unplugged. Yes, no mics, no PA, nada.

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