From: Petawebken_at_aol_dot_com
Sent: 28 March 2008 21:31
Dear Member,   
 Hope to see you at some of our  events.
 Separate email with Booking Form for the Keith Summers Festival in May coming soon.
All the best,
Peta Webb & Ken Hall   
 Friday 4th  APRIL           
 Alison McMorland and Geordie McIntyre
Alison & Geordie sing their traditional Scots ballads with passion and intensity. Renowned for their feeling for the songs and their work collecting and passing on Scots tradition, Alison's soaring rich voice is complemented by Geordie's dry wit and rhythmic delivery.... “ scrupulous traditional fidelity with versatile and creative artistry.        (Hamish Henderson)     

(sadly, Elizabeth Stewart is unable to appear owing to ill-health )

                                                                                                     With The Rakes

Friday  May 9th - Sunday 11th  2008  The Musical Traditions Club presents  at the King & Queen :
Bayou Seco, USA (Jeanie McLerie and Ken Keppeler); Slieve Gullion Traditional Singers from Mullaghbawn  ( Patricia Flynn, Mick Quinn, Miceal Quinn, Len Graham , Gerry O'Hanlon);
Luke Cheevers and Jerry O'Reilly (Dublin);
Gail Williams & Jim Younger; Ken Langsbury; Jim Bainbridge ; plus music from  Phoenix  (Rod Stradling, Martin Brinsford, Kevin Bown, Mike Pinder, Fran Wade)  and our resident bands The Rakes and The Pigeon English Band.        
In previous years we have concentrated on guests relevant to Keith's collecting in Fermanagh and Suffolk and his enjoyment of the Sheffield Carols. Last year we had a strong Scots contingent . This year we focus on another of his loves - American music -  plus the usual mix of Irish and English guests.                      
Also we hope that many of our previous guests will join us again, along with Musical Traditions  residents who give the club its special quality. Keith co-founded the club with us in 1990.
 Pre-booked ticket holders only    -    space is limited. No admission unless pre-booked.  Weekend ticket £30 or  £7.50 per session.
 separate email with Priority Booking  Form for MTC Club members coming soon  
Friday 6th June 
Brendan McGlinchey and Oliver Mulligan : two All-Ireland champions
Fiddle- player Brendan, from Co. Armagh, is  a master of decorative style, renowned both for his technical virtuosity and his great feeling for the old style music.
Oliver  is originally from Co. Monaghan  where his style and many of his songs were learned, he later added Gaelic songs  from the West.   Long resident in London, he  is a much respected singer  in both English and Irish.
Friday 4th July    Dearman, Gammon & Harrison
Annie Dearman, Vic Gammon and Steve Harrison perform English traditional songs and tunes in a robust and firmly rooted English style, accompanied on various squeezeboxes, banjo and mouthorgan. Their repertory comes from traditional singers and instrumentalists; from  folk song collectors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century; from manuscript tune and song books , ballad sheets and songs  they just happen to hear and like.
Their CD Black Crow, White Crow  (EFDSS CD11)  has had great reviews.

Musical Traditions Club at The King & Queen, 1 Foley Street, London W1W  6DL (at the junction of Foley Street and Cleveland Street). 8- 11pm. Nearest tube: Goodge Street /Warren Street/ Great Portland Street. Parking OK  after 6.30.       Admission  for Members £6, Concessions £3.50.         Non-Members £7, Concessions £4.
For further information,  contact : petawebken_at_aol_dot_com     or      0208 340 0530   

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                                         NON - MTC EVENTS    


            JAZZ at the PLOUGH INN

    Wood Street, Walthamstow E17 3NU, next to Wood Street Station

Chingford Line from Liverpool Street via Walthamstow Central (tube interchange)

 Sunday sessions  2-4pm   admission free     
  30th March , 20th April  2008
             Swing along to The Andy Simons Syncopators      
   jazz standards and 30s hotcha     
                featuring the vocals of Peta Webb 
contact :
Andy Simons   020 8521 9157      jazzyandy_at_googlemail_dot_com
Peta Webb      020 8340 0530       petawebken_at_aol_dot_com   
Andy Simons (guitar)          Tony Engle (saxophones)
Ned Clack     (tuba)              Peta Webb (vocals)
 TITANIC SYNCOPATORS    return to the Music Palace  !
      TUESDAY 1ST APRIL 2008
(and first Tuesday of the month thereafter)
Music Palace , Tottenham Lane ,
                  Crouch End   London N8 9BT

Titanic Syncopators on stage  from   8pm     
Admission £3
  BRING YOUR DANCING SHOES    (There are plenty of seats for those who prefer just to listen)
Bus advice for MUSIC PALACE - see Google map for N8 9BT
From Finsbury Park tube :
W3 Stroud Green Road / Ferme Park Road to mini roundabout, Bus Stop just after bus turns
into Tottenham Lane, very close to venue.
Or W7 Stroud Green Road / Crouch Hill, get off at Budgens in Crouch End Broadway before
 bus turns left towards Muswell Hill .
91 bus from Kings Cross /Euston, Terminus (YMCA) is directly opposite Venue.
41 bus from Turnpike Lane  or Archway
Available for parties, weddings, dances and all social occasions - always bound to go down well !
contact Peta Webb 0208 340 0530
 Or   Alan Ward 0208 761 3380
Peta Webb (vocals)     Alan Ward (cornet)    Tony Engle (saxophones)
Charlie Hewlett (guitar)      Ned Clack (tuba)  



 Saturday 5th April         JANET RUSSELL        The Cellar Upstairs Folk Club

VENUE: Exmouth Arms, Starcross Street, London  NW1 2HR (on the corner of Cobourg Street, near Euston and Euston Square stations; parking is easy), on Saturdays at 8.15pm.

INFORMATION: 020 7281 7700

ENTRANCE: Members: £5, non-members:£6 (unwaged £1 less) .  Membership: £2 for the year.
Regular Irish sessions  continue at the Auld Triangle on Sunday evenings
 with Reg Hall on piano.

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