From: pigsear_at_mac_dot_com
Sent: 15 March 2010 10:03
Subject: Pignews: Keeping Music Live in West Kent
Keep it live - you've got enough to choose from!

Here's a selection of gigs and events coming up over the next few weeks that Pig's Ear know about or are associated with:-

Sat 24th April
- Continuing the Pig's Ear "album tour" with "Choice Company" at The Kentish Horse, Markbeech, TN8 5NT - 8.30 pm

Sat-Mon 1st-3rd May - Rochester Sweeps Festival, City Wall Wine Bar outside stage, High Street. 11.00 am - 4.00 pm, with guests. Note, we're there ALL THREE days this year. So no excuses for missing it!!

Fri-Sun 4th-6th June - Pig's Ear Kentish Horse Folk Ale - see for details

DANGEROUS AGE (i.e. "Pigcussion" Keef's classic rock covers band)

Sat 20th March -
The Wheatsheaf, Marsh Green, Nr. Edenbridge, TN8 5QN - 9pm
Sat 17th April -
The Somerhill, 59 Pembury Road, Tonbridge, TN9 2JB - 9pm
Sat 15th May -
The Swan, The Down, Lamberhurst, TN3 8EU - 9pm
Thur 27th May -
The Cardinal's Error, Lodge Oak lane, Tonbridge, TN9 2EP - 9pm

THE WILDERNESS FAMILY (Ty, Ayesha and friends including "Pigwind" Lyndsey Rule)

Fri 23rd April -
Ladies of the Canyon - featuring the songs of Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt and Judy Collins. Rock Plaza, Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks - 7.30. Ticket event - 10 from Ladies of the Canyon

11 St Stevens Street, Tonbridge, TN9 2AB
- Weekly every Tuesday from 9pm
Delighted to announce normal service is now resumed following a brief interruption caused by complaints from neighbours who move to live near to a pub then complain that there's a pub nearby (!)

Tue 16th March - Atlantic Currants
Tue 23rd March - Open Mic Night
Tue 30th March - A Band Called Dave
Tue 6th April - Happy Trails
Tue 13th April - Helen Garrod Trio
Tue 20th April - Andy Smythe Band
Tue 27th April - Open Mic Night

There's also a weekly Jam/Open Mic session on Thursday evenings and live music every Sunday between 5pm & 8pm, which may involve drum kits, hence the earlier time slot. (We do try to be good neighbours!) Check with the pub for details of artists etc.

Lodge Oak lane, Tonbridge, TN9 2EP
- Monthly 4th Thursdays from 9pm
Our once-a-month gigs continue at this great little venue, which always serves an excellent pint of Harvey's ale. Music every fourth Thursday of the month, with...

Thur 25th March - The Singing Loins
Thur 22nd April - Moveable Feast
Thur 27th May - Dangerous Age

Meets at the Rose and Crown, Tonbridge High Street
, on the 1st & 3rd Monday. Great guest list coming up - details

All welcome to join some excellent sessions from 8.30 pm on the 2nd Sunday of the month at The Kentish Horse, Markbeech and the 4th Sunday of the month at The Wheatsheaf, Marsh Green. There are some excellent singers and musicians taking part in these sessions; and if you want to hear some of Grant and Sue's solo/duet stuff, this is the place to be.


Pig's Ear
Grant, Sue, Keith and Lyndsey
Cracklin' Good Folk