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1. Horsham Folk Club and Ukuleles -  Jan / Feb

From: "jbyng" <jbyng_at_btinternet_dot_com>
Date: 27 January 2012 14:56:36 GMT
Subject: Horsham Folk Club and Ukuleles

The Open Floor Night this Sunday will begin at 8.00 pm as usual but it will be preceded by another Ukulele owners support group meeting at 7.30, like last week which was unexpectedly successful.  Perhaps it is not such a silly little instrument after all.  And do stay on for the club night afterwards.

Sunday 29th January  Open Floor  
Come along to hear and contribute to the usual floor spots (songs, tunes, poems, recitations or silly dances).  These informal evenings are an opportunity to try out your new stuff and are far more fun than rehearsal and almost as cheap.  
Admission £2 (members £1) under 21s Free.

Sunday 5 February  Wholehearted
A name they certainly live up to both in style and attitude. John Bartlett and Peter Luscombe have been singing together under various guises for many years.  Both write strong harmonic vocal material and recently John was prevailed upon to publish his songs in a book entitled 'Patterns in the Sand'.   If there is a high note to be found, then Peter is the master of 'the lost chord!'.  A fine singer who provides much of the top harmony.  Originally from the West Country he brings with him a love of the sea, and an appreciation of rural life! Pete also sings with 'The Portsmouth Shanty Men"
Admission £5 (members £3) under 21s Free.

Sunday 12 February  Song and Dance
Songs, tunes and poems from members & guests plus dancing to our excellent ceilidh band.
Beginners and experts alike are welcome and our experienced callers ensure everyone can work their way through the dances with enjoyment
Admission £2  (members £1)

Sunday 19 February  Nigel Bagge & Eddie Armer
Bagge and Armer play an eclectic mix of the ‘blues and beyond’, featuring the sensitive soulful guitar (acoustic, slide & electric) and smoky passionate vocals of Nigel Bagge and the melodic harmonica wizardry (and mandolin) of Eddie Armer.
Drawing on a wealth of experience their music displays many roots – from classic blues through soulful ballads with a hint of country to swinging rhythm and blues including songs from the likes of Robert Johnson, Blind Willie McTell, B B King, and Ry Cooder, John Hiatt, Keb, Mo all played with feeling and empathy.
Nigel has toured Europe appearing at many Blues Festivals with Chicago Blues Diva Angela Brown. He works non-stop in the UK, both with his own band and as part of other line-ups including appearances with such legendary blues heroes as Chris Farlowe, Peter Green and Miller Anderson.  
Eddie Armer, frontman with The Lonnigans, was chosen by Carlo Little (‘The Rolling Stones original drummer) to take the place of the late Cyril Davies on harmonica, when he reformed the Allstars with surviving original members. Recording credits include Pete Seeger, Odetta, the late Long John Baldry, Jeff Beck and Ronnie Wood.
Bagge & Armer have appeared at festivals including Brecon Jazz, Barnstaple Fringe, Beer Rhythm & Blues, Banbury Blues, and venues including the legendary Ram Folk Club, Amberley Folk Club, Brookes Blues Bar, Basingstoke Blues Club and the New Crawdaddy Club.
Admission £5; (members £3)

Sunday 26th Februajry  Open Floor  
Everyone is welcome to perform songs, tunes and readings in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. The club has its own bar and plenty of free parking.
The evening includes a feature spot from The Pickled Lilies.
Admission £2 (members £1) under 21s Free.


From: simonhop <info_at_simonhopper_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: 26 January 2012 13:53:51 GMT
Subject: Simon Hopper News – Gigs and more

Simon Hopper Trio Annual Fans' Gig
Saturday, February 25th

Sundridge Park Lawn Tennis & Squash Rackets Club Lawn Close, off Garden Road, Bromley, Kent BR1 3NA
020 8464 9106
Entry free with collection
British Rail to Sundridge Park or Bromley South / Buses 261, 314



As for gigs in general, I’m currently working on two short tours, one to Germany in July and one to the north of England in September.
In Germany I’ll be playing in duo form with Andee for a few gigs, then Leigh will be joining us for the last weekend. The UK tour will be duo only.

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CROSS CURRENTS - creating two new pieces of music with composer Robert Jarvis and 6 young musicians from 3 different cultural & ethnic backgrounds around Crawley.
Now be part of this exciting project ... Join the band to CREATE and PERFORM the final piece at The Hawth Theatre on March 2nd 2012.
FREE Workshop rehearsals weekly starting Sunday January 22nd 2012.

Contact Adam Bushell at: crosscurrents_at_f2s_dot_com
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