From: Richard [richard_at_stjulians_dot_co_dot_uk]

Sent: 01 February 2012 19:01

Subject: South East England Bluegrass & Old-Time Music - updated listings

 

Barn-dances/Ceilidhs:

As well as performing and being the BBMA SE Area Rep, I also call for barn-dances/ceilidhs with Grassroots bluegrass band, the Kent Carters + Dave Arthur, and other bands so if you, or anyone you know, are thinking of having a traditional-style party with dancing, do contact me - 07931 533972 / rick.townend_at_gmail_dot_com / www.ricktownend.co.uk.  

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Listings - please check on the contact no/web-site before travelling far

Bluegrass on
 www.ukcountryradio.com: Lynne Butler 8pm on Thursdays (each repeated 4pm the next day) 
Bluegrass on
 www.bluegrassplanetearth.com: Lynne Butler's Eurograss 9pm Mondays (repeated Tues/Weds/Fri)
Old-Time on
 www.resonancefm.com: Carole Chant 2pm on Fridays

February 2012: (highlights - see sessions for regular nights)

Thu 2

Hatful of Rain + The Sweetback Sisters

The Elephant & Castle, Lewes

Thu 2

Kate Lissauer

Royal Oak Folk Club, Station Street, Lewes - 01273 478124

Thu 2

Rick Townend & John MacDonagh + friends - bluegrass & old-time picking session

St Julians Club, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RX - 01732 458261

Thu 2

Grandpa Banana

Cellars, Southsea

Fri 3

Porchlight Smoker

Horse & Groom, Brighton

Fri 3

Grandpa Banana

Chichester Inn, Chichester

Fri 3

The Curst Sons

Con Club, 107 High St, Lewes

Sun 5

Hatful of Rain

Woodies Folk Club , Clapham, Nr Worthing

Mon 6

Rich Pickin's

The Rose & Crown, Lower Hartlip Rd, Hartlip, ME9 7SS [between Rainham & Newington] - 01795 842448

Tue 7

Hatful of Rain

Amberley Acoustic Music Club, The Black Horse

Sun 12 (afternoon)

Sacred Harp Singing - details from 020 7609 2758

London SW3

Thu 16

Jeff Davis

Royal Oak Folk Club, Station Street, Lewes - 01273 478124

Sat 18 11am-4pm

Home Counties Mid-Winter Sacred Harp Sing 2012 (details from Neil - 020 7609 2758 / website)

Waltham Abbey Community Assn Hall, EN9 1QD

Sat 18

The Curst Sons

The Green Note, 106 Parkway, London, NW1 7AN. - 020 7485 9899

Sun 19 (all day)

London Fiddle Convention [Bob Winquist, Pete Cooper, Chris Haig and many more]

Cecil Sharp House, 2, Regents Park Road, London, NW1 7AY

Sun 19 4pm

The Curst Sons

The Seal, 6 Hillfield Road, Selsey

Tue 21

Porchlight Smoker

Amberley Acoustic Music Club, The Black Horse

Fri 24

Jeff Davis

The Musical Traditions Club, The King & Queen, Foley St, London W1W 6DL

Fri 24 9pm

Acoustic Astronauts and many more artistes

The Hope pub, 48 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2PR, nr Carshalton rail station **

Fri 24

The Curst Sons

The Horse & Groom, 129 Islingword Road, Brighton

Sat 25 from 3pm

Acoustic Astronauts and many more artistes

The Hope pub, 48 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2PR, nr Carshalton rail station **

Sun 26 12-3pm

Acoustic Astronauts and many more artistes

The Hope pub, 48 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2PR, nr Carshalton rail station **

Sun 26

Jeff Davis

Walthamstow Folk Club, The Old Rose & Crown, Hoe St, Walthamstow E17

Sun 26

Wembley Country Music Festival (incl.Ricky Skaggs)

Wembley Arena - tickets from www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Wed 29

A Band Like Alice

Willows Folk Club, Mill Lane, Arundel BN15 9PA - 07790 511054

 

 

** - ticket only, 6 in advance, 5 of which is redeemable to buy drinks at the bar

March 2012: (highlights - see sessions for regular nights)

Thu 1

Rick Townend & John MacDonagh + friends - bluegrass & old-time picking session

St Julians Club, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RX - 01732 458261

Fri 2

Southern Tenant Folk Union

Hall 2, Kings Place (Folk Union), London

Sun 4

Hatful of Rain

The Neptune, Hove

Fri 9

The Curst Sons

The Jenny Lind, 69 High Street, Hastings

Sat 10 10.30-4.30

14th Annual Staplefield Shape-note Singing Day (details from- 01273 623533/ 01580 753431)

Staplefield Village Hall, RH17 6ET

Mon 12

Rich Pickin's

The Rose & Crown, Lower Hartlip Rd, Hartlip, ME9 7SS [between Rainham & Newington] - 01795 842448

 

14th Annual Stapleford Shape-note Singing Festival

 

Thu 15

Judy Cook

Royal Oak Folk Club, Station Street, Lewes - 01273 478124

Thu 15

Hatful of Rain

The Lamb, 10 Fisher Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2DG - 0871 951 1000

Fri 16

The Curst Sons

The Star Inn, Bentworth, Hants

Fri 23

Hatful of Rain

Seaford Folk Club, Royal British Legion, Legion House, Claremont Rd, BN25 2BJ - 01323 899405

Sun 25 
4-6pm

Porchlight Smoker

Queen's Head, Icklesham, nr Hastings

Wed 28

The Carrivick Sisters

Willows Folk Club, Mill Lane, Arundel BN15 9PA - 07790 511054

Thu 29

Peta Webb & Ken Hall

Royal Oak Folk Club, Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DE - 01273 478124

Sat 31 from 1pm

Pete Cooper & Richard Bolton and many more

Tabernacle Folk, Powis Square, London, W11 2AY

April 2012: (highlights - see sessions for regular nights)

Sun 1 from 1pm

Pete Cooper & Richard Bolton and many more

Tabernacle Folk, Powis Square, London, W11 2AY

Thu 5

Rick Townend & John MacDonagh + friends - bluegrass & old-time picking session

St Julians Club, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RX - 01732 458261

Thu 12

The Jolenes

The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 3BL - 020 7253 4285

Fri 13

The Curst Sons

The Volunteer, 12 Eastgate Street, Lewes

Thu 19

Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones (8 advance/10 on the door)

Willesden Folk Union, The Masons Arms, 665 Harrow Road, London, NW10 5NU

Thu 19

Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart + Naomi Bedford [tickets 10 from 02392 382888 orwww.wegottickets.com/event/146103]

The Gun Room, The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney, Portsmouth, PO4 9PN

Sat 21

The Curst Sons

The Royal Oak, Grange Road, Crawley Down Village

Thu 26

Hatful of Rain

Ropetackle Centre , Shoreham by Sea