From: Richard [richard_at_stjulians_dot_co_dot_uk]

Sent: 29 February 2012 16:57

Subject: South East England Bluegrass & Old-Time Music (Kent, Surrey, Sussex, London)

 

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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

Graham Anstee has found a good list of International bluegrass radio shows (on-line) at http://radiotime.com/genre/c_63/Bluegrass.aspx

February 2012:

Wed 29

A Band Like Alice

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

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

Fri 2

The Coal Porters

The Ram Club - Old Cranleighan Sports Club, 307 Portsmouth Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT7 0HB

Sun 4

Hatful of Rain

The Neptune, Hove

Sun 4

The Henry Brothers' Old-Time Music Revue, with special guests The Wagon Tales

The Windmill, 22 Blenheim Gdns, Brixton SW2 5BZ

Thu 8

Foghorn Leghorn & Guests

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

Fri 9

The Curst Sons

The Jenny Lind, 69 High Street, Hastings

Fri 9

Simon Mayor & Hilary James

The Ram Club - Old Cranleighan Sports Club, 307 Portsmouth Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT7 0HB

Fri 9

Monroe's Revenge + Tom Paley

The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3BL

Sat 10 10.30-4.30

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

Staplefield Village Hall, RH17 6ET

Sat 10

The Carrivick Sisters

Turners Hill House Concerts,

Mon 12

Rich Pickin's

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

Thu 15

Judy Cook

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

Thu 15

The Coal Porters

The BoilerRoom, 13 Stokefields, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LS

Thu 15

Hatful of Rain

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

Thu 15

The Wagon Tales

Monkeynuts, Crouch End N8 8TD - 020 8340 4466

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

Sat 24

Keith Pearson's Coup de Grass

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

Sun 25 
4-6pm

Porchlight Smoker

Queen's Head, Icklesham, nr Hastings

Tue 27

The Wagon Tales

The Slaughtered Lamb, 34-5 Gt Sutton St, Clerkenwell EC1V 0DX

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

Sat 31

High Weald Ridge

The Little Op'ry, Tom Thumb Theatre, Cliftonville (nr Margate)

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

Mon 2

The Toy Hearts

The Greys, Southover St, Brighton BN2 9UA

Tue 3

Hatful of Rain

Farncombe Cavern, The Freeholders, St. John's Street, Farncombe, GU7 3EJ

Tue 3

The Toy Hearts

The Old Queens Head, 44 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LN

Thu 5

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

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

Thu 12

Foghorn Leghorn + 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

Tue 17

The Toy Hearts

Dartford Folk Club, Dartford WMC, Essex Rd, DA1 2AU - 01322 222553

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

Fri 20

The Toy Hearts

The Ram Club - Old Cranleighan Sports Club, 307 Portsmouth Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT7 0HB

Sat 21

The Curst Sons

The Royal Oak, Grange Road, Crawley Down Village

Thu 26

Hatful of Rain

Ropetackle Centre , Shoreham by Sea

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

 

 

Thu 3

Gathering of former music-pupils of Brian 'Fuzz' Townend - will include bluegrass & old-time music

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

Thu 17

The Carrivick Sisters

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

Thu 17

The Foghorn Stringband (8 advance/10 on the door)

Willesden Folk Union, The Masons Arms, 665 Harrow Road, London, NW10 5NU (venue tbc)

Sun 27 7.30pm

Hunter Robertson

Walthamstow Folk Club, Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub, 53 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, London E17 4SA

Wed 30 7pm

Adam Hurt

Willesden Folk Union, The Masons Arms, 665 Harrow Road, London, NW10 5NU (venue tbc)