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Musically Monstrous Promotions present Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
Monday 9th July 2012 in ?The Barn? at The Three Horseshoes, Towersey, Oxfordshire, OX39 3QY, 01844 212322
Tickets £5 Doors open 7:00pm On Stage 8:00pm Finish by 10:30
Tickets (10% service charge) from
or reserve tickets with Mark Wallace - musicallymonstrous_at_talktalk_dot_net


Rosie Davis, from Liverpool, New Yorker Joe Locker and Bob Winquist from Vancouver, have been part of the UK music scene for many years, and are well known to fans of traditional American music: 'old timey' and bluegrass. Rosie
played with Townend's Special Bluegrass Service, then Bluegrass Experience, Joe plays with Tom & Ben Paley in The New Deal String Band and Bob Winquist plays fiddle in his own group, A Band Like Alice. Great music and highly enjoyable songs... Fiddle, guitar, banjo, autoharp, bass, clogging and vocals.

With Dave East & Doreen Leighter, plus the Wandle Delta String Band Entrance: members- £6.00, non-members £7.00; mem'ship £2.00 pa
The County Arms, 345 Trinity Rd. Wandsworth, SW18 3SH Friday June 29th, at 8.00pm


New to me but Phil Tyler pointed out a tour by the Macrae Sisters from Oregon. They sound well worth checking out.
There are some available dates. If you have any suggestions for them, contact their agent, Alan, at Owlsworld (details below).

Sun 15 Jul Free
Mon 16 Jul SARRATT (nr Chesham) The Cock Inn
Tue 17 Jul SHANKLIN IOW Gracellie Hotel
Wed 18 Jul BATH The Bell ( Supporting Viper Central)
Thu 19 Jul BRISTOL Old Duke
Fri 20 - Sun 22 Jul Secret Garden Party Festival, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon Mon 23 Jul HORSHAM The Tanners Arms
Tue 24 Jul LONDON The Harrison bar
Wed 25 Jul Free
Thu 26 Jul SOWERBY BRIDGE Puzzle Hall Inn
Fri 27 Jul Free
Sat 28 Jul NEWCASTLE Davy Lamp Folk Club
Sun 29 Jul STRANRAER The Grapes
Mon 30 Jul COOKSTOWN The Red Room
Tue 31 Jul Ireland Free
Wed 1 Aug Ireland Free
Thu 2 Aug Ireland Free
Fri 3 Aug BELFAST An Open House Concert
Sat 4 Aug Ireland Free
Sun 5 Aug SKIBBEREEN Liss Ard Festival
Mon 6 Aug Ireland Free
Tue 7 Aug LISTOWEL St Johns Theatre

Tel: 07775 526 881


Bath Americana Festival opening night at the American Museum in Britain, Wednesday July 4.

Appalachia 5.45-6.30
Buffalo Gals 6.45-7.30
Sharps and Flats 7.45-8.30

On the South Lawn



3 Station Street, Lewes BN7 2DA
Enquiries: - (01273) 478124 or 881316
Email tinvic_at_globalnet_dot_co_dot_uk .
June 28th * Free Admission * OPEN NIGHT
July 12th * £7.00 * HECTOR GILCHRIST
July 19th * £7.00 * JIM & LYNETTE ELDON
July 26th * free admission * GRAND END-OF-SEASON OPEN NIGHT

Future Guests will include:-
* Rattle On The Stovepipe (Sept 6th)
* Sisters Unlimited (September 13th)
* Jeff Warner (October 4th)
* Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick (October 11th)
* Chris Foster (October 18th)
* Alice Gerrard & Beverly Smith (October 25th)
* Bob Walser (November 15th)
* Alistair Roberts (November 29th)
And in 2013 * Sara Grey & Kieron Means * Brigitte Kloareg & Yann-Fa?ch Perrocches * Rosie Stewart & R?is?n White * Askew Sisters


Sessions news:

The Head, Middleton Head, Cumbria LA6 2NF. Friday
The Frigate, Whitefield, Manchester. Tuesday
The Beech, Chorlton, Manchester. Last Tuesday of the month
Contact for above - Hugh Connor 015395 60534

Hillgrove Porter Stores, Bristol BS2 8LT . Second Thursday of the month. Contact 07809 718620





Temporary Trio gigs:

30th June, 8pm - Bathpool Inn, Taunton.
Supporting Chris & Wendy Moreton, £6 Tickets (£3 for a guitar workshop in the afternoon!)

1st July - Ashley wood Festival, Tisbury.

21st July, 8pm, - Silver Street Sessions - Wiveliscombe Congreational Church supporting the Gollywhoppers. (£10/£8 concessions £5 students)

Announcing the release of a new CD by Walt Koken!

Sittin' in the Catbird's Seat

Walt's first solo CD in fifteen years. Old tunes and songs from such as Hobart Smith, Doc Boggs, Mississippi John Hurt, Scott Joplin and more, as well as innovative new ones you'll enjoy.

(Eve Morris has a few copies available - click on the link from our web page - )

Order by credit card at:
Orpheus Supertones? new CD, Going to Town, is still available also at the same link

They teamed up with Hilary Dirlam on bass for this one, and they think it?s the best so far. You?re welcome to browse a few samples at:

... and now - for Going To Town - you can also hear sample audio files, order digital downloads, and buy CD's at:


Aly Bain, Bruce Molsky and Ale Moller

in concert at The Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere on Thurs 1 Nov 2012. The Old Laundry is a small and intimate theatre-in-the-round where you get up close to the musicians. Further details,
info_at_oldlaundrytheatre_dot_co_dot_uk or Tel. 08445 040604.


Debby McClatchy will be performing at the Crabshell Inn, Kingsbridge, South Devon on Sunday 15th July at 8pm.

Tickets are £12 on the door or £8 in advance booked at the Crabshell or from Neil White on 01548 856601

Excellent food available beforehand (and a 20% discount for concert goers) but booking is VERY highly recommended.

Future events -
The Carrivick Sisters 26th August
Ira Bernstein & Riley Baugus 11th November


On June 28th Aaron Jonah Lewis & Thomas Bailey performing at Burnetts Hill Chapel, Martletwy, Pembrokeshire, SA67 8AX

Thursday 28th June Doors open 7.00pm for 7.30pm start

Tickets £7.50 available from Pembroke Bookshop Telephone 01646 685144

Ry Cooder and Joe Klein take a musical detour in Dayton, Ohio to seek local fiddle legend Dan Gellert,32068,1695796111001_2117513,00.html#ixzz1yECt 6lsf


Sessions news:

4th Thursday of the month, Kings Head, Hunton Bridge, Abbots Langley, Herts. Contact 01923 264536

1st Monday of the month, The Plough, St. Peter's Street, Radford, Nottingham. Contact Yvonne 0115 924 9438


Steve Wise points out a nice documentary about Doc Watson online, featuring Bert Lloyd


So Last Century Stringband gigs.....

5 July: The Snowdrop, Lewes
6 July: Bath Americana Festival
13 July: The Royal Oak, Lewes
14 July: Glynde Food and Wine Festival
15 July: Glynde Food and Wine Festival




Musically Monstrous Productions continue their Old Time music concerts in Oxfordshire held in the barn at The Three Horseshoes in Towersey.
Tickets will be £8 for each show but we will be offering a small discount for those who come to both. £7 for each show if you buy both on the Saturday night.

You can reserve tickets through WeGotTickets or by emailing Mark Wallace - musicallymonstrous_at_talktalk_dot_net

Future Shows visit for further information

9th July - Cahalen Morrison and Eli West
29th Jul - Debby McClatchy
23rd Sep - Hans Theessink
21st Oct - Rag Mama Rag

Mark Wallace at Musically Monstrous Promotions


For some years, Neil White (ex-Old Time News editor) has been hosting mainly Old Time concerts at his local, the Crabshell in Kingsbridge, South Devon. Now, thanks to the generosity of his previous guests, he has been able to release a cd sampler.

So, titled simply 'The Crabshell COncerts 2005-2012' it features an hour of music from the tradition, donated by each of the acts that have featured in the 29 concert series. They are some of the most admired and respected players from both sides of the Atlantic who, amongst them, have sold out the Albert Hall; achieved championship honours; broken audience records; starred on TV, film and radio and won accolades galore. Superb performers at the top of their powers, everyone one has earned worldwide acclaim.
The cd is on sale from the Crabshell Inn or from Crabshell Records, 2 Clipper Quay, Embankment Road, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1SJ at £10 in person or £12 with p&p (£14.50 abroad), sterling cheques payable to Crabshell Records.
Any profits from the sales are entirely dedicated to promoting live, professional music of the tradition in and around Kingsbridge.
Featuring tracks from the Orpheus Supertones; Jeff Davis with Brian Peters; Bayou Seco; Ira Bernstein and Riley Baugus; The Carrivick Sisters; Jeff Warner; Beverly Smith and Carl Jones; the Albemarle Ramblers; Simon Mayor and Hilary James; Debby McClatchy; Phil Beer; Julie Felix; Pete Coe; Kate Lissauer; Sid Kipper; Sara Grey; Tom, Brad and Alice


Scottish Highland sessions:

2nd Sunday of month from April - Oct. 2.30 - 5.00pm Summer Isles Bar, Achiltibuie

Every Thurs 9.00pm Ferry Boat Inn, Ullapool

Phone for both P. Drake 01854 622 226


12th Killington Lake
JULY 13TH 15TH 2012

Again at Joe and Margaret?s place by Killington Lake

[Leave M6 at J37 - turn EAST towards Sedbergh- take the 1ST RIGHT, then 2ND RIGHT
Joe?s is on your RIGHT after 800m - Grid ref 593907]
Pick-up from Oxenholme Railway Station (West Coast Main Line) can be arranged.
Plenty of room for caravans, camper vans and campers
Bring your own food and drink water and Portaloos provided


TEL. 015395 60534 FOR DETAILS
EMAIL: cloggingchris_at_tiscali_dot_co_dot_uk



To All Killington Campers

Saturday 14th July is Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday. Also, as many of you know, our venerable host Joe Fearnhead, is a big Woody fan. To celebrate, we thought that it would be nice to have a Woody Guthrie singaround early on Saturday evening around our traditional Killington barbecue time. Please bring along your favorite Woody song for a good old hootenannie.
It might be useful if you could send Hugh Connor your song name in advance, so that he can make sure that we don't have 17 versions of "This Land is Your Land" !



News from Kate Lissauer:

July 4 - Buffalo Gals Stampede at Bath Americana Festival
Bath's American Museum in Britain - Buffalo Gals will close the show from 6:30 pm.

July 8-13 Common Ground on the Hill - Kate will be teaching banjo and fiddle at this wonderful week of cultural sharing held in Westminster Maryland.


Debby McClatchy is back this summer:

Jul 6-8 North Wales Bluegrass Festival, Conwy
Jul 12 Black Swan Folk Club, York
Jul 13 Matlock Bath
Jul 15 The Crabshell Inn Kingsbridge, Devon
Jul 19 The Blue Anchor Pub, Helston, Cornwall mini-concert and session Jul 21 Oswestry (tbc)
Jul 25-26 Busking in Bath
Jul 27-28 Warwick Folk Festival
Jul 29 Three Horses Pub, Towersey, Oxfordshire
Aug 3-10 Sidmouth Folk Festival, Devon
Aug 11-13 FOAOTMAD Summer Camp
Aug 21-24 Whitby Folk Festival

for further info -


Picking Weekend - 14 to 16 September 2012

The Hanbury Old Time Music & Dance weekend will be at the Cock Inn, a small country pub with a field. It is in a village called Hanbury near Burton on Trent which is in lovely countryside and fairly close to Derbyshire and the Peak District.

The pub food is excellent and the landlord is prepared to do breakfast, lunch, dinner and barbecues if we wish.

We have the use of a large function room in which to play and the pub has a beer garden with children?s area and French boules and outdoor bowling.
Please email Steve Bird for more information - sbirduk_at_yahoo_dot_co_dot_uk or


The new 'Court Sessions' monthly gigs.
Start at 8.00, until 11.00pm [ish]
Entrance: £7.00, CS members £6.00

Court Sessions is currently happening monthly, upstairs at:
The County Arms, 345 Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London SW18 3SH E-mail: courtsessions_at_yahoo_dot_co_dot_uk