If you have been looking for the Wednesday Celtic session at the George Inn, Stone St. this has now terminated again - the session is back in the Anchor Inn in Wingham, until further notice. However there are also now sessions in a number of pubs on different days of the week:
at the Anchor Inn, Wingham, on the A257 near Canterbury.
This has now moved to the Three Tuns, 16 Tannery St., Faversham;
There is also a mixed session/folk evening in the Kings Head, Hythe.
On the 1st Sunday there is a Celtic session at the Shipwrights Arms, Faversham;
On the 2nd Sunday there is the White Horse, Chilham, which is a mixed Blues / Celtic / Country evening;
The last Sunday Celtic session at Deal has no home at the moment.
The next Cajun dance with Cajunologie will be in March, - there are two that month, the first on the 6th, at the Broadstairs Pavilion - tickets: Broadstairs Folk Week 01843 604 080.
The second is on the 12th at the Vernon Holme School, Canterbury - tickets: from Siesta in Canterbury or 01227 731 549.
Then there is another on the 8th May, in the Littlebourne Barn - tickets: beau_at_kentfolk_dot_com_dot_
There is a further one at St. Peters Church House, Cromwell Road, Whitstable, on the 5th June 2004.
Kay Anderson will be at the Littlebourne one to lead a short dance workshop, but do go to some of the workshops below if you wish to learn more about Cajun dance :
Cajun Dance Workshops
These workshops are led by Kay Anderson, with Wild Turkey (Yves and Chris from Cajunologie) providing the live music.
2:30pm - 4:30pm at
St. Peters Church House, Cromwell Road, Whitstable;
£3.50, ring 01227 779 178 :
25th April, 2004,
23rd May, 2004.
Also 2:30pm - 4:30pm at
Star Hill Function Rooms, Star Hill, Rochester.
£3.50, ring Ann on 01634 405 840.
21st March 2004.
He and friends are exploring and developing old and new music of America - they have done a rough cut of a CD and have passed a copy to KentFolk to check out. KentFolk turned up at a gig at the Fox in Ashford, on the 12th of December, to record some more, and take video clips and pictures.
Trevor on an traditional zinc washboard.
Here is a brief taster - if it whets your appetite, the CD launch is on
March 13th in the Cafe Venue above the Canterbury Whole Food Shop.
- I can not wait !
Sold out I hear, but here is a map to the venue if you need it
MP3 tasters from the first 2 tracks of the Happy Trails rough cut disk :
|- Happy Trails - Track 1 - "A man who .." start : 17sec, 0.3 MBytes.|
|- Happy Trails - Track 2 - "Jenny Mule" 1st half : 1min 46 sec, 1.7 MBytes.|
This is a long video clip of Happy Trails - "Jenny Mule"
- click on it and it should down-load
and play. It is 7.3 MBytes, so unless you have broadband there will be
a very long delay.
This is a shorter video clip of Happy Trails - "Jenny Mule" - click on it and it should down-load and play. It is 1.8 MBytes
Video clips from the live gig - the sound has been dubbed in from a separate live recording in the pub - listen to the second MP3 track above to get the a better idea of the quality of the sound on the rough cut CD.