Friday 19 June DARREN EEDENS with Les Elvin £10.00
Bar at 6,30, doors 7.30 Darren Eedens is a full time banjo/ guitar picker. in the bluegrass,
folk roots, rockabilly styles. An old soul filled with story-telling
imagination, Darren Eedens, bends truths, and creates upbeat
rhythmic tracks with hauntingly morbid lyrics.
Friday 26 June THE PHIL BEER BAND with Sugar Magnolia £18.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 Phil’s instrumental skills on acoustic and electric guitars, fiddle and
mandolin are well documented. Described by The Guardian as
‘where Steve Earle and Richard Thompson collide’ an evening with
The Phil Beer Band is fast, frenetic, ‘feel-good’ and leavened with a
good helping of humour. One not to be missed!
Friday 3 July MARTIN SIMPSON with Ian Roland £16.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar
players in the world, his interpretations of traditional songs are
masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic,
spellbinding and deeply moving.
Friday 17 July **GRAND SUMMER PARTY** £7.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 Featuring HOBO & THE HIPPIES, JULIE & GAVIN ATKIN plus a
SURPRISE MYSTERY GUEST...... and with a free buffet, free CD's
and plenty more too! One not to be missed!!
Friday 4 Sept BOO HEWERDINE with The Artie Fufkins £12.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 Boo Hewerdine is one of our most talented, prolific and consistently
accomplished singer-songwriters, though many folks may never have
heard of him. If you like a song with a lyric worth listening to and a
tune that you’ll go home whistling, then you’ll love this gig.
Friday 18 Sept WINTER WILSON with Fiddle & Faff £10.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 Since their first collaboration, Kip Winter and Dave Wilson have been
recognised as great natural entertainers. With superb stage
presence, and the ability really to engage with audiences, providing
contemporary acoustic folk music at its very best.
Friday 2 Oct FAUSTUS with Robert Lane £12.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 The Faustus triumvirate are three of the leading lights of their
generation. Working together, they offer something different, thanks
to their distinctive blend of subtlety and attack, brought together
in a virtuosic display of musicianship and testosterone.
Friday 16 Oct BLACKBEARD'S TEA PARTY
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 with Where's Spot? £12.00
Blackbeard’s Tea Party are an exuberant combo that displays not
only a great sense of musicianship but also a keen sense of purpose
that communicates their overwhelming enthusiasm for the music.
They're clearly intent on us all having as good a time as they are.
Friday 6 Nov CHURCHFITTERS with D-n-K £12.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 The Churchfitters is a folk band like no other. The four virtuoso
musicians from England and France strut their stuff on a stage that
bristles with instruments, they imaginatively and creatively produce,
well…, great music!
** Coming to St Edith Folk in December - Rory Mcleod and
Peter Knight's Gigspanner. Watch this space for further details! **