Friday 1 May JIM MORAY with Ty Watling £13.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 There is a charisma about Jim Moray. He's the bloke in the room that
doesn't say much, but when he opens his mouth everyone stops to
listen. The same pretty much applies to his music. He's a visionary as
far as that is concerned.
Friday 15 May AMY SPEACE with Daniel Angove £11.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 “What Amy Speace says – what she sings – she says with a
confluence of poetry and honesty, of emotional specificity,” writes
The New York Times. Amy Speace is one of the most heralded
singers and songwriters of her generation.
Friday 5 June na-mara with Liz Simcock £10.00
Bar at 6.30, doors 7.30 na-mara are a Hertfordshire duo who specialise in Celtic music in the
true sense of the word: Irish, Breton, French, Spanish; all
accompanied by guitar, mandolin, mandola, which creates an Anglo-
Spanish style and feel.
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 Full details to follow shortly - watch this space......
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.