From: "Carol Hagland" <carol830_at_gmail_dot_com>Date: 10 May 2009 10:20:04 BDT
Don't forget! on Thursday 14th May at Coolham Village Hall, near Billingshurst (RH13 8QN) is a one-off chance to see the lovely duo Jeanie McLerie and Ken Keppeler (better known as Bayou Seco) who will be playing a mixed acoustic set of music from the southern states of America, and from Mexico. This will include cajun music, cowboy songs and other lively, danceable music. There will be some space to dance as well as to sit and listen.Tickets are £8 (half price for children). There is no bar, so bring your own booze.To reserve, ring 01403 741309.
From: "Irene Shettle" <surreysinger_at_o2_dot_co_dot_uk>Date: 10 May 2009 21:14:06 BDT
The SheeFriday 5 June 2009Performance: 7.30pm, Trefusis HallTickets: £8 advance, £10 doorTicket office: 020 7485 2206 / www.wegottickets.comwww.efdss.org‘Flirtatiously funky all-female band... a stand-out at the festival’ - The Scotsman
The English Folk Dance and Song Society is delighted to welcome the exciting all-female band The Shee at Cecil Sharp House on Friday 5 June.
Showcasing powerful vocals and instrumental prowess, The Shee present an adventurous brew of Scottish folk, Gaelic song, and bluegrass. Striking performances at festivals including Celtic Connections and Sidmouth Folk Week have earned the group a fast growing recognition as one of the best new bands on the circuit, hailed ‘…boasting some of folk music’s cutting-edge instrumentalists and singers’ (Daily Record).
Collectively, The Shee show an impressive array of musical achievements including BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician 2006 and BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician Finalist 2005, as well as members performing with acclaimed traditional music groups such as Scottish folk orchestra, The Unusual Suspects and Scandinavian group Frigg.With The Shee recently described as ‘…a revelation’ (Eddie Upton) and ‘truly wonderful’ (Jennie Macfie), the evening promises much for this don’t miss musical event.