From: SEFAN [admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk]
Sent: 02 February 2010 18:21
Subject: SEFAN 2010-02-02_03 EVENTS (2 posts) Sussex/ Kent
1. SPYBOY - Cara Dillon picks up BBC Folk Award and Hailsham show sells out
2. KentFolk Bluegrass - Grove Ferry Inn

From: Spyboy Info <info_at_spyboy_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: 2 February 2010 15:30:52 GMT
Subject: Cara Dillon picks up BBC Folk Award and Hailsham show sells out

Hello and to let you know that....
All tickets have now been sold for Cara Dillon’s forthcoming concert at the Hailsham Pavilion
(Sunday 7th February at 7.30pm) and we are delighted to learn that her latest album
“Hill of Thieves” (an outstanding collection of original songs and sublime interpretations
of traditional classics) was voted Album of the Year at Monday night’s  BBC Folk Awards


We were also pleased to hear that Show of Hands deservedly picked up two awards,
Best Duo and Best Original Song (Steve Knightley’s “Arrogance Ignorance and Greed”)
Bellowhead were once again voted Best Live Act, Jon Boden, Singer of the Year
and John Kirkpatrick, Musician of the Year


You can hear a broadcast of the ceremony on Mike Harding’s BBC Radio Two show at 7.00pm
on Wednesday 3rd February


Contact the box office – 01323 841414 for returns for Sunday’s concert
Details for all spyboy shows -

From: J.B.W.Webber <J_dot_B_dot_W_dot_Webber_at_kent_dot_ac_dot_uk>
Date: 2 February 2010 12:57:24 GMT
Subject: Events in  Kent : KentFolk Bluegrass - Grove Ferry Inn

                            KentFolk Bluegrass:
KentFolk is aiming to set up regular  Bluegrass / Southern / Old-Time / Appalachian / Cajun gigs,
in East Kent, mostly on the third Friday of the Month.
                          Doors 8pm for 8:30 start.

19th February 2010 (3rd Friday) - KentFolk Bluegrass, The Biggin Hillbillies - Kentish 5-piece bluegrass with James Lin on fiddle. £7
March - no event - too many conflicting Kentish events in 3rd week.
16th April 2010 (3rd Friday) - KentFolk Bluegrass, A Band Like Alice - London 5-piece bluegrass with Bob Winquist on fiddle - UK's leading bluegrass fiddle player. £8
22nd May (3rd Saturday) - Allison Williams & Chance McCoy (TBC) 
In May I have a tentative booking for : Allison Williams (clawhammer banjo, vocals) & Chance McCoy (fiddle, banjo, vocals),  who will be over, touring, from the Southern States. 
On their 2009 tour they played the London Barbican; Chance has played the Kennedy Centre and Carnegie Hall. 

The Boathouse, Grove Ferry Inn, Grove Road, Upstreet, Nr. Canterbury, Kent.  CT3 4BR 
Tickets :
01227 721 736,  07544 915 464, 01227 860 302

Penny Allen  -    General Manager
Anthony John Allen - Chair of the Board

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