From: Spyboy Info <info_at_spyboy_dot_co_dot_uk>Date: 2 February 2010 15:30:52 GMTSubject: Cara Dillon picks up BBC Folk Award and Hailsham show sells outHello 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 interpretationsof 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 Yearand John Kirkpatrick, Musician of the Year
You can hear a broadcast of the ceremony on Mike Harding’s BBC Radio Two show at 7.00pmon Wednesday 3rd February
Contact the box office – 01323 841414 for returns for Sunday’s concertDetails for all spyboy shows - www.spyboy.co.uk
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 GMTSubject: Events in Kent : KentFolk Bluegrass - Grove Ferry Inn
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. £7March - 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. £822nd 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.Venue:The Boathouse, Grove Ferry Inn, Grove Road, Upstreet, Nr. Canterbury, Kent. CT3 4BRTickets :
01227 721 736, 07544 915 464, 01227 860 302