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From: Gary Holder <gary_dot_holder_at_tiscali_dot_co_dot_uk>Date: 25 May 2010 18:44:39 BDTSubject: Gary's Club - Musicians notice
Gary's Live Music Club
Coolham Village Hall
There is a 20 minute spot available at the next Open Mic Night, Saturday 19th June.
Please contact me if you would like to take it. Strictly first come, first served.
£3.00 admission, free tea & coffee or bring your own.
Date: 24 May 2010 20:22:45 BDTSubject: Lewes Saturday Folk Club in June - The Room In The Elephant
Lewes Saturday Folk Club in June - WORKSHOPSBooking forms are on the club's website http://www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/
JUNE 5thLewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 131MIKE O'CONNOR & BARBARA GRIGGSCORNISH TUNES FROM MANUSCRIPTS for any instrumentPlaces £25 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.Mike (fiddle, Anglo concertina, voice) and Barbara (harp) are experts in Cornish & early music. They are lively, enchanting performers. Mike has researched & published beautiful & unusual tunes from many important manuscripts. He is also a fine songwriter & storyteller & a Cornish Bard.Cornwall's musical history is complex, going back to the days of its Breton lords. The workshop will cover Cornish music from the Middle Ages onwards, with plenty of fascinating tunes to play & stories to hear. Non-playing listeners are welcome too.IN THE EVENING MIKE O'CONNOR & BARBARA GRIGGS PERFORM AT THE CLUBAdmission £6 - advance tickets from club or website.JUNE 6th (SUNDAY)Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 132MIKE O'CONNOR: SONGWRITING IN THE TRADITIONPlaces £25 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.Mike's songwriting style is distinctive but rooted firmly in the tradition. His songs have been recorded by Martyn Wyndham-Read, Johnny Collins, Sarah Morgan, Mike Nicholson & many more. He produced & directed the iconic folk operas The Cry of Tin & Unsung Heroes & recently took part in the production Cornish Lads.The workshop will cover the art & craft of songwriting: the first reasons for writing, the tools & materials available for following a traditional style, & polishing & performing.
Lewes Saturday Folk Club in June - The Room In The Elephant - Guests
JUNE 12th DICK MILES http://www.dickmiles.com/introduction.htm (£5)Dick sings & plays mainly traditional songs & tunes on English concertina. A founder member of the New Mexborough English Concertina Quartet, he blends music from Suffolk, from SW Ireland, & from his own writing.JUNE 19th BRYONY http://www.myspace.com/bryonysofar (£5)Cathy, Ailsa & Alison: three voices in beautiful harmony.JUNE 26th MARTIN & SHAN GRAEBE http://www.martinandshan.net/index.htm (£5)Fine vocal harmony; Martin & Shan sing unusual versions of traditional songs from the West. Martin also writes in traditional style ('Harry The Hawker Is Dead').
Lewes Saturday Folk Club - FUTURE WORKSHOPS
KAREN TWEED: O'CAROLAN'S MUSIC for any instrumentSaturday JULY 10th. Places £25 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.A brilliant piano accordionist, Karen is steeped in Irish music as a performer, tutor & scholar. She has performed with The Poozies, Kathryn Tickell Band & John Kirkpatrick. She teaches at the Universities of Newcastle, Helsinki & Limerick, & for Folkworks. The workshop will cover 3 of OíCarolanís works, arranged for ensemble, exploring arrangement ideas. For any player of intermediate standard & above. Notation / learning by ear will be used.IN THE EVENING KAREN TWEED PERFORMS AT THE CLUB.Admission £6. Advance tickets from the club or the website.
MOOR MUSIC: DARTMOOR MUSIC FOR ANY INSTRUMENTSaturday SEPTEMBER 18th. Places £25 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.Mark Bazeley (melodeon & concertina) & Jason Rice (accordion, step-dancing) began playing in childhood absorbing the unique Dartmoor style from their respective grandfathers Bob Cann & Jack Rice. Rob Murch (5-string banjo) is a dazzling exponent of the rarely-heard classic finger-style banjo. They appear at festivals & folk clubs throughout this country and in the USA. The workshop will cover some of the repertoire of The Dartmoor Pixie Band including some tunes handed down through the generations. Emphasis will be on the lively danceable style of playing which is unique to Dartmoor.IN THE EVENING MOOR MUSIC PERFORM AT THE CLUBAdmission £6. Advance tickets from the club or the website.
9 Oct JOHN ADAMS & CHRIS PARTINGTON Village Music Project (any instrument)
10 Oct CHRIS COE Ballad forum
13 Nov FRANKIE ARMSTRONG Singing & vocal techniques
20 Nov TIM LAYCOCK Concertina (all systems)
12 Dec MARTIN CARTHY Guitar
Valmai Goodyear20, St. John's Terrace, Lewes, BN7 2DL
Lewes Saturday Folk Club, Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ http://www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org/
Residents: Bryan Creer, Dave Earl, Sandra Goddard, Valmai Goodyear, Suzanne Higgins, Steve & Diane Nevill, George Oakley, Denise & Stuart Savage, Derek Seed
LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB MUSIC WORKSHOPS 2010
Workshops last a full day. The tutor performs at the club on the Saturday evening.
Booking forms can be printed from the website about four months before the event.
SPARE PARTS CONCERTINA BAND
Bryan Creer, Suzanne Higgins, Valmai Goodyear