1. Kent Folk - Update and possible gigs - please
tell Beau if you are interested in attending! KENT
2. Sutton Acoustic Music Club - Upcoming Guests. Wednesdays March 2nd and
3. Faversham Folk Club Guests - March. KENT
4. Frittenden Old-Fashioned Night Out March 26th-27th 2011. KENT
Date: 1 March 2011 13:41:43 GMT
Subject: Music in Kent -
Sorry there have been no events for a while, no venue.
They won’t be happening as regularly, but at last I have a potential venue,
and I am in discussion with Allison
Williams (see below) and with
the venue as to a possible gig in June,
also re: a possible gig with Saskia
Tomkins and Brandon Scott Behara at the end of March (see below)
There is no guarantee at this stage that these next two gigs will happen, but
if you are interested, please email me (please list which of the possible
dates you can do), and the chances will go up :
They will probably be in Bridge, near Canterbury ....
Possible dates : March 28th, 29th or 30th :
an evening of music
from Saskia Tomkins (violin, viola, nyckelharpa) and Brandon Scott Behara (acoustic guitar, banjo and saxophone).
Probable date : Friday June 17th :
Allison Williams – Old Time music – Claw Hammer Banjo, vocals,
played the London Barbican a couple of years ago.
Appeared at Grove Ferry last year, with Chance McCoy on fiddle. This year she
is with Rachel Eddy, “a fantastic West Virginia
These won’t happen unless I have a good number of replies with yeses with
Date: 1 March 2011 21:28:50 GMT
Sutton Acoustic Music
Club - Wednesdays
The Sutton Cricket Club
Gander Green Lane
This weeks guest musician -
Wednesday March 2nd - Elliet
Mackrell (Girl) fiddle player from the Western Acoustic Astronauts - she
comes from Somerset !!
Also with Mike and Betty from Acoustic Astronauts and
Victoria, Camilla and George from the Feuding Lloyds
Thanks to all our new visitors last week, our best club night yet !
Wednesday 16th March - A Band Like Alice - Britain's Top Bluegrass
Band - Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bass
Faversham Folk Club
The Chimney Boy,
Enquiries: Maxine 01795 536857
Wednesday 2nd March
TOM McCONVILLE AND
DAVID NEWEY - the Newcastle
fiddle player and one of the UK's most in demand young acoustic guitar
players, songwriters and singers.
Tickets: £7 members/ £8 non-members Under 16's free
Wednesday 23rd March
JOHN KIRKPATRICK - an instrumental virtuoso!
Tickets: £7 members/£8 non- members Under 16's free
Old-Fashioned Night Out
26th-27th March 2011
* Tunes and songs from guests at 12 noon at the
Bell & Jorrocks 26th March
* Afternoon workshops at the Memorial Hall on
stepdancing and old-fashioned dancing led by Kerry Fletcher and Rosie Davis
(learn the Veleta, the Palais Glide and the St Bernard's Waltz)
* An atmospheric and old-fashioned social evening
at the Memorial Hall including songs, games, music and old-fashioned dancing
to the music of the Gun & Spitroast traditional music class, friends and
guest artists (tickets will be available from the village shop)
* The end of the month free B&J session on the
Sunday evening with special guests Peta Webb and Ken Hall
* Invited weekend performers include Will Duke,
Andy Turner, Annie Dearman and Steve Harrison, and Peter Collins.
For information, see frittendenfestival.com, or email gmatkin_at_gmail_dot_com and tel 07985 522734.
Also there are our regular sessions: frittendenfestival.com/sessions/
(On the 27th March there is Peta Webb and Ken Hall, and on the 24th April,
it's Jim Causley).
And our regular FREE classes: