18 Jan 2008
Brian Preston with Dave Grimshaw
Northern duo with a vast repertoire of traditional, contemporary and
comedy songs presented with their own brand of humour. A real “folk as it was” night.
1 Feb 2008
4-piece group, all multi-instrumentalists, specialising in songs and dance tunes of England, Scotland,
Ireland and America. New to the Club.
15 Feb 2008
Terrific singer, accomplished multi-instrumentalist and thrilling step-dancer, sometimes all at once!
An evening with Pete Coe is an exhilarating experience.
Rip-roaring rants, reels, jigs and strathspeys; political folk songs,
heartfelt love songs and original numbers. New to the Club.
14 Mar 2008
Isla St. Clair
Isla’s rich singing tradition stems from her native North East of Scotland.
An enchanting evening of song in store.
28 Mar 2008
Sarah Matthews and Doug Eunson
Sarah (fiddle, vocals and lyra) and Doug (melodeon, vocals and hurdy gurdy)
are a local duo whose exciting performances are steeped in the English tradition.
11 Apr 2008
Debra Cowan with Pete Smith
Debra sings songs, traditional and contemporary, from Britain and North America
and has joined forces here with top guitarist Pete Smith.
25 Apr 2008
Mike and Ali Vass
Mike (fiddle, vocals) and Ali (piano, vocals) are two of the best young exponents of
traditional music in Scotland. Playing a varied mix of traditional and contemporary
tunes, songs with close vocal harmonies and footstompin’ jigs and reels.
9 May 2008
Lester is a member of the internationally acclaimed acappella trio Coope Boyes and Simpson,
a superb songwriter and a fine solo performer.
23 May 2008
Dana and Susan Robinson
Songs of rural America, Dana and Susan make music that is a perfect blend
of old and new, bringing roots and tradition to contemporary songwriting.
19 Sep 2008
Craig, Morgan and Robson
A harmony master-class. Whether a Shetland melody, a hymn from the Ozark
mountains or contemporary ballad, the trio create a sound which is all their own.
3 Oct 2008
Mike Freeman and Tania Opland
Anglo-Alaskan duo play Hammered dulcimer, guitar, violin, cittern,
Native American flute, percussion… with songs in many languages and
rhythmic roots from Siberia to Morocco.
17 Oct 2008
Four lads(?) from The Black Country who sing four part harmony
unaccompanied songs of character, depth, pathos and…… volume!.
31 Oct 2008
Master fiddler. Tom’s tunes and songs, mostly traditional and many
from the North East, are performed in his wonderfully distinctive style.
Bella Hardy with Chris Sherburn
Bella is a star in the making. Mesmerising voice and intricate fiddle,
she is joined here by ace concertina player, Chris Sherburn of “Last Night’s Fun”.
28 Nov 2008
Hailing from the North East, Bob is the consummate professional.
His velvet voice, lovely guitar work and wonderful songs make this a night not to miss.
12 Dec 2008
Locally based, Mark is a fine singer, songwriter and guitarist with a style
somewhere between contemporary folk and John Denver!
19 Dec 2008
Clarty Sough Christmas Show
Make this a Clarty Christmas! An evening of traditional Christmas songs,
carols and tales from around the British Isles, presented in Victorian costume.