Coming Events

30th August 2019

Singers Night.

Folk music has always been about people telling their stories, either in song or in rhyme. The Singers Nights has long been the conduit for this and without the “Guest Act,” this allows the local talent , which is at the heart of the club, to present more of their repertoire and to discuss the song in more detail. The evening is both relaxed and entertaining and we welcome all to come and listen or to take part. There are no barriers to talent, it is just a way of engaging more people in the tradition. Play, Sing, Recite or just sit back and listen to the local talent. 

6th September 2019

Gilmore and Roberts

 

Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning song writing with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful wall of sound. Nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk AwardsKatriona Gilmore (fiddle, mandolin) and Jamie Roberts (guitar) met while studying at Leeds College of Music and released their debut album in 2008. The couple recently returned to performing following the birth of their first child.

13th September 2019

Singers Night.

Folk music has always been about people telling their stories, either in song or in rhyme. The Singers Nights has long been the conduit for this and without the “Guest Act,” this allows the local talent , which is at the heart of the club, to present more of their repertoire and to discuss the song in more detail. The evening is both relaxed and entertaining and we welcome all to come and listen or to take part. There are no barriers to talent, it is just a way of engaging more people in the tradition. Play, Sing, Recite or just sit back and listen to the local talent. 

20th September 2019

Granny’s Attic

 

We welcome the return of the amazing trio who performed to a full house on the opening night of Burton Folk Club in Sept 2017. Two years on Granny’s Attic have built a big following and best of all celebrate the release of their second CD. Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne plays melodeon, concertina and provides vocals, whilst George Sansome sings and plays guitar. Lewis Wood plays violin and mandolin and is also the band’s principal tune writer

27th September 2019

Floor Singers Concert

Come and join us for a night that will showcase Burton Folk Club’s wealth of floorsingers who do a great job supporting our guests.

Tonight the spotlight is on them plus all proceeds will go to our chosen charity. Suggested donation £5

11th October 2019

Shackleton Trio

 

The Shackleton Trio are Georgia Shackleton (fiddle, vocals), Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin). Natural talents of the folk tradition, their self-penned material blends seamlessly with their imaginative yet authentic re-workings of traditional folk standards, influenced by British, American and Scandinavian folk traditions, with a regional twist from the group’s native East Anglia.

18th October 2019

Singers Night.

Folk music has always been about people telling their stories, either in song or in rhyme. The Singers Nights has long been the conduit for this and without the “Guest Act,” this allows the local talent , which is at the heart of the club, to present more of their repertoire and to discuss the song in more detail. The evening is both relaxed and entertaining and we welcome all to come and listen or to take part. There are no barriers to talent, it is just a way of engaging more people in the tradition. Play, Sing, Recite or just sit back and listen to the local talent. 

25th October 2019

Jim Causley

Join Jim for a very special night celebrating the autumnal season with a feast of West Country songs, medieval and secular carols from around the British Isles, poems and contemporary songs which reflect on this magical season at the setting of the old year. Expect some spooky numbers, some jolly ditties and some moving ballads which will leave your insides as warm as a bonfire or a freshly-lit pumpkin on a cold autumn night!

1st November 2019

Singers Night.

Folk music has always been about people telling their stories, either in song or in rhyme. The Singers Nights has long been the conduit for this and without the “Guest Act,” this allows the local talent , which is at the heart of the club, to present more of their repertoire and to discuss the song in more detail. The evening is both relaxed and entertaining and we welcome all to come and listen or to take part. There are no barriers to talent, it is just a way of engaging more people in the tradition. Play, Sing, Recite or just sit back and listen to the local talent.

8th November 2019

Ninebarrow

We are delighted to welcome back one of the biggest acts on the folkscene who played to a full house at our club in 2018. Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. As well as crafting unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way.

15th November 2019

Singers Night.

Folk music has always been about people telling their stories, either in song or in rhyme. The Singers Nights has long been the conduit for this and without the “Guest Act,” this allows the local talent , which is at the heart of the club, to present more of their repertoire and to discuss the song in more detail. The evening is both relaxed and entertaining and we welcome all to come and listen or to take part. There are no barriers to talent, it is just a way of engaging more people in the tradition. Play, Sing, Recite or just sit back and listen to the local talent. 


22nd November 2019

Dovetail Trio

The Dovetail Trio have been exploring folk narratives with musical skill and a passion for their heritage since forming in 2014. Effortlessly combining the distinctive voices and acclaimed instrumental talents of Jamie Roberts (guitar & vocals), Rosie Hood (vocals), and Matt Quinn (duet concertina and vocals). This will be Jamie’s second visit to our club this season following his appearance with Gilmore Roberts in September.

29th November 2019

Singers Night.

Folk music has always been about people telling their stories, either in song or in rhyme. The Singers Nights has long been the conduit for this and without the “Guest Act,” this allows the local talent , which is at the heart of the club, to present more of their repertoire and to discuss the song in more detail. The evening is both relaxed and entertaining and we welcome all to come and listen or to take part. There are no barriers to talent, it is just a way of engaging more people in the tradition. Play, Sing, Recite or just sit back and listen to the local talent. 


6th December 2019

Sarah Matthews & Doug Eunson    

This talented pair have been playing English Acoustic Folk Music together since 1995. They both sing – in superb harmony, with Melodeon and Fiddle / Viola . This will be a special performance of Winter/Christmas songs and tunes.,embellished by seasonal tales to bring warmth to a chilly evening.

 

13th December 2019

Singers Night.

Folk music has always been about people telling their stories, either in song or in rhyme. The Singers Nights has long been the conduit for this and without the “Guest Act,” this allows the local talent , which is at the heart of the club, to present more of their repertoire and to discuss the song in more detail. The evening is both relaxed and entertaining and we welcome all to come and listen or to take part. There are no barriers to talent, it is just a way of engaging more people in the tradition. Play, Sing, Recite or just sit back and listen to the local talent. 


20th December 2019

Green Matthews

Our special Christmas Concert is a brand new retelling of the best loved Yuletide adventure of them all Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Using new lyrics and traditional English folk tunes, Chris Green and Sophie Matthews (with special guest Jude Rees) use a bewitching blend of voices and instruments to create a musical retelling of this seasonal favourite.