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Lewes Saturday Folk Club Programme

Lewes Saturday Folk Club meets every Saturday at 8pm at Elephant & Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ. LOYALTY CARD: 6 visits = £5 credit.

Take the link (above) for ongoing programme and to confirm times.

2019

 


MAR 16 TOM McCONVILLE FIDDLE & SONG WORKSHOP
10.45 am – 4.45 pm Places £35 (2 under-25s £17)
Song accompaniment & basic harmony on the fiddle, either with another singer or yourself. Singers welcome too. Some music sent in advance.
Details and booking form available from the club and website.
MAR 23 ELYE CUTHBERTSON £5
Elye is a fine young melodeon player, finalist in the New Roots competition for young folk musicians in 2018, taught by Hazel Askew.


MAR 30 SHIRLEY COLLINS & IAN KEAREY £10 http://www.shirleycollins.co.uk
Shirley's love, knowledge & understanding of English traditional song are second to none. Ian is her musical director & accompanist; he produced her award-winning Lodestar album & its follow-up, due for release this year.
Advance tickets available from the club and website.


MAR 31 (Sunday) SHIRLEY COLLINS & IAN KEAREY: ENGLISH FOLK SONG & ACCOMPANIMENT WORKSHOP
SOLD OUT, EMAIL TO JOIN WAITING LIST
10.45 am – 4.45 pm Places £35 (2 under-25s £17)
For singers & musicians. Bring an English traditional song for Shirley to give her unique guidance on interpretation & performance. Ian will offer thoughts & techniques for developing sympathetic accompaniments.
Details and booking form available from the club and website.


APR 6 JACK HOGSDEN & LEON HOGSDEN £6
Jack is a dazzling young melodeon player, singer & guitarist from Sussex (Ditchling Morris). His father Leon sings & plays a stylish guitar. Mainly English traditional songs & tunes.


APR 13 COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYNE £7 https://cohenbk.com/
Cohen is a young, brilliant & inventive melodeon & anglo concertina player & a glorious singer with a deep understanding of traditional music & a powerful, compelling style of his own. 
He's in great demand at folk music festivals & clubs as a solo performer & with the trio Granny's Attic.
Advance tickets available from the club and website.


APR 13 COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYNE MELODEON WORKSHOP
10.45 am – 4.45 pm Places £35 (2 under-25s £17)
The workshop will focus on English melodeon playing for experienced players. 
Cohen will begin by delving into the rich repertoire of English traditional tunes & will explore how advanced melodeon techniques can be used to develop these tunes. 
Finally, Cohen will explore the melodeon's capabilities as an accompanying instrument both for accompanying song & for accompanying other musicians. Some music will be sent out in advance.
Details and booking form available from the club and website.


APR 20 COME-ALL-YE: EASTER & SPRING (with home-made Easter biscuits) £4
Bring songs & tunes to suit the theme. A good night to try out something new or perform for the first time. We serve traditional home-made Easter biscuits.

 

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