UPCOMING LIVE EVENTS

Tue 1st May
GREEN NOTE
A special double bill of two critically acclaimed folk artists who both record for Nonesuch Records. This evening is in support of fRoots Magazine.
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Wed 2nd May
THE BASEMENT BAR
"A gorgeously rich slice of crystalline pop that evokes classic records by the Walker Brothers, Love, and Burt Bacharach…" (The Big Issue)
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Wed 2nd May
GREEN NOTE
A soul voice reminiscient of the greats, whether delivering soul, gospel or powerful political messages... "...wherever she plants her feet, she does so with righteous conviction and a strong sense of her own voice." NPR Music
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 3rd May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Fantastic double-bill skilfully drawing on contemporary elements of rock, blues, soul and country from 2 acts, one from each side of the pond...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 3rd May
GREEN NOTE
...an eclectic, roots based look at love, madness and obsession and ranges from the jug band holler of ‘Still Want You Blues’ to a gothic folk adaptation of a little known Percy Shelley poem, ‘Young Parson Richard’, stopping off at many points in between.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 4th May
GREEN NOTE
Mercury nominated, double-platinum selling brother and sister quartet join us for a special, intimate, one-off show, previewing songs from their highly anticipated new album 'OUTSIDERS'.

Sat 5th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Combines soulful vocals, relatable lyrics and bluesy melodies with influences by great Soul and Blues performers such as Sam Cooke & Ray Charles!
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sat 5th May
GREEN NOTE
Taking a love of the gypsy jazz tradition and forming a style that brings the music forward into the modern swing scene!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 6th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Presented by Jazz @ Green Note
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Mon 7th May
GREEN NOTE
A poetic singer songwriter, hailed as having a voice that will stop you in your tracks.... influenced by the likes of Gillian Welch, Carole King, Alison Krauss, Sarah Jarosz and Kate Rusby, her music splits the difference between the gentle seas of folk and country.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 8th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Possessed of an extraordinary voice that’s ‘full of character’ (The Telegraph), over the last 5 years Greg Russell has established himself as one of the most significant players on the U.K. folk scene.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Tue 8th May
GREEN NOTE
“An intoxicating blend of rural and urban stringband, country blues and jug band music.” Maverick
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Wed 9th May
WATER RATS
Special double bill featuring two new stars of Bluegrass
Book Tickets
£ 13.50

Thu 10th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Presented by Laurel Canyon Music...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 10th May
GREEN NOTE
Special double bill featuring two new stars of Bluegrass
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Fri 11th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
A Piano-Guitar-Vocal-Kazoo-Stompbox Duo steeped in the Barrelhouse Boogie Blues House Party tradition of 1930's downtown Chicago... raggedy boogie woogie piano, riotous vocal and kazoo; rollicking blues guitar; music for dancing, drinking and making merry.
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Fri 11th May
GREEN NOTE
“Newcastle’s finest swing-honkytonk-rockabilly band” fRoots
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 12th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Rocking blues, stomping boogie woogie, classy soul jazz and foot-tapping hard bop piano!
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sat 12th May
GREEN NOTE
Rocking blues, rhythm & blues, rock'n'roll, originals & more from superb & hugely respected three piece Mansi & the Icebreakers.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 13th May
GREEN NOTE
Greek Rebetiko... a series of songs from a selection of the greatest Greek composers...
£ 7.00

Sun 13th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
“Utterly spellbinding” The Times / “The next British blues guitar hero” The Guardian
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Sun 13th May
GREEN NOTE
Special Country triple bill presented by Belles & Gals and Inspire Music
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Mon 14th May
THE LEXINGTON
Green Note favourites... “A prodigiously soulful husband-wife folk duo.” (Slant Magazine)... “Nero and Russell make rainy and sunny days feel the same – like treasures.” (Daytrotter)
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Mon 14th May
GREEN NOTE
Three award-winning musicians from Newcastle come together to play high energy instrumental folk, inspired by the music of their native North East.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 15th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
“...her voice has a lean-in-close, Kirsty MacColl timbre to it” The Crack ... “The sheer range of her ability is astounding, as she nails each song’s vibe with perfect execution” Fortitude magazine
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 15th May
GREEN NOTE
“A precocious acoustic finger-picker, fearlessly confessional as a songwriter” - Mojo
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 16th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Two up-and-coming songwriters from the European mainland bring their haunting folk songs to England for the first time!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 17th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Singer songwriter from Barcelona with a beautifully smooth voice and a rich collection of songs presented in an array of tasteful Latin pop rhythms and guitar playing
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 17th May
GREEN NOTE
Acclaimed alt-folk artist and Conor Oberst, Simone Felice and Mumford & Sons collaborator accompanied by his three piece band. 'Gorgeous' Uncut, “highly recommended” Independent on Sunday.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 18th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Songs from the 30's and 40's - Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday with a modern vibe of appreciation
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 18th May
GREEN NOTE
Five-piece all-female band with eclectic influences, from Alice Cooper to Hank Williams, routed via the bluegrass turnpike around the oldtime township of alt-country!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 19th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Original arrangements from the early Jazz era (1920s - 40s)... Duke Ellington, Chick Webb, Fats Waller and more.
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Sat 19th May
GREEN NOTE
Hard-driving Old-Time, Early Bluegrass and Americana, underpinning traditional fiddle tunes and songs with energetic and creative rhythms!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 20th May
GREEN NOTE
“A joyous blend of indie and country” (Daily Record)... “well-crafted songs featuring slick harmonies” (Telegraph)
Book Tickets
£ 19.50

Mon 21st May
GREEN NOTE
With two new solo albums under their belts and a wealth of traditional, folk and other material in their heads, Rosie Hood and Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne embark on a joint venture that promises to enthrall and entertain from start to finish
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Tue 22nd May
GREEN NOTE
“Schwab’s fiddle and James’ accordion kept reaching for the unexpected and the new. They were restless, contemplative, beautiful.” (Gavin McNamara, Downend Folk Club).
Book Tickets
£ 13.00

Wed 23rd May
THE BASEMENT BAR
“David Starr has a voice you will never forget. His music is authentic, his songs are honest, full of emotion and truth. The Head and Heart is a showcase for his classic songwriting style and wonderful guitar playing.” John Oates
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 23rd May
GREEN NOTE
'A rich-voiced master songwriter' ★★★★★ The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 24th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
An entirely fresh approach to World Jazz, fusing Klezmer & Arabic melodies with modern dance grooves.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 24th May
GREEN NOTE
A unique combo of ratty jazz, drowned pop, magic & mystery inspired by the likes of Tom Waits, Nina Simone, Jaques Brel and the Shangri-Las...
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Fri 25th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Talented jazz duo present the music of New Orleans ragtime and early jazz pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Fri 25th May
GREEN NOTE
Bringing their own passionate brand of Gypsy Balkan music, Op Sa! is an addictive blend of wild beats, gypsy flair and modern sound
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 26th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
A feel-good mix of Jazz, Country, Swing, Blues and Ragtime!
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sat 26th May
GREEN NOTE
World-class gypsy swing ensemble performing the works of Django Reinhardt and their own up-beat quirky original compositions in the style of Hot Club de France
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Sun 27th May
THE BASEMENT BAR
Arrangements of songs from the American Songbook as well as jazz compositions from one of the most in demand guitarists on the UK jazz scene
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sun 27th May
GREEN NOTE
"... [an] impressive ability to excite audiences with her truly original, fascinating and thoroughly entertaining music..... a wealth of poetry, satire and pure, natural artistry. 'Cactacus' is a wonderful, captivating album." - Folk Radio UK
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 29th May
GREEN NOTE
Everyone welcome! Whether you’re coming along to play or just to chill out in a fun, friendly atmosphere, kick back and enjoy the music...
£ 2.00

Wed 30th May
GREEN NOTE
Country roots girl group featuring Emily Moment, Hannah Rose Platt and Rebecca Rosewell... inspired by artists such as Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Neil Young and Dolly Parton.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 31st May
GREEN NOTE
“Winnipeg folk/roots duo The Small Glories weave through unpredictable harmonies and play off of one another with extremely impressive, breathtaking ease. Edwards and Luft are a perfect match – their voices together are magic in the making... together, they’re unstoppable.” The Manitoban
Book Tickets
£ 12.00