UPCOMING LIVE EVENTS
Tue 27th April
Online (via Zoom)
A virtual version of our usual monthly open mic... everyone welcome!
Fri 25th June
“Newcastle’s finest swing-honkytonk-rockabilly band” fRoots
Thu 8th July
Returning musician sings songs for the long ride home, driven by storytelling, humour and nostalgia.
Sat 10th July
THE BASEMENT BAR
Rootsy and rhythmic original songs, Blues and Americana
Thu 15th July
THE BASEMENT BAR
Bringing a quaint British charm to Americana.
Thu 22nd July
Join Black Eyed Dogs for an intimate trio show helmed by one of the fathers of Americana Ethan Johns.
Sat 24th July
Extraordinary blend of Americana, toe-tapping folk-jazz and soulful rock... "constantly delights and surprises...” ***** Americana in Technicolour
Thu 29th July
New wave indie folk/ rock sound from this independent and international band, hailing from Melbourne, Australia
Fri 30th July
Irish Mountain Music for City Folk... "They really pack a punch with their full-on rocking acoustic bluegrassy folk” Folk Radio UK
Wed 18th August
Songwriting which fuses conversational narratives with modern-folk textures in the vein of Gregory Alan Isakov, The Tallest Man On Earth, and Noah Gundersen - rich in emotional detail
Sat 21st August
Singer-songwriter shares tracks from her debut album alongside high energy classics
Wed 1st September
**** "A little bit country, a little bit rock and soul" Mojo... "One of Scotland’s best troubadours… fabulous" Bob Harris (BBC Radio 2)
Sun 5th September
An exciting double bill featuring two local folk-country/Americana acts...
Sun 12th September
Described as the UK’s answer to Emmylou Harris tinged with the dark storytelling prowess of Nick Cave
Wed 15th September
Lyrics “gloriously delivered with intonation, inflections and high notes which evoke Joni Mitchell at her very best” - Folk Radio UK
Tue 21st September
This ‘rising singer-songwriter had the crowd eating out of her hands’ (The Independent) and is simply ‘not to be missed’ (Time Out). The ‘powerful’ (Evening Standard) songstress defies easy classification, with a sound blending folk, soul, blues and country.
Wed 22nd September
“Sophisticated mix of folk, jazz, pop and rustica.” Independent
Fri 24th September
An innovative interpretation of American Old-Time tradition, blending roots material with fresh arrangements and original compositions.
Sun 26th September
Acclaimed US singer-songwriter plays her London debut
Fri 8th October
"Rooted in Bluegrass and UK Folk Music, they're a wonderful bridge across the Atlantic. ” Whispering Bob Harris, OBE BBC 2 Country
Tue 12th October
One of the brightest rising stars on the UK roots music scene!
Wed 13th October
Declared by music critics as a cross between Janis Joplin, Florence Welch and Courtney Barnett, Lauren Ruth Ward is a force of nature!
Sat 26th March
Sun-shiny songs thriving on dark themes behind irresistible rhythms.
Thu 14th April
Drawing comparisons with Lucinda Williams and Gillian Welch, Canadian artist Lynn Hansen is know for her hard-living style of music, mixing gritty ballads with driving roots-tinged guitar.
Thu 5th May
"Jerry Leger has that spark in him that all the great songwriters have. He's the real deal." - Ron Sexsmith