UPCOMING LIVE EVENTS

Wed 1st April
THE BASEMENT BAR
“Utterly spellbinding” The Times / “The next British blues guitar hero” The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 1st April
GREEN NOTE
Singer-songwriter from West Yorkshire brings a notably British blend of pop and country to the stage
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 2nd April
THE WATER RATS
“The music of Wisconsin native Foucault is the kind so many aspire to but never attain: beat-up troubadour folk whittled to dolorous perfection...” UNCUT
Book Tickets
£ 16.00

Thu 2nd April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Jazz through the ages and throughout the world! Expect a journey that explores blues, jazz standards, Bossa Novas, Tango, Gypsy Jazz, Nu-Jazz plus some other surprises!
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Thu 2nd April
GREEN NOTE
A unique and exciting act that has burst onto the folk scene with their original blend of music, step dance and song inspired by English traditions.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 3rd April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Together they revive the sound of traditional blues with a repertoire inspired by the masters of the genre Lightnin’ Hopkins, Muddy Waters or Skip James.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 3rd April
GREEN NOTE
A fusion of traditional Eastern European, Balkan, Gypsy and Classical Music
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 4th April
GREEN NOTE
Awash with wit, lust and distraction…..the cleverest writer and most magnetic performer of Blues in the UK." MOJO
Book Tickets
£ 16.00

Sat 4th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
An adventurous musical conception playing original music with influences ranging from musette, New Orleans jazz, old time, and European folk traditions!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 4th April
GREEN NOTE
A heady brew of Irish and American folk music performed with a distinctly English style from this hugely entertaining old-time band!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 5th April
GREEN NOTE
Greek Rebetiko... a series of songs from a selection of the greatest Greek composers...
£ 7.00

Sun 5th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
An exciting young group born out of a love for melody and improvisation
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 5th April
THE WATER RATS
Normally the front man for Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra, this solo gig is just the guy, his harmonica and guitar, playing songs he wrote or just songs he loves to play
Book Tickets
£ 13.50

Sun 5th April
GREEN NOTE
“Vibrant and Experimental” **** Songlines “Outstanding.. rich and expressive.” **** RnR (R2) “Invigorating and Impressive” fRoots
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Mon 6th April
GREEN NOTE
Celebrating the timeless melodic beauty and strength of traditional Irish music and more.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 7th April
GREEN NOTE
A unique blend of empowering fun-filled tinged stompers and bittersweet country ballads
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 8th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
UK-based singer/songwriter... "...unusual, inspiring and totally unique"-The Box fanzine
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 8th April
GREEN NOTE
New Roots presents Radio 2 Folk Award winner and Rough Trade recording artist Josienne Clarke. ‘Extraordinary’ Mojo / ‘Exquisite’ The Observer /‘A haunted angel’ Financial Times
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 9th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Tankus the Henge frontman presents his solo work, taking inspiration from bar-room piano players of the Old West, the mournful melodies of his Cypriot ancestry and a patchwork of comic and tragic stories
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Thu 9th April
GREEN NOTE
Fine purveyors of that traditional country sound... and the hottest honky tonk band in town!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 10th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
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
£ 10.00

Fri 10th April
GREEN NOTE
Traditional Gypsy and Eastern European tunes shot through with searing jazz improvisation...
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Sat 11th April
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
£ 9.00

Sat 11th April
GREEN NOTE
"One of the hottest new up-and-coming bluegrass bands." Folkandroutes.co.uk
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Mon 13th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Songs written for and collected from all around the Midlands and beyond
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Mon 13th April
GREEN NOTE
Flamenco guitar maestro!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 14th April
GREEN NOTE
“...a folk singer and composer of extraordinary skill.... destined to be a big star" - Sunday Express
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 15th April
GREEN NOTE
“Rebecca Loebe is a woman at the height of her powers.” NPR’s Mountain Stage.... “Mixing resilience, empowerment and just a bit of pissed-off punch…” Rolling Stone
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 16th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
An intimate open mic night and a platform for new aspiring singers with an interest in Jazz, Folk, Experimental and Improvised music
Book Tickets
£ 5.00

Thu 16th April
GREEN NOTE
Acclaimed UK singer-songwriter 'excels at propulsive, narratively rich folk, delivered in a soaring, clear-as-a-bell singing voice' - The Sunday Times
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Fri 17th April
GREEN NOTE
Fast-rising alternative folk band from East Yorkshire / "Absolutely wonderful" - Amazing Radio
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 18th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
A ragtime country-blues outfit sure to get your feet stomping!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 18th April
GREEN NOTE
A pulsating night of great Country, Texas Boogie and Western Swing!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 19th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
An intimate trio show helmed by one of the fathers of Americana
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 19th April
THE SLAUGHTERED LAMB
Mexican Son Jarocho mixed in with Irish Jigs and Reels and a good dose of Country and Bluegrass.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sun 19th April
GREEN NOTE
A singer and songwriter who writes from her own life’s struggles and experiences, delivering her stories with unforgettable power and emotion.
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Mon 20th April
GREEN NOTE
Two talented singer-songwriters share the stage
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Mon 20th April
GREEN NOTE
“World class vocalist. Jack Badcock has a perfect ballad singers voice.” Froots
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 21st April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Blues, honky tonk, and melancholic country from the mountains of Austria!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 21st April
GREEN NOTE
A song-centred gig that weaves in acoustic and electronic sounds, samples, field recordings, interviews, collaborations and co-writes featuring Tobias Ben Jacob + John Elliott (The Little Unsaid)
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 22nd April
THE BASEMENT BAR
New Roots presents perfect contemporary singer-songwriter double-bills in miniature, tonight with Paul Mosley (‘‘What a voice’ Jools Holland’ / ★★★★ Q Magazine) and Hannah Nicholson .
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 22nd April
THE SLAUGHTERED LAMB
"…she has reached the level of absolute mastery. Folk music doesn’t get any better than this” - Mary Gauthier
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 22nd April
GREEN NOTE
"Jerry Leger has that spark in him that all the great songwriters have. He's the real deal." Ron Sexsmith...“Time Out For Tomorrow is his masterpiece.” 4/5 Rolling Stone
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 23rd April
THE WATER RATS
A lively evening of music from Eileen Rose and her band... author, singer, songwriter and professional honky tonk girl!
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 23rd April
GREEN NOTE
“A unique and rising voice on the U.K. Americana scene that’s long overdue for the next level” Baylen Leonard
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 24th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Modern jazz inspired by melodies and music-making of long ago: Renaissance chant and Baroque themes get a makeover from today’s musical standpoint.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 24th April
GREEN NOTE
Special double bill featuring solo set from frontman of the cult Independent Music Award-winning New York band, Spottiswoode & His Enemies, plus acclaimed US singer-songwriter Kenny White.
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Sat 25th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
A mix of original & standard blues, honey tonk, N'Awlins, ragtime, boogie & more with one of the world's leading blues players on piano & vocals.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 25th April
GREEN NOTE
British bluegrass band playing original songs from the heart of the Thames Valley!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 26th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
"Holly Penfield knows exactly what she is doing and she is 'an original'... if i had to make comparisons I'd say she is like David Bowie meets Liza Minnelli" Simon Cowell
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sun 26th April
GREEN NOTE
Scotland-USA Trans-Atlantic collaboration... "One of the best Scottish singer-songwriters of his generation" Shirefolk / "Brooks is at the top of his game, setting new standards and a fresh direction for the Blues" Blues In Britain
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Mon 27th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Thought provoking topics and humorous insights on life with deep powerful vocals and varied and eclectic guitar styles that span the roots lexicon of Americana, Folk, Country and Blues.
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Tue 28th April
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 29th April
THE BASEMENT BAR
Stand back and light the blues touchpaper for a night of vocal wizardry, stellar slide guitar and compulsive grooves!
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Wed 29th April
GREEN NOTE
"...deft storytelling with a warmth of tone and gentleness of pace... awash with layers, metaphors and echoes woven into subtle, contemplative contemporary song." - Folk Radio UK
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 30th April
GREEN NOTE
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.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00