UPCOMING LIVE EVENTS

Wed 1st September
GREEN NOTE
**** "A little bit country, a little bit rock and soul" Mojo... "One of Scotland’s best troubadours… fabulous" Bob Harris (BBC Radio 2)
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Thu 2nd September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Double bill featuring Dear Pariah - “A salve on frayed nerves” - and dark humour, lyricism and apocalyptic story-telling from Jack Dean
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 2nd September
GREEN NOTE
“luminous originality and talent” The Times
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Fri 3rd September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Paying tribute to one of Europe’s greatest living accordionists with a night of gypsy jazz, musette waltz & tango-inspired originals
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 3rd September
GREEN NOTE
“Raka burst with traditional Balkan flair, the group earn their title as the essential act of the weekend.” Nightshift Magazine
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 4th September
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
£ 10.00

Sat 4th September
GREEN NOTE
An eclectic mix of swinging blues from the 20s-50s... "Excellent band...her smoky/laid-back voice does the risqué blues-with-soul stuff with a vengeance." (Blues in the South)
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 5th September
GREEN NOTE
An exciting double bill featuring two local folk-country/Americana acts...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 5th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Jazz trio that share a key focus on textural and spacial experimentation within their music
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Mon 6th September
GREEN NOTE
One of the country’s finest female singer songwriters.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 7th September
THE SLAUGHTERED LAMB
JUNO nominated frontman of Canada's The Deep Dark Woods takes up a deep tradition of forlorn storytelling, drawing lines from Celtic folksongs to country blues, John Fahey to Shirley Collins.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 7th September
GREEN NOTE
Rising Country/gospel star whose fans include Dolly Parton (“Candi Carpenter is one of the greatest singer/songwriters I’ve ever heard, bar none.”) & Brandi Carlile ("Candi has a story to tell and a voice that is honestly out of this world.")
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 8th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Two US artists who met at Berklee College of Music’s Joni Mitchell Ensemble make their UK debut.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 8th September
GREEN NOTE
Award-winning songwriter. International road warrior. American roots outlaw.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 9th September
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

Thu 9th September
GREEN NOTE
Six wonderful performers have all written an original song, poem or monologue based around our theme of the month
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 10th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
An engaging journey through jazz classics. Expect songs from Rodgers, Porter, Gershwin and more..
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Fri 10th September
GREEN NOTE
A Californian double bill! The Crux embraces styles from swing to klezmer to barnyard punk. The Sam Chase Trio dishes out epic folk songs and ballads. Together they promise an evening not to be missed!
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 11th September
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.
Postponed

Sun 12th September
GREEN NOTE
Greek Rebetiko... a series of songs from a selection of the greatest Greek composers...
Book Tickets
£ 7.00

Sun 12th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Traditional & contemporary folk music of the British Isles
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 12th September
GREEN NOTE
Described as the UK’s answer to Emmylou Harris tinged with the dark storytelling prowess of Nick Cave
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 13th September
Talented songwriter, storyteller & modern day troubadour known for his distinctive voice and understated songwriting. A sensitive singer, with blues and folk leanings, he has been compared to Nick Drake and Richard Hawley. Tonight presenting his new album. Plus Ainsley Hamill, described as a mix of Heather Small & Julie Fowlis.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 13th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Americana inspired duo who play sparse, unhurried music...‘The equivalent of waking up from a wet and weary February to the sun dancing on the walls of your room’ - Fem Folk UK
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Tue 14th September
GREEN NOTE
Author Ralph Brookfield invites you to the launch party for his new book 'On the Trail of Americana Music' featuring live music from the Dustbowl Sinners & Mandolin Jack
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 15th September
GREEN NOTE
Lyrics “gloriously delivered with intonation, inflections and high notes which evoke Joni Mitchell at her very best” - Folk Radio UK
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Thu 16th September
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

Thu 16th September
GREEN NOTE
New Roots presents Irish roots troubadour and Christy Moore affiliate Rob Corcoran with full five-piece band. “This man can surely sing, and he has a great band behind him. He says some things that need to be said” Christy Moore.
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Fri 17th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Top London Blues guitar player and Singer + multi-award winning harmonica player go back to the roots of Chicago Blues with an original twist
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 17th September
GREEN NOTE
Conjuring up the mood of 1930s Paris, fused with flavours of Eastern Europe and the energy of a campfire jam session...
Postponed

Fri 17th September
GREEN NOTE
A ragtime country-blues outfit sure to get your feet stomping!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 18th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
A sound incorporating elements of Gypsy jazz, Classical, Latin and World music
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 18th September
GREEN NOTE
Drawing from an array of influences such as rhythm’n’blues, soul & rock’n’roll brought together in a classic, rootsy, hybrid blend.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 19th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
A concert dedicated to João Gilberto - the "father of Bossa Nova”
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 19th September
THE WATER RATS
Acclaimed Nashville songwriter with “Beautiful and heartbreaking songs - one of the best on the Americana and folk scene” (Slaid Cleaves), “Mesmerizing” (Rolling Stone), "Major, major talent" (Music Row Magazine)
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Mon 20th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
A concert dedicated to João Gilberto - the "father of Bossa Nova”
Sold out

Mon 20th September
GREEN NOTE
“Katie’s guitar playing has echoes of my dear friend the late great Bert Jansch. Like a musical weaver she threads her poetic lyrics through the guitar’s strings and produces little tapestries of song” Ralph McTell
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 21st September
THE BASEMENT BAR
“Utterly spellbinding” The Times / “The next British blues guitar hero” The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Tue 21st September
GREEN NOTE
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.
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Wed 22nd September
GREEN NOTE
“Sophisticated mix of folk, jazz, pop and rustica.” Independent
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 23rd September
THE BASEMENT BAR
"Bedford is a boon of a storyteller, a true heir to the classic US folk singers" (AmericanaUK), "...something truly special.." 5 stars out of 5 (Rock ‘n Reel)
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Thu 23rd September
GREEN NOTE
An Americana outfit steeped in decades of musical influences from the USA and Ireland.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 24th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
The hippest in Blues, Bop and Boogaloo... fiery, fresh jazz from a foundation deeply entrenched in the roots of the genre.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 24th September
GREEN NOTE
An innovative interpretation of American Old-Time tradition, blending roots material with fresh arrangements and original compositions.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 25th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
Two of the UK's finest blues musicians come together to play a repertoire of songs which reflect their passion for the Blues!
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Sat 25th September
GREEN NOTE
Good old fashioned bluegrass songs about whisky, murder, and railroads...
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Sun 26th September
GREEN NOTE
“Scintillating…the sequel to Ali Farka Touré & Ry Cooder’s Talking Timbuktu, revisited and enriched with unique kora-banjo-acoustic guitar combinations of a rare elegance.” Rolling Stone France
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 26th September
THE BASEMENT BAR
London-based Klezmer band whose exuberant sound evokes the spirit of the Jewish celebrations of bygone times whilst merging with urban sounds from around the Balkans, Istanbul and New York.
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Sun 26th September
GREEN NOTE
Acclaimed US singer-songwriter plays her London debut
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 27th September
GREEN NOTE
Best known as one half of the legendary joint vocal strike force of The Men They Couldn’t Hang, Phil Odgers strikes out on his own.
Sold out

Wed 29th September
GREEN NOTE
HEARD Collective play their first gig since lockdown, featuring the accomplished and talented Sherika Sherard and co-founding folk artists Daisy Chute and Cerian
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Thu 30th September
GREEN NOTE
Rare intimate solo blues show from renowned guitarist from James and The Oyster Band, sharing a bill with US Folk singer-songwriter Kelley Swindall.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 30th September
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