The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #106539   Message #3205196
Posted By: Vic Smith
10-Aug-11 - 06:35 AM
Thread Name: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
Subject: RE: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
After out August break, we have a very attractive programme for September and October

Sept 1st * Free Admission * BEGINNING OF SEASON OPEN NIGHT
This season we have decided to start with a free Open Night in the hope of attracting new performers and new audience to show how enjoyable an evening with us can be.

Sept 8th * 7.00 * VICKI SWAN & JONNY DYER
They have established a reputation as one of the best duos around on the folk scene. Great instrumental skills with Scottish smallpipes, accordion and Swedish nyckelharpa, the duo are also well recognised for their songs arrangements.

Sept 15th * 7.00 * CATHAL McCONNELL & DUNCAN WOOD
The iconic Irish singer and flute player, founder member of 'The Boys of the Lough' joins forces with the excellent Scots fiddle player.

Sept 22nd * 7.00 * DEBBY McCLATCHY
Debby is an expert entertainer with wit and imagination. She brings a lifetime's experience of Old Timey and string band music to her lovely singing and sizzling banjo playing

Sept 29th * 7.00 * JIGJAW
Janet Russell, Rosie Davis, Kerry Fletcher and Frances Watt combine the percussion and passion of dance traditions with vocal harmonies in a tight, scintillating quartet of singing and dancing talents!

Oct 6th * 10.00 * BLACK UMFOLOSI 5 (from ZIMBABWE)
Black Umfolosi are an internationally acclaimed multi-discipline performing arts group specialising in harmonic acappella singing and traditional African dance. This makes a great opening event for the Lewes Folk Festival

Oct 13th * 8.00 * ALICE GERRARD & BEVERLY SMITH
Two of the greats of Old-Timey music combine their considerable talents for this, their first UK tour together.

Oct 20th * 6.00 * JIM WARD & IRIS BISHOP
Two great favourites; Jim with his droll monologues and music hall songs, Iris with her superb musicianship on concertina and accordion.

Oct 27th * 7.00 * LADY MAISERY
The exciting new vocal trio from Hannah James (Kerfuffle, The Demon Barbers), Hazel Askew (The Askew Sisters) and Rowan Rheingans (Fidola)