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Thread #113833 Message #2424058
Posted By: Valmai Goodyear
28-Aug-08 - 03:18 AM
Thread Name: definition of a ballad
Subject: RE: definition of a ballad
How about coming to the all-day ballad forum led by Marian Button at the Lewes Arms on Saturday 6th. September?
Lewes Arms Workshop No 97
MARIAN BUTTON : BALLAD FORUM
Saturday 6th. September 2008
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £15. Booking form available here .
The Lewes Arms
Marian Button has a glorious voice. She is a powerful & spell-binding performer of ballads & traditional songs, with occasional ventures into jazz. She won the prestigious Song Competition at the 2002 National Folk Festival & is a key organiser & performer at the Tenterden Folk Festival.
You are invited to bring at least one traditional or modern ballad of your choice to sing & talk about. To avoid clashes with other contributors, please state your preferred ballad in advance. If your choice has already been taken, we will let you know so that you can choose another. If you are in doubt about what counts as a ballad, please use the contact email or phone to ask.
IN THE EVENING MARIAN BUTTON PERFORMS AT THE LEWES ARMS FOLK CLUB
(admission £5; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
10.45 Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
15.00 Tea/coffee break
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Music will be sent in advance.
Maps & accommodation lists will be sent on request.