The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #106539   Message #2643648
Posted By: Vic Smith
29-May-09 - 11:52 AM
Thread Name: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
Subject: RE: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
Our complete programme from now until our summer break during the month of August is as follows:-


June 4th * 6.00 * TIM LAYCOCK
Tim is a folksinger, songwriter and actor. He has performed with Magic Lantern, The Albion Band and The Melstock Band, and played concertina in five productions at The National Theatre.


June 11th * 5.00 * TONY HALL
The master of playing distinctive, quintessentially English style two-row melodeon, a great singer and a naturally very funny man.


June 18th * 5.00 * DUCK SOUP
A fascinating and different way of interpreting traditional song and dance tunes with some instruments that you would not expect to hear in a folk club with Adam Bushell, Ian Kearey & Dan Quinn


June 25th * 6.00 * THE NEW DEAL STRING BAND
One of the legendary figures of the revival of interest in Old Timey music, Tom Paley, is joined by his son Ben and long-time associate, Joe Locker.


July 2nd * 5.00 * GORDON TYRRALL
Gordon has been deeply involved in traditional music since the 1970s as a mesmeric singer, an outstanding guitarist and an immaculate flute player.


July 9th * 7.00 * LEON ROSSELSON & ROBB JOHNSON ? "THE LIBERTY TREE"
Not an ordinary club night, Leon and Robb's show on Tom Paine will take the entire evening. Part of the "Thomas Paine & Lewes Festival".


July 16th * 7.00 * THE MAGNOLIA SISTERS
An amazing coup for us as we present the leading female Cajun band from Louisiana - Ann Savoy, Jane Vidrine, Anya Burgess, and Lisa Reed.


July 23rd * 6.00 * JERRY EPSTEIN & RALPH BODINGTON
Jerry has been involved in traditional music for 40 years and was director of the New York Eisteddfod. Ralph is a superb performer of banjo tunes and ballads from the old-time Southern mountain culture.


July 30th * Free Admission * GRAND END-OF-SEASON OPEN NIGHT
All welcome, particularly performers who have not been at the Royal Oak before ? then we are closed for the month of August


Our Future Guests will include:-
MICHAEL MARRA * DICK GAUGHAN * SHEPHEARD, SPIERS & WATSON * DAVE RUCH (USA)* LEN GRAHAM * RATTLE ON THE STOVEPIPE * BEVERLEY SMITH & CARL JONES * JEFF WESLEY * PETE MORTON, MAGGIE BOYLE & CHRIS PARKINSON

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