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Thread #106539   Message #3153538
Posted By: Vic Smith
13-May-11 - 03:15 PM
Thread Name: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
Subject: RE: Royal Oak, Lewes - Thursdays
Programme for now until the season ends at the end of July:-

May 19th * 6.00 * STUART REED
One of the cornerstones of the folk scene in Sussex, Stuart's voice was at the centre of our most popular group, The Taverners.


May 26th * free admission * OPEN NIGHT

June 2nd * 7.00 * THOMAS McCARTHY & SIMON BOYLE
Thomas McCarthy is a man steeped in the tradition of Irish songs, intoxicated by the music and passionate in his sensitivity towards them. Joined tonight by a fine uilleann piper


June 9th * 6.00 * DENISE & STUART SAVAGE present "WHAT A HAPPY YOUNG MAN"
A multimedia presentation on the life and songs of Henry Hills of Lodsworth ? with Denise & Stuart singing many of the songs.

June 16th * 8.00 * JAMES FAGAN & NANCY KERR
One of the most established and respected duos on the folk scene, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan are winners of the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo


June 23rd * 7.00 * LIZ & YVONNE KANE & EDEL FOX
Highly exciting and vibrant music from sister fiddle players from Connemara and their concertina playing friend from County Clare. Three of the most highly regarded amongst the rising generation of Irish musicians.

June 30th * 6.00 * BING LYLE
Accordion, flute and guitar player, Bing also has one of the finest singing voices whether he is singing traditional songs or his own compositions.


July 7th * 8.00 * RORY McLEOD
A one man soulband, poet and storyteller, singing his own unique upbeat dance stories. A modern travelling troubadour using tap shoes, acappella, harmonica, guitar, trombone, spoons, finger cymbals, bandorea, djembe and various percussion instruments!

July 14th * Free Admission * OPEN NIGHT

July 21st * 7.00 * THE NEW SLIDE
An excellent young band including two exceptional local musicians, Matt Quinn and Tom Redman. English tunes and songs.

July 28th * 10.00 * THE SAVOY FAMILY BAND
A great coup for us as we have the opportunity to book the world's leading Cajun band from Eunice, Louisiana. Advance tickets from May 5th.