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Thread #158978 Message #3763978
Posted By: Les in Chorlton
09-Jan-16 - 06:17 AM
Thread Name: Can the famous give a shout to Folk Club
Subject: Can the famous give a shout to Folk Club
For a long time between around 1960 and maybe 1980 the place where you could most often hear Folk Music in the UK was probably Folk Clubs. A few Festivals and some quite famous individuals and groups did concerts.
Today festivals are many and varied and lots and lots of top quality cats fill medium and large sized venues and Concert Halls.
Folks clubs are much, much less common but many are good and some excellent - still places where you can here acoustic music - mostly but not exclusively traditional, played in small to medium sized settings.
Could the pro and semi pro folkies give a shout out for Folk Clubs when they play the larger venues?
Something like: "We hope you have enjoyed tonight - why not visit your local Folk Club - just Google away - thousands are out there"