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Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy

20 May 07 - 08:18 AM (#2056933)
Subject: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Linda Kelly

30 May 2007 Cottingham Live at the Back Room

As part of Wilberforce 2007 celebrations, this special evening has been put together with local singers including Ossanflags Willa and Hissyfit and local songwriters Mervyn Frost and Nick Stubbs, and the beautiful harmonies of the Beverley Community Choir. From the poignant reminders of the slave's struggle and the work of William Wilberforce to the vibrant rythmns of the Spirituals, you will be both moved and uplifted by this evening's programme.

Situated at The Back Room, in Hallgate Cottingham, this event will start at 8.00pm on Wednesday 30 May 2007. The Back Room is a superb non-smoking venue, with some of the best acoustics around. There is a small entrance fee of £2.00 (reductions for performers). No membership is required.


20 May 07 - 08:21 AM (#2056936)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Linda Kelly

That's CottinghaM in East Yorkshire -website
Cottingham Live


20 May 07 - 11:16 AM (#2057021)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: GUEST,the one

WELL! NOW PERFORMERS HAVE TO PAY TO PLAY I AM SADDENED BY THIS...PIP


20 May 07 - 04:37 PM (#2057150)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Linda Kelly

Don't shout Pip - this is a theme'd singers/musicians night - people pay each week £1.00 is all we charge which covers our costs over the year- plenty of free sessions for musicians to go to in our area, and Ive paid plenty of times in folk clubs to sing, and done more free gigs than paid gigs in my time. I've spent a lot of personal time and money on this designing programmes printing and advertising -we dont receive sponsorship for this event-sorry if you are not happy about this.


21 May 07 - 07:23 AM (#2057521)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Saro

Good luck with the event - are you going to record it?
Saro


21 May 07 - 08:33 AM (#2057565)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: ossonflags

It is not unusual for performers /guests to pay at the door of folk clubs.Going back to the gloriouse days of the "Rugby tavern" folk club dock street Hull in the seventies, I have seen such stalwarts as Dick Gaughan, Martin Carthy. Bob Davenport et all pay to get in........then it was the princley sum of 50pence!! I think that would have bought you five pints of Camerons Strongarm then. So I reckon a quid or two in the twenty first century aint out the way to keep music live.

I dont get to Cottingham live as much as I would like, but keep on doing a great job Linda, you can always count on my support - paying performer and all.


21 May 07 - 03:51 PM (#2057874)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: MG John

I fully agree Mick. Enjoy!
J.


21 May 07 - 03:55 PM (#2057879)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Linda Kelly

But we love to see you when we do Mick, thanks for your support -we do have costs and we don't think a quid for an evening of stonking enertainment is a huge sacrifice.


22 May 07 - 09:20 AM (#2058329)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: GUEST,jOhn

I might go, if i'm not doing nowt.


22 May 07 - 04:24 PM (#2058598)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Carol

Going to suss it out tomorrow evening in my 'little car' and it's a singers night - yipee


22 May 07 - 05:50 PM (#2058655)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: GUEST

See you there, Carol!


24 May 07 - 07:31 AM (#2059709)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: GUEST,jOhn

feresh


26 May 07 - 01:01 PM (#2061367)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Pistachio

Carol, it was good to see and hear you last Wednesday, I trust you got home safely. It was another excellent evening (IMHO)and this weeks' event should be too, with all the meticulous planning and research done by Linda. Doors open 7.30 for 8pm start.
H.


28 May 07 - 06:34 AM (#2062283)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: GUEST,jOhn

feresh


30 May 07 - 04:46 AM (#2063838)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Pistachio

It's tonight! Do come and find us!
H.


30 May 07 - 04:48 AM (#2063840)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: GUEST

Do performers still have to pay to get in?


30 May 07 - 07:01 PM (#2064426)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Linda Kelly

yes guest they did- and not one complained! we had a packed house fanatastic singers and musicians and everyone had a great time! The money we raised goes towards room hire for the folk orchestra, advertsiing and paying towards proffesional musicians- its cheaper than watching a night's TV. hard work keeping music live but great fun when its as good as this. All performers pay on singers muscians nights, we are a club not a session, why is this a problem, for what is lss than the cost of a cup of decent coffee?


31 May 07 - 11:30 AM (#2064960)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Willa

Packed out, and deservedly so. Well done, Linda, on organising such a great event.


31 May 07 - 01:43 PM (#2065056)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: Carol

Hear, hear - You tell them Linda!


01 Jun 07 - 05:26 AM (#2065570)
Subject: RE: Come Freedom Cottingha Live 30 MAy
From: GUEST,Kelk Brigade

If performers are allowed in for free, should they declare this as "benefit in kind" to the nerds at the Inland Revenue? Best not bother eh!