Special guest - Daisy Chapman
The special guest will be local singer/songwriter Daisy Chapman talking about her new EP including a special WW1 song commissioned by the BBC.
The special guest will be local singer/songwriter Daisy Chapman talking about her new EP including a special WW1 song commissioned by the BBC. There'll also be new albums from Altan, Fairport Convention, Sarah Mcquaid and Cheltenham singer/songwriter Steve Ashley. Plus there will be a preview of upcoming events with the weekly gig guide
This week's gig guide
For all dance clubs and sessions, see www.glosfolk.org.uk
Saturday 21st February
Jeff Warner ( USA) – Wychwood Folk Club, The Swan, Ascott under
Wychwood nr Burford
Wild Willy Barrett - + French singer Aurora Colson, cellist Mary Holland & Irish musician John Devine – Evesham Arts Centre
Sunday 22nd February
Breabach (Sco)- The
Fleece at Bretforton nr Evesham
Iron and Oak (James Slater/Sarana Verlin) + Bob Porter Project –
Black Book Café, Stroud 2 - 4pm free entry
Wassail at Churchdown Community Orchard, Meet at Churchdown Park car park, (Parish Council Offices, Parton Road) at 3pm.
Wrap up warm and wear boots. Entrance free. Refreshments available. Info: 01452 713528.
Monday 23rd February
Cheltenham Ukelele Club - Exmouth Arms, Bath Road
Tuesday 24th February
Steve Tilston – Bar of Roses Theatre Tewkesbury
Folk at Frampton on Severn Village Hall
Wednesday 25th February
Hot Feet – Stroud’s finest young band + support The Paper
Shades- The Prince Albert, Stroud 01453 755600
Blondes with Beards - are at The Carpenters' Arms, Miserden, GL6 7JA
Not a drag act- but a Stroud-based quartet playing a blend of folk and acoustic music. Music from 8pm.
The Unthanks (10 piece ensemble) Bristol Colston Hall
Thursday 26th February
Minchinhampton Folk Club at Café Lounge, Baptist Church, Tetbury Street
Martin Simpson – Huntingdon Hall in Worcester
The Unthanks (10 piece ensemble) – St Davids Hall, Cardiff
Sarah McQuaid – Ustinov Studio at Theatre Royal Bath
Churchfitters – Bromsgrove Folk Club
Friday 27th Feburary
Ron Taylor and Jeff Gillett - at Cheltenham Folk Club at The Beaufort Arms,
London Rd 8pm
Sarah McQuaid at Westcote Village Hall, Church Westcote, Stow-on-the-Wold OX7 6SF Info: 01993 831196
The Curious Little Big Band – spec guest George Montague + support - New Brewery Arts in Cirencester doors open at 7.45 £11 in adv £12 on the door.
Folk rock band Poor Old Dogs (Bristol) - The Prince Albert, Stroud 01453 755600
Riverfolk at The Trout Inn, Riverside, Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA 8pm £1 (2nd & last Fridays)
Fairport Convention – Birmingham Town Hall
Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston – Westbury on Trym V Hall 0117 962 3706
Watson & Shepheard guests at Swindon FSC- Ashford Rd Social Club 8.15pm
Somers Trad Folk Club at Alma tavern in Worcester 8.30pm
Friday 27th February- Sunday 1st March- WALES INTERCELTIC FESTIVAL – at Porthcawl- Shooglenifty (Sco), Ar Log (Wales), Barrule (IOM) Padraig Lalor (Ire), Robin Huw Bowen (Wales) and more.
Saturday 28th February
Sarah McQuaid at Kempley Village Hall, Kempley, Dymock
GL18 2BP Info: 01989 780792
Sid Harvey (English Roots/Folk) is at Wesley House, Winchcombe 8.30pm Free entry
French Dancing at Horsley V Hall- with Duo Dave Shepherd – Gielen and Anna Pack 7-11pm – bring your own drinks
North Forest Ceilidh at Huntley Village Hall, North Road, Huntley, Glos GL19 3DU with Life of Riley Band, caller Penny Plowden £6 BYO Drinks, families welcome Info: David 01531 820687 or Barbara 01452 830248
Duncan Chisholm (Scots fiddle player) – Chapel Arts in Bath- nearly sold out!
Jinski- playing Wyvern Theatre in the Place Swindon 7.30pm
Babajack – blues duo at The Vaults, Lamb Yard in Bradford on Avon
Bath Ceilidh – Blackbeard’s Tea Party – St Gregory’s Catholic College, Combe Hay Lane