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Eddie Reader & Skerryvore

There'll be Scottish tracks from Eddie Reader, and Skerryvore.
Plus new albums from Carmina, Alistair Anderson, Dipper Malkin, and Stroud singer/songwriter Lara Conley.
All this plus a preview of forthcoming events with the weekly gig guide.

35 minutes

Music Played

  • Skerryvore

    The Rut

  • Robyn Stapleton

    Comin' Through The Rye

  • Daoirí Farrell

    Fergie McCormack

  • Carmina



    Reel De Mattawa/Wedding Bells

  • Eddi Reader

    In Ma Ain Country

  • Adam Sweet

    hese Days


    Round The Gallows


    Answerphone/Honest Intentions/Hommage A Gilles Laprise

  • Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys


Johnny's Gig Guide


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Sat 21

A Burns Night Ceilidh with the Molecatchers and caller Vicky Cooper  - at Wotton Town hall 7pm tickets from

Steve Page - americana s/s at Stroud Brewery

French Dancing with Richard Heacock & Paul Hutchinson - at Horsley Village Hall nr Nailsworth  8pm BYO drinks

Chepstow Wassail and Mari Lwyd 2pm onwards in to the evening. Free (Ceilidh £6) all the info and timings for the different parts of the festival is on the website 


Sun 22

Bully Wee Band feat. Phil Beer - Bishops Cleeve Tithe Barn 7.30pm

Tickets direct from Simon Medhurst Tel: 0797 007 8220

Tony Poulter - local singer- Cheltenham Folk Club, Sandford Park Alehouse, High Street. 8pm


Mon 23

Cheltenham Ukelele Club at The Exmouth on the Bath Road 8pm


Tue 24

Folk at Frampton on Severn Village Hall 7.30pm

Special Consensus (USA) Revered in bluegrass circles, they've been one of the leading exponents of the classic vocals, guitar, banjo, bass and mandolin format for forty years,- Alma Tavern, Bristol  tickets



Burns Night Whisky tasting at The Roses Theatre, Sun Street Tewkesbury Info: 01684 295074

Burns Night at Royal Oak, The Burgage, Prestbury

Black Tie Burns Night at The Hollow Bottom, Guiting Power  7.30pm Scottish Feast with Haggis, Bashed Neeps & Tatties, sirloin of beef, and rasberry cranachan Info: 01451 850392

Burns Night supper at Crown & Sceptre 98 Horns Road, Stroud  7.30pm Free dram for men wearing kilts! Info: 01453 762588

Burns Night at Gloucester Old Spot, Piff’s Elm, Tewkesbury Road, Cheltenham Info: 01242 680321 with traditional piper

Burns Night at The Beehive, Montpellier Villas, Cheltenham Info: 01242 702270

Mayfish (band formerly known as Woe To The Provoker ) with a mix of traditional English/Irish songs plus our own compositions.- Carpenters Arms , Miserden 8pm free

Martha Wainwright - St Georges Bristol


Thu 26

Scottish Night at Minchinhampton folk club, The Old Crown, Paganhill, Stroud   8.15pm  £2  Info: 01453 454594

The Welsh guitar Duo at Evergreen Hall, Broadwell nr Coleford  info


Fri 27

Keith Hyett - Stroud Subscription Rooms 7.30pm

River Folk at The Trout, Lechlade 8pm

Alan West, Steve Black and Adam Sweet - americana- Chapel Arts in Bath

Club Night  feat. Ted and Ivy Poole- Swindon FSC  - Ashford Rd Social Club 8.15pm

Somers Trad Folk Club - The Alma Tavern in Worcester


GLOUCESTER CAJUN FESTIVAL 27-29 Jan - The Guildhall in Gloucester.

The Big Easy, Joe Le Taxi, Chanky Chank, Joli Blon, The Po Boys, Acadian Strings- concerts, workshops and great food!    info and tickets  01452 503050


Sat 28

The Witcombe Wassail  All welcome to come and toast the Apple Tree with song, dance, poetry and pantomime  4pm – 7pm In the Witcombe And Bentham Village Hall. An Evening Of Busking Fun. Free entry

But bring money for the cap! (All donations in aid of the Village Hall) Refreshments - Info:  

 01452 862399 

Amanda Rheume- on tour from Canada- The Convent, South Woodchester nr Stroud

Jan Vaisey & Ian Harvey - local duo at Stroud Brewery 7.30pm

Lewis Clark duo - Bristol s/s - The Golden Fleece, in Stroud

Roving Crows - The Stores Cafe, Colwall nr Malvern 7.30pm

Kempley Wassail - 6.45pm for 7.00pm (at the old Post Office)

Guests of Martin & Maggie Brocklehurst (Donations Requested)(Bring a torch and wellies) 7.45pm procession to Village Hall 8.15pm Supper (BYO drinks) 




Sun 29

Phil Beer - Chipping Norton Theatre


Mon 30

Darlingside (USA) - The Tunnels, Temple Meads in Bristol