Presenting live acoustic music in Twickenham most Sundays, usually at Patchworks, The Cabbage Patch pub, at 8pm (doors open 7.45pm)

Coming up at TwickFolk:

5 June: TIA McGRAFF (Can): “She’s Like A Female Gordon Lightfoot”

Tickets £11 on the door or £11 + £1.10 booking fee if booked online

Tia McGraff is an internationally renowned and award winning Americana/Country songstress from Port Dover, ON, Canada. With Scottish/Transylvanian roots running through her song writing and voice, Tia’s talent has been described as “haunting and soul-gripping.”

6 international CD releases, 4 videos on CMT Canada, various film/TV placements, and numerous nominations and awards (including 2010 Hamilton Music Awards), have earned Tia a respect in the music industry and a global fan base.

Tia’s latest CD release, Crazy Beautiful, was released in spring 2015. Co-written with, and produced by Colorado native Tommy Parham, it is being described as “Tia’s break-through album.”

After moving to Music City, USA in 1999, Tia was introduced to Tommy by his music publisher. They began song writing together, broke their rule of “never date a co-writer,” and on June 4, 2006 the couple were married in Savannah, Georgia.

Tommy will joining accompanying Tia on this tour, so expect an evening of top-notch intimate Americana.

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12 June: OKA VANGA: Acoustic folk; world guitar + floor spots

Tickets £10 on the door or £10 + £1 booking fee if booked online

One of our committee played this video and wrote… “there’s something of the Rodrigo y Gabriela about them”
Oka Vanga move effortlessly from playing well known trads and instrumentals to their own songs. Seamless guitar playing is combined with contributions from them on ukulele and mandolin to create a music set of variety and interest. Recently described as having both “great musicianship and really fine songs” by Mike Harding, fans of both Folk and Roots music are sure to find something they will enjoy in their music.

Hailing from London, Will Cox cites a chance encounter with John Renbourn as the catalyst for him to take his guitar playing more seriously when he was a teenager. A multi-instrumentalist, Will is also an established music teacher in Hertfordshire.

Originally from South Africa, Angela Meyer first picked up the guitar at the age of 6. She immersed herself in an eclectic world of music, studying classical guitar greats alongside song writing masters, World music alongside Film music, before finally re-locating to the UK in 1999.

Angie and Will formed Oka Vanga in 2008, naming their duo after a unique river delta in Africa… Continue reading. →

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