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:
Another of our popular singers’ nights – giving our regulars a chance to perform on stage with amplification and lighting.
Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known songs, less known songs and some performers will take requests on the night.
For performers, a spot on a Singers Night consists of two songs (or maybe 3 very short pieces). Performing on stage in front of an expectant audience puts us firmly in the spotlight and necessitates more practice and preparation.
To assist in the process our more experienced regular performers and volunteers are happy to offer assistance to help prepare those for whom the step up from the singaround to the darkened stage may be daunting.
For example: we’ll be happy to help unaccompanied singers choose a suitable pitch (or even accompany them if they prefer). We’ll aim to set up the stage from 7.00pm and if time allows there should be the opportunity to have a run-through using the… Continue reading. →
Once in a while a group of young musicians get together that make you stop, look and listen…Said The Maiden is one such gathering. The great news for folk fans, live music lovers and aspiring musicians is that this multi award-winning Hertfordshire based folk trio have recently released their second album, and completed an Autumn UK tour.
‘Here’s A Health’ is a showcase of the trio’s ever-developing yet distinctive sound, featuring their trademark acapella harmonies and fresh new arrangements of traditional songs. However this new release also displays a more diverse collection of material from the trio including a few covers of more modern folk songs, as well as original compositions inspired by their love of the folk tradition. Expect intricate three-part harmonies interweaved with beautiful simplistic instrumentation. Where there is a good story to be told, Said The Maiden will seek it out and tell it through their music.
They offer a stunning collection of such stories: tales of love and loss, myths and legends of the land and sea, and of the unforgettable characters who feature throughout the captivating and fantastical stories that folklore has to offer.
The first… Continue reading. →
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