DAOIRÍ FARRELL (Éire): Extraordinary traditional Irish singer + floor spots

Sun 05 Nov 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - We defy you to play this video and then not want to come to the gig... Singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced Derry) Farrell from Dublin, Ireland is set to claim the title of a Paul Brady for his generation. Powerful, perceptive and fluid vocals are teamed with an instrumental musicianship honed through years of [...]

BILLY KEMP: TwickFolk favourite in his first solo appearance + Riverboat Ramblers

Sun 15 Oct 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Billy Kemp is a musician, songwriter, singer, composer and producer. He is a multi-instrumentalist but is best known for his tasteful and inventive guitar playing. From 2005 through 2016 Billy was half of TwickFolk favourites, Appalachian Folk duo Jeni and Billy. His concerts on this year's tour will include songs from his new CD, as [...]

CLIVE GREGSON & LIZ SIMCOCK: Songs from the Gregson & Collister songbook

Sun 08 Oct 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - From 1985 to 1992, Clive Gregson and Christine Collister were at the very top of the game in acoustic and roots music. They released five albums, played countless shows all over the world decided to go their separate ways. In early 2015, Cherry Red (the respected reissue label) asked for permission to release a deluxe [...]

Singers’ Night (with stage, lights and PA system)

Sun 01 Oct 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - 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, [...]

CATHRYN CRAIG & BRIAN WILLOUGHBY: Transatlantic partnership of voice and guitar

Sun 24 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby met in Michael Snow's recording studio in Nashville. Brian and he had written the song Hard Luck Café…Michael said he knew just the person to sing it! Cathryn is from Richmond, Virginia and has built a strong reputation as both singer and songwriter. She is no stranger to Tennessee's Nashville [...]

EMILY MAGUIRE: Thought-provoking lyrics and ‘supremely expressive vocals’ with Christian Dunham

Sun 17 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Emily Maguire’s story is a remarkable one. Classically trained as a child on cello, piano, flute and recorder, she taught herself the guitar and started writing songs when she found herself stuck at home with a chronic illness called fibromyalgia pain syndrome. A few years later, back on her feet and fed up with grey [...]

Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

Sun 10 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Sue Graves, one of the resident singers at TwickFolk, says: “All the music at TwickFolk is live and our singarounds give everyone a chance to sing, play an instrument, recite a poem or tell a story. “If you just want to sit back and listen, that’s also fine. In fact listening, and paying attention to [...]

SUNTRAP: Folk-inspired four-piece featuring our own Sue Graves

Sun 03 Sep 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:30 pm - Suntrap are a 4 piece folk-inspired group with beautiful entrancing vocal harmonies on original, contemporary and traditional material. Sara Byers (Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, Banjo & Whistle), Mary Wilson (Vocals & Violin) and John Sandall (Violin & Viola) have recently been joined by TwickFolk's ukulele-slinger Sue Graves, known as the 'Surrey Nightingale'. Sara and Mary began [...]