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. →
30 September: Steve Dan Mills: Powerful songs with acoustic guitar and harmonica + Caroline Hetherton
American singer songwriter Steve Dan Mills was co-founder of Speed Limit 35, one of the first folk rock bands in the American South. He has pursued a solo career since the mid 70’s, performing at the Sark Folk Festival, Cornwall Folk Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, London Folk Festival, Belfast Nashville Songwriter’s Festival and many of the UK’s Top Folk and Acoustic Clubs. His music has been described as “the real thing, sensitive, moving, cathartic and healing.” He combines powerful, soulful vocals with compelling original songs, accompanying himself on acoustic guitar and harmonica. His masterful story telling, based on rich and challenging life experiences now form a significant catalogue of work. His songs elicit tears and laughter in equal measure, simultaneously instilling hope for all listening. In recent years Mills has relocated to London and is performing regularly in folk clubs throughout the UK.
Caroline Hetherton was raised in Oxford from Irish stock, and from an early age she played accordion in the family band. As a singer-songwriter she has regularly visited and recorded in Nashville where she first met Steve Dan Mills who produced her 2012 début ‘Superstition Highway’… Continue reading. →
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