Calendar

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Jul
24
Wed
Singers Night @ Bedworth Folk Club
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
7
Wed
John Richards @ Nuneaton Folk Club
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1449373878681978/?ref=group_header

admission free but be generous when buying raffle tickets!

Aug
9
Fri
Matt Creer, Ellie Gowers, Velvet Engine @ The Big Comfy Bookshop
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Matt Creer
From the wild coastal landscape of the Isle of Man, Matt Creer has established himself as an exciting emerging voice on the UK music scene. Former student of the Royal College of Music, London, the Manx songwriter’s music merges folk traditions, with warm, rich layered arrangements and vocals that have created a sound all of his own.

Ellie Gowers
At only 22, Ellie yields powerfully quaint songs with thought-provoking mature themes. Embedding heavy lyrical inspiration from the early greats like Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, and Nick Cave, Ellie has produced her own folk-driven contemporary style. Traces of Katie Melua, John Martyn and Laura Marling creep into her melodies.

Velvet Engine
Velvet Engine, the brainchild of Latina Northamptonian San-D Godoy – “Yearning Alt-Folk, with a sprightly but reflective soul”. Honest and heartfelt, Velvet Engine exudes soft and soulful femininity. A pleasant reprise from the days tribulations, these are the perfect sounds to cup-of-tea to. With 3 EP’s under her belt ‘Glimpse Of The Sun’ , ‘This Old Hat, and ‘Good People’ we can expect great things from this new breed of heart-warming alt-folk music and Velvet Engine will be sure to drive it in the right direction with her catalogue of honest yet timid and catchy songs.

Stage Times:
Velvet Engine – 8.00
Ellie Gowers – 8.50
Matt Creer – 9.45

Tickets are £7 ADV / £9 OTD
Seats are first come first served so please arrive early.
IMPORTANT: If you arrive after the acts have started you will have to wait for a break in playing to enter due to the location of our doors.
We have a fully licensed bar serving hot and cold drinks, beer and wine and cake and crisps.
NO other food is to be brought onto the premises

Aug
14
Wed
Annual Summer Big Sing @ Bedworth Folk Club
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
21
Wed
Summer Sing @ Atherstone Folk Club
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

No ticket price but donations please.
Aug
28
Wed
Singers Night @ Bedworth Folk Club
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sep
1
Sun
Sean Cannon @ Willow & Tool's Music Parlour
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm

Free admission – jug collection. Hosted by Willow & Tool Band.

Sep
4
Wed
Si Barron @ Nuneaton Folk Club
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1449373878681978/?ref=group_header

admission free but be generous when buying raffle tickets!

Sep
18
Wed
Kevin Dempsey @ Atherstone Folk Club
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

No ticket price but donations please.

Oct
2
Wed
Geoff Higginbottom @ Nuneaton Folk Club
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1449373878681978/?ref=group_header

admission free but be generous when buying raffle tickets!