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SUSSEX FOLK GUIDE

Folk Music - Listings from July 24th until the end of August 2014

The Folk DiaryThe listings on this page are taken from the paper magazine The Folk Diary. This paper magazine is now also available on line and each issue will be on-line as soon as it is prepared. As well as the listings, The Folk Diary has lots of useful adverts for folk festivals, shops and services as well as pages of reviews of recent folk and world music albums. Click on the symbol to go to the on-line version

Click HERE for details of the free, regular sessions of tunes, songs (or both!) in this area. Generally these are weekly or monthly sessions, but the webmaster will also help to publicise one-off sessions.

At the moment, it is not possible to update this page with last minute changes of programme/venue/cancellations etc. However all such changes are notes on the Facebook page of THE FOLK DIARY. Click HERE to go to it. Some late arranged gigs are also announced there.

Thursday 24th July

Friday 25th July

Saturday 26th July
THE CLAQUE Free admission (Valmai's birthday treat) - Tom Addison, Bill Crawford, Barry Lister, Dave Lowry, & Sean O'Shea blend five voices of depth & maturity in thrilling, rich & sometimes dangerous harmony. Between them they have been in The Songwainers, Isca Fayre & Hollinmor. They choose unusual & compelling songs, mainly from the tradition. - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email
TOPLOADER - - REVELATION, . Ashford.

Sunday 27th July

Monday 28th July
THE YOUNG'UNS - CROYDON FOLK CLUB Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon. 8pm Enquiries - 020 8698 5322 or 0770 3210 795

Tuesday 29th July
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
PIGGIE'S OPEN MIC ROOM - THE PIG & BUTCHER Five Ash Down, Uckfield Enquiries - 01825 765779
DAVE TOYE & FRIENDS - OPEN MIC - Folk, blues, plus almost any other genre of music with a bias towards acoustic folky stuff.- The Jolly Tanners, Staplefield. RH17 6EF Details: 07710 412118

Wednesday 30th July
COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
OPEN MIC NIGHT - The New Sussex Hotel, 182 South Street, Lancing
Phone 01903 763344
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 31st July
MIKE NICHOLSON - FOLK IN THE VILLAGE Telscombe Village Club Enquiries - 01273 585462 or email

Friday 1st August

Saturday 2nd August
COME ALL YE: FAIRS, FUN & FROLICS - with Diane & Steve Nevill - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 3rd August

Monday 4th August
GUY HAYES - Fine folk & blues fingerpicker. plus Hickory Signals -Innovative duo play traditional songs and Celtic influenced originals. - Brighton Acoustic at THE LORD NELSON Trafalgar St, Brighton (100 yards from Brighton Stn.)
MOCHARA - TONBRIDGE FOLK CLUB The Foresters Arms 52 Quarry Hill, Tonbridge TN9 2RT 8pm Details: 01892 822945 or email

Tuesday 5th August
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271

Wednesday 6th August
GREG RUSSELL & CIARAN ALGAR - Back because you demanded them - one of the hottest new duos on the UK folk scene! With their hard-hitting sound comprising excellent vocals, solid and skilful guitar, and driving, lyrical fiddle, Greg & Ciaran have been blazing a trail through the world of folk & acoustic music. - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
DUNAJSKA KAPELYE - “Extreme, virtuoso Balkan gypsy music” is how Time Out describes this acclaimed band. From riotous Klezmer tunes to Hot Club Jazz to the most plaintive of gypsy ballads, their unforgettable live shows feature violins, clarinet, accordion and vocals. Long-standing club and festival favourites, these extraordinary musicians will amaze and delight! - EASTBOURNE FOLK CLUB, The Lamb, High Street, 8.30pm

Thursday 7th August
PAUL DOWNES - FOLK IN THE VILLAGE Telscombe Village Club Enquiries - 01273 585462 or email

Friday 8th August

Saturday 9th August
COME ALL YE: DECEPTIONS - Bryan Creer & Valmai Goodyear This week at The Dorset Arms, 22 Malling Street, Lewes BN7 2RD - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 10th August

Monday 11th August
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
SANGBOC FOLK CLUB - The second Monday of every month. - The Royal Oak, Wineham BN5 9AY

Tuesday 12th August
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 13th August
COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 14th August
IAN KEAREY - FOLK IN THE VILLAGE Telscombe Village Club Enquiries - 01273 585462 or email

Friday 15th August

Saturday 16th August
COME ALL YE: PARENTS, HUSBANDS & OTHER OBSTACLES TO LOVE - with Brad Chick & Carole Hanson - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 17th August

Monday 18th August
GREG RUSSELL & CIARAN ALGAR - TONBRIDGE FOLK CLUB The Foresters Arms 52 Quarry Hill, Tonbridge TN9 2RT 8pm Details: 01892 822945 or email
MID SUSSEX CHORUS & HARMONY NIGHT - THE CHEQUER INN, Steyning 01444 443280

Tuesday 19th August
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271

Wednesday 20th August
SHOWCASE SPECIAL featuring DAVIS & GRIFFITHS and SOMETIMES THEY COME BACK - 40-minute extended sets from some of the finest local talent around! - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950
OPEN STAGE - - EASTBOURNE FOLK CLUB, The Lamb, High Street, 8.30pm

Thursday 21st August
SHIRLEY COLLINS - FOLK IN THE VILLAGE Telscombe Village Club Enquiries - 01273 585462 or email

Friday 22nd August

Saturday 23rd August
COME ALL YE: SUN, MOON & STARS COME ROUND AGAIN - with Sandra Goddard - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 24th August

Monday 25th August
CLUB NIGHT - THE WHITE HORSE Bodle St. Green Nr. Herstmonceax. Details: 01435 812201 or 01435 864271
PARTRIDGE FOLK - THE PARTRIDGE Partridge. Green. Details: 07768 934263 or email
PIGGIE'S OPEN MIC ROOM - THE PIG & BUTCHER Five Ash Down, Uckfield Enquiries - 01825 765779

Tuesday 26th August
CELLARFOLK SONG CLUB - ROUND GEORGES, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Details 01273 509552

Wednesday 27th August
OPEN MIC NIGHT - The New Sussex Hotel, 182 South Street, Lancing
Phone 01903 763344
COME ALL YE - OPEN STAGE NIGHT - - WILLOWS FOLK CLUB, Arundel Football Club, Mill Road Every Wednesday at 8.00pm Details: 07790 51105
BRIGHTON SINGERS CLUB - The Pond, Gloucester Road, nr. Brighton Station Every Wednesday 9pm Phone 01273 692849 or 383056
RUDE MECHANICALS - THE RED LION, Shoreham Details: 01273 452957 or 461950

Thursday 28th August
VASEN - The exceptional Swedish Band on a rare UK Tour ROPETACKLE CENTRE Shoreham Details: 01273 464440
MARTYN WYNDHAM-READ - FOLK IN THE VILLAGE Telscombe Village Club Enquiries - 01273 585462 or email

Friday 29th August
STEELEYE SPAN - - REVELATION, . Ashford.

Saturday 30th August
TIM BROADBENT & CHRISTIAN FROMENTIN - The New Sussex Hotel, 182 South Street, Lancing
Phone 01903 763344
COME ALL YE - with Derek Seed - LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB, Elephant and Castle, White Hill, Lewes BN7 2DJ.   Details:- 01273 476757 or email

Sunday 31st August

To book a barn dance or ceilidh band for events in this area, contact The Sussex Pistols - email here or have a look at their website.

Credits

This page has been produced by VIC SMITH, email here

Most of the information is from the (paper) The Folk Diary , which is edited and produced by: Jim Marshall, 3 Chester Terrace, Brighton BN1 6GB (Tel/Fax: 01273 559750) and Vic Smith, 26 Ferrers Road, Lewes BN7 1PZ (Tel/Fax: 01273 478124) The Folk Diary is free and is available at most of the events listed here, plus information centres, libraries and tourist information offices. If you have difficulty in obtaining a copy, send an SAE to either Jim or Vic.

Copy date for next issue of The Folk Diary:
August 31st for the October/November 2014 issue.
Next update of this page will be on August 21st 2014

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