Traditional Music and Song at Tonbridge Folk Club (Nellies)
When We Meet
First and third Mondays of each month from 8-11 pm. Musicians, singers and audience welcome.
Where We MeetUpstairs Function Room, Ye Olde Chequers Inn, 122 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1AS.
Evening FeeA hat collection is held on guest nights and a contribution of £7 (£5 concessions) is suggested.
Singers WelcomeFloor spots available – arranged on the night.
A recently formed group, Triage consists of seasoned performers on the folk scene: Dean Tainio, Kevin Henty, and Malcolm Weissenborn. They give spirited performances, accompanied by guitar, dobro, mandolin, recorder and melodeon.
Mon 21 Nov 2016 – Dovetail Trio
Three extremely talented young performers: Jamie Roberts, Rosie Hood and Matt Quinn, who give fresh and vigorous performances of traditional songs. Beautiful singing, and skilful instrumentation. Dovetail Trio
Emily Askew is of course well known at this club, having appeared with her sister and other artists before. Now she combines with Jamie Roberts, John Dipper and Louise Anna Duggan, to give stunning performances of medieval and modern folk music. Emily Askew Band
Mon 19 Dec 2016 – John Morgan
A long-time favourite at the club, John is one of the best singers of traditional song in Kent. He sings to guitar and melodeon, as well as unaccompanied.
Chris has visited the club before, most recently as one of Morrigan. On this occasion he brings “Carols from the Coalfields”, which are poems written by his great great Grandfather Joseph Skipsey, which Chris has skilfully set to music. Chris Harrison
Forthcoming attractions: Mon 16 Jan 2017 – The Watergrain Band | Mon 6 Feb – Andy Clarke | Mon 6 Mar 2017 – Matt Quinn | Mon 20 Mar 2017 – Richard Grainger | Mon 3 July – Miriam Erasmus | Mon 18 Sep – Jeff Warner | Mon 2 Oct 2017 – The Snapes | Mon 20 Nov – Gareth Davies-Jones.
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News and Blog
We've had notifications of some great gigs coming up. Here they are: On Saturday, 15th October at 7:30, Otis Gibbs will be playing at Plaxtol Memorial Hall. Tickets are £12.00 from Tony Werneke on 01732 810 482 or email@example.com. (Tony also owns Replay...
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