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Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Lincolnhire Day of Music Dance & Song

Lincolnhire Day of Music Dance & song at Leadenham August 5
Join in for the third Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music, Dance and Song. Last year around 1,000 people of all ages joined us to watch 40 cracking artists. Join in the singarounds, workshops and sessions.
Stalls of local crafts and kids activities will also be available.
Venue: The George Hotel, Leadenham, LN5 0PN
Time: 11am til late
Tickets: None! Its all free and no booking is required for the workshops or sessions.
Full details @ www.600whiskies.co.uk

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Acoustic Sessions @ The Chase - Market Rasen

Announcing Acoustic Sessions @ The Chase
1 King Street
Market Rasen
LN8 3BB
01673 849621
www. thechasepub.co.uk

6th August

10th Sept

8th October

12th November

10th December

Possible increase in the frequency depending on the attendance.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Woody Guthrie Centenary Tribute Session at Lincoln Drill Hall



This Saturday 21st July there is a Woody Guthrie Centenary tribute session at Lincoln Drill Hall, noon-3 pm, in the Drill Hall Cafe/Bar.
For musicians there's still time to participate as a performer, or even just jam along with others! As long as it's Guthrie related feel free to play whatever you like as Woody himself often played songs by and with Leadbelly,Pete Seeger,Sonny Terry & Brownie Macgee and the like. Email stephen.jackson8@ntlworld.com   for further details or to book a spot.
Otherwise, if you are in Lincoln Saturday lunchtime pop in to the Drill Hall, have a spot of lunch and/or a pint and enjoy some good music. Admission is free!
Drill Hall Website...

www.lincolndrillhall.com

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Pictures of 2012 Lincoln Busking Festival

See some great pictures of this years busking festival by George Plemper by following this link...

 

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Lincoln Bailgate Busking Festival 14 July 2012


Live Music @ Old Nicks Tavern Horncastle August 2012

Live Music
@ Old Nicks Tavern Horncastle
August 2012

01507 526862

www.oldnickstavern.co.uk


DATE
BAND
Tues 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
Jam & Open Mic Night (Musicians come & join in – ALL genres welcome – backline provided which includes 1 x Drum kit, 1 x bass amp plus 1 x guitar amp), please bring own instruments. 8.30pm start.
Sat 4th
Basket Case (New Wave/Pop/Punk) Technically known as a four-piece new-wave pop punk cheesy covers band. Basket Case ‘rattle’ out songs like a machine gun on heat, if there’s a world record for songs per hour these boys must hold it, if Basket Case were a sports car, Jeremy Clarkson would be at the wheel. Playing an archive of punk classics from The Ramones, Clash, Ruts, Buzzcocks, Tempole Tudor and many more.  An all round entertaining band.  9pm start
Fri 10th 
Acoustic Night The fourth of our monthly session (second Friday of each month from now on) featuring Stunz & Harpman playing a mix of Blues & Bob Dylan songs, Mick Stones and Ken Mayle are both experienced and talented musicians in their own right hailing from Louth. Mick on acoustic guitar and stomp box plus Ken’s vocals and harmonica skills are legendary, especially around Lincolnshire, starting at 10pm.  We would also like to invite those who like to have a play and join in or, if they wish, play a few songs solo before our featured guest starts (please bring your own instruments). The idea is to enjoy a nice sedate evening soaking up the easy listening music that acoustic instruments offer.  (No Electric). 8pm start
Sat 11th 
The Dave Simpson Trio (Blues Rock) Hailing from the Louth area, we look forward to this accomplished local band gracing Old Nicks playing originals with covers to compliment their performance. Floorless guitar driven, influences include the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Rory Gallagher, Thin Lizzy and other classic blues & rock artists. 9pm start
Sat 18th    
Tornado Radio (Rock/Blues/Progressive) Ex All Schools Are Strange main man Michael Torry now heads Tornado Radio with equally outstanding musicianship and quality personified. Playing an evening of music to include tracks from their new album along with the music of Marc Bolan & T Rex. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Marc Bolan Memorial Fund. 9pm start
Sat 25th
Bullitt A 4 piece from Holbeach, Bullitt play a broad mix of covers including music from Foofighters, The Who, T-Rex and many more. 9pm start.
Sun 26th
12 noon
BIG ARVO 7 - An event in support of Wish Upon A Star…….a mini fest of live music from 1pm to 11pm – 8 Bands, Real Ales, BBQ, Hog Roast, Face Painting plus Raffle with Great Prizes.  Gold coin donations.  A great way to enjoy a bank holiday Sunday with the family.  An ALL AGE event!  For more details contact Old Nicks on 01507 526862 or visit our website at www.oldnickstavern.co.uk.

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Pennyless @ Lincoln Drill Hall!

Pennyless
Wednesday 11 July 8pm in the Room Upstairs @ Lincoln Drill Hall

Join one of the Drill Hall’s most popular Saturday Session bands in the Room Upstairs as they perform a lively acoustic set of sparkling melodies and tunes from Ireland, Scotland, England and America on flute, fiddle and guitar with additional whistle, melodica and motley percussion. Self-penned songs in three part harmony give a glimpse into the very English world of Pennyless who love poetry, trees, birds nests and the moon.

Tickets: £5.00 from 01522 873894 boxoffice@lincolndrillhall.com

www.lincolndrillhall.com

Lincoln Folk News July 2012

DATE NAME OF EVENT, VENUE AND TIME PRICE & CONTACT DETAILS
Su 1st Session, The Dog and Bone, John Street, Lincoln 3.00pm Free, Eve, 01522 522403
Tu 3rd Lincoln City Radio Fine Folk with Alan Ritson 103.6FM 7.00pm Alan, 0794 903 5554
Tu 3rd Bishop’s Morris Longsword Dance, Bishop Grosseteste University College, Newport 7.30pm Liam, 01522 560163
Tu 3rd Kesteven Morris Practice, Sleaford, 8:30pm Trevor 01529 305 186
We 4th Radio Lincolnshire Folk Show with Tom Lane 94.9FM, 104.7FM 6.30pm Tom, 01400 272705
We 4th French Music Session, The Blue Bell, Gringley on the Hill 8.30pm Jerry, 01427 890151
Th 5th Lincoln Folk Dance Club, St Faiths Church Hall, West Parade, Lincoln 7.45pm Colin, 01522 880968
Th 5th Poacher Morris, Burton Road Methodist Hall, Burton Road 7.45 - 9.30pm Sue, 01522 576458
Th 5th Siren Folk with Alan Ritson 107.3FM 8.00pm Alan, 0794 903 5554
Th 5th 600 Whiskies Unplugged, The George Hotel, Leadenham 8.15pm Free, Tom 01400 272705
Th 5th Lincoln Folk Dance Club, St Faiths Church Hall, West Parade, Lincoln 7.45pm Colin, 01522 880968
Fr 6th Lincoln Folk Club, UNISON, Beaumont Fee, Lincoln 8.00 -11.00pm £2, £1, Colin, 01522 880968
Fr 6th Lincoln Ceilidh with Liam Robinson Dance Band, IMPart, 39b High Street, Lincoln 8.00pm £4, £3, Frank, 01522 560163
Fri 6th Session, The Red Lion, Bull Ring, Horncastle 8.30pm Free, Jonathan, 07548 925199
Tu 10th Lincoln City Radio Fine Folk Show Alan Ritson 103.6FM 7.00pm Alan, 0794 903 5554
Tu 10th Kesteven Morris Practice, Sleaford, 8:30pm Trevor 01529 305 186
We 11th Pennyless, Lincoln Drill Hall, Free school Lane, Lincoln £5 LDH 01522 873 894
We 11th Radio Lincolnshire Folk Show with Tom Lane 94.9FM, 104.7FM 6.30pm Tom, 01400 272705
Th 12th Poacher Morris, Burton Road Methodist Hall, Burton Road 7.45 - 9.30pm Sue, 01522 576458
Th 12th The Write Note, Lincoln Central Library, Free School Lane, Lincoln 12.00 - 2.00pm Free, Steve, 01522 824563
Th 12th Lincoln Folk Dance Club, St Faiths Church Hall, West Parade, Lincoln 7.45pm Colin, 01522 880968
Fri 13th Time Gentlemen Please, Theatre Royal, Clasketgate, Lincoln, 7.15pm £16.50 01522 519 999
Fr 13th Singaround, Gainsborough Folk Club, Melrose Club, Gainsborough 8:30pm £1, Mike & Sue, 01427 838726
Sa 14th Lincoln Busking Festival, Castle Square, Lincoln Free, Steve, 01522 824563
Sa 14th The Hot Tomarles, Dog and Bone, john Street, Lincoln 8.30pm Free, Eve, 01522 522403
Su 15th Third Sunday Session, Marquis of Granby, Northgate, Sleaford 4.00 - 8.00pm Free, 01529 300277
Su 15th Acoustic Night, The Thorold Arms, High Street, Harmston 8.00pm Free, 01522 720358
Tu 17th Lincoln City Radio Fine Folk with Alan Ritson 103.6FM 7.00pm Alan, 0794 903 5554
Tu 17th Bishop’s Morris Longsword Dance, Bishop Grosseteste University College, Newport 7.30pm Liam, 01522 560163
Tu 17th Kesteven Morris Practice, Sleaford, 8:30pm Trevor 01529 305 186
Tu 17th Reely Grim Folk Dance Club, The Blacksmiths Arms, Rothwell 8.00pm £1, Dave & Joy, 01472 887984
We 18th Radio Lincolnshire Folk Show with Tom Lane 94.9FM, 104.7FM 6.30pm Tom, 01400 272705
We 18th English Music Session, The Blue Bell, Gringley on the Hill 8.30pm Jerry, 01427 890151
Th 19th Poacher Morris, Burton Road Methodist Hall, Burton Road 7.45 - 9.30pm Sue, 01522 57645
Th 19th Lincoln Folk Dance Club, St Faiths Church Hall, West Parade, Lincoln 7.45pm Colin, 01522 88096
Fr 20th Lincoln Folk Club, UNISON, Beaumont Fee, Lincoln 8.00 -11.00pm £2, £1, Colin, 01522 880968
Sa 21st Woody Guthrie Event, Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln 12 noon Free Steve, 01522 824563
Sa 21st Traditional Craft Session, Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, Lincoln 11.30 - 1.30pm Free, Frank, 01522 560163
Sa 21st Music Session, Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, Lincoln 2.00 - 4.00pm Free, Liam, 01522 560163
Sa 21st Pete and Helen Wray, Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln 12 noon Free 01522 873 894
Su 22nd Tune Session, Tap & Spile, Hungate, Lincoln 2.00 - 5.00pm Free, 01522 534015
Tu 24th Lincoln City Radio Fine Folk with Alan Ritson 103.6FM 7.00pm Alan, 0794 903 5554
Tu 24th Kesteven Morris Practice, Sleaford, 8:30pm Trevor 01529 305 186
We 25th Radio Lincolnshire Folk Show with Tom Lane 94.9FM, 104.7FM 6.30pm Tom, 01400 272705
Th 26th Poacher Morris, Burton Road Methodist Hall, Burton Road 7.45 - 9.30pm Sue, 01522 576458
Th 26th Lincoln Folk Dance Club, St Faiths Church Hall, West Parade, Lincoln 7.45pm Colin, 01522 880968
Fr 27th Karl Svarc Trio, Café Portico, Grantham Street, Lincoln £5, 01522 800 307
Fri 27th Singaround, Gainsborough Folk Club, Melrose Club, Gainsborough 8:30pm £1, Mike & Sue, 01427 838726
Tu 31st Kesteven Morris Practice, Sleaford, 8:30pm Trevor 01529 305 186
Tu 31st Bishop’s Morris Longsword Dance, Bishop Grosseteste University College, Newport 7.30pm Liam, 01522 560163
JSARTS residential music courses in Lincolnshire Mixed instrument weekend with Stewart Hardy
Fri 13 July to Sun 15th July


Fiddle Weekend with Chris Haigh
Fri 27th July to Sun 29th JulyArchway House Guest House, Swinegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire
01476 567 021 www.jsarts.co.uk


Lincoln Folk News is a free monthly listing for folk and traditional music, song and dance events within an
approximate 30km radius of Lincoln City. To have your event listed or to receive Folk News via email get in touch For folk listing in other parts of the county have a look at:
Peterborough and South Lincs Folk Dairy www.peterboroughfolkdiary.org.uk
Folktalk www.folktalk.co.uk
email: lfn@minimorris.co.uk

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Chris Farlowe with the Norman Beaker Band - Book Now!

CHRIS FARLOWE with the NORMAN Beaker Band
CHRIS FARLOWE  classic number one ‘OUT OF TIME'  written for him by MICK JAGGER and
KEITH RICHARDS is  one of  the top 50 most played records of all time.
Followed by the classic ’HANDBAGS AND GLADRAGS’ written especially for him by MIKE D’ABO.
His first band was the JOHN HENRY SKIFFLE GROUP; this eventually became
CHRIS FARLOWE AND THE THUNDERBIRDS, This featured future rock giants
DAVE GREENSLADE, CARL PALMER AND ALBERT LEE.
JIMMY PAGE invited Chris to sing three tracks on his solo album ‘OUTRIDER’.
Chris had previously worked with Jimmy on the soundtrack to the film DEATH WISH 2.
In the 70’s Chris became the vocalist with COLOSSEUM and later with ATOMIC ROOSTER.
His album  WAITING IN THE WINGS’ was released in 1993 to high critical acclaim.
This album featured the talents of MICKY MOODY, LEO LYONS, ALVIN LEE, BOZ BURRELL
AND ALBERT LEE.
In 1994 COLOSSEUM reunited with DICKHECKSTALL-SMITH, JON HISEMAN. CLEM CLEMSON
and DAVE GREENSLADE it was like the band had never been away.
In September of 1995 Chris recorded a live album entitled ‘LONESOME ROAD’ with the
NORMAN BEAKER BAND who have also worked with such luminaries as JACK   BRUCE,
RUBY TURNER ,BB KING, VAN MORRISON and ALEXIS KORNER, J and this combination has
continually toured the UK and Europe and is one of the finest live acts around,
Chris known as the ‘Voice’ is one of the finest singers Europe has ever produced , a true icon
of  Blues & Soul
www.chrisfarlowe.co.uk /   www.normanbeakerband.com


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Live Jazz @ The Bustard Inn.

Live Jazz in the bar
@ The Bustard Inn South Rauceby
July 2012
 
Wednesday 11th Tony Giles All Stars
Wednesday 18 th Thom Whitworth Quartet
Wednesday 25th Andrew Wood Trio

www.thebustardinn.co.uk

Tonight @ Lincoln Drill Hall

Live Music @ Old Nicks Tavern

Live Music @ Old Nicks Tavern

July 2012

Old Nicks Tavern
8 North Street
Horncastle
Lincolnshire LN9 5DX


01507 526862 www.oldnickstavern.co.uk 5DX
DATE
BAND
Tues 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st     
Jam & Open Mic Night (Musicians come & join in – ALL genres welcome – backline provided which includes 1 x Drum kit, 1 x bass amp plus 1 x guitar amp), please bring own instruments. 8.30pm start.
Fri 6th  
Acoustic Night The third of our monthly session featuring a local young talent, Elliott Morris who has been described as “One of the best young musical talents in the country", "...his talent is so astounding yet effortless”. A singer-songwriter, Elliott taps the strings and beats the guitar's body to create an intricate spectacle, together with an original and unique sound integral to his songs, starting at 10pm.  We would also like to invite those who like to have a play and join in or, if they wish, play a few songs solo before our featured guest starts (please bring your own instruments). The idea is to enjoy a nice sedate evening soaking up the easy listening music that acoustic instruments offer.  (No Electric). 8pm start
Sat 7th
Still Remains UK (Metal/Rock/Alternative) We look forward to this band’s return to play some of their originals. Their style is very much a cross between the older style metal and newer, fantastic vocals and musicianship.  9pm start
Sun 8th
Horncastle Summer Fair – set up outside at the front of the pub, with a seating area to enjoy a drink of your choice whilst listening to music all afternoon. Starting off with a bit of jamming at 11.45pm where some of our Tuesday night ‘jammers’ will grace the stage area playing some of the favourites and more. Followed by the amazing Dave Simpson Trio playing two sets of Hendrix style blues, outstanding musicianship, starting at 1.30pm.  Collecting for Wish Upon A Star.
Sat 14th 
Firegarden (Classic Rock/Progressive/Funk) Old Nicks welcome back this band from Sheffield as it is always a pleasure to see these guys perform.  Firegarden are a band that believe in the expression of emotion in it's purest form: live and rocking! With a multitude of influences, from classic '70's rock to absolutely anything that excites your ears. They sound ‘British’, but not slavishly so. 9pm start
Sat 21st   
Swansong (Rock/Blues/Soul) This band with an outstanding female vocalist can boast a very high standard of musicianship. Performing songs from Led Zep to Stevie Ray to Sheryl Crow with a sprinkling of R & B and Soul. 9pm start

Sat 28th
Forty Fivers (Post Punk/New Wave) A 4 piece from the Spalding area playing covers predominantly from the 1978 to 1983 period’ish.  Playing songs from Elivs Costello, The Police, Ian Dury, The Cars and many more. 9pm start.