Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Folk Upstairs at the Drill New Folk Gigs at Lincoln Drill Hall

Folk Upstairs at the Drill

A new monthly folk music gig is coming to Lincoln.  Folk Upstairs at the Drill, kicks off on at Upstairs at Lincoln Drill Hall on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 7.30 pm with Martyn Wyndham-Read. Tickets are just £10.00 and can be purchased in advance from the Drill Hall Box Office or on 01522 873894.
The first four gigs are as follows...

Saturday 3 February 7.30pm
Martyn Wyndham-Read  
Traditional and contemporary English and Australian songs from one of the all-time masters. A warm-voiced singer and fine guitarist; a justifiably respected veteran! 
Saturday 10 March 7.30pm
John Kirkpatrick
Widely regarded as England’s leading exponent of ‘squeezebox’ instruments, John is one of the most well-known & popular performers on the British folk scene and has worked with Richard Thompson, Albion Band, Steeleye Span and Martin Carthy.
Saturday 7 April 7.30pm
Maggie Holland
Since the late 60s, Maggie Holland has played with a number of bands and artists, but more recently has become known as a solo singer/songwriter. Many of her songs have entered the repertoires of artists of artists such as Martin Carthy and June Tabor and has she received a BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ‘Best Song’ award.

Saturday 5 May 7.30pm
Greg Russell
Possessed of an extraordinary voice that’s ‘full of character’ (The Telegraph), over the last 5 years Greg Russell has established himself as one of the most significant players on the U.K. folk scene. 

Full details of venue and full programme of evets at...

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