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Davy Lamp Folk Club @ ACW

Davy Lamp Folk Club
BBC Radio 2 ‘Folk Club of the Year’ 2001

The first Saturday of the month in the Low Barn.

Each night starts with an informal session from 7.30pm which welcomes musicians of all levels of ability. 

For more details visit www.davylampfolkclub.co.uk

What's On:

The Davy Lamp Folk Club present...

Kieran Halpin

06 May 2017

A highly accomplished songwriter, Kieran is one of the hardest working musicians on the folk scene and is constantly touring.  He's a perennial visitor to the Davy Lamp  and it’s great to have him back! 

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The Mile Roses

03 June 2017

First time at the Davy Lamp for this brand new collaboration of three well-known and respected performers. The trio is fast gaining a reputation across the UK folk scene and we are very glad to welcome them. Edwina Hayes, Kate Bramley and Simon Haworth will be performing contemporary British folk music with a nod to Nashville. Expect some glorious close harmonies, accompanied by guitars, bass, cittern, mandola, mandolin and fiddle.

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Vin Garbutt - CANCELLED

03 June 2017

CANCELLED
Unfortunately, Vi has had to cancel due to  a pre-arranged hospital visit.  He'll now be with us on Saturday, 2nd December.

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Tom McConville with Andy Watt and Chris Newman

01 July 2017

A special treat!  Our great mate Tom and  Chris are old friends who've played together on and off over the years.Tom's an amazing fiddle player and distinctive singer and Chris is one of the most talented guitarists on the planet.  Andy is one of the new batch of incredibly talented young performers with which the folk scene is currently blessed.  They're all getting together tonight  just for us. Don't miss this one!

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Billy Mitchell

07 October 2017

Billy is a great friend of the Davy Lamp and a wonderful singer and musician – as well as being a good laugh.   Billy has been very busy touring wiy the Pitman Poets recently and has just returned from a trip round the world. Welcome back!  We're in for a great night.

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Anthony John Clarke & Dave Pegg

04 November 2017

Two consummate entertainers unite for an evening of outstanding song and music.  Anthony John is one of the top songwriters on the folk scene and he's joined by Dave, the legendary Fairport Convention multi-instrumentalist.

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The Folk Degree Students en Masse

18 November 2017

Welcome to the Students from Newcastle University's Folk Degree. They will play in a variety of sets with some beautiful vocal arrangements.
No need to book, just pay on the door.

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Vin Garbutt

02 December 2017

Vin had to cancel his last gig with us for pre-arranged surgery, but he's now fit and well again and in great form. He is quite simply the biggest draw on the British folk scene and a huge name around the world, too. The Teessider has his own brand of off-the-wall humour which he blends with some of the most heart-rending songs you'll ever hear. Come and see a master at work! No need to book, just pay on the door. Come early to guarantee entry!

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