NEWS & WHAT'S ON
Folk veterans Jon Boden and Eliza Carthy have teamed up to produce a new album, Glad Christmas Comes, which is released on November 28 but can be pre-ordered on this link. On the back of the album they are setting off on a Wassailing tour, details below.
22 Huntington Hall, Worcester. Show starts 7.30pm and tickets are £25 not including an insurance fee.
23 St George's, Bristol. Please note this concert is sold out.
25 Revelation, Ashford. Doors open 7.30pm and the show runs from 8-10.30pm. Tickets are earlybird adult £20, earlybird U16 £16, on the door adult £24, on the door U16 £20 and booking fees apply.
26 The Stables, Milton Keynes. Show starts 8pm and tickets are £27.50 inclusive of booking fees.
For this venue, tickets up to and including £10, a fee of £1 per ticket will be charged. For tickets between £10.01 and £15, a fee of £1.50 per ticket will be charged. For tickets between £15.01 and £25, a fee of £2.50 per ticket will be charged. For tickets over £25, a fee of £3.50 per ticket will be charged. Should an event be cancelled, or rescheduled to a new date that you cannot attend, The Stables will refund the ticket price portion of the amount originally paid only.
27 The Apex, Bury St Edmunds. Show starts 8pm and tickets are £21.50 including booking fee.
7 Brewery Arts, Kendal. Doors open 7.30pm and tickets are £23 including booking fee.
8 The Stoller Hall, Manchester. Show starts 8pm. Tickets range from £13 to £22.
9 The Music Room, Liverpool. There are two shows a matinee at 3pm and an evening show at 8pm. Tickets range from £20 to £25. A nine percent administrative fee applies for online and telephone orders and a £2.50 postage fee is applicable on all orders via the post.
10 Pavilion Theatre, Whitby. Doors open 7.30pm and the show starts 8pm. Tickets are £22 plus booking fee.
11 Minster, Halifax. The show runs from 7.30 to 11pm and tickets are £25.
12 Cadogan Hall, London. Show starts 7.30pm and tickets range from £21 to and for under-18s: all seats £15 but they are not available online.
21 The Fire Station, Sunderland. The show starts 7.30pm and tickets range from £19 to £25.
Jaywalkers are breaking their duck with Sheffield's Cafe #9 on November 19. Doors open 7pm for a 7:30pm start. Tickets are £12.50 and you are allowed to bring your own drinks but the venue does offer food and drinks.
Tickets are available on this link as well as from the cafe itself although it should be noted the venue is cash only.
As you would expect there are some real heavyweights and veterans of folk who have been lined up in the eclectic mix which is next year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival.
|Shrewsbury Folk Festival|
Billy Bragg, Breabach, Capercaillie, EFDSS Ceilidh Band, Gigspanner Big Band, Leveret, Maddy Prior & The Forgotten Lands, O'Hooley & Tidow, Spiers & Boden, Steve Knightley, The Sharon Shannon Trio, Whapweasel are on the bill to name but a few. There is a vast array of ticket prices covering most eventualities from individual days to family and camping tickets.
The website also lists a selection of accommodations for those less hardy than the tented brigade.
The festival runs from August 23 to 26 August at The West Midlands Showground, (The Agricultural Showground), Berwick Road, Shrewsbury.
Not long after if you have not fully topped up your folk tank you can enjoy the Moseley Folk and Arts Festival. Earlybird tickets are on sale now for the event which runs from August 30 to September 1. The line up has yet to be announced.