Thursday 24 January 2013


Birmingham and the Midlands

As part of an impressive list of musicians for the coming year, the Glee Club, Birmingham welcomes back Low from Minnesota on April 24 2013. They have a unique sound which is both experimental and ethereal if you want to listen to something different then get down to Brum.

Seth Lakeman
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Darryl Stubbs Photography 
One of the most talented musicians on the folk circuit at the moment Seth Lakeman has announced his May 2013 tour dates. Seth is also playing quite a few festivals this year.
He will be at Oxford Town Hall on Friday May 17. The concert is seated and for details contact 01865 252334.
Seth will also be touring Australia in March and April 2013 see his website for full details.

Roddy Woomble
Roddy Woomble is also making a return to the Glee on the back of his third solo album, Listen To Keep, which is due for release in March.
Roddy will be in Brum on Tuesday, March 12. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are £14 or £12 for students.

The Wolfe Tones will be celebrating 50 years of bringing Irish music and history to audiences and 2013 will be their last tour as they decided to call it a day for life on the road.
They will finish their tour in 2014. Since their first release in 1964 The Wolfe Tones have sold millions of records worldwide. Tour dates have yet to be announced so keep checking their website for dates.

The Old Dance School
The Old Dance School is playing three gigs in the Midlands with the first on February 20 at the Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham, then on February 24 they play the Guildhall, Lichfield and the Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham on March 20.

If you want to see one of the grand dames of folk, then you need to hurry as one of the last dates of the Ragged Kingdom tour for June Tabor and Oysterband is at Gloucester Cathedral on Tuesday February 19.
The Leisure Society

Fay Hield and The Hurricane Band are coming to The Artrix, Bromsgrove on March 25. Show starts at 8pm and tickets are £14.

Following the release of their new album, Alone Aboard The Ark, The Leisure Society start a full UK tour with one of the dates being at the Glee Club, Birmingham on Wednesday April 17 also coming to the Glee are Sarah Howells and Richard Llewellyn of Paper Aeroplanes Band who are touring on the back of their new album which has yet to be announced, they are in Brum on Sunday May 19.
Richard Llewellyn and Sarah Howells -
Paper Aeroplanes

Acclaimed Wolverhampton singer/songwriter Scott Matthews is also playing the venue on April 7.

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