Wednesday 6 September 2023

Young 'Uns



The Young 'Uns: David Eagle,
Sean Cooney, Michael Hughes
The Northern songsters, The Young ‘Uns are offering an early Christmas present to anyone who likes an evening of fun, banter, questionable jokes, catchy stories and fine singing.

The Durhamite trio, who are Sean Cooney, Michael Hughes and David Eagle, have announced a series of winter gigs for December.

Kicking off in the Midlands with two nights at the Warwick Arts Centre before heading back up North for three more dates and finally whizzing well down south for a pre-festive gig in London.

If you can’t wait that long then they are dashing up and down the country giving as many people as possible a chance to enjoy their catchy, insightful and thought-provoking song and stories. 

They even find time to nip off to Germany before returning to Blighty for their December run.


9 Bromyard Folk Festival they have the late spot on Saturday night. Tickets are available either directly from the Bromyard website or through a link on the trio’s site.

16 Moonbeams Festival, The Wolds, East Yorkshire. Tickets are available either from the festival’s facebook page or the link on the band’s website.

22 The Globe, Stockton on Tees. They will be filling the late spot as part of the Tees Folk 2023.



5 St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Portbury, Bristol. BS20 7TR. They will be performing their Ballad of Johnny Longstaff at 7.30pm.

28 Kulturhaus Lüdenscheid, Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 9, 58511 Lüdenscheid. They are playing the Theater Hall 7.30pm.



9/10 Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry. CV4 7AL. The trio are playing The Studio on Saturday at 7.45pm and Sunday at 15.00pm. The shows will be nearly two hours long and tickets are £22.50.

16 All Saints Church, Pocklington, East Yorkshire, YO42 2AX. Doors open 6.45pm and show starts 7.30pm. Tickets are £21.50 + booking fee.

17 The Old Woollen, Sunny Bank Mills, 83-85 Town Street, Farsley, Leeds, LS28 5UJ. Doors open 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets are £24 including booking fee.

22 Elvet Methodist Church, Durham, DH1 3HL. Doors open 7pm and the show starts 7.30pm. Tickets range from £10 to £21.50 + booking fee.

23 Cecil Sharp House, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, London, NW1 7AY. Show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 for U-30s and £22 for adults, both subject to a £2 booking fee.