Waveney Folk Club - Past Acts

29 Jan 2016 Geoff Higginbottom A powerful Northern singer whose repertoire includes trad. & modern songs on a range of topics - plus lively shanties and irresistible chorus singing opportunities!
12 Feb 2016 Mary Humphreys and Anahata Spirited singing of traditional songs, many from unpublished East Anglian sources, and lively tunes in artful arrangements with melodeons, concertinas, banjo and cello.
26 Feb 2016 Hannah Sanders British and American folk songs with guitar and dulcimer.Hannah is fast building a reputation as one of the most exciting folk song singers around. Her debut album Charms Against Sorrow was released in February 2015 to critical acclaim. She will be accompanied at this gig by the equally talented Ben Savage in what promises to be a great evening of folk music.
11 Mar 2016 Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner A unique blend of stunning song and harmony, and a humour which takes their audience on a roller-coaster ride - "everything from high tragedy to ingenious smut in glorious vocal harmony!"
25 Mar 2016 Singers Night
8 Apr 2016 Ninebarrow Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Breathtaking vocals and melodies delivering original songs that are inspired and rooted in the landscape of the British Isles. This promises to be a cracking night of folk music from a world class folk duo not to be missed....
22 Apr 2016 Daniel Nestlerode Daniel Nestlerode is a singer and songwriter who writes and performs principally on mandolin. Born in Pennsylvania, seasoned in California, Daniel is now based in Cambridge, UK and has built a reputation for excellent vocal ability and history soaked original songs.
6 May 2016 Keith Christmas "the sound is fantastic and grabs the attention: the confident, gutsy guitar, picked or slide, has immediacy and intimacy in equal measure; and Christmas's urgent, hoarse vocals can't help but involve the listener in the moods and stories of the songs (fRoots)"
20 May 2016 Where's Spot Band Four piece band playing traditional and contemporary music and song. As a band of musicians with life-long experience you should expect surprising versatility, sophisticated folk guitar work, subtle jazz inspired bass lines, infectious rhythms, topped by their superb vocal harmonies and an entertaining fun presentation. The band manage to mix the warmth and casual banter of a group of friends together on stage with the exciting tight professionalism of highly competent musicians. Truly an act that appeals to all!
3 Jun 2016 Matt Cudby and Erin Brown A talented young duo from Bury St Edmunds: Matt Cudby - vocals, guitar and bouzouki, Erin Brown - vocals and fiddle One of the finest duos to hit the Suffolk folk scene in a long time with songs and tunes from the British Isles. This should be a really good evening of folk music.
17 Jun 2016 The Broadside Boys The Broadside Boys are fast establishing a name on the national Folk scene, with performances at Folk clubs and Festivals across the country. With a catalogue of songs inspired by their experience of country life in the East of England, and the characters and events that have shaped them, the Broadside Boys are a dynamic and entertaining celebration of our rural heritage. “
1 Jul 2016 Saskia Griffiths-Moore Saskia has held Number 1 in Bristol's folk charts since August 2015, and is currently touring her debut album 'Gentle Heart' in England. “…a fine singer-songwriter…wonderful voice and great guitar playing” Johnny Coppin, BBC Radio Gloucestershire.
15 Jul 2016 Summer Singaround Season
12 Aug 2016 Summer Singaround Season
26 Aug 2016 Summer Singaround Season
9 Sep 2016 Singers Night (Phil Lyons gig cancelled) Due to ill-health Phil Lyons is unable to perform at the club this Friday so it will be a singers night instead bring your instruments and your vocal chords and sing the night away ...We wish Phil a speedy recovery and hope to see him perform at the club in the near future
23 Sep 2016 Richard Grainger Richard , born of a musical family served his time in Teesside Folk Clubs joining the Fettlers in 1986 before launching a solo career which has taken him round the world and produced 11 albums of original and traditional songs. He is a fine guitarist and now regarded by many, as Teesside and North Yorkshire’s best living folk -songwriter.
7 Oct 2016 Skinner and T'witch A Leeds based duo performing ‘music to melt the heart’, with driving rhythms, intense harmonies, and inspiring lyrics.
21 Oct 2016 John Timpany and Janice This talented folk duo bring a host of instruments to perform a mixture of folk songs; guitar, fiddle, penny whistle, bodhran and of course vocals. This should be a good folk song evening.
4 Nov 2016 The John Ward Band The ever popular John Ward Band always in demand offer excellent music with eclectic mix of styles, entertaining audiences wherever they perform. This will be a cracking night so come early to get your seat large crowd expected.
18 Nov 2016 Liz Simcock Singer/songwriter Liz has so much to offer great songs full of emotion, and at times a touch of humour, are sure to delight the audience . Liz has a wonderful voice who gets rave reviews time and time again.
2 Dec 2016 Two Coats Colder This talented folk band blend traditional sounding folk with new and exciting melodies. Always plenty of lively songs and tunes move the night away.
16 Dec 2016 Christmas Party Sing-A-Round Evening Festive evening of song and laughter the chance to be as silly as you like or just plain normal if you prefer....Bring food to share and whatever you fancy to drink finish the folk club year off in style....
13 Jan 2017 Stone Angel Local band taking inspiration from traditional folk music of Norfolk, with touches of early music together with jazz & rock....Always popular at the Waveney Club.
27 Jan 2017 Phil Lyons Versatile and accomplished singer-songwriter who always impresses when he performs with plenty of maritime stories. Phil was due to appear last September but due to ill health was unable to gig this is his rearranged gig as Phil is now fighting fit and ready to entertain once more.
10 Feb 2017 Tin River Ever popular folk trio with song traditions of England, Ireland and Scotland....Good harmonies & rhythm and wide ranging repertoire, this should be an enjoyable evening of folk music.
24 Feb 2017 Bernard Hoskin Cambridge based singer songwriter & multi-instrumentalist with over 15 years experience of performing at folk clubs and folk festivals across the country. Mix of own songs and covers.
10 Mar 2017 Pennyless Highly entertaining and enjoyable mix of English rebel folk and gentle ideas. Lively and dynamic folk band with some really good original songs....
24 Mar 2017 Johns & Nowak Classy and compelling Americana and folk music from this accomplished Bristol based duo. Expect driving instrumentals and gentle ballads with mandolin and guitar.
7 Apr 2017 Seasonal Sing-A-Round Celebrate Spring with songs of a seasonal theme or simply something that springs to mind.........
21 Apr 2017 Steve Hicks and Lyn Goulbourn Outstanding acoustic guitar duo regularly working the folk scene in the UK and abroad. Cracking repertoire and some top-draw original songs.
5 May 2017 Phil Hare Passionate and skilled performer, top guitarist with a distinctive style. Covers and self penned material delivered in an entertaining and engaging style.
19 May 2017 Dave Gibb Established Scottish based performer singer-songwriter with plenty of humour offering his own distinctive style of guitar playing and a truly entertaining folk club artist .
2 Jun 2017 The Larks This popular folk duo have a wide range of material, with guitar and mandolin and of course great vocal harmonies. This will be their return visit to the Waveney and it promises to be another good evening of excellent folk music.
16 Jun 2017 Geoff Higginbottom This versatile, ever popular and entertaining performer returns once more to the Waveney Club. Expect a good mix of traditional and contemporary songs delivered with style and humour from this long standing folk club performer.
30 Jun 2017 John Bosley & Steve Christopher This will be the first visit from John & Steve who offer a highly enjoyable mix of folk club material with chorus songs, traditional and contemporary covers, a folk club night to be enjoyed from the duo who run The milkmaid Folk Club.
14 Jul 2017 Summer Sing-A-Round Season Tonight This is the start of the Summer Sing-A-Round Season so bring your musical instrument and share a song or two, all styles welcome, or just come along and enjoy the musical evening.
28 Jul 2017 Summer Sing-A-Round Evening Another Summer Sing-A-Round Evening
11 Aug 2017 Summer Sing-A-Round Evening The Summer Sing-A-Round Season continues....
25 Aug 2017 Summer Sing-A-Round Evening The last of The Summer Sing-A-Round Seasonal evenings, enjoy the chance to perform a song or two.....
8 Sep 2017 Terence Blacker Terence Blacker is a writer with several novels and many other publications to his credit, and also a guitarist, singer and songwriter: "Over the past ten years, I have been writing and performing my own songs – for me, it’s an important new way of telling stories and expressing how I feel and think. I have played at festivals and in folk clubs across the country. I have released two CDs of my songs" Expect funny offbeat songs in the style of Jake Thackray and Tom Lehrer. He is likely to have the room in stitches according to well quoted reports. Terence has written and presented a series for BBC radio 4 called Taboo-Be-Do about politically incorrect songs. This should be a good entertaining evening.
22 Sep 2017 Sally Ironmonger and Brian Carter Foot-tapping songs, with laughter and tears a good entertaining mix of contemporary material with a nod to traditional folk song themes. This Kent based duo will be appearing at the the Waveney for the first time but always make an impression wherever they go with guitar and vocals.
6 Oct 2017 Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage Spellbinding....born to play and sing together, magical folk harmonies from a talented folk duo who return to the Waveney Folk Club as part of their Way Over Yonder Tour 2017.
20 Oct 2017 Daniel Nestlerode Singer with trademark mandolin accompaniment. A welcome return to the Waveney Club for this Cambridge based American singer/songwriter with mandolin and vocals.
3 Nov 2017 Andy Wall Well respected singer, guitarist and performer who has been active on the folk scene for 40 years playing at festivals and clubs across the UK and worldwide. Andy currently helps run and organize the Ely Folk Club and Folk Festival, expect some classic folk songs from this seasoned folk club performer.
17 Nov 2017 Reg Meuross Reg has that rare gift of being able to touch people through his songs and performance, on a really human level. His words and music paint pictures that remain with the listener long after the song has been sung.
“One of the most talented storytellers of our generation” Pennyblack Music
“Powerful and moving songwriting” Martin Chilton, The Telegraph
“A mighty songwriter and an equally fine singer” Martin Carthy
1 Dec 2017 Ludlam Pikes This four piece folk band bring you a lively mix of Acoustic Roots, Folk and Americana with lead vocals and harmonies plus a wide range of instruments including guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, mandolin, whistle, harmonica etc. This should be a very musical evening.....
15 Dec 2017 Christmas Party Sing-a-round Songs and plenty of fun and laughter as we celebrate Christmas in a truly Waveney Folk Club style, bring a plate of food to share and whatever you fancy to drink.
12 Jan 2018 Tosh Ewin Local singer, guitarist, songwriter and all round entertainer yours truly Tosh Ewin will be appearing at the club and is sure to kick away any lingering post Christmas blues. Expect good songs , and laughter from Tosh as we start the 2018 year program in entertaining style.