Waveney Folk Club - Past Acts

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.
26 Jan 2018
Steve Turner
He is known as a pioneer of sophisticated English concertina song accompaniments with one of the best voices in the business. Steve is also a multi-instrumentalists and accompanies himself on cittern, mandolin and banjo. Steve is an internationally known folk artist who is currently touring Australia and will be flying back from down under to perform at the Waveney Folk Club.
9 Feb 2018
Members of this trio have been performers on the folk scene for some years and have played at major UK folk festivals as well as the club circuit. Rosewood make a welcome return the Waveney Folk Club and are sure to provide an entertaining and talented night of folk music as they play songs and tunes from their collective repertoire.
23 Feb 2018
Saskia Griffiths-Moore
Saskia is an English singer-songwriter known for her pure, clear voice and her nu-folk style repertoire. Expect a considered mix of covers and own material. This Bristol folk singer is now based in London and is a rising star of the UK folk scene and this young singer song-writer is leaving a powerful impression on industry professionals and fans alike.
9 Mar 2018
Laying Down the Lore
This a newly created folk music trio motivated by John Timpany. John is a seasoned folk performer and music teacher who , together with Janice Miller, has appeared at the Waveney Folk Club before. John is sure to bring his wealth of musical talent and experience to help shape this new and exciting development.
23 Mar 2018
Two Coats Colder
This superb four-piece, acoustic folk band have now well and truly arrived on the folk club/festival scene and come highly recommended. They are sure to get you singing along with their melodic and lay-back mix of original and traditional songs featuring guitars, bass, mandolin and Indian Harmonium.
6 Apr 2018
David Swann
Singer song-writer from North Yorkshire. Expect chorus songs and emotive songs about life and times around Yorkshire. David is a highly regarded and talented folk artist.
20 Apr 2018
The John Ward Band
Talented and versatile band with a mixture of styles and original and folk covers. This local band is ever popular with a good following , this should be a really entertaining and highly enjoyable evening....
4 May 2018
Chris Cleverley
Award winning songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist he is a renowned folk artist. He has a unique brand of contemporary folk music. He is a talented performer of great dynamics and pronounced contrasts...
18 May 2018
Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner
Humour and plenty of laughter from this experienced duo. Victorian, Edwardian, and Contemporary songs in harmony. This duo have been on the folk circuit for quite a few years now !
1 Jun 2018
Na Mara
Hertfordshire based duo with guitar and mandolin/mandola. Their musical skills are superb and their songs are of the highest quality. Considered to be one of the outstanding duos on the English folk scene.
15 Jun 2018
Peter and Barbara Snape
They have a reputation for providing an entertaining menu of good songs all well played and sung with proven quality. This duo are popular with audiences. Expect a mix of well crafted traditional folk songs and more light hearted humorous songs.
29 Jun 2018
Richard Grainger
Talented and versatile singer of traditional and original songs and a guitarist of unique style. Richard is a true singer songwriter of international acclaim who is a vastly experienced folk performer who has been on the folk scene for a good many years, this should be a really entertaining and musical evening.
13 Jul 2018
Summer Sing-A-Round Evening
The summer season of sing-a-round evenings begins , bring your instrument to play or just come along to listen in a relaxed setting.
27 Jul 2018
Summer Sing-A-Round Evening
Another summer sing-a-round evening, the chance to perform or to simply enjoy the entertainment offered by the performers at the club.
10 Aug 2018
Summer Sing-A-Round Evening
Enjoy a relaxed and largely informal evening at the club play your instrument or simply listen to the music on offer.
24 Aug 2018
Summer Sing-A-Round Evening
The last of the Summer Season Evenings, once more the clubs regular folk and acoustic performers will provide the entertainment on offer
7 Sep 2018
Tin River
Talented and entertaining local folk trio Tin River will be the guest artists this evening with music and songs from the British Isles and good harmonies to start the Autumn Season of regular guest folk artist appearing at the club.
21 Sep 2018
Daria Kulesh
Singer songwriter bold and expressive, she has a strong Russian heritage and has been described as having one of the best voices on the folk scene offering a gig that promises to be engaging and entertaining......
5 Oct 2018
Alden, Patterson and Dashwood
Very talented Norwich based trio offering something of enormous promise. They weave rich vocal harmonies together with the fiddle, guitar, dobro and mandolin, with folk musical influences from both sides of the Atlantic . Expect to hear some beautifully written songs with lots of quality, this is an evening to be enjoyed....
19 Oct 2018
Liz Simcock
Described by Acoustic City as one of the country's finest female singer songwriters, Liz makes a welcome return to the Waveney Folk Club. Since bursting on to the folk scene Liz has gained a growing reputation as a performer and songwriter. This without doubt will be an evening of wonderful songs from a very popular acoustic folk artist.
2 Nov 2018
Skinner and T'Witch
This highly talented folk duo offer an entertaining mix of theatre style songs with flamenco inspired guitar playing that is bound to captivate the audience. Yes a welcome return to the club for this original Leeds based folk duo.
16 Nov 2018
Eric Sedge
Distinctive singer songwriter who was well know as part of the Broadside Boys a very popular Suffolk based duo. Eric is currently a successful solo folk artist who is touring across the country and beyond with Richard Digance. This gig sees Eric breakaway from his touring routine for one evening and visit the club, expect plenty of original songs that usually have a Suffolk based theme.
30 Nov 2018
Entertaining and dynamic folk band. Pennyless offer a highly enjoyable mix of original English rebel folk songs and material of thoughtful creativity...This is there second visit to the club and will promise once again to be popular, lively and entertaining....
14 Dec 2018
Christmas Party Sing-A-Round Evening
It's that seasonal time of the year again and the chance for the club floor singers to sing a seasonal, or silly song or two, as the club celebrates Christmas in the one and only Waveney way. Expect some fun and laughter bring some food to share and enjoy this light hearted folk club evening....
11 Jan 2019
Singers Night with Zingaro blue doing a showcase set.....
Stone Angel have cancelled because of ill heath. However the club will operate a Singers Night with a Showcase set from local 'gypsy folk' band Zingaro Blue featuring Mario Price who recently performed a sell out concert at the Seagull theatre. This should be an innovative and highly entertaining musical evening at the club. Reduced admission prices will apply and Stone Angel will be rearranging a gig at the club for later in the year.
25 Jan 2019
Frets and Furrows
Tosh Ewin and Brendan are a local and popular folk duo with guitar and banjo. Tosh has performed at the Waveney Folk Club before but will be joined by musical partner Brendan so expect some great harmonies and some popular folk song covers. This promises to be an entertaining and musical evening.
8 Feb 2019
Anto Morra
Artist and folk singer Anto will be appearing at the club for the first time. Anto has a London Irish heritage and will provide an entertaining mix of Irish standards and folk song covers with a chorus or two to make for a lively evening. Anto can also write a song or two himself which will all add to the evenings entertainment.
22 Feb 2019
Sally Ironmonger & Brian Carter
Foot-tapping songs with laughter and tears, yes a good entertaining mix of contemporary material with a nod to traditional folk song themes. This Kent based duo are making a welcome return to the Waveney. Once again they will be out to entertain the audience with guitar, vocals and a touch of good humour...
8 Mar 2019
The Shackleton Trio
Highly original and energetic a musical force just as likely to move you to tears as to move you to your feet in a stylish way. The Shackleton Trio are gaining significant UK and International exposure. With the natural talents of the folk tradition their self-penned material blends seamlessly with imaginative and authentic re-workings of traditional folk standards. Expect a highly enjoyable evening of folk music from this highly talented trio....
22 Mar 2019
Harbottle & Jonas
Definitely one of the best folk acts on the folk scene successfully touring the UK and Europe. Expect stunning song writing and heart-rending arrangements. There is no doubt that a bright future awaits this talented folk duo who will be performing at the Waveney Folk Club for the first time. Unfortunately Harbottle & Jonas have had to cancel their gig due to the breakdown of their vehicle which cannot be repaired in time to make the journey to Lowestoft. Therefore alternative entertainment this evening will be an extended hot spot by Boathook Bald and Vic Baines, this will last about 45mins or longer, and this will be combined with a Singers Night. This will be available for a bargain admission fee of only £2. Offering a folk music evening to be enjoyed by every one in response to the unexpected cancellation of the gig by Harbottle and Jonas who offer their apologies to all concerned.
5 Apr 2019
Dave Gibb
Always very popular and highly entertaining. Dave will be coming down from his home in Scotland to make a welcome return to the Waveney Folk club. Expect a mix of comic and acoustic folk songs, self penned and covers, but always with style and musical ability that will entertain and delight the audience.
3 May 2019
The Larks
Popular folk duo who have a wide range of material, with guitar, mandolin and of course great vocal harmonies. This will be a return visit to the Waveney Folk Club and it promises to be another good evening of excellent folk and acoustic music.
17 May 2019
Stone Angel
Ever popular and talented Norfolk based folk band make a welcome return to the Waveney Folk Club. Expect a range of musical styles and influences. Stone Angel are a well respected folk band and over a period of many years they have entertained and developed a unique place on the English folk scene.
31 May 2019
Martin Newell with the Hosepipe Band
The Hosepipe Band are an established East Anglian outfit who perform at public and private ceilidhs across the country. They will be joined by poet Martin Newell with his unique delivery of The Green Children and other poems of a Suffolk based nature. This original and talented mix of folk music and poetry will create a entertaining and engaging evening at the Waveney Folk Club.
14 Jun 2019
Jeremy Johnson
British singer-songwriter combines poetic narrative song writing with quality vocals and accomplished guitar melodies. Jeremy who originally comes from Kent has performed his music across Europe and to audiences in the Southern Hemisphere. Jeremy's passionate vocal delivery sets him apart from other folk artists by a country mile. Expect a great night of inspired acoustic folk music.
28 Jun 2019
Chanter's Jigge
With songs for all seasons and tunes from all times. This multi talented duo with many instruments will be entertaining as they encourage audiences to join in as they perform lively chorus songs together with jigs and reels. With a humorous tale or two they will also bring a smile to the face of the listening audience. This established folk duo offer songs, jigs & jollies from around the world and across the centuries.
12 Jul 2019
Summer Sing-A-Round Season Tonight
The chance for the club floor singers and buskers to show their talent with a wide range of songs and tunes. Come along to perform or just to listen to the music.
26 Jul 2019
Summer-A-Round Evening
Another Summer Sing- A- Round Evening. Listen to local singers perform some of their favourite songs. Admission just £!.50p.....
9 Aug 2019
Summer-A-Round Evening
Local floor singers and buskers will entertain with a variety of songs and tunes. Come along to perform or simply just listen to the music.
23 Aug 2019
Summer Sing-A-Round Evening
The last of the sing-a-round evenings for this Summer. Club floor singers and local buskers will entertain with a variety of folky songs and tunes. So come along and enjoy the evening...
6 Sep 2019
Margaret & Tony Maughan
This talented and long standing Teesside duo will be guest folk artists tonight. They have performed at a variety of folk festivals and folk clubs. Their music has featured regularly on folk radio programs and BBC Radio Stations. They sing original and traditional songs which they tastefully arrange with guitar, bouzouki, and mandolin. This is sure to be an enjoyable and entertaining evening of folk music.
20 Sep 2019
Zingaro Blue
Locally based gypsy folk music creating a dynamic coloured world sound with a fusion of differing musical styles. Highly original self penned songs with East Anglian themes. Featuring Mario Price playing the fiddle this folk band displays a talented musical melting pot of sound and entertainment.
4 Oct 2019
Dave Ellis & Boo Howard
Dave Ellis listed as one of the top six guitarists in the world has returned to his folk music roots after living the dream on the world stage. Teaming up with the very talented Boo Howard they have developed a highly regarded acoustic duo. Expect stylish arrangements from this solid song writing team. Elegantly entertaining with influences from the world of rock and folk; truly professional folk club artists....