Music, Folk, free events

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Dunfermline Folk Club Session

Informal folk session. Share a story or a song, play a tune or just kick back and listen to the home grown talent.

Thistle Tavern, Dunfermline

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 01383 729673

Tuesday Jamnastics with Lewis Gibson

An open but orchestrated jam night hosted by Lewis Gibson of The Mighty Midas Touch.

Nobles Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 629 7215

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0131 629 7215

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0131 629 7215

…and 46 more dates until 29 Sep 2015

The Alan Tyler Show

Rockingbirds frontman Alan Tyler, along with Fiddlin' Jim Morrison (Lost Sons of Littlefield) and Patrick Ralla (The Rockingbirds), present an evening of country music and song - The Alan Tyler Show.

Leytonstone Ex-Servicemens Club, London E11

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 07904 210218

Hyland Paddy

Traditional Irish folk music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 028 9024 7447

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 028 9024 7447

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 028 9024 7447

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

Neil Thomson

Traditional folk singing.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Free

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Old Foakies

Folk session.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Cafe Ceilidh

Relaxed daytime traditional music session hosted by traditional music group Linten Adie.

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 346 1405

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0131 346 1405

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0131 346 1405

Dan Bettridge, Climbing Trees And Chloe Foy

A duo of hot Welsh talents in Dan Bettridge and Climbing Trees are joined by seasoned performer Chloe Foy for the ever-reliable session at Strongroom, where past performers include Kyla La Grange, Sivu, Daughter, Douglas Dare, and Annie Eve.

Strongroom, London EC2A

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7426 5103

Gillywolfe

Folk on fiddle, guitar and vocals from Becka Wolfe and Sam Gillespie.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

JJ Irish

Irish Band JJ Galway playing at Pub Royale 2 Station Road, Great Harwood BB6 7BA

The Pub Royale, Blackburn

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01254 876 237

  • 21:00 – 23:45 JJ Irish The Pub Royale, Blackburn
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Matt Norris

Contemporary and traditional folk.

Henderson's Vegetarian Restaurant, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 225 2131

  • 18:45 Matt Norris Henderson's Vegetarian Restaurant, Edinburgh

Singers/Musicians Night

Open stage event for aspiring performers.

Orpington Folk Club

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 01959 532754

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 01959 532754

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01959 532754

…and 67 more dates until 10 Dec 2015

Sofi's Open Mic

Sing, play or even recite anything you like (even the spoons) at this open stage.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7019

…and 7 more dates until 28 Dec

Wingin' It

Aka guitar/mandolin tag team Chas Mackenzie and Adam Bulley.

The Queen's Head, Bristol

Fri 5 Dec

Free

  • 21:00 – 23:30 Wingin' It The Queen's Head, Bristol

Acoustic Sundays

A daytime arts event, showcasing a range of talented musicians of different genres and screening six short films. Accompanied by homemade food and local drinks.

St Peter's Church Crypt, London N1

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 7254 1668

Gunpowder, Treason and Mulled Cider

James Ross hosts an open mic session as well as acoustic guitarist Tim Fulker, blues singer Dan Tredgold, Mario Lottari, Aman Doktor and Nelson & Friends

Film screening is The Lady In Number 6 and there are stalls from second hand projects and a swap shop so bring clothes, books, toys, etc (nothing electrical)

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Alastair Savage Trio

Traditional and contemporary fiddle music from Savage and his collaborators Euan Drysdale (guitar/piano) and Iain Crawford (double bass).

Glasgow University Concert Hall

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4092

Andre Luz

Andre Luz will be performing his usual beautiful mix of Samba, Bossa Nova and MPB. Andre's silky smooth voice and excellent mix of samba jive have been delighting audiences all over London and Brazil.

Made In Brasil, London NW1

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 020 7482 0777

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Andre Luz Made In Brasil, London

Made In Brasil, London NW1

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7267 4868

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Andre Luz Made In Brasil, London

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7267 4868

  • 20:00 – 22:00 Andre Luz Made In Brasil, London

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01323 737677

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Andy & Marilyn Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Dingwalls, London NW1

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 020 7428 0010

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7428 0010

Barluath

A modern take on folk from the Glasgow-based six-piece featuring pipes, flute, fiddle, mandolin, whistle and vocals.

Orpington Folk Club

Thu 5 Feb 2015

Free / 01959 532754

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Bob Taylor

Guitar and vocals duo, Bob Taylor and Adela Ryle will provide the coffee morning entertainment from their repertoire which features songs by Bob Dylan, Hoagy Carmichael and Van Morrison.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01323 737677

  • 10:00 – 12:00 Bob Taylor Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

The John Hewitt, Belfast

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 028 9023 3768

  • 21:00 Brouge The John Hewitt, Belfast

The Caves Of Cong: Josie Nugent & Brian Stafford

Arrangements of Irish airs and tunes, with accompaniment from Alan Burke, Edel McLaughlin and special guests.

Culturlann Ui Chanain, Londonderry

Fri 7 Nov

Free

Celtic Session Lead By Alastair Caplin

Celtic, Scottish & Irish tunes that have been passed down for 100's of years warming the soul and inflaming a throng of stomping feet, bringing friends old and new together in our musical hub that is Jamboree.

Jamboree, London E1W

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07713 867881

Celtic Session With Alastaire Caplain

Celtic, Scottish & Irish tunes that have been passed down for 100's of years warming the soul and inflaming a throng of stomping feet, bringing friends old and new together in our musical hub that is Jamboree.

Jamboree, London E1W

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 07713 867881

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 07713 867881

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 07713 867881

Tue 18 Nov

Free / 07713 867881

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