Category Archives: Performers

Daria Kulesh / Kara

A little bird tells me that the amazingly talented Daria Kulesh is offering the albums by Kara – with whom she was lead singer between 2013 and 2017 – ‘Some Other Shore’ and ‘Waters So Deep’ at half price. And if … Continue reading

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Miriam Backhouse Erasmus 70th Birthday Tour

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John Richards on the road…

If you’re familiar with the much-covered work of songwriter/performer John Richards, now living near Bridgnorth, you may well be interested to see that he has plenty of gigs coming up in the Sabrinaflu catchment area in the next few months. Admittedly we … Continue reading

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Bill Caddick in Broseley January 16th

Well, I expect most of the local folkies are well aware of the gig, since Bill lives in the area, but there are people much further afield who know him as a fine performer and songwriter. See the Birchmeadow website for … Continue reading

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South Shropshire Blues Club, 12th December

The final South Shropshire Blues Club event for 2015 takes place on Saturday 12th December at the Burway Bowling Club, Bromfield Road, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 2BP (01584 874390). The bill includes: Virg Clenthills, C&W superstar, backed by Jack Brett and … Continue reading

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Additions to the site

Firstly, I’ve added John Richards to the local performers pages. John is a talented singer/songwriter living in the Bridgnorth area with several CDs to his credit, not to mention the impressive list of artists who’ve covered his songs. Secondly, I’ve added some … Continue reading

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Bouzatina: music while you lunch

If you’re thinking of lunching out in Bishops Castle on Saturday November 7th and fancy some good music to munch to, Bouzatina – Val Marciandi and Keith Whiddon – would, I’m sure, be pleased to entertain you at the Happy … Continue reading

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Bouzatina in Shrewsbury

Sunday 1st November, at the Wheatsheaf, 50 High St, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1ST Shrewsbury. “Val & Keith welcome you to an evening of traditional Irish and modern folk songs – from County Clare to artists such as Carole King, not to … Continue reading

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Readings and open mics

Here’s a post by John Foggin I saw flagged in the Folk 21 group. Readings and open mics. : A beginners’ guide is essentially about public poetry readings, but as Rich Headey observed, ‘it applies just as well to organising a folk evening’. … Continue reading

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Ludlow Green Fair and Commoner’s Mock

It was a pleasure to see so many nice people at the Ludlow Green Fair on Sunday (in spite of the rain!), when I went to play guitar for Philibelulah only to discover suddenly that we were now Commoner’s Mock again. … Continue reading

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