STOCKTON FOLK CLUB

July to Sept 2019

1st July Hotspot: Flash Company is a Hartlepool / Wolviston based trio performing traditional and contemporary songs. The band consists of accomplished vocalists Breffni Martin and Jan Spencelayh, now with multi-instrumentalist Paul Rodgers. Come and support local talent. The trio will do two 25 min spots, leaving plenty of time for floor-singers too.
8th July Singaround
15th July Singaround
22nd July New Roots: Arthur Coates is a young fiddle and guitar player from Insch in Aberdeenshire who has been very busy as a member of several bands, most recently "Tolquhon". A new solo album also demonstrates his vocal talents. He's accompanied on this visit by Kerran Cotterwell on guitar. The New Roots competition has provided us with some great young performers in the past - remember Iona Fyfe and Kirsty Bromley, for example. Come and hear how young Folk is thriving.
29th July Geoff Higginbottom An old favourite with a powerful voice, Geoff serves up a great mix of songs with lots of choruses and with great good humour. You can see and hear him online on YouTube and Reverbnation.
5th Aug Singaround
12th Aug Singaround
19th Aug Club closed - Whitby Festival week
26th Aug Club closed - Bank Holiday
2nd Sept Singaround
9th Sept Barrie & Ingrid Temple return with their wonderful harmony singing and a great selection of songs, many of them Barrie’s own. Always great entertainment and great company.
16th Sept Singaround
23rd Sept Jeff Warner - a transatlantic favourite who has a huge store of traditional American songs and tunes, many of which share their roots with songs from these islands. Accompanying himself on guitar, banjo and concertina, he is a charismatic performer who shares his enthusiasm and quiet humour with his audience.
30th Sept Singaround