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Please check with the venues for up-to-date performance information as dates and times, etc, may have changed without our knowledge

Feb
25
Sun
Wallasey Folk & Acoustic Club
Feb 25 @ 7:45 pm – 10:30 pm

We meet every Sunday, doors open at 8.00pm for an 8.30pm start. Get along promptly if you want to grab one of the available floor spots.  The Spire Coffee Bar is easy to find at Breck Road, Wallasey, CH44 3BD

wfa2New faces welcome on singer’s nights, which are most weeks apart from our occasional guest nights (see program).

We are going to experiment with “spotlights”, where a performer is offered a 20 minute slot on a singers’ night to do an extended set. That spot will be advertised in the weekly email.

So if you fancy putting your name in the hat for that, get in touch with us by email or on Facebook. We have some names on the list so watch this space.

wfa

Guests in 2017

  • 12/02/2017  Kathy will host our singers’ night with special guests, The Jaywalkers
  • 12/03/2017 Kim Lowings and the Greenwood
  • 16/04/2017 Peter Price
  • 14/05/2017 Rip Roaring Success
  • 11/06/2017 Greg Russell
  • 09/07/2017 The Deportees
  • 13/08/2017 Lizzie Nunnery

Hosts

Club Residents support the club in their own time for the love of live acoustic music.

  • 19/02/2017 Henry
  • 26/02/2017 Iain
  • 05/03/2017 Phil
  • 12/03/2017 Ruth
  • 19/03/2017 Jan
  • 26/03/2017 Kathy
  • 02/04/2017 Henry

 
Wallasey Folk & Acoustic Club is a not for profit community organisation.

Telford’s Open Mic
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm

open-mic-nightIt’s that time again…. time to bring your geetars, basses, pianos, drums, tambourines, loop pedals, whatever you feel like to the stage and get up do your thing.. and have everyone applaud you, a great chance to just get up and show your talent!

Book early for your slot

 

*Please check with the venue before travelling.

Chester – Raven Folk Club
Feb 25 @ 8:30 pm

ravenEvery Sunday night at The Bear and Billet,94 Lower Bridge St, Chester
Mission
To provide quality live music in an informal atmosphere.
To encourage new musicians and singers of any age.
To provide a symapthetic platform for them to develop.
General information
The Raven Folk Club runs on Sunday nights, 8.30pm start. Admission free on singers’ nights. Guest nights usually monthly, admission from £5. Check our Events page or our website for latest information.

Resident Band – Full House – Nick Mitchell, Chris Lee, Dave Russell, Mark Woolley and Ian Jones.

All welcome – including those who just want to listen.

Feb
26
Mon
Conwy Folk Club
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

banner3Conwy Folk Club began in 1996 in a “floating bar restaurant” on board a ship known as the “Frigate Conwy” and was located in the “Orlop Bar”, that being the lowest of her decks. The club was started with borrowed P.A. equipment and a great deal of faith and enthusiasm.

Now on terra firma at the Royal British Legion Club in Rose Hill Street, their aim remains unchanged – to provide a relaxed venue where the experienced and the beginner alike can feel comfortable and at home, and come and perform and enjoy live music.

Entry is free on a singers night and a nominal charge on guest nights.

See the website for details: http://www.conwyfolkclub.org.uk

The Chichester Open Mic Mondays
Feb 26 @ 8:30 pm

11794132_10153456411716271_1229159443096823799_oBlue Lantern is an Open Mic Acoustic Night that now takes place every Monday evening at The Chichester Arms in Chester.

The Blue Lantern ran for 11 years at Yales Cafe Bar, Hill Street, Wrexham until the final night on 9th July 2012. The new venue has a lot of atmosphere and there’s a good selection of food available.

All welcome to have a go – performers of any level. It starts earlier than before at 8.30pm. Arrive early to put your name on the list.

Free entry.

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Echo Arena. This week
Feb 26 @ 8:35 pm
Echo Arena. This week @ The Echo Arena | Liverpool | United Kingdom

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Feb
27
Tue
Chester Open Mic Tuesdays
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm

before-the-eventEvery Tuesday – Unplugged

£2.00, free before 8.30pm, Doors 7.30
Plus late night jam session from 11.30.
The original ‘Open-mic’ night has been running since 1999.

For singers, musicians & those who want to listen. A high standard of performance with an eclectic mix of music styles. (Duffy started out as a regular here).

Run by Mick Green & Graham Bellinger – “We host the original open mic night in Chester and it’s still the best. We are still amazed at the stream of talented performers who keep appearing, and at the wonderful audience which keeps turning up.”

Get there early to book your slot with Mick or Graham.

Llanfynydd Folk Club
Feb 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

THE FOLK CLUB has been running for two years at The Cross Keys Llanfynydd and is attracting great support from all over.

This lovely old 17th century pub situated between Mold and Wrexham on the Offas Dyke with open fires has a real olde worlde atmosphere and a warm welcome.

Guest nights are held each month. No entrance fees, though we do run a raffle!

There couldn’t be a better venue for live acoustic music.

Their real ales have proudly entered then into the CAMRA good beer guide for the last 10 years. www.camra.org.uk. The landlord always offer locally brewed ales that change regularly throughout the week. He also holds a modest range of bottled ciders and European beers to compliment the draught varieties.

Feb
28
Wed
Bromborough Folk Club
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

portsunlightBromborough Folk Club is one of the longest established folk clubs in Merseyside, and possibly in the UK. We have operated from various pubs over 30+ years and have an active and extremely popular club.

Performers are always welcome, even on guest nights. We thrive because we appreciate and showcase a wide range of styles and talents, and because our Wirral and Liverpool networks and links are alive and kicking.

Many have supported John Coleman in running the club over the last 30 + years. The current regular co-hosts / residents also include Maurice Purcell, Pam Winship, Steve Barker, Jan Hampson, Phil Chisnall, & John Thackray. Other hosts are invited occasionally to bring a fresh approach. Our resident Shanty Crew, the Port Sunlight Sea Dogs enjoy a popular high profile in Merseyside. Other residents have successful bands themselves, and are well supported at their own events.

What’s on at The Cavern
Feb 28 @ 9:00 pm

Click here for an up-to-date listing of what’s on and the Cavern Club and the Cavern Pub

THE CAVERN CLUB IS THE CRADLE OF BRITISH POP MUSIC, THE PLACE WHERE THE BEATLES MUSICAL IDENTITY WAS FORMED.

Today’s Cavern is a thriving live music destination and one of Liverpool’s top tourist attractions. The three venues – the Cavern Club, Cavern Live Lounge and the Cavern Pub – showcase not only the incredible legacy of The Beatles, but also new up and coming bands and established artists.

Discover for yourself the evocative spirit of this legendary venue and experience the unique and powerful Cavern sound performed live on stage every afternoon till late in the evening.

Mar
1
Thu
Pasta Hull / Plwb / Lolfa Binc
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
Singers’ Night with CAKES!
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The weekly Ruthin AllStyles Folk & Acoustic Singers Night has become a firm favourite in the music lovers’ calendar, and tonight will be just like any other music night, with just one small difference…

This week all the money raised through the sale of Tea, Coffee and Cakes will be donated to Dementure UK’s Time For a Cuppa appeal in support of their Admiral Nurses scheme. 

Dementia can hit any family at any time, sometimes suddenly, quite literally overnight. The Admiral Nurses Scheme is in place to provide support for the victims’ families.

Did you know:

  • There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.
  • 225,000 will develop dementia this year, that’s one every three minutes.
  • 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 have dementia.

Admiral Nurses provide the specialist dementia support that families need.

When things get challenging or difficult, our nurses work alongside people with dementia, and their families: giving them one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions. The unique dementia expertise and experience an Admiral Nurse brings is a lifeline–it helps families to live more positively with dementia in the present, and to face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.

So this Singers’ Night, let’s do our bit to help 

The tea and coffee will be just £1.50 as usual, and there will be cakes available too for a small additional donation.

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As always, please arrive before 8.20pm to register for a floor spot.

Entrance is just £1.50 (including raffle ticket).

Doors 7.30pm, music starts at 8.00pm.

 

Water Diamonds, Barbershop Wolves, Heather Lingard
Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm
Mar
2
Fri
Buckley – this weekend, live on stage
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm

tivlatestThe Tivoli is a unique multi purpose venue serving a large area of the North West and North Wales.

With two rooms, three bars and an underground atmosphere the club has played host to an incredible variety of events across the years.

Click here for a full listing of the bands and artists booked for all the forthcoming weekend shows.

Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

wpid-psx_20140126_135819.jpgRhyl Folk and Acoustic Club meet every Friday at 8.00pm in the The Corbett Sports Stadium Lounge at Rhyl Football Club which boasts comfortable seating, a stage with a PA system, a licensed bar and a large safe car park.

All styles of music are catered for from Folk to Blues to Country, and all abilities too!  On our regular singer’s nights, we welcome visitors whether as performers or just to relax and enjoy the music.

Admission is just £1.50 and that includes a free ticket for the bottle raffle!  Certain Guest Nights may cost a little more. Please check the calendar on our website for full details.

Rhyl Folk Club
Mar 2 @ 8:15 pm

oysterbandClub meets 8:15pm every Friday. Most Fridays are singers‘ nights, with occasional Guest-Artistes.

Genre: Traditional Folk Music

Please note that although this listing appears under the “Open Mic” section, we have been asked by the club secretary to remove the words “open mic” from the heading as they “are concerned that ‘open mic’ could be an open invitation to all comers when we really want to encourage folk music.”

Current Club Venue: TYNEWYDD COMMUNITY CENTRE
Tynewydd Road, RHYL
LL18 3RD

Mar
3
Sat
Buckley – this weekend, live on stage
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm

tivlatestThe Tivoli is a unique multi purpose venue serving a large area of the North West and North Wales.

With two rooms, three bars and an underground atmosphere the club has played host to an incredible variety of events across the years.

Click here for a full listing of the bands and artists booked for all the forthcoming weekend shows.

I Fight Lions/Kela Topan/The Glitches/Marble Parlour
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm
Red Or Dead, Colossus, Andy Walsh
Mar 3 @ 8:00 pm
Mar
4
Sun
What’s On at the Phil
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm

What’s On Guide

Click here for a full What’s On…

Liverpool Philharmonic is one of the UK’s most forward-looking music organisations.

Our organisation encompasses the UK’s oldest continuing professional symphony orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, in which we present more than 250 events each year, as well as an award-winning Learning Programme.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Founded in 1840 by a group of Liverpool music lovers, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra gives over 80 concerts each season in our home, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, as well as performances throughout the UK and venues throughout the world. We are proud that we are at the heart of Liverpool’s cultural life.

In addition to the Orchestra, we are proud to include the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and our contemporary music group, Ensemble 10/10 as part of our musical offering. Our Chamber Music Series hosts the world’s finest chamber ensembles and soloists in the splendid setting of St Georges Hall Concert Room.

Liverpool Philharmonic has been working with schools and the community through its orchestral programme since the 1940s, when Sir Malcolm Sargent first introduced a concert series for schools. Today, our Learning Programme offers a range of inspirational lifelong learning opportunities to enjoy and take part in live music making of the highest quality. Flagship programmes include the annual schools’ concerts series reaching 24,000 children, our In Harmony programme providing an intensive, daily music-making programme for over 700 children in Everton, North Liverpool and more than 5,000 workshops and events in community settings for all ages across the City. Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Ensembles are an important part of our work, encompassing the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir, Melody Makers and the Training Choir.

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall attracts world class artists with performances ranging from classical, contemporary, rock, pop, folk, roots, and jazz to comedy, film and spoken word. Music Room provides a small and informal space for local and international artists, promoters, festivals and collaborations, reaching new audiences with a variety of workshops, talks, album launches, tours and gigs. Together our two venues attract audiences of more than 370,000 each year.

Wallasey Folk & Acoustic Club
Mar 4 @ 7:45 pm – 10:30 pm

We meet every Sunday, doors open at 8.00pm for an 8.30pm start. Get along promptly if you want to grab one of the available floor spots.  The Spire Coffee Bar is easy to find at Breck Road, Wallasey, CH44 3BD

wfa2New faces welcome on singer’s nights, which are most weeks apart from our occasional guest nights (see program).

We are going to experiment with “spotlights”, where a performer is offered a 20 minute slot on a singers’ night to do an extended set. That spot will be advertised in the weekly email.

So if you fancy putting your name in the hat for that, get in touch with us by email or on Facebook. We have some names on the list so watch this space.

wfa

Guests in 2017

  • 12/02/2017  Kathy will host our singers’ night with special guests, The Jaywalkers
  • 12/03/2017 Kim Lowings and the Greenwood
  • 16/04/2017 Peter Price
  • 14/05/2017 Rip Roaring Success
  • 11/06/2017 Greg Russell
  • 09/07/2017 The Deportees
  • 13/08/2017 Lizzie Nunnery

Hosts

Club Residents support the club in their own time for the love of live acoustic music.

  • 19/02/2017 Henry
  • 26/02/2017 Iain
  • 05/03/2017 Phil
  • 12/03/2017 Ruth
  • 19/03/2017 Jan
  • 26/03/2017 Kathy
  • 02/04/2017 Henry

 
Wallasey Folk & Acoustic Club is a not for profit community organisation.

Telford’s Open Mic
Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm

open-mic-nightIt’s that time again…. time to bring your geetars, basses, pianos, drums, tambourines, loop pedals, whatever you feel like to the stage and get up do your thing.. and have everyone applaud you, a great chance to just get up and show your talent!

Book early for your slot

 

*Please check with the venue before travelling.

This Week At Liverpool’s Royal Court
Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm

Click here for the latest What’s On Guide

Performance Information
Stalls tickets are available with a meal (served at your table before the show) for an extra £10. Click here to see our menu. If you are eating with us please arrive at least an hour before the performance.

Tickets are available for the show alone in stalls, circle and balcony.

Circle and balcony will open at 7.30pm. There are bars in both areas for pre-show and interval drinks.

If you are bringing a large group, every tenth ticket is free. This ticket will be automatically added to your basket on purchase. Meals, booking fees and building levy must still be paid on your free ticket.

Please note – the bar will close 15 minutes before the advertised start time.

£1 from every ticket bought will be donated to The Royal Court Liverpool Trust. For more details go to www.royalcourttrust.org

Chester – Raven Folk Club
Mar 4 @ 8:30 pm

ravenEvery Sunday night at The Bear and Billet,94 Lower Bridge St, Chester
Mission
To provide quality live music in an informal atmosphere.
To encourage new musicians and singers of any age.
To provide a symapthetic platform for them to develop.
General information
The Raven Folk Club runs on Sunday nights, 8.30pm start. Admission free on singers’ nights. Guest nights usually monthly, admission from £5. Check our Events page or our website for latest information.

Resident Band – Full House – Nick Mitchell, Chris Lee, Dave Russell, Mark Woolley and Ian Jones.

All welcome – including those who just want to listen.

The Amsterdam Red Light District, Emissaries Of Syn, Morvo
Mar 4 @ 9:00 pm
Mar
5
Mon
Conwy Folk Club
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

banner3Conwy Folk Club began in 1996 in a “floating bar restaurant” on board a ship known as the “Frigate Conwy” and was located in the “Orlop Bar”, that being the lowest of her decks. The club was started with borrowed P.A. equipment and a great deal of faith and enthusiasm.

Now on terra firma at the Royal British Legion Club in Rose Hill Street, their aim remains unchanged – to provide a relaxed venue where the experienced and the beginner alike can feel comfortable and at home, and come and perform and enjoy live music.

Entry is free on a singers night and a nominal charge on guest nights.

See the website for details: http://www.conwyfolkclub.org.uk

The Chichester Open Mic Mondays
Mar 5 @ 8:30 pm

11794132_10153456411716271_1229159443096823799_oBlue Lantern is an Open Mic Acoustic Night that now takes place every Monday evening at The Chichester Arms in Chester.

The Blue Lantern ran for 11 years at Yales Cafe Bar, Hill Street, Wrexham until the final night on 9th July 2012. The new venue has a lot of atmosphere and there’s a good selection of food available.

All welcome to have a go – performers of any level. It starts earlier than before at 8.30pm. Arrive early to put your name on the list.

Free entry.

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Mar
6
Tue
Chester Open Mic Tuesdays
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm

before-the-eventEvery Tuesday – Unplugged

£2.00, free before 8.30pm, Doors 7.30
Plus late night jam session from 11.30.
The original ‘Open-mic’ night has been running since 1999.

For singers, musicians & those who want to listen. A high standard of performance with an eclectic mix of music styles. (Duffy started out as a regular here).

Run by Mick Green & Graham Bellinger – “We host the original open mic night in Chester and it’s still the best. We are still amazed at the stream of talented performers who keep appearing, and at the wonderful audience which keeps turning up.”

Get there early to book your slot with Mick or Graham.

Llanfynydd Folk Club
Mar 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

THE FOLK CLUB has been running for two years at The Cross Keys Llanfynydd and is attracting great support from all over.

This lovely old 17th century pub situated between Mold and Wrexham on the Offas Dyke with open fires has a real olde worlde atmosphere and a warm welcome.

Guest nights are held each month. No entrance fees, though we do run a raffle!

There couldn’t be a better venue for live acoustic music.

Their real ales have proudly entered then into the CAMRA good beer guide for the last 10 years. www.camra.org.uk. The landlord always offer locally brewed ales that change regularly throughout the week. He also holds a modest range of bottled ciders and European beers to compliment the draught varieties.

Mar
7
Wed
Terminal Voyeurs / Maines
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm
Bromborough Folk Club
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

portsunlightBromborough Folk Club is one of the longest established folk clubs in Merseyside, and possibly in the UK. We have operated from various pubs over 30+ years and have an active and extremely popular club.

Performers are always welcome, even on guest nights. We thrive because we appreciate and showcase a wide range of styles and talents, and because our Wirral and Liverpool networks and links are alive and kicking.

Many have supported John Coleman in running the club over the last 30 + years. The current regular co-hosts / residents also include Maurice Purcell, Pam Winship, Steve Barker, Jan Hampson, Phil Chisnall, & John Thackray. Other hosts are invited occasionally to bring a fresh approach. Our resident Shanty Crew, the Port Sunlight Sea Dogs enjoy a popular high profile in Merseyside. Other residents have successful bands themselves, and are well supported at their own events.

The Lighted Stage Open Mic
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
lightedstageThe Lighted Stage Open Mic

Acoustic Open Mic – first Wednesday of every month at The Masons Arms, Denbigh plus occasional band nights and special events.

Echo Arena. This week
Mar 7 @ 8:35 pm
Echo Arena. This week @ The Echo Arena | Liverpool | United Kingdom

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Mar
8
Thu
Venue Cymru – What’s on guide
Mar 8 @ 9:07 am

Click the image below for the latest events…


 

Jon Brindley. An Intimate Concert
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Jon Brindley – a concert not to be missed!

We have a fabulous evening in store from this highly entertaining multi-instrumentalist who has played and sang at venues ranging from piano bars to some of the larger folk festivals; from pubs to band stands; and, inspired by the poet Laurie Lee, he’s toured Europe busking street corners and café terraces.

Exploring the genres of Celtic melodies, blues, contemporary folk, and country rock, Jon will be singing a mixture of covers and original material in his own inimitable style.

You will be left spellbound as he alternates between guitar, accordion and the beautiful old fiddle handed down from his Grandma.

The evening will begin with a round of floor spots by a variety of local singers who will deliver a broad mix of Folk, Blues, R&B and Country, followed by two fabulous 45 minute sets from our guest.

The venue
The function room at The Feathers Inn is ‘seated with tables’, cosy and atmospheric, where performers and audience are ‘up close and personal”. There is a separate, well stocked bar with guest ales. Tea and coffee are available. There is disabled access and plenty of nearby parking. And if you want to stay over, The Feathers also has beautifully appointed rooms available at reasonable prices.

Doors 7.15pm – Music starts at 7.45pm

Because we are a non profit club, we have capped the tickets at just £8 in advance, or £10 on the door.

However, because we are limited to 50 tickets, be sure to secure yours before they sell out.

(Regular members can purchase their concessionary rate tickets on a Thursday evening at The Feathers)