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We meet on the first Sunday of the month at 7.30, finishing around 10.15pm. Doors open at 7ish
intense and intimate nights with great singers and musicians!
The evening will be started by our 7 piece resident group Shötley Crüe, followed by floor singers. Put your name down on the list at the door if you want to sing.
Our guest singers and musicians will do 2 sets, the first starting shortly after 8pm.
We are upstairs at the Lordship pub, 211 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8HA
The pub is a shortish walk from East Dulwich station or get a bus to Melbourne Grove. Parking is a lot easier on Sunday!
ENTRANCE is usually £10, pay on the door.
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Our events are organised by and are responsibility of Dulwich Folk, not the Lordship Pub
Sunday 2nd February - THE BROTHERS GILLESPIE
The Northumberland brothers continue a long tradition of special sibling harmonies. Fiddle, guitar, mandolin and whistle - think the Everleys meet the Dransfields on the road to Dundee!
Sunday 1st March - PETE COOPER AND RICHARD BOLTON
Pete Cooper and Richard Bolton are respectively fiddle and cello/guitar virtuosos. Pete was well known as Director of the London Fiddle school and is a member of Rattle on the Stovepipe. fRoots described him as “a one man fiddle inspiration industry”. Richard has played rock and blues as well as folk and is a respected jazzman. Check them out on www.petecooper.com/cooperandbolton.htm
Sunday 5 April - NIAMH PARSONS AND GRAHAM DUNNE
Since the 1990s Niamh has been one of Ireland's leading singers. Expect definitive versions of songs ancient and modern. Andy Irvine, who should know, described her as having a golden voice. Niamh is a magnificent singer; this evening is essential for anyone who loves folk songs and great singing. Graham has played with most leading Irish musicians, as well as others like Dick Gaughan. He also plays jazz guitar and tabla.
Sunday 3 May - TAMESAS
Tamesas (Emmie Ward, Kate Jones and Aimée Leonard) are a new local folk supergroup who play folk songs and tunes from all over with strong vocal harmonies and funky rhythms, with percussion from Aime on bodhran, Emmie on flute and tenor uke and Kate on fiddle. They are a local group though they come originally from far and wide, from Somerset to Orkney, and although a new group are all individually brilliant and experienced musicians
Sunday 7 June - Claire Hastings and Jenn Butterworth
Folk singer (she was Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the year in 2015), songwriter and actor we are delighted to book Claire on a rare visit to London. Jenn is a leading folk guitarist; as well as playing with Claire she is part of the Kinnaris quintet and duets with fiddle player Ryan Young.
Sunday 5 July - REG MEUROSS
Take a beautiful voice, add haunting and anthemic songs about culture, history and struggle. Add over 30 years experience. What youve got is "a mighty songwiriter and equally fine singer."(Martin Carthy) and 2018 folk solo performer of the year. Get here early!
We will take a break in August