4th November 2019

Ben Paley

Monday 4th November: We are delighted to welcome Ben Paley as our guest! Ben has played at the club many times since its inception, with his band The Long Hill Ramblers and in various duo combinations. However... direct from his solo tour of the USA, Ben brings his brand new solo album home to Brighton. Expect songs and fiddle tunes from the American, British and Swedish traditions, not to mention the fine beer for which the pub is renowned, and the club's customary cheery musical fellowship.

7th October 2019

Natasha Norodien

Natasha is a Sussex based musician of traditional folk. Influenced by the likes of Sandy Denny, Joan Baez and Kate Rusby, she performs her own arrangements of traditional songs accompanied by the guitar.

2nd September 2019

Ben Moss

Immersed in the folk scene from an early age, Ben is well-versed in the folk traditions of England, and of his home county of Devon. Singing both traditional songs still relevant to our lives and original songs written to address the challenges we face in our society today, Ben accompanies himself on the fiddle, the melodeon, concertina and bouzouki. His debut album, 'Lost Lands' has just been released this month!

5th August 2019

Club Night

For the first time ever, we're going to pay homage to all the wonderful musicians in our midst with a CLUB NIGHT – an evening of songs and tunes from our members. There will also be plenty of led choruses to join in with! (We'll post some house songs here soon and will bring some chorus sheets!) 🎶 Come and have a lovely evening with us!!

1st July 2019

The Bombadils

Nova Scotian maritimer Luke Fraser and Alberta prairie-girl Sarah Frank create beautiful harmonies and enchanting melodies with old folk songs, poetry, and original songs in a Canadian folk and contemporary bluegrass framework. 
They made a guest appearance at the club about 5 years ago when Georgia Lewis & Friends were playing, so it's about time we got them back for a full gig!

3rd June 2019

Lizzy Hardingham

Lizzy is a young folk musician, playing a mixture of traditional and contemporary material, all of her own design. Lizzy has won the Herts, Watford and Milkmaid Folk Song Competitions: bringing significance to stories old and new.  Her voice, guitar playing and songwriting combined she had been described as "a rising star on the folk scene, not to be missed!"

6th May 2019

The Dovetail Trio

Performing England's traditional songs with a new energy, The Dovetail Trio have been exploring folk narratives with musical skill and a passion for their heritage since forming in 2014. Effortlessly combining the distinctive voices and acclaimed instrumental talents of Jamie Roberts (guitar & vocals), Rosie Hood (vocals), and local legend Matt Quinn (duet concertina and vocals). Since releasing their debut album Wing of Evening in 2015, The Dovetail Trio have toured folk clubs across the UK and Canada and played at leading festivals around the country including Cambridge Folk Festival and Sidmouth Folk Week, as well as performing live on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3. Their brand new album is out in May, so come along and you'll be among the first to hear it!