Live Music Events - May 2014

Bluegrass, Oldtimey, Folk and Acoustic Music Events in the South East UK



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Live Music Events in South East UK

A picking session at Kentucky to Kent Festival summer 2004.

Thu 01/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few Beercart Arms, Canterbury CT1 2NY E.Kent
Thu 01/05/14 Picking session with Rick Townend & John McDonagh St Julians Club, Sevenoaks TN15 0RX W.Kent
Fri 02/05/14 Rich Pickin's The Dancing Dog Saloon, Sheppey Way, Bobbing, ME9 8QP N.Kent
Fri 02/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few Café-Live, Univ of Kent 9pm E.Kent
Fri 02/05/14 The Curst Sons The Con Club, 139 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XS 9pm Brighton/Lewes
Sat 03/05/14 Hatful of Rain Magnificent Motors show, Eastbourne Eastbourne
Sat 03/05/14 Harpeth Rising Trinity Folk Festival, Guildford Guildford
Sat 03/05/14 Hunter Robertson Cellar Upstairs, Exmouth Arms, Starcross St (nr Euston stn) NW1 2HR 020 7281 7700 London
Sat 03/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few The Railway, Deal 4-6pm E.Kent
Sat 03/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few The Archer, Whitfield 9pm E.Kent
Sun 04/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few The Rafters, Maidstone 12pm Maidstone
Sun 04/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few Folk Rising, Walmer Green 5-6pm E.Kent
Sun 04/05/14 Session - old-time The Shakespeare's Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 020 8552 8308 London
Sun 04/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few Swweps Festival, Gordon House Hotel, Rochester N.Kent
Sun 04/05/14 The Curst Sons The Queens Head, 9 The Borough, Farnham, GU9 7NA Guildford
Mon 05/05/14 Ben Paley & Tab Hunter Brighton Acoustic Session, The Prince Albert, Trafalgar Rd Brighton/Lewes
Mon 05/05/14 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF London
Mon 05/05/14 Harpeth Rising The Star, Dorking Dorking
Tue 06/05/14 Sacred Harp Singing Heath Street Baptist Church, 84 Heath Street, London, NW3 1DN 7.30-9.30pm; 07770 210067 London
Tue 06/05/14 Hatful of Rain Dartford Folk Club,  Dartford WMC, Essex Rd, DA1 2AU  01322 222553 W.Kent
Wed 07/05/14 The Blue Lion Session The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 07/05/14 ROOTS - Rainham Oast Old Time Sessions Granary Close, ME8 7SG (nr rail station) 014634 260281 N.Kent
Wed 07/05/14 Mean Mary & Frank James Faversham Folk Club, The Chimney Boy, Preston St, ME13 8PG 01795 534368 N.Kent
Thu 08/05/14 Chichester Pickers Acoustic Music Club (bluegrass & old time welcome) The Gribble Inn, Oving, PO20 2BP 01243 776391 - call to book a 10-15 min spot Sussex W
Fri 09/05/14 Wakin' Snakes Pisarro's, Hastings 9.30pm Hastings
Fri 09/05/14 Harpeth Rising The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN London
Fri 09/05/14 The Curst Sons The Jenny Lind, High St, Old Town, Hastings Hastings
Sat 10/05/14 The So Last Century Stringband May Fayre, Southover, Lewes Brighton/Lewes
Sat 10/05/14 Wakin' Snakes The Queen's Head, Rye Hastings
Sat 10/05/14 The Curst Sons The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN 7pm London
Sat 10/05/14 Sara Grey Cellar Upstairs, Exmouth Arms, Starcross St (nr Euston stn) NW1 2HR 020 7281 7700 London
Sat 10/05/14 Talia Smith & The Boatmen Junction Pub Southall London
Sun 11/05/14 Session - old-time The Shakespeare's Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 020 8552 8308 London
Sun 11/05/14 Kelly Lee Band The Beehive at Prospect Place, Swindon, Wiltshire 3pm Oxford
Sun 11/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few The Achore, Woodnestock 9pm E.Kent
Sun 11/05/14 Porchlight Smoker Queens Head, Icklesham, TN36 4BL Hastings
Mon 12/05/14 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF London
Tue 13/05/14 Sacred Harp Singing Heath Street Baptist Church, 84 Heath Street, London, NW3 1DN 7.30-9.30pm; 07770 210067 London
Wed 14/05/14 Porchlight Smoker Willows Folk Club, Arundel FC, Mill Lane, Arundel Sussex W
Thu 15/05/14 Mean Mary & Rebecca Hollweg The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN 7pm London
Fri 16/05/14 The Southdown Ramblers Way Out West Country Music Club, Washington Village Hall, School Lane, RH20 4AP 01903 893716 Sussex W
Fri 16/05/14 Wakin' Snakes The Six Bells Festival, Woodchurch 9pm Ashford, Kent
Fri 16/05/14 Sara Grey Seaford Folk Club, The Beachcomber, Dane Rd 01323 899405 Eastbourne
Sat 17/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few Crispin Inn,  4 High St, Sandwich CT13 9EA 9pm; 01304 621967 E.Kent
Sat 17/05/14 Contrafusion Big Dance Hothfield Village Hall, nr Ashford, Kent, TN26  1EQ 01233 625 362 Ashford, Kent
Sat 17/05/14 Goat Roper Rodeo Band The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN 020 7485 9899 London
Sun 18/05/14 Session - old-time The Shakespeare's Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 020 8552 8308 London
Mon 19/05/14 Sacred Harp Singing St. George’s Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2HR 7.15-9pm;07770 210067 London
Mon 19/05/14 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF London
Mon 19/05/14 Madison Violet The Prince Albert, Brighton Brighton/Lewes
Tue 20/05/14 Madison Violet The Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town NW1 7AN 020 7485 9899 London
Wed 21/05/14 The Blue Lion Session The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL London
Wed 21/05/14 ROOTS - Rainham Oast Old Time Sessions Granary Close, ME8 7SG (nr rail station) 014634 260281 N.Kent
Wed 21/05/14 Frimley Green Bluegrass Session Frimhurst Family House, Guildford Road, Frimley Green, GU16 6NU beginner banjo w/shop 7pm,  session 8pm; 07754 568584 Guildford
Thu 22/05/14 Chichester Pickers Acoustic Music Club (bluegrass & old time welcome) The Gribble Inn, Oving, PO20 2BP 01243 776391 - call to book a 10-15 min spot Sussex W
Thu 22/05/14 Adam Hurt & Beth Williams Hartness The Elephant, Lewes Brighton/Lewes
Thu 22/05/14 Porchlight Smoker The Countryman, Shipley West Sussex RH13 8PZ Sussex W
Fri 23/05/14 Open Mike evening with Alive & Picking The Flying Dutchman, Hildenborough, TN11 9EN (new venue for Bluegrass-Plus Club - please come and support opening night) W.Kent
Sat 24/05/14 Wakin' Snakes Beer & Cider Fest, Eastbourne 12-3.15pm Eastbourne
Sun 25/05/14 Grinch Mountain The Lamb, 54 Holloway Rd, London N7 8JL 020 7619 9187 London
Sun 25/05/14 Mean Mary & Frank James Horsham Folk Club, Normandy Ctr, Denne Rd, RH12 1JF 01403 276273 Sussex W
Sun 25/05/14 Session - old-time The Shakespeare's Head, Arlington Way, EC1R 1XA 020 8552 8308 London
Sun 25/05/14 The Curst Sons The Red Lion, Brede, TN31 6EJ 4pm Hastings
Mon 26/05/14 May Bluegrass Explosion:  Rich Pickin's, Alive & Picking, Magnolia Sky, The Kent Carters  St Julians Club, Sevenoaks TN15 0RX 11am-11pm; 01732458261 W.Kent
Mon 26/05/14 The Biggin Hillbillies The Cock, Ide Hill afternoon W.Kent
Mon 26/05/14 Session (mainly bluegrass) The Hemingford Arms, 158 Hemingford Rd, London N1 1DF London
Mon 26/05/14 Kelly Lee Band Surrey County Show - Stoke Park Guildford Surrey Guildford
Mon 26/05/14 Session with Taube Marks & friends The Red Lion, 42 Oxford Rd, Old Marston OX3 0PH 01865 552111 Oxford
Tue 27/05/14 Ray & John's open-mike night The Pig & Butcher, Five Ash Down, TN22 3AN Brighton/Lewes
Wed 28/05/14 Picking session with Mick Allchorne & Friends The Beacon, Tea Garden Lane, Tun.Wells, TN3 9JH W.Kent
Wed 28/05/14 Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston Dorking Folk Club, Friends Life Soc.Club, RH4 1QA Dorking
Thu 29/05/14 The Gentlemen of Few The Ballroom, Canterbury E.Kent

Many Thanks to Rick Townend who compiled this list.







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