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Tithe Barn Roof

Upcoming Events

10-Dec-21
Ellie Gowers
Tithe Barn 8pm

14-Jan-22
The Drystones
Tithe Barn 8pm

28-Jan-22
Harbottle and Jonas
Ring of Bells 8pm

13-Feb-22
The Sharon Shannon Quartet SELLLING OUT!
Tithe Barn 7.30

17-Mar-22
St Patricks Night at the Ringers
Ring of Bells 8pm

What else is coming?

 

Events

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Upcoming Events 2021/2 

Dec 10 Ellie Gowers

Jan 14 The Drystones

Jan 28 Harbottle and Jonas

Feb 13 The Sharon Shannon Quartet

Calendar View

10 Dec 21 Ellie Gowers
location: Tithe Barn 8pm
Ellie Gowers

Ellie Gowers    Tithe Barn   8pm

 

Ellie Gowers has been making an impression wherever she lands. Her music embeds a fierce energy that echoes the 60’s folk revival scene and she is known to hold pride of place on stage with her strong and lucent vocals. Her songs are built from a childhood love of literature and traditional folk song, but also discuss the more modern narratives of the present day. These influences fuse together to create a sound that has been deemed unique and incomparable.

14 Jan 22 The Drystones
location: Tithe Barn 8pm
The Drystones

Friday 14 Jan  The Drystones

 

Alex Garden (fiddle) and Ford Collier (guitar, low whistle) are a duo with a new take on the timeless folk union of fiddle and guitar. Combining, breath-taking live energy, 'a brave experiential bent' (David Kidman - FATEA), and a wealth of endlessly danceable tunes, they have been described as 'indecently talented (Mike Harding) and earned themselves a nomination for the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards. With an album release and Arts Council funded tour in the pipeline for 2022, this year The Drystones are drawing from material they have gathered in the 10 years since they began busking on the streets of Somerset in their teens. Their stripped back live shows focus on the raw elements of their finely honed instrumental playing, and it makes for an unforgettable experience.​​

Tickets £14

28 Jan 22 Harbottle and Jonas
location: Ring of Bells 8pm
Harbottle and Jonas

Fri 28 Jan Harbottle and Jonas   Ring of Bells Nailsea 

“One of the finest folk duos in the country”

Mike Davies, Alternative Roots

Partners in life and music, dynamic Devon based folk duo Harbottle & Jonas are one of the most exciting acts on the UK circuit today, combining a love of the richness of traditional folk with their own original and powerful songwriting. Dave and Freya have developed a distinct and compelling signature sound, blending concertina, harmonium, cittern, stomp box, acoustic guitar and banjo with their beautiful and closely intertwined vocal harmonies.

13 Feb 22 The Sharon Shannon Quartet SELLLING OUT!
location: Tithe Barn 7.30
The Sharon Shannon Quartet  SELLLING OUT!

The Sharon Shannon Quartet     Tithe Barn 7.30  £22

Sharon Shannon is a musician who likes to surprise. While she is known for her arrangements of traditional Irish tunes and Irish-influenced compositions, she has always been eager to explore new styles, and to meet and work with other musicians. The accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion 'cool' in her home country. Renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres, Hip-Hop, Cajun, Country, Reggae, Classical and Rap.

Sharon has recorded and toured with a who's who of the Irish and Global Music Industry, including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, John Prine, Steve Earle, The RTE Concert Orchestra, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Nigel Kennedy, Alison Krauss and Shane MacGowan - a list that is testament to Sharon's versatility as well as talent.

17 Mar 22 St Patricks Night at the Ringers
location: Ring of Bells 8pm
St Patricks Night at the Ringers

Thursday 17 March  8pm: St Patricks night at the Ringers Fundraiser. 

Expect fiddles guitar flutes and great singing to lift the roof and celebrate St Particks

night.

In aid of our projects to support local people living with dementia and their carers.

19 Mar 22 The Magpies
location: Tithe Barn 8pm
The Magpies

Saturday 19 July The Magpies

Three accomplished musicians in their own right, The Magpies is a combination far greater than the sum of its parts. Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winning guitarist, banjo-player and singer Bella Gaffney is known for her folk inspired songs which she performs along with her own original arrangements of traditional pieces. Said to be ‘one of the best banjo players in the country’ (Dan Walsh), clawhammer banjo player and singer Kate Griffin’s compositions fuse influences from the British Isles, America and India. And acclaimed fiddle-player Holly Brandon is an ‘ingenious tunesmith’ (Living Tradition), with roots in traditional English music, but with influences from Eastern Europe to Quebec, she creates a distinctly borderless and progressive sound. 

In their live performances The Magpies have been exceptionally well-received. Their first year as a band in 2018 saw them perform at festivals such as Cambridge Folk Festival and on main stages at Wickham FestivalTowersey Festival and Deer Shed Festival. 2019 saw their first international shows, with showcases at Folk Alliance International in Montreal, a successful tour in Ireland and performances at Costa del Folk in Portugal. And the summer saw many more festival performances including Glastonbury, Larmer Tree, Warwick and Shambala

24 Apr 22 Mishra
location: Tithe Barn 7.30pm
Mishra

Sunday 24 April Mishra

Mishra are an exciting new band based in Sheffield and led by Ford Collier and Kate Griffin. ... Led by Kate Griffin's voice and inimitable clawhammer banjo and driven by Ford Collier's continent-hopping instrumental skills (Indian tabla, African calabash, Irish whistle and guitar). The  five peice line up includes bass, clarinet, tabla, whistles banjo and guitar.

“Fascinating stuff... I'm really enjoying Mishra's blend”

Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

““It is a powerful and heady cocktail, bringing together the flavours and ingredients of four different continents, and producing a sumptuous feast for the ears…”

David Auckland, Folk Radio UK

8 May 22 Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox
location: Tithe Barn 7.30
Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox

Sun  8 May Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox7.30  Songs, stories and fun from the North East.

Two of the UK’s best known and loved singers – Billy Mitchell (Lindisfarne, Jack the Lad, Pitmen Poets) and Bob Fox (Warhorse Songman, Fox and Luckley, Pitmen Poets) are taking to the road together in Spring 2020 to tour their show 5 Star B&B throughout the UK.

Their last tour as a duo was back in 2010 where their sold out performances earned glowing reviews. Their individual busy schedules have prevented them from reuniting…until now!

And what a treat it is! The duo’s ability to connect with the audience is immediately evident as they lead you through some of their favourite songs including original Lindisfarne classics and trad folk arrangements: ‘Sally Wheatley’, ‘Meet me on the Corner’, ‘Dance to your Daddy’, ‘Collier Laddie’s Wife’, ‘Clear White Light’, ‘Big River’, ‘Galway Shawl’ and many more.