The Red Lion, Vicarage Road Kings Heath,

Birmingham B14 7LY.

 

Wednesday 7.45 pm. Doors open 7.15 pm.

Red Lion Folk Club

Autumn 2018

Nov 14th

Malfunction

Plus Corinne & Barry Priest

 

£12

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Material lifted from ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s folk and country music—great original songs from stalwarts of  the folk scene who they have performed with over the years—anything that can be  played on two guitars with an occasional bit of mandolin thrown in and that features two great voices. classics!

Nov 21st

Ray Cooper

Plus Corinne Lucy

 

£12

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Ray moved to Sweden in 2000 to a small red wooden house close to the forest and the wild beasts. The love of winter, the Swedish fiddle tunes and the love of a woman took him there. ‘There is a melancholy to the music—it’s the blues of the north. It is home.’

Nov 28th

Karen Pfeiffer & Paul Walker

/ Jake Wilson

 

£12

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This Anglo-German duo are already firm favourites at the club, combining  their original material with a fine choice of folk favourites.

Jake is a folk-rock guitarist and songwriter in the Richard Thompson mould although he trained as a classical violinist and piano player and went to India to study the sitar. Subsequently he was to focus his attention upon the guitar. He played with Dave Swarbrick as a duo over the last years who described him as ‘one of the best guitarists and songwriters around today’ .

Dec 5th

The Churchfitters Christmas Cracker

Plus Claire Boswell

 

£12

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A folk group like no other. A double bass made out of scrap metal. Heart-wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw. Foot-stomping fiddle mixed with infectious funk-rock rhythms. Their “Christmas Cracker” show is a mouth-watering selection of traditional and original festive season songs which will see Christmas in with a bang, a paper hat-full of surprises, novelties – and some terrible jokes too!

Dec 12th

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer

 

Plus Chris Irving

 

£12

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Vicki and Jonny will undoubtedly bring something special to their Christmas show. They effortlessly blend traditional material with contemporary sounds. Their performances showcase new interpretations of old songs alongside original self-penned tunes and new contemporary songs that are entirely at home in the tradition.

Dec 19th

Mad Jocks & Englishmen’s Christmas Extravaganza

 

£12

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What better way to prepare for the rigours of a family Christmas. Always great fun—expect anything!

Jan 9th

Becky Mills & Ruth Angell

Plus David Fisher

 

 

 

Jan 16th

NineBarrow

 

 

 

Jan 23rd

Jez Lowe

 

 

 

Prices are for non-members. Members - £2 less. Membership costs only £5 and lasts for a year. Please note, if you Book online there will be an additional booking fee.  For on-line sales we can only sell tickets at the non-members price. If you are a member please purchase a full price ticket and we will give you a refund on the door.

 

Non-members are always very welcome.

 

Tickets are available on the door. Advance tickets may be purchased from the club during any performance or online from this page.

 

For most concerts we have enough seats for all. However, for a few events latecomers will have to stand. Please note a ticket guarantees admission, not a seat.

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