July & August ~ Summer Break

Throughout July & August the Stafford Folk Club team will be taking a well earned break, living it up at various folk festivals or relaxing somewhere hot & sunny! The new season will launch again in September with Dan Walsh & Alistair Anderson. We will see you then!

27th September 2018 ~ Dan Walsh & Alistair Anderson

Two of the most dynamic musicians in folk music strike sparks off each other in a fantastic new, cross generational, duo.  With repertoire ranging from Bluegrass songs to Northumbrian rants; from Jazzy ballads to Old Time reels their performance combines high energy with world class musicianship. Alistair Anderson (Concertina & Northumbrian Pipes) has been blazing…

25th October 2018 ~ Ewan McLennan

Ewan McLennan has come to be known as a guitarist at the very forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a singer that can move audiences with his passion and pathos; and a songwriter for whom social justice is still a burning issue. From a BBC Horizon Award…

22nd November ~ Jess and Richard Arrowsmith

Jess and Richard Arrowsmith are singers and musicians (fiddle & melodeon) and well established in the traditional English music scene. They bring you powerful vocals, subtle accompaniments, lively tunes and a broad range of material that will have you laughing, weeping, tapping your feet and joining in the choruses. Jess’s self-penned songs have been performed…

December 20th 2018 ~ Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies

THOR’D OUT! It’s Christmas Day in the Long House! Join Jez Lowe and The Bad Pennies, as they shelter from a Viking winter, huddled around the roaring fire beneath the rafters of the Great Hall. Jez’s annual Christmas tour has become quite a tradition in recent years, striking out from their native North East England…