28th June 2018 ~ The Trials of Cato

Hailing from North Wales and Yorkshire, The Trials of Cato returned to the UK from Beirut, Lebanon in the winter of 2016. Since then their feet have barely touched the ground as their eclectic brand of folk music – encompassing 18th century ballads all the way up to self-penned stomping dance tunes – has seen…

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…