Bradford on Avon Folk Club

Every Tuesday at 8pm in The Swan Hotel

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Harbottle and Jonas

September 26th: Harbottle and Jonas

Harbottle & Jonas are a stunning young folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and is always accompanied with a great story. They have received plaudits from folk royalty including Seth Lakeman, Jon Boden,Rod Clements,Declan Sinnott,BBCintroducing and have recently been endorsed by Seasalt Clothing. Playing over 100 gigs each year, these troubadours are to be found far and wide across our beautiful island.


October 3rd: Singaround

Sing-around always in the cellar 8pm start.

Wildwood Jack

October 10th: Wildwood Jack

Wildwood Jack are the acoustic folk and roots duo Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman. UK songwriters, musicians and performers, their music trancscends the genres of folk and Americana. They have written, recorded and released two original albums on the 'Big Village Records' label. Their sound has been described as a mix of Paul Simon, Leonard Cohen, Debbie Harry and Ry Cooder with a modern Nouvelle Vague twist. Memorable live shows can feature their versions of anything from 'Ghost Town' by the Specials to Pink Floyd's 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond'


October 17th: Singaround

Sing-around always in the cellar 8pm start.

Orient Express

October 24th: Orient Express

Orient Express play a mixture of Turkish traditional folk and modern day songs,many of which their vocalist Sevilay Ataseven Turlington learnt when she was growing up in Turkey.Turkish music has many flavours and moods,and music from different regions has its own character.Influences are also absorbed from its neighbouring countries.The band's music includes,amngst others,songs from the Balkan borders and the Black Sea area of Turkey.Other band members are Richard Bousfield, Helen Bousfield, David Moss and Masha Kaestner,who all bring their own influences,including English folk,pop and rock,as well as Eastern European and Russian folk,to the musical melting pot.Instruments featured are bouzouki,guitars,bass harmonium,violin,flute,darbuka and also overtone singing.

October 31st: Singaround

Sing-around always in the cellar 8pm start

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