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Online Events

Due to the on-going Corona virus situation,  a huge number of Folk Concerts and Festivals have unfortunately had to be cancelled resulting in a huge loss of income for musicians and performers. Many are finding innovative ways of taking their music on-line. Some of these events are ticketed, some are free and some invite donations.

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Please keep an eye on Mardles Facebook page as some Artistes are putting details of online events direct on there.

See below for Online Events and Online Events Diary

Cambridge Folk Club and Downend Folk Club are running regular virtual Folk Clubs - see below

 

Jo Freya is running 5 online courses between now and Christmas. See https://www.freyamusic.co.uk/courses for details

Old Swan Band Tunes
Blowzabella Repertoire
Choral Workshop - Seasonal Carols from Yorkshire, Derbyshire & Beyond

Folks at Home 

25 Acts - 100 musicians
27 hours of film footage plus market stalls, guitar workshop, merchandise and interviews
The gates are now open in case you haven't yet checked in
Buy your ticket now for just £25 and it's all there for you. Watch as many times as you like for one year.
Enjoy our music and keep safe and well

** New Folks at Home Event: Mini 2020 August Festival £5 Details HERE

D
ougie Mclean

Streaming live from his home and Studio in Scotland every Saturday. See his FaceBook page HERE

Simon Care - Simon Care's Musical Jukebox.

"I've had a lot of people messaging asking where they can donate etc ... I am incredibly touched by your offers of generosity. I have decided that i am going to try to do 2 live shows a week on Sunday and Wednesday evenings at 6.30 -7.30pm, and I am going to introduce a tip jar for those kind souls that wish to donate. However, as i have already stated, luckily I am in a fortunate position financially at the moment, so at the end of each month I will donate what ever I collect to someone less fortunate than myself. I will continue this for as long as possible, or until i become that less fortunate person. I hope that is ok. See you on wednesday night. Please keep sending your requests of Morris/English ceilidh tunes. Stay safe."

Keep an eye on his FaceBook page HERE  Donations can be made HERE 

John Spiers is doing "Isolation Pub Sessions" in his shed.

See John's YouTube page HERE

 

Diary of Online Events 2020

Tues 22 Sept  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Knight & Spiers
Wed 23 Sept  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Jenn Butterworth with Ali Hutton
Sat 26 Sept  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Nancy Kerr
Sun 27 Sept  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Nick Cope
Sun 27 Sept  Livestream Concert hosted by Mandolin livestream platform. Details HERE  Richard Thompson
Wed 30 Sept  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Dovetail Trio
Fri-Sun 2-4 Oct  Derby Folk Festival at Home. Website Details HERE. FaceBook Page HERE  Various Artists
Sat 3 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Kris Drever
Sun 4 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  The Teacups
Wed 7 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Lizzy Hardingham
Fri 9 Oct   Live Zoom Ceilidh Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Banter + Caller Barry Goodman
Sat 10 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  The Rheingans Sisters
Sun 11 Oct  The Live Room, Saltaire. Live socially distanced show and Livestream Online. Details and tickets HERE  The Rheingans Sisters -'Receiver' Album Launch
Sun 11 Oct  Livestream Concert hosted by Mandolin livestream platform. Details HERE  Richard Thompson
Wed 14 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Martin Harley
Thur 15 Oct   UK Virtual Tour live streamed from their Studio in conjunction with Virtually Black Swan Folk Club York Details HERE  Chris While & Julie Matthews
Sat 17 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham
Wed 21 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Intarsia
Fri 23 Oct  UK Virtual Tour live streamed from their Studio in conjunction with Virtually Hailsham Pavillion Details HERE  Chris While & Julie Matthews
Sat 24 Oct  UK Virtual Tour live streamed from their Studio in conjunction with Virtually The Ropewalk Details HERE  Chris While & Julie Matthews
Sat 24 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Emily Portman & Rob Harbron
Sun 25 Oct  UK Virtual Tour live streamed from their Studio in conjunction with Virtually Hitchin Folk Club Details HERE  Chris While & Julie Matthews
Wed 28 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Eliza Carthy
Fri 30 Oct  The Live Room, Saltaire. Live socially distanced show and Livestream Online. Details and tickets HERE  The Edgelarks
Sat 31 Oct  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Narthen
Sat 31 Oct  Lady Maisery's online Singing Day. Details HERE  Lady Maisery
Sat 7 Nov  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Heidi Talbot
Sun 8 Nov  The Live Room, Saltaire. Live socially distanced show and Livestream Online. Details and tickets HERE  Jon Boden
Sun 6 Dec  The Live Room, Saltaire. Live socially distanced show and Livestream Online. Details and tickets HERE  Martin Simpson
Sat 12 Dec  Live Zoom Concert Hosted by Folk Weekend Oxford. Details HERE  Winter Wonderband
Sun 13 Dec The Live Room, Saltaire. Live socially distanced show and Livestream Online. Details and tickets HERE  A Bright New Year with The Melrose Quartet
Sun 17 Dec  The Live Room, Saltaire. Live socially distanced show and Livestream Online. Details and tickets HERE  Martin Simpson

 

Online Folk Clubs, Sessions and Workshops

Fridays  Cambridge Folk Club Virtual Open Stage on Zoom  Website Details HERE FaceBook Page details HERE
Fridays  Downend Folk Club  Live event on their FaceBook page. See website HERE for details
 Thursdays  Norwich Slow Tune Sessions See FaceBook page HERE. For an event link, instructions and access to a set list and music, sign up to our newsletter here: https://eepurl.com/g44Gar  
Thursdays  Big Band Workshop with the Folk Camps Party Band Details HERE  Dates: July 23rd, 30th.  Aug 6th, 13th. 20th, 27th.

 

 

For those who enjoy a good sing, Steven Taberner (leader Spooky Men) is running his Massive Singlet every week. In fact there are four Singlets. The Massive Singlet is 11am UK time on Tuesday mornings, the Massive Singlet kid's edition is 10am UK time Thursday mornings, the Massive Singlet ukelele edition is 12noon UK time on thursdays & the Massive Black Singlet is 8am UK time Sundays. Occasionally, there is also a Spooky Massive Singlet on Saturdays.  All are free (donation invited) & take place via Zoom. See Massive Singlet.com for details and booking. See also the Massive Singlet FaceBook page  (Just don't expect folk music!!)

Massive Singlet is starting again 18th Aug onwards - sign up to Massive Singlet.com for details.

 

If you can manage it, please consider buying a CD direct from your favourite artistes website. This will help to support them through this difficult time. Buying direct results in more going to the artiste as streaming websites pay a very small amount per play. 

 

Live Events 

*** Some events are starting up again eg the Canopy Theatre events. These will take place with social distancing & are noted as 'socially distant concert' in the listing. Tickets will be very limited and only available online to meet the Govt's "Test & Trace" requirements. ***

The Apex events listed below are still on their website (last checked Sept 2020), but please confirm with venue as some may yet be cancelled.

 

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