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 GIGS:

PREVIOUS GIGS: 

2019


EARLY BURNS NIGHT**********

with Carol Anderson**********

& Maggie Casey******

Johnny Be******

& Trisha Montague

for Musical Traditions Club*********

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

18.01 

TIMELY BURNS NIGHT****

Labour Fund~raiser******

with Andy Bain,

Billy Stevens,

Amanda McLean,

& Jeremy Corbyn

Islington Chinese Centre

21 Hatchard Rd N19 4NG

Holloway @ 7 to 10

25.01

BELATED BURNS NIGHT************

with Tommy Anderson***********

Ian Husker (piper) &

the Rose & Crown Choir******

The William Morris****

Forest Rd

Walthamstow @ 8

26.01

MUSICAL TRADITIONS CLUB***************

as Resident Performer************

with The McCarthys

The King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

08.02

FOURTH FRIDAY********

Poetry Cafe**********

Betterton St

Covent Garden @ 8

22.02

RIVERSIDE CENTRE

for Rob Neal

with Megan Wisdom

Riverside Hall

Stratford St Andrew

Suffolk**

1.45 - 4.30

26.02

LISSENDEN PLAYERS*********

Music Hall @ HLSI

South Grove

Highgate @ 8

13.03

CELLAR UPSTAIRS******

with Jacquelyn Hynes******** ["RackerJacq"]

Calthorpe Arms

Gray's Inn Rd @ 8.15

16.03 

ST PATRICK'S DAY CONCERT

for Islington Council

The Irish in Islington:

Music, Memories,

Story & Song

in Navigator Square

Archway @ 1 to 5pm

17.03

ST PATRICK'S NIGHT CONCERT*************

as MC************

for Four Men & a Dog

Irish Cultural Centre************

Hammersmith @ 7.30

17.03

MUSIAL TRADITIONS CLUB************

as Resident Performer**********

with Barbara & Peter Snape******

The King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

12.04

BARDS & BEATS********

with Hylda Sims************

Fran McGillivray & Mike Burke

Ivy House**********

40 Stuart Road

Nunhead @ 8

16.05

MUSICAL TRADITIONS CLUB************

as Resident Performer**********

with Will Noble****

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

17.05

MUSICAL TRADITIONS************

Weekend Festival******

for Ken & Peta

with a host of folk-stars

& a Bloomsday Celebration*************

for James Joyce

with Jerry O'Reilly, Rosie Davis & Fergus Russell

The King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia

14

15

16.06 (Bloomsday) 

INTERNATIONAL VAMPIRE

FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL

At Highgate Gatehouse

& Lauderdale House********

& Phoenix Cinema

10-13.07

FAR FESTIVAL

(Folk & Acoustic Roots)

for Anto Morra

Kings Head Hotel

North Elmham

Norfolk

12

13

14

.07

LUMEN POETS

88 Tavistock Place

St Pancras @ 7

16.07

LISSENDEN PLAYERS************

Music Hall @ HLSI

South Grove

Highgate @ 8

17.07

SHARP'S FOLK CLUB******

@ The Constitution

(as MC)

St Pancras Way

Camden @ 8

27.08

MUSICAL TRADITIONS CLUB*********************

as Resident Performer***********************

with Nancy Kerr

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

13.09


LOUGHTON FOLK CLUB

for Steve O'Donoghue

with Chris Ronald

8 Station Rd

Loughton @ 8

21.11


MUSICAL TRADITIONS CLUB********************

as Resident Performer

with The New Deal String Band

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

22.11


SHARP'S FOLK CLUB******

(as MC)

St Pancras Way

Camden @ 8  


MUSICAL TRADITIONS CLUB**********************

as Resident Performer

with The New Deal String Band

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8





2018 Gigs:

Early Burns Night****************

with Carol Anderson********

for Musical Traditions Club**********

The King & Queen

Foley Street

Fitzrovia @ 8

19.01

Timely Burns Night

Blackhorse Workshop

1-2 Sutherland Road Path

Walthamstow @ 7

25.01 

Belated Burns Night****

with Carol Anderson******** & Dave Clare & Friends

White Hart

Stoke Newington @ 7.30

03.02 

Musical Traditions Club

(as Resident Performer)

with Marianne McAleer******

Ed Barrett & Michael Sheehy******

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

09.03 

St Patrick's Day

with Hungry Grass****

Irish Cultural Centre******** Hammersmith

17.03 

Myles Day******

with My Lesions

Palace Bar

Fleet St

Dublin @ 3

02.04

Irish Cultural Centre**********

with Sé Merry Doyle

& Spacky Martin

Blacks Road

Hammersmith @ 3

29.04

Musical Traditions Club********

(as Resident)

with Dan & Bonnie Milner

& The Pigeons******

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

11.05

Lissenden Players******

Highgate Literary & Scientific Society

Pond Square

Highgate @ 8

16.05

Gaelic Voices****

with James MacDonald******

London Irish Centre********

Camden Square

Camden

19.05

Sharp's Folk Club (as MC)****

Cecil Sharp House

2 Regents Park Road

Camden @ 8

22.05

Irish Cultural Centre (as MC)**********

with Daoirí Farrell****

Blacks Road

Hammersmith @ 8

23.05

Walthamstow Folk Festival (as MC)

with Cormac Begley, Lisa Knapp,

Ye Vagabonds, Anna Roberts-Gevalt

& a host of stars

in Mirth Marvel & Maud

196 Hoe St

Walthamstow @ 12 to 10.30

26.05 

Lilliput Press

for Thomas McNally launch

62 Sitric Road

Arbour Hill

Dublin 7

@ 6 on Bloomseve

15.06

Bloomsday********************

Fitzgeralds**********

& Cavistons*********

Sandycove

& Glasthule

16.06

"From Dublin's Riviera

to London Town"

with Jacquelyn Hynes********

& Dorten Yonder********

A Labour Fund-raiser

405 The Beaux-Arts Building

Manor Gardens

Holloway @ 8

19.07

Sidmouth Folk Week********

Mostly @ the Woodlands Hotel****

Sidmouth

Devon

03~10.08 

"Kidnapped"

as Dublin Butcher

& the Philosopher Rousseau

BBC4 @ 9pm

21.08

Whitby Folk Week********

"Off the Bench"

Pavilion & Football Club

Whitby

Yorkshire

19.08-24.08

Musical Traditions Club************

as Resident Performer

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

07.09

Literary Parade

St Patrick's Park

for the Frank Harte Festival****

"A Dozen Dubs"

Dublin

21~23.09

Sharps Folk Club as MC******

Cecil Sharp House

Camden @ 8

02.10

Ivy House********

with Hylda Sims,

Doc Stenson,

Simon Prager

& Rye Poets

Peckham @ 8

09.10

Musical Traditions Club**********

as Resident Performer

with Landless

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

26.10

Islington Folk Club*******

with Simon Booth

Tap Room

145 Upper St

Islington @ 8

22.11

Emmanuel Church

Hornsey Rd

Labour Fundraiser****

with Jacquelyn Hynes*********

Dorten Yonder********

Dave Clare******

Dave Harbord******

Marie McCormack********

Tom Reid & Christine Connolly

Alison Frosdick & Jack Burnaby

Patricia Hammond & Anders Varges

Steve O'Donoghue

Islington @ 8

28.11

Musical Traditions Club********

as Resident Performer

with the McCarthy Family

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

30.11

Islington Folk Club********

as MTC Resident performer

with Ken Hall & Peta Webb

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia

14.12

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SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2017

East Anglia Traditional Folk Day

with Carol Anderson********

Jimmy Crowley Pigeon Swing

Jim & Lynette Eldon Jackie Oates,

The Snapes**** Peta Webb********

Ken Hall********

East Anglian Life Museum

Stowmarket

Suffolk

11.30 ~ 5.30

02.09 

Bermondsey Folk Festival

with Martin Simpson

Thomas McCarthy********

Stick in the Wheel

Blue Market

Southwark Park Road

Bermondsey

09.09 

Stuart Low Trust****

St Mary's Neighbourhood Centre

Upper St N1 2TX

Islington@ 7.30

22.09

The Goose is Out

with Thomas McCarthy********

& Donal Maguire****

The Ivy House

40 Stuart Road SE15 3BE

Nunhead @ 7

29.09

Islington Folk Club******

with Kathryn Locke & Tom Poslett

The Horseshoe

Clerkenwell Close @ 8

12.10

Herne Hill Music Festival

with Hylda Sims, Simon Prager,

& Abe Gibson

The Half Moon

Herne Hill @ 8.30

13.10

Clé Club******

Cois Life Bar

Liberty Hall

Dublin @ 8

18.10

Musical Traditions Club********

(as Resident)

with Niamh Parsons & Graham Dunne

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

27.10

Hellenic Centre

(Private Function)

with Mick O'Connor & Mick Bailey****

Paddington St

Marylebone @ 2

18.11

Musical Traditions Club********

(as Resident)

with The Snapes******

& The Howsons****

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

Twickfolk****

with BlackScarr & Sally Smithson******

Cabbage Patch

Twickenham @ 8

10.12

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Previous & Later 2017/2018 GIGS: 

Burns Night

Musical Traditions Club********

with Carol Anderson********

King & Queen

Foley St

Fitzrovia @ 8

20.01

Newington Burns Night

White Hart

High St

Stoke Newington @ 7.30

27.01

Walthamstow Burns Night********

for a homeless charity

William Morris

Forest Road

Waltham Forest @ 8

28.01

Éigse Laoghaire********

for Veronica Heywood

The Lexicon

Dun Laoghaire @ 11am

18.02

Patrick's Night

with Sheila Moylan******

The Library****

St Martins Lane

Westminster @ 8

17.03

Walthamstow Folk Club****

as RACKERJACQ

with Jacquelyn Hynes******

Olde Rose & Crown

Hoe St

Walthamstow @ 7.30 (Doors)

19.03 

Green Note

with Jacquelyn Hynes****** & J-Owen**

Parkway

Camden @ 8.30

22.03

The Palace Bar******

for Myles/Flann/Brian Day

Fleet St

Dublin @ 3 to 6

02.04

The Lightbox

with Alison Hill****,

Maggie Sawkins,

Geoff Alnutt,

MC Greg Freeman**

Woking****

Surrey

22.04 

James Joyce Tower************

for Bloomseve

Sandycove @ 4

15.06

Fitzgeralds**********

JoycePub

for Bloomsday

Sandycove @ 11am

16.06

Cavistons********

for Bravo Cavo****

Glasthule @ 3

16.06

"Sunny Jim & Dublin's Riviera"

for Bloomsday**********

Dun Laoghaire (Eblana) Club****

Eblana Avenue, Dun Laoghaire

on Bloomsnight

16.06

East Anglia Traditional Folk day

with Carol Anderson********

Jimmy Crowley Pigeon Swing,

Jim & Lynette Eldon Jackie Oates

Peta Webb******** Ken Hall********

East Anglian Life Museum

Stowmarket

Suffolk @ 11.30am - 5.30pm

02.09

Bermondsey Folk Festival

with Thomas McCarthy******

Martin Simpson

Stick in the Wheel

The Blue Market

Southwark Park Road

Bermondsey @ 7

09.09

Stuart Low Trust****

St Mary's Neighbourhood Centre

Upper St

Islington @ 7.30

22.09

Ivy House****

with Thomas McCarthy******

& Donal Maguire**

40 Stuart Road

Peckham @ 8

29.09

Islington Folk Club********

with Kathryn Locke

& Tom Poslett

The Horseshoe

24 Clerkenwell Close

Clerkenwell @ 8

12.10

Herne Hill Music Festival****

with Hylda Sims, Simon Prager

& Abe Gibson

The Half Moon

10 Half Moon Street

Herne Hill @ 8

13.10 

Clé Club****

Liberty Hall