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 Events at the Davy Lamp Folk Club

All nights start with an informal music session from about 7.30p.m. which welcomes musicians of all abilities.

Bob Fox

(2.3.19) Bob Fox

Our old mate and ex-resident of the Davy Lamp in the early days before he was famous,   Bob’s now just back on the folk scene, after touring the UK in his role as the ‘Songman’ in the hit musical  'War Horse' and he joins us for his perennial visit to the Club.  Quite simply, one of the best singers ever!

Jez Lowe

(6.4.19)  Jez Lowe

A very welcome return for the North East's favourite bard. Jez is a writer of wonderful songs, all oozing with North East life. He's an entertaining performer, who  has taken his songs all over the world to great acclaim. It's great to   have him back at the Davy Lamp.

Steve Tilston

(4.5.19) Steve Tilston

Steve is a BBC Award winner and one of the country's greatest songwriters, with many of his songs considered modern folk song classics.  He's also a magnificent guitarist and he can sing too!

Nancy Kerr

(1.6.19)  Nancy Kerr

After playing many times at the Davy Lamp with partner James Fagan, Nancy will play her first solo gig for us! With two solo albums to her name she has a rich collection of original songs as well as her fine interpretations of traditional material, outstanding fiddle playing and guitar work. Welcome back, Nancy.

Not to be missed!

Coming soon....

Martin Carthy (TBC)… Anthony John ClarkeJens Kommnik with Tom McConvilleDana & Susan Robinson... etc…etc…


PLUS … ‘Jimmy’s Fiddle’  a new production about Newcastle fiddler,  James Hill



The sound system at the Davy Lamp is second to none.  Our sound engineer, Sean Taylor, ably assisted by his partner Melanie. is very experienced on the local music scene.