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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.
  
Vin Garbutt
 
(6.5.17) Kieran Halpin  - CD Launch

Kieran is one of the hardest working musicians on the folk scene and is constantly touring.  He's an old friend and a regular guest at the Davy Lamp  and it’s great to have him back

To make the night even more special, Kieran will be launching his brand new CD.   Don't miss it!


 
The Mile Roses
 
(3.6.17) The Mile Roses

First time at the Davy Lamp for this brand new collaboration of three well-known and respected performers. The trio is fast gaining a reputation across the UK folk scene and we are very glad to welcome them. Edwina Hayes, Kate Bramley and Simon Haworth will be performing contemporary British folk music with a nod to Nashville. Expect some glorious close harmonies, accompanied by guitars, bass, cittern, mandola, mandolin and fiddle.


 

 
(1.7.17) Tom McConville with Andy Watt and Chris Newman

A special treat!  Our great mate Tom and  Chris are old friends who've played together on and off over the years.Tom's an amazing fiddle player and distinctive singer and Chris is one of the most talented guitarists on the planet.  Andy is one of the new batch of incredibly talented young performers with which the folk scene is currently blessed.  They're all getting together tonight  just for us. Don't miss this one!


 

 
(5.8.17) TBA

Watch this space!


 


 
(2.9.17)

CLOSED




 
(7.10.17) Billy Mitchell

Billy is a great friend of the Davy Lamp and a wonderful singer and musician – as well as being a good laugh.   Billy has been very busy touring wiy the Pitman Poets recently and has just returned from a trip round the world. Welcome back!  We're in for a great night.


 
AJC & Dave Pegg
 
(4.11.17) Anthony John Clarke and Dave Pegg

Two consummate entertainers unite for an evening of outstanding song and music.  Anthony John is one of the top songwriters on the folk scene and he's joined by Dave, the legendary Fairport Convention multi-instrumentalist.


 
Folk Degree Students
 
(18.11.17) The Folk Degree Students 'En Masse'

This is the now annual evening when we let go of the ropes and hand them to the up and coming talent from Newcastle Uni. We'll give  more information about who will be performing soon but be prepared for lots of youthful enthusiasm and some breathtaking talent! 


Vin Garbutt
 
(2.12.17) Vin Garbutt

Vin had to cancel his last gig with us for pre-arranged surgery, but he's now fit and well again and in great form. He is quite simply the biggest draw on the British folk scene and a huge name around the world, too. The Teessider has his own brand of off-the-wall humour which he blends with some of the most heart-rending songs you'll ever hear. Come and see a master at work!


 
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Coming soon....
The Mighty Doonans... Jez Lowe ... Jens Kommnick ... Allan Taylor.... etc....etc...

 




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.