Hitchin Folk Club

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Summer 2018

Hi Folks

There will be our, now traditional, “Fish & Chip Supper with….” concert on August 19th.  This year the music will be provided by be LOZT.  Lozt, (pronounced 'lost'), is a soulful Americana duo from both sides of the pond. Lauren Scudder (Orange County, California) and Tom Ryder (Cambridge, UK) come together to draw on folk, acapella and R&B, creating songs with witty lyrics and soaring harmonies. Tom has been playing at Hitchin for several years now, and his development over this period has been almost astonishing. This will be a very welcome return for Lauren & Tom, who have provided support for us on several occasion. The evening will feature some songs from their individual back catalogue and their ever expanding duo repertoire. YouTube

Ticket news. Daphne’s Flight on September 16th (members £16, non-members £18), Martyn Joseph on December 2nd (members £14, non-members £16), Martyn Joseph songwriting workshop on December 2nd during the afternoon, 2.00-4.30pm, £14 including tea/coffee and biscuits) and Albion Christmas on December 23rd (members £16, non-members £18).  St Agnes Fountain is now sold out.

Other music news

Saturday July 7th.  Kimpton Folk Festival.  Super day out as this will tell you.  This year’s guests are Urban Folk Quartet, Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, While, Matthews & While, London Klezmer Quartet, James Brothers, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Jackie Oates & Mike Cosgrave, Will McNicol & Luke Selby, Luke Jackson, Jaywalkers, Blathnaid Lynn, Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente, Kelly Oliver and Said the Maiden.  (YouTube clips under each artiste.) 

Sunday July 15thFolk by the Oak This year’s headliners are Amy Macdonald, Billy Bragg, Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, The Young’uns, Julie Fowlis, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita.

 Keiron & Maureen Jones

 

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