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Re: Gig guide May-June 2015

PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:22 pm
by Alan
6 Feb: Shammi Pithia, Purcell Room
6 Feb: Southern Tenant Folk Union, Kings Place
6 Feb: Transatlantic Sessions (Aly Bain, Jerry Douglas & guests), RFH
8 Feb: Cheng Yu + Zhao Xiao + Xu Muzi + others, Kings Place
12 Feb: Cara Dillon, Cecil Sharp House
12 Feb: Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle, Kings Place
14 Feb: Emel Mathlouthi, Rich Mix
14 Feb: Emily Portman + Paul Sartin + James Fagan, Cecil Sharp House
16 Feb: Taraf de Haïdouks, Union Chapel
16 Feb-1 Mar: Flamenco Festival London, Sadler’s Wells
http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/20 ... val-london
17 Feb: Mohsen Namjoo, Union Chapel
18 Feb: Mehdi & Adib Rostami, Asia House
19 Feb: Dub Colossus Soundsystem, The Forge
19 Feb: Leveret (Sam Sweeney, Andy Cutting & Rob Harbron), St Pancras Old Church
20 Feb: Alekos Vretos Project + Valkania, Rich Mix
20 Feb: Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble, The Crypt at St Giles’ Church
21 Feb: Fofoulah, Vortex
22 Feb: Trio da Kali, Rich Mix
22 Feb: Pandit Dinesh, The Forge
24 Feb: The Touré-Raichel Collective, Jazz Cafe
25 Feb: Pablo Milanés, Barbican
25 Feb: Treacherous Orchestra, The Borderline
26 Feb: Shashwati Mandal Paul, Purcell Room
27 Feb: Biram Seck, The Forge
27 Feb: Alasdair Roberts + Lisa Knapp + Kris Drever + Naomi Bedford, Cecil Sharp House
27 Feb: Duncan Chisholm, Kings Place
28 Feb: Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat with Khyam Allami, Artsdepot
28 Feb: SAMYO, QEH
2 Mar: Majid Derakhshani’s Mahbanoo Ensemble + Taal Ensemble + Ehsan Abdipour, Cadogan Hall
2-3 Mar: Azymuth, Ronnie Scott’s
3 Mar: The Gloaming, Barbican
7 Mar: JazzEast feat. Gilad Atzmon, Kings Place
7 Mar: The Unthanks, Roundhouse
8 Mar: Sanjay Subrahmanyan, The Bhavan
8-9 Mar: Evan Christopher’s Django à la Creole, QuecumBar
9 Mar: Emmanuel Jal + Sahra Haglan, Jazz Café
10 Mar: Vidya Shah, Purcell Room
11-14 Mar: Gilad Atzmon & his Orient House Ensemble, Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho
12 Mar: Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Cecil Sharp House
12-13 Mar: Joyce, Ronnie Scott’s
14 Mar: Chris Wood, The Kalamazoo Klub
15 Mar: Thanasis Papakonstantinou, KOKO
15 Mar: Sheelanagig, The Half Moon Putney
16 Mar: Mariza, Barbican
17 Mar: Çiğdem Aslan with Pavlos Carvalho & Pavlos Melas, The Forge
17 Mar: London Afrobeat Collective, Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho
17 Mar: Fanfare Ciocărlia, KOKO
17 Mar: Sam Lee, St Mark’s Church Hall
18 Mar: Sam Lee, St Pancras Old Church
18 Mar: Le Vent du Nord, Kings Place
19 Mar: The London Tango Orchestra, Purcell Room
19 Mar: Flavia Coelho, Rich Mix
19 Mar: Sam Lee, Sandys Row Synagogue
20 Mar: Sam Lee, Westminster Quaker Meeting House
20 Mar: Pravin Godkhindi & Kousic Sen, Purcell Room
20 Mar: Sam Lee, Westminster Quaker Meeting House
21 Mar: Blowzabella & Guests, Cecil Sharp House
21 Mar: Leila Forouhar + Andy, Forum
22 Mar: Rocio Márquez & Miguel Ángel Cortés, Shakespeare’s Globe
23 Mar: Sílvia Pérez Cruz & Raül Fernández Miró, Shakespeare’s Globe
24 Mar: Catrin Finch + Paprika + London Bulgarian Choir, Union Chapel
24-26 Mar: Biréli Lagrène Gypsy Project, Ronnie Scott’s
29 Mar: Tony Dudu & The Gumbe Jazz + Jally Kebba Susso, Rich Mix
29 Mar: Sattar, Cadogan Hall
Fri 30 Jan: Martin Carthy, The Ivy House
29-31 Mar & 5-6 Apr: Isango Ensemble’s Mysteries, Shakespeare’s Globe
Sun 5 Apr: Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® 2015 ADIOS TOUR Featuring Omara Portuondo, Guajiro Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Jesus “Aguaje” Ramos, Royal Albert Hall
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other gig listings recommended:
Songlines on the road: http://www.songlines.co.uk/gigs/index.php
fRoots late breaking news: https://www.facebook.com/frootsmag
African Musician Profiles: http://tinyurl.com/q5ynu
Run-Riot London: http://www.run-riot.com/music
Indie London: http://tinyurl.com/rudfw
Rhythm Passport: http://www.rhythmpassport.com/whats-on/
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venue addresses, contact numbers and websites:
02 Arena - Peninsula Square - London SE10 0DX - 0871 984 0002 - http://www.theo2.co.uk
100 Club - 100 Oxford Street - London W1D 1LL - 020 7636 0933 - http://www.the100club.co.uk
12 Bar Club - Denmark Place - Denmark Street WC2H 8NL - 020 7240 2622 - http://www.12barclub.com
291 Gallery - 291 Hackney Road - Shoreditch London E2 8NA - 020 7613 5676 - http://www.whirl-y-gig.org.uk
606 Club - 90 Lots Road - Chelsea SW10 0QD - 020 7352 5953 - http://www.606club.co.uk
93 Feet East - Old Truman Brewery - 150 Brick Lane E1 6QN - 020 7247 3293 - http://www.93feeteast.co.uk
Africa Centre - 38 King Street - Covent Garden WC2E 8JT - 020 7836 1973 - http://www.africacentre.org.uk
Aint Nothing But Blues Bar - 20 Kingly Street - London W1R 5LB - 020 7287 0514 - http://www.aintnothinbut.co.uk
AKA - 18 West Central Street - London WC1A 1JJ - 020 7836 0110 - http://www.akalondon.com
Alban Arena - Civic Centre, St. Albans - Hertfordshire AL1 3LD - 01727 861708 - http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/arena
Albany - Douglas Way - Deptford SE8 4AG - 020 8692 4446 - http://www.thealbany.org.uk
Aldeburgh Festival - Snape Maltings Concert Hall - Suffolk IP17 1SP - 01728 687 110 - http://www.aldeburgh.co.uk
Alexandra Palace - Alexandra Palace Way - Wood Green N22 7AY - 020 8365 2121 - http://www.alexandrapalace.com
Alhambra - 33-35 Commercial Road, 1st floor - Aldgate East E1 6LS - 07782 300 949
Amersham Arms - 388 New Cross Road - London SE14 6TY - 020 8692 2047
Angel Inn Pub - 37 Highgate High Street - London N6 5JT - 020 8340 4305
Anvil Basingstoke - Churchill Way - Basingstoke, Hants RG21 7QR - 01256 844 244 - http://www.anvilarts.org.uk
Apple Tree - 45 Mount Pleasant - London WC1X 0AE - 0871 332 4195
Arts Depot - 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner - North Finchley N12 0GA - 020 8369 5454 - http://www.artsdepot.co.uk
Asia House - 63 New Cavendish Street - London W1G 7LP - 020 7307 5454 - http://www.asiahouse.org
Assembly Hall - Crescent Road - Tunbridge Wells TN1 2LU - 01892 530 613 - http://tinyurl.com/bj4dq
Astoria - 157 Charing Cross Road - London WC2H 0EL - 020 8963 0940 - http://tinyurl.com/aqjtl
Austrian Cultural Forum - 28 Rutland Gate - London SW7 1PQ http://www.yadarts.com
BAC - Battersea Arts Centre - Lavender Hill SW11 5TN - 020 7223 2223 - http://www.bac.org.uk
Bar 101 - Tottenham Court Road (next to Centre Point) - London WC1E 7HY
Bar Lorca - 261 Brixton Road - Brixton SW9 6LH - 020 7274 5537
Barbican - Silk Street - London EC2Y 8DS - 08451 207 550 - http://www.barbican.org.uk
Bartok - 78-79 Chalk Farm Road - London NW1 8AR - 020 7916 0595 - http://tinyurl.com/8de35
Bath - International Music Festival - Bath - 01225 463 362 - http://www.bathmusicfest.org.uk
Battersea Park - Prince of Wales Drive - Battersea SW11 - 020 8871 7534 - http://www.cubanmusicawards.co.uk
BBC FOUR - television http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour
BBC London - radio 94.9 FM - 020 7224 2000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/london
BBC Media Village - 201 Wood Lane, White City - London W12 7TQ - 020 8743 8000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk
BBC ONE - television - 020 8743 8000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone
BBC Radio 2 - radio 88-91 FM - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2
BBC Radio 3 - radio 90-93 FM - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/world
BBC Radio 4 - radio 92-95 FM - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
BBC Radio 6 Music - radio digital - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/6music
BBC TWO - television - 020 8743 8000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo
BBC World Service - radio digital - 020 7240 3456 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice
Bedford - 77 Bedford Hill - Balham SW12 9HD - 020 8673 8904 - http://www.thebedford.co.uk
Belair Park - Beauberry House - Dulwich - 07711 731 177 - http://www.dulwichfestival.co.uk
Bernie Grant Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, London N15 4RX 020 8365 5450 http://www.berniegrantcentre.co.uk
Bernie Spain Gardens - by Oxo Tower Wharf & riverside walkway - by Hungerford Bridge SE1 8XZ http://www.thamesfestival.org
Bethnal Green WMC - 44 Pollard Road, Bethnal Green - London E2 http://www.workersplaytime.net
Betsey Trotwood - 56 Farringdon Road - London EC1R 3BL - 020 7336 7326 - http://www.plumpromotions.co.uk
Bevis Marks Synagogue - Bevis Marks - London EC3 - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Bhavan Centre - 4a Castletown Road - W Kensington, London W14 9HE - 020 7381 3086 - http://www.bhavan.net
Big Chill Bar - Dray Walk off Brick Lane - London E1 6QL - 020 7392 9180 - http://www.bigchill.net
Bishopsgate Institute - 230 Bishopsgate - London EC2M 4QH - 020 7392 9270 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Blackheath Halls - 23 Lee Road - London SE3 9RQ - 020 8463 0100 - http://www.blackheathhalls.com
Bloomsbury Theatre - 15 Gordon Street - London WC1H 0AH - 020 7388 8822 - http://www.thebloomsbury.com
Blue Angel Acoustic Café St Albans - The Horn - Victoria Street St Albans Herts
Bluejay Lounge - 184 Uxbridge Road - London W12 7JP - 020 8222 6597 - http://www.bluejaylounge.co.uk
Blues - African Restaurant & Bar - 260 Brixton Road SW9 6AQ - 020 7738 7515
Bolivar Hall - Embassy Of Venezuela - 54 Grafton Way W1 5AJ - 020 7388 5788
Bonnie Bird Theatre - Laban Centre - Creekside, Deptford SE8 3DZ - 020 8691 8600 - http://www.laban.org
Boogaloo - 312 Archway Road - Highgate, London N6 5AT - 020 8340 2928 - http://www.theboogaloo.co.uk
Borderline - Orange Yard - off Manette St W1D 4JB - 020 7734 2095 - http://tinyurl.com/aabnb
Boston Arms - 178 Junection Road - Tufnell Park N19 http://www.thedirtywaterclub
Boston Manor Park - Boston Manor Road TW8
Brazilian Contemporary Arts - Palingswick House - 241 King Street W6 9LP - 020 8741 9579
Bread and Roses - 68 Clapham Manor Street - London SW4 6DZ - 020 7498 1779 - http://www.breadandrosespub.com
Brick Lane - Allen Gardens - Buxton Street E1 6QL - 020 7655 0906 - http://www.bricklanefestival.com
Brighton Dome - Church Street - Brighton BN1 1UE - 01273 709 709 - http://www.brighton-dome.org.uk
Brighton Komedia - North Lane Garden Street - Brighton BN1 1UN - 01273 647 100 - http://www.komedia.co.uk
Brighton Unitarian Church - New Road - Brighton - 01273 648 374
Bristol Colston Hall - Colston Street - Bristol BS1 5AQ - 0117 922 3686 - http://www.colstonhall.org
Bristol Fiddlers - Willway Street - Bedminster BS3 4BG - 0117 987 3403 - http://www.fiddlers.co.uk
British Library - 96 Euston Road - St Pancras NW1 2DB - 0870 444 1500 - http://www.bl.uk
British Museum - Great Russell Street - London WC1B 3DG - 020 7323 8000 - http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk
Brixton Academy - 211 Stockwell Road - London SW9 9SL - 0870 771 2000 - http://www.brixton-academy.co.uk
Brixton Recreation Centre - 27 Brixton Station Road - Brixton SW9 8QQ - 020 7926 9780
Brixtonian - 11 Beehive Place - Brixton SW9 http://www.brixtonian.co.uk
Broadwater Community Centre - Broadwater Farm - 1 Adams Road, Tottenham N17 6HE - 07960 879 744
Broadway - The Broadway - Barking IG11 7LS - 020 8507 5607 - http://www.thebroadwaybarking.com
Broadway Barking - Broadway - Barking IG11 7LS - 020 8507 5607 - http://www.thebroadwaybarking.com
Brockwell Park - Norwood Road - Herne Hill SE24 http://www.brockwellpark.com
Brooks Bar - Brook Green Hotel - 170 Shepherd's Bush Road W6 7PB - 020 7603 2516 - http://tinyurl.com/nlfd8
Brunel Museum - Railway Avenue – Rotherhithe – London SE16 4LF - 07595 154 601
Buffalo Bar - 259 Upper Street - London N1 1RU - 020 7231 3840 - http://www.buffalobar.co.uk - http://www.brunel-museum.org.uk
Buffalo Bar - 259 Upper Street - Islington N1 1RU - 020 7359 6191
Bug Bar - St Matthew's Church - Brixton SW2 1JF - 020 7738 7037 - http://www.bugbar.co.uk
Bull and Gate - 389 Kentish Town Road - Kentish Town NW5 2TJ - 020 7093 4820 - http://www.bullandgate.co.uk
Bulls Head - 373 Lonsdale Road - Barnes SW13 9PY - 020 8876 5241 - http://www.thebullshead.com
Burgess Park - Camberwell, Southwark - London SE1 0LH http://www.carnavaldelpueblo.co.uk
Bush Hall - 310 Uxbridge Road - London W12 7LJ - 020 8222 6933 - http://www.bushhallmusic.co.uk
Byron Recreation Ground - Harrow - 020 8424 1242
Cabbage Patch - 67 London Road - Twickenham - 020 8892 6763
Cabot Hall - Canary Wharf - Isle of Dogs E14 8QT - 020 7418 2783 - http://www.cabothall.com
Cadogan Hall - 5 Sloane Terrace - London SW1X 9DQ - 020 7730 4500 - http://www.cadoganhall.com
Caesars Palace - 156-160 Streatham High Street - London SW2 4RU - 020 8671 3000 - http://tinyurl.com/letuu
Cafe 1001 - 91 Brick Lane - London E1 - 020 7247 9679
Cafe Africa Cambridge - Sturton Street - Cambridge
Cafe Arabica - 4 Conlan Street - London W10 - 020 8960 5757
Cafe Bartok - 78/79 Chalk Farm Road - London NW1 - 020 7916 0595
Cafe Bohemia - 2 Bohemia Place - Mare Street, Hackney E8 1DU - 020 8986 4325 - http://www.chillifried.com
Cafe Lazeez - 21 Dean Street - Soho, London W1V 5AH - 020 7434 9393
Cafe Logic - 5-6 Argyll Street - Soho, London W1F 7TF - 020 7437 1143
Café Oto - 18-22 Ashwin Street - Dalston E8 3DL - http://www.cafeoto.co.uk
Cafe Sol - 4 Calvert Avenue - Shoreditch E2 - 020 7729 5451 - http://www.sonic-caipirinha.com
Cambridge Corn Exchange - Wheeler Street - Cambridge CB2 3QB - 01223 357 851 - http://www.cornex.co.uk
Cambridge Folk Festival - Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds - Cambridge CB1 8DW - 01223 457 245 - http://www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk
Camden Centre - Bidborough Street - Euston Road NW1 2RA - 020 7974 5633 - http://www.camden.gov.uk/working/cc_ind.htm
Canterbury MFC - various venues - Canterbury Kent - 01227 459 243 - http://www.musicforchange.org
Cargo - 83 Rivington Street - London EC2A 3AY - 020 7739 3440 - http://www.cargo-london.com
Cecil Sharp House - 2 Regents Park Rd - London NW1 7AY - 01689 825 263 - http://www.efdss.org
Channel Four - television - 020 7396 4444 - http://www.channel4.co.uk
Chapel - 29a Penton Street - Top of Chapel Market, Angel N1
Chatham Central Theatre - 170 High Street - Chatham Kent ME4 4AS - 01634 338 338 - http://tinyurl.com/c738p
Chelsfield Room - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Cheltenham Racecourse - Evesham Road, Prestbury - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4SH http://www.wychwoodfestival.com
Chilli Fried North - Darbucka - 182 St John Street - London EC1V 4JZ - 020 7490 7712 - http://www.darbucka.com
Chilli Flies West - Mau Mau - 265 Portobello Road - Notting Hill - W11 1LR - 020 7229 8528 - http://www.maumaubar.com
Chilli Fried South - Ritzy Café Bar - Brixton Oval - Coldharbour Lane - Brixton - London SW2 1JG - http://tinyurl.com/339y2l
Christ Church - Commercial Street - London E1 6LY - 020 7247 7202 - http://www.christchurchspitalfields.org
Church Of Holy Spirit - Narbonne Avenue - Clapham SW4 - 08700 600 100
Cine lumiere - French Institute - 17 Queensberry Place SW7 2DT - 020 7073 1350 - http://www.institut-francais.org.uk
Citizens Nite Club - 52-54 Wandsworth High Street - London
Civic Theatre Chelmsford - Fairfield Road - Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1JG - 01245 606 505 - http://www.civictheatres.co.uk
Clapham Common - London SW4 9DE - 08701 500 541 - http://www.thecommonground.co.uk
Clapham Grand - 21-25 St Johns Hill, Battersea Rise - Clapham, London SW11 1TT - 020 7228 1070 - http://www.leopardclubs.com
Club Afrique - 145-149 Barking Road - Canning Town E16 - 020 7511 8494
Club Sai Sai at Xenon - 169 / 171 Fore Street - Edmonton N18 2XB - 020 8807 5887
Club SL1 (Vision) - Village Shopping Centre - High Street Slough - 01753 550 277
Clubntyce - 38 Wellington Street - Near Woolwich Town Hall SE18 6PQ - 07931 137 541 - http://www.clubntyce.co.uk
Cobden Club - 170 Kensal Road - London W10 5BN - 020 8960 4222 - http://www.cobdenclub.co.uk
Cochrane Theatre - 48 Southampton Row - Holborn WC1B 4AP - 020 7242 7040 - http://www.cochranetheatre.co.uk
Cock Tavern - 125 Kilburn High Road - NW6 6JH - http://www.cocktavern.com
Coin Street Festival - The Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf - Bargehouse Street South Bank SE1 9PH - 020 7401 2255 - http://www.coinstreetfestival.org
Colchester Arts Centre - Church Street - Colchester, Essex C01 1NF - 01206 500 900 - http://www.colchesterartscentre.com
Coliseum - St. Martin's Lane - Trafalgar Square WC2N 4ES - 020 7632 8300 - http://www.eno.org/voice
Colosseum Club - 1 Nine Elms Lane - Vauxhall SW8 5NQ - 07956 338 504 - http://www.clubcolosseum.com
Conway Hall - 25 Red Lion Square - Holborn WC1R 4RL - 020 7242 8032 - http://www.conwayhall.org.uk
Coronet - 28 New Kent Road - Elephant & Castle SE1 6TJ - 020 7708 0066 - http://www.coronettheatre.co.uk
Court Sessions - St Boniface Social Club - 185 Mitcham Road Tooting SW17 - 020 8677 9989 - http://sessioneast1.tripod.com
Covent Garden Piazza - Covent Garden - London WC2 http://www.coventgarden.uk.com
Cross - Kings Cross Goods Yard - York Way N1 0AU - 020 7837 0828 - http://www.the-cross.co.uk
Cross Kings - 126 York Way N1 0AX - 020 7278 8318 - http://www.thecrosskings.co.uk
Croydon Clocktower - Braithwaite Hall - Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET - 020 8253 1030 - http://www.croydon.gov.uk/clocktower
Croydon Fairfield - Park Lane - Croydon CR9 1DG - 020 8688 9291 - http://www.fairfield.co.uk
Crypt - St Giles Centre - 81 Camberwell Church Street SE5 8RB - 020 7701 1016
Curzon Mayfair Cinema - 38 Curzon Street - London W1J 7TY - 020 7495 0500 - http://www.curzoncinemas.com
Darbucka - 182 St John Street - Clerkenwell London EC1V 4JZ - 020 7490 8772 - http://www.darbucka.com
Destino - 25 Swallow Street - London W1B 4QR - 020 7437 9895
Dex Club - upstairs at The Prince 467-469 Brixton Road - London SW9 8HH - 020 7326 4455 - http://www.dexclub.co.uk
Dingwalls - Middle Yard Camden Lock NW1 8AB - 020 7267 1577 - http://www.dingwalls.com
Donmar Warehouse - 41 Earlham Street - London WC2H 9LX - 020 7369 1732 - http://www.donmarwarehouse.com
Dorking Halls - Reigate Road - Dorking Surrey RH4 1SG - 01306 881 717 - http://www.dorkinghalls.org
Dover St Wine Bar - 8-10 Dover Street - London W1X 3PH - 020 7629 9813 - http://www.doverst.co.uk
Ealing Town Hall - New Broadway - Ealing W5 2BY - 08712 200 260 - http://tinyurl.com/c5p3h
Earls Court - Warwick Road - London SW5 6TA - 020 7385 1200 - http://www.eco.co.uk
Eastnor Castle - Deer Park, Ledbury - Herefordshire HR8 1RL http://www.bigchill.net
Eden Project - Bodelva - St Austell, Cornwall PL24 2SG - 01726 811 972 - http://www.womad.org
Edinburgh Usher Hall - Lothian Road - Edinburgh EH1 2EA - 0131 228 1151 - http://www.usherhall.co.uk
Effra Brixton - 38a Kellet Road - Brixton SW2 - 020 7274 4180
Electric Ballroom - 184 Camden High Street - London NW1 8QP - 020 7485 9006 - http://www.electric-ballroom.co.uk
Electric Theatre Guildford - 4 Onslow Street - Guildford GU1 4SZ - 01483 444 789 - http://www.electrictheatre.co.uk
Electrowerkz - 7 Torrens St - off City Road EC1V 1NQ - 020 7837 6419 - http://www.electrowerkz.com
Enterprise - 2 Haverstock Hill - opposite Chalk Farm tube - 020 7485 2659
Epsom Playhouse - Ashley Avenue - Epsom Surrey KT18 5AL - 01372 742 555 - http://www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk
Escape Bar - 214-216 Railton Road - Herne Hill SE24 OJT - 020 7737 0333 - http://www.escapebarandart.com
Essaouira Morocco http://www.festival-gnaoua.co.ma
Etcetera Theatre - 265 Camden High Street - London NW1 7BU - 020 7586 3779 - http://www.patala.co.uk
Ev Wine Bar - The Arches 97-99 Isabella Street - London SE1 8DA - 020 7620 6191 - http://www.tasrestaurant.com
Everyman Cinema - Holly Bush Vale - London NW3 6TX - 08700 664 777 - http://www.everymancinema.com
Excel Centre - 1 Western Gateway - Royal Victoria Dock E16 1XL - 020 7069 5000 - http://www.excel-london.co.uk
Exmouth Arms - 1 Starcross Street - London NW1 1HR - 020 7387 5440
Exposure Ltd - 22-23 Little Portland Street - London W1W 8BU - 020 7907 7211
Fabric - 77a Charterhouse Street - London EC1M 3HN - 020 7336 8898 - http://www.fabriclondon.com
Favela Chic - 91-93 Great Eastern Street - London EC2A 3HZ - 020 7613 5228 - http://www.favelachic.com
Festival Riverside - South Bank Centre Terrace Belvedere Rd - London SE1 8XX - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Fiddlers Elbow - 1 Malden Road - Kentish Town NW5 3HS - 020 7485 3269
FilmFour - subscription television - 020 7396 4444 - http://www.channel4.co.uk
Finsbury Park - Seven Sisters Road - London N4 2LA - 020 8963 0940 - http://www.risefestival.org
Flyover Portobello - 3-5 Thorpe Close – London W1 0 5XL - 07956 406 913 - http://www.theflyover.co.uk
Forum - 9-17 Highgate Road - Kentish Town NW5 1JY - 020 7344 0044 - http://tinyurl.com/aja5t
Foundry - 86 Great Eastern Street - London EC2A 3JL - 020 7739 6900 - http://www.foundry.tv
Freebutt - 1 Phoenix Place - Brighton BN2 9ND - 01273 603 974
Freedom Soho - 60-66 Wardour Street - London W1V 3HP - 020 7267 7922
French Institute - 17 Queensberry Place - London SW7 2DT - 020 7073 1350 - http://www.institut-francais.org.uk
Fridge - Town Hall Parade - Brixton Hill SW2 1RJ - 020 7326 5100 - http://www.fridge.co.uk
Friends House - 173 Euston Road - London - 08701 500 044
G Lounge - 18 Kentish Town Road - London NW1 9NX - 020 7284 2131
Garage - 20-22 Highbury Corner - Islington N5 1RQ - 020 7607 1818 - http://tinyurl.com/9qped
Gardening Club - The Piazza Bedford Chambers - Covent Garden WC2E 8HA - 020 7836 4052
Gate Cinema - 87 Notting Hill Gate - London W11 3JZ - 020 7727 4043 - http://www.picturehouse-cinemas.co.uk
Gaunts House - Wimborne - Dorset BH21 4JQ - 01202 841 522 - http://www.conscious-events.info
Gazs Rockin Blues - St Moritz - 159 Wardour Street W1F 8WH - 020 7734 3324 - http://www.gazrockin.com
Gem - 265 Upper Street – Islington - London N1 2UQ - http://www.gemrestaurant.org.uk
George Bar - Great Eastern Hotel - 40 Liverpool Street EC2M 7QN - 020 7618 7400
George IV - 185 High Street, Chiswick - London W4 2DR - 020 8994 4624 - http://www.jazzservices.org.uk/ven/1908.htm
Giraffe E1 - Unit 1 Crispin Place, Spitalfields - London E1 6DD - 020 3116 2000 - http://www.giraffe.net/home.html
Goldsmiths Arms - 130 East Acton Lane - East Acton W3 7ER - 020 8743 1762
Goldsmiths College - Main Building, University of London - New Cross SE14 6NW - 020 8692 6455 - http://tinyurl.com/99nlt
The Goose Is Out! - Upstairs at The Mag. The Mag 211 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London SE22 8HA - http://www.thegooseisout.com
Graze - 215 Sutherland Avenue - Maida Vale, London W9 1RU - 020 7266 3131 - http://www.graze.co.uk
Green Man - 143 High Street - Barnet EN5 5UZ - 020 8449 4033
Green Note - 106 Parkway - Camden Town NW1 7AN - 020 7485 9899 - http://www.greennote.co.uk
Greenwich Picture House - 180 Greenwich High Road - London SE10 8NN - 08707 550 065 - http://tinyurl.com/8psog
Guanabara - Parker Street - Corner of Drury Lane WC2B 5PW - 020 7242 8600 - http://www.guanabara.co.uk
Guildhall Great Hall - Gresham Street - London EC2 - 020 7606 3030 - http://www.colf.org
Guildhall Sch Music and Drama - Silk Street - Barbican EC2Y 8DT - 020 7628 2571 - http://www.gsmd.ac.uk
Gunnersbury Park - Pope's Lane - Ealing W5
Hackney Attic - 270 Mare Street - London E8 1HE - 0871 902 5734 - http://www.hackneyattic.co.uk
Hackney Central - Former Station Building - Amhurst Road Hackney E8 1LL - 020 8986 5111
Hackney Empire - 291 Mare Street - Hackney E8 1EJ - 020 8985 2424 - http://www.hackneyempire.co.uk
Haggerston Park - Queensbridge & Hackney Road - London E9
Half Moon Putney - 93 Lower Richmond Road - Putney SW15 1EU - 020 8780 9383 - http://www.halfmoon.co.uk
Halkevi Centre - 92-100 Stoke Newington Road - Stoke Newington N16 7XB - 020 7249 6980 - http://www.halkevi.com
Hammersmith Apollo - Queen Caroline Street - Hammersmith W6 9QH - 020 8748 8660 - http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk
Hammersmith Irish Centre - Blacks Road - London W6 9DT - 020 8563 8232 - http://www.lbhf.gov.uk/irishcentre
Harlem - 78 Westbourne Grove - London W2 5RT - 020 7985 0900
Harrods - Knightsbridge - London SW1 - 020 7730 1234
Harrow Arts Centre - Uxbridge Road - Hatch End HA5 4EA - 020 8428 0124 - http://www.harrowarts.com
Hayward Gallery - Belvedere Road - South Bank SE1 8XX - 020 7960 5226 - http://www.hayward.org.uk
Hellenic Centre - 16-18 Paddington Street - Marylebone W1 - 020 7266 0875 - http://www.byzantinefestival.com
Herbal - 12 ¬14 Kingsland Road - Shoreditch E2 8DF - 020 7613 4462 - http://www.herbaluk.com
Hertford Castle Hall - The Wash - Hertford SG14 1PS - 01992 531 500 - http://www.eastherts.gov.uk/castle_hall
Hexagon Reading - Queens Walk - Reading RG1 7UA - 0118 960 6060 - http://www.readingarts.com/thehexagon
Hitchin - Town Hall Brand Street - Hitchin SG6 1JE - 01462 456 202 - http://www.rotw.org.uk
HMV Oxford Street - 150 Oxford Street - London W1D 1DJ - 020 7631 3423 - http://tinyurl.com/86plz
Hoe Street - to Palmerston Road - Walthamstow E17 http://www.walthamstowfestival.com
Holland Park - Ilchester Place Gate - London W8 6LU - 020 8960 8888 - http://tinyurl.com/b2njx
Holy Trinity Church - Sloane Street - London SW1X 9DF - 020 7730 7270 - http://www.chelseafestival.org.uk
Horniman Museum - 100 London Road - Forest Hill SE23 3PQ - 020 8699 1872 - http://www.horniman.ac.uk
Horseshoe - Islington Folk Club - 24 Clerkenwell Close EC1R 0AG - 020 7253 6068 - http://www.islingtonfolkclub.co.uk
Hospital - 24 Endell Street - Covent Garden WC2 - 020 7170 9100
Hoxton Hall - 130 Hoxton Street - London N1 6SH - 020 7739 5431 - http://www.hoxtonhall.co.uk
Hungarian Cultural Centre - 10 Maiden Lane - London WC2E 7NA - 020 7240 6162
Hyde Park - Park Lane - London W1Y 3DB http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk
ICA - Nash House - The Mall SW14 7EN - 020 7930 3647 - http://www.ica.org.uk
Imperial War Museum - Lambeth Road - London SE1 - 020 7416 5320
Infernos - 146 Clapham High Street - London SW4 7UH - 020 7720 7633 - http://www.infernos.co.uk
Inn On Green - 3-5 Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove - London W10 5XL - 020 8962 5757 - http://www.iotg.co.uk
International Students House - 229 Great Portland Street - London W1 - 020 7631 8300
Ion Bar - 161-165 Ladbroke Grove - London W10 6HJ - 020 8960 1702 - http://tinyurl.com/7ts7g
Islington Academy - 16 Parkfield Street - Islington N1 0PS - 0870 771 2000 - http://www.islington-academy.co.uk
ITV1 - television - 020 7843 8000 - http://www.itv.com
Ivy House - 40 Stuart Road - Nunhead SE15 3BE - 07952 773 202
Jacks - 7-9 Crucifix Lane - London Bridge SE1 3JW - 020 8864 6760 - http://www.whirl-y-gig.org.uk
Jacksons Lane - 269a Archway Road - Highgate N6 5AA - 020 8341 4421 - http://www.jacksonslane.org.uk
Jamies - 74 Charlotte Street - London W1T 4QH - 020 7636 7556 - http://www.ticketweb.co.uk
Jamm - 261 Brixton Road - Brixton SW9 6LH - 020 7274 5537 - http://www.brixtonjamm.org
Jazz Cafe - 5 Parkway - Camden Town NW1 7PG - 020 7344 0044 - http://www.jazzcafe.co.uk
Jongleurs - Middle Yard - off Chalk Farm Road NW1 8AB - 07960 720 424 - http://www.jongleurs.com
Karamel Club - Chocolate Factory 2 - 4 Coburg Road N22 6UJ - 020 8365 7500 - http://www.collage-arts.org
Kensington Town Hall - Hornton Street - London W8 7NX - 020 7937 5464
Kenwood - Hampstead Lane - Hampstead Heath NW3 7JR - 020 7413 1443 - http://www.picnicconcerts.com
Kew Gardens - Royal Botanic Gardens - Surrey TW9 3AB - 020 8332 5655 - http://www.culturalco-operation.org
Key - Lazer Road - Kings Cross Freight Depot N1 - 020 7837 1027
Kilburn Grange Park - Kilburn - London NW6 - 020 7328 9906
King and Queen Brighton - 13 Marlborough Place - Brighton - 01273 607 207
Kingley Court - Off Carnaby Street - London W1 http://www.outofafrica-london.com
Kings Cross Freight Depot - off York Way - Kings Cross London N1 - 020 7833 9944
Kings Head Crouch End - 2 Crouch End Hill - London N8 8AA - 020 8340 1028 - http://www.downstairsatthekingshead.com
Kings Head Islington - 115 Upper Street - London N1 1QN - 020 7226 1916 - http://www.kingsheadtheatre.org
Kings Place - 90 York Way - London N1 9AG - 0844 264 0321 - http://www.kingsplace.co.uk
Klinker - Sussex Arms - 107A Culford Road, Islington N1 4HT - 020 8806 8216
Kobi Nazrul Centre - 30 Hanbury Street - London E1 6QR - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Koko - 1a Camden High Street - by Mornington Cresc Tube Stn NW1 0JH - 020 7387 0428 - http://www.koko.uk.com
Kokonut Grove - Waterden Road - Stratford E15 2EE - 020 8986 2299
Kurdish Cultural Centre - 14 Stannary Street - London SE11 4AA - 020 8566 8167
La Sanza - Waterden Road - Stratford E15 2EE - 07903 680 555
Larmer Tree Gardens - Tollard Royal - Salisbury - 01725 552 300 - http://www.larmertreefestival.co.uk
Latin Quarter - 87 Hampstead Road - Warren Street NW1 - 020 7383 0567 - http://www.latinquarter.org.uk
Lauderdale House - Highgate Hill - Highgate N6 5HG - 020 8348 8716 - http://www.lauderdalehouse.co.uk
Living - 443 Coldharbour Lane - Brixton, London SW9 8LN - 020 7326 0055 - http://www.livingbar.co.uk
Lloyd Park - Coombe Road - Croydon CR0 5SA http://www.croydon.gov.uk/summerfestival
Lock Tavern - 35 Chalk Farm Road - Camden Lock NW1 8AJ - 020 7482 7163 - http://www.lock-tavern.co.uk
London Review Bookshop - 14 Bury Place - London WC1A 2JL - 020 7269 9030 - http://www.lrb.co.uk/index.php
Lord Rookwood - 314 Cannhall Road - Leytonstone E11 3NN - 020 8989 8129
Loughborough Hotel - Loughborough Road - off Brixton Road SW9 7LL - 020 7642 5806 - http://www.mylambeth.co.uk/brixton/bars ... ncerts.htm
LS Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Keppel Street - London WC1 http://www.lshtm.ac.uk
LSE Shaw Library - Old Building - Houghton Street WC2A 2AE - 020 7955 6043 - http://www.lse.ac.uk/events
LSO St Lukes - 161 Old Street - London EC1V 9NG - 020 7638 8891 - http://www.lso.co.uk/lsostlukes
Luminaire - 307-311 Kilburn High Road - London NW6 7JR - 020 7372 8668 - http://www.theluminaire.co.uk
Lyric Hammersmith - King's Mall King Street - Hammersmith W6 0QL - 08700 500 511 - http://www.lyric.co.uk
Macbeth - 70 Hoxton Street - London N1 6LP - 020 7739 5095
Madame Jojos - 8-10 Brewer Street - Soho W1F 0SE - 020 7734 3040 - http://www.madamejojos.com
Mango Landin - 40 St. Matthews Road - Brixton SW2 - 020 7737 3044
Manjaros - 148 Holloway Road - London N7 8DD - 07800 872 051 - http://www.manjarobar.com
Mansion House - King William Street - London EC4 http://www.colf.org
Marble Hill House - Marble Hill House Richmond Road - Twickenham TW1 2NL - 020 8893 5115 - http://www.picnicconcerts.com
Market Place - 11 Market Place - behind Top Shop Oxford Street W1W 8AH - 020 7079 2020 - http://www.marketplace-london.com
Mau Mau - 265 Portobello Road - London W11 1LR - 020 7229 8528
Mean Fiddler - 165 Charing Cross Road - London WC2H 0EN - 020 7434 0403 - http://tinyurl.com/aa6ys
Meantime Club - Boord Street off Millenium Way - 338 Tunnel Avenue Greenwich SE10 0PF
Med - 3 Beauchamp Place - London SW3 1NG - 020 7584 2420 - http://www.saadoun.com
Medicine Bar - 89 Great Eastern Street - Shoreditch EC2A 3HX - 020 7739 5173 - http://www.medicinebar.net
Metro Club - 19-23 Oxford Street - London W1R 2DN - 0871 075 1765 - http://www.blowupmetro.com
Mick Jagger Centre Dartford - Shepherd's Lane - Dartford, Kent DA1 2JZ - 01322 291 101 - http://www.themickjaggercentre.com
Millfield Theatre - Silver Street - Edmonton N18 1PJ - 020 8807 6680 - http://www.millfieldtheatre.co.uk
Ministry of Sound - 103 Gaunt Street - London SE1 6DP - 020 7740 8851 - http://www.ministryofsound.co.uk
Momos Kemia Bar - always phone to reserve guest list - 27 Heddon Street off Regent's St W1B 4BJ - 020 7434 2011 - http://www.myspace.com/liveatmomo
Mountsfield Park - Lewisham - London http://www.lewisham.gov.uk/peoplesday
Museum of Childhood - Cambridge Heath Road - Bethnal Green E2 9PA - 020 8980 2415 - http://www.vam.ac.uk/moc
National Film Theatre - South Bank - Waterloo SE1 - 020 7928 3232 - http://www.bfi.org.uk
National Gallery - Trafalgar Square - London WC2 - 020 7747 2885 - http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk
National Portrait Gallery - St Martin's Place - London WC2H 0HE - 020 7312 2463 - http://www.npg.org.uk
National Theatre - Square & Terrace Café - South Bank SE1 9GY - 020 7452 3000 - http://www.nt-online.org
Nehru Centre - 8 South Audley Street - London W1K IHF - 020 7491 3567 - http://www.nehrucentre.org
Neighbourhood - (formerly Subterania) - 12 Acklam Road W10 5QZ - 020 8960 4590 - http://www.neighbourhoodclub.com
Nells Bar - 1 Dover Street - Mayfair W1 - 07956 475 245 - http://www.nellsbar.com
Notting Hill Arts Club - 21 Notting Hill Gate - Notting Hill W11 3JQ - 020 7460 4459 - http://www.nottinghillartsclub.com
Notting Hill Carnival - London W11 http://www.thecarnival.tv
Novotel Hotel - 1 Shortlands - Hammersmith W6 8DR - 07949 855 274 - http://www.igbocsn.com/culturefest.htm
October Gallery - 24 Old Gloucester Street - London WC1N 3AL - 020 7242 7367 - http://www.octobergallery.co.uk
Odeon Wardour St - Swiss Centre - Leicester Square WC2 - 0870 5050 007 - http://www.odeon.co.uk
Oh Art Centre - Oxford House - Derbyshire Street E2 - 020 7749 1164
Old Market Hove - Upper Market Street - Hove BN3 1AS - 01273 736 222 - http://www.theoldmarket.co.uk
Old Rose and Crown - Hoe Street - Walthamstow E17 - 020 8257 8767 - http://www.ken.lees.clara.co.uk/oldrose.crown.html
Open Air Theatre - Inner Circle - Regents Park NW1 4NU - 020 7486 2431 - http://www.open-air-theatre.org.uk
Osterley Park - Jersey Road - Isleworth TW7 4RB - 01494 755 572 - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Other Cinema - 11 Rupert Street - London W1D 7PR - 020 7734 1506 - http://www.picturehouse-cinemas.co.uk
Others - Top Floor, 6-8 Manor Road - Stoke Newington N16 - 020 8802 3755
Oval House, Kennington - 52-54 Kennington Oval - London SE11 - 020 7582 7680
Oxford House - Derbyshire Street - Bethnal Green E2 6HG - 020 7739 9001 - http://www.oxfordhouse.org.uk
Palace Pavilion Hackney - 229 Lower Clapton Road - London E5 - 020 8986 2993
Palladium - 8 Argyll Street - London W1V 1AD - 020 7494 5510
Pardis - African Restaurant & Bar - 280 Old Kent Road SE15 - 07956 475 245
Passing Clouds - 440 Kingsland Road - corner Richmond Road behind Haggerston Pub - Dalston - London E8 - 020 7241 4889 - http://www.passingclouds.org/what.htm
Paul Robeson Theatre - 24 Treaty Centre High Street - Hounslow TW3 1ES - 0845 456 2840 - http://www.hounslow.info/paulrobesontheatre
Peacock Theatre - Portugal Street - London WC2 - 0870 737 0337 - http://www.sadlerswells.com
Peckham Square - London SE15
Pentagon Bar - 64 Clapham High Street - London SW4 7UL - 020 7498 8822
Pestalozzi Village - International Village Sedlescombe - East Sussex TN33 0RR - 01424 870 444 - http://www.pestalozzi.org.uk/festival
Pharaon Club - Tito's 4-6 London Bridge Street - London SE1 9SG
Phoenix Cinema - 52 High Road - East Finchley N2 9PJ - 020 8444 6789 - http://www.phoenixcinema.co.uk
Pigeons Nite Spot - 120 Romford Road - Stratford E15 - 020 7519 6549
Pizza Express Jazz Club - 10 Dean Street - Soho W1D 3RW - 020 7439 8722 - http://www.pizzaexpress.co.uk/jazz.htm
Pizza On Park - 11-13 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park Corner - London SW1X 7LY - 020 7235 5273 - http://www.pizzaonthepark.co.uk
Plan B - 418 Brixton Road - London SW9 - 020 7733 0926
Plastic People - 147-149 Curtain Road - London EC2A 3QE - 020 7739 6471 - http://www.plasticpeople.co.uk
Platters Bar - 114 Junection Road - Archway, London N19 5LB - 020 7272 5010
Players Club - Players Sports Ground, Leigh Road - off Southend Road, East Ham E6 2AS - 020 8471 6400
Plough Inn - 173 Wood Street - Walthamstow E17 - 020 8503 7419
Posk - 238-246 King Street - Hammersmith W6 9LP - 020 8741 0398 - http://www.poskamj.co.uk
Potters Fields Park - by Tower Bridge - London http://www.thamesfestival.org
Prince Georges Fields - Bushey Road - Raynes Park SW20 http://www.wezimbabwe.org
Progress Bar - 162 Tufnell Park Road - London N7 0EE - 020 7272 2078 - http://www.innprogress.com
Project 142 - 142 Lea Bridge Road - Clapton London E5 - 020 7242 5142
Purcell Room - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Putney Arts Theatre - Ravenna Road - London SW15 - 020 8788 6943 - http://www.putneyartstheatre.org.uk
QuecumBar - 42-44 Battersea High St - Battersea SW11 3HX - 020 7787 2227 - http://www.quecumbar.co.uk
Queen Elizabeth Hall - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 8XX - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Rays Jazz - Foyles - 113 Charing Cross Road W1 - 020 7437 5660 - http://tinyurl.com/jkuah
Red Rose Club - 129 Seven Sisters Road - Finsbury Park N7 - 020 7263 7265 - http://www.redrosecomedy.co.uk
Redferns Music Picture Gallery - 3 Bramley Road - London W10 - 020 7792 9914 - http://www.redferns.com
Redstar - 319 Camberwell Road - (on Camberwell Green) SE5 - 020 7326 0055
Regents Park - London NW1 4NR - 020 7486 7905 - http://www.royalparks.gov.uk/parks/regents_park
Regents Street - London W1B http://www.regent-street.co.uk
Reliance - 336 Old Street - Hoxton EC1 - 020 7729 6888
Resonance FM - radio 104.4FM http://www.resonancefm.com
Rich Mix - 35-47 Bethnal Green Road - London E1 6LA - 020 7613 7498 - http://www.richmix.org
Rhythm Factory - 16-18 Whitechapel Road - London E1 1EW - 020 7375 3774 - http://www.rhythmfactory.co.uk
Ritzy Cafe - Upstairs at The Ritzy - Brixton Oval Coldharbour Lane SW2 1JG - 020 7733 2229 - http://tinyurl.com/dl8el
Ritzy Cinema - Brixton Oval - Coldharbour Lane SW2 1JG - 020 7733 2229 - http://www.picturehouse-cinemas.co.uk
Ritzy Cinema - Brixton Oval - Coldharbour Lane SW2 1JG - 08707 550 062 - http://www.picturehouses.co.uk
Riverside Cafe Bar - Riverside Studios - Crisp Road W6 - 020 7392 9032 - http://www.riversidestudios.co.uk
Riverside Studios - Crisp Road - Hammersmith W6 - 020 8237 1111 - http://www.riversidestudios.co.uk
Rocket N7 - 166-220 Holloway Road - London N7 8DB - 020 7753 3200 - http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/about/the-rocket.cfm
Ronnie Scotts - 47 Frith Street - Soho W1 - 020 7439 0747 - http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk
Roseland Ballroom - 239 West 52nd Street - New York City USA http://www.greatafricanball.wheresthe1.com
Rouge - Andrew Borde Street - London WC2 - 020 7836 4324
Roundwood Park Willesden - Harlesden Road - London NW10 3HS - 020 8838 1414
Royal Academy of Music - Dukes Hall - Marylebone Road NW1 5HT - 020 7873 7300 - http://www.ram.ac.uk
Royal Albert Hall - Kensington Gore - Kensington SW7 2AP - 020 7589 8212 - http://www.royalalberthall.com
Royal Exchange - Cornhill - Bank EC3
Royal Festival Hall - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 8XX - 08703 800 400 - http://www.rfh.org.uk
Royal Geographic Society - 1 Kensington Gore - London SW7 2AR - 020 7591 3000 - http://www.rgs.org
Royal London Hospital - Whitechapel Road - London E1 1BB - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Royal Opera House - Bow Street, Covent Garden - London WC2E 9DD - 020 7304 4000 - http://www.roh.org.uk
Ryans - 181 Stoke Newington Church St - Stoke Newington N16 0UL - 020 7275 7807
Sadlers Wells - Lilian Baylis Theatre - Rosebery Avenue EC1R 4TN - 020 7863 8000 - http://www.sadlerswells.com
Sahara Nights - 257 Pentonville Rd - Kings Cross N1 9NL - 020 7278 7223
Salmon and Compass - 58 Penton Street - Corner of Chapel Market N1 - 020 7837 3891 - http://www.salmonandcompass.com
Salvador and Amanda - 8 Great Newport Street - Covent Garden WC2H 7JA - 020 7240 1551
Scala - 275-277 Pentonville Road - Kings Cross N1 - 020 7833 2022 - http://www.scala-london.co.uk
SE One - Weston Street Tunnel - off Tooley Street London Bridge SE1 3QX - 020 7407 1617 - http://www.seonelondon.com
Secombe Theatre Sutton - Cheam Road - Sutton - 020 8770 6990
Selfridges - Oxford Street - London W1 - 020 7629 1234 - http://www.selfridges.com
Serpentine Gallery - Kensington Gardens - London W2 3XA - 020 7402 6075 - http://www.serpentinegallery.org
Sevilla Spain - Andalusia - Spain http://www.womex.com
Shaw Theatre - 100-110 Euston Road - London NW1 2AJ - 020 7387 7708 - http://www.shawtheatre.com
Shebu - 184 Uxbridge Road - Shepherd's Bush W12 - 020 8222 6597 - http://www.shebu.info
Shepherds Bush Empire - Shepherd's Bush Green - London W12 - 0870 771 2000 - http://www.shepherds-bush-empire.co.uk
Shillibeers - Carpenters Mews - North Road N7 - 020 7700 1858
Shinos - Riverside Building County Hall - Westminster Bridge Road SE1 7PB - 020 7401 6514 - http://www.shino.com
Sketch - 9 Conduit Street - London W1S 2XG - 0870 777 4488 - http://www.sketch.uk.com
Smollenskys - 105 The Strand - London WC2R 0AB - 020 7497 2101 - http://www.smollenskys.co.uk
SOAS - Soas Union - Thornhaugh Street WC1H 0XG - 020 7637 2388 - http://www.soas.ac.uk
Soho Lounge - 69-70 Dean Street - London W1D 3SE - 020 7734 1231 - http://www.thesoholounge.co.uk
Soho Spice - 124-126 Wardour Street - London
Somerset House - The Strand - London WC2R 1LA - 020 7960 4242 - http://www.somerset-house.org.uk
Sound Bar - 10 Wardour Street - London WC2 - 0871 872 1234 - http://www.soundlondon.com
South Hill Park Arts Centre - Wilde Theatre - Bracknell, Berks - 01344 484 123 - http://www.southhillpark.org.uk
South London Pacific - 340 Kennington Road - London SE11 4LD - 020 7820 9189 - http://www.southlondonpacific.com
South Street Arts - 21 South Street - Reading RG1 4QU - 01189 606 060 - http://www.readingarts.com/southstreet
Space Studios - 129 Mare Street - Hackney E8 3RH - 020 8525 4330 - http://www.spacestudios.org.uk
Spice of Life - 6 Moor Street - off Cambridge Circus, London W1
Spiro Ark Yiddish Hoyz - 164 Grays Inn Road - London W1
St Boniface Tooting - St Boniface Social Club - 185 Mitcham Road, Tooting SW17 - 020 8677 9989 - http://sessioneast1.tripod.com/index.html
St Christophers Place - Oxford Street - London WC1 - 020 7493 3294
St Ethelburgas - Centre for Reconciliation & Peace - 78 Bishopsgate EC2N 4AG http://www.stethelburgas.org
St Giles in Field - 60 St Giles High Street - London WC2H 8LG - 020 7240 2532 - http://www.stgilesonline.org/music/music.php
St Hildas East - 18 Club Row - London E2 7EY - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
St James Church - 197 Piccadilly - London W1J 9LL - 020 7381 0441 - http://tinyurl.com/ep6vk
St Johns Smith Square - Smith Square - London SW1 - 020 7222 1061 - http://www.sjss.org.uk
St Marks Church - Myddelton Square - London EC1R - 07766 768 314 - http://www.hafla.org
St Martin in Fields - 6 St Martin's Place, Trafalgar Square - London WC2N 4JJ - 020 7839 8362 - http://www.smitf.org
St Michaels Chiswick - St Michael's and All Angels Church - Bath Road, Chiswick - 020 7700 6192
St Pancras Old Church - Pancras Road - London NW1 - 020 7456 0404
St Pauls Cathedral - St. Paul’s Churchyard - London EC4M 8AD - 020 7236 4128 - http://www.stpauls.co.uk
St Pauls Church Centre - Rossmore Road (off Lisson Grove) - Marylebone NW1 - 07950 656 319
St Peters Canterbury - Methodist Church Hall - High Street Canterbury Kent - 01227 459 243 - http://www.musicforchange.org
St Peters Church - Kensington Park Road - Notting Hill W11 - 020 7221 9841
Star Rowing Club Bedford - Batts Ford Commercial Rd - Bedford MK40 1QS - 01234 212 070
Stratford Circus - Theatre Square 29 Broadway - Stratford E15 4BQ - 020 8279 1000 - http://www.stratford-circus.org.uk
Stratford Rex - 361 High Street - Stratford E15 4QZ - 020 8555 9966 - http://tinyurl.com/3yf8cj
Studio Theatre - Westminster Community Sch North Wharf Rd - London W2 1LF - 020 7641 8424 - http://tinyurl.com/rmyks
Tate Britain - Manton Foyer - Millbank SW1 - 020 7887 8888 - http://www.tate.org.uk
Tate Modern - Bankside - London SE1 9TG - 020 7887 8000 - http://www.tate.org.uk/modern
Tavistock Hall Harlesden - 25 High Street, next to KFC - Harlesden NW10 - 020 8450 5987 - http://www.bbm-on.net
Thames Festival - On and around the South Bank - River Thames SE1 http://www.thamesfestival.org
Theatre Royal - Drury Lane, Catherine Street - London WC2B 5JF - 020 7494 5000 - http://www.wayahead.com/useful/venues/dru.asp
Theatre Royal Stratford - Gerry Raffles Square - London E15 - 020 8534 7374
Torrington - Lodge Lane/High Road - North Finchley N12 8JR - 020 8445 4710 - http://www.thetorrington.co.uk
Tower of London - Tower Hill - London EC3N 4AB - 0870 756 6060 - http://tinyurl.com/lk4xv
Toynbee Studios - 28 Commercial Street - London E1 6AB - 020 7650 2350 - http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/toynbeestudios
Trestle Arts Base - Russet Drive - St. Albans - 01438 216 449 - http://www.trestle.org.uk
Trinity Theatre - Church Road - Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1JP - 01892 678 678 - http://www.trinitytheatre.net
Troubadour Club - 265 Old Brompton Road - London SW5 9JA - 020 7370 1434 - http://www.troubadour.co.uk
Tudor Barn - Well Hall Pleasaunce - Well Hall Road, Eltham SE9 - 020 8859 0274
Turnmills - 63b Clerkenwell Road - London EC1M 5PT - 0871 075 1740 - http://www.turnmills.co.uk
Twinwood Arena - Twinwood Road - Clapham, near Bedford MK41 6AB - 01234 350 413 - http://www.rhythmfestival.net
Tzavta - 25-26 Enford Street, near Baker Street - London W1H IDW - 020 7723 9991
UGC Shaftesbury Avenue - The Trocadero 13 Coventry Street - Piccadilly, London W1D 7DH - 0871 200 2000 - http://www.ugccinemas.co.uk
Underbelly - 11 Hoxton Square - London
Under The Bridge - Stamford Bridge - Fulham Road - London SW6 1HS - 020 7957 8261 - http://underthebridge.co.uk
Underworld - 174 Camden High Street - Camden NW1 0NE - 020 7482 1932 - http://www.theunderworldcamden.co.uk
Union Chapel - Compton Terrace - off Upper Street N1 2XD - 020 7226 1686 - http://www.unionchapel.org.uk
University of London Union - 25 Gordon Street - London WC1 - 020 7387 3611
V Bar Slough - 106-110 High Street - Slough SL1 1HL - 07841 620 235
Verge Kentish Town - 147 Kentish Town Rd - London NW1 8PD
Vibe Bar - Truman's Brewery - 91-95 Brick Lane E1 6QL - 07941 992 041 - http://www.vibe-bar.co.uk
Vics Bar - 38-40 St John Street - London EC1M 4AY - 020 7608 2181
Victoria Park - Grove Road - Tower Hamlets E3 - 020 7983 6554 - http://www.loveboxweekender.com
Virgin Megastore - 14-16 Oxford Street - London W1D 1AR - 020 7631 1234 - http://www.virginmegastores.co.uk
Viva Viva - 18 High Street - Hornsey N8 7PB - 020 8341 0999 - http://www.viva-viva.co.uk
Vortex - Dalston Culture House - Gillett Street N16 8JN - 020 7254 4097 - http://www.vortexjazz.co.uk
Walpole Park - Matlock Lane - Ealing W5 - 020 8825 6640
Walthamstow Town Square - High Street - Walthamstow E17
Wapping Project - Wapping Wall Hydraulic Power Station - opp Prospect of Whitby pub E1W 3ST - 020 7680 2080
Warehouse - 13 Theed Street - London SE1
Water Rats - 328 Gray's Inn Road - London WC1X 8BZ - 020 7336 7326 - http://www.themonto.com/
Watford Colosseum - Rickmansworth Road - Watford Herts WD1 7HE - 0870 220 1923 - http://www.watford-colosseum.com
Wembley Arena - Empire Way - Wembley HA9 0DW - 0870 7390 739 - http://www.whatsonwembley.com
Wembley Conference Centre - Empire Way - Wembley HA9 0DW - 0870 264 0264 - http://www.whatsonwembley.com
Wembley Progressive Synagogue - 326 Preston Road - Kenton, Harrow HA3 0QH - 020 8904 8581 - http://www.theberakahproject.org
West Wing Slough - Stoke Road - Slough SL2 5AY - 01753 787 555
Westbourne Studios - 242 Acklam Road - London W10 5JJ http://www.splashtv.com
Westminster Pier - Victoria Embankment - 07956 387 559 - http://www.ticketweb.co.uk
Whitechapel Gallery - 80 - 82 Whitechapel High Street - London E1 7QX - 020 7522 7888 - http://www.whitechapel.org
Wigmore Hall - 36 Wigmore Street - London W1U 2BP - 020 7935 2141 - http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk
Wilton Music Hall - Grace's Alley - Wellclose Square E1 8JB - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Windmill - 22 Blenheim Gardens - Brixton SW2 5BZ - 020 8671 0700 - http://www.windmillbrixton.co.uk
Windsor Arts Centre - St Leonard's Road - Windsor SL4 3BL - 01753 859 336 - http://www.windsorartscentre.org
WOMAD http://www.womad.org
Wordsworth Books - 11 Butterfly Walk - Camberwell SE5 8RW
Yaa Asantewaa Arts Centre - 1 Chippenham Mews - London W9 - 020 7286 1656
York Hall - 15 Old Ford Road - Bethnal Green London E2 9PJ Ford Road - Bethnal Green London E2 9PJ

Gig guide May-June 2015

PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2015 10:09 pm
by Alan
Gig guide May-June 2015

with many thanks to the wonderful Tania Rucinska and Songlines

London

Fri 1 May Ben Audu Canada Water Culture Space 020 8692 4446;
Sat 2 May Namvula Canada Water Culture Space 020 8692 4446;
Mon 4 May DuoTone Servant Jazz Quarters http://www.wegottickets.com; Eliane Elias + Ed Motta Barbican 020 7638 8891; Dros y Ffin (Beyond the Marches) Cecil Sharp House 020 7485 2206; Tues 5 May Lucas Santtana Purcell Room 0844 875 0073;
5-23 May Titanium: Rojas & Rodríguez Peacock Theatre 0844 412 4322;
Sat 9 May & Tue 12- Wed 13 Jun Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Ronnie Scott’s 020 7439 0747;
Sun 10 May Hamsa Rich Mix 020 7613 7498;
14 & 28 May, 11 & 25 Jun Uxbridge Folk Club Hillingdon http://www.tinyurl.com/uxfolk;
Fri 15 - Sun 17 May FestivalAsia Tobacco Dock http://www.festivalasia.co.uk;
15-25 May Alchemy Southbank Centre http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk;
Mon 18 May Chico Chica The Crazy Coqs 020 7734 4888; Flavia Coelho Rich Mix 020 7613 7498;
Sun 19 May Tanya Tagaq Village Underground http://www.songkick.com; Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; Olivia Chaney Kings Place 020 7520 1490;
Tue 21 May Boubacar Traoré Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; Amira Kheir The Forge 020 7383 7808; Wed 22 May Julie Fowlis Shakespeare’s Globe 020 7401 9919;
Thu 23 May Oques Grasses + Gypsy Butter The Forge 020 7383 7808;
Wed 27 May Pablo Dominguez & Group Sands Films, Rotherhithe http://www.http://www.eventbrite.co.uk;
Thu 28 May Gaâda Diwane de Béchar Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; Songhoy Blues Village Underground 0871 220 0260;
Fri 29 May Gryphon Union Chapel 020 7226 1686; The Yoruba Women Choir + Femi Sofela The Tabernacle 020 7221 9700;
Sat 30 May Lapa in London: Celebrating Brazilian Culture The Forge FREE http://www.forgevenue.org; Fatoumata Diawara & Roberto Fonseca Barbican 020 7638 8891;
Sun 31 May Souad Massi + Le Trio Joubran Barbican 020 7638 8891; Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni ba Scala 0871 220 0260;
Tue 2 Jun Mbongwana Star Cafe OTO 020 7923 1231;
Wed 3 Jun Yasmine Hamdan Scala 08444 771 000;
Thu 4 - Sat 6 Jun Songlines Encounters Festival Kings Place http://www.kingsplace.co.uk; 4-6 Jun Coup Fatal feat Serge Kakudji Sadler’s Wells 0844 412 4300;
Fri 5 Jun John Williams & Ralph McTell Shakespeare’s Globe 020 7401 9919; Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers Purcell Room 0844 875 0073;
Sat 6 Jun John Williams & Berta Rojas Shakespeare’s Globe 020 7401 9919; Arijit Singh The SSE Arena 0844 815 0815;
Sun 7 Jun The Coach House Company + The Old Dance School Bush Hall 020 8222 6955;
Mon 8 Jun Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis Barbican 020 7638 8891;
Wed 10 Jun Vassvik Sands Films, Rotherhithe http://www.http://www.eventbrite.co.uk;
Thu 11 Jun She’Koyokh with Veda Slovena Bulgarian Choir The Forge 020 7383 7808; Markos the Patriarch of Rebetiko Barbican 020 7638 8891;
Sat 13 Jun Botown Jazz Café 020 7688 8899; Martin Alvarado St Ethelburga’s 020 7496 1610; Sun 14 Jun [benefit gig] Baka Beyond Bush Hall 020 8222 6955; Tir Eolas, John Williams & Richard Harvey Shakespeare’s Globe 020 7401 9919;
Wed 17 Jun Raghu Dixit Brooklyn Bowl 0844 856 0202.

South

2 May Trinity Folk Festival Guildford trinityfolkfestival.co.uk; 9 May Dead Rat Orchestra The North Wall, Oxford 01865 319450; 16 May Alash Ensemble The Edge, University of Bath 01225 386777; 17 May [workshop & gig] Jaleo Flamenco Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon 01225 860100; 21 May Maz O’Connor Trio The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 21-25 May Small World Spring Festival Headcorn smallworldsolarstage.org; 22-25 May Wild Heart Gathering Sussex wildheartgathering.com; 22 May-7 Jun Bath Fringe bathfringe.co.uk; 23 May Mor Karbasi Salisbury Cathedral 0845 241 9651; Claudia Aurora Essex Castle 01481 822333; 29 May Blair Dunlop The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 29-31 May Fanny’s Meadow Somerset fannyhatstand.com; 31 May Kala Chethena Kathakali Company Connaught Theatre, Worthing 01903 206206; 5 Jun Baka Beyond Corn Exchange, Newbury 01635 522733; 6 Jun Le Trio Joubran Salisbury Playhouse 0845 241 9651; Baka Beyond The David Hall, South Petherton 01460 240340; 12 Jun Son Yambu The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 14 Jun Martin Alvarado Norden Farm, Maidenhead 01628 788997.

Wales & West

2 May Dros y Ffin (Beyond the Marches) Aberystwyth Arts Centre 01970 623232; 2-3 May Bristol Folk Festival bristolfolkfestival.co.uk; 3 May Dros y Ffin (Beyond the Marches) Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 08700 40 2000; 8 May Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686; Roberto Fonseca St George’s, Bristol 0845 402 4001; Cahalen Morrison & Eli West SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle 01588 630321; 24 May Andrew Cronshaw’s SANS St Mary’s Church, Hay-on-Wye 01497 822629; Blair Dunlop The Convent, South Woodchester 03302 232707; 28 May Sild Evergreen Hall, Broadwell 01594 836204; 29-31 May Lau-Land Colston Hall, Bristol colstonhall.org; 7 Jun Bålfolket + Greywolf + Andy Letcher Severn Centre, Highley 01746 860000; 11 Jun Martin Alvarado Subscription Rooms, Stroud 01453 760900.

Midlands

3 May Swingamajig Festival Birmingham swingamajig.co.uk; 8-10 May Folk on the Pier Cromer folkonthepier.co.uk; 19-24 May Stourbridge Folk Festival stourbridgefolkclub.com; 22 May Shreya Ghoshal De Montfort Hall, Leicester 0116 233 3111; 6 Jun Botown The Drum, Birmingham 0121 333 2444; 12 Jun Martin Alvarado Assembly Rooms, Melbourne 01332 863522.

North

1-3 May Fiddles on Fire Sage Gateshead sagegateshead.com; 1-4 May Scandimoot Scandinavian Weekend Clapham & Settle scandimoot.org.uk; 2 May Baluji Shrivastav’s Inner Vision Orchestra The Met, Bury 0161 761 2216; Väsen Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 7 May Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Band on the Wall, Manchester 08452 500 500; 8 May Salsa Como Loco Caroline Social Club, Saltaire facebook.com/nochelatinasaltaire; 9 May Pooja Angra & Karan Rana Caedmon Hall, Gateshead 0191 440 4124; Cahalen Morrison & Eli West St Cuthbert’s House, Seahouses 01665 720456; 10 May Cahalen Morrison & Eli West Fox Lane Sports & Social Club, Leyland 0871 220 0260; 15 May Taraf de Haïdouks RNCM, Manchester 0161 907 5555; 15-17 May Doncaster Folk Festival doncasterfolkfestival.org.uk; 15-17 May Shepley Spring Festival shepleyspringfestival.com; 16 May Olivia Chaney Band on the Wall, Manchester 08452 500 500; 18 May Taraf de Haïdouks Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; Shashank Subramanyam & Jyotsna Srikanth Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 20 May Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 21-24 May Hexham Gathering queenshall.co.uk; 24 May Shreya Ghoshal Manchester Apollo 0870 401 8000; 27 May Sharps Appalachian Harvest Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 5 Jun Ramneek Singh Seven Arts, Leeds 0113 244 5523; Le Trio Joubran Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 6 Jun Çiğdem Aslan Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 7 Jun Kala Chethena Kathakali Company Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford 01274 303340; 7 Jun [talk] & 8 Jun [gig] Debanjan Bhattacharjee Durham Town Hall 0191 440 4124; 11 Jun Reem Kelani Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 12 Jun The Whispering Road with Nick Hennessey & Serious Kitchen NCEM, York 01904 658338; 13 Jun Kala Chethena Kathakali Company NCEM, York 01904 658338.

Scotland

30 Apr-3 May Shetland Folk Festival shetlandfolkfestival.com; 3 May Väsen Kilbarchan Performing Arts Centre 01505 550550; 4 May Väsen Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh 0131 556 6550; 6 May Cahalen Morrison & Eli West Blue Lamp, Aberdeen 01224 647472; 8-10 May Moniaive Folk Festival moniaivefolkfestival.co.uk; 21-24 May Alchemy Glasgow celticconnections.com; 30 May-1 Jun Northern Roots Music Festival Inverness northernrootsfestival.com; 14 Jun Glasgow Mela Kelvingrove Park FREE glasgowmela.com

Ireland (Republic & Northern)

1-4 May Kilkenny Roots Festival kilkennyroots.com; 5 May Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Marquee, Belfast 028 9023 2403; 27 May Sam Lee The Grand Social, Dublin +353 (0)1 874 0076; 28 May Sam Lee Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo +353 (0)71 9161518; 9 Jun Le Trio Joubran National Concert Hall, Dublin +353 (0)1 417 0000.

TOURS

Altan
Linking Appalachia to Ireland
7 May mac, Birmingham 0121 446 3232; 8 May The Atkinson, Southport 01704 533333; 9 May Buxton Opera House 0845 127 2190; 14 May Huntingdon Hall, Worcester 01905 611427; 15 May St Alban’s, Hindhead 01428 607096; 16 May Blackheath Halls, London 020 8305 4444; 20 May Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline 01383 602302; 21 May St Andrew’s in the Square, Glasgow 0141 559 5902; 22 May The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh 0131 668 2019; 23 May The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm 01387 381196.

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra
Balkan music with a twist
7 May Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis 01297 442394; 16 May Dart Music Festival, Dartmouth dartmusicfestival.co.uk; 21 May Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 26 May Stobo Village Hall 07967 560106; 27 May Inchyra Arts Club, Perth 0844 277 4321; 28 May Three Villages Hall, Arrochar 01301 702669; 29 May Victory Hall, Benderloch 01631 720498; 30 May Sunart Centre, Strontian 01397 709228; 31 May Elgol Village Hall 01471 866329; 1 Jun Ceilidh Place, Ullapool 01854 612103; 2 Jun Coigach Community Hall, Achiltibuie 07967 560106; 3 Jun Lochinver Village Hall 01571 844262; 4 Jun Rosehall Village Hall, Lairg 07967 560106; 5 Jun Fusion, Kirkwall 01856 791200; 6 Jun Gable End Theatre, Hoy 01856 791200; 7 Jun Pier Arts Centre, Stromness 01856 791200; 8 Jun Lyth Arts Centre, Wick 01955 641434; 9 Jun Carnegie Hall, Portmahomack 01862 871798; 10 Jun Eden Court, Inverness 01463 239841; 11 Jun Strathpeffer Pavilion 07706 667818; 12 Jun Johnshaven Village Hall 01561 361956; 13 Jun Summerhall, Edinburgh 0845 874 3000.

Eliza Carthy & Tim Eriksen
A sublime union of traditions
21 May Edinburgh House Concert 0131 467 7028; 22 May ARC, Stockton-on-Tees 01642 525199; 23 May Queen’s Hall, Hexham 01434 652477; 24 May Cast, Doncaster 01302 303959; 25 May Fruit, Hull 01482 221113; 26 May Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham 01476 406158; 27 May The Live Room, Saltaire 01274 594021; 28 May The Met, Bury 0161 761 2216; 29 May St Pancras Old Church, London wegottickets.com; 30 May The Theatre, Chipping Norton 01608 642350; 31 May NCEM, York 01904 658338.

Celtic Fiddle Festival
20 years for the fiddling outfit
3 May Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 4 May Settle Victoria Hall 01729 825718; 7 May Norden Farm, Maidenhead 01628 788997; 8 May Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham 01329 223100; 9 May Forest Arts, New Milton 01425 612393; 10 May Buxton Opera House 0845 127 2190; 11 May Theatre by the Lake, Keswick 01768 774411; 12 May East Riding Theatre, Beverley 01482 874050; 13 May The Theatre, Chipping Norton 01608 642350; 14 May Waterside Arts Centre, Sale 0161 912 5616; 15 May Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 16 May Cornerstone, Didcot 01235 515144; 17 May Shepley Spring Festival 01484 604704; 19 May Swindon Arts Centre 01793 524481; 20 May The Anvil, Basingstoke 01256 844244; 21 May Ludlow Assembly Rooms 01584 873229; 22 May Victoria Hall, Saltaire 01274 588614; 23 May The Platform, Morecambe 01524 582803.

The Demon Barbers
Present their new show, XL
1 May The Hawth, Crawley 01293 553636; 2 May Norwich Playhouse 01603 598598; 3 May Rose Theatre, Kingston 020 8174 0090; 8 May The Roses, Tewkesbury 01684 295074; 9 May Gulbenkian, Canterbury 01227 769075; 10 May Octagon Theatre, Yeovil 01935 422884; 13 May Harrogate Theatre 01423 502116; 15 May The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 16 May Shepley Spring Festival 02380 711818; 22 May The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 01284 758000; 27 May Oakengates Theatre, Telford 01952 382382; 28 May Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490; 29 May Corn Exchange, Newbury 0845 5218 218; 30 May Cast, Doncaster 01302 303959.

Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas & Eduardo Martin
Cuban guitar virtuosos
8 May Stamford Arts Centre 01780 763203; 9 May The Cut, Halesworth 0845 673 2123; 12 May Colchester Arts Centre 01206 500900; 13 May NCEM, York 01904 658338; 15 May Holywell Music Room, Oxford 01865 305305; 16 May The Electric Theatre, Guildford 01483 444789; 20 May The Forge, London 020 7383 7808.

The East Pointers
Young Canadian folk. See pXX
8 Jun Kingskerswell Parish Church 01803 875527; 9 Jun Green Note, London 020 7485 9899; 12 Jun St Nicholas Church, Baulking 01367 820282; 13 Jun South Street, Reading 0118 960 6060.

Fingerstyle Collective
Three acoustic guitarists
18 May The Tunnels, Bristol 0117 929 9008; 19 May Chapel Arts Centre, Bath 01225 461700; 21 May Cobblestone Joe’s, Limerick +353 (0)87 466 6858; 22 May Róisín Dubh, Galway +353 (0)91 586 540; 23 May Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast 028 9024 2338; 25 May Pitlochry Festival Theatre 01796 484626; 28 May The Junction, Cambridge.

The Full English
Martin Simpson, Seth Lakeman, Fay Hield & others
2 May Bristol Folk Festival 0845 402 4001; 3 May Lyceum, Sheffield 0114 249 6000; 4 May Engine Shed, Lincoln 0844 888 8766; 5 May St George’s Hall, Liverpool 0151 709 3789; 6 May Royal Hall, Harrogate 01423 502116; 7 May Town Hall, Birmingham 0121 345 0498; 8 May The Anvil, Basingstoke 01256 844244; 9 May St Mary in the Castle, Hastings 01323 841414; 10 May Cecil Sharp House, London 0844 888 9991.

Gisela João
A rising star of fado
2 Jun RNCM, Manchester 0161 907 5555; 3 Jun The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 01284 758000; 4 Jun Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490; 5 Jun Turner Sims, Southampton 023 8059 5151.

Joglaresa
Celebrating the Magna Carta
5 May Lincoln College, Oxford FREE 01865 279800; 9 May Riverhouse Arts Centre, Walton-on-Thames 01932 253354; 22-23 May Beverley Early Music Festival 01904 658338; 13 Jun All Saints’ Church, Tudeley 07760 995276; 15 Jun British Library, London FREE 01937 546546.

Seckou Keita
Support from Gwyneth Glyn
12 May Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan 01239 621200; 14 May RWCMD, Cardiff 029 2039 1391; 15 May Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells 01982 552555; 16 May Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth 01239 621200; 17 May Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea 01792 602060.

Suhail Yusuf Khan, James Yorkston & Jon Thorne
Sarangi, guitar & double bass
18 May Purcell Room, London 0844 875 0073; 19 May The Cube, Bristol 0117 907 4190; 20 May South Street, Reading 0118 960 6060; 21 May Norwich Arts Centre 01603 660352; 22 May Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 0141 353 8000; 23 May Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda 01286 676335.

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner
New album, Layers of Ages
3 Jun The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 4 Jun Norwich Arts Centre 01603 660352; 5 Jun The Old Chapel Centre, Alfriston 01323 841414; 6 Jun The Horsebridge Centre, Whitstable 01227 281174; 7 Jun Wingfield Barns, Diss 01379 384505; 10 Jun Calstock Arts 01822 833183; 11 Jun Bancourt Hotel, Torquay 01803 323465; 12 Jun Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth 01453 837537; 13 Jun The Minstrel Room, Cowbridge 01446 771166; 14 Jun Chapel Arts Centre, Bath 01225 461700; 15 Jun* Nettlebed Folk Club 01628 636620; 16 Jun* The Roses, Tewkesbury 01684 295074; 18 Jun Rose Theatre, Ormskirk 01695 584480; 19 Jun Otley Courthouse 01943 467466. * with Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

Lau
New album from the folk trio
14 May St Andrew’s in the Square, Glasgow 0141 559 5902; 15 May Perth Concert Hall 01738 621031; 16 May Epstein Theatre, Liverpool 0844 888 4411; 17 May The Dancehouse, Manchester 0161 237 9753; 19 May Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 20 May Brighton Komedia 0845 293 8480; 21 May Union Chapel, London 0871 220 0260; 23 May Hall for Cornwall, Truro 01872 262466; 24 May Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 024 7652 4524.

Mànran
Scottish folk-rock sextet
4 Jun Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 5 Jun Prema, Uley 01453 860703; 6 Jun Quarterhouse, Folkestone 01303 760750; 7 Jun Gate to Southwell Festival 01636 812933; 8 Jun Forest Folk, North Boarhunt 01329 833625.

Juan Martín & Chaparro de Málaga
Dos Guitarras Malagueñas
8 May Canada Water Culture Space, London 020 8692 4446; 9 May The Capstone, Liverpool 0151 291 3578; 10 May Alexander’s, Chester 01244 340005; 11 May Hellens Manor, Ledbury 01684 892277; 12 May The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280814; 14 May Settle Victoria Hall 01729 825718.

Mawkin
New album, The Ties That Bind
1 May Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham 01329 223100; 3 May Bristol Folk Festival 08454 024 001; 8 May Cambridge Folk Club 01638 603986; 9 May Regal, Tenbury Wells 01584 811442; 14 May The Exchange, Sturminster Newton 01258 475137; 15 May The Cut, Halesworth 0845 673 2123; 16 May Kingston Barn 01227 831493; 18 May Colchester Arts Centre 01206 500900; 20 May Hare & Hounds, Birmingham 0871 220 0260; 21 May Cumberland Arms, Newcastle upon Tyne 01912 651725; 22 May The Hawth, Crawley 01293 553636; 23 May The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 24-25 May Chippenham Folk Festival 01249 657190.

Rory McLeod
Acclaimed folk troubadour
1 May The Owl Sanctuary, Norwich 01603 508050; 2 May The Bank, Eye 01379 873495; 3 May The Old Road Tavern, Chippenham 01249 652094; 4 May Kingsbury May Festival, Martock 07701 024821; 5 May The Kitchen Garden Café, Birmingham 0121 443 4725; 6 May Prince Albert, Stroud 01453 755600; 10 May Exeter Phoenix 01392 667080; 14 May Green Note, London 020 7485 9899; 15 May House Concert, Kings Langley 07500 901520; 26 May The Roses, Tewkesbury 01684 295074; 30 May Fanny’s Meadow, Somerset fannyhatstand.com; 31 May Square & Compass, Worth Matravers 01929 439229.

Monsieur Doumani
Innovative Cypriot roots trio
30 May Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham 01993 772580; 31 May Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea 01792 602060; 1 Jun Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan 01239 621200; 3 Jun The Met, Bury 0161 761 2216; 4 Jun Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490; 5 Jun The Hothouse, Morecambe 01524 831997; 6 Jun Unity Works, Wakefield 01924 831114.

Emily Smith
Presents her new album, Echoes
12 May St David’s Hall, Cardiff 029 2087 8444; 15 May Blackheath Halls, London 020 8463 0100; 16 May Forest Arts, New Milton 01425 612933; 19 May The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 2800800; 20 May The Greystones, Sheffield 0114 266 5599; 21 May The Witham, Barnard Castle 01833 631107; 22 May NCEM, York 01904 658338; 26 May* Ryan Centre, Stranraer 01776 703535; 27 May* Buccleuch Centre, Langholm 01387 381196; 28 May The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen 01224 641122; 29 May The Sixth Haal, Portsoy 01261 842571; 31 May* Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries 08444 771 000; 10 Jun Paisley Arts Centre 0300 300 1210; 11 Jun Crail Town Hall 01333 450572; 12 Jun Eastgate, Peebles 01721 725777. * Macmath: The Silent Page

Tinariwen
Rocking sounds from the Sahara
27 May Concorde 2, Brighton 01273 673311; 28 May Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye 01497 822629; 29 May Oxford Town Hall wegottickets.com; 30 May Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686; 3 Jun The Anvil, Basingstoke 01256 844244; 4 Jun Bridgewater Hall, Manchester 0161 907 9000; 5 Jun Lunar Festival, Tanworth-in-Arden 0844 870 0000; 6 Jun Live in the Woods, Deal 0800 411 8881.

The Ukrainians
Cossack folk-punks from Leeds
21 May The Adelphi, Hull 01482 348216; 22 May Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, London 0844 847 2316; 23 May Arts Club, Liverpool 0151 559 3773; 24 May County Fair Music Festival, Bransgore wegottickets.com; 25 May The Junction, Cambridge 01223 511511; 26 May Fibbers, York 0844 477 1000; 27 May The Ruby Lounge, Manchester 0161 834 1392; 28 May Trades Club, Hebden Bridge 01422 845265; 29 May The Rainbow, Birmingham 0871 220 0260; 30 May South Street, Reading 0118 960 6060.

Urban Folk Quartet
Fabulous folk four-piece
1 May The Greystones, Sheffield 0114 266 5599; 2 May St Mary’s Church, Guildford 01483 444333; 8 May Hanger Farm, Southampton 023 8066 7683; 9 May Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham 01476 406158; 11 May Chesham Folk Club wegottickets.com; 15 May The Forge, London 020 7383 7808; 16 May Maldon Town Hall 01621 857373; 17 May Dart Music Festival, Dartmouth dartmusicfestival.co.uk; 21 May Alexander’s, Chester 01244 340005; 23 May Fishguard Folk Festival pembrokeshire-folk-music.co.uk; 31 May [workshop day] Birmingham Conservatoire s.christie@talktalk.net; 2 Jun Swaledale Festival 01748 880018; 5-6 Jun Gate to Southwell Festival 01636 812933; 7 Jun Wirral Folk Festival, Ellesmere Port 0151 652 0734.

Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat
The singing sisters of Iran
3 Jun Salisbury Arts Centre 01722 321744; 5 Jun Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490; 6 Jun NCEM, York 01904 658338; 7 Jun Lakeside, Nottingham 0115 846 7777; 8 Jun Norwich Arts Centre 01603 660352.

Re: Gig guide May-June 2015

PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2015 10:29 am
by will vine
Wow! What a selfless effort Alan.
Thanks, as ever, for putting all that together. I'm sure we don't deserve that much effort. I'll feel guilty now if I don't get along to at least a couple of gigs.

Re: Gig guide May-June 2015

PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2015 6:37 pm
by Alan
all thanks to Tania Rucinska courtesy Songlines http://www.songlines.co.uk/gigs/

Re: Gig guide July 2015

PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:13 pm
by Alan
all thanks to Tania Rucinska courtesy Songlines http://www.songlines.co.uk/gigs/

July 2015

London

30 Jun-5 Jul Akram Khan & Israel Galván Sadler’s Wells 0844 412 4300; 1 Jul Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil Hammersmith Apollo 0844 249 1000; Tunday Akintan Purcell Room 0844 875 0073; 2 Jul Omar Puente Ronnie Scott’s 020 7439 0747; 2-5 Jul The London FolkFest The Bedford, Balham thelondonfolkfest.com; 2-25 Jul Highlife: Forward to the Past Majestic Restaurant FREE majestic-restaurant.co.uk; 3 Jul Jo N’Gala + Dobet Gnahore Union Chapel 020 7226 1686; The Budapest Cafe Orchestra All England Lawn Tennis Club 020 8944 1066; Gaurav Mazumdar & Kousic Sen Purcell Room 0844 875 0073; Juanes Roundhouse 0844 482 8008; 4 Jul Kaiso Lime! Live Calypso The Tabernacle tabernaclew11.com; Baladi Blues Ensemble & Tarek Bitar Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 5 Jul Sunny Melody Vortex 020 7254 4097; 6 Jul Raga Blues Nehru Centre 020 7493 2019; 7-11 Jul Inala: A Zulu Ballet feat Ladysmith Black Mambazo Sadler’s Wells 0844 412 4300; 8 Jul Kamao Sands Films, Rotherhithe eventbrite.co.uk; 9 Jul Deco Ensemble Purcell Room 0844 875 0073; 10 Jul Krar Collective Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 10-12 Jul Hyper Japan Festival hyperjapan.co.uk; 11 Jul Mahotsav: A Festival of Indian Classical Dance & Music Bhavan Centre bhavan.net; Sola Akingbola’s Critical Mass The Forge 020 7383 7808; Karima Skalli & the Asil Ensemble Barbican 020 7638 8891; O Rappa Electric Brixton 0871 220 0260; 11-26 Jul Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture shubbak.co.uk; 13 Jul Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra Jazz Cafe 020 7688 8899; 14 Jul Juan Luis Guerra y 4.40 Brixton Academy 0844 477 2000; Les Ballets C de la B QEH 0844 875 0073; 17 Jul Viva Colombia! Celebrating Colombia’s Independence Day The Forge FREE forgevenue.org; Sly & Robbie meet Nils Petter Molvaer, Eivind Aarset & Vladislav Delay Barbican 020 7638 8891; 18-19 Jul Walthamstow Garden Party Lloyd Park FREE walthamstowgardenparty.com; 19 Jul Vaishnavism Through Bengali Folk Music & Dance Rich Mix FREE richmix.org.uk; 20 Jul Funmi Olawumi Purcell Room 0844 875 0073; 20-25 Jul Irakere feat Chucho Valdés Ronnie Scott’s 020 7439 0747; 21 Jul Madras String Quartet + Raga Garage Purcell Room 0844 875 0073; Hossam Ramzy Union Chapel 020 7226 1686; Cambodian Space Project Jazz Cafe 020 7688 8899; Gordon Maisala & NKA Musica Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 22 Jul Prom 8: BBC Asian Network with Benny Dayal + Palak Muchhal + Naughty Boy Royal Albert Hall 020 7589 8212; Kosmos Ensemble Sands Films, Rotherhithe eventbrite.co.uk; Mahotella Queens + Count Drachma QEH Roof Garden 0844 875 0073; 22-24 Jul Umrao: The Noble Courtesan The Cockpit thecockpit.org.uk; 22-25 Jul Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández London Coliseum 0871 976 0072; 23 Jul Yat-Kha Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; Niran Obasa Purcell Room 0844 875 0073; Tinariwen Fairfield Halls, Croydon 020 8688 9291; 23-26 Jul IGF Guitar Summit Kings Place kingsplace.co.uk/igfgs; 24 Jul Soothsayers The Forge FREE 020 7383 7808; Trio Mediæval Wigmore Hall 020 7935 2141; 25 Jul Eid Festival Trafalgar Square london.gov.uk/get-involved/events; 26 Jul Kanda Bongo Man Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 28 Jul Liliana Chachian’s Olumo Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho 0845 602 7017; 29 Jul Orchestra Elastique (live soundtrack to Walkabout) Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 30 Jul Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club Royal Opera House 020 7304 4000.

South

2 Jul Martin Simpson Assembly Rooms, Chichester wegottickets.com; 3 Jul Namvula Tuppenny Barn, Emsworth 01243 378742; 3-5 Jul Sark Folk Festival Isle of Sark sarkfolkfestival.com; UK Taiko Festival Exeter taikofestival.org.uk; 3-12 Jul Frome Festival fromefestival.co.uk; 4 Jul Show of Hands’ Summer Family Concert Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk; The Budapest Cafe Orchestra Victoria Hall, Tring 01442 826401; 10-12 Jul Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival sandwichevents.org.uk; The MondoMix Project Calbourne Water Mill mondomix.uk; Priddy Folk Festival Mendip Hills priddyfolk.org; 11 Jul Southampton Mela Hoglands Park FREE southamptonmela.com; 14-19 Jul Larmer Tree Festival nr Salisbury larmertreefestival.co.uk; 15-19 Jul Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival Isle of Man ynchruinnaght.com; 16 Jul Alec Dankworth’s Spanish Accents The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 16-19 Jul Bath Guitar Festival Chapel Arts Centre, Bath igf.org.uk; 17-19 Jul Tropical Pressure Festival Mount Pleasant Eco Park, Porthtowan tropicalpressure.co.uk; Rhythm Tree Festival Isle of Wight rhythmtree.co.uk; 19 Jul Folk by the Oak Hatfield House folkbytheoak.com; 24-26 Jul WOMAD Charlton Park, Malmesbury womad.co.uk; Village Pump Folk Festival Trowbridge villagepumpfolkfestival.co.uk; Cock & Bull Festival Bath cockandbullfestival.co.uk

Wales & West

2 Jul Chemirani Brothers with Sokratis Sinopoulos & Jean-Guihen Queryas St George’s, Bristol 0845 402 4001; 2-5 Jul The North Wales Bluegrass Festival Conwy northwalesbluegrass.co.uk; 3 Jul Cajun Roosters Ludlow Assembly Rooms 01584 878141; 6 Jul 9Bach St David’s Hall, Cardiff 029 2087 8444; 10 Jul Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters + Nugent & Belle Westonbirt Arboretum, nr Tetbury 03000 680400; 10-12 Jul Folk on the Lawn Tintern Abbey Mill FREE folkonthelawn.com; 15 Jul Femi Kuti & The Positive Force The Lantern, Bristol 0844 887 1500; 16-26 Jul Llangollen Fringe Festival llangollenfringe.co.uk; 17-19 Jul Festival at the Edge: The Storytelling Festival Stokes Barn, Much Wenlock festivalattheedge.org; Bristol Harbour Festival FREE bristolharbourfestival.co.uk; Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau sesiwnfawr.cymru; 25 Jul Bellowhead + 9Bach Cardigan Castle 01239 621200.

Midlands

5 Jul Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham celebrating-sanctuary.org.uk; 26 Jun Çiğdem Aslan The Pumphouse, Aldeburgh 01728 687110; 26-28 Jun National Forest Folk Festival Moira affc.demon.co.uk; 27 Jun Neomi Nuti Ipswich Town Hall 01473 433100; 28 Jun Blackbeard’s Tea Party Lowdham Village Hall 01159 663596; 3 Jul Kate Rusby Conkers, Ashby-de-la-Zouch 01283 216633; 3-5 Jul WoW Music Festival Woolsey Bridge Fields, Diss wow-arts.co.uk; Maverick Roots Music Festival Woodbridge maverickfestival.co.uk; 9-12 Jul Drum Camp Bungay drumcamp.co.uk; 10-12 Jul Ely Folk Festival elyfolk.co.uk; 11 Jul Global Rhythm Festival Christchurch Park, Ipswich FREE peppery.co.uk; Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters + Nugent & Belle Cannock Chase Forest, nr Rugeley 03000 680400; 12 Jul International Day and Cambridge Mela Parker’s Piece FREE cambridgelivetrust.co.uk; 17 Jul Caladh Nua Stamford Arts Centre 01780 763203; 23-26 Jul Warwick Folk Festival warwickfolkfestival.co.uk; 25-26 Jul Sandwell & Birmingham Mela Victoria Park, Smethwick FREE birminghammela.com

North

1 Jul Keertan Rehal + Kirpal Singh Panesar + Jasdeep Singh Degun Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 3 Jul Tell Me What Yo’ Singin’ For: Homage to Edric Connor Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 3-5 Jul Cleckheaton Folk Festival cleckheatonfolkfestival.org; 10-11 Jul Moonbeams Folk Festival Wold Top Brewery, Hunmanby moonbeamsevents.co.uk; 11 Jul The Playground Party Garforth Academy, Leeds garforthartsfestival.co.uk; Eva Isolde Balzer + Manickam Yogeswaran Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford 01274 303340; 16 Jul Femi Kuti & The Positive Force Band on the Wall, Manchester 08452 500 500; 16-19 Jul Music on the Marr Castle Carrock musiconthemarr.com; 17 Jul Calaita Flamenco Son Latvian Club, Bradford 07443 333110; 17-19 Jul SummerTyne Americana Festival Sage Gateshead summertyne.com; 20-24 & 27-31 Jul KS Kids Arts Camp Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford kalasangam.org; 24-26 Jul Deer Shed Festival Baldersby Park, Topcliffe deershedfestival.com; Underneath the Stars Festival Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley underthestarsfest.co.uk; 25-26 Jul Manchester Mega Mela Platt Fields Park FREE manchestermela.co.uk

Scotland

27 Jun-5 Jul East Neuk Festival eastneukfestival.com; 9-12 Jul Stonehaven Folk Festival stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk; 15-18 Jul Hebridean Celtic Festival Stornoway hebceltfest.com; 16 Jul Raghu Dixit Tolbooth, Stirling 01786 274000.

Ireland (Republic & Northern)

2 Jul Ladysmith Black Mambazo National Concert Hall, Dublin +353 (0)1 417 0000; 4 Jul Fiesta Mexicana: The Folkloric Ballet of the University of Guadalajara National Concert Hall, Dublin +353 (0)1 417 0000; 8 Jul Balkan Alien Sound The Swagman, Sligo swagman.ie; 10 Jul Balkan Alien Sound Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul +353 (0)1 802 0898; Sharon Shannon De Barra’s, Cork +353 (0)23 883 3381; 10-13 Jul The Donegal International Folk & Roots Festival Letterkenny eaf.ie; 15-19 Jul Féile Iorrais Folk Arts Festival Erris arasinisgluaire.ie

TOURS

Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band
The sound of Jaipur.
4 Jul Imagine Watford FREE imaginewatford.co.uk; 10 Jul [workshops] Village Green, Southend-on-Sea 0844 884 2920; 11 Jul Southampton Mela FREE 023 8022 6212; 18 Jul Village Beach, Grays FREE 01702 470700; 19 Jul Rhythm Tree Festival, Isle of Wight rhythmtree.co.uk; 25 Jul Crawley Mela FREE crawleymela.uk

Le Vent du Nord
The Québec quartet returns, pXX
10 Jul Moonbeams Folk Festival, Wold Top Brewery moonbeamsevent.co.uk; 11-12 Jul Stonehaven Folk Festival 07480 126320; 13 Jul Lyth Arts Centre, Wick 01955 641434; 14 Jul Melvich Village Hall, Portskerra 01641 531355; 16 Jul Music on the Marr, Castle Carrock 01228 670329; 17 Jul Hebridean Celtic Festival, Stornoway 01851 621234; 18 Jul The Kirkgate, Cockermouth 01900 826448.

Chris Wood
Folk songwriter and visionary
3 Jul Milkmaid Folk Club, Bury St Edmunds 01284 705780; 4 Jul Cornerstone, Didcot 01235 515144; 10 Jul Stanley Halls, London 020 8253 1038; 11 Jul St Gregory’s Centre for Music, Canterbury 01227 831493.

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other gig listings recommended:
Songlines on the road: http://www.songlines.co.uk/gigs/index.php
fRoots late breaking news: https://www.facebook.com/frootsmag
African Musician Profiles: http://tinyurl.com/q5ynu
Run-Riot London: http://www.run-riot.com/music
Indie London: http://tinyurl.com/rudfw
Rhythm Passport: http://www.rhythmpassport.com/whats-on/
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venue addresses, contact numbers and websites:
02 Arena - Peninsula Square - London SE10 0DX - 0871 984 0002 - http://www.theo2.co.uk
100 Club - 100 Oxford Street - London W1D 1LL - 020 7636 0933 - http://www.the100club.co.uk
12 Bar Club - Denmark Place - Denmark Street WC2H 8NL - 020 7240 2622 - http://www.12barclub.com
291 Gallery - 291 Hackney Road - Shoreditch London E2 8NA - 020 7613 5676 - http://www.whirl-y-gig.org.uk
606 Club - 90 Lots Road - Chelsea SW10 0QD - 020 7352 5953 - http://www.606club.co.uk
93 Feet East - Old Truman Brewery - 150 Brick Lane E1 6QN - 020 7247 3293 - http://www.93feeteast.co.uk
Africa Centre - 38 King Street - Covent Garden WC2E 8JT - 020 7836 1973 - http://www.africacentre.org.uk
Aint Nothing But Blues Bar - 20 Kingly Street - London W1R 5LB - 020 7287 0514 - http://www.aintnothinbut.co.uk
AKA - 18 West Central Street - London WC1A 1JJ - 020 7836 0110 - http://www.akalondon.com
Alban Arena - Civic Centre, St. Albans - Hertfordshire AL1 3LD - 01727 861708 - http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/arena
Albany - Douglas Way - Deptford SE8 4AG - 020 8692 4446 - http://www.thealbany.org.uk
Aldeburgh Festival - Snape Maltings Concert Hall - Suffolk IP17 1SP - 01728 687 110 - http://www.aldeburgh.co.uk
Alexandra Palace - Alexandra Palace Way - Wood Green N22 7AY - 020 8365 2121 - http://www.alexandrapalace.com
Alhambra - 33-35 Commercial Road, 1st floor - Aldgate East E1 6LS - 07782 300 949
Amersham Arms - 388 New Cross Road - London SE14 6TY - 020 8692 2047
Angel Inn Pub - 37 Highgate High Street - London N6 5JT - 020 8340 4305
Anvil Basingstoke - Churchill Way - Basingstoke, Hants RG21 7QR - 01256 844 244 - http://www.anvilarts.org.uk
Apple Tree - 45 Mount Pleasant - London WC1X 0AE - 0871 332 4195
Arts Depot - 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner - North Finchley N12 0GA - 020 8369 5454 - http://www.artsdepot.co.uk
Asia House - 63 New Cavendish Street - London W1G 7LP - 020 7307 5454 - http://www.asiahouse.org
Assembly Hall - Crescent Road - Tunbridge Wells TN1 2LU - 01892 530 613 - http://tinyurl.com/bj4dq
Astoria - 157 Charing Cross Road - London WC2H 0EL - 020 8963 0940 - http://tinyurl.com/aqjtl
Austrian Cultural Forum - 28 Rutland Gate - London SW7 1PQ http://www.yadarts.com
BAC - Battersea Arts Centre - Lavender Hill SW11 5TN - 020 7223 2223 - http://www.bac.org.uk
Bar 101 - Tottenham Court Road (next to Centre Point) - London WC1E 7HY
Bar Lorca - 261 Brixton Road - Brixton SW9 6LH - 020 7274 5537
Barbican - Silk Street - London EC2Y 8DS - 08451 207 550 - http://www.barbican.org.uk
Bartok - 78-79 Chalk Farm Road - London NW1 8AR - 020 7916 0595 - http://tinyurl.com/8de35
Bath - International Music Festival - Bath - 01225 463 362 - http://www.bathmusicfest.org.uk
Battersea Park - Prince of Wales Drive - Battersea SW11 - 020 8871 7534 - http://www.cubanmusicawards.co.uk
BBC FOUR - television http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour
BBC London - radio 94.9 FM - 020 7224 2000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/london
BBC Media Village - 201 Wood Lane, White City - London W12 7TQ - 020 8743 8000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk
BBC ONE - television - 020 8743 8000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone
BBC Radio 2 - radio 88-91 FM - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2
BBC Radio 3 - radio 90-93 FM - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/world
BBC Radio 4 - radio 92-95 FM - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
BBC Radio 6 Music - radio digital - 020 7580 4468 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/6music
BBC TWO - television - 020 8743 8000 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo
BBC World Service - radio digital - 020 7240 3456 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice
Bedford - 77 Bedford Hill - Balham SW12 9HD - 020 8673 8904 - http://www.thebedford.co.uk
Belair Park - Beauberry House - Dulwich - 07711 731 177 - http://www.dulwichfestival.co.uk
Bernie Grant Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, London N15 4RX 020 8365 5450 http://www.berniegrantcentre.co.uk
Bernie Spain Gardens - by Oxo Tower Wharf & riverside walkway - by Hungerford Bridge SE1 8XZ http://www.thamesfestival.org
Bethnal Green WMC - 44 Pollard Road, Bethnal Green - London E2 http://www.workersplaytime.net
Betsey Trotwood - 56 Farringdon Road - London EC1R 3BL - 020 7336 7326 - http://www.plumpromotions.co.uk
Bevis Marks Synagogue - Bevis Marks - London EC3 - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Bhavan Centre - 4a Castletown Road - W Kensington, London W14 9HE - 020 7381 3086 - http://www.bhavan.net
Big Chill Bar - Dray Walk off Brick Lane - London E1 6QL - 020 7392 9180 - http://www.bigchill.net
Bishopsgate Institute - 230 Bishopsgate - London EC2M 4QH - 020 7392 9270 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Blackheath Halls - 23 Lee Road - London SE3 9RQ - 020 8463 0100 - http://www.blackheathhalls.com
Bloomsbury Theatre - 15 Gordon Street - London WC1H 0AH - 020 7388 8822 - http://www.thebloomsbury.com
Blue Angel Acoustic Café St Albans - The Horn - Victoria Street St Albans Herts
Bluejay Lounge - 184 Uxbridge Road - London W12 7JP - 020 8222 6597 - http://www.bluejaylounge.co.uk
Blues - African Restaurant & Bar - 260 Brixton Road SW9 6AQ - 020 7738 7515
Bolivar Hall - Embassy Of Venezuela - 54 Grafton Way W1 5AJ - 020 7388 5788
Bonnie Bird Theatre - Laban Centre - Creekside, Deptford SE8 3DZ - 020 8691 8600 - http://www.laban.org
Boogaloo - 312 Archway Road - Highgate, London N6 5AT - 020 8340 2928 - http://www.theboogaloo.co.uk
Borderline - Orange Yard - off Manette St W1D 4JB - 020 7734 2095 - http://tinyurl.com/aabnb
Boston Arms - 178 Junection Road - Tufnell Park N19 http://www.thedirtywaterclub
Boston Manor Park - Boston Manor Road TW8
Brazilian Contemporary Arts - Palingswick House - 241 King Street W6 9LP - 020 8741 9579
Bread and Roses - 68 Clapham Manor Street - London SW4 6DZ - 020 7498 1779 - http://www.breadandrosespub.com
Brick Lane - Allen Gardens - Buxton Street E1 6QL - 020 7655 0906 - http://www.bricklanefestival.com
Brighton Dome - Church Street - Brighton BN1 1UE - 01273 709 709 - http://www.brighton-dome.org.uk
Brighton Komedia - North Lane Garden Street - Brighton BN1 1UN - 01273 647 100 - http://www.komedia.co.uk
Brighton Unitarian Church - New Road - Brighton - 01273 648 374
Bristol Colston Hall - Colston Street - Bristol BS1 5AQ - 0117 922 3686 - http://www.colstonhall.org
Bristol Fiddlers - Willway Street - Bedminster BS3 4BG - 0117 987 3403 - http://www.fiddlers.co.uk
British Library - 96 Euston Road - St Pancras NW1 2DB - 0870 444 1500 - http://www.bl.uk
British Museum - Great Russell Street - London WC1B 3DG - 020 7323 8000 - http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk
Brixton Academy - 211 Stockwell Road - London SW9 9SL - 0870 771 2000 - http://www.brixton-academy.co.uk
Brixton Recreation Centre - 27 Brixton Station Road - Brixton SW9 8QQ - 020 7926 9780
Brixtonian - 11 Beehive Place - Brixton SW9 http://www.brixtonian.co.uk
Broadwater Community Centre - Broadwater Farm - 1 Adams Road, Tottenham N17 6HE - 07960 879 744
Broadway - The Broadway - Barking IG11 7LS - 020 8507 5607 - http://www.thebroadwaybarking.com
Broadway Barking - Broadway - Barking IG11 7LS - 020 8507 5607 - http://www.thebroadwaybarking.com
Brockwell Park - Norwood Road - Herne Hill SE24 http://www.brockwellpark.com
Brooks Bar - Brook Green Hotel - 170 Shepherd's Bush Road W6 7PB - 020 7603 2516 - http://tinyurl.com/nlfd8
Brunel Museum - Railway Avenue – Rotherhithe – London SE16 4LF - 07595 154 601
Buffalo Bar - 259 Upper Street - London N1 1RU - 020 7231 3840 - http://www.buffalobar.co.uk - http://www.brunel-museum.org.uk
Buffalo Bar - 259 Upper Street - Islington N1 1RU - 020 7359 6191
Bug Bar - St Matthew's Church - Brixton SW2 1JF - 020 7738 7037 - http://www.bugbar.co.uk
Bull and Gate - 389 Kentish Town Road - Kentish Town NW5 2TJ - 020 7093 4820 - http://www.bullandgate.co.uk
Bulls Head - 373 Lonsdale Road - Barnes SW13 9PY - 020 8876 5241 - http://www.thebullshead.com
Burgess Park - Camberwell, Southwark - London SE1 0LH http://www.carnavaldelpueblo.co.uk
Bush Hall - 310 Uxbridge Road - London W12 7LJ - 020 8222 6933 - http://www.bushhallmusic.co.uk
Byron Recreation Ground - Harrow - 020 8424 1242
Cabbage Patch - 67 London Road - Twickenham - 020 8892 6763
Cabot Hall - Canary Wharf - Isle of Dogs E14 8QT - 020 7418 2783 - http://www.cabothall.com
Cadogan Hall - 5 Sloane Terrace - London SW1X 9DQ - 020 7730 4500 - http://www.cadoganhall.com
Caesars Palace - 156-160 Streatham High Street - London SW2 4RU - 020 8671 3000 - http://tinyurl.com/letuu
Cafe 1001 - 91 Brick Lane - London E1 - 020 7247 9679
Cafe Africa Cambridge - Sturton Street - Cambridge
Cafe Arabica - 4 Conlan Street - London W10 - 020 8960 5757
Cafe Bartok - 78/79 Chalk Farm Road - London NW1 - 020 7916 0595
Cafe Bohemia - 2 Bohemia Place - Mare Street, Hackney E8 1DU - 020 8986 4325 - http://www.chillifried.com
Cafe Lazeez - 21 Dean Street - Soho, London W1V 5AH - 020 7434 9393
Cafe Logic - 5-6 Argyll Street - Soho, London W1F 7TF - 020 7437 1143
Café Oto - 18-22 Ashwin Street - Dalston E8 3DL - http://www.cafeoto.co.uk
Cafe Sol - 4 Calvert Avenue - Shoreditch E2 - 020 7729 5451 - http://www.sonic-caipirinha.com
Cambridge Corn Exchange - Wheeler Street - Cambridge CB2 3QB - 01223 357 851 - http://www.cornex.co.uk
Cambridge Folk Festival - Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds - Cambridge CB1 8DW - 01223 457 245 - http://www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk
Camden Centre - Bidborough Street - Euston Road NW1 2RA - 020 7974 5633 - http://www.camden.gov.uk/working/cc_ind.htm
Canterbury MFC - various venues - Canterbury Kent - 01227 459 243 - http://www.musicforchange.org
Cargo - 83 Rivington Street - London EC2A 3AY - 020 7739 3440 - http://www.cargo-london.com
Cecil Sharp House - 2 Regents Park Rd - London NW1 7AY - 01689 825 263 - http://www.efdss.org
Channel Four - television - 020 7396 4444 - http://www.channel4.co.uk
Chapel - 29a Penton Street - Top of Chapel Market, Angel N1
Chatham Central Theatre - 170 High Street - Chatham Kent ME4 4AS - 01634 338 338 - http://tinyurl.com/c738p
Chelsfield Room - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Cheltenham Racecourse - Evesham Road, Prestbury - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4SH http://www.wychwoodfestival.com
Chilli Fried North - Darbucka - 182 St John Street - London EC1V 4JZ - 020 7490 7712 - http://www.darbucka.com
Chilli Flies West - Mau Mau - 265 Portobello Road - Notting Hill - W11 1LR - 020 7229 8528 - http://www.maumaubar.com
Chilli Fried South - Ritzy Café Bar - Brixton Oval - Coldharbour Lane - Brixton - London SW2 1JG - http://tinyurl.com/339y2l
Christ Church - Commercial Street - London E1 6LY - 020 7247 7202 - http://www.christchurchspitalfields.org
Church Of Holy Spirit - Narbonne Avenue - Clapham SW4 - 08700 600 100
Cine lumiere - French Institute - 17 Queensberry Place SW7 2DT - 020 7073 1350 - http://www.institut-francais.org.uk
Citizens Nite Club - 52-54 Wandsworth High Street - London
Civic Theatre Chelmsford - Fairfield Road - Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1JG - 01245 606 505 - http://www.civictheatres.co.uk
Clapham Common - London SW4 9DE - 08701 500 541 - http://www.thecommonground.co.uk
Clapham Grand - 21-25 St Johns Hill, Battersea Rise - Clapham, London SW11 1TT - 020 7228 1070 - http://www.leopardclubs.com
Club Afrique - 145-149 Barking Road - Canning Town E16 - 020 7511 8494
Club Sai Sai at Xenon - 169 / 171 Fore Street - Edmonton N18 2XB - 020 8807 5887
Club SL1 (Vision) - Village Shopping Centre - High Street Slough - 01753 550 277
Clubntyce - 38 Wellington Street - Near Woolwich Town Hall SE18 6PQ - 07931 137 541 - http://www.clubntyce.co.uk
Cobden Club - 170 Kensal Road - London W10 5BN - 020 8960 4222 - http://www.cobdenclub.co.uk
Cochrane Theatre - 48 Southampton Row - Holborn WC1B 4AP - 020 7242 7040 - http://www.cochranetheatre.co.uk
Cock Tavern - 125 Kilburn High Road - NW6 6JH - http://www.cocktavern.com
Coin Street Festival - The Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf - Bargehouse Street South Bank SE1 9PH - 020 7401 2255 - http://www.coinstreetfestival.org
Colchester Arts Centre - Church Street - Colchester, Essex C01 1NF - 01206 500 900 - http://www.colchesterartscentre.com
Coliseum - St. Martin's Lane - Trafalgar Square WC2N 4ES - 020 7632 8300 - http://www.eno.org/voice
Colosseum Club - 1 Nine Elms Lane - Vauxhall SW8 5NQ - 07956 338 504 - http://www.clubcolosseum.com
Conway Hall - 25 Red Lion Square - Holborn WC1R 4RL - 020 7242 8032 - http://www.conwayhall.org.uk
Coronet - 28 New Kent Road - Elephant & Castle SE1 6TJ - 020 7708 0066 - http://www.coronettheatre.co.uk
Court Sessions - St Boniface Social Club - 185 Mitcham Road Tooting SW17 - 020 8677 9989 - http://sessioneast1.tripod.com
Covent Garden Piazza - Covent Garden - London WC2 http://www.coventgarden.uk.com
Cross - Kings Cross Goods Yard - York Way N1 0AU - 020 7837 0828 - http://www.the-cross.co.uk
Cross Kings - 126 York Way N1 0AX - 020 7278 8318 - http://www.thecrosskings.co.uk
Croydon Clocktower - Braithwaite Hall - Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET - 020 8253 1030 - http://www.croydon.gov.uk/clocktower
Croydon Fairfield - Park Lane - Croydon CR9 1DG - 020 8688 9291 - http://www.fairfield.co.uk
Crypt - St Giles Centre - 81 Camberwell Church Street SE5 8RB - 020 7701 1016
Curzon Mayfair Cinema - 38 Curzon Street - London W1J 7TY - 020 7495 0500 - http://www.curzoncinemas.com
Darbucka - 182 St John Street - Clerkenwell London EC1V 4JZ - 020 7490 8772 - http://www.darbucka.com
Destino - 25 Swallow Street - London W1B 4QR - 020 7437 9895
Dex Club - upstairs at The Prince 467-469 Brixton Road - London SW9 8HH - 020 7326 4455 - http://www.dexclub.co.uk
Dingwalls - Middle Yard Camden Lock NW1 8AB - 020 7267 1577 - http://www.dingwalls.com
Donmar Warehouse - 41 Earlham Street - London WC2H 9LX - 020 7369 1732 - http://www.donmarwarehouse.com
Dorking Halls - Reigate Road - Dorking Surrey RH4 1SG - 01306 881 717 - http://www.dorkinghalls.org
Dover St Wine Bar - 8-10 Dover Street - London W1X 3PH - 020 7629 9813 - http://www.doverst.co.uk
Ealing Town Hall - New Broadway - Ealing W5 2BY - 08712 200 260 - http://tinyurl.com/c5p3h
Earls Court - Warwick Road - London SW5 6TA - 020 7385 1200 - http://www.eco.co.uk
Eastnor Castle - Deer Park, Ledbury - Herefordshire HR8 1RL http://www.bigchill.net
Eden Project - Bodelva - St Austell, Cornwall PL24 2SG - 01726 811 972 - http://www.womad.org
Edinburgh Usher Hall - Lothian Road - Edinburgh EH1 2EA - 0131 228 1151 - http://www.usherhall.co.uk
Effra Brixton - 38a Kellet Road - Brixton SW2 - 020 7274 4180
Electric Ballroom - 184 Camden High Street - London NW1 8QP - 020 7485 9006 - http://www.electric-ballroom.co.uk
Electric Theatre Guildford - 4 Onslow Street - Guildford GU1 4SZ - 01483 444 789 - http://www.electrictheatre.co.uk
Electrowerkz - 7 Torrens St - off City Road EC1V 1NQ - 020 7837 6419 - http://www.electrowerkz.com
Enterprise - 2 Haverstock Hill - opposite Chalk Farm tube - 020 7485 2659
Epsom Playhouse - Ashley Avenue - Epsom Surrey KT18 5AL - 01372 742 555 - http://www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk
Escape Bar - 214-216 Railton Road - Herne Hill SE24 OJT - 020 7737 0333 - http://www.escapebarandart.com
Essaouira Morocco http://www.festival-gnaoua.co.ma
Etcetera Theatre - 265 Camden High Street - London NW1 7BU - 020 7586 3779 - http://www.patala.co.uk
Ev Wine Bar - The Arches 97-99 Isabella Street - London SE1 8DA - 020 7620 6191 - http://www.tasrestaurant.com
Everyman Cinema - Holly Bush Vale - London NW3 6TX - 08700 664 777 - http://www.everymancinema.com
Excel Centre - 1 Western Gateway - Royal Victoria Dock E16 1XL - 020 7069 5000 - http://www.excel-london.co.uk
Exmouth Arms - 1 Starcross Street - London NW1 1HR - 020 7387 5440
Exposure Ltd - 22-23 Little Portland Street - London W1W 8BU - 020 7907 7211
Fabric - 77a Charterhouse Street - London EC1M 3HN - 020 7336 8898 - http://www.fabriclondon.com
Favela Chic - 91-93 Great Eastern Street - London EC2A 3HZ - 020 7613 5228 - http://www.favelachic.com
Festival Riverside - South Bank Centre Terrace Belvedere Rd - London SE1 8XX - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Fiddlers Elbow - 1 Malden Road - Kentish Town NW5 3HS - 020 7485 3269
FilmFour - subscription television - 020 7396 4444 - http://www.channel4.co.uk
Finsbury Park - Seven Sisters Road - London N4 2LA - 020 8963 0940 - http://www.risefestival.org
Flyover Portobello - 3-5 Thorpe Close – London W1 0 5XL - 07956 406 913 - http://www.theflyover.co.uk
Forum - 9-17 Highgate Road - Kentish Town NW5 1JY - 020 7344 0044 - http://tinyurl.com/aja5t
Foundry - 86 Great Eastern Street - London EC2A 3JL - 020 7739 6900 - http://www.foundry.tv
Freebutt - 1 Phoenix Place - Brighton BN2 9ND - 01273 603 974
Freedom Soho - 60-66 Wardour Street - London W1V 3HP - 020 7267 7922
French Institute - 17 Queensberry Place - London SW7 2DT - 020 7073 1350 - http://www.institut-francais.org.uk
Fridge - Town Hall Parade - Brixton Hill SW2 1RJ - 020 7326 5100 - http://www.fridge.co.uk
Friends House - 173 Euston Road - London - 08701 500 044
G Lounge - 18 Kentish Town Road - London NW1 9NX - 020 7284 2131
Garage - 20-22 Highbury Corner - Islington N5 1RQ - 020 7607 1818 - http://tinyurl.com/9qped
Gardening Club - The Piazza Bedford Chambers - Covent Garden WC2E 8HA - 020 7836 4052
Gate Cinema - 87 Notting Hill Gate - London W11 3JZ - 020 7727 4043 - http://www.picturehouse-cinemas.co.uk
Gaunts House - Wimborne - Dorset BH21 4JQ - 01202 841 522 - http://www.conscious-events.info
Gazs Rockin Blues - St Moritz - 159 Wardour Street W1F 8WH - 020 7734 3324 - http://www.gazrockin.com
Gem - 265 Upper Street – Islington - London N1 2UQ - http://www.gemrestaurant.org.uk
George Bar - Great Eastern Hotel - 40 Liverpool Street EC2M 7QN - 020 7618 7400
George IV - 185 High Street, Chiswick - London W4 2DR - 020 8994 4624 - http://www.jazzservices.org.uk/ven/1908.htm
Giraffe E1 - Unit 1 Crispin Place, Spitalfields - London E1 6DD - 020 3116 2000 - http://www.giraffe.net/home.html
Goldsmiths Arms - 130 East Acton Lane - East Acton W3 7ER - 020 8743 1762
Goldsmiths College - Main Building, University of London - New Cross SE14 6NW - 020 8692 6455 - http://tinyurl.com/99nlt
The Goose Is Out! - Upstairs at The Mag. The Mag 211 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London SE22 8HA - http://www.thegooseisout.com
Graze - 215 Sutherland Avenue - Maida Vale, London W9 1RU - 020 7266 3131 - http://www.graze.co.uk
Green Man - 143 High Street - Barnet EN5 5UZ - 020 8449 4033
Green Note - 106 Parkway - Camden Town NW1 7AN - 020 7485 9899 - http://www.greennote.co.uk
Greenwich Picture House - 180 Greenwich High Road - London SE10 8NN - 08707 550 065 - http://tinyurl.com/8psog
Guanabara - Parker Street - Corner of Drury Lane WC2B 5PW - 020 7242 8600 - http://www.guanabara.co.uk
Guildhall Great Hall - Gresham Street - London EC2 - 020 7606 3030 - http://www.colf.org
Guildhall Sch Music and Drama - Silk Street - Barbican EC2Y 8DT - 020 7628 2571 - http://www.gsmd.ac.uk
Gunnersbury Park - Pope's Lane - Ealing W5
Hackney Attic - 270 Mare Street - London E8 1HE - 0871 902 5734 - http://www.hackneyattic.co.uk
Hackney Central - Former Station Building - Amhurst Road Hackney E8 1LL - 020 8986 5111
Hackney Empire - 291 Mare Street - Hackney E8 1EJ - 020 8985 2424 - http://www.hackneyempire.co.uk
Haggerston Park - Queensbridge & Hackney Road - London E9
Half Moon Putney - 93 Lower Richmond Road - Putney SW15 1EU - 020 8780 9383 - http://www.halfmoon.co.uk
Halkevi Centre - 92-100 Stoke Newington Road - Stoke Newington N16 7XB - 020 7249 6980 - http://www.halkevi.com
Hammersmith Apollo - Queen Caroline Street - Hammersmith W6 9QH - 020 8748 8660 - http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk
Hammersmith Irish Centre - Blacks Road - London W6 9DT - 020 8563 8232 - http://www.lbhf.gov.uk/irishcentre
Harlem - 78 Westbourne Grove - London W2 5RT - 020 7985 0900
Harrods - Knightsbridge - London SW1 - 020 7730 1234
Harrow Arts Centre - Uxbridge Road - Hatch End HA5 4EA - 020 8428 0124 - http://www.harrowarts.com
Hayward Gallery - Belvedere Road - South Bank SE1 8XX - 020 7960 5226 - http://www.hayward.org.uk
Hellenic Centre - 16-18 Paddington Street - Marylebone W1 - 020 7266 0875 - http://www.byzantinefestival.com
Herbal - 12 ¬14 Kingsland Road - Shoreditch E2 8DF - 020 7613 4462 - http://www.herbaluk.com
Hertford Castle Hall - The Wash - Hertford SG14 1PS - 01992 531 500 - http://www.eastherts.gov.uk/castle_hall
Hexagon Reading - Queens Walk - Reading RG1 7UA - 0118 960 6060 - http://www.readingarts.com/thehexagon
Hitchin - Town Hall Brand Street - Hitchin SG6 1JE - 01462 456 202 - http://www.rotw.org.uk
HMV Oxford Street - 150 Oxford Street - London W1D 1DJ - 020 7631 3423 - http://tinyurl.com/86plz
Hoe Street - to Palmerston Road - Walthamstow E17 http://www.walthamstowfestival.com
Holland Park - Ilchester Place Gate - London W8 6LU - 020 8960 8888 - http://tinyurl.com/b2njx
Holy Trinity Church - Sloane Street - London SW1X 9DF - 020 7730 7270 - http://www.chelseafestival.org.uk
Horniman Museum - 100 London Road - Forest Hill SE23 3PQ - 020 8699 1872 - http://www.horniman.ac.uk
Horseshoe - Islington Folk Club - 24 Clerkenwell Close EC1R 0AG - 020 7253 6068 - http://www.islingtonfolkclub.co.uk
Hospital - 24 Endell Street - Covent Garden WC2 - 020 7170 9100
Hoxton Hall - 130 Hoxton Street - London N1 6SH - 020 7739 5431 - http://www.hoxtonhall.co.uk
Hungarian Cultural Centre - 10 Maiden Lane - London WC2E 7NA - 020 7240 6162
Hyde Park - Park Lane - London W1Y 3DB http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk
ICA - Nash House - The Mall SW14 7EN - 020 7930 3647 - http://www.ica.org.uk
Imperial War Museum - Lambeth Road - London SE1 - 020 7416 5320
Infernos - 146 Clapham High Street - London SW4 7UH - 020 7720 7633 - http://www.infernos.co.uk
Inn On Green - 3-5 Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove - London W10 5XL - 020 8962 5757 - http://www.iotg.co.uk
International Students House - 229 Great Portland Street - London W1 - 020 7631 8300
Ion Bar - 161-165 Ladbroke Grove - London W10 6HJ - 020 8960 1702 - http://tinyurl.com/7ts7g
Islington Academy - 16 Parkfield Street - Islington N1 0PS - 0870 771 2000 - http://www.islington-academy.co.uk
ITV1 - television - 020 7843 8000 - http://www.itv.com
Ivy House - 40 Stuart Road - Nunhead SE15 3BE - 07952 773 202
Jacks - 7-9 Crucifix Lane - London Bridge SE1 3JW - 020 8864 6760 - http://www.whirl-y-gig.org.uk
Jacksons Lane - 269a Archway Road - Highgate N6 5AA - 020 8341 4421 - http://www.jacksonslane.org.uk
Jamies - 74 Charlotte Street - London W1T 4QH - 020 7636 7556 - http://www.ticketweb.co.uk
Jamm - 261 Brixton Road - Brixton SW9 6LH - 020 7274 5537 - http://www.brixtonjamm.org
Jazz Cafe - 5 Parkway - Camden Town NW1 7PG - 020 7344 0044 - http://www.jazzcafe.co.uk
Jongleurs - Middle Yard - off Chalk Farm Road NW1 8AB - 07960 720 424 - http://www.jongleurs.com
Karamel Club - Chocolate Factory 2 - 4 Coburg Road N22 6UJ - 020 8365 7500 - http://www.collage-arts.org
Kensington Town Hall - Hornton Street - London W8 7NX - 020 7937 5464
Kenwood - Hampstead Lane - Hampstead Heath NW3 7JR - 020 7413 1443 - http://www.picnicconcerts.com
Kew Gardens - Royal Botanic Gardens - Surrey TW9 3AB - 020 8332 5655 - http://www.culturalco-operation.org
Key - Lazer Road - Kings Cross Freight Depot N1 - 020 7837 1027
Kilburn Grange Park - Kilburn - London NW6 - 020 7328 9906
King and Queen Brighton - 13 Marlborough Place - Brighton - 01273 607 207
Kingley Court - Off Carnaby Street - London W1 http://www.outofafrica-london.com
Kings Cross Freight Depot - off York Way - Kings Cross London N1 - 020 7833 9944
Kings Head Crouch End - 2 Crouch End Hill - London N8 8AA - 020 8340 1028 - http://www.downstairsatthekingshead.com
Kings Head Islington - 115 Upper Street - London N1 1QN - 020 7226 1916 - http://www.kingsheadtheatre.org
Kings Place - 90 York Way - London N1 9AG - 0844 264 0321 - http://www.kingsplace.co.uk
Klinker - Sussex Arms - 107A Culford Road, Islington N1 4HT - 020 8806 8216
Kobi Nazrul Centre - 30 Hanbury Street - London E1 6QR - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Koko - 1a Camden High Street - by Mornington Cresc Tube Stn NW1 0JH - 020 7387 0428 - http://www.koko.uk.com
Kokonut Grove - Waterden Road - Stratford E15 2EE - 020 8986 2299
Kurdish Cultural Centre - 14 Stannary Street - London SE11 4AA - 020 8566 8167
La Sanza - Waterden Road - Stratford E15 2EE - 07903 680 555
Larmer Tree Gardens - Tollard Royal - Salisbury - 01725 552 300 - http://www.larmertreefestival.co.uk
Latin Quarter - 87 Hampstead Road - Warren Street NW1 - 020 7383 0567 - http://www.latinquarter.org.uk
Lauderdale House - Highgate Hill - Highgate N6 5HG - 020 8348 8716 - http://www.lauderdalehouse.co.uk
Living - 443 Coldharbour Lane - Brixton, London SW9 8LN - 020 7326 0055 - http://www.livingbar.co.uk
Lloyd Park - Coombe Road - Croydon CR0 5SA http://www.croydon.gov.uk/summerfestival
Lock Tavern - 35 Chalk Farm Road - Camden Lock NW1 8AJ - 020 7482 7163 - http://www.lock-tavern.co.uk
London Review Bookshop - 14 Bury Place - London WC1A 2JL - 020 7269 9030 - http://www.lrb.co.uk/index.php
Lord Rookwood - 314 Cannhall Road - Leytonstone E11 3NN - 020 8989 8129
Loughborough Hotel - Loughborough Road - off Brixton Road SW9 7LL - 020 7642 5806 - http://www.mylambeth.co.uk/brixton/bars ... ncerts.htm
LS Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Keppel Street - London WC1 http://www.lshtm.ac.uk
LSE Shaw Library - Old Building - Houghton Street WC2A 2AE - 020 7955 6043 - http://www.lse.ac.uk/events
LSO St Lukes - 161 Old Street - London EC1V 9NG - 020 7638 8891 - http://www.lso.co.uk/lsostlukes
Luminaire - 307-311 Kilburn High Road - London NW6 7JR - 020 7372 8668 - http://www.theluminaire.co.uk
Lyric Hammersmith - King's Mall King Street - Hammersmith W6 0QL - 08700 500 511 - http://www.lyric.co.uk
Macbeth - 70 Hoxton Street - London N1 6LP - 020 7739 5095
Madame Jojos - 8-10 Brewer Street - Soho W1F 0SE - 020 7734 3040 - http://www.madamejojos.com
Mango Landin - 40 St. Matthews Road - Brixton SW2 - 020 7737 3044
Manjaros - 148 Holloway Road - London N7 8DD - 07800 872 051 - http://www.manjarobar.com
Mansion House - King William Street - London EC4 http://www.colf.org
Marble Hill House - Marble Hill House Richmond Road - Twickenham TW1 2NL - 020 8893 5115 - http://www.picnicconcerts.com
Market Place - 11 Market Place - behind Top Shop Oxford Street W1W 8AH - 020 7079 2020 - http://www.marketplace-london.com
Mau Mau - 265 Portobello Road - London W11 1LR - 020 7229 8528
Mean Fiddler - 165 Charing Cross Road - London WC2H 0EN - 020 7434 0403 - http://tinyurl.com/aa6ys
Meantime Club - Boord Street off Millenium Way - 338 Tunnel Avenue Greenwich SE10 0PF
Med - 3 Beauchamp Place - London SW3 1NG - 020 7584 2420 - http://www.saadoun.com
Medicine Bar - 89 Great Eastern Street - Shoreditch EC2A 3HX - 020 7739 5173 - http://www.medicinebar.net
Metro Club - 19-23 Oxford Street - London W1R 2DN - 0871 075 1765 - http://www.blowupmetro.com
Mick Jagger Centre Dartford - Shepherd's Lane - Dartford, Kent DA1 2JZ - 01322 291 101 - http://www.themickjaggercentre.com
Millfield Theatre - Silver Street - Edmonton N18 1PJ - 020 8807 6680 - http://www.millfieldtheatre.co.uk
Ministry of Sound - 103 Gaunt Street - London SE1 6DP - 020 7740 8851 - http://www.ministryofsound.co.uk
Momos Kemia Bar - always phone to reserve guest list - 27 Heddon Street off Regent's St W1B 4BJ - 020 7434 2011 - http://www.myspace.com/liveatmomo
Mountsfield Park - Lewisham - London http://www.lewisham.gov.uk/peoplesday
Museum of Childhood - Cambridge Heath Road - Bethnal Green E2 9PA - 020 8980 2415 - http://www.vam.ac.uk/moc
National Film Theatre - South Bank - Waterloo SE1 - 020 7928 3232 - http://www.bfi.org.uk
National Gallery - Trafalgar Square - London WC2 - 020 7747 2885 - http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk
National Portrait Gallery - St Martin's Place - London WC2H 0HE - 020 7312 2463 - http://www.npg.org.uk
National Theatre - Square & Terrace Café - South Bank SE1 9GY - 020 7452 3000 - http://www.nt-online.org
Nehru Centre - 8 South Audley Street - London W1K IHF - 020 7491 3567 - http://www.nehrucentre.org
Neighbourhood - (formerly Subterania) - 12 Acklam Road W10 5QZ - 020 8960 4590 - http://www.neighbourhoodclub.com
Nells Bar - 1 Dover Street - Mayfair W1 - 07956 475 245 - http://www.nellsbar.com
Notting Hill Arts Club - 21 Notting Hill Gate - Notting Hill W11 3JQ - 020 7460 4459 - http://www.nottinghillartsclub.com
Notting Hill Carnival - London W11 http://www.thecarnival.tv
Novotel Hotel - 1 Shortlands - Hammersmith W6 8DR - 07949 855 274 - http://www.igbocsn.com/culturefest.htm
October Gallery - 24 Old Gloucester Street - London WC1N 3AL - 020 7242 7367 - http://www.octobergallery.co.uk
Odeon Wardour St - Swiss Centre - Leicester Square WC2 - 0870 5050 007 - http://www.odeon.co.uk
Oh Art Centre - Oxford House - Derbyshire Street E2 - 020 7749 1164
Old Market Hove - Upper Market Street - Hove BN3 1AS - 01273 736 222 - http://www.theoldmarket.co.uk
Old Rose and Crown - Hoe Street - Walthamstow E17 - 020 8257 8767 - http://www.ken.lees.clara.co.uk/oldrose.crown.html
Open Air Theatre - Inner Circle - Regents Park NW1 4NU - 020 7486 2431 - http://www.open-air-theatre.org.uk
Osterley Park - Jersey Road - Isleworth TW7 4RB - 01494 755 572 - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Other Cinema - 11 Rupert Street - London W1D 7PR - 020 7734 1506 - http://www.picturehouse-cinemas.co.uk
Others - Top Floor, 6-8 Manor Road - Stoke Newington N16 - 020 8802 3755
Oval House, Kennington - 52-54 Kennington Oval - London SE11 - 020 7582 7680
Oxford House - Derbyshire Street - Bethnal Green E2 6HG - 020 7739 9001 - http://www.oxfordhouse.org.uk
Palace Pavilion Hackney - 229 Lower Clapton Road - London E5 - 020 8986 2993
Palladium - 8 Argyll Street - London W1V 1AD - 020 7494 5510
Pardis - African Restaurant & Bar - 280 Old Kent Road SE15 - 07956 475 245
Passing Clouds - 440 Kingsland Road - corner Richmond Road behind Haggerston Pub - Dalston - London E8 - 020 7241 4889 - http://www.passingclouds.org/what.htm
Paul Robeson Theatre - 24 Treaty Centre High Street - Hounslow TW3 1ES - 0845 456 2840 - http://www.hounslow.info/paulrobesontheatre
Peacock Theatre - Portugal Street - London WC2 - 0870 737 0337 - http://www.sadlerswells.com
Peckham Square - London SE15
Pentagon Bar - 64 Clapham High Street - London SW4 7UL - 020 7498 8822
Pestalozzi Village - International Village Sedlescombe - East Sussex TN33 0RR - 01424 870 444 - http://www.pestalozzi.org.uk/festival
Pharaon Club - Tito's 4-6 London Bridge Street - London SE1 9SG
Phoenix Cinema - 52 High Road - East Finchley N2 9PJ - 020 8444 6789 - http://www.phoenixcinema.co.uk
Pigeons Nite Spot - 120 Romford Road - Stratford E15 - 020 7519 6549
Pizza Express Jazz Club - 10 Dean Street - Soho W1D 3RW - 020 7439 8722 - http://www.pizzaexpress.co.uk/jazz.htm
Pizza On Park - 11-13 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park Corner - London SW1X 7LY - 020 7235 5273 - http://www.pizzaonthepark.co.uk
Plan B - 418 Brixton Road - London SW9 - 020 7733 0926
Plastic People - 147-149 Curtain Road - London EC2A 3QE - 020 7739 6471 - http://www.plasticpeople.co.uk
Platters Bar - 114 Junection Road - Archway, London N19 5LB - 020 7272 5010
Players Club - Players Sports Ground, Leigh Road - off Southend Road, East Ham E6 2AS - 020 8471 6400
Plough Inn - 173 Wood Street - Walthamstow E17 - 020 8503 7419
Posk - 238-246 King Street - Hammersmith W6 9LP - 020 8741 0398 - http://www.poskamj.co.uk
Potters Fields Park - by Tower Bridge - London http://www.thamesfestival.org
Prince Georges Fields - Bushey Road - Raynes Park SW20 http://www.wezimbabwe.org
Progress Bar - 162 Tufnell Park Road - London N7 0EE - 020 7272 2078 - http://www.innprogress.com
Project 142 - 142 Lea Bridge Road - Clapton London E5 - 020 7242 5142
Purcell Room - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Putney Arts Theatre - Ravenna Road - London SW15 - 020 8788 6943 - http://www.putneyartstheatre.org.uk
QuecumBar - 42-44 Battersea High St - Battersea SW11 3HX - 020 7787 2227 - http://www.quecumbar.co.uk
Queen Elizabeth Hall - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 8XX - 08703 800 400 - http://www.sbc.org.uk
Rays Jazz - Foyles - 113 Charing Cross Road W1 - 020 7437 5660 - http://tinyurl.com/jkuah
Red Rose Club - 129 Seven Sisters Road - Finsbury Park N7 - 020 7263 7265 - http://www.redrosecomedy.co.uk
Redferns Music Picture Gallery - 3 Bramley Road - London W10 - 020 7792 9914 - http://www.redferns.com
Redstar - 319 Camberwell Road - (on Camberwell Green) SE5 - 020 7326 0055
Regents Park - London NW1 4NR - 020 7486 7905 - http://www.royalparks.gov.uk/parks/regents_park
Regents Street - London W1B http://www.regent-street.co.uk
Reliance - 336 Old Street - Hoxton EC1 - 020 7729 6888
Resonance FM - radio 104.4FM http://www.resonancefm.com
Rich Mix - 35-47 Bethnal Green Road - London E1 6LA - 020 7613 7498 - http://www.richmix.org
Rhythm Factory - 16-18 Whitechapel Road - London E1 1EW - 020 7375 3774 - http://www.rhythmfactory.co.uk
Ritzy Cafe - Upstairs at The Ritzy - Brixton Oval Coldharbour Lane SW2 1JG - 020 7733 2229 - http://tinyurl.com/dl8el
Ritzy Cinema - Brixton Oval - Coldharbour Lane SW2 1JG - 020 7733 2229 - http://www.picturehouse-cinemas.co.uk
Ritzy Cinema - Brixton Oval - Coldharbour Lane SW2 1JG - 08707 550 062 - http://www.picturehouses.co.uk
Riverside Cafe Bar - Riverside Studios - Crisp Road W6 - 020 7392 9032 - http://www.riversidestudios.co.uk
Riverside Studios - Crisp Road - Hammersmith W6 - 020 8237 1111 - http://www.riversidestudios.co.uk
Rocket N7 - 166-220 Holloway Road - London N7 8DB - 020 7753 3200 - http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/about/the-rocket.cfm
Ronnie Scotts - 47 Frith Street - Soho W1 - 020 7439 0747 - http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk
Roseland Ballroom - 239 West 52nd Street - New York City USA http://www.greatafricanball.wheresthe1.com
Rouge - Andrew Borde Street - London WC2 - 020 7836 4324
Roundwood Park Willesden - Harlesden Road - London NW10 3HS - 020 8838 1414
Royal Academy of Music - Dukes Hall - Marylebone Road NW1 5HT - 020 7873 7300 - http://www.ram.ac.uk
Royal Albert Hall - Kensington Gore - Kensington SW7 2AP - 020 7589 8212 - http://www.royalalberthall.com
Royal Exchange - Cornhill - Bank EC3
Royal Festival Hall - South Bank Centre Belvedere Rd - London SE1 8XX - 08703 800 400 - http://www.rfh.org.uk
Royal Geographic Society - 1 Kensington Gore - London SW7 2AR - 020 7591 3000 - http://www.rgs.org
Royal London Hospital - Whitechapel Road - London E1 1BB - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Royal Opera House - Bow Street, Covent Garden - London WC2E 9DD - 020 7304 4000 - http://www.roh.org.uk
Ryans - 181 Stoke Newington Church St - Stoke Newington N16 0UL - 020 7275 7807
Sadlers Wells - Lilian Baylis Theatre - Rosebery Avenue EC1R 4TN - 020 7863 8000 - http://www.sadlerswells.com
Sahara Nights - 257 Pentonville Rd - Kings Cross N1 9NL - 020 7278 7223
Salmon and Compass - 58 Penton Street - Corner of Chapel Market N1 - 020 7837 3891 - http://www.salmonandcompass.com
Salvador and Amanda - 8 Great Newport Street - Covent Garden WC2H 7JA - 020 7240 1551
Scala - 275-277 Pentonville Road - Kings Cross N1 - 020 7833 2022 - http://www.scala-london.co.uk
SE One - Weston Street Tunnel - off Tooley Street London Bridge SE1 3QX - 020 7407 1617 - http://www.seonelondon.com
Secombe Theatre Sutton - Cheam Road - Sutton - 020 8770 6990
Selfridges - Oxford Street - London W1 - 020 7629 1234 - http://www.selfridges.com
Serpentine Gallery - Kensington Gardens - London W2 3XA - 020 7402 6075 - http://www.serpentinegallery.org
Sevilla Spain - Andalusia - Spain http://www.womex.com
Shaw Theatre - 100-110 Euston Road - London NW1 2AJ - 020 7387 7708 - http://www.shawtheatre.com
Shebu - 184 Uxbridge Road - Shepherd's Bush W12 - 020 8222 6597 - http://www.shebu.info
Shepherds Bush Empire - Shepherd's Bush Green - London W12 - 0870 771 2000 - http://www.shepherds-bush-empire.co.uk
Shillibeers - Carpenters Mews - North Road N7 - 020 7700 1858
Shinos - Riverside Building County Hall - Westminster Bridge Road SE1 7PB - 020 7401 6514 - http://www.shino.com
Sketch - 9 Conduit Street - London W1S 2XG - 0870 777 4488 - http://www.sketch.uk.com
Smollenskys - 105 The Strand - London WC2R 0AB - 020 7497 2101 - http://www.smollenskys.co.uk
SOAS - Soas Union - Thornhaugh Street WC1H 0XG - 020 7637 2388 - http://www.soas.ac.uk
Soho Lounge - 69-70 Dean Street - London W1D 3SE - 020 7734 1231 - http://www.thesoholounge.co.uk
Soho Spice - 124-126 Wardour Street - London
Somerset House - The Strand - London WC2R 1LA - 020 7960 4242 - http://www.somerset-house.org.uk
Sound Bar - 10 Wardour Street - London WC2 - 0871 872 1234 - http://www.soundlondon.com
South Hill Park Arts Centre - Wilde Theatre - Bracknell, Berks - 01344 484 123 - http://www.southhillpark.org.uk
South London Pacific - 340 Kennington Road - London SE11 4LD - 020 7820 9189 - http://www.southlondonpacific.com
South Street Arts - 21 South Street - Reading RG1 4QU - 01189 606 060 - http://www.readingarts.com/southstreet
Space Studios - 129 Mare Street - Hackney E8 3RH - 020 8525 4330 - http://www.spacestudios.org.uk
Spice of Life - 6 Moor Street - off Cambridge Circus, London W1
Spiro Ark Yiddish Hoyz - 164 Grays Inn Road - London W1
St Boniface Tooting - St Boniface Social Club - 185 Mitcham Road, Tooting SW17 - 020 8677 9989 - http://sessioneast1.tripod.com/index.html
St Christophers Place - Oxford Street - London WC1 - 020 7493 3294
St Ethelburgas - Centre for Reconciliation & Peace - 78 Bishopsgate EC2N 4AG http://www.stethelburgas.org
St Giles in Field - 60 St Giles High Street - London WC2H 8LG - 020 7240 2532 - http://www.stgilesonline.org/music/music.php
St Hildas East - 18 Club Row - London E2 7EY - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
St James Church - 197 Piccadilly - London W1J 9LL - 020 7381 0441 - http://tinyurl.com/ep6vk
St Johns Smith Square - Smith Square - London SW1 - 020 7222 1061 - http://www.sjss.org.uk
St Marks Church - Myddelton Square - London EC1R - 07766 768 314 - http://www.hafla.org
St Martin in Fields - 6 St Martin's Place, Trafalgar Square - London WC2N 4JJ - 020 7839 8362 - http://www.smitf.org
St Michaels Chiswick - St Michael's and All Angels Church - Bath Road, Chiswick - 020 7700 6192
St Pancras Old Church - Pancras Road - London NW1 - 020 7456 0404
St Pauls Cathedral - St. Paul’s Churchyard - London EC4M 8AD - 020 7236 4128 - http://www.stpauls.co.uk
St Pauls Church Centre - Rossmore Road (off Lisson Grove) - Marylebone NW1 - 07950 656 319
St Peters Canterbury - Methodist Church Hall - High Street Canterbury Kent - 01227 459 243 - http://www.musicforchange.org
St Peters Church - Kensington Park Road - Notting Hill W11 - 020 7221 9841
Star Rowing Club Bedford - Batts Ford Commercial Rd - Bedford MK40 1QS - 01234 212 070
Stratford Circus - Theatre Square 29 Broadway - Stratford E15 4BQ - 020 8279 1000 - http://www.stratford-circus.org.uk
Stratford Rex - 361 High Street - Stratford E15 4QZ - 020 8555 9966 - http://tinyurl.com/3yf8cj
Studio Theatre - Westminster Community Sch North Wharf Rd - London W2 1LF - 020 7641 8424 - http://tinyurl.com/rmyks
Tate Britain - Manton Foyer - Millbank SW1 - 020 7887 8888 - http://www.tate.org.uk
Tate Modern - Bankside - London SE1 9TG - 020 7887 8000 - http://www.tate.org.uk/modern
Tavistock Hall Harlesden - 25 High Street, next to KFC - Harlesden NW10 - 020 8450 5987 - http://www.bbm-on.net
Thames Festival - On and around the South Bank - River Thames SE1 http://www.thamesfestival.org
Theatre Royal - Drury Lane, Catherine Street - London WC2B 5JF - 020 7494 5000 - http://www.wayahead.com/useful/venues/dru.asp
Theatre Royal Stratford - Gerry Raffles Square - London E15 - 020 8534 7374
Torrington - Lodge Lane/High Road - North Finchley N12 8JR - 020 8445 4710 - http://www.thetorrington.co.uk
Tower of London - Tower Hill - London EC3N 4AB - 0870 756 6060 - http://tinyurl.com/lk4xv
Toynbee Studios - 28 Commercial Street - London E1 6AB - 020 7650 2350 - http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/toynbeestudios
Trestle Arts Base - Russet Drive - St. Albans - 01438 216 449 - http://www.trestle.org.uk
Trinity Theatre - Church Road - Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1JP - 01892 678 678 - http://www.trinitytheatre.net
Troubadour Club - 265 Old Brompton Road - London SW5 9JA - 020 7370 1434 - http://www.troubadour.co.uk
Tudor Barn - Well Hall Pleasaunce - Well Hall Road, Eltham SE9 - 020 8859 0274
Turnmills - 63b Clerkenwell Road - London EC1M 5PT - 0871 075 1740 - http://www.turnmills.co.uk
Twinwood Arena - Twinwood Road - Clapham, near Bedford MK41 6AB - 01234 350 413 - http://www.rhythmfestival.net
Tzavta - 25-26 Enford Street, near Baker Street - London W1H IDW - 020 7723 9991
UGC Shaftesbury Avenue - The Trocadero 13 Coventry Street - Piccadilly, London W1D 7DH - 0871 200 2000 - http://www.ugccinemas.co.uk
Underbelly - 11 Hoxton Square - London
Under The Bridge - Stamford Bridge - Fulham Road - London SW6 1HS - 020 7957 8261 - http://underthebridge.co.uk
Underworld - 174 Camden High Street - Camden NW1 0NE - 020 7482 1932 - http://www.theunderworldcamden.co.uk
Union Chapel - Compton Terrace - off Upper Street N1 2XD - 020 7226 1686 - http://www.unionchapel.org.uk
University of London Union - 25 Gordon Street - London WC1 - 020 7387 3611
V Bar Slough - 106-110 High Street - Slough SL1 1HL - 07841 620 235
Verge Kentish Town - 147 Kentish Town Rd - London NW1 8PD
Vibe Bar - Truman's Brewery - 91-95 Brick Lane E1 6QL - 07941 992 041 - http://www.vibe-bar.co.uk
Vics Bar - 38-40 St John Street - London EC1M 4AY - 020 7608 2181
Victoria Park - Grove Road - Tower Hamlets E3 - 020 7983 6554 - http://www.loveboxweekender.com
Virgin Megastore - 14-16 Oxford Street - London W1D 1AR - 020 7631 1234 - http://www.virginmegastores.co.uk
Viva Viva - 18 High Street - Hornsey N8 7PB - 020 8341 0999 - http://www.viva-viva.co.uk
Vortex - Dalston Culture House - Gillett Street N16 8JN - 020 7254 4097 - http://www.vortexjazz.co.uk
Walpole Park - Matlock Lane - Ealing W5 - 020 8825 6640
Walthamstow Town Square - High Street - Walthamstow E17
Wapping Project - Wapping Wall Hydraulic Power Station - opp Prospect of Whitby pub E1W 3ST - 020 7680 2080
Warehouse - 13 Theed Street - London SE1
Water Rats - 328 Gray's Inn Road - London WC1X 8BZ - 020 7336 7326 - http://www.themonto.com/
Watford Colosseum - Rickmansworth Road - Watford Herts WD1 7HE - 0870 220 1923 - http://www.watford-colosseum.com
Wembley Arena - Empire Way - Wembley HA9 0DW - 0870 7390 739 - http://www.whatsonwembley.com
Wembley Conference Centre - Empire Way - Wembley HA9 0DW - 0870 264 0264 - http://www.whatsonwembley.com
Wembley Progressive Synagogue - 326 Preston Road - Kenton, Harrow HA3 0QH - 020 8904 8581 - http://www.theberakahproject.org
West Wing Slough - Stoke Road - Slough SL2 5AY - 01753 787 555
Westbourne Studios - 242 Acklam Road - London W10 5JJ http://www.splashtv.com
Westminster Pier - Victoria Embankment - 07956 387 559 - http://www.ticketweb.co.uk
Whitechapel Gallery - 80 - 82 Whitechapel High Street - London E1 7QX - 020 7522 7888 - http://www.whitechapel.org
Wigmore Hall - 36 Wigmore Street - London W1U 2BP - 020 7935 2141 - http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk
Wilton Music Hall - Grace's Alley - Wellclose Square E1 8JB - 020 7377 1362 - http://www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk
Windmill - 22 Blenheim Gardens - Brixton SW2 5BZ - 020 8671 0700 - http://www.windmillbrixton.co.uk
Windsor Arts Centre - St Leonard's Road - Windsor SL4 3BL - 01753 859 336 - http://www.windsorartscentre.org
WOMAD http://www.womad.org
Wordsworth Books - 11 Butterfly Walk - Camberwell SE5 8RW
Yaa Asantewaa Arts Centre - 1 Chippenham Mews - London W9 - 020 7286 1656
York Hall - 15 Old Ford Road - Bethnal Green London E2 9PJ Ford Road - Bethnal Green London E2 9PJ

Re: Gig guide Sept 2015

PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:16 pm
by Alan
with thanks to the wonderful Tania Rucinska of Songlines

London

10-13 Sep Africa Utopia Southbank Centre southbankcentre.co.uk; 11 Sep Rajan & Sajan Mishra Cadogan Hall 020 7730 4500; 11-13 Sep Kings Place Festival kingsplace.co.uk/festival; 12 Sep Carolyn Saint-Pé & The Sparrows of Paris Green Note 020 7485 9899; 13 Sep Moein Barbican 020 7638 8891; 14-15 Sep Antonio Forcione’s Sketches of Africa Ronnie Scott’s 020 7439 0747; 17-20 Sep Darbar Festival Southbank Centre darbar.org; 18-27 Sep The London African Music Festival joyfulnoise.co.uk; 19 Sep Amahoro II Rich Mix richmix.org.uk; Pankaj Udhas The O2 0844 856 0202; 21 Sep OSS Green Note 020 7485 9899; Rupa & The April Fishes Jazz Cafe 0844 847 2514; 22 Sep The Dovetail Trio Green Note 020 7485 9899; 24-27 Sep Transcender: Ecstatic, Devotional & Psychedelic Music barbican.org.uk/transcender; 28-30 Sep Bebel Gilberto Ronnie Scott’s 020 7439 0747; 29 Sep-3 Oct London Latin Jazz Fest Pizza Express Jazz Club londonlatinjazzfest.com; 29 Sep-17 Oct Shaolin Monks The Peacock 020 7863 8222; 30 Sep Manu Delago Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 1 Oct Balkan Beat Box Scala 08444 771 000; 2 Oct Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 2-11 Oct CASA Latin American Theatre Festival casafestival.org.uk; 3 Oct Oysland Jamboree 020 7791 5659; 4 Oct Salim & Sulaiman The O2 0844 856 0202; 5 Oct Maz O’Connor Green Note 020 7485 9899; 6 Oct Terakaft Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 29 Sep-17 Oct Shaolin Monks The Peacock 020 7863 8222; 2 Oct Pat Thomas & the Kwashibu Area Band Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 2-3 Oct Mosaïques Festival Rich Mix richmix.org.uk; 2-11 Oct CASA Latin American Theatre Festival casafestival.org.uk; 3 Oct Oysland Jamboree 020 7791 5659; 4 Oct Salim & Sulaiman The O2 0844 856 0202; The Souljazz Orchestra Jazz Cafe 020 7688 8899; 5 Oct Maz O’Connor Green Note 020 7485 9899; 6 Oct Rajeshwar Acharya & Sanju Sahai Nehru Centre 020 7493 2019; 7 Oct Sajjad Hussain Khan Nehru Centre 020 7493 2019; Natasa Theodoridou Barbican 020 7638 8891; Lucy Ward Band The Courtyard wegottickets.com; 8 Oct Maurice Louca Cafe OTO 020 7923 1231; Adrián Brenes & Pedro Sanz The Forge 020 7383 7808; 9 Oct A Musical Tribute to The Kapoors Nehru Centre 020 7493 2019; Karama Central Bar at RFH FREE 0844 875 0073; Asian Dub Foundation Electric Brixton 08444 771 000; 10 Oct Africa on the Square Trafalgar Square FREE london.gov.uk/get-involved/events; Amaraterra Jamboree 020 7791 5659; The Ultimate Tango Project The Pheasantry 0845 602 7017; 11 Oct Diwali Festival of Lights Trafalgar Square FREE london.gov.uk/get-involved/events; Manju Mehta The Bhavan 020 7381 3086; 13 Oct Rustavi Ensemble + A Filetta Barbican 020 7638 8891; 15 Oct Tigran Hamasyan & Yerevan State Chamber Choir Union Chapel 08444 771 000; 15 & 29 Oct, 12 Nov & 26 Nov Uxbridge Folk Club Hillingdon tinyurl.com/uxfolk; 16 Oct Felabration! The British Library bl.uk/events; Paolo Conte Barbican 020 7638 8891; George Boomsma + Kieran Towers Central Bar at RFH FREE 0844 875 0073; 16-17 Oct Joe Bataan & Push! Ronnie Scott’s 020 7439 0747; 17 Oct The Tickells (Mike Tickell & Daughter) Manero’s musicglue.com; 17 & 24 Oct Equator Festival: Women of the World Kings Place equatorfestival.com; 18 Oct Fanfara Tirana meets Transglobal Underground Bedroom Bar 020 7739 5706; Sima Bina LSO St Luke’s 020 7638 8891; Voice + Sawa Union Chapel 020 7226 1686; 19 Oct Lokito ya Congo Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; Dallahan Green Note 020 7485 9899; 20-26 Oct Return to Camden Town Irish Music Festival returntocamden.org; 20 Oct-8 Nov Nour Festival: Middle Eastern & North African Arts nourfestival.co.uk; 21 Oct-1 Nov London Guitar Festival Kings Place igf.org.uk; 23 Oct Songs of Change: Protest Songs Central Bar at RFH FREE 0844 875 0073; Nikhil Patwardhan & Partha Mukherjee Nehru Centre 020 7493 2019; Marta Capponi & Marcelo Andrade The Pheasantry 0845 602 7017; Here To Havana The Portico Gallery 020 8761 7612; De Fuego Hackney Attic 0871 902 5734; 24 Oct Olcay Bayir Bloomsbury Square FREE 07964 272219; U’Zambezi The Tabernacle 020 7221 9700; Nizami Brothers & Imran Khan Cadogan Hall 020 7730 4500; 26 Oct Vula Viel Rich Mix 020 7613 7498; 28 Oct Michalis Kouloumis Trio Jamboree 020 7791 5659; 29 Oct Arnab Chakrabarty & Sanju Sahai Nehru Centre 020 7493 2019; 30 Oct Rhea Banerjea Nehru Centre 020 7493 2019; 30 Oct-14 Nov The London Folk & Roots Festival dmpuk.com; 31 Oct Shirley Collins Birthday Bash Cecil Sharp House cecilsharphouse.org; 1 Nov Sonu Nigam The SSE Arena, Wembley 0844 815 0815; Marcos Valle Brooklyn Bowl 0844 856 0202; 4 Nov The Rheingans Sisters St Pancras Old Church wegottickets.com; 4-8 Nov London International Arts Festival liaf.co.uk; 5-8 Nov LIFEM: London International Festival of Exploratory Music Kings Place lifem.org.uk

South

11-13 Sep Mischief Festival Hailsham mischieffestival.com; Stogumber Festival Taunton stogumberfestival.com; Swanage Folk Festival swanagefolkfestival.com; 12-26 Sep St Ives September Festival stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk; 18-20 Sep Looe Music Festival looemusic.co.uk; Folkestone Skabour skabour.co.uk; Cornish Bluegrass Festival Newquay cornishbluegrass.co.uk; 25 Sep Sadio Cissokho & The Golden Kora Band Mylor Theatre, Truro 01726 879500; Yiddish Twist Orchestra Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon 01225 860100; The Unthanks Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, Isle of Man 01624 694500; 25-27 Sep Southdowns Folk Festival Bognor Regis southdownsfolkfest.co.uk; 29 Sep Manu Delago Turner Sims, Southampton 023 8059 5151; 1-4 Oct Tenterden Folk Festival tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk; 2 Oct Manu Delago Patterns, Brighton 01273 894777; 3-11 Oct AfriKàBa: Festival of African & Caribbean Culture Hastings afrikaba.co.uk; 8 Oct Les Frères Guissé The Spring, Havant 023 9247 2700; 16 Oct Lokito ya Congo Westbourne Club, Emsworth wegottickets.com; Every Fri Friday Folk at The Village Pump Trowbridge villagepump.org.uk; 1-4 Oct Tenterden Folk Festival tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk; 3 Oct Pat Thomas & the Kwashibu Area Band Mount Pleasant Eco Park, Porthtowan 01209 891500; 3-11 Oct AfriKàBa: Festival of African & Caribbean Culture Hastings afrikaba.co.uk; 8 Oct Les Frères Guissé The Spring, Havant 023 9247 2700; 10 Oct Collectress Quaker Meeting House, Oxford 01865 305305; 14-18 Oct Lowender Peran International Celtic Festival Newquay lowenderperan.co.uk; 16 Oct Lokito ya Congo Westbourne Club, Emsworth wegottickets.com; 17 Oct [workshop & concert] Soumik Datta & Shahbaz Hussain Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon 01225 860100; Los Pacaminos The Empire Hall, Graffham 01243 783185; 17-31 Oct Canterbury Festival canterburyfestival.co.uk; 18 Oct Spiro Nailsea Folk Club 01275 790915; 21 Oct The Yoruba Women Choir The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 23 Oct The Yoruba Women Choir Turner Sims, Southampton 023 8059 5151; 5 Nov Aoife O’Donovan The Keep, Guildford 01483 450600; 8 Nov 9Bach The Anvil, Basingstoke 01256 844244; Shivnath Mishra & Deobrat Mishra Brighton Dome 01273 709709; 9 Nov Väsen Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440.

Wales & West

11-13 Sep Bromyard Folk Festival bromyard-folk-festival.org.uk; 18-20 Sep The Good Life Experience Hawarden Estate Farm Shop thegoodlifeexperience.co.uk; Stroud Folk Festival stroudfolkfestival.co.uk; 22 Sep Calan St David’s Hall, Cardiff 029 2087 8444; 27 Sep Craobh Rua Prema, Uley 01453 860703; 29 Sep Sain Zahoor Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686;.3 Oct Manu Delago Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686; 14 Oct Stick in the Wheel Exchange, Bristol exchangebristol.com; 16 Oct Spiro Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth 01453 837537; 16-18 Oct Bristol Cajun & Zydeco Festival Bristol Folk House bristolcajunfestival.com; 19 Oct The Souljazz Orchestra Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686.

Midlands

18 Sep Pankaj Udhas De Montfort Hall, Leicester 0116 233 3111; 30 Sep Sain Zahoor Symphony Hall, Birmingham 0121 780 3333; 2-4 Oct Derby Folk Festival Cathedral Quarter derbyfolkfestival.co.uk; FlipSide Festival of Latin Culture Snape Maltings flipsidefestival.co.uk; 2-4 Oct Derby Folk Festival Cathedral Quarter derbyfolkfestival.co.uk; FlipSide Festival of Latin Culture Snape Maltings flipsidefestival.co.uk; 3 Oct BritAsia TV World Music Awards 2015 NIA, Birmingham britasiamusicawards.com; 6 Oct Sain Zahoor Lakeside Arts, Nottingham 0115 846 7777; 9-12 Oct Salsa & Afro Latin Fiesta Seacroft Holiday Village, Hemsby afrocubansalsafiesta.com; 16-18 Oct Lichfield Festival of Folk Lichfield Guildhall lichfieldarts.org.uk; 21 Oct Megson No 1 Shakespeare Street, Stratford-upon-Avon 07862 733642; 23-25 Oct Nonsuch Annual Dulcimer Workshop Weekend Malvern St James, Great Malvern dulcimer.org.uk; 25 Oct Udit & Aditya Narayan De Montfort Hall, Leicester 0116 233 3111; 26-30 Oct Dulcimer World Congress Malvern St James, Great Malvern dulcimerworldcongress.co.uk; 28 Oct Olcay Bayir Lakeside Arts, Nottingham 0115 846 7777; 7 Nov British Carnatic Choir Birmingham Conservatoire 0121 331 5909.

North

11 Sep Salsa Como Loco Caroline Social Club, Saltaire facebook.com/nochelatinasaltaire; 13 Sep Rajan & Sajan Mishra Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 18 Sep Ronu Majumdar & Gurdain Rayatt Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 18-20 Sep Otley Folk Festival otleyfolkfestival.com; 20 Sep Pankaj Udhas Manchester Apollo 08444 777 677; 21 Sep Merit Ariane, Anna Conomos, Nilufar Habibian & Miloš Milivojević NCEM, York 01904 658338; 25 Sep [12.30pm] Silk String Trio + Chi-Ling Lok Bridgewater Hall, Manchester FREE 0161 907 9000; Manjula Latvian Club, Bradford 07443 333110; 26-27 Sep Roc A Beat Dhol Drummers Lingfield Point, Darlington FREE gemarts.org; 3 Oct Rajeshwar Acharya & Sanju Sahai Kala Sangam, Bradford 01274 303340; 4 Oct Sain Zahoor St George’s Hall, Bradford 01274 432375; 5 Oct Sain Zahoor Burnley Youth Theatre 01282 427767; 8-12 Oct Lancaster Music Festival lancastermusicfestival.com; 9 Oct Maurice Louca Gateshead Old Town Hall tuskfestival.com; 15 Oct Stick in the Wheel The Citadel, St Helens 01744 735436; 15-17 Oct Homegrown: Festival of Finest English Folk Bury themet.biz/homegrown; 15-18 Oct English Folk Expo Bury englishfolkexpo.com; 15-25 Oct Tyneside Irish Festival Newcastle upon Tyne tynesideirish.com; Liverpool Irish Festival liverpoolirishfestival.com; 16 Oct Tigran Hamasyan & Yerevan State Chamber Choir Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 16-18 Oct Festival des Panards: French Music & Dance Hebden Bridge frenchdanceleeds.co.uk; Musicport Festival Whitby Pavilion musicportfestival.com; Hartlepool Folk Festival hartlepoolfolkfest.co.uk; 16-30 Oct North East Guitar Festival Sage Gateshead igf.org.uk; 17 Oct Nizami Brothers & Imran Khan Caedmon Hall, Gateshead 0191 440 4124; 24 Oct Nikhil Patwardan & Partha Mukherjee The Yoga Space, Leeds 0113 244 5523; Ramesh Misra & Kousic Sen Bridgewater Hall, Manchester 0161 907 9000; 30 Oct Arnab Chakrabarty + Vinayak Chittar Gateshead Old Town Hall 0191 443 4661; 31 Oct Ramesh Misra & Kousic Sen The Capstone, Liverpool FREE 0151 291 3949; 1 Nov The Isle is Full of Noises Bangladeshi Centre, Leeds FREE saa-uk.org; 5 Nov 9Bach Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 7 Nov Kala Utsav Bradford Grammar School kalasangam.org

Scotland

12-13 Sep BOWFest Inveraray Castle bowfest.co.uk; 13 Sep Le Vent du Nord Aberdeen Music Hall 01224 641122; 25-27 Sep Dunbar Traditional Music Festival dunbarmusicfestival.co.uk; 26 Sep Culture Day Findhorn Bay findhornbayarts.com/culture-day; 27 Sep The Unthanks Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen 01224 644742; 10 Oct Maurice Louca CCA, Glasgow 0141 352 4900; 11-16 Oct Blazin’ in Beauly: The Blazin’ Fiddles Experience blazininbeauly.com; 30 Oct-8 Nov Perthshire Amber perthshireamber.com

Ireland (Republic & Northern)

17-27 Sep Clifden Arts Festival clifdenartsweek.ie; 18-20 Sep Spirit of Folk Festival Dunderry Park, Navan spiritoffolk.com; 19-20 Sep Tradition Now National Concert Hall, Dublin nch.ie; 1-4 Oct Cork Folk Festival corkfolkfestival.com; 17 Oct Tigran Hamasyan & Yerevan State Chamber Choir Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin +353 (0)1 677 8099; Eleanor McEvoy Wexford Arts Centre +353 (0)53 912 3764; 21-26 Oct Sligo Live: Ireland’s Folk, Root & Indie Festival sligolive.ie; 28 Oct Eleanor McEvoy StockHouse, Trim +353 (0)46 94 37388; 1 Nov John McSherry, Seán Óg Graham & Dónal O`Connor De Barra’s, Cork +353 (0)23 883 3381.

TOURS

Asian Dub Foundation
Live score to the film THX 1138
17 Oct Usher Hall, Edinburgh 0131 228 1155; 18 Oct Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 19 Oct Bridgewater Hall, Manchester 0161 907 9000; 20 Oct Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 21 Oct Colston Hall, Bristol 0844 887 1500; 23 Oct Corn Exchange, Cambridge 01223 357851; 24 Oct The Anvil, Basingstoke 01256 844244; 26 Oct Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham 0115 989 5555; 27 Oct Brighton Dome 01273 709709; 28 Oct Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 024 7652 4524.

Black Flower Modern Ethio-jazz from Belgium
10 Sep The Canteen, Bristol FREE 0117 923 2017; 11 Sep The Cellar, Oxford 01865 244761; 12 Sep Rich Mix, London 020 7613 7498; 13 Sep Band on the Wall, Manchester 08452 500 500.

Blood & Roses
Tribute to Ewan MacColl, see pXX
3 Nov Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 4 Nov The Lowry, Salford 0870 787 5780; 5 Nov Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 9 Nov Barbican, London 020 7638 8891.

Eliza Carthy
With the Wayward Band
13 Oct Buxton Opera House 0845 127 2190; 14 Oct OPEN, Norwich 01603 763111; 15 Oct Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 16 Oct Homegrown Festival, Bury 0161 761 2216; 18 Oct Musicport, Whitby 01947 603475.


Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick Two legends of English folk
11 Sep The Met, Bury 0161 761 2216; 12 Sep The Citadel, St Helens 01744 735436; 14 Sep Colchester Arts Centre 01206 500900; 18 Sep Lincoln Drill Hall 01522 873894; 19 Sep Holy Trinity Church, Guildford wegottickets.com; 20 Sep St Luke’s Church, Brighton wegottickets.com; 26 Sep Colston Hall, Bristol 0844 887 1500; 27 Sep Exeter Corn Exchange 01392 665938; 2 Oct The Brewery, Kendal 01539 725133; 3 Oct Buxton Opera House 0845 127 2190; 4 Oct Settle Victoria Hall 01729 825718; 9 Oct The Foundling Museum, London 020 7841 3600; 10 Oct The Junction, Cambridge 01223 511511; 11 Oct Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 024 7652 4524.

Chico & The Gypsies
Gipsy Kings member with group
16 Oct Bridgewater Hall, Manchester 0161 907 9000; 17 Oct The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe 0844 854 2776; 18 Oct Corn Exchange, Cambridge 01223 357851; 20 Oct Town Hall, Birmingham 0121 345 0602; 21 Oct G Live, Guildford 0844 770 1797; 22 Oct City Hall, Salisbury 01722 434434; 23 Oct Shepherds Bush Empire, London 0844 477 2000.

Evan Christopher
And his Django à la Créole
2 Oct Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon 01225 860100; 3 Oct Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton 01902 321321; 4 Oct The Shrewsbury Coffeehouse 01743 242610; 6 Oct Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 7 Oct RNCM, Manchester 0161 907 5555; 8 Oct Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield 07835 966810; 9 Oct The Mechanics Hall, Marsden 0845 519 4415; 13 Oct The Crooked Billet, Stoke Row 01491 681048; 14 Oct Concorde Club, Eastleigh 023 8061 3989; 16 Oct Frant Church, nr Tunbridge Wells 01892 750665; 17 Oct The Theatre, Chipping Norton 01608 642350; 18 Oct Pizza Express Jazz Club, London 020 7439 4962.

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker
Best Duo at BBC Folk Awards
18 Oct Hartlepool Folk Festival 01429 299330; 20 Oct Great Knight Folk Club, Northampton greatknightfolkclub.co.uk; 21 Oct The Musician, Leicester 0116 251 0080; 22 Oct St Pancras Old Church, London wegottickets.com; 23 Oct Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan 01239 621200; 24 Oct The Talbot Theatre, Whitchurch 01948 660660; 27 Oct Worthing Pier 0871 220 0260; 30 Oct Old Cinema Launderette, Durham 0191 384 1412.

Richard Dawson + Asiq Nargile English and Georgian double bill
14 Sep The Dome, London wegottickets.com; 15 Sep Islington Mill, Salford 0161 278 6404; 16 Sep The Kazimier, Liverpool 0151 324 1723; 17 Sep St Gabriel’s Church, Heaton tuskmusic.co.uk/events; 18 Sep Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727; 19 Sep Platform, Glasgow 0141 276 9696.

Cara Dillon Popular Irish folk singer
19 Sep G Live, Guildford 01483 369350; 26 Sep The Plough, Great Torrington 01805 624624; 8 Oct Hall for Cornwall, Truro 01872 262466; 9 Oct Turner Sims, Southampton 023 8059 5151; 10 Oct Cheese & Grain, Frome 01373 455420; 11 Oct St George’s, Bristol 0845 402 4001; 14 Oct The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm 01387 381196; 15 Oct [double bill with Karen Matheson] Paisley Abbey 08444 771 000; 16 Oct The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh 0131 668 2019; 17 Oct ARC, Stockton-on-Tees 01642 525199.

Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyaté
Connecting New York to Guinea
27 Sep London African Music Festival 020 7221 9700; 4 Oct Leaf, Liverpool 0151 707 7747; 5 Oct The Deaf Institute, Manchester 0844 858 8521; 6 Oct Bodega, Nottingham 0115 896 4456; 7 Oct Princess Pavilion, Falmouth 01326 211222; 8 Oct Thekla, Bristol 0115 896 4456; 9 Oct Hoochie Coochie, Newcastle upon Tyne 0191 222 0130; 10 Oct La Belle Angele, Edinburgh 0131 220 1161; 11 Oct The Hug and Pint, Glasgow 0141 331 1901; 14 Oct Jazz Cafe, London 020 7485 6834; 15 Oct The Duke of Cumberland, Whitstable 01227 280617; 17 Oct Synergy Centre, Brighton 07714 004495.

Faustus
Innovative English folk trio
2 Oct St Edith Hall, Kemsing stedithfolk.co.uk; 3 Oct Gill Nethercott Centre, Whitchurch 01256 896270; 8 Oct New Greenham Arts, Newbury 0845 521 8218; 11 Oct Exeter Phoenix 01392 667080; 14 Oct Octagon Theatre, Yeovil 01935 422884; 19 Oct The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 01284 758000; 27 Oct St David’s Hall, Cardiff 029 2087 8444; 28 Oct Henry Tudor House, Shrewsbury 01743 361666; 29 Oct Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 30 Oct The Civic, Barnsley 01226 327000, 31 Oct Ropery Hall, Barton-upon-Humber 01652 660380.

Dom Flemons & Martin Simpson
A transatlantic duo
8 Oct Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury 01635 244246; 9 Oct Cornerstone, Didcot 01235 515144; 10 Oct The Brewery, Kendal 01539 725133; 11 Oct Band on the Wall, Manchester 08452 500 500; 13 Oct St David’s Hall, Cardiff 029 2087 8444; 14 Oct Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 15 Oct Cecil Sharp House, London 020 7485 2206; 16 Oct The Atkinson, Southport 01704 533333; 17 Oct Selby Town Hall 01757 213758; 18 Oct Guildhall Theatre, Derby 01332 255800.

Frigg
Fabulous fiddling from Finland
14 Oct Cornerstone, Didcot 01235 515144; 15 Oct* Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 16 Oct* Settle Victoria Hall 01729 825718; 17 Oct Musicport, Whitby 01947 603475; 18 Oct* Colwall Village Hall, Malvern 01684 540366.

The Fisherman’s Friends Cornish shanties and folk songs
24 Sep Dorking Hall 01306 881717; 25 Sep The Forum, Bath 0844 888 9991; 26 Sep Plymouth Pavilions 0845 146 1460; 8 Oct RCNM, Manchester 0161 907 5555; 9 Oct Gala, Durham 0191 332 4041; 10 Oct Town Hall, Birmingham 0121 780 3333.

Dom Flemons & Martin Simpson A transatlantic duo
8 Oct Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury 01635 244246; 9 Oct Cornerstone, Didcot 01235 515144; 10 Oct The Brewery, Kendal 01539 725133; 11 Oct Band on the Wall, Manchester 08452 500 500; 13 Oct St David’s Hall, Cardiff 029 2087 8444; 14 Oct Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 15 Oct Cecil Sharp House, London 020 7485 2206; 16 Oct The Atkinson, Southport 01704 533333; 17 Oct Selby Town Hall 01757 213758; 18 Oct Guildhall Theatre, Derby 01332 255800.

The Furrow Collective Four folk artists collaborate
22 Sep House Concert, Edinburgh bearman@btinternet.com; 23 Sep The Cluny 2, Newcastle upon Tyne 0844 412 4642; 25 Sep West End Centre, Aldershot 01252 330040; 28 Sep Silver Street Sessions, Wiveliscombe 01984 623308; 29 Sep Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury 01227 787787; 30 Sep The Junction, Cambridge 01223 511511; 1 Oct Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490.

Gilmore & Roberts
Folk duo release fourth album
25 Sep Limelight Theatre, Aylesbury 01296 424332; 26 Sep Blue Boar Hotel, Maldon 01621 856503; 29 Sep St Anne’s, Barnstaple 01271 373003; 7 Oct Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield 0114 273 0800; 10 Oct Poppleton Live, York 07703 792861; 15 Oct The Chattery, Swansea 01792 473276; 16 Oct The Compass, Chester 01244 344890; 17 Oct Blue Sky Café, Bangor 01248 355444; 21 Oct Surya, London 020 7713 6262; 22 Oct Komedia, Brighton 0845 293 8480; 24 Oct North Dorset Folk Festival, Marnhull wegottickets.com; 25 Oct The Prince Albert, Stroud 01453 755600; 28 Oct The Willows Folk Club, Kirkham 01253 640959; 29 Oct Castle Hotel, Manchester 0161 237 9485; 30 Oct Octagon Chapel, Norwich 01603 666636; 1 Nov Bristol Folk House 0117 908 5035; 3 Nov Mrs Yarringtons, Battle 01424 772034; 4 Nov The Musician, Leicester 0116 251 0080; 6 Nov Otley Courthouse 01943 467466.

Harpeth Rising Female folk trio of strings
15 Sep St Neots Folk Club 01234 376278; 16 Sep Llantrisant Folk Club, Pontyclun 01443 226892; 18 Sep Cornish Bluegrass Festival, Newquay 01209 710060; 21 Sep Chesham Folk Club wegottickets.com; 23 Sep Penzance Folk Club 01736 333007; 25 Sep Square & Compass, Worth Matravers 01929 439229; 27 Sep Southdowns Folk Festival, Bognor Regis 01243 820187; 27 Sep Folk in the Barn, Canterbury 01227 831493; 29 Sep The Old Ship Inn, Lowdham 0115 966 3596; 30 Sep Dorking Folk Club 07754 853171; 2 Oct Milkmaid Folk Club, Bury St Edmunds 01284 488279; 3 Oct The Globe, Glossop 01457 852417; 8 Oct Black Swan Folk Club, York 01904 632922; 9 Oct Beverley Folk Club folk@harmony.karoo.co.uk; 10 Oct Woodend Gallery, Scarborough 01723 384 500; 11 Oct The Live Room, Saltaire 01274 585140.


Bella Hardy
Our singer from Peak District
18 Oct The Hug and Pint, Glasgow 0141 331 1901; 25 Oct Bush Hall, London 020 8222 6955; 26 Oct Nettlebed Folk Club 01628 636620; 27 Oct Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 28 Oct Artrix, Bromsgrove 01527 577330; 29 Oct RNCM, Manchester 0161 907 5200.

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin Acclaimed English folk duo
24 Sep Garstang Unplugged 01995 602795; 25 Sep Chapel Arts, Bath 01225 461700; 26 Sep Southdowns Folk Festival, Bognor Regis 01243 861010; 29 Sep The Art House, Southampton 023 8023 8582; 1 Oct Salisbury Arts Centre 01722 321744; 2 Oct Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490; 3 Oct Embercombe, Exeter 01647 252983; 7 Oct River Cottage, Axminster 01297 630302; 8 Oct The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280814; 10 Oct Pennar Community Hall, Pembroke Dock 01646 621942; 11 Oct The Convent, South Woodchester 0330 2232 707. 28 Oct The Cafe on the Green, Widecombe in the Moor 01364 621242; 30 Oct The Live Room, Saltaire 01274 594021; 2 Nov Conwy Folk Club conwyfolkclub.org.uk.

Fay Hield
With The Hurricane Party
9 Oct BACCApipes Folk Club, Keighley 01535 605310; 10 Oct Sheffield Folk Sing Again! wegottickets.com; 15 Oct Crucible Theatre, Sheffield 0114 249 6000; 17 Oct Homegrown Festival, Bury 0161 761 2216; 5 Nov Cecil Sharp House, London 020 7485 2206.

Ibeyi
The daughters of Angá Díaz
2 Nov Concorde 2, Brighton 01273 673311; 3 Nov KOKO, London 0844 412 4642; 4 Nov Trinity, Bristol 0844 412 4642; 6 Nov Alfie Birds & The Oobleck, Birmingham 0844 412 4642; 7 Nov Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 0844 412 4642; 8 Nov Gorilla, Manchester 0844 412 4642; 10 Nov King Tut’s, Glasgow 0844 277 4321.

Seckou Keita Support from Gwyneth Glyn
26 Sep Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 2 Oct Galeri, Caernarfon 01286 685222; 3 Oct The Met, Bury 0161 761 2216; 4 Oct Derby Folk Festival 01332 255800; 8 Oct Harp on Wight Festival, Ryde 01983 730930; 9 Oct AfriKàBa, Hastings afrikaba.co.uk; 10 Oct mac, Birmingham 0121 446 3232; 15 Oct The Lighthouse, Deal 01304 366031; 16 Oct Colchester Arts Centre 01206 500900; 17 Oct The Flavel, Dartmouth 01803 839530; 22 Oct The David Hall, South Petherton 01460 240340; 23 Oct Nottingham Arts Theatre 0115 947 5925; 24 Oct The Hothouse, Morecambe 01524 831997; 25 Oct Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 26 Oct Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 30 Oct Tolbooth, Stirling 01786 274000; 31 Oct Mareel, Lerwick 01595 745500.

Bassekou Kouyaté With his band, Ngoni ba
19 Oct Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 20 Oct Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686; 22 Oct Firth Hall, Sheffield 0114 223 3777; 23 Oct Howard Assembly Room, Leeds 0844 848 2727.

Pokey LaFarge Authentic US old time music
8 Oct Black Box, Belfast 028 9024 4400; 9 Oct The Art School, Glasgow 0871 220 0260; 10 Oct Newcastle University Student Union 0844 412 4642; 11 Oct Gorilla, Manchester 0871 220 0260; 12 Oct Union Chapel, London 0871 220 0260.

Seth Lakeman Supported by Josh Rouse
22 Oct Pontardawe Arts Centre 01792 863722; 23 Oct The Live Rooms, Chester 01244 317171; 24 Oct The Picturedrome, Holmfirth 01484 689759; 25 Oct Òran Mór, Glasgow 0141 357 6200; 26 Oct ARC, Stockton-on-Tees 01642 525199; 27 Oct The Assembly, Leamington Spa 01926 523001; 28 Oct The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 01284 758000; 29 Oct The Robin 2, Bilston 01902 401211; 30 Oct Sub 89, Reading 0118 959 5395; 31 Oct Cheese & Grain, Frome 01373 455420.

Sam Lee & Friends Touring his new album
14 Oct The Maltings, Ely 01353 616991; 15 Oct Homegrown Festival, Bury 0161 761 2216; 16 Oct Unity Works, Wakefield 01924 831114; 17 Oct The Hothouse, Morecambe 01524 831997; 31 Oct Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir 01291 689812; 1 Nov The Courtyard, Hereford 01432 340555; 4 Nov Lighthouse, Poole 0844 406 8666; 6 Nov Calstock Hall 0845 094 0428; 7 Nov The Poly, Falmouth 01326 319461; 8 Nov Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686.

Leveret
Trio of outstanding English folk
1 Oct Cecil Sharp House, London 020 7485 2206; 2 Oct Glemham Hall, Little Glemham 01728 746704; 3 Oct Derby Folk Festival 01332 255800; 4 Oct Bristol Folk House 0117 926 2987; 6 Oct Worthing Pier 0844 412 4642; 7 Oct The Bower House, Maidstone thebowerhouse.info; 8 Oct Little Missenden Village Hall 01494 958148; 9 Oct Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham 01476 406158; 10 Oct The Kirkgate, Cockermouth 01900 826448; 11 Oct Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661.

Liedes, Ilmonen, Väänänen & Hennessey The Kalevala tales of Finland
2 Oct Guildhall Theatre, Derby 01332 255800; 3 Oct RWCMD, Cardiff 029 2039 1391; 4 Oct Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon 01225 860100; 7 Oct The North Wall, Oxford 01865 319450; 8 Oct mac, Birmingham 0121 446 3232; 9 Oct Ilkley Playhouse 01943 816714; 10 Oct Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661.

Mairearad & Anna
The girls from The Highlands
1 Nov Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock 01475 723723; 2 Nov Cresset Hall, Loch Arthur 01387 259669; 3 Nov Leith Folk Club 07502 024852; 5 Nov Black Swan Folk Club, York 01904 632922; 6 Nov Kings Place, London 020 7520 1440; 7 Nov CB2, Cambridge 07971 299659; 8 Nov Hitchin Folk Club 01462 812391; 9 Nov Colchester Arts Centre 01206 500900; 10 Nov Dartford Folk Club 01322 222553; 11 Nov Shakespeare’s, Sheffield wegottickets.com; 12 Nov Eastgate, Peebles 01721 725777; 13 Nov Woodend Barn, Banchory 01330 825431; 14 Nov Resolis Community Arts 01381 610204; 15 Nov Glenurquhart Public Hall, Drumnadrochit 01456 450528.

Juan Martín & Chaparro de Málaga
Superb flamenco guitar duo
4 Oct St George’s, Bristol 0845 402 4001; 5 Oct Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames 020 8174 0090; 16 Oct Sage Gateshead 0191 443 4661; 21 Oct Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490; 22 Oct Colchester Arts Centre 01206 500900

Megson Touring chapels and churches
19 Sep Dunton Folk, St Mary Magdalene Church 01767 310424; 25 Sep Westbury-on-Trym Methodist Church, Bristol 0117 962 3706; 26 Sep St Mary’s Church, Cilcain 01352 810936; 2 Oct St John’s Church, Fernham 01367 820062; 3 Oct Farnham United Reformed Church 07775 558694; 4 Oct St John the Baptist Church, Barham 01227 831493.

Namvula Beguiling Zambian Afro-folk
25 Sep mac, Birmingham 0121 446 3232; 27 Sep Gateshead Old Town Hall 0191 443 4661; 28 Sep The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 01284 758000; 30 Sep The Stables, Milton Keynes 01908 280800; 1 Oct Rich Mix, London 020 7613 7498; 2 Oct Pontardawe Arts Centre, Swansea 01792 863722; 4 Oct Colston Hall, Bristol 0844 887 1500; 6 Oct NCEM, York 01904 658338; 7 Oct Firth Hall, Sheffield 0114 223 3777; 8 Oct The Junction, Cambridge 01223 511511; 9 Oct RNCM, Manchester 0161 907 5555.

O’Hooley & Tidow Fine female folk from Yorkshire
11 Sep The Cumberland Arms, Newcastle upon Tyne 0191 265 1725; 16 Sep The Old Ship Inn, Lowdham 0115 966 3596; 19 Sep Otley Folk Festival 01943 464858; 25 Sep The Brewhouse, Burton upon Trent 01283 508100; 26 Sep Southdowns Folk Festival, Bognor Regis 01243 861010; 27 Sep The Fleece Inn, Bretforton 01386 831173; 1 Oct The Cellar Bar, Cardigan 07818 056599; 2 Oct Barry West End Club 07561 143114; 3 Oct The Chattery, Swansea 01792 473276; 4 Oct Cooper Hall, Frome 07970 275688; 5 Oct The White Horse Inn, Sudbury 01787 211211; 6 Oct Samuel Pepys, Harwich 07425 145022; 7 Oct The Pumphouse, Aldeburgh 01728 687110; 8 Oct The Oval Tavern, Croydon 07903 725497; 9 Oct Electric Palace, Hastings 01424 720393; 11 Oct St; 16 Oct Thorganby Village Hall 01904 658255; 17 Oct Wadsworth Community Centre 01422 364917; 18 Oct Musicport, Whitby 01947 603475; 23 Oct The Swan, Dobcross 01457 873451; 24 Oct Eccles Town Hall 0161 281 0513; 25 Oct Shakespeare’s, Sheffield 07875 003905; 26 Oct The Ivy House, London 020 7277 8233.

Peatbog Faeries
Coming down from the Skye
23 Oct Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 24 Oct The Atkinson, Southport 01704 533333; 25 Oct Allington Hall, Shrewsbury 01952 510375; 27 Oct Huntingdon Hall, Worcester 01905 611427; 28 Oct Dingwalls, London dingwalls.com; 29 Oct Band on the Wall, Manchester 08452 500 500; 30 Oct The Brewery, Kendal 01539 725133; 31 Oct The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm 01387 380416; 1 Nov Universal Hall, Findhorn 01309 691170.

Fariha Pervez
Rare dates from Pakistani singer
6 Oct Royal Nawaab, Manchester; 7 Oct Royal Nawaab London, Greenford; 9 Oct Second City Suite, Birmingham; 11 Oct The City Pavilion, Romford. All tickets via chillitickets.com

RURA New album from Scottish band
11 Sep Finzean Hall 07971 296566; 12 Sep Stromness Town Hall twentytwopromotions.com; 20 Sep Ramsbottom Festival 0161 761 2216; 23 Sep The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 01284 758000; 24 Sep The Courtyard, London 020 7729 2202; 25 Sep Cornerstone, Didcot 01235 515144; 26 Sep Forest Arts, New Milton 01425 612393; 29 Sep Plockton High School 01599 544706; 30 Sep Aros, Portree 01478 613750; 1 Oct The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore 01479 811137; 2 Oct Universal Hall, Findhorn 01309 690110; 3 Oct Feis na Mara, Mallaig feis-na-mara.com

Jake Shimabukuro Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso
15 Sep St George’s Hall, Liverpool 0151 225 6911; 17 Sep Kings Place, London 020 7520 1490; 18 Sep Leeds Town Hall 0113 224 3801; 19 Sep The Forum, Bath 0844 888 9991.

Show of Hands
Duo with Miranda Sykes
14 Oct Lighthouse, Poole 0844 406 8666; 15 Oct Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury 01227 787787; 16 Oct Royal & Derngate, Northampton 01604 624811; 21 Oct Memo Arts Centre, Barry 01446 738622; 22 Oct Assembly Hall, Worthing 01903 206206; 23 Oct Nottingham Playhouse 0115 941 9419; 24 Oct OPEN, Norwich 01603 763111; 4 Nov Cheltenham Town Hall 0844 576 2210; 6 Nov Hackney Empire, London 020 8985 2424; 7 Nov The Anvil, Basingstoke 01256 844244.

SongChain
Exploring Welsh folk music
12 Oct Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan 01239 621200; 13 Oct Borough Theatre, Abergavenny 01873 850805; 14 Oct St David’s Hall, Cardiff 029 2087 8444; 16 Oct Pontardawe Arts Centre 01792 863722; 21 Oct Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon 01874 611622; 22 Oct Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth 01654 703355; 23 Oct Neuadd Dwyfor, Pwllheli 01758 704088; 24 Oct Galeri, Caernarfon 01286 685222.

Songhoy Blues
Africa’s finest boy band
22 Oct SWG3, Glasgow 0141 337 1731; 23 Oct Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 0113 275 2411; 24 Oct Concorde 2, Brighton 01273 673311; 25 Oct Gorilla, Manchester 0844 858 8521; 26 Oct Hare & Hounds, Birmingham 0121 444 2081; 27 Oct The Fleece, Bristol 0117 945 0996; 4 Nov KOKO, London 0844 847 2258.

John Spiers The melodeonist of Bellowhead
1 Oct The Lights, Andover 01264 368368; 2 Oct The Old Cinema Launderette, Durham 0191 384 1412; 3 Oct Winteringham Music & Arts Festival 01724 735076; 4 Oct Derby Folk Festival 01332 255800; 7 Oct Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham redlionfolkclub.com; 8 Oct The Arts Centre, Ormskirk 01695 584480; 9 Oct Guildford Institute wegottickets.com; 10 Oct South Street, Reading 0118 960 6060; 16 Oct The Heeley Institute, Sheffield ticketsource.co.uk; 17 Oct Otley Courthouse 01943 467466; 21 Oct Cecil Sharp House, London 020 7485 2206; 22 Oct Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 23 Oct Devoran Parish Church 01872 262466.

The Spooky Men’s Chorale Australian a cappella outfit
1 Sep Penistone Paramount 01226 767532; 2 Sep The Met, Bury 0161 761 2216; 3 Sep Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789; 4 Sep Subscription Rooms, Stroud 01453 760999; 5 Sep SpookyFest, The Fold, Bransford 01886 833633; 6 Sep Islington Assembly Hall, London 020 7527 8900.

Sam Sweeney’s Fiddle The sound of a 1910s violin
3 Sep The Brewhouse, Burton upon Trent 01283 508100; 4 Sep The Met, Bury 0161 761 2216; 5 Sep Reading Concert Hall 0118 960 6060; 6 Sep Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-Sea 01273 464440; 7 Sep Octagon, Yeovil 01935 422884; 8 Sep The Apex, Bury St Edmunds 01284 758000; 9 Sep The Hawth, Crawley 01293 553636; 10 Sep Forest Arts, New Milton 01425 612393; 11 Sep Victoria Hall, Saltaire 01274 588614; 12 Sep Library Theatre, Sheffield 0114 223 3777; 13 Sep The Witham, Barnard Castle 01833 631107; 14 Sep Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton 01298 72190.

Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston Vocals, double bass & mandolin
4 Sep Sixpenny Handley Village Hall sixpennysessions@gmail.com; 5 Sep Bow Village Hall, Crediton 01363 82379; 14 Sep St Ives September Festival 0905 252 2250; 17 Sep Pontardawe Arts Centre, Swansea 01792 863722; 18 Sep Aulis Hall, Chapelthorpe 07917 886524; 19 Sep Wirral Arts Centre, West Kirby 07950 041498; 26 Sep Carperby Village Hall 01969 663808.

Tashi Lhunpo Monks Masked dances and sacred music
29-30 Aug* Greenbelt, Boughton House, Kettering 020 7329 0039; 4 Sep Otterburn Village Hall 01830 520962; 5 Sep* Lindisfarne Festival lindisfarnefestival.com; 8-9 Sep* West End Centre, Aldershot 01252 330040; 11 Sep Bridgwater Arts Centre 01278 422700; 16 Sep Kagyu Samye Dzong London 020 3327 1650; 26 Sep Neston Town Hall 0151 353 1928; 27 Sep Mollington & Backford Village Hall 01244 851045; 28 Sep* Whalley Library 0300 123 6703; 29 Sep St Anne’s Library, Lytham 0300 123 6703; 30 Sep* The Rainhall Centre, Barnoldswick 01282 345200. * workshop & performance

Urban Folk Quartet
Genre-bending folk foursome
2 Oct Bridgwater Arts Centre 01278 422700; 9 Oct St Andrew’s, Bedford 01234 216881; 17 Oct Stafford Gatehouse Theatre 01785 619080; 22 Oct Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek 01538 386112; 30 Oct Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury 01635 244246; 1 Nov Hitchin Folk Club hitchinfolkclub.idnet.net

Världens Band
14 musicians from seven lands
13 Oct Rich Mix, London 020 7613 7498; 14 Oct Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds 0113 234 6160; 16 Oct Musicport, Whitby 01947 603475; 18 Oct [workshops & gig] Gateshead Old Townhall 0191 443 4661; 19 Oct Band on the Wall, Manchester FREE 08452 500 500

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Re: Gig guide Sept 2015

PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:38 pm
by Alan