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Lazibyrd/I'm Alright Jack/Under the Sky/ http://www.reverbnation.com/lazibyrd/ 8.38
Heidi Emma Peach Browne/Paris/Paris/http://heidiemmapeachbrowne.bandcamp.com/26.21
Alistair Anderson/Green Ginger/Steel Skies/http://www.alistairanderson.com/58.00
Hannabiell/Triple It/With Us/http://www.hannabiell.com/1.01.01
NE Gig Guide Folk World and Roots June 2013
Festival of the North East: The Summer Sessions:Various folk musicians at pubs throughout the N.E. : all month. Click here to see if the Sessions are coming to your local!
Festival of the North East: Spindlestone in concert at Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum
A fine female folk duo.
Funked up folk for today!
A folk performance unlike any other.
ZOR + support: Cumberland Arms, Byker, Newcastle
Irish/Transylvanian fiddle and flute!
Acoustic 3-piece soulful piano led jazz, pop and blues.
American/Folk from Tynesider Tony Bengtsson with the launch gig of his band.
The Monkey Junk Blues Club Presents Kicking up the Dust and The King Bees at the Butterfly Cabinet, Heaton
The talented acoustician Martin Longstaff (Lake Poets) and more in this intimate gig!
Festival of the North East: Music in Museums: Woodhorn Colliery Museum, Ashington: Bridie Jackson & the Arbour, Ditte Elly, Emily Portman.
New works by the above NE folk artists in the surroundings of Woodhorn.
Festival of the North East: The Lindsfarne Story at Newcastle City Hall
The remaining band members Ray Laidlaw, Billy Mitchell with band sing Lindisfarne.
Old time roots music from Prince Edward Island.
British-American folk and roots duo.
High energy reggae and ska!
Hard hitting blues and folk.
Click above for info about listening and joining in to folk between Newcastle and Carlilse and back all for the price of your ticket! And if you click below you can see some pics of the nice folk running this creative folkie fun! Click here for friendly folkie train travelling musos!
Fiery salsa, jazz and folk delivered by this exciting Danish band.
Song cycle drawing from the language of the sea. Developed during a residency at Snape Maltings in Suffolk.
The Monkey Junk Blues Club Presents Street Corner Blues at the Butterfly Cabinet, Heaton
See entry for 15/6/13.
Politically driven acoustic roots reggae.
Kathryn's very own musical journey through northeast music and culture, multi-media in nature and including her own band , the Northern Sinfonia and more! Includes the dynamic and exciting sound of Hanabiell!
The history of the NE shipyards brought to life by the Unthanks and cinematography.
Vamos! Festival Afro-Carnival Masquerade: Northumbria Uni
Afro-Latin selection box! Features Hanabiell and Midnight Blue, Afrodisiac, Djs Nik Barrera and Dj Volta 45.
Festival of the North East: Washington "F" Pit: Keith Gregson, an afternoon of mining songs and poetry
The Unthanks (as part of Festival of the NE): Customs House, South Shields
Hoochie Coochie, Newcastle: Azymuth
One of the great names in jazz with some funk and Latin thrown in.
John Peel's favourite reggae band!
The people, food and music of the canaries click above to get more info.
Maltings, Berwick:Sandi Thom
Newcastle's World Music/Fusion Band
Documentary film (free!) about kuduro music.
Country roots rock and Americana star makes a welcome Sage return.
Pop folk , like you were back in the 60s and 70s.
The Monkey Junk Blues Club Presents Half Deaf Clatch at the Butterfly Cabinet, Heaton
One of the great reggae toasters.
The Ranters drawn from schools across the N.E. are age from 10-18 in this concert of Northumbrian music.
A celebration of women through Carnatic music.
Jazz, gypsy, swing and more guitar-style! Nice food too!
County Durham's folk troubadour.
Latin DJs and more!
A free party with Global Bass, the very excellent DJ Cal Jader and local Latin acts Hannabiell and Yilis. Listen to some Diamond Bass by clicking here!
'Nuff said click above for more!
John Lee Hooker ,Jr, Dr Feelgood, Chantel McGregor & more.
Dearman, Gammon and Harrison: South Shields Folk Club, Customs House, South Shields
Blues and slide guitar from a major figure from the U.S.
Folk, country and rock from this Louisianian singer-songwriter of 30 years on the road and counting!
The Monkey Junk Blues Club Presents Paul Judge and Michael Littlefield at the Butterfly Cabinet, Heaton
Classy all white party with powerful drumming from Afrodisiac, and lots of world beats from Dj Vers!
Vamos! Festival: Tyne Carnival, Northumberland St, Newcastle
Burundanga (listen here and in video below) , Drumdin and so much more. Check out your chance to join in-click above!
Festival of the North East: Windy Gyle Folk Band at St Gabriel's Church, Heaton, Newcastle
Folk tunes old and new from this multi-decade born band!
Singer-songwriter with a critically acclaimed collaboration with Pete Riley.
Traditional American music on guitar, fiddle and banjo.
is cancelled due to Woodpecker needing to rest her voice. Get well soon!
Concert to celebrate the Lindisfarne Gospels being exhibited in Durham in 2013.
I know this is a music guide but couldn't resist putting this poetry gig in from Wor Poets-poets from a variety of cultures, N.E. resident in the intimate setting of Morden Tower.
If you want to play rather than just listen….Tuition at varying levels is available:
Newcastle/Gateshead and about:
Phoenix Folk: http://www.phoenixfolk.co.uk/
The Sage Gateshead: www.thesagegateshead.org
Gem Arts UK, Gateshead: http://www.gemarts.org/join/detail.php?id=10
Hexham and about:
Core Music, Hexham: http://www.coremusic.co.uk/activities/lessons/
If you’d like to suggest further entries to this directory please get in touch.
Waka Waka Africa North East For information click here!
Latino Events North East include music and more at Café Ernest in the Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle every Sunday. More info click here!
GemArtsUK: Culturally diverse dynamic arts organisation. More info click here!
Crossings: Community Music Group based in Newcastle, committed to using music to bridge barriers. Interested in getting involved: Click here!