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Folk returns to town as new season begins

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: August 29, 2014

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DETAILS of the autumn season at a folk club have been revealed.

Tonight will see folk return to th Burton as the Brewtown Folk Club at the Old Cottage Tavern, in Byrkley Street, roars back into life.

For the first evening of entertainment, the club will be hosting three -part harmony group Gracenotes.

Grace Notes perform acappella and accompanied arrangements of traditional and contemporary songs.

The evening begins at 8pm and doors open at 7pm. Admission is £8 on the door.

Full guest list to the end of the year is as follows:

September 12 - Harry Bird and the Rubber Wellies;

September 26 - Steve Turner;

October 10 - Ingrid and Barrie Temple;

October 24 - Sunjay Brayne;

November 7 - Ribbon Road;

November 21 - Bruce Molsky;

December 5 - Wendy Arrowsmith; and

December 19 - Ken Nicol and Becky Mills.

More information is available at www.brewtownfolkclub.co.uk

Next up is folk band Harry Bird & the Rubber Wellies (pictured right).

They are based in Newcastle, Dublin and Bilbao and tour extensively all over Europe, playing folk clubs, folk festivals, art centres, theatres, cafés, bars, festivals and circus galas alike.

Mike Harding (former BBC 2 Folk Show presenter) has described them as 'One of my favourite bands of recent years'.

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