MAY 2018

See below for gigs (Please check with venues before travelling)

Link for Regular sessions open mic nights


TUE 1 MAY

t.b.c. (Doors 7pm for 8pm start. Admission £tbc ~ All profits go to charity ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


WED 2 MAY

ALDEN, PATTERSON & DASHWOOD [info] (8.00pm ~ £6.00 ~ tel 01406 381 339 for info re club) - SPALDING FOLK CLUB @ SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS


THU 3 MAY


FRI 4 MAY

WOODY PINES [info] (8pm ~ 01775 764 777) - SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE, MARKET PLACE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 1SS

THE GARWIN PROJECT [info] / FLAVOLOUS [info] / KOSMISHEBOY [info] - WEIRD GARDEN @ DECIMAL PLACE, 10 BURTON RD, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3LB

'WALK RIGHT BACK' - The Everly Brothers Story [info] (01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

SHEESHAM AND LOTUS & 'SON [info] (7.30pm ~ Canadian trio playing old timey string band music with roots in vaudeville & juke joints of the American South ~ 01472 840 068 / 841 080) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, THE SQUARE, NORTH THORESBY, LINCS. DN36 5QL


SAT 5 MAY

BIG COUNTRY [info] (0844 888 8766) - THE ENGINE SHED, UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN, BRAYFORD POOL, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN6 7TS

THE DRIFTERS [info] (01522 519 999) - LINCOLN THEATRE ROYAL, CLASKETGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 IJJ

WARREN DEWITT [info] (01754 763 376) - GROSVENOR HOUSE HOTEL, 1 NORTH PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2TE

GREG RUSSELL [info] (info Andy tel 01522 535 770 / tickets £10, only available via Drill Hall 01522 873 894) - FOLK UPSTAIRS AT LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

THE SARI SCHORR BAND [info] - RAVEN HOTEL, CORBY, NORTHANTS.

t.b.c. (01760 337 392) - PENTNEY COUNTRY CLUB, PENTNEY INDOOR BOWLS CLUB, NARBOROUGH, PENTNEY, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE32 1JD


SUN 6 MAY

THE SHOWHAWK DUO [info] (0844 888 8766) - THE ENGINE SHED, UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN, BRAYFORD POOL, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN6 7TS

t.b.c. (0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.


MON 7 MAY

BIRDS OF CHICAGO [info] (01652 649 230) - TOWN HALL LIVE @ DIAMOND JUBILEE TOWN HALL, MARKET SQUARE, KIRTON IN LINDSEY, N. LINCS. DN21 4LZ

t.b.c. [info] (Doors 7.15pm, music 8.30pm ~ 01522 879 740) - SILVER STAR CMC, CASTLE WARD CLUB, KINGSLEY RD, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3JN


TUE 8 MAY

BARBARA DICKSON [info] (Few tickets remaining ~ 01522 873 894) - LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

t.b.c. (Doors 7pm for 8pm start. Admission £tbc ~ All profits go to charity ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


WED 9 MAY

Sold Out:BARBARA DICKSON [info] (7.30pm ~ £25 / £24 conc ~ 01476 406 158) - MERES LIVE @ THE MERES LEISURE CENTRE,TRENT ROAD, GRANTHAM, LINCS. NG31 7XG


THU 10 MAY

'ROCK ICONS' (01522 519 999) - LINCOLN THEATRE ROYAL, CLASKETGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 IJJ


FRI 11 MAY

KIT HOLMES wil AL GREENWOOD [info] (7.30pm ~ Kit with sultry vocals & viruoso guitar is joined by guitarist Al for a night of blues driven roots ~ 0300 400 0101) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ BROADBENT THEATRE, SNARFORD ROAD, WICKENBY, LINCS. LN3 5AW

STEVE CHASE [info] - LUDFORD VILLAGE HALL, PLAYINGFIELD LANE, MAGNA MILE, LUDFORD, nr MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN8 6AJ


SAT 12 MAY

LINCOLN BLUES, RHYTHM & ROCK FESTIVAL 2017

SAT 12 MAY

THE PRETTY THINGS [info] / AYNSLEY LISTER [info] / SIMON McBRIDE [info] / CONNOR SELBY BAND [info] / THE LUKE DOHERTY BAND [info] / DEEP BLUE SEA ([info] (2pm-10pm ~ Limited early bird tickets £25 ~ Solid Ents 01472 349 222 [9am - 5pm] / LDH 01522 873 894) - LINCOLN BLUES FESTIVAL @ LINCOLN DRILL HALL, FREESCHOOL LANE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 1EY

WILD WILLY BARRETT'S FRENCH CONNECTION [info] (01673 308 010) - FESTIVAL HALL, CAISTOR ROAD, MARKET RASEN, LINCS. LN8 3JA

TENNESSEE STUD [info] (7.30pm ~ Country band ~ £10 ~ 01205 363 108) - BLACKFRIARS THEATRE & ARTS CENTRE, SPAIN LANE, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 6HP

BOOBONYX [info] (01205 359 525) - BOSTON BOWL, ROCHFORD TOWER LANE, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 9RH

'BOB MARLEY LEGEND' [info] (01522 519 999) - LINCOLN THEATRE ROYAL, CLASKETGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 IJJ

MARTIN JAYE [info] (01205 366 810) - BRIJAN CMC, VILLAGE HALL, FRITHVILLE ROAD, SIBSEY, nr BOSTON, LINCS. PE22 0SR

t.b.c (01760 337 392) - PENTNEY COUNTRY CLUB, PENTNEY INDOOR BOWLS CLUB, NARBOROUGH, PENTNEY, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE32 1JD


SUN 13 MAY

WOODY PINES [info] (8pm ~ £13 adv / £15 otd ~ 01652 660 380) - ROPERY HALL @ THE ROPEWALK, MALTKILN LANE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, NE LINCS. DN18 5JT

CLUB / SPOTLIGHT NIGHT [info] (01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN

t.b.c (0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.


MON 14 MAY

RON TRUEMAN BORDER [info] (8.15pm ~ club info 01205 358 783 / venue 01205 361 116) - BOSTON FOLK CLUB @ THE EAGLE, 144 WEST STREET, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 8RE

t.b.c. (Doors 7.15pm, music 8.30pm ~ 01522 879 740) - SILVER STAR CMC, CASTLE WARD CLUB, KINGSLEY RD, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3JN


TUE 15 MAY

t.b.c. (Doors 7pm for 8pm start. Admission £tbc ~ All profits go to charity ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


WED 16 MAY


THU 17 MAY


COUNTRY & WESTERN FESTIVAL

RUNS FRI 18 - MON 21 MAY

t.b.c. (Venue 01754 762 097) - RICHMOND HOLIDAY CENTRE, RICHMOND DRIVE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 3TQ

FRI 18 MAY

'IDIOT & FRIEND' (aka Keith Donnelly & Les Barker) [info] / JOHN CONOLLY [info] (doors 7.15pm for 8pm ~ £10 ~ tel 01522 535 770) - FALDINGWORTH LIVE, MEMORIAL HALL, FALDINGWORTH, LINCS. LN8 3SE

SHARKARA [info] / HEDGER & CREEK [info] / BOB HEDGER [info] - WEIRD GARDEN @ DECIMAL PLACE, 10 BURTON RD, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3LB

ILLEGAL EAGLES [info] (01733 265 705) - THE CRESSET, BRETTON CENTRE, PETERBOROUGH, CAMBS.


SAT 19 MAY

'WHITNEY QUEEN OF THE NIGHT' [info] (01522 519 999) - LINCOLN THEATRE ROYAL, CLASKETGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 IJJ

NORDIC FIDDLERS BLOC [info] (01507 578 695) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, MILL LANE, HEMINGBY, nr HORNCASTLE, LINCS. LN9 5QQ

TPM [info] (a mix of everything musical! ~ 01205 359 525) - BOSTON BOWL, ROCHFORD TOWER LANE, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 9RH

NORTH HYKEHAM & DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY [info] present 'LEST WE FORGET' (7.30pm ~ Concert of songs & reading commemorating the Centenary of the end of the Great War ~ £8 / £5 conc ~ 01522 883 311) - TERRY O'TOOLE THEATRE, NK CENTRE, MOOR LANE, NORTH HYKEHAM, LINCS. LN6 9AX

t.b.c [info] (01760 337 392) - PENTNEY COUNTRY CLUB, PENTNEY INDOOR BOWLS CLUB, NARBOROUGH, PENTNEY, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE32 1JD


SUN 20 MAY

HUNGRYTOWN [info] (01472 753 862) - GRIMSBY FOLK CLUB @ SPIDERS WEB, CARR LANE, GRIMSBY, NE LINCS. DN32 8LN

JAKE LEG PREACHERS (5pm ~ 01522 535 023) - THE STRUGGLERS, 83 WESTGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3BG

THE BARHOPPERS [info] (2.30 - 5.30pm) - VILLAGE HALL, MAIN ST, GEDNEY DYKE, Nr SPALDING, LINCS. PE12 0AJ

THE MILE ROSES [info] (8pm ~ Kate Bramley, Simon Haworth & Edwina Hayes play contemporary British folk with a nod to Nashville ~ 01778 560 417) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ VILLAGE HALL, MAIN ST, BRACEBOROUGH, LINCS. PE9 4NT

MARTIN JAYE [info] (01522 542 977) - RICKI SYLVA CMC, VILLAGE HALL, BILLINGHAY, LINCS. LN4 4EX

RAY PETERS DUO [info] (0115 9120735) - FRED'S PLACE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB @ MAPPERLEY PLAINS SOCIAL CLUB, PLAINS ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NOTTS. NG3 5RH.

'WALK RIGHT BACK' - The Everly Brothers Story [info] (01553 764 864) - CORN EXCHANGE, TUESDAY MARKET PLACE, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE30 1JW


MON 21 MAY

KERRY ELLIS [info] (20th Anniversary tour ~ 01522 519 999) - LINCOLN THEATRE ROYAL, CLASKETGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 IJJ

STEVE CHASE [info] (Doors 7.15pm, music 8.30pm ~ 01522 879 740) - SILVER STAR CMC, CASTLE WARD CLUB, KINGSLEY RD, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3JN


TUE 22 MAY

MARTIN JAYE [info] (Doors 7pm for 8pm start. Admission £tbc ~ All profits go to charity ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN


WED 23 MAY

WARREN DEWITT [info] (01754 763 376) - GROSVENOR HOUSE HOTEL, 1 NORTH PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2TE

KINGS LYNN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

WED 23 MAY

KEVIN BARRY [info] (01760 337 392) - PENTNEY COUNTRY CLUB, PENTNEY INDOOR BOWLS CLUB, NARBOROUGH, PENTNEY, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE32 1JD


THU 24 MAY

GREEN MATTHEWS [info] (£10 ~ 01778 560 497) - THE BARN, BASTON, LINCS. PE6 0PQ


BWA COUNTRY & WESTERN WEEKEND

RUNS FRI 25 - SUN 27 MAY

t.b.c. [Facebook] ~ 01406 422 766) - ANGLIA MOTEL, WASHWAY ROAD, FLEET HARGATE, SPALDING, LINCS. PE12 8LT

FRI 25 MAY

ELLES BAILEY [info] (07849 518 987) - MOON ON THE WATER, 203 NORTH PROMENADE, CLEETHORPES, NE LINCS, DN35 8SJ

KATE SHORTT (Cello & Comedy) [info] & SHIRLEY SMART & KAREN STREET (Cello & Accordion Duo) [info] (7.30pm ~ double bill of comedy & music ~ 01406 366 767) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ MARKET HOUSE, MARKET ST, LONG SUTTON, LINCS. PE12 9DD


SAT 26 MAY

REVAMPED [info] (01205 359 525) - BOSTON BOWL, ROCHFORD TOWER LANE, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 9RH

BLACKBEARD'S TEA PARTY [info] (8pm ~ £13 adv/ £15 otd ~ 01652 660 380) - ROPERY HALL @ THE ROPEWALK, MALTKILN LANE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, NE LINCS. DN18 5JT

THE MEATLOAF STORY [info] (01522 519 999) - LINCOLN THEATRE ROYAL, CLASKETGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN2 IJJ

KATE SHORTT (Cello & Comedy) [info] & SHIRLEY SMART & KAREN STREET (Cello & Accordion Duo) [info] (7.30pm ~ double bill of comedy & music ~ 01529 461 926) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ READING ROOMS, MAIN ROAD, EWERBY, LINCS. NG34 9PJ

t.b.c. [info] (01760 337 392) - PENTNEY COUNTRY CLUB, PENTNEY INDOOR BOWLS CLUB, NARBOROUGH, PENTNEY, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE32 1JD

RAY PETERS & THE SMOKEY TURTLE BAND [info] /JONNY WILLIAMS & LYNNETTE MARIE [info] (01623 860 752) - GOLDEN BUCKLE CMC, WALESBY SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB, FOREST LANE, WALESBY, nr NEWARK, NOTTS. NG22 9PF


SUN 27 MAY

AUTUMN STORM [info] (01205 363 665) - THE RAILWAY, 84 LONDON RD, BOSTON, LINCS. PE21 7EQ

KING BISCUIT BOYS [info] (01522 535 023) - THE STRUGGLERS, 83 WESTGATE, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3BG

KATE SHORTT (Cello & Comedy) [info] & SHIRLEY SMART & KAREN STREET (Cello & Accordion Duo) [info] (7.30pm ~ double bill of comedy & music ~ 01754 881 176) - Lincs Rural & Community Tour @ CORONATION HALL, HIGH STREET, WAINFLEET, LINCS. PE24 4DQ

STRANGE BRAINS [info] (4pm ~ 01775 766 490) - LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER, 11 DOUBLE STREET, SPALDING, LINCS. PE11 2AA

KINGS LYNN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

SUN 27 MAY

ROOTS & WINGS (duo) [info] + others (01760 337 392) - PENTNEY COUNTRY CLUB, PENTNEY INDOOR BOWLS CLUB, NARBOROUGH, PENTNEY, KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK. PE32 1JD

RAYMOND FROGGATT & HIS BAND [info] /JEFF GALLANT BAND [info] / BLUE HORIZON [info] / KEN DURRANS [info] (01623 860 752) - GOLDEN BUCKLE CMC, WALESBY SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB, FOREST LANE, WALESBY, nr NEWARK, NOTTS. NG22 9PF


MON 28 MAY

t.b.c. (Doors 7.15pm, music 8.30pm ~ 01522 879 740) - SILVER STAR CMC, CASTLE WARD CLUB, KINGSLEY RD, LINCOLN, LINCS. LN1 3JN

STEPHEN SMYTH TRIO [info] / DAVE BRYAN [FB] / STUBBY & JULIE DAWN [info] / JOHN DOHERTY [info] (01623 860 752) - GOLDEN BUCKLE CMC, WALESBY SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB, FOREST LANE, WALESBY, nr NEWARK, NOTTS. NG22 9PF


TUE 29 MAY

t.b.c. (Doors 7pm for 8pm start. Admission £tbc ~ All profits go to charity ~ 01469 573 628) - THE MISSOURI RAIDERS CMC, SOLWAY CLUB, 68 KINGS RD, IMMINGHAM, NE LINCS. DN40 1AN

JOHN ASTON [info] / CLEAR CUT [info] (01623 860 752) - GOLDEN BUCKLE CMC, WALESBY SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB, FOREST LANE, WALESBY, nr NEWARK, NOTTS. NG22 9PF


WED 30 MAY

BEST OF FRIENDS DUO featuring MIDDY & STEVE CHASE [info] / NICKY JAMES [info] (01623 860 752) - GOLDEN BUCKLE CMC, WALESBY SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB, FOREST LANE, WALESBY, nr NEWARK, NOTTS. NG22 9PF


THU 31 MAY

An Audience with PAUL GASCOIGNE (01507 613 100) - EMBASSY THEATRE, GRAND PARADE, SKEGNESS, LINCS. PE25 2UG

SALLY IRONMONGER & BRIAN CARTER [info] (8pm til late ~ folk & blues across the road from the Wheatsheaf pub ~ 01205 821 492) - 'LAST THURSDAY FOLK/BLUES CLUB' @ ARTS CORITANI GALLERIES, HIGH STREET, SWINESHEAD, BOSTON, LINCS. PE20 3LH

TRAVIS LOGAN [info] (07593 125 261) - CORONATION HALL (SOUTH KYME VILLAGE HALL), 41, HIGH STREET, SOUTH KYME, LINCOLNSHIRE. LN4 4AD

THE THORNHILLS [FB] / JOHN C KING [info] (01623 860 752) - GOLDEN BUCKLE CMC, WALESBY SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB, FOREST LANE, WALESBY, nr NEWARK, NOTTS. NG22 9PF


[JUN 2018 GIGS]