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The Ashington Folk Club exists for all those who have an interest in the wide world of folk, blues, roots, Americana and rock & roll. Each month we host guest performers of national and international renown. Regular Singers, Musicians & Guest nights are held on the first & third Thursday of each month. Everyone is welcome to come along to sing and play.

Our venue is THE ASHINGTON CRICKET CLUB, Langwell Crescent, Ashington NE63 8AB.

"Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue... Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything... Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet." (attributed to Plato)

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Open Nights
Thursdays 8:30pm
£1:00 on the door

Guests

Thursday 15th October 8:30pm

Michael Littlefield & Lee Bates

Ashington Folk Club Ashington folk club is proud to play host to Lee Bates & Michael Littlefield.

Lee Bates (Struggle Buggy) is a superb performer and entertainer playing Delta blues, Hokum, Jug band & Urban blues from the 30's and 40's.

Michael Littlefield (The Kingbees) is one of the regions best blues guitarists and entrepreneur of songs. This night is a night not to be missed.

Tickets £4.00 on the door

Tel:07530748811

Friday 6th November 8:00pm

Clive Gregson & Liz Simcock

Clive Gregson & Liz Simcock

HOME & AWAY & BACK AGAIN

The Songs of Gregson & Collister revisited by Gregson & Simcock

First coming to notice with pop band Any Trouble, Clive Gregson went on to form a ground-breaking partnership with singer Christine Collister that Rolling Stone called "the state of the art in British folk-rock". Between 1985 and 1992 they released five acclaimed albums and toured worldwide. Christine's distinctive voice allied to Clive's songs, instrumental and production skills created something truly special.

Thirty years down the road, Clive now revisits the classic Gregson & Collister repertoire, having found the perfect vocal foil in Liz Simcock, herself an established singer-songwriter.

"I'm looking forward to performing some songs that I haven't played for a very long time," he says.

Tickets £10.00 on the door

Tel:07530748811

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