York based Acoustic Duo
| Dogsbody Ceilidh Band|
"If you're looking for a high energy Celtic Celidh Barn in the Yorkshire/Lancashire area - Look no further!"
One thing you can be sure of is that at the end of a Shinjig ceilidh you will be exhausted and happy. Ok, so there's two things of which you can be sure.
Led by superb fiddle playing Shinjig combine traditional and original tunes with irresistable, toe-tapping rhythms. The band's five members have years of experience to produce the Shinjig sound. The result has wowed audiences from students' unions to wedding parties, folk festivals and charity gigs.
| White Horse Ceilidh Band|
East Yorkshire based Ceilidh Band
"Energetic Traditional Folk Music."
"Available for parties, weddings, ceilidh and more.
Acoustic or fully amplified version as required!"
"Harpist working in the Yorkshire region providing live wedding music and music for other special events."
"Martin has been entertaining with his songs and fine guitar playing for 35 years on the West Yorkshire folk scene. He began his musical interest as a teenager by first learning the harmonica before progressing to the acoustic guitar. Through the years this has led him to master the mandolin, tenor banjo and bohran often used in accompanying fellow musicians. In the last few years Martin has written 23 songs, published two CDs and is working on his third. Martin has an extensive repertoire, which includes lively Irish, contemporary folk, gentle ballads and his self-penned songs, which always prove popular."
"play a repotoire consisting of traditional and contemporary folk music from around the world."
Hessle Ceilidh Band|
"Hessle Ceilidh Band are based in the East Riding of Yorkshire near Hull. We are a five to ten piece band including a dance caller. We have whistle, fiddles, recorders, melodeon, guitar, bass, piano, bagpipes, hurdy-gurdy, various percussion and sometimes shawm.Our gigs are vibrant and fun – but not for the faint of heart who don’t like a good old knees up!"
|Paul & Liz Davenport|
Dogwood Rose are a three-piece Sheffield-based acoustic band who play a mixture of americana and traditional songs with great harmonies from Michael Richards and Judy Clifford with beautiful fiddle work from Kiri Smith.
North Yorkshire based Folk Singer Songwriter
Yorkshire based Singer Songwriter
We are a young, lively English ceilidh band based in Sheffield, UK. We play for English dancing with a wide repertoire of tunes from around the British Isles and Europe.
We regularly play for various private events such as weddings, birthday parties and social events. We come with our own caller, PA system (fully PAT tested) and sound engineer. The band and caller are equally happy to provide ceilidhs both for audiences who are completely new ceilidh dancing and for those who are more experienced dancers. The full band consists of five musicians but we are also available as a 3 or 4-piece lineup.
"Coblers Monday, Whitby’s Sea Song and Shanty group was formed in 1996 by three stalwarts of Whitby Folk Club in readiness to perform sea songs and shanties for the visit to Whitby of the replica HM Bark Endeavour in 1997."
Leeds based Contemporary and Traditional Folk Singer
Sheffield based Singer and Multi-Instrumentalist
Tina McKevitt & Matt Hegarty|
"Both experienced performers, Tina & Matt got together in late 2007 to produce their CD, "The Dewdrop on the Barley" and build up a live set. They both draw heavily on their Irish musical backgrounds which they integrate with other musical styles and influences to produce a fresh, original sound."
"David is a revival singer performing solo and unaccompanied, within what can loosely be termed the folk tradition.
"Shiznitz are rabble rousing purveyors of stray dance and folk music. We write our own songs and play covers of three hundred year old chart toppers. "
|Swing of Things|
Yorkshire based quintet of two guitars, clarinet/baritone sax, violin and double bass (plus vocals), our sound is primarily inspired by Django Reinhardt’s Swing Guitars of the ‘30s and ‘40s, and then rotates through other points of the compass to include Boogie Woogie, the Blues and Afro-Latin rhythms
The Ermine Street Ceilidh Band|
"The Ermine Street Ceilidh Band is led by Bill Wilson & Steve Taylor who, together with other local talented musicians, provide a unique blend of Celtic and English Ceilidh Sounds with a hint of Americana. The band is based in Lincolnshire through which runs the ancient Roman Road of Ermine Street, hence the name."
Hull based Folk Singer and Musician
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Scarborough Folk ClubThe homepages of Scarborough Folk Club
Scarborough Blues Club
Held every Thursday with regular guest concerts held on Tuesdays.
Filey Folk Club
Normally held on the first Wednesday of the month.
Whitby Folk Club
Meets every Thursday Night
The White Hart Folk Club, Mickleby, Nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire TS13 5LU
Held every Saturday with regular guests
"The club is entering it's 21st year, and is a warm friendly club. It's a wonderful singing club, has a very traditional background, but allcomers are welcome. We have very wide ranging tastes."
The Robin Hood's Bay Folk Club, Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire
Meets every Friday evening with regular guests.
The Reeth Memorial Hall, Swaledale, North Yorkshire
Kirkby Fleetham Folk Club, Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire
Held on the third saturday of every month.
The Band Room
"Englands tiniest major venue", 8 miles north of Kirbymoorside, North Yorkshire
The Shed music and poetry venue is in Brawby, near Malton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, England. International artists performing contemporary jazz, blues, folk, country, world & improvised music, comedy, poetry and knitting in front of an old shed door.
Selby Town Hall Arts Centre
The Black Swan Folk Club
The Black Swan Folk Club, in York, meets every Thursday with guests
Folk Nights every Tuesday (three mins from York BR)
The New Acoustic Singaround, The Tap & Spile, 29 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PB
Held on the 2nd and 4th Sunday evenings at 8pm. All genres welcome!
The National Centre for Early Music
Holds regular folk and world music concerts at this restored Medieval Church
House Concerts York, York
"Although very well established in America, house concerts are a relatively new concept here in the U.K. They offer a chance to see great artists who are often only over in the country for a very short time. Without all the complications of agents, managers, p.a. and hall hire, it means that we can work at pretty short notice.
A House Concert is a private party for which you are sent a personal invite and is not a public music venue.
All donations are madebefore the show and people are not able to just turn up uninvited."
Masham Folk Club, Masham, Nr Ripon, North Yorkshire (Map)
Meets the last friday of the month at the Kings Head.
Skipton Folk Unplugged
Meets every Monday evening with regular guests at The Narrowboat Inn, Victoria Street, Skipton
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The Swan, Addingham, West Yorkshire
Local traditional pub which plays host to regular Monday evening Folk singarounds and live folk bands every other saturdays.
The Fox & Goose Inn, Heptonstall Road, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6AZ
Hosts Sunday Sessions with guests on the 1st Sunday afternoon (3:00 - 5:00pm) of every month, also host a music session each Wednesday at 9pm for all styles of accoustic music from Swing to Cajun, bluegrass to jazz, a Singaround Folkclub on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month- a proper old fashioned singaround for songs, tunes, stories.
The Ryburn Folk Club, Sowerby Bridge
Held on last Wednesday of the month at The Works, Hollins Mill Lane, SOWERBY BRIDGE, West Yorkshire HX6 2QG
Organiser, Pete Coe 01422 822569 firstname.lastname@example.org
Residents, Johnny Adams, Dave Bishop,Sue Burgess, Bob Butler,Pete Coe, Chris Coe, Jon Loomes, Alice Jones, Annie Dearman & Steve Harrison, Chris Manners, Sue Van Gaalen
plus booked guest artists monthly.
Otley Folk Club
Meets every Wednesday evening with regular guests
Otley Courthouse, Otley, West Yorkshire
Arts Centre with varied programme of events.
The Grove Folk Club
Meets every Friday Night at the Grove Inn, Leeds, just a few minutes walk from the Central Rail station
Morley Folk Club, Morley, West Yorkshire
Held on 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month!
Drovers Folk Club, The Black Bull, Kirkgate, Birstall, Kirklees
Singers and Musicians Night held on the second Saturday of the month
Contacts: Geoff and Mary 01274 673274 and Anne 0113 2574658
"Wildfolk is an agency dedicated to promoting fine folk performers from Yorkshire."
Brian Bedford's Park Head Studio, West Yorkshire
"Heavyweight technology handled with a light touch. Rural Pennine location. Accommodation available for performers on a serious mission. Short demos or full albums from recording to replication. Competitive prices."
Les Panards Dansants
"The home of French and Breton traditional music and dance in Leeds, West Yorkshire"
Topic Folk Club
Held every Thursday evening.
Saltaire Live, Saltaire, West Yorkshire
Hold regular Concerts at the Victoria Hall, Saltaire
BACCApipes Folk club
Meets every friday evening in Keighley, West Yorkshire with fortnightly guests.
Spectrum Blues Club, Keighley
The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Regular folk concerts at this friendly venue...
Hepworth Live, Hepworth Village Hall, Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Regular Concerts at this Village Hall.
South Yorkshire Folk
A useful guide to all things folk and acoustic in South Yorkshire including a guide to venues, and events.
The Greystones, Greystones Road, Sheffield
Regular Blues, Jazz, Folk, and Americana
Rivelin Folk Club, Stanninton, Sheffield
Meets every Wednesday in the West of Sheffield with occasional guests.
The Royal Traditions Folk Club, Dungworth, Nr Sheffield
Monthly Singers Club with guests.
Play On Folk Club, Sheffield
Meets on the first Friday of every month at The Rutland Arms, Brown St, Sheffield
Kiveton Folk Club, Kiveton, South Yorkshire
Held every Tuesday evening with occasional guests.
The Beehive Folk Club, Harthill, South Yorkshire
Held on the first Friday of each month.
|Trinculo Ceilidh Band|
Sheffield Based English Ceilidh Band
The Rockingham Arms Folk Club, Maltby, Nr. Rotherham
Live @ The Sandygate
Wath, South Yorkshire
Rock, Pop and Folk nights arranged throughout the year featuring some well known and great up and coming performers and groups Subject to short summer break - Details of concerts can be found on the calendar at www.syfolk.co.uk
Barnsley Folk Club, Barnsley
Meets every Monday with occasional gigs
White Horse Folk Club At "Nellie's"
The Home Pages of Beverly Folk Club in East Yorkshire - Meets every Monday evening with regular guests
A Folk Club based in Cottingham, Yorkshire
The Processed Pea,Etton, near Beverley, East Yorkshire
Held on the first Monday of the month!
Bridlington Folk Club, Bridlingon, East Yorkshire
Held every other Tuesday at The Telegraph Inn, 110 Quay Road, Bridlington. YO16 4JB
The Arts Centre, Pocklington, East Yorkshire
Check out the 'live' listings.
Howden Live, Howden, East Yorkshire
An ongoing programme of Folk, Roots, Blues, Indie, Jazz and Drama at what is reported to be one of the very best venues of its size in the region.
Driffield Folk Club Folk Club in Driffield, East Yorkshire