Guest night concerts will be at Henshaws Arts Centre in Knaresborough [HG5 9AL] and endeavour to bring your favourite professional folk performers to the area, as well as introducing exciting young folk musicians from the vibrant national folk scene. Tickets can be purchased by going to the ticketsource link on the tickets page.
The Programme so far:
John Kirkpatrick “Carols and Crumpets” December 15th 2021
John is a stalwart of the Folk music scene and is a master of the button accordion melodion and English concertina. His festive show is just the ticket to celebrate Christmas in style
Merry Hell Saturday February 5th 2022
Merry Hell are a fantastic folk rock band from Wigan. When the word gets round that they are in town tickets will go fast so get in quick!. Their joyous music of the people is the perfect way for us to kick off a new year of hope!
Katie Spencer Saturday 9th April
“Katie’s guitar playing has echoes of my dear friend the late great Bert Jansch. Like a musical weaver she threads her poetic lyrics through the guitar’s strings and produces little tapestries of song.” – Ralph McTell
Damien Barber Wednesday May 11th
Damien Barber is a stylish and distinctive folk singer, be it unaccompanied or with guitar or concertina .Damien is also well known as the leader of the innovative “Demon Barbers”.
Bryony Griffiths and Alice Jones Wednesday June 15th
Bryony and Alice bring a unique Yorkshire repertoire of harmony, history and Northern banter. Featuring Fiddle, Harmonium, Tenor Guitar and intricate close harmony vocals.
Sam Barrett Wednesday September 14th
Sam Barrett plays honest, heartfelt self penned and traditional songs on 12 string guitar and banjo.. He was one of our spotlight performers 2 years ago and you loved him so much we had to have him back.
Jack Rutter Wednesday October 13th
Jack Rutter is a talented and influential folk singer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has toured throughout the UK and Europe. He is considered one of Britain’s finest young traditional singers.