Gigs

Forthcoming gigs include:

On Sunday September 24th I’ll be playing 2 one-hour spots in the Royston Music Festival. I will be in Banyers House, 16 Melbourn St, Royston SG8 7BZ from 2-2.45 pm, and then in the Old Bull Inn (56 High St, SG8 9AW) from 3–4 pm.

On Saturday September 30th I’ll be playing St George’s Church in Anstey, Hertfordshire, SG9 0TJ. I’ll be supporting the excellent Thursday’s Band. The music start at 7.30pm.

On Friday October 13th I’ll be playing at the Royston Folk Club, The Old Bull Inn 56 High St, (or Market Hill), Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 9AW.

I regularly play a couple of songs at Cambridge Acoustic Nights in CB2 in Cambridge, which I help to organise.

Past gigs

2017

9/9/17 Woodfest, Hatfield Forest
2/9/17 Wimpole Hall Home Farm
9/6/17 Royston Folk Club
7/6/17 Bury Folk Collective with Tara
11/5/17 CB2 with Meghan Saletta
28/3/17 MacKenzie Society
12/3/17 Daniel’s birthday party
5/3/17 35th anniversary celebration
23/2/17 Street Food Supper Club, The Black Prince, Northampton (right) with Welcome to Peepworld.
20/2/17 One Day Without Us, High Flyer, Ely, with Tara, Daniel Nestlerode and Mark Gamon
17/2/17 Glastonbury Court, Bury St Emunds
27/1/17 Cambridge Folk Club band gig, Golden Hind, Cambridge CB4 1SP
7/1/17 Strummers ‘Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan – the poet singers’, CB2, Cambridge
6/1/17 Cambridge Folk Club open stage with Tara
5/1/17 Plough and Fleece, Horningsea
4/1/17 Bury Folk Collective, Oakes Barn, St Andrews Street South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH.

2016

img_297614/11/16 The Carpenters Arms Cambridge CB4 3DZ
8/11/16 The MacKenzie Society, Unitarian Hall, Victoria Street, Cambridge CB1 1JW
25/10/16 The New Captain’s Table, Ely, CB7 4AU
22/10/16 Relevant Records, 260 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3NF, with Keith Sadler and friends
15/10/16 Alstonefield Village Hall (right), supporting Philip Henry and Hannah Martin
14/10/16 Potteries Folk Club, Blythe Bridge (main act Pete Morton)
25/9/16 The Ad Hoc Bar and Kitchen (Royston Music Festival)
25/9/16 The Boar’s Head (Royston Music Festival)
9/9/16 Woodfest, Hatfield Forest
27/8/16 Café Sola, Collioure, France (with Jean Paul)
6/7/16 Bury Folk Collective, Oakes Barn, Bury St Edmunds
25/6/16 Strummers Regugee Week concert (with Huguette)
17/6/16 Queen Edith’s picnic and concert
11/6/16 The Willow Festival Northants Fosters Stage
10/6/16 The Royston Folk Club
15/5/16 Bury Folk Collective, Oakes Barn, St Andrews Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH
7/5/16 Red Velvet’s Music Marathon, Cambridge
6/5/15 The fringe of Folk on the Pier, Cromer Social Club
15/3/16 St Neots Folk Club
John_Tara_12Bar_2_lores14/3/16 The Carpenters Arms, Cambridge
24/2/16 The Rose and Crown, 99 High Street, Somersham, with Rhys
12 Bar Club, 203 Holloway Road, London N7 8DL, with Tara (right)
16/1/16 CB2, Cambridge with The Dryad
11/1/16 Morley Memorial School
7/1/16 Bishops Stortford Acoustic Club
5/1/16 St Neots Folk Club

2015

24/12/15 The Panton Arms, Cambridge
5/12/15 Launch of The Hills of Arran at CB2, Cambridge
13/11/15 Royston Folk Club (with the full band)
3/11/15 The MacKenzie Society, Unitarian Hall, Victoria Street, Cambridge CB1 1JW
6/9/15 Bury Folk Collective
5/7/15 The Old George Inn, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes
14/6/15 The Six Bells, Covent Garden, Cambridge (with Tara)
14/6/15 Town and Country Fair, Cambridge (with Tara)
8/6/15 The Carpenters Arms, Cambridge
ship_march_153/6/15 The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek (right)
29/5/15 Cambridge Folk Club Inspiration Session (with Lester)
16/5/15 The Panton Arms, Cambridge
11/5/15 The Steam Passage Tavern, 44 Upper Street, London N1 0PD (with Tara)
1/5/15 The George, Babraham, Cambridge CB22 3AG
25/4/15 Acoustic Routes basement session with Bernard, Rhys and Dave
17/4/15 Cambridge Folk Club showcase – full band
10/4/15 Le France, 66660 Port Vendres
25/3/15 The Highlander, 8 rue de Nevers, 75006 Paris
14/3/15 The Golden Hind, Cambridge (with Rhys Wilson – Red Velvet’s music marathon)
13/3/15 Royston Folk Club
4/3/15 The The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek, Downham Market (right)
31/1/15 Ebola: Call and Response recording of Ise Oluwa, Emmanual College, Cambridge
24/1/15 Acoustic Routes/CAN Basement Session, CB2, Cambridge, with Bernard, Dave and Rhys, plus special guest Meghan Saletta

2014

24/12/14 The Panton Arms, Cambridge
21/12/14 Humphreys Road Street Party
7/12/14 The Corner House, Cambridge
14/11/14  Royston Folk Club showcase
12/11/14 The Flying Pig with Stella Hensley and Chris Newman
7/11/14 Morley Memorial School, Cambridge
5/11/14 The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek, Downham Market
1/11/14 CB2, with Rhys Wilson
28/10/14 The MacKenzie Society, Unitarian Hall, Victoria Street, Cambridge CB1 1JW.
3/10/14 John Peel Centre, Stowmarket, Suffolk where I was able to play the song I had written for my grandfather and John Peel. There is a video here of You and John Peel
20/8/14 Private party, Collioure, France
5/7/14 Felsham Festival, Suffolk with The view from here and Richard Stainer
13/6/14  Royston Folk Club with Dawn, Rhys and Brian
John_Ship_Inn_Med_Res9/6/14 The Boat House, Chesterton Road, Cambridge
4/6/14 The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek, Downham Market (right).
31/5/14 Acoustic Routes/CAN Basement Session, CB2, Cambridge, with Bernard, Dave and Rhys, plus special guests Jacqui and Geoff.
30/5/14 Cambridge Folk Club with Rhys and Brian
25/5/14 Strummers and Dreamers on Cambridge 105 FM
21/5/14 CB2, Cambridge, with Steve Farrell and Anto Morra.
17/5/14 Isabelle’s birthday party, Panton Arms, Cambridge
22/3/14 The Golden Hind, Cambridge, with Rhys Wilson
9/3/14 Old George, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes
14/2/14 Morley Memorial School, Cambridge
1/1/14 Private party, Cambridge

2013

7/12/13 Alstonefield Village Hall, supporting Brooks Williams.John_Brooks
30/11/13 Album launch: Launch of The Dust of Time, at CB2, Cambridge with Brian Harvey (bass), Dawn Loombe (accordion), Tara Westover (harmony vocals) and Rhys Wilson (piano and guitar). Support was from the Little Black Dress Duo and Rhys Wilson.
17/11/13 Grafton Centre Stage
16/11/13 Basement session,CB2 (Acoustic Routes/Cambridge Acoustic Nights)
2/7/13 Golden Hind, Cambridge, supporting Joe Solo
22/10/13 The MacKenzie Society
19/10/13 Acoustic Routes/CAN Basement Session, CB2, Cambridge
28/9/13 Acoustic Routes/CAN Basement Session, CB2, Cambridge
22/9/13 The Emperor, Cambridge
20/7/13 Basement session, CB2 (Acoustic Routes/Cambridge Acoustic Nights, right)
15/7/13 The First and Last, Cambridge
3/7/13 The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek
29/6/13 Acoustic Routes/CAN Basement Session, CB2, Cambridge
28/6/13 Urban Larder, Cambridge
28/6/13 Cambridge Guildhall, launch of the Cambridge Busking Festival
22/6/13 Alstonefield Village Hall, supporting Al Parrish.
21/6/13 National Extension College 50th anniversary party
14/6/13 Royston Folk Club (right)
9/6/13 Town and Country Fair, Parkers Piece, Cambridge
24/5/13 Cambridge Folk Club, with Dawn Loombe, Rhys Wilson and Tara-Jane Westover
18/5/13 Amanda and Kevin’s wedding, Cottingham
10/5/13 The Plough and Fleece, Horningsea
1/5/13 The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek, near Ely
27/4/13 CB2, Cambridge, supporting Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker
23/4/13 Fair Haven, Soham
9/4/13 Private party, Arnavutkoy, Istanbul
23/3/13 Acoustic Routes/CAN Basement Session, CB2, Cambridge
18/3/13 CB2, Cambridge, supporting Steve Farrell
7/3/13 The Dobblers Inn, Cambridge
1/3/13 Burwell and District Day Centre
23/2/13 Basement session (Acoustic Routes/Cambridge Acoustic Nights)
16/2/13 CB2, Cambridge (with Rhys Wilson)
15/2/13 The Golden Hind, Cambridge (with Rhys Wilson – Red Velvet’s music marathon)
29/1/13 Guest on the Paul Christoforou show on Cambridge 105 Radio

2012

6/12/12 Acoustic Club at the Half Moon Pub in Bishop’s Stortford
1/12/12, Alstonefield Village Hall, supporting Martyn Wyndham-Read and Iris Bishop
18/11/12, Cambridge lights switch on, Lion Yard
6/11/12 CB2, Cambridge (Supporting David Celia)
23/10/12 The MacKenzie Society
16/10/12 Sandbach Folk Club floor spot
12/10/12 Royston Folk Club
7/10/12 Guest on ‘Strummers and Dreamers’, Radio Cambridge 105’s folk and acoustic show
29/9/12 ‘Poussière d’étoiles’ at the vernisage of Charly Devarennes’ exhibition, Collioure, France. See blog entry.
22/9/12 The Big Busk, Cambridge Market Square (right)
20/9/12 The Boat House, Cambridge (Oxjam event)
8/8/12 Street party, Rue St Sebastien, Collioure7/7/12 Alstonefield Village Hall, Ashbourne, Derbyshire (supporting Flossie Malavialle) (see blog)
23/6/12 Felsham Church, Nr Bury St Edmunds, Sufffolk
17/6/12 Parker’s Piece, Cambridge (with Lester-Lloyd Reason)
16/6/12 Parker’s Piece, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)
10/6/12 Urban Larder, Mill Road, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)
04/6/12 The Vaults, Trinity Street, Cambridge (with Mark Gamon)
03/6/12 Hope Street Yard (with Dave Streatfield)
26/5/12 Debenham Folk Club, The Old Red Lion, High Street, Debenham, Suffolk
25/5/12 Cambridge Folk Club in the Golden Hind on Milton Road, Cambridge.
26/4/12 Elm Tree Pub, Cambridge
5/4/12 Acoustic Club at the Half Moon Pub in Bishop’s Stortford
8/3/12 Hot Numbers Café, Gwydir Street, Cambridge
4/3/12 Aortas Acoustic, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes
8/2/12 Live set and interview on Envision Radio Drive
6/2/12 The Vaults, Trinity Street, Cambridge
4/2/12 CB2, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)

2011

24/11/11 Student occupation of the Cambridge University Lady Mitchell Hall
8/11/11 Mackenzie Society, Cambridge
30/10/11 Cambridge Museum of Technology (with Hedy Boland)
15/10/11 Pavilion Parade launch, CB2, Cambridge (right)
12/10/11 Sue Marchant Show, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
3/9/11 Summer music, Wentworth
8/8/11 Street party, Rue St Sebastien, Colllioure, France
22/7/11 Greenstage Festival, Horningsea
15/7/11 Mynydd Seion Chapel, Abergele
10/7/11 Royal Oak, Wetton (session with Festival Ceilidh Band)
4/7/11 The Vaults, Trinity Street, Cambridge (with Chris Newman)
1/7/11 St Giles Church, Cambridge (with Hedy Boland)
30/6/11 St Giles Church, Cambridge
25/6/11 Fen Edge Festival, Cottenham
18/6/11 Magic Café, Oxford (with Hedy Boland)
22/5/11 Brettenham Bobfest (with Dave Streatfield, right)
20/5/11 The Plough and Fleece, Horningsea
22/3/11 Affinity Radio, Cambridge
12/2/11 Felsham Village Hall, Suffolk (with Dave Streatfield)
29/1/11 CB2, Cambridge
26/1/11 Baldock and Letchworth Folk Club
1/1/11 Private party, Cambridge

2010

14/12/10 CB2 (supporting David Celia)
2/12/10 Student occupation of the Cambridge University Old Schools
13/10/10 Mackenzie Society, Cambridge
3/10/10 Private party, Cambridge
19/9/10 Whitby Pirate Day
2/9/10 ‘Poussiére d’étoiles’ played at Charly’s funeral
8/8/10 Street party, Rue St Sebastien, Colllioure, France
9/7/10 Cambridge Artworks open studio launch (with Dave Streatfield and Steve Logan)
2/7/10 Busking festival outside St Mary’s Church, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)
2/7/10 St Giles Church Lunchtime Concert, Cambridge
1/7/10 St Giles Church Lunchtime Concert, Cambridge
19/6/10 CB2, Cambridge (supporting The Willows)
13/6/10 Wysing Arts Festival, Bourn
9/6/10 Baldock and Letchworth Folk Club (supporting Spinndrift)
6/6/10 Private party, Cambridge
21/4/10 The Bath, Bene’t Street, Cambridge (Green Party benefit)
5/4/10 Private party, Cambridge
12/3/10 Cambridge Folk Club (supporting Waterson Carthy)
7/3/10 Private party, Cambridge
1/3/10 Sue Marchant Show, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (with Lester)
20/2/10 Private party, Cambridge

2009

12/12/09 CB2 (with Lester, supporting Redhouse Radio)
28/11/09 CB2 (with Fara on viola)
21/11/09 Tribute concert for John Gaskell, Shevington, Wigan
15/11/09 La Raza, Rose Crescent, Cambridge (with Hedy)
15/11/09 Lion Yard, Cambridge (with Hedy)
20/10/09 The Man on the Moon, Cambridge
13/10/09 Mackenzie Society, Cambridge
9/10/08 The Watts Russell Arms, Hopedale, Derbyshire
12/9/09 209radio benefit gig, CB2, Cambridge
23/8/09 Street party, Rue St Sebastien, Colllioure, France
9/8/08 Private party, Colllioure, France
26/7/08 Birthday party, Toulouse, France
12/7/09 Garden Party, Meldreth
4/7/09 CB2, Cambridge
8/6/09 209 Cambridge Community Radio
30/5/09 Cambridge Acoustic Nights CD launch (with Lester and Cliff)
10/5/09 The Acoustic Lounge, Ivory Bar and Club, Hitchin
8/5/09 St Giles Church Lunchtime Concert, Cambridge
6/5/09 Folk Museum Courtyard, Cambridge
4/5/09 House party, Cambridge
2/5/09 CB2, Cambridge
24/4/09 Cambridge Folk Club (The Golden Hind, Milton Road, with Lester and Cliff)
11/04/09 CB2, Cambridge
28/03/09 CB2, Cambridge (supporting Graham Robins)
21/02/09 CB2, Cambridge
18/02/09 Travellers Rest, Derby
31/1/09 CB2, Cambridge
17/1/09 CB2, Cambridge (supporting Megson)

2008

13/12/08 Acoustic Routes Charity Concert (with Jo Hurwitz and Cliff Ward)
25/11/08 Mackenzie Society, Cambridge
21/11/08 Acoustic Kitchen, Kings Lynn, Norfolk
17/10/08 Concert for John Gaskell, Cambridge Folk Club (The Golden Hind, Milton Road)
13/10/08 CB2, Cambridge
6/10/08 CB2, Cambridge
22/9/08 CB2, Cambridge (with Lester)
30/8/08 CB2, Cambridge (Hannah Whitehall’s CD launch)
25/8/08 The Bun Shop, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)
17/8/08 Street party, Rue St Sebastien, Colllioure, France
4/7/08 209 Cambridge Community Radio, Cambridge
30/6/08 The Bun Shop, Cambridge (with Lester)
19/5/08 The Bun Shop, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)
18/5/08 The Man on the Moon, Cambridge
9/5/08 The Watts Russell Arms, Hopedale, Derbyshire (session with local musicians)
13/4/08 The King William, Fenstanton (2 x 45 minute sets)
24/3/08 The Bun Shop, Cambridge
23/3/08 The Man on the Moon, Cambridge
13/3/08 The Blue Ball, Grantchester
1/2/08 Interviewed on 209 Cambridge Community Radio

2007

26/11/07 Acoustic Café, Cambridge
20/11/07 Mackenzie Society, Cambridge
7/11/07 Acoustic Café, CB2, Cambridge
5/11/07 The Bun Shop, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)
30/10/07 Sue Marchant Show, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (with Lester)
17/10/07 CB2, Norfolk Street, Cambridge. (with Lester)
05/10/07 Boathouse (Chesterton Road, Cambridge). (with Lester)
28/09/07 Cambridge Folk Club (The Golden Hind, Milton Road)(with Lester)
28/7/07 Club tent, Cambridge Folk Festival (with Lester)
18/7/07 Cabaret at the Birdcage, Norwich (with Lizzie Taylor)
13/7/07 New Inn, Clitheroe
12/7/07 Aspinall Arms, Mitton
11/7/07 Cross Keys, Saddleworth, Oldham
4/7/07 Acoustic Cafe, CB2, Cambridge
28/6/07 Blue Ball, Grantchester
18/6/07 Bun Shop, Cambridge

5/6/07 Red Bull, Newnham
3/6/07 Kesgrave Bell, Ipswich
01/05/07 Romsey Labour Club on Mill Road (Cambridge)
19/04/07 Vanunu Freedom Event, Parkers Piece, Cambridge
26/03/07 CB2 in Norfolk Street, Cambridge
09/02/07 Music House in Norwich
29/01/07 Bun Shop on King Street, Cambridge.
11/1/07 Chorlton-cum-Hardy Folk Club

2006

8/12/06 Cambridge Folk Club
6/11/06 The Bun Shop, Cambridge
25/10/06 Acoustic Routes acoustic cafe, Cambridge
01/07/06 Ely Festival pre-festival event
04/07/06 Kami’s Restaurant, Cambridge
05/07/06 Acoustic Routes acoustic cafe, CB2, Cambridge
05/06/06 The Bun Shop in King Street, Cambridge
14/03/06 Kami’s Restaurant in support of Piefinger
31/1/06 Mackenzie Society, Cambridge
20/1/06 Cambridge Folk Club
18/1/06 Acoustic Routes acoustic cafe, Cambridge

2005

11/10/2005 Kami’s, Cambridge in support of Megson
25/6/2005 The Magic Café, Oxford (with Hedy Boland)
5/6/2005 Felsham, Suffolk
12/5/2005 Junction 2, Cambridge (with Dave Streatfield)