Love is in the air. A love of acoustic music, that is!
And there’s certainly a lot of it about this Valentine weekend if you fancy treating your loved one to a night out, or even a whole day out.
Folkport – Southport Arts Centre Day of Folk
If you’re up Southport way, or you fancy traveling for a day of music, then why not check out Folkport, the Southport Arts Centre Day of Folk, featuring Mawkin Causley, Bothy Folk Club, Scold’s Bridle, Uiscedwr, and Roger Wilson.
There’s lots going on throughout the day, with the Anna Massie Band playing at 1.45pm and the Ruth Notman and Show of Hands gig starting at 7.15pm. There’s also an ‘after hours extra’ starting at 10pm and featuring Wheeler Street.
“you’ll feel it in your fingers… you’ll feel it in your toes…” Yes, it’s the Family Folk-up doing Valentine’s Day in style with the launch of The Random Family‘s new EP ‘Caught in a Lullaby’. Also on the bill are Steve & The Pilgrims, Dead Cities, and Me & John.
Saturday 14th Feb at St Brides Church, Percy Street, Liverpool
Doors open at 7.00pm First act on stage 8:00pm for an 11.00pm finish Bring your own drinks….
Tickets £5 from Probe Records, Slater Street, Liverpool
St Brides Church, Catharine Street, Liverpool Entrance in Percy Street
Celtic Bazaar presents A Night Of Acoustic Music
Saturday 14 February 2009 featuring :- The River Niger Orchestra (Liverpool based Nigerian roots band) Forty 4 (Liverpool based blues band playing an acoustic set) Red Cow Junction (Liverpool based roots duo) plus some Special Guests.
The venue is The Old Police Station, Lark Lane, Liverpool L17 8UU It runs from 7.30pm ’til not too late(!) and admission is £5 (£4 concs.)
Bring own drinks – light refreshments available. Fully accessible.
More info from 0151 733 7253 firstname.lastname@example.org
80 Lark Lane, Liverpool, L17 8UU
Thomas-Joseph & Murphy residency @ Studio 2 – Parr Street
Saturday 14th February – starts at 9.00pm, and admission is free
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