Is it really only a month since the last ridiculously busy weekend?
Now it’s time to do it all over again, with more acoustic events than we can shake a shaky egg at.
Take a deep breath… and here we go!
Friday 19th March – Friday Night Acoustic
7.45pm @ The Zanzibar (upstairs)
CORRECTION > Playing tonight are…
Mike Dooley, Dan Elson, Tony Rice, Jody Cooper, The Daydream Club
£4/£3 on the door
Friday 19th March – Jackie Leven
8.00pm @ The Masque
Jackie Leven featuring songs from his new album Lovers At The Gun Club.
Tickets £7 in advance from ticketweb
Saturday 20th March – Liverpool Antifascists Folk Night
7.00pm @ The Pilgrim
Pentland Brig, Mark Jones, Karen Wynne & Nicaise Koffi, Ritchie Taylor, Dave Murphy, and harpist Stan Ambrose.
£5 unwaged/students – £7 waged – with all proceeds going to the Liverpool Anti-Fascist Campaign.
Saturday 20th March – Amsterdam
7.00pm @ Liverpool O2 Academy
Heck, we’ve already plugged it once this week but we could hardly miss it off the list, could we?
Amsterdam, with support from the Kevin Critchley Outfit, and The Last Gambados
£12 from venue, or £8 from KCOmusic.com
Saturday 20th March – The Songbook Sessions
7.45pm @ The Zanzibar Club
Hosted by Marc Sunderland (Peter and the Wolf), and featuring music from The Baudelaire Brothers, Seedy Player, Ste Williams, Carrie-Anne Hayden, Ben Blance
£5 on the door.
Saturday 20th March – Almanac Folk present Songs From The City
8.00pm @ Mello Mello
A night of city songs, both traditional and alternative, featuring Hannah Peel (launching new LP Rebox), Lizzie Nunnery (launching new album Company of Ghosts), Stealing Sheep, Greta Svabo and Maev McDaid.
£4 on the door.
Saturday 20th March – Under The Influence VOL 17
9.00pm @ Studio 2 at Parr Street
Under The Influence VOL 17 is Keep On Rocking – the Neil Young one!
Hosted by Kaya, featuring original material and creative covers, this month inspired by Neil Young, with guest sets from Ian Mc Nabb, Jonny Sands and Dog Man Dave.
DJ sets from X-Ray Cat (CMWMSMDM)
And as a taster, Dog Man Dave has kindly given us a track called Home Fire which you can listen to here.
Unfortunately, if you’re an email subscriber you’ll have to visit the website to hear it…
Liverpool Acoustic is the only website of its kind in the UK. It was founded by Graham Holland in April 2008 as a central resource for the vibrant and exciting acoustic music scene in Liverpool and the Greater Merseyside area. The website publishes news from the local acoustic music scene, previews of upcoming events, reviews of music releases and gigs, and the Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight podcast. This content is available for free via email subscription. The diary lists acoustic events including festivals, theatre concerts, folk clubs, showcases and open mic nights.
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