Milford Folk Club

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The Bob Long Trio 9th February

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The Bob Long Trio  9th February

The Bob Long Trio comprises Lorna Franklin (vocals, kazoo, percussion), Keith Miller (vocals, harmonicas) and Bob Long (vocals, guitar). The trio specialises in acoustic African American music from early in the last century, especially the 1920s and 1930s. The repertoire includes blues,ballads, ragtime and jug band numbers from artists such as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Bertha “Chippie” Hill, Tommy Johnson, Gus Cannon’s Jug Stompers, Charley Patton, The Memphi

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Southbound – John and Pat January 12th 2017

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Southbound  –  John and Pat  January 12th 2017

It’s great to have John and Pat back at the club.   They’re so busy with their big band Capricorn  we’re lucky to find a date when they can fit us in.   Thanks to John and Pat for singing on Milford Village Green on the Queen’s birthday  –  always great to hear them  – wonderful harmonies

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Bow Legged Skeeter 8th September

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Bow Legged Skeeter 8th September

Bow Legged Skeeter are a 5 piece band playing hard driving Bluegrass and American Old-Time music with an emphasis on strong vocal harmonies.  The band was formed in 2010 and the current line up is: Charlie Cole 5 string Banjo (Charlie is a lifelong Bluegrass Banjo player and banjo teacher who . has appeared in a number of other Bluegrass bands). Lindsey Cole Double Bass and Vocals ( Lindsey is Charlie’s sister and has been singing and . . . playing the Bass for four years. She is also a professional Artist). Richard Filleul Guitar and Vocals...

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Barn Dance with The Beercat Celts (new name for theBob Smith Orchestra) Saturday 1st October

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Barn Dance with The Beercat Celts  (new name for theBob Smith Orchestra) Saturday 1st October

Tickets on sale from www.moscommunitycentre.org.uk  or from the box office at the Community Centre in Sea Road Milford on Sea.    Ticket price includes a ‘posh’ Ploughmans.   Dancing and songs for everyone

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Blues Night Bob Long introduces guest band Sons of the Delta 28 January

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Blues Night   Bob Long introduces guest band Sons of the Delta 28 January

Sons of the Delta was formed by two of the top bluesmen in the SouthWest UK, Mark Cole and Rick Edwards. They play a no-nonsense blend of electric and acoustic blues which includes traditional blues plus new originals. Their music also features occasional sidesteps into other American roots styles such as gospel, hillbilly, bluegrass, cajun and texmex. Achievements include a visit to Clarksdale, Mississippi where they played at a number of clubs and juke joints including Morgan Freeman’s club Ground Zero. The visit also included time in...

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Half of Murphys 13th October

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Half of Murphys  13th October

Great to have Noeleen and Alex back as guests this month.   Half of Murphys always give us a full pint of entertainment.

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Blues Night – guests: Rag Mama Rag Saturday 29th October

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Blues Night  –  guests:  Rag Mama Rag  Saturday 29th October

Bob Long hosts the Blues Night with guests Rag Mama Rag.  Formed in 1991, the English duo RAG MAMA RAG have slowly and consistently built up their reputation as one of Europe’s finest Country Blues acts, making use of an interesting and wide range of instruments.   RAG MAMA RAG create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audiences feet tapping. Their repertoire is 20’s and 30’s Blues based, but extremely varied, encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast Ragtime sounds, early White Country tunes, Original...

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Innominata November 10th

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Innominata November 10th

Delighted to welcome back Innominata Floor singers welcome this evening

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Joint headline acts: Ninebarrow and Teacups March 9th

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Joint headline acts:  Ninebarrow and Teacups March 9th

A special evening in partnership with Lymington Acoustic club with  Ninebarrow and Teacups. Tickets are on sale now £10 from the Milford on Sea Community Centre box office which is open from 10 – 4 each day and from 10 – 1 on Saturdays (not open Sundays).  Telephone number 01590 644861 to reserve a ticket  (the Community Centre does not take card payments).  Or visit www.moscommunitycentre.org.uk  to buy online. We believe that Kadia will also be here on this evening  –  quite a special night it’s going to be!...

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Lonnie Rides Again – a brand new local skiffle band Thursday 13th April

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Lonnie Rides Again – a brand new local skiffle band  Thursday 13th April

Plus a floorspot by TinAngel Band  an American string band music: blues, old-time, swing, ragtime and a bit more other times...

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