The Lamb Folk Club, Eastbourne, East Sussex
 

The Lamb Folk Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, upstairs in The Lamb Inn in Eastbourne Old Town. Everybody is welcome and we present a wide range of professional folk singers and players as well as floor spots for visiting musicians.

Doors open at 7.30pm with an 8.00pm start.

Floor singers are welcome but early arrival is recommended.

Admission is half price for students and under 21s.

There is no charge for floor singers on open stage nights.

The Lamb Folk Club is run by volunteers.

 

The Lamb Folk Club

High Street, Eastbourne BN21 1HH

Residents
Nick Westcott
Brian Stimpson
Derek Legg

Enquiries
(01323) 728268

 

2nd May – Two Coats Colder - £7
Sensational on their previous visit, this four piece has rapidly become a firm favourite on the club and festival circuit with its diverse mix of traditional and contemporary styles. “Anna Bass's voice isreally quite amazing” - Mike Harding.

16th May – Open Stage – Free

6th June – Luke Jackson - £7
Still in his early twenties, Luke is hot property with four acclaimed CDs and startling performances at major festivals from Cambridge to Sidmouth. His honed guitar skills, distinctive vocals and finely observed narrative songs have earned two BBC Folk Award nominations. “Jackson has been compared to a young Richard Thompson and for once these are not empty words” - Acoustic Magazine.

20th June – Steve Ashley - £7
Emerging in the late 1960s, Steve's debut album “Stroll On” is still regarded as a folk/rock masterpiece and his latest, “Another Day”, reinforces his position as one of our very finest songsmiths. Poetic, challenging, compassionate and often very funny, his live shows should not be missed!

4th July 2018 – Open Stage - Free

18th July – Dan Walsh - £7
Impossible to pigeonhole, Dan's dazzling take on clawhammer-style banjo incorporates British, Irish and American folk. Wowing audiences around the world, expect poignant songs, astonishing musical departures and lively humour. “Absolutely terrific” Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2.

1st August – Open Stage – Free

15th August – Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny - £7
With ten albums to her name, Dutch singer Linde has captivated audiences all over Europe with her crystal clear voice. To mark the 40th anniversary of the passing of Sandy Denny, Linde pays homage with beautiful renditions of Sandy's timeless songs. She will be joined on stage by multi-instrumentalist Bert Ridderbos. “The best folk singer in the Netherlands” Heaven Magazine.

5th September – Francesca Ter-Berg and Flora Curzon - £7
Fran (cello) and Flora (violin) embark on a musical journey after years of collaborations with ground-breaking artists such as Talvin Singh, Sam Lee and The London Klezmer Quartet. Combining traditional string music and songs from Eastern Europe with original compositions and improvisation, their music is nothing short of magical! “This is a string duo bound for glory” Max Reinhardt BBC Radio 3.

19th September – Open Stage – Free

3rd October – Dave Nachmanoff - £7
Although best known as Al Stewart's dazzling lead guitar player, Dave is a supreme solo entertainer and award-winning songwriter. Over the course of a dozen albums and countless tours, he has shared the stage with the likes of Alison Krauss and Steve Forbert at venues ranging from The Bottom Line to the Glastonbury Festival – Don't miss!

17th October – Dan McKinnon - £7
From Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dan's glorious baritone voice, graceful mastery of the guitar and fine compositions have won him numerous awards and widespread praise. His melodic, thoughtful songs cover the entire folk spectrum with themes traditional, historical, contemporary and universal. “You owe it to yourself to discover his talent” Living Tradition.

7th November – Open Stage – Free

21st November – Black Strap Molasses - £2
From the humorous to the thought provoking, this popular five-piece delivers infectious rhythms, great harmonies and an ever-growing and adventurous range of songs.

5th December – Vicky Swan and Jonny Dyer's Winter Warmer - £7
Multi-instrumentalists and storytellers of the highest calibre, Vicky and Jonny have created a show that brings together a Scandinavian Christmas, classic carols and winter stories. It is informative, fun, full of chorus songs that you know and stories you probably don't! ”Unfailingly wonderful” Folkwords.

19th December – Christmas Party – Free
An evening of seasonal celebration with songs, food, giant raffle and fun!

 
The Lamb Folk Club, Eastbourne, East Sussex