Hadleigh Folk and Acoustic Music Nights

Hadleigh Folk and Acoustic Music Nights are normally held on the first Friday of the month – from September to July at the Ansell Centre, Market Place, Hadleigh IP7 5DU.
We feature folk music in the broadest sense of the word. In addition to “traditional” and “contemporary” folk music, you can expect to hear hints of pop, country, jazz or even classical music.

Our doors open at 7.45 and the music starts at 8 o’clock.

WE HAVE FLOOR SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR OUR AUTUMN CLUB EVENINGS – SEE NEWS PAGE.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PLAYING FOR 10 MINUTES OR SO ON ONE OF THESE DATES, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH.

Each evening starts with a number of “Floor spots” – where anyone can come
along and perform: singing songs or playing an instrumental. In practice, it’s
advisable for would-be performers to contact us in advance to book a spot.

Next, after a short break, is our Featured Guest: a 30-minute performance from an
individual or group.

Finally, after another short break, our Main guest finishes the evening with a
60-minute performance. Our evenings finish around 10.30.

On September 2 The first session of our sixth season has Sound Tradition as the main guest. This foursome sing unaccompanied songs in wonderful harmony. Their repertoire is mainly traditional songs, though they also perform a number of their own compositions. If you enjoy singing rousing choruses, don’t miss this evening. You can find out more about the group on their website here.
Sound Tradition

September’s featured guest is Matt Haines (Yes, I plead guilty to nepotism!) Matt writes and sings  songs which are funny, moving, provocative.
MH

In another of his incarnations, Matt’s the lead singer of the band Foxtrot Oscar.

 

Entry price is £5.00. (£2.00 for under 16s)

There is no bar at the Ansell Centre, but you are welcome to bring your own drinks.

There is plenty of free parking within easy walking distance of the venue.

For further information, contact club organisers Simon or Val Haines on 07818 417780 or 07818 417781 or email aqwc71@dsl.pipex.com




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