The CellarUpstairs
The CellarUpstairs

 INFORMATION: 020 7281 7700; E-mail:;
ENTRANCE: Members: £6, non-members: £8 (unwaged £1.50 less), except on nights marked * when it will be £7 and £9. 

 MEMBERSHIP: £3 for the year (September to August).



January - June 2015

Venue:  From Saturday 7th February, the club will be meeting at one of two different pubs in Grays Inn Road, either The Lucas Arms, 245a Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8QY (>Homepage>pubsinLondon), or The Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR.

7 FEB: RUTH AND SADIE PRICE (singing sisters from Yorkshire; strong, tuneful singing).  At the Lucas Arms.

 14 FEB: STANLEY ACCRINGTON (one of the funniest men on the folk scene). At the Lucas Arms.

 21 FEB: MOIRA CRAIG AND CAROLYN ROBSON (Scottish and Northumbrian singers, formerly with CMR; mainly traditional songs, and the occasional witty one). At the Lucas Arms.

 28 FEB: ARTHUR WATSON & PETE SHEPHEARD (mainly Scottish traditional songs, plus a few English; singers and musicians from Aberdeenshire and Gloucestershire).  At the  Lucas Arms 

 7 MAR: ROY BAILEY (popular singer of personal and political songs).  At the Lucas Arms.

 14 MAR:  JOHN KIRKPATRICK (masterly squeeze-box player and singer; traditional songs and tunes and some of his own, both serious and hilarious) At the Calthorpe Arms.

 21 MAR: BRIAN PETERS (mainly traditional songs, including great versions of ballads, from English singer who plays concertina, melodeon and guitar).  At  the Lucas Arms.

 28 MAR*: KEVIN BURKE (great Irish fiddler, member of the Celtic Fiddle Festival and formerly with the Bothy Band, Patrick Street, Open House and others, on visit from the US).  The venue for this evening is The Horseshoe, 24 Clerkenwell Close, EC1R OAG.

 4 APR:    Closed for Easter

 11 APR: Closed for Easter

18 APR: GAIL WILLIAMS & JIM YOUNGER (mainly American old-timey songs, some British, from first-rate singer and excellent musician, who should be better known).  At Calthorpe Arms

 25 APR: ASKEW SISTERS (popular young singing sisters from London, performing mainly traditional songs on fiddle and melodeon). At Lucas Arms

 2 May: OLIVER MULLIGAN AND BRENDAN McAULEY (respected County Monaghan singer, long resident in London, and accomplished Uillean piper; songs and tunes).  At Calthorpe Arms

 9 MAY*: MARTIN CARTHY (great English singer and guitarist, particularly known for his singing of ballads; very popular; has a Martin guitar named after him).  At Calthorpe Arms

 16 MAY: MARTIN & SHAN GRAEBE (mostly English traditional songs, many from Devon and Cornwall, most sung in beautiful harmony; some of Martin’s own songs too).  At Calthorpe Arms

 23 MAY: closed for bank holiday

 30 MAY: LEON ROSSELSON (one of our great songwriters – The World Turned Upside Down, Battle Hymn of the New Socialist Party, Palaces of Gold, etc).  At Calthorpe Arms

 6 JUNE: PHIL CALLERY (fine Irish singer, tenor with great Irish group the Voice Squad, on rare visit to Britain; mainly Irish traditional songs).  At Lucas Arms

 13 JUNE: BESKDY (popular band with varied repertoire of eastern European songs and tunes; fine singer and excellent musicians).  At Calthorpe Arms

 Closed until 5 September.



RESIDENT PERFORMERS: Jim Younger & Gail Williams, Peta Webb & Ken Hall, Bob Wakeling, Frankie Cleeve & Sue Williams.


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