The Cellar Upstairs Folk Club
Saturdays, 8.15pm. Floor-singers welcome.
Venue: Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8JR (020 7278 4732). Tube stations: Kings Cross, Russell Square and Chancery Lane; buses; 17, 45, 46.
Access: club is in an upstairs room
Entrance: Pay on the door, no need to book, except for 23rd March. Members: £6, non members: £8, except on nights marked ** when it is £7 and £9.
Membership: £4 for the year (September to August)
Information: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Organiser 020 7281 7700
Kevin McDonnell's photos of past guests at the club.
6 April: Kate Lissauer (first-rate American singer and musician – old-time songs and tunes from the US on fiddle and banjo)
13 April: closed for Easter
20 April: closed for Easter
27 April: Amsher (Annie Winter, Anna Baldwin, Alison Frosdick and Jack Burnaby perform the songs of Hampshire singer Patience Vaisey)
4 May: Kevin and Ellen Mitchell (great Irish singer and excellent Scottish singer, on infrequent trip south, bring us their wonderful repertoire of songs, most traditional)
11 May: Jack Rutter (young singer from West Yorkshire, rising star, also a third of Moore Moss Rutter; traditional and other songs on guitar, bouzouki and duet concertina)
18 May: John Kirkpatrick (serious and funny songs, traditional and his own, from popular singer and squeezebox maestro)
25 May: closed for bank holiday
1 June: the Fraser Sisters (Jo Freya and Fi Fraser sing traditional and other songs in beautiful harmony, with accompaniment on fiddle and saxophone)
8 June: Hector Gilchrist and Carol Anderson (two Scots – singer with beautiful, mellow voice and great repertoire, and brilliant fiddler who’s been a great hit at Sidmouth, Whitby and other festivals)
15 June: Dave Webber and Anni Fentiman (lovely voices, lovely harmonies and lovely songs – some traditional and some of Dave's own, eg, Lady of Autumn)
RESIDENT PERFORMERS: Jim Younger & Gail Williams, Peta Webb & Ken Hall, Bob Wakeling, Frankie Cleeve & Sue Williams, Katrina Rublowska, Amanda MacLean..