Live music in 2024
In 2024 I've played live 22 times


03/07/24 - 742
The Yew Tree Inn

Arlington

3 songs at Open mic night

        • Life's a race
        • Funked up country
        • What's in a life
Songs with a meaning: 'Life's a race', my cycling song, for Mark Cavendish's record breaking 35th Tour de France stage win. 'Funked up Country', for the General Election and whatever that'll bring. 'What's in life', for all those guitar players who like to spend a lot of time tuning their guitars on stage!
Yew Tree - 03/07/24 Photo: Heather
Six Bells - 02/07/24 Photo: Heather
02/07/24 - 741
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

2 songs at Open mic night

    • Xeroxed armies
    • Standing room only
Was a bit of a struggle for me tonight. A very busy room, with a busy stage and new boom mic stands - see YT video above.
18/06/24 - 740
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

3 songs at Open mic night

      • It's only my time
      • Leaf
      • The last song
A quiet night and tomorrow I become an old age pensioner.
Six Bells - 18/06/24 Photo: Heather
Blacksmith's Arms - 12/06/24 Photo: Heather
12/06/24 - 739
Blacksmith's Arms

Halland

3 songs at Open mic night

    • Leaf
    • Sanity
    • All of the time
A full house, with audience and a lovely evening of music.
05/06/24 - 738
The Yew Tree Inn

Arlington

3 songs at Open mic night

      • All of the time
      • Sanity
      • Toast for one
A few problems with the PA, but a fun evening and a chance to catch up with some old friends.
Yew Tree - 05/06/24 Photo: Heather
Six Bells - 04/06/24 Photo: Heather
Six Bells with Helga - 04/06/24 Photo: Heather
Six Bells - 04/06/24 Photo: Heather
04/06/24 - 737
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

4 songs at Open mic night

    • All of the time
    • Toast for one
    • Sanity (with Helga on flute)
    • Little red car
I was MC and it was 'songwriters' night. Several hats and great fun - see YT videos above.
21/05/24 - 736
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

2 songs at Open mic night

      • Tick tock
      • Sanity
A different hat and a couple of my older songs - see YT videos below.
Six Bells - 21/05/24 Photo: Jason
Six Bells - 21/05/24 Photo: Heather
Blacksmith's Arms - 08/05/24 Photo: Heather
08/05/24 - 735
Blacksmith's Arms

Halland

3 songs at Open mic night

    • Journey
    • Another journey
    • Insomniac's dream
Lovely relaxed evening of song and chat. Up-tempo version of, 'Insomniac's dream'.
07/05/24 - 734
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

2 songs at Open mic night

    • Journey
    • Insomniac's dream
Back at the Bells after wedding and honeymoon fun. A bit rusty - tried a slow version of, 'Insomniac's dream' - see YT videos below.
Six Bells - 07/05/24 Photo: Heather
Six Bells - 07/05/24 Photo: Jason
Yew Tree - 03/04/24 Photo: Heather
03/04/24 - 733
The Yew Tree Inn

Arlington

2 songs at Open mic night

    • I like to be sad
    • Toast for one
A new open mic run by Becky and Terry. Packed with the usual suspects and good fun. My last music outing for a while, as I'm getting married on Saturday. x
26/03/24 - 732
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

3 songs at Open mic night

    • Leaf
    • The English way
    • Funked up country
Back to the open mic scene! A really enjoyable evening with friends. Heather joined me on 'The English way', with her flute and Laura helped out on 'Funked up country'.
Six Bells - 26/03/24 Photo: Heather
15/03/24 - 731
St Edith Folk

Otford

10 song set

Great fun opening for Charlie Dore and playing a 10-song set at Otford. Fab evening, with help from Heather, Laura and some hats.

  • I like to be sad
  • Ghosts
  • What's in a life
  • My mum, Alzheimer's and the care home
  • Cry
  • Funked up country
  • Dangerous moonlight
  • The English way
  • Little red car
  • Toast for one
St Edith Folk - 15/03/24 Photo: Jason
13/03/24 - 730
Blacksmith's Arms

Halland

3 songs at Open mic night

    • Dangerous moonlight
    • The English way
    • Funked up country
A final run through before my gig at St Edith's on Friday. Heather joined me on the two flute songs.
Blacksmith's Arms with Heaher on flute - 13/03/24 Photo: Steph
Kings Head - 28/02/24 Photo: Heather
28/02/24 - 729
Kings Head

Horsebridge

2 songs at Open mic night

  • I like to be sad
  • Toast for one
A new night, busy and loud, so kept it uptempo.
27/02/24 - 728
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

3 songs at Open mic night

      • I like to be sad
      • Ghosts
      • What's in a life
Running through the songs in prep for St Edith Folk on 15/03, with help from Heather & Laura. See videos above.
Six Bells - 27/02/24 Photo: Jason
Six Bells - 27/02/24 Photo: Jason
Blacksmith's Arms - 14/02/24 Photo: Heather
14/02/24 - 727
Blacksmith's Arms

Halland

3 songs at Open mic night

  • I like to be sad
  • The English way
  • What's in a life
Valentine’s Day supper and a nice evening of music. x
13/02/24 - 726
The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

3 songs at Open mic night

    • Little red car
    • Toast for one
    • Cry
Good fun with help from Heather and Laura on stereo tambourines. See videos above.
Six Bells - 13/02/24 Photo: Jason
Six Bells - 30/01/24 Photo: Heather
30/01/24 - 725
The Six Bells
Folk & Blues Club

Chiddingly

2 songs at Open mic

  • Ghosts
  • Dangerous moonlight

    Working on the songs, getting ready for my St Edith Folk gig in March. See videos right.
  • White Horse Folk Club - 22/01/24 Photo: Simon Joslin
    22/01/24 - 724
    White Horse Folk Club

    Chiddingly

    2 songs at Open mic night

    • Dangerous moonlight
    • Ghosts
    A full room for my first visit since they moved into the Six Bells.
    Six Bells - 16/01/24 Photo: Heather
    16/01/24 - 723
    The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

    Chiddingly

    2 songs at Open mic night

    • Dangerous moonlight
    • My son, from baby, child to man
    A busy night, despite the cold weather. I'd written the song about my son, when he turned 18. He's 30 next week, so I gave it a rare outing. See videos above.
    10/01/24 - 722
    Blacksmith's Arms

    Halland

    3 songs at Open mic night

      • Something to believe
      • On paper wings
      • Dangerous moonlight
    It's cold outside, but a good turnout and a relaxed evening of acoustic music.
    Blacksmith's Arms - It's cold outside - 10/01/24 Photo: Heather
    Six Bells ceiling - 2/01/24 Photo: Heather
    02/01/24 - 721
    The Six Bells Folk & Blues Club

    Chiddingly

    3 songs at Open mic night

      • Something to believe
      • On paper wings
      • Toast for one
    Here we go again, another year round the sun at the Six Bells. See videos.

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