Folk at the New Room is a candlelit concert series taking place in a beautiful 18th Century chapel.
Launched in November 2017 with Methera, Folk at the New Room has welcomed artists including Sam Sweeney from Bellowhead, Three Cane Whale, Boldwood, Ian A.Anderson, Daniel & Emma Reid, I Fratelli Tarzanelli, and Bristol Folk Singers, with many more exciting local and international artists to come.
Gigs usually take place on a Thursday evening at 7.30pm, with doors at 7pm. The New Room cafe is open beforehand from 6.30pm serving drinks, soup, and a delicious selection of homemade cakes.
Tickets from £14 (£12 advance), £12 concessions (£10 advance), and are available online, in the New Room shop and on the door.
Saturday 18th May – Andy Cutting
Andy Cutting is a rarity. A musician’s musician (BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner Best Musician 2008, 2011 & 2016): a soulful and technically outstanding melodeon practitioner with an ear for a fine tune.
Thursday 24 October – Alden, Patterson and Dashwood
Merging folk traditions from both sides of the Atlantic, Norwich based folk trio Alden, Patterson and Dashwood weave rich vocal harmonies, fiddle, dobro, guitar and mandolin around beautifully written original songs and melodies.
Thursday 14th November – Dana and Susan Robinson
Americana-roots and folk duo from Cabot, Vermont, Dana and Susan Robinson combine vivid songwriting and storytelling, with fiddle tunes, clawhammer banjo, elegant melodies, and rich harmony singing.
Thursday 12th December – Ben Walker and Rob Harbron
Ben Walker and Rob Harbron offer audiences an evening of spellbinding music and the stories behind it, combining solo sets with a selection of traditional and original tunes played together, with seasonal folk tidings from Bristol Folk Singers.
For further information, and to book online, visit eventbrite.co.uk/o/folk-at-the-new-room-15097935895