Rachel Hair Trio

Edinburgh Folk Club
22nd February 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

One of Scottish folk music’s most recognised, much-loved bands, The Rachel Hair Trio are renowned for their strong melodies, rootsy songs and majestic instrumental flair.

Jed Grimes

Edinburgh Folk Club
1st March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

North-East (of England) singer & songwriter Jed Grimes has been a busy man in the past few years, putting together solo albums celebrated for their complex, innovative arrangements of traditional and self-penned songs.

Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage

Edinburgh Folk Club
8th March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are a folk duo that look & sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique.

Wizz Jones

Edinburgh Folk Club
15th March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Inspired by hearing Big Bill Broonzy and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Wizz Jones learnt his guitar licks from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry whilst playing in the coffee bars of London’s Soho in the late 1950s.

The Fair Rain (ex Old Dance School)

Edinburgh Folk Club
22nd March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

The Fair Rain is a 7-piece contemporary folk band from England. Until 2015 the band operated under the name The Old Dance School, under which they released three studio albums and a live album.

Judy Cook

Edinburgh Folk Club
29th March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

A welcome visitor from the USA, Judy Cook has been touring Britain and the US as a professional musician for more than fifteen years.

Gerry Creen

Edinburgh Folk Club
5th April 2017
20:00 (Doors 19:30)

Gerry Creen, Belfast born and bred, is acknowledged as one of Belfast’s finest singer songwriters. Having lived all his life in the city Gerry emerged from the vibrant Belfast folk scene of the 1960s and 70s.

Ella Munro

Edinburgh Folk Club
12th April 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Ella Munro is a young folk singer hailing from the Isle of Skye, on the west coast of Scotland.

Cath & Phil Tyler

Edinburgh Folk Club
19th April 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Cath & Phil Tyler play Anglo-American folk music using guitar, banjo, voice and fiddle.

Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland

Edinburgh Folk Club
26th April 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Irish singer Fil Campbell and her percussionist husband Tom McFarland, have been part of the Irish, British and European folk scene since the early 90s.

Tom McConville & Andy Watt

Edinburgh Folk Club
3rd May 2017
20:00 (19:30 doors)

Tom was born on Tyneside and brought up in a pub on the famous Scotswood Road with clientele drawn from the Irish and Scottish communities.

Fred Morrison

Edinburgh Folk Club
10th May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Fred Morrison was born and raised near Glasgow, but it’s the celebrated Gaelic piping tradition of his father’s native South Uist, in the outer Hebrides, that forms the bedrock of his intensely expressive, uniquely adventurous style.

Songwriting Competition

Edinburgh Folk Club
17th May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

A wee feast of brand new songs performed live – judged by a jury for 1st, 2nd and 2rd prize. And the audience has a say, too – awarding a quaich to the most popular song.

Pete Morton

Edinburgh Folk Club
24th May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Pete sings from the heart, delivering songs that tell compelling stories and speak of the human condition from a very unique perspective. 

Dan McKinnon

Edinburgh Folk Club
31st May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

From the coffeehouses, pubs, and bars of his early beginnings in Atlantic Canada, Dan, “blessed with a gorgeous baritone voice, and an exceptional command of phrasing, light and shade” continues to convey his “finely crafted songs” to audiences through his yearly tours.

James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

Edinburgh Folk Club
7th June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar is complemented by Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuosic fiddling.

Steve Hicks & Lynn Goulburn

Edinburgh Folk Club
14th June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

With a mutual love of folk, roots and acoustic genres, their musical partnership has flourished and taken them to all corners of the UK, to Germany and the USA.

Tildon Krautz

Edinburgh Folk Club
21st June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Tilden krautz’ music comes from urban, old-time and rural mountain folk/bluegrass.

Cloudstreet

Edinburgh Folk Club
28th June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Bringing fresh life to the best of the tradition, Nicole Murray, John Thompson and Emma Nixon have carved themselves a niche internationally as outstanding performers of acoustic folk music. With vocal harmonies reminiscent of Steeleye Span and the Seekers, powerful …

Eddie Seaman & Luc McNally

Edinburgh Folk Club
5th July 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Versatility and virtuosity combine so effortlessly on this thrilling tune set from Scottish duo Eddie Seaman and Luc McNally that it belies their short time together

Bob Fox

Edinburgh Folk Club
12th July 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Edinburgh Folk Club is an organisation which exists to foster an interest in the wide international world of folk and related musics.