There are links to websites of some venues at the end of this page.
REGULAR CLUBS & SESSIONS ARE LISTED IN EVENTS 2.
Sat 23 Kingston Arms playalong session, with a slow first hour. South Wind, Monks March and Blaydon Races will be included. 20.00 for 20.30
Sat 23 Last Orders at the Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton, 20.00
Sun 24 Andy Roberts at The Ship and Castle, East Cowes, 16.00.
Wed 27 JC & Angelina at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30
Wed 27 Oyster Girls and Moonshine Border Morris dance at the Buddle Inn, Niton 20.00 and Joe ‘s Bar (Old Post Office ) Niton at 21.00
Thur 28 Men of Wight dance at the junction of Cowes High Street and Cross Street 20.00 with King John’s Morris.
Thur 28 Wight Bells dance at the Pilot Boat, Bembridge, 19.30
Thur 28 JC & Angelina at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30
Sat 30 The East Pointers, original roots music on fiddle, banjo and guitar. Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30, £15. Food available if pre-booked. See link below.
Sun 1 Cajun Night with Cajundaze at Quay Arts Centre 19.00. Listen, dance or bring an instrument and play along.
Fri 6 Last Orders at the Old Village Inn, Bembridge, 21.00?
Sat 7 Bloodstone Border Morris at the Puckpool Family Fun Day and the King Lud Rum Festival
Thur 12 Pete’s Sake at The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.
Fri 13 to Sun 15 Rhythmtree Festival, Three Gates Farm, Shalfleet. Feck! and Dance Preachers are playing
Fri 13 Barn dance with The Caulkheads at Newchurch Community Hall, School Lane. 19.30. Tickets £7 inc.tea/coffee, bring your own drinks & nibbles. Tel. 868699
Fri 13 Dodo Street Band at the Medina Theatre, Newport, PO30 2DX. 19.30. Wildly contagious Celtic Gypsy Klesmer on fiddle, accordion, bass and bodhran. £14, Junior £5,Family £20.
Fri 13 Second Time Around at the Cowes Alehouse, 20.00
Wed 18 John McCusker & Heidi Talbot, 19.30, £14.00. Food available 17.30 onwards, booking essential on 822490. Link below.
Wed 18 Grizzled Skipper at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30
Thur 19 Andy Roberts at Strings Bar, Newport, Songwriter Songbird session, 19.30
Thur 19 Scarecrow at The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30
Fri 20 Last Orders at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30
Sun 22 Rhythm of the Dance, as above.
Sun 22 Island Highland Gathering, Northwood House, Bloodstone Border Morris will be dancing, Slainte Va and Wight Hot Pipes playing.
Sun 29 Eli West at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30. £12.50. Food available if pre-booked, link below.
Tue 31 Country music and rock & roll show Forever in Blue Jeans at Shanklin Theatre, 01983 868000
Fri 3 Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse 20.00
Tue 7 to Sun 12 Ventnor Fringe http://www.ventnorexchange.co.uk. Wed. 8 Andy Roberts 12.00 at Rene Stage and 14.00 at Errant stage.Thur 9 – Charlie Dore, songs from the Dark Matter album, with Julian Littman, St. Catherines Church, 19.00: Fri 10 Andy Roberts 12.00 in Parkside Tent. Members of Trinity Folk Club perform at Holy Trinity Church. Details tba.
Thur 9 Pete’s Sake at The Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.
Thur 16 Scarecrow at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30
Fri 17 Last Orders at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.
Sun 19 No Quay Arts Folk Club this month.
Thur 23 Whitgar Morris and Wight Bells dance at The Griffin, Godshill, 19.30
Thur 23 Grizzled Skipper at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.
Fri 24 A Country Night in Nashville, Shanklin Theatre, 19.30, £25 Link below
Fri 24 to Monday 27 Island Steam Show, Havenstreet. Bloodstone Border Morris dance on Friday night. Havenstreet Station, PO33 4DS
Fri 24 Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse 20.00
Sun 26 Gift to Nature’s Brading Woodfair and Faerie Festival. Storytelling and woodcraft. Bully’s Pit PO36 0ES. 12.00 to 17.00. Tickets £7, Early-bird £5 , Family £15
Sun 26 Grizzled Skipper at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30.
Tue 28 Country music and rock & roll show Forever in Blue Jeans at Shanklin Theatre 01983 868000
Fri 31 Mitra (blues slide guitars and tabla ) at Ventnor Arts Club, 13 High St, PO38 1RZ £22 approx. http://www.ventnorartsclub.com
Sat 1 Mitra – see above.
Sun 3 Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse 14.00
Sun 16 A Day at the Races, Donkey Sanctuary, PO38 3AA. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.
Sun 16 Kate St John, Neill McColl & Roger Eno at Quay Arts Centre, Newport, 19.30, £14. Food available if pre-booked, link below.
Fri 21 Martin Stephenson at Quay Arts, Newport, 19.30 £14
Sun 23 Autumn Equinox Cider & Cheese Festival, Havenstreet Station, PO33 4DS. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing
Sat 29 Sweetcorn Fayre at Arreton Barns. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.
Sat 6 Day at the Bay, Freshwater. Morris from Moonshine. Guith and Bloodstone. Music from Merlynna Johnson, Red Sqwrl, Chain Ferry Gang, 2nd Time Around, Coppersmith, Return of Penguin Brolly, Dollymopps, Andy Roberts, JC & Angelina, Sun Morrow & Millicent’s Favourite.
Fri 12 Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse 20.00
Sat 13 & Sun 14 Beer and Buses Weekend. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing on Saturday.
Sat 20 Trafalgar Day at Newport Ale House, Guith time tba.
Fri 26 Halloween Bonfire, Arreton Barns. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.
Fri 2 Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse, 20.00
Sun 4 Medina Tattoo, Medina Theatre, Newport. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.
Sat 10 & Sun 11 A Ukulele Festival is planned at Quay Arts Centre and Riverside Centre, Newport. Details tba.
Fri 16 Lucid at Shanklin Theatre, 19.30 £ 11 in advance. Link below
Sun 18 Second Time Around at Newport Alehouse, 14.00
Fri 7 Second Time Around at Cowes Alehouse, 20.00
Sat 22 Bloodstone Border Morris celebrate the Winter Solstice, Culver Down, PO36 8QT 15.30
Wed 26 Island Morris sides dance at the Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton, Noon. hosts. Wight Bells
The Bargeman’s Rest www.bargemansrest.com
The Buddle Inn http://www.buddleinn.co.uk
The Cowes Alehouse www.cowesalehouse.co.uk
Arreton Barns & The Dairyman’s Daughter www.arretonbarns.co.uk
Medina Theatre www.medinatheatre.co.uk
Quay Arts Centre, Sea Street, Newport, P30 5BD www.quayarts.org
Shanklin Theatre https://www.shanklintheatre.com/
The Spyglass Inn, Esplanade, Ventnor, PO38 1JX http://www.thespyglass.com
The Woodvale, Gurnard, Cowes http://www.hotelcowes.co.uk/
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