There are links to websites of some venues at the end of this page.
REGULAR CLUBS & SESSIONS ARE LISTED ON A SEPARATE PAGE
Sun 18 The Hooleys at Ryde Town Club, 14.30
Sun 18 Irish playalong session at Quay Arts Centre, 15.00
Sun 18 Quay Arts Folk Club CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER until next week.
Mon 19 Island Storytellers meet at the George Inn, Newport, PO30 1LB,19.00
Wed 21 JC & Angelina at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30
Thur 22 Scarecrow at the Bargeman’s Rest, Newport, 20.30
Thur 22 JC & Angelina at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30
Fri 23 Kingston Singers meet at the Kingston Arms, Cowes.
Sat 24 2nd Time Around and Chain Ferry Gang, Merlynna Johnson, Annabelle Spencer, Derek Farrell & Wren at the Sun Inn, Hulverstone, 14.00 onwards.
Sun 24 Quay Arts Folk Club, 19.30, guests Coppersmith and Double Hitch. Link below.
Sat 24 Scarecrow at the Spyglass Inn, 17.30
Sun 25 Bloodstone Border Morris dance by the paddling pool, Ventnor seafront, 11.30
Sun 25 JC & Angelina at the Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton, 13.00
Sun 25 Morris dancing 12.00 Spyglass Inn, Ventnor
Sun 25 The Dick Taylor Band including JC & Angelina, Spyglass Inn, 18.30
Sun 25 Andy’s All Star Session at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor 20.30
Wed 28 Scarecrow at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30
Thur 29 JC & Angelina at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30
Fri 30 Angelina Grimshaw & friends play country Americana blues at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport 12.30
Sat 31 Grizzled Skipper at the Steamer Inn, Shanklin
Sun 1 Grizzled Skipper at the Bugle, Yarmouth 13.00
Sun 1 2nd Time Around at the Vectis Tavern, Cowes, 17.00
Sun 1 Cajun play along with Cajundaze, Quay Arts Centre, 19.00
Wed 4 Trio Dhoore -brothers from Flanders who wowed Sidmouth Folk Festival, play at Quay Arts Centre, Newport. Ring 822490 to book food. Menu on link.
Fri 6 2nd Time Around at Cowes Alehouse, 20.00
Sat 14 African Drumming Workshop with Joe Caudwell at the Unitarian Hall, High St. Newport, PO30 1SS, 15.00 to 17.00 £10.
Sat 14 Digeridoo Journey, deep relaxation to the sounds of didgeridoo and drum. 20.00-21.30. Adults only. Bring warm clothes and something to lie on if you wish. £10. Unitarian Hall, High Street, Newport, PO30 1SS
Sat 14 The Fureys at Shanklin Theatre 19.30 £21. Link below
Sun 15 The Bob Dylan Story at Medina Theatre, Newport £19. Tel 823884 medinatheatre.co.uk
Fri 20 2nd Time Around at Newport Ale House, 20.00
Fri 20 South Wight District Spasm Band (blues ragtime jazz) at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor, 20.30
Sun 22 Join Whitgar Morris to celebrate St Arwald’s Day (last Judith King of IOW) at The Cedars Inn, Church Road, Wootton. 14.30. Song session afterwards.
Sun 22 Grizzled Skipper at the Buddle Inn, Niton 13.00
Tue 24 The Dublin Legends at Shanklin Theatre, 19.30 £20 Link below.
Sat 28 Feck! at Cowes Fringe Festival, details tba.
Sat 28 Shindig 9, Wootton Community Centre, Brannon Way. Doors open 19.00. Tickets £ 5 on 07709502573/811134
Sat 28 Grizzled Skipper at the Sun Inn, Hulverstone 20.00
Sun 29 Last Orders at the Buddle Inn, Niton, 13.00
Fri 4 Anna & Elizabeth with Benjamin Lazar Davis – An innovative transformation of traditional (Appalachian) material, including visuals, movement and harmonics. Quay Arts Centre 19.30. £14.50. Food available if pre-booked. Link below.
Fri 4 South Wight District Spasm Band (blues ragtime jazz) at the Pop Inn, Chillerton Village Hall, 20.30
Sat 5 Guith sing at Yellow Welly Day (lifeboat day), Cowes Parade, 11.00
Mon 7 Whitgar Morris dance at the Riverbank Project, Newchurch, noon.
Fri 11 2nd Time Around at Newport Ale House, 20.00
Sat 12 Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair, Wolverton Manor. Errol Linton Band (blues harp), The Jigantics (Americana & Country with folk, cajun, zydeco & blues influences). Advance tickets £7 (u. 12 free) from Waterstones, Newport, Village shop, Brighstone, Briddlesford Lodge Farm Shop, Brighstone School, Shorwell Shop.
Fri 18 South Wight District Spasm Band ( blues ragtime jazz ) at the Spyglass Inn, Ventnor 20.30
Sat 26 Grizzled Skipper at the Buddle Inn, Niton 20.00
Sun 27 Grizzled Skipper at the Crab and Lobster, Bembridge, 13.00
Thur 31 Bloodstone Border Morris and Wight Bells dance at the White Mouse, Chale, 19.30
Fri 1 to Sun 3 IOW Sea Shanty Festival, Yarmouth, headliner Tom Lewis. Details tba.
Sat 2 Joe Ellis Trust Fun Day, Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.
Sat 9 Lucy Ward, winner of best newcomer, 2012 BBC radio 2 folk awards and later a nominee for folk singer of the year award. Quay Arts Centre, 19.30. £12.50. Link below.
Fri 15 Bloodstone Border Morris Rally weekend. Live music at Smallbrook Stadium, evening. £5
Sat 16 Bloodstone Border Morris Rally.Dancing at Needles Park,live music at Smallbrook Stadium in evening
Sun 17 Bloodstone Border Morris Rally. Dancing at Ryde Esplanade and King Lud.
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.
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.
Wed 18 John McCusker & Heidi Talbot, 19.30, £14.00. Food available 17.30 onwards, booking essential on 822490. Link below.
Sun 22 Rhythm of the Dance, as above.
Sun 22 Island Highland Gathering, Northwood House, Bloodstone Border Morris will be dancing & Slainte Va playing.
Thur 23 Whitgar Morris and Wight Bells dance at The Griffin, Godshill, 19.30
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.
Sun 16 A Day at the Races, Donkey Sanctuary, PO38 3AA. Bloodstone Border Morris are dancing.
Sat 20 Guith sing to celebrate Trafalgar Day at Newport Ale House, time tba.
The Bargeman’s Rest www.bargemansrest.com
The Buddle Inn http://www.buddleinn.co.uk
The Cowes Alehouse www.cowesalehouse.co.uk
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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