The first fundraiser for Sharrow Festival 2015 will be:
Sharrow Folk Festival, Friday 14th November 2014
at Hagglers Corner: 8p.m.-2a.m: £5
The Miser On The Faerie Gump + Wreck The Place + Sharrow Festival Ceilidh Band with caller Rosie Huzzard + Early Cartographers + 12 Dead In Everett (upstairs) &
Syd Hux + Chrystine Moon + Andy Whitehouse + Break a Leg! + Vinna Bee + Charlie Barker + Paul Pearson (cafe)
1.05-1.45 a.m. The Miser On The Faerie Gump
Sheffields' premier purveyors of Folk-Metal!
12-12.40 a.m. Wreck The Place
Acoustic Punk with a Folk, Gypsyesque twist.
10.45-11.45 p.m. Sharrow Festival Ceilidh Band with caller Rosie Huzzard
Ceilidh band custom built for Sharrow Festival fundraiser!
One hour of high energy ceilidh mayhem, with some of Sheffield's best dance musicians, suitable for absolute beginners, our band and caller will have you stripping the willow and doe-si-doeing the night away in no time!
9.50-10.30 p.m. Early Cartographers
Acoustic, bouncy, alternative, occasionally sinister but normally upbeat collective.
9-9.30 p.m. 12 Dead In Everett
Playing syndicate-folk, anarcho-Americana and old time rebel songs - music to fan the flames of discontent and tell the Boss to go to hell. Guitar, banjo, accordion, and sweet harmonies of reason in a world deaf to exploitation. All members or fellow travelers of the IWW Union ('The Wobblies').
12.45-1.15 a.m. Syd Hux
Performs solo on-stage, using a loop station, mini grand-piano and vocal effects to -build up a textured sound.
12-12.30 a.m. Chrystine Moon
Singer-songwriter, political musician, feminist comedian.
11.15-11.45 p.m. Andy Whitehouse
Solo set from The Silver Darlings' singer/guitarist. A varied collection playing the songs of downbeat romantics, helpless optimists, wandering forth glass in hand...
10.30-11 p.m. Break a Leg! (Chris Rust & Karen Hisom)
Playing a mixture of folk, jazz and blues songs, chosen for their
emotional and narrative qualities and the opportunity for voice,
clarinet and guitar to work together.
9.45-10.15 p.m. Vinna Bee
Alt contemporary folk: three piece band from Wales led by Sian Vinna Bevan helped out by various members of her musical collective.
9-9.30 p.m. Charlie Barker
It has been a busy few years for Charlie who made her TV debut on BBC1's 'The Next Big Thing', was a BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards semi finalist, released her first album Sleeping at the Station and album No. 2 Ghosts & Heroes on 7rd November 2011.
8.15-8.45 p.m. Paul Pearson
Affectionately known as the Steel Town Troubadour, Paul, from Sheffield, specializes in taking songs from excellent but obscure songwriters and turning them into PP Originals.
The second fundraiser for Sharrow Festival 2015 will be:
Sharrow Xmas Party at the Cremorne on Saturday 6th December 2014
details to be confirmed.
The third fundraiser for Sharrow Festival 2015 will be:
The Latin Fiesta / Mardi Gras on Saturday March 14th 2015 -
details to be confirmed.