A vibrant and much loved Community Festival in a culturally diverse area of Sheffield




Forthcoming Fundraisers

The second fundraiser for Sharrow Festival 2015 will be:

Sharrow Xmas Party at the Cremorne
on Friday 12th December 2014: 8 p.m.-1 a.m.: £3

Truly Apparent + 3 other bands + DJs

Its gonna be big and its gonna be fun.Our Xmas Party to raise funds for next year's Sharrow Festival. headlined by Sheffield's outstanding reggae band Truly Apparent, with three more bands (details in the next few days), djs including Papa Al, Legaliz, Emperor Duncan the Bling, Tropical Lenin and more tbc - bring whistles, garlands, silly hats, inflatable puddings, the works. £3 suggested donation on the door its all for a great cause. Come and party with us.

Full details to be confirmed soon.

https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/543638859105366/?pnref=story



Good news folk folks - we raised £1230 on Friday!


Massive thanks
to everyone who came to our Folkin' Fantastic first fundraiser on Friday!

We had an amazing time and raised loads of money for Sharrow Festival.

More details and photo links to follow soon.

Special thanks to our dedicated volunteers, Hagglers Corner and all our wonderful performers.

Photos by Jim Lambert

Ceilidh video by Rosie Hazard


Sharrow Folk Festival, Friday 14th November 2014
at Hagglers Corner: 8p.m.-2a.m: Raised £1230!!

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)
https://www.facebook.com/events/864767866874659/

Upstairs Stage:

1.05-1.45 a.m. The Miser On The Faerie Gump
Sheffields' premier purveyors of Folk-Metal!
https://www.facebook.com/TheMiserOnTheFaerieGump/

12-12.40 a.m. Wreck The Place
Acoustic Punk with a Folk, Gypsyesque twist.
http://sameoldsteve.bandcamp.com/%20http://www.labelship.com/artists/steve-allen
http://www.sameold.co.uk/
http://www.soundcloud.com/sameoldsteve
https://www.facebook.com/WreckThePlace

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.
http://www.earlycartographers.co.uk/
https://www.youtube.com/user/earlycartographers
https://soundcloud.com/earlycartographers
http://earlycartographers.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/earlycartographers?fref=ts

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').
https://soundcloud.com/12-dead-in-everett/
https://www.facebook.com/12deadineverett?fref=ts

Cafe Stage:

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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMHovMVNVZw
http://sydhuxandthemovingsands.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/SydHuxGuitar

12-12.30 a.m. Chrystine Moon

Singer-songwriter, political musician, feminist comedian.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIfAlui7vig
http://www.comedycv.co.uk/christinemoon/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chrystine-Moon/134801083332338?fref=ts

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...
http://www.reverbnation.com/thesilverdarlings
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Silver-Darlings/225468614138246?fref=ts
https://www.facebook.com/andy.whitehouse.31?fref=ts

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.
http://breakalegmusic.wordpress.com/about/
https://www.facebook.com/breaklegmusic

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.
http://www.vinnabee.com/
http://vinnabee.bandcamp.com/releases
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2r2XPOCMgw#t=20

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.
http://www.charliebarkermusic.com/
http://www.youtube.com/user/charliebarker
http://www.reverbnation.com/charliebarker
https://www.facebook.com/charliebarkermusicandphotography?fref=ts

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.
http://www.reverbnation.com/paulpearson
https://www.facebook.com/paul.pearson.96592?fref=ts



The third fundraiser for Sharrow Festival 2015 will be:

The Latin Fiesta / Mardi Gras on Saturday March 14th 2015 -
details to be confirmed.