Guest performers

Guest nights at Bideford start at 8 pm unless it says otherwise below – we advise you to arrive at 7:30 or thereabouts to be sure of a seat.  They finish between 10:30 and 11.  There’s no singaround on guest nights, support performers are invited in advance by the MC for the evening.

We don’t charge for tickets but we do pass the box round – please consider how much you might pay for a public concert and then contribute at least the cost of a drink.  All club events are financed by the collections taken each week.

2019

Reg Meuross January 24th

Reg Meuross

Reg Meuross is one of this country’s finest singer songwriters, he has one many awards including:

Best male vocalist Fatea Music Awards 2013
Best album 2014 ‘England Green & England Grey’ FolkWords
Best song of 2017 Fatea Music Awards 2017 (Faraway People)

“Faraway People (One of Reg’s many albums) goes the distance in turning the spotlight on issues that should not be left in the shadows.”
Folk Radio July 2017

Reg’s  YouTube Channel

Reg’s Facebook page

 

Silvington 25th April

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Silvington is Tricia Moore and John Connor, both established musicians. Tricia plays guitar and has a clear singing voice, John sings harmonies and is multi-instrumental.
They perform both traditional and contemporary material and are prolific songwriters.

The 13 songs feature good harmonies and good stories, Most importantly they open a window to the past.
Review of “A Song in Every Window” in What’s Afoot

Silvington singing Hotel on the Island

Silvington’s  website

 

Quicksilver 13th June

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Hilary Spencer and Grant Baynham are QuickSilver. Hilary was for 20 years the lead singer with internationally acclaimed acappella trio Artisan and Grant is a wonderful songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire. They had known each other on the folk scene for several years before they came together in 2002 when Grant stepped in gallantly to save the launch concert of Hilary’s second solo album “Afterimage” when at four days’ notice her guitarist had to pull out.

An absolute treat: some of the funniest songs ever written. 
Grant Baynham is one of the funniest songwriters ever to have put pen to paper. His side-splitting rhymes make Quicksilver an outstandingly entertaining duo, featuring his mirthfully lively guitar and resonant vocals, along with the extraordinarily flexible voice of Hilary Spencer
Folk and Honey

Quicksilver at Folk on the Farm 2016

Quicksilver’s website

 

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