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Music @ ACW

Arts Centre Washington has a thriving live music programme:

Saturday night's we play host to the award winning Davy Lamp Folk Club,

The last Friday of each month sees the some of the regions most exciting new bands take to the stage at Hothouse

Add to this our Recording Studio, Rehearsal Rooms, and participatory activities such as Beat It (drum circle for 8 - 12 year olds) summer schools and our community choir all help make Arts Centre Washington a hub for musicians in the region.

What's On:

The Davy Lamp Folk Club present...

Pete Coe and Alice Jones ‘The Search for 5-finger Frank’

18 April 2015

The Davy Lamp Folk Club
Pete has been one of our most popular guests for many years and this time he’s bringing a new project – the songs of Frank Kidson.  Welcome to Alice on her first visit to the Davy Lamp.

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The Tannahill Weavers

25 April 2015

The Davy Lamp Folk Club
Still playing all over the world after all these years, the band were trail blazers for Celtic music and song – and the first Scottish group to play full-sized highland bagpipes on stage.  Magic!

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Real Time

02 May 2015

The Davy Lamp Folk Club
A welcome return to the band – now featuring the beautiful voice of award-winning, Eilidh Grant.  Their repertoire includes many songs and tunes from both sides of the border as well as contemporary and self-penned material.

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Local Double Bill Night with Dave Normanton & Brian Pandrich and The Rachel Hamer Band

09 May 2015

The Davy Lamp Folk Club
What a contrast!  Two very talented and well-seasoned old timers, and the best of the new crop of performers. This will be a very interesting night!

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Dave Burland

16 May 2015

The Davy Lamp Folk Club
Dave was always a regular guest at the club until he ‘retired’ and took a break. However, he’s now back and we are very happy that he’s coming to sing and play for us. One of the great voices of the folk scene!

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The Davy Lamp Folk Club present...

Martin Simpson

23 May 2015

The Davy Lamp Folk Club
We are delighted to welcome back one of the world’s finest musicians. Martin has many times been voted BBC Radio 2 ‘Musician of the Year ’ among other awards, and has an unrivalled reputation as a performer.

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