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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...

Dick Gaughan & Jim Page

25 October 2014

Dick is an uncompromising performer. Contemporary and traditional songs from a Scots singer and guitar player of absolute quality and integrity.  Jim is a wonderful singer and guitarist from Seattle. This is a one-off tour with two iconic performers. A great night and a totally unique experience.

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Arts Centre Washington in association with The Bunker Sunderland present...

Hothouse... The Agency... + Seas + support

31 October 2014

Newcastle's premier gothicana act, described by Tom Robinson as 'An English Velvet Underground for the twenty first century, The Agency... have been picking up plaudits for there recently released album 'Of Ghosts' from a range of music publications.  The sound combines Alt Country/Americana with Indie Rock with a focus on complex story telling.

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The Davy Lamp Folk Club present...

Anthony John Clarke & Dave Pegg

01 November 2014

AJ has played at the Davy Lampmany times now, bringing  his talent and Irish charm to give us a great night.  This time, he'll be in the company of the wonderful Dave, of Fairport Convention. Wow!

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The Davy Lamp Folk Club present...

Steve & Chris Wilson

08 November 2014

These two brothers, members of the incredibly popular  Wilsons, did a duo night for us last year and surprised and delighted everybody.
This time they're fresh from their appearances in Sting's latest production about shipbuilding on the Tyne!

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Dennis EP#3 Launch

28 November 2014

Dennis are an 8-piece roots folkrock & brass band from the former pit town of Hetton-Le-Hole whose songs about the local town have captivated audiences across the country.

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Cozyjo’s Cozy Christmas Concert

04 December 2014

COZYJO (City of Sunderland Youth Jazz Orchestra) and friends present and evening of Christmas classics to really get you into the festive spirit.  Please join them and support some of the most talented young musicians in the city.

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