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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,

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...

Bob Fox

05 December 2015

Our old mate and ex-resident of the Davy Lamp in the early days,  Bob’s now back on the folk scene, after touring the UK and the world in his role as the ‘Songman’ in the hit musical  'War Horse' and he joins us for his perennial visit to the Club.  Quite simply, one of the best singers ever!

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The Davy Lamp Folk Club present...

Billy Mitchell & The Guilty Party

12 December 2015

Another of our faves, Billy’s bringing along his band, which includes his son Tom and Ray Laidlaw (ex-Lindisfarne) among others, for yet another top night of great songs, music and humour.

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Jingle All The Way

16 December 2015

A Christmas Sing-a-long with Arts Centre Washington’s Community Choir
It's the most wonderful time of the year!  Our fabulous Community Choir will be singing some of their favourite Christmas songs and Carols and inviting you to join in too, as well as performing some of their other repertoire.   

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Cozyjo’s Christmas Cracker

18 December 2015

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 us and support some of the most talented young musicians in the city.

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The Davy Lamp Folk Club present...

The Davy Lamp Christmas Bash

19 December 2015

Watch this space for details!  It may be something a bit different.
There will, of course, be the usual pie and pea supper.
No need to book Just pay on the door

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New Year’s Eve Monster Ceilidh Bash

31 December 2015

Celebrate New Year’s Eve is style at Arts Centre Washington and enjoy a night of dancing and great food and drink. 
Get on your feet and join in the fun at our wonderful Ceilidh. Don’t worry if you don’t know the dances as a “Caller” will lead you through all of them. 

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Blue Diamond - News Years Eve Party

31 December 2015

The Courtyard Bar welcome back Blue Diamond for their New Year’s Eve Party after the success of last years event!
Blue Diamond play a mix and wide range of predominantly 70’s based rock music – with powerful three part harmonies - acoustic & electric interpretations of rock classics, including Steely Dan, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Wishbone Ash, Neil Young, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd.

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ABBA - As Good as New

26 February 2016

A theatrical tribute to the greatest pop act in the world!
Abba's music is as vibrant today as it was back in the seventies and Gimme Gimme Gimme have been performing their tribute to the band for over 14 years.

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