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STRAWBSWEBNEWS - JUNE 2014

Sent by Dick Greener, 9 June 2014


STRAWBSWEBNEWS - MAY 2014 PART 1
Hi all

Mainly gig news this month (a Roy Hill gig tomorrow night (10th), and a John Ford NYC gig on Weds 11th), but also a new album from John Ford - No Talkin', which as its name suggests is purely instrumental.


Contents
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* Roy Hill gigs
* John Ford news
11 June - British Invade The Cutting Room!
No Talkin'
* Craig & Willoughby video & gigs


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ROY HILL GIGS
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ROY HILL and TY WATLING - TUESDAY 10 JUNE
PUNCH & JUDY, 11 St Stephen's St, Tonbridge TN9 2AB

Roy will play a set, Ty will play a set, then the two will play some Switzerland stuff together.
SHOWTIME 9PM Free


ROY HILL & TY WATLING SUNDAY 22 JUNE
RAM JAM CLUB, 46 Richmond Road, KINGSTON KT2 5EE
Same pattern as Tonbridge
DOORS OPEN 6PM SHOWTIME 7PM 5


RAM JAM CLUB KINGSTON - THE END OF AN ERA
ROY HILL and STEVE WHALLEY + SPECIAL GUESTS - SATURDAY 16 AUGUST
RAM JAM CLUB, 46 Richmond Road, KINGSTON KT2 5EE
DOORS OPEN 7PM SHOWTIME 8PM 5

On September 1st the Ram Jam Club will be no more. Great small venues run by nice people who go out of their way to make you welcome are a dying breed. Roy has played many gigs there and enjoyed every single one of them. Roy and Steve Whalley will be making their last appearance at the Ram Jam Club on Saturday 16 August.


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JOHN FORD NEWS
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11 June - British Invade The Cutting Room!
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John Ford & Edward Rogers with Special Guests:
Ian Lloyd of Stories & Alan Merrill
Wednesday June 11, 2014 7:30pm

The Cutting Room
44 East 32nd St.
NYC 10010
212.691.1900
http://thecuttingroomnyc.com/

Tickets: $15 Advance $20 Door
BUY AT:
http://tickets.thecuttingroomnyc.com/event/571167-british-invade-cutting-room-new-york/

The set will include a Surf Rock segment inspired by The Shadows/ Ventures off his new No Talkin' instrumental album, as well as classic hits from John's various band projects and solo material. Accompanied by his full band with John Cardone bass and vocals; John Ford Jr. on lead / rhythm guitar; and Richie Alan on drums / percussion.

Edward Rogers plans to play new tunes off his recent album, "Porcelain" and preview June 2014 release, "Kaye," inspired by the work of Kevin Ayers, and throw in a Ronnie Lane cover with another Brit cover for good measure.. Playing with Ed will be James Mastro on guitar (Ian Hunter/Bongos) and Don Piper on guitar (a Don Piper situation/Syd Straw)

NEW SPECIAL GUESTS CONFIRMED!
Alan Merrill from the British/American band, The Arrows whose original Hit "I Love Rock N Roll" (covered by Joan Jett & Britney Spears), "You Touch Too Much," "My Last Night With You," "When The Night Comes," and more! Thanks to Ed Rogers for pulling Alan on board!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AT_Pbtyid0

Ian Lloyd of Stories with #1 Hit "Brother Louie" whose distinctive vocals also heard on Foreigner, Billy Joel, YES, Peter Frampton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exl0oSfTSoY


No Talkin'
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A new instrumental album from John, in a Shadows vein, complete with tremolo. It includes "Joyce's Song", written for Jill's mother, a big music fan, who died recently.

You can hear short snippets from the new album, and buy it in MP3 or CD format from John's website on the Buy CDs page, along with John's other music.

It'll be available on other outlets, such as CD Baby shortly.
Tracks

The Reaper
Spanish Jive
No Talkin'
Tomorrow's World
Granny Takes A Trip
Looking For Django
Joyce's Song
36-34-36
Lost Horizon
Dead Ending


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CRAIG & WILLOUGHBY VIDEO & GIGS
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Brian & Cathryn have posted a video on Facebook of their new song "Hard Luck Cafe":

https://www.facebook.com/cathryn.craig/posts/10152452065411070

A great list of dates to catch Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby during the rest of this year.

Full details at: http://www.craigandwilloughby.com/dates.htm

Sat July 5, 2014 - Acorn Folk, The United Reformed Church Hall, Minehead
Wed, July 9, 2014 - Faversham Folk Club, The Chimney Boy, Faversham
Fri July 11, 2014 - Grayshott Folk Club, Lecture Room at: Haslemere Educational Museum
Sat July 12, 2014 - White Horse Folk Club, Bodle Street Green Village Hall (nr Hurstmonceaux)
Sun July 13, 2014 - Hitchin Arts Festival, The Sun Hotel, Hitchin
Sat July 26, 2014 - Trowbridge Village Pump, White Horse Country Park, Westbury
Fri August 8, 2014 - Saltburn Folk Festival, Marine Hotel
Sat August 9, 2014 - Saltburn Folk Festival, Methodist Church Hall
Sat August 9, 2014 - Saltburn Folk Festival, Victoria Hotel
Sat August 9, 2014 - Saltburn Folk Festival, Spa Hotel
Sat August 9, 2014 - Saltburn Folk Festival, Emmanuel Church Hall
Mon August 11, 2014 - Stirling Folk Club, Stirling County RFC.
Tue August 12, 2014 - Star Folk Club, The "Hold" club of The Admiral, Glasgow
Fri September 26, 2014 - Pete Ryder & Friends, White Lion, Salford Swinton
Tue October 7, 2014 - The English Folk Music Club, The Rendzevous Cafe/Bar, Villamartin (Spain)
Wed, October 8, 2014 - Crocanoir, Mullinahone, TIP (Ireland)
Fri October 10, 2014 - The National Forest Folk Club, Moira Miners Welfare, Ashby de la Zouche
Thu October 16, 2014 - The Tump, The Humber, Coventry
Fri October 17, 2014 - An Evening With Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby, Ireleth Temperance Hall, Askham in Furness
Sat October 18, 2014 - Playhouse 2, Oldham
Wed, October 29, 2014 - Culm Valley Music & Performance Club, Magelake Hall, Uffculme
Fri October 31, 2014 - Americana Weekend, Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead
Fri November 7, 2014 - Eileen's Tea Rooms< Castleblayney (Ireland)
Sat November 8, 2014 - Crocanoir, Mullinahone, TIP (Ireland)
Sun November 9, 2014 - Tech Amergin Community Arts & Education Centre, Waterville (Ireland)
Thu November 13, 2014 - The Copper Beech, Darlington
Fri November 14, 2014 - Saltburn Folk Club, Saltburn-by-the-Sea
Sat November 15, 2014 - The Red Shed, Wakefield
Mon November 24, 2014 - Ruskin House, Croydon,
Sun December 7, 2014 - Forest Folk Club, The Miners Arms, Lydney
Tue December 9, 2014 - The Priory Centre, St Neots
Fri December 12, 2014 - The Ram Club, Old Cranleighan Sports Club, Thames Ditton

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DICK GREENER
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