Folk keep the history of story telling alive
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WAN McLennan has plenty to say – and he’s saying it all against a backdrop of exquisite acoustic music at Uxbridge Folk Club.
One of Scotland’s finest exports to the world of folk, this expert balladeer is keeping tradition and the history of storytelling alive. For just £8 you can experience this vessel of sublime talent for yourself.
Ewan will be at the club, at 388A Long Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB10 9PG, this Thursday, May 28, at 8pm.
Supporting him is Kelly Oliver, whose resonant clear voice will lift your spirits and recharge your soul.
Top marks to Andrew King and his soulful rock outfit Band of King for winning the Battle of the Bands at the Crown and Treaty in Oxford Road, Uxbridge over the Bank Holiday.
I believe the judges reached a stalemate for a while after a heated debate over whether Band of King or the rockers Devience should be the victors. I’m glad I wasn’t a judge but I advise everyone to check them both out online and see what YOU think.
More live and original music at the Crown and Treaty this Friday May 29 as it’s Yuck Indie’s third birthday.
The now fully acclaimed and famous, indie giants known as Dexters will be headlining and hoping to blow you away with a
Hayes and Harlington Community Centre, Albert Road, Hayes
The General Eliott, St Johns Road, Uxbridge
The Brook House, Kingshill Avenue, Hayes tight and tuneful tirade of three minute upbeat and dancey songs to help you bounce yourself into the mosh pit.
It’s just £5 to get in after 10pm but before that it’s completely FREE!
Also on the bill are Decoy Jet who possess an array of sleazy Indie blues tunes that’ll make Jake Bugg blush. Hillingdon’s home grown talent The Harlings will be playing their hearts out too as will Judas who are also in the ranks of support. The bands start at around 10.30pm. So how’s that for a fiver? DJ’s take you into the morning.
n ACOUSTIC: Ewan McLennan will be playing the Uxbridge Folk Club this Thursday