Bob Wood – 9th August

10th July – Steve Kritzer

California singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Steve Kritzer will be returning to the Irvine Folk Club Wednesday evening July 10 for an evening of songs and stories. He’ll be joined by his daughter Sami on ukulele and vocals.
Steve Kritzer has amassed a large and loyal following at coffeehouses, wineries, and festivals, from the West Coast to Nashville to Europe, including Marymass Festival in Scotland, and Fiddler’s Green Festival in Ireland.

12th June – The Duncan McCrone Band

We are delighted to have the Duncan McCrone Band appearing at the Irvine folk club Wednesday the 12th of June. Duncan McCrone is a Glasgow-born singer-songwriter with over thirty-five years experience of live performance both solo and with a variety of traditional bands. Wednesday night you can hear him in concert with the excellent musicians Cy Jack, Fraser Speirs and Mike Bryan.

29th May – Elizabeth & Jameson

Irvine folk club is happy to welcome a couple of new artists at the club,  Elizabeth & Jameson, an award-winning folk duo based in Hertfordshire. Hannah Elizabeth and Griff Jameson have joined forces to create an acoustic indie-folk sound, merging their individual musical backgrounds of traditional folk and folk pop/rock. 
Described by BBC Radio Scotland as “Something wonderful” We are looking forward to it!

15th May – Briege Murphy

Briege Murphy is a singer-songwriter of contemporary Irish folk, rooted in the Irish tradition. Her songs have been recorded by many singers, including Niamh Parson, Frances Black and Aoife Scott. Colum Sands called her “Patrick Kavanagh’s spirit- sister”. Briege continues to write and perform and we’re delighted to have her back at the Irvine folk club again.

17th Apr – Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby

Irvine Folk Club is happy to welcome back Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby.

“Long live traditional music, even when it’s only just been written”
(The Living Tradition)
“… sublime guitar work and one of the finest voices around”
(Folking.com)
“I love that duo … what a perfect combination … great songs, great singing and of course, there’s Brian’s spellbinding guitar work .. just magic.”
Noel Casey (Dublin City FM)

3rd April – Adam Holmes

Irvine Folk Club looks forward to welcoming Scottish musician and singer/songwriter, Adam Holmes, to the club for the first time!
Adam’s 4 albums, Heirs and Graces, Brighter Still, Midnight Milk and Dreamweaver have cast an impressive shadow across the UK Folk Scene and gained him Scottish Album of the Year Nominations (in 2014, 2017 and 2018) and BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Nominations. His songs have  featured widely on BBC Radio 2 and Radio 3, BBC Scotland, Edith Bowman’s BBC Scotland Quay Sessions show and Virgin Radio, amongst many others. 

 

20th Mar – Jim and Susie Malcolm

 

Irvine folk club is delighted to welcome the Scottish duo Jim and Susie Malcolm. Jim, a former member of Old Blind Dogs and well known solo performer, has teamed up with his wife Susie, herself an award winning singer steeped in the tradition of Scottish song. “Jim and Susie Malcolm perform traditional and original Scottish song with guitar, harmonicas, harmony and heart.”

 

6th March – Brooks Williams

 

Irvine Folk club is delighted to welcome back Brooks Williams this Wednesday 6th of March – sure to be a great night!

“A LOVELY PLAYER, A LOVELY SINGER AND A GREAT WRITER. BROOKS WILLIAMS IS THE REAL THING.” (MARTIN SIMPSON)

Statesboro, Georgia-born, Cambridge, England-based guitarist singer and songwriter Brooks Williams, a leading light on the roots acoustic music scene, has over 33 recordings and has appeared at countless venues and festival for over three decades.

21st Feb – Reg Meuross

The Irvine Folk club is looking forward to welcoming Reg Meuross Wednesday the 21st of February. Reg Meuross is an English folksinger and songwriter, who has received much acclaim for his subtle and thought provoking songwriting. The reviews below say it well:

“…assured a place in the pantheon of great folk songwriters of our time” David Kidman, The Living Tradition
“Intelligent songwriting of the highest callibre” Folk Radio UK
“One of the most talented storytellers of our generation” Pennyblack Music
“A mighty songwriter and an equally fine singer” Martin Carthy
“Classic, with echoes of early Dylan, Tom Paxton and Leonard Cohen” The Guardian