• Sat. Dec 9th, 2023

North East Connected

Hopping Across The North East From Hub To Hub

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 13.22.03With only days to go until  this very special weekend event there are still tickets available for both or either of the nights and there will be some available on the door.

2 nights with the first family of English Folk and special guests. A very rare chance to see the grande dame of English folk song, Norma Waterson, perform live.

Friday features The Gift Band (Norma Waterson MBE, Eliza Carthy MBE, Martin Carthy MBE, Neil MacColl & Kate St John ) plus Mawkin & The Devils Interval

Saturday features Scotland’s Eddi Reader MBE ” one of the great voices in British music” accompanied by guitarist and songwriter Boo Hewerdine for a rare stripped back acoustic duo performance. Plus Marry Waterson Band & The Waterson Family (including Norma)

Tickets £16 /£25 for both nights. 7.30pm doors 8pm start.

On Saturday there will be an open music session from Midday at The Hole In The Wall pub  which is the nearest pub to The Spa on Vernon Road Scarborough and you never know who might be there! There will also be foyer performances by Goathland Plough Stots at the beginning of each evening.

A Musicport/Carthy Family Production   www.musicportfestival.com

The provisional running order is Friday

20:15 → 20:45 Devils Interval 30 min set
20:45 –> 21:00 Interval
21:00 –> 21:45 Mawkin 45 min set
21:45 → 22:00 Interval
22:00 → 23:30 The Gift Band (Norma , Eliza,Martin & co) 90 min set

& Saturday

20:15 → 20:45 The Watersons (including Norma) 30 min set
20:45 –> 21:00 Interval
21:00 –> 21:45 Mary Waterson Band 45 min set
21:45 → 22:00 Interval
21:00 → 23:30 Eddie Reader & Boo Hewerdine 90 min set

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