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Time and Date: 1pm- 11:30pm, May 7, 2012
Location: http://www.facebook.com/events/319164958144662/ Islington
Two For Joy Launch Party + Global Local Showcase: All Day Folk Festival
Harrison Brothers, Dan Korn, Ruby and the Ribcage, Ramshackle Union Band, Thinker, Knights of Mentis, Under the Driftwood Tree, Nimming Neds, Holloway Jug Band, Burning Wheel, Blue Rose Code, Tiny Ruins, Nuala, Boat to Row, The Wagon Tales, Kidnap Alice, The Long Notes.
Date: Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2012
Venue: The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, London, N1 8LN
Prices: Free before 4pm, £6 after
Nearest Tube: Angel
Ticket Link: www.wegottickets.com
Phone Number: 07740199665
Join us for the 6th Bank Holiday All Day Folk Festival at the Old Queen's Head, 7th May 2012. This event is the official launch of Two For Joy Music (offspring of The Magpie's Nest), and sees 17 bands converge at the pub and play across two stages from 2pm – 11pm. The day is also brought to you by Global Local and Continental Drifts Music – the official showcase of the Acoustic Sound-Clash festival programme, with performances from the hottest emerging talent from the UK folk scene. Heaps of local bands and bands from all over the country converge for a jam packed folk out.
The Line Up
Downstairs Bawdy Stage
14:00 - 14:45 Harrison Brothers
15:00 - 15:45 Dan Korn
16:00 - 16:45 Ruby and the Ribcage
17:00 - 17:45 Ramshackle Union
18:00 - 18:45 Thinker
19:00 - 19:45 Knights of Mentis
20:00 - 20:45 Under the Driftwood Tree
21:00 - 21:45 Nimming Neds
22:00 - 23:00 Holloway Jug Band
Upstairs Rowdy Stage
15:00 - 15:45 Burning Wheel
16:00 - 16:45 Blue Rose Code
17:00 - 17:45 Tiny Ruins
18:00 - 18:45 Nuala
19:00 - 19:45 Boat to Row
20:00 - 20:45 The Wagon Tales
21:00 - 21:45 Kidnap Alice
22:00 - 23:00 The Long Notes
Time and Date: August 4, 2011 - August 7, 2011
Time and Date: 1pm, June 12, 2011
Info: A free afternoon of entertainment and activities, featuring music from live bands, a variety of arts and craft workshops, dance performance and a range of stalls.
Time and Date: August 5, 2010 - August 8, 2010
Location: Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire, HR8 Herefordshire
Artists: Alejandro & The Magic Tombolinos, Victor Menace!!!, Cut A Shine, Katy Carr , Plaster of Paris, Lokandes, Longjon La Flecha, Los Chinches, Latin Dub Soundsystem, Wara, Ruth Theodore, Jardares Por Fuera, Deathray Trebuchay, Hot Club of Belleville, DJ Tofu, DJ Penny Metal, DJ Smetlava, Jardares Por Fuera, The Sea (Dj), Urgent Union Soundsystem (Djs), DJ Cal Jader, DJ Tora
Info: The Big Chill offers a highly evolved, all-round experience that is completely unique, with a wide variety of music and performance, art, comedy, dance and film, technology and its relationship with nature.
Time and Date: July 31, 2010
Location: Lloyd Park, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR0 1BD? Croydon
“It must be one of the biggest bargains in the UK
festival calendar” — Songlines Magazine
Saturday’s WORLD STAGE, hosted by DJ CAL JADER, presents a wholly diverse mixture of sounds from around the world. The line up will include former Global Local artist PEYOTI FOR PRESIDENT alongside one of the very few UK female Muslim hip hop crews POETRIC PILGRIMAGE, tropical psychedelic rock band LOS CHINCHES, the 21st century hill billy anarchists CUT A SHINE and winner of Croydon's unsigned artist of 2010 JOE HOOD.
Time and Date: July 30, 2010 - August 6, 2010
Location: Sidmouth (various venues, see website) Sidmouth
Info: With over 600 events to choose from, Sidmouth FolkWeek is unique. Whether you want to dive into the full festival experience, or just give the weekend a try, or dip in and out of concerts, workshops or ceilidhs, Sidmouth is YOUR festival.
Time and Date: Midday - 7pm, July 10, 2010
Location: Mountsfield Park, Stainton Road, London, SE6 1AN Lewisham
Info: Lewisham’s longest running community festival returns to Mountsfield Park, Catford for its 26th year on Saturday 10 July 2010.
Time and Date: July 3, 2010 - July 4, 2010
Location: Danson Park, DA6 8HL Bexley
Info: Set in one of the most beautiful parks in London, the Danson Festival is the perfect place to spend a weekend. The Festival is never short of music with three stages – the main stage has hosted some top musicians over the years and this year will be no exception. The community stage has a great line up of acoustic, jazz, folk and singer songwriters whilst the youth stage has a line up of local talent that will dazzle you with their skill and enthusiasm.
Time and Date: June 5, 2009 - September 6, 2009
Location: Southwark Park, Lower Road, Southwark, London, SE16 2UA
Artists: Romani Rad, Dulwich Ukulele Club
Time and Date: July 12, 2008
Location: Lloyd Park, Coombe Road, Croydon, London, CR0
Artists: Abdullah Chadeh, Paprika Balkanicus, Nathan 'Flutebox' Lee and Nara