Train runs on the fourth Tuesday of each month (not
necessarily the last Tuesday!).
Departure is from Sheffield, platform 7 (but please check the departure
board) at 7:14pm and returning on the 9:28pm from Edale.
0114 266 9532 (ask for Gerry) for
Sheffield - Edale Folk Train information.
before ringing try
the Folk Train FAQ)
subject to confirmation but this list will be updated
tba – to be
announced tbc – to be confirmed
welcome back for the band which, in recent Januarys, had a bigger
audience than in previous Januarys. They make
regular appearances around the city and in North
Derbyshire. I was introduced to them, by
invitation, at a Sheffield pub.
their music as folk/Americana, they also include some traditional
|Crazy Heart - tbc
We have been
to Crazy Heart, on their previous appearances, for their offers to take
over at short notice for another band which had been forced to
withdraw, and also
for the magnificent and stirring qualities of their performance. Again
expect a most outstanding evening of vocal and instrumental
guitar, bass, banjo, ukeleles, flute, whistle and percussion.
2012, the University
of Sheffield Folk
Group has worked with a number of renowned
folk performers, particularly Fay Hield, to explore traditional music
and the ways
it can be performed. They may present vignettes of their work over the
year interspersed with session tunes. Feel free to bring along your
and voices to join in with the choruses and session elements. There
something for everyone, and definitely a gig to remember for these
|Downtrodden String Band
A longstanding favourite Folk Train performers and they always satisfy
us with their quality and style. As usual, we can expect from
them some highly entertaining Folk-Americana - string band music from
the Appalachian Mountains with some fine harmony singing.
|Strings and Reeds
welcome return for Clare, Brian and Phil who
play Scottish, Irish and English music for dancing - if there's room in
aisle! - on button accordion, piano accordion and fiddle, interspersed
some fine vocals..
|Sheffield City Morris
once again, Sheffield City Morris and their
guest performers are the heralds of summer, bringing us their world
famous and entertaining mix of music, song and dance, well suited to an
performance on a balmy summer evening. Fingers crossed for decent
weather, in view of last year's problem!