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Thursday 7 November 2019 7.45pm - 11.00pm

Bowes Park Folk Club: Copper Viper

Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road, N22 8NG  

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We are so excited about this months guests at BPFC!

They say: Copper Viper is an acoustic folk duo from London, comprised of prolific songwriter and guitarist Robin Joel Sangster and fiddle/mandolin player Duncan Menzies. Drawing inspiration from the British folk and American country/bluegrass traditions, Copper Viper’s music marries haunting melodies and intricate vocal harmonies with searing instrumental passages to create a stylistic blend that is at once familiar and unique.

The group recently recorded their debut album “Cut It Down, Count The Rings” at Bear Creek Studio in Woodinville WA, USA with platinum-selling producer Ryan Hadlock (The Lumineers, Brandi Carlile). Mastered by Grammy-winning engineer Gavin Lurssen (“O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Soundtrack, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss), the album flows smoothly between lyrical ballads and foot-stomping barn-stormers, mixing melancholy, hope, tension and joy in equal measure.  

We say: Watch them HERE - then we'll see you at Mum's Bistro!


Entry only £7!!

Raffle and delicious Mediterranean-inspired Mum's Bistro menu.

£7…

Phone: 07774147296

Raffle and delicious Mediterranean-inspired Mum's Bistro menu.
Floor-spots welcome - Admission £5 to £8 - 7.45 pm start.

1 minute from Bowes Park railway station
8 minutes from Bounds Green tube.


Coming up in Spring 2020


March 5th

Singers' Night - come early and sign up for a floor spot - or just listen and join in with some of our local singers.

Plus: A 3-song spot from Lizzie Hardingham. Lizzy is a young musician based in Hertfordshire, playing acoustic and folk music to soothe the soul - both her own intimate material and arrangements of traditional songs.

£5


Sunday 15th March,   BPFC SPECIAL EVENT: Alden Patterson & Dashwood in concert!

2.45pm Shaftesbury Hall, Herbert Road N11. Price TBC

Highly acclaimed folk trio Alden Patterson and Dashwood weave rich vocal harmonies, fiddle, guitar and dobro around beautifully written original songs and melodies. Their music takes influence from English folk traditions with uplifting instrumentals and self-penned songs depicting tales of young travellers, sleepy seas and their affection for home.
 


April 2nd

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer - back by popular demand! Last played BPFC in July 2014. Vicki & Jonny have developed a strong reputation for a delivering great performances time and time again. Once known mainly for for their instrumental skills with Scottish smallpipes, accordion and Swedish nyckelharpa, they are now being accepted as impressive song arrangers and writers.Vicki & Jonny effortlessly blend traditional material with contemporary interpretations whilst equally creating original self penned tunes and songs that are entirely at home in the tradition. Out of this combination they have developed a sound that is both familiar and fresh.

£7


May 7th

Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner - by turns funny and moving, this duo make a long-awaited return to BPFC. Between them they play guitar, recorder, English concertina and a variety of whistles (including swanee, policeman's and referee's), list a spoons workshop in their hall of fame, and are not in the least averse to dressing up or dancing when a song requires it.  They both agree, however, that their voices are their most important instruments. Their resulting style is a unique blend of stunning song and harmony, and a humour which takes their audience on a roller-coaster ride - "everything from high tragedy to ingenious smut in glorious vocal harmony!"

£7


Floor singers always welcome (please come early to grab a spot).

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