Most weeks are “Singers’ Nights” – with plenty of instrumental music as well – but we like to book guests too.
The club’s policy on booking Guests
This year, we're again looking to book a guest every five weeks or so. We've always been a strong singers’ club and the folk who attend like to participate. That's the essence of Kiveton Park. It will not become a 'concert' club where folk sit mute and open-
A welcome return visit from these two superb musicians and friends of the club.
Ray is well known locally as a singer songwriter with guitar accompaniment and a superb voice.
Ciarán is a master bodhran player and a very fine traditional singer. (And he appears on our Anniversary CD!)
They have appeared now together at numerous clubs and festivals and are well worth seeing.
23rd January 2018
Graeme’s involvement with folk music goes back over 20 years. He was director of the Doncaster Folk Festival for several years and has been involved in the running of several clubs. Graeme enjoyed a high profile with the Group “Landlocked” for 6 years although his repertoire is not restricted to just Shanties, it encompasses Traditional Love Songs, Mining Songs, Gospels, Drinking and Music Hall Songs and some more recently written contemporary songs – many with good enjoyable and singable choruses. His rich baritone voice draws you to join in the singing and his delivery and presence make for a most memorable evening.
"If you want a whole room full of landlubbers bellowing out the choruses to a wide selection of shanties and other eminently singable songs, then Graeme's your man......" – Eric Bogle
Judy Dunlop's voice, together with her delivery of a song makes her without doubt, one of the very best singers in the world of British folk music.
\A member of the Albion Band in the early-
“Judy's voice is absolutely stunning and she is as moving a performer as you're ever likely to see…” –Maggie Boyle