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THE ALEXANDER CENTRE 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015

SATURDAY
1.00 to 1.45 - Q.E. SCHOOL STUDENTS

2.00 to 2.45 - GEORGE OLGVIE

3.00 to 3.45 - LUCKY JACKSON

4.00 to 4.45 - AB & THE UNDERCLASS

5.00 to 5.45 - BAXTER

6.00 to 7.30 - GREEN DIESEL

Please note: Timings and running order are provisional and will be updated.

For more details about the Alexander Centre, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click:  HERE
THE ANCHOR 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY

1.00 to 2.30 - THE STEVE WHALLEY BAND

3.00 to 4.30 - THE STRUMBUMS

5.00 to 6.30 - BAD INFLUENCE

7.00 to 9.00 - THE BEN MILLS BAND


For more details about the Anchor, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE
BINELLA
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY
from1.30pm
Flawless Carbon
The Violet Jive
Richards Rascals
The Chillbillies


For more details about Binella, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE
THE BULL INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
A Sheps pub at the far end of West Street, a short stroll from the town centre, in a lovely area close to Stonebridge Pond.
This friendly pub has a large garden with plenty of seating and food!  - Click on the link below to see the menu.

There is no 'organised' music at the Bull but the pub welcomes any strolling (acoustic) minstrels that want to play.

For those 'in the know' it has become a favourite place to avoid the crowds, eat, drink and enjoy the impromptu performances of visiting singers, dancers and bands.

So . . . If you fancy playing at The Bull, turn up and have a go!


For more details about The Bull including their Hop Festival menu click  HERE
THE CROWN AND ANCHOR
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY



For more details about the Crown & Anchor, and the 'open session' - click:  HERE
THE MARKET INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY

12.00 - The Narratones

1.30 - The Leigh Highwood Band

3.00 - The Pepper set

5.00 - Kellys Heros

7.00 - Ace Faces

For more details about the Market Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click: HERE

THE PHOENIX TAVERN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY

6.30 - UNDER THE WOOD

For more details about the Phoenix Tavern, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click: HERE

THE RAILWAY 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY

1.00 to 2.00 - NATIVE OYSTERS

2.30 to 3.30 - WE GHOSTS

4.00 to 5.00 - THE NARRATONES


5.30 to 6.30 - SUR LES DOCKS

8.00 to 10.00 - JAM SANDWICH


For more details about The Railway, band / artist information and to see who is performing on Friday and Sunday as well - click: HERE

THE SUN INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015 
SATURDAY


12pm (and all afternoon) - THE FEZ HEADS


8.45pm - WIRELESS

For more details about the Sun Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE

Saturday 5th September 2015 - MYSTERY MACHINE - at The Swan, Teynham

9pm

60-80's rocky covers band from Sittingbourne
THE THREE TUNS 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015 
SATURDAY

2pm - DAVEY RALPH & THE ROAD BAND

For more details about The Three Tuns and listings for the entire weekend click HERE



THE VAULTS 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY


12.30 - GET CARTER
3.00 - THOMAS ASHBY
4.30 - CREEK
9.00 - BAXTER

For more details about the Vaults, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE
THE YARD
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SATURDAY


1 00 - South At Zero acoustic

2.00 - BIG Orange Head

3:30 - Modal Recordings showcase feat, Emma Brammer, Charlotte Holmes & Rowan Arnold (playing tracks from their current/forth-coming EP's)



5.00 - Ben Macklin DJ set


For more details about The Yard, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click: HERE

THE ALEXANDER CENTRE 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY


1.00 to 1.45 - THOMAS ASHBY

2.00 to 2.45 - RUDY WARMAN & THE HEAVY WEATHER

3.00 to 3.45 - FUNKE & THE TWO TONE BABY

4.00 to 4.45 - CURB PILOTS

5.00 to 6.30 - GENTLEMEN OF FEW


Please note: Timings and running order are provisional and will be updated.

For more details about the Alexander Centre, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click:  HERE
THE ANCHOR 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015 
SUNDAY

1.00 to 2.30 - SHEDLOAD OF LOVE

3.00 to 4.30 - ARCELIA

5.00 to 6.30 - THE BLUES BANDITS

7.00 to 9.00 - THE LEIGH HIGHWOOD BAND

For more details about the Anchor, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click:  HERE

Sunday 6th September 2015 - NIKKI ALEXANDER - at The Plough, Lewson Street

2 to 5pm

BINELLA
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY
from 1.30pm
Noel McCalla Acoustic Trio
Loose Change
Benzego featuring Ben Mills
Trench City


For more details about BinElla, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE

THE BULL INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015 
SUNDAY
A Sheps pub at the far end of West Street, a short stroll from the town centre, in a lovely area close to Stonebridge Pond.
This friendly pub has a large garden with plenty of seating and food!  - Click on the link below to see the menu.

There is no 'organised' music at the Bull but the pub welcomes any strolling (acoustic) minstrels that want to play.

For those 'in the know' it has become a favourite place to avoid the crowds, eat, drink and enjoy the impromptu performances of visiting singers, dancers and bands.

So . . . If you fancy playing at The Bull, turn up and have a go!

For more details about The Bull including their Hop Festival menu - Click HERE
CREEK CREATIVE GALLERY AND CAFE 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY

1.30 - The Market Inn Strummers
(virtuoso ukulele squad)

inside or outside depending on conditions
Raising money for the 'Swing The Bridge' campaign
THE MARKET INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY
from 12.00
12.00 - The Shambolicks

1.00 - M.O.D.

3.00 - Moroccan Mole

5.00 - The Chillbillies

For more details about the Market Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click:  HERE
THE PHOENIX TAVERN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY

5.30 - STORMY MONDAY
and
      KINGSIZE JONES

For more details about the Phoenix Tavern, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click: HERE


POST OFFICE outside of, East Street
HOP FESTIVAL 2015

3 to 4pm - KC MOANS
Faversham based guitar and harmonica duo and vocals
PURIFIER BUILDING
POP UP CAFE 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY

3.30 - The Market Inn Strummers
(virtuoso ukulele squad)
Raising money for the 'Swing the Bridge' campaign

See PiF's HopFest map for location

THE RAILWAY 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015 
SUNDAY 

1.00 to 2.00 - RANSAK

3.00 to 4.00 - STRUMBUMS PART ONE

4.30 to 5.30 - STRUMBUMS PART TWO

For more details about The Railway, band / artist information and to see who is performing on Friday and Saturday as well - click: HERE
THE SUN INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY

2pm - DAVEY RALPH & THE ROAD BAND


For more details about the Sun Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click: HERE
THE VAULTS 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY


12.30 - GET CARTER
3.00 - TOM SEALS
4.30 - GREEN DIESEL

For more details about the Vaults, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click:  HERE

THE YARD
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2015
SUNDAY

12:30 - Astrid Lucia

1:15 - Dub Scouts

2:15 - Peter Moore (formally of The Jacobs)

3.00 - Guy Fincham DJ set (not to be missed)


For more details about The Yard, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click: HERE

Wednesday 9th September 2015 - MUSIC QUIZ - at The Swan Teynham

8.00 to 9.30 (ish)
Free Music Quiz
Prizes and fun guaranteed! (more fun than prizes :o)

Wednesday 9th September 2015 - THE ASKEW SISTERS - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

Faversham Folk Club
The Askew Sisters
7.30    
Ticket Price £7 / £8

Emily and Hazel Askew are a young duo making waves on the folk scene with their energetic brand of English folk music.

Using fiddle and melodeon, they play and sing with an infectious enjoyment and love for the music, winning them fans wherever they go.

From rhythmic foot stomping tunes to powerful interpretations of songs and ballads, their playing always guarantees to engage and inspire those who hear.

2010 sees the release of 'Though Lonesome Woods' - a long awaited follow up to their critically acclaimed debut 'All in a Garden Green' in 2007.

"Simply fantastic traditional music - look out, England - the sisters of stomp are heading your way!" James Fagan and Nancy Kerr

"Hazel’s rich gutsy voice and inventive melodeon playing combined with the skill of Emily’s singing fiddle or soulful cello are a new force to be reckoned with!" Stirrings Magazine

"Hazel and Emily are engaging and talented young ladies who are getting things right. They look set to adorn the living tradition for years to come. Vote with bums on seats and hands in wallets" Living Tradition Magazine

"The breezy robustness of their musicianship is demonstrated in the joyous way the two parts switch around, colluding and colliding during the course of a tune set, adeptly maintaining listener interest while keeping feet tapping....infectious pumping energy characterises their performance" fRoots magazine

Wednesday 9th September 2015 - THE BLUES JAM - at The Market Inn

8.30
Held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Open to all, the house band does about five numbers, then it becomes an open mic with guests either sitting in with the band or playing solo etc. The house band does a few numbers to finish the evening.

It doesn't really have to be just blues for guests either, any roots genre would work.

And, of course, you can just come along and watch and listen!

House band Personnel:

  • Pat Hackett, guitar
  • Evan Stirzaker, guitar/vocals
  • Alan Thorne, bass
  • Alan King, drums
  • Sturry Slim, vocals/harp

Thursday 10th September 2015 - THE FAVERSHAM THURSDAY FOLK MUSIC SESSION - at The Anchor

9.00 to Closing Time

The Faversham Thursday Folk Music Session, has been operating at various public houses in Faversham for about 30 years. The session currently takes place at various pubs around the town, on dates to suit the Landlords. 


The session welcomes Musicians of all ability and different instruments. The music played includes tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland and mainland Europe.



For the full list of Thursday Folk Session venues up to January 2016 click HERE

Saturday 12th September 2015 - KEY STREET - at The swan, Teynham

9pm

Hailing from the Sittingbourne and Maidstone area Key Street are a five piece band specialising in Retro Rock with a Blues influence. Their material stems from a diverse selection of artistes such as the Rolling Stones, Wilson Picket and the Kinks to the more contemporary Imelda May, Gin Wigmore, Snow Patrol and many more.
  • Mike Akhurst - Lead guitar / backing vocals
  • Steve Hubbard - Vocals / rhythm guitar
  • Nicola Kelly - Bass / backing vocals
  • David Price - Saxophone
  • Tony Richman - Drums

Sunday 13th September 2015 - RESTLESS RANGERS - at The Phoenix Tavern

4.30 to 7.30
"We are a covers band from Faversham, predominantly playing blues and funk music, but our repertoire covers a number of genres from pop to reggae."

Sunday 13th September 2015 - DAVEY RALPH & THE ROAD BAND - at The Plough, Lewson Street

2.00pm


. . . .  and here is a list of DR&TRB's future dates:

Friday 2nd October The Sun 9.00 pm
Saturday 14th November The Old Neptune 9.00 pm
Sunday 15th November The Plough 2.00 pm
Sunday 20th December The Plough 2.00 pm
Thursday 24th December The Sun 9.00 pm

Wednesday 16th September 2015 - SINGERS NIGHT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

Faversham Folk Club - Singers Night 
8.00pm
Admission £1
"Bring your instruments, poems, stories and particularly your favourite songs and join in - or just listen and sing the choruses."

Thursday 17th September 2015 - THE FAVERSHAM THURSDAY FOLK MUSIC SESSION - at The Vaults

9.00 to Closing Time

The Faversham Thursday Folk Music Session, has been operating at various public houses in Faversham for about 30 years. The session currently takes place at various pubs around the town, on dates to suit the Landlords. 


The session welcomes Musicians of all ability and different instruments. The music played includes tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland and mainland Europe.

For the full list of Thursday Folk Session venues up to January 2016 click HERE

Thursday 17th September 2015 - MIKE PORTER WARD & FRIENDS - at The Ship Inn, Conyer




Jazz & Blues



Mike Porter Ward and friends with Robert on piano and featuring Lesley Alexander on vocals.


Music 8pm to 11pm

Friday 18th September 2015 - 1940's SWING DANCE - at The Old Brewery Store

with
THE BEVERLY BIG BAND
more details:
https://www.facebook.com/1940sSwingBall/timeline

18th to 20th September 2015 - FAVERSHAM FOOD FESTIVAL

The festival includes a 'Festival Food Market on the Sunday
More details of this event can be found here:
http://www.favershamfoodfestival.co.uk/18-20-september/


PiF will try and get some more details. In the meantime to mark this occasion PiFoods has developed 'Creek Yogurt'!


Friday 18th September 2015 - SMOKIN MAVERICKS - at The Sun Inn

8.45
Country/Southern Rock
Ashley Crane (Lead vocals/Acoustic guitar)
Carl Crane (Lead Guitar)
Jonny Hogben (Bass)
Barry Goodsell (Drums/Backing Vocals)
Jim Smith (Pedal Steel Guitar)

Friday 18th September 2015 - CAUTION HORSES - at The Market Inn

8.30
The Caution Horses are a 7-piece band hailing from South-East Kent. Formed in the Summer of 2012, and consisting of members from various other bands, the Caution Horses' sound is a full and rich one, featuring a dynamic 2-piece brass section, keyboards and 3-part harmonies.

Carl Street - Lead Vocals
Ian Banks - Keyboard/Backing Vocals
Russell Cramphorn - Guitar
Phil Page - Bass
Simon Jackson - Drums
Duncan Cartledge - Trumpet
Jemma Duffield - Tenor Sax/Backing Vocals


Saturday 19th September 2015 - TRENCH CITY - at The Swan, Teynham

9.00
"Trench City is yin and yang, black and white, hot and cool; sounds from all the colours of streetlife sung from the heart. So if you don't like one track try the next, it will be in a totally different style, but always with a beat that sits in your hips and deep lyrics on the lips. Ask us to put a label on it and we would say RockyRootsyAfroFunkyJungleJamalicious, but what is a label?"

Saturday 19th September 2015 - UNDER THE WOOD, ACOUSTIC - at The Elephant

8.30
The 'Acoustic' UTW
A well known and much loved Faversham band! Playing a wide range of unexpected but well-known covers delivered with raw passion and energy.


Wednesday 23rd September 2015 - MUSIC QUIZ - at The Swan Teynham

8.00 to 9.30 (ish)
Free Music Quiz
Prizes and fun guaranteed! (more fun than prizes :o)

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 - SINGERS NIGHT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

Faversham Folk Club - Singers Night 
8.00pm
Admission £1
"Bring your instruments, poems, stories and particularly your favourite songs and join in - or just listen and sing the choruses."

Thursday 24th September 2015 - THE FAVERSHAM THURSDAY FOLK MUSIC SESSION - at The Crown & Anchor

9.00 to Closing Time

The Faversham Thursday Folk Music Session, has been operating at various public houses in Faversham for about 30 years. The session currently takes place at various pubs around the town, on dates to suit the Landlords. 


The session welcomes Musicians of all ability and different instruments. The music played includes tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland and mainland Europe.

For the full list of Thursday Folk Session venues up to January 2016 click HERE

Friday 25th September 2015 - SKATACUS - at The Market Inn

9:00
Skatacus- traditional ska numbers through to popular two-tone classics


Friday 25th September 2015 - TWANG RUMBLE BANG - at The Sun Inn


8.45


Medway based Indie-Rock Trio - Playing covers from 60's to 00's.

Saturday 26th September 2015 - THE OARE STRING ORCHESTRA - at The West Faversham Community Centre

7.30pm

Ross Winters (recorder)

Handel               Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 12
Finzi                   Prelude for Strings
Jacob                 Suite for Recorder and Strings
Vivaldi                Sopranino Recorder Concerto in C
Dvorak               Serenade


Tickets cost £12 (£5 for full-time students)

more details: http://www.oare-string-orchestra.org/

Saturday 26th September 2015 - MUSIC FOR A WHILE - at Newnham Church

8pm

Gill Wilson (soprano) and Margaret Woodall (organ) 
will perform a selection of well-known music by Purcell, Handel, Mozart, and others.
Tickets £7, to include an interval drink. 


Call Margaret Woodall (01795 890767) for further information or to reserve tickets.

All proceeds in aid of Newnham Church funds. 

Saturday 26th September 2015 - THE LOOK - at The Swan, Teynham

9pm
Soul & Motown Duo