Tuesday 28th February 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 1st March 2017 - BROOM BEEZUMS - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB
BROOM BEEZUMS
7.30      Ticket Price £8 / £9
Andrew Cadie & Mark Bloomer with Northumbrian pipes, guitar, mandolin and a host of influences… support tours for Show Of Hands and well-established gigsters…’a full, rich sound’ (fRoots)
https://www.broombezzums.com/
http://www.favershamfolkclub.net/

Wednesday 1st March 2017 - THE LEWIS CHESSMEN - at The Market Inn

9pm


A two piece folk-rock acoustic group from Faversham, Kent

Henry Vinson &  Richard Moores


Thursday 2nd March 2017 - COMEDY CLUB - at The Old Brewery Store

6.30


The Old Brewery Store Comedy Club provides a platform for 7 brilliant up and coming Comedians from Kent and the South-East to showcase their comedic talent.
This month:


The night will be hosted by Sam Wyatt, with performances from Ian Lane, Winter Foenander, Daniel Sheppard and headliner MIKE GUNN!
Our two “Introducing…” acts for the evening are Tim Powell & Cliff Palmer!
Tickets  £10 in advance £7.50. Buy online, call the Box Office on 01795 542285 or collect in person at the Brewery Shop (Court Street, Faversham)!

More details:

Thursday 2nd March 2017 - MUSIC QUIZ - at The Anchor

8pm
If you listen to Radio 2's PopMaster and think 'I don't know anything about music' but then find yourself shouting out the answers, then you really will enjoy The Anchor's  Music Quiz night. The emphasis is on fun and the quiz will cover all musical genres from the 60s to the present day. Bring your friends and form a team. Only £1 per person entry. Prizes galore!

Friday 3rd March 2017 - THE BOB DYLAN EXPERIENCE - at The Market Inn

8.30
The Bob Dylan Experience perform a powerful band set for fans old and new. From his earliest to his latest recordings, we feature the songs that have made Bob Dylan a musical icon and inspired generations over the past 50 years and counting....

Friday 3rd March 2017 - THE CHILLBILLIES - at The Plough, Stalisfield

8.30
The Chillbillies
Free entry, book for dinner or just come along for drink.

"This is Soul - funk - jazz - ska - blues - latin - rock'n'rollin' crazy people having a good time music and all you need to do is listen, enjoy, dance."

"The Chillbillies put their own twist on covers of an eclectic mix of classic tunes, made up of a very versatile 4 piece rhythm section, with high energy vocals and featuring the infamous 'Raging Horns'™. You'll be amazed, amused, astounded!"

Friday 3rd March 2017 - PARAGRAPH 1 - at the Sun Inn

8.45
Rock, Pop and Dance Classics
Paul Vocals Matt Drums Nigel Bass Mick Lead guitar and BVs James Keyboards and BVs




Friday 3rd March 2017 - TIM EDEY - at The Assembly Rooms

Doors 7.30
BBC Musician of the year & Kent musical legend Tim Edey - playing music&songs from his new album “How do you know?” & pieces from Riverdance, Django Reinhardt & Ralph Vaughan Williams newly arranged for guitar and button accordion.
Doors 7.30pm - Tim on stage 8pm 2 x 45 minute sets

Tickets are available online for just £11 here:

Or for £12 on night or by reserved by emailing info@timedey.co.uk or texting 07784 945905

“Tim Edey is brilliant – in every which way. As a guitarist he has few peers. As a box player he’s a magician. As a character he’s off the scale" – Colin Irwin, fRoots

Saturday 4th March 2017 - HAPPY TRAILS - at The Ship Inn, Ospringe

9.00
a 1 year celebration party for the 'reinvigorated' Happy Trails
All welcome! . . . . even have a dance!

Happy Trails are:
  • Al Clark
  • Richard Bilous
  • Geoff Sandiford
  • Adrian Madden
  • Tom Fairs

The video below has been produced by Dominic Sandiford.

http://www.happytrailsband.co.uk/

Saturday 4th March 2017 - PHILIP HENRY & HANNAH MARTIN - at Hernhill Village Hall


Hot on the heels of our fantastic night with Steve Knightley last month, it seems only fitting that we host one of Steve's more recent discoveries - Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. We are very happy to announce that they will be performing live at Hernhill Village Hall on Saturday 4th March 2017. Tickets are available via We Got Tickets. This is a pairing you really won't want to miss, their meteoric rise within the folk world really is the stuff of fairytales.

Want to know more? then read on:

Saturday 4th March 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Saturday 4th March 2017 - THREE BANDS - in support of The Teenage Cancer Trust at The Market Inn

7 to closing time
This is an entirely free event. It is in aid of The Teenage Cancer Trust and you will probably be encouraged to donate some money - but you don't have to.

Three local bands are playing - Swale Rider, Canopy Kites and Under The Wood. Two of the bands are well known and don't need much introduction but Canopy Kites have formed especially for this event and are comprised of former members of the legendary DUKES.


This event is in support of Eve running the Brighton Marathon for TCT


Saturday 4th March 2017 - THE LEWIS CHESSMEN - at The Elephant

9pm


A two piece folk-rock acoustic group from Faversham, Kent

Henry Vinson &  Richard Moores


Saturday 4th March 2017 - HOP FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER - at The Old Brewery Store


Faversham Hop Festival 2017 Fund Raiser
Price: £12.50
The bar has been set high, the challenge made – make this 3rd festival fund raiser as good as those before (if not better). Challenge accepted – lets get on with it then …



Sunday 5th March 2017 - BRUISE - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00

With four critically acclaimed albums under their belt, festival appearances in Europe and the US, collaborations, supports and sessions with artists as varied as Mark Knopfler, Leanne Rhymes, Hawkwind & The Beat BRUISE are Britain’s best kept musical secret. This maverick prog-folk duo perform an exhilarating electric set. A must see!


Sunday 5th March 2017 - IVAN'S ALL-STARS - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00
Soul classics, 70's funk, some old school ska
with a funky edge and punching brass!
(and Alan on drums!)


(PiF: above video's a couple of years old now but still a good representation of this excellent band)

Sunday 5th March 2017 - JOHN HARLE & JESS GILLAM - at The Assembly Rooms

FAVERSHAM MUSIC CLUB
FIRST SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
3:00 to 4:00pm


John Harle & Jess Gillam – Saxophones

Tickets £7, students and Friends of Faversham Music Club £5, under 16's free

Sunday 5th March 2017 - OPEN ACOUSTIC MIC - at The Market Inn

8pm - acoustic - all musicians welcome

Tuesday 7th March 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 8th March 2017 - THE BLUES JAM - at The Market Inn

Wednesday 8th March 2017 - VIN GARBUTT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB
VIN GARBUTT
7.30      Ticket Price £10 / £12
Sure to be a reservation night, always a real pleasure to welcome Vin to the club again. If the songs, aren’t enough, the introductions will have you rolling in the aisles. Guaranteed to hit every button.
http://www.favershamfolkclub.net/

Friday 10th March 2017 - JAZZ @ THE ALEX - at The Alexander Centre

8pm
Straight-ahead jazz provided by the Andy Bennett Quartet in The Alexander Centre's bar and lounge.

Entry is free, but there will be a retiring collection for the band.

Cabaret style seating - Licensed Bar

A relaxing informal evening to be enjoyed with friends.

Friday 10th March 2017 - THE CROSSFIRE - at The Market Inn

8.30

All hard core ex- Pro musicians, born & raised in a vat of Jack Daniels, with a slightly smoky flavour, the band play a powerful blend of rock, acoustic rock & blues influences, with the occasional bit of funk thrown in. Though mainly a covers band, The Crossfire also have some strong original material. Artists covered currently include Led Zeppelin, Muse, Foo Fighters, Bowie, Reef, Police, Radiohead, Elbow, Stereophonics, Blur, Stones, Beatles, Daft Punk, The Killers, U2 and The Who.

Friday 10th March 2017 - KOLO - at The Sun Inn

8.45
"Fresh, upbeat, and poetic, with vocals to inspire a sing along. Kolo deliver in a way that both makes you smile, and emotionally relate." - Chemical Magazine
"Kolo are one of the most exciting bands to have come out of the South West in a long time. Having seen them live in the UK and the States, I can tell you its a wholehearted excellent show full of great music. They really deserve success." - Vic Morgan, BBC

"Musically and lyrically, they stand out. The songs, prickly yet anthemic, demonstrate a keen ear for tune as well as experimentation. There are electronic, 1980s-informed flourishes and even the odd operatic vocal..." - Graeme Demianyk, Western Morning News

"After a cooling off, the burning sensation that is Kolo is back hotter than ever and with a smoking new line-up. With explosive lyrics, fiery vocals and scorching guitar riffs, this is what makes Kolo the band for 2012 and beyond." - Phonic FM

Saturday 11th March 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Saturday 11th March 2017 - GREEN DIESEL - at The Alexander Centre

7.30
"To celebrate the release of our 3rd album 'The Hangman's Fee' we are having a massive party and we want to see you all there!

The Watergrain Band will be playing some great tunes to get the night started and we are very excited to announce that we will joined on stage by the wonderful Canterbury Voices Choir!
There will be plenty of local beers and ciders available and you will also be able to get your hands on the hotly anticipated new album.

The evening will also be a chance for us to remember our late producer Roger Cotton and there will be a collection for Great Ormand Street Children's Hospital in his memory.

Tickets are £4 in advance or £5 on the night. We hope to see you all there, you won't want to miss this!"



Sunday 12th March 2017 - BUICK 6 - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00
"Delta Blues meets Cream with the greatest slide guitar ever heard this side of Memphis and vocals like oozing chocolate, plus rhythm section to die for!"

Sunday 12th March 2017 - MOROCCAN MOLE - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00

"East Kent's finest post-punk / new wave covers band are rockin' the underground - can you hear it?"


Tuesday 14th March 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 15th March 2017 - SINGERS NIGHT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

Faversham Folk Club - Singers Night 
8.00pm
Admission £2
"Bring your instruments, poems, stories and particularly your favourite songs and join in - or just listen and sing the choruses."

Thursday 16th March 2017 - 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 17th March 2017 - FCR FM MEETING - at binElla

7.30
This meeting is invite only but you can request an invite by contacting the number on the poster.

Friday 17th March 2017 - THE MOFOS - at The Market Inn

8.30

Friday 17th March 2017 - PROJECT F - at The Sun Inn

8.45   Project F
"We play Motown and Soulful and Funk driven covers with a few originals added to create the ultimate party mash up."

Ginger Bennett (Lead Vocals), Campbell Gourlay (Guitar & Vocals), Martin Goodsmith (Keys & Vocals), Matt Webber (Drums & Vocals),Lawrence Fletcher (Sax, Flute), Baz Burbank (Bass Guitar)

Friday 17th March 2017 - CHRIS STANBURY - at West Faversham Community Centre

7.30
Faversham Organ & Keyboards Monthly Concerts

Tickets are £7.50 and more details can be obtained from Neilson Matthews on 01795 590558 

Saturday 18th March 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Sunday 19th March 2017 - THE ROOSTER BOYS - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00
Carl and the Roosters

The Roosters provide a feel-good mix of originals and folk, pop and rock 'n roll classics that ensures a night of dancing, laughter and top quality music.

Sunday 19th March 2017 - THE IRISH SESSION - at The Market Inn

8pm

Sunday 19th March 2017 - THE PEPPER SET - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00

A fusion of rock classics with original numbers.The Pepper Set Band are -
Tony Pepper on Lead Vocals & Guitar
Peter White on Keyboards, Left-hand Bass & Vocals
Phil Brown on Tenor & Soprano Saxophones and Flute
Andy Jenkins on Drums & Vocals

Sunday 19th March 2017 - JAZZ SUNDAY SERVICE - at The Assembly Rooms

4pm

(PiF: Don't know yet who is playing )

Tuesday 21st March 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 - SINGERS NIGHT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

Faversham Folk Club - Singers Night 
8.00pm
Admission £2
"Bring your instruments, poems, stories and particularly your favourite songs and join in - or just listen and sing the choruses."

Friday 24th March 2017 - THE ANNA STONE BAND - at The Market Inn

8.30
"The Anna Stone Band features the silky toned vocals of South London blues shouter, Anna Stone. Anna delivers a wealth of sophistication and style, along with a unique approach to everything she graces. Anna Stone specifically selected all the musicians in the band to support her in creating the refined sound that is the Anna Stone Band."



Friday 24th March 2017 - DAVEY RALPH & THE ROAD BAND - at The Sun Inn

8.45

Saturday 25th March 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Sunday 26th March 2017 - FOLEY'S CURIOUS BREW - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00
Foley’s Curious Brew. Featuring: 
Brian Foley (Shedload of Love / Big Orange Head) on vocals and guitar
Justin Mitchell on keyboards (Big Orange Head) 
Felix Krish on bass
Nico Ramsden on guitars 
Robert Jarvis on trombone

(PiF: I think the above is correct???)

Sunday 26th March 2017 - THE BLUES BANDITS - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00

Sunday 26th March 2017 - THE FOLK MUSIC SESSION - at The Market Inn

8pm

Tuesday 28th March 2017 - CLASSICAL COFFEE MORNING - at The Assembly Rooms

10.45 to 11.30am
Ben & Jo Saul present free classical music played and free coffee served (donations welcome)  every Tuesday morning.
An opportunity for attendees of the Saturday morning Classical Coffee morning at the Assembly Rooms, and anyone else who loves classical music, to enjoy another dose of culture during the week.

Wednesday 29th March 2017 - DEBRA COWAN - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB
DEBRA COWAN
7.30      Ticket Price £8 / £9
Delicious vocals and an engaging style make Debra one of our most requested returners. Some Transatlantic ballads you won’t hear elsewhere and rousing chorus worksongs too.

Wednesday 29th March 2017 - FAVERSHAM BLUES & JAZZ CLUB - at The Railway

8.30

Friday 31st March 2017 - THE NARRATONES - at The Sun Inn

8.45
"Narratones, describes us really - a bit narrow minded when it comes to music. 
We started out in 2012, with similar influences and different stories."

James - Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Nathan - Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar
Matt - Drums
Darren - Bass Guitar

PiF: probably one of the best bands playing in Faversham (the poster's a bit naff though)

Friday 31st March 2017 - RUBBER BISCUIT - at The Market Inn

8.30pm
"Rubber Biscuit is a 12 piece Rhythm 'n' Blues and Soul band. The band is renowned for its "big sound" brought about by a three piece horn section, up to five vocalists, and four piece rhythm section."

Saturday 1st April 2017 - SATURDAY MORNING CLASSICAL - at The Assembly Rooms

Every Saturday Morning
10:45 to 11:30am
Free Concert of Classical Music
The Assembly Rooms

Sunday 2nd April 2017 - ANNA SZAŁUCKA - at The Assembly Rooms

FAVERSHAM MUSIC CLUB
FIRST SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
3:00 to 4:00pm


Anna Szałucka – Piano

Tickets £7, students and Friends of Faversham Music Club £5, under 16's free

Sunday 2nd April 2017 - STANDARD FIVE - at The Anchor

6.30 to 9.00
Bob Fridd's band Standard Five - in PiF's opinion one of the best blues bands in this part of the world.

And great to see them back playing in Faversham!

Sunday 2nd April 2017 - THE LEIGH HIGHWOOD BAND - at The Market Inn

2.30 to 5.00
Classic rock!

Sunday 2nd April 2017 - OPEN ACOUSTIC MIC - at The Market Inn

8pm - acoustic - all musicians welcome