Carlisle Folk And Blues Club

Carlisle Folk And Blues Club

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Est 1989


The Ex Services Men's Club  

1 Albert St,



CA1 1HZ  

   Tel:  07760 218116

Contact: Ted Muir

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Monthly On Friday Nights

Doors Open At 7.30 pm

To Be Confirmed


Friday Jan 20th

Singers night returns to

Carlisle Folk and Blues Club




Jon Brindley

Friday Feb 10th



+ Support - Talking Fellas


Jon turned up to CFBC at a singers night a few years ago he instantly wowed everyone

and now he feels very much like one of our own, Wigans finest singer/songwriter and wearer of interesting jumpers returns to Cumbria for yet another evening of  fabulous entertainment.


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Hadrian's Union

Friday  - April 21st



Hadrian's Union are back with a brand new line up.

This five piece contemporary Folk Rock band

will entertain and amuse you. Influences from the

likes of Lindisfarne, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah band and Fairport Convention come together with a foot tapping and heart string pulling combination that must be seen to be believed.


+ Support from Grace McNeill

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Joe Topping with Scott Poley

Friday - May 12th

£10 + Support from Ian K Brown




Joe Topping (Vocal, guitars)  is a singer-songwriter who has been described as a  “cross between

Ry Cooder, Woody Guthrie

and Paul Brady”



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Celia Bryce Band

Friday -July 14th




One of the club 's favourites returns for another show.


+ Support from Martin Armstrong




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Sally Barker - Friday June 16th

£10 + Support from Paul Handyside



As seen on TV show THE VOICE.


It is in live performance that Sally thrives and excels. She has the ability to lift the words off the page as if you were hearing them for the first time, revealing their true meaning. BBC Radio 2's Chris Evans said: "Sally changes the atmosphere in a room when she sings".


Friday - March 10th - £5 Entry

The Soundcrew are the CFBC " resident band " which is an open ended group of musical team members that has evolved from the old Beatroot Boys and is currently made up of Steve Ridley lead guitar and vocals, Johnny Nichols lead guitar and vocals and Ted Muir rhythm guitar and vocals supplemented from time to time by Mike France on bass and vocals, all of whom have been club " sound engineers " in the past ... there may well be others who come and go, but like the Eagles hit of many years ago, you can check out anytime you like... but you can never leave !




Sunjay + Support from Green Man's Apprentice

Friday - November 10th





BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Nominee 2012

Wath Festival Young Performers Award Winner 2012

Exposure Music Awards Triple Nominee 2014

British Blues Awards Nominee 2014

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Luke Jackson

Friday - October 13th





Luke is a Singer-Songwriter from Canterbury, Kent. 2016 has been another busy year starting with Kansas Folk Alliance, followed by a double-header tour with Amy Wadge then with Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, plus solo and Trio shows all over the UK and Europe.


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The Caffrey's

Friday - September 8th




As seen on TV. Finalists on BBC4s Britain's best part time bands.

Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne,

The Caffrey's have been named the hardest working band in the north east.


support for The Caffreys is from Neil McHardy




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Jill Jackson + Support TBA

Friday December 8th




Award winning Americana singer-songwriter from Scotland, the former lead singer and front person of the amazing Chaplins is back at the Carlisle Folk and Blues Club to delight and entertain us all.


Support from The Brothers Gillespie

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