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Sheen Folk Blues Festival 2018

  • 08:30 PM
  • The Home Guard Club, 76A Richmond Park Road, London SW14 8LA; also at The Stag's Head & the Pig & Whistle

The Mayday Weekend is a-coming which means Sheen Folk Blues Festival is upon us — the Tenth in the series — and the weather forecast is lookin’ mighty fine.  So the central  event of the festival — the Big Outdoors at The Home Guard — should be a great opportunity to enjoy another live music extravaganza in the sun.

Saturday 5th May — 8.30-11.00pm — THE STAG’S HEAD

STIFF JOINTS + GUESTS

The festival kicks off with Stiff Joints performing at The Stag’s Head on Saturday 5th May.  Expect some special guests including Mark Stevens on Cajun Squeezebox

Entrance Free + Jug Collection for the bands

The Stag’s Head, 24 Priests Bridge, Barnes London SW14 8TA

https://thestagsheadbarnes.com/

Sunday 6th May 1.00-6.30pm  — THE HOME GUARD

MAD STICK DOG, DOC STENSON & THE AMAZING HOTSHOTS, TED HUMPHREYS, SCARLET KITE + THE WATERMEN

Sunday afternoon music extravaganza in the Open Air. Over 5 hours of alfresco folk, blues, country and rock  in the grounds of the Home Guard Club — with local bands and special guests joining the bands or performing solo/duo slots between main acts.   

Planned schedule (approximate timings)

1.00-2.00 The Watermen

2.00-2.45 The Amazing Hotshots

3.00-3.45 Mad Stick Dog

4.00.4.45 Ted Humphreys Band

5.00-5.45 Scarlet Kite

5.45-6.30 The Watermen

Entrance Free + Jug Collection for the bands. Held in the open air if the weather allows — with Barbecue, Raffle, Tombola, food and drink available at the Club Bar.

The Home Guard Club, 76A Richmond Park Road, London SW14 8LA   www.bhga.org.uk

 Sunday 6th May — 8.00-10.30pm — PIG & WHISTLE — SEBASTIAN STRIDE’S OPEN MIC

The Festival traditionally closes with a relaxed Sunday evening Open Mic hosted by Sebastian Stride at the Pig & Whistle in Sheen Lane — and the event consistently attracts some top notch performers.

 The Pig & Whistle, 86 Sheen Lane, East Sheen, London SW14 8LP

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