Every Thursday from 7:30pm 

at Loughton Club 8 Station Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 4NX


The Brokedown Palace are an exciting new band from Cambridge.Lizzie Taylor (who played a lovely solo guest night at Loughton in 2015) has joined forces with Telephone Bill and the Smooth Operators alumni, Nick Barraclough and Steve Reynolds, and awesome singer Phil Meyler and Roger Jackson to play an inspiring set of roots, country, bluegrass, gospel and Appalachian folk songs, all peppered with Nick Barraclough's ( yes, he of Radio 2 fame) famous sardonic humor and shameless name-dropping.

The Brokedown Palace are already creating a stir with their gorgeous harmonies and instrumental wizardry. We are in for a treat.


Newcastle upon Tyne based Cath and Phil Tyler play Anglo-American folk music using voice, guitar, banjo and fiddle. Coming together musically through a shared love of traditional narrative song, full voiced sacred harp singing and mountain banjo.They have released number of albums, the latest being 'The Song Crowned King'. Phil has also released a solo banjo album and Cath was a
member of the renowned Cordelia's Dad.They are one of the most compelling musical partnerships on the folk scene and play traditional music with intimacy and rawness. Website: http://cathandphiltyler.tumbir.com


Forged amongst the hustle and bustle of the North London folk scene. TEYR ('3' in Cornish) are a trio of formidable musicians who showcase the many sounds of the British Isles. James Gavin (guitar and fiddle) Dominic Henderson (uillean pipes) and Tommie Black-Roff (accordion) perform music whose roots run from Ireland to Wales to Cornwall. Their debut album 'Far from the Tree' has been two years in the making and features blistering originals and reworked ballads. TEYR thrive on close interplay which is evident in their deft arrangements and compositions.They are a breath of fresh air on the folk scene, and simply cannot be missed.'Musicians with dexterity, quality and charisma' Sam Lee, The Nest Collective.The future of folk music is safe in the hands of young musicians like these' Na Mara
website: www.teyr.co.uk


Based in London The Delta Ladies are multi-instrumentalists Vicky Martin and Dee Stone. They play a fusion of Folk, Americana, Roots, World and Blues, which has been christened 'Hillbilly Trance'. The have produced a number of albums and have played many clubs and festivals in the UK and abroad. On the night they hope to bring either former Nine Below Zero/Yardbirds harmonica player Alan Glen or percussionist Danny Byron.  This will be the duo's first appearance the club. 'A great live act'   Maverick Magazine



The Teacups are a four piece acapella group comprising of Alex Cumming, Rosie Calvert, Kate Locksley and Will Finn. They have been brewing up a storm across the UK festival circuit.They met whilst studying on the BMus Folk and Traditional Music Degree at Newcastle University. They have released two albums. the latest, 'Of Labour and Love' has received rave reviews. Their live shows feature both

traditional and contemporary material, sung with heart and soul and dollops of humour. This is a rare London/Essex performance by one of the best young groups in the country. 'Imaginative arrangements, all treated with subtle and exquisite harmony vocals' Robbie Denslow The Guardian.Website: www.theteascups.co.uk


JEREMY HARMER With his intricately fluent guitar playing and powerful voice Jeremy Harmer is equally at home with contemporary & traditional folk; his own songs come from his acute observations of the world around him and the times we live in.Jeremy has played a couple of fine floor spots at Loughton.



Hope in High Water are Milton Keynes based duo Josh Chandler Morris and Carly Slade. They play a distinctive British take on acoustic Americana which has captivated audiences across the UK. The pair incorporate folk, blues and country into their original songs. 
Having met in a London bar, Josh and Carly quickly intertwined to create the dark modal sounds of American traditional music and the raw subject matter that goes with it. They both sing with Carly's soaring vocals in perfect harmony with Josh's fine tenor voice. Playing guitar and banjo they perform honest and heartfelt music.They have supported some of the biggest names on the scene including Aoife O'Donovan and Willie Watson. 

'Exuberant songs performed with passion and intensity' R2 Magazine.


24th November Paula Ryan  Door £4

Paula returns to Loughton Folk Club, she played a storming show in 2014. She is a compelling singer-songwriter and interpreter of traditional music. Paula was born and bred in Tipperary, Ireland and her powerful and insightful songs are inspired  by the lyrical and passion of her Irish Gaelic roots. To accompany her songs, Paula plays guitar, marimba and a variety of percussion instruments. She has performed on TV and Radio in the UK and Ireland, and her latest CD 'Let it Fly' is lovely piece of work.

A live show by Paula is full of charm, wit and humour, wonderful songs and thought provoking lyrics. Paula will have just finished a November 2016 East Coast tour of the USA, and we are delighted to welcome her back to Loughton.

 'A unique and powerful performer'  Colum Sands, BBC Radio Ulster.


1st December Gitta der Ridder

8th December Jacquelyin Hynes trio

15th December Christmas Party 

22nd Closed 

29th Closed 

5th January The Barber Sisters   



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