We welcome all visitors to our events:
– at the Village Hall (Memorial Hall) – DE6 2FR
– at St Peter’s church – DE6 2FX
Village hall concerts
Regular high quality concerts take place in the hall, usually on Saturday evenings. We like to feature a range of musical styles, such as folk, blues, singer-songwriters, jazz, Americana/ alt.country, etc. (The church also sometimes hosts classical music events or visiting choirs.)
There is a licensed bar at all village hall events.
A list of all current 2017 events can be found here, as a PDF file (but check often for any updates).
Reviews of previous concerts can be found here.
NEXT EVENT – Saturday 11 February, 8pm (doors 7.30pm)
Stephen Fearing is one of Canada’s most respected performers. A stunning guitar player with a smooth, intimate and powerful voice, who throughout his career has penned some of the most literate, stirring and emotionally charged music you’re ever likely to hear. He has been one of Canada’s finest exports for a couple of decades now, being a multiple winner of that country’s Grammy equivalent – the Juno Award – and he’s drawn regular comparisons to the UK’s own national treasure, Richard Thompson. He’s released nine solo albums, plus four with the hugely popular band, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings
Listening to the songs on his long-anticipated new album Every Soul’s A Sailor you’ll be struck by his voice, melodies and stories – Stephen’s on top form, proudly wearing his influences whilst holding on to his truly original voice; as one reviewer puts it “…music isn’t just what he does, it’s who he is.”
Why not come along and experience Stephen’s wonderful music for yourself and find out what all the fuss is about. Tickets £12 online at WeGotTickets or contact us (see above).
Support for the show is provided by Derby’s Jo Lewis, with her new project Umbilica. Jo is a strikingly original vocalist on the UK acoustic scene, and her’ delicately crafted songwriting has long been earning her the respect of her peers. Her performances are moving and vulnerable, filled with swooping vocals and gorgeously arranged, blues-inflected acoustic guitar.
We’re listed on The North Staffs Folk Diary.
Alstonefield Village Hall sound is produced by Mixonthehill Studio
“I created my dream, a small studio to record what’s in my head. A work in slow progress! Add my masochistic pleasure in P.A. work and desire to produce pure sound and you have Mixonthehill.”
Contact Alan if you have something you want to record (or need PA!) at very reasonable rates.
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