London Ceilidh Dances and Barn Dances

All Day Folk Festival and Fire in the Mountain Fundraiser

When: 
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 13:00 - Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 02:00
Price: 
£5 before 7pm, £8 after
Venue: 

Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Road, Dalston

The Seventh Two For Joy ll Day Folk Festival and Fundraiser for Fire in the Mountain Festival at Passing Clouds in Dalston. 16 and counting, bands take over the entire venue with stages upstairs and down, showcasing the hottest emerging talent from the UK folk scene. Heaps of local bands and bands from all over the country converge for a jam packed folk out, bringing the Fire in the Mountain Festival vibe to deepest Hackney.
 

The Southbank Centre - Village Fair

When: 
Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 18:00 - 22:00
Price: 
Free
Venue: 

The Southbank Centre

It's a Barn Dance at the Southbank Centre. 

http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/festivals-series/village-fair

Just So Festival

When: 
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 20:30 - 22:30

Our Annual Jaunt to this spell-binding and enchented family festival in the Midlands. Have Kids? Go to this festival! 

http://www.justsofestival.org.uk/

Mandstock Festival 2013 - Lake Garda, Italy

When: 
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 14:44 - Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 14:44
Price: 
only 50 darn quids!
Venue: 

Lake Garda, Italy. 

it's not everyday you get invited to play at a festival in the Italian Alps. But we did get invited.

Join us for guaranteed Sun, Fun and Dancin'! plus swimming and fine food and sun bathing and all those other things you do on holiday.....

Yippee!

Stompin' Dave and His Bluegrass Band Summer Gigs

When: 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 19:30 - Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 23:00
Venue: 
Various Venues
The West Countries' most savage foot stompin' bluerass banjo player has teamed up with Cut A Shine to form a new Hoedown and Bluegrass Super-group: Stompin’ Dave & His Bluegrass Band. Come and catch us playing all over the place this summer!

Secret Garden Party, 25th - 28th July.

The Dorchester Corn Exchange, Wedneday 14th August 2013
Thu 15th Aug, The Plough Inn, Great Torrington, Devon.
Bestival, I Of Wight, Sunday 8th September
The Harrison, King's Cross, Sun 20th October. 

Fire in the Mountain III

When: 
Friday, May 31, 2013 - 12:00 - Monday, June 3, 2013 - 02:00
Price: 
£60/£70/£80
Venue: 

Cwmnewidion Isaf, Aberystwyth

Fire in the Mountain III
Friday 31st May – 2nd June 2013
Cwmnewidion Isaf, Cnwch Coch, Aberystwyth, SY23 4LL

 

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Hoedown at The Russet - Mand'Stock Weekender

When: 
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 19:00 - Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 01:00
Venue: 

The Russet, Hackney Downs Studios, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London, Greater London E8 2BT

 

Land Of Kids Ceilidh

When: 
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 15:00 - 16:00
Price: 
from £19.50
Venue: 

Various Venues, Ashwin Street & Abbot Street, E8

From the people behind the annual, multi-venue music and arts showcase Land of Kings, comes Land of Kids – a new one-day family festival, bringing a world of curiosities to Dalston’s doorstep on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May.

May Bank Holiday Folk Festival @ Passing Clouds

When: 
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 13:00 - Monday, May 6, 2013 - 05:00
Price: 
Free before 7pm, £5 after 7pm, £8 after 11pm
Venue: 

Passing Clouds, Dalston.

 

St Pat's Craic

When: 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 19:00 - Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 02:00
Price: 
£25 for 3 course dinner and Barn Dance
Venue: 

The Russet, Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, London. E8 2BT

Cut A Shine Barn Dance and The Russet present St Pat's Craic, an evening of fine dining, dancing ceremony and song in celebration of the Ireland's infamous Patron Saint.

Friday Folk VI

When: 
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 20:00 - Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 01:30
Price: 
£5
Venue: 

Stoke Newington International Airport, 1-15 Leswin Place, N16 7NJ

Friday Folk VI
Stoke Newington International Airport
1-15 Leswin Place N16 7NJ
Friday 15th March
8pm – late
£5

Live Performances from

Stompin' Dave Bluegrass Experiment

When: 
Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 20:00 - 23:59
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

Brewdog Shoreditch

The Stompin' Dave Bluegrass Experiment.

Join Stompin' Dave and Cut A Shine musicians for a night of raucous up tempo Bluegrass, Old Time, Flat Foot and Fun in the basement of this fantastic boozer.

Yee to the haw.

Kidnap Alice @ The Jupiter Club

When: 
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 19:30 - 23:59
Price: 
TBC
Venue: 

The George Tavern, Commercial Road

http://thejupiterclub.blogspot.co.uk/

A Valentine's Hoedown Ball

When: 
Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 19:30 - Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 02:00
Price: 
£8 Early Bird / £10 Advance / £12 Door
Venue: 

Chat's Palace, 42-44 Brooksby’s Walk, London E9 6DF

Cut A Shine Barn Dance present a Valentine's Hoedown Ball at Chats Palace in Hackney.

Two rooms of Entertainment with live sets from Cut A Shine, The Monster Ceilidh Band (Newcastle) and The Payroll Union (Sheffield), plus party Djs into the wee hours to help move your dancing feet after the bands.

Barn Dating: Running parallel to the evening dance, our dancers will be mischievously encouraging singletons into dancing couples/groups for the hoedown

Burns Night Ceilidh + Dinner

When: 
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 19:00 - 23:30
Price: 
£6 adv / £8 OTD Ceilidh only, £25 Dinner and Ceilidh
Venue: 

The Russet Cafe and Venue, Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT

THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT!
(apologies)
 


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info@cutashine.co.uk

 

Cut A Shine XMAS Office (Warehouse) Party

When: 
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 20:00 - Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 01:00
Price: 
£5

No advance tickets for this show! All tickets sold on the door!


Timings
20:00 : Doors
20:30 - 21:00 : Stompin' Dave
21:15 - 22:30 : Barn Dance with Cut A Shine
22:45 - 23:15 : Stompin' Dave
23:30 - 00:30 : John Langan Band
00:30 - 01:00 : DJ
01:00 : CLOSE

 

Feast Food Market - Tunes Only

When: 
Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 14:00 - 15:00
Price: 
£7.50 per head yum yum yum what a feast
Venue: 

Feast Food Market, Former North London Mail Centre, Islington Square, Studd Street, N1 0QJ

Pop Up. Pop Down. Feast. Dance. Tunes.

http://wefeast.co.uk/where

LONDON REMIXED FESTIVAL

When: 
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 19:00 - Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 04:00
Price: 
£10 early bird, £15 later for all venues
Venue: 

Multi-Venue Festival. RichMix, The Bedroom Bar, Village Underground and more....

Cut A Shine host a venue at the London Remixed Festival and bring you our Seasonal Extravaganza. And dagnamit, what a night we have in store. We've not hosted a night in London for while (that's where it all began) as we've been busy hooning around the festivals and weddings, but we're back and want y'all to come party with us.

Not content with one room, we have two. Not content with one headliner after the dance we have two. Not content we one venue, we have three. It's double your fun for half the money!

Suffolk Hoedown ft. Cut A Shine + Kidnap Alice

When: 
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 19:00 - 23:30
Price: 
£9/£8 Concession
Venue: 

Corn Hall
St Nicholas St
Diss
Suffolk
IP22 4LB
 

Join Cut A Shine and Kidnap Alice for a Rootin' Tootin' Hootin' and a Hollerin' Hoedown is Diss, Suffolk.

Hot Soul Food will be available from Mama's Kitchen

See y'all in November!

 

Sunday Best's Bestival Halloween Epic

When: 
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 22:00 - Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 05:00
Price: 
£8 Early Bird / £10 Advance / £12 Door
Venue: 

The Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 3ST

Sunday Best Presents The Bestival Halloween Epic: Rave vs Hoedown.

Rave Up with Rob Da Bank and Friends:

DJ Zinc / Shades of Rhythm / Kidnap Kid / Tythe

+ Hoedown Room
Cut A Shine + The Moulettes + DJ Penny Metal

Kidnap Alice @ The Square and Compass

When: 
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 20:00 - 23:30
Price: 
FREE ENTRY
Venue: 

The Square and Compass, Dorset

Crammed in the backroom of this ancient pub, the Kidnap Alice rabble play bluegrass and soul to sooth the winter blues, fuelled on the finest ale and pasties, whilst phones switch to French networks.....

The Trad Academy - Learn to Play Hoedown Music

When: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 15:28
Venue: 

Chat's Palace
East London

Learn to play Hoedown Music!
Any level welcome!
Banjo! Fiddle! Bass! Guitar! Accordion! Mandolin!

Join the Trad Academy, sit around a table, learn and enjoy music. All Welcome.

 

Bestival

When: 
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 12:00 - Monday, September 10, 2012 - 03:00
Venue: 

Robin Hill Park, Isle of Wight

Global Local and Cut A Shine Barn Dance present Sunday Hoedown @ Bestival 2012 in The Polka Tent.

15:00 – 16:00    Ramshackle Union Band
16:30 – 17:30    Karauke
18:00 – 18:45    Punk's Not Dad
19:15 – 20:15    Water Tower Bucket Boys
20:30 – 21:15    Ramshackle Union Band
21:40 – 22:25    The Loose Moose String Band

5th Two For Joy All Day Folk Festival @ The Old Queen's Head, London

When: 
Monday, August 27, 2012 - 12:00 - 23:30
Price: 
FREE + PASS THE HAT
Venue: 

The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Rd, London, N1 9LN

The fifth Two For Joy Bank Holiday Folk Festival at the Old Queen's Head. 11 bands take over the entire pub with stages upstairs and down, showcasing the hottest emerging talent from the UK and International folk scene. Heaps of local bands and bands from all over the country and world converge for a jam packed folk out.

Alternative Village Fete

When: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 12:00 - 22:00
Price: 
FREE!
Venue: 

The South Bank

we're down on the river again with Home Live Art, more details soon....

Green Man Festival

When: 
Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 12:00 - 23:00
Venue: 

Glanusk Park, Wales.

We are at the Green Man. Somewhere. Some time. Something.

Just So Festival

When: 
Friday, August 17, 2012 - 17:41 - 23:00
Price: 
from £85
Venue: 

Rode Park, Cheshire

The most enchanting Just So Festival for families. Cut A Shine play the family friendly friday night barn dance!

bt london live

When: 
Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 14:00 - 14:30
Price: 
FREE!
Venue: 

Victoria Park

This is all we are allowed to tell you about this gig

"<Artist> will be performing at BT London Live <Victoria Park / Hyde Park / Trafalgar Square> on <insert dates> at <insert times> (timings and information subject to change without notice). BT London Live is a series of free events presented by the Mayor of London, The Royal Parks and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to celebrate London 2012. To find out more information, visit: www.btlondonlive.com. "

Wilderness Festival @ Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire

When: 
Friday, August 10, 2012 - 17:03 - Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 17:03
Venue: 

Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire

The London Folk Guild Stage at Wilderness Festival 2012, bringing together the best in the acoustic and folk music scene of the UK and beyond... and here is the Line Up from the Folk Guild (in alphabetical order):

1000 Mile Highway
3 cane whale
Ahab
Alex Highton
BELLA HARDY
City Shanty Band
Cut A Shine
Deer Chicago
Denis Jones
Duotone
Franky and the Jacks
Gypsy Fire
Jonny Kearney & Lucy Farrell
Larkin Poe
Maia
Maniere des Bohemiens

Standon Calling Festival

When: 
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 17:08 - Sunday, August 5, 2012 - 17:08
Price: 
£99
Venue: 

Standon, Hertfordshire

Standon Calling Folk Tent.

An amazing host of bands from across the country converge on this beautiful boutique festival.

Regarded a resounding success, the Two For Joy Folk Tent returns to the lawn area of the festival (next to the swimming pool, oh yeah!).

Cut A Shine play a rowdy Saturday night set to get the blood pumping and the endorphines flowing.

 

The Last Mile @ London Pleasure Gardens

When: 
Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:00
Price: 
FREE!
Venue: 

The London Pleasure Gardens

The Last Mile Festival
www.londonpleasuregardens.com

Cock n Bull Festival

When: 
Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 17:13
Price: 
£80
Venue: 

Dorset.

It's a festival. On a farm. There are animals. There is music. It is lovely. It is perfectly formed. And Cut A Shine bring a hoedown roadshow into town for a saturday night fancy dress barn dance party extravaganza. Be there.

Kendal Calling Hoedown Night

When: 
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 12:00 - Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 23:00
Price: 
£105
Venue: 

Lowther Deer Park, The Beautiful Lake District.

Hoedown Night! Friday 27th July.

Two For Joy Music, Global Local and Chai Wallahs Present a fantastic stage at Kendal Calling 2012.

Cut A Shine host a Friday Night Hoedown Extravaganza with performances from Cut A Shine, The Monster Ceilidh Band, Kidnap Alice and The Loose Moose String Band. Get In. Get oop North for this incredible festival in the Lake District.

 

The Folk Lodge at Secret Garden Party

When: 
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 20:00 - Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 00:00
Price: 
SOLD OUT
Venue: 

The Secret Garden.

Good Things happen in the Secret Garden.

Join us is our bespoke and unique Timber Frame Barn venue The Folk Lodge at Secret Garden Party. There's so much going on.

Commissioned and designed by creative minds from Cut A Shine and Secret Garden, we present a unique venue, The Travelling Barn, a huge traditional and authentic timber framed barn venue over 20 meters long and 14 meters wide. Seeing is believing.
www.thetravellingbarn.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2012

When: 
Friday, July 13, 2012 - 19:00 - 23:00

The Dorset countryside is beautiful but in the 1830s life in villages like Tolpuddle was hard and getting worse. Workers could not bear more cuts to their pay. Some fought back by rioting but this brought harsh punishments.

City of London Festival Hoedown

When: 
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 17:30 - 19:30
Price: 
FREE!
Venue: 

Liverpool Street Station, Main Entrance

Cut A Shine Commuter Special for the City of London Festival.
Hoedown, flat-footing, banjos, fiddles, mandolins and bass.
details here
 

The Trad Academy

When: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 18:30 - Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 22:00
Price: 
£50
Venue: 

The Harrison, Harrison Street, Kings Cross, London

The Trad Academy

Learn Folk Music in London!

This June sees the launch of the Trad Academy, a new project teaching traditional folk music to players of all instruments. The first course runs for six Tuesdays from the 19th of June at the Harrison pub, King's Cross.

Glade Festival

When: 
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:00 - Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 00:00
Price: 
£135
Venue: 

Houghton Hall, Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

Glade Festival 2012.

The Cut A Shine crew debut four super exciting new projects at Glade 2012.

Firstly, we debut our very own brand new festival venue, The Travelling Barn, a 20 meter by 14 meter authentic and traditionally crafted timber frame barn. It's immense. It's unique. Seeing will be believing. www.thetravellingbarn.co.uk

Fire in the Mountain - Tan Yn Y Mynydd. 2012

When: 
Friday, June 1, 2012 - 15:00 - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 00:00
Price: 
£60 - £70
Venue: 

Cwmnewidion Isaf

 

FOR 2014 EVENT CLICK HERE
 

www.twoforjoy.co.uk/fire-in-the-mountain

(Anything below this point relates to the 2012 Festival - Google SEO is a tricky thing........)
 

Spring Jig with the Keston Cobblers Club

When: 
Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 18:45 - Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 00:00
Price: 
£9
Venue: 

St John At Hackney, E5 0PD

The Keston Cobblers Club present to you a rip-roaring night of Frolicking, Folky, Fun.

The Hanging Gardens of Brighton

When: 
Friday, May 25, 2012 - 12:00 - 23:00
Price: 
from £25...
Venue: 

Old Steine BN1 1EL, Brighton, United Kingdom

   
Come join the antics for the Babylon launch party. A decadent utopian mix of live music, performance, installation art, cabaret & cultural adventures in the heart of Brighton.

Part of the Brighton Fringe, our 3-day outdoor/indoor event boasts an incredible line up with brilliant headliners: Alabama 3 * Go! Team * Jamie Catto * Ska Cubano *

We got dub, swing, brass and blues courtesy of: Dreadzone Soundsystem (DJ Set) * Dub Pistols * Son of Dave * White Mink * Gabby Young and Other Animals * Molotov Jukebox *

Kidnap Alice UK Tour

When: 
Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 15:50 - 23:50
Price: 
varies
Venue: 

National Tour

Two For Joy in association with Global Local present the Kidnap Alice Spring Tour. with support from the Arts Council England Grants for the Arts.
 

Two For Joy Launch Party + Global Local Showcase @ All Day Folk Festival

When: 
Monday, May 7, 2012 - 13:00 - 23:30
Price: 
FREE before 4pm, £6 after
Venue: 

The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, London, N1 8LN

OneFest

When: 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 17:44
Price: 
£39
Venue: 

Secret Until you buy a ticket. It is in Wiltshire though.

OneFest is the first festival of the year which sets the bar as far as the good times go!

Last year the festival sold out in record time creating an incredible demand for a second event.

Rumpus Party Vol. 9

When: 
Friday, April 6, 2012 - 22:00 - Saturday, April 7, 2012 - 06:00
Price: 
£10 - £15
Venue: 

The Future has arrived, and it's all Dancefloors, Tails and Strict Party Discipline.

For A Brief History of the Future, Click Here

Harrison All Day Festival + venue opening party

When: 
Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 12:00 - 23:59
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

The Harrison, Harrison Street, Kings Cross

The Harrison All Day Festival.

CEILIDH SOUND-CLASH: Cut A Shine VS Monster Ceilidh Band

When: 
Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 19:30 - Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 01:00
Price: 
£6 advance / £8 on the door
Venue: 

St John At Hackney Chuch, Hackney Central, E5 0PD

CEILIDH SOUND-CLASH

CUT A SHINE (London, The South)
VS.
THE MONSTER CEILIDH BAND (Newcastle, The North)
+
DJ TOFU VAN VEGEBURGER ELECTROSWING EXTRAORDINAIRE

Boy, we've had it coming for a while, and it's been long in the making, but we have FINALLY found a time for our chums and counter-parts in the North to get down to London for an almighty Ceilidh Sound-Clash PARTY Spectacular.

Bournemouth Folk Festival

When: 
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 20:00 - Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 00:00
Price: 
tbc
Venue: 

Tregonwell Hall in Bournemouth International Centre.
Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH

Bournemoth Folk Festival, in, well, Bournemouth. Huzah!
Cut a Shine on at 8pm

Box Office Phone Number: 0844-576-3000.


 

WinterFest - Nottingham

When: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 20:00 - 22:00
Price: 
£12/£8/£5
Venue: 

Sherwood Rise, Nottingham

On the Verge Winterfest takes place on Saturday February 18th 2012 at the Polish Eagle Club in Nottingham. Eight bands are playing, including, London bluegrass outfit Kidnap Alice, festival favourites Something Nasty in the Woodshed, rowdy folksters Nimming Ned,  also David Gibb & Elly Lucas the finalists in the prestigious BBC Young Folk Awards 2011, and the highly respected  eastern European new roots band Muha.

All hosted by BBC Radio's John Shaw.

See website for details.

On the Verge Winterfest

Lollibop Mini Disco

When: 
Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 12:00 - 18:00
Price: 
£10
Venue: 

Ministry of Sound

Our first ever gig at the Ministry of Sound! We're supporting Scooby-Doo! Amongst a host of other fun and exciting activities for the whole family. Head on down! A fun day out for all the family.