London Ceilidh Dances and Barn Dances

Valentine's Ball - London

When: 
Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 20:00 - Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 02:00
Price: 
£12 advance and £15 on the door
Venue: 

St John At Hackney Church

CANCELLED: The Heartbreak Hoedown: Cupids in Nooses Launch Party - SHEFFIELD

When: 
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 20:00 - Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 03:00
Price: 
£5
Venue: 

Hagglers Corner, Queens Road, Sheffield.

WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THE ORGANISERS OF THIS EVENT HAVE HAD TO CANCEL.

They will be arranging refunds for all ticket purchasers. Once again, we are very sorry that this has happened: we were really looking forward to our jaunt to the North today to entertain y'all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cut A Shine and Two For Joy Festive Bash : Barn Dance! Folkaoke! Zong Zing! and more...

When: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 18:00 - 23:59
Price: 
FREE downstairs, £5 upstairs
Venue: 

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

London Folk Guild XMAS Party

When: 
Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 20:00 - Friday, December 16, 2011 - 00:00
Price: 
£7
Venue: 

The Star of Kings, 126 York Way  London N1 0AX

Join The London Folk Guild at our XMAS Party for a folking good time. Live music and dance from Cut A Shine and Urusen. Don a false beard, stick a finger in your ear and try to be crowned FOLK IDOL singing your best in a folky style. Sit back, drink, and dance to The Guild DJs. Come celebrate with us our successful folk stage at Wilderness Festival 2011, gonged "Best New Festival" (which is was and is), and look forward to next year whence it will be bigger and better.

 

London Remixed Festival

When: 
Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 13:00 - Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 01:00
Price: 
£7
Venue: 

Rich Mix , Bethnal Green Road, East London.

London Remixed Festival

WIN 2 TICKETS TO A MAJOR UK FESTIVAL COURTESY OF LONDON REMIXED FESTIVAL

Calling All Crows with Cut A Shine PUNK!!!!!

When: 
Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 20:00 - Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 03:00
Price: 
£7.50
Venue: 

The Boston Arms, Tufnell Park

Darling Hearts!!

please join us for a right old knees up jolly winter gathering on the 19th Nov at the Boston Arms  .. twill be some raw shit kickin fantastic sounds from the incredibly exciting and endearing to the end Tragic Roundabout .... the totally awesome Ruby Throat ... the iminitible Penny Metal The Fang the Dstar on the decks and a rip roaring Carnage Barnage ..with Cut  a Shine PUNK .


all for $7.50   with a bit of art and some stalls thrown in.

Fire in the Mountain Hoedown - Liverpool

When: 
Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 20:00 - Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 03:00
Price: 
£5
Venue: 

The Kazimier
4-5 Wolstenholme Square
Liverpool L1 4JJ

Fire in the Mountain Hoedown II
Liverpool.

Second installment of Fire in the Mountian Fundraiser Parties, devised by the mountain hermits behind the Welsh festival, and featuring performances from this years top hoedown acts.

Brighton and Hove White Night

When: 
Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 18:00 - 23:00
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

Steine Gardens, BrightonEast Sussex, BN1 1EL

Sat 29th October, Brighton & Hove White Night, 6pm til 1am, Old Steine Gardens, BrightonEast Sussex, BN1 1EL FREE.

Autumn Hoedown Festival

When: 
Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 18:00 - Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 01:00
Price: 
£5 early bird (SOLD OUT), £10 advance, £12 on the door
Venue: 

St John-at-Hackney, Lower Clapton, E5 8AD

Cut A Shine present an Autumnal Hoedown Festival in the heart of Hackney.

After the rip-roaring success of our Spring Dance, we are heading back down to the wonderful St John at Hackney church for a second autumnal installment: and this time it’s even bigger. This is the first, southern leg, of the Fire in the Mountain Festival 2012 warm up parties. Come and join us from late afternoon for top hoedown bands, hearty hog roasts, real ale and ciders, interactive live art, and a host of other performances and side shows.

Cut A Shine Festivals 2011

When: 
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 23:58 - Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 23:59
Venue: 

The UK.

Here we go again, get in the van! Jump on board, it's the hoedown roadtrip 2011.

Friday Folk :: Growling Old Men + The Wagon Tales

When: 
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 20:00 - Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 01:00
Price: 
£6 advance / £8 on the door
Venue: 

The Stoke Newington International Airport, Leswin Place, London, N16 7NJ

After a brief hiatus for the busy summer months of Festivals, Friday Folk is back at the outlandish, intimate and quirky Stoke Newington International Airport. Following a run of packed and sell out events, The Magpie's Nest – Two For Joy is chuffed to host another installment of finest Friday Folk bands, and what better way to begin the Autumn Season with top notch Bluegrass from the USA, The Growling Old Men. Support comes from homegrown Alt-Grass band The Wagon Tales.

Growling Old Men.

Kidnap Alice @ RichMix with Radio Gagarin

When: 
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 20:00 - 23:00
Price: 
from £4!
Venue: 

Richmix, Bethnal Green Road, East London.

Radio Gagarin storm Rich Mix every other month with their coalition melting mix of live music, digital DJ prowess, performance art, east European cinema, poetry, puppetry, poverty, posterity, suppositories, sailors, mutineers, rainy day women, heart throbs, natural gas, latkes, blinis and vodka.

This month's 5 year plan features: -

KIDNAP ALICE - Red Hot NuBlugrasski
MANO DE DIOS – Gagarin Nuwave: Rockin Red and Straight from the Heart

BESTIVAL

When: 
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 19:08 - Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 19:08
Venue: 

Robin Hill Park, Isle of Whight

Hop on the ferry and join in the mayhem!

Moseley Folk Festival

When: 
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 14:26
Venue: 

 Moseley Park, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8DD 

The biggest and bestest Folk Festival in the midlands.

Cut A Shine @ The Magpie's Nest All Day Folk Festival IV

When: 
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 22:00 - 23:00
Price: 
£4 / £6

The forth Magpie's Nest Bank Holiday Folk Festival at the Old Queen's Head. 14 bands take over the entire pub 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.

Downstairs
3:00 – 3:45    Open Mic
4:00 – 4:45    Imaginary String Band
5:00 – 5:45    At Stations

Cut A Shine Hoedown @ The National Theatre for the Alternative Village Fete

When: 
Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 11:00 - 19:30
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

Watch This Space, The National Theatre.

Cut A Shine curate a day of hoedown music and dance at the National Theater's Watch This Space Festival,  part of the Alternative Village Fete. Music comes from Kidnap Alice, The Imaginary String Band and Frankie and the Jacks, and dance with Cut A Shine Barn Dance and Alice Cade's Flatfoot Hoedown. Supported by the Arts Council, The Alternative Village fete is produced by home live art.

The event kicks off with an acoustic set from the touring Water Tower Bucket Boys, who hail from Portland Oregon, USA.

Water Tower Bucket Boys + Coal Porters @ Bush Hall

When: 
Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 19:00 - 23:00
Price: 
£12.50
Venue: 

Bush Hall, Uxbridge Road, West London

It's our GOOD friends The Water Tower Bucket Boys, with a super duper gig in London with support from more of our friends The Coal Porters.

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Green Man Hoedown and Howdy Campers!

When: 
Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 12:00 - Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 23:00
Venue: 

Brecon Beacons, oh it's beatiful there

Cut A Shine are back again at Green Man - you won't see us on their eFlyer, we were just toooo famous for them to afford to put us on, but hey, we'll sure get them up and dancing if last year was anything to go by!

We love you Green Man!

Just So Festival (Staffordshire)

When: 
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 20:00 - 21:30
Price: 
see website
Venue: 

Just So Festival is set in 65 acres of beautiful English woodland in Staffordshire, under an hour away from Manchester and Derby, and under an hour and a half from Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Sheffield.

Wilderness Festival Hoedown

When: 
Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 23:00 - 23:59
Venue: 

Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire

Cut A Shine are playing on the London Folk Guild Stage at this new festival in Oxfordshire. Sunday Night. Late. Rowdy. Be There.

http://www.londonfolkguild.co.uk

Standon Calling Festival

When: 
Friday, August 12, 2011 - 23:00 - Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 23:00
Price: 
£99
Venue: 

Standon, Hertfordshire

A Beautiful boutique festival that grew out of a birthday party round the swimming pool.

Join us at Standon Calling Festival, only an hour up the A10 from Hackney, for a weekend of fun and frolics at this cozy festival.

Cut A Shine play a rowdy barner on the lawn Friday and Saturday Nights.

The Big Chill

When: 
Sunday, August 7, 2011 - 16:00 - 17:00
Venue: 

The Big Chill!

Sunday Afternoon hoedown. Global Local Stage. This won't be a big chill.

Adhocracy

When: 
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 12:00 - Sunday, August 7, 2011 - 23:00
Price: 
£5
Venue: 

Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

A weekend of creative thought and activity about D.I.Y. cultures, collective action and can-do mindsets with A Night of Good Attitude.

During a period of austerity, cuts and the reformulation of social, educational and arts infrastructures, New Work Network is convening a weekend mini festival, taking the temperature of DIY culture and can-do attitudes  – past, present and future.

Lollibop - The Big Bash for Little People

When: 
Friday, August 5, 2011 - 12:00 - Sunday, August 7, 2011 - 21:00
Price: 
from £20
Venue: 

Regent's Park, London

The Big Bash for Little People

LolliBop is back and it’s bigger and better than ever. Join us in our magical land of endless fun for the under 10s. It’s the best day out for families this summer with all the thrills of a festival vibe but without the hassle of camping or long car journeys.

Plus once you have paid your ticket price everything is FREE inside!!!    (apart from food, drinks and markets).

Kendal Calling

When: 
Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 18:00 - 18:58
Venue: 

Lowther Deer Park, the beautiful Lake District

Cut A Shine join a host of GLOBAL LOCAL acts on the appropriately named Kaylied Stage for a raucous weekend of Folk. The stage is right near the real ale and cider bars. Yum.

Other acts appearing courtesy of Global Local and Kendal Calling:

BARD
Sam Lee and Friends
Cocos Lovers
Emily Portman
Goodnight Lenin
Kidnap Alice
Cut A Shine Hoedown
The Worm
Jadares por Fuera
The Wagon Tales
Awale
Lokandes

Secret Garden Party

When: 
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 19:03 - Sunday, July 24, 2011 - 19:03
Venue: 

A secret garden in Cambridgeshire

Cut A Shine are hosting the Folk Lodge, in association with the Aspalls yummy cider bar.

Call in for a drink and a hoedown and a dance to some tip top folk acts.

See:
Cut A Shine
Chicken Shed Zeppelin
BARD
Urusen
Jesse Lee Burn
Ahab
Yellowbellies
Wagon Tales
Sam Lee and Friends
Cocos Lovers
City Shanty Band
The Cedars
Kidnap Alice
Imaginary String Band
Goodnight Lenin

Larmer Tree Festival + Kidnap Alice

When: 
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 14:00 - 15:00
Price: 
see website
Venue: 

Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset.

Est 1990 • over 70 diverse artists • 6 stages • Comedy Club • 150 free workshops • street theatre • carnival procession • intimate crowd of 4,000 • voted Best UK Family Festival 08 • tickets sold out for 16 years • The perfect escape from it all!

Glastonbury Festival

When: 
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 12:00 - Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 23:40
Venue: 

Worthy Farm, Pilton, Glastonbury.

roll up roll up! It's the mega (and soggy) one.

Babylon Bandstand 5pm Thursday

Club Dada, Shangri La, Thursday 9pm

Club Dada, Shangri La, Sunday 7pm

see yous there!

 

Fire in the Mountain

When: 
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 12:00 - Monday, June 6, 2011 - 02:05
Price: 
£40 Weekend Ticket / £15 Day Ticket
Venue: 

Cwmnewidion Isaf
Cnwch Coch
Aberystwyth
Dyfed
SY23 4LL

FOR 2014 EVENT CLICK HERE
 

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

 

 

 

 

FARM PHONE NUMBER:
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Le Vent Du Nord

When: 
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 20:00 - 23:30
Price: 
£9 advance / £11 on the door
Venue: 

56 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 3BL

Two For Joy Music (The Magpie's Nest Collective) and Cut A Shine are proud to present Quebec's biggest and best folk band Le Vent Du Nord for a rare London gig at the intimate Betsey Trotwood Pub in Farringdon. Big guns in a small venue.

Biography of the band:

Cut A Shine Spring Hoedown! (and our 6th Birthday Party!)

When: 
Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 20:00 - Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 12:00
Price: 
£10 advance, slightly more on the door
Venue: 

St-John-at-Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD.

Cut A Shine Barn Dance present a Spring Hoedown in the heart of Hackney. The venue for the dance is the glorious and imposing St-John-at-Hackney Church, who've thrown open their doors for a massive dance to welcome the building into use as a multi-purpose and live music venue.

Foghorn Stringband + Imaginary Stringband

When: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 20:00 - 23:30
Price: 
£6 advance / £8 on the door
Venue: 

56 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 3BL

The Magpie's Nest and Cut A Shine are proud to present The Foghorn Stringband at the Betsey Trotwood. The band describe themselves as playing “Ass Kickin' Redneck Stringband Music”, and we agree - we can't stop listening to their CDs! This is the second visit to London in recent years for the band, that hail from Portland Oregon, USA: last year they sold out all shows and had us playing tunes until 5am in the morning!

This is the real deal, proper Appalachian Style Old Time Stringband music to make you dance.

Cut A Shine Summer Tour

When: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 14:54 - Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 14:54
Price: 
free
Venue: 

The United Kingdom

21st May - Spring Hoedown
2-5th June - Fire in the Mountain
10th June - Global Local @ RichMix
11th June - Clapton Festival
17-19th June - Insider Festival
22-26th June - Glastonbury Fesitval
22nd - 24th July - Secret Garden Party
29th - 31st July - Kendal Calling
5th - 6th August - Lollibop
12-13th August - Standon Calling
14th August - Wilderness Festival , Oxfordshire
19th August - Just So Festival
27th August - Alternative Village Fete @ NT
3rd September - Moseley Folk

Summer Tour 2011

When: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 16:07 - Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 16:07
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

The United Kingdom

Summer Tour 2011

Magpie's Nest All Day May Day Folk Festival III

When: 
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 14:00 - Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 00:00
Price: 
£4 advance/before 5pm, £6 after
Venue: 

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

Kidnap Alice Album Launch!

When: 
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 20:00 - Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 02:30
Price: 
£6 in advance / £15 with CD!
Venue: 

The Old Boys Hall, 68 Boleyn Road, Dalston, London

Join us for the Kidnap Alice Album Launch, at the intimate and resplendent underground venue The Old Boys Hall, in the heart of Dalston. Kidnap Alice have fast become London's favourite bluegrass band, mixing up classic Bluegrass and 'Old Time' tunes with original material. Soulful vocals and tight arrangements from a classic acoustic string band line up bridge the gap between vintage Rhythm and Blues and Appalachian mountain music.

Hootananny HoeDown - Free! Bard + Imaginary Stringband

When: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 20:00 - 23:00
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 

The Hootananny, Brixton.

Hootananny Hoedown returns.

Old Time, Bluegrass and Folk Music in Brixton.

Free!

Check it out!

 

Twisted Folk III : Kidnap Alice : XOYO

When: 
Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 19:00 - 23:30
Price: 
£10 advance
Venue: 

XOYO

The third instalment of A Fistful Of Twisted Folk.

This special one-off event will find the Brand new and immensely trendy XOYO filled with a fantastic line-up of modern folk and twisted popular music spread across three performance spaces.

Included in the line up are London-based bluegrass band Kidnap Alice, who bridge the gap between vintage RnB and Appalachian mountain music, Birmingham’s Americana-tinged Goodnight Lenin, Hackney-based land-locked seafarers The City Shanty Band, and free-improv marvels Firefly.

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When: 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 15:31

The Water Tower Bucket Boys

When: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 20:00 - 23:30
Price: 
£6 advance/£8 OTD
Venue: 

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

 

Dance Marathon + Headway FUNdraiser

When: 
Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 13:00 - 23:00
Price: 
£5 or £10 or £20 for a team!
Venue: 

Richmix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

A DANCE MARATHON!!!!

Bollywood Dance
Cut A Shine Hoedown
Funk Soul Brothers
Hot Zumba
Swing Patrol
The Craven Braces

Can you hack all 8 hours?

yes you can!!!

 

Acoustic Soundclash Showcase: Sam Lee + Cocos Lovers + The Wagon Tales + SBO Band

When: 
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 19:00 - Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 01:00
Price: 
£6 advance/£8 OTD
Venue: 

Richmix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

 

A Valentine's Knees Up!

When: 
Friday, February 11, 2011 - 20:00 - Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 01:00
Price: 
£8 advance, £10 on the door
Venue: 

The Mildmay Club, 34 Newington Green, N16 9PR

 

Oxford Hoedown @ The Old Book Binders

When: 
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 19:30 - 23:59
Price: 
£6 advance/£8 OTD
Venue: 

The Old Book Binders, Oxford.
9 Green Street - Oxford - Ox4 1YB

Cut A Shine take to the road and bring their crazy brand of Barn Dance Mayhem to Oxford, and also feature a set from smokin' bluegrass soul band Kidnap Alice......

Hosted by the brains behind Truck Festival, Cut A Shine play a rowdy ol' gig in Oxford's newest Warehouse Space - The Old Book Binders

http://www.theoldbookbinders.org

CHARITY BURNS SUPPER

When: 
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 19:00 - 23:59
Price: 
£25
Venue: 

 

The Nave
1 St Paul's Road
Islington

N1 2QN London
United Kingdom

 

CHARITY BURNS SUPPER

 

FEATURING CEILIDH BAND ' CUT A SHINE ' 

 

3 COURSE MEAL, WHISKY FOR TOASTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND DANCING INCLUDED IN TICKET PRICE

NYE South : Fat Sams Grand Slam

When: 
Friday, December 31, 2010 - 21:00 - Saturday, January 1, 2011 - 05:00
Price: 
£20
Venue: 

The Railway, Tulse Hill.

4 rooms of live bands, shows, casinos, dancing and other spectacles at this South London Super-boozer. 

NYE North : End of the Noughties II

When: 
Friday, December 31, 2010 - 10:00 - Saturday, January 1, 2011 - 06:00
Price: 
£20
Venue: 

Shoreditch Warehouse

 

Hackney Winter Hoedown Spectacular

When: 
Saturday, December 11, 2010 - 19:00 - Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 02:00
Price: 
£12 Advance/£15 on the door
Venue: 

The Stoke Newington Town Hall
Stoke Newington Church Street
London, N16 0JR

 

Hoe Down Extravaganza

When: 
Saturday, November 13, 2010 (All day)
Price: 
£15
Venue: 

The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebury Avenue, London, EC1R 4RP £12 in advance or £15 on the door. Tickets from www.wegottickets.com Nearest Tube: Angel Phone: 07740199665

Cut A Shine Barn Dance + The Destroyers + The Belles of London City

Dalston Connected

When: 
Saturday, June 5, 2010 (All day)

‘Dalston Connected’ street party......
Free.......
Sunday 6 June..........
12noon to 5pm............
Ashwin Street, E8 (opposite Dalston Junction London Overground station)..................

RESIDENTS and visitors are invited to celebrate Dalston’s new transport connections and the continued investment into the town centre at a free street party being put on by Hackney Council.
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