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8 September 2017 - 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm| £8
STOGUMBER FESTIVAL – 8th September
The annual Stogumber music festival brings top class musicians to this pretty West Somerset village. There are both free events and paid for concerts as detailed below:
5.00pm Free music and dance performances in the Village Square
7.30pm BBC Folk Award winning singer/songwriter SAM KELLY and banjo player JAMIE FRANCIS
Cornwall-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sam Kelly was the Horizon Award winner at the 2016 BBC Folk Awards and has been praised by the likes of Kate Rusby and Seth Lakeman. For this gig, he will duo with the talented, young banjo and guitar player Jamie Francis. Sam is rediscovering the sounds of his Gaelic heritage and creates exciting, up-beat music that transcends the boundaries of traditional folk and popular music. The concert takes place at St Mary’s Church, Stogumber (TA4 3TA) and tickets, which are priced at £10 each, are available from the Festival website (www.stogumberfestival.com), by calling 0845 539 0168 or from Central Stores, Stogumber (01984 656214).
9.30pm Free music at the White Horse Inn, Village Square with Ben Cipolla
Ben is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter who fuses acoustic pop with reggae, rap and swing. He is a ‘BBC Introducing’ artist who has been featured on Clare Teal’s Radio 2 show and, more recently, at the BBC Proms at the Albert Hall.