Robb Johnson is one of the UK’s finest folk singers/songwriters: “An English original”, (Robin Denselow, the Guardian) a “renowned folk-punk” (Time Out).
Ordinary Giants is a song suite by acclaimed songwriter Robb Johnson about the life & times of his father, Ron Johnson, a family history of the 1930s, Second World War & the Welfare State. In this rare live performance, the song suite will be brought to life by acclaimed songwriter Robb Johnson + colleagues.
Sad House Daddy & Starry Starry Nights present Adam Beattie & his band on Friday 25th May at the stunning Chats Palace in Hackney, with support from Stella Angelika with Jack Gillen on guitar, plus Barnaby Keen opening with a solo set.
Glasgow power-trio the The Langan Band have traveled a long way since winning a Danny Kyle Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections 2008, not least musically, with their brilliantly tempestuous sound encompassing “a veritable United Nations of musical influences” (Folk Radio UK) with a deceptively stripped down line-up of vocals, guitar, fiddle, bass and percussion.
Come and join London Balfolk at Chats Palace as we welcome European folk dance group 21 BOuTONS to London for their first ever UK tour! Our dances are not formal balls, but we love dressing up and we think they’re a great excuse to get out your favourite dress or smart waistcoat, so don’t be afraid to put on you Sunday best!