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 Events at the Davy Lamp Folk Club

All nights start with an informal music session from about 7.30p.m. which welcomes musicians of all abilities.

(12.1.19) The Mighty Doonans

After an abortive attempt last year, our old muggers from Hebburn return for our annual soiree with two generations of talent!  We are in for a wonderful night of song, music,    dance and the best of crack

Please note the change of date this month.   Be there or be square!
Billy Mitchell

2.2.19)  Billy Mitchell

Billy is a great friend of the Davy Lamp and a wonderful singer and musician – as well as being a good laugh.   Billy has been very busy touring with various projects including the Pitman Poets recently, so we’re very glad to have him back!  We're in for a great night.


Bob Fox

(2.3.19) Bob Fox

Our old mate and ex-resident of the Davy Lamp in the early days before he was famous,   Bob’s now just back on the folk scene, after touring the UK in his role as the ‘Songman’ in the hit musical  'War Horse' and he joins us for his perennial visit to the Club.  Quite simply, one of the best singers ever!


6.4.19)  TBA 

Watch this space!

Steve Tilston

(4.5.19) Steve Tilston

Steve is a BBC Award winner and one of the country's greatest songwriters, with many of his songs considered modern folk song classics.  He's also a magnificent guitarist and he can sing too!

Nancy Kerr

(1.6.19)  Nancy Kerr

After playing many times at the Davy Lamp with partner James Fagan, Nancy will play her first solo gig for us! With two solo albums to her name she has a rich collection of original songs as well as her fine interpretations of traditional material, outstanding fiddle playing and guitar work. Welcome back, Nancy.

Not to be missed!

Coming soon....

Pilgrims Way… Anthony John ClarkeJens Kommnik with Tom McConvilleDana & Susan Robinson... etc…etc…


PLUS … ‘Jimmy’s Fiddle’  a new production about Newcastle fiddler,  James Hill



The sound system at the Davy Lamp is second to none.  Our sound engineer, Sean Taylor, ably assisted by his partner Melanie. is very experienced on the local music scene.