We're rather excited to be welcoming Jackie Oates and Mike Cosgrave through the red doors this September. Jackie is a singer and fiddle player whose unique treatment of English ballads and songs, and pure, haunting singing style has earnt her great respect and renown in traditional folk circles.
Jackie performed in the‘Rachel Unthank & the Winterset’ group between 2003 and 2007, and went on to win two BBC Radio Folk Awards in 2009; The Horizon Award for best newcomer and the Best Traditional Track Award. Jackie was also in the top 10 Mojo album of the year chart in 2008.
Last year Jackie released her 7th solo album, ‘The Joy of Living’, to excellent reviews;
“Oates should be deeply proud of it.” The Guardian, Folk Album of the Month
“A personal, affecting collection.” The Observer
“A charming evocation of life’s cradle-to-grave rituals.” Sunday Times
“One of the best folk records of the year so far.” Entertainment Focus
Mike Cosgrave is a musician whose varied career includes work with a diverse range of artists such as the late Celtic Soul singer Jackie Leven, as well as bluegrass virtuosos Daily Planet and highly regarded singer-songwriters Jenny Crook and Reg Meuross. He started out with renowned late 90s Celtic/World music crossover band Sin é.
Jack Hogsden will be opening the evening for Jackie. Jack is a young traditional folk musician from East Sussex. He presents the songs that are often overlooked, and accompanies these with powerful, driving arrangements. He plays and dances for Ditchling Morris, has won awards in the process and performed as a musician, and leading roles in sell out dance shows at some of the UK's top folk festivals. www.jackhogsdenmusic.com/
Doors and licensed cash bar open from 7.30pm
Music will start from 8pm.
£14 ( + booking fee) - General admission
£12 (+ booking fee) - Under 25's (minimum age 10)
Upstairs at the Oddfellows Hall, 270 High Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1QT
Nearest station: Dorking / Dorking Deepdene (10 mins walk)
Nearest car park: Wathen Road, RH4 1YA. Free of charge after 6pm on a Saturday (3 mins walk).
For more information, including about venue accessibility, please contact Good Honest Folk.