Live music @ Ropery Hall

  • Gigspanner   

    27th November 2021 8pm £17/£19  | Buy Tickets

    In the wake of his departure from Steeleye Span, legendary fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process established their reputation as one of th...More info

  • Sax on Sunday: Burden of Paradise Trio

    28th November 2021 7.30pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    One of the great forces in ‘90s pop culture is bringing music to the people —saxophonist Snake Davis put the icing on the cake for Take That’s A Million Love Songs, M People’s&n...More info

  • Belshazzar’s Feast 

    3rd December 2021 8pm  £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    On tour with their celebrated Christmas show that mixes traditional folk music, seasonal material, stirring in classical, pop and music hall, all topped off with audience participation and lashings of...More info

  • Ma Bessie & Her Pig Foot Band

    4th December 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Building on her passion for the "Empress of the Blues", Julia Titus formed her Pig Foot Band in mid-2015 to share the music of Bessie Smith and her contemporaries, with a new generation of listeners. ...More info

  • Benji Kirkpatrick and The Excess

    10th December 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Prolific roots musician Benji Kirkpatrick is well known for being a founder member of big-band folk trailblazers, Bellowhead, a current member of Faustus and Steeleye Span and...More info

  • The Albion Christmas Band  

    11th December 2021 8pm   £22/£24 | Sold Out

    An Albion Christmas, which has been touring for nearly 20 years,  is widely regarded as the premier seasonal show and attracts sell-out audiences across the UK.  Indeed many people say that ...More info

  • Dom Pipkin and The Ikos

    18th December 2021 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    He casts such a dizzying spell that he'll transport you straight to the heart of Bourbon Street. Blues in Britain magazine has called this musical magic man "one of the world's greatest expone...More info

  • St Agnes Fountain 

    22nd December 2021 7.30pm £22/£24 | Buy Tickets

    21st Anniversary Tour (With a New Studio Album) Celebrating their 21st Anniversary, St Agnes Fountain have been called THE Christmas band for their constantly evolving take on old carols as well as ...More info

  • Snake Davis & His Alligator Shoes

    30th December 2021 8pm £18/£20 | Buy Tickets

    This special annual event that sits between the lull of Christmas and New Year is back. The original, first and never forgotten ‘60s soul band formed by Snake, with Dave Bowie and Mark Creswell bac...More info

  • The Lonesome Ace Stringband

    13th January 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    The Lonesome Ace Stringband is an old-time band with bluegrass chops that play some  righteous folk and country music. There's a depth of groove and sense of space not often heard in bluegra...More info

  • The Outside Track

    22nd January 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Multi-award-winning band, The Outside Track, fronted by four powerhouse women - Teresa Horgan, Mairi Rankin (Beolach), Ailie Robertson (Live Ireland Winner, BBC Young Trad Finalist), Fiona B...More info

  • Geraint Watkins & His Band

    23rd January 2022 7.30pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    His love of vintage R&B and effortless ability to re-create it makes Geraint Watkins one of the most in-demand all-rounders in the business. He has recorded and performed with a cream-of-the-...More info

  • Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow

    29th January 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow are a Bristol based duo playing acoustic, folk and roots music. Weaving a musical dialogue between fiddle, guitar and voice, Kit and Aaron explore the rich musical h...More info

  • Sax on Sunday – Snake Davis & Simon Goulding

    30th January 2022 7.30pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Bassist Simon Goulding is many folks’ favourite member of the Snake Davis Band. He is a true virtuoso, playing fast, high, intricate and harmonically advanced riffs, seemingly effortlessly, yet...More info

  • Martyn Joseph  

    5th February 2022 8pm  £18/£20 | Buy Tickets

    Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up. For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a hug...More info

  • Julian Taylor

    11th February 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Toronto-based singer-songwriter Julian Taylor has been nominated for his first two JUNO Awards, in the Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year categories. ...More info

  • Iain Matthews

    12th February 2022 8pm £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    Barton born singer songwriter, Iain Matthews and guitarist/singer/ songwriter/producer BJ Baartmans met in 2003, shortly after the former had relocated to the south of Holland. BJ was accompan...More info

  • Luke Daniels and Rihab Azar

    17th February 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    East meets West as these two outstanding musicians from the UK and Syria perform their respective traditional music together. Luke Daniels is a multi- instrumentalist specialising in button accor...More info

  • Chantel McGregor

    18th February 2022 8pm £16/£18  | Buy Tickets

    A female guitar prodigy, at 14 years Chantel was told by major labels that she had a "great voice, but girls don't play guitar like that!"  Wisely ignoring the comments, she enrolled at the Leeds...More info

  • The Jeremiahs

    24th February 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    The Jeremiahs is an Irish folk band of four musicians who have come together with the common goal of writing, composing and performing new folk songs and music.  They have travelled extensiv...More info

  • Sax on Sunday – Snake Davis & Chris Bannister

    27th February 2022 7.30pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Chris Bannister is a singer-songwriter-guitarist of immense talent and class. The two met when Chris was invited to play an opening set on a Heather Small tour some years ago. They bonded immedia...More info

  • Toyah Willcox

    4th March 2022 8pm £24/£26 | Buy Tickets

    Toyah / Posh Pop Tour This is a unique chance to experience Toyah up close and personal with a show that has a lively cinematic sound using Toyah's vocals/ keyboards/ stand up bass and story telling,...More info

  • Peggy Seeger

    6th March 2022 7.30pm £18 | Buy Tickets

    The First Farewell Tour - Peggy Seeger with Calum MacColl Making a very welcome visit to Ropery Hall on her ‘First Farewell Tour’, the charismatic Peggy Seeger - singer, songwriter, feminist, ico...More info

  • Knight & Spiers

    8th March 2022 8pm £18/£20 | Buy Tickets

    On a summer’s day in 2016, the organisers of FolkEast Festival masterminded one of the most intriguing and exciting collaborations on today’s folk scene. Peter Knight, legendary violinist and...More info

  • Hope & Social

    12th March 2022 8pm £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    Hope & Social, eight hoodlums play all-out, ballsy, joyous and uplifting music to win the hearts of many a gig-goer throughout their 10-year tenure as one of the UK’s hardest working bands....More info

  • Harley Kimbro Lewis

    16th March 2022 8pm £18.50/£20 | Buy Tickets

    From Knoxville to Nashville via Hertfordshire, Martin Harley, Daniel Kimbro & Sam Lewis collaborate for the first time on a slow cooked, laid-back album reminiscent of an early American songb...More info

  • The Magpies

    18th March 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    It has only been a short space of time since The Magpies burst onto the UK folk scene, but they have already made a huge impression with their fresh brand of transatlantic neo-folk and have been ...More info

  • Belinda O’Hooley

    24th March 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Belinda O’Hooley began playing the piano at the age of seven. She is an exceptionally gifted pianist, singer, songwriter and composer and has become renowned for her highly individual, emotiona...More info

  • Rachael McShane & The Cartographers

    26th March 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as ...More info

  • Sax on Sunday – Snake Davis & Gareth Moulton

    27th March 2022 7.30pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Snake teams up with long time cohort and best buddy Gareth Moulton for an evening of gorgeous mellow music infused with pop, rock, jazz and soul. Snake Davis is one of the most in-demand rock ...More info

  • Sam Kelly’s Station House

    2nd April 2022 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Sam Kelly is a professional musician with more than 40 years in the business.  His “Station House” band has been featuring on the U.K./Worldwide music scene for many years.  Or...More info

  • Mishra

    9th April 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Mishra is a global folk collective with strong roots in UK folk, out of which they weave a tight web of intricate, Indian-influenced original music that defies definition and has already brought ...More info

  • CUA

    15th April 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Since issuing their superb Songs of The Hollow album in 2017, CUA have gone on to become a band that has gathered in more praise than most from all the best sections of the media. Reviewing th...More info

  • Budapest Café Orchestra

    21st April 2022 8pm £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    BCO play a blistering barrage of traditional folk and gypsy-flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer laments, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and their own unique re-imaginin...More info

  • An Evening with Jaki Graham

    23rd April 2022 8pm £20/£22 | Buy Tickets

    Jaki Graham is one of the most appealing Soul entertainers to emerge from the UK, as a true pioneer having paved the way for many a black British female solo artist who followed. Jaki achieved in...More info

  • Sax on Sunday

    24th April 2022 7.30pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Sax on Sunday has been revived post-Covid, and rolls into 2022. Of course, Ropery Hall is already known as being one of the most intimate venues, but it becomes even more so when Snake appears...More info

  • Kathryn Roberts & Sean lakeman

    30th April 2022 8pm £16/£18 | Buy Tickets

    Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships. Duos come and duos go… And some nurture and fine tune t...More info

  • The Sound of the Sirens

    21st May 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    ‘Damage Control’, now to be released in March 22, is a collection of unique and contrasting songs that were born over 2019-2020, and produced by Saul Davies from rock band James. The songs ta...More info

  • Daphne’s Flight

    28th May 2022 8pm   £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    Back in 1995, five of the finest folk, blues and soul singers of their generation found themselves at the Cambridge Festival, decided to sing some songs together, magic happened and Daphne’s Flight ...More info

  • Midnight Skyracer

    3rd June 2022 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Midnight Skyracer have come a long way in a very short time. Since forming in 2017, the Anglo-Irish all-female quintet have become festival sensations across the UK, Europe and Australasia, toure...More info

  • Nell Bryden

    23rd June 2022 8pm £20 | Buy Tickets

    With this tour, New Yorker Nell has gone back to her roots and followed the traditional sonic footsteps of her idols Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin and Carole King. Having recorded an album (to ta...More info