Friday, 12 December 2008

Old-time news from Spain - and England

Thanks to FOAOTMAD, the UK organisation for old-time music, for the news that an old-time music session is being held twice monthly on Thursdays in Badalona, near Barcelona, Spain, at the Pub 4 Pedres, C/Lleo 33.

FOAOTMAD also announce details for their 14th old-time music festival in Trent Valley Academy, the Avenue, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, on 13-15 February 2009. The headliners are the New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters from the Galax, VA, area, supported by the Foundlings, Old Yeller Dog, and the Coffin Dodgers. The programme also includes concerts, open stage, beginners' slow jam, square dancing, clogging, and a wide range of workshops, including one in shape-note singing.

Weekend tickets FOAOTMAD members £30, non-members £40
Saturday: all day £25
Friday or Saturday evening concerts: £15 each

For more info, contact Keith Johnson by 'phone (+44 (0)1427 613643) or e-mail. The festival poster, complete with booking form, can be downloaded from the FOAOTMAD website.