Summer at The Old Chapel, Alfriston
The 2017 International Festival of Music
Saturday 3rd June Chris & Kellie While (England)
(£17.50) (World class vocals from the BBC Folk Awards winning mother and daughter team)
Sunday 4th June Martyn Joseph (Wales)
(£18.50) (Poignant lyrics and jaw dropping guitar playing from the
Sunday 11th June Otis Gibbs (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)
(£16.50) (Songs full of social and political issues — often compared to those of Woody Guthrie, Steve Earle and Billy Bragg)
Saturday 17th June ZULU Tradition (Durban in KwaZulu Natal)
(£17.50 : U15 £13.50) (A company of young Zulu singers and dancers who rekindlle their culture and heritage and deliver a heady mix of African harmonies with drum-rhythms and high-energy dance)
“Ladysmith Black Mambazo with high kicks!”
Sunday 9th July Ric Sanders Trio (England)
(£18.50) Ric Sanders, the wonderfully talented fiddle player with folk-rock legends Fairport Convention, is joined by VO Fletcher on guitars and Mike Gregory, percussion.
Original compositions, some drastically re-worked Fairport tunes and others by jazz and fusion giants like Stephan Grappelli,
combined with The Beatles, Hendrix, Brian Wilson and Stevie Wonder.… and that is only half of it!
Sunday 16th July Juan Martin (Spain)
(£19.50) (Following his sell-out concert here in February we welcome back one of the world’s most brilliant musical performers.
A fusion of flamenco and gypsy jazz — not to be missed.…)
Advance booking can only be made at the Hailsham Pavilion
01323 841414 — Further details at www.spyboy.co.uk