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Published on 03 August 2017
Event date: 08/09/2017 19:30 Export event
The Autumn Gathering, a coming together of some of the finest folk, roots & traditional musical artists from across the Cumbrian landscapes with special guests artists from beyond the region to celebrate in an evening of songs, tunes & stories within the warmth and grace from such folk luminaries Tryckster, Thomas McCarthy, Catherine Ashcroft and The Black Guards
Tryckster - Legendary Cumbrian roots band with their trademark brand of powerful folk-driven original songs with a social conscience.
Thomas McCarthy - " Last bastion of the oral tradition and keeper of the finest songs. Most gifted singer and has audiences across the land fall under a most mystical and ancient spell everytime he sings. "A voice I will always look forward to hearing for the rest of my life! " Sam Lee
Catherine Ashcroft - An exciting & talented Uilleann pipe player from the north of England, Cumbria. Taught herself the pipes from an early age. Releasing four albums - Take flight and Follow in 2008 - and releasing three albums as one half of the brilliant Mochara traditional duo with her musical partner Maurice Dickson.
The Black Guards - Fast rising High octane Six piece West Cumbrian folk, roots band blending original material with traditional folk songs & tunes.
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Carlisle Fringe will be held in the city centre between Friday 18 August and Monday 28 August.
As part of this the Old Fire Station will be hosting a fantastic variety of events.
Champagne Supernova : 7pm - 9pm
The Room in the Elephant : 4pm - 5pm
Eleanor Conways Walk of Shame : 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Kelly Convey "You Can't Polish A Turd" : 8pm - 9pm
Bones : 4pm - 5pm
Give Me Your Love : 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Poet of the Impossible : 8pm - 9pm
An Dha "Celtivation" : 1pm - 2.30pm
Alfie Ordinary "Help I Think I Might Be Fabulous : 6pm - 7pm
Cracked Tiles : 8pm - 9pm
Carlisle United Legends Night
An evening with some of Carlisle United's greatest players. Hosted by BBC Radio Cumbria's Mike Zeller
Doors 7pm Kick Off 8pm
Advance tickets £10
£12 on the door
Available from OFS, Carlisle Old Town Hall & Online
High Zen Burg presents
A night of excellent live acts presented by Carlisle’s number 1 anti-band High Zen Burg with Robots with Souls, Holiday, Cavalo 3 and Blue Sky Illusion. There will also be some of the hottest tunes spinning between bands.
On the door and Online
“If you missed Kate Bush in 2014, go and see Cloudbusting; the next best thing” Simon Mayo - Radio 2
Doors 7pm Show 8pm
Tickets - £15
Cumbrian Folk Roots and Traditional Connections
Cumbrian Folk Roots and Traditional Connections - The Autumn Gathering a coming together of some of the finest folk, roots & traditional musical artists from across the Cumbrian landscapes. Featuring Tryckster, Thomas McCarthy, Catherine Ashcroft and The Black Guards.
Doors - 7.00pm
Show starts - 7.30pm
Tickets, £10, available at the Old Fire Station, The Old Town Hall, and Online.
The first of our Blues Jam sessions hosted by Redfish.
Doors - 3.00pm
Show starts - 4.00pm
Tickets £5 available from the Old Fire Station, The Old Town Hall and Online.