A warm welcome awaits at Rhyl Folk and Acoustic
one of the friendliest clubs for miles!

We meet every Friday at 8.00pm in the The Corbett Sports Stadium Lounge at Rhyl Football Club which boasts comfortable seating, a stage with a PA system, a licensed bar and a large safe car park.

All styles of music are catered for from Folk to Blues to Country, and all abilities too!  On our regular singer’s nights, we welcome visitors whether as performers or just to relax and enjoy the music.

Admission is just £1.50 and that includes a free ticket for the bottle raffle!  Certain Guest Nights may cost a little more. Please check the calendar for details.

We hope you enjoy exploring this our brand new website.  Check out the page relating our fifty year history.  And keep up with the latest happenings in the news feed below and on our Facebook Group.

See you Friday!


Latest club news…

club Night, 6th January 2017

Happy New Year to all our members and friends, this was our first club night in 2017, but Before we start…. REMEMBER

logo_red1Will be with us on The 10th February 2017. Get your tickets now!!! or pay £4.00 on the door. As we only have room for about fifty people, and we have over 35  going since Thursday,  you need to reserve your ticket now.

Glyn was playing her guitar when we arrived, just finishing her first spot, She was followed by Richard

who was accompanied by Tom.First on Slide Guitar,

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And then on Mandolin,

_dsf0301for his first two numbers, Four Strong Winds, and Gambling Bob

_dsf0343 Following neatly on, was Bob Neil,

he was gambling to, he was using Penny,s favourite guitar! but he said it would be OK as long as she didn’t find out! He started with a classic Dylan song, then went on to a Woody Guthrie song, about hardship on the farms in the west.

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Terry came next, a lot of people were disappointed that he hadn’t worn his mankini, perhaps next week?

_dsf0307He gave us two Tom Russel songs, Barcelona, and St. Olaf’s Gate. (accompanied by Tom)

_dsf0309Geoff Hollis then gave us a capella the late Cyril Tawney song  The Grey Funnel Line.

_dsf0313He then found his guitar, (and Tom on his Mandolin) and  sang the song made famous by John Wright, Black Clothes.

_dsf0319_dsf0316The raffle was next, surprisingly Linda didn’t win, she was one number out!

Linda was on next, with Tom_dsf0322

singing Carolina Star, and the Peter Ronin song, Sitting on top of the world.

Wendy started her spot with the Tom Paxton song, Can,t Help But Wonder Where I,m Bound

and finished with Older Ladies.

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_dsf0329 Glyn came back on, without her guitar,

and did a song with a lot of donnas in it, probably called Donna Donna Donna, she then sang the Melodious Lark Song, and we all joined in on the chorus.

 

_dsf0334Richard and Tom finished with City of New Orleans, and The Games people Play.

_dsf0338Bob sang a Kris Kristofferson  love song that he said he often sang to Penny,

_dsf0341Terry then came back on and also sang a couple of love songs he often sang to Vera,  Put Another  log on the Fire, and T for Texas._dsf0345_dsf0346
_dsf0347And Yes, Tom did accompany him.

 

_dsf0348Geoff Hollis started his second spot with Stan Rogers Lock Keeper song,

_dsf0315And finished with Pete Abbots Windy Harbour.

_dsf0322Linda bought the night to a close singing Northern Plains, and the howling could be heared all over Rhyl.

 

DONT FORGET!

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FEBRUARY 10th

BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY, MEMBERS PAY NORMAL ADMISSION COSTS, BUT ONLY IF THEY BUY TICKETS BEFORE THE NIGHT, (AND BEFORE THEY SELL OUT)

 

 


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Rhyl Folk & Acoustic Club, formally known as Rhyl Folk Club and before that, The Bee Folk club, meets every Friday evening in the lounge bar at Rhyl Football Club.  Most nights are ‘Singers Nights’ based upon an open mic or plug in and play format.  Visiting musicians are welcome. All tastes in music are catered for as well as all abilities, so do come along and enjoy the fun.