Steve Suffet / Steve White & the Protest Family
Tonight is part of the "We Shall Overcome" weekend of concerts to show celebrate music and culture and show solidarity to those affected by cuts and austerity. http://weshallovercomeweekend.com/
Steve White & The Protest family need no introduction to folk club regulars as E17's premier agit-prop folk punk band armed with a gigbag full of angry, tuneful and sometimes very funny songs. https://stevewhiteandtheprotestfamily.bandcamp.com/
New York based Steve Suffet describes himself as "old fashioned folksinger" and is our connection to the Greenwich Village protest song tradition. http://stevesuffet.com/
Make sure you bring your singing along lungs tomight - you're gonna need them.
Admission is free with a collection for a local food bank.
- September 8: Tom Lewis ~ Less like a concert and more like a rowdy party with lots of singing.
- September 15: Alison Sleator ~ An outstanding contemporary and folk singer.
- September 22: Little Toby Walker ~ A roots music fingerstyle guitar virtuoso.
- September 29: Nancy Kerr & James Fagan ~ Two of the biggest names in Folk.
- October 6: Pat Lamanna & Steve Suffet present Pete & Woody - An Unlikely Friendship ~ Marking Pete Seeger's hundredth birthday with people who knew him.
- October 13: The Askew Sisters ~ Two of the foremost performers and interpreters of English folk music.
- October 20: Julie Felix ~ Legendary folk singer with a career stretching back to 1964.
- October 27: Andy Irvine ~ Never tire of the road.
- November 3: Hunter Muskett ~ Layers of acoustic guitars, a delicate beat and some lush vocal harmonising...
- November 10: Riley Baugus ~ Banjos, Ballads, Stories and Songs of the Southern Appalachians.
- November 17: Dana & Susan Robinson ~ Vivid songwriting and storytelling, with fiddle tunes and banjo grooves...
- November 24: Tommy Sands ~ Legendary singer, songwriter and social activist.
- December 1: Radical Yiddish politics in the songs of the 1880s with Vivi Lachs ~ An unforgettable multimedia presentation.
- December 8: Norfolk Broads ~ From dark tales of murder and seduction, to ballads of love and hope...
- December 15: Christmas Singaround ~ Bring a song, a tune or a story to share.