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Badly Strung, appearing at Crookes Folk Club
Badly Strung, appearing at Crookes Folk Club
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Winner of this year’s Fred Jordan trophy at the Saltburn Folk Festival, Beth Aveyard and her long-suffering dad, Pete Aveyard, are at Crookes Folk Club tonight (Thu).

Expect songs old and new from this duo,

A spokesman for the club said: “Beth might be young, but with the folk pedigree of her dad by her side, audiences are sure to be entertained by a plethora of traditional and contemporary folk music.

“With sweet voices and thoughtful accompaniment, they have often been known to bring a tear to the eye.

“They believe this is encouraging, though some may disagree.”

Doors open at the pub on Slinn Street, Crookes, at 8.15pm for an 8.30pm start.

* Ian Prowse is appearing at the Maida Vale venue on West Street tonight, Ian, often called the ‘Scouse Springsteen’, is best known for his work as main man with the groups Pele in the 1990s and the seven-piece Amsterdam in the 2000s).

One of his most famous songs, Amsterdam’s Does This Train Stop On Merseyside, was a favourite of the late DJ John Peel. The song has gone on to be covered by Christy Moore, Miles Hunt, Ian McNabb and many others.