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Music Festival, from 21 Oct 2019, £50-£125

Musicport On Tour

Musicport On Tour

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Musicport on Tour

For the 5 days following the main festival @ Whitby Pavilion Musicport in October goes on tour to the local villages with a diverse range of acts. All the concerts are free entry “pay what you feel” events which in previous years have attracted large and appreciative audiences. With additional pop-up gigs by Old Time Rags & Stranger On The Saw happening during the daytimes & all compered by the inestimable Paul Armfield it should be a week of magical experiences in unexpected places.

This year’s tour

Monday 21st October 7.00pm Andy Irvine (Eire) @ Hawsker Church. Legendary Irish hailed as “a tradition in himself” and “one of the great Irish singers” From his days fronting Planxty & Patrick Street up to the present he continues to travel the world now as a solo troubadour.

Monday 21st October 9.30pm Moussu T E Lei Jovents (France) @ Grosvenor Robin Hoods Bay
Brilliantly quirky and musically talented Marseilles band who reflect the diverse nature of their home city – with blues and jazz, and Caribbean and Brazilian influences sung in the Occitan language

Tuesday 22nd 8pm Moussu T E Lei Jovents (France) plus support @ The Forge Aislaby – returning to the scene of their triumphant pub gig in 2016 where they had a packed house up and dancing

Wednesday 23rd 7.30pm Naghma & Paul Downes @ St Hilda’s Church Danby.
Naghma explore Indian and western music traditions with a detour into jazz standards. Paul Downes is widely experienced singer and multi-instrumentalist from Devon and is widely regarded as one of the best acoustic guitarists on the folk scene. He has rich musical background including playing with Pete Seeger & Maggie Boyle.

Thursday 24th 7.30pm Paul Armfield & Mackie @ The Robinson Institute Glaisdale
Paul is an exceptionally gifted songwriter and performer based on the Isle of Wight whose reputation has spread far, far beyond and whose big burly character belies the beauty and sensitivity of his songs. Mackie is Whitby’s own fine young singer-songwriter who is beginning to be known a lot further afield.

Friday 25th 7.30pm Poor Nameless Boy (Canada) @ St Oswalds Church Lythe
Indie folk artist Poor Nameless Boy with his band on first date of their UK tour. “Pop hooks hidden in melodies you can drink your coffee to. Folk lyrics to drive you to the contemplative. Indie voice that softens the bitter topics and wounded hearts.” A real treat to finish the tour in the most beautiful of venues.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 21 Oct 2019 13:00 to 16:00
Tue 22 Oct 2019 13:00 to 16:00
Wed 23 Oct 2019 13:00 to 16:00
Thu 24 Oct 2019 13:00 to 16:00
Fri 25 Oct 2019 13:00 to 16:00
Full line up details: https://www.musicportfestival.com/line-up/

Prices

Pay what you can

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 18 Oct Musicport
Sat 19 Oct Great Run Local
Sat 19 Oct Musicport
Sun 20 Oct Musicport
Mon 21 Oct Musicport On Tour
Tue 22 Oct Musicport On Tour

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