Sound Advice: Music be the food of love

Sound Advice: Music be the food of love

Sound Advice: Music be the food of love

Sound Advice: Music be the food of love

First published in Blogs East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

PUB rockers Graham Larkbey and the Escape Committee headline the Redbridge Green Fair Live Music Club this Friday (January 13).

The show, at Ilford Sports Club in Cricklefield Stadium in Ilford High Road, features support from Leyton hip-host artist, the aptly named Silvertongue, and up-and-coming The Accidental Tourists.

Doors open at 8pm and entry is £4, or £2 for under 18s.

The Artisan Music Venue in Chingford Mount hosts Swinging for Mars on Saturday (January 14). Support comes from Serenadios and indie band BetaMax.

Entry is £6 on the door and it starts around 8pm.

Alternatively, British blues act Molly's Daggers take to the stage at the Birkbeck Tavern in Leytonstone on Saturday (January 14).

It's organised by promoters What's Cookin' who say this outfit are guaranteed to get you moving.

Garage rock 'n' roll duo Son of Buff kick off proceedings from 8.30pm.

It's free but donations welcome.

On Sunday (January 15) the pub hosts bluegrass acts The Ramshackle Union Band and Ghost Town Showdown.

It starts around 6pm and entry is also free.

Florence Joelle's Kiss of Fire play the venue on Wednesday (January 18) from 8.30pm.

Up in Essex, Jim Radford, known for his sea-songs and acapella shanties, plays Loughton Folk Club on Thursday (January 12).

Dubliner Rob Corcoran, who performs vintage Irish and American folk, supports.

It costs £2 and doors are at 8pm. It's at the Loughton Club building in Station Road.

The acclaimed Steve Tilston is the guest of Walthamstow Folk Club at Ye Olde Rose and Crown in Hoe Street on Sunday (January 15).

His songs have been covered by the likes of Fairport Convention and Dolores Keane, while Mojo Magazine has described his tunes as “gently intoxicating and uplifting”.

Admission is £7, or £6 for concessions, and doors open at 7.30pm.

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