Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Cold nights, warm music

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Posted on 5:38pm Tuesday 6th November 2012

SET on Sail headline an unsigned band night at Winters Bar in Chingford Mount Road, Chingford, this Friday (November 9).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Birkfest brilliance

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Posted on 3:54pm Tuesday 30th October 2012

A MUSIC festival in support of an under-threat pub was so well attended this week it almost ran out of beer.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Loughton Folk Club's second birthday

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Posted on 4:40pm Wednesday 17th October 2012

LOUGHTON Folk Club celebrates its second birthday on Thursday (October 18) with the launch of its own charity CD.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Stephen Tyler's hurdy gurdy

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Posted on 3:49pm Tuesday 9th October 2012

STEPHEN Tyler (no, not the one from Aerosmith) is headlining Loughton Folk Club this Thursday (October 11).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Roots, Rock, Rookwood, Ricketts, Rick & Rolling Stones

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Posted on 9:30am Wednesday 3rd October 2012

New Roots finalist of 2010 Chris Ricketts plays Waltham Abbey Folk Club this Monday night (October 8).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Chicago bluesy rock

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Posted on 10:03am Wednesday 5th September 2012

CHICAGO-raised bluesy rock 'n' roll band The Black Oil Brothers play the Birkbeck Tavern in Leytonstone on Saturday night (September 8).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Skints light up Reading and Leeds

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Posted on 10:28am Wednesday 29th August 2012

CONGRATULATIONS to South Woodford / Leyton band The Skints who played two packed shows to thousands of people at Reading and Leeds Festival at the weekend.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Broadoak Bluegrass

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Posted on 12:00pm Tuesday 14th August 2012

The Broadoak Bluegrass Band is doing a fund-raising gig for Cancer Research UK at Loughton Folk Club this Thursday (August 16).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: The sweaty fit people won't get in the way of the music

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Posted on 5:13pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

APPARENTLY there's some kind of sporting event going on in east London over the next few weeks - but fear not!

Sound Advice: Still time to enjoy Leytonstone Festival goodness

Posted on 11:36am Tuesday 17th July 2012

THERE'S plenty of Leytonstone Festival gigs to enjoy in the next few days before it wraps up on Sunday.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Go to Leytonstone

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Posted on 5:43pm Tuesday 10th July 2012

THE Leytonstone Festival kicks off this week and there's a mouth-watering platter of live music on offer.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Viper Central

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Posted on 3:41pm Tuesday 3rd July 2012

VIPER Central play the Birkbeck Tavern in Langthorne Road, Leytonstone, next Wednesday (July 11).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Four-part Mistaken Identity

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Posted on 9:53am Wednesday 27th June 2012

Four-piece Mistaken Identity, who perform a varied selection of mainly acapella four-part harmonies, play Loughton Folk Club on Thursday (June 28).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Check out the Stoneydown Park Folk Festival

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Posted on 5:36pm Tuesday 19th June 2012

THE Stoneydown Park Folk Festival in Walthamstow is one of the highlights of the coming week in the world of local music.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Ilford Americana

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Posted on 5:47pm Tuesday 12th June 2012

AMERICANA band Jamie Williams and the Roots Collective headline the Redbridge Green Fair Live Music Club this Friday night (June 15).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: The serious and humorous Temples

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Posted on 9:30am Tuesday 5th June 2012

BARRIE and Ingrid Temple are the special guests of Waltham Abbey Folk Club on Monday (June 11).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Mandolins and melodeons

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Posted on 3:27pm Monday 28th May 2012

St Albans-based folk duo Na-mara, a.k.a Paul McNamara and Rob Garcia, headline Loughton Folk Club on Thursday (May 31).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Incendiary clawhammer

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Posted on 9:44am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

THE “incendiary” clawhammer banjo player Hunter Robertson is set to make an impact this week with his gig at Walthamstow Folk Club on Sunday (May 27).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Perfect show for craic addicts

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Posted on 9:35am Wednesday 16th May 2012

LOUGHTON Folk Day provides non-stop live music all day this Saturday (May 19) between 4pm and 10.30pm.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Hungry for music

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Posted on 6:08pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

HUNGRYTOWN headline Loughton Folk Club on Thursday (May 3).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: 11 Foot Sack and spinning blues tracks

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Posted on 9:48am Wednesday 25th April 2012

THE fantastically funky 11 Foot Sack bust out the tunes at the 17Blues Club at Walthamstow Cricket Club this Friday night (April 27).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: The Beatles are coming to Chingford?

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Posted on 12:23pm Tuesday 17th April 2012

THE Beatles top the bill at the Artisan Music Venue in Chingford this Friday (April 20).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Middle Eastern jazz

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Posted on 5:14pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

EVER wondered what jazz mixed with Middle Eastern-style music sounds like?

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Home-made tunes on home-made instruments

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Posted on 4:06pm Tuesday 3rd April 2012

The Amazing Mr Smith, described as Monty Python's answer to John Williams, plays Loughton Folk Club on Thursday (April 5).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Mr Nash and his fabulous sax

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Posted on 10:13am Wednesday 28th March 2012

Derek Nash plays his fabulous sax at the East Side Jazz Club on Tuesday (April 3).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: The music of Dead Belgian Jacques Brel

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Posted on 9:53am Wednesday 21st March 2012

LIVERPOOL-based group Dead Belgian play a special show at Ye Olde Rose and Crown in Walthamstow this Friday (March 23).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Celebrate St Patrick's Day with some live music

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Posted on 4:03pm Tuesday 13th March 2012

IT'S St Patrick's Day this Saturday (March 17) and a number of pubs are hosting live music to celebrate.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Tasteful and tuneful

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Posted on 3:49pm Tuesday 6th March 2012

THE tasteful and tuneful Scottish trio Lord Rochester headlines the Birkbeck Tavern in Leytonstone this Saturday night (March 10).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: OMG JAZZ!

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Posted on 4:46pm Monday 27th February 2012

JAZZ jazz jazz. If you like it then it's going to be a good week, as the local music menu is positively overflowing with the stuff during the next few days.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Don't be angry, chill out & enjoy some tunes!

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Posted on 10:08am Wednesday 22nd February 2012

The highly respected Jeff Davis takes to the stage at Walthamstow Folk Club on Sunday (February 26).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: New folk club launches in Leytonstone

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Posted on 4:33pm Monday 13th February 2012

A NEW monthly folk/acoustic night is being launched in Leytonstone this Friday (February 17) by promoters Lost Horizons.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Check out Gibb & Lucas in Loughton

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Posted on 5:35pm Tuesday 7th February 2012

THE magnificent David Gibb and Elly Lucas return to Loughton Folk Club on Thursday (February 9) after their successful show there last year.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: The sincere but succinct Josienne Clarke

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Posted on 10:31pm Tuesday 31st January 2012

Leading light of the folk revival movement, Josienne Clarke, plays Loughton Folk Club this Thursday (Febrary 2).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Music be the food of love

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Posted on 10:09am Wednesday 11th January 2012

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

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Wham-Bam 2012

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Posted on 5:14pm Tuesday 3rd January 2012

After a few weeks off of (presumably of rock and roll excess) local musicians up and down the land are re-attaching their guitar straps and polishing their drum sticks in preparation for another year.

Flash Bristow

A good year for Leytonstone

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Posted on 5:05pm Tuesday 3rd January 2012

2011 has been a tough year for many people as the recession bit, but in Leytonstone there were some signs of hope and a couple of fantastic additions to the area.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Review of the Year – mostly gloomy

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Posted on 4:07pm Monday 19th December 2011

For the local music scene, 2011 has been a pretty bad year.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Heard melodies are sweet

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Posted on 4:53pm Tuesday 13th December 2011

Ye Olde Rose and Crown pub in Walthamstow hosts a Christmas Festival of Music this week.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Through music the passions enjoy themselves

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Posted on 10:29am Tuesday 15th November 2011

All-round talented guy Brian Peters performs at Walthamstow Folk Club on Sunday (November 20).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Warm folk in Waltham Abbey

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Posted on 3:22pm Tuesday 8th November 2011

North-west folk scene stalwart Derek Gifford is coming to Essex on Monday (November 14) for a special performance at Waltham Abbey Folk Club.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Boogie woogie

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Posted on 10:36am Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Boogie woogie master Jamie Rowan plays the Birkbeck Tavern in Langthorne Road, Leytonstone, on Sunday (November 6).

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Happy birthday to Loughton Folk Club, happy birthday to yoooouuuuuu!

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Posted on 5:09pm Tuesday 25th October 2011

Happy Birthday to Loughton Folk Club, which is one-year-old this week!

Why is no-one willing to say they are worried about Whipps?

Posted on 3:04pm Friday 21st October 2011

In 2007 the Guardian was involved in one of the largest community campaigns in the history of the borough.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: What If?

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Posted on 3:16pm Tuesday 18th October 2011

A SUPERGROUP of sorts comprising members of The Jam, Sham 69 and The UK Subs play the Standard in Walthamstow this Thursday (October 20) under the name 'If'.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Kicking racism and Oxjamin'

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Posted on 3:24pm Tuesday 11th October 2011

THERE'S a gaggle of worthy-cause gigs this week, including a Love Orient Hate Racism event in Leyton and an Oxfam fund-raiser with some top names in Walthamstow.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Bob Dylan + Chaucer + madness = good show!

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Posted on 5:28pm Tuesday 4th October 2011

A UNIQUE one-man show of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Miller's Tale told mainly through the songs of Bob Dylan runs for three nights at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub in Hoe Street, Walthamstow, next week.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Busy busy weeks of music

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Posted on 5:29pm Tuesday 20th September 2011

IT'S a busy week in north east London for music over the next week or so, with the launch of the first ever 'Stow Festival' alongside the usual run of cracking gigs.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Return of the East Side Jazz Club

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Posted on 4:23pm Monday 12th September 2011

THE East Side Jazz Club in Leytonstone returns from its summer break with a show from award-winning pianist and singer Liane Carroll.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Happy Birthday Walthamstow Folk Club!

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Posted on 9:32am Wednesday 7th September 2011

WALTHAMSTOW Folk Club celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend.

Daniel Binns

Sound Advice: Have a good Friday with Club Bus Wind

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Posted on 3:54pm Wednesday 31st August 2011

ROCK promoters Club Bus Wind hold a special night at the Standard in Walthamstow this Friday (September 2).

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