Black Fen Folk Club

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In 2003, tucked away in her garden shed, 28-year-old Polly Paulusma recorded her debut album ‘Scissors In My Pocket’. Record label One Little Indian signed her up and ‘Scissors…’ received immediate and widespread critical acclaim upon its international release in 2004. Paulusma was catapulted round the world, supporting Bob Dylan, Jamie Cullum, 
Coldplay, The Divine Comedy, Marianne Faithfull, and played Glastonbury, T in the Park and Cambridge Folk Festival. Since then she has released two studio albums and has just released an album of traditional folk song, ‘Invisible Music’,   She founded label Wild Sound in 2012, now a folk imprint at One Little Indian. 
Polly teaches English/Song to Cambridge English undergraduates and has just completed  her PhD on Angela Carter’s folk singing.

Support from the wonderful Kelly and Woolley:-

Tickets  £8.00 in advance    HERE

Doors: 7:15pm

The Often Herd reach beyond what is expected of a bluegrass band, marrying the wistful sunshine harmonies of Southern California with the striking industrial allure of their home in the North East of England. An engaging and dynamic live act, the band are able to pull off their intricately arranged material alongside moments of exciting, spontaneous improvisation. Rupert Hughes (guitar) and Evan Davies (mandolin) are responsible for penning the band’s 
Tickets: £8 in advance
Doors: 7:15pm
vibrant and catchy original music. American fiddler Niles Krieger and jazz bassist Sam Quintana contribute deft and dynamic instrumental skills that lift the songs to new heights. Flock to the herd; you won’t be disappointed....

Sam Sweeney (Bellowhead/Leveret)
"It’s fabulous, really exciting to listen to. Tight, virtuosic and the kind of thing you just know would be even better live!"


​..................................................a  veritable feast of tunesmiths!!!!!

POLLY PAULUSMA   13th June 2021
THE OFTEN HERD  30th May 2021   SOLD OUT!!!!
The NCI Club is a COVID-secure venue with limited capacity so advance booking is essential. On the night, please bring a mask for moving around the venue (as you would in a restaurant) and follow the guidance within the venue.... Every effort has been made to ensure that you have a safe, and really enjoyable evening.