Virtual Folk Club with Paul Walker

When pubs/bars over the UK are closing at a rate of knots – and with them the sessions & folk clubs they house – the one place folk music is flourishing is the INTERNET, where you can read about and listen to artistes old & new.

First a floor spot by Priscilla Ahn – “Dream”

Here to discuss with me some offerings from the Internet (over a virtual pint of Pendle Witch) is my old mate Nigel Harbron, singer/ songwriter/folk journalist who runs a session in Cumberland.

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Internet Video Jukebox #5

Paul Walker

YOUTUBE is wonderful. At the click of a mouse, you can have front seat at an Irish session or be a guest of the Ngoqoko Cultural Group.
For Internet novices: Google YouTube; then type in the artiste’s name opposite the icon that looks like a magnifying glass.

Bootle Concertina Band Parade (16/08/08)-Loyalists in Liverpool

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Concertina World 463 plus Supplement


1 Index
2 Editorial
3 Sidmouth Music Week and J25 Concertina Band
5 Internet Video Jukebox
6 Peter Jones; Recollections
17 Email to the editor
19 Virtual Folkclub
22 11th Squeezeast at Stamford
23 In Memoriam Bob Bellas and Jim Briggs

Center magazine 8 pages music supplement; contributed by Randy Stein and Gerson Antunes.


Pauline de Snoo, Roger Gawley, Sally George, Patrick Gilbert, Martin Henshaw, Peter Jones, Dick Miles and Paul Walker.

Supplement to CW 463 “Bellows” by Eric Matusewitch (48 pages)

Internet Video Jukebox #4

Paul Walker

YOUTUBE is an Aladdin’s cave. At the click of a mouse, you can take a trip round the world; also back to the world of b/w movies.

For Internet novices: Google   YouTube;  then type in the artiste’s name opposite the icon that looks like a magnifying glass.

A 20 min clip on the concertina in Bolivia – fascinating footage at  12 min of the ‘tina in a street carnival. (Thanks to Martin Henshaw)

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Concertina World #462, June 2015


2 Index
3 Editorial
4 News from the librarian: Forster
5 10 children, 10 weeks, 10 concertinas
7 Internet Video Jukebox #4
9 Interview Robert Harbron
17 Temperaments Again
19 An ‘Alto’ Concertina
21 Dead Men Talking
23 Playing at a Music Festival
25 Hawkwood Concertina Band
30 Emails to the editor
34 Geoffrey Alan Thorp
36 Upcoming Events

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Geoff Thorp passed away

Sadly one of ICA’s life members Geoff Thorp sadly passed away early last Monday morning whilst he and his wife Carol and their Spanish Language Group we in Spain on holiday.
He was a regular at the Kilve and Swaledale weekends and for many years ran the Friday and Saturday evening sessions at both venues.
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