Live music @ Ropery Hall

  • Belshazzar’s Feast – late show

    22nd May 2021 9pm, £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    One of the best-loved duos in folk music, previous BBC Folk Awards Best Duo nominees Belshazzar’s Feast start with traditional folk music, add a touch of classical and jazz, throw in a bit of pop an...More info

  • Belshazzar’s Feast

    22nd May 2021 6.30pm, £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    One of the best-loved duos in folk music, previous BBC Folk Awards Best Duo nominees Belshazzar’s Feast start with traditional folk music, add a touch of classical and jazz, throw in a bit of pop an...More info

  • Lewis Hamilton Band    

    29th May 2021 8pm    £13/£15 | Buy Tickets

    The Lewis Hamilton Band performs mostly original Blues/Rock/Americana music, combining melodic and powerful vocals with a rock solid rhythm section and virtuoso heart-felt lead guitar. One of the UK...More info

  • Snake Davis Trio

    30th May 2021 6.30pm £15 | Buy Tickets

    The welcome return of Snake Davis and his trio featuring Johnny Thirkell on trumpet and Mark Creswell on guitar. Snake will be playing two socially-distanced performances. Tickets are limited so bo...More info

  • Snake Davis Trio

    30th May 2021 8.45pm £15 | Buy Tickets

    The welcome return of Snake Davis and his trio featuring Johnny Thirkell on trumpet and Mark Creswell on guitar. Snake will be playing two socially-distanced performances. Tickets are limited so bo...More info

  • Martyn Joseph

    5th June 2021 8pm £18/£20  | Buy Tickets

    Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up. For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a hug...More info

  • Mark Radcliffe – Loser?

    1st July 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Radio 2 Folk Show, 6music and Glastonbury TV presenter Mark Radcliffe invites you to an intimate evening of his own songs and accompanying stories. Previous one-man shows have concentrated on meetings...More info

  • Chris Helme

    10th September 2021 8pm £12/£14  | Buy Tickets

    Rising to fame in the 1990s as frontman of indie band The Seahorses singer-songwriter Chris Helme is now producing acclaimed folk-infused tracks as a solo artist, including a new album readying for re...More info

  • Edwina Hayes

    18th September 2021 8pm   £12/£14 | Buy Tickets

    Edwina’s beautifully written songs, charming stage presence, and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana. She has opened numerous shows for Jool...More info

  • Steve Tilston: Semicentennial

    25th September 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    One of our most celebrated song-smiths, widely recognised within the world of folk and contemporary music; the words, arrangements and subtle, quite superb guitar playing could be no one else. Afte...More info

  • Patti Boulaye: Aretha and Me 

    1st October 2021 8pm £18/£20  | Buy Tickets

    Following the last two years of sell-outs of her show “Billie & Me” the award-winning singer and musical theatre star returns to the stage, with her brand new one-woman show “Aretha and Me...More info

  • Chris While and Julie Matthews

    3rd October 2021 7.30pm £15/£17  | Buy Tickets

    A Mad Dog Folk presentation With more than 25 years of un-rivalled musical partnership and gathering numerous nominations, awards and critical acclaim along the way, highly respected by their fans ...More info

  • Lil’ Jimmy Reed & the ‘A’ Team

    9th October 2021 8pm £15/£17  | Buy Tickets

    From shot-gun shack and cotton-field to festival main stage, the prodigious talents of Lil’ Jimmy Reed have taken him a long way from the Mississippi river. One of the last surviving performers of c...More info

  • Paul Lamb & the King Snakes

    21st October 2021 8pm  £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Paul Lamb is known by aficionados and music press around the world as a foremost blues harmonica exponent, forging himself a place in the history books as one of the greatest players of our time. Cou...More info

  • Clive Gregson: Farewell

    22nd October 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    A Mad Dog Folk presentation Born and raised in Manchester, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and record producer of world-renown. Mary Chapin Carpenter named him as one of her favou...More info

  • Sarah Gillespie Trio

    20th November 2021 8pm 14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Anglo-American songstress Sarah Gillespie is renowned for mixing elements of jazz, folk and blues with her streetwise poetic lyrics. Having released four critically acclaimed albums in the last 10 y...More info

  • Gigspanner   

    27th November 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    In the wake of his departure from Steeleye Span, legendary fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process established their reputation as one of th...More info

  • Ma Bessie & Her Pig Foot Band

    4th December 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Building on her passion for the "Empress of the Blues", Julia Titus formed her Pig Foot Band in mid-2015 to share the music of Bessie Smith and her contemporaries, with a new generation of listeners. ...More info

  • Benji Kirkpatrick and The Excess

    10th December 2021 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Prolific roots musician Benji Kirkpatrick is well known for being a founder member of big-band folk trailblazers, Bellowhead, a current member of Faustus and Steeleye Span and sometime Seth Lake...More info

  • The Albion Christmas Band  

    11th December 2021 8pm   £20/£22 | Buy Tickets

    An Albion Christmas, which has been touring for nearly 20 years,  is widely regarded as the premier seasonal show and attracts sell-out audiences across the UK.  Indeed many people say that their Ch...More info

  • Chantel McGregor

    18th February 2022 8pm £16/£18  | Buy Tickets

    A female guitar prodigy, at 14 years Chantel was told by major labels that she had a "great voice, but girls don't play guitar like that!"  Wisely ignoring the comments, she enrolled at the Leeds Col...More info

  • Toyah Wilcox

    4th March 2022 8pm £24/£26 | Buy Tickets

    ACOUSTICA/ELECTRONICA UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL This is a unique chance to experience Toyah up close and personal with a show that has a lively cinematic sound using Toyah's vocals/ keyboards/ stand up...More info

  • Peggy Seeger

    6th March 2022 7.30pm £18 | Buy Tickets

    The First Farewell Tour - Peggy Seeger with Calum MacColl   Making a very welcome visit to Ropery Hall on her ‘First Farewell Tour’, the charismatic Peggy Seeger - singer, songwriter, f...More info

  • Harley, Kimbro & Lewis

    16th March 2022 8pm £16/£18.50  | Buy Tickets

    Since their chance meeting in Nashville 2011 the three have collaborated with one another in different formats. Individually each has travelled the world pursing their own musical endeavours and now f...More info

  • Rachael McShane & The Cartographers

    26th March 2022 8pm £14/£16 | Buy Tickets

    Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as ...More info

  • Sam Kelly’s Station House

    2nd April 2022 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Sam Kelly is a professional musician with more than 40 years in the business.  His “Station House” band has been featuring on the U.K./Worldwide music scene for many years.  Originating from ...More info

  • Daphne’s Flight

    28th May 2022 8pm   £15/£17 | Buy Tickets

    Back in 1995, five of the finest folk, blues and soul singers of their generation found themselves at the Cambridge Festival, decided to sing some songs together, magic happened and Daphne’s Flight ...More info

  • Midnight Skyracer

    3rd June 2022 8pm £14/£16  | Buy Tickets

    Midnight Skyracer have come a long way in a very short time. Since forming in 2017, the Anglo-Irish all-female quintet have become festival sensations across the UK, Europe and Australasia, toured re...More info

  • Nell Bryden

    23rd June 2022 8pm £20 | Buy Tickets

    With this tour, New Yorker Nell has gone back to her roots and followed the traditional sonic footsteps of her idols Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin and Carole King. Having recorded an album (to ta...More info