Graham Butterfield - click to visit the artist's web siteDAVE LUPTON - click to visit the artist's web siteThe Old Porch BandPhil Henry - click to visit the artist's web siteLisa Fitzgibbon and the Power Folk Quartet - click to visit the artist's web siteMatt Calder - click to visit the artist's web siteSean and HeardRoger HuttonHannah Martin - click to visit the artist's web siteSteve Waters - click to visit the artist's web siteTobias B JacobThe Sidewalk Anthem

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

5th October 2017

On Thursday 5th October, that fine singer/pianist/songwriter JILL HUMPHRIES will be performing in the Clifford Suite at the Barnfield Theatre, supported by SAMANTICS. Tickets from Theatre box office. Doors open 8:30pm. The BARNFIELD MUSIC CLUB are supporting the event, and supplying the sound system and sound engineer. Contact JILL for more details-07733587123.

6th October 2017

Friday 6th October Club Night Guest host is TONY SCOTT Performers include: Felt Bottom, Mary Dinham Slots are still available (19/09) so contact Verity on the number below. (call or text). IMPORTANT NOTICE From now on, there is a new contact number for club info, booking, etc. Verity Greenaway: 07722244952, Dave Wellington : 07785184198 for Sound and technical enquires, Mary Dinham is new treasurer.

1st November 2017

As the theatre is now under new management, they are keen to hold more music events. So if any performers that have played at the club would like to hire the Clifford Suite for a concert/cd launch etc. contact BFMC in the first instance, as the theatre will make a special price, including our help. We can also offer our Bose P/A system with sound engineer, for a reasonable additional charge.

1st November 2017

The club would like to hear from anyone who may be interested in joining our team, to help set up, help to run the evenings, and possibly learn to operate/set up the p/a system. Anyone who is selected, may be asked to attend one of our regular committee meetings, where new ideas for the club are discussed, etc., with a view to joining the committee. In the first instance contact me for more info. VERITY

1st November 2017

If any performers in our "Hall of Fame", want their website address's changed or want their photos included (or changed!!), let me know. We can't download photos from Facebook, but can from websites or from e-mails. Regards, BMC

1st November 2017

A note for any performers that would like to sing or play in the bar area of the Barnfield Theatre, during early evenings, (it beats busking in the cold!!) Contact: enya@barnfieldtheatre.org or phone the theatre and ask for Enya, and she will tell you what times they have available.

Our open mic club night in is held on the first Friday of every month in the Clifford room of the Barnfield Theatre Exeter Tel 01392 270891 commencing at 7.45pm.

We charge a very modest £1.00 entry fee, which is also a raffle ticket. This is just to cover our costs.

Click here for a list of performers who have appeared.

What's it all about?

"An opportunity for singers with instrumental or harmony accompaniment to display and improve their talents and abilities before an audience in an amplified theatre setting"

The idea was to book a regular venue which fits in well with the monthly Friday night folk circuit in the Exeter area. It is certainly not another folk club. The idea was to put together entertaining shows to an audience and provide a showcase for local talent. After three years many hundreds of performers have performed at the club. An excellent amplified system and lighting is provided with a resident engineer together with a stage area. It is simply a case of plug in and play.

Performers are able to get further information by ringing the theatre on 01392 270891 or by ringing Jerry on 07596 843373 or 01626 772270. The compères will use their judgement in allotting the timing of each spot thereby keeping the evening entertaining for all. It well may be one song for a nervous newcomer, two songs for an improver or an extended fifteen minute three song spot. It is hoped that an appearance at the Barnfield Music Club is something for performers to prepare and work towards.

Performers can just turn up on the night and take their chance on being allocated a spot. However it is always helpful for the compère to know in advance who is likely to be available for his selection. The compère will be at the venue by 7.30pm.

The public are warmly invited.

The Music Club sub committee are:

Mick Burch - Founder
Jerry Williamson - Secretary and Treasurer
Roger Hutton - Chair and Sound Technician
Dave Wellington - Sound Technician
Alan Howlett - Sound Apprentice and Stage Hand
MaryDinham - Publicity
Verity Greenaway - Host Management
Marysa Williamson - Door Supervisor and Raffle Manager

HALL OF FAME!

Just some of the artists who have appeared:

(Click on any underlined name to go to that artist's web site)

200 HURTS, 9lb CAT FISH., Aaron Samuel, Acacia Ann, Adam Sweet, Adelia, Adrian Connery, Adrian Maxwell, Adrian Vranch, Al Ford, Alan Hooper, Alan Howlett, Alex Cross, Alex Gregory, Alex Hall, Alex Kumar, ALHAMBRA, Alice Jemima, Alice, Jim, Gabriel and Charlie, Alive and Kicking, ALPHA TIDE, Amy Wadge, Andrew Mackay, Andy Clarke, Andy Mills, Andy Murphy, Andy Watts, ANGELINA, Anita Jardine, Anna Crabtree, Anna Hearnden, Anne Darby, Barry Cutler, Beacon Fire (Robert Edis), Becky and Tim, Becky Brookes, Becky Driscol, Ben Goddard, Ben Morgan Brown, Ben Pritchard, Ben Tellamy, Ben Towill, Ben Van Weede, Billy Allan, Billy Bottle, Billy Mallet, Brad Leyland, Breakout, BRIGHT STAR (GAVIN HODGE), Brook Green Band, Brooklyn and Cash, Byzantium Lane, Cai Sutherland, Canon-a-Nouille, Carla Brian and Tony Johnstone, Carrie, Chee, Chlay, Chordial:-Robert Spence,Jade Johnson,Kris Adamczak, Chris Austin, Chris Austin and Albie MacMacmahon, Chris Baynham, Chris Davis and the Dufflebags, CHRISSIE BURNETT & NIALL, Cliff Jones, Cole Stacey, Colin Wilson & The Boys From Melbourne Street, Coral Butcher, Crossborder, Crow Puppets, Cydney Brown, DAN AKIMBO, Dan Crisp, Dave Charles, Dave Helsby, Dave Leggett, DAVE LUPTON, Dave o\' Brian, DAVE SAWYER, Dave wood, David Hoad, David Hoad, David Treadaway, David Waller, David Williams, Derick Brookes, DEVON DELTA, Devonbird, Diantha Harvey (of Glorious Chorus), Elaine Lightfoot, Elliot Alford, EMILY HOWARD, EVERY CLOUD, Exmouth Shanty Men, Fruit of the Vine, Full Blown Wiggy, Funky Bizness, Gabrielle & Pierre, Gareth Hedges, George Street Sessions, Gidley's Turn, Giles Bown, Glen, Sally and Steve, Go Tell Alice (Lizzie and Steve), Gollywhoppers, Gordon Cambell, Graham Butterfield, Graham Vincent, Greg Hancock, Hannah Martin, Harpingmad (Suzie and Bill Trezise), Harry and the Hecklers, Harry Dowell, Harry Vinnicombe, HOLLY MORWENNA RAWLINGS, HOMESICK GYPSY BAND, Ian Gardiner, Ian James, IAN WYCHERLEY, Isambarde, Ivonice and Charlie Powell, IZZY GAIR, Jack Dean, Jack Lawrence, Jackie Williams, Jaime Van Weede, James Brook, James Cann, James Richardson, James Wallwork, Jamie Boyle, Jane Gardiner, Jeff Sleeman, Jenna Witts, Jerry Cahill, Jessa Tilley, JILL HUMPHRIES, Jim Howden, Jimmy Ireland, Jo Wright, John and Robin., John Barber, John Brookes (Cliff Jones Accompanying), John Bryant, John Gallager, John Katon, John Kerry Brux, John Lane, John Lockwood, John Middleton, John Phillips, John Stevens, John White, John Williams, Johnny Campbell, Josh Sargeant, Judy Baynham, Julia Hamilton, Julie Yount and Stuart Wills, Karl Zumar, Kathy Jenkins, Katie Marie, Kestor String Band, Kevin Spiers, KULU, Lara Conley, Lara Snowdon, LAURA LOFT, Lecaila Band, Lee Coatham, Leeroy Loftus, LILA, Linda Dumchen, Lips, Fingers and Thumbs, Lisa Fitzgibbon and the Power Folk Quartet, Lunch Buddies, Mado Painting, Maggie Duffy, Mandy Porteous, Marc Travis, Marc Woodward with Kirkwood Brown Trio, Mario Pansera, Mark Glover, Mark Thomas, Mark Williams, Mart Heron, Martin and Janet Sidebotham, Martin Rooney (Lonesome Cowboy), Martin Weller, Mary Dinham, Mary Elms, Matt Calder, Matt Franklyn, Matt Norman, MATT PALMER, Matt Petherbridge and Ben, Matt Whipp, MATTIE JAMES, Maurice, Mel Rout, Mick Burch, Mick Groves, Mike (percussion), Mike Bollard, Mike Selly, Mitch Norman, Moor Reason, Morning Rush Band, Mozura, Mudskippers, My Black Hat, NATHALIE ANDREWS, Nathan, Native Oak (Adam Croft), Neil Davis, NICK ASHRON, Nick Cann, Nick Hurford, Nick Walters, Nicky Swann, Nicola, NOEL and JENNY, Noel Harvey, Not Yet, ORIN and LIZ, Oska, Otto, Our Wife Now, OWLY DAVE, PADDY, Papa Fernando, Paul Caddick, Paul Downes, Paul Hirst, Paul Hunter, Perfect Curves, Pete Furnish, PETER FALLOON, Peter Scott, Phil Beer, Phil Dale, PHIL DEEM, Phil Henry, Rachel Belringer, Rachel Hine, Radley Searle, RANDY, Rebecca Worthley, Rebekah Bossard, Reg Meuross, Richard Firman and Eid, Richard Marriott, Richard Reece, Rick Lawes, Rick Lawes & Peter Furnish, Rip the Calico, Rob and John, Rob Bright, Rob Leach, Rob Lees and Nick Bayes, Rob Tovey, Robert Edis, Robert Spence, Robert Wheaton, Roger Hutton, RONI PERRY, Rory Gilbert, Rosa Rebecka, Rosie Eade, Rosie Erangey, Ruby May Spencer, Ruth Harry, SADIE HORLER, Sally Ewin, SAMANTICS, Sarah Yeo, Sean and Heard, Sean Goddard, SEKASA, SENNEN TIMCKE, Senseless, Sharon, Sharon, Sharon Stroat, Sharon Stroat, Sid Vinnicombe and Paul, Sidewalk Anthem, Sigourney Porter, Simon (the Beard), SIMON COVERDALE, Simon Scott, Simon Twigg, Slater Lyon, SOLARFERENCE (Sarah Owen & Nick Janaway), Somesortofthreat, Southern Folk, (Dave and Tash), SPRING HEELED JACKS, State Of Undress, Steph and Jeff, Steph Price, Stephen Snow, Steve Jenner, STEVE JOHNSON, Steve Morgan, Steve Thomason, Steve Tyler and Andy Clarke, Steve Waters, Still Waters, Stuart James, Stuart James & Nadya, Stuart Wills, Sue Mentz, Suzanna Billeter, Tazuo Nakajima, Teahorse, Ted Dowse, TENNYSON'S TWIN, The Band Not Yet, THE BLUE JEWEL BAND (Steve Banks), The Campus Choir, THE CHANTRY BUOYS, The Cornelius Family, The Crow Puppets (Em and Cara), THE DILLYBOYS, The Exe Swedes, THE LITTLE UNSAID (John Elliott), The Lunch Buddies (Mary and Adrian), THE McSMITHS, The Old Porch Band, The Sidewalk Anthem, Thunderbridge Blue Grass Boys, Tim Loe, TIN SOLDIERS, Tobias B Jacob, Tom Matthews, Tom Parkes, TOM STEPHONSON, Tom Wells, Tony Charlton, Tony Chipperfield, Tony Harvey, Tony Reader, Tony Scott, Tony Woollard, TREVOR EMDON, Trish Boothby, Used Batteries, Velvet and Stone (Lara, Kat, Barry & Richard)., Venezuela, Verity Greenaway, Vicky Pearce, Viv Clements, William Richardson, ZENA AHMED... plus many many more.

September 2017

Friday 1st September, was a very busy night for the club, such a varied night of music and song! MATTIE JAMES was our host for the first time, (we hope it is his first of many!!). He did a great job and showed what a singing talent he is! Welcome along on their first appearance at the club to- ZENA AHMED (so young with talent and presence), SIMON COVERDALE, MISSION BELL. Performers in order of appearance:-THE FELT BOTTOM BLUES BAND, ZENA AHMED, JOHN KERRY, ROBERT SPENCE and SIMON COVERDALE, ALPHA TIDE, STEVE JOHNSON, 200 HURTS, MISSION BELL, JILL HUMPRIES, JOHN BROOKS with PAUL HIRST and ALAN HOWLETT, TENNYSONS' TWIN, MATTIE JAMES, ALPHA TIDE. It was a really good night, and the audience agreed as well. Next BMC is on Friday 6th October, when the host will be that well known local singer (and mechanic!) TONY SCOTT. Finally, thankyou from Marysa and I (Jerry), for all the kind words, on our last night, as part of the committee! DON'T FORGET THERE IS A NEW CONTACT NUMBER-VERITY on 07722244952. You can leave a voicemail or text. >>>>>>>>>>>>SUPPORT THE CLUB AND IT'S MANY GENRES OF LIVE MUSIC<<<<<<<<<<

August 2017

JOHN BROOKS, our host for the night, on Friday 4th August, held a "no-bookings" night. It was a good night, and it meant that with the "quick turn-round", (thanks to the excellent sound tech-DAVE WELLINGTON and his helpers-ROGER and ROGER), John was able to offer second sets to most of the performers, which was a bonus! A big welcome to ROSIE EADE and RANDY ABEL for their lovely harmonies. Performers who kept the audience entertained were:- PAUL HIRST, PHIL DEEM, ROSIE and RANDY, KAT JENKINS, NOEL, DAVE WOOD, DAVID HOAD, VERITY GREENAWAY with DAVE LUPTON and ALAN HOWLETT and MARY DINHAM, SHARON SPROAT with CLIFF JONES, JOHN BROOKS with CLIFF JONES, TONY HARVEY, STEVE JOHNSON, MARY DINHAM, JOHN WHITE with ALAN HOWLETT. Thankyou to all the performers and of course-the audience-it would be lonely without you!! NEXT BMC is on 1st SEPTEMBER-when our host will be MATTIE JAMES (of TIN SOLDIERS). See y'all there!!

July 2017

Another good evening on the 7th July, numbers a bit down, but hey, it's the quality that counts!! NICKY SWANN was our host, and what a great job she did-she's a natural, and some songs to prove what an excellent performer she is-thankyou Nicky. Other performers on the night:- NICK SWANN, PHIL DEEM, JILL HUPHRIES, DAVID HOAD, NATHALIA ANDREWS, GILES BOWN, "SAFE FROM HARM", MARY DINHAM, CLIFF JONES, JOHN BROOKS, JEFF, PAUL CADICK, PETER LUKE, JOHN WHITE with ALAN HOWLETT, NICKY SWANN. Many thanks to you all for giving us a great evening of live music and song. Best wishes to VERITY GREENAWAY, (hope you feel better soon). Also our thoughts are with SUE MENTZE, we all hope you recover well, and get better soon,-we want to see you "fiddling on the stage again!!" DON'T FORGET NEXT MONTH JOHN BROOKS IS HOST, AND IT WILL BE A "TURN UP AND PLAY/SING" EVENING-NO BOOKINGS. See you all in August, Jerry.

June 2017

Friday 2nd June, was fairly quiet for us, but it gave us more chance to enjoy the performers who came. It was the first night at our club as host, for STEFAN PRICE, and he did a really good job, and the audience seemed to gel with him. It was good to see the McSMITHS BAND again, a really entertaining and involving set. Apart from them:-STEPHAN PRICE, VERITY GREENAWAY with DAVE LIPTON and ALAN HOWLETT, PETER LUKE, PAUL HIRST, JILL HUMPHRIES, JAMES RICHARDSON, THE McSMITHS BAND, MARY DINHAM, then some of the above had a chance for a second set, which is always good. Even the audience was a bit less than normal, but all of them got involved with the choruses etc. Thankyou to the performers, and of course, the audience-without you it would be a bit lonely!!! The next BMC is on Friday 7th July, and we will welcome that fine singer-NICKY SWANN, as our host for the first time. Should be great night. Jerry.

ARTIST's CONCERT OPPORTUNITIES

The club is able to offer support to artists wishing to promote their own concert in the Clifford Room of the Theatre. Artists choose their admission charge and the tickets are sold through the box office with the usual deduction for the room hire and admin charges. The club is able to publicise any concert on club nights and the Theatre can offer assistance with publicity with sufficient notice.

Mozura - click to visit the artist's web siteMarc Woodward with Kirkwood Brown Trio - click to visit the artist's web siteChris Davis and the DufflebagsAlice Jemima - click to visit the artist's web siteMaggie DuffyRick Lawes & Peter FurnishMorning Rush BandJerry Cahill - click to visit the artist's web siteLara Conley - click to visit the artist's web siteSomesortofthreatAlex Gregory - click to visit the artist's web siteChlay - click to visit the artist's web site