Na-Mara Blog

A recording session with Les Ray’s Strummers & Dreamers programme on Cambridge105, 18th June 2019 afternoon

 

18th June was a very full day indeed for Na-Mara, consisting of recording some live tracks for a radio programme in the afternoon and then giving a lecture and performing concert in the evening.

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Colindale Folk Club, Colindale, London, Monday 10th June 2019

This was our first trip to the Colindale Folk Club which takes place in a side room of the Chandos Arms in Colindale Avenue, in London.  The club has been growing in reputation over the four years since Mark Mulrooney established it and a lot of well known folk acts have now topped the bill there.  As such, it was an honour for us to join that list

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The Anchor Folk Club, Byfleet, Surrey 23rd May 2019

The Anchor Folk Club, hosted in The Blue Anchor public house on the High Street in Byfleet in Surrey, is a cracking good folk club and we were delighted to have been invited by club organisers Mike and Maureen to perform there.

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Banbury Folk Club, 22nd May 2019

We had wanted to perform at the Banbury Folk Club for a long times having initially been made aware of the club when we recorded our album, The Bite, at Blue Moon recording studios situated a few miles to the north of the town.

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Tonbridge (Nellies) Folk Club, 20th May 2019

It was nice to make a return to Tonbridge Folk Club and see the club in its new home in The Flying Dutchman PH in Hildenborough near Tonbridge.   

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Highworth Folk Club, 15th May 2019

Rob and I have long wanted to play more concerts in the south-west of England and, as such, we were delighted to be invited to perform at the Highworth Folk Club near Swindon.

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Readifolk, Sunday 12th May 2019

It was lovely to mark the start of what is going to be a busy period of performing with a return to see old friends at Reading’s Folk Club, Readifolk.  The organisers at Readifolk have been amongst the very most supportive of Na-Mara since the beginning.

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Folk at the Maltings, The Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans, Friday 29th March 2019

After many months of recording, mixing and mastering, followed by further weeks of planning and background work, the time had finally come for Rob and me to launch our new album, Sisters & Brothers. 

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Orpington Folk Club, Thursday, 22nd March 2019

It was a great pleasure to return for a third time to the Orpington Folk Club.  The welcome there is always warm, the banter excellent and the music of a very high standard.

Rob and I arrived early, just as club organisers were setting the club room up for the evening. This gave us chance to catch up with them on all the club news. 

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Grimsby Folk Club, Sunday 30th September 2019

Knowing we had another full and varied day ahead of us, we again rose reasonably late before having a hearty breakfast at the hotel, packing our bags and setting off for north Lincolnshire. 

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