On Friday June 19th, the Black Walnut Folk Club welcomed Richard Garvey and his band of musical pals “Far From Rich” in our opening, feature spot. the band consisted of Richard Garvey-guitar & vocal, Dan Henshall-mandolin & banjo, Josef Bell-bass, Evan Ossington-djembe & Laura Ashfield-vocals. They treated us to their more rootsy stuff on Friday night. Richard first performed at the club on April 17th with Matt Donnely. For some more info about the April club and others please check out the previous postings, below. We are gonna post a photo of the group right away on our “peformers pictures” page.
It was a terrific evening with 56 folk in attendance and for the open stage we had 18 acts, including 5 “newbies” – first time performing at the Folk Club:
Before the break: 1)Pete Lippert – NEW, 2)Bob Cadman – NEW, 3)Jack Guest, 4)Dan Henshall – NEW,5)Jakki Annerino (with Wayne), 6)Suzanne Doyle – NEW, 7)Randy Ouillette with Dan Hergott.
After the Break:8)Fern, Ed & Ed Burnett, 9)David Fougere, 10)Tom & Trudy –(NEW) Malleck, 11)Brian & Jen Gordon, 12)Jay Linden, 13)Cam, Pat & Jeremiah, 14)Crispin Pemberton, 15)Nargiz – NEW, 16)Bruce, 17)Jim Galway, 19)Wayne (with Jim and Jeremiah).
Looking ahead to the summer, we will be heading out to Jim’s & Irena’s for the annual campfire that they host for our club on July 11th. We’ll take the rest of the summer off to enjoy the festivals and everything else that’s going on. Our next Club will be back at the Mill-Coutland Community Centre on September 18th.