Non-Chamber event: Toy Museum Folk Club w/ Ben Walker & Rob Harbron

Non-Chamber event

The Toy Museum Folk Club is Brighton's newest traditional folk night, bringing the very best acts to the unique setting of Brighton Toy and Model Museum. Come and watch intimate acoustic sets from the finest folk talents, and explore the train sets, model planes and traditional children's toys on display in the museum.Individually, Ben Walker and Rob Harbron are members of two of the most highly-regarded acts on the UK folk scene. We're thrilled to have them stopping by as part of their first duo tour.Best known as one half of Rough Trade's rare folk signing Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, Ben has been making a name for himself as an impeccable guitarist and interpreter of folk songs. In 2017 Total Guitar named him as the ninth best acoustic guitarist in the world today.Rob Harbron is one third of acclaimed band Leveret, and has worked with the likes of Emma Reid, Jon Boden and The Full English to boot. His stunning work with the concertina continues to keep the instrument's legacy fresh in contemporary folk music. Together, Rob and Ben will bring us an unmissable night of traditional folk song.This is a chance to catch the pair in a unique space, bringing their music to an intimate audience of fans, vintage stuffed toys and model trains! Support will come from Sussex duo Laura Hockenhull & Chloe Overton - themselves a powerful mini super-group featuring the lead singers of The Long Hill Ramblers and Hatful of Rain!

 

Start Date

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 19:30

End Date

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 22:00