Happy New Year – a little update, and gig details for Jan-Mar 2020

Lots of details below, if I’ve missed anything out you can contact me via the contact page, or via Facebook / Twitter.  

Friday 17th January – Bill Jones with JP Garde
The Ram Folk Club, Thames Ditton, Surrey.
 – at The Old Cranleighan Club, bar opens 7.30pm, hall doors open 8.15pm.  All info at http://www.theramclub.co.uk/
Tickets on the door only. £10 members / £11 non-members.

Saturday 18th January – Bill Jones (solo)
The Tree House Bookshop, Kenilworth, Warwickshire.
https://treehousebookshop.co.uk/live-music/
Doors open 7.30pm, gig at 8pm.
Tickets £11 via link https://www.wegottickets.com/event/491737/

Then, in February two duo gigs with Gareth Davies-Jones , the start of a new venture which I’m really looking forward to.  Gareth sang harmony vocals on my album when Ian Stephenson recommended him to me.  He is a singer, guitarist and songwriter of the finest calibre, and I could listen to his voice all day.  Our project is called Jones & Jones: The Story & The Song.  We will be playing half Gareth’s songs, half mine, and backing each other’s material too.

Friday 14th February – Jones & Jones: The Story & The Song.
Coquetdale Music Trust, Thropton, nr Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7ND
Venue is a beautiful old church on the main road in Thropton, next door to The Three Wheat Heads Inn.
It’s also home to Ian Stephenson’s Simpson Street Studios, where my album Wonderful Fairytale was recorded.
7.30pm (more details about where to get tickets and doors vs start times to be posted asap).
Ticket price £10.

Wednesday 19th February – Jones & Jones: The Story & The Song.
Gig hosted by Whitburn Heritage Society.
Whitburn Cricket Club, Whitburn Bents Road, Whitburn, South Tyneside SR6 7BZ
Doors 7.30pm.  Support from Brian Hastings and Colin Barratt.
Tickets £6 from 0191-5292202 

Then, at the end of February,

Saturday 29th February – Bill Jones with JP Garde (we are supporting Franc Cinelli).
Gig hosted by Down By The River
Claypath Delicatessen, 57 Claypath, Durham DH1 1QS
Doors 5.45pm, start 6pm.
Tickets £11 or £8.80 concessions.
Ticket Link https://www.wegottickets.com/event/490028

Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Bill Jones (solo)
Ely Folk Club, Ely, Cambridgeshire
(club is held in The Old Dispensary, 13 St Mary’s Street, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4ER. There is no bar, but you are welcome to bring your own drinks with you).
Tickets £11 in advance or £12 on the door.
Start time 8pm.  Support is Isle ‘ave a Shanty
Tickets may be booked in advance by telephoning 01353 740999 or 01353 664706.

And, here’s a great, Mona Lisa-esque photo of me taken in Brighton by Ben Webb (brilliant singer, musician, photographer, and 1/4 of Bird in The Belly). 

great Mona Lisa-esque photo by Ben Webb

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