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⭐️Fyfe’s 2018 ⭐️
🎤Shows played: 86
✈️Countries played: 9
📀Albums/EP’s released: 2
🎵Albums played on: 6
🎓Degrees/diploma’s: gained: 2
🚘Miles driven: 20145
🚑Tonsilitis occurrences: 9
😵Existential crises: Many.

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Coming up at Folk at the Salmon Bothy

Hi Folks, Just a quick reminder that our next Open Mic is to be held in the Salmon Bothy on Friday 16th Nov.

Doug has agreed to be MC for the evening and we are still looking for volunteers for tea duties please.

Other dates for your Diary.

  • Saturday 15th December, we have Mabel Duncan and Friends in the Bothy. Doors open 7.30 £8.
  • I saw Mabel in Glasgow a few months back and she just gets better and better. A great evening assured.
  • Our Festive Themed open Mic, will have a Special Guest or two and Paul K’s potent punch ! Please bring some, nibbles, cake, Xmas pies etc to share.
  • Also, it would be great if we can once again take a bag of goods for donation to local Food Bank.
  • New Year Sing Around in Bowling Club – 2nd January – TBC.
  • Bothy Ballads and Burns Saturday 16th Feb. SPecial Guests – Paul and Shona Anderson.
  • 10th Birthday of Folk At The Salmon Bothy Friday 15th to Sunday 17th March. A weekend of Sessions, Concert, Memories etc etc.. Great Guests lined up and, hopefully many of you, from whom we haven’t heard for a while.

See Ya.

Cheers,

Bob

Busy weekend

Friday 19th. – Open Mic.

For this month only will be held in the INSTITUTE HALL which is at corner of Institute street. Doors open 7.00pm. No teas this month, so please remember to bring your own refreshments.

Saturday 20th – Singer songwriters weekend.

Saturday – 12:30 – Songwriting workshop
Hosted by Fil Campbell and Tom McFarlane from Co. Fermanagh 
Fil will lead a 2 day songwriting workshop, where you can start a new song, complete one you have been working on, get help in finishing a song that is sticking. Possibly form collaborations to produce a song. The workshop, to be held in the Scout Hall, Loch Soy, begins with a light lunch and chat about the format. Meet at 12.30pm. The first day will finish between 3 – 4 pm.
Facilitator Fil Campbell. Cost £25

Saturday – 15:00 
Percussion Workshop – Tom McFarland. £12
Tom will lead a Percussion Workshop from 3.00pm to 4.30pm. Also in Scout Hall.
Cost £12. ( please bring musical instruments, bodhran).

Concert

Saturday 20th Oct
Fil Campbell and Tom McFarland in concert
Portsoy Institute Hall. 
£10. (£8 for attendees of workshops) Doors 7:30

Sunday – 1100 – 1400

The song writing workshop continues on Sunday from 11.00am. Tea, coffee and sandwiches will be served. The event may draw to a close with a sing-around of new and previous works.

Singer Songwriters Workshop Weekend

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October

 

Hosted by Fil Campbell and Tom McFarlane from Co. Fermanagh

Saturday – 13:00
Workshop – Meet at Scout Hall for registration and light lunch. from approx 1300, discuss format and possible collaborations. 
Workshop – 1300- finish 1600. Facilitator Fil Campbell. £25

Saturday – 15:00 
Percussion Workshop – Tom McFarland. £12

Saturday – 20:00
Concert – Fil Campbell and Tom McFarland
Saturday 20th Oct
Institute Hall. 
8:00 pm,  £10.   Doors 7:30

Sunday – 1100 – 1400
Songwriters workshop continues with break for light lunch, then sing-around from 1430-1530 – a chance to perform any new works. £25 per head, Payable on Saturday.

Please register interest with Bobphilips25@live.co.uk asap. 

Singer Songwriters Workshop Weekend

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October

Hosted by Fil Campbell and Tom McFarlane from Co. Fermanagh

Saturday – 13:00
Workshop – Meet at Scout Hall for registration and light lunch. from approx 1300, discuss format and possible collaborations. 
Workshop – 1300- finish 1600. Facilitator Fil Campbell. £25

Saturday – 15:00 
Percussion Workshop – Tom McFarland. £12

Saturday – 20:00
Concert – Fil Campbell and Tom McFarland
Saturday 20th Oct
Institute Hall. 
8:00 pm,  £10.   Doors 7:30

Sunday – 1100 – 1400
Songwriters workshop continues with break for light lunch, then sing-around from 1430-1530 – a chance to perform any new works. £25 per head, Payable on Saturday.

Please register interest with Bobphilips25@live.co.uk asap. 
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