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What’s in this newsletter?

–  Latest News 

–  Forthcoming dates including an extra concert at Everyman Theatre Cheltenham Sun 4th March

–  BBC Acoustic programme


There are no concerts this month – but tonight Monday 12 February I am doing a 3 song session and interview on The Folk Show with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe at 7pm  in local area on 107.1 FM  or listen online   http://www.radiowinchcombe.co.uk

In March

My rare solo appearance in Gloucestershire at The Everyman Studio Theatre in Cheltenham on Sat 3rd March has SOLD OUT! 

BUT we have added another show the very next day on Sunday 4th March – do book early as tickets are limited

Later on, Mike Silver and I return to the Red Lion Folk Club in Birmingham on Wed 21st March

And Hitchin Folk Club on Sunday 8th April,

Then I have a solo gig at The Bromley Cross Folk Club, near Bolton, Lancashire on Friday 20th April.

Details of all concerts are below…

Recent news

Congratulations to Emily Barker who won UK Artist of the Year at the recent UK Americana Awards 

Also other awards included:

The Wandering Hearts winning the Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award

Robert Vincent winning UK Album of the Year

And Robert Plant received a Lifetime Achievement Award and won Best-Selling Americana Album of the Year

At the recent Grammy Awards – there were awards for Leonard Cohen (best Rock performance for You Want It Darker),  Aimee Mann (Best Folk Album), and Jason Isbell (Best Americana Album)

Enjoyed hearing Blue Rose Code (aka singer/songwriter Ross Wilson) for the first time recently – supported by Hattie Briggs.

Sad to hear that Paul Simon will be giving up live performances after his farewell tour this year.




Mon 12   Session and interview on The Folk Show with Kevin O on Radio Winchcombe  7pm

 On 107.1 FM or online   http://www.radiowinchcombe.co.uk


Sat 3       Cheltenham Everyman Studio Theatre –  a rare solo appearance in Gloucestershire   SOLD OUT

Sun 4    EXTRA SHOW at Cheltenham Everyman Studio Theatre –  Regent Street, Cheltenham GL50 1HQ   8pm

Box office: 01242 572573  everymantheatre.org.uk

Wed 21   Birmingham – with Mike Silver  – Red Lion Folk Club, Vicarage Road, King’s Heath B14 7LY   7.45pm   www.redlionfolkclub.co.uk


Sun 8   Hitchin  – with Mike Silver – Hitchin Folk Club, The Sun Hotel, High Street, SG5 1AF  doors 7.30pm

Tickets: 01462 812391 or e-mail: goodmusic@hitchinfolkclub.co.uk


Fri 20  Bolton  Bromley Cross Folk Club,at The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth BL7 0AP 8pm

Tickets/info:   07427 613783, or email:  arawc51@gmail.com.



* My BBC ACOUSTIC RADIO SHOW – is every Saturday from 5.30pm on BBC  Radio Gloucestershire  playing acoustic music 

on FM, AM, DAB, online and listen again for 30 days!!!  on http://www.bbc.co.uk/radiogloucestershire

SCHEDULE – JOHNNY COPPIN PROGRAMMES available on listen again- with playlists and gig guides

Still available to listen again are:-

Sat 13th Jan – features Part Two of the Top Ten best albums of 2017 

With tracks from Damien O’Kane, Tim O’ Brien, The Young ‘Uns,  Kim Lowings & The Greenwood, and Leveret

As well as new releases from Jim and Susie Malcolm, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh,

Tracks from Skerryore, Hattie Briggs, and Ninebarrow and a preview of the Celtic Connections Festival

Sat 20th Jan – new tracks from Zoe Mulford, Blue Rose CodeThe Martin Hayes Quartet, Maeve Mackinnon, and Yvonne Lyon

As well as a look-ahead to gigs in the area with music from Fairport Convention, Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Spikedrivers, Colin Pitts, and The Bully Wee Band 

Sat 27th Jan – new albums from Duncan Chisholm, Stick in the WheelMidnight SkyracerBand of Burns, The Company of Players, Elles Bailey, The Open Secrets, and Sarah McQuaid, 

As well as music from Matt Woosey, Brigid Kaelin, and Sultans of Swing

Sat 3rd Feb – special guests are the singer/songwriter duo Winter Wilson playing two songs in session

There’s also new tracks from Julie Fowlis, Manran, Reg Meuross, and Buffy Sainte-Marie  as well as music from India Electric Company, Kaia Kater, and Wes Finch

Sat 10th Feb – special guest is the singer/songwriter Chris Cleverley playing two songs in session

There’s also new tracks from Beth Neilsen Chapman, Cara Dillon,  Mulholland Lamb & Galway, John Oates, and Heather Downie

as well as music from Emily Barker, and Emily Maguire

Future guests on the programme will include 

Velvet & Stone on Sat 17th Feb 

Damien Barber on Sat 24th Feb

and Alden, Patterson & Dashwood on Sat 3rd March

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