Live music returns to the Dolphin pub this week with a full roster of bands for the regular Thursday night session. Free entry and some great music coming from bluegrass to Afro world music; free entry with ear- up around 8.30pm.
6 March Three Bridges Three
Country Bluegrass Folk
Nick Girone-Maddocks and Jules Bushell of the ever-popular Thunderbridge Bluegrass Boys teamed up with the accomplished fiddler Clare Mactaggart last summer. Fine harmonies and wicked double bass grooves add finesse to their excellent new songs but the trio still has room for some old Thunderbridge favourites.
13 March FOS Brothers
Irish acoustic folk rock
Two brothers from Northern Ireland playing a stirring fusion of original and traditional songs on hypnotic acoustic guitars. They mix their own material with Irish folk songs and classics by rock legends such as Tom Waits. Touring for 15 years, they use a variety of instruments, audio FX and vocal harmonies to imbue power and meaning into some great music.
20 March Blue Room Baboons
Funk and Soul
Somerset’s funkiest 6 piece band return to the Dolphin fronted by their outstanding and soulful female vocalist, Keira. They cover songs by Wild Cherry, Moloko and KC and the Sunshine Band and perform original material that is regularly played and praised by BBC Radio Somerset. Who says you can’t party on a Thursday evening!
27 March TwoManTing
Afro beat World
Continuously touring for two years and having played at WOMAD and the Montreaux Jazz Festival, TwoManTing come to the Dolphin with their sunny afro-pop sound. Jon Lewis’s bouncy African guitar licks and live loops are complimented by Jah’s djembe beats, and meaningful and witty lyrics, sung in Krio – his native tongue from Sierra Leone. Their acclaimed recordings are often featured on BBC Radio 3 and 6Music.