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or certainly felt like it, but our 2017 shows at The Greystones finally got under way last night, and what a way to start. A fantastic set from the Vera Van Heeringen trio followed a fine opening spot from Adam Myers & Emma Johnstone. Thanks to them and all who came along to enjoy it with us.

WagonWheel Presents… is back at The Greystones on Friday April 7th for the return of the Yorkshire Bluesman Richard Kitson. Joining him for the evening will be Joe Solo and Georgina Gilmartin, we hope you can too. Full details for the show can be found here.

 

and pretty high too. 2017 you have a lot to follow. A fantastic night with the ever wonderful Wild Ponies, following on from some fine work by Roaming Son opening the show with an acoustic set. Big thanks as always to both of them and all of you who made it out to Shakespeares to join us.

WagonWheel Presents… returns to The Greystones for our next show on Saturday March 25th when we welcome Vera Van Heeringen plus Adam Myers & Emma Johnstone. You can find full details for this show here. See you then?

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well from our point of view at least. We’ve enjoyed 25 fantastic live shows in total, featuring 55 different acts, including 9 new faces and a few old friends we’ve not seen in quite a while. We started the year with our first Weekender at The Greystones, and enjoyed another full day of Tramlines action at Shakespeares too.

2017 has a lot to follow, but the shows we’ve confirmed so far are going some way towards that. Lined up at present we have:

Wild Ponies + Roaming Son (acoustic) @ Shakespeares, Friday February 3rd Doors 8pm £10adv £12otd

Vera Van Heeringen @ The Greystones, Saturday March 25th Doors 7.45pm £8adv £10otd

Richard Kitson + Joe Solo + Georgina Gilmartin @ The Greystones, Friday April 7th Doors 7.45pm £4adv £5otd

John Statz + The Fargo Railroad Co. (acoustic) @ The Greystones, Sunday April 30th Doors 7.45pm £7adv £9otd

Whitney Rose @ The Greystones, Wednesday May 24th Doors 7.45pm £10adv £12otd

Bob Collum & The Welfare Mothers @ The Greystones, Saturday June 3rd Doors 7.45pm £5adv £6otd

Southern Tenant Folk Union @ The Greystones, Sunday September 10th Doors 7.45pm £12adv £14otd

Tickets for all the above shows are on sale now at http://www.wegottickets.com/wagonwheelpresents  Tickets for shows at The Greystones are also available in person from the venue between 12-6pm.

That just leaves us with a few thank yous, to everybody that’s played a show, been to a show, written about a show, shared thoughts, photos, posts and generally supported in any way. Thank you. Please keep up the likes, shares, re-posts etc., they’re more important than ever.

Word of mouth is vital to shows like ours and anything that helps get new faces through the door (and keeps old ones coming back) is greatly appreciated. Without people turning up, there will be no shows. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or sign up to the newsletter here.

Merry Christmas to you all, see you in 2017?

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well until 2017 at least, but an evening with Boss Caine, Joe Solo and Dave Woodcock & the latest new Dead Comedian was a pretty fine way to finish off another year of WagonWheel gigs. Big thanks to them and everybody who joined us on Friday night.

WagonWheel Presents… will return to live action on Friday February 3rd when we welcome Wild Ponies to Shakespeares. Roaming Son will be along to open the show with an acoustic set too. Tickets are on sale here (as well as for the rest of our confirmed 2017 shows should you be looking for any stocking fillers). Maybe see you there?

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early for Christmas Blues… but last night was certainly a gift for live music fans. Big thanks to The BearCats, Luzon Valley Fearless, Andy P. Davison and all who came along to enjoy them with us at Shakespeares.

WagonWheel Presents… has one final show to go this year. We’re back in the Bard’s Bar on Friday December 2nd with Boss Caine, Mark Wynn, Joe Solo and Dave Woodcock, you can find full details for this one here. Maybe we’ll see you then?

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New shows for 2017…

Whilst we’re not quite done with 2016 yet (you can read about our two remaining shows here and here), our first run of shows for 2017 are now on sale over at http://www.wegottickets.com/wagonwheelpresents  WagonWheel Presents… kicks off the new year at Shakespeares on Friday February 3rd with Wild Ponies plus support from Roaming Son who’ll be playing an acoustic set. There’ll be more to come in the Bard’s Bar soon.

Five dates are currently confirmed at The Greystones. Vera Van Heeringen joins us on Saturday March 25th, before Friday April 7th sees Richard Kitson launch his next EP with special guests Joe Solo and Georgina Gilmartin. John Statz returns on Sunday April 30th when he tours his brand new album before we spend Saturday June 3rd in the company of Bob Collum & The Welfare Mothers. Finally a little further ahead on Sunday Spetember 10th we’ll be welcoming back Southern Tenant Folk Union.

Tickets for shows at The Greystones will be available in person from the venue soon (keep an eye on the Buy Tickets page). As always, as well as WeGotTickets, you can also buy advance tickets for all confirmed shows in person on the door any night that we’re promoting another show. Buying in advance is always cheaper too.

The latest listings can always be found on the Gigs page.

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Free hugs…

weren’t advertised, but (possibly) were a bonus on top of three great sets at Shakespeares last night. Big thanks to Roaming Son, The Sea Whores, Tom Baxendale and everyone who came along.

We’ll be back there again on Saturday November 26th in the company of The BearCats, Luzon Valley Fearless and Andy P. Davison. Full details can be found here, we hope you can join us then too.

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