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Tuesday Night Jazz Finale at Lancaster's Robert Gillow

10/10/16: Local jazz couple Sue Parish and Jon Moore (pictured) will be closing their popular and long running series of Tuesday night jazz sessions at the Robert Gillow Pub by bringing together two top ensembles. Tomorrow night, Tuesday 11th October, Jon will lead the Hotcha Quartet, featuring violinist Heath Lavery, guitarist Alan Pill and superb Manchester bassist Frank Grime.

Marathon Manic Ivory Playing Promised at the Robert Gillow!

8/1/16: Left to right: Landlord Mark Cutter, and pianists Andy Whitfield, Jack Spencer, Bill Roberts and Bill Wilding. Photo by Barrie MarshallA twelve hour piano playing session will take place at the Robert Gillow in Lancaster on Saturday 23rd January.

Gillow Breakfasts: Music, Champagne and Buskers

17/5/13: Landlord Mark promises NOT to play the ukele at breakfast: "I wouldn't want to scare the customers" photo: Barrie MarshallThe Robert Gillow has been opening at 8am for breakfast since October 2012, and in keeping with owner Anthony Mark Cutter's business ethos he's decided it's time things got a bit musical.

Boogie Bill Roberts, Fay Marie and more celebrate Gillow anniversary

7/1/13: Saturday 12th January 2013 marks a calendar year of Mark Cutter being Landlord of Lancaster's Robert Gillow. At that point it was a temporary arrangement, as an extension of his activities at The Lord Ashton, but by April he and his partner Natasha Burns were enjoying the challenge so much that they made it official and took on the lease from Hydes Brewery.

Gillow lines up Kilcawley Family and more for November Folk Nights

6/11/12: The Kilcawley Family - at the Robert Gillow on Thursday Image: The Kilcawley Family web site There's good news for folk music fans this week, with Lancaster Robert Gillow's announced line up of acts for November which includes appearances by the Kilcawley Family and the welcome return of John Harper.

Duo set to celebrate Neil Young at The Gillow

26/9/12: The Duo will be performing this Thursday, 27th September, in The Robert Gillow, Lancaster. Amongst other things we will present a special Harvest Festival. It's 40 years since the mighty Neil Young released the album Harvest and the band will mark this by playing half of it on Thursday.

Lancaster folk music master departs the City

3/9/12: Local ceilidh band MoorgateLocal musician Tony Cooke has been organising 'Thursday Folk' in Lancaster for 20 years, but, sadly, his time providing this invaluable service for music lovers will come to an end this month as he's moving away (although will be back to play folk here as often as he can).

Top folk act J’ache Accused returns to Lancaster

31/7/12: There's a change of line up to previously announced dates at Lancaster's Robert Gillow folk nights this month. Sadly, Pete Morton is unable to perform at The Robert Gillow on Thursday 9th August as arranged. He sends his apologies to everyone. Happily, the excellent J’ache Accused is stepping up to fill the date - only his third Lancaster gig in four years.

Victoria Hume, Pete Morton at the Gillow in August

24/7/12: Victoria Hume, described as "Really beautiful stuff" by BBC6 presenter Lauren LaverneThere's more folk a-plenty at the Robert Gillow in Lancaster through August, including the highly acclaimed Victoria Hume, Pete Morton and many more. Here's the rundown...

Fab Folk at the Gillow in July

1/7/12: The ace Roger Wilson is back at the Robert Gillow this monthThere's a fab month of folk music lined up for every Thursday night at the Robert Gillow pub on Lancaster's Upper Market Treet this month. Here's the details... Thursday 5 July: Drooling Banjos “We are the Drooling Banjos.

Gren Bartley confirmed as April guest at the Gillow

30/3/12: Lancaster's Robert Gillow pub has landed another top act for its folk nights. They've just announced that Gren Bartley, the rising star of the British folk scene, will be appearing there next week (Thursday 5th April). A "phenomenal guitarist and singer", Gren is deeply rooted in old folk and blues traditions whilst stamping his own style on the genre.

Dave Gibb at the Gillow

28/3/12: Lancaster's Robert Gillow pub presents the excellent folk musician Dave Gibb tomorrow night, Thursday 29th March. Dave is a soulful singer, a completely whizz guitarist and man of immense wit and humour. You'll love his performance - and the pub is great, too!

Roger Wilson at the Gillow on Thursday

13/3/12: Roger Wilson - at the Gillow this weekThis Thursday (15 March) the extraordinary folk musicianRoger Wilsonreturns to Lancaster's Robert Gillow pub - an immensely talented guitarist, fiddle player and singer.

Free Reed Band and John Harper dates at Lancaster venues

16/12/11: Lancaster's ace folk group Free Reed Band will be performing a Christmas/New Year Ceilidh at the Gregson Centre (Moor Lane, Lancaster) on Thursday 29th December. "We have secured the services of our good friend and superb Dance Caller, Fiona Rigg, for the evening," band spokesperson Tony Cooke tells us.

Moorgate, John Harper on Robert Gillow's Folk Bill

29/11/11: Local ceildh band Moorgate Three more live folk events have just been announced at the Robert Gillow, a pub still in search of a new landlord. Here's the details, which include an appearances by ace local ceildh band Moorgate and the ever-wonderful John Harper...

Two chances to catch ace local band The Duo

24/11/11: If you do pop into town to see the new Christmas lights on the Museum, then why not stay a little longer and catch The Duo (from folk to Floyd) who are playing Robert Gillow in Market Street tonight (24th). Too short notice? then there's also a chance to see them at the Golden Lion in Moor Lane on Saturday.

Harvison, Bartley, back for more folk at the Gillow in October

28/9/11: Jon Harvison plays the Robert Gillow on 6th OctoberFolk Music continues aplenty at Lancaster's Robert Gillow in October, in a line up that includes the ever brilliant Jon Harvison, back at the popular venue for another performance. Here's the line-up... Thursday 6th October: Jon Harvison From Keighley, Jon Harvison plays guitar and sings.

Folk at the Gillow: August line-up revealed

26/7/11: There's another great line up of folk music planned for Lancastr's Robert Gillow pub next month. Here's the rundown... Thursday 4th August: Paul Reynolds with special guest, Howard Haigh Paul Reynolds is usually listed under: “Acoustic World Music, Acoustic Percussive Guitar, Acoustic Jazz, Acoustic Blues, Contemporary” or such like.

Gillow Folk Line Up for July features Roger Wilson and John Harper

5/7/11: Roger Wilson - at the Gillow this weekFolk is back at the Robert Gillow, Lancaster, throughout July - and once again, the venue has some amazing artists lined up, including the rare musical talent of Roger Wilson this week and the talented John Harper later in the month.