Dearest Friends and Family,I am playing at Night Of Live Folk Music at Folkstone at Strange Cargo on 26 of September .so Please be there .it will be fantastic night.
More Info : https://www.facebook.com/events/1619286548335628/
The New Deal String Band was formed in 1966 by Tom Paley and Joe Locker, two banjo-and-guitar playing ex New Yorkers living in London. The band was active for many years with various fiddle players and then went into hibernation until the 1990’s when Tom’s son Ben took up the fiddler’s slot.
Tom (a previous guest of K&C in Deptford) who has been playing guitar and banjo since the 1940’s, was a founder member of the New Lost City Ramblers and has shared a stage with Woodie Guthrie and is cited by Bob Dylan as an influence.
We’re also very lucky to have Ganga Thapa a musician originating from Nepal, currently based in London. A graduate of SOAS, his areas of expertise includes traditional Sarod, Classical Guitar, singing, as well as original musical compositions.
And as if that weren’t enough – we have artist Ian Brown performing a specially composed piece riffing off the tradition of songs about lost ships or trains (see for example ‘The Wreck of the Old ’97) that charts the history of the channel tunnel, up to and including Abdul Haroun who walked the thirty miles from Calais to Folkestone recently.