North West Music Logo
Home Folk Forum Gigs Artists Sessions and Sing Arounds Events Store Links Contact
Thursday, 22nd February 2018
music feed Subscribe to North West Folk

Ottersgear and Some Other Gear

North West Folk music clubs picLiverpool based Ottersgear are in the midst of a tour and have a number of North West dates still to fulfil. 

Ottersgear is the name of Mikey Kenney's musical folk/pop/art project which he intends to consist of numerous instalments, the first of which Ottersgear: The Quest for Rest was recently released on the Sotones label.

Check out the link at the bottom for concert dates as well as the poster up top.


The highly entertaining duo will singing their compositions about life in Wigan at the Unity Club, Standish on Friday 22nd February.

Also appearing are Little Miss Pauline and Rik Jones.  All Proceeds from the event go towards running the FREE weekend of Folk Music at the Alison Arms, Coppull, 14th, 15th, 16th June 2013.  Guests already booked - Merry Hell, Wigan Ukelele Band, Anthony John Clarke.  More details at the link below.

Or Alternatively…

The Tannahill Weavers play the Rose Theatre at Ormkirk this Friday 22nd Febuary. The quartet play Scottish traditional music with a potent mixture of traditional ballads and fiery instrumentals that has drawn praise on both sides of the Atlantic.

"An especially eloquent mixture of the old and the new." - New York Times

More details of this gig and others staged by the excellent Friends of Folk can be found by following the link at the bottom.


Unity Club Fundraiser
Friends of Folk (Tanahill Weavers)

Latest Folk Music News
Upcoming: I'm With Her - See You Around Folkie Super Group
This Ought To Be The Christmas Number One Superlative Album from The Young Uns with One Very Special Track
Lakeland Voice. The Summer is Over... News of some great singing events from David Burbidge
Tom Russell - Folk Hotel Album 36. We'll give the other 35 a miss, thanks
Paul Brady - Unfinished Business Long overdue album but worth waiting for
Martin Simpson - Trials and Tribulations Album number 20 and the boy done good
Ron Pope - Work Worry about the genre if you wish. Better to just give it a listen
More Articles...

            Join us on