Albireo boasts a huge repertoire of tunes, played with verve and stretching from 17th century English country dance music to American reels (via a few other places). “Their tunes are played with gusto and whether they are fiddle driven foot stompers or concertina self penned subtle waltzes they deliver extremely danceable music all night.” Martyn Harvey (caller) Oh, and Albireo has just released their second album, Binary (… hey, just in time for some Christmas shopping – you’re sure to be able to buy a copy.) This evening’s caller Lisa Heywood, one of the younger generation of callers, has a superb collection of dances that perfectly matches the band’s breadth and variety. It’s great to see her back at Oxfolk again! Chipping Norton Singers, directed by our old friend Cat Kelly, will be entertaining us at half time with some seasonal songs. Quite the perfect Christmas party, really!
Tickets are available on the door: £10 adults, £7 concessions (12-17s, students, pensioners), £1 5-11s and free under 5s. See www.oxfolk.org.uk for details of family and group discounts.
Kennington Village Centre, Kennington Road, Kennington, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 5PG
Saturday 9 Dec 2017