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Joe Topping

  • Doors: 7:30 pm - Starts 8pm - Admission £10
  • Tickets From The Queens Head, Rothbury
  • Phone: 01669 620470
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Joe Topping & Scott Poley

Thursday 24th April 2014

Joe Topping is known to Rothbury Roots regulars from Elbow Jane and previous solo gigs but he hasn't been here since 2011 so this gig is overdue.

Joe is a singer-songwriter who has been described as a "cross between Ry Cooder, Woody Guthrie and Paul Brady".

From the traditional music heard in the folk clubs he grew up around to the Americana and blues influences from his adventures in the USA Joe has developed his own unique bottleneck guitar style which he employs in many of his original songs and has a voice that can move from velvet soft to steely and powerful.

Joe will be joined by Scott Poley on pedal steel.

    Advanced booking is highly recommended

...and coming soon

  • April 24th 2014 - JOE TOPPING & SCOTT POLEY
    Joe is well known to Rothbury Roots regulars and he's always very popular. A lovely voice and an excellent guitarist. This time he's accompanied by Scott Poley on pedal steel.
  • May 29th 2014 - JEZ LOWE
    Jez Lowe needs no introduction to the Rothbury Roots audience with his enviable reputation as a songwriter and performer and as a recognised musical ambassador for his native North East England.
  • June 26th 2014 - ALISTAIR ANDERSON & DAN WALSH
    This exciting cross-generational partnership brings together one of our finest local musicians that is Alistair with one of the best young banjo players in Britain.
  • July 24th 2014 - YVONNE LYON
    Yvonne is among the best and brightest talent currently emerging from Scotland. She has worked with Boo Hewerdine, Emily Smith, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Patti Griffin and Karine Polwart. Expect poignant lyrics and creative melodies with a beautiful voice.
  • August 28th 2014 - TOM MCCONVILLE
    Tom McConville is a virtuoso musician and fantastic singer, his rich and warm voice makes his interpretation of traditional and contemporary songs a favourite at Rothbury Roots
  • September 25th 2014 - HICKS & GOULBOURN
    Combining Steve Hicks' fabulous and varied guitar playing with Lynn's accompanying guitar and beautiful vocals is a winning combination
  • October 30th 2014 - COAL PORTERS
    Sid Griffin and the gang back at Rothbury Roots to bring us the best Bluegrass in town
  • November 20th 2014 - THE CELIA BRYCE BAND / BURNESS, TEMPLEMAN & McCARDLE
    A Rothbury Roots double-header gig from two great bands from Newcastle