Wednesday 7th November
A J Clarke & Dave Pegg
Support: Bernard Hoskin
Doors: 7pm - Support act: 7.15pm - Main act: 8pm
Tickets: £15 - Available here or Mostly Books, 36 Stert Street, Abingdon, OX14 3JP (cash only)
AJ Clarke is hilarious, serious, compassionate, irreverent, brave, challenging, and a proper guitarist with an instantly recognisable voice. He remains one of the best and most engaging performers in the country.
Dave Pegg is an English multi-instrumentalist and record producer, arguably most visible as a bass guitarist. He is the longest-serving member of the pre-eminent British folk rock band Fairport Convention and has been bassist with a number of important folk and rock groups including The Ian Campbell Folk Group and Jethro Tull. He has appeared on some of the most significant albums of his era, as well as undertaking solo projects.
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Thursday 6th December
The Dylan Project
Doors: 7pm - Music: 7.30pm
Tickets: £20 - Available here or Mostly Books, 36 Stert Street, Abingdon, OX14 3JP (cash only)
Take four of Britain’s most talented folk-rock musicians and a unique singer, add the repertoire of a genius, and you’ve got the recipe for a dream band.
The musicians in question are PJ Wright (slide and electric guitars, pedal steel) Gerry Conway (drums and percussion) Phil Bond (keys) Dave Pegg (bass) and singer Steve Gibbons. As ‘The Dylan Project’, they present an exhilarating tribute to the work of arguably the greatest postwar songwriter in the English language.
The Dylan Project’s repertoire spans the whole of Dylan’s oeuvre – everything from Highway 61 to Mississippi – and new material is frequently brought into the setlist. Whether you are a diehard Dylan fan or just enjoy great songs performed with flair and brio, The Dylan Project will take your breath away.
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Music At The Unicorn is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers. We bring brilliant musicians, singers and songwriters to Abingdon and we also give opportunities to local upcoming musicians. We give them a stage and let them play to an appreciative and knowledgeable audience.
Huge thanks to all our supporters, to Mostly Books for selling our tickets and to The Friends of Abingdon for continuing to look after the Unicorn Theatre.
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Who had played at the Unicorn?
Richard Thompson, Show of Hands, Reg Meuross, Steve Tilston, Bob Fox, Dave Swarbrick, The Lark Rise Band, Phil Beer, The Dylan Project, Julie Felix, Strawbs, The Albion Band, Richard Digence, Ashley Hutchings Rainbow Chasers, Chris While and Julie Matthews, Little Johnny England, Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Tyde, Fay Hield Trio, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, Benji Kirkpatrick & Blair Dunlop, Gilmore & Roberts, O’Hooley & Tidow, Lady Maisery, Hannah James & Sam Sweeney, Faustus, Kings of the South Seas, Leveret, Gordon Giltrap, Megson, Dan Walsh, Louise Jordan, The August List, The Askew Sisters, Charlie Dore, The Willows, Megan Henwood, Jess Vincent, Ninebarrow, Charlotte Campbell, Martha Tilston, Hannah James & Tuulikki Bartosik, Dalla, Said The Maiden, The Urban Folk Quartet, Ross Couper & Tom Oakes, Lucy Ward, Megan Henwood & Jackie Oates, Edwina Hayes, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, IOTA, The Gerry Colvin Band, Moonrakers, Three Pressed Men, TRADarrr, Sally Barker, David Nachmanoff and Seth Lakeman!