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Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Folklub presents



Friday 7th February 2020
Show begins: 7.30pm
Tickets: £10 all tickets
Age recommendation: 16+
Running time: Approx. 2 hours

Folklub Newcastle will be a platform for the very best folk musicians to play in an intimate, friendly and exciting environment at Alphabetti Theatre.

Katie Doherty & the Navigators is made up of award-winning musicians Katie Doherty (lead vocals, piano), Shona Mooney (fiddle) and Dave Gray (melodeon). Their sound is much bigger than their component parts, the positivity in the music is contagious and their shows are intimate and joyful. Previously, Katie has written scores for Beyond the End of the Road, November Club, Northern Stage and The RSC and has toured with Kathryn Tickell and supported Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Karine Polwart and Ray Davies. With fiddler Shona Mooney (Former Sctottish Young Trad Musician of the Year, founder member of The Shee) and the smiliest man in Folk, Dave Gray on Melodeon, Katie formed Katie Doherty and The Navigators. The album, And Then, was released in early 2019 to high critical acclaim, airplay all over Europe, including live sessions on both BBC Radio 2’s Mark Radcliffe show and BBC Radio 3’s In Tune.

“Real life has rarely sounded as good.” NARK Magazine 

“Her’s is an ascent worth following...and then some” Folk Radio ​

Jack Rutter is a highly respected folk singer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist from West Yorkshire, who has recently released his second solo album 'Gold of Scar & Shale'. In addition to his acclaimed solo work, he has become a highly sought-after collaborator for a host of the biggest names in folk music such as Seth Lakeman, Sam Sweeney and Jackie Oates, as well as playing in the celebrated instrumental trio Moore Moss Rutter. The release of 'Gold of Scar & Shale' is set to confirm Jack Rutter’s place as a solo artist, singer and performer of traditional songs first and foremost, marking him as one of the standout voices of the folk, roots and acoustic music scene.  

"Among Britain’s finest traditional singers." Folk Radio UK 

"An outstanding performer."  The Independent  

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Alphabetti Theatre

Saint James' Boulevard

Newcastle upon Tyne


The Alphabetti Theatre bar and theatre are wheelchair accessible. We have space for two wheelchair users per performance. 

Ticket Collection Policy: Tickets must be collected by the show's start time. Tickets uncollected by the start time will be made available to those on the waiting list for shows which sell out.

Age Recommendation: 16+

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours 



Alphabetti Theatre

Alphabetti Theatre is based in Newcastle Upon Tyne and was created by Ali Pritchard in 2012. We create, produce, and programme new, original work from emerging artists across the performing arts, championing work in Music, Theatre, Comedy and Poetry. We strive to make theatre that is relatable and accessible to all, and are constantly looking for new ways to challenge ourselves, physically, mentally and conceptually – we believe that by challenging ourselves we inevitably challenge the audience, creating engaging and original experiences.