Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox are getting back together to tour in 2020.
5 Star B&B Tour Dates.
8th Abbots Langley Community Centre, HERTS. WD5 0AP 01923 264536
11th Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham, LINCS. NG31 6PZ 01476 406158 Website
12th The Oval Tavern, Croydon, S.LONDON. CR0 6BR 07837 715964
13th Beehive, Honiton, DEVON. EX14 1LZ 01404 384050 Website
14th Plough Arts Centre, Gt.Torrington,DEVON. EX38 8HQ 01805 624624 Website
15th Kingskerswell Church, DEVON. TQ12 5LD 01803 875527 Website
18th The Studio@TPS, Petersfield, HANTS. GU32 3LU 01730 263119 Website
19th Chequermead, East Grinstead, W.SUSSEX. RH19 3BS 01342 302000 Website
20th Chesterfield Library Theatre, DERBYS. S40 1QN 01773 853428 Website
21st Mottram St.Andrew Village Hall, CHESHIRE. SK10 4QP 07904 072190 Website
22nd Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek, STAFFS. ST13 6AD 01538 385260
27th Dovecote Centre, Amble, NORTHUMBERLAND. NE65 0DX 01665 713655
28th Letwell Village Hall, nr Worksop, S.YORKS. S81 8DF 01909 731626
2nd Cubley Hall, Penistone, S.YORKS. S36 9DF 07939148603 Website
3rd Darwen Library Theatre, LANCS. BB3 3BU 01254 706006 Website
4th Cherry Burton Village Hall, E.YORKS. HU17 7RN 01964 551145
9th Heaton Stannington Football Club, NEWCASTLE. NE7 7HP 07527 785837 SOLD OUT
11th Alnwick Playhouse, NORTHUMBERLAND. NE66 1PQ 01665 660550 Website
15th Red Lion, Birmingham, W.MIDLANDS. B14 7LY Website
16th Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, S.WALES. NP10 9AE 07837 288096
17th The Tithe Barn, Nailsea, nr BRISTOL. BS48 4NG 01275 540231
18th Auckley Parish Centre,nr Doncaster, S.YORKS. DN9 3HH 01302 771354
20th The Village Club, Nettlebed, OXON. RG9 5DD 01628 636620 Website
3rd The Rugby Club, Wath upon Dearne. S63 7RT 07783 858732
21st Sage, Gateshead Quays, GATESHEAD. NE8 2JR 0191 443 4661 Website
22nd The Witham, Barnard Castle, CO. DURHAM. DL12 8LY 01833 631107 Website
23rd Queens Hall, Hexham, NORTHUMBERLAND. NE46 3LS 01434 652477 Website
27th Banbury Folk Club, The Church House, OXON. OX16 0TB 07845 821041 Website
28th Chapel Arts Centre, Bath, SOMERSET. BA1 1QR 01225 461700 Website
29th Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight, WIRRAL. CH62 4XB 0151 643 8757 Website
30th House Concert, Threlkeld, Nr. Keswick. Phone for tickets 01768 779528
6th Biddick Farm Arts, Washington, TYNE & WEAR. NE38 8AB 01207 284204
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Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox
A rare opportunity to see Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox perform once again as a duo after several years of highly succesful individual work. Both men are fine singers, masters of vocal harmony and musicians of stunning ability who can bring magic into any auditorium.
Billy Mitchell has done it all as a performer and songwriter. He spent eight years as front man of the legendary ‘Lindisfarne’ till their retirement in 2003. Billy’s influence on the latter-day line-up of the band helped them stay as respected and successful as they had been prior to his recruitment.
In the seventies he founded the seminal ‘Jack the Lad’. He has acted and sung all around the world and in 2005 released his first solo album, ‘The Devil's Ground’. In his enthusiastic review of the album, Pete Fyffe of Folking.com, described Billy as 'one of the finest singers on the planet’. Billy has most recently completed two sell out tours with ‘The Lindisfarne Story’ and performs as one of
‘The Pitmen Poets’ along with Bob Fox, Jez Lowe and Benny Graham presenting songs, stories and images of life in the Coal mining communities of Durham and Northumberland.
Bob Fox has twice been nominated as Folk Singer of the Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. His masterful interpretation of traditional and contemporary songs is one of his greatest strengths and during his time performing with Stu Luckley, won the Melody Maker - Folk Album of the Year Award in 1978 with their album ‘Nowt So Good’ll Pass’.
‘As soon as I heard Bob Fox sing I realised that he must have one of the best voices in England. I have always regarded him as an artiste of great integrity and ability'. Ralph McTell. Bob was invited to join the National Theatre’s production of ‘Warhorse’ in London’s West End in 2011 and subsequently the UK,Ireland and South Africa touring version in 2013 playing the role of ‘Songman’.
Billy and Bob first toured together in 2006 producing the highly acclaimed ‘live’ album 'Five-star B&B'. More tours with Bob followed and a studio album 'Back on City Road’.
Their duo show features songs with a strong north-eastern flavour (including several Lindisfarne classics) celebrating the richness of life on both sides of the rivers Tyne, Wear and beyond. Billy and Bob’s close rapport, great songs and lashings of wit make this warm- hearted show ideal for audiences of virtually any age or musical persuasion.
A masterclass in live entertainment.
CLEAR WHITE LIGHT RETURNS TO LIVE THEATRE
Last year Billy and Ray Laidlaw directed the music and appeared in a new play at Live Theatre, Newcastle.
ClEAR WHITE LIGHT is based on the songs of Alan Hull
The play sold out every performance in 2018, and returns due to popular demand for a four week season
12 September-12th October 2019
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