Sunday 5 May 2019

11am

Moondance: Songwriters' Den on the Road (contemporary folk)

Castle Gardens Stage: Gypskazz (world roots)

Boley Hill Stage: Bob Kenward plus Ani Graves  (singer/songwriter)

City Wall Wine Bar Stage: Fiddlefit (world roots)     

Huguenot Museum: Kimber's Men Workshop (traditional and harmony groups)

11am to 12.30pm

Sea Shanty Workshop at the Huguenot Museum

Join us for a morning of sea shanties! Take part in an interactive performance with renowned sea shanty group ‘Kimber’s Men’ who will take you on a journey in song. We will sing shanties and work songs against the backdrop of film footage from the last days of the tall ships.

As well as a morning of song you’ll learn about square riggers and get first-hand knowledge of life on board from Kimber’s Men.

Tickets £6.

Book tickets at Medway Tickets Live or phone 01634 338 338.

12 midday

Castle Gardens Stage: The Hot Rats (world roots)

Boley Hill Stage: Morrigan (11.45am) (traditional and harmony groups)

City Wall Wine Bar Stage: Rachel Lowrie (singer/songwriter)

12.30pm

Gordon House Hotel: Track Dogs (original folk)

Crown Freehouse: Missouri Gutts (folk rock)

King's Head: Skinners Rats (traditional and harmony groups)

Eagle Tavern: Kelter (celtic band)

Sailing Barge Kitty: Tree Huggers (singer/songwriter)

Coopers Arms: Two Man Ting (world roots)

Good Intent: Singaround (original folk)

Boley Hill Stage: Truckstop Honeymoon (original folk)

1pm

City Wall Wine Bar Stage: Thomas Abrahams (gypsy jazz folk)

Ye Arrow: Ian Petrie Band (traditional and harmony groups)

Flippin' Frog: Graham Corbould (original folk)

1.15pm

Castle Gardens Stage: The Fabulous Fezheads (folk comedy)

2pm

Boley Hill Stage: JCC & The Shoal (indie rock)

Man of Kent Alehouse: Kimber's Men (traditional and harmony groups)

Oliver's Bar and Restaurant: The Lost Revellers (world roots)

City Wall Wine Bar Stage: Pytchwood (traditional and harmony groups)

Sailing Barge Kitty, 2pm to 2.45pm Adam Beattie & The Consultants (original folk)

2.30pm

Castle Gardens Stage: Glymjack (original folk)

Boley Hill Stage: Eddy Cottridge (singer/songwriter)

Flippin' Frog: Morrigan (traditional and harmony groups)

3pm

City Wall Wine Bar Stage: JCC & The Shoal (indie rock)

Sailing Barge Kitty: Floating Ukuleles (world roots)

Boley Hill Stage: The Playbacks (folk rock)

3.45pm

Castle Gardens Stage: Banter (ceilidh band)

City Wall Wine Bar Stage: Eddy Cottridge (singer/songwriter)

4pm

Boley Hill Stage: Adam Beattie (original folk)

Crown Freehouse: Skinners Rats (traditional and harmony groups)

Eagle Tavern: Gypskazz (world roots)

King's Head: Rosie Eade  (indie folk)

Ye Arrow: 40 Shillings on the Drum (folk rock)

4.30pm

City Wall Wine Bar: Bounty Hounds (folk rock)

Castle Gardens Stage: Thomas Abrahams (4.45pm) (gypsy jazz folk)

Boley Hill Stage: Adam Beattie & The Consultants (original folk)

5pm

Oliver’s Bar and Restaurant: Two Man Ting (world roots)

Gordon House Hotel: Truckstop Honeymoon (original folk)

6pm

Good Intent: Tanglefoot Appalachian (traditional dance)

Moondance: Missouri Gutts 

Sailing Barge Kitty: An evening with Kimber's Men

(traditional and harmony groups)
Tickets £10

Audiences everywhere, rave over the harmonies of Kimber’s Men. They have appeared at Festivals in Ostende, Appingedam, Portmagee, Portsoy, Fano in Denmark, and all over the UK.

Featured twice on Sunday Brunch for Channel 4. They also starred in the BBC2 and BBC4 production of Sea Songs, with Gareth Malone - the most viewed programme of the year, on BBC4.

They are the best sea shanty group around and have played on ships and boats of various sizes around the world. They return from an Australian tour to perform at Sweeps on Sailing Barge Kitty.

Book tickets online

Or phone 01634 338 338.

8pm

Gordon House Hotel: Glymjack (original folk) plus Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs (folk comedy)

8.45pm

Man of Kent Alehouse: Truckstop Honeymoon (original folk)

Good Intent: Singaround (original folk)

Two Brewers: Ian Petrie Band (traditional and harmony groups)

Flippin Frog: Rosie Eade (indie folk)

10pm

Moondance: Some Kinda Cultcha (roots disco)

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Rochester High Street is categorised as an Alcohol Control Zone.

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