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Welcome to Orpington Folk and Blues, arguably one of the top places to play and listen to music. We feature a wide range of folk, blues, roots and acoustic styles.

We run three sessions each month. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays the venue is arranged in theatre style and performers go up to the front. On the 3rd Tuesday of each month we have a more informal ‘Grand Ole Orpy’ session where performers sit in a circle.

All sessions commence at 19.00 sharp and end promptly at 21.45 to allow time for clearing up. (The bar is open from 18.15 and the premises close at 22.00.) The entry fee for musicians and audience is £3 – a bargain for an evening of entertainment.

June 2022 meetings
14 – OFAB (formal)
21 – GOO (informal)
28 – OFAB (formal)

July 2022 meetings
12 – OFAB (formal)
19 – GOO (informal)
Saturday 23 – Summer Party
26 – OFAB (formal)

August 2022 meetings
9 – OFAB (formal)
16 – GOO (informal)
23 – OFAB (formal)

September 2022 meetings
13 – OFAB (formal)
20 – GOO (informal)
27 – OFAB (formal)

October 2022 meetings
11 – OFAB (formal)
18 – GOO (informal)
25 – OFAB (formal)

November 2022 meetings
8 – OFAB (formal)
15 – GOO (informal)
22 – OFAB (formal)

At the formal sessions, floor singers have two numbers with an extra number if time permits.

Our complimentary Grand Old Orpy event is in sing-around format and gives musicians an opportunity to try new stuff in front of their peers in a less formal atmosphere. There is also an opportunity to jam along.

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