Martin Young - Bowstring - Folk, Ceilidh, Barn Dance

Martin Young is an English folk singer based in Faversham, Kent, with roots firmly in the English tradition. He has played all over Britain at many different venues large and small including clubs and festivals. He has toured Europe and New Zealand.

Barn Dances and Ceilidhs

wedding-ceilidh-picture   audience-appreciation 

MARTIN is a CALLER for BARN DANCES and CEILIDHS as a member of the band SWING THE BRIDGE (with Pip Ives and Gemma Gayner) and is always willing to call for other bands in addition to his work with THE WATERGRAIN BAND (with Ben Paley, Pip Ives and Geoff Sandiford) and as a solo performer……. MARTIN is also in great demand as a caller with recorded music

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Dates are subject to change. Call us on 01795 538238/07813 202503 

                      Waltham Abbey 130513                                                                     Martin Young                                                       The Watergrain Band

Available CD's

Martin Young - Watergrain Martin Young - The Climbing Boy Martin Young - Botany Bay Bowstring - Vinnie's Return

Click an image to hear samples or purchase a CD

Upcoming gigs

April 1st 2017

Croydon, Surrey

Martin calling a ceilidh with Bowstring

April 3rd 2017

Waltham Abbey, Essex UK

The Watergrain Band in concert at

Waltham Abbey Folk Club

The Royal British Legion, Brooker Road,
Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1HY

www.walthamabbeyfolkclub.com

April 4th 2017

Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex UK

The Watergrain Band in concert at

Hoy At Anchor Folk Club

The Royal British Legion,  7-9, Northview Drive, Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex SS0 9NG

www.thehoy.info

 

April 6th 2017

Bowes Park, London N22

Martin appears SOLO at Bowes Park Folk Club,

Mum’s Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road, N22 8NG.

https://www.facebook.com/BowesParkFolkClub

 

April 30th 2017

Rochester, Kent

Martin calling with Swing The Bridge at Rochester Sweeps Festival

May 27th 2017

Yateley, Surrey UK

Wedding Barn Dance with SWING THE BRIDGE

 

June 24th 2017

Stevenage, Herts. UK

Barn Dance – Calling with The Devines

June 29th 2017

Fleetwood, Lancs. UK

Martin appears SOLO at:

Fleetwood Folk Club, The Steamer Hotel, Queens Terrace
Fleetwood. FY7 6BT

July 1st 2017

Goostrey nr. Knutsford, Cheshire

Wedding Ceilidh

July 6th 2017

Yalding, Kent

Wedding Barn Dance

July 7th 2017

Blackheath, London UK

School Barn Dance

July 9th 2017

Sandwich, Kent UK

The Watergrain Band play at Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival

July 22nd 2017

Faversham, Kent UK

Daytime – Martin plays at Faversham Nautical Weekend

 

July 22nd 2017

Bexhill-On-Sea

Evening – Martin and Will Allen play for a Birthday Barn Dance

July 23rd 2017

Faversham, Kent UK

Morning – Martin and Pip Ives play for Faversham Nautical Weekend

July 23rd 2017

Old Wives Lees nr Canterbury, Kent UK

Wedding Barn Dance – Martin Calling with Swing The Bridge

August 14th 2017

Broadstairs Folk Week, Kent UK

The Watergrain Band play at the Dickens Theatre, Broadstairs

August 19th 2017

Hawkhurst, Kent UK

Wedding with Martin Calling and guitar

with Swing The Bridge

August 26th 2017

Lowers Hardres nr. Canterbury, Kent UK

Wedding Barn Dance

September 2nd 2017

Faversham Hop Festival, Kent UK

12 noon – The Watergrain Band play at The Market Inn, East Street, Faversham. ME13 8AT

September 2nd 2017

Faversham Hop Festival, Kent UK

3.00pm – The Watergrain Band play at The Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham. ME13 8NZ

September 2nd 2017

Lewes Folk Club, Sussex

8.00pm – The Watergrain Band play at Lewes Folk Club

Venue TBA

September 9th 2017

Herne Bay, Kent UK

Barn Dance with Swing The Bridge for the Herne Bay Players

September 14th 2017

Lympne nr Hythe, Kent UK

Wedding Ceilidh with Bowstring

September 15th 2017

Kemsing nr Sevenoaks, Kent UK

The Watergrain Band play at                                               St Ediths Folk Club                                                              ST. EDITH HALL, HIGH STREET,                        KEMSING, SEVENOAKS,                                  KENT, TN15 6NA

 

September 23rd 2017

Painters Forstal nr Faversham, Kent UK

Barn Dance for East Kent Caravan Club

October 7th 2017

Smeeth nr Ashford, Kent

Barn Dance with Swing The Bridge

October 10th 2017

Liverpool, UK

Martin SOLO

Everyman Folk Club,                                                           Cross Keys, 13 Earl Street, Liverpool, L3 9NS

August 11th 2018

Finglesham nr Deal, Kent UK

Wedding Barn Dance with Swing The Bridge