6.00pm to 7.15pm: Music from Dire Staithes - playing outside The Gallery - Donations welcome
8.00pm to 10.00pm An evening with Eliza Carthy. A modern English musician, one of the most recognisable faces of folk plays a small and intimate gig at St Peter's Centre - Tickets £25
8.15pm to 10.45pm: Matt Johnson at Dotty's. Fun, funny. A true troubadour. One of Staithes most popular gigs - Tickets £10
8.15pm to 11pm: Music at the Captain Cook pub main bar Party time with an evening of cheerful, happy, chart-topping covers - Donations welcome
If there is one musician who embodies the dynamism and vitality of the current English folk revival, it’s Eliza Carthy.
Beloved of staunch traditionalists and iconoclasts alike, Eliza’s music effortlessly crosses boundaries of genre and style. Whether performing a centuries-old ballad or a self-written song, her powerful, nuanced voice, fiercely beautiful fiddle-playing and mesmerizing live performances have influenced a whole generation of young musicians.