Billingshurst ‘All Acoustic’ Music Club

Our ‘All Acoustic’ Music Club will resume on

Friday September 3rd 2021 at 8.15pm

Contact Stuart Coupe – 01403 260046                                 ‘stuartcoupe at stuartcoupe dot plus dot com’ 

About the Billingshurst ‘All Acoustic’ Music Club

Our ‘All Acoustic’ Music Club meets in the chapel on the first Friday of each month.

Mostly, we organise this as a ‘sing around’ which basically means people show up with something to perform and we sit around and listen. It’s very communal. Mostly, people rock up with an acoustic guitar but we we welcome unaccompanied singers or musicians of any instrument that doesn’t involve phaffing around with having to plug anything in. If in doubt, bring it anyway.

We ask for a donation of about £3.00 and any profit from any of the the evenings is donated to the upkeep of our building. We start promptly at 8.15 p.m. and if you would like to perform, it’s best to arrive a little before that so that you get a seat. Sometimes we are really busy, sometimes less so. After doing this for ten years I still can’t fathom why this is the case.

We ask performers to bear in mind that we operate out of a chapel. Raising a smile with an innuendo is fine but overt sexually or profane language and any content which may cause embarrassment, alienate members of our audience and land us in hot water with trustees (who do literally ‘trust’ us to use the lovely building responsibly) is not cool.

We like to encourage friendly, fair-minded and accommodating people who come musically prepared, seek to perform to the best of their ability and who take their music reasonably seriously, if not necessarily themselves!

We serve coffee and tea during the break and patrons may bring their own alcohol to drink in moderation.

That’s it!

4 thoughts on “Billingshurst ‘All Acoustic’ Music Club

  1. HI – looking forward to playing at the Chapel. I run he Partridge Folk sessions and use to co-host the club at Amberley. I know the standard of your guests and look forward to trying to convince you that I am worthy of such an opportunity! Best wishes John * That said Sat 5th Sept is a problem!

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  2. I can’t believe I’m going to miss the first folk club in the newly restored ‘Chapel’. Duty calls with my 90 year old dad though! Have a great evening.

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