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Gigs and Recordings


Here you will find information about gigs promoted by All Things Considered at The Eagle and elsewhere as well as details of any performances by  The Free Radicals  Flat Back Four, Martin Gittins, Geoff Higginbottom and others.

To add your gig information, please click on 'Contact' above and leave a message.

Here you will also find details of new and existing recordings by many artistes - many of which will be available to buy in The Corner Shop.

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Bunting and Frolics at The Mechanics Institute

As part of this year's Manchester Histories festival The Mechanics Institute, in association with Band On The Wall will be presenting a week of Folk Music events. 


Bunting and Frolics are delighted to announce that we will be headlining the Friday Night Folk Club element of this week of entertainment.

We hope to re-create the atmosphere of those hundreds of small, back-room venues in pubs up and down the country that were the life blood of the Folk Revival in the 60's and 70's.

There will be a chance for 'floor singers' to have their spot and, of course, there will be a raffle at half time!

Hosted by C.P. Lee this promises to be an evening filled with nostalgia and thick with atmosphere, (but without the cigarette smoke!)

The Flowers Of Manchester

It is now 60 years since the devastating Munich Air Crash which took the lives of some of the best young football players of a generation, and also many other non-players who were travelling with the now-legendary Busby Babes.

The powerful musical commemoration 'The Flowers Of Manchester' written by Geoff Higginbottom, tells the story of the events leading up to the crash and the legacy which was left behind.

On Thursday 8th February (just two days after the 60th anniversary) Lymm Folk Club will be hosting a performance by 'Flat Back Four' (Geoff, Bob Ashworth and Martin Gittins) at the Spread Eagle Pub.

We hope to see good crowd there for this event.

Bunting and Frolics will be out and about several times in the coming weeks.

On Friday 27th January, again at The Eagle, we will be hosting a CD launch for our good friend Chris Morgan for his collection 'Black Hills Boy' Admission is free, Bunting and Frolics will do an opening set and Chris will be playing all 9 tracks for the CD, which will be available to purchase £5.00

Saturday February will see us Hosting the 'Roots in Manchester' concert - see 'Events' for full details and ticket sales.

Tuesday 21st February join us at The Eagle, Collier St.Salford for our regular monthly acoustic evening. Our theme is TENUOUS LINKS

Listen out for us popping up on Oldham Community and Salford Radio's folk programmes, promoting the next item below.

Saturday February 11th we will be hosting  a great concert at The Ukrainain Cutural Centre on Smedley Lane, Cheetham. Have a look under the EVENTS page for full details and to purchase tickets

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