Home Grown Live Music

121018-0067Come along and listen to a wide range of styles from Traditional Folk to Country, from Folk Rock to R&B, from Blues to Jazz. Most Thursdays are Singers Nights, with performers doing between two and four songs each. All styles and abilities are welcome.

There are floor spots available practically every week – even on Guest Nights when our seasoned regulars provide the support.
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Performing at the Club

141106-2893Acoustics at the venue are very good and our audiences are respectful and appreciative. It is perfectly possible to perform “unplugged”, reinforced with voice and instrument mics in order that the performances may be enjoyed by everyone in the audience at a comfortable volume.

Our 12 channel PA has foldback monitor, DI boxes and a backline bass amplifier.
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Latest news, reviews and pictures…

This Thursday – Jon Brindley

Jon Brindley

Jon Brindley

This week we are joined by a highly entertaining cheeky chappie from Wigan, name of Jon Brindley.

This likeable and talented entertainer will be performing a 35 minute Showcase mid way through the evening after an opening round of songs from our regular floor singers.

Jon’s influences include the likes of The Beatles, Dylan, Buffy Sainte Marie, BB King, Richard Thompson, Hendrix, Jethro Tull and Woody Guthrie. Those of you who were at the club when Jon turned up to do a floor spot will know we are in for a fantastic evening’s entertainment.

As is usual on Showcase evenings, Club members will be performing floor spots before and after our guest, providing a broad mix from Folk to Blues to R&B, from Country to Celtic to Charts. So please bring your instruments as usual!

Entrance £1.50 on the door

Road Closure

Those travelling from the Wrexham area will be aware that the Nant-y-Garth Pass is currently closed for tree felling operations.

But worry not... there are two alternative routes that add no extra mileage.

1: Take the Llanarmon yn Ial turning at the Moors Inn crossroads go through the village and then turn left onto the A494 to Ruthin.

2: Continue on the A525 past the Plough Inn. Go straight over the cross roads by the Crown Inn (any diversion signs there will be for lorries and caravans). In another half mile, just after the Llangollen turning on the left, you’ll come to a fork in the road (see picture). This is also signposted Llanarmon-yn-Ial but after taking the right fork, then stay straight ahead to go through Pentrecelyn and Graigfechan and on to Ruthin

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In recent weeks…

This Thursday – Jon Brindley

This week we are joined by a highly entertaining cheeky chappie from Wigan, name of Jon Brindley.

This likeable and talented entertainer will be performing a 35 minute Showcase mid way through the evening after […]

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Musical Journeys

‘Tis often said that music can take you anywhere. Well, just by looking at some of the songs performed at this week’s Singers’ Night, you can see just how true that is.

Joe Lyons’ journey took […]

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Nailed it!

One of the first things our guest host for the evening did was inform us that it was National Limerick Day.

Well okay Peter, challenge accepted…

The second thing Peter did was get the evening’s musical program off […]

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Not just any old Tom, Dick and Harry

This week we had the whole band: Tom, Richard and Harry were joined by John Bass and Raphael to give us a rhythm and bluesy first set of favourites including “Walking Cane”, “Drift Away”, Delia Gone” […]

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A fine set from John Williams

Following an opening round from club regulars, we enjoyed a fine showcase spot by that wizard from the Wirral, John Williams.

John arrived well prepared and fully equipped with his own mini mixing desk which meant […]

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Take me to the Mardi Gras

When I was searching out something new to sing a couple of days earlier, I’d plumped for Paul Simon’s “Something So Right”. Had I known how the evening was going to go, however, I […]

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Ruthin Folk Club, or Ruthin All Styles Music Club as it is now known, meets every Thursday evening at The Feathers Inn, Well Street, Ruthin. Providing some of the best acoustic live music in Denbighshire.  Most nights are ‘Singers Nights’ based upon an open mic or plug in and play format.  Firmly established on the North Wales Folk Club Scene, we welcome visiting musicians, with many coming from all over Denbighshire, Flintshire and Gwynedd and the rest of North Wales, as well as from over the border in Cheshire and the Wirral. All tastes in music are catered for as well as all abilities, so do come along and enjoy the fun.

Ruthin AllStyles Music Club – part of the North Wales live music scene