New music club for Scarborough

Watermark Cafe gv .Picture Richard Ponter .120518.
Watermark Cafe gv .Picture Richard Ponter .120518.
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The Driftwood Rock and Roots Music Club will be opening its doors for the first time on Friday April 26 at the Watermark Café, Scarborough.

It will feature a varied mix of acoustic rock, Americana, folk, blues, and world music and run every Friday from 7pm.

Hosts will be Rich Adams and Dave Greaves and will feature the Adams and Greaves Band as the resident band playing a mix of originals and covers by the likes of Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and Paul Simon.

Rich Adams will be known from his Great American Songbook, Stony, and Fire and Rain gigs in the area.

Dave Greaves, one of the few musicians in the UK to have supported the legendary Nick Drake as well as John Martyn and Sandy Denny.

Acts confirmed so far include:  MG  and  the  Lonesome  Too,  Whisky  Dogs,  Johnny  ‘Guitar’  Williamson  from  the  Animals,  Street Corner Blues and  a welcome return to for Kieran Halpin.

Entry to the club will be free – it’s a not-for-profit venture –but in order to sustain that the club will be run ‘café-style’ – in other words you will need to ring ahead (07956 925 925), book a table and buy a meal or snack.

Rich Adams said: “It’s a very small, very wonderful place to play and to build an audience.

The atmosphere is like a classy music club of old; music, food, wine, company – we love it and we’re sure audiences will too.”