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Touted as one of the finest banjo players in the UK as well as being a superb singer, songwriter and guitarist, Dan Walsh is described as 'the real deal' (UNCUT). He has two critically acclaimed solo albums with new album Incidents and Accidents to be released in March. As well as many tours of the UK, he also has recent successful trips to Canada, Germany, India, Norway and New Zealand to his credit. Having made his name with duo Walsh and Pound and now a member of the award winning Urban Folk Quartet, as well as guest appearances on stage and on record with the Levellers and Seth Lakeman, this unique and eclectic musician has stunned audiences across the world.

Dan Walsh uses Deering banjos, D'addario strings and Freshman guitars


01/03 - Twickfolk, London

04/03 - Dorking Folk Club

05/03 - Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon

06-07/03 - Moonbeams March Weekend, Driffield, Yorkshire

08/03 - Folk On The Moor, Plymouth

11/03 - Housmans, Church Stretton

13/03 - Woodman Folk Club, Kingswinsford, West Midlands

14/03 - Great Broughton Village Hall, North Yorkshire (with Alistair Anderson)

17/03 - Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

18/03 - Llantrisant Folk Club, Wales

19/03 - Ritz Acoustic Club, Burnham on Sea (with Christi Andropolis)

20/03 - Anvil Theatre, Basingstoke

21/03 - Melting Pot, Redruth

25/03 - Faversham Folk Club

27/03 - Hales Club, Market Drayton

28/03 - Falcon Hotel, Bromyard

31/03 - Hoy At Anchor Folk Club, Westcliff-on-Sea

03/04 - Brewtown Folk Club, Burton-on-Trent

04/04 - Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich

07/04 - Green Note, London

11/04 - Kingsdown Wine Vaults, Bristol

12/04 - Nailsea Folk Club, Somerset

15/04 - Byre Theatre, St Andrews

16/04 - University Kings Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

18/04 - St Boswells Live,Scotland

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    Dear all,

    Well I'm going to begin this entry by raising a glass to my wonderful little car which today passed its MOT with flying colours. Given the onslaught of outrageous mileage, a driver who is rubbish and knows nothing about what goes on under the bonnet and a couple of bumps it's had (one not my fault, one most definitely my fault) I think it's done really rather well. As you may be able to gather I'm just a little bit happy/relieved it passed its MOT. The tour could have been fun without it...

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