Fifty Gigs In A Day: DAN WALSH newsletter

A warm welcome to all new sign ups, particularly those from the US and Canada who gave me a wonderful time back in May, June and September. I’m delighted and excited to share a video of my brand new Dan Walsh Trio which will launch with a tour round the UK in May. Scroll on for more details and the video! I’m also pleased to say Urban Folk Quartet are touring through November and in the new year I’ll be returning to New Zealand for a third time as well as a first trip to Australia. So read on to find out more!

Dan Walsh Trio – Late Night Drive
So here it is folks! The brand new Dan Walsh trio featuring the mighty Ciaran Algar on fiddle and long time collaborator and mandolin maestro Nic Zuppardi. This is us playing my new tune Late Night Drive and we’ll be touring the UK throughout May. Loads of gigs in the diary and more still to be added so if you’d like to see us in your town and you have a venue idea do let me know! Hope you enjoy the video 🙂
My band had a wonderful gig at the Stables Theatre in Milton Keynes last night premiering brand new material and we’ll be touring in November and just into December so do come out and see us. We’re covering Scotland right down to Devon! Here’s the gigs:


02 TOTNES Unit 23

10 SOUTHPORT The Atkinson

15 EYEMOUTH Hippodrome

Urban Folk Quartet

16 NEWCASTLE Cumberland Arms (scroll down and click on the gig)

18 COVENTRY Warwick Arts Centre

22 LONDON Old Queens Head

23 LEEK Foxlowe Arts Centre (scroll down and click on the gig)

24 BROMSGROVE The Artrix



08 STAFFORD Gatehouse Theatre

Well it’s no secret that I LOVE New Zealand and have enjoyed two successful tours there…well I’m back! February sees my return to this wonderful country and in January I’ll also be touring Australia for the first time. Tell all your friends! Here’s the gigs:

11 Jan Writers Block, Fremantle, Australia
12 Jan Wanneroo Folk Club, Perth, Australia
13 Jan Bindoon Hall, Bindoon, Australia
14 Jan Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood, Australia
17 Jan Gaslight Club, Fremantle, Australia
19 Jan – 21 Jan Illawarra Folk Festival, Jamberoo, Australia
21 Jan (1pm) Humph Hall, Allambie Heights, Australia
25 Jan Smiths Alternative, Canberra, Australia
26 Jan Braidwood Folk Club, Braidwood, Australia
27 Jan Upper Lansdowne Hall, Upper Lansdowne, Australia
28 Jan Live n Lounging, Campbelltown, Australia
29 Jan Summer Supper Club, Maylands, Australia
01 Feb Prince Of Wales, Bunbury, Australia
02 Feb Hills Folk Club, Perth, Australia
04 Feb Hop House, Tauranga, New Zealand
05 Feb Nikau Cave, Nikau, New Zealand
07 Feb Sound Lounge, Te Pahu, New Zealand
08 Feb 4th Wall, New Plymouth, New Zealand
09 Feb Bowling Club, Himatangi Beach, New Zealand
10 Feb Bluegrass Society, Wellington, New Zealand
12 Feb Mussel Inn, Onekaka, New Zealand
15 Feb Le Cafe, Picton, New Zealand
16 Feb The Boathouse, Nelson, New Zealand
17 Feb Barrytown Hall, Barrytown, New Zealand
18 Feb Christchurch Folk Club, New Zealand
19 Feb Highfield Winery, Blenheim, New Zealand
20 Feb Punga Cove, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
21 Feb Captain’s Daughter, Havelock, New Zealand
23 Feb Grainstore Gallery, Oamaru, New Zealand
24 Feb New Edinburgh Folk Club, Dunedin, New Zealand
25 Feb Fork And Tap, Queenstown, New Zealand
01 Mar Little Theatre, Matamata, New Zealand
02 Mar Katikati Folk Club, Katikati, New Zealand
04 Mar Nirvara Lounge, Hamilton, New Zealand
05 Mar The Bunker, Devonport, New Zealand

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