Sing Woody Guthrie songs with Ed Boxall

Join the local artist, musician, and author to celebrate the folk star, as part of Hastings Folk Fest.

Wednesday 7 May, 8pm

Photo of folk singer Woody Guthrie by Robin Carson

Be at The Royal Standard, Hastings Old Town, 8pm, this Wed 7 May for an evening of Woody Guthrie’s songs with Ukelele Dave, Bookface (featuring Faith Brooker of ‘Rattle Bag’ fame), Ed Boxall, Tom Cole, and, hopefully, YOU!

Ed Boxall invites you to come along and perform your favourite Woody song. If you don’t know his work, why not take this as a chance to find out more and learn one?

Flex your vocal chords

Songs for woody flyer

Please visit Ed's website to let him know what you'd like to play, or just turn up early (7pm).

The songs are usually easy to play - Guthrie's genius was to put profound ideas and great storytelling into songs that are open to all to sing and play.

You can choose any Guthrie song, including any of the Guthrie words put to music by other musicians such as the brilliant Billy Bragg/Wilco tracks. Woody often adapted old songs to new places, situations and for new stories. We don’t reckon he’d mind if you did the same.



Tickets are available in advance online from this website, or on the door.
Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.

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