Events at The Gordon Arms
Update 27th Jan 2014
EVERY 3rd Sunday every month - Open Session from 3.00pm
Performers especially welcome.


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Friday 7th October 7.30pm
David Francey 2016 Tour at The Gordon!

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David Francey 2016 Tour

David Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter, who has become known as “one of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers” (Toronto Star).
Born in Ayrshire, Scotland to parents who were factory workers, he moved to Canada when he was twelve. For decades, he worked across Canada in rail yards, construction sites, and in the Yukon bush, all the while writing poetry, setting it to melodies in his head and singing it to himself as he worked.
A truly authentic folk singer, Francey is a documentarian of the working person who never imagined earning a living from his music. But when he was in his 40s, his wife, artist Beth Girdler, encouraged him to share his songs and sing in public. The reaction was instant.

His first album Torn Screen Door came out in 1999 and was a hit in Canada. Since then, he has released eleven albums, won three Juno Awards and has had his songs covered by such artists as The Del McCoury Band, The Rankin Family, James Keelaghan and Tracy Grammer.

Francey also had the honour of receiving the prestigious SOCAN Folk Music Award as well as taking home the Grand Prize in both the International Acoustic Music Award and in the Folk category for the John Lennon Songwriting Award.

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Sunday 25th September 7.30pm
Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland at The Gordon!

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Fil & Tom Fil Campbell and Tom McFarland “A great mix of traditional and contemporary Irish songs with the expert percussion skills of Tom perfectly complimenting Fil’s exquisite vocals.” Falkirk Folk Club Feb 15 “Rhythm and voice, the perfect combination” Zitty Mag, Berlin Fil Campbell and Tom McFarland have been part of the Northern Irish folk scene since the early 90s. With the combination of vocals, guitar and percussion they have gained a loyal following for their fun approach to both new and old songs.

Back There, their latest CD was released in July. It is a collection of contemporary songs, featuring both Tom and Fil on vocals, and is already receiving lovely reviews.

Together Fil and Tom play and sing a mix of original, traditional and contemporary Irish songs with occasional nods back to the popular Irish folk songs they grew up with. Their set is full of fun and banter and Fil’s passion is to get everyone singing so there are always lots of choruses, so be prepared!
With 7 solo CDs to date, and several project recordings over the past few years, Fil’s repertoire is varied and eclectic. She is particularly known for a large body of work for RTE TV entitled Songbirds that profiled the women singers of the past, which she researched and presented herself and some of these songs still feature in their set. .

Originally from Belleek in Co. Fermanagh, Fil has been gigging regularly since she was a teenager and together with Tom who hails from Belfast, they have performed all over Europe, Ireland, the USA and UK, at festivals and folk clubs, on radio and TV.
Tom has played drums and percussion for singers as diverse as David Knopfler (ex Dire Straits), Finbar Furey and Ben Sands and has his own recording studio and film editing suite specialising in acoustic and spoken word recordings.

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Sunday 7th August 7.30pm
Enda Kenny at The Gordon!

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Enda Kenny is an Irish-Born songwriter who has made his home in Melbourne, Australia since the late 1980's. His thoughtful, descriptive stories of his adoptive homeland have struck a chord with festival audiences all over Australia and are always memorable and spiced with plenty of humour.

Proud to sing of where he lives rather than where he left, he continues to grow his international audience with recent trips to Germany, UK, NZ and Canada.

"On small stages to intimate audiences or large stages to festival audiences he always holds the crowd in the palm of his hand. Witty and intelligent songwriting and a brilliant night's entertainment" Eleanor McEvoy.