Café Portico September Music Nights

An Evening with Lydia Bauman: From Paris A Taste for Impressionism

Tuesday 4th September 2012
Starts at 6pm. Tickets:
£10 (including tea or coffee)

Lydia Bowman discusses this exhibition of the major works from the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute in Williamstown, Massachusets, in association with the Royal Academy of Arts. The exhibition comprises of the Clarks holdings of French 19th century, pre and post impressionist masterpieces by Corot, JF Millet, Monet, Manet, Degas, Pissarro, Renoir and more.

An Evening with Lydia Bauman at Cafe Portico


54 North 

Friday 7th September 2012
Music starts at 8:30pm. Tickets £5

54 North (Heather and Crauford) will delight you with truly uplifting music to engage ears, hearts and feet simultaneously visiting traditional and experimental folk songs, light jazz classics with a classical influence combined with a smattering of popular tunes. Their ever-changing instrumentation covering at least half a dozen instruments between them will keep you spellbound for an evening’s entertainment.

54 North at Cafe Portico

Boat to Row

Saturday 22nd September 2012
Music starts 8:30pm.Tickets: £6

Boat to Row is a collection of instrument swapping, harmony sharing friends from the Midlands; meandering through all that life and love have to offer. From its beginnings as a solo university project Boat to Row has evolved into a band confident with delivering intelligent, intricate folk. Gaining a reputation for delivering an infectious, uplifting set, Boat to Row have been busy touring many festivals this summer including 2000 Trees, Truck and Larmer Tree.


Boat to Row music night at Cafe Portico


Robin Auld supported by Treehouse

Friday 28th September 2012
Music starts 8:30pm. Tickets: £6

As an award-winning artist with an international CV spanning 20 albums, Robin Auld has performed and recorded in New York, London, Glasgow, Nashville and played events like Womad, the SA National Arts Festival and Cambridge Folk Festival. Robin plays an eclectic and vibrant mix of blues, roots and funky country songs incorporating slide guitar, harmonica, African blues guitar and soul vocals.

Hailing from Lincoln, Norfolk, ‘Lovely’ Dorset and southern France; The Treehouse are a collaboration of musicians with their foundations in styles as varied as their roots. Putting personal experiences into a wider perspective The Treehouse create their sound with powerful vocals, beautiful harmonies and intelligent musical interplay.

Robin Auld Cafe PorticoTreehouse music night at Cafe Portico