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Apr 30

7 Ways To See Me Play Live In May

May is a busy month for me, meaning you have seven different chances to see me play live in the same month. On Friday May 1st I’ll be playing at the Upton Upon Severn Folk Festival. (More info from www.uptonfolk.org) I’ll be headlining the opening concert at The Parish Church venue. Then on Saturday May …

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Dec 31

Gig Dates 2015

Happy new year to you all. I hope 2015 is fab for you and we get rid of these bastard Tories. I look forward to seeing you at one of my shows in 2015. Here’s a list of dates so far, with other dates pending. Please do what you can to add to that list. …

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Oct 26

Listen Again: Alun Parry On BBC’s Folkscene

You did what?! You, you, missed it?? Oh well, not to worry. After all it is Sunday. No doubt you were having a chill, or a nice roast dinner, or even watching the footy. Well, whatever you were doing, due to the wonders of the world wide internet thingy, you can listen to it at …

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Oct 15

Alun Parry AND Joe Solo – Saturday 18th October

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I’m massively looking forward to Saturday when I’ll be performing with the irrepressible Joe Solo (pictured) in Dewsbury. The gig takes place at Dewsbury Socialist Club and starts at 8.30pm. It’s free entry too so no excuse not to be there. If you’ve not encountered Joe Solo before you really must. He’s a folk explosion with …

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Sep 18

Alun Parry To Play Roots North 2014 (Sep 19/20)

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I’m really proud to be playing the Roots North Festival in Whitby this weekend. I’ll be doing two shows in this lovely part of the world. The Roots North 2014 event is at Whitby Rifle Club (next to Whitby Leisure Centre) on Saturday 20th September. I’ll be on stage just after 9pm, doing a 45 minute …

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Sep 17

The Live Album Is Here!! Buy It Now!

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Hooray! I’m very excited! The live album has just arrived. Look at them all sat there in their box, just waiting for you to buy a copy. I’m really pleased with it. But I’ll be even more pleased if they don’t stay in this box much longer. I’d much rather they were on your CD …

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Sep 13

SONG: Bob Tressell’s Pen

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This song was not written by me. Only the performance is mine. It was written by Kevin Jones from the Association of the Ragged Trousered. I was recently in a movie commemorating the centenary of the publication of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell. Kevin was at the showing of the film with his …

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Sep 11

Pre Order The Live Album CD Now

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You can now preorder my new live album – Live At 81 Renshaw Street – as a CD. I got lots of feedback from friends and supporters that you really wanted the album, but as a CD rather than a download. So I’ve listened to that, and got the CD produced for you. I listened …

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Aug 19

A Bird Is Not A Stone: Palestinian Poetry – Plus Music From Alun Parry, Lizzie Nunnery, Mark Byrne

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I will be playing a few tunes at The Brink on Thursday night along with Lizzie Nunnery and Mark Byrne. But the main event is the recitals of amazing Palestinian poetry from the book “A Bird Is Not A Stone”. A Bird is Not a Stone, (Freight Books, Glasgow) is the first major collection of …

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Aug 10

Still Ragged Film – The Casa Tomorrow (Monday)

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The gang at Shut Out The Light films have produced a star studded cast for this film celebrating 100 years since the publication of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. The book was my bible when I was a 13 year old and I’ve read it a few times since. It’s also been the inspiration behind many …

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