Biggest night in the folk calendar

The man widely regarded as the greatest finger picking guitarist in the world is set to play in Ashington this weekend.

The biggest night in the calendar of Ashington Folk Club this year will see Stefan Grossman perform at The Portland Rooms, on Station Road in Ashington, on Saturday, July 6, at 8pm with support from The Hokum Hotshots.

A spokesperson from the club said: “Once again we’re seeing that it is possible to bring top musicians to Ashington to play in a wonderful, intimate venue.

“The town has a very rich musical heritage and a night such as this can only add to that.

“This is the must see event in our calender this year.”

Tickets priced at £12 and are available via or by calling 07530 748811.