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Anchors Away/ On The Dry Land

February 2017 at Sutton House – Anchors Away/On The Dry Land and King Charles. Where are the rest of the clips of this show?

(Filmed by Ashley Jones. Sound by James Larcombe)


Progressive Aspect says…

Progressive Aspect December 2017 – by Phil Lively

http://theprogressiveaspect.net/blog/2017/12/07/north-sea-radio-orchestra-william-d-drake/


Prog Magazine says…

Prog Magazine October 2019 – Malcolm Dome

Live Review – Onomatopoeia Records 10th Birthday – New Cross Inn, London 16/09/2017

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Saturday 16th September. New Cross Inn, London

Onomatopoeia Records 10th Birthday celebrations, an all day event with performances from Onomatopoeia bands past and present.

‘Mr William D Drake and his full band of so called friends’ headline the event.

New Cross Inn is a modest size venue, for such an event, therefore purchasing tickets in advance is recommended.

The line-up: William D Drake : Barringtone : Stephen EvEns : A.J.Holmes : Magic Brother : cassettes : Sculpture (Dan Hayhurst solo) : DJ sets from The Gasman and Horton Jupiter

Saturday 16th September 2017 – doors open 3pm

Tickets £5  buy See Tickets here

New Cross Inn, 323 New Cross Road, London SE14 6AS

 

 

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‘Black Blooded Clam’ filmed at Sutton House…

‘The Black Blooded Clam’ performed at Sutton House(London) in February, by Mr William D Drake, Miss Nicola Baigent and Mr James Larcombe.

(Filmed by Ashley Jones, Sound recorded by James Larcommbe).


***Peoples Day FREE festival show tomorrow***

24 hours to go until William D Drake and his band grace the Big Top Stage (5.30pm) at Peoples Day free festival in SE London. A rare full band show!

‘Peoples Day’. Mountsfield Park. London SE6 1AN

more info: www.lewisham.gov.uk/inmyarea/events/peoples-day


‘Peoples Day’ festival reminder!

Less than 2 weeks until ‘Peoples Day’ FREE festival in Lewisham, South East London. Look how happy Mr Drake is to be one of the the headliners!


London – St Anne and St Agnes. 26th November

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*Re-scheduled show – Please note this is an afternoon event 14.30-18.00*

William D Drake will perform a selection of his tunes at the pianoforte in St Anne and St Agnes Church – a Sir Christopher Wren (1680) church in the City of London; he will be accompanied by Miss Baigent on clarinet and Mr James Larcombe with his hurdy-gurdy.  Mr Drake is supporting the estimable North Sea Radio Orchestra presenting music from their new album ‘Dronne’.

Gresham Centre – St Anne and St Agnes Church, Gresham Street. London Ec2V 7BX

Tickets £10 + £1 booking fee buy here We Got Tickets

Doors: 2.30pm-6pm

Sunday 26th November 2017

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People’s Day, Mountsfield Park, London. July 8th

Hurrah, the first full band William D Drake concert of this year! They are one of the headliners at ‘Peoples Day’ festival in Mountsfield Park, SE London, on Saturday 8th July. It’s an annual FREE festival attracting 25,000 people, with music on six stages, international food, refreshment tents, children’s activities, craft, sports, fun fair…

Mr Drake and his band are greatly looking forward to playing lots of very jolly songs on The Big Top stage, in the late afternoon ….. following a day of merry larks and a scrumptious picnic!

 

17.30 – 18.15 The Big Top Stage

Saturday 8th July 2017. 12.00-20.00

Admission – FREE

Mountsfield Park. Brownhill Road. London SE6 1AN

Nearest rail stations Catford Bridge, Catford, Hither Green and lots of bus routes. (Parking near the festival is very difficult on the day)

 

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Gig reminder – Greenwich tomorrow

William D Drake is playing at The Prince of Greenwich in Greenwich London tomorrow night (admission FREE). He will be accompanied by Miss Nicola Baigent on clarinet and also Mr James Larcombe with his hurdy-gurdy. (more info)

Friday 17th March 2017 – On stage:8pm

The Prince of Greenwich, 72 Royal Hill, Greenwich, London. SE10 8RT

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CANCELLED! – St Anne and St Agnes London. 28th April

stagnesandstannes***DUE TO AN NSRO MEDICAL EMERGENCY THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED***

VISIT WE GOT TICKETS FOR TICKET REIMBURSEMENTS.

William D Drake will perform a selection of his tunes at the pianoforte in St Anne and St Agnes Church – a Sir Christopher Wren (1680) church in the City of London.  Mr Drake is supporting the estimable North Sea Radio Orchestra presenting music from their new album ‘Dronne’.

Gresham Centre – St Anne and St Agnes Church, Gresham Street. London Ec2V 7BX

Tickets £10 + £1 booking fee We Got Tickets

Doors: 7.30pm

Friday 28th April 2017

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Gig reminders…

A busy week for Mr William D Drake – tomorrow (9th March) he’s performing at the celebrations for the release of Mr Stephen EvEns first album ‘Bonjour Poulet’ at The Windmill, Brixton.  … Then jumping into the car for shows in Preston on Saturday 11th and Gateshead on Sunday 12th (also featuring Stephen EvEns).

These are intimate solo shows, Mr Drake will be singing a rousing selection of tunes from the William D Drake/Sea Nymphs repertoire – you are invited to gather around the piano for a jolly sing-a-long to a few of the old favourites.

Thursday 9th March – The Windmill, Brixton, London. Tickets £3 on the door only

Saturday 11th March – The Ferret, Preston.FREE

Sunday 12th March – The Prohibition Bar, Gateshead. Tickets £5 advance tickets available

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The Windmill Brixton London 9th March

Mr Drake will be performing a short solo set during the Onomatopoeia Records night at The Windmill Brixton, to celebrate the release of  ‘Bonjour Poulet’ the debut album from Stephen EvEns (aka Mr Stephen Gilchrist – William D Drake band drummer).

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Stephen EvEns (with a FULL band)
Barringtone
William D. Drake
Rofl & Sam – voice & piano.

Tickets: £3 on the door – FREE entry to those sporting a shirt and tie

Thursday 9th March 2017

The Windmill, 22 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton, London, SW2 5BZ


Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th February 2017. Sutton House, London.

suttonharpsichord3webTwo truly special William D Drake events at Sutton House, this coming Saturday and Sunday. Performing new arrangements of music from his albums, including Sea Nymphs and tracks not performed live before, Mr Drake will be playing a beautiful 16th century style harpsichord, accompanied by Miss Nicola Baigent on clarinet and crumhorn, and Mr James Larcombe with his hurdy-gurdy. On both nights Mr Larcombe will open proceedings with a solo set on melodeon.

The concerts will take place in a wood panelled chamber in the Tudor part of the house; it is a very intimate space with only a small number of seats available for each night.

By way of a taster, see Mr Drake play ‘The Black Blooded Clam’ on the harpsichord at Sutton House (recorded last week) www.facebook.com/careinthecommunityrecordings

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Saturday 4th Sunday 5th February 2017

Tickets: £20 + £2 booking fee = £22 Saturday 4th February 7pm , Sunday 5th February 7pm

Doors 7pm – 11.00pm –  Bar available during the Interval.

Sutton House, 2-4 Homerton High St, London E9 6JQ

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7 days until The Forge, London show…

A week today, William Drakes and his full band take to the stage in London for the first time in two and a half years! A fun festive evening; practice your moves for the Dancing Competition, fingers crossed for the prize draw… and find perfect Christmas presents at the Flummery & Whatnots table with William D Drake records, t-shirts, bags, mugs.

Be sure to arrive early in the evening, to see a singing dancing Mr Gilchrist performing songs from his forthcoming album…..before taking his seat at the drums of the William D Drake band later.

Thursday 1st December 2016. The Forge, Camden, London

Tickets can be purchased from  We Got Tickets  and The Forge – £12  – Tickets £15 on the door

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Attn Magazine says…

Attn Magazine October 2016 : by Jack Chuter

Read the rest of the event’s review here.

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The Forge – London 01/12/16

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A dazzlingly splendid evening’s entertainment with Mr William D Drake and his band, taking to the London stage for the first time in two and a half years, with a luxury assortment of exquisite musical treasures and silly songs old and new….

Be sure to pick up your FREE ‘GRAND CHRISTMAS PRIZE DRAW TICKETS’ when you arrive at the venue; prizes include – ‘Revere Reach’ artwork print canvas (30x30cm), mugs, totes…..plus intriguing and special items Mr Drake is gifting to you.

Supports: Stephen Evens + Oliver Dachinger

Thursday 1st December 2016

The Forge, 3-7 Delancey Street, Camden, London. NW1 7NL (website: www.forgevenue.org)

doors 7.30pm – 11pm

Tickets: £12 from The Forge & We Got Tickets  (Both have £1.20 booking fee) Tickets on the door £15

14+/under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult

 

 

 

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