Police Dog Hogan play Somerset’s David Hall

Police Dog Hogan mounted the stage, confessed “we’re one step closer to our dream of playing North Petherton”, and launched into a rousing gig that delighted and entertained the South Petherton throng. During the interval, the band’s sheer rock and roll brilliance scaled its highest peak when drawing the raffle tickets – which they performed with elan and described as “a peculiar and specific honour” (the tea towel went to pink 458). Continue reading “Police Dog Hogan play Somerset’s David Hall”

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The Acoustic Strawbs play The David Hall

The Acoustic Strawbs on stage, 17th September 2016
The Acoustic Strawbs on stage, 17th September 2016.

Outlining the David Hall’s dramatic arch is golden script that proclaims ‘Draw nigh to God and he will draw nigh to you’. Underneath, the band mount the stage, embrace their musical instruments and promise the packed venue, “we’re going to take you on a journey…” Continue reading “The Acoustic Strawbs play The David Hall”

Moore Moss Rutter play The David Hall

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The band performing their first set, 3rd September 2016.

Having recently played at London’s acclaimed Green Note, Cecil Sharp House and the Bristol Folk Festival, Moore Moss Rutter – former winners of the BBC Radio Young Folk Award – delighted their audience in South Petherton on Saturday night. Continue reading “Moore Moss Rutter play The David Hall”

Acoustic Night at The David Hall: August 2016

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Jamming at the end of the evening, 19 August 2016.

The range of performers at this month’s Acoustic Night at The David Hall was fantastic. Professional local musicians shared the stage with accomplished amateurs as well as those just embarking upon their musical careers. Blues, pop, folk, roots and more, featured across the evening. Each artist was warmly received by the enthusiastic South Petherton audience – a great night was had by all!
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Shooglenifty at The David Hall

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Shooglenifty perform in South Petherton, 31 July 2016

In these times of political chaos and economic uncertainty, Shooglenifty, Scotland’s storming cultural alchemists, ministered a powerful musical elixir to induce delight and dancing amongst their rapt audience at The David Hall in Somerset. Continue reading “Shooglenifty at The David Hall”

Acoustic Night at The David Hall

Roots singer-songwriter Chico Holton demonstrates his expert fingerpicking guitar style.
Roots singer-songwriter Chico Holton demonstrates his expert fingerpicking guitar style.

The David Hall’s Acoustic Night on 23 July 2016 gathered some impressive local performers who straddled the worlds of folk, roots, country and classical music. All of the acts provided seemingly effortless performances in the  intimate setting of South Petherton’s finest entertainment venue. Continue reading “Acoustic Night at The David Hall”