Promoters for Folk on the Pier

…and other fine folk, rock and roots events

Scott Butler
Scott Butler created Deckchair Productions in the early 'noughties' initially as an agency for a number of English folk rock bands which included Little Johnny England and Tickled Pink. However during that time as originator and producer of the ‘Folk on the Pier’ festival in Cromer, Norfolk , Scott branched out to produce a number of offshoot concerts under the banner ‘Folk Beyond the Pier’. Since then he has gone on to produce numerous concerts and events mainly in the East Anglia area including promoting many years of the Fairport Convention annual Winter Tour dates in Norfolk and an extensive run of 'Live at the House' concerts at Norwich's historic Assembly House. He has also produced some significant rock & blues shows including ‘Heads Down No Nonsense Boogie’ which featured the Hamsters and Wilko Johnson and two ‘Rock & Blues on the Pier’ with Dr Feelgood, Nine Below Zero and many others. Scott still produces a number of concerts but ‘Folk on the Pier’ remains the flagship production and more information on the festival can be found on the Folk on the Pier website.

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FOLK ON THE PIER SHOWCASE AND EVENING CONCERT WITH 'BANTER'

Sheringham Little Theatre is delighted to welcome back Cromer's 'Folk on the Pier' festival team for another 'Folk and Roots Music' showcase. Starting at midday with a full afternoon in 'The Hub', singers, instrumentalists and other performers will be invited to showcase their talents in an 'open mic' session in front of an albeit informal panel of judges, with a view to winning a cheque for £100 and a chance to play on the 'Folk on the Pier' Pavilion Theatre festival main stage in May.

(Showcase applications should be sent to folk@deckchairproductions.co.uk from 1st January please)

Amongst the judges will be keyboard player Nina Zella from the highly respected trio Banter, which also features Cromer festival stalwart Simon Care on melodeons and Tim Walker on percussion and wind instruments. They will be performing a concert in the evening. Sheringham Little Theatre - Sunday 10th March Showcase in the Hub – 12.00pm to 6.00pm - Evening concert in the theatre - 7.30pm Free admission to afternoon showcase – All seats £10.00 for the evening concert Box office 01263 822347 – www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com

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