About Our Club
The Club has been running since May 2003, but its history originates in the
regular bluegrass session, over many years, at St Julians Club, Sevenoaks.
This was started by Rick Townend in the 1980s and was a focus for the
bluegrass players in the south east, many of whom have now set up their own
regular events. St Julians became unable to offer a regular night due to
The Club is run by Dick and Dawn Marsh, Rosie Davis, Dave Arthur and Rick
Townend. Our aims are to make the club as welcoming and friendly a place as
possible for musicians of all abilities and for people who just like
listening to bluegrass and acoustic music. We all have backgrounds in
playing and enjoying bluegrass and old-time music, and this kind of music has
We have a kind of 'resident band' who start up the evening, but this is not exclusive, so new players are always welcome. We have also been supported very well by many local artistes and bands - Woody's Kitchen, AIP Biggin Hill-Billies, Dartford Ramblers, Grass-Roots, Smoky Mountain Echoes and others. Many of our evenings feature a particular band, but often we have a great evening with what our regular musicians bring along.