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2024

Tues 6th Feb
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley - Duncan & Ann
e

Thur 14th March

YORK Folk Club, The Black Swan, Peasholme Green - Duncan & Anne


Fri 26th April
RIPON St. Wilfrid's Folk Club - Duncan & Anne -
Also appearing, Hazjak

Sat 4th May
RAUNDS Festival, Northants - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Besides playing the evening concert, dMb members will also be taking part in the
lunchtime sessions (from 11.30am) on both the Saturday & Sunday (4th & 5th)


Sat 8th June
YORK Folk Weekend - approx 2pm - The Duncan McFarlane Band


12th/13th/14th July
ANGLESEY, Folk on the Farm - Duncan & Anne
(exact days tbc)

 

Sat 20th July
ILKLEY, Clarke-Foley Centre - The Duncan McFarlane Band
also on, before us... The HEATHEN KINGS ...and HAZJAK


Fri 16th August
WHITBY Brewery - The Duncan McFarlane Band - We're on from 7pm - 9pm
Fabulous beer, extremely good pizzas! - oh, and we're not too shabby, either!

Sat 17th August
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, The Grosvenor - The Duncan McFarlane Band
 

Fri/Sat/Sun 20/21/22 September
OTLEY Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band & Duncan & Anne
(exact days that we're on will be confirmed later)


Fri 15th Nov
HARROGATE Folk Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 30th Nov
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley - The Duncan McFarlane Band


2023
Tue 10th January
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley - Duncan & Anne

Sunday 28th May
OTLEY, The Black Horse – The Duncan McFarlane Band


Saturday 3rd June
YORK Folk Weekend – The Duncan McFarlane Band


Sat 15th July
ANGLESEY, Folk on the Farm – The Duncan McFarlane Band + Dunc
an & Anne

Sat 19th August
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, The Grosvenor – The Duncan McFarlane Band

 

Thurs 7th September

LEEDS, The Packhorse (Cloth Cat) - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 15th September

OTLEY Folk Festival -  Duncan & Anne

 

Sat 16th September

OTLEY Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band


Fri 29th September
RIPON St. Wilfrid's Folk Club – Duncan & Anne

Postponed due to Dunc succumbing to Covid! Now rescheduled for 2024!

Tues 3rd October
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley – Duncan & Anne

Postponed due to Dunc succumbing to Covid! Now rescheduled for 2024!

Sat 21st Oct
BAWTRY, Phoenix Theatre - Duncan & Anne
Station Rd, Bawtry, Doncaster, DN10 6PT - Doors open 6.45pm, concert starts 7.30pm

with support from 'Change for Two Tenors
Tickets £10, reserve by calling Barrie on 01302 770992 or email cynthiaandbarrie@live.co.uk


Fri 17th November
WETHERBY Folk Club – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tickets & info from http://wetherbyfolk.co.uk/17th-november---duncan-mcfarlane-band-den-miller-judith-haswell--trish-mclean

Sat 18th November
MIDDLESBOROUGH Toft House Theatre – The Duncan McFarlane Band

For tickets & full details visit www.fatsoma.com/toft-house

Sat 25th November
LEEDS Heart Arts Centre, Headingley – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tickets and info from https://heartcentre.org.uk/event/snl-duncan-mcfarlane-band/

 

Wed 6th December

OTLEY Folk Club, The Black Horse, 2 Westgate, LS21 3AS - Dunc & Anne
Pay on the door.

Now why not scroll down the years to see where we've been...

2022
Tues 15th Feb
MORLEY Folk Club - Dunc & Anne + others - Charity concert

Sat 19th February
TOFT HOUSE - Middlesbrough Little Theatre Club – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tues 19th April
LEEDS - Heart Arts Centre, Headingley - Dunc & Anne

Sat 21st May
SHEPLEY Spring Festival - Dunc & Anne

Sat 4th June
YORK Folk Weekend - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thur 30th June
BRADFORD Topic Folk Club - Dunc & Anne

Sun 24th July
DENBY DALE, MNDA concert - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 20th August
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, The Grosvenor Hotel – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 17th September
OTLEY
Folk Festival – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tue 20th Sept
MORLEY Folk Club - Dunc & Anne

Sat 15th October

LEICESTER, 'Y' Theatre, 'AshCon' - DMcF acoustic trio - Dunc/Anne/Steve Foster)
- an evening support slot opening for Wishbone Ash!


Fri 18th November
GAINSBOROUGH Folk Club – Dunc & Anne

Mon 21st November
LEEDS, Folk at the Grove Inn – Dunc & Anne

Sat 17th December
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley – The Duncan McFarlane Band (electric)

2021
Sat 21st Aug
YORK Folk Club, outside the Black Swan - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 28th Aug

YORK Folk Club, outside the Black Swan - The Duncan McFarlane Band
two weeks in a row for them!)

Fri/Sat/Sun 3/4/5th Sept
SETTLE Folk Gathering - Duncan (solo) - all three days!

Sat 18th September

OTLEY Folk Festival, Otley Courthouse – Dunc & Anne

Sat 6th November
DENBY DALE, Pie Hall, MNDA Fundraising Concert – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 4th December
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley – The Duncan McFarlane Band

2020
Thur 30th Jan
LEEDS, The Chemic Tavern - Dunc & Anne

Thur/Fri 20th/21st Feb
WAKEFIELD, Rhubarb Fest Event - Dunc & Anne

Feb 23rd
UK Lockdown began as 'Covid struck!
- everyone mostly stayed at home and most of our gigs were postponed!


Sat 3rd Oct
DENBY DALE, Pie Hall - MNDA concert - Dunc & Anne

Sat 5th Dec
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre - The Duncan McFarlane Band

2019
Thur 14th Feb
YORK Folk Club, The Black Swan - Dunc & Anne

Tue 19th March
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre - Dunc & Anne

Saturday 1st June
YORK Folk Weekend, The Black Swan, York – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Saturday 22nd June
WHEKDRAKE, The Wenlock Arms – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Saturday 6th July
MOONBEAMS Festival, Wold Top Brewery – The Duncan McFarlane Band

6/7/8th Sept
SETTLE Folk Gathering - Duncan (solo) - all three days

20th - 22nd September
OTLEY Folk Festival – Duncan McFarlane (solo) & The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thur 26th Sept
BAWTRY Phoenix Theatre - Dunc & Anne

Saturday 30th November
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley – The Duncan McFarlane Band

2018
Fri 1 June
YORK, Victoria Vaults – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 2 June
YORK Folk Weekend, The Black Swan, York – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tue 12 June
LEEDS, The Itinerant Waiters Club, The Chemic – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tue 4 September
LEEDS, The Itinerant Waiters Club, The Chemic – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Saturday 24 November
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley – The Duncan McFarlane Band

2017
Fri 6 January
LEEDS, The Grove Folk Club – Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Tue 7 March
LEEDS, The Chemic – Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 12 March
RAINFORD, Lancs, The Wooden Horse – Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Tue 25 April
LEEDS, Heart Arts Centre, Headingley – Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Fri 19 May
SHEPLEY Folk Festival – Duncan McFarlane Band

Wed 7 June
NUNEATON Folk Club – Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Wed 21 June
COTTINGHAM Live Folk Club – Duncan McFarlane Band (acoustic trio)

Thur 29 June
UXBRIDGE Folk Club – Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Fri 30 June
CLECKHEATON Folk Festival – Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 1 July
CLECKHEATON Folk Festival – Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Sat 15 July
ANGLESEY, Folk on the Farm Festival – Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 26 August
COTTINGHAM Folk Festival – Duncan McFarlane Band

Thur 31 August
Gregson Lane Folk Club (Nets Bar, nr. Houghton) – Duncan McFarlane Band (trio)

Fri 1 September
RAVENSHEAD Village Hall, Nottingham – Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 2 September
FLEETWOOD Folk and Blues Festival – Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 3 September
SETTLE Folk Gathering – Duncan McFarlane (solo)

Tues 5 September
MORLEY Folk Club – Duncan McFarlane and Anne Brivonese

Sun 10th September
STAITHES Arts & Heritage Festival – Duncan McFarlane Band

Thur 14 September
BAWTRY, Phoenix Theatre – Duncan McFarlane Band (acoustic trio)

Fri 15 September
OTLEY Folk Festival - Korks– Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 16 September
OTLEY Folk Festival - Otley Parish Church – Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Sat 02 December
LEEDS, Heart, Headingley – Duncan McFarlane Band

Wed 13 December
ELY Folk Club – Duncan McFarlane and Anne Brivonese

2016
Sat 05 March
THIXENDALE Village Hall – Duncan McFarlane Band

Wed 16 March
ATHERSTONE Folk Club, Nuneaton - Duncan McFarlane (solo)

Sun 17 Apr
ACKWORTH Folk Club – Duncan McFarlane Band
Masons Arms. Bell Lane, Ackworth, PONTEFRACT WF7 7JD

Fri 13 May
HARDRAW Gathering, The Green Dragon – Duncan McFarlane Band


20/21/22 May
SHEPLEY SPRING FESTIVAL – Duncan McFarlane Band

16/17/18 Sept
OTLEY FESTIVAL – Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 26 Nov
OTLEY, Korks – Duncan McFarlane Band

2015
14-18 March
COSTA DEL FOLK - Benalmedena, SPAIN - Duncan McFarlane (solo)
Steeleye Span, Martin Simpson, O'Hooley & Tidow, Lucy Ward... and many more

Thurs 09 April
YORK Folk Club, Black Swan - Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Apr 21 (Tues)
LEEDS, Chemic Tavern, off Woodhouse Street , Leeds – Duncan McFarlane Band

Tues 28 April
LEIGH-ON-SEA, Hoy at Anchor Folk Club - Duncan McFarlane (solo)

Sun 3 May
WHITBY, Moor & Coast 'Spring-Thing' - Rugby Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Wed 27 May
OTLEY Folk Club, Korks - Duncan McFarlane Band
- support by DMcF Acoustic Trio!

Sun 31 May
BEDALE, Bamfest - Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 6 June
YORK Folk Weekend - Duncan McFarlane Band

Tues June 30
LEEDS, Chemic Tavern, off Woodhouse Street , Leeds – Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 11 July
'MOONBEAMS' WOLD TOP BREWERY Festival - Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 18 July
ANGLESEY Folk on the Farm Festival - Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 15 Aug
SALTBURN FOLK FESTIVAL - Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 4 Sept
SETTLE Folk Festival - Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 18 Sept
OTLEY FESTIVAL - Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Sat 19 Sept
OTLEY FESTIVAL - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 3 Oct
INGLETON Folk Festival - Ex-Servicemen's Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 16 Oct
BROMLEY CROSS Folk Club - the Duncan McFarlane Acoustic Trio
The Barlow, Bolton Rd, Edgworth, BL7 0AP

Sun 15th Nov
GRIMSBY, Grimsby Folk Club - Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Nov 17 (Tues)
LEEDS, Chemic Tavern – The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 28 Nov
BEDWORTH Festival - Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Sat 5 Dec
OTLEY - The Black Horse - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tue 15 Dec
LEEDS - The Chemic Tavern, Woodhouse - Duncan McFarlane Band (acoustic)

 

2014
Fri 14 Feb
DONCASTER - The Roots and Acoustic Club, The Ukrainian Centre
- Duncan McFarlane Band (acoustic trio)

Sat 22 Feb
FALDINGWORTH 'Live', Lincolnshire, Faldingworth Memorial Hall
- Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Sat 15 March
TOCKWITH Village Hall, near York - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 30 March - MEXBOROUGH, The Imperial Club, Cliff Road
- The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 26 April
ADDINGHAM - The Swan - Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs 01 May
Otley Rugby Club - An Evening with the Duncan McFarlane Acoustic Trio
to celebrate the visit of a delegation from Ilkley’s Twin Town of Coutances, France

Wed 21 May
HULL Truck Theatre - Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Fri 30 May
BAMFEST, Bedale - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 6 June
LEEDS - FOLK at the GROVE INN - Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Sat 7 June
YORK Folk Weekend, The Black Swan - Duncan McFarlane Band

 

Sat 21 June
BEVERLEY Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band
On the main stage, starting off the Sat Eve Main Concert

Sat 12 July
WOLD TOP BREWERY/MOONBEAMS Festival, near Filey
- The Duncan McFarlane Band - last on, main stage, on the Saturday night!

Sun 13 July
ELY Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 26 July
HARDRAW GATHERING, The Green Dragon - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 16 Aug
CLECKHEATON - private party! - The Duncan McFarlane Band


Sat 23 Aug
SHREWSBURY Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- TWO performances! ...Main stage AND Stage Two!
Plus Duncan (solo) giving two Guitar Workshops (Sat & Sun)


Sat 13 Sept
ADDINGHAM -The Swan - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 20 Sept
OTLEY Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

 

Sat 4 Oct
INGLETON Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 11 Oct
EDGWORTH Folk Festival - the Duncan McFarlane Acoustic Trio

Fri 24 Oct
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY Folk Club – The Dolphin - Duncan McFarlane (solo)


2013
Sat 6th April
YORK, The Fulford Arms - The Duncan McFarlane Band - support from Nick Hall

Thurs 25th April
BRADFORD, Topic Folk Club - Duncan McFarlane & Anne Brivonese

Sat 27th April
ADDINGHAM, The Swan - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 4th May
OTLEY, Korks, Bondgate - The Duncan McFarlane Band

 

Sun 19th May
OTLEY, The Cross Pipes - DMcF Acoustic Trio


BIDEFORD, Bideford Folk Club - Duncan 'solo'

Fri 24th & Sat 25th May
BUDE Folk Festival, North Cornwall - Duncan 'solo'

Sun 26th May
MARYPORT, Cumbria - The Maryport Harbour Festival

- The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 2nd June
BEDALE, N. Yorks - BAMFEST - DMcF acoustic trio

Sat 8th June
YORK,  York Folk Weekend - The Black Swan - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 21st & Sat 22nd June
ALCESTER Folk Festival - Duncan 'solo'

Sun 23rd June
BEVERLEY, Beverley Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- last on, on the Sunday night

Sat 21st Sept
OTLEY Black Sheep Brewery Festival  - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 22nd Sept
OTLEY Black Sheep Brewery Festival  - DMcF Acoustic Trio

Sat 28th Sept
YORK, Victoria Vaults - DMcF (Electric) Band - free entry!

Sun 29th Sept
BOSTON SPA, BREK-FEST, Oxjam Charity Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Weds 2nd Oct
OTLEY Folk Club - Korks , Bondgate - DMcF AcousticTrio

Sat 5th Oct
INGLETON, Folk Festival  - The Duncan McFarlane Band & DMcF acoustic band

Fri 11th Oct
HEADINGLEY, Heart Arts Centre - Duncan & Anne supporting ‘The Heathen Kings’

Thurs 17th Oct
DENHOLM Folk Club, in the Scottish Borders - Duncan (solo)
Auld Cross Keys, Denholm, Scottish Borders TD9 8NU

Sun 3rd Nov
SETTLE Victoria Hall - DMcF Acoustic Trio - with MC Mike Harding

Fri 6th Dec
OTLEY, Korks , Bondgate, Otley – The Duncan McFarlane Band


2012  (much of which was 'lost' due to Duncan having surgery!)
Sat 14th July
WOLD TOP Brewery Moonbeams Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Wed 18th July
OTLEY, Folk Club - Korks, Bondgate - Duncan (solo')

Sat 28th July
HARDRAW Gathering - The Green Dragon at Hardraw, near Hawes
- The Duncan McFarlane Band - last on, finishing off the Sat night

Sat 11th Aug
WITHENSEA – 'DAVEFEST', Redhouse Farm, Waxholme
- The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 1st Sept
FALDINGWORTH 'Live', Acoustic Music Club, Faldingworth Memorial Hall
- Duncan (solo) - sharing the night with the George Papavgeris

Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd Sept
OTLEY, Black Sheep Brewery Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- the last act on Sat eve, in Korks - Then on Sunday, four of the McF band will emerge as 'Luigi Ana Da Boys', along with Phillip Cockerham & Bernie Gilmore

Thurs 27th Sept
BREWOOD Acoustic Music Club - DMcF 'acoustic' band

Sat 6th Oct
INGLETON Festival, The Ex-Servicemen's Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- from 8pm 'acoustic set' - then, from 9pm, the full 'electric' set
- then, from 11pm,  a 'Late Night Extra!' where, just for fun, the DMcF Band will mutate into a rock 'n' roll band playing their faves from the 50s, 60s & 70s!

Sat 10th Nov
ADDINGHAM, The Swan -
The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat/Sun 24/25th Nov
BEDWORTH Festival - Duncan (solo)

Fri 30th Nov
GAINSBOROUGH, Folk Club - Duncan + DMcF Band fiddler Anne Brivonese

Sat 8th Dec 2012
Otley Courthouse present a musical evening with...
Duncan & Anne from the DMcF Band and also Nick B Hall, Wood ‘n’ Hill and Dave Vermond - A fundraiser for OCPA


2011
Thurs 17th February
YORK, York Folk Club, Peasholme Green - Duncan (with Anne Brivonese)

Sat 12th March
OTLEY, at the Rugby Club, Private Party - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs 14th April
OTFORD, KENT, at the Crown, Otford - Duncan (solo)

Tue 10th May
MANSFIELD, Folk Club, at the Brown Cow – DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 21st May
ADDINGHAM, near Ilkley, at the Swan - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 22nd May
WAKEFIELD, The Hepworth 'Opening'  - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 28th/Sun 29th May
BUDE, Bude Folk Festival - Duncan (solo)

Sat 4th June
YORK, York Folk Weekend Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 19th June
BEVERLEY Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 9th July 4-6pm
LEEDS, Kirkstall Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 9th July 10pm
Moonbeams Wold Top Festival , Yorkshire Wolds - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 30th July
HARDRAW Gathering - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 13th Aug
SALTBURN Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band
(on three times that day! - aft, eve and late!)

Sun 14th Aug
SCARBOROUGH Open Air Theatre - Day of Folk - The Duncan McFarlane Band with Jim Moray, Bellowhead and others!

Sun 4th Sept
BARNSLEY, Mad-Fest, Elsecar centre - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Wed 12th Sept
SOWERBY BRIDGE, The Works - Dunc (solo) supporting Vin Garbutt

Fri 14th Sept
BLANDFORD FORUM, British Legion Club - Dunc (solo) supporting Vin Garbutt

Sat 15th Sept
WORCESTER, Huntingdon Hall - Dunc (solo) supporting Vin Garbutt

Fri/Sat/Sun 16/17/18 September
OTLEY, Folk Festival  - DMcF Acoustic Band/ The Duncan McFarlane Band/ Duncan 'solo'

Sat 1st October
INGLETON Festival - DMcF Band electric

Fri 9th Dec
cancelled - due to surgery!
OTLEY, Folk Club Xmas Special - Korks, Bondgate - DMcF Band electric

Thurs 15th Dec
cancelled due to surgery!
BRADFORD, Folk Club, Bradford - Duncan & Anne Brivonese

Fri 16th Dec
cancelled due to surgery!
GAINSBOROUGH, Folk Club - Duncan & Anne Brivonese

2010
Sat 13th February
LEEDS, Santiagos, The Grand Arcade - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Mon 15th Feb
LONDON, Herga Folk Club - Duncan (with Anne Brivonese)

Sat 6th March
DONCASTER Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 26th March
PRESTON, Bamber Bridge, Mid Lancs League Presentation Night
- DMcF Acoustic Band - Private function

Fri 16th April
LEEDS, The Abbey Inn, Kirkstall, Leeds - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 24th April
COOMBE MARTIN, Shammick Acoustic Club, N. Devon - Duncan (solo)

Fri 7th May
KEIGHLEY, Bacca Pipes FC, W.Yorks – Duncan & Anne Brivonese

Fri 28th May
ROBIN HOOD's BAY Folk Club, The Dolphin – Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Sat 29th May
WHITBY, the new MOOR & COAST 'Spring Session' - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tue 1st June
CHORLEY FM, One hour 'live' session on Chorley FM radio (& on the web)

– Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Sat 5th June
YORK Folk Festival Weekend - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 3rd July
ASHOVER Well Dresses Festival of Folk & Roots, nr. Chesterfield
- The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 10th July
MOONBEAMS Wold Top Festival - DMcF Band electric & acoustic

Sat 17th July
SADDLEWORTH Festival - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sun 18th July
LOTHERTON HALL gardens (lunchtime) - DMcF Acoustic Band

Fri/Sat/Sun 23-25th July
HARDRAW, Folk Weekend - DMcF Band (electric & acoustic)


Fri 17 September
OTLEY, Folk Festival - Korks, Bondgate - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 18 September
OTLEY, Folk Festival - Methodist Hall - starting off the festival's main evening concert - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sun 19 September
OTLEY, Folk Festival - Otley Cricket Club - late afternoon - DMcF electric Band

Sat 2nd October
INGLETON Folk Festival, Ex-Servicemen’s Club - DMcF Band - acoustic & electric!

Sat 16th  October
SUTTON, 30 High Street, Sutton, Bedfordshire, SG19 2NE - DMcF Acoustic Band

Fri 29th October
LEEDS - New Headingley Club - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 13th Nov
KIRKBY FLEETHAM - The KF Folk Club's Third Birthday Bash
- DMcF Acoustic Band

Fri 26th November
DRIFFIELD - 'Moonbeams' Music Club 3rd Birthday special, at the Bell Hotel - The Duncan McFarlane Band and Bob Fox

Fri 10th December
OTLEY Folk Club Xmas special - Korks, Bondgate - The Duncan McFarlane Band


2009
Weds Dec 31st / Thurs 1st Jan
HARDRAW, New Years Eve rolling into the day!!! - The Green Dragon, Nr. Hawes
- The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 16th Jan
DENHOLME, - Raggald's Inn (between Denholme & Queensbury) - Duncan (solo)

Sat 31st Jan
BEEFORD, - Village Hall - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 14th Feb
BINGLEY, - Trades Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band - Private Party!

Fri 27th Feb
ALCESTER, - Grieg Centre - Duncan (solo)

Sat 7th March
QUEENSBURY Festival, The Village Hall - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- finishing off the Sat eve

Sat 21st March
THREE PEAKS Folk Club, - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 4th April
LEEDS - Chapel Allerton Tennis Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band

 

Wed 29th April
OTLEY Folk Club, Korks, Bondgate, Otley - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 9th May
ADDINGHAM - The Swan- The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 19th June
ALCESTER Festival - Grieg Centre - Duncan (solo)

Sat 20th June
ALCESTER Festival - Grieg Centre - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Sun 21st June
ALCESTER Festival - Grieg Centre - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Mon 22nd June
WILLENHALL Folk Club - Duncan (solo)
The Brown Jug, Sandbeds Road, Short Heath, Willenhall

Sat 27th June
DENT - Dent Music & Beer Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- we're last on, on the Sat eve!

Fri/Sat/Sun 3/4/5th July
CLECKHEATON Festival  - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Sat 11th July
DRIFFIELD, WOLD BREWERY Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs 16th July
DENMARK - BALLERUP, Ballerup Kræmmerfestival, Copenhagen - Duncan (solo)
Fri 17th July
DENMARK - BALLERUP, Ballerup Kræmmerfestival, Copenhagen - Duncan (solo)

Fri/Sat/Sun 24/25/26th July
HARDRAW Festival,  - The Duncan McFarlane Band,
DMcF Acoustic Band & Dunc (solo) - all three across the three days

Wed 12th August
OTLEY Folk Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band
The band 'warm-up' for Shrewsbury with a full set at the club.

Sat 29th August
SHREWSBURY Festival, - DMcF Band (electric) - Main Stage 4pm
then Stage Two, last on, that evening

Sat 12th Sept
FALDINGWORTH, 'Live' Club, Village Hall - DMcF Acoustic Band

 

Fri 18 Sept
OTLEY Festival - Civic Hall, 10pm - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 19 Sept
OTLEY Festival - Methodist Hall, 3pm, DMcF Acoustic Band
OTLEY Festival - Conservative Club, 9.30pm, Duncan (solo)

Sun 20 Sept
OTLEY Festival - Cricket Club, 4-5.30pm - The Duncan McFarlane Band

SAT 3rd Oct
INGLETON Festival - 8pm till midnight-ish, In the Ex-Serviceman's Club
- DMcF Band (acoustic AND electric!)

Sat 17th Oct
GAINSBOROUGH Festival - Duncan (solo)

Thurs 22nd Oct
BRADFORD Folk Club - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Sat 14 Nov
SHAW, The Playhouse - DMcF Acoustic Band


Fri/Sat/Sun 27/28/29 Nov
BEDWORTH Festival - Duncan with Anne Brivonese & Gerry McNiece
(The DMcF Acoustic Band)

Fri 11th Dec
OTLEY, Korks, Bondgate - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- with support from the DMcF Acoustic Band


2008
Fri 1st Feb
GAINSBOROUGH Folk Club - Duncan (solo)

Fri 15th Feb
KIRKBY FLEETHAM Folk Festival , Nr. Northallerton - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat/ Sun 23/24th Feb
ALCESTER, Grieg Hall, Festival Fundraiser - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Fri 14th Mar
DRIFFIELD, Bell Hotel ('Moonbeams' Club) - Duncan with Anne Brivonese
+ a few support acts too!

Sat 22nd Mar
LEEDS, The Abbey Inn – DMcF Acoustic) Band

Sat 26th April
OTLEY, The Red Lion, 'Private' Party - The Duncan McFarlane Band

BBC Radio SHROPSHIRE, Genevieve Tudor's Folk Show
- Duncan (solo) - interview & performing 'live'

Fri 9th May
HOLMFIRTH Festival of Folk - Duncan (solo)

Sat 10th May
RAUNDS Festival (Northants) - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 17th May
FALDINGWORTH 'Live' - Duncan with Anne Brivonese) - plus George Papavgeris
Faldingworth Memorial Hall

Sat 24th May
LEEDS, The Abbey Inn Folk Event - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 31st May
YORK, Folk Weekend – Duncan with Anne Brivonese - plus many other artistes

Thurs 5th June
ST. ALBANS, Redbourn Folk Club - Duncan (solo)
The Redbourn Folk Club (formerly known as The Hollybush Folk Club)

Sat 7th June
Gomersal, CLECKHEATON, The 'West End' - Duncan with Anne Brivonese
- celebrating release of Cleckheation Festival's '21st Anniversary CD'

Sun 29th June
LINCOLN, Holiday Inn - Brayford Wharf - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Sat 12th July
REDDITCH FC - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Tues 15th July
MANSFIELD, The Brown Cow, Folk Club - DMcF Acoustic Band

Fri 18th July
OTLEY, The Courthouse – DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat & Sun 19 / 20th July
SHROPSHIRE, Festival at the Edge - Duncan (solo)

Fri-Sun 25-27th July
HARDRAW Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band; Duncan (solo)
and the DMcF Acoustic Band

Thurs 7th Aug
KIRCUDBRIGHT Folk Event, SCOTLAND - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 8th Aug
DUMFRIES, SCOTLAND, 'The Venue' - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 10th Aug
DUMFRIES Border Gathering, SCOTLAND - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs 11th Sept
HEBDEN BRIDGE Trades Club, Steve Tilston/Trade Roots present....
DMcF Acoustic Band

Fri-Sun 18-21st Sept
OTLEY Festival, West Yorks - The Duncan McFarlane Band; DMcF Acoustic Band & Duncan 'solo'

Sat 4th Oct
INGLETON Festival - Ex-Servicemen's Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tue 7th Oct
LANGTREE VILLAGE HALL, DEVON - Duncan, solo

Wed 8th Oct
BIDEFORD FOLK CLUB, The Joiners Arms, Market Place - Duncan (solo)
Hilary Bix - http://www.bidefordfolkfestival.co.uk

Fri 10th Oct
FRITHELSTOCK, N. DEVON, The Clinton Arms - Duncan (solo)

Sat 11th Oct
COOMBE MARTIN, N. DEVON - Shammick Acoustic Sessions, The Castle Inn,
This night, to include a 'feature' set from Duncan (solo)

Sun 12th Oct
PLYMOUTH - Folk on the Moor - The Westward Inn, Lee Mill (near Plymouth!)
- feature spot from Duncan, 'solo'

Sat 18th Oct
ADDINGHAM, W.Yorks, The Swan - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 1st Nov
WETHERBY Folk Weekend - Duncan with Anne Brivonese 

Tue 4th Nov
DENMARK, BALLERUP, Musikteater Baltoppen - Duncan (solo)

Sat 8th Nov
Londerry Lodge, BEDALE, Railway Society gig - Duncan (solo)

Sat 22nd Nov
KIRKBY FLEETHAM Folk - Duncan & Anne

Fri/Sat 28/29th Nov
BEDWORTH Festival - Duncan (solo)

Fri Dec 5th
OTLEY, Korks, Bondgate - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Wed 31st Dec
HARDRAW, New Years Eve - The Green Dragon, Nr. Hawes
- The Duncan McFarlane Band - all night long!

 

2007
Sat 13th Jan
YORK - Castle Museum – DMcF Acoustic Band - for Nic Jones’ 60th Birthday Party - with Robin Garside, Paul Gough & Phil Beer

Sat 17th March
OTLEY - St Patrick’s Day ‘special’ – Korks Wine Bar - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 31st March
LEEDS - St Chads, Headingley, LEEDS - The Duncan McFarlane Band
+ Witchnotes

Fri 20th April
BATLEY, Parochial Hall - Duncan (solo) - supporting Colum Sands

Sat 21st April
WHITBY, harbourside, on board the ‘GRAND TURK’ - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 28th April
PANNAL Memorial Hall, Nr HARROGATE - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 19th May
LEEDS - Abbey Inn, Kirkstall, LEEDS – DMcF Acoustic Band

Wed 6th June
OTLEY - Korks, Bondgate, OTLEY – DMcF Acoustic Band, and
The Duncan McFarlane Band

8/9/10th June
MASHAM Black Sheep Festival – Duncan (solo), DMcF Acoustic Band
and The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 16th June
REETH, Kings Arms Hotel, nr. Richmond, N. Yorks - DMcF Acoustic Band

Thurs 28th June
BRADFORD, Topic FC, The Cock & Bottle – DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 7th July
CLECKHEATON Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 14th July
KELK Gathering - The Duncan McFarlane Band & DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 21st July
LEEDS - Abbey Inn, Kirkstall, LEEDS - The Duncan McFarlane Band
10pm headline finish to the Sat eve of the w/e 'Abbey Inn Folk Gathering'

Fri/Sat/Sun 27/28/29th July
HARDRAW Gathering – Duncan solo, DMcF Acoustic Band
& The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 8th Sept
LEEDS Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band & DMcF Aacoustic Band

Sat/Sun 22/23rd Sept
OTLEY Folk Festival – DMcF Band both acoustic AND electric

Sat 6th Oct (eve)
INGLETON Folk Festival – DMcF both acoustic & electric Bands

Sat 13th Oct (eve)
LEEDS, Crossgates OXJAM Event - DMcF Acoustic Band - and others

Sun 21st Oct
LEEDS - BBC RADIO LEEDS, 8pm - interview with Duncan and
tracks to be played from the new DMcF Band CD 'All Rogues & Villains'

Fri 7th Dec
OTLEY folk club 'special' - Korks, Bondgate , 8pm - The Duncan McFarlane Band
There will be a back-projected 'light' show based loosely on our CD artwork (nautical theme) courtesy of students from Leeds College of Art & Design

Fri 14th Dec
WHITBY, The Coliseum - The Duncan McFarlane Band


2006
Sat 14th Jan
REDDITCH Folk Club - Duncan (solo)

Tues 24th Jan
CECIL SHARP HOUSE, Regents Park Road, LONDON, NW1 7YA - Duncan (solo)

Sat 28th Jan
LEEDS, The Primrose, Meanwood Road - The Duncan McFarlane Band
Wed 15th Feb

ELY Folk Club, The Maltings, Waterside - Duncan (solo)

Fri 17th Feb
SUTTON COLDFIELD, St Valentine's Festival - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Mon 20th Feb
MANCHESTER - BBC GMR 'Sounds of Folk' live broadcast 8-9pm 95.1 & 104.6 FM
Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Tues 28th Feb
LEIGH-ON-SEA, Essex, Hoy at Anchor Folk Club - Duncan (solo)

Thurs 2nd March
ROBERTOWN, HUDDERSFIELD - The Star Inn - Duncan (with Geoff Taylor on cittern)

Thurs 16th March
YORK - York Folk Club, The Black Swan, Peasholme Green - Duncan with Anne Brivonese on fiddle and Geoff Taylor on cittern

Thurs 23rd March
BYFLEET, Surrey - Anchor FC - Duncan (solo)

Sat 25th March
OTLEY - Otley Cricket Club - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs 13th April
OTFORD, KENT - Travellers Rest Folk Club - the Rising Sun Pub, Twitton
- Duncan (solo)

Fri 5th May/Sat 6th May/Sun 7th May
HOLMFIRTH – Festival of Folk – Duncan (solo) & The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 12th May
OTLEY – Courthouse Arts Centre - DMcF Acoustic Band

Sat 3rd June
PANNAL, HARROGATE – Memorial Hall, MillFolk - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri-Sun16-18 June
MASHAM, Black Sheep Festival - Duncan (solo) & The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 25th June
LEIGH-ON-SEA Festival, Essex - DMcF Acoustic Band

Fri 30th June
GLASSON DOCK, Lancashire - Glasson Festival,
DMcF Acoustic Band (acoustic) - also...Martin Carthy, Johnny Dickinson & more

Fri 7th July
KIRKSTALL, LEEDS – The Abbey Festival – DMcF Acoustic Band + others

Wed 12th July
OTLEY Folk Club - DMcF Band (acoustic AND electric)

Fri-Sun 28-30 July
HARDRAW Festival, The Green Dragon 
Dunc solo, and both DMcF acoustic & electric bands

Wed 9th Aug
SIDMOUTH FOLK WEEK – Duncan solo, 2pm(ish) - being interviewed by Lester Simpson - with regard to my 'folk-songwriter' tag - and playing a few songs too.

Thurs 10th Aug
SIDMOUTH FOLK WEEK – Duncan solo, 4.30pm at the War Memorial Club.
The Duncan McFarlane Band , 9pm in the Bulverton Marquee

Fri 8th Sept
MARKET RASEN Folk Club, FALDINGWORTH VILLAGE HALL – Duncan (solo)

Thurs 14th-Sun 17th Sept
OTLEY - Festival - solo, both DMcF Acoustic & Electric bands

Thurs 5th Oct
WIVENHOE Folk Club, ESSEX,  at The Greyhound, High Street - Duncan solo

Sat 7th Oct
INGLETON FESTIVAL - eve concert, Ex-Servicemen's club - DMcF band (electric)

Fri 20-Sun 22 Oct
GAINSBOROUGH Festival – Duncan, solo

Sat 21st Oct
GAINSBOROUGH Festival – DMcF band (electric)

Thurs 14th Dec
HUDDERSFIELD Polaris Folk Club, The Star, Robertown - Duncan, solo
(plus DMcF Acoustic band members)

2005
Sat 15th Jan
OTLEY, Korks, Bondgate - DMcFband (acoustic) and a host of other artists - Otley Tsunami Appeal Benefit

Tues 1st Feb
OTLEY, The Junction Inn, Bondgate - DMcFband (electric)

Fri 25th Feb
BRADFORD BEER FESTIVAL, Victoria Hall, Saltaire -DMcFband (electric)

Sun 17th April
CLECKHEATON Festival Fundraiser, Cleckheaton Sports Club - DMcFband (acoustic) - with John Prentice, Vikki Clayton & others

Wed 20th April
BBC RADIO YORK - 103.7FM, 104.3FM and 95.5FM - Duncan (with Anne Brivonese) recorded a session for BBC Radio York's Wed night folk show
Wednesday 7pm-8pm ‘North Yorkshire Folk’ with Michael Brothwell

Fri 29th April
WHITBY, MOOR & COAST FESTIVAL - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 30th April
PANNAL, Millfolk FC Concert, The Memorial Hall - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 13th May
SALTAIRE, Victoria Hall - The Duncan McFarlane Band - supporting the fine Irish band, DANU

Sat 14th May
HARDRAW, The Green Dragon - DMcFband (acoustic)

Fri 10th June
HARROGATE's Friday the 13th Folk Club, The Empress Hotel, HARROGATE
- Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Fri 17th June
MASHAM Black Sheep Brewery Festival (a brand new fest!)
- DMcFband (acoustic) and Duncan, solo

Sat/Sun 18/19th June
ALCESTER & ARDEN FESTIVAL, WARWICKSHIRE - Duncan (solo)

Fri 15th July
Walton-on-the-Naze Folk Club, ESSEX - Duncan (solo)

 

Sat 23rd July
HARROGATE, The Iron Duke - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri/Sat/Sun 29th - 31st July
DMcFband (acoustic AND electric) and also Duncan, solo
Hardraw Gathering, The Green Dragon, HARDRAW

Fri 5th Aug
SIDMOUTH FOLK WEEK
The DMcFband (electric) played the 'Ham' 800-seater Marquee, with Scotland's Battlefield Band, on the final Friday night.
Also, an artist's flight was delayed - so Dunc filled in his spot, playing the Ham Marquee stage 'solo'!

August Bank Holiday Monday
Duncan played 'live' on BBC Radio Leeds
There was a 3 hour folk special on August Bank Holiday Monday - featuring an interview with Richard Thompson! - Duncan played a three song spot during the show from 1900-2200hrs on 92.4, 103.9 and (in Wharfedale) 95.3 FM, also on DAB and webcast online with camera (!)

Fri/Sat/Sun 2-4th Sept
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE Festival, ESSEX
Sat - DMcFband (electric) - also put on a guitar workshop on the Sat.
Fri & Sun - Duncan (solo)

Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun 15-18th Sept
OTLEY FESTIVAL
- Thurs eve - DMcFband (acoustic) in 'Korks' - with Spiers & Boden
- Fri eve - Dunc (solo) in the Civic Hall - with Vin Garbutt
- Sat lunchtime - Dunc put on a guitar workshop in the Red Lion
- Sat 2pm - Dunc (solo) took part in a 'Trad-Songs-Only' concert
- Sat eve - DMcFband (electric) - right after Kath Roberts & Sean Lakeman
- played a Late Night Extra from 10.40pm ......and on into the night!!!

Sat 1st October
INGLETON Folk Weekend - DMcFband (electric)

Sat/Sun - 21st/22nd Oct
GAINSBOROUGH Folk Fest - Duncan (solo)

Mon Nov 14th
HERGA FC, HARROW, NORTH LONDON - Duncan (solo)

Sat 26th Nov
MORCAMBE, The 'Platform' - Duncan (solo)  - also on, Howden/Jones

Sat 3rd Dec
LEEDS, The Primrose, Charity bash for NSPCC - DMcFband (electric)

Thurs 8th Dec
BRADFORD Topic Folk Clubat The Melborn - - DMcFband (acoustic)

Fri 16th Dec
OTLEY, Korks Wine Bar (Otley FC Christmas 'special') - DMcFband (electric)

31st Dec NEW YEAR's EVE!!

HARDRAW, The Green Dragon - DMcFband (electric)

2004
Tues 6th Jan
OTLEY, The Junction Inn - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 23rd Jan
LEEDS, The Primrose - DMcFband (electric)

Sat 7th Feb
ROBIN HOOD's BAY, The Grosvenor - DMcFband (electric)

Sun 22nd Feb
BIRKENSHAW, The Golden Fleece - DMcFband (acoustic)
- also on the bill, Witney Gin & Vikki Clayton

Tues 24th Feb
SKIPTON Folk Club, The Swan Inn, Carleton - DMcFband (acoustic)

Fri 27th Feb
ROBIN HOOD's BAY, The Dolphin - DMcFband (acoustic)

Thurs 25th March
OTLEY, Korks Wine Bar - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 27th March
PANNAL Memorial Hall, for 'Millfolk' - DMcFband (acoustic)

Fri 2nd April
DONCASTER Beer Festival, Doncaster Racecourse
- The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs 22nd April
BRADFORD Topic FC, The Melborn Arms - DMcFband (acoustic)

Sat 24th April
SETTLE Victoria Hall - Duncan with Anne Brivonese (on fiddle) - in a concert also featuring Mark Newman & Lyn Geddes

Fri 30th April
HARROGATE Folk Club - Duncan solo support spot for Alistair Hulett's gig at the Empress, Harrogate Folk Club.

Sat 1st May
RAUNDS FOLK FESTIVAL, Northhamptonshire - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs-Sun, 6th to 9th May
HOLMFIRTH Folk Festival - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sun 16th May
BRADFORD, The Love Apple - Duncan with Anne Brivonese support the Demon Barbers

Wed 26th May
OTLEY Folk Club, Korks Wine Bar - DMcFband (acoustic) - support slot to Stanley Accrington - first guest night in the club's new venue, Korks Wine Bar

Fri 28th May
CHIPPENHAM FESTIVAL - Duncan played guitar for Otley Morris Side 'Flash Company' - and also sang at the Fest Folk Club

Wed 2nd June
OTLEY Folk Club - in the club's new venue - Korks Wine Bar - Duncan & Anne do a  support slot before Martin Carthy

Fri 4th June
LEEDS, Special Folk Night @ St Richards Crypt, Seacroft - DMcFband (acoustic)

Wed 16th June
OTLEY Folk Club - The Three Horseshoes - Duncan played guitar to accompany Australia's Margaret Walters (one half of Walters & Warner) on her short UK tour

Fri/Sat/Sun, 18/19/20th June
ALCESTER & ARDEN FESTIVAL - Duncan's second gig accompanying Australia's Margaret Walters

Mon 21st June
SHEFFIELD - Duncan - solo - at the Sportsman, Worrall Road, Wadsley,
(with Robin Garside as MC!)

Fri 25th June
OXFORD Folk Club - Duncan's third gig accompanying Australia's Margaret Walters

Sat 26th June
NOTTINGHAM Folk Club - Duncan's fourth gig accompanying Australia's Margaret Walters

Fri/Sat/Sun, 2nd/3rd/4th July
CLECKHEATON FOLK FESTIVAL - DMcFband (acoustic) and Duncan 'solo'

13th July
OTLEY, The Junction Inn - DMcFband (electric)

16th - 18 July
SADDLEWORTH Folk Fest - DMcFband (electric & acoustic!) and Duncan (solo)

Thurs 22nd July
HARROGATE, The Iron Duke - DMcFband (acoustic)

Sat 31st July
HARDRAW Folk Gathering - DMcF band (acoustic)

Fri 6th Aug
ROBIN HOODS BAY, The Grosvenor - DMcF band (electric)

Sun 8th Aug
HAREWOOD HOUSE - DMcF band (electric) - In the walled garden.

Sun 22nd Aug
HAREWOOD HOUSE - DMcF band (acoustic) - In the courtyard.

Tue 31st Aug
LEIGH-ON-SEA, Hoy at Anchor Folk Club, The Ship, near Southend
- DMcFband (acoustic)

Fri 10th Sept
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE Folk Festival - DMcF band (electric)

 

Sat/Sun 11/12th Sept
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE Folk Festival - Duncan 'solo'

Thurs/Fri/Sat Sun 16/17/18/19th Sept
OTLEY FOLK FESTIVAL - DMcF Band & Duncan (solo)

Fri 24th Sept
MARKET RASEN Folk Club, LINCOLNSHIRE - Duncan (solo)

Fri 1st Oct
KEIGHLEY BEER FESTIVAL, Victoria Hall, Keighley - DMcF Band (electric)

Thurs 21st Oct
BISHOPS STORTFORD Folk Club - Duncan (solo)

Fri 22nd Oct
ST. ALBANS Folk Club - Duncan (solo)


Fri 29th Oct
BATLEY, Folk at the Proke, BATLEY - DMcFband (electric)

Sat 30th Oct
OTLEY,  Courthouse Arts Centre - DMcFband (acoustic)
plus Julie Ellison and Dave Vermond - Amnesty International Benefit

Wed 3rd Nov
RUGBY, Folk Club at The Merchants Inn, Warwickshire -  Duncan (solo )

Sat 13th Nov
HARROGATE, The Iron Duke - DMcFband (electric)

Fri 26th Nov
OTLEY, Korks, Bondgate - SWARB-AID gig - DMcFband (electric)
Plus other guests - Alistair Hulett, Artisan, Janet Russell

Sat 27th Nov
BROUGHTON-IN-FURNESS, CUMBRIA, High Cross Hotel - DMcFband (electric)

Wed 15th Dec
STRANRAER Folk Club - Duncan (solo)

Wed 22nd Dec
OTLEY, Korks, Bondgate - DMcFband (electric) - plus Robin Garside

2003
Fri 3rd Jan
LEEDS, Folk at the Grove - main guest, Duncan + Anne Brivonese

Mon 20th Jan
LEEDS, The New Roscoe - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 24th Jan
HARROGATE, Fri 13th Folk Club - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Sat 1st Feb
OTLEY, Korks Wine Bar, OTLEY - Duncan (solo) supporting Jackie Leven

Wed 12th Feb
OTLEY Folk Club - Dunc (solo) supporting Phil Beer & Debbie Sandiland

Wed 19th Feb
WHITBY Folk Club, The Plough Inn - main guest - Duncan (solo)

Wed 26th Feb
OTLEY Folk Club - Dunc (solo) supporting Maggie Boyle & Chris Parkinson

Sat 1st March
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY. The Grosvenor - The Duncan McFarlane Band

 

Thurs 6th March
BBC RADIO LEEDS - 'Live on the BBC' - Dunc (solo) as Studio guest - interviewed and playing four songs 'live' on the Henry Ayrton Show - the show aired on various BBC Radio stations throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tues 11th March
OTLEY, The Junction Inn - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Mon 17th March
- St. Patrick's Night!
LEEDS, The New Roscoe - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Tues 8th April
SKIPTON Folk Club, The Swan Inn, Carleton - main guest - Duncan (solo)

Thurs 10th April
BRADFORD, The Topic Folk Club, The Melborn

- Dunc (solo) extended support spot for Vin Garbutt,

Fri 11th April
LEEDS, The Grove Folk Club - Dunc (solo) extended support spot for Alistair Hulett,

Wed 23rd April
CHORLEY, The Hare & Hounds, Abbey Village - Duncan & Anne

Sat 26th April
PANNAL Memorial Hall, MILL FOLK concert - Duncan (solo)

Sun 4th May
- May Bank Holiday Weekend
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, The Grosvenor - The Duncan McFarlane Band (electric)

Sun 11th May
HOLMFIRTH FESTIVAL - The Duncan McFarlane Band
Sunday night in 'The Picturedrome' - in a double bill with Chumbawamba!

Fri 16th May
WALTON ON THE NAZE, ESSEX, MILL BAY Folk Club - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Thurs 22nd May
BRADFORD, Topic Folk Club, The Melborn Arms
- Dunc (solo) extended support spot for Maggie Boyle

Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon 23/24/25/26th May
CHIPPENHAM Festival - 'guesting' with Morris Side 'Flash Company'!!!

Fri/Sat/Sun 6th/7th/8th June
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY FOLK WEEKEND - the main Friday night
concert at the Dolphin - The DMcF Band (Acoustic)

Sat 14th June
BRADFORD 'MELA' - Lister Park - Dunc 'guesting' with Morris Side 'Flash Company'

Sat 14th June
DONCASTER, CAMRA BEER FESTIVAL - The Duncan McFarlane Band (electric)

Wed 18th June
ELY Folk Club, The Maltings - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Fri/Sat/Sun 20th/21st/22nd June
CAVERSHAM FOLK FESTIVAL - Duncan (solo)

Tues 8th July
OTLEY, The Junction - The Duncan McFarlane Band (electric)

Fri 11th July
CLECKHEATON, CROPPERS Folk Club - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Fri/Sat/Sun 18/19/20th July
SADDLEWORTH FESTIVAL - Duncan (solo)

Sun 3rd Aug
CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL - The Duncan McFarlane Band (Acoustic)
- a 'featured' 30 mins in the 'Club Tent'

Wed 13th Aug
OTLEY Folk Club, The Three Horseshoes - The DMcF Band (Acoustic)
This gig was recorded for release as a 'live' CD

Fri/Sat/Sun 19th/20th/21st Sept
OTLEY FESTIVAL - Duncan (Solo) - Fri, Red Lion and Sat. at the Cricket Club
The Duncan McFarlane Band (acoustic) - Sat, Korks
and The Duncan McFarlane Band (electric) - Sunday, in the Civic

Sun Oct 5th
SOUTHPORT, The BOTHY Folk Song Club - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Thurs 16th Oct
WAKEFIELD, The Red Shed (The Labour Club)
- The Duncan McFarlane Band (acoustic) headline a Charity Concert

Fri 17th Oct
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, The Grosvenor - The Duncan McFarlane Band (electric)

Wed Oct 29th
OTLEY Folk Club, The Three Horseshoes
- Duncan (Solo) supporting Coope, Boyes & Simpson,

Thurs Oct 30th
YORK, Black Swan Folk Club, YORK - Duncan with Anne Brivonese

Tues 11th Nov
OTLEY, The Junction Inn - The Duncan McFarlane Band (electric)

Mon 10th Nov
BRADFORD, BCB Radio Show - Interviewed on Tim Moon's Folk Radio Show on BCB Radio (from 8pm) Played three tracks live on air.

Fri 14th Nov
LEEDS, Grove Inn - Dunc (solo) extended support spot for Martin Carthy

Fri 28th Nov
EGMOND, SHROPSHIRE, Unicorn Folk Club, Lion Inn - Dunc (solo) - main guest

Mon Dec 1st
MANCHESTER - 'Live' on the BBC! - Dunc (solo) interviewed & performing live on the BBC GMR Folk Prog, 8-9p.m

Wed Dec 3rd
MAWDESLEY, Broken Token Folk Club, Mawdesley's Hotel - - Duncan (solo), main guest

Mon Dec 8th
LEEDS, New Roscoe - DMcF Band (acoustic) full support spot for Waterson/Carthy

2002
Fri 11th Jan
HUDDERSFIELD, General Ludd Folk Club, Golcar - Duncan (solo)

Thurs 24th Jan
SALTBURN, Cutty Wren Folk Club, Marske - Duncan (solo)

Tues 29th Jan
OTLEY, The Junction Inn - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 8th Feb
LEEDS, Folk at the Grove Inn -  Duncan (solo) support spot to Maggie Boyle

Fri 8th Mar
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, RHB Folk Club at the Dolphin - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Fri 22nd Mar
LEEDS, Folk at the Grove Inn -  Duncan (solo) support spot to Alan Taylor

Thurs 28th Mar
YORK, Black Swan Folk Club, - Duncan (solo) in a 'double bill' with Chris Manners

Sat 30th Mar
ILKLEY, The Wheatley Hotel - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Fri 26th April
BIRKENSHAW, The Golden Fleece, A Fundraising Benefit Concert for Cleckheaton Folk Festival - Duncan (solo) booked to appear with John Prentice & Paul Wrigley

Sat 27th April
PANNAL Memorial Hall, MILL FOLK concert - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Fri 10th/Sat 11th/Sun 12th May
HOLMFIRTH FOLK FESTIVAL - Duncan (solo)

Wed 15th May
OTLEY FC, The Three Horseshoes - Duncan (solo)
support spot to Gordon Tyrrall & Brian Peters

Sat 18th May
ILKLEY, The Wheatley Hotel - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 25th May
HAWORTH Church Hall - Duncan (solo) supporting WITHY CREEK

Wed 29th May
OTLEY FC, The Three Horseshoes - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Thurs 30th May
BRADFORD, Topic Folk Club - Duncan (solo), support to Lester Simpson.

Fri 7th/Sat 8th/Sun 9th June
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY FOLK FESTIVAL - Duncan (solo)

Fri 5th/Sat 6th/Sun 7th July
CLECKHEATON FOLK FESTIVAL - Duncan (solo)

Wed 10th July
YORK , First Hussars, North Street - Duncan (solo)

Tues 16th July
OTLEY, The Junction Inn - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Thurs 18th July
RIPON Folk Club, The Black-A-More - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Fri 19th July
BAILDON, Baildon Hall - Duncan (solo), double bill with Glen Folk

Sat 17th to Fri 23rd Aug
WHITBY FOLK FESTIVAL - Duncan (solo) played at the Hiring Fair Concert
and also gave performances in The Whitby Pavilion each day on the 'Oakwood Instruments' stand.

September - Fri/Sat/Sun 20th/21st/22nd
OTLEY FOLK FESTIVAL - Duncan (solo - and also The Duncan McFarlane Band!

Fri 25th October
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY Folk Club, The Dolphin - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Thurs 7th November
BRADFORD, TOPIC FC, at the Melborn - main guest, Duncan (solo)

Fri 8th November
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, The Grosvenor - The Duncan McFarlane Band

Sat 9th November
ILKLEY Playhouse - Duncan (solo) 'In Concert', sharing bill with Mark Newman and Lyn Geddes.

Wed 20th November
ELY Folk Club (at the Maltings) - Duncan (solo), plus Mooncoin

Fri 6th December
HARROGATE, Fri 13th Folk Club - Duncan (solo) support to Robin Laing

Wed 11th December
OTLEY Folk Club - Duncan (solo) support to Alistair Hulett

Wed 18th December
LEEDS, The New Roscoe - The Duncan McFarlane Band
Appearing in a double bill with Leeds folk band 'Slide'

Mon 23rd December
OTLEY Folk Club, The Three Horseshoes - The Duncan McFarlane Band
- Otley Folk Club's Christmas Party


2001 - My West Yorkshire humble Folk beginings...
Feb 2nd
LEEDS, The Grove Folk Club - Duncan's first 'professional' solo gig!

Feb. 16th
HARROGATE, Fri. 13th Folk Club - Duncan (solo) supporting Bill Jones

April 25th
OTLEY Folk Club - Duncan (solo) supporting Martin Carthy

May 5th
ELLOUGHTON, near HULL, The Half Moon - Duncan (solo) supporting Kevin Collier and Emily Slade

May 25th
HARROGATE, Friday the13th Folk Club - Duncan (solo) supporting Damien Barber

May 26th
OTLEY,Pool-in-Wharfedale’s Millfolk at the Red Lion, Otley - Duncan (solo) supporting Vin Garbutt

June 9th
ROBIN HOOD's BAY Folk Weekend, The Dolphin Hotel - Duncan (solo) topped the bill in a Sat. afternoon Charity concert for RNLI

June 15th
OTLEY Folk Club, The Black Horse - Duncan (solo)

supporting the New House Band

June 26th
OTLEY, The Junction Inn - Duncan (solo) supporting Kwame D

July 19th
RIPON Folk Club - Duncan (solo) supporting Malc & Jean Deakin

Aug 15th
OTLEY Folk Club - Duncan (solo) First ever gig as the main guest at Otley Folk Club!

Aug 18-24th
WHITBY Folk Festival - played half hour concert in the Craft Hall
in the Pavilion each day! - demonstrating ‘Oakwood’ guitars!

Sept 21-23rd
OTLEY FOLK FESTIVAL - various solo concert appearances at various venues including the main stage at the Civic Hall; Also held a guitar workshop (in the Red Lion - and then came the first ever performance of the Duncan McFarlane Band
at the Junction Inn

Fri Sept 28th
ROBIN HOOD'S BAY - Duncan (solo) - main guest!

Sat. Oct 6th
HENSALL Railway Tavern - Duncan (solo) - main guest!

Tues. Oct 16th
SKIPTON Folk Club - Duncan (solo) - main guest!

Wed 14th Nov
OTLEY Folk Club, The Three Horseshoes - Duncan (solo) supported Nick Scott, Chris Sherburn & Denny Bartley (Last Night's Fun)

Mon 19th Nov
BRADFORD - Duncan (solo) on the wireless! Interviewed and played three songs live on Tim Moon's show, BCB Radio, 87.9FM

Wed 21st Nov
CALVERLEY, LEEDS, The Thornhill Arms - The Duncan McFarlane Band played its second ever gig!

Mon 26th Nov
LEEDS, The New Roscoe - Duncan (solo) supported Jacqui McShee's PENTANGLE

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