Folk Sessions, Clubs and Open Mic Nights on the Isle of Wight

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Sessions start 8pm onwards unless stated… PS - there have been some recent changes - please check pub before venturing out to any of these...


New folk night at The Simeon Arms, Simeon Street, Ryde - 2nd Sunday of the month.


Acoustic Originals - at The Quay Arts Centre, every 4th Monday of the month - 7.30 to 10.30pm. Hosted by Mick Smith, the centre Director. Ring the centre on 822490 for details

The Dairyman's Daughter, Arreton - bring an instrument or sing - weekly.

The Stag Inn, Folk Session, Newport Road, Newport - Third Tuesday of the month. 8pm onwards

Trad Irish session at the Yarbridge Inn, Brading - 1st Wed of the month- starts 8.30pm.

Bob's House, Blackwater - traditional Irish session at a leisurely pace. Ring Bob on 01983 524040 for details.

The Buddle Inn, St Lawrence - music session. Join in with Alan on the guitar.

Dimbola Lodge,Freshwater Open Mic Night - 1st Friday of the month, 8.30pm.

Downland Folk Club, The Castle, Newport - 2nd Friday of the month, 8.15pm onwards. If you want to sing or play, turn up at the beginning of the evening, and see the organiser, Bob Russell or email

Folk session at The Cedars, Wootton - ring the pub for details.

The Jamming Dodger Music Club - Riverside Centre, Newport - third Saturday of every month - acoustic music - any and every level.

Open Mic Night - The Bugle pub - 3rd Saturday of the month, 8.30pm.