Details of all my upcoming gigs and performances will be posted here as and when I get the information.

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Previous gigs here
Due to the current COVID19 situation all gigs have been postponed or rescheduled
Watch this space for further information

July - 2022

  Sunday 3rd Bothy Folk Club, Southport 19:30  
In a rescheduled date from 2020, Raphael Callaghan is the booked guest at the long-running Bothy Folk Club - it's always a special gig as this is where he started in 1966! The club has found a new home at Southport Bijou Cinema, 8 Post Office Avenue, Southport PR9 0US, just 5 mins walk from the train station. Tickets £8.80 inc booking fee (non-Bothy members) and £6.60 inc booking fee for members. Get them on www.wegottickets.com/event/496771. The club is held in the upstairs lounge - there is a lift and a bar. Doors 7pm, starting time is now 7.30pm prompt!
  Thursday 7th Harbour View 'Speakeasy', Roker 20:00  
'Speakeasy' at the Harbour View pub in Roker, Sunderland, has been going for more than 10 years. Run by George Shovlin and friends, it features a guest artist supported by a coterie of fine local musicians and has become an institution in the north east of England. Music starts at 8pm but it's usually full by 7.15pm! Raphael Callaghan looks forward to being the guest on this night.
  Sunday 17th Upton Blues Festival, Acoustic Stage 13:00  
The 2020 and 2021 festivals were cancelled, but looks like July 15-17, 2022, is on! Raphael Callaghan is booked for the Acoustic Stage on the final day (Sunday) of the Upton Blues Festival, Upton on Severn, Worcestershire, one set from 1pm. Venue is St Peter & St Paul's Church, Old Street, WR8 0JF. Upton is a fabulous free festival, with two main stages, Acoustic Stage, and scores of gigs in pubs around town. it's always a stellar line-up. Full details on the festival website . . .
  Friday 29th The Big Room at Heswall Hall 19:30  
Raphael Callaghan opens for Dr T-Bone Blues Band! A great night of blues in prospect, at top Wirral venue Heswall Hall. It has been transformed into a must-visit venue and the Big Room events usually sell out. Ticket details soon.

October - 2022

  Saturday 1st Callander Jazz And Blues Festival, Scotland 0:00  
Raphael Callaghan is delighted to be booked for the Callander Jazz And Blues Festival near Stirling in Scotland. He'll be appearing on the Saturday afternoon at a venue and time tba. Also appearing early Sunday evening, tba.
  Sunday 2nd Callander Jazz And Blues Festival, Scotland 0:00  
The final day of the festival, Raphael will be playing early evening at a venue and time tba. Watch this space!
  Thursday 6th Friends Of Folk, Leyland **now cancelled** 20:30  
Raphael Callaghan is delighted to have been asked to play for Friends Of Folk at the Fox Lane Sports & Social Club, Fox Lane, Leyland PR25 1HB. Friends Of Folk has established itself as a pre-eminent monthly acoustic concert in the north-west. Tickets at £12 are available now at fofshop.org.uk This is one for the diary!

November - 2022

  Sunday 20th Tenby Blues Festival 0:00  
Raphael is thrilled to be booked at the Tenby Blues Festival in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. Tenby is a lovely town and it comes alive with blues fans for the festival weekend. Raphael will be playing two sets on the Blues Trail, at a venue and time tba.