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John Blek

John Blek


John Blek is constantly proving himself to be a prolific writer of some of the most beautiful folk music being created today, both solo and with his band John Blek & the Rats. It is less than 12 months since the band released their last record and already John is ready to share his latest work “Cut the Light”.

The album was recorded in Bantry, West Cork, Ireland over a period of four days in early spring. A collection of eleven original contemporary folk songs carefully crafted and documented with the help of Davie Ryan (Drums), Brian Hassett (Bass Guitar) and Brian Casey (Producer). With a sound that harks back to that of Bert Jansch and Liege & Lief era Fairport Convention, “Cut the Light” is likely to become a favourite amongst both new listeners and existing fans.

“Cut the Light is an album I have wanted to record for quite a while. I pushed myself to become a better instrumentalist and songwriter on these songs and really focused on creating a collection of pieces that could live together on a cohesive album. It’s something I’m very proud of...…. “ John Blek


Grayshott Folk Club
- Grayshott Folk Club presents: BEN WALKER/JOHN BLEK - (Rest of the UK)

Ben Walker, John Blek

Saturday 6th April · 7:30PM · Grayshott Village Hall · Haslemere · £15.00


- John Blek - (London)

John Blek

Friday 12th April · 7:30PM · The Harrison · Kings Cross · £8


Live at Chapel Arts, Bath
- Live in Bath - (Bristol and Bath)

John Blek

Sunday 14th April · 8:00PM · Chapel Arts Centre · City Centre, Bath · £10

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