Steve Turner is known as a pioneer of
highly sophisticated English concertina
song accompaniments, stretching the
boundaries of traditional forms, with
one of the best voices in the business.

2023 Festival events: 521, 587, 664, 681

Day: 5 Tuesday 8-August-23

521 11:30 -12:45 pm Arts Centre: An Hour or So with Steve Turner. Introduced by Bill Crawford.

587 8:00 – 10:30 pm Cellar Bar Kennaway House: Concert@Kennaway with Steve Turner and Suthering. MC. Barry Goodman.

Day: 6 Wednesday 9-August-23

664 4:00 – 5:30 pm Sidmouth C of E Primary School Classroom: Concertina Song Accompaniment with Steve Turner.

Discussion of types of concertina, what’s best for accompaniment, tips on accompaniment and singing, demonstration with singing and examples of how to accompany. Limited to 20. Bring any type of concertina. W.

681 8:00 – 10:30 pm Arts Centre: Traditional Night Out Hosted by Dan Quinn and Mike Bettison with Debs Newbold, Jim Causley, Mo Keast, Sara Grey & Riley Baugus, Scott Gardiner and Steve Turner.