Music at the White Hart Wolvercote
The White Hart offers a wide range of live music, ancient and very modern
Next highlight Henderson - Hooper - on Sunday November 24th see >music>henderson-hooper
Henderson:Hooper is an Oxfordshire fiddle and guitar duo - Judith Henderson (Hooper) and Nick Hooper., playing together since 2001.
They perform :
Tunes they have written
Tunes by contemporary folk musicians including Pete Cooper, John Dipper, Bruce MacGregor and Rob Harbron
Traditional tunes from England, France, Eastern Europe and beyond.
Chris Leslie of Fairport Convention wrote 'Absolutely beautiful... A fabulous album' about their CD Pete’s Trees recorded at Real World Studios, released in 2018.
Others have said ‘We absolutely love it! So beautiful… It’s absolutely wonderful to listen to’.
Past bands include:
BlueJay are Wendy Bryant Bartlett and Roger Jackson.
Wendy brings the true flavour of her family’s South Carolina heritage to their Country and Bluegrass songs to produce a refreshing, open sound with sweet harmonies and guitar backing.
Wendy’s beautiful clear tones have enhanced many bands over the last few years including the impressive Redwing, (supporting Alison Krauss), and is professional community music animator. and Roger, from Cambridge band, The Woodberrys, has played with bands of many genres, and currently leads choirs at workshops and festivals across the country.
Owl LIght Trio
Owl Light Trio are
Jim Penny on concertina,
Jane Griffiths on fiddle and
Colin Fletcher on guitar.
All three have deep roots in traditional music, share a passion for tunes from Ireland and Brittany, and draw upon their combined influences to create compelling, heartfelt arrangements.
They performed at folk festivals throughout the UK, among them Sidmouth, Moseley, and Priddy. Jim has toured all over Europe with renowned French dance band Red Dog Green Dog, Jane has played and recorded with numerous artists, including Maddy Prior, and Colin has performed extensively with Nancy Kerr and Tim van Eyken. Recent Owl Light Trio festival performances include BBC Countryfile and Shrewsbury Folk Festival
Supported by : Sharyn Hyde
This ranges from Early English Music sessions on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, through traditional Irish Music sessions on the 4th Monday, Jazz Jam on the last Wednesday, crazy shanty singing on the first Sunday, a wide variety of rock, reggae and other bands on various Saturdays. Then ther is our own 'White Hart Sounds' which showcases the amazing talents of local musicians (if you are an amazing local musician we have yet to meet, let the pub know). In September we were bowled over by Xogara (https://xogara.bandcamp.com/track/breakfast-with-t-o-angelito-at-gra-a to hear something of what you missed) , Owl Light Trio, and many others. October's treat, on 16th, is our amazing, and very local, Ben Avison ( see and Owl Light Trio will be hear on 25th November.