Jack Lawrence returns to tour the UK in 2017



Between August 31st & September 18th musical partner and friend of the legendary Doc Watson, Jack Lawrence, will be playing around the UK.

After previous tours in 2010 & 2013 with Richard Plank, this time they will be joined by their friend, mandolin and fiddle player, Alan Ward. The tour is filling up but there are still some dates available.

Sat 2nd Sept.  Didmarton Bluegrass Festival. Kemble, Gloucestershire (afternoon performance)
Sun 3rd Sept. The Bell Inn, Bath (lunchtime performance)
Tue 5th Sept.  Dartford Folk Club. Dartford, Kent
Wed 6th Sept.  The Three Horseshoes. Towersey, Oxfordshire (Musically Monstrous Promotions)
Sat 9th Sept.  Naseby Village Hall. Northamptonshire (Battlefield Bluegrass Promotions)
Tue 12th Sept.  Hoy at Anchor Folk Club. Wescliff on Sea, Essex
Wed 13th Sept. The Green Note. Camden, London
Thurs 14th Sept.  Zennor Village Hall. Cornwall (St.Ives September Festival)
Fri 15th Sept.  Cornish Bluegrass Festival. Newquay, Cornwall
Sat 16th Sept.  Cornish Bluegrass Festival. Newquay, Cornwall
Sun 17th Sept.  Cornish Bluegrass Festival.  Newquay, Cornwall

Festival, theatre and folk club organisers and promoters are invited to contact us here for more information and booking enquiries: contact




“It’s just what we do”

Richard Plank, Guy Charles and Alan Ward


The new CD “Buck Dancer’s Choice” is now available. Contact us for copies at £12.

Featuring: Richard Plank (lead guitar & lead vocals), Alan Ward (mandolin, fiddle & tenor vocals) with Guy Charles (back-up guitar (*) & vocals (**).

Track list: Goodbye sweet Liza Jane*. Buck dancer’s choice. Baby it must be love. Nobody’s business if I do. Sugar Hill ramble. Last train from Poor Valley. Dunno mate/Joe Conway’s. Dig a little deeper in the well. Rebecca. Otto Wood the bandit* **. Victory rag. I wish I’d stayed in the wagon yard. Stella Ireland & Lady Luck*. Flyin’ clouds/Lynchburg Town.

Recording: Guy Charles at Lower Alsia Farm, St.Buryan, Cornwall.
Production: Guy Charles, Richard Plank and Alan Ward.
Mastering: Josh Clark at Get Real Audio, Bath.
Design: Richard Plank.
Photography: Rob Jewell.

Sample Tracks:

Goodbye sweet Liza Jane

Buck dancer’s choice

Baby, it must be love

Stella Ireland and Lady Luck




Buy and download individual tracks

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