Monday 14th July: The Harrison

'Guts for Garters proudly present an urban folk/country evening of musical and lyrical wonder' at this King's Cross pub: featuring a 45-minute set from us, plus the very fine Albino ('whisky-fuelled misdemeanour in musical form') and The Blue Vegas ('country-style fine vocal harmonies'). Monday 14th July at The Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, London WC1H 8JF. Music starts 8pm; free entry.

Monday 19th May: Eurovision encore

Our annual appearance at the 'Under The Influence' alternative Eurovision night, where each act plays two of their own songs plus one Eurovision number. Hosted this year by last year's magnificent winners Albino, the event will also feature Paul Hawkins, K Anderson, Tommy Coyle, e-Cog Zero, Country Al and The gwEmettes. Under The Influence @ The Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road, London N6 5AT (Highgate tube). Monday 19th May 2104, 7.30pm, £3 entry

Mycenae House, Friday 18th October

We'll be playing a full-length set at this beautiful South London venue. Support act will be Matt Dolphin, a singer-songwriter of exquisite artistry. Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road, Blackheath, London SE3 7SE. Friday 18th October, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £6 (£5 conc) available from TicketSource

Friday 22nd November: Bad Santas book launch

We'll be playing a 20-minute set at this unusual book launch for Bad Santas and Other Creepy Christmas Characters: 'a gleefully dark and well-researched' exploration of European Yuletide folk customs by Paul Hawkins (who - being a musician as well as a writer - has chosen to feature music as well as readings at his launch event). Also appearing will be Stairs To Korea, Extradition Order, Paul Hawkins & The Awkward Silences and Tim Ten Yen; as well as Santa Claus himself! Friday 22nd November at the Elixir Bar, 162 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BL. Doors 7.30pm; event starts 8pm; free entry.


Thursday 12th September: The Good Ship

We've been invited by the delightful Albino to play at an 'urban folk' night they're hosting at The Good Ship in Kilburn. Also on the bill will be Susanna Catz, Kalen Nash, and Country Al and his Lonesome Guitar. Thursday 12th September, 7.30pm at The Good Ship, 289 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7JR. £5 entry.