Ripon Live Music transforms city's live music scene with the best roots music acts in the UK

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Ripon Music Live promoter’s commitment to bringing high quality roots music to the city is exemplified by a couple of major gigs coming up.

First up at the Ripon Arts Hub this Saturday, September 9 is an appearance by Wilful Missing, an uplifting and rocking five-piece acoustic folk /Americana band from Bradford whose music has been featured in BBC TV's Waterloo Road.

Next up on Saturday, November 18 at the same venue, which is located next door to The One Eyed Rat on Allhallowgate, is the hugely entertaining Jon Palmer Acoustic Band.

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A high energy six-piece band who know how to thrill their audience and leave them shouting for more, Jon Palmer himself is a Otley-based artist is well known for his popular performances in the area, either with his band or as a duo with former Magna Carta member, violinist Wendy Ross.

The hugely entertaining Jon Palmer Acoustic Band will play Ripon Arts Hub on Saturday, November 18. (Picture contributed)The hugely entertaining Jon Palmer Acoustic Band will play Ripon Arts Hub on Saturday, November 18. (Picture contributed)
The hugely entertaining Jon Palmer Acoustic Band will play Ripon Arts Hub on Saturday, November 18. (Picture contributed)

The band play lots of Jon’s brilliant compositions from an extensive back catalogue and songs from their latest highly acclaimed CD album, Vacca Wall, will be featured.

Tickets can be ordered direct by email from Nick Thompson via [email protected] without a booking fee or booked online at: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/591817

As for this weekend’s exciting gig with Wilful Missing, let him know and you can still pay £10 per head on the door, cash only, otherwise it will be £15 if not booked.

The Ripon Arts Hub’s fully-stocked bar will open at 7pm, the hall doors will open at 7.30pm and the live music will start at 8pm approximately.

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