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FIRST and foremost Dick Gaughan is a Scot.

He is an uncompromising performer and has been a professional musician and singer since January, 1970.

An evening with Dick Gaughan is always a great night and a totally unique experience.

You can see him on Saturday at the Davy Lamp in the Arts Centre, Washington.

Hex is a three-part harmony group comprising Ruth Price and Terry and Linda Dix.

They perform a savage rendition of traditional three -part harmony, featuring rousing shanties and chorus songs.

The trio play at the Rugby Club in Westoe on Sunday.

Alan Reid has been an ever-present member of the Battlefield Band since a few months after it’s inception in 1969. Rob Van Sante is a guitarist of exceptional skill and subtlety. Together, the pair have recently formed a duo with great success.

They’ll be filling the guest spot at the Hind in Cramlingon on Tuesday.

Bill Whaley and Dave Fletcher are a much-loved Lincolnshire duo who don’t take themselves too seriously, but they do take seriously the first-class songs they perform.

You can catch them at the Duke William in Skelton next Thursday.