Richard Gleave’s gig-list

Richard is currently involved in several musical projects in addition to French Lessons

Calamity’s Fling

Delia Gleave (caller, bass), Jonathan Ginn (fiddle), Tim Mason (banjo), Richard Gleave (guitar)

Calamity’s Fling is a ceilidh, or barn-dance band. We are normally a self-contained 4-piece, but work with other callers too.

See us on YouTube here  (or below).


June 3rd : Leighton Buzzard High Street

June 18th: Haddenham

Part 3 of 3

Calamity’s Fling & French Lessons

Unlikely Brothers

Andy Powell (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Richard Gleave (guitar, vocals)

Born out of the late lamented ‘Memphis Plates’ may appear again at some point!

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French Lessons

Ian Lee-Dolphin (guitar, vocals), Martin Plumb (bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals), Richard Gleave (guitar, vocals)

We are intending to play  acoustic gigs soon. We have played at poetry events in Teddington recently.


June 8th : The Crown, Stony Stratford (part of ‘Stony Live’ event)

Sept 3rd : York House, Stony Stratford (MNDA fundraiser)