We're delighted to return to the Jamboree in November alongside the sensationally talented Oxford Maqam .
Hailing from various backgrounds, what brings Oxford Maqam together is a deep appreciation for music of the Arab world and Turkey of the 19th to mid 20th centuries.
They perform with an ear for the more cosmopolitan and improvisatory practices at the turn of the 20th century -
a period of musical renaissance from Istanbul to Cairo.
Get ready for an evening of powerfully evocative music making as we trace connections across North Africa, Asia Minor, the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe
Rumpus: Shipwrecked - a party so humungously huge that the universe will have to expand to fit it all in, and we've had to add two whole extra hours to the line up - BECAUSE ONLY MORE IS MORE!!!
More than 2000 Creatures.
More than 200 performers.
Ten hours of Rumpus.
Eleven Rooms of Music, Mayhem and Magic.
One final night to say goodbye to The Coronet.
We return to the site of an absolutely rebel-rouser of a gig last time round for another wonderful night at one of London's best and most intimate venues (this means get tickets while you can!).
We'll be previewing lots of new material for our third album that we're recording during this year, so get on down!
Every Tuesday at the beautiful Curve Garden, from June to September with 3 amazing musical acts, delicious Latto's pizza and the incredible summer atmosphere.
Our special guest has over 14 million streams online and will perform with his full band. That's all we can tell you for now; watch this space.
Don Kipper are a multi award-winning 7-piece ensemble playing a wide range of traditional musical forms reflecting the cultural diversity of North East London, from Turkish and Greek Folk Musics to Romani music and Klezmer. Attempting to root themselves deeply in the traditions that surround us, we also like to bring these musical cultures together in innovative, exciting, and unusual ways that mirror London’s vibrant, cosmopolitan energy. They are as happy taking an intimate audience on a musical journey through Europe as they are taking their feet on a frantic journey around the dancefloor, at home both on large outdoor stages playing to a crowd of ecstatic dancers, and in sweaty tents getting the throng jumping.
Since 2013, they have released our two albums, been featured on BBC Introducing and the BBC World Service, played two European Tours, and won the titles of both the Moshe Beregovski Award for best Klezmer Newcomers and World Music Network’s Battle of the Bands. If you like the Amsterdam Klezmer Band, Taraf De Haïdouks, or Balkan Beat Box you’ll love Don Kipper!
Born of a transatlantic partnership, James grew up in South East London listening to the folk and soul sound of 70s America and wrote his first melody at the age of four. His first guitar, acquired at the age of nine, became the tool for surviving the tumult of a nowhere place, and helped James find somewhere he felt he belonged. In his early twenties, he took off, alone once again, hitchhiking and busking through Europe from Amsterdam to Istanbul, writing songs along the way. Back in the UK, these songs became a band, but eventually James had to shed another skin, and disembarked in Nashville, Tennessee. Here he found his producer and they set about making the album which had travelled with him to his maternal homeland, where it could finally get free.
£5 in advance
£7 on the door
WOMAD – World of Music, Arts and Dance
Come along to The World’s Festival for a feast for all the senses!
Hear the best music you’ve never heard before, join in with workshops led by musicians from around the world, taste delicious and exotic food cooked by the artists, listen to talks, experience the art, relax in the arboretum, and generally soak up the atmosphere of the joy of discovery.
A free public event in Hammersmith at the Polish Social and Cultural Association. At the heart of the event are readings of new work by poet Ian Duhig 'The Walker's Tale' and Marina Warner 'The Mother's Tale'. They will appear alongside Sheila Hancock as Host, and brilliant Klezmer musicians 'Don Kipper'. Join Refugee Tales walkers in solidarity with refugees and those in indefinite immigration detention.
Located on an ancient farm between the foothills of the magnificent Cambrian Mountains and the beautiful coast of Cardigan bay, at the end of the Mountain Road from Aberystwyth to Rhayader.
Join us in bringing this ancient kingdom alive once again in another magical gathering of hearts, minds, and music in the Valley of the Chagelings.
Join us alongside a panoply of wonderful acts:
A Fist Full of Spookies
Me and My Friends
Eli West (USA)
Evie Ladin and Keith Terry (USA)
Dila V and The Oddbeats
Holy Moly and the Crackers
The Gentle Good
Forest of Fools
Rheged - Twmpath
Fran and Flora
The Wanton String Band
Hot Rock Pilgrims
Faith I Branko
Emma and Martin Reid
Double Bass Dan and Friends
Cut A Shine
Screamin' Miss Jackson and the Slap ya Mamma Big Band
Apple of my Eye
Ali Anwar and Dave Owen
The Ragged Out Stringband
Ben McManus and Clara Delfina (Wales & USA)
Three Legg'd Mare
Nine Blind Ravens
The Old Time Wasters
The Odd Folk
The Carry Nations
Rye 'n Clover
Nine Tree Stumblers
Jo Carly and the Old Dry Skulls
The Night Caps
Mikey Kenny and Charlie McKeown
Early Bird Weekend Adult Ticket = £85 inc booking fees etc AND £5 Recycling Deposit
FULL PRICE Adult Weekend Ticket = £100 inc. Booking Fees AND £5 Recycling Deposit
CAR PARKING SPACE: £5
SMALL CAMPER (VW, SWB): £35
MEDIUM CAMPER/CARAVAN: £40
LARGE CAMPER/AWNING/RV: £45
Don Kipper are delighted to be part of a festival in which musicians, singers and dancers from Spain, Sudan, Israel, Iran, Norway, France, Morocco, Algeria, Great Britain, Syria, Greece, Belgium, Palestine and Serbia occupy the squares and spaces of Murcia, turning the heart of the city into a kaleidoscope of diverse rhythms, cultures and sensibilities.